New Dark Phoenix Footage Reveals How Jean Grey Turns Bad

The X-Men franchise is about to take its second shot at adapting the Dark Phoenix story for the big screen. However, exactly how this version was going to change things up, beyond using the new younger cast, wasn’t entirely clear. Now, we know exactly what’s going to happen to Jean Grey thanks to some footage shown over the weekend at New York Comic-Con.

According to the footage that was revealed to those in attendance, the action starts with the launch of the space shuttle Endeavor in 1992. Mission Control notices some sort of anomaly before losing contact with the shuttle. Luckily, the X-Men are watching the launch on television and spring into action. Professor X asks Beast if the newly designed X-Jet is capable of flying through space. Beast tries to talk him out of it, but then the President calls Xavier and the rescue mission springs into action.

The X-Men are apparently known superheroes now, complete with merchandise, and now the world is watching the attempted rescue mission. The rescue team consists of Nightcrawler, Cyclops, Storm, Beast, Quicksilver, Jean, and Mystique. When the jet catches up with the shuttle they find it spinning out of control with some sort gold cloud closing in on it. Cyclops is able to slow the spinning of the shuttle by knocking out one engine by using a device that allows him to use his ability to fire a blast from the ship. Nightcrawler and Quicksilver teleport over to the ship to collect the crew while Storm uses her ability to hold the ship together.

Unfortunately, they’ve left the commander of the ship behind and while Mystique wants to turn around, Xavier says Jean can hold the ship together long enough to find him. However, Jean says she must be inside the ship to do it. Nightcrawler teleports her over and he rescues the commander but has to teleport away before he can reach Jean. The golden cloud encompasses the ship with Jean inside as the rest of the X-Men look on.

The cloud dissipates and the X-Men retrieve Jean’s body and while they initially believe she is dead, she comes to and seems no worse for wear.

Shortly thereafter the NYCC footage (via Polygon) wrapped up, so we don’t see exactly how this cloud has changed Jean, but whatever the Phoenix is in this version of the story, was inside that cloud. The sequence does confirm that it is an alien force, which is how the original comic book story arc handled it. Rather than simply being something naturally inside Jean Grey, which is how it’s been done in some previous adaptations.

Comic book fans will likely be glad to see this aspect of the original storyline is remaining intact. It hardly means by itself that everything about Dark Phoenix will be perfect, but it’s a step in the right direction. While we were looking forward to seeing the film early next year, a last minute delay has pushed Dark Phoenix back to June of 2019 so we’ll have to wait until the summer to see how the story unfolds from here.

Why Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Could Spawn Thirty Sequels

Opening the Spider-Man franchise to a multiverse of possibilities, much as Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse does, is both a fantastic possibility and a horrifying hypothetical. At least, that’s what it sounded like when producer / co-writer Phil Lord was asked about what sort of opportunities this sort of movie unlocked for the Spider-verse, and what was exciting about this bold undertaking. Specifically, Lord had the following to say about how he felt about what he and the creative team had done:

This subject was raised by moderator Josh Horowitz, during Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’s panel presentation at New York Comic Con this weekend, and CinemaBlend was on hand to hear this discussion, which took place after the first 35 minutes of the film were shown to the audience. While we only saw two of the Peter Parker variants that Miles Morales meets up with throughout the film’s events, the film sets up the importance of the multiverse approach quite clearly in a short amount of time. And to Phil Lord’s point, there really are a multitude of approaches that could be taken should this project become a megahit.

Not only will Miles Morales’s story be a viable franchise to revisit, should Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse take off, but any number of the other spider people could probably get their own adventures adapted as solo projects. In particular, one would assume that Spider-Gwen would give way to a separate franchise, which could then lead to a Spider-Gwen v. Gwenpool sort of situation, if the rights play out the right way. Plus, if Phil Lord and Chris Miller wanted to really swing their creative weight around in a truly impressive manner, they could try to set up a separate series of films following Nicholas Cage’s Spider-Man Noir adventures.

As much as Phil Lord will admit he was being facetious, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse tells a story so unique to the Spider-Man canon, and with such a wide range of characters to follow, that it really could spin off its own universe of sequels. So there’s no limit to what Miles Morales, Peter Parker and all the other web-slingers could be doing in theaters near you.

No matter what, if any of these characters progress through future films, it’ll technically count as a sequel in the canon, seeing as everyone started out in Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. In short: be careful what you say, Phil Lord, as 36 more of these films would be a very easy, and potentially extremely satisfying, possibility.

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse will spin its storytelling web on December 14th, but if you’re looking for some more immediate superhero action (and a dash of Into The Spider-Verse), you can see a short tease at the end of the credits to Venom, in theaters now.

Titans Review: DC Universe’s Dark Superhero Drama Is The Opposite Of The Arrow-verse

Part of the joy of comic book characters is that they can quite literally factor into any kind of genre that the storyteller sees fit. The Teen Titans, for example, have effectively been used on the small screen for both traditional superhero narratives (via the titular animated series) and for absurdist musical comedy mayhem (via Teen Titans Go!). DC Universe’s opaquely dark flagship series Titans, however, delivers an enjoyably bizarre genre mash-up of moody noir, psychological horror, and bloody-knuckle action. This definitely isn’t another Arrow-verse spinoff, kids.

Perhaps the first sign showcasing Titans‘ more mature approach is the fact that there is only one teenager in the group, while everyone else is rocking more adult sneers and grimaces. 14-year-old Teagan Croft shows a lot of promise as Rachel Roth, whose demonic lineage gives her powers to tap into others’ emotions, making her a target for a strange cult. The ensuing hunt drives the story early, on, and in fact, Raven’s origin tale is perhaps the most intriguing element of the Titans episodes screened for critics.

Raven’s abilities are both mysterious and downright spooky as hell, as Raven’s inner demons imbue a genuine horror vibe that DC adaptations don’t often tap into. Nothing on par with Heath Ledger’s Joker yet, but disturbing stuff nonetheless. Much credit goes to the director for the first two episodes, Brad Anderson, who helmed one of my favorite horror flicks of all time, 2001’s unsettling and undervalued Session 9, as well as other solid thrillers like The Machinist and Transsiberian.

Rachel’s tragic life events that set up Titans‘ noir-lite detective genre leanings. After being outed as “special,” she soon finds herself in the mildly empathetic crosshairs of Detective Dick Grayson, whose portrayer Brendan Thwaites would have a drawer full of gold medals if Sullen Brooding was an Olympic event. (Sullen Brooding also sounds like someone’s alter ego on this show.) The meaty comic hook with Dick is that he’s no longer in cahoots with Bruce Wayne or Batman, and directs quite a bit of residual indignation and ill will at his former mentor.

Dick seems to wish he hadn’t allowed Bruce to influence all his violent urges, although the opposite would appear to be the case when he’s in costume and relishing in stabbing a thug’s groin. (Groins are seriously not safe in Gotham City.) Remember the “Fuck Batman” line from the trailer? One half of the character meant it, and Thwaites holds viewer interest while balancing his near-lethal rage with being the dreariest person in the room.

Elsewhere, Starfire’s action-infused sci-fi story commences interestingly enough, with Anna Diop’s eye-catching heroine having little memory of who she is. Or, rather, her human form doesn’t can’t recall any facts about her identity, though her muscle memory hasn’t forgotten how to destroy things with massive energy blasts, among other things.

Koriand’r — call her Kori — gets drawn into the Titans-forming fold when tracking down Rachel, and Diop successfully sells Starfire’s emotionally drive personality and actions, mixed with her optimistic naivety, and all without really saying much. That limiting choice may make her seem simplistic or confusing early on to those unfamiliar with the character, which could be more damaging overall, but I appreciated the lack of expository hand-holding.

After Titans‘ Christopher Nolan-esque premiere, Episode 2 taps into the drama’s inner Joel Schumacher to introduce Alan Ritchson’s Hank Hall and Minka Kelly’s Dawn Granger, better known to superhero cliques as Hawk and Dove. Their costumes are flashier and more attention-grabbing than Robin’s sleeker attire, but feature the same metaphorical sleeve to wear their emotions on.

However, Hawk and Dove’s story exudes far more unbridled angst than Schumacher’s Bat-sequels ever did (as if it was superhero fan-fic from Chris O’Donnell’s own Dick Grayson). Hank is dealing with some sex issues, both his own and those of others, and his erratic testosterone levels keep him constantly surly and on edge. (If nothing else, it’s interesting to see a superhero like that intentionally crafted to not be very friendly or likable.) On the flip side, Dawn’s feelings aren’t clouded by rage, so she views things more logically, which may or may not be a good survival tactic.

What about Beast Boy, you ask? Titans‘ biggest blight early on is that Ryan Potter’s fan-beloved Beast Boy is used so sparingly that it’s like he popped in from a completely different TV series. I know I’m not alone in having high eagle-like hopes for the things Titans plans to do with Beast Boy (and his alter ego Gar Logan), and while I understand that CGI budget concerns are an issue for a shapeshifting character, it’d still be great to have the human version around more.

As the signature drama being used to kick off the DC Universe streaming service, Titans is an interesting choice. On the one hand, it’s superheroes that younger kids will be familiar with and will want to watch, but on the other, it’s full of pulpy and violent chaos in which Robin literally says “Fuck Batman.” So parents should choose how to handle things accordingly, let we have an epidemic of schoolchildren using the Dark Knight’s name in vein.

But to say that Titans will be universally loved by all TV viewers is to show off “naivety” as one’s personal superpower. It’s probably not a show for anyone who feels like The Flash gets a little too adult with its subject matter. It’s probably not a show for people who crap on Gotham for not introducing Batman sooner. It’s not a show for anyone who likes brightly lit scenes containing colorful clothing. And it’s probably not a show for people who need large and clearly plotted narratives to hold their attention.

But, I dare say that Titans is for those who want superhero TV stories to feel less like they came from writers rooms and more like they actually came from comic books, where scenes and situations don’t always get wrapped and ribboned before jumping to the next thing. To be fair, Titans probably feels like 4 differently themed comic books slamming into each other at varied speeds, but sometimes one has to throw everything at the wall to see what sticks. Creators Mark Berlandi, Geoff Johns and Akiva Goldsman clearly had a lot of walls to use in that scenario, and I, for one, am happy to be settled in between them. Superheroes, mysteries and brawls, Titans has it all.

Rating:
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3.5/5

Be sure to push all those happy-go-lucky thoughts out of your head when Titans debuts on DC Universe on Friday, October 12, with the rest of its 10-episode first season airing weekly. To see all the lighter fare on the small screen, head to our fall TV premiere schedule.

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This Rotten Week: Predicting First Man, Bad Times At The El Royale, And Goosebumps 2 Reviews

We are now a week into October, a month known for launching awards-hungry titles, auteur projects, and horror movies, and this week we have all three. We take a walk on the moon, visit a motel that isn’t what it seems, and dive back into the world of R.L. Stine books. Get ready for First Man, Bad Times At The El Royale and Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween.

Just remember, I’m not reviewing these movies, but rather predicting where they’ll end up on the Tomatometer. Let’s take a look at This Rotten Week has to offer.

It’s pretty crazy that about 50 years after the moon landing First Man is the first big-budget Hollywood film made about what is arguably the most iconic and historical event of the 20th century. Here we get Ryan Gosling portraying Neil Armstrong in the lead up and execution of the Apollo 11 space mission. It details the stress, unknowns and danger involved with the first mission to have a man walk on the moon, and also has the backdrop of how it played within the Armstrong family. It’s easy to think about this mission as a breezy, easy success now, but at the time it seemed impossible.

Damien Chazelle directs after working with Gosling on La La Land 91%) , which was his second Best Picture nominated feature after his directorial debut, Whiplash (94%). His latest is garnering a fair amount of critical acclaim following festival premieres with the Tomatometer sitting at 89% with close to 80 reviews counted. Writers seem ti agree both the story and the lead carry the film, and I doubt we see the score drop all that much over the course of the week. It looks like a sure-fire winner.

How The Walking Dead Set Maggie And Rick Apart As Leaders In The Season Premiere

Warning: major spoilers ahead for the Season 9 premiere of The Walking Dead.

The Walking Dead has finally returned for its ninth season to pay off on the Season 8 finale that saw Rick spare Negan, resulting in some of his closest allies secretly turning on him. Maggie in particular was furious about Rick denying her vengeance for what Negan did to Glenn, and Season 9 was bound to show how she handles leading Hilltop differently from how Rick leads Alexandria. Here’s how the premiere handled it.

The significant time jump between the end of Season 8 and the beginning of Season 9 gave Maggie the time to develop as a leader as well as give birth to her baby off-screen without forcing the show to address the growing difficulties of a zombie apocalypse pregnancy. It was revealed early in the episode that she only relatively recently became the official leader of Hilltop, as ousted leader Gregory had called for a vote.

Since Gregory didn’t completely change his character during the 18-month time jump, it probably wasn’t a terribly close election. While one would think that the position of leader at Hilltop would be a pretty sweet gig, Maggie was visibly frustrated for much of the episode, even before the reveal that she executed Gregory. She was visibly irritated when Rick would make calls for the entire group when her people were involved, and she refused to go back to Alexandria where Negan was, even if going to Alexandria might have been more practical.

It couldn’t have helped that she was getting grief from just about all sides, despite the fact that her community was flourishing. As it turns out, the other settlements were largely reaping the benefits without contributing a whole lot in return. Nothing could even grow in the factory of the Sanctuary, let alone produce enough to share with other settlements. Hilltop wasn’t thrilled that they were working so hard and other communities were gaining from it. It was a no-win for Maggie.

Rick was getting “bless you” and rounds of applause from the former Saviors while Maggie was being forbidden from the funeral of one of her own people because of something that went wrong and was not at all her fault. She was being blamed at Hilltop for sharing food with the Saviors, as if everything else wasn’t enough. So, when Gregory got in the head of the dead boy’s father and encouraged him to seek revenge on Maggie, she didn’t have a hole lot of restraint. Although she successfully got rid of him — and therefore enabled viewers to stop wondering when somebody was finally going to snap and just kill Gregory — by hanging him, his influence remains. Not everybody is happy with Maggie.

Unfortunately, the parallels between Maggie and Negan aren’t too hard to spot. We can probably be confident that she’ll never play “eenie meenie miney moe” with people while wielding a barbed wire baseball bat. Still, she has adopted his attitude to a certain degree. She eventually demanded that the people of the Sanctuary give up resources that they were already short on, and she argued that they’re lucky enough that they were allowed to survive after surrender. At Hilltop under Maggie, the punishment fits the crime, and so Gregory was hanged.

She won’t be Negan 2.0, but if people at Hilltop begin to grumble that their new leader shares some qualities with the man who once ruled over them, it won’t be difficult to understand why. So that is who Maggie has become as a leader after the time jump. What about Rick?

For his part, Rick doesn’t seem to enjoy his celebrity among the Saviors or the warm welcome he receives when he visits the Sanctuary, but he doesn’t exactly protest too much. He laughed it off when Michonne teased him about it and then spent a happy night with the woman he loves. While there’s nothing wrong with Rick enjoying his lot in life after so much suffering, seeing him happy and in love while Maggie struggles under all kinds of pressure and Daryl wallows in misery as leader of the Sanctuary isn’t easy.

It also gives the impression that Rick has gotten overly comfortable with the respect he receives as the leader who stopped the war back in the Season 8 finale. He does deserve credit for ending the conflict that could have killed them all, even if it came at the cost of alienating his allies by sparing Negan, but it seems like he hasn’t really developed as a leader the way others have. Rick would be perfectly happy to have Daryl come home to Alexandria and seemed quite eager to have Maggie back, even if only as a guest.

Basically, The Walking Dead Season 9 premiere planted some seeds of potential resentment from Maggie toward Rick while not necessarily alerting Rick to the fact that trouble is brewing among his former bosom buddies. Rick doesn’t seem to realize that they’re not the friends they once were, and that friendship would have had to change with Maggie becoming a leader even if she wasn’t furious about Negan’s survival. The conversation between Rick and Maggie at Hilltop and the subsequent hanging of Gregory likely clued him in that Maggie isn’t the woman she was back when she was a faithful follower.

The differences between Maggie and Rick could make for some intriguing developments in the first half of Season 9, especially considering both Lauren Cohan and Andrew Lincoln are on their way out. The Walking Dead could very well bring Maggie back, but the odds are pretty good that Rick will bite the dust sometime before the final credits on the midseason finale roll. If Rick does die, could that motivate Maggie to change her ways and perhaps leave Hilltop in search of a place where she doesn’t have to be a ruthless leader? Will they have a showdown that results in Daryl stepping up as the new leader? What will go down with King Ezekiel now that Carol is a priority for him?

Only time will tell. New episodes of The Walking Dead air on Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on AMC. The promo for next week’s episode promises the return of Negan as well as tensions rising between the various settlements. And all this before The Whisperers even make their first appearance!

4 Horror Movies To Look Forward To In October 2018

Technically the new movie is in continuity with the first, though it follows a whole new group of characters. Jeremy Ray Taylor (IT) and Caleel Harris (Castle Rock) star as friends who find their way into R.L. Stine’s abandoned house and discover a never published book: Haunted Halloween. Unlocking the tome results in the return of Stine’s most horrifying creations, including the evil ventriloquist dummy Slappy. Ari Sandall (The Duff) is at the helm, and Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween‘s ensemble cast includes Madison Iseman, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Chris Parnell, and Ken Jeong. If this film can successfully be just as fun as its predecessor, it could wind up being the second family-centric horror treat this fall after Eli Roth’s The House With A Clock In Its Walls (which is still in theaters, by the way).

The Walking Dead Season 9 Premiere Featured A Big And Shocking Death

Major spoilers below for anyone who hasn’t yet watched The Walking Dead’s Season 9 premiere.

For two seasons, The Walking Dead was home to one of TV’s most sniveling and cowardly dirtbags in the form of Xander Berkeley’s Gregory, who would always be quicker to steal a shirt than to accept it as a free gift. Alas, his reign of flagrant fuckery came to an abrupt end in the Season 9 premiere, as Gregory was hung to death for conspiring a plan to murder Maggie.

It may have been “A New Beginning” for everyone else, but Gregory found himself facing a brand new kind of ending within The Walking Dead. Well, not so new within a biblical context, but different from how the shows’ protagonists have done things in the past. Particularly in relation to how Rick chose to handle Negan at the end of the All Out War, with the Saviors’ leader merely getting imprisoned for his myriad crimes, as opposed to being sentenced to death.

Maggie was making all kinds of statements when she chose to string Gregory up. One was to the people of Hilltop (and then the other communities by trickling hearsay), and it boiled down to “If you commit a crime that’s worthy of punishment by death, then that death is imminent.” A lesson like that obviously isn’t the most hyperbolic request, seeing as how most communities get by just fine without deadly subterfuge happening at the highest order. Her tactics were heavy-handed, but effective nonetheless. I guess it would be heavy-bodied in this case.

The soon-to-be-gone Rick Grimes was the other target of Maggie’s statement, and even if that wasn’t immediately obvious to the characters on the show, the episode’s editing made it loud and clear for viewers. After Rick came to her with his request to help the food-strapped Saviors, she agreed, but only by her specific stipulations. She ended that exchange by saying the Sanctuary residents got their salvation when they weren’t killed after Negan was captured, and that she couldn’t solve their problems…which immediately cut to the hanging scene, as hinted at in the newly produced opening credits.

The final minutes of this episode told us a lot about Maggie’s place in the world right now, both authoritatively and emotionally. Those who fucked up beyond belief in the past have run out of sympathetic passes, and anyone who continues to pay the non-Maggie piper will only get to hear funeral dirges. With that in mind, if any Walking Dead character was fit to be the lead example for Maggie’s reestablished world order, it was most certainly Gregory. Let’s just hope Rick doesn’t become her next target.

I’m still stunned that Gregory managed to stay alive between the All Out War’s conclusion and the current timeline, and I have to assume he was in some kind of heavy coma the whole time. Seeing as how it took him all of two-thirds of an episode to commit all the atrocities he did. Which included, but aren’t limited to: feeding alcohol to someone who had been intentionally sober, stoking emotional fires within the parents of dead children, convincing an inebriated person to commit assault and murder, and tricking Maggie into walking into his trap by telling her that someone had defaced Glenn’s grave.

All right, if I’m being completely honest with myself, Maggie had probably already decided she was going to kill Gregory long ago if the situation ever presented itself. And had the weaselly bastard only conceived the murder plan in a way that didn’t require her to be in a specific spot in or around anyone’s grave, his life might have well been spared. But once Glenn’s name came into it, especially in such a hateful context, his fate was probably sealed tighter than the casket that Sasha died in.

Will any Walking Dead fans out there actually miss Gregory? I’ll definitely miss Xander Berkeley’s performances, since no one will ever deliver a more impactful line delivery of the word “rhetorical” than the actor. It’s a testament to his work that Gregory gets on every last one of my nerves, and it’s rare to dislike a character as much as I am fond of the person portraying it. I cannot say I’m sorry to see him go, though. Or that I hope for him to return in a later season, as others are doing in Season 9. That final-second shot of his body falling to the ground was disturbingly perfect.

Another Walking Dead character died in the episode, which was previously hinted at in one of the clips that was released ahead of the premiere. Although AJ Achinger’s Ken wasn’t a major character by any stretch of the imagination — he only got introduced earlier in the same episode — his death was the inciting incident that led to Gregory’s last big scheme. As such, it’s definitely important enough to bring up here, even if it’s equally as unsaddening as Gregory’s.

The biggest character trait that audiences could have possibly picked up about Ken is that he was an animal lover, and that he’d clearly put more focus on pet care than honing his survival skills in the years after zombies took over the planet. In the aftermath of the chaotic wagon retrieval in Washington D.C., when a batch of walkers shambled up to the group sorting their travel obstacles out, Rick called for everyone to abandone the wagon. (Even though the group was large enough to handle the threat just fine.) And it was Ken’s love of our non-human brethren that led to his downfall.

When attempting to free the horses from becoming walker chow, Ken timed things terribly and got bitten by the nearest slow-moving zombie. Things got weirdly intense in the ensuing moments as everyone crowded around and tried to make it sound like he could be saved. It was as if AMC had given Ken a standalone web series that set him up for a shocking premiere death.

Ken’s death was obviously important to his parents Earl and Tammy Ray, respectively portrayed by John Finn and Brett Butler, to the point that they came at Maggie both verbally and physically. This whole ordeal was a version of events that took place in the comics, which could mean that Earl doesn’t get to become the genial friendly face that he was in the source material. That would be a shame, but a justifiable one, if Gregory had to die for it to happen.

The Walking Dead will be around to kill off more characters (and other stuff) every Sunday night on AMC at 9:00 p.m. ET. To see what other new and returning shows are on the way, our fall TV premiere schedule has everything you need.

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Kim Kardashian’s Bodyguard From Paris Incident Being Sued

The legal battle over Kim Kardashian West after her terrifying Paris robbery from a couple years ago isn’t over yet. The insurance company that paid the reality television star after the robbery is hoping to get some compensation from Pascal Duvier, the former security chief whom insurance company AIG feels is at least somewhat responsible for the incident. AIG is reportedly taking Duvier to court and expecting him to cough up a whole lot of money. To be more exact, AIG is looking to receive a whopping $6.1 million (!) in damages. Here’s what we know about the situation.

E! News reported on the latest update in the Kim Kardashian West scandal. As they note, Pascal Duvier is being sued for negligence, as he was reported to be with Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner at a nearby club when the robbers broke into Kim Kardashian West’s residence, tied her down and stole several personal items. The horrifying occurrence has been recounted by Kim Kardashian West on E!’s popular reality television series. The insurance company paid Kim Kardashian West $6.1 million after the robbery, and now, they’re looking to get that money back from Pascal Duvier.

Beyond leaving Kim Kardashian West alone in the apartment, the insurance company claims Pascal Duvier failed to secure several security breaches. That includes a malfunctioning intercom and a lock that wasn’t up to the task. The legal documents obtained by E! News claim that these safety precautions were either known by the man in charge or, at least, they should have been known, and the irresponsibility or negligence on Duvier’s part is partially responsible for the incident happening in the first place. They also claim the incident could’ve resulted in the loss of limb, life or property, and the high degree of danger was apparently evident but not acted upon. As a result, the robbers were able to break into the apartment.

The incident has been reported upon in no short order since it happened two years earlier, and it clearly remains a difficult and heartbreaking story for Kim Kardashian West to discuss and reflect upon. Since it happened, however, Kim Kardashian West has avoided robberies and other break-ins inside her new home, and it has caused the celebrity to look at life in a whole different way. Specifically, Kim Kardashian claims it made her less “materialistic” and more focused on her family and well-being. Hopefully, however, this recent legal case will provide at least a little bit of closure for what went down during this terrifying incident, and we hope that Kim Kardashian has found some peace since the incident, particularly with its two-year anniversary arriving earlier this week. Meanwhile, we’ll continue to write about the latest celebrity news and updates as they arrive right here at CinemaBlend.

Minecraft: Dungeons Is Coming To The PC

I do wonder if Minecraft: Dungeons will be a new way for Microsoft and Mojang to tap into different kinds of adventures for Minecraft, possibly taking the adventures into space, or alternate dimensions, or underwater. I imagine this is going to be Microsoft’s way to test the waters for a more streamlined Minecraft experience, and if things work out we could see more sub-adventures themed around specific biomes with custom weapons, enemies, and quests. After all, Telltale also took a crack at the franchise with Story Mode, and it ended up getting picked up by Netflix.

Fortnite Will Let Creators Earn Real Money

For starters, to be considered an eligible creator, you need to have created Fortnite content within the past month. Their definition of creator is pretty broad so, if you’re behind something that’s dedicated to the super-popular battle royale game, you might want to try applying. Examples of creators include streamers, artists, cosplayers, musicians and even folks who run dedicated Fortnite communities. On top of that, you need at least 1,000 followers on a major social media platform like Twitch or Twitter, and you have to have a means to actually receive payment from Epic.