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Last week saw the launch of an enormous resource for science fiction fans, the Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction by lexicographer Jesse Sheidlower. The site includes 1,800 entries going back to the dawn of the 20th century, the dictionary contains not only definitions but also earliest known uses, biographical information about the writers, and over
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This Snowpiercer review contains spoilers. Snowpiercer Season 2 Episode 2 A show like Snowpiercer seems tailor-made for the winter. After all, it’s cold outside, so you might as well stay in. Sure, you’re probably still quarantined with your household after a long year, but at least you’re not stuck on a train. At least you’re
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If your UK lockdown viewing is starting to feel a bit barrel-scrapey (there are only so many times one can rewatch The Office: An American Workplace without turning into a Dwight Shrute bobblehead) then Amazon has some potentially tasty options for the coming month. US sci-fi Soulmates starring Succession‘s Sarah Snook (pictured) arrived on AMC
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When it released Wonder Woman 1984 to its HBO Max servers in December, WarnerMedia made it abundantly clear that it was ready for a new era of movie distribution. Now, in its list of new releases for February 2021, Warner is attempting another grand experiment for HBO Max. Judas and the Black Messiah premieres on
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Shadow and Bone, the Netflix series adapted from Leigh Bardugo’s gorgeous Grishaverse series, isn’t just a straight adaptation of the book that shares its name. In addition to the Shadow and Bone trilogy, the series will also be adapting Six of Crows, a duology set in the same world. It’s an ambitious choice, given that
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It’s not unusual for Capcom to hide Resident Evil‘s biggest plot points until we actually play the game, but the mysterious nature of Resident Evil Village‘s story and setting are significant even by this series’ standards. However, no Resident Evil Village mystery is more noteworthy than the unanswered questions surrounding the game’s villains. While we’ve
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This The Watch review contains spoilers. The Watch Episode 5 After a funny, enjoyable episode 4, in which The Watch finally got the upper hand, episode 5 shows Captain Sam Vimes taking the decision of whether or not anyone should be able to control the dragon plaguing the city into his own hands. After lying
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This article contains WANDAVISION Episode 3 spoilers, and potential spoilers for future episodes, the wider MCU, and Marvel Comics. I don’t think I’m overstepping when I say that WandaVision is a weird show. It’s intentionally cryptic and there’s a lot going on. It focuses on two characters who have been in several Marvel movies but never truly got the
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Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been weaving a web of sequels and spinoff projects to increasingly intricate effect. Compounding that, the apparent plot connectivity of the untitled Spider-Man 3 and Marvel Studios’ subsequent sequel, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse, seems destined to shift the shared continuity on a dimensional level.
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If being Venom was like being in the Beatles, then Peter Parker would be Pete Best. His stretch of time in the late-80s wearing his living, black costume is a staple of his history. Before it turned Eddie Brock into a box office giant, the symbiote made for a badass variant look for Spider-Man that