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‘Dark Phoenix’ Honest Trailer: From the Writer of ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’ Comes the Same Movie Again

This past summer, the X-Men franchise as it existed at 20th Century Fox came to an end. But Marvel’s mutants didn’t go out with a bang, but with the whimper of a new take on a story they already tried to tell back in 2006, and they even brought c0-writer Simon Kinberg back and let […]

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Disney Reportedly Ignored ‘Dark Phoenix’ After Fox Merger and Fired Its Marketing Team

After grossing around $65 million at the U.S. box office, “Dark Phoenix” is bound to go down as one of the biggest flops of 2019. Not only did “Dark Phoenix” fail to outgross, in its entire run, the opening weekends of seven previous “X-Men” movies, but the movie’s performance was such a disappointment that Disney […]

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Superhero Bits: ‘Supergirl’ Loses the Skirt in Season 5, ‘Dark Phoenix’ Home Video Date & More

What comic duo is reuniting for a new Batman comic? Want to see Supergirl‘s new outfit and haircut for the fifth season? How many pieces does it take to build a life-size Lego Iron Man statue? Want to see Michael B. Jordan‘s impressive weapons training for Black Panther? When is Dark Phoenix coming to home […]

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‘Spider-Man’ Is Fast Approaching $1 Billion While ‘The Farewell’ Has One Of 2019’s Best Debuts [Box Office]

Coming into the weekend, everyone knew that “Spider-Man: Far From Home” was going to win the domestic box office crown for a second frame. Sure, there were some wide releases debuting, but the latest ‘Spider-Man’ film is riding incredible buzz and strong reviews and was never poised for a “Dark Phoenix”-esque plummet. And a strong […]

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Superhero Bits: ‘Dark Phoenix’ Bombed Harder Than ‘Fantastic Four’, Gwyneth Paltrow Doesn’t Remember Sebastian Stan & More

How is Dark Phoenix a bigger box office bomb than the reboot of Fantastic Four? How are Earth’s cities faring after endless attacks in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Why can’t Gwyneth Paltrow remember Avengers: Endgame co-star Sebastian Stan? Why is Jaden Smith so hyped about Robert Pattinson playing Batman? How did that Spider-Man: Far From […]

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Box Office: ‘Men in Black: International,’ ‘Shaft’ Add to Summer Sequel Slump

As “Men in Black: International” and “Shaft” join the growing list of under-performing sequels this summer — an ignominious group that includes “Dark Phoenix” and “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” — worries of franchise fatigue are beginning to simmer in Hollywood.“Franchises that don’t up the ante or bring anything new into the fold are suffering […]

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Plans for an abandoned ‘X-Men Beast’ spin-off movie revealed

With the final instalment of the X-Men franchise currently breaking the wrong kind of box-office records – X-Men: Dark Phoenix is reportedly on course to suffer a whopping -73% decline in its sophomore frame at the domestic box-office – plans for a Nicholas Hoult-headlined Beast spin-off movie have been revealed by The Hollywood Reporter.According to […]

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‘Dark Phoenix’ Director Simon Kinberg Attempts to Make Sense of the Nonsensical ‘X-Men’ Timeline

Remember Dark Phoenix? It came out a week ago, but the latest X-Men movie already feels like a thing of a past, primarily because audiences didn’t flock to the film like previous entries in the franchise. Why did Dark Phoenix underperform? Perhaps fans were sick and tired of the franchise’s incredibly confusing continuity. Simply put, […]

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‘Dark Phoenix’ Director Simon Kinberg on Film’s Failures: ‘It Didn’t Connect Enough With Audiences’

Simon Kinberg isn’t burying his head in the sand. After debuting his feature filmmaking debut, the critically savaged and drastically underperforming “Dark Phoenix” last week, Kinberg popped up on KCRW’s “The Business” (via EW) to open up about his perceived failures on the X-Men feature.“It clearly is a movie that didn’t connect with audiences that […]

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Superhero Bits: New Harley Quinn Origin Story, ‘Deadpool 2’ Spoils ‘Dark Phoenix’ Deaths & More

What are the weird leaked documents Marvel posted on their website all about? Who is giving Harley Quinn a new origin story? Why doesn’t The Avengers video game use McU character likenesses? Would you believe the Lobo movie is still in development? Did you notice that Deadpool 2 spoiled two Dark Phoenix deaths? Did you […]

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