Super Hero’s Opening Recreates the Red Ribbon Saga

For 90s kids, Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball was one of our first steps into anime and manga. It was Dragon Ball Z on Toonami that was The Show back in the day, and the franchise has gone on in the years since to produce countless games, spinoff anime, and films. With the upcoming Super Hero … Read more

A New J.R.R. Tolkien Collection Gathers the Author’s Writings on Middle-earth’s Second Age

Image: HarperCollins With Prime Video’s prequel series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power arriving in early September, it stands to reason there’ll be a renewed interest in J.R.R. Tolkien’s original writings on Middle-earth’s Second Age. So the timing is perfect for The Fall of Númenor, which gathers all of Tolkien’s works on the … Read more

Obi-Wan vs Vader, Luke and Leia

One last ride for Obi-Wan Kenobi.Image: Lucasfilm Obi-Wan Kenobi has reached its conclusion and I feel super weird about it. It’s that feeling you get after you finish a movie, show, or book you’ve been waiting forever for and it hasn’t quite processed yet. You know that it’s over, the mysteries are solved, and yet, … Read more

Stranger Things Season 4 Part 2 Trailer: Vecna’s Revenge

Image: Netflix As we come closer to the final two episodes of Stranger Things Season 4, Netflix has released a preview trailer for the finale. This season had a split release schedule, with the first seven episodes released on May 27th, and the last two slated for a July 1 drop. And after that intense … Read more

Phil Tippett’s Mad God Shudder Review: A Gross, Gorgeous Horror

Image: Shudder Based on the trailer and its near-mythical status as a project Oscar-winning animator and special effects supervisor Phil Tippett (Jurassic Park, Starship Troopers, Star Wars: A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back) has been working on for three decades, you might have an idea of what you’re in for while watching Mad … Read more

Crimes of the Future’s Body Politics Show an Emergent Trans Fantasy

Image: Neon When we are first introduced to Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen) in Crimes of the Future, he’s laid up in a bed that looks like a fleshy, rotting orchid, in extreme discomfort. He’s informed that a new hormone has entered his system, a biological measurement of the internal change that he’s experiencing. In our … Read more

Taika Waititi Wants His Star Wars to Focus on New Characters

Image: Gareth Cattermole (Getty Images) While Kathleen Kennedy did confirm that the Star Wars film by Taika Waititi (Thor: Love and Thunder, Jojo Rabbit) would be going ahead, she didn’t mention any of the storylines, characters, or even the timeline it would be set in. Now, Waititi himself has said in an interview with Total … Read more

Lord of the Rings Anime Movie Reveals Voice Cast: Eowyn Returns

Miranda Otto as Éowyn in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Image: New Line Cinema Miranda Otto, who famously played Éowyn in The Lord of the Rings series, is slated to return to the character she portrayed in the early 2000s, Deadline reports. The new anime feature, The Lord of the Rings: The … Read more

Mera Actress Still Part of DC Sequel

Amber Heard will return as Mera in Aquaman 2, but it will be a smaller role.Image: Warner Bros. Despite what you may have heard or read, Amber Heard is still in Aquaman 2, aka Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. Tuesday, the site Just Jared published a post saying that the actress, who has been in the … Read more

Netflix Developing Tone-Deaf Squid Game Reality Show

In possibly the most tone deaf attempt at cashing in on the most wildly successful television show it has ever produced, Netflix is in the process of casting contestants in a live-action reality show based on Squid Game. Titled Squid Game: The Challenge, the show will feature 456 players competing for $4.56 million, making it … Read more