Games

This My Hero Academia review contains spoilers. “The strong spirit…of a successor.” A major problem that can arise when anime enter “Tournament Arcs” is the fatigue that sets in from constant action that’s manufactured and doesn’t have any actual buildup or emotional connection between the fighters. My Hero Academia is at least able to keep
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This feature contains Tenet spoilers. I think this is the end of a beautiful friendship. Those are the (near) final words of the ever wry Neil in Tenet. Riffing on the last line of dialogue from another Warner Bros. film, Michael Curtiz’s Casablanca, it’s a wink and a nudge from Christopher Nolan toward classic Hollywood
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Warning: contains spoilers for the Line of Duty series six finale In preparation for Line of Duty series six, production designer Gillian Devenney and creator Jed Mercurio discussed the character of Detective Superintendent Ian Buckells. An over-promoted dolt around whom smarter officers run rings, how would DSU Buckells decorate his office? Golf was the answer. “The decision to feature
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This The Handmaid’s Tale review contains spoilers. With all the emphasis on escape in The Handmaid’s Tale, it’s easy to forget that assholes are by no means a Gilead-exclusive. From the fake clinic attempting to scare Janine into keeping an unwanted pregnancy, to the fake rescue by a guerrilla leader who demanded sex in exchange for food, ‘Milk’ reminded us
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While Legendary Pokémon and the cutest Pokémon understandably steal most of the attention in New Pokémon Snap, the real stars of the show from a narrative standpoint are the six Illumina Pokémon hidden throughout the game. These guardians of the Lental region play vital roles New Pokémon Snap’s plot, but just because they’ve been cast
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Find romance and adventure in this month’s most buzz-worthy YA reads. Mister Impossible by Maggie Stiefvater Type: Novel Publisher: Scholastic Press Release date: May 18 Den of Geek says: Stiefvater’s wildly popular magical realism niche has just grown since the beginning of the The Raven Boys series. The second in the follow-up series, Mister Impossible
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This article contains Tenet spoilers. Tenet is now streaming on HBO Max, and with its arrival comes a lot of the old questions and debates around the film. Questions such as “How does Inversion actually work?,” “What was the Algorithm?,” and “What was even happening in that opening scene?” have all been reopened for a
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This article contains Tenet spoilers. You can read our spoiler-free review here. Christopher Nolan has a reputation for making complicated, hard to understand movies, but in all honesty, that reputation is unearned. In Memento, the scenes filmed in color are running in reverse order, the scenes filmed in black and white are running forwards, and
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One of the most ironclad scheduling rules in pop culture is that no May 4 should come and go without a new bit of Star Wars lore to entertain us. Thanks to Disney+, this May 4 should be particularly celebratory. With its list of new releases for May 2021, Disney+ is bringing Star Wars: The
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The author of The Martian returns and the far future gets messy in this month’s science fiction offerings. Here are some of the science fiction books we’re most looking forward to in May 2021… Top New Science Fiction Books in April 2021 Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir Type: NovelRelease date: May 4Publisher: Ballantine Books
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This Shadow and Bone article contains spoilers. Netflix’s Shadow and Bone is a sweeping fantasy epic that includes everything from an elite magical subclass (Grisha) that can manipulate the matter in surrounding elements and physical material, to a war-torn kingdom struggling to destroy a growing swath of literal darkness, and a girl whose heretofore undiscovered
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This article contains The Falcon and the Winter Soldier spoilers. The Marvel Cinematic Universe giveth and the Marvel Cinematic Universe taketh away. The MCU proper’s first foray into scripted television resulted in the magical, near-perfect WandaVision, a thoughtful exploration of grief and trauma that finally elevated one of the franchise’s most oft-neglected characters. Its second
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