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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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The Mummy Failed Due to Universal’s Bad Strategy

Universal Studios is hoping that their new “Dark Universe” will be the next MCU. So far, they’re off to a weak start. The Tom Cruise action flick The Mummy, which is the official beginning to the “Dark Universe”, is seriously underperforming at the box office. The movie’s poor performance highlights a major miscalculation that will continue to derail the “Dark Universe” unless Universal changes its strategy.

A Batman Falls: R.I.P. Adam West

Adam West, who was beloved for generations as the man under the crimefighting cowl in the 1960s Batman TV series, passed away yesterday at the age of 88. West had an acting career going back to the 1950s. Today, Cinelinx pays homage to a gentleman who loved his fans, as we say goodbye to Adam West 

Looking Back At Female Led Super Hero Films and TV Shows

Wonder Woman opened to stellar reviews this weekend and will no doubt be a huge financial hit. In honor of the Princess of the Amazons being the one to break the DCEU losing streak, Cinelinx looks back at the history of live-action superhero TV shows and movies with female leading characters.   

Critics Praise Wonder Woman After Advance Showing

The upcoming DC super hero adventure Wonder Woman has been screened for critics and so far, the reaction is very positive. Critics and reporters have taken to Twitter to praise the much-anticipated comic book adaptation. The early signs indicate that this may be the project which breaks the DCEU’s streak of disappointing projects.

Black Lightning Plot Synopsis Hints At More Mature CW Show

Most of the DC super hero shows to come out in the last few years have landed on the CW, and the upcoming Black Lightning continues the trend.  However, unlike most CW shows, this one revolves around a middle-aged super hero with a family. The official synopsis indicates that this series will be more mature than the rest of the CW line-up.

The Shadow…The Super Hero Who Inspired Batman

Batman is arguably the most popular super hero in the world, but we wouldn’t have the Dark Knight today if not for the hero who inspired him…The Shadow! In fact, the very first Batman story ever written is a direct copy of an earlier Shadow story called “Partners of Peril”. On the 80th anniversary of the Shadow’s radio show, Cinelinx takes a look at the character who inspired the creation of Batman.

Seven Things The Defenders Must Avoid Doing

The trailer recently came out for the upcoming Netflix Defenders series, and it looks like it should be fun. However, shared universe projects cane easily go awry. Cinelinx looks at 7 things the Defenders needs to avoid in order to make this work.

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. 

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