‘Doctor Strange 2’ Tops Friday As ‘Firestarter’ Drops 65%

(left): Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Stephen Strange and Benedict Wong as Wong in Marvel Studios’ DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2022. All Rights Reserved. Courtesy of Marvel Studios In the residual news it’s not about Everything, Everywhere at Once (which yesterday crossed $50 million and will … Read more

DNEG Brings Mushroom VFX in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’

At the end of Paramount Pictures’ 2020 hit, Sonic the Hedgehog, Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) is banished to Mushroom Planet, setting the stage for a sequel that revisits the egomaniac scientist and his cosmic predicament. Hitting theaters on April 8th, the sequel, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, in addition to Carrey, stars Ben Schwartz, James Marsden, … Read more

A Growing Family Film Against the Scary ‘Strange’ Sequel

WESTWOOD, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 12: Jim Carrey and Lee Majdoub attend the “Sonic The Hedgehog” Special … [+] Screening at the Regency Village Theater on February 12, 2020 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures) Getty Images for Paramount Images In the weekend box office news it wasn’t about Doctor Strange … Read more

‘Everything, Everywhere’ Hits $40 Million, Survives ‘Multiverse Of Madness’

‘Bad Men’ Dream job In Friday’s box office news it wasn’t about Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, DreamWorks Animation Bad People earned another $2.3 million (-38%) on the third Friday for a possible $10.36 million (-36%). That would earn Universal’s $80 million caper animated comedy a domestic $58.162 million and (if the domestic/overseas … Read more

‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’ Becomes the Highest-grossing Video Game Movie

Knuckles (Idris Elba) and Sonic (Ben Schwartz) in Sonic The Hedgehog 2 from Paramount Pictures and Sega. © 2021 Paramount Pictures and Sega of America, Inc. All Rights Reserved. With $800,000 on Wednesday, and thus $148.9 million in new revenue over 20 days, Paramount and Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog 2 today will pass a total … Read more

Sonic 2 Writer Discusses Scene Post-Credit, Villain Sonic 3

Picture: most important Sonic the Hedgehog 2 brings more of the franchise knowledge Sega has built over the years; not only in the form of Blue Blur’s friend Tails (Colleen O’Shaughnessy) and knuckles (Idris Elba), but the Emerald Master who served as the driving force behind some Sonic game. With Knuckles’ third film and spin-off … Read more

‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ Falls 67% As ‘Batman’ Suffers HBO Max Hit

Sonic (Ben Schwartz) at SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 Photo Credit: Courtesy Paramount Pictures and Sega of America. In residual news for the weekend, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 placed second with $15,225 million (-48%) in the third weekend, bringing the 17-day total to $145.8 million. It’s right behind Uncharted ($145.9 million) and Sonic the Hedgehog ($148 … Read more

Is the Sonic the Hedgehog Franchise Abandoning Its Environmental Theme?

In the 1990s, the environment became a major theme in many media aimed at children. In the 80’s, Ghostbuster gave us Walter Peck, the unbridled agent of the Environmental Protection Agency who portrays environmentalists in a fairly negative light. However, the direction of pop culture shifted greatly only a few years later. Franchises like Captain … Read more

Top 7 shows, movies to watch this weekend

This weekend, hit the movies if you are a fan of Shahid Kapoor, as he has returned to the big screen after three years. His much-delayed film Jersey is finally out. But if you’re planning to stay home as the number of coronavirus cases rises again, I’d recommend watching Guilty Minds on Amazon Prime Video. … Read more