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Wee Hughie and Butcher Billy walk through a park in a scene from The Boys Presents: Diabolical anthology series.

The Boys Presents: Diabolical review: A bloody good time

Amazon's animated anthology series The Boys Presents: Diabolical is a superhero splatterfest that delivers a bucket of laughs -- and some heart, too.
Lewis Tan in Fistful of Vengeance.

Lewis Tan on Fistful of Vengeance and the art of a movie fight

Mortal Kombat and Fistful of Vengeance star Lewis Tan weighs in on filming fight (and sex) scenes, diversity in Hollywood, and what's coming next for him.
The heroes of Fistful of Vengeance circle up while surrounded by attackers.

How Fistful of Vengeance punched to the top on Netflix

Knowing how to fight is one thing, but the talented stunt team in Fistful of Vengeance knew how to make the most of the stars' wide range of talents.
Jennifer Holland holds one of Peacemaker's helmets in a scene from the series.

Peacemaker’s Jennifer Holland on fights, dances, & season 1

Peacemaker actress Jennifer Holland offers some background on the big fights and viral dances of season 1, and what she learned from the hit HBO Max series.
Iko Uwais stands shirtless in a temple in a scene from Fistful of Vengeance.

Fistful of Vengeance review: Big, brutal, and beautiful

Netflix film Fistful of Vengeance expands on much of what made the Wu Assassins series so fun to watch, and delivers a satisfying, exciting adventure.
John Cena and Steve Agee hide in the forest in a scene from Peacemaker.

Peacemaker’s Steve Agee on chainsaw kills, viral dance moves

Peacemaker actor Steve Agee reflects on season 1 of the hit HBO Max series, his favorite moment (it involves a chainsaw), and that opening dance sequence.
Zoe Kravitz works at a computer in a scene from Kimi.

Interview: How Kimi became the perfect pandemic thriller

Steven Soderbergh's thriller Kimi wasn't supposed to be a perfectly timed thriller for the current moment in time, but that's what it ended up being.
Zoe Kravitz walks down a street in Seattle in a scene from KIMI.

Kimi review: Zoë Kravitz powers tense, smart-home thriller

Steven Soderbergh delivers a Rear Window-inspired thriller for the big-technology era, powered by a strong performance from star Zoë Kravitz.
A shuttle floats through space with the moon in the background in a scene from Moonfall.

How Moonfall’s VFX used real physics to bring the moon down

The idea of the moon crashing into Earth seems impossible, but Moonfall's visual effects supervisor used real physics to figure out how it could happen.
Temuera Morrison in a scene from The Book of Boba Fett.

What’s next for Star Wars after The Book of Boba Fett

With Disney+ series series The Book of Boba Fett concluding its first season, here's what's next for The Mandalorian and the rest of the Star Wars saga.
Patrick Wilson floats inside a space shuttle in Moonfall.

Moonfall review: The end of the world feels fine

Beautifully bonkers, Roland Emmerich's latest disaster film Moonfall isn't for everyone, but it rewards audiences who go in with the right expectations.
Roland Emmerich stands on the set of the film Moonfall.

Roland Emmerich on science, streaming, and Moonfall’s origin

Roland Emmerich explains how science and conspiracy theories informed his movie Moonfall, and shares some thoughts on streaming and theatrical releases.
Will Arnett and Marshawn Lynch investigate a murder in Murderville.

Murderville review: Will Arnett, stars put humor in homicide

Will Arnett and a group of celebrity guests bring humor to homicide investigations in this improvisational comedy series that's surprisingly satisfying.
Margarita Levieva fights another woman on the ice in a scene from In From The Cold.

In From The Cold heats up Netflix by defying expectations

The creator and star of Netflix spy thriller In From The Cold explain how the series heats up the genre by defying expectations and Hollywood norms.
Margarita Levieva sits near a mirror in In From The Cold.

In From The Cold review: A slick spy show with a sci-fi edge

Netflix series In From The Cold is a satisfying spy thriller that delivers plenty of surprises, with a strong performance from its lead actress.
A city of code from a scene in The Matrix Resurrections.

How The Matrix Resurrections used visual effects to plug in again

The Matrix Resurrections visual effects supervisor Dan Glass explains how the film used VFX to send audiences back into the franchise's virtual world.
Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia in a scene from season 2 of The Witcher.

The Witcher cinematographer on Kaer Morhen and season 2

The Witcher Season 2 cinematographer Romain Lacourbas discusses how the series brought Kaer Morhen to the screen and envisioned the dark fantasy world.
The One Ring from The Lord of the Rings film franchise.

Amazon reveals official title for Lord of the Rings series

Amazon Studios' series based on J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy novels will be titled The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, according to the streaming studio.
Jared Keeso in a scene from season 10 of Letterkenny.

Letterkenny’s cast loves prostate humor, teases season 11

The cast of Letterkenny reveals their favorite episode of season 10, explains why the show does right by women, and teases what to expect in season 11.
A scene faturing the Ecto-1 chasing a ghost in Ghostbusters: Afterlife.

How Ghostbusters: Afterlife used VFX to bring everyone back

The visual effects supervisors for Ghostbusters: Afterlife explain how they used movie magic to resurrect the franchise and reunite the team.
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Morbius, the Living Vampire: What we know about Sony’s Spider-Verse movie so far

The next film in the Spider-Man spinoff universe, established by 2018's Venom, will be Morbius. Jared Leto stars as the film's titular, blood-hungry antihero.
John Cena in the HBO Max series Peacemaker.

Peacemaker Season 1 review: James Gunn wins again with Suicide Squad spinoff

Season 1 of Peacemaker spins out of 2021's The Suicide Squad and finds plenty of crazy action, humor, and heart in its hero's unlikely redemption story.
Cate Blanchett, Tyler Perry, Leo DiCaprio, and Jennifer Lawrence in a scene from Don't Look Up.

Don’t Look Up review: Finding the funny in the end of the world

Adam McKay's end-of-the-world satire Don't Look Up manages to walk the fine line between potent social commentary and comedy with help from an impressive cast.
Carrie-Anne Moss and Keanu Reeves in a scene from The Matrix Resurrections.

The Matrix Resurrections Review: Plugged in again and loving it

The Matrix Resurrections sends Neo and Trinity back into the simulation, but finds the right balance of reverence for the past and innovative twists and turns.
An image of the celestial Arishem from Marvel's Eternals.

Celestials, a bus, and the Big Bang: Behind the amazing VFX of Marvel’s Eternals

Marvel's Eternals went all-in on cosmic spectacle with groundbreaking visual effects, from reimagining the Big Bang to destroying the Earth from the inside.
The monster wrestler Tentacular in the animated film Rumble.

Terry Crews explains how his Rumble role brought him back to the past

Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor Terry Crews tells us why his role in the Paramount+ animated film Rumble was a trip down memory lane for him in some unexpected ways.
Henry Cavill as Geralt in season 1 of The Witcher.

The Witcher season 2: Everything we know about the Netflix series’ next adventure

Netflix has another major hit with The Witcher. Here's everything we know about season 2, from the release date to trailers, casting news, and photos.
Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio in a scene from "Don't Look Up."

How the science adviser on Don’t Look Up helped keep it real with the apocalypse

How realistic are the experiences of the astronomers in Netflix film Don't Look Up? We talked to the film's science consultant, Dr. Amy Mainzer, to find out.
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The Matrix Resurrections: Everything we know about the upcoming Matrix sequel

Original co-director Lana Wachowski has written and directed a new sequel to The Matrix, called The Matrix: Resurrections, with Keanu Reeves returning.
Henry Cavill holds a sword as Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher.

The Witcher Season 2 review: Moving forward again, with focus

After a successful but convoluted first season, The Witcher brings Henry Cavill's monster hunter back for a more linear, and rewarding, second story arc.
Will Smith and marine biologist Diva Amon in a scene from Welcome To Earth.

Welcome To Earth’s producer on glowing squirrels — and Will Smith’s real superpower

It didn't take much convincing for Will Smith to join the Welcome to Earth docuseries, says producer Jane Root, but what an adventure it turned out to be.
Bradley Cooper navigates a carnival funhouse in Nightmare Alley.

Nightmare Alley review: Guillermo del Toro delivers a bleak, beautiful noir

Guillermo del Toro set his sights on the noir genre with Nightmare Alley, and the result is a captivating, tense thriller as gorgeous as it is powerful.
Winslow Fegley reaches for a Nintendo in a promotional image for 8-Bit Christmas.

8-Bit Christmas review: You don’t need to be an ’80s kid to love it, but it helps

Children of the '80s will find plenty to love in 8-Bit Christmas, a holiday film about a kid's quest for a Nintendo console — but everyone else will, too.