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Review: The Girl in the Spider's Web

Lisbeth Salander should not be a superheroine. While the character is resourceful and strong, physically, mentally, and morally, The Girl in the Spider's Web turned her into some sort of action movie secret agent-type. As satisfying as...

 
 
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Shrek will be rebooted by the producer behind Despicable Me

Somebody once told me (specifically Variety) the world is gonna roll me (because Universal Studios is rebooting Dreamworks franchises Shrek and Puss in Boots after parent company Comcast's 2016 purchase of Dreamworks Animation) / ...

 
 
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Review: Mid90s

I have very distinct memories of my twelve years attending an all-boys school in the Philadelphia suburban area and though it's a radically different scenario than what is presented in Jonah Hill's directorial debut Mid90s, I couldn't ...

 
 
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The Dark Universe films, revisited (Fauxclusive)

There was a time during our collective naivete where we all guffawed at the very idea of the Dark Universe—nearly a decade later and with several films in the bank, the fruits of Universal's labors have produced a very different resul...

 
 
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That Boba Fett standalone movie isn't happening anymore

Hey, remember that Boba Fett movie that was apparently in the works by Logan director James Mangold? It's okay if you haven't because it doesn't sound like it's happening anymore. According to Deadline, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy ...

 
 
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Wonder Woman 1984 release delayed to 2020

The only film in what I adamantly do not call the "DC Extended Universe" (although I guess I just did) that people universally like is Wonder Woman, but it appears that the sequel Wonder Woman 1984 will take a bit longer to reach theaters. ...

 
 
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Review: Daredevil (Season 3)

(Note: This review covers the first six episodes of the season and contains no spoilers) Matt Murdock has had a hard life. Just when you think our favorite superpowered blind lawyer vigilante has totally hit rock bottom, the extraordin...

 
 
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'Dracula' show from 'Sherlock' duo coming to Netflix and BBC

Former Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has his next project lined up—reteaming with Sherlock co-creator (and Mycroft Holmes performer) Mark Gatiss, the duo will be developing their own take on Dracula to air on BBC in the United K...

 
 
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Review: Titans (Season 1)

There comes a point in one's life where they become disillusioned with the world and their surroundings, and when one's optimism and idealism become cynicism and nihilism. In Titans, that disillusionment is a constant in a world t...

 
 
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Review: Better Call Saul (Season 4)

The path to redemption is not necessarily a straight line—rather, it can be sinusoidal instead. With Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) in Better Call Saul, his journey as a con-man trying to turn into a genuinely good person is full of...

 
 
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James Gunn reportedly attached to new Suicide Squad movie

In a surprising development for the increasingly-tumultuous career of James Gunn, the writer-director of Marvel Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy is jumping ship to DC Films with a new Suicide Squad film. This comes after Gunn was fired...

 
 
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NYCC: Good Omens panel is a good omen for Good Omens

Bringing Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's novel Good Omens to the screen was a saga far too long. Multiple attempts to make the fantasy-comedy story into a movie had failed, and it was then decided to turn it into a television show instead...

 
 
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About Chris Compendioone of us since 1:54 PM on 02.06.2018

Chris Compendio is one too many Chris's (Chrises?) writing for Flixist and Destructoid. They are a massive MCU fan who also writes and podcasts for Marvel News Desk, and a Nintendo fanatic who wrote for Paste Games. Tommy Wiseau once threatened to strangle them. They are absolutely not here against their will.
 
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