She Hulk MCU Origin Story Explained By Head Writer Jessica Gao

Cousins ​​Bruce Banner and Jennifer Walters. Image: marvel studios She-Hulk comic book fans might be a little confused later this week when the character finally makes her debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the comics, the character’s origin happens when Jennifer Walters, successful lawyer and cousin to Bruce Banner, is shot in a mob … Read more

Season 6, Episode 13, “Saul Gone”

Rhea Seehorn in Better Call Saulphoto: Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures Television When asked to give a hint about how Better Call Saul would wrap up during a Tribeca Festival panel in June, Bob Odenkirk offered two words: “second life.” That clue turned out to be much pithier and more perfect than anyone might have guessed. and … Read more

Spider-Man’s PC Release Reminds Us the Amazing Movie Suit Rules

Thwip.screenshot: Insomniac/Sony When Andrew Garfield’s first picture as Spider-Man was revealedwebheads around the world were agog at what has become one of the most, if not the show, controversial of Peter’s many movie customs over the years. The long spider-logo, the rubbery, basketball-esque texture, the balance between red and blue. But I can’t help but … Read more

Season 4, Episode 8, “Que Sera, Sera”

Tessa Thompson in Westworld photo: John Johnson/HBO We end where it all began. All season long I’ve been positing that Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy, and the writers’ room at Westworld were both rebooting and rehashing the thematic and storytelling threads of season one. Visually, we saw this every time “Christina” (Evan Rachel Wood) woke up, … Read more

Westworld’s Season 4 Finale Was Bleak, Brutal, and Beautiful

photo: John P. Johnson/HBO As it had toit came down to Dolores and the Man in Black. Forget Caleb’s rescue. Forget Maeve’s death. Forget Bernard’s nine-million-step plan. Forget humanity, forget the Hosts, forget everything. None of it matters now. Westworld has swept away the old world more thoroughly and efficiently than the Man in Black, … Read more

How EVO 2022’s Official Soundtrack Almost Missed The Show

Last weekend, the world’s biggest fighting games tournament, Evolution Championship Series—colloquially known as EVO—featured a cavalcade of announcements like netcode rollback coming to a couple fighting games in desperate need of it as well as some sleek character announcement trailers. But what almost didn’t make the event, thanks to some last-minute hold-ups on the part … Read more

Mad Max Furiosa Set Pictures Reveal Anya Taylor-Joy’s Furiosa

Image: Warner Bros. Meet the doomed king of Numenor in a new Lord of the Rings: The Ring of Power image. Walker Scobell teases his angry take on Percy Jackson. American Horror Story sets its latest cast. Plus, what’s coming on Tales of the Walking Dead. Spoilers, away! The Regulators deadline reports a film adaptation … Read more

15 Years of the Neil Gaiman Adaptation

Stardust turns 15 years old today.Image: paramount As I sat down to revisit Matthew Vaughn’s Adaptation of the Neil Gaiman novel stardust, a family friend who was visiting asked me a question. “What are you watching?” “stardust.” “What’s that?” “This fantasy movie with Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert DeNiro.” “I’ve never heard of it.” “Henry Cavill … Read more

An Interview With Lee Pace For Bodies Bodies Bodies

(from left) Rachel Sennott and Lee Pace in Halina Reijn’s Bodies Bodies Bodies.photo: A24 Lee Pace has ventured from Middle-earth (as elven ruler Thranduil in Peter Jackson’s hobbit films) to the stars (as Ronan The Accuser in the Marvel Cinematic Universe) during his big-screen career. But with his latest movie, Bodies Bodies Bodiesa knives-out character … Read more

An Interview With Bodies Bodies Bodies’ Amandla Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg in Haline Reijn’s Bodies Bodies Bodies.photo: A24 Amandla Sternberg was barely a teenager when she appeared opposite Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games. Since then, she’s gone on to establish herself as one of the most promising actresses of her peer group, with a stirring performance in The Hate U Givein addition to … Read more