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All posts by Artur Galvao

Artur Galvao is the Managing Editor of Talkies Network and studies philosophy at the University of Toronto. He enjoys all aspects of nerd culture and feels entitled to share his worthless opinions with the others, thus a website it born.

EA’s ‘Apex Legends’ Reaches 25 Million Players After One Week

Today, Respawn Entertainment’s Vince Zampella announced on the official EA blog that Apex Legends has reached 25 million players since its launch last Monday. The game had over 2 million concurrent players at its peak over the weekend. The newly released free-to-play game had initially reached one million concurrent players, and 10 million players over its initial ...

Sony Interactive Entertainment Appoints Jim Ryan as President & CEO

After assuming temporary leadership of Sony last year, Jim Ryan has officially been appointed the new President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment. The new role will officially become effective on April 1st. According to Sony: "Current SIE President and CEO John (Tsuyoshi) Kodera will dedicate his focus on creating innovative user experiences and further enhancing the network ...

‘Aquaman’ Spinoff Film ‘The Trench’ in the Works with James Wan Producing

Well... leave it to DC to something this out-of-the-box. THR is reporting that WB has hired scribes Noah Gardner and Aidan Fitzgerald to pen a horror-infused script centered on The Trench, the deadly amphibious creatures seen attacking the hero and his love, Mera, in Aquaman. The Aquaman spinoff will be produced by James Wan and Peter ...

2019 Canadian Screen Awards: The Complete List of Nominees

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (the Canadian Academy) announced the nominees in 135 film, television, and digital content categories for the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards on Thursday. Comedian Andrew Phung and Canadian Screen Award-nominated comedian Aisha Alfa hosted the Nominee Announcement event in Toronto on Feb. 7. Anne with an E and Schitt’s Creek are the leading nominees for this ...

‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ Becomes Series’ Top-Grossing Film Ever

Dragon Ball Super: Broly has become the series top grossing film, after a strong $9 million opening weekend debut in Japan last December. But after the good news came from Deadline, with the outlet confirming the final opening day total for the new Dragon Ball film came at a whopping $7.06 million. Which completely demolished openings from ...

‘Young Justice Outsiders’ Advanced Review

The Wait is Over IT’S FINALLY BACK! After the airing of the season 2 conclusion (“Endgame”) on March 16th of 2013, we could not wait for season 3 to come out. Almost 5 years later we get witness a much-desired continuation of the story and I could not be happier with the new season. Subtitled ...

BBC Confirms No New ‘Doctor Who’ Season for 2019

Fans of Doctor Who will have to wait a bit longer to see the thirteenth doctor back in action. The BBC announced today that there will be no new season of Doctor Who in 2019. Instead, Doctor Who Season 12 will premiere in early 2020. “We’re off again!” showrunner Chris Chibnall said in the new season announcement. “Well we never actually stopped - ...

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film Review

Bohemian Rhapsody manages to be a fun celebration of Queen and Freddie Mercury’s life, one which is entirely superficial, for they were playing it safe rather than trying to be as bold or brazen as its larger-than-life subject. At its centre, Mr. Robot’s Rami Malek manages to capture all the glamour of Freddie Mercury. The ...

‘Hidden Figures’ Triumphing Through Racism and Sexism

Hidden Figures details the true-story, set in 1960s Virginia, where three brilliant African-American women overcome bigotry and sexism to become the brains behind the launch of the first American astronaut into space. The film was directed by Theodore Melfi and stars Taraji P. Henson as Katherine G. Johnson, Octavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan and Janelle ...

Ryan Coogler Signs on to Write and Direct ‘Black Panther 2’

In what should come as no should surprise to the Marvel fanbase, Black Panther's Ryan Coogler is officially signed to return for Black Panther 2 as both writer and director. Sources tell THR that the filmmaker behind Marvel’s landmark Black Panther has quietly closed a deal with Disney and Marvel. Black Panther, centering on T'Challa, the king of a fictional African country, was ...

HBO Reveals ‘True Detective’ Season 3 Premiere Date and New Images

HBO has finally revealed a date on the highly anticipated return of True Detective Season 3, which stars Mahershala Ali as Wayne Hays, a state police detective from Northwest Arkansas. Check out the description from the exclusive press release below! "The new season tells the story of a macabre crime in the heart of the Ozarks, and a mystery that ...

Fox Showcases 15 Minutes of ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ Footage at NYCC – Here’s What Happened

New York Comic Con is in full swing and lucky Marvel fans were treated to a special look at the upcoming X-Men movie, showing Jean Grey's evil transformation in Dark Phoenix. Fans who went to 20th Century Fox's presentation at NYCC saw first-time director Simon Kinberg take the stage with Sophie Turner and Tye Sheridan, who play Jean ...

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