Recommended Reading: ‘A Christmas Carol,’ Music and #MeToo, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, we’ve got a deep dive into the writing of A Christmas Carol, a look at #MeToo’s impact (or lack thereof) on the music industry, and pieces on […]

The 7 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Roma,’ ‘A Simple Favor’

One of the most talked-about movies of the year — and a big swing for awards season respectability — landed on Netflix Friday, so we’re recommending it again, along with a goofy but enjoyable early-fall thriller that’s new on disc. And the catalogue titles this week are rich and varied, from Criterion classics to Spielberg’s […]

‘A tinkle contest with a skunk’: Pelosi trashes Trump’s ‘manhood’ after heated border wall talk

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi had some choice words for the president following an argumentative exchange in the Oval Office in which she blamed him for an impending government shutdown. “It’s like a manhood thing for him,” she said, referring to the president’s obsession with building a border wall. “As if manhood could ever be […]

‘A disgrace’: Plastic shards found on pitch ahead of A-League game

Shards of plastic were found on the Spotless Stadium pitch barely an hour before Friday night’s A-League game kicked off at the venue. The Wanderers were due to face the Jets at the venue, but in an inspection before kick-off, pieces of plastic were found on the pitch, with staff removing them from the ground. […]

‘Halloween’ On Track to Become Biggest R-Rated Horror Hit After ‘It,’ ‘A Star is Born’ Rises Over ‘Venom’

Halloween may have shattered box office records for slasher films, but the Gordon Green sequel is set to slash even more records as the numbers from this weekend roll in. The Halloween box office continues to have a strong showing in its second weekend, maintaining the No. 1 spot, while A Star is Born begins to rise […]

‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel Will Be Written by John Krasinski

We all assumed this would happen, and now it’s official: John Krasinski is writing the Quiet Place sequel. The minute a sequel for the hit horror film was announced, it was confirmed that Krasinski would be involved in some capacity. While he may not direct, it’s clear now that he’ll definitely be contributing to the script. […]

‘First Man’ Can’t Blast Past ‘Venom’ and ‘A Star Is Born’ at the Box Office

Even though First Man might be a key contender during awards season, when it comes to the box office, well, we just had a glitch for this mission. First Man, the story of astronaut Neil Armstrong as he works towards the chance to land on the moon, couldn’t drum up enough interest to surpass last […]

Recommended Reading: ‘A Star is Born,’ ‘Nanette,’ and Fantastic Fest

Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, two smart looks at the peripherals of the new ‘A Star is Born,’ a check-in with the women with films at a festival […]

‘Venom’ and ‘A Star is Born’ Both Exceed Opening Weekend Expectations

The October box office has kicked off with a bang as newcomers Venom and A Star Is Born both exceeded expectations with their opening weekend box office. Despite missing the presence of Spider-Man, the Sony Pictures comic book title Venom still raked in $ 80 million for the weekend. Meanwhile, A Star Is Born earned […]