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NPR reviews James Tynion's 'Something Is Killing the Children'

James Tynion continues to surprise in 'Something Is Killing the Children' Etelka Lehoczky December 16, 2021 https://www.npr.org/2021/12/16/1064436784/james-tynion-continues-to-surprise-in-something-is-killing-the-children [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Npr, Mike Rhode, James Tynion, Something Is Killing the Children Etelka Lehoczky


A review of Tom King's Rorschach, a Watchmen spinoff

'Rorschach's successes are upstaged by its frustrations Jorge Fornés' beautiful, gloomy art and Tom King's thoughtful character study clash with clumsy metatextual work. Justin Harrison December 17, 2021 https://aiptcomics.com/2021/12/17/rorschach-vol-1-review/ [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Tom King, Justin Harrison, Mike Rhode, Jorge Fornes


Hawkman #4 - 1st Zatanna

Hawkman #4Hawkman v1 #4, 1964 - Mysterious artifacts begin to appear at the Midway City Museum, prompting Hawkman and Hawkgirl to their places of origin. Separately, they find a woman dressed in magician's garb. When brought together the two merge into one, introducing herself as Zatanna. She explains her quest to find her missing father Zatara, who debuted in Action Comics #1. Occupying only [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Ted Ignacio, Hawkman, Zatanna, Hawkgirl, Zatara, Midway City Museum


House of Secrets #95 - Nestor Redondo art

House of Secrets #95 House of Secrets v1 #95, 1972 - Nearing the end of his years, a soldier in the Spanish Inquisition will do anything for newfound youth and the hand of a beautiful woman. Nestor Redondo's large opening panel displays a medieval torture chamber in all its horrific glory. His illustrations throughout are exquisite. Even the small panels show an uncommon complexity and beauty. [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Horror, Dc, 1970s, Ted Ignacio, Redondo, Nestor Redondo, House of Secrets


Magical Girls Fight Extraterrestrial Beings in Dead Aegis

Dead Aegis might be labeled the standard fair when it comes to over-the-top visual novels as the sex-riddled game involves the fate of humanity resting on magical girls, as they wield the power necessary to defeat evil aliens – with sex scenes also being squeezed in-between all the plot. The spelling-mistake laden summary of the […]
Tags: Translation, Games, Space, English, Anime, Oppai, H, Image Gallery, Eroge, Visual Novels, Mahou Shoujo, JAST


Last Train To New York, The Remake Of Last Train To Busan, Gets A Release Date

The upcoming English-language remake of Yeon Sang-ho's zombie banger "Train to Busan" is picking up speed. The 2016 original feature concerns a viral undead outbreak in Seoul (yes, zombies can run and plot attacks — see Umberto Lenzi's "Nightmare City" for precedent) and an intense fight for survival aboard a train of unassuming passengers. It made moviegoers scream and cry, so much so that it spawned an animated prequel and a standalone follow-up. Now, an overseas translation of the story situa...
Tags: New York, Movies, News, United States, Spike Lee, Busan, Seoul, Peninsula, Yonkers, Gareth Evans, TIMO, James Wan, Yeon, Nicolas Atlan, Terry Kalagian, Nicolas Pesce


20 Underrated Sci-Fi Movies You Need To Watch

In these days of easy accessibility for all our media, many movies don't get the chance to make an impact. Perhaps they're lost among a glut of similar titles. Maybe they never got the marketing push they needed. Perhaps they had their momentum halted by being released at the wrong time. In any case, these unseen gems are mostly still out there, lurking in the darkest and remotest corners of streaming services, or as DVDs on some shelf somewhere.Ever since George Méliès released "Le Voyage dans ...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, Russia, America, World, International Space Station, Mace, New Zealand, Clarke, Marlon Brando, Arthur C Clarke, Volcano, William Gibson, John, Nevada, States


Sales of Final Fantasy XIV Cease Amidst Server Congestion

Square Enix has apparently been profiting so much from Final Fantasy XIV that the company has suspended sales of the Starter and Complete editions of the game to potentially abate server congestion issues that have been occurring since the launch of the Endwalker expansion. A new post on the MMORPG’s blog had Producer and Director […]
Tags: Games, Sales, Anime, MMORPG, Cancellations, Square Enix, Final Fantasy XIV


What The Connection To Doctor Strange's Artifacts Means For This Spider-Man: No Way Home Character

Warning: There are spoilers for "Spider-Man: No Way Home" throughout this article. Proceed with caution.A ton of massive changes are on the horizon for the Marvel Cinematic Universe following "Spider-Man: No Way Home." Peter Parker has to rebuild his entire life without his loved ones after he was magically wiped from everyone's memories in order to save the multiverse. Doctor Stephen Strange will be quite busy trying to patch up the multiverse due to the residual fallout from the spell he cast ...
Tags: Movies, Mit, Nepal, Strange, Andrew Garfield, Doctor Strange, Tobey Maguire, Spider Man, Peter, Wong, MJ, Ned, Tom Holland, Spidey, Peter Parker, Stephen Strange


Beanie Mania Trailer: HBO Max Explores The Craze That Swept The World

When I was 7-years-old, there was a traffic jam in town so severe that emergency vehicles had to be dispatched to side roads because the main drag was gridlocked bumper to bumper ... waiting in the drive-thru of McDonald's for Teenie Beanie Babies in Happy Meals. The biggest toy craze in history, Beanie Babies were popular due to their deliberate design of being under stuffed (and therefore poseable and playable) but became a collector's item as the toy's manufacturer, Ty Inc. intentionally prod...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, Ebay, World, Trailers, Las Vegas, McDonald, Beanie Babies, HBO Max, Ty Inc, Yemisi Brookes, Teenie Beanie Babies


Black And White Version Of Nightmare Alley Coming To Theaters

In the tradition of recent Oscar nominees for Best Picture like "Mad Max: Fury Road" and "Parasite," Guillermo del Toro has put together a black-and-white version of his new film, "Nightmare Alley." Whereas "Fury Road" billed its black-and-white version as the "Black and Chrome Edition," "Nightmare Alley" is calling its desaturated version "Nightmare Alley: Vision in Darkness and Light."The regular, color version of "Nightmare Alley" moves from the back alley into theaters nationwide this weeken...
Tags: Movies, News, Los Angeles, Bradley Cooper, Guillermo Del Toro, Quentin Tarantino, Coca Cola, Cate Blanchett, Toro, Del Toro, Fritz Lang, David Jenkins, New Beverly Cinema, Nightmare Alley, AMC Grove, Los Feliz Theater American Cinematheque


Easter Eggs You May Have Missed In Spider-Man: No Way Home

Forget popcorn -- the best kind of theater snack is an Easter egg. And "Spider-Man: No Way Home" is packed with so many comic book references, movie references, inside jokes, and easy-to-miss details that if Tony Stark was still around he'd probably declare another moratorium on pop culture quips. Amid the chaos of returning supervillains and multiverse rifts, there are plenty of gems to be found -- and we've collected them all in one place.Needless to say, there will be major spoilers for "Spid...
Tags: Movies, Mit, Czech Republic, Cameron, Sony, Death Star, Andrew Garfield, Kirsten Dunst, Norman, James Cameron, Tobey Maguire, Sandman, Captain America, Thompson, Spider Man, Hunter


Scream Featurette Introduces The New Cast Members Who Are About To Be Killed

It's day five of the "Scream" social media campaign #12ScreamsForTheHolidays, and Paramount Pictures has a new present for you. Today we got a behind-the-scenes video featuring the returning cast as well as the new faces. Ghostfaces? Maybe. (Check out the poster for the killer — it's a pretty great marketing idea.)  We're learning that the new characters are connected to the original ones in some way. Here is the info on "Scream" for you: Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocke...
Tags: Movies, News, Paramount Pictures, Sam, Gale, James Vanderbilt, Barrymore, Courteney Cox, Sidney, David Arquette, Wes Craven, Neve Campbell, Sidney Prescott, Guy Busick, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Wes Hicks


Minions: The Rise Of Gru Clip: Otto Feels The Need For Speed

For over a decade, the world has been forced to bend to our horrific pop culture overlords, the Minions. The yellow, Twinkie-shaped henchmen of reformed supervillain Gru, the Minions' popularity have made the "Despicable Me" franchise the highest-grossing animated film series in history. In addition to the feature films, the "Despicable Me" franchise includes 14 short films, a television special, several video games, a theme park attraction at Universal Studios, and for some reason all of the cr...
Tags: Facebook, Movies, News, Steve Carell, Gru, Pierre Coffin, Bob, Universal Studios, Julie Andrews, Kevin Stuart, Wild Knuckles Universal Pictures, Grand Canyon Otto


Everything we know about Lord of the Rings: Gollum

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum still doesn't have an official release date, but numerous trailers have given us a good idea of what to expect when it arrives.
Tags: Gaming, Games, Trends, The Lord Of The Rings, Gollum, The Lord of the Rings Gollum


Fans Express Skepticism of Ubisoft’s Splinter Cell Remake

After years of rumors and fan pleading, Ubisoft announced a remake for the stealth-oriented Splinter Cell, however, fans are skeptical that the remake will be true to the original game, since Ubisoft currently seems to have a penchant for creating empty open worlds filled with microtransactions. Ubisoft sent out a tweet announcing the remake to […]
Tags: Games, Internet, Anime, Ubisoft, Announcements, Remakes, Stealth


The 20 Best '90s Romantic Comedies Ranked

Maybe there's a certain amount of recency bias at play, but the 1990s feel like a modern golden age for romantic comedies. You have icons of the genre (Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Sandra Bullock, Julia Roberts — the list goes on and on) being paid more than ever before to keep churning out delightful little films throughout the entire decade. It almost doesn't matter if the stories are original or thought-provoking, because the stars are so charming that you simply won't care if you're being challenged...
Tags: Hollywood, London, Movies, Abc, Australia, Tim Burton, Cary Grant, America, Los Angeles, Ted, Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks, Cameron Diaz, Uma Thurman, Sandra Bullock, Johnny Depp


Tim McGraw and Faith Hill star in '1883,' the new prequel to 'Yellowstone' — you can watch the western series on Paramount Plus

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Tim McGraw as James Dutton in Yellowstone spin-off series "1883."Emerson Miller/Paramount+ "1883," a prequel series to "Yellowstone," premieres December 19 on Paramount Plus. Real-life married couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill co-star as the founders of the Yellowstone Ranch. Paramount Plus costs $5 a month with ads, or $10 for commercial-free streaming.  P...
Tags: Reviews, Texas, Entertainment, Montana, America, Trends, Tech, Star Trek, Shows, Tom Hanks, Streaming, Tim McGraw, Dolby Vision, Hdr, Yellowstone, James


Miss America's 100th Anniversary Broadcast Was A Historic Disaster

Miss America and the world of pageantry in general have been maligned for decades, and after last night's historic 100th Anniversary showing, it feels like a sign from the universe that the pageant needs to pack up its tiaras and close up shop. The Miss America pageant, err, competition, was given a massive makeover in 2018 in an attempt to revamp the program (which continues to be one of the largest providers of scholarship assistance to young women in the country) for the modern era. Labeled M...
Tags: Television, Movies, Alabama, America, Alaska, Miss America, Dunlap, Miss America Organization, Nina Davuluri, Lauren Bradford, Davuluri, Emma Broyles, Labeled Miss America, Ericka Dunlap


The Best Movies Streaming Right Now: Nightmare Alley, It's A Wonderful Life, And More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a weekly column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.)It's that time again, friends. Time for another streaming column, wherein I suggest some great movies that you should watch if you're so inclined. Since Christmas is somehow next week, this will be a mostly holiday-themed streaming column. By that I mean four of the five choices are seasonally appropriate, while the one non-holiday flick on he...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Movies, Time, Karen, Netflix, Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Stanley Kubrick, Quentin Tarantino, Tom Cruise, Hulu, Samuel L Jackson, James Stewart, Frank Capra, Steve


Without This Rule, Dexter Would Have Ended Very Differently

Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall) is prowling the airwaves once again this year in the Showtime limited series "Dexter: New Blood." The revival season of the popular series sees Dex living a humble life in upstate New York under an assumed name, but if the people who brought us the original series had their way, he may not have made it this far."Dexter" originally ran on Showtime from 2006 to 2013. During that time, it was an historic hit for Showtime, growing its enthusiastic fan base until it bo...
Tags: Florida, New York, Television, Movies, Oregon, Showtime, Dexter, Phillips, Harrison, Dex, John Goldwyn, Dexter Morgan, Goldwyn, Dexter Morgan Michael C Hall, Deb Jennifer Carpenter, Hannah Yvonne Strahovski


Isabelle Fuhrman Had 'Free Rein' With Her Performance In Orphan: First Kill [Exclusive]

In Lauren Hadaway's "The Novice," Isabelle Furhman plays an obsessed collegiate rower who will do anything to rise to the top, a role that makes heavy demands of anyone brave enough to step into it. /Film's own Shania Russell sat down with Furhman ("Escape Room") to talk about "The Novice" and Furhman's dedication to the lead role. But a revealing tangent developed, addressing the actor's memorable turn in Jaume Collet-Serra's 2009 psychological horror movie "Orphan," which has an upcoming prequ...
Tags: Movies, News, Kennedy, William Brent Bell, Esther, Isabelle Fuhrman, Vera Farmiga, Furhman, Jaume Collet Serra, Lauren Hadaway, Isabelle Furhman, Shania Russell, Sadie Lee, Leena Klammer Esther Spoilers, William Brent Bell The Boy


Why These Spider-Man Villains Didn't Show Up In No Way Home

The long wait is finally over. "Spider-Man: No Way Home" has arrived in theaters after countless months of breathless speculation, rumors, and maybe even an unfortunate leak or two. Fans crammed into multiplexes around the country and the rest of the world, providing a much-needed jolt at the box office just as the year is winding down to a close. While audiences have proven their love for Spider-Man again and again over the years, this latest film has turned into something else altogether. This...
Tags: Movies, News, Sony, Franco, James Franco, Holland, Harry, Batman, Jamie Foxx, Andrew Garfield, Norman, Eddie, Tom Hardy, Tobey Maguire, Paul Giamatti, Michael Keaton


Review: Man in the Field

— by BEV QUESTAD — Jim Denevan walks dragging a rake on a smooth beach. He makes perfect circles over and over in uncannily perfect geometric patterns that can only be captured aerially by photo or video. I don’t see him using a protractor. Then the surf comes in and wipes it all away. While […]
Tags: Reviews, Movies, Patrick Trefz, BEV QUESTAD Jim Denevan


Ecuador's Bonkers YouTuber Mayor Is Going To Prison For 5 Years

By Maxwell Yezpitelok Published: December 17th, 2021
Tags: Humor, Ecuador, Maxwell Yezpitelok


'Spider-Man: No Way Home's' Tony Revolori Answers 22 Extremely Dumb Questions

By Carly Tennes Published: December 17th, 2021
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Review: 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' Throws Us into the Multiverse

What more can anyone say about Spider-Man that hasn't already been said? We've already had 7 live-action movies before this, not to mention animated series galore an the extraordinary Into the Spider-Verse movie, all the comics and history, and Parker's appearances in the other MCU movies. Everyone knows and loves Spider-Man / Peter, he continues to break box office records and draw enormous crowds. And even though they're re-invented him in Hollywood three times already, he still remains one ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Review, Marvel, Parker, MCU, Jon Watts, Spider Man Peter


Scream 2022 Tickets Now On Sale, Special Fan Event Announced

Alright horror fans, bust out those wallets and carve out some time on the ol' calendar because tickets for the new "Scream" have officially gone on sale. Indeed, Paramount Pictures has released advance tickets for what might be the most-anticipated horror movie of 2022, as the franchise has been away for a decade but is finally ready to make its return, with the original cast in tow.As we can see in the above tweet there, the movie's official social media channels have started pushing tickets, ...
Tags: Movies, News, Courteney Cox, Kevin Williamson, David Arquette, Wes Craven, Sidney Prescott, Woodsboro, Tyler Gillett, Matt Bettinelli Olpin, Dewey Riley, Gale Weathers, Sonia Ammar, Indeed Paramount Pictures, Sidney Scream, Neve Campbell Sidney Prescott


The Daily Stream: The Lodge Opens Its Doors For A Ruthless Religious Experience

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they've been watching, why it's worth checking out, and where you can stream it.)The Movie: "The Lodge"Where You Can Stream It: HuluThe Pitch: Written and directed by the aunt and nephew duo who brought us "Goodnight Mommy", Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala deliver another psychological horror film surrounding grief and distorted family dynamics. "The Lodge" takes place over the Christmas holiday in a remote vaca...
Tags: Movies, Mia, Alicia Silverstone, Riley Keough, Lodge, Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz, Keough, Mia Lia McHugh, Aiden Jaeden Martell, Thimios Bakatakis


Where Kate Bishop Stands After That Big Hawkeye Reveal, According To Hailee Steinfeld

Spoilers for "Hawkeye" episode 5 ahead.So much happened in the penultimate episode of Marvel's "Hawkeye." We got some delicious banter between Yelena Belova (the always charming Florence Pugh) and Kate Bishop (Hailee Steinfeld), a tease about Laura (Linda Cardellini, who is clearly a vampire because she does not age. Maybe she's been talking to Paul Rudd?), and the reveal of who Maya's (Alaqua Cox) uncle/boss is. We also found out who may have betrayed her the night her father was killed.Still, ...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Kate, Hailee Steinfeld, Hawkeye, Maya, Kingpin, Vincent, Eleanor, Clint, Paul Rudd, Steinfeld, Florence Pugh, D Onofrio, Yelena



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