Daily Podcast: Star Wars, Bob Iger, Watchmen, DC Universe, Bond 25, Twilight Zone, Marvel, Walking Dead & Tom Clancy

On the September 20, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Star Wars, Bob Iger, Watchmen, DC Universe, Bond 25, The Twilight Zone, Marvel Female Superhero Series, […]

‘The Nun’ Early Buzz: A Weak Entry in the ‘Conjuring’ Universe Offers Jump Scares and Little Else

This weekend brings The Nun to theaters, adding another origin story to one of the horrors from the Conjuring universe. However, fans looking for any proper explanation as to where this demonic woman of the clergy comes from may walk away disappointed. Instead, you’ll be treated to 90 minutes of jump scares and a lot of […]

Whose name should be on the laws of physics for an expanding universe?

Enlarge / A monument in Belgium to Georges Lemaitre that shows his idea of an expanding universe. (credit: Wikimedia/EmDee, CC BY-SA) Astronomers are engaged in a lively debate over plans to rename one of the laws of physics. It emerged overnight at the 30th Meeting of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), in Vienna, where members […]

DC Universe Service Gets Batty Launch Date, Titans to Debut in October

Get out your calendars, DC Comics fans: You’ve got a few dates to save. DC announced Wednesday that its digital subscription service, DC Universe, will launch on Saturday, Sept. 15 — Batman Day, fittingly — while the premiere of its live-action Titans series will drop Friday, Oct. 12. Titans‘ first season will consist of 12 […]

Marvel Movies timeline: Marvel Cinematic Universe movie timeline and watching order

Marvel is unlike its competitor, Star Wars, in a variety of ways. But one major difference is the chronology of the movies – where Star Wars’ chronology has jumped backwards and forward, Marvel has been fairly straightforward. Marvel has released a slew of films since 2008’s Iron Man, which introduced Tony Stark as the face […]

These swirls of light could be signs of a previous universe existing before ours

Daniel An, Krzysztof A. Meissner and Roger Penrose Most cosmologists agree we live in an expanding Universe that started as a point, called a singularity, and that we don’t know what happened before it, or what could lie in our future. However, a recent discovery might indicate that a universe existed before the big bang.  […]

‘The Conjuring’ Universe Producer James Wan Helped Direct Part of ‘The Nun’

While director James Wan has been quite busy at the helm of Aquaman for Warner Bros. Pictures, he’s also still in charge of shepherding the constantly growing horror universe of The Conjuring. But he took another role behind the scenes of the upcoming The Conjuring 2 spin-off The Nun. Director Corin Hardy revealed that James […]

Jordan Peele’s YouTube Series ‘Weird City’ is a Shared Universe Anthology [TCA 2018]

After the success of his Oscar-winning film Get Out, Jordan Peele has gotten some TV deals. He is creating a reboot of The Twilight Zone for CBS All Access, but creating another anthology series for YouTube Premium. Both promise to tell surreal, bizarre, twisty stories, but the Weird City stories will be more connected than standalone […]

‘Shazam’ Trailer Breakdown: Bringing Some Magic, Comedy and Life to the DC Extended Universe

If you told me before San Diego Comic-Con started that the first trailer for Shazam! was going to impress the hell out of me, I would have said you were crazy. But here we are after the sneak peek debuted in Hall H and spread across the web like wildfire, and even after seeing the […]