Charles Stockdale

Charles B. Stockdale is the assistant managing editor for 24/7 Tempo, based in New York City. In this position he has primarily covered film, television and music, with a focus on country music. He previously covered numerous other topics, including news, finance and weather. His articles have been published in a number of publications, including MSN, USA Today, Business Insider, Yahoo Finance, HuffPost, The Arizona Republic, Fox Business, El Paso Times, and The Mexico Ledger.

Lastest Stories by Charles Stockdale

The movie industry is populated by movie stars whose images are so ubiquitous in our culture that it can at times be hard to imagine a world without them. But even the biggest celebrities started...
A successful film franchise can ensure box office earnings like few other movie offerings can. For this reason, major movie studios are almost certain to follow up a successful blockbuster with at...
Among the many cultural staples to take a hit as a result of the measures and restrictions aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19 have been movie theaters. But many movie studios — and...
Recent mini-series such as Netflix’s hits “Tiger King” and “Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich” are good examples of the old adage that truth can be stranger than fiction. By...
Choosing which movie to watch on any given night can be a daunting task. With so many films across so many platforms the options seem nearly endless. And when the amount of time one has to watch a...
We all know a bad movie when we see one. They may be hindered by weak story lines, incompetent direction, poor technical quality, amateurish performances — or all of the above. And some movies...
Many Americans have likely noticed that it’s much hotter than normal for this time of year. Throughout the Northeast and much of the West, temperatures have been recorded at more than 10...
The global coronavirus pandemic has shaken the sports world like nothing else in recent history. Major events from the Summer Olympics and Wimbledon to professional sports like hockey and baseball...
Watching a horror film in a packed movie theater can be a fun, communal activity. Watching a scary movie at home in the dark can offer a totally different experience — one that can be much more...
Racial representation in the movie industry — both in front of and behind the camera — has long been a topic of debate. And though the share of black filmmakers shooting major studio...
Racial representation in the movie industry — both in front of and behind the camera — has long been a topic of debate. And though the share of black filmmakers shooting major studio...
One of the few movies still scheduled for a theatrical release across the country — on July 24 — is Disney’s “Mulan.” By then hopefully theaters will be open. The film...
The Western, the motion picture category most closely associated with America, began capturing moviegoers’ imaginations just as the frontier itself was closing in the early part of the 20th...
If there was ever a time when we needed comedy films to relieve us from stress, it is now. With lockdowns imposed across much of the U.S. beginning in March to curb the spread of COVID-19, many...
Television thrillers are the roller-coasters of entertainment. They are a white-knuckle ride of suspenseful dramas, mind-twisting mysteries, and adrenaline-rushing car chases, often probing themes...