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Destroy the Gatekeepers of Art, Free The People’s Joker!

Covered… by COPYRIGHT LAW!!Image: DC Comics/Marshall Rogers A new Joker film had its first—and probably last—showing earlier this month at the Toronto International Film Festival. The People’s Joker, described as “a queer coming-of-age story complete with a copyright-defying array of villains and heroes,” was screened once and only once. Future screenings of the film have … Read more

Assassin’s Creed Boss Seems Clueless On Ubisoft’s Toxic Culture

Photo: Christian Petersen (Getty Images) In a new interview with La Presse, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot appeared to say that toxicity in the games industry comes from necessary “friction” in the creative process. The implication was that it was almost inescapable. Two years into a workplace reckoning over sexual harassment, misconduct, and browbeating at the … Read more

The Crown is “a drama, not a documentary”

Dominic West in The Crown season fivePhoto: Keith Berstein Hear ye, hear ye: Buckingham Palace has a few things to say about that prestige Netflix show centered around their dear old royal family. According to The Telegraph, the Palace has reportedly “moved to protect” the newly crowned King Charles and his shiny reputation from the … Read more

Season 1, Episode 6, “The Princess And The Queen”

Olivia Cooke and Fabien FrankelPhoto: Ollie Upton/HBO House Of The Dragon pulls a 10-year time jump with “The Princess And The Queen,” taking a page from The Crown. And like that other royal drama Matt Smith was also in, this involves a massive recasting to age up its characters, plus the introduction of a new … Read more

Creepy Smile people invaded multiple Major League Baseball games last night

SmilePhoto: Paramount Today, in “Human billboards, but we’re kind of into it?” news: Actors hired to promote the upcoming horror film Smile infiltrated three different Major League Baseball games last night, taking up positions where they’d be captured on the broadcast, standing stock still, and smiling directly into the camera for several innings at a … Read more

Edgerunners Mods Are Really Popular Right Now

“Looks like a prison from here, a cage of light.”Image: CD Projekt Red / UJB Cyberpunk 2077 might be getting its first major expansion next year, but that hasn’t stopped fans from creating their own mods for the game so they can finally have Netflix’s popular anime series, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, in the game for realsies. … Read more

Guillermo del Toro Pinocchio Making Of Book Exclusive Reveal

Image: Insight Editions It’s a little weird, to be honest, but 2022 somehow became the year of Pinocchio. Multiple studios have made multiple movies based on the classic tale, and while at first it was probably easy to get excited about a Tom Hanks/Robert Zemeckis version, the truth of the matter is only three words … Read more

Just about every surviving Beverly Hills Cop cast member will be back for Netflix sequel

John Ashton and Judge ReinholdPhoto: David Livingston/Getty Images for AFI Paul Reiser, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, and Bronson Pinchot have all confirmed that they’ll be appearing in the upcoming Netflix film Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley, Deadline reports. In addition to already-attached star Eddie Murphy, that means that pretty much the entirety of the surviving … Read more

Director and Pinhead Actor Interview

Jamie Clayton as a new version of a horror icon.Image: Spyglass Media Group The new Hellraiser arrives on Hulu next month, and fans of Clive Barker’s horror franchise are eagerly waiting to see what director David Bruckner does to differentiate his film from the many series entries that’ve come before. One big change that makes … Read more

YouTuber Confesses To Being Gaming Industry Leaker, Gets Caught

Image: Ubisoft / Dan Allen Gaming / Kotaku It turns out a Twitter account called TheRealInsider, the latest in a crop of leakers posing as gaming industry insiders, was actually run by YouTuber Dan Allen Gaming. The account had convinced many in the scene that it was the real deal after accurately teasing which new … Read more