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Guts resting by an uprooted tree with the sunset in the background in Berserk.

Why Berserk still deserves a better TV anime adaptation

Berserk is a manga masterpiece, and while a few solid adaptations have been done, recent shortcomings and its legacy prove it deserves far more.
George and Carlos smile at each other in a scene from The Garcias.

Bobby Gonzalez and Jeffrey Licon on The Garcias and the power of representation

Digital Trends spoke with Bobby Gonzalez and Jeffrey Licon about The Garcias and the power of representation.
Batman holding his cape under the moonlight in Caped Crusader key art.

Underrated Batman villains that should be in Caped Crusader

Batman arguably has the richest rogues' gallery in superhero history, but HBO Max's Caped Crusader show should dig into more underrated villains.
Alicia Vikander in Irma Vep.

Alicia Vikander loses herself in the trailer for Irma Vep

In HBO's new original miniseries, Irma Vep, Alicia Vikander plays a Hollywood superstar whose life is upended when she agrees to star in a French vampire movie.
Jean Smart wears a cheetah print shirt while standing next to Hannah Einbinder in Hacks Season 2.

Hacks season 2 review: Taking the show on the road

Jean Smart returns in fine form as Deborah Vance in the hilarious and entertaining, if occasionally aimless, second season of HBO Max's Hacks.
Promo image of Detective Katagiri and Jake Adelstein in HBO Max's Tokyo Vice.

Tokyo Vice: The anatomy of organized crime and Sega’s Yakuza

HBO Max's Tokyo Vice shows a gripping deep dive into organized crime, and it interestingly does so through a similar lens as Sega's Yakuza games.
Colin Firth and Toni Collette both look up in The Staircase.

The Staircase review: A crime drama that loses its footing

The Staircase is an overly ambitious, sometimes misguided true-crime thriller that is elevated by several stunning performances from its lead cast members.
Matt Smith in House of the Dragon.

History remembers names in new House of the Dragon trailer

In the age of dragons, the Targaryen family goes to war over the Iron Throne in the new trailer for the Game of Thrones spinoff, House of the Dragon.
Viola Davis as Amanda Waller in 2016's Suicide Squad

Viola Davis may headline HBO Max’s Peacemaker spinoff series

HBO Max's Peacemaker series is inching forward, and Viola Davis is in talks to reprise her role as Amanda Waller from The Suicide Squad.
An image from the DMZ series featuring actors against a backdrop created with visual effects.

How visual effects made Manhattan a war zone in HBO’s DMZ

A VFX supervisor on HBO Max series DMZ explains how visual effects turned Manhattan into a war-torn landscape for the four-part saga.
Neville, Hermione, Ron, and Harry inside a dark tunnel in HP and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.

It’s time to explore other corners of the Wizarding World

The failure of Fantastic Beasts 3 suggests that WB should move away from good-versus-evil wizard stories and focus on other corners of the Wizarding World.
Kite Man and Harley Quinn in the Harley Quinn series.

HBO Max orders a Harley Quinn spinoff starring Kite Man

The Harley Quinn animated universe is expanding as HBO Max plots a spinoff series starring Kite Man and a new assortment of comic book villains.
Galo Thymos with his mech in Promare key art.

Great anime movie hits worth streaming

Anime movies have never been more accessible internationally, and these are some of the best available on the most popular streamers.
Poster of a woman falling for season 1 of The Flight Attendant.

The Flight Attendant: Cassie Bowden, the millennial Carrie Bradshaw

Cassie Bowden, the protagonist of The Flight Attendant, is an antiheroine for the new age, echoing HBO's original divisive leading lady, Carrie Bradshaw.
Elizabeth Moss in Shining Girls.

Elisabeth Moss tries to ID a killer in Shining Girls preview

In AppleTV+'s Shining Girls preview, Elizabeth Moss plays the survivor of a serial killer's assault, but she has difficulty picking him out of a lineup.
Theo James and Rose Leslie in The Time Traveler's Wife.

The Time Traveler’s Wife trailer presents love out of order

Game of Thrones veteran Rose Leslie steps into the title role of The Time Traveler's Wife, as her life with Theo James' Henry plays out in an unusual order.
Rocket, Miss Martian, Nightwing, Superboy, and Zatanna on a poster for Young Justice Phantoms.

Young Justice: The series we deserve (even if we can’t see it)

Young Justice might very well be the best comic book-based series on television, so why does it seem to be falling behind its lesser competitors?
Hannah Einbinder and Jean Smart in Hacks.

HBO Max’s Hacks season 2 teaser is testing out new material

Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder return for the second season of HBO Max's acclaimed comedy series Hacks.
Split image of The Batman and Arkham Asylum in the comics

The Batman: Villains we could see in HBO’s Arkham spinoff

The Batman's reported Arkham spinoff on HBO Max has great potential when it comes to the villainous roster.
Jackson Hyde, the second Aqualad.

Charlize Theron will produce an Aqualad series for HBO Max

HBO Max is developing the Aqualad YA LGBT origin story, You Brought Me the Ocean, with Charlize Theron attached as an executive producer.
Blended image of Miranda, Carrie, and Charlotte against a pink NYC background.

And Just Like That… Sex And The City came back to life

And Just Like That received mixed reviews from critics and audiences, but it successfully revitalized an iconic HBO franchise that seemed all but dead.
Split image of Cowboy Bebop, Attack on Titan, and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood promo posters.

Great anime TV series hits worth streaming

There's plenty of great anime out there, and there are several particularly great TV series available across the mainstream streaming platforms.
Al Pacino sits at a diner table in Michael Mann's Heat.

Michael Mann’s 5 best films, ranked by IMDb

In honor of the premiere of Tokyo Vice on HBO Max, here are director Michael Mann's five best films, according to IMDb users.
Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr in Sherlock Holmes.

HBO Max is developing new Sherlock Holmes TV spinoffs

Robert Downey Jr. is set to produce two new Sherlock Holmes spinoff TV series that are currently in development at HBO Max.
Ansel Elgort rides in a car in a scene from Tokyo Vice.

Tokyo Vice review: Stylish show excels as a moody crime drama

Fascinating, compelling, and filled with standout performances, Tokyo Vice delivers plenty of drama in its adaptation of journalist Jake Adelstein's memoir.
Elden Ring still of the Tarnished fighting the dragon Agheel on horseback.

Elden Ring is ripe for an HBO Max animated series

Elden Ring has been another landmark video game for the medium, and it has the potential to thrive in animated form on HBO Max.
Alicent Hightower looking distressed in House of the Dragon.

HBO Max releases new House of the Dragon character images

Return to the world of Game of Thrones this summer when the prequel series, House of the Dragon, finally arrives. But first, a look at the main characters.
Pennywise the Clown in It.

HBO Max is developing a prequel series for Stephen King’s It

It: Chapter 1 and It: Chapter 2 director Andy Muschietti is producing a prequel series to Stephen King's novel that will reveal Pennywise's origin.
Colin Firth and Toni Collette in The Staircase.

The Staircase trailer revisits a twisty murder investigation

The Michael Peterson murder trial and aftermath is reexamined in a new miniseries, The Staircase, with Colin Firth and Toni Collette in the leading roles.
Vesemir in a promo poster for The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf.

The coolest animated movies and shows that are worth watching

Aside from the expected Pixar, Disney, and anime projects, there's a wealth of cool animated movies and shows that span a variety of genres.
Oscars Week 2022 badge on an image of the CODA team accepting an Oscar.

Even a Best Picture Oscar doesn’t make Apple TV+ like HBO

Being the first streaming service to win Best Picture at the Oscars doesn't mean Apple TV+ has reached the stature of HBO.
Split image of the Penguin overlooking Gotham in The Batman and the HBO Max logo.

The Batman: Villains we could see in HBO’s Penguin spinoff

HBO Max's Penguin spinoff for The Batman presents a unique opportunity when it comes to introducing certain rogues' gallery members.
Miranda, Carrie, and Charlotte looking excited in ...And Just Like That.

HBO Max renews And Just Like That… for a second season

The world of Sex and the City will live on as HBO Max greenlights a second season of And Just Like That...
The cast of True Detective.

Barry Jenkins is developing True Detective season 4 for HBO

HBO is reportedly looking to move forward with a new season of True Detective with Barry Jenkins replacing series creator Nic Pizzolatto.