Points of Discussion for Latest “Avengers: Endgame Trailer”

The Disney umbrella is busting out cinematic trailers like nobody’s business this week. Mere days after Disney Pictures itself sort of “redeemed” scary blue-skinned Will Smith by releasing a longer trailer for “Aladdin,” now we have another for their next Marvel Studios blockbuster, “Avengers: Endgame.” While the previous teasers have focused on the current events … Continue reading Points of Discussion for Latest “Avengers: Endgame Trailer”

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Possible “Episode IX” Subtitle Reveal or Teaser at Chicago’s “Star Wars Celebration” Next Month

We’re now in the third month of 2019 with the ninth “Star Wars” film waiting this December. As you know, they still haven’t revealed the subtitle for this grand conclusion. After all, the Sequel Trilogy of Episodes VII-IX will bring a definite end toe Skywalker Family saga according to Lucasfilm. No subtitle and no teaser. … Continue reading Possible “Episode IX” Subtitle Reveal or Teaser at Chicago’s “Star Wars Celebration” Next Month

Planned MCU Film “Shang-Chi” Gets a Director

Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is already on the verge of being done, now that “captain Marvel” has premiered and “Avengers: Endgame” follows next month. The following “Phase 4” also has its start well in hand, as “Spider-Man: Far from Home” premieres July. What isn’t set fully in stone yet are what other … Continue reading Planned MCU Film “Shang-Chi” Gets a Director

Disney Acquisition of Fox Assets to Happen March 20

Okay, let’s go over this one more time. In December 2017, Disney shocked the world by announcing its bid to acquire key media assets from Fox for $71 billion. The following year they beat off a competing offer from Comcast, and began work gaining approval from the world’s antitrust regulators. By the time 2019 rolled … Continue reading Disney Acquisition of Fox Assets to Happen March 20

Points of Interest in New “Aladdin” Remake Trailer

Of the three big Disney live-action remakes of their Animated Canon coming out this year (two if you discount the photorealistic CGI of “The Lion King”), “Aladdin” seems to come across as the weakest link. Its first teaser was minimalistic, and a later follow-up sort of “scarred” viewers who criticized the SFX work for Will … Continue reading Points of Interest in New “Aladdin” Remake Trailer

NY Yankees to Repurchase YES Network from Disney, 1 of 22 RSNs that Need to be Divested from Fox Deal

Flash back to the minute details of the ongoing (but hopefully soon-to-conclude) Disney acquisition of media assets from Fox. The epic deal was first seen with caution by antitrust regulators. Ultimately Disney got a pass from the US government by agreeing to divest itself of 22 regional sports networks included in the initial asset package, … Continue reading NY Yankees to Repurchase YES Network from Disney, 1 of 22 RSNs that Need to be Divested from Fox Deal

List of Eating Places and Food Item Samples to Expect at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge this Year

At the start of this month we ran a little feature and list of what sorts of shops to expect when Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens this year on two Disney theme parks. We’ve already established that the expansion theme area will be immersive, genuine playing its setting as the smuggling town of Black Spire … Continue reading List of Eating Places and Food Item Samples to Expect at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge this Year

Episode Lists of “Star Wars Rebels” Seasons 3 and 4

While it’s already gotten the green light for a follow-up second season on Disney XD, “Star Wars Resistance” is now busy getting its two-part season finale underway, with the first segment of “No Escape” premiering this past Sunday. At that point the series has caught up to the events of “The Force Awakens” and deals … Continue reading Episode Lists of “Star Wars Rebels” Seasons 3 and 4

“Captain Marvel” Overcomes Controversy and Trolling to Make Strong Opening Weekend

The road to premiere for Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” had not been smooth. The attempts at meaningfully putting the titular character’s feminist spin from the comics in promotions have been ill-received. Online trolls retaliated by maliciously tanking the movie’s ratings on Rotten Tomatoes before it even released. But come March 8 and the following weekend, … Continue reading “Captain Marvel” Overcomes Controversy and Trolling to Make Strong Opening Weekend

Opening Dates for “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” Areas at Disneyland and Disney World Revealed

We’ve been hyping Galaxy’s Edge, the long and heavily-anticipated expansion area based on “Star Wars” for two Disney theme parks, for months on end now. We discussed its attractions and even mentioned its various merchandise shops. But one piece of information has eluded us all: when are they finally opening? So far we’ve only gotten … Continue reading Opening Dates for “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” Areas at Disneyland and Disney World Revealed