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Could Keanu Reeves be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Look, we all love Keanu Reeves, right? There are the memes and breathtaking public appearances and work like the John Wick films are a lot of fun and do well at the box office. He is, in every sense of the term, a movie star. But for many o...

 
 
 
 
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Krypton to get a spin-off Lobo TV show on Syfy

It appears that Krypton, the Syfy television show about Superman's home world, is still a thing and so much of a thing that the show is getting its first spin-off. The series introduced Lobo, the foul-mouthed space biker, last season and he...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Brightburn

There's an interesting concept behind Brightburn. We take the Superman myth and instead of him being instilled with good morals by two wonderful Kansans he turns out evil instead. There's so much to unpack in that concept. Debates about nat...

 
 
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The Tick cancelled by Amazon after season 2

Damn it. Stupid streaming services.  Amazon today announced that The Tick, the latest television adaptation of the classic comic series, will not be picked up for a third season. As for reasons, they listed a hatred of darkly comic TV ...

 
 
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Celebrate X-Men Day with a slew of videos and posters

I bet you woke up today thinking gosh-darn, it's Monday isn't it? Wrong! How could you be so wrong! It's not Monday, it's X-Men Day! That's right, 20th Century Fox have deemed today a holiday on which we celebrate all things mutant, and rea...

 
 
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Batwoman teaser is all about dat cape

Normally I'd open up with some quip about the most recent happenings in the CW's Arrowverse (do we have to rename it now), but I am so far behind on all the shows that I barely know what's going on. I mean, I know that Batwoman is joining ...

 
 
 
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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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Review: Avengers: Endgame

"Avengers assemble" is a stupid line. Actually, it's a stupid line when spoken out loud. In comics it's a great line. You've got the alliteration of the two As lining up in print. It rolls across the eyes when read and you can do some great...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Dwayne Johnson teases filming of Shazam! spin-off, Black Adam

Dwayne Johnson has been attached to play Black Adam, Shazam's counterpart in the comic books, for nearly a decade. Johnson has been integral in bringing Shazam and Black Adam to the big screen in a devout way that's almost as impressive as ...

 
 
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The New Mutants might actually hit theaters this summer

Post-merger Fox and Disney have taken to the CinemaCon stage to reveal their upcoming slate of films, and one surprise listing is for The New Mutants, an X-Men spinoff that Fox began working on before a possible Disney buyout was a twinkle ...

 
 
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Avengers: Endgame character posters have a lot of characters

If there's anything to admire about the Avengers: Endgame marketing campaign, it's the lack of action and the focus on character. You can chalk that up to the intense secrecy that is always involved in Marvel Studios projects, but the fact ...

 
 
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See Shazam! early and free

Want to see Shazam! before anyone... no, wait. They did that super early screening thing. Plus, our review is already up. Still, not that many people saw it then so do you want to see Shazam! before most other people and for free?...

 
 
 
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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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Arrow will end its run after 8-episode season 10

The CW's Arrowverse shows were the best thing you could watch based on DC Comics for a very long time. Hell, for a while there they were the best comic book TV you could watch period. And it all started with Arrow, which is now coming to an...

 
 
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Review: Captain Marvel

Think about this: two of the last three Marvel movies weren't just great action films, but landmark events in modern cinema. Black Panther was a Best Picture nominee that set off a cultural celebration and addressed social issues that ...

 
 
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Will Smith's time with Suicide Squad is dead... shot

WB and DC sure know how to get their movies going, don't they? From director switches to drastic re-edits, we've seen it all. And now one of the headlining stars of Suicide Squad will not be returning. Variety is reporting that Will Sm...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Birds of Prey gets its first Hot Topic infused teaser

The current state of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) seems to be in a state of flux. With the critical and commercial failures of Batman v. Superman and Justice League, compared to the extremely lucrative solo films like Aquaman and Wonder...

 
 
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First trailer for Amazon's The Boys gives away almost nothing

Garth Ennis' comic The Boys is one of those comics everyone tells you to read because it's just so damn good. That's probably why Amazon scooped it up to be a superhero TV show. That and the more superhero content you can put out the better...

 
 
 
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Deadpool cartoon may still be happening but no Donald Glover

Donald Glover's Deadpool cartoon would have been amazing. Sure, we didn't see anything of it aside from a test and Glover's hilarious takedown of its cancellation but I can guarantee it would have been the best. Sadly, we don't get nice thi...

 
 
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Netflix's second season of Punisher will land in January

The writing is on the wall for the Netflix's Marvel shows, but that doesn't mean that the ones that were in production before the great culling began won't be coming out. Both Punisher and Jessica Jones still have seasons coming,...

 
 
 




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The Third Wife"Fate has the upper hand."

 

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!"

 
 
 
 
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