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This article contains spoilers for Brooklyn Nine-Nine season 8 episodes 7 and 8. The uneven final season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine continues this week with two episodes that feel like by-the-numbers installments that do little to dramatically improve the feeling that Season 8 has been a disappointment. By trying to serve two masters — responsibly telling
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Go beyond the blockbusters to today’s smartest, most exciting science fiction novels and novellas. Here are our top picks for September 2021: The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Vol 2, edited by Jonathan Strahan Type: AnthologyPublisher: Gallery/Saga PressRelease date: Sept. 28 Den of Geek says: It’s exactly what it says on the tin. Today’s top authors
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Through much of 2021, streaming service Disney+ has been Marvel’s domain. That’ll happen when you premiere WandaVision, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, Loki, and What If…? within eight months of one another. With the Disney+ list of new releases for September 2021, however, Disney’s other big franchise is striking back. Star Wars: Visions is
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The summer movie season may be winding down, but HBO Max is keeping the movie ball rolling in September 2021. HBO Max’s list of new releases this month is heavy on the film side of things – both in library and original offerings. Two Warner Bros. films of note arrive this month. The James Wan-directed
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This Evil review contains spoilers. Evil Season 2 Episode 7 Moving from the networks to the more risk-taking Paramount+ brings more fun and experimentation to Evil season 2. Episode 7, “S Is for Silence,” takes its title seriously, but also humorously, as the series presents its first entry into the silent genre of visual storytelling.
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Platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, or HBO Max can be a good one-stop shop for your media needs, but if you’re a fan of East Asian media and are looking for a deeper library of content, then there are more focused platforms in which to consider investing your time and money. British drama fans have
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This article contains minor spoilers for The Protégé and Nikita. The TV landscape has always been ahead of movies when it comes to giving women—and other underrepresented identities—a shot. This is probably because there has traditionally been less money to be made on TV, so the rich, mostly white men who rule Hollywood have left
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Admit it, the moment you heard Willem Dafoe’s familiar Green Goblin cackle in the Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer you smiled. The legendary character actor isn’t even seen on screen, yet the sight of his pumpkin bomb from 2002’s Spider-Man and the sound of his laugh were a blast of sweet, sweet nostalgia. So much
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In retrospect, it was poetic that the now-arrived Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer preemptively leaked in a dimensionally-layered video of someone watching a video on his phone. After all, the genuine article—highlighted by the confirmed continuity-crossing return of Alfred Molina’s Spider-Man 2 villain, Doctor Octopus—has engulfed the Wall-Crawler’s various cinematic continuities like a set of
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Like most Marvel Studios offerings, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is a peculiar but polished amalgam of subverted genre tropes, dazzling action sequences, and heartfelt character moments that is ultimately meant to feed the larger MCU monster. But more importantly, it’s a cultural milestone for Asian and AAPI audiences, who have been
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Despite facing several lawsuits and serious allegations of a sexist, toxic work culture where women and marginalized workers have felt unsafe and/or mistreated, Activision Blizzard has gone ahead and announced the next Call of Duty game anyway. It’s called Call of Duty: Vanguard and it releases on Nov. 5. The new installment, which is being
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