Gaspar No: ‘Six people walked out of Climax? No! I usually have 25%’

The directors violent, sexually charged films repel as many viewers as they entrance but at Cannes, almost everyone loved his latest, LSD-soaked dance drama Climax. So where did he go wrong? The Cannes equivalent of a Sunday service is the 8.30am screening of Gaspar Nos Climax, in a basement cinema beside the casino. Once inside, […]

A queer, diverse Nancy Drew: is this how to keep children’s classics alive?

The girl detective and Little Women are both being updated to include LGBTQ and multiethnic characters to cater for a new generation of readers but this doesnt always work When the news broke that Nancy Drew, that plucky, Titian-haired girl detective with her handsome boyfriend and supportive girl gang, pulled from sale because everyone wanted […]

‘The Walking Dead’ star Andrew Lincoln reportedly will exit during Season 9

Image: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic The Walking Dead started with Rick Grimes story, but it may not be ending there. Andrew Lincoln, whose character plays a central role even within the show’s ensemble cast, will reportedly end his time on the AMC series during Season 9, according to Collider. It’s not clear exactly how he’ll exit the […]

‘Deadpool 2’ gleefully revels in R-rated mayhem

(CNN)Gleefully trying to outdo the original, “Deadpool 2” serves up a veritable smorgasbord of pop-culture and comic-book references, from James Bond to X-Men. There’s a hit-miss quality to that, but enough of them connect to ensure that this proudly R-rated action vehicle won’t leave many of the fans who helped will it into existence feeling […]

In Sheer Scope, Avengers: Infinity War Is an Unreplicable Success

There will never be another movie like Avengers: Infinity War. Not because it’s a feat of filmmaking (though it is impressive), but because no other studio may ever have the patience to spend 10 years and billions of dollars building up to one release. Given Hollywood's instant-gratification calculus, it's likely that no other studio—and perhaps […]

There’s a hidden ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Easter Egg in ‘God of War’ omg

Too many wars, not enough godsImage: marvel studios, sony santa monica The Avengers: Infinity War Easter eggs just keep coming, and this one is by far the best. Because it lets you actually wield Thanos’ Infinity Gauntlet and — spoiler alert — it’s rad as hell. The twist here though is that we have Sony […]

Why does the NBA’s Robin Lopez keep fighting with team mascots?

(CNN)It’s called basketball, not pro wrestling. Right? Lopez by the way has a twin. NBA center Brooke Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets also acts out his need to mess with mascots. But Robin Lopez — who grew up in California — has a lighter side too. In an interview with Oregon’s Willamette Week, he talked […]

#Comicsgate: How an Anti-Diversity Harassment Campaign in Comics Got Ugly and Profitable

In some ways, it began with the milkshakes. In July of 2017, five days after the death of groundbreaking comics publisher Flo Steinberg, a group of Marvel Comics female staff went out for milkshakes to celebrate her legacy. One of them, Heather Antosat the time an assistant editor at the company working on The Unbelievable […]