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In His Dark Materials, Lyra Uncovers a Major Secret… and So Do We

His Dark Materials has no intention of slowing down. The sophomore episode of the new Philip Pullman adaptation continues to raise the stakes, with Lyra on a mission to find Roger and snuff out the truth about Mrs. Coulter. Through all the conspiracies, investigations, and ultimate betrayals, His Dark Materials also includes a major departure from the books – one that might be the smartest choice the series ever makes. Read More >>

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You’re Damn Right Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk, and Moon Knight Will Be in the MCU Movies Too

As the Marvel Cinematic Universe prepares for Phase 4 with The Eternals, a new crop of heroes are rising over on Disney’s streaming service. But don’t take that to mean those characters are being sidelined on the small screen. According to Marvel’s chief creative officer Kevin Feige, the shows are only the beginning. Read More >>

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Sonic the Hedgehog Makes His Second Debut in Ridiculously Fun Trailer

Sonic the Hedgehog is back – and this time, he’s adorable. The latest trailer for Paramount Pictures’ Sonic the Hedgehog has arrived, trading “badass” one-liners for silly gags and showing off the redesign that was worth the wait. Read More >>

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Well… Shirt

Talk about a cliffhanger! The Good Place is approaching the end of the experiment, and up until now it’s been anyone’s guess whether our four subjects managed to save humanity. However, some last-minute hijinks and even more shocking reveals mean eternity might be forked. Read More >>

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A New His Dark Materials Trailer Teases the Rest of Season One, Including (Hell Yeah) a Bear Fight

His Dark Materials has finally debuted on BBC and HBO, introducing folks to Lyra Belacqua (Dafne Keen) and the weird and wonderful world she inhabits. But there’s still plenty more story to tell in the first season...including that thing you all know we’re here for. That’s right: The bear fight. Read More >>

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His Dark Materials is Off to a Great Start

His Dark Materials is not an easy story to adapt. The trilogy from Philip Pullman is full of breathtaking sights, sounds, and emotions that only work on the page. In some ways, the HBO and BBC adaptation was never going to measure up. But the debut episode is trying its hardest, and the result is something to celebrate. Read More >>

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You’re Not Ready for She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Season 4

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power’s latest story can be summed up in one word: tense. Season four throws our heroes and villains into the lion’s den, tearing friendships apart without offering easy solutions, and leaves us to figure out whether we’re okay with it. It may be hard to watch, but it’s worth it. Read More >>

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George R.R. Martin Says He Might Write for House of the Dragon… After Winds of Winter Is Done

For those hoping to see George R.R. Martin return to A Song of Ice and Fire on the small screen, there’s hope. Read More >>

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How Horror Movies Get Around Mobile Phones

Mobile phones have changed the way people think, act, and communicate. They’ve also been hell on the horror genre. Smartphones have rendered many classic horror movie tropes ridiculous, or even implausible. However, they’ve also provided opportunities to scare us in new and inventive ways. Let’s look at where modern horror has succeeded, and failed, to enter the digital age. Read More >>

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The Good Place Returns to Not Hell so Jason Can Rescue His ‘Not a Girl’

It’s hard to run The Good Place without Good Janet, so last week Michael and Jason decided to go on a daring mission to bring her back from the Bad Place – leaving Eleanor, Tahani and, yes, even Derek trying to keep their struggling experiment afloat. Read More >>

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The Writer Behind the Are You Afraid of the Dark? Reboot on the Fine Art of Scaring Kids

Kids are tough and can handle a lot more than we sometimes give them credit for, but that doesn’t mean you can simply pop on a DVD of The Exorcist and leave the room. According to BenDavid Grabinski, the writer of the new Are You Afraid of the Dark? series, there’s one specific thing you need to tell a good horror story for kids. It’s not a scary clown... although that’s always a plus. Read More >>

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Here Are 2019’s Most Awful Halloween Costumes

Spooky times are back, and you know what that means: ‘Tis the season for bad Halloween costumes! Cosplay and nerd culture have become more mainstream and while that means some awesome costumes, so too do we see an increase in badly made knockoffs. Some of them are supposed to be “sexy,” others funny, but they usually end up just being plain bad. We’re looking at the worst of the worst of 2019. Read More >>

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Marvel Is Bringing Black Widow, Hawkeye, and Star-Lord to the Podcasting World

Listen up, because Marvel stories are heading to your ears (again). Marvel has announced it’s working on a new series of podcasts about some of its most famous superheroes, which will debut on SiriusXM and Pandora. Read More >>

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The Purge TV Show is an American Story That Aims to Warn Us About American Violence

The Purge is a franchise that equally indulges in patriotism and horrific violence, taking place in a country where mass shootings and domestic terrorism have become a common threat. That’s a very difficult line to walk without feeling like you’re exploiting the very thing you’re commenting on. Gizmodo asked the folks behind The Purge’s second season how they use the show to make a statement on American violence. Read More >>

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Vin Diesel’s Bloodshot Trailer Promises Bloody Revenge and a Billion Baby Robots

The first trailer for Bloodshot has arrived, and Vin Diesel (looking very Vin Diesel) is on a mission to avenge his lost love, aided only by his desire for payback...and one billion nanobots. Read More >>