Star Wars Should Embrace TV and Stop Being Films Entirely

Star Wars Should Embrace TV and Stop Being Films Entirely

Image: Lucasfilm Just as we’re about to get a new Star Wars show in the form of andor—the second of three shows this year, if you need reminding—the movie side of the franchise took another noticeable hit. rogue squadron, a film originally planned to be directed by Wonder Woman’s Patty Jenkins for a December 2023 … Read more

Writer’s Block Becomes A Palpable Fear

Heida Reed as Rita in Natalie Kennedy’s blank.photo: Brainstorm Media For a writer, there are few things more intimidating than the blank page. Creativity at its best comes organically, but books and articles live on deadlines, with a specified amount of copy required by a certain date. It’s this anxiety that’s at the heart of … Read more

10 Great Movies About 10 of History’s Worst People

screenshot: Downfall (2004) There’s a reason books about Hitler consistently outsell books about Churchill. As long as it’s kept at arm’s length, abstracted into words or images, and not in our faces or in our houses, andvile is way more compelling than good. These 10 people are among the worst humans in history—merciless despots, ruthless … Read more

Mobile Suit Gundam Cucuruz Doan’s Island Review

Image: Sunrise / Crunchyroll Last year, Netflix brought us Gundam: Hathawaya modern entry in the mecha franchise’s vaunted “Universal Century” timeline that, despite the weight of context upon it, served as an interesting entry into a decades-old saga. This year, we have another gundam movie on the way—but it’s one that works best if you … Read more

Dark Horse Reveals New Mike Mignola Vampire Comics

Image: Mike Mignola and Dave Stewart/Dark Horse Comics Is there a comic writer who possibly loves spooky season as much as hellboy‘s Mike Mignola? Perhaps not, which is why the beloved creative is teaming up with artist Rachele Aragno to introduce a whole new spooky delight—and giving them terrifying tales not just for Halloween, but … Read more

Season 1, Episode 4, “King Of The Narrow Sea”

Matt Smith photo: Ollie Upton/HBO Beware of Daemons bearing gifts. That’s the takeaway of “King Of The Narrow Sea,” in which the prodigal son returns to King’s Landing in triumph, ready to make peace—and then sow twice as much chaos. last week, the prince refused his brother’s offer for help fighting a losing war in … Read more

Attorney At Law season 1, episode 4 recap

Benedict Wong and Tatiana Maslany in She-Hulk: Attorney At Law season 1screenshot: Disney+ Jennifer Walters gets it right in She-Hulk: Attorney At Law‘s fourth episode when she says Wong’s exciting return “gives everyone Twitter armor for the week.” Our favorite Sorcerer Supreme is back for the show’s most facetious outing yet, and personally, I’ll take … Read more

House of the Dragon Just Made Daemon Targaryen Go Sicko Mode

You’ve got some red on you, Daemon.screenshot: HBO House of the Dragonfollowing in the footsteps and long shadow of its predecessor, wasted no time in giving itself a meaty battle scene this week. But its first major skirmish marked a noted difference—beneath the blood and guts, a sort of grimly hilarious mythos plays out. “Second … Read more

Genevieve O’Reilly Teases Mon Mothma’s Star Wars Andor Arc

Image: Lucasfilm The Spy Kids reboot has finished filming. Get another look at Disney’s rapidly-incoming Pinocchio remake. Terry Silver wants you to be a winner in a new Snake Kai teaser. Plus, what’s coming on House of the Dragonand Rick and Morty gets its shill on ahead of the new season. Spoilers now! The Dead … Read more

Wong is Back and It’s a Lawyer Show

Jen has a tough client in Emil, aka Abomination.screenshot: Disney+/Marvel Studios say what you want about She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, but every time it seems to have a big issue, it gets addressed immediately. The big question at the end of the first episode was quickly answered in the second—Thend in the third episode, titled … Read more