Richard Newby

Richard Newby is an author and pop culture journalist covering film, television, comic books, and horror. His coverage has appeared at The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times, and Fangoria. He resides in Columbus, Ohio, with his wife and son, along with their cat and dog.

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The 100 Greatest Kids Movies Of All Time, According To Movie Critic Dads

From golden oldies to 21st-century instant classics, here’s our deeply curated, and surely controversial, ultimate ranking of 100 movies kids must see before they hit their 10th birthday.

Holy Kids Shows!

Batman's Biggest Flaw Is Finally Getting Fixed, 83 Years After His Debut

The new pre-school-aged Batman show — Batwheels — does something most Batman shows fail to do — be for kids.

What's Up Doc

This New Looney Tunes Show Makes Up For One Tragic Flaw

Looney Tunes has been reimagined as Bugs Bunny: Builders — and it’s thankfully not teaching kids how to use exploding cigars on their enemies.


Best Avengers Quotes About Resilience to Inspire Your Kids

We can do this all day.


The Best Marvel TV Show For Kids Is a Disney+ Hidden Gem

Not all superhero stuff has to be for angsty tweens.


Will Moon Knight Join the Avengers? The Newest Marvel Hero Explained

Is this the MCU? Yes. But...


These 6 Comics Will Answer All Your Burning ‘Moon Knight’ Questions

Who is this Moon Knight, you ask? We've done your homework for you.


Ranking Batman Movies By Which Gotham City We Actually Believe Is a Real City

Ranking Batman movies by characters or tone is out. Let's talk about where he lives.


How a PG-13 ‘Deadpool 3’ Could Actually Be Great

Shawn Levy could make this "family friendly" Deadpool the best one yet.


Who Is ‘Ms. Marvel?’ Everything To Know About the Disney+ Teen Superhero

This could be the most family-friendly Marvel-Disney+ show yet.


All Your Questions About the Mystery-Plot of ‘The Batman,’ Answered

Who was the rat? Who killed Batman's parents? What did the Riddler know?


How ‘The Batman’ Sets-Up a Less-Than Predictable Sequel

Director Matt Reeves can't give us 'Dark Knight,' all over again. Right?

Comic Books

This Is the One Batman Comic To Read To Really Understand Pattinson’s ‘The Batman’

In the year 2000, one Batman comic book storyline changed everything. And it's NOT the one you think.


Whoa. These Are the 15 Best Action Movies of the ’90s

Let's just say this list is gnarly.