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One of the most interesting parts of a fighting game storyline is when someone disappears between installments. Yes, these are narratives based entirely on violent heroes and villains kicking the crap out of each other for the fate of the world, so it’s easy to assume that neglected characters have simply met their ends. But
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Ever wonder what effect a crosstown might have on vampires? Netflix’s upcoming horror comedy is an educational look at an urban problem. There’s a lot of things happening in the neighborhood right now. Keep your eyes open. That may sound vague, but the new Vampires vs. the Bronx trailer is about a silent threat: gentrification.
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Warning: contains major Utopia spoilers With newly invented characters and a whole new world wrapped around bad guys/pragmatic planet savers The Harvest (the US version of The Network), Gillian Flynn’s Utopia makes considerable changes to the Channel 4 original. It’s faithful though, in most of the ways that matter – Jessica Hyde, the unforgettable Arby,
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Admit it—we all think it’d be fun to reenact an Ocean’s 11 heist in real life. To be part of a close-knit team, executing a brilliant score, getting one over on capitalism whether in the form of an evil corporation or a single individual so unfairly rich that you have to make up a word
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The following contains some light spoilers for Utopia. The more common question in Utopia might be “Where is Jessica Hyde?” but “Who is Jessica Hyde?” is just as pressing. Is she friend or foe? Protagonist or antagonist? In the Amazon series, she’s both the star of a mysterious comic book that foretells viruses, biowarfare and
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If you were concerned about there being a content drought in August due to the coronavirus pandemic shutting down Hollywood, you were…absolutely right in those concerns. For its new releases in August 2020, Hulu is following Apple, Disney, and even Peacock’s lead in taking things nice and slowly. The vast majority of the notable offerings
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As a TV series, Psych is like one of those frozen yogurt chains where the wall is ringed with different flavors and you can keep pulling levers for whatever combination you want. There are the Shawn/Gus episodes, the “Shawn’s psychic lie is threatened” episodes, the increasingly genius and lovingly rendered (often ‘80s-tastic) tributes, and the
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Hamilton is a phenomenon. That word gets thrown around frequently in the media, but in regards to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s compelling reimagining of the American Revolution, it’s true. By blending rap and hip hop rhythms with jazz and Broadway melody, and the history of America’s founding with a diverse cast of marginalized demographics who for centuries
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Walter Mercado gave almost half the world their daily horoscopes, drawing 120 million Latinx viewers to their televisions every evening. Each of the astrologer’s fans got a personal reading which resonated with them, even though they shared their sign’s message with millions of others. Walter didn’t even have to consult his ephemeris. Mucho Mucho Amor,
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This Perry Mason review contains spoilers. Perry Mason Episode 4 Perry Mason’s “Chapter Four” is a long denouement for the Emily Dodson (Gayle Rankin) legal team. The woman who has been accused of, at the very least, conspiring to aid in the kidnapping which led to the death of her child, is running out of
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The Umbrella (ella ella…) Academy is back and this time our super siblings have found themselves in Dallas in the Sixties. Not only that, but they’ve brought the apocalypse with them! Check out the trailer here… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Scattered throughout the Sixties, Klaus (who seems to
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Ultraman is making waves in America! After the announcements of a new film, comic series, and home media Blu-ray sets, the hero from the sky has one more trick up his Ultra sleeve. If you’ve been wanting to check out the history of Ultraman now is your time! Shout! Factory alongside Mill Creek Entertainment (who’ve
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1. It’s funny No, we mean, Doom Patrol is laugh-out-loud-whilst-staring-at-the-TV-screen-in-utter-bewilderment-funny. What show can get away with a scene in which a superhero who controls his powers by flexing his muscles accidentally flexes the wrong muscle and renders an entire town to climax at the same time?! 2. It’s meta This mainly comes from supervillain Mr
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Creator: Greg Rucka (writer) and Leandro Fernandez (illustrator) Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood Cast: Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli Running Time: 118 mins Imagine if you couldn’t die? No… we mean… really think about it. It would be awful, wouldn’t it? Out-living everyone you love, not being able to make meaningful connections…
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The ending of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s epic American history musical, Hamilton, is easy enough to understand. As any product of the American education system (or anyone familiar with the SNL Digital Short “Lazy Sunday”) can tell you, the story of Alexander Hamilton ends with his death in a duel against political rival Aaron Burr.  And that’s
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