Jack Giroux

Jack Giroux is a Staff Writer at Grit Daily. Based in Los Angeles, he is an entertainment journalist who's previously written for Thrillist, Slash Film, Film School Rejects, and The Film Stage.

The Last Blockbuster is Still Trying to Survive

The last Blockbuster resides in Bend, Oregon. In the last few years, Alaska and Australia lost their final Blockbusters. The Blockbuster in Bend, Oregon has prided itself on being the last of its kind in all of America. They sell t-shirts, hoodies, and everything celebrating the missed brand. The video store has survived the streaming age, but now, the store’s owners and manager are trying to survive the current pandemic.  Initially Closed Of course, the Blockbuster initially closed its doors...

‘Frozen’ Won’t Return to Broadway

Frozen is done for good on Broadway. The hit musical, which launched in March, 2018, at the great St. James Theater, isn’t returning to New York City. Once Broadway reopens, which we speculate won’t be until 2021, Disney’s Frozen won’t be back to entertain families from all over the world.  The Closing of Frozen The St. James Theater was home to 825 official showings of Frozen. It was a huge hit. Due to the financial losses over the coronavirus, the Broadway production isn’t returning. It’s...

The Hollywood Bowl Closes For The First Time in 98 Years

Hollywood Bowl is closing its doors for the first time in its 98 years. The Bowl’s summer schedule, per usual, was a fantastic lineup including Bob Dylan, Janelle Monae, James Blake, and Hall & Oates. There were jazz festivals and live screenings as well. The Hollywood Bowl is always a summer highlight. Sadly, all of the concerts presented by the Los Angeles Philharmonic scheduled this summer have now been canceled.  No Major Concerts Until 2021 Due to the coronavirus, no live concerts are...

Four Horror Movies to Stream Today

There’s never a wrong time for a horror movie marathon, right? It’s good to immerse yourself in the scares and maybe, just maybe forget some real world horrors for a minute and focus on fantastical ones. Then again, some of the best horror movies ever tap into very real fears. But horror movies are great escapism, especially the more fantastical they are.  There’s a variety of platforms online to stream horror movies. Shudder is probably the best outlet for it, as Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu’s...

Three Comedians to Stream Today

Netflix and Amazon Prime’s viewership has only risen over the last few months. Due to the coronavirus, people are at home and in need of good entertainment. Netflix and Amazon have plenty of it, at least in the comedy department. While the streaming service doesn’t have the widest range of great movies to watch, at least they don’t skimp on comedy specials.  The streaming service provides a platform to the best of the best comics and some of the worst of the worst (popular) comics. Any...

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