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Endgame: exploring the MCU’s post-9/11 trauma

Avengers: Endgame has fast become a part of history. With its monumental $1.3 billion opening weekend, the film was nothing short of a cultural event, solidifying the MCU in modern history. Yet in the hype it’s easy to fo...

 
 
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Backwater brutality highlights the new Swamp Thing trailer

Featuring a decidedly-unheroic or grandiose atmosphere, DC has unveiled a proper look at its upcoming Swamp Thing series, produced by James Wan. It actually looks... really quite good! At least, it strikes me as a really fai...

 
 
 
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Contest: Win a Blu-ray copy of Glass

Get into today's contest to win a free Blu-ray copy of Glass! M. Knight Shyamalan's films have always been pretty divisive. That one about nature attacking Mark Wahlberg is pretty blech, but like most people I like The Sixth Sense. Mos...

 
 
 
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Review: Shazam!

Shazam, or Captain Marvel if you're a classic DC fan like myself, is a hero that doesn't get as much of the spotlight as he deserves. The character is celebrating his 80th birthday this year and there was a point in time that he was more po...

 
 
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Marvel's Runaways renewed for season 3 by Hulu

Fans of the television side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are likely still reeling from the total purge of Marvel shows off of Netflix, but everything seems hunky-dory on Hulu. Marvel's lead show on the streaming service, teen drama Runa...

 
 
 
 
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Review: The Umbrella Academy

Imagine this: one day, you’re a person who’s totally not pregnant, not even a drop, minding your own biz-ness, enjoying some beach weather, and then, wham-o, the next and you’re full-term about to burst, like Jesus or...

 
 
 
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Review: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

The story of Spider-Man has been told a number of times through different mediums, but animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse may be the first Spidey movie to admit it. Not only does this movie own that fact, but it makes this the ...

 
 
 
 
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Alan Tudyk joins Doom Patrol as Mr. Nobody

Doom Patrol, DC Comics' upcoming television series, has landed Alan Tudyk as the villainous Mr. Nobody. Tudyk is well known for both his traditional roles, and those using performance capture. Tudyk is just as comfortable playing K-2SO in R...

 
 
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Take a week off work and watch every MCU film in IMAX

Life got you stressed? Can't make your car payment? Need a place to lie low while the feds search your house? Well, Marvel has you covered. In conjunction with Disney and IMAX, Marvel is bringing every film in the MCU to IMAX screens in a w...

 
 
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CW adding to Batman bonanza with new Batwoman show

One of my most vivid memories as a 6-year-old was watching an episode of the oft-overlooked The New Batman Adventures. Titlled “Over the Edge,” a supremely scary looking Scarecrow smacks Batgirl off a skyscraper, causing her t...

 
 
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Review: Batman Ninja

While the MCU has dominated theatres for the past decade, DC has been putting out a constant stream of animated movies. Most of their animated movies are adaptations of classic DC stories and if I'm being perfectly honest here, most of them...

 
 
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Spider-Man sequel goes across the atlantic

Infinity War is nearly here, and don't you worry, it's good. But before that colossal superhero showdown hits theaters, you might be wondering how Spider-Man will fare in all of that chaos and destruction. If today's news is any indication,...

 
 




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Toy Story 4"An existential nightmare (for kids!)"

 

Jessica Jones Season 3"What is your truth?"

 

Men in Black: "Oh, they have crap overseas too!"

 

The Dead Don't Die"Shambling wreck or full of brains?"

 

Shaft"Shut cho mouth!"

 

Diamantino"Ignorance is bliss"

 

The Fall of the American Empire"Big ideas, bad ideas, muddled ideas"

 

The Secret Life of Pets 2"A move with the attention spa... SQUIRREL!"

 

Dark Phoenix"Rising from ashes or better off soot?"

 

The Last Black Man in San Francisco"An ode to a home slipping out of grasp"

 

Changeland"Seth Green goes to Thailand"

 

Rocketman"I'm still standing"

 

Godzilla: King of the Monsters"Call me when they add Jet Jaguar"

 

The Cleaning Lady"Expect the expected"

 

Rondo"A little blood never hurts"

 

Free Trip To Egypt"Not a ploy to sell you into sex slavery"

 

Domino"Line 'em up"

 

The Perfection"A blood and vomit duet"

 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Episode 3 - "Fear and Loathing..."A weird space comedy you didn't know you wanted"

 

Aladdin"Touch nothing but the lamp!"

 

Brightburn"What if Superman was evil, but also boring?"

 

Made in Abyss: Wandering Twilight"May your journey overflow with curses and blessings"