Month: September 2019

Deadly Premonition 2 was quietly confirmed during the loaded Nintendo Direct that also featured Overwatch, the Jedi Knight games, and SNES games coming to Switch Online. While it may not be quite as high-profile as some of those announcements, the fact that we’re getting a sequel to Deadly Premonition is one of the most pleasant surprises
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The classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale gets an even more grim retelling in Oz Perkins’ upcoming horror film Gretel & Hansel. Check out the trailer and poster now: <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: The story you know hides a dark secret. From visionary director
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This article contains spoilers for Doctor Who, including books and audioplays. It originally ran on Den of Geek UK. You know the description “Doctor-ish,” pertaining to the title character in the long-running BBC TV series Doctor Who? It feels slightly nebulous, defined circularly by virtue of literally anything they do potentially matching this description. Yet,
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Superpowered stories tends to focus on the external powers more than the internal when it comes to powers. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Sometimes you gotta run before you can walk. You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry. (Bruce isn’t talking about the emotional repercussions of pissing someone off here.) Enter The
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Amazon’s mysterious – purportedly billion-dollar-budgeted – Lord of the Rings TV series will take place before the events of Peter Jackson’s movies. Setting the tone for the prequel to J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy, the first two episodes will be directed by J.A. Bayona, who helmed Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, as the latest news
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“A fairy tale has a way of getting into your head,” promises the new Gretel & Hansel trailer. “Even before you hear it.” Directed by Osgood Perkins (The Blackcoat’s Daughter, I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House), the upcoming adaptation of the classic cautionary story from the Brothers Grimm looks like it
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To celebrate the release of The Doctors: The Paul McGann Years, we have copies of the DVD to give away to three lucky winners. For your chance to win, answer the question at the bottom of the page. Here’s more about The Doctors: The Paul McGann Years: A new double-DVD release in the highly regarded series exploring
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Nickelodeon’s The Loud House is getting a spinoff.  Titled The Casagrandes, the animated series follows Ronnie Anne, an 11-year-old girl who moves to the city with her mom and older brother to live with their extended multigenerational Mexican-American family.  The series will reintroduce characters first seen in the 2017 special, “The Loudest Mission: Relative Chaos.”
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Michael Clayton and Nightcrawler producer Jennifer Fox has made a deal with Euphoria‘s production company, A24, to develop a new adaptation of Ursula Le Guin’s best-selling Earthsea books for TV (via Deadline). Fox was originally looking at turning the Earthsea series into a string of films, but has changed direction to target the small screen.
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Warning: This article contains spoilers for the ending of 2018’s Tomb Raider. We liked 2018’s Tomb Raider more than most, especially its promising ending, which saw Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) figuring out that her late father’s business partner, Ana Miller (Kristin Scott Thomas), is behind the mysterious Trinity organization that is looking to take over
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Released: Out now Creator: René Echevarria, Travis Beacham Cast: Cara Delevingne, Orlando Bloom, Tamzin Merchant, David Gyasi, Jared Harris, Indira Varma Distributor: Amazon Studios If you like this, try… American Gods Like Carnival Row, American Gods is an ambitious fantasy thriller that mixes violence, sex and mythology. In the fantasy world of Carnival Row, tensions between
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A good adaptation will make you reexamine (or reevaluate) the source material. This is why Doom Patrol will endure as a great TV show. It revelled in its comic book-iness in a way that no other comics TV show would ever dare, and amplified the things about the comics that made them so unique. Gerard
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Actor and former WWE star Dave Bautista will appear in Gears 5 as a special playable character who is scheduled to be added to the game on September 15.  Bautista confirmed his appearance in the game by sending out a tweet that included the words “It’s about damn time.” That’s seemingly a reference to his vocal
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Let’s try a pitch: A streaming half-hour animated series from Raphael Bob-Waksberg and Kate Purdy that tackles the monotony of adult life, the burden of relationships, the trauma we inherit from our families, mental illness, and depression. So basically, Bojack Horseman, you might say. Not quite. A talking horse doesn’t even begin to touch the
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Release Date: August 29, 2019 Platform: iOS, Android Developer: DeNA Publisher: Nintendo Genre: RPG Pokémon Masters has launched on mobile devices, and the big question is this: will this new game reach the same mass audience, and make as much bank, as Pokémon Go has? It’ll take some time to get an answer to that question, of course, which leaves us with another quandary to
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It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Terrance Dicks, fondly known to many Doctor Who fans as ‘Uncle Terry’. A prolific writer, who wrote hundreds of books and worked extensively in television both genre and mainstream, he was best known and loved for his work on Doctor Who, first as
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Netflix’s latest sci-fi series The I-Land looks like a bargain bin Lost-meets-The Hunger Games rip-off in its first trailer… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> It might be good though. Everyone loves a CG shark. Here’s the synopsis for the series: Chosen… tested… a group of strangers will soon find out that paradise
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This The Terror review contains spoilers. The Terror Season 2 Episode 4 The Terror: Infamy finally starts to come together as a horror show in “The Weak Are Meat,” a grotesque episode that sees several characters fall victim to the yurei haunting Chester Nakayama and the rest of the Terminal Islanders. While the horror continues
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Robotech: Remix is fast approaching and fans are beyond hype. Following up on the events of Robotech: Event Horizon, Robotech: Remix will shift the focus onto Dana Sterling, the main character from the Masters Saga of the franchise. This is the first time in quite a long time a Masters character has gotten the spotlight
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This Righteous Gemstones review contains spoilers. The Righteous Gemstones Episode 3 At the beginning of The Righteous Gemstones’ “They Are Weak, But He Is Strong,” Baby Billy Freeman (Walton Goggins, in his second collaboration with Danny McBride) tell his much younger wife, “Aunt” Tiffany, that they’re about to enter a much larger world. The pair are preparing
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The Matrix came to us courtesy of two largely unknown creators. It wasn’t based on a comic, novel, or TV series, and it wasn’t a remake/reboot. Yet, somehow the studio managed to sell people on the movie based on an ambiguous marketing campaign that refused to reveal just what the movie was about. It’s the
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