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Review: Castlevania (Season 2)

(Note: This is a spoiler-free review of the first six episodes of Castlevania Season 2, however there will be spoilers for Season 1) The first season of Castlevania was a surprise that I'm not sure many people were expec...

 
 
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Netflix Witcher adaptation casts Yennefer and Ciri

The pieces are starting to fall into place for Netflix's The Witcher adaptation. Today it was announced that Freya Allan and Anya Chalotra will portray the roles of Ciri and Yennefer respectively. This comes after it was announced a few w...

 
 
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Castlevania's first season will hit home video this December

At NYCC today, a flyer was spotted by Dtoid alumnus Nick Valdez with a date for VIZ Media's home release of Castlevania Season One. Fans will be able to grab the DVD or Blu-Ray on December 4, 2018, along with a bundle that contains a t-shir...

 
 
 
 
 
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Netflix is making Diablo into a level 99 animated series

Is the world ready for a Netflix Diablo animated series? Hasn’t Diablo stolen enough of our lives already, keeping us running levels and bosses all hours of night and day for those super unique magic items and rune...

 
 
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Alan Wake returns for a live-action TV Series

Alan Wake fans rejoice! Earlier today, it was announced that Alan Wake is going to be adapted into a television series with Sam Lake, the original creator heavily involved in the production of the live-action series as its ex...

 
 
 
 
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Uncharted movie has a script, may actually happen

The Uncharted movie project has gone through many iterations, each seeming as unlikely as the last. But the current director attached to the film, family movie director and Stranger Things executive producer Shawn L...

 
 
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Sonic the Hedgehog movie plot revolves around a road trip

The year will be 2019, and as you sit in a movie theater, shoving popcorn into your face as James Marsden interacts with a CGI blue hedgehog, you may ask yourself: "how did we get here?" Collider revealed a few new details about t...

 
 
 
 
 
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Showtime brings teabagging to life with Halo TV show

Halo is a franchise ripe for film adaptation. Lone, badass in cool armor tearing up an alien race while saying cool stuff? Yea, it writes itself. Actually, turns out it doesn't, as Halo film adaptations have been stuck i...

 
 
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David Leitch signs on to direct The Division movie

We're getting closer, everyone. Rampage threatened to be mildly entertaining, and that means we're just a few steps away from an actually good video game movie. It's gonna happen, and maybe it'll be The Division that doe...

 
 
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Review: Tomb Raider

Lara Croft is one of video games’s biggest icons. Even those not familiar with the wonky original 3D titles or the recently rebooted series know who Croft is, even if they can’t recognize her, or tell you what she’s like. ...

 
 
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Some updates on the Uncharted and Last of Us movies

Naughty Dog's games are usually held up as ripe for adaptation to the big screen, which is a bit ironic, since they steal much of their inspiration from that very place. As such it hasn't been much of a surprise that both an Uncharted&...

 
 
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Call of Duty live-action movie signs Sicario 2 director

We guess we should be eating our words now, because a Call of Duty movie is probably happening. Activision Blizzard Studios, a real film and television studio as of 2015, is bullish on bringing their mega-franchise to the big scre...

 
 
 
 
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John Cena in negotiations to star in Duke Nukem movie

Well, color me surprised. According to The Hollywood Reporter, John Cena is in talks to star as Duke Nukem in an upcoming film adaption of the 90s FPS franchise. Yeah, you heard that right. The film was originally going to made by Dime...

 
 
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Second trailer for Tomb Raider movie expands on the plot

When the first trailer for Tomb Raider hit I was, shall we say, less than enthusiastic about it. While the film does star the awesome Alicia Vikander it also looked kind of like a hot mess of scenes from the game clumsily stuck t...

 
 
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Mario movie possible by 2020, announcement might be soon

I'm still not quite sure what a Super Mario Bros. movie looks like, but in Nintendo's new quest to monetize its IP better we're definitely going to be getting one. The real question is when and what it will even look like. Can you...

 
 
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Steven Spielberg's Halo TV show still in development

It's been almost five years since we've heard anything about the Steven Spielberg-helmed Halo live-action TV series, and if you think you're gonna get a release window well then you best HALO jump out of a spaceship because there is nothi...

 
 
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Ryan Reynolds cast as Pikachu in Detective Pikachu movie

According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, Ryan Reynolds has been cast as the titular Pikachu in Legendary's upcoming live-action adaptation of Detective Pikachu.Alongside Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton, Ryan Reynolds will re...

 
 
 
 
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Sonic the Hedgehog movie now at Paramount

The Sonic the Hedgehog movie is moving studios. Deadpool director Tim Miller was going to produce with his pal Jeff Fowler directing and Sony had the rights to make it, but they put the proj...

 
 
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There's finally a trailer for Tomb Raider

After weeks of information-drip on the new Tomb Raider, we finally have a trailer to sink our teeth into. And boy, do we have a lot to talk about. From the trailer, this appears to be a direct adaption of 2013's Tomb Raider videogame. Not o...

 
 
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First poster appears for Alicia Vikander's Tomb Raider

We're getting closer and closer to a time when we can all say we've seen a Tomb Raider movies without Angelina Jolie, and as such we now have a poster for that movie. As you can see in the poster this new film takes its cues from ...

 
 
 
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Netflix's Castlevania series renewed for season 2

We're pretty used to movies getting sequels before they're even released (hell, some get them before they even begin shooting), but television has been slower to pick up on the trend. Probably because they want to avoid awkward situations l...

 
 
 
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Netflix's Castlevania series looks like an anime

A teaser for the Castlevania adaptation on Netflix has just been posted on Netflix Latin America's Twitter. Watch it before it's gone! Okay, there's not enough here to actually criticize. As for the visuals, I'm fine with it. Besi...

 
 
 
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The Witcher is coming to Netflix

All I can really do when I hear about any video game adaptation is step back, chuck any expectations out the window, and say "well, I hope it's not awful." That's exactly what I did this morning when I heard there was going to be a Wit...

 
 
 
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First look Alicia Vikander as new Lara Croft, Tomb Raider

It's been a long time and many children later since Angelina Jolie donned the tank top and short shorts of Lara Croft, the Tomb Raider. So, needless to say, we are owed, nay due a remake, or a reboot, or a relaunch, or something. I forgot o...

 
 




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Halloween"You can teach an old slasher new tricks"

 

Castlevania (Season 2)"Let us go out this night for exposition"

 

Wild Rose (London Film Festival)"Country music, without the Western"

 

Johnny Gruesome"A GWAR T-shirt come to life"

 

First Man"Spaceman says everybody look down"

 

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween"It'll make you cry like an anime fan on prom night"

 

Apostle"This is not The Raid 3"

 

Daredevil (Season 3)"Angsty, but self-aware"

 

Titans (Season 1)"A show that wants to take your lunch money"

 

NYFF Roma"Alfonso Cuaron has made one of the best movies of the decade"

 

NYFF The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"Them Coen brothers made a buncha rootin' tootin' western subgenre homages, yessir, if that be yer tonic"

 

A Star is Born"That's how you get tinnitus"

 

Private Life"Netflix does indie drama"

 

Bad Times at the El Royale"Good times with bad people"

 

Venom"This is what it was like before the MCU"

 

Wobble Palace"A bit wobbly"

 

Death Kiss"Bronsonsploitation"

 

Molly"A shaky apocalypse"

 

Free Solo""I hope you have your sh*ttin pants on""

 

Smallfoot"There's a Freaks reference in this film"

 

The Old Man and the Gun"Wine, dine, holy crap he's 89"

 

Little Italy"As good as deep dish pizza"

 

Mermaid's Song"I think you mean Siren"

 
 
 
 
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