The writer Simon Stephenson looks forward to the days when he can eat popcorn in the dark again
Being an adult is hard nowadays. There’s the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, further escalated by bad behaviour and even worse policy decisions. Sometimes, you just need to go back to the days when things weren’t nearly as complicated — even if it’s only for a couple of hours. Here are
HBO Max seems to take the second half of its name seriously. In July, it will be adding more than 170 movies to its already impressive catalog of films. Here's everything new at HBO Max in July.
A flipbook company has created some neat art-merch for Tim Burton's Lost Vegas show at Vegas' Neon Museum. The show was, unfortunately, prematurely COVID-cancelled but some neat souvenirs by artists Wendy Marvel and Mark Arnon Rosen of Mechanical Flipbook can still be had. They call them "magical movie machines" and there's a real range in price (!):
In Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler’s Cursed, the legendary sword Excalibur is a burden to be bared by Nimue, one of the last remaining magical beings fighting to survive her kind’s ongoing extermination at the hands of religious zealots. Though Nimue’s the hero of this particular
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword was a Guy Ritchie-directed take on the classic Medieval legend, starring Charlie Hunnam as the title character, Jude Law as the villainous Vortigern, Djimon Hounsou as Sir Bedivere, and Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey as the Mage who works for the legendary wizard Merlin. It was released in 2017 by Warner Bros., earning negative reviews and landing with a thud at the box office, effectively halting any future installments in the rebooted Arthurian legend. That's the whole...