Kyle Kruske-Evergreen Writer

Kyle Kruske

Evergreen Writer

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Author Details

Originally from a small town in the Midwest, Kyle Kruske is a writer and editor currently based in Lincoln, NE. He has always had a passion for film, music, literature and many other art forms, and he constantly aspires to engage with that art through any meaningful way possible - whether it be conversations with friends, writing for sites like MovieWeb or volunteering with a local film nonprofit, The Digg Site Productions. He graduated from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln in 2021 with degrees in journalism and film studies.

Industry Focus

Kyle Kruske is an Evergreen Writer with MovieWeb. He started writing for the site in 2022, and he focuses primarily on lists and features involving many of the biggest stars and franchises in Hollywood. He has previously written for publications such as Screen Rant, Nebraska Sunrise News and The Daily Nebraskan.

Favorite Media

Kyle's love of film originated with a neverending Lord of the Rings obsession that began when he was in middle school. That love has since expanded into a deeper appreciation for the cinematic medium and its many creative facets. Some of his favorite films include The Shining, The Wind Rises, Birdman, Interstellar, Star Wars and, of course, Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

Latest Articles

Brandon Routh as Superman from Superman Returns, Bizarro and Brainiac from DC Comics 1
Superman Returns 2: The Cancelled Sequel That Would Have Brought Brainiac or Bizarro to the Big Screen

Before Henry Cavill donned the cape in Man of Steel, there were early plans for a direct sequel to Superman Returns, with Brandon Routh returning.

Aaron Taylor Johnson as Kraven the Hunter in a throne, and the promotional poster for Spider-Man: No Way Home 1
Spider-Man: No Way Home Almost Featured Kraven the Hunter Instead of the Multiverse, Here’s What Happened

An alternate idea for Tom Holland's third Spider-Man movie had him facing off with Kraven the Hunter, rather than introducing the Spider-Verse.

Daisy Ridley in Star Wars The Force Awakens Lucasfilm Disney 1
Star Wars: Episodes 10, 11 and 12 - Should Lucasfilm Make Another Trilogy?

Star Wars has always been a franchise of trilogies. But should Lucasfilm continue the Skywalker Saga with a new trilogy: Episodes 10, 11 and 12?

Characters from The Boy and the Heron, and Hayao Miyazaki holding up an Oscar 1
Hayao Miyazaki: How The Boy and the Heron Could Be Studio Ghibil’s Strongest Oscar Contender in Years

It has been 20 years since Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki last won an Oscar for Spirited Away. That streak could end with The Boy and the Heron.

A scene from Spirted Away, a boy and a sea turtle from The Red Turtle, and A woman picking grass from The Wind Rises 1
Studio Ghibli: Every Film From the Studio That Has Won or Has Been Nominated for an Oscar

Despite its immense reputation built by films like Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro, Studio Ghibli has only won a single Academy Award.

John Boyega as Finn, Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano and Natasha Liu Bordizzo as Sabine Wren in various Star Wars stories 1
Star Wars: 11 Characters That Should Return in the New Jedi Order Movie with Rey

There are a lot of fan-favorite characters that could appear in the upcoming Star Wars film, centered around Rey building a New Jedi Order.

Mark Ruffalo and Edward Norton as Bruce Banner with Smart Hulk in the She-Hulk series on Disney+ 1
The MCU Does Not Need Another Hulk Movie

While there's a complicated reason that Marvel Studios hasn't produced a Hulk movie since 2008, the MCU doesn't really need a new Hulk movie anymore.

A collage of David Harbour as Santa Claus, looking beat up and holding a hammer in Violent Night 1
How Violent Night Establishes Itself as a Modern Holiday Classic

In Violent Night, David Harbour stars as Santa Claus in a new holiday classic that merges Die Hard with Home Alone (and a bit of John Wick too).

A collage of King Kong and King Ghidorah from WB's Mosnterverse, as well as Godzilla from Godzilla Minus Zero 1
Godzilla Minus One: What the MonsterVerse Can Learn from Japan's Newest Entry

Godzilla Minus One is being hailed as one of the best Toho kaiju movies ever produced. Here's what WB's MonsterVerse can learn from the new film.

Percy Jackson holding a sword from the new Disney+ series, and also looking at a dragon from 2013's Sea of Monsters 1
Percy Jackson: How 2013’s Sea of Monsters Movie Tainted the Franchise’s Legacy

The Lightning Thief was a poor cinematic introduction to Percy Jackson in 2010, but things got worse with Sea of Monsters just a few years later.

The characters of Monsters INC on a tropical beach 1
Monsters, Inc. 2: Disney's Original Plan for a Sequel Titled "Lost in Scaradise"

Although Monsters University hit theaters a decade after the first Monsters, Inc. movie, it was not the first follow-up that was put into development.

Martin Freeman as Bilbo decides to pity Andy Serkis as Gollum in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 1
Lord of the Rings: 10 Fantastic Moments from The Hobbit Trilogy That Prove it's Better Than You Remember

Peter Jackson's Hobbit movies get a lot of hate, but there are many great moments throughout the films that would make even J.R.R. Tolkien proud.

Aquaman being covered in cash 1
DC’s Highest-Grossing Movie Ever is Aquaman, Here’s How That Happened

DC's highest-grossing movie of all time isn't Batman, Superman, or Wonder Woman. Somehow, 2018's Aquaman managed to top them all.

Michael Giacchino's Best Musical Scores, Ranked-1 1
Michael Giacchino's Best Musical Scores, Ranked

Michael Giacchino is one of the most talented composers working in film today. From his work with Pixar to the MCU, here are some of his best scores.

Joaquin Phoenix as Joker, Michael Keaton as Batman in Batman 1989, and Christopher Reeve as Superman in Superman 1978 1
The Top 10 DC Movies (Non-DCEU), Ranked by Box Office Numbers

While the DCEU has produced numerous major hits, many of DC's most successful films have existed beyond the confines of a cinematic universe.

Star Wars- Is the Franchise Relying Too Heavily on its Animated Shows 1
Is Star Wars Relying Too Heavily on its Animated Shows?

With characters like Bo-Katan, Ahsoka, and Thrawn jumping from animation to live-action, Star Wars is becoming reliant on Dave Filoni and animation.

Star Wars- How the Sequel Trilogy Successfully Made the Franchise a Holiday Staple 1
Star Wars: How the Sequel Trilogy Successfully Made the Series a Holiday Staple

With the sequel trilogy, spin-offs like Rogue One and shows like The Mandalorian, the release of new Star Wars stories has become a holiday tradition.

Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron in Star Wars: The Force Awakens 1
Star Wars: Oscar Isaac’s Poe Dameron Had the Potential to Be Great, But Poor Writing Wasted It

Oscar Isaac should have been a great hero in the Star Wars franchise, but the character of Poe Dameron wasn't good enough for an actor of his talents.

Why DC’s Wonder Woman 84 Was Such a Massive Box Office Failure-1 1
Why DC’s Wonder Woman 84 Was Such a Massive Box Office Failure

The sequel to Wonder Woman fell short of recapturing any of the success that the first film did in 2017. Its failure was due to a variety of factors.

Ryan Reynolds as Hal Jordan in Green Lantern 1
Green Lantern: What Was the Original Plan for a Sequel to the 2011 Movie with Ryan Reynolds?

The 2011 Green Lantern film with Ryan Reynolds was terrible, but ideas for its future included the Sinestro Corps and possibly introducing The Flash.

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