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The Problem with Woke 'Obi-Wan' Isn’t What You've Been Told

The Obi-Wan Kenobi limited series on Disney+ keeps getting worse all the time, but the painfully intersectional villain, Reva, is the least of the show’s problems....

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Fred Ward, ‘The Right Stuff’ and ‘Tremors’ actor, dead at 79

Fred Ward, the veteran character actor best known for his diverse roles in “Tremors,” “The Right Stuff” and Robert Altman’s “Short Cuts,” has died. He was …

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    All 25 James Bond movies are coming to Prime Video next week

    All 25 James Bond movies are coming to Amazon's Prime Video streaming service for a limited time on April 15th.

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    14 Surprising Facts About 'Happy Days'

    Nearly 50 years after it first premiered, 'Happy Days' remains one of America's most celebrated sitcoms.

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    The Fourth Protocol: So much espionage pedigree, but unfairly forgotten

    Tom Jolliffe takes a look back at The Fourth Protocol, a surprisingly little known cold war era spy film packed with espionage pedigree… The Cold War era spanned from post Second World War until the beginning of the 90s. There was a perpetual feeling of p

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    An Overlong, Emo Batman Bores With Allusions To White Privilege and Dismantling Systems

    From the gritty 1970s era look to hints that our hero may suffer from some sort of psychosis, it seems fairly clear that writer/director Matt Reeves wants his Batman reboot to be viewed in the same vein as last year’s brilliant but polarizing “Joker.” The problem is, unlike the latter film, “The Batman” has no artistic courage. It allows mumbled references to “white privilege” and vague allusions to dismantling structures to stand in for a real point of view.

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    7 Shows Like Reacher to Watch If You Like Action and Crime

    If you want more shows like Amazon Prime Video's Reacher, based on the books by Lee Childs, we've built a list of options featuring large men punching bad guys or Southern crime dramas.

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    The James Bond theme that almost killed Tom Jones

    Tom Jones had to hit a major high note at the end of his James Bond theme for 'Thunderball', so he reared back and gave it all he had.

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    James Bond Theory: The Rock Is Sean Connery's Real Final 007 Movie

    Sean Connery officially stopped playing James Bond in 1971, but is 1996's The Rock movie is real final outing as 007? A compelling theory says so.

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    The Real Story of the Hotel Detective - Neatorama

    The hotel detective is a common figure in film noir and hard boiled detective stories from eighty years ago. Who are these people? What exactly does a hotel detective do? Professional travel writer Luke J. Spenser explores the history of this profession a

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    Sit Back and Enjoy 2 Glorious Hours of Seinfeld Bloopers

    For all the footage that made it into the final cut of 'Seinfeld,' there were plenty of behind-the-scenes bloopers primetime viewers didn't get to see.

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    Ranking the 10 greatest films starring Humphrey Bogart

    Including the works of filmmakers such as John Huston, Michael Curtiz and Billy Wilder, these are the 10 greatest films starring the legendary Humphrey Bogart.

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    Steve Buscemi's believable theory on 'Reservoir Dogs' Mr. Pink

    'Reservoir Dogs' is one of Quentin Tarantino's best-beloved films. This year, Steve Buscemi offered his thoughts on the fate of his slimy character Mr. Pink.

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    ‘Bond, James Bond. He/Him?’ Future 007 Could Be Non-Binary, Producer Says

    James Bond could be non-binary in the future, according to Barbara Broccoli, the producer of the 007 franchise.

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    The Magnificent 20: The best western films of all time

    From John Ford classics to Sergio Leone gems, these are the best films the genre has to offer

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    Why Dean Martin was the 'King of Cool'

    The life and times of Dean Martin were tinged with fame, fortune, worldwide celebrity and a late-in-life tragedy — and they’re concisely and lovingly documented in “Dean Martin: K…

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    The Untold Truth Of Smokey And The Bandit

    One of Burt Reynolds' most iconic movies is a comedy about truckers smuggling beer with impressive stunts. Here's the untold truth of "Smokey and the Bandit."

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    16 Hidden References And Meanings In 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood'

    "A movie isn't a movie without a homage to Hitchcock." - Hitchcock, probably.

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    In Defense of Clint Eastwood's 'Gran Torino,' Now Under Attack from Left-Wing Cancel Mob

    It was only a matter of time before the left-wing cancel mob came for Gran Torino, Clint Eastwood's 2008 movie about a bigoted retired autoworker and his Asian Hmong neighbors. The racial epithets spewed by protagonist Walt Kowalski are so prolific that i

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    C'mon Tarantino, release the 20-hour cut of Once Upon a Time In…Hollywood

    In an interview with Variety, Margot Robbie mentioned that Quentin Tarantino has a 20-hour cut of Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood. Sounds like a potential candidate for another Netflix miniseries.

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    The Best Westerns On Netflix Right Now

    From stagecoach heists to Tarantino revenge fantasies, these Westerns on Netflix get everything right about the genre.

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    Pulp Fiction's 3-Hour Cut: Deleted and Extended Scenes Explained

    Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction is 154 minutes long, but there are 24 minutes of extra footage consisting of five additional or extended scenes.

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    ‘Negative Depictions’: Disney+ Blocks Children Under 7 From Watching ‘Peter Pan,’ ‘Dumbo,’ Other Classics

    Disney is censoring four of their classic films from the Disney+ accounts of children under age seven, citing what they described as the “negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people or cultures."

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    How the 'Goldfinger' Alpine sequence gave rise to Bondmania

    The Alpine scenes in 1964's "Goldfinger" not only helped generate huge amounts of publicity, they set out a visual blueprint for generations of Bond movies to come.

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    Inside the original Rat Pack and its members' Las Vegas legacy

    How the original members of the Rat Pack — Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford — helped create the myth of Las Vegas, before they were destroyed by Joe Kennedy.

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    "Best Thanksgiving Episode Ever" or Ethical Minefield?

    A famed Thanksgiving episode of a '70s sitcom about a funny psychologist is still enjoyable decades after it first aired. But it may not present the profession in the best light.

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    This James Bond scene nearly killed Sean Connery in 1963

    It sort of goes without saying that working as a field agent and international superspy comes with a little requisite danger of incurring grievous bodily harm. You know what shouldn't come with a little requisite danger of incurring grievous bodily harm?

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    James Bond’s next film No Time to Die delayed till 2021 — an entire year

    No Time to Die, the 25th James Bond film, has been pushed back an entire year. It will now arrive on April 2nd, 2021, the film’s producers confirmed today.

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    Roku Channel Live TV Guide review: Hundreds of free channels, but there's a catch

    The Roku Channel recently added hundreds of free, live TV channels to its app. But are they good enough to replace your current cable subscription?

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      'Kindergarten Cop' screening canceled in Oregon, compared to 'Birth Of A Nation'

      The NW Film Center canceled an Aug. 6 outdoor screening of the 1990 movie "Kindergarten Cop" starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, after it was excoriated on Twitter for glorifying the traumatization of children by police and was compared to "Bir

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      Saving Private Ryan: 10 Behind-The-Scenes Facts You Might Not Know About The Movie

      There are few war movies as visceral and emotional as Steven Spielberg's 1998 World War II epic Saving Private Ryan.

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      12 Jaws Behind-The-Scenes Facts You Might Not Know

      Earlier this year, Jaws celebrated its 45th anniversary. Once meant to be a simple man vs. shark movie based on a paperback novel, this early Steven Spielberg movie became the highest grossing film of all-time

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      The Sopranos Creator David Chase Accidentally Reveals Tony's Fate

      In a recent roundtable discussion promoting his new book, The Sopranos Sessions, creator David Chase slipped up and confirmed the fate of his legendary character.

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      Bruce Lee: The Mystery Surrounding the Martial Artist's Death

      The actor was just weeks away from the premiere of 'Exit the Dragon' when he suddenly — and shockingly — died in Hong Kong.

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      It was supposed to be 'A Hard Day's Night' meets 'Star Wars.' It wasn't.

      Remember how Hanna-Barbera made a live-action KISS made-for-TV movie in the '70s?

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      Quentin Tarantino explains why his ‘Grindhouse’ film failed dramatically

      Quentin Tarantino has been reflecting on his career and discussed the topic of Grindhouse, the 2007 double feature which flopped dramatically.

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      Westworld: The Secret Project in Sector 16 Has Been Right There

      Westworld villain Serac's motivation was revealed in 'The Mother of Exiles,' and it ties back to Season 2.

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      You're adjusting to a new normal—which makes sitcoms weird

      Feel uncomfortable watching people socializing normally on your favorite TV shows? We're adjusting to a new normal, and that changes how we feel about TV.

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      The 5 kinds of sci-fi space travel, ranked by realism

      Science fiction is full of ships that can zip around the cosmos. Only some are even loosely based on actual science.

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      ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Release Pushed Back To Christmas Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

      Americans will just have to wait an extra six months before they can watch Tom Cruise jet across the skies in “Top Gun: Maverick,” the sequel to the 1986 hit movie that transformed the actor into a movie star. “Paramount is pushing back

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      Ellis Marsalis Dead: Legendary New Orleans’ Pianist Dies at 85

      Famous New Orleans' pianist Ellis Marsalis passed away at age 85 on April 1, 2020.

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      Can you guess the 1970s show based on one freeze frame?

      We give you one shot to complete this quiz.

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      Here's What Ford v. Ferrari Left Out, As Told By The 1966 Le Mans Winner Himself

      If you’ve sat down to watch Ford v. Ferrari any time recently, you might be inclined to think that you are now a master of—at least—the basics of what went on during the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. But you definitely didn’t get the whole story—and Chris Amo

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      Why ‘Once Upon A Time’ Deserve Best Picture At This Year’s Oscars

      Hollywood doesn’t have a higher honor. Until Congress starts bequeathing medals to dorky gangster directors for perfect movies, the Oscar will have to do.

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      Nicolas Cage film about Nicolas Cage gets 2021 release date

      A release date has been announced for a new film starring Nicholas Cage, in which the actor stars as a fictionalised version of himself. 

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      Joy Villa wears pro-Trump gown to Grammys: 'Impeached and re-elected'

      Joy Villa turned heads at the Grammy Awards on Sunday in a bold pro-Trump inspired gown.

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      James Bond 'can be of any color, but he is male,' says longtime franchise producer

      The next 007 won't be a woman, according to the franchise's longtime producer. 

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      Quentin Tarantino: I owe my career to 'The Golden Girls'

      The classic 1980s sitcom "The Golden Girls" is legendary for the hilarious antics of Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sophia. But what about director Quentin Tarantino?

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      Buck Henry Dead: ‘Graduate’ Writer, ‘Get Smart’ Co-Creator, ‘SNL’ Favorite Was 89

      Buck Henry, the screenwriter behind 'The Graduate' and 'What's Up, Doc?' who also co-created Get Smart and was an early 'SNL' favorite, has died.

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      Ricky Gervais attacks ‘woke’ Hollywood and shreds Apple, Disney and Amazon in savage Golden Globes monologue

      It didn’t take long for the notorious pot-stirrer and five-time host to draw gasps at the 77th annual Golden Globes on Sunday.

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      What George Lucas’ Star Wars: Episode 7, 8 and 9 would have looked like

      The Skywalker Saga is about to come to an end with J.J. Abrams’ The Rise of Skywalker. But before it does, we look back at George Lucas’ own vision for the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Midi-chlorians and The Whills were involved.

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      Robert Forster Dead: Resurgent Oscar Nominee From 'Jackie Brown' Was 78 | Hollywood Reporter

      Robert Forster, the stalwart leading man whose Oscar-nominated performance as a bail bondsman in Quentin Tarantino's 'Jackie Brown' made for one of Hollywood's most heartwarming comeback stories, has died. He was 78.

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      A Hogan's Heroes sequel series is in development from the show's original co-creator

      We have to say, even in a culture rife with reboots, we did not see this one coming. Yesterday, Deadline broke the news that a Hogan's Heroes sequel is currently in development.

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      Bond 25: No Time to Die - Release Date, Cast, Plot and More

      The 25th chapter of the James Bond film series will mark the last movie where Daniel Craig plays the British spy.

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      Choose Your Alliances: Tarantino Latest Victim of Woke Police

      Choose Your Alliances: Tarantino Latest Victim of Woke Police

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      Best Movies of 2019: Good Movies to Watch From This Year - Thrillist

      The best movies in theaters, the best movies on Netflix, the best movies everywhere. Start watching now.

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      Admiral Ackbar Actor Upset About Final Moment As Character. Here's Why.

      Actor Tim Rose, who played Admiral Ackbar in three “Star Wars” films, said that when his last scene as the character was filmed, he felt slighted that he was asked to make a joke instead of being thanked for playing the character.

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      MeTV Presents The Three Stooges on Saturday evenings beginning June 1

      Get your "Nyuks" with full-length, unedited shorts without commercial interruption.

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      R.I.P. Tim Conway, comedy legend of The Carol Burnett Show and McHale's Navy

      The man who brought us Mr. Tudball and Dorf passed away at 85.

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      13 Wild Facts About Easy Rider | Mental Floss

      On May 12, 1969, Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda's low-budget biker flick premiered at Cannes and became “the definitive counterculture blockbuster.”

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      Desi Arnaz was technically the first host of The Twilight Zone

      Desi even offered his own opinion on Serling's first TV teleplay.

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      A 'Spenser: For Hire' reboot is coming with Mark Wahlberg

      Spenser and Hawk are coming back to small screens soon.

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      Guillermo del Toro's Next Movie May Not Have a Creature in It, But It Might Have Leonardo DiCaprio

      Guillermo del Toro has been very careful in selecting his follow-up to his Oscar-winning The Shape of Water, but that movie may now be solidified after landing one of the biggest stars in the world.

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      How The Death Star and Palpatine May Impact THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

      The final moments of the teaser for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker gave us Emperor Palpatine's distinctive laugh. We think he's the true enemy all along.

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      The Ultimate Cord-Cutter Solution: You Might Never Leave Your Home Again

      Analyst Mark N. Vena details his ultimate cord-cutter home entertainment configuration.

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      Tarantino goes back to 1969 with first Once Upon a Time in Hollywood trailer

      Sony Pictures has released the first trailer for Once Upon a time in Hollywood, the ninth film from Oscar-winning writer and director Quentin Tarantino, which follows a pair of actors (played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt) in 1969 against the backdro

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      Good news, would-be game show masterminds: ABC is bringing back Press Your Luck 

      30 years after it originally went off the air, syndicated game show mainstay Press Your Luck is mostly known for two things: Its irritating, cash-gobbling, Noid wannabe mascot The Whammy, and Michael Larson, the guy who set a long-standing record for game

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      'Apollo 11' is a stunning record of human ingenuity: Review

      The new documentary 'Apollo 11' looks back at the moon landing mission of 1969 through never-before-seen IMAX footage and audio.

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      'The Twilight Zone' is one of the most quietly bingeable shows on Netflix

      'The Twilight Zone': Seasons 1-3 and 5 are now streaming on Netflix. Seasons 1-5 are available on Hulu. Jordan Peele's reboot premieres April 1.

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      The surviving M*A*S*H cast reunites and reminisces on Alan Alda's podcast

      Loretta Swit, Gary Burghoff, Mike Farrell and Jamie Farr go down memory lane with Alan Alda.

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      Wayne Newton celebrates 60 years in Las Vegas with new show

      LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wayne Newton dropped out of high school his junior year to perform with his brother at a Las Vegas hotel. It was 1959, and he was too young to spend his breaks at the casino and too broke to eat dinner there. Six decades later — with

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      5 New Year's Eve Movies to Help Ring in 2019

      Something to pass the time during that odd limbo period between Christmas and New Year's.

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      15 Timeless Dean Martin Quotes

      “You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on."

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      John C. Reilly Singing Together With An Entire Pub In Ireland Will Make Your Night

      Whatever you are doing tonight, it’s not better than being at O’Connor’s Pub in Doolin, Ireland. There is nothing but pure joy and happiness coming out of that place tonight. Well, except for...

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      Every New Movie and TV Show Coming to Netflix in November

      Highlights on Netflix this November include originals like "House of Cards" and "Narcos: Mexico," among others.

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      One Giant Flop for Moviekind

      John Podhoretz: The new Neil Armstrong biopic starring Ryan Gosling is a joyless schlep.

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      25 Of The Coolest Set Photos In Cinema History

      30 incredible behind the scenes photos from classic Hollywood films

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      The Ghost and Mr. Chicken was essentially Mayberry on the big screen

      Even Wally from Wally's Fillin' Station shows up!

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      WATCH: Luke Skywalker Laments 'Radical Changes' In 'Last Jedi'

      In an interview with IGN published this week, Mark Hamill discussed the "tragic" trajectory of his iconic character Luke Skywalker as portrayed by Rian Johnson in "The Last Jedi," w

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      REVIEW: Factory’s 1966 BATCAVE Model Is an Epic Achievement | 13th Dimension, Comics, Creators, Culture

      To mix Bat-metaphors, there have been all sorts of wonderful toys released since the Batman ’66 merch deal was nailed down several years ago.

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      Pick: Which TV dad do you think commands the most respect?

      Vote for your favorite TV dad who gave the best advice.

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      No, 'Star Wars' Isn't Failing Because Of Hateful Trolls. It's Failing Because Kathleen Kennedy Has Done A Garbage Job.

      On Monday, former Hollywood Reporter editor Marc Bernardin took it upon himself to explain the ongoing failure of the new Star Wars lineup to set the world aflame. His answer: the fans are the problem.

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      'Solo' Is Everything You'd Expect From a Han Solo Movie–And That's Not a Good Thing

      Instead of an origin story that explains how he became Han Solo, this movie shows the iconic character fully formed.

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      The Best Action Movies on Netflix Right Now - Thrillist

      From "Kill Bill" to "Ip Man," we take a look at some of the best action movies available on Netflix.