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Now We Know Part of the Reason the Sonic Movie’s Redesign Works So Well

The first look at the Sonic movie was an unmitigated disaster. Its horrifying take on the blue speedster was so universally reviled that it sparked a wave of backlash so furious, the film was delayed and conversations about the undue pressure on its animators to comprehensively redesign the movie’s hero emerged. But now we have a new Sonic. Read More >>

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The Next Episode of Watchmen Will Give One of Its Most Interesting New Characters an Origin Story

Part of what makes Watchmen so fascinating is its status as a sequel set many years in the wake of the seminal graphic novel. While that means we get to examine legacy characters like Laurie Blake and Adrian Veidt in new lights, it means there’s a whole set of new people to be intrigued by – and one of them is getting a very reflective spotlight next week. Read More >>

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A Little Girl Turns Into an Angry Kaiju in the Adorable First Trailer for Dino Girl Gauko

Move over, Retsuko – Netflix has another anime star in town with a bit of an anger problem. But Naoko doesn’t turn to heavy metal to channel her feelings. She turns to something else, rather literally! Read More >>

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Ben Mendelsohn Dunking on Every Marvel Hero That’s Not Spider-Man Is Exactly What We Needed Today

Remember that wild month where we all thought Spider-Man might not be in the MCU and everyone promptly got a bit wound up about it? Well, even if that ended up not being the case, it turns out no one might have kicked off more than Ben Mendelsohn. Read More >>

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Oh, So That’s What M. Night Shyamalan’s Servant Is Really About

So we knew that the creepy baby in M. Night Shyamalan’s new Apple TV+ show was gonna be, well, creepy. Somehow – somehow – we were not adequately prepared for just how goddamn creepy it is. Read More >>

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Resistance Reborn is an Exquisite Payoff to 4 Years of Star Wars’ Reborn Expanded Universe

When Disney acquired Lucasfilm and swept aside the old Star Wars expanded universe to create its own canon, there was plenty of outrage at the loss of such a swath of materials – ranging from the excellent to the completely nonsensical – to make way for a diluted re-do. But its latest entry makes good on so much of what’s come to pass since 2015. Read More >>

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Report: Andy Serkis and Colin Farrell Could Be Batman’s New Alfred and Penguin

The Bat has his cat. He has his commissioner. He has an enigma. And now, he has someone to serve droll wit and excellent tea, and a fishy foe. Read More >>

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Say Hello to Ming-Na Wen’s Badass Mandalorian Character

Ming-Na Wen. Badass. Interchangeable descriptions, really. Read More >>

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Breaking Down the Monsters, Politics, and Bathtubs of The Witcher’s Latest Trailer

Netflix gave us another look at its take on the world of Andrzej Sapkowski’s Witcher novels yesterday, and it dives deep into the monstrous beings and sinister humans that populate the Continent. It also gave us a rather infamous bathtub. Here’s all the cool throwbacks to both the books and the Witcher games we also spotted. Read More >>

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Report: Peyton Reed Will Return for Ant-Man 3, Coming 2022

The Ant-Man will ride again. But will the Wasp? Read More >>

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The Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Sequel Is Coming 8 April 2022

We knew it was coming. But now we know exactly when: the follow up to the Oscar-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse will hit cinemas in April 2022. Read More >>

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The Final Jumanji: The Next Level Trailer Is a Body-Swapping, Simian-Kicking Smörgåsbord

Come for a valley girl horse, stay for Karen Gillan kicking ass... and also primates? Read More >>

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While We’re Arguing if Marvel Movies Are Art, Let’s Also Let Them Be Sexy, Dammit

The internet is currently in what feels like an endless cycle of asking artsy film directors their thoughts about Marvel movies and then getting mad at those thoughts. So, you know, it’s just a regular time on the internet. But among that tiresome discourse, at least one director had a point we could get behind: Let these people fuck. Read More >>