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Moon Knight Trailer Promises Chaotic Adventure Through the MCU

Moon Knight Trailer Promises Chaotic Adventure Through the MCU

Marvel Studios finally released the full trailer for its upcoming Moon Knight series, starring Oscar Isaac, and fans are excited. The trailer follows Steven Grant, a mild-mannered museum worker living in London and suffering from a bizarre disorder where he can’t tell the waking world from his dreams.  Comics fans know Moon …

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Why Do Star Wars Fans Love Boba Fett?

Why Do Star Wars Fans Love Boba Fett?

Star Wars fans are raving about the newest live-action series in the franchise: The Book of Boba Fett. The show offers viewers a chance to learn more about the title character—who has remained mysterious and become a fan favorite even with his limited on-screen appearances. Boba Fett appears on screen …

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‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Breaks Ticket Pre-Sale Records

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Breaks Ticket Pre-Sale Records

The next Spider-Man film is poised to be the most massive theatrical event since 2019’s Avengers: Endgame. Theaters had to shut their doors throughout 2020 due to local restrictions. Audiences have been slow to return throughout 2021. Modest successes like Marvel’s own Shang-Chi and Eternals have posted impressive numbers, but neither rivaled the absurd success …

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Marvel Is Already Working on ‘Shang-Chi’ Sequel

Marvel Is Already Working on ‘Shang-Chi’ Sequel

Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings was an unexpected blockbuster when it hit theaters in September. The action-filled martial arts film introduced the Master of Kung Fu, Shang-Chi, and gave context to the character’s backstory for modern audiences. It also made Marvel an astonishing amount of money. …

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Why Is Everything Nerdy Popular Now?

Why Is Everything Nerdy Popular Now?

If you watch any high school movie from the 1980s, the odds are good that you’ll see a few tropes that feel downright antiquated. The bullies are almost universally “jocks,” obsessed with sports and invariably brawny. The nerdy protagonists are often scrawny and more concerned with comic books and video …

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Why Have Superhero Movies Taken Over the World?

Why Have Superhero Movies Taken Over the World?

In the past 13 years, a specific genre of movies has absolutely overrun theaters and redefined pop culture. There was a point in time when comic book superheroes were staunchly uncool, but the films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and, to a lesser extent, the DC Universe have created a …

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Jeopardy! in Talks to Hire New Permanent Host

Jeopardy! in Talks to Hire New Permanent Host

Since the tragic passing of Alex Trebek in 2020, the long-running game show Jeopardy! has been cycling through a rotating cast of guest hosts. One of them was former show champion Ken Jennings, who put up an unbelievably long run on the show as a competitor, making a huge name …

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Loki Series Sets New Stakes for Marvel Cinematic Universe

Loki Series Sets New Stakes for Marvel Cinematic Universe

After over twenty films and three TV series, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has seen its conflicts escalate from minor battles between heroes and villains, up to massive wars over the fate of the universe. In the final battle of Avengers: Endgame, the Avengers and all of their allies fought a …

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Shows to Binge-Watch With Your Friends This Summer

Shows to Binge-Watch With Your Friends This Summer

From our friends at HeyPumpkin: Summer is supposed to be all about enjoying the sunny weather, but sometimes you just need to sit back in the AC, enjoy a cool beverage, and watch a fun TV show. And, while watching TV by yourself can be enjoyable, there’s really nothing better …

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