Zendaya Talks Chani and Character Development in Dune: Part Two

Image: Warner Bros. In the buildup to Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, it seemed like Zendaya sure was gonna be in more of it than she actually was. The trailers implied that her character Chani would be more than a girl who haunts—or graces, depending on your POV—the dreams of Timothée Chalamet’s Paul Atreides, while the actual … Read more

New Trailer for Star Wars Spinoff Series

Image: Disney/Lucasfilm We’re now a month away from The Book of Boba Fett, the first spinoff to The Mandalorian that sees the return of Temuera Morrison’s helmeted bounty hunter. With Jabba dead and a power vacuum in the galaxy’s crime underworld, the green-armored Mandalorian’s decided to make a name for himself now that he’s back … Read more

Birds of Prey Gets Abruptly Censored to PG-13 on HBO Max

Image: Warner Bros. Perhaps you decided to spend the holiday weekend watching some good old fashioned superhero violence in the form of last year’s pretty good (and perhaps poorly named) Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) on HBO Max. If you’re one such person, you were greeted with a card … Read more

11 nostalgic gadgets you can get cheaply on eBay

With cash flows mostly in one direction (right out of pocket), the holidays can be a tough time keeping to a tight budget. But with a little help and a little perfect timing, you can still give friends and family some artful gadgets and technology with advanced functionality – just not in this decade. Thrift … Read more

Amazon’s Mass Effect TV Show Shouldn’t Star Commander Shepard

The shadow of Commander Shepard looms large over the idea of a Mass Effect TV series.Image: BioWare/EA After years of wondering when, not if, Mass Effect would ever make the leap from video games to film or TV, it would seem we’re at last on that precipice: Amazon has eyes on bringing BioWare’s sci-fi shooter/Garrus … Read more

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Ending Deep Dive Breakdown

Yeah, we don’t know either Indy. It’s all weird.Screenshot: Paramount+/Lucasfilm For years, I believed Indiana Jones was immortal. I saw Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade when it was first released in theaters and, since he’d taken a drink from the holy grail before he rode off into the sunset, I thought Indiana Jones would … Read more

Buzz Lightyear of Star Command—The Adventure Begins

Buzz Lightyear blasting an alien.Screenshot: Disney/Pixar Lightyear, Disney and Pixar’s upcoming animated feature about the “original” astronaut whose life story inspired the line of toys bearing his name, seems very much like the sort of movie that Toy Story’s Andy Davis—who was heading off to college when last we saw him—would be unabashedly excited to … Read more

How the Show Links Back to 2012 Film

Why did Kate Bishop want to become an archer? Hawkeye answers.Image: Marvel Studios In my recap of the first two episodes of Hawkeye I mentioned at one point I got misty eyed. Well, it was in the show’s very first scene which, basically, had the biggest spoiler to find in both episodes. So when we … Read more

“Anomaly” Goes Big on Classic Tropes

This is just what it looks like emotionally decompressing after anything happens on Discovery, honestly.Image: Paramount+ Anomalies. What Star Trek fan doesn’t love an anomaly? I love ‘em, you love ‘em, Starfleet bridge crews definitely love ‘em, and Discovery is no exception. But Discovery is still the show it has been from the start, which … Read more

11 nostalgic gadgets you can get cheaply on eBay

With cash flows mostly in one direction (right out of pocket), the holidays can be a tough time keeping to a tight budget. But with a little help and a little perfect timing, you can still give friends and family some artful gadgets and technology with advanced functionality – just not in this decade. Thrift … Read more

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