Film & TV

Horror has long been a tentpole genre in entertainment, ranging from psychological thrillers to monster mashes and even slasher flicks. Why are humans so enamored by horror? On April 19 behavioral scientist Coltan Scrivner and …

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“Secrets of Dumbledore” is a waste of potential. When “Fantastic Beasts” first came to the big screen, it offered an experience unique from every other entry in the “Harry Potter” franchise, a film entirely about …

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The plot of “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” is as entertaining as it is uncertain of itself. The 2020 video game adaptation “Sonic the Hedgehog” shocked audiences with its surprising charm and appeal to younger audiences. …

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After fifty years, only one film has managed to balance crime, Italian heritage and family while still standing the test of time — and, no, it’s not “The Fast and The Furious.” Directed by Francis …

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What do giant thumbs, backward-talking monsters and Danny Trejo (“Machete,” “From Dusk Till Dawn”) all have in common? Simple: “Spy Kids.” “Spy Kids” (2001) is a blockbuster phenomenon that captured what it felt like to …

When irradiated superheroes and cosmic adventures have become all the rage in pop culture, there’s one thing they can all be traced back to: comics. From the blockbusters like “Spider-Man: No Way Home” to the …

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Sex, drugs, rock ‘n’ roll and an introspective character study are what HBO Max’s “Peacemaker” has to offer. Branching from the 2021 lively reboot “The Suicide Squad,” the show follows John Cena (“Blockers,” “Bumblebee”) reprising …

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“Death on the Nile” excels in as many ways as it flops. Starring Kenneth Branagh as detective Hercule Poirot, “Death on the Nile” follows the interweaving jealousies and prejudices surrounding newlywed aristocrat, Linnet Ridgeway, played …