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Warning: contains spoilers for Battlestar Galactica, Chernobyl, Line of Duty, Ozark, The Handmaid’s Tale, The Knick, Lovecraft Country and Succession. Considering that most of us watch TV to relax, it’s remarkable how many shows leave us adrenalin-flooded, with hearts beating like hummingbird wings. It’s TV characters’ fault; those guys never know when to stop. They’re
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This article contains spoilers for Outer Banks season 2. Outer Banks season 2 took us on an adventure from the small barrier island off the coast of North Carolina to the Carribean island of Nassau, Bahamas. After John B avoided capture in the OBX, he and Sarah laid low in Nassau until they made money
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The GameCube arguably marks the end of the infamous “Nintendo Hard” era of Nintendo’s game design philosophy. As the company (and their partners) explored new technologies and new ideas, developing absurdly difficult games simply became less of a priority. However, that doesn’t mean that the GameCube’s library lacks truly difficult games. If anything, a select
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This article contains spoilers for Marvel’s Loki. Are you ready to ponder What If…? Some lucky people have already done so by getting early access to the first few episodes of Marvel’s upcoming animated series, and they’ve now taken to Twitter to voice their thoughts on the show before it debuts. Reactions for the latest
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The summer movie season may be winding down but Amazon Prime still has a hit or two up its sleeve in August 2021. Amazon’s list new arrivals this month is highlighted by EVANGELION:3.0+1.01 THRICE UPON A TIME. That may be a mouthful of a name but it’s a big deal in the anime world. The
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While the other streaming services set up recurring franchises, Hulu has opted to get a bit more experimental with its original offerings in August 2021. Hulu’s list of new releases this month is highlighted by three original series concepts with promise. Reservation Dogs premieres on August 9. Co-created by Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok), this story
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1987’s Final Fantasy deserves all the credit it can get for helping popularize the JRPG genre (especially in the West), expanding the scope of NES titles, and kicking off an all-time great franchise, but was it really the first JRPG ever made?  To help answer that question, we first have to define what a JRPG
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Just past the halfway point in the documentary Mr. Soul!, poet Felipe Luciano calls Ellis Haizlip “the most effective, insidious revolutionary that I have ever met.” It isn’t meant as a specific accolade, but it is a badge of honor for a man who honored the true meaning of sedition. Subversion in the arts is
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HBO Max’s Batgirl movie has finally started to take shape with last week’s casting of Leslie Grace as its central debutante vigilante, Barbara Gordon. Moreover, the other crucial element in the film’s dynamic was recently revealed by THR, which reports that J.K. Simmons will play the character’s father/foil, Commissioner James Gordon, reprising his role from
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And just like that the blockbuster streaming era got a lot more complicated.  Black Widow star and longtime Marvel Cinematic Universe actress Scarlett Johansson filed a lawsuit against Disney on Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court. The claim alleges that her contract was breached when Disney released Black Widow on Disney+ in addition to its
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Dell recently shocked gamers everywhere by updating the listings for many of their Alienware brand gaming PCs with this warning that notes those models can not currently be shipped to California and five other U.S. states: “This product cannot be shipped to the states of California, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, Vermont, or Washington due to power
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The Lord of the Rings Trilogy’s $2.9 billion collective worldwide gross and 17 Academy Award wins (one of which was for Best Picture,) certainly make a case for the 2001-2003 films being the product of a winning formula, both production-wise and plot-wise. However, the process of getting the grandiose, once-unfathomable project off the ground naturally
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Despite his exit from Warner Bros’ big-screen DC movie universe, director Zack Snyder isn’t done with shared universes just yet. And while his tenure as the creative lead of the DCEU, which culminated with this year’s Snyder Cut of Justice League, may have been polarizing to say the least, the Army of the Dead director
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The very first Marvel movie (no, the assorted TV movies of the 1970s and 1980s don’t count, nor does the 1944 Captain America movie serial), 1986’s Howard the Duck turns 35 on August 1. That’s 35 years since the notorious, George Lucas produced movie featuring Steve Gerber’s iconoclastic and subversive Marvel Comics character flopped hard
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At this weekend’s Comic-Con@Home virtual Doctor Who panel, showrunner Chris Chibnall was asked for one word to describe the next series, and he said ‘swarm’. Chibnall – and there’s a joke here in the comments section if you want it – knows exactly what he’s doing. So, most obvious idea first: is Chris Chibnall, embarking
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