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Netflix Says Its Marvel Shows Really Weren’t That Binge-Worthy This Year

Last week, in the wake of Netflix’s recent decision to cancel both Daredevil and Iron Fist (not to mention Luke Cage) just when both series seemed to be hitting their respective strides, a big fuss was made over a report that Daredevil was also the fourth-most popular series on the platform when it began streaming, something that made Netflix’s move seem particularly odd in retrospect. Read More >>

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Netflix’s Carmen Sandiego Reboot Has a New Premiere Date and Some Mysterious Teaser Images

It seems like it was forever ago when Netflix swooped in out of nowhere and dropped a piece of mysterious teaser art announcing its upcoming Carmen Sandiego reboot. Since then, there hasn’t been all that much revealed about the new series, but today, the studio announced a new release date and dropped a handful of interesting new images. Read More >>

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Reigns: Game of Thrones’ Storylines Are So Good, HBO Should Copy Them

Strong writing is almost always what ultimately makes or breaks a video game, but it’s especially important in a game that’s as narratively-driven as Reigns: Game of Thrones. Read More >>

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Marvel’s Next Big Screen Superhero Is Shang-Chi

Though we once swore it was never going to happen, Marvel is moving forward with a movie starring Shang-Chi, one of its comics’ lesser-known martial arts experts turned superheroes. Read More >>

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Tumblr’s New Ban on Adult Content Is a Bigger Deal Than You Think

Yesterday, Tumblr announced that it will soon prohibit users from uploading porn in an effort to deal with the platform’s ongoing issues with people posting child pornography and other problematic, illegal content. While the decision is definitely borne out of good intentions, it’s more than likely going to have a bigger impact on a number of the fandom communities it gave rise to. Read More >>

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The Vision Is Coming to Disney’s Scarlet Witch Streaming Series

As the sun sets on the Netflix-bound portion of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, the new slate of shows premiering on the upcoming Disney+ streaming service are rising to seemingly take their place. Read More >>

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A Blade Runner Anime Series? Sure, Why Not?

The world of Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner is a dystopia that just won’t go away. On the heels of Titan’s recently-announced Blade Runner comics series, Adult Swim has just revealed its plans for a new animated series set before the events of the recent sequel film, Blade Runner 2049. Read More >>

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This Might Be the Perfect, Belated Holiday Present to Gift to That Child You Don’t Like

Even before it became possessed by the spirit of a deranged serial killer, the Good Guy doll from Child’s Play was already unsettling. But that hasn’t stopped Orion Pictures from trying to capitalise on the franchise’s success in anticipation of the studio’s upcoming Child’s Play reboot...with an actual Chucky doll. Or at least an ad for one. Read More >>

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Is the Game-Changing Origin Story You’ve Been Waiting For

The idea of Sony churning out yet another Spider-Man origin story for the big screen has been something of a running joke because of how many times it’s done. With the animated Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse fro. writers Phil Lord and Rodney Rothman, and directors Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman, though, the studio’s created something truly amazing: an origin movie that breaks the mould by leading with the idea that both you and Miles Morales are the heroes. Read More >>

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Sony Is Giving Venom the Romantic Comedy Treatment It Rightfully Deserves

While the rest of the world was wondering how Sony could ever make a good movie about Venom without Spider-Man’s involvement, the studio was busy cooking up the most erotic, disturbing romantic comedy of the year, and it would like to remind you of this very important fact. No, really. Read More >>

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Artemis Fowl’s First Trailer Is Finally Here and It’s Surprisingly Epic

If you happened to set foot in the YA lit section of a Borders Books (RIP) during the late ‘90s, then you undoubtedly came across one of those fantastic cardboard endcaps putting Eoin Colfer’s Artemis Fowl books and their loud covers on glorious display. “Read these books,” the displays shouted. “They’re going to become movies someday.” That day is finally here. Read More >>

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Ralph Breaks the Internet Is an Adorable, Capitalist Fever Dream

Ralph Breaks the Internet is one of Disney’s first films to take a serious look at how digital culture has come to be shaped by our relationships to things as well as people. For the heroes of the movie, that presents a number of interesting challenges as they navigate the world wide web. and for the audience, it’s a chance to dissect the media landscape. Read More >>

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Benedict Cumberbatch Could Have Been True Blood’s Vampire Bill

The year was 2008. Barack Obama was in the last leg of his ultimately successful bid for the U.S. presidency and the wildest thing on television aside from election coverage was a quirky little show on HBO called True Blood. The campy vampire soap opera quickly gained a reputation for the way its entire cast chewed up scenery, spit it out, and made audiences beg to scoop it up off the ground. Read More >>

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Marvel’s Spider-Man Would Like to Remind You That Peter Parker Is Hot

One of the best aspects of Insomniac’s most recent Spider-Man game is the dozens of alternate costumes from Marvel’s Spider-Man comics that you can equip in order to gain special abilities and give Peter Parker a new look. You’ve got your Spider-Punk, and your vintage comics Spidey, but let’s be honest here. The most impressive of the game’s suits is the one at the top of this page. Read More >>