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Jenna Busch

Jenna Busch has written and spoken about movies, TV, video games and comics all over the Internet for over a decade, co-hosted a series with Stan Lee, appeared on multiple episodes of Tabletop, written comic books and is a contributing author and assistant editor for the PsychGeeks book series including Star Wars Psychology. She founded the site Legion of Leia and hosts the Legion podcast.

What We Learned from the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Press Conference

VitalThrills.com recently attended the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker press conference. Attending were moderator Ava DuVernay, director J.J. Abrams, screenwriter Chris Terrio, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, as well as Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Keri Russell, Kelly Marie Tran, Naomi Ackie, Joonas Suotamo, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams and Richard E. …

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We Preview Vader Immortal – Episode III

Lucasfilm and ILMxLAB’s Vader Immortal – Episode III will be available for Oculus Quest and Rift on November 21 and VitalThrills.com got a chance to play through the adventure. Fans of the first two chapters in the Star Wars VR game series will know this, but you play as a smuggler with your trusty droid ZO-E3 (voiced …

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What It’s Like at the 10K for Running Universal Featuring Jurassic World

About six weeks ago, I got a press pass to cover the Running Universal Featuring Jurassic World 10K race. I’m a pretty athletic person, so I figured I could do this. I’m not a runner though, so I started training right away. Having never done one of these before, I thought I’d share what the …

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Frozen 2 Cast and Crew on the Highly-Anticipated Sequel

VitalThrills.com recently attended the Frozen 2 press conference and got new details about the anticipated Walt Disney Animation Studios sequel. Attending were directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, as well as Frozen 2 cast members Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, Evan Rachel Wood and Josh Gad, as well as composers Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Kristen Bell, who plays …

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Review: Battle with Marvel Heroes in Avengers: Damage Control

Avengers: Damage Control is a brand new virtual reality experience from Marvel Studios and ILMxLAB. We recently had a chance to check out a press preview day. The experience is coming to select locations at The VOID starting October 18 for a limited time. Tickets for the four-week event are available now at TheVoid.com. If …

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The Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Cast and Director on the Oct. 18 Release

Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil opens in theaters next week, and we recently got a chance to attend the press conference for the film. Participating were director Joachim Rønning and Mistress of Evil cast members Angelina Jolie, Michelle Pfeiffer, Elle Fanning, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sam Riley, Harris Dickinson and Ed Skrein. Opening in theaters on October 18, Maleficent: …

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Will Smith Times Two in the Gemini Man Press Conference

Gemini Man, starring Will Smith, Clive Owen and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, opens in theaters on October 11, and we got a chance to check out the press conference featuring director Ang Lee, Smith, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, Owen, Weta VFX supervisor Guy Williams, and VFX supervisor Bill Westenhofer. Gemini Man is an innovative action-thriller starring Will Smith (Disney’s Aladdin, Suicide …

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Joker Review: Joaquin Phoenix Astounds in Todd Phillips Film

It’s a rare occurrence when you watch a film and realize that you’ve spoken out loud about it before it’s over. I apologize to the person sitting next to me, but I think he totally understood. There was a moment while watching Joker when the screen went black and a breathless “wow” came out of my …

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We Chat About Ready or Not with Samara Weaving

Ready or Not, from Fox Searchlight Pictures, will hit theaters on Wednesday, August 21, and we recently got a chance to chat with star Samara Weaving about the film, injuring Andie MacDowell on set and more. Check out what she had to say below and scroll down to watch a clip of Weaving giving us …

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Ready or Not Review: Samara Weaving Shines in This Horror Comedy

The image is compelling; a bride in her wedding dress with a gun in her hands, ammo strapped around her body. You know exactly what you’re in for… or do you? I tried to stay as far away from the original trailer as I could before I watched Ready or Not starring Samara Weaving, Adam …

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The Lion King Press Conference: Here’s What We Learned

With the highly-anticipated movie opening in theaters this week, we recently got a chance to attend The Lion King press conference. Participating were director Jon Favreau, Donald Glover (Simba), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), Alfre Woodard (Sarabi), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), Billy Eichner (Timon), JD McCrary (Young Simba), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Young Nala), Dr. John Kani (Rafiki), Keegan-Michael Key …

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The Lion King Review: Should You Check Out This Disney Remake?

Before I start this The Lion King review, I want to address something so you know where I stand. There has been some discussion online lately about whether or not people are fans of Disney live-action remakes. Though I’ve enjoyed reading both sides, I have loved some and not others. I’m also okay with changes, …

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We Review Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler’s Murder Mystery

The new Netflix film Murder Mystery, starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, is released today. In the film, when a NYC cop (Adam Sandler) finally takes his wife (Jennifer Aniston) on a long promised European trip, a chance meeting on the flight with a mysterious man (Luke Evans) gets them invited to an intimate family gathering …

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Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler on Their Netflix Film Murder Mystery

This past week, VitalThrills.com got a chance to check out the premiere and press conference for the upcoming Netflix film, Murder Mystery. On the panel were writer James Vanderbilt, director Kyle Newacheck, Luis Gerardo Mendez Shioli Kutsuna, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston and Dany Boon. In the film, when a NYC cop (Adam Sandler) finally takes …

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Avengers: Endgame Review (Spoiler-Free)

At the risk of sounding like this is a breakup letter, this is the hardest review I’ve ever had to write. Almost everything would be a spoiler, and I promise, this is spoiler-free. Heck, this is harder than the recent Blade Runner sequel. Still, I’ll do my best. Avengers: Endgame is the most satisfying film …

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We’re Going to Have a Long Wait for X-Men in the MCU

On March 20, Disney acquired 21st Century Fox, which includes Twentieth Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Fox 2000. The studios together offer diverse and compelling storytelling businesses and are the homes of Avatar, X-Men, Fantastic Four and Deadpool, as well as The Grand Budapest Hotel, Hidden Figures, Gone Girl, The Shape of Water and The Martian. That means that the X-Men, which are part …

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Avengers: Endgame Press Conference Left Seats Open for the Fallen

When the curtain opened on the actors appearing for the Avengers: Endgame press conference, there was an audible gasp. No one had been notified about who was going to be there beforehand. Some characters that turned to dust with the snap of Thanos’ (Josh Brolin) fingers have movies coming out, of course, but who knows …

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