James Bond and Jurassic World: Here’s what’s on sale on Amazon today

In an effort to both serve our readers and help support The A.V. Club, we are going to post daily links to deals and interesting items that we find over on Amazon. If you use these links to click through and buy something—not just the thing you clicked—on Amazon, we will see a portion of that income. You don’t have to…

Weekend Box Office: One small step for man on wire, one giant leap for Martian kind

Sure, walking between the peaks of two skyscrapers is cool. But is it cooler than walking on the sandy surface of another planet? Given the choice between being transported 100-some stories off the ground and 33.9 million miles away, audiences pretty decisively chose the latter—though, to be fair, the former was only…

The A.V. Club’s risk-assessment guide to the 2015 fall movie season, part 1

Going to the movies is expensive. Back in April, The Wrap reported that the national average was $8.12 a ticket—and that was before the summer movie season, when IMAX and 3-D prices surely drove that number up. Factor in concessions, transportation to and from the theater, and—for some moviegoers, anyway—inflated…

Sony announces new Hotel Transylvania and Smurfs movies

There’s a reason the story of a vampire father learning to love his vampire daughter while running a hotel full of outlandish monster guests—as seen in 2012’s Hotel Transylvania—is so timeless: It’s a story everybody can relate to. Luckily, the adventures of Adam Sandler’s befuddled hotel manager/undead blood-sucking…