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The Avengers star previously sparked backlash for playing the Japanese protagonist in Ghost in the Shell and accepting a role that would have seen her portraying a trans man.
Avengers star Scarlett Johansson has been at the center of a couple of casting controversies: In 2016, she starred in the live-action adaptation of the anime Ghost in the Shell, playing its Japanese protagonist Major Motoko Kusanagi. And in 2018, she was cast in the film Rub ...
 
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Fun-sized scene-stealers.
Kids run the show on these Netflix Originals. They don’t need age or experience (or height) to steal the show—they’re doing it all on their own with their snappy one-liners, well-executed performances, and overall stage presence, courtesy of the talented actors behind ...
 
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Everything you need to know about the new fantasy series starring Henry Cavill.
For anyone not familiar with the video games or the indie book series, photos of Henry Cavill with a luxurious long, white wig from the upcoming Witcher series might look pretty bizarre. But the series, which debuts later this year on Netflix, comes from ...
 
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It all leads to an actual phone number and an important message.
In the week since Season Three of Stranger Things dropped on Netflix, fans have not only binged all eight episodes, but tirelessly dug into the big cliffhanger's that the finale left us with. Is Hopper really dead? What happened to Eleven's powers? Who is "The American?"Through it ...
 
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Nothing is official yet, but we should already be excited.
The main problem with Stranger Things 3 was that most of the episodes felt all too similar to the first two seasons. Despite the structural and narrative likenesses, though, Stranger Things Season Three did end in a more interesting place than seasons one and two. By ...
 
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Stranger Songs capitalizes on an appetite for '80s beats and the singer's love of a time gone by.
After seven studio albums, singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson came to a crossroads: for well over a decade, she’s offered up the type of indie pop that fluctuates between ear worm radio hits and perfected television backtracks. But what if instead of placing songs ...
 
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The sheriff's Magnum, P.I.-inspired look is a perfect bit of dad style.
The sprit of the '80s was in full swing by 1985, the year that saw the debut of MacGyver and the Golden Girls, "We Are the World" and "Take on Me," The Breakfast Club and Back to the Future. That’s also the year in which the third season of ...
 
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Episode Four ends with some distressing foreshadowing.
As Episode Four of Big Little Lies came to a close, the worst possible vision floated (quite literally) through Elizabeth’s mind—flashes of her daughter, Bonnie (Zoë Kravitz) suspended lifeless in a wave seeming to suggest that Bonnie has a dark fate ahead of her ...
 
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It's a shame that such a poignant scene was muddied with so many flopping appendages.
Though Euphoria is only two episodes in, HBO's newest series has amassed more critical attention than most shows see through their entire run. Before the series debuted, word of statutory rape scenes and drug use swirled around the internet and into the minds of concerned parents hoping to ...
 
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Bray my name
Ever since Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan confirmed he was working on a film based around the series, there's been feverish speculation as to whether Jesse Pinkman and Walter White would get to share any screen time together.It's been broadly reported that the film—which might ...
 
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And with just five episodes
You suspect that, much like the dosimeters used to measure radiation after the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe which only read 3.6 roentgens because that's the maximum reading, the only reason that the reviews for Chernobyl have topped out at five stars is that there are no more ...
 
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Ava DuVernay's limited series about the Central Park Five has become one of the most important shows of the year.
For the past two weeks, no Netflix show has been more popular than Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us—the limited series telling the story of the Central Park Five and their eventual exoneration for crimes they didn’t commit.As of Wednesday, Netflix says that every day ...
 
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Jo Koy mines culture and family for big laughs in 'Comin' In Hot.'
 “Ha?!?,” yells the man known as Jo Koy, born Joseph Glenn Herbert, into the camera, his face humorously contorted in bafflement. It’s the punchline of one of his latest short skits on social media, where he treats his followers to little snippets ...
 
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Take the whole 'Bridge of Death' thing with a pinch of salt.
Chernobyl is very brilliant indeed, and quite a huge part of its brilliance is that it portrays shocking things happening as they actually did - the metal hinges on the reactor building's doors crumbling under intense radiation, the firefighters slowly putrefying and disintegrating, ...
 
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Westeros' own Taggart has cracked the case
The enduring mystery of how a coffee cup came to be left right in front of Daenerys during the last season of Game of Thrones is up there with Murder on the Orient Express in terms of its apparent inexplicability.Fortunately, though, Sophie Turner has been in her low-lit ...
 
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Oh fork.
NBC’s The Good Place, one of the most critically lauded sitcoms on television, will conclude after its fourth season. The show’s official social media accounts posted a message from creator Michael Schur Friday night announcing the series’ end. Though it’s sad news for fans of the show, ...
 
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See where the new Season Five episodes with Miley Cyrus and Anthony Mackie rank among the anthology's best.
As its title suggests, Black Mirror has become the anthology series that forces us to examine ourselves, and the increasingly technological world in which we inhabit, through the screen we have pointed at ourselves at all times. Since it premiered eight years ago, and ...
 
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In an interview with Esquire Philippines, the creator and writer also explains why 'Bandersnatch' was not included in this season.
Albert Einstein is thought to have once said, “it has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” That the world’s smartest man could say that at a time before technology produced mind-enslaving devices we could hold in our hands, ...
 
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The hilarious and bizarre "Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too" is exactly what this anthology needs.
The Season Three episode "San Junipero" marked a turning point forBlack Mirror. Not only did it win the series its much-deserved first Emmy, but the episode established a new tone for this beloved techno anthology. "San Junipero," which followed the romance of two ...
 
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JZ turns to a Spanish novelist, poetry and familiar popcorn flicks during a monthlong sojourn in Spain.
A Heart So White by Javier MariasIt took me years to get through Marias’s digressive, meandering styles and finish one of his novels, but now that I know how they work, I love them. One of his best novels, about gestures and ...