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Zack Snyder Drops Four Character Teasers for Justice League

The Snyder times grow ever closer, and as the premiere date approaches, Zack Snyder is dropping enough breadcrumbs to make a panzanella.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Ben Affleck, Superman, Justice League, Henry Cavill, Jason Momoa, Jesse Eisenberg, Kevin Costner, Ezra Miller, Jeremy Irons, Snyder, Zack Snyder, Barry Allen, Lex Luthor, Jonathan Kent

WandaVision's Finale Was What You Made of It

There were as many ways that Marvel’s WandaVision series finale could have ended as there are different ways to process grief. Each of the season’s nine episodes teased this out—new plot twists that threw audiences for loops all meant to obscure, but not erase, the reality that despite all the strength she’s put on…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, 20th Century Fox, Randall, Stephen, Vision, Sarah, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Billy, Luke Cage, Evan Peters, Wanda Group, The Civil War, Timmy, Hayward

Nubia's Red Magic 6 Is a Frankly Ridiculous Phone

I know big and shouty gaming phones aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, but you still have to appreciate it when a company goes all-in on performance. That’s precisely what Nubia has done with the new Red Magic 6.Read more...
Tags: Science, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Tencent, Nubia, Fictional Characters, Red Magic, Dc Comics Characters, Technology Internet, Nubia Technology

Your WandaVision Finale Theories May Disappoint You, Says Director

After a brief moment of hype-driven confusion as to how many episodes WandaVision’s debut season would ultimately clock in at, the series is coming to a close this week with a ninth chapter that’s likely to answer just as many questions as it leaves standing about the life of Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen).Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Disney, Justin Bieber, Vision, Elizabeth Olsen, Wanda Group, Kathryn Hahn, Matt Shakman, Pietro, Scarlet Witch, Wanda Maximoff Elizabeth Olsen, Wanda Maximoff, Fictional Characters, WandaVision, Creative Works

On Superman & Lois, No One's as Special as They Thought They Were

Superman & Lois’ debut last week was all about bringing the CW’s own Man of Steel back down to earth a little bit, with familial struggles that he couldn’t solve with a punch or an eye beam blast. But when certain revelations about his family life brought the Kent-Lane team back to Smallville, the show presented the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Superman, Jordan, Man Of Steel, Cw, Smallville, Jonathan, Clark, Kyle, Lane, Lois, Clark Kent, Lana, Luthor, Lois Lane, Jor El

The 10 Best Deals of March 2, 2021

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Tags: Apple, Facebook, Science, Samsung, Best Buy, Cuisinart, Nintendo, Pokemon, Jason Sudeikis, Hot Topic, Apple Inc, Vibe, Williams Sonoma, Pikachu, Jordan McMahon, Ash Ketchum

Now That WandaVision's Said the Scarlet Witch's Name, Here's What It Means

In the final moments of WandaVision’s most recent episode, the name that’s been on everyone’s mind ever since Wanda Maximoff first showed up in Captain America: The Winter Soldier’s post-credits sequence was spoken. Read more...
Tags: Science, Avengers, Wanda, Vision, Moment, Loki, Brian Michael Bendis, James Robinson, Said, Magneto, Kang, Scarlet Witch, Monica Rambeau, Wanda Maximoff, Nico Minoru, Fictional Characters

The Walking Dead Returns and It's an Awkward Reunion for Everybody

In 2020, The Walking Dead had two pandemics to deal with. The first, of course, was , which has proven to be such a pesky problem for the survivors—and ex-survivors—of the show over the past decade. Then there was covid-19, which the show’s cast and crew have been trying to navigate since last spring…Read more...
Tags: Science, The Walking Dead, Fiction, Maggie, Kelly, Aaron, Glenn, Daryl, Judith, Elijah, Maggie Greene, Herschel, Negan, Daryl Dixon, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Glenn Rhee

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It’s the first day of the big Republican conference CPAC and a star has already been born. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Brain, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Mike Isaac, Tom Cotton, CPAC, Marc Andreesen, Ashley Feinberg, Dave Weigel, Fictional Characters, Doom Patrol, Parler, Entertainment Culture, Health Medical Pharma

WandaVision Became a Nightmarish Web of Cathartic Reruns

WandaVision’s first season transformed Marvel’s Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen). She’s been a newlywed, a mother, and something far more fascinating and complex than all of her other new identities combined. It’s all been in service of its larger overarching story about the Avengers’ least understood hero who will…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Thanos, Avengers, Sword, Wanda, Julie Bowen, Vision, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Olek, Billy, Age Of Ultron, Wanda Group, Hayward, Agatha

An Ode to a Jigglypuff

Twenty-five years ago in Red and Blue, freshly-minted Boulder-Badge owning Pokémon trainers would find themselves heading toward the first steps of the rest of their lives drowning in bird Pokémon. Route 3 was filled with them—Pidgeys and Spearows, as far as the tall grass could see—but every once in a while, when the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nintendo, Pokemon, RPG, Pikachu, Eevee, Ash Ketchum, Ryan Reynold, Jigglypuff, Fictional Characters, Video Gaming, Video Game Characters, Video Games Developed In Japan, Role Playing Video Games, Fads And Trends, Video Game Controversies

Spider-Man Tom Holland Discusses His Post-No Way Home Future With Marvel

The Shazam sequel adds to its cast. One of the Titans’ new antagonists gets a shiny new costume. Plus updates from Doctor Who, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Superman & Lois, and more. Friday spoilers dropping in 3...2...1...Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Superman, Harry, Oxygen, Tom Cruise, Melanie Laurent, Entertainment Weekly, Mark Strong, Mission Impossible, Shazam, Max, Vivarium, Spider Man, Josh Ruben, West Side Story

We Should All Be More Like Los Espookys' Inner Demon

In Los Espookys—an HBO comedy from Fred Armisen, Julio Torres, and Ana Fabrega—a group of horror movie-obsessed friends come to the realization that all the time they spend waiting around for life to happen could be better used turning their passion for jump scares into money-making opportunities.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Christopher Nolan, Science, Oscar, Comedians, Ursula, Fred Armisen, Tom Hooper, Colin Firth, Entertainers, Julio Torres, Andres, Andre, Juan Carlos, Zack Snyder, George VI

The Rise and Fall of Joss Whedon, and the Myth of the Hollywood Feminist Hero

“I hate ‘feminist.’ Is this a good time to bring that up?” Joss Whedon asked. He paused knowingly, waiting for the laughs he knew would come at the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer making such a statement. It was 2013, and Whedon was onstage at a fundraiser for Equality Now, an organization dedicated to parity in…Read more...
Tags: Science, Angel, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Joss Whedon, Chosen, Whedon, Television Shows, Buffy Summers, Ray Fisher, Willow Rosenberg, Fictional Characters, Buffyverse, Charisma Carpenter, Creative Works, Serial Drama Television Series, Entertainment Culture

Superman & Lois and Man of Steel Are Surprisingly Alike, and That's Great So Far

Adapting Superman is always a daunting task. He’s the ultimate beacon of hope, to some that perfection makes him either too simplistic to be interesting or in desperate need of a flaw. Superman & Lois, the CW’s latest foray into the DC universe, straddles a line between the two that feels quite unlike anything it’s…Read more...
Tags: Science, Superman, Man Of Steel, Cw, Clark, Lois, Lois Lane, Martha Kent, Fictional Characters, Jon Kent, Superman Lois, Lana Lang, Creative Works, Dc Comics Characters, Superman In Other Media, Kryptonians

Spider-Man 3 Finally Has a Real Title, and It's Bleak

After Spider-Man’s cast trolled the internet with a series of jokey, would-be titles for the third installment of Marvel’s current web-slinging movie series, the studio has finally announced what we’ll actually be calling the next chapter in Peter Parker’s life on the big screen.Read more...
Tags: Science, Spider Man, Peter Parker, Miles Morales, Marvel Comics Characters, Fictional Characters, Jacob Batalon, Spider Man In Film, Alternative Versions Of Spider Man, Spider Man In Video Games, Spider Man In Other Media, Entertainment Culture, Untitled Spider Man Far From Home Sequel

Star Wars: Republic Commando Redeploys Delta Squad on PS4 and Switch

Before Dave Filoni’s Clone Wars cartoon unknowingly kicked off a huge part of the new Star Wars prequel-era canon, our best look at the lives of the clone army came from 2005's Republic Commando, a semi-tactical first-person shooter now hailed as one of the best Star Wars video games ever made. Happily, the game is…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Clone Wars, Dave Filoni, Fictional Characters, Jango Fett, Del Rey Books, Mandalorians, Creative Works, Star Wars Video Games, Star Wars Republic Commando, Karen Traviss, Star Wars Republic Commando Hard Contact, Clone Trooper, Republic Commando Redeploys Delta Squad

Star Wars Stories From Tartakovsky's Clone Wars That Should Rejoin Canon

Dave Filoni has created a vast swath of the Star Wars universe through his Clone Wars and Rebels cartoons, The Mandalorian, and whatever else he has in the works next. He’s been such a driving force in the franchise that it can be hard to remember he didn’t actually make the first modern Star Wars cartoon. That honor…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Canon, Palpatine, Mace Windu, Dave Filoni, Tartakovsky, Toonami, Fictional Characters, Asajj Ventress, Star Wars Clone Wars, Star Wars Episode Iii Revenge Of The Sith, General Grievous, Fictional Cyborgs, Star Wars Video Games, 20th Century Fox Films

We Know the 'Mind-Blowing' Cameo in Zack Snyder's Justice League

In a 5,000 word article detailing the complex tale of the “Snyder Cut” of Justice League, one sentence sent fans into a mild frenzy: “He has reshot the ending with a hero cameo that will blow hard-core fans’ minds.” Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Justice League, Joss Whedon, Dollhouse, Zack Snyder, Harry Lennix, Batman V Superman Dawn Of Justice, Fictional Characters, Martian Manhunter, Imax Films, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture

11 of the Best and Brightest Batman: The Brave and the Bold Episodes to Stream on HBO Max

There’s a cavalcade of DC Animation on HBO Max now, from Static Shock to Justice League, and, of course, more Batman than you can shake a batarang at. But instead of re-indulging in the giddy highs of The Animated Series, why not check out the finest of Batman’s animated hidden gems, Batman: The Brave and the Bold?Read more...
Tags: Comics, Hbo, Science, Batman, Robin, Carrie Kelley, Dick Grayson, Fictional Characters, DC Animated Universe, HBO Max, Dc Comics Characters, Entertainment Culture, Batman In Other Media, Aquaman In Other Media, Bat Mite, Ace The Bat Hound

WandaVision's TV Fakeness Gave Way to a Moment of True Love

One of the many, many things that’s made WandaVision so compelling to watch are the ways it has poked and prodded at the format of television to tell the story of Scarlet Witch and Vision’s unlikely love. But in an episode that was all about the fakeness of that metatext finally breaking down, a sincere turning point…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Vision, Scarlet Witch, Wanda Maximoff, Fictional Characters, Scarlet Witch and Vision, Darcy Lewis, Breaking the fourth wall, WandaVision, WandaVision s TV Fakeness Gave Way

WandaVision Just Gave Us 2 Very Different Origin Stories

Just as WandaVision’s stakes have grown—both literally and metaphorically— the show’s begun answering of some its most mysterious questions with revelations that have only made it that much more difficult to parse what the show’s building to. “Breaking the Fourth Wall,” WandaVision’s seventh episode, lives up to its…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Wanda, Vision, Wanda Group, Monica Geller, Scarlet Witch, Hex, Monica Rambeau, Wanda Maximoff, Fictional Characters, WandaVision, Agatha Harkness, Agnes Kathryn Hahn, Billy Julian Hilliard, Kev Somerswanda

Padmé Amidala's Literary Star Wars Trilogy Will Conclude With Queen's Hope

Originally, author E.K. Johnson wanted to call the third book in her Star Wars Padmé trilogy Queen’s Gambit. You can probably guess why she had to change it, settling on Queen’s Hope as her second choice.Read more...
Tags: Science, Darth Vader, Palpatine, Padmé Amidala, Human Interest, Fictional Characters, Del Rey Books, Star Wars Episode Iii Revenge Of The Sith, Star Wars Episode Ii Attack Of The Clones, Qui Gon Jinn, E K Johnson, Skywalker Family, Star Wars Prequel Trilogy, 20th Century Fox Films, Ek Johnson

The First Trailer for Mortal Kombat Is a Bloody Good Time

Get ready for blood, punches, and at least a few instances of getting over here...which usually leads to a bit more of the aforementioned blood and punching.Read more...
Tags: Science, Scorpion, Sub Zero, Jax, Mortal Kombat, Windows Games, Fictional Characters, Liu Kang, Video Game Characters, English Language Films, Hell In Popular Culture, Mythopoeia, Video Game Sequels

What's Star Wars Going to Do With All This Gina Carano Merchandise?

Toys and Star Wars are almost inextricably linked. From the days of the Early Bird preview set to modern collectibles lining the shelves and desks of ardent fans, the galaxy far, far away’s relationship with merchandise is as old as Star Wars itself. But what’s going to happen when paraphernalia clashes with the…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Fiction, Gina Carano, Boba Fett, Fortnite, Fictional Characters, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians, Cara Dune, Kuiil, Grogu, Entertainment Culture, Ig 11

That Time Star Wars Was Fine With a Polygamous Jedi

With the heady mix of an unnecessarily passionate fanbase and overwhelmingly archived canonical world, Star Wars fandom is the perfect hellscape for arguments over what a certain kind of thing a character can be. The Jedi are no exception, and the idea of Force users adopting that title if they don’t perfectly gel…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Palpatine, Jedi, Galactic Republic, Fictional Characters, Star Wars Republic, Skywalker Family, 20th Century Fox Films, The New Jedi Order, Star Wars In Other Media

WandaVision and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Are Having a Spellbinding Conversation About Nostalgia

Dramatically different as Wanda Maximofff and Sabrina Spellman’s respective paths to the small screen were, the most recent seasons of both Disney+’s WandaVision and Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina have been particularly keen on telling stories about our relationships with television and nostalgia.Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Netflix, Vision, Sabrina, Sabrina Spellman, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Wanda Maximoff, Fictional Characters, Television Series, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Zelda Spellman, WandaVision, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture, Sabrina The Animated Series

Somebody, Please Explain This Cyberpunk Egg Mask to Me

Understandably, mask tech is having a moment. There’s whatever Razer’s doing with its RGB mask, and there were more than a few at this year’s CES. But of all of them, this cyberpunk egg mask makes me wonder, “Have we possibly gone too far?”Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Mask, Razer, Fictional Characters, The Mask, Creative Works, The Mask Animated Series

Batman Forever: The Retro FAQ

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and things must be desperate here because I just watched Joel Schumacher’s first Batman movie, Batman Forever. Read more...
Tags: Science, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Batman Forever, Robin, Riddler, Joel Schumacher, Edward Nygma, Dick Grayson, Two Face, Fictional Characters, Creative Works, Batman In Film, Riddler In Other Media

The WandaVision Conversation I Can't Stop Thinking About

WandaVision is a tense show, and it’s only getting tenser. As we barrel towards its conclusion, we’re watching Wanda Maximoff’s grip on the reality she’s created for herself and her synthezoid husband in Westview, New Jersey slip little by little. As mysteries spool out on top of mysteries and secrets unravel, there’s…Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Science, Fiction, Vision, Wanda Group, Scarlet Witch, Wanda Maximoff, Fictional Characters, WandaVision, Westview New Jersey, Entertainment Culture

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