Welcome to The Streaming Report for June 19, 2014. After the long week you deserve a relaxing staycation with a bowl of popcorn, a bucket of ice cream, and only your Netflix queue to judge you. This past week, Netflix Watch Instant has been kind enough to supply us with Grand Piano, Wilfred, Oldboy, World War Z, and more, which you’ll find out if you should watch ’em after the break.
Empty your wallets and check your bank accounts, it’s time to see what’s Now Available To Own for the week of December 3, 2013. Each week we run down new releases in movies, television series, and video games that you can enjoy in the comfort of your own home. Not only that, we provide insights on some of the best deals on the Internets to keep your credit card from crying. On shelves this week, you can find titles such as The Wolverine, Drinking Buddies, The Smurfs 2, and more. Check out the complete list of new releases after the jump. Continue reading
And so it begins. Comic-Con 2013 is upon us and it has taken San Diego by storm. Preview Night of SDCC started at 6pm this evening and already there were lines leading out of the convention center. The streets of the Gaslamp Quarter were paved with attendees and tourists alike, taking in the sights before the madness begins tomorrow. Check out some of the happenings that I was able to capture on Preview Night after the jump. Continue reading
Although June 21st is the first official day of summer, Hollywood sees differently. Because there are not enough days in the year to pack all of the explosive, sexy, fast-paced blockbusters in just one season, May has been championed as the unofficial beginnings of summer. We’ve seen some spectacular summer movie seasons before and we have had our stinkers. Starting with Iron Man 3, this summer promises to be one of the best in quite some time – I have a husband’s bulge just thinking about it. After the break, get a full taste of the movies you’ll be seeing in a theater near you this summer. Continue reading
Sure there are many worthwhile movies releasing in 2013, a lot of great horror movies too, but not all of them are winners. Aside from a money making rationale, is there any reasonable explanation as to why terrible films have to be made? Do studios not realize this when they are writing the checks? From unwarranted sequels to long since expired action heroes, after the break, take a look at some of the movies you should avoid this year. Continue reading