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16 Horror Movies That Won Oscars

Contrary to popular belief, the horror genre isn’t dead to the Academy. Even though most genre films tend to get overshadowed come Oscar night, there’s no need for any sentiments of “abandon hope all ye who enter here.” Horror, science fiction, and fantasy often take a backseat to stereotypical Oscar bait, but period dramas and […]

The Defenders: Sigourney Weaver’s Villain Is A ‘Renaissance Woman’

Sigourney Weaver may play a villain in The Defenders, but despite her character’s dark tendencies, she’s apparently quite cultured, too. Details about Weaver’s turn as the nefarious Alexandra have been slowly trickling out since January, but even as the release date of Marvel’s biggest TV team-up draws closer, it still remains a largely enigmatic role. She has no history in […]

15 Heroes Who Ruined Their Sidekicks’ Lives

Sidekicks are many things to the heroes they serve—loyal companions, confidants, surrogate family, and often, glorified punching bags. For all the thankless assistance that sidekicks provide, it’s kinda crazy how frequently they end up getting abused by the heroes who need them. Heroes manage to ruin their sidekicks’ lives in a variety of ways. Some […]

Archer: Dreamland Made For a Strange, Funny, & Surprisingly Dark Trip

Having been around for eight seasons now, Archer is no stranger to testing the limits of even cable’s increasingly relaxed standards and practices. As such, it should come as no surprise that the series’ strange trip into noir territory with Archer: Dreamland would be filled with plenty of sex, language, and violence – three things […]

Supergirl’s Katie McGrath Compares Arrowverse to The Avengers

Supergirl star Katie McGrath compares the heroes and shows of the Arrowverse to Marvel’s The Avengers. Supergirl concluded its second season earlier this week, and it expanded the show in more ways than people might have realized. Viewers saw the introductions of notable comic book characters such as Superman (Tyler Hoechlin), Mon-El (Chris Wood), Miss […]

Lucasfilm Officially Declares Anakin’s Lightsaber as Rey’s

The iconic lightsaber initially owned by Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) has now found its third and latest possessor in Rey (Daisy Ridley). LucasFilm has just confirmed that starting Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi and moving forward, it will be the main weapon of choice for the former scavenger. As seen in the events […]

Netflix Cancels The Get Down After Season 1

Netflix has canceled Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down after only one season. The big-budget musical drama marked Luhrmann’s first foray into television, and stemmed from a concept he’d been working on for more than a decade. Its six-episode part 1 debuted last August, then followed with a five-episode second half in early April. Both outings, though ambitious, failed to attract the same sort […]

Val Kilmer Ready to Bring Iceman Back For Top Gun 2

Val Kilmer says he’s ready to bring Iceman back to Top Gun 2, now that Tom Cruise has announced the long-awaited sequel is taking flight. Released in 1986, Top Gun was a definitive movie in many respects. Directed by the late Tony Scott, the Navy fighter jet thriller not only scaled new heights in the action-adventure […]

The 100 Season 4 Finale Review & Discussion

[This is a review of the The 100 season 4 finale. There will be SPOILERS.] – Since the series premiered, The 100 has always been a story of survival, and the lengths to which people will go to save mankind from extinction. In season 1, that theme was represented by the inhabitants of the Ark space station, […]

Joseph Fiennes Was in the Running to Play Obi-Wan Kenobi

Joseph Fiennes has opened up about his Star Wars audition for Obi-Wan Kenobi. The venerable Jedi Master has appeared in the majority of the big-screen Star Wars films, as well as in multiple books, video games, and the animated series (and may yet star in the news movies). In that time he’s been brought to […]