Season 1, Episode 6, “Part VI”

Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) in Obi-Wan Kenobiphoto: 2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. The issue with prequels is you know how they’ll end. There can be a thrill in that. The Star Wars prequels ran into this conundrum. For many fans, knowing that Anakin Skywalker would turn into the imposing Darth Vader didn’t detract from the enjoyment of, … Read more

Beavis And Butt-head Do The Universe aims low, scores high

(from left) Butt-head and Beavis (both played by Mike Judge) in Beavis And Butt-head Do The Universe.photo: Paramount+ One of the prime “rules” of screenwriting is that your main character has to change. Not just throughout the movie, but a little bit by the end of every scene, even. Yet part of the appeal of … Read more

Kevin Feige Teases Marvel Phase 5 Plan Reveal Coming Soon

Maybe he’ll wear a new hat for the occasion.photo: Greg Doherty (Getty Images) Jason Blum thinks he could get Robert Englund to return to Nightmare on Elm Street. Joaquim Dos Santos and Kemp Powers tease Across the Spider-Verse‘s villain, the Spot. Taika Waititi says a nude scene in Thor: Love and Thunder was inevitable. Plus, … Read more

Love and Thunder Runtime Revealed

screenshot: marvel studios Somehow, the new Duke Nukem movie is on the way. And so is a new take on the Headless Horseman! Scream 6 wants to relocate to the Big Apple. Plus, those crazy kids on riverdale fight biblical plagues, and this week’s evil deals with a big ol’ sex demon. Spoilers, away! Duke … Read more

Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah

photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images) Ever since their major debut in Hollywood with Bad Boys for Life, Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah have become a directing duo to watch. These days, they’re not only working with marvel studios on Ms. Marvel but also helming DC Comics’ batgirl for HBO Max. We recently caught up … Read more

A character guide before the Disney Plus series

Iman Vellani as Ms. Marvel/Kamala Khan in Ms. Marvelphoto: Daniel McFadden/Marvel Studios Step aside, Spider-Man: There’s a new friendly neighborhood superhero in town. Come June 8, Kamala Khan, to drop her her non-made-up name, will join the Marvel Cinematic Universe on the small screen in Disney+’s Ms. Marvel before transitioning to the big screen next … Read more

Morbius Bombs Again After Memes Propel It To Second Release

After weeks of morbius memes dominating the internet, Sony had the strange idea to bring Jared Leto’s living vampire back to more than 1,000 theaters this past weekend. Maybe the PlayStation maker was hoping for morbius to reveal itself as a The Room-style cult classic here, but the bloodsucking superhero flick bombed at the cinemas … Read more

Review: Angel Olsen’s Big Time

Angel Olsen has traversed many genres throughout her career, all the while maintaining an experimental edge within what would normally fall under the umbrella of “folk.” But with all that experimentation, she had never fully delved into the vast frontier of country—until now. Her new album by her, big time, which she previously teased with … Read more

Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Vader Duel Is Anakin Skywalker at His Pettiest

Alright Anakin, we get it, calm down.screenshot: Lucasfilm Darth Vader is Star Wars‘ ultimate villain. We’ve always known that, but the revived era of the franchise has dug deep into Vader as a character beyond his iconography to re-establish why we’re fascinated with him, why we’re so scared of him, and why we ultimately invest … Read more