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This War of the Worlds review contains spoilers. Mechanicals! “Bob” aside, those robo-machine-gun-killer-dog-cyborg-bastards haven’t had a proper name since they first skittered out of their spaceships to pick off humanity’s dregs. Now we finally know what to call them – not that calling them is in any way advisable; running and hiding is a far safer option. 
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All week long, the official Doctor Who channels have been teasing a surprise guest for this weekend’s Comic-Con@Home panel. While many were expecting to see a returning favourite or revived character from series past, the answer turned out to a brand new addition for series 13: Game of Thrones and Broadchurch actor Jacob Anderson. Anderson will play new character Vinder in
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This Evil review contains spoilers. Evil Season 2 Episode 6 Hands in the air. Dueling procedurals get arrested for resisting the officers on Evil season 2, episode 6, “C Is for Cop. This is one of the most harrowing episodes of the series on many fronts. The monster of the week is not a demon
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South Korea is one of the world’s biggest exporters of popular culture. From K-pop to K-dramas, Parasite to BTS, the East Asian country knows how to reach an international audience. Korean TV, especially K-dramas, have long been of interest to western markets, but it’s no longer just the Korean diaspora or romance drama fans underserved
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John Gotti got his nickname, “The Teflon Don,” because it took forever for lawyers to get charges to stick. Armand Assante, the actor who played the iconic New York City outlaw in HBO’s original crime film Gotti: The Rise and Fall of a Real Life Mafia Don, is also in for the long haul. Assante
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Sports stories have traditionally belonged to the movies. Something about the rhythms of competition, in which an athlete or team trains, plays, and then either wins or loses, is a natural fit for the film world’s three act structure. Television, with its multiple episodes and seasons, is often more discursive and therefore less viable for
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The first crush I ever had was on David Bowie’s Goblin King from Labyrinth. He was a big haired, pale skinned other worldly bad boy who wanted to keep teenage Sarah with him forever despite being vastly older than her. I was 9. So I get Twilight. Based on the series written by Mormon Stephenie
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The upcoming release of Aliens: Fireteam Elite is not only a reminder of the surprisingly interesting history of Alien video game adaptations but an excuse to celebrate 1986’s Aliens sometimes overlooked status as arguably the most influential movie in video game history. In fact, Aliens changed gaming so much that it’s almost tempting to retroactively
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A teaser at the end of Doctor Who festive special ‘Revolution of the Daleks‘ introduced the audience to John Bishop, freshly cast as new companion Dan and due to appear alongside Mandip Gill and Jodie Whittaker in the show’s upcoming 13th season. John Bishop is very well known in his native United Kingdom, mostly for
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This Evil review contains spoilers. Evil Season 2 Episode 5 We stumble right into the action on Evil season 2, episode 5, “Z Is for Zombie.” Grainy film footage captures tattered young people fleeing slow-moving zombies, the kind which annoy the younger generation of the genre’s fans. Kristen’s (Katja Herbers) daughter Lila (Skylar Gray) is
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Warning: contains spoilers for Baptiste series 2 episode 1. As much as they need keen instincts and a signature coat, TV detectives also need personal tragedy. In The Missing, Det. Julien Baptiste’s was his daughter Sara’s heroin addiction. Series one showed Baptiste peeling himself away from the case of missing child Oliver Hughes to visit his own child,
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Thirty-five years ago, James Cameron’s Aliens opened in theaters, stunning audiences and surprising even the most jaded critics. Here was a much belated sequel to a Hollywood blockbuster that was seven years old—and at a time when sequels were synonymous with soulless cash grabs. Yet in so many ways, Cameron’s follow-up took the ideas introduced
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This article contains Loki spoilers. Marvel’s Loki is many things at various points over the course of its six-episode run: A Philosophy 101 debate about determinism, a rumination on the existence of free will, a Doctor Who-style meditation on the interconnected messiness of time, a buddy cop romp through all of known reality, and the
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