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Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman Comics Are a Masterpiece. Here’s How to Read Them All.

After years of development, the long-awaited adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman finally comes to screens. The Netflix series stars Tom Sturridge as Dream aka Morpheus aka Sandman, ruler of the Dreaming and master of Dreams. The series picks up as a something of a hybrid between a mad scientist and a petty magician named Burgess (Charles …

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Daniel Kaluuya as OJ Haywood in Nope

Nope Makes a Scene

A man walks into a desert amphitheater, his red cowboy suit clashing against a cloudy sky. As a computer pumps an orchestral score through strategically placed speakers, he turns to address a scattered crowd. “For the past six months, my family and I have borne witness to an absolute spectacle,” he announces, emphasizing “spectacle.” A …

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Why Fantastic Four Is the Perfect Movie to Open Marvel Phase 6

Let’s face it, Phase 4 of the MCU has been… messy. Even the best recent entries, such as Shang-Chi or Ms. Marvel, feel either disconnected from the rest of the universe or overburdened by expectations. The relatively clean line of the first three phases, building first to The Avengers and then to Infinity War and Endgame, appears missing among the many movies and …

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Kang the Conquerer

How Avengers: The Kang Dynasty Can Build to Secret Wars in Marvel Phase 6

No matter how popular Iron Man and Black Panther were, the MCU really came together for most casual viewers when the primary villain took center stage. After years of cameos and hints, Thanos the Mad Titan fully emerged in Avengers: Infinity War, giving the previous decade of movies renewed focus and purpose. Although we know that Jonathan Majors’s Kang the Conqueror will …

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Final Destination 5

Why Final Destination 5 Is the Best Movie in the Franchise

Olivia Castle (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) knows things are about to be bad. Despite her doctor’s kind assurances that her laser eye surgery is routine and harmless, despite the stuffed bear she clutches, Olivia cannot help but shudder. Strapped to a table, her head held still and her eyelids pulled open, Olivia only grows more agitated. …

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How Guardians of the Galaxy 3 Could Bring the X-Men to Marvel Phase 5

Among the many esteemed guests to visit SDCC last weekend, one of the most notable, yet underlooked, arrived during the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 presentation. As director James Gunn and members of the cast stood on the stage, a haughty man draped in purple made his way from the back of Hall H. His arms …

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Think Christian: Responding to God’s Call in The Black Phone

In The Black Phone’s third act, a little girl named Gwen (Madeleine McGraw) leaps out of bed and rushes toward her dollhouse. Opening it, she pulls out several pieces of Christian iconography, including a rosary, an ichthus with the word “Jesus” written inside, and a cross. Falling to her knees, she clutches the cross and …

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Den of Geek: Thor: Love and Thunder Ending Explained: What It Means for the MCU

At the beginning of Thor: Love and Thunder, the kindly Kronun Korg invited us to gather around and hear the story of Thor, the Space Viking who lost his way. By the end of the movie, Thor seems to have found himself, discovering a new purpose caring for the daughter of his one-time enemy Gorr …

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Den of Geek: Thor: Love and Thunder End-Credit Scenes Explained

Even more than his previous outing with Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi’s Thor: Love and Thunder takes the titular Space Viking beyond the previously established boundaries of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. From wandering across the stars with the Guardians of the Galaxy to coming face to face with Eternity, the embodiment of the MCU itself, Thor …

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