Tenoch Huerta dove into Black Panther head-first

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29 years ago, one pivotal sci-fi series got a second chance

One year after its pilot, 'Babylon 5' was given new life.

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David Cronenberg made the best Stephen King adaptation you probably haven’t seen

The forgotten thriller is the perfect entry point for curious fans afraid of Cronenberg’s gruesome reputation.

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Bruce Timm’s Justice League was a blueprint for the superhero team-up series

The World’s Finest never felt finer than in Justice League.

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Keanu Reeves’ star was fading. Then, John Wick happened.

Beware the Baba Yaga.

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Steven Soderbergh’s only sci-fi film is also one of the century’s most underappreciated

Thoughtful, moody, and almost impossible to advertise, this overlooked remake deserves reappraisal.

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Dark of the Moon, the strongest film in a weak franchise, created a blueprint.

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Your science fiction education begins with Babylon 5

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Wednesday has become a smash hit, but it owes much of its success to its ‘90s predecessor

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Edgar Wright’s informal Cornetto trilogy ends with his most underappreciated sci-fi movie

From misguided pub crawls to blue-blooded alien invaders, this grand finale has it all.

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Leonardo DiCaprio’s most underrated thriller has a lasting political message

From Academy Award nominee to obscurity, this blunt but memorable message movie deserves another look.

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You can debate the best Bond, but Daniel Craig’s best Bond movie is an easy choice

It’s difficult to reboot an iconic franchise, but Craig was more than up to the task.

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5 fantastic sci-fi movies leaving Netflix in December 2022

“Elvis isn’t dead. He just went home.”

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HBO Max is about to throw one of its own hits off the platform. You have to stream it first.

Pour one out for Westworld.

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HBO Max is deleting your favorite shows — but there’s a bright side

What is dead may never be canceled.

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Stephen King’s most unfilmable epic is finally getting the treatment it deserves

The genre-bending series might be saved from development hell by Midnight Mass boss Mike Flanagan.

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If you’re tired of sprawling superhero franchises, a Netflix indie has the antidote

Forget cinematic universes. Sit down for a fascinating and heartfelt standalone superhero story.


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Marvel’s biggest movie ever could finally make the X-Men MCU canon

Mutants are the perfect note to end the Multiverse Saga.

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The Multiverse Saga's big bad could further complicate the MCU

Will Kang be the Avengers biggest threat yet?

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Marvel’s Fantastic Four movie could beat Spider-Man: No Way Home at its own game

Will the Fantastic Four reboot establish the Council of Reeds in the MCU?

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Thunderbolts could be the Civil War sequel Captain America never wanted

When the Avengers are away, the Thunderbolts will play...

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Captain America: New World Order could challenge the morality of Marvel’s greatest hero

How will the Leader test the new Captain America?

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Daredevil: Born Again needs to ditch Frank Miller to succeed in the MCU

Which writers will the MCU’s Daredevil reboot pull from?

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The MCU’s Ironheart will improve on the comics in one pivotal way

How will Ironheart set herself apart from Iron Man?

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Blade’s secret villain could set up the biggest conflict in MCU history

Will the rise of the Vampire Nation destroy the MCU as we know it?

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Loki Season 2 could resurrect one of the worst Thor villains of all time

Things may soon get zanier for Marvel’s God of Mischief.

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Superior Iron Man: How Tony Stark could return in 'Multiverse of Madness'

What are the the odds Iron Man returns...superior?

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Should the MCU’s Reed Richards be a jerk?

You don’t get to be the world’s smartest man without pissing off a few million people.

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Why The Batman’s PG-13 rating doesn’t matter

Do we really need an R-rated Batman film?

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Six changes Tom Holland's next Spider-Man trilogy needs to make

Surely, Peter Parker's not going anywhere.

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Marvel Studios could correct the most annoying part of Fox’s X-Men movies

The story of the Phoenix is much bigger than Jean Grey.

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Robert Eggers' Nosferatu remake will reunite him with his best collaborator

The acclaimed director of The Witch and The Northman is revisiting the movie that ignited his obsession for the macabre.

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Paul Thomas Anderson’s study of the perfect victim is also a reminder that anyone can fall pray.

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Doom Patrol and Titans' cancellations mark the end of DC's best era of TV

Sandwiched between the Arrowverse and James Gunn’s DC, Titans and Doom Patrol allowed the DC Universe to be weird.

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Talk to Me unleashes a gruesome ghost story on the TikTok generation

In the Philippou brothers’ kinetic horror movie, ghostly possession goes viral.


Shazam! Fury of the Gods trailer pits the family against Helen Mirren and her dragon

Shazam! Fury of the Gods trailer offers a peek at Helen Mirren, Rachel Zegler, and Lucy Liu's badass characters.


Corey Stoll could have the chops to make a live-action M.O.D.O.K. work

Marvel's bigheaded megalomaniac needs to strike the difficult balance between silly and scary in his upcoming MCU debut.

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Succession Season 4 trailer reveals release date and a Roy civil war

It’s heartening. We are heartened by it.

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Michael J. Fox’s strangest movie remains a stupid, ridiculous joy

"Give. Me. A. Keg. Of. Beer."

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Teen Wolf: The Movie is fan service done right

Teen Wolf: The Movie offers both substance and fan service, signaling an exciting potential return for the iconic supernatural YA franchise.

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Infinity Pool is a hedonistic head-trip

Brandon Cronenberg's latest, starring Alexander Skarsgärd and Mia Goth, is pure sci-fi anarchy.

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The MCU could bring back a hero from its most underrated TV show

Never say never.

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Star Wars canon just made the Jedi timeline a lot weirder

What existed before the Jedi?

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30 years later, Star Trek is about to pay off a massive villain comeback

The true arch-nemesis of Jean-Luc Picard comes straight from Sherlock Holmes.

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David Cronenberg made the best Stephen King adaptation you probably haven’t seen

The forgotten thriller is the perfect entry point for curious fans afraid of Cronenberg’s gruesome reputation.

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Harley Quinn: A Very Problematic Valentine's Day Special trailer casts a smutty spell over Gotham

The romantic holiday gets a raunchy superhero twist.

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The Last of Us Episode 2 feels like the video game, and that's why it's great

Future adaptations, take note: HBO just showed how to do it.