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Review: Runaways (Season 3)

"I hate how the rules of this world keeps changing," says Nico Minoru at one point in the third and final season of Marvel's Runaways. It's a really easy quote to apply to the entire season, which continued the last season's trajectory of t...

 
 
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Recap: The Mandalorian Season 1, Episode 4 - Sanctuary

If anyone watching The Mandalorian had somehow missed that this show was a Western, here is an episode that is pretty blatant with all of the associated tropes. In what was basically The Magnificent Seven in space, Mando has become the "Man...

 
 
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Recap: The Mandalorian Season 1, Episode 3 - The Sin

It has been hard to see most of the Star Wars stuff in the Disney era to be nothing more than homages to the original trilogy. With The Mandalorian, I feel as if fans are getting more of a remix across all Star Wars eras in a way we've neve...

 
 
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Recap: The Mandalorian Season 1, Episode 2 - The Child

So this is the kind of show The Mandalorian will be, eh? After an intriguing series premiere, the second episode of this Star Wars Disney+ original is more of a small step in terms of plot, one that doesn't move the story significantly forw...

 
 
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Review: Harley Quinn (Season 1)

There is something so profoundly unsettling to me with Harley Quinn's character. It all goes back to the core of her relationship with the Joker, which has always come across as toxic and abusive, even in less adult-orientated Batman media....

 
 
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Marvel's Runaways third season will be its last on Hulu

There goes the neighborhood. While many assumed that Marvel Television's Runaways was safe from the cancellation purge that took the Netflix-Marvel shows, a new trailer casually dropped the fact that this season of the Hulu superhero teen ...

 
 
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Recap: The Mandalorian (Season 1, Episode 1)

Star Wars was never meant to be a giant pop culture phenomenon, nor was it envisioned as a prime example of the capitalist Hollywood nightmare we now live in. Yet despite the flaws and missteps of this gargantuan franchise, I've always beli...

 
 
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HBO Max to launch in May 2020 for $14.99 a month

We're inching closer to the next stage of the streaming wars, with Apple TV+ launching this week and Disney+ later in the month. WarnerMedia has been slowly coming out with information on their own direct-to-consumer video streaming service...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Gemini Man

It may be time to put the phrase "visionary mind" in moratorium from film trailers. The latest Will Smith vehicle is Gemini Man, and its marketing suggest that it's one of those films that just could not be made without recent advancements ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Birds of Prey trailer has Harley Quinn in a new stage of life

It's easy to be skeptical of anything Joker or Harley Quinn-related that DC Films and Warner Bros. puts out after Suicide Squad. That disaster of an Oscar-winning film established the "edgy" corner of the DC movies that no one really asked...

 
 
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Spider-Man is back in the MCU, previous drama now pointless

Kevin Feige is having a week. Not long after being confirmed to be developing a Star Wars movie, Feige is reported to be back on the Spider-Man franchise with Sony and EDM hater Amy Pascal. Tom Holland's Peter Parker will once again appear ...

 
 
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Marvel's Ghost Rider live-action series dropped by Hulu

In case the Netflix cancellations weren't an indicator enough, Marvel Television hasn't had the greatest time in the past year. The Defenders are no more, their flagship Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will be wrapping up soon, and Marvel Studios is...

 
 
 
 
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Peacock is the name of NBCUniversal's streaming service

It's getting to the point where there are so many streaming services that I'm afraid of unknowingly writing the same things in every news article I write about them. Here's a new tidbit, though: NBCUniversal and Comcast finally have a name ...

 
 
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MoviePass is now officially dead

We all knew that this was coming, yet it stings the same: MoviePass is no more. Effective today, parent company Helios and Matheson Analytics announced yesterday that the service, which allowed subscribers to watch a number of movies f...

 
 
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James Gunn reveals full cast list for The Suicide Squad

With little warning, writer-director James Gunn revealed what appears to be the full cast list for his upcoming DC film The Suicide Squad. If you want to see what it looks like when a casting director reaches their hand in a bag full of ran...

 
 
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Apple TV+ to launch on November 1, will cost $4.99/month

The next entry in the increasingly competitive streaming service wars is coming this November. Apple announced at their iPhone event today that Apple TV+, their thing with Oprah and Big Bird, will launch on the 1st of that month, and will c...

 
 
 
 
 
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Terminator: Dark Fate trailer 2 has at least two terminators

Ever feel like you're stuck in a time loop? That's pretty much where I was at watching this new trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate. It's certainly better than that first trailer with the gosh darn Bjork cover, but I can't shake the feeling ...

 
 
 
 
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James Gunn's The Suicide Squad also has Nathan Fillion

Star of ABC's The Rookie and aspiring Nathan Drake actor Nathan Fillion will be in James Gunn's forthcoming The Suicide Squad, says Deadline. The role for Fillion, who has been involved in nearly all of Gunn's films, has yet to be confirmed...

 
 
 
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Apple TV+ will reportedly launch in November 2019 at $9.99

If a report by Bloomberg is to be believed, Apple's contribution to the hodgepodge of video streaming platforms will launch sometime in November of this year. Apple TV+ will reportedly launch the same month as Disney's own Disney+ streaming...

 
 
 
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Viacom, CBS to merge and become one company (again)

It's been a long time coming, but media conglomerate CBS Corporation and Viacom will reunite after operating independently for 13 years. This new monstrosity will be renamed ViacomCBS Inc., apparently competing with NBCUniversal for the tit...

 
 
 
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Venom 2 nabs Andy Serkis as director, somehow

What can be better than having one Venom movie? Having two Venom movies. It was previously reported that actor and motion capture icon Andy Serkis was one of three directors considered by Sony Pictures to helm the not-rated R sequel to Veno...

 
 
 
 
 


About Chris Compendioone of us since 1:33 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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