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‘Pokemon Scarlet’ and ‘Violet’ Divide Fans

‘Pokemon Scarlet’ and ‘Violet’ Divide Fans

Pokemon fans are notorious for their strong opinions regarding new entries in the long-running video game series. The latest entries, Scarlet and Violet, have been met with some divisive reviews and numerous superlatives. Some are calling them the best entries in the series yet, while others say the games show …

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‘Andor’ Shows Off the Serious Side of Star Wars

‘Andor’ Shows Off the Serious Side of Star Wars

Back when George Lucas was making the Star Wars sequel Return of the Jedi, he was adamant that the series was primarily for children. That was the justification for the presence of the cute teddy bear creatures, the Ewoks. Sixteen years later, it was the justification for Jar-Jar Binks, the …

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Marvel Shows Horror Chops in ‘Werewolf by Night’

Marvel Shows Horror Chops in ‘Werewolf by Night’

Marvel has been dipping its toes into more horror-tinged content during its Phase 4 project. The latest MCU phase kicked off with Wandavision, a TV series that occasionally dipped into bizarre existential horror as a result of Wanda’s sitcom-inspired Hex reality. In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, the …

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‘Splatoon 3’ is Iterative, But Excellent

‘Splatoon 3’ is Iterative, But Excellent

Splatoon 3 is the follow-up to the smash-hit Switch-exclusive Splatoon 2, and it improves upon its predecessor in some subtle but meaningful ways. The sequel isn’t revolutionary – players are still able to ink the terrain and become cartoony squids to swim through the paint-like substance. The goal is still …

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How ‘She-Hulk’ Addresses the MCU’s Future

How ‘She-Hulk’ Addresses the MCU’s Future

Marvel’s newest show, She-Hulk, offers fans a first look at how a humorous, half-hour format will fit a Marvel series. Jennifer Walters, Bruce Banner’s cousin, is a brilliant lawyer who wants to advance her career and win cases. However, an accident leads to her becoming infected by the same gamma …

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Thor Makes His Return in ‘Love and Thunder’

Thor Makes His Return in ‘Love and Thunder’

Thor is back on the big screen after five years away in the latest Marvel outing, Thor Love and Thunder. Director Taika Waititi returned to the franchise to helm another Thor outing, with Marvel mainstay Chris Hemsworth reprising his role as the title character and Natalie Portman returning to the …

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