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TV Club: Hannibal: Antipasto

Bonsoir, Hannibal. I missed you. “Antipasto” is one of Hannibal‘s more dreamy episodes, playing with temporality and dreamscape in ways that few other shows even attempt. It’s a beautiful episode that answers many questions about Bedelia and Hannibal’s relationship, while bringing up so many more. For a show that ended its last season in a cliffhanger, few of the basic […]

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TV Club: Comedy Bang! Bang!: “Judd Apatow Wears A Polo and Blue Suede Shoes”

Since the December announcement that Reggie Watts would be leaving Comedy Bang! Bang! for the monetarily greener pastures of James Corden’s Late Late Show (or The Latest Show, to those in the know), there’s been the lingering question of just how that particular surreal late night sketch talk show exit would go down. There was no doubt that it would […]

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Newswire: First inductees into the Video Game Hall Of Fame include Super Mario, Doom, and Tetris

If passing fads like rock and roll or baseball can have halls of fame, then why have video games been ignored by the hall of fame community? Well, the answer to that question doesn’t matter, because The Strong Museum in Rochester, New York—home of the National Toy Hall Of Fame—has now established the World Video Game Hall Of Fame. Back […]

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Newswire: A One Direction fanfic is becoming a movie thanks to a Mom writer

As most people know by now, Fifty Shades Of Grey got its start as a piece of Twilight fan-fiction, with author E.L. James transforming that series’ protagonist from a mere blood-sucking stalker into a figure of actual, creepy menace. Given that James, publisher Random House, and the producers of the Fifty Shades movie have all made heaping, chain-festooned yachtfuls of […]

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TV Club: Adventure Time: “On The Lam”

Martin the Human is a despicable being. He’s manipulative, deceitful, unfaithful, and totally delusional, believing that he’s a huge hero despite the fact that he is the complete opposite. All these negative qualities are highlighted in “On The Lam,” Martin’s first solo spotlight episode. Imprisoned on an alien planet where rebel koalas fight for food and medicine from reptilian oppressors, […]

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Newswire: Spike Lee is writing and directing the story for the NBA 2K16 video game

Video games are a big deal now—and have been for, like, 30 years—so it’s not too surprising to see actual Hollywood directors trying their hand at making games. Steven Spielberg made Boom Blox (a coming-of-age story about animals destroying towers made of blocks), Peter Jackson had his name all over the King Kong adaptation (a game that was probably shorter […]

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Coming Distractions: Things get dark in the trailer for Justice League: Gods And Monsters Chronicles

Machinima has released a trailer for Bruce Timm’s new DC Comics web series, Justice League: Gods And Monsters Chronicle, and, just as promised, it’s pretty dang dark. Besides all the usual yelling and explosions that come as a matter of course with superheroic hullaballoo, we’ve got glimpses of a vampiric Batman, a goateed, fascist Superman, and a war-loving Wonder Woman. […]

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