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Warning: contains spoilers for the Clickbait finale. Criticising Netflix’s Clickbait for implausibility feels a bit like criticising a branch of McDonalds for not having a Michelin star ’ it’s missing the point. Of course Clickbait is implausible, it’s a McSpicy with fries, not Beluga caviar. It’s trashy and twisty and formulated to keep us watching until it serves up
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In Hellbender, 16-year-old Izzy (Zelda Adams, pictured above) is kept isolated on a mountaintop with her mother (Toby Poser), who tells her she has a serious illness and can’t be around other people. However, Izzy begins to question her sickness and pushes back against her confinement, secretly befriending Amber (Lulu Adams). Her happiness at finally
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This article contains minor spoilers for The Protégé and Nikita. The TV landscape has always been ahead of movies when it comes to giving women’and other underrepresented identities’a shot. This is probably because there has traditionally been less money to be made on TV, so the rich, mostly white men who rule Hollywood have left
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This article contains spoilers for What If…? episode 3. The third episode of Marvel’s What If…? goes in a different direction than the two that preceded it. Instead of switching roles like Captain Carter and T’Challa as Star-Lord, the third episode hides its turning point under a murder mystery. It’s an episode about the Avengers
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Admit it, the moment you heard Willem Dafoe’s familiar Green Goblin cackle in the Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer you smiled. The legendary character actor isn’t even seen on screen, yet the sight of his pumpkin bomb from 2002’s Spider-Man and the sound of his laugh were a blast of sweet, sweet nostalgia. So much
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In celebration of Halo’s upcoming 20th anniversary (as well as the upcoming release of Halo Infinite), Microsoft has announced that they’re releasing a limited edition Halo-themed Xbox Series X console as well as a special Halo-themed Xbox Series X controller. While the controller is amazing, it’s the Xbox Series X that’s the real prize here.
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In retrospect, it was poetic that the now-arrived Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer preemptively leaked in a dimensionally-layered video of someone watching a video on his phone. After all, the genuine article’highlighted by the confirmed continuity-crossing return of Alfred Molina’s Spider-Man 2 villain, Doctor Octopus’has engulfed the Wall-Crawler’s various cinematic continuities like a set of
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Like most Marvel Studios offerings, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is a peculiar but polished amalgam of subverted genre tropes, dazzling action sequences, and heartfelt character moments that is ultimately meant to feed the larger MCU monster. But more importantly, it’s a cultural milestone for Asian and AAPI audiences, who have been
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Few shows’ schedules were hit harder by the coronavirus pandemic than HBO’s Emmy-award winning drama Succession. As recounted in a sprawling (and superb) New Yorker piece, season 3 of the beloved satire about the wealthy Roy family was set to begin filming in April of 2020 before the pandemic upended the those plans.  According to
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Format: Digital, 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™ and DVD Released: Out now Director: Enrico Casarosa Writer: Jesse Andrews, Mike Jones Cast: Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, Emma Berman, Saverio Raimondo, Maya Rudolph, Marco Barricelli, Jim Gaffigan If you like this, try… The Little Mermaid You can’t get a much better fish out of water tale than