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Rob Young

Rob Young

Rob Young is a freelance writer/editor and a walking encyclopedia of movie and TV trivia.

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Nine Actors Who Reinvented Themselves and Revitalized Their Careers

Some actors manage to catch lightning in a bottle twice. It’s impressive enough to find your niche in Hollywood’s A-list even once. Occasionally, an actor will reinvent him/herself and begin a new phase of their careers that will be even more successful than it was before. Here are nine actors who had a cinematic rebirth. 

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return Brings Back the Laughs

We’ve Got Movie Sign again! It’s been 18years since the last time the mad scientists forced the bots and their human companion to watch cheesy movies. Mystery Science Theater 3000, a low-budget but hilarious cable comedy show from the 80s-90s, has been resurrected on Netflix, with a new cast but the same satiric spirit. Does Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return live up to its predecessor? 

Star Trek Continues Returns With Another Superb Episode

For fans of classic Star Trek who want to see quality stories done in the spirt of the original series, you have a treat this week. The consistently excellent web series Star Trek Continues has put out its eighth episode, “Still Treads the Shadow”, and as usual, it does not disappoint. 

Did White Washing Doom Ghost in the Shell?

The much-hyped Ghost in the Shell had a disastrous opening weekend last week. This is surprising, considering it stars worldwide superstar Scarlett Johansson, and is based on a popular anime. What’s the real reason that the film made only $19 million on it’s first weekend? Paramount feels that the whitewashing controversy was responsible for the bad box office.

The Five Best Live Action Marvel Villains

Marvel has some great comic book villains. Although people have complained that the cinematic interpretations of Marvel villains in the MCU have been mostly lackluster--which they have been--there have been a few fun Marvel bad guys who buck the trend. Aside from the Disney MCU, we have bad guys from the Fox films and the Netflix shows. Here are five well-done live-action villains appearing on Marvel shows or films.

Spider-Man May Be Out of the MCU After 2019

If you like Spider-Man in the MCU, you’ll be disappointed to learn that the 2019 sequel to Spider Man: Homecoming may be the last time Spider-Man crosses paths with the Disney/MCU characters.  Tom Holland’s version of the web-spinning hero might be reverting to a Sony-only property, to spearhead their planned “Spider-Verse”.

Why Han Solo Being A Fake Name Makes Sense

In the last few days, since Disney CEO Bob Iger implied that the name Han Solo is just an alias for our favorite Star Wars space smuggler, people on the internet have been debating whether this is a good idea or not. Cinelinx tells you why we think it makes sense. 

Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks Super Heroes

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium and the man who made science cool, discussed super heroes on his show Star Talk Radio. Which heroes are the most unrealistic and which have some scientific plausibility to them?

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