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Marvel’s historic big screen adaptation of Black Panther is true to the spirit of the Stan Lee and Jack Kirby‘s creation, but draws heavy inspiration from creators like Christopher Priest, Reginald Hudlin, Mark Texiera, Ta-Nehisi Coates, John Romita, Brian Stelfreeze, Trevor Hairsine, and others. Black Panther’s Marvel Universe history stretches back over 50 years, and the movie
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Paddington may not have gotten the big Oscar nom, but he’s getting his own TV show! Following the much-deserved success of Paddington and Paddington 2, the iconic British children’s book character is getting a prequel series. According to Deadline, Nickelodeon, Studiocanal and producer David Heyman are teaming up on Paddington, a pre-schooler-targeted TV series based
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This Deadly Class review contains spoilers. Deadly Class Season 1 Episode 5 Deadly Class took one of the pivotal road trips from the original comic and masterfully transformed it into a trippy, cinematic triumph that emphasized the careless overconfidence of youth during an authentically botched adventure that ended with a roiling confusion of emotions. The
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More than 40 years after their debut on The All-New Super Friends Hour animated series, the Wonder Twins are back. And when their powers activate this time around, things get awkward in the way that anyone who has been a misunderstood teenager (read: everyone) can relate to. Once a pop-culture punchline – ridiculed more than even Aquaman
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The Beatles were at the height of rock stardom when they realized they could reach higher states of consciousness. George Harrison learned practice was not limited to performance as he changed the entire approach to making music to merge the spiritual. The lead guitarist of the most popular band in the world added tambura and
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Warner Bros. is thirsty for more Aquaman after the ocean-themed superhero broke through the billion-dollar mark at the box office earlier this year. According to THR, the studio is developing a spinoff that will take audiences back to The Trench, the creepy corner of Aquaman’s kingdom full of monsters.  The movie, which is appropriately titled
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Look to the western sky: Wicked will finally fly from Broadway into movie theaters. Universal has moved the release date of the Wicked movie. According to Deadline, the Wicked movie will be released on December 22, 2021, rather than the originally announced December 20, 2019 (which was more of a placeholder release date, anyhow). This means
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Some of the best fantasy, science fiction, and horror storytelling is happening in the young adult book world—if you need some specific examples, check out Den of Geek’s picks for the best fiction books of 2018. There’s so much to look forward to in our speculative fiction future. Here are some of the young adult
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Black Leopard, Red Wolf was only just released on Tuesday, but is already making some serious waves in the literary world… and, apparently, in Hollywood, too. THR just reported that Michael B. Jordan‘s Outlier Society has snatched up the rights to adapt the epic African fantasy, alongside Warner Bros. In Black Leopard, Red Wolf, Marlon James (who
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Emboldened by the success of Gotham and other comic properties, Fox is going back to the comic well again, albeit a smaller well. The network has ordered Talent, a series based off a limited run 2006 comic of the same name. Graham Yost of The Americans and Justified will write the pilot and produce alongside Neal
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Sometimes being a great sleuth can also make you look like a major creep. In a humorous but revealing new clip from tonight’s episode of The Flash, “Goldfaced,” we see Sherloque Wells meeting his future ex-wife Renee Adler—but taking it a bit too far with his masterful skills of observation. However, it’s what leads to
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I’m on the record as loving Shade the Changing Girl/Woman, writer Cecil Castellucci’s last comic with artist Marley Zarcone at DC. It was beautifully weird, earnest and heartfelt and real, which is a ridiculous way to describe a book about an alien insanity vest that reanimates a dead teenager with the brain of an alien bird
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This Umbrella Academy review does not contain spoilers. Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba’s The Umbrella Academy, which opens with the spontaneous birth of 43 superpowered babies right at the moment a wrestler elbow drops a giant space squid in the ring, might be unadaptable. Despite its best efforts to capture the delightful weirdness of the comic as well as
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Although not typical of the fare we cover on the Sci Fi Fidelity podcast, A Discovery of Witches proved itself to be quite a compelling supernatural series when it came to the U.S. audience via Sundance Now and Shudder on January 17, 2019. An adaptation of the first novel in Deborah Harkness’ All Souls trilogy,
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Holy revolving door, Batman! The Caped Crusader has been portrayed by more actors than any other superhero in movie history – eight to be exact. Most have lasted for just one film. But after The Dark Knight Rises, Christian Bale has become the first man to have played Bruce Wayne and his alter-ego more than twice
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Elizabeth Banks is adding another credit to her directing filmography. According to Deadline, the actress, producer, and director has signed on to helm The Grace Year, an adaptation of the Kim Liggett novel set to be published next fall, for Universal. The Grace Year, which is being published by Wednesday Books, is being touted by
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