The world will end soon enough

Published July 9, 2021

Sure, “Toy Story” and “The Lego Movie” were hits, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to go nuts. (“Battleship” turned a profit, but it was hardly a blockbuster.) And yet, here we are:
“Mattel has also announced movies based on View-Master, American Girl and Uno, the ubiquitous card game. (If you think an Uno movie sounds like a satirical headline from The Onion, consider this: There are non-Mattel movies in development in Hollywood that are based on Play-Doh and Peeps, the Easter candy.)”