10 Greatest Creatures in Guillermo del Toro Movies

When it comes to imagination and creativity in film, one of the most important names in the conversation is Mexican director Guillermo del Toro. His excitement from bringing immersive worlds to his audiences is nothing short of infectious, and has led to some of the most memorable theater-going experiences in the last few decades. Continue reading

Minions: Rise of Gru TikTok Trend Fills Theaters with Suit-Wearing Teens

A bizarre TikTok trend finds teenage boys flocking to screenings of the animated sequel Minions: The Rise of Gru draped in formal suits. Several viral TikToks depict 100s of teenagers congregating at the movie theater and riding the escalator en route to their screening of the zany film featuring the infamous little yellow henchmen. There is also footage of the teens, mostly boys, sitting in an eerily similar fashion before bursting into applause when the film ends. This is apparently happening across the globe and seems to possibly be a not insignificant reason as to why Minions: The Rise of Gru is seeing so much success at the box office. Continue reading

Hocus Pocus 2: Release Date, Trailer, Cast, and Everything We Know So Far

The Sanderson sisters are back! Nearly 30 years after the original Hocus Pocus came out, Disney+ returns to Salem with a sequel. Originally, the first movie was considered a box office flop, costing Disney roughly $16.5 million. Over the years, however, Hocus Pocus has become a beloved cult classic with sales and streaming numbers skyrocketing every October. Anne Fletcher (The Proposal) will be directing the sequel, Hocus Pocus 2, with the screenplay written by Jen D’Angelo (Workaholics). Adam Shankman (Enchanted) was originally set to direct but had to drop out due to his work on the Enchanted sequel, Disenchanted. He stayed on as a producer, along with Lynn Harris (The 5th Wave), Steven Haft (Hocus Pocus), and David Kirschner, who wrote the story for the original Hocus Pocus. Also returning is musical composer John Debner, who scored the original movie and will be reprising his role as composer for the sequel. Continue reading

Stranger Things Season 4 Episode 8 Recap: Prepare for Battle

We are definitely in the endgame now, folks. The two-episode season finale of Stranger Things Season 4 is here, and the Duffer Brothers are not messing around — we haven’t been this stressed since the series finale of Game of Thrones. Hopefully, you’ve recovered from that big Vecna/Henry/One (Jamie Campbell Bower) reveal at the end of Episode 7 because Episode 8, “Papa,” does not waste any time in gearing us up for the massive two-and-a-half-hour finale ahead. Continue reading