TV and Movie News

Will 'Split' Final Silence M. Night Shyamalan's Critics?
January 17, 2017 @ 8:39 am PST    Split, The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Signs, The Village, Lady in the Water, The Happening, The Last Airbender, After Earth, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, The Visit     Evan Gillespie    
It's been a very long time since the filmmaker has made a film that's pleased critics. Now he's made one. Will it be a commercial success, too?

Mark Hamill Trolls Trump as The Joker, Gets No Response
January 17, 2017 @ 8:11 am PST    Batman: The Animated Series, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Saturday Night Live     Evan Gillespie    
Maybe Luke Skywalker is immune to Donald Trump's twitter wrath. For some reason, this week's Trump mockery of Trump's tweets by the Star Wars actor went unremarked upon.

'SNL' Ratings Down, Still Better Than Trump's 'Celebrity Apprentice'
January 16, 2017 @ 1:45 pm PST    Saturday Night Live, Celebrity Apprentice     Evan Gillespie    
This week's episode of SNL drew a smaller audience than previous episodes this season. But even though Donald Trump will never admit it, SNL is still attracting a bigger audience than Trump's own show did.

'Sherlock' Ends Season with Low Ratings, Russian Piracy
January 16, 2017 @ 7:02 am PST    Sherlock     Evan Gillespie    
Although the series' UK ratings remain high, they've been off their peak with the long-delayed fourth season. However, Russian pirates were apparently still eager to see the season finale before it legally hit the airwaves.

Gus Fring to Return in 'Better Call Saul'
January 16, 2017 @ 6:44 am PST    Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad     Evan Gillespie    
We were all but sure it was going to happen, and this weekend we got confirmation that the Breaking Bad drug lord we love to hate will once again be walking the streets of Albuquerque.

Weekend Box Office: 'Hidden Figures' Stays on Top
January 15, 2017 @ 9:59 am PST    Hidden Figures, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, La La Land, The Bye Bye Man, Patriots Day, Monster Trucks, Sleepless, Live by Night     Evan Gillespie    
Last week's number-one movie had no trouble fending off a raft of newcomers this week. In fact, only one new wide release managed to even make it into the top five.

Network Pulls Show Over Michael Jackson Controversy
January 13, 2017 @ 7:12 am PST    Shakespeare in Love     Evan Gillespie    
A British network won't air a program featuring a white actor portraying the late Michael Jackson thanks to the objection of Jackson's daughter.

'Deadpool' Is Great, But Is It Oscar Material?
January 13, 2017 @ 6:23 am PST    Deadpool, La La Land     Evan Gillespie    
Tim Miller's irreverent superhero movie was a surprise box-office hit, and this awards season, it's turning into a surprise contender, too. Can it go all the way and score the biggest nomination of them all?

New Movies January 13: A Deluge of New Releases
January 11, 2017 @ 8:35 am PST    Patriots Day, Live by Night, Sleepless, The Bye Bye Man, Monster Trucks, Hidden Figures, The Accountant     Evan Gillespie    
Five new movies go into wide release this weekend, and one of them will probably knock Hidden Figures from the top of the box-office mountain.

Too Little, Too Late? 'Sherlock' Ratings Down
January 10, 2017 @ 7:57 am PST    Sherlock     Evan Gillespie    
Fans of Sherlock had been waiting three years for new episodes, and it looks like some of them might have forgotten that they were waiting.