covid-19


New York Movie Theaters Outside of the City Will Reopen October 23rd

New York Movie Theaters Outside of the City Will Reopen October 23rd

The movie theater industry managed to get a rare win in 2020. When it comes to reopening, there are a lot of why some states and counties have decided not to reopen movie theaters. At the moment, there is the debate whether or not there is even an audience that wants to go to theaters, […]

AMC Entertainment Could Run Out of Money By the End of the Year

AMC Entertainment Could Run Out of Money By the End of the Year

It seems that the largest theater chain in the country might have made their declaration to stay open through the pandemic a bit early. Cineworld announced the shuttering of all of their 500+ Regal Cinema locations earlier this month, and everyone wondered which chain was going to be next. Cinemark and AMC Entertainment both declared […]

AMC Theatres Pledges to Remain Open

AMC Theatres Pledges to Remain Open

It came on the heels of more movie delays as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continued to wreak havoc on the world One of the reasons for the closures, at least according to Cineworld, was that New York is refusing to open theaters in any capacity Cinemark came out yesterday and declared their intentions to stay[...]

Tom Ellis: Lucifer Has Better COVID Standards Than Donald Trump

Tom Ellis: Lucifer Has Better COVID Standards Than Donald Trump

With its final eighteen episodes set to spread out over the course of the second half of the fifth season as well as the sixth and final season, Netflix's Lucifer looks to be charging ahead to knock out both seasons in one major production haul to avoid the chances of more COVID-related delays. To be […]

Cineworld CEO Blames NY Gov Andrew Cuomo on Regal Cinemas Shut Down

Cineworld CEO Blames NY Gov Andrew Cuomo on Regal Cinemas Shut Down

In the latest setback on the film industry's recovery during the pandemic in the US and UK, Cineworld Group's CEO Mooky Greidinger puts the blame on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on his inflexibility. The decision to temporarily shutter its cinemas again comes on the heels of MGM and Eon's to delay the 25th Bond […]

Regal Cinema Will Close All 543 Venues in the US

Regal Cinema Will Close All 543 Venues in the US

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to shut down, and those of us that cover the movie industry knew it was just a matter of time before a major company decided to cut their losses It seems that we have our first major shutting, and it comes from Cineworld According to Variety, Cineworld[...]

South Park: Denver Broncos Adds Cutouts to Stands in Game vs. Bucs

South Park: Denver Broncos Adds Cutouts to Stands in Game vs. Bucs

Sports arenas across the country are getting creative to accommodate social distancing in the stands. The latest stunt comes from the Denver Broncos, where an entire section at their home at Empower Field at Mile High is filled with South Park townsfolk cutouts in advance of their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the […]

Blizzard Officially Announces BlizzConline For February 2021

Blizzard Officially Announces BlizzConline For February 2021

The move is being done so that, while the company can't officially hold BlizzCon in Anaheim, California this year due to COVID-19, they will at least be able to give the fans some form of participation as they reveal more for upcoming titles The event will take place from February 19th-20th, 2021, though they were[...]

Virtual Reality: A Temp Solution for Theatre Woes [OPINION]

Virtual Reality: A Temp Solution for Theatre Woes? [OPINION]

As many changes as the cinema chains try to make, the businesses won’t likely recover in its former glory for quite some time due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic Many chains incorporate gimmicks like D-Box, where the participant is on the recipient of force feedback technology to “feel” the film The majority of multiplexes already[...]

The Moral Conundrum of Reviewing Theatrical Releases During a Pandemic

The Moral Conundrum of Reviewing Theatrical Releases During a Pandemic

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the world in many different ways We have all learned to wear masks, and very simple things can seem daunting for those that fall in the high-risk box Something as simple as a trip to the grocery store can be a terrifying experience if you live in a city[...]

Handmaids Tale Showrunner Calls Out So Small So Cruel Donald Trump

Handmaid's Tale Showrunner Calls Out "So Small, So Cruel" Donald Trump

Like millions of people around the world, The Handmaid's Tale showrunner Bruce Miller and those around him have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic on both personal and professional levels But while the rest of the world begins to open itself back up again to a "new normal," the U.S remains mired in the health[...]

The Walking Dead Insults Betas Horde with Smash Mouth Comparison

The Walking Dead Insults Beta's Horde with Smash Mouth Comparison

Before we get to how The Walking Dead factors into this, let's offer some backstory. So over the weekend, the band Smash Mouth took part in a concert that was part of the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. Performing with other bands like Trapt, Night Ranger, Saving Abel, Buckcherry, Reverend Horton Heat, […]

Star Trek EP Alex Kurtzman Has Updates Discovery Strange New Worlds

Star Trek EP Alex Kurtzman Has Updates Discovery, Strange New Worlds

If you're looking forward to more traditional Star Trek in Strange New Worlds, you may have to wait a bit longer as filming will begin in 2021 according to Alex Kurtzman in an interview with Gold Derby. The executive producer talked about the Emmy nominations Picard and Short Treks received for the beloved franchise. The […]

AHS: Stevie Nicks &#8211 COVID-19 Response A Real American Horror Story

AHS: Stevie Nicks – COVID-19 Response "A Real American Horror Story"

She also addressed recent studies showing the long-term health impact COVID-19 has on survivors, from micro-blood coughs to neurological problems Nicks then brought her point home in a very real and heartbreaking way: "If I get it, I will probably never sing again Put me on a ventilator and I will be hoarse for the[...]

The Boys &#038 The Seven Want You to Start Wearing Your F**king Masks

The Boys & The Seven Want You to Start Wearing Your "F**king Masks"

With Amazon Prime's The Boys ready to take flight with its second season starting September 4, the cast is joining the effort to save some of you from your own worst selves- and keep you from potentially killing others in the process. That's right, The Boys and The Seven are willing to put their serious […]

Friends Star Jennifer Aniston Puts Positive Spin on New Reunion Delay

Friends Star Jennifer Aniston Puts Positive Spin on New Reunion Delay

As quickly as COVID-19 pandemic numbers change, so can the plans of television productions looking to get back to work Earlier today, things were looking cautiously optimistic that Friends cast members Courtney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer, and series creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman, would be getting back[...]

Supergirl Flash Stargirl &#038 More Urge Masks Beebos Done Being Nice

Supergirl, Flash, Stargirl & More Urge Masks; Beebo's Done Being Nice

So back in July, The CW put together this big push to get people to wear masks so they… you know… don't die, and even more important? Don't kill other people who don't want to die. The Flash, Supergirl, Black Lightning, Stargirl, and Arrow all showed up in masks to make the point. One month […]

Niantic Extends Pandemic Bonus In Pokémon GO But For How Long

Niantic Extends Pandemic Bonus In Pokémon GO, But For How Long?

Though restrictions have eased in many places, the COVID-19 pandemic is not over and is, in many areas, worsening The Pokémon GO bonuses were set to expire this week, but have been extended for thirty-three additional days With the future uncertain, though, and Pokémon GO players adjusting to this new way of life and gameplay, how long[...]

Tenet To Release Internationally Aug. 26th Select US Cities Sept. 3rd

Tenet To Release Internationally Aug. 26th, Select US Cities Sept. 3rd

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic put nearly the entire world on hold, and we haven't seen new movie releases since March in major markets As the rest of the world listened to experts, wore their masks, stayed home, and practiced social distancing, the United States decided that Your Racist Uncle On Facebook knew better than actual[...]

Report: Saturday Night Live to Resume Studio Production Next Season

Report: Saturday Night Live to Resume Studio Production Next Season

The network remains hesitant to announce a return date given the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic.[caption id="attachment_1213936" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Stories from the Show: SNL At Home Image courtesy of NBC Universal[/caption] Defining Saturday Night Life's Future for Season 46 and Beyond One plan for SNL Variety suspects potentially scraps the live audience at least initially as shooting[...]