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Despite the efforts of Daredevil fans on social media, Netflix's first Marvel Television show is joining Iron Fist and Luke Cage in the cancellation graveyard. Despite positive reviews (including one from us) for season 3, TH...   read

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The upcoming Call of Duty movie is apparently so amazing that the powers that be have greenlit a sequel. With the crew behind it not even beginning production yet, Variety reports that studio Activision Blizzard Studios, a th...   read

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  Watch Video If there's anything that we as a people can agree upon, it's that Venom was an absurd movie. The absurdity came to a point where many filmgoers viewed Sony's Spider-Man spinoff more like a romantic comedy, a notion that...   read

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  Watch Video There probably isn't a more recognizable movie formula than the one in Disney animated films. They take familiar stories, myths, and general concepts, create a light-hearted story with some basic virtues and life lessons, and...   read

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  Watch Video If for whatever reason you've been following the production of the Monster Hunter movie, there is plenty to be worried about. The Resident Evil film husband-and-wife team of leading actress Milia Jovovich and writer-director ...   read

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Uh, that was fast. Season 6 of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. hasn't even aired yet, but ABC and Marvel Television were already ready to announce that the first MCU television show will be back for a seventh season. The sixt...   read

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  Watch Video Castlevania executive producer Adi Shankar has told IGN that he has acquired the adaptation rights for the Devil May Cry franchise and that the two properties will be part of a multiverse of his own creation. Shankar als...   read

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Never underestimate the power of fan art. Need proof that fan creations can score you a gig? Look no further than the upcoming Detective Pikachu film, which hired a fan artist during pre-production (per Kotaku). Through ...   read

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  Watch Video Disney doesn't seem to know how to stop these live-action remakes of their classic animated films, and Dumbo, from Tim Burton, is one of their latest efforts. After an initial teaser showed what the basic premise of the film...   read
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  Watch Video Like the White Walker army approaching Westeros, the final season of Game of Thrones is shambling towards its premiere after taking 2018 off. Through a new-ish video (with no new footage), HBO revealed that season 8 will beg...   read

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  Watch Video I can only imagine that Pokémon fans reacted to the news of a film adaptation for Detective Pikachu with a mix of skepticism and curiosity, with a bit of horror sprinkled in. Today, through the film's first trail...   read
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  Watch Video 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. A...   read

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Bob Iger, CEO of Disney and aspiring owner of everything imaginable, confirmed that Disney's long talked-about streaming service will be called Disney+, or Disney Plus, or what have you. Previously, a report misunderstood the...   read

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Content, content, content is what Netflix is all about, and the streaming behemoth is planning to offer a ton of original Asian shows and films. Included in that slew of content is an anime series continuing off of the Pacifi...   read

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  Watch Video 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 Dreamwork...   read

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  Watch Video Uh, does anyone here still watch The Walking Dead? I've fallen out of it ever since they hid Glenn under the dumpster, but I occasionally fast-forward through the big "event" episodes. While I was trying to peacefully watch B...   read

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  Watch Video 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 Mid9...   read

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  Watch Video 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 ...   read

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Uh, remember that report that Marvel Studios was going to make their own shows for Disney's streaming service? That's still happening, it seems. While initial reports pointed to limited series based on characters like Loki an...   read

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  Watch Video 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 Ka...   read

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It's been all quiet on the MoviePass front for some time—well, except for the New York Attorney General investigation into the company (per Deadline), but what can you do? In the latest installment of the MoviePass Deat...   read

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  Watch Video 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 r...   read

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  Watch Video (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,...   read

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If you've ever wanted to watch a ten-part miniseries of Batman's weird butler Alfred Pennyworth, the people behind television show Gotham have got you covered. Producers Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon have cast ...   read

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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 ...   read

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With the first Black Panther film from Marvel Studios being such a huge box office and critical hit, a sequel was only inevitable. What was less certain, however, was the film's director and co-writer Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale ...   read

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  Watch Video 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 consta...   read

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  Watch Video By the time the world ends in a few decades due to climate change, consumers will at least have access to what I presume will be hundreds of streaming services. Ever since the likes of CBS and Disney have started their own no...   read

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  Watch Video 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 pe...   read

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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...   read

 

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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