Since clearing the Expanded Universe decks in 2014 and declaring that only movies were canon, the Disney-era Lucasfilm has been busily re-..
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It’s easy to understand what attracted Steven Spielberg to Ready Player One: it’s a story about a media mogul who captivates billions with..
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I was less than shocked, when the credits rolled for Flower, to see a bunch of men’s names flash by.
Why? Well, let’s talk about this m..
America’s mixed feelings about The Bachelor franchise make for a relatively low-key crisis of conscience among the many we’re currently ma..
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Thinking back to my ’80s childhood, I’m not quite sure what I expected to be doing when I got to be my dad’s age. As a white middle-class ..
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Critics were asked to avoid spoilers when reviewing Black Panther and so I will, but really, nothing I could write could in any meaningful..