Month: September 2019

There are two things that make Wonder Twins #7 really stand out. Its storytelling elegance, and the way it juxtaposes delighting in its own lowbrow humor while also finding grace in those silly jokes. Mark Russell and Stephen Byrne’s book started out as a six-issue mini about the Super Friends twins, whose previous greatest character development
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Released: Out now Certificate: 18 Director: Ari Aster Cast: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Vilhelm Blomgren, William Jackson Harper, Will Poulter Distributor: Entertainment Film If you like this, try… The Ruins In another sun-soaked nightmare, a group of friends finds an ancient Mayan ruin but angers the locals. It took almost three decades for the director’s
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In the recent Damnation storyline, Johnny Blaze got a win so big that it would have worked as his final chapter if Marvel storytelling wasn’t contingent on stories never actually ending. As Ghost Rider, he not only defeated Mephisto on the demon’s home turf, but he’s also taken him off the board and now rules
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A new camera hack reveals that the ghostly figure Lisa, which terrified many players in Hideo Kojima’s P.T., was actually behind you the entire time.  In case you aren’t familiar with P.T. (a title that we called the video game equivalent of The Exorcist), allow us to explain a few things. See, P.T. forces the
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Marvel’s upcoming Disney+ series Hawkeye has found its writer and executive producer in the form of Jonathan Igla, according to THR. Igla is best known for serving as a writer and executive story editor on AMC’s hit series Mad Men. His other TV credits include Masters Of Sex, Pitch, Shut Eye and Sorry For Your Loss. The new series is set to
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This Preacher review contains spoilers. Preacher Season 4 Episode 7  The buildup to the final episodes of Preacher have been, quite frankly, packed with a lot of crazy stuff. For example, Jesse Custer died last week, and he’s buried in the Australian outback this week, much to the chagrin of Cas and Tulip. Granted, on Preacher, death is
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Fortnite seems to be gearing up for another movie crossover, with the appearance of ominous red balloons in the game seeming like a fairly massive clue that It Chapter Two content is coming to the iconic battle royale game. Epic Games hasn’t yet announced the Fortnite/It Chapter Two crossover, but it does seem like a match
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The following contains spoilers for GLOW season 3. GLOW’s spectacular, infectiously energetic first season was surprisingly devoid of LGBTQ characters. Yet in the intervening seasons, it has cultivated queerness in its storytelling in a way that feels organic, honest, and in line with the show’s sensibility. One of the best ways it does this is by
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The Madden NFL series has brought in more than $3 billion in revenue for EA over the last three decades. In that time, the game has transcended both the video game industry and even the man who originally lent it his name. “Madden” to most people these days is not a legendary head coach and
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USA Network was never known for having the sort of prestige dramas that cable networks like FX and AMC have routinely produced, but after the success of idiosyncratic psychological thriller Mr. Robot and anthology mystery series The Sinner, that perception is starting to change. Briarpatch, the new drama series adapted from Ross Thomas’ crime/mystery novel
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With It Chapter Two, screenwriter Gary Dauberman returns to finish the job than he and director/co-writer Andy Muschietti started in 2017, when they adapted one half of Stephen King’s 1,100-page novel for the screen. After telling in It: Chapter One the simultaneously terrifying and sweet-natured story of the Losers Club, seven kids who faced down
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Release Date: Sept. 6, 2019Platform: XBO (reviewed), PCDeveloper: The CoalitionPublisher: MicrosoftGenre: Third-person Shooter If 2016’s Gears of War 4 was the Star Wars: The Force Awakens of the franchise, a sequel hellbent on feeding our nostalgia for the original, then Gears 5 falls squarely in The Last Jedi territory, a follow-up that branches out from an established
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Shared universes are apparently no longer restricted to Marvel and DC blockbusters, at least that’s the notion streaming service Hulu was embracing last December, when it started plans for television series adaptations of multiple John Grisham novels. That’s right, folks, Hulu was conceiving a live-action franchise that was to be called The John Grisham Universe!
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Nintendo will no longer release classic games (which now include NES and SNES titles) on a monthly basis via their Switch Online Service.  The news initially appeared on Nintendo’s Japanese website, but it gradually spread to their US site and other outlets. In a statement to Vooks, Na Nintendo representative said that they do intend
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Margaret Atwood’s upcoming The Handmaid’s Tale follow-up novel The Testaments hasn’t hit shelves yet, but there’s already a TV adaptation of it in the works, according to Deadline. MGM Television and Hulu are developing the project, and are in talks with The Handmaid’s Tale showrunner Bruce Miller about how best to incorporate the story into an extension of the show. MGM’s
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This Killjoys review contains spoilers. Killjoys Season 5 Episode 8 “How exactly do you plan on turning these violent felons into freedom fighters?” Let’s be honest; “Don’t Stop Beweaving” probably doesn’t make the list of best Killjoys’ episodes. That said, as usual, there’s still a lot to like about a chapter that flounders a bit
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The Boys unleashed an unapologetically ultraviolent response to the entertainment industry’s seemingly interminable array of live-action superhero fare with a TV series created by Supernatural and Timeless‘s Eric Kripke, adapting the bleak comic book series from Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. The result was a serial offering that’s already said to be one of the
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PlayStation is releasing a series of special edition covers designed to celebrate some of the PS4’s best exclusives.  It’s called the Only on PlayStation collection, and so far it includes Spider-Man, God of War, Bloodborne, Shadow of the Colossus, The Last of Us Remastered, Horizon Zero Dawn, The Last Guardian, Ratchet and Clank, Uncharted 4,
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Just a few weeks after premiering its first season on Amazon Video, The Boys is already putting its Season 2 cast together. According to Deadline, the latest additions are Timeless stars Goran Visnjic and Claudia Doumit, both of whom have signed up for recurring roles. A note for people who are unfamiliar with the time travel series, Timeless was created
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The trailer for upcoming horror Black Christmas has arrived, and delivers a brand new take on the 1974 slasher classic produced by Jason Blum for Blumhouse Productions. Check it our for some festive horror fun: <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Here’s the synopsis for the film: Just in time for the
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This The Deuce review contains no spoilers. Midway through The Deuce season 3’s first episode, “The Camera Loves You,” former Times Square streetwalker turned arthouse porn director Eileen “Candy” Merrell (Maggie Gyllenhaal) attends the 1985 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. She and producing partner Harvey Wasserman (David Krumholtz) are there to hock their wares –
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Steve Mayles, the creator of the Banjo and Kazooie characters, spoke via Video Game Chronicles about how pleased he is that the characters have been added to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster.  “Now they have returned in Smash, I’ve been surprised by the reception,” says Mayles. “Part of it is being away for so
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Margaret Atwood’s classic dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale was released in 1985 and was adapted into a TV series for Hulu in 2017. Atwood’s long-awaited Handmaid’s Tale sequel, The Testaments, will be released on September 10, 2019. It definitely won’t take 32 years for that to be adapted. Deadline reports that MGM TV and Hulu
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