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There Are ‘Conversations Happening’ About A Malignant Sequel

Hollywood essentially gave horror maestro James Wan a blank check after the success of his “Conjuring” movies, the “Insidious” films, the action-packed “Furious 7,” and the billion-dollar behemoth that was “Aquaman.” Wan decided to cash that check in a highly entertaining way with this year’s “Malignant,” a bug-nuts horror/camp classic which lured audiences into a false sense […]

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The Morning Watch: Making Slasher Films Look Real, James Wan’s Vision For Malignant & More

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fan-made productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.)In this edition, find out how slasher movies like “Scream” make the […]

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‘F9’ Returns to PVOD Charts with a Director’s Cut as Studios Refocus on Their Streamers

Last week, three studios made major announcements that suggest Premium VOD income isn’t enough to prioritize it over other platforms; this week, the VOD charts suggests a drop in the momentum toward home viewing options. This may be temporary, with “Candyman” (Universal/$19.99) scheduled for release September 16, but Disney will present the rest of its […]

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Weekend Box Office: Shang-Chi Ko’s Malignant In Its Second Week At No. 1

It was another big weekend for Disney at the box office. What a surprise. “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” stayed atop the competition in its second weekend of release. Meanwhile, director James Wan’s “Malignant” was the big, new release this weekend, hailing from Warner Bros. Unfortunately, it didn’t fare quite as well. […]

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Malignant Ending Explained: Let’s Break Down That Bonkers Conclusion

James Wan, the mind behind “Saw,” “Insidious,” “The Conjuring” and, more recently, “Aquaman,” made his glorious return to the world of horror over the weekend with “Malignant.” The director hadn’t made a horror movie since 2016’s “The Conjuring 2,” so this was no small thing. After all, it’s pretty fair to say Wan may well […]

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‘Shang-Chi’ Stays On Record Pace With Nearly $35.8 Million In Second Weekend; ‘Malignant’ Is D.O.A.

You can now add sustained box-office might to Shang-Chi’s already-impressive array of superpowers. A week after the Marvel blockbuster’s record-breaking Labor Day roll-out, the film not only held on to the top spot with relative ease, thanks to its nearly $35.8 million sophomore weekend haul, it also roared past Black Widow to become the fastest […]

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