The Cinematic World Says Goodbye to an Important Woman
Dec 19th '18

The Cinematic World Says Goodbye to an Important Woman

For the first time ever, Penny Marshall, who had a successful career bringing people smiles both on the screen and off, has left her fans in tears. One of the highest-grossing female directors in Hollywood, Marshall has established a legacy for many young auteurs to follow that will go beyond her death. Not only did […]

‘Bojack Horseman’ is More Than Just a One-Trick Pony

‘Bojack Horseman’ is More Than Just a One-Trick Pony

When the word cartoon or animation is brought up, most people will think of children’s Saturday morning cartoons or an animated film about a princess waiting for her prince charming to rescue her from a castle. What most people don’t think of is a story about a self-destructive, depressed anthropomorphic horse who tries to navigate […]

Stephen King: The Man Behind American Cinema Comes To TV

Stephen King: The Man Behind American Cinema Comes To TV

A terrifying child-devouring clown. A mysterious hotel. Eternal gunslingers. All are characters in books that have nothing to do with each other. Their plotlines are fresh and different with twists hidden within the text’s crevices. Yet, they share a similarity. Every single monster that you were afraid of when you were a kid was born […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda is Making Movies

Lin-Manuel Miranda is Making Movies

Musicals are taking over the big screen again with a new hit released every year. The Greatest Showman starred many iconic Hollywood figures, such as Zac Efron, Hugh Jackman, and Zendaya, and gave the audience a surreal experience through its catchy tunes and vibrant visuals. Ever since La La Land, these films have gone through a revival that […]

The Modern Gender Swap

The Modern Gender Swap

Look, who doesn’t like a good gender swap? It breaks down the gender boundary and expands representation, and sometimes it reinvigorates the narrative and creative process. However, there are times where the gender swap just doesn’t work and muddles the once already loved franchise. With Ocean’s 8 release in theaters and its empowering female ensemble, the reception is […]

Hollywould: Addams Family, Joker, Dolly Parton, and Suspiria

Hollywould: Addams Family, Joker, Dolly Parton, and Suspiria

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: Addams Get Animated with All-Star Cast Creepy, kooky, […]

Pilot Season and the Face of TV

Pilot Season and the Face of TV

One of the big things that’s been going on in Hollywood for the past couple months is pilot season; the period of time when studios sign talent and produce TV pilots they hope will be worthy of a full episode order in anticipation of when network executives and advertisers meet to talk money in May. […]

Talking Back: Killing the Noise

Talking Back: Killing the Noise

There’s been a lot of discussion of horror here at the Control Forever office over the past month or so. A Quiet Place in particular got a lot of us a little riled up with conflicting opinions, even though we all seem to have basically liked it. Even my dear friend Dyllan admitted the film was alright, […]

Hollywould: Westworld, Watchmen, and Who Killed Biggie

Hollywould: Westworld, Watchmen, and Who Killed Biggie

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: Get Out Brings Home Nebula Award Jordan Peele’s […]