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‘Rick And Morty’ Season 6, Episode 4 Recap: Clean The Damn Dishes

The Smith’s face their own worst enemies, themselves, in “Night Family.” Adult Swim “Night Family” opens with Beth suffering from insomnia, prompting a joke about the bleak, almost dystopian landscape of the App Store, as opposed to one of Rick’s crazy inventions. While wacky alien technology sparks the plot of this episode, it’s refreshingly grounded […]

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‘Avatar’s’ Successful Re-Release Reignites A Familiar Debate

James Cameron’s Avatar Fox and Disney Every time it is brought up, James Cameron’s Avatar seems to ignite the same debate – how did the highest-grossing film of all time fail to leave a cultural impact? It’s an interesting question, and a telling assumption; it’s true that Avatar didn’t leave the same imprint on pop […]

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A Bloody Wedding Elevates ‘House Of The Dragon’ Into Must-Watch Television

Episode 5 of House of the Dragon sees a wedding disrupted by drama. Ollie Upton/HBO In Westeros, weddings are often ominous, chaotic spaces where repressed conflicts burst out into the open, splattering the guests with blood. House of the Dragon’s fifth episode wasn’t quite as dramatic as the infamous Red Wedding, but the outburst of […]

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Amazon’s ‘Rings Of Power’ Is A Poignant Reminder Of The Perfection Of ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ Trilogy

New Line Cinema’s epic adventure, “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.” (Photo by New … [+] Line/WireImage) WireImage A few episodes in, Amazon’s The Rings of Power has now surpassed the length of Peter Jackson’s The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – but any comparison between the […]

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Why ‘House Of The Dragon’ Is The Superior Show To ‘Rings Of Power’

King Viserys (Paddy Considine) and Princess Rhaenyra (Milly Alcock) in HBO’s “House of the Dragon.” Ollie Upton/HBO HBO’s House Of The Dragon and Amazon’s Rings Of Power are two very different shows – the only resemblance, really, is the fantasy setting. Still, it’s fun to compare, contrast, and play up the rivalry between the two, […]

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Nobody Cares About ‘Black Adam’ More Than The Rock

Actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson appears at the Warner Brothers panel promoting his upcoming film … [+] “Black Adam” at 2022 Comic-Con International Day 3 at San Diego Convention Center on July 23, 2022 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Daniel Knighton/Getty Images) Getty Images Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been busy promoting his passion […]

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The Absurd Backlash Against ‘Euphoria’ Star Sydney Sweeney, Explained

Sydney Sweeney attends the GQ Men of the Year Celebration at The West Hollywood EDITION on November … [+] 18, 2021 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images) Getty Images Euphoria star Sydney Sweeney unintentionally sparked a wave of online backlash on Saturday after posting a series of photos and videos from her […]

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HBO’s ‘The Rehearsal’ Finale Recap: Daddy Issues

Nathan Fielder ends his grand experiment Allyson Riggs/HBO Nathan Fielder’s The Rehearsal ends with an unexpected twist, but the finale was arguably the weakest episode out of them all. The finale begins with some hilarious, Fielder-esque antics, as a bunch of background actors are hired for “Adam’s” birthday party, but forbidden to speak, bound by […]

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Kanye West Goes Full ‘Zoolander,’ Cites The Homeless As ‘Biggest Inspiration’

Kanye West attends the Fast Company Innovation Festival – Day 3 Arrivals on November 07, 2019 in New … [+] York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for Fast Company) Getty Images for Fast Company Artist Kanye West, now formally known as Ye, has come under fire for selling his latest Yeezy GAP fashion collection […]

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Joe Rogan Speaks Out In Defense Of Abortion Rights

Joe Rogan speaks on camera during the FOX UFC Saturday event at the Amway Center on April 19, 2014 … [+] in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Zuffa LLC via Getty Images In a recent episode of The Joe Rogan Experience, Joe Rogan passionately spoke out against his guest […]

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HBO’s ‘The Rehearsal’ Recap, Episode 5: Culture Clash

Nathan Fielder plays husband and parent, to mixed results. HBO Throughout Nathan For You and The Rehearsal, there’s an implicit assumption that the viewer understands Nathan is putting on a persona. That persona seems like an exaggerated version of Nathan’s awkwardness, but still a mask. In episode 5, “Apocalypto,” that mask seems to slip; we […]

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HBO’s ‘The Rehearsal’ Recap, Episode 4: Meta Method Acting

Nathan Fielder, knee-deep in his own reality. Allyson Riggs/HBO The first episode of Nathan Fielder’s The Rehearsal set our expectations, only to break them with each subsequent episode, until number 4, “The Fielder Method,” shattered them into dust; we’re not watching a rehearsal anymore. What are we watching, exactly? It’s hard to say! The show […]

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HBO’s ‘The Rehearsal’ Recap, Episode 3: Cracks In The Facade

Nathan Fielder pushes the illusion to its breaking point. HBO Nathan Fielder continues his surreal stint as a parent to “Adam,” and husband to Angela, who is happily living out her tradwife fantasy on easy mode, enjoying the benefits of a nanny, and seemingly, awkwardly avoiding Nathan. Frankly, the parenting rehearsal is already getting a […]

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