Hollywould: ‘Saw,’ ‘Sandman,’ and ‘Black Panther 2’
Jul 8th '19

Hollywould: ‘Saw,’ ‘Sandman,’ and ‘Black Panther 2’

The film and television business moves at a mile a minute, so keeping up with the latest news can be a little daunting. Not to worry—we have your back. In Hollywould, we’ll round up the industry developments you need to know. Here’s what you may have missed: Saw Chris Rock’s Saw reboot has snagged Samuel L. Jackson, […]

The End of an MCU Era

The End of an MCU Era

You know it. I know it. We all know it. It’s an event that’s been built-up for over the course of almost 11 years. Avengers: Endgame is the end of an era for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It has taken 21 films and countless battles, but we’ll finally see how it all ends when the […]

Of Course It’d Be ‘Green Book’

Of Course It’d Be ‘Green Book’

Of course it’d be Green Book. It had to be. Green Book was always going to win Best Picture. I’m sorry, but these are the facts. I can’t change them. After it won at the Golden Globes, Green Book became a fast favorite to take a number of statues. Despite the controversy surrounding the film, it was the real […]

The Definitive ‘Rocky’ Ranking

The Definitive ‘Rocky’ Ranking

When Creed came out in 2015, people were initially unsure what to make of it. The story of Apollo Creed’s son who wants to get into boxing and seeks out Rocky Balboa to train him? It sounded like a cash grab. For me, Rocky Balboa was the only final word this franchise needed. The film Creed […]

Stan Lee and His Impact On Intersectionality

Stan Lee and His Impact On Intersectionality

“Thank you, Stan Lee, for making people who feel different realize they are special” — Seth Rogen It seems like the world of nerd boys and nerd girls stopped for a moment with a long sigh of despair on that Monday when we found out Stan Lee passed away. The 95-year-old was and will always […]

Guns and The Film Industry

Guns and The Film Industry

Ninety-six. This is the number of Americans who are killed with guns per day. A synagogue in Pittsburgh fell victim to another mass shooting; eleven are dead and many more are wounded. There have been 293 mass shootings in 2018 alone, and this definitely won’t be the last one. How much longer do we as a […]

The Academy Says Goodbye to its Newest Member

The Academy Says Goodbye to its Newest Member

Earlier this year, the “Popular Film” category was announced. Its optimistic intention: to give films that weren’t orthodox “Oscar” movies the opportunity to become critically acclaimed. Oscar films are movies purely with the intention of competing at the Academy Awards—think period dramas or serious films that attempt to bring something new to the cinematic table. So, […]

The Death of Art: The Academy Introduces “Best Popular Film”

The Death of Art: The Academy Introduces “Best Popular Film”

The 90th Academy Award in 2018 had hit its lowest viewing with an average of 26.5 million views, which is a drop from the previous years of 32.9 million. In an attempt to make the Academy Awards more entertaining and to increase ratings, the Board of Governors for the organization have just announced three key […]

High-Budget vs Low-Budget: Who’s More Successful in 2018 so Far?

High-Budget vs Low-Budget: Who’s More Successful in 2018 so Far?

It’s difficult to make a movie— there’s no question. From the beginning of the creative process to the distribution of the finished product in theaters, the whole industry can be an eternal black hole of pandemonium. You know what the worst part is? That the possibility of not even having a payoff is incredibly high. […]