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This Loki article contains some spoilers. We talk a lot about how the line between what constitutes a TV show and what constitutes a movie has become increasingly blurred in this era of fractured entertainment and diverse distribution models. While the last decade has seen TV shows incorporating more cinematic elements into their production structure,
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“It is pure cinema,” actor Josh Brolin says while describing the look of Denis Villeneuve’s long-anticipated Dune adaptation. “There’s an aesthetic to this film that’s just different.” When a performer talks so glowingly about a movie they’re appearing in, especially during a prerecorded sizzle which kicks off an extended preview of said blockbuster, journalists might
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The first phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe had a simple mission: build up to the creation of the Avengers. The next two phases went further by setting the stage for Thanos and his quest for the Infinity Stones, culminating in one of the biggest movies of all time in Avengers: Endgame. While MCU Phase
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Boss fights have been one of the pillars of The Legend of Zelda series since its inception. Link enters a dungeon, finds a new weapon, and often uses it to take out the big baddie that’s established residence there. It’s a solid formula that’s worked for over three decades now.  Not all Zelda bosses are
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Chucky, the upcoming spinoff series of the venerable Child’s Play horror franchise, is set to bring the terror of a homicidal, serial-killer-spirit-inhabited doll to a new medium and a new generation. However, don’t you dare call it a “reboot,” since the series, like the film franchise, remains the mutilating manifestation of creator Don Mancini, who
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Hype for The Walking Dead’s eleventh and final season may be slow and incremental, but it has proven revelatory—albeit sneakily. Case in point, an unassuming teaser from last week flashed a blink-and-you-miss-it clue about the show’s introduction of potential key character Elodie, who, in the source material comics, was Michonne’s long-lost daughter. Yet, with Michonne
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It was the biggest hit in the summer of 1997. Cool, funny, and sometimes deeply weird, it was not quite like anything audiences had ever seen, even as it once again starred Will Smith opposite alien invaders a year after Independence Day. It was a crowd-pleaser that, as Agent J might say, made itself look
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Cobra Kai finds itself among television’s upper echelon with today’s 2021 Emmy nominations announcement, which named it as a nominee for Outstanding Comedy Series for January’s Netflix-debuted third season. The series, a decades-awaited sequel to The Karate Kid films, has seen its popularity increase exponentially after a migration from YouTube Premium to Netflix, on which
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This article contains some spoilers for Young Royals.  WIth an overabundance of teenage-oriented romance shows on television at the moment, it can be hard to conjure up a reason to watch yet another one. Every streaming service seems to have something in the genre to fit a need, whether that be a gay protagonist, a
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This My Hero Academia review contains spoilers. My Hero Academia Season 5 Episode 15 “In…case…of failure…more…manpower.” My Hero Academia makes the heroes of its universe its priority, but right from the anime’s earliest moments it’s also been fascinated with the natural conflict and resentment that exists between the heroes and the villains that threaten society.
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With Netflix’s The Witcher series set to potentially break viewership records when the show’s second season debuts later this year, it’s only natural to wonder what the state of The Witcher game series is and whether or not we’ll ever actually get to play The Witcher 4. The answer to that question is…complicated. While it
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Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness in the newest anime installment based on the hit video game franchise, shedding light on a previous unseen era in Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield’s lives. Free from the horrors of Raccoon City, the heroes turn their attention to the threat of bio-organic weapons on a global scale. While series
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Since hitting screens in 1963, Doctor Who has gone from televisual titbit to cultural phenomenon to institution to something approaching a secular religion. It’s older than Star Trek and Star Wars, if not quite as world-renowned; it’s younger than The Twilight Zone, yet more frequent, and frequently successful, in its iterations. True, Doctor Who spent
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