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The First Detective Pikachu Movie Trailer Is as Creepy as It Is Fun

Wildly unbelievable though it may be, the Detective Pikachu movie is definitely a real thing that is coming to cinemas. “What proof do you have?”, you might ask. Well. Here’s the first trailer. Read More >>

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’s Newest Trailer Introduces Miles Morales’ Coolest Superpower

Even though both Peter Parker and Miles Morales are both technically “Spider-Man,” there are a number of differences in their power sets that make their overall fighting styles somewhat different. In the newest trailer for Sony’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, the pair come to realise that there’s a lot they don’t know about one another. Read More >>

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The Ultimate Weapon of X-Men: Red’s Greatest Villain is All Too Real

Tom Taylor, Rogê Antônio, and Rain Beredo’s X-Men: Red has been telling the story of how Jean Grey’s newest team of handpicked X-Men are fighting to establish better mutant international relations while also battling the literal embodiment of racism that’s born out of viral hate speech generated online. Read More >>

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Is Sony’s Chance to Finally Define Who Miles Morales Is

If you’re reading this, then you know who Miles Morales, the lead hero of Sony’s upcoming Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, is. But take a moment to really stop and consider just how much you know about Miles. What are his hopes and dreams? What are the things that define his personality? Who is he? Read More >>

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HBO Would Like Donald Trump to Stop Using Game of Thrones Memes to Stoke Fear Ahead of US Elections

Days ahead of the U.S.’s important midterm elections, Donald Trump has continued on his crusade to stoke fear in the hearts of America's conservatives with blatant lies and racism. Over the weekend, that took the form of a Game of Thrones meme that HBO is none too pleased about. Read More >>

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One of Titans’ Coolest Gadgets Is Actually a Real Tablet

Because Batman and Robin don’t have any actual superpowers aside from access to the Wayne estate’s inordinate amount of wealth, they’ve always relied on cutting-edge technology to go toe to toe with all manner of supervillains. While still this is very much the case in DC Universe’s Titans, one of the Boy Wonder’s most powerful pieces of kit is actually something you can probably get your hands on if you know where to look. Read More >>

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The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’s Characters of Colour Deserve Better

Netflix’s The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a show that wants you to know exactly how progressive and feminist it is. But the show’s messages about female empowerment are severely undercut by the way it mishandles one of its most prominent characters of colour. Read More >>

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Henry Cavill as The Witcher’s Geralt Is a Sight to Behold

As surprising as it was to learn that Superman himself was Netflix’s top pick for Geralt in its upcoming live-action adaptation of The Witcher, what’s even more bewitching is what the actor looks like as the titular Witcher. Read More >>

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Anthony Bourdain and Hellboy’s Spins on This Japanese Folktale Taste Great Together

Nukekubi are a variety of yōkai from Japanese ghost stories who, despite appearing like regular humans, are actually otherworldly beings capable of detaching their heads from their bodies, at which point their heads fly through the air terrifying unsuspecting people. They’re the sort of mystical apparitions that have haunted the imaginations of storytellers for centuries, and they’re also a common thread between the late Anthony Bourdain and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola. Read More >>

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Venom’s Excellent Post-Credits Scenes Are Reason Enough to See the Movie

Since Venom takes place in a universe where Spider-Man doesn’t really exist, the idea that the movie’s meant to be the beginning of a symbiote-centric franchise is a little odd – Venom doesn’t exactly have the largest rogues gallery to incorporate into subsequent sequels. Read More >>

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American Gods Season 2 Will Explore What It Means to Live in the Age of Social Media and Surveillance States

Some of the most fascinating things about Starz’s adaptation of American Gods revolve around the major changes made in order to make the show feel contemporary. Neil Gaiman first penned the original novel back in 1999 when the world was a drastically different place – and heading into season two, the show is still coming up with unique ways to stay relevant. Read More >>

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She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Will Explore the True Meanings of Leadership and Strength

Princess Adora will soon be bounding her way back into the spotlight when Netflix’s She-Ra reboot drops next month. But according to showrunner Noelle Stevenson, this new take on the heroine’s journey is going to be somewhat different from her adventures in the original series. Read More >>

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The First Good Omens Trailer Is Here to Drag You to Hell

While our actual reality might feel like these are the end times, the very first trailer for Amazon’s live-action adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Good Omens is here to remind us all that, ironically, the actual apocalypse would be much, much more lighthearted. Read More >>

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Bullseye Is the Lethal Star of Daredevil’s Newest Teaser

While there were a handful of hints that Daredevil’s third season would introduce Bullseye as one of Matt Murdock’s newest foes, the latest teaser for the show makes it very, very clear that not only is the villain set to make his debut, he’s also out for blood. Read More >>

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There’s More Depth to DC Universe’s Titans Than You Think

The internet let out something of a collective groan after the first trailer of DC Universe’s new live-action Titans series dropped, in large part because of the show’s dark tone and Robin’s now-infamous “fuck Batman.” But Titans is something more than yet another glimpse of a gritty, hardboiled DC Elseworld. It’s a story about the kinds of foundational traumas that often push people to become heroic vigilantes and the myriad ugly realities that come along with that path in life. Read More >>