Franchise Fred

Army of Darkness 25th Anniversary: It Should’ve Been Called The Medieval Dead

I’d always loved movies but Evil Dead 2 was the first film that made me notice how filmmaking works, thus making Sam Raimi my first film school professor. One of the first horror movies I was brave en...

Franchise Fred Interview: Black Lightning’s China Anne McClain on Getting Super Powers, Activism and High School

Superheroes run in the Pierce family on Black Lightning. Jefferson (Cress Williams) is the title Black Lightning, out of retirement to clean up Freeland. His older daughter Anissa (Nafessa Williams) h...

Blues Brothers 2000 20th Anniversary: Franchise Fred Still Disapproves

Today, Blues Brothers 2000 is regarded as one of the worst sequels ever made, and perhaps the most unasked for. Certainly, the box office and legacy bore that out, but as young Franchise Fred I gave i...

Accident Man Movie Review: Franchise Fred Approves

Were Accident Man not already based on a comic book, I would have said it was the perfect idea for a Scott Adkins franchise. Now I can see why it was the role he wanted to play his whole life. As hitm...

The Cloverfield Paradox Movie Review – Franchise Fred Is Fine With It

Netflix certainly pulled a big coup releasing The Cloverfield Paradox immediately following the Super Bowl, during which it’s trailer debuted. Then they proved my belief that anything worth getting ex...

Franchise Fred Interview: Step Up: High Water Show Runner Holly Sorensen

Franchise Fred approves the idea of turning Step Up into a TV series. Of course, I’d love to see more movies, but if I can see sick dance moves every week, Franchise Fred will step up to that. Even if...

Mira Sorvino: “There seems to be a lot of good will towards me”

Mira Sorvino was on a panel for her upcoming Audience Network series Condor, a modern adaptation of Three Days of the Condor. You know Franchise Fred approves that, but I also got to ask her about her...

Franchise Fred Review: Paddington 2 – 2 Paddington 2 Bear

Paddington 2 is just as adorable as the first live-action Paddington movie. It’s just a new adventure in which Paddington Bear (voice of Ben Whishaw) makes new friends. Paddington needs to get his Aun...

Fred’s 17 Worst Movies of 2017

I have not seen every movie released in 2017, so if there seems to be a glaring omissions of worst movies of the year candidates, it is most likely that I did not see all of the worst movies. Certainl...

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