David Grove-Features Writer

David Grove

Features Writer

About David Grove

David Grove is a published author and journalist from British Columbia, Canada.  He is currently writing a biography, book, on the career and life of actor Bill Bixby. 

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Dwayne Johnson’s Major Career Slump, Explained

Dwayne Johnson hasn’t had a box office hit since 2019’s Jumanji: The Next Level. Now in his fifties, has Johnson’s superstar window closed?

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This 1971 Film Is Alan Arkin’s Underrated Masterpiece

Alan Arkin made a brilliant feature directorial debut with the 1971 black comedy film Little Murders.

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Is The Flash a Complete Box Office Disaster?

The Flash is already guaranteed to be a box office failure. The only remaining question is: How big of a flop will The Flash turn out to be?

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Why the Indiana Jones Franchise Should Have Remained a Trilogy

The relatively modest level of anticipation for Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny suggests that many fans said goodbye to Indiana Jones long ago.

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What Will a Live-Action Bambi Remake Look Like?

A live-action remake of Bambi represents a tricky proposition for both Disney and audiences.

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Why Tom Cruise is the World’s Most Enduring Film Star

Tom Cruise’s unparalleled success owes as much to intelligence and timing as it does charisma and talent.

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How Will Harrison Ford’s Thunderbolt Ross Hold Up to Previous Iterations?

Harrison Ford’s casting as Thunderbolt Ross has triggered rampant speculation regarding the character’s future role in the MCU.

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Is Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse a Box Office Success?

The box office performance of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse proves that the best marketing tool for a film is good word of mouth.

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Why Tom Holland Is Taking a Break From Acting

Tom Holland cites mental and physical exhaustion as reasons for taking a sabbatical from acting.

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Why Star Wars Needs a Young Palpatine Project

The origin of Palpatine, the story of how he became the Dark Lord of the Sith, would make for a compelling Star Wars film or series.

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James Franco vs. Shia LaBeouf: Who Is More Likely to Make a Comeback in 2023?

From A-list stars to Hollywood outcasts, can James Franco and Shia LaBeouf regain their former status?

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Is The Little Mermaid a Box Office Success?

While the reaction to The Little Mermaid has been split along ideological lines, the truth behind the remake’s box office performance is clear.

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Did Anne Heche Achieve Film Stardom by Today's Standards?

Although Anne Heche left behind several memorable film performances, Heche had largely been forgotten by Hollywood and the public prior to her death.

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Halloween: Why the 1978 Horror Classic Needs Another Direct Sequel

David Gordon Green’s Halloween reboot sequel trilogy demonstrates a fundamental misunderstanding of what makes John Carpenter’s Halloween so scary.

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Aliens: Why Now Is the Perfect Time for a Prequel

The story of what happened to the doomed colonists on moon LV-426 would make for a gripping Aliens prequel film or miniseries.

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How Tina Turner's Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome Performance Is Still Relevant

Tina Turner’s memorable performance as villainess Aunty Entity in Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome left a lasting impact on pop culture.

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Dungeons & Dragons: Why a Sequel Is Unlikely to Happen

The glowing reviews for Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves have overshadowed the film’s disappointing box office performance.