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Rene Auberjonois Has Died at 79: Beloved Character Actor Played Hundreds of Roles

Rene Auberjonois, a character actor who appeared in so many things I couldn’t sum them up in one headline, has died at the age of 79. Whether you knew him from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, his voice work, or works even older than that, there’s a good chance that he has touched your life. […]

BY Salomé Gonstad December 9, 2019
Pop Culture
YouTube Rewind 2019 and Why This Year is Somehow Worse

The YouTube Rewind is a time honored tradition in the internet age. On the one hand, YouTube puts together a video to celebrate the content we loved all year long. On the other hand, the internet collectively bullies YouTube for its lack of creativity. 2018’s Rewind was the worst it has gotten, but every year, […]

BY Taylor Bauer December 7, 2019
Pop Culture
Zack Snyder Confirms Snyder Cut Exists In New Photo

After 2 years of back and forth, theories, assumptions and presumptions, Zack Snyder confirms Snyder Cut is very real and it exists.

BY Shah Shahid December 6, 2019
MoviesPop Culture
Does the Marketing for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Mean Movie Leaks Are True?

Both Lucasfilm and J.J. Abrams are notoriously secretive about upcoming projects. Yet, nonetheless, things still leak out from the set and production company offices. With recent TV spots promoting the newest film, Star Wars spoiler-hounds took notice. A recent promo known as “Dagger,” has some suggesting that the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker movie […]

BY Joshua M. Patton December 5, 2019
MoviesPop Culture
Now Finalized ViacomCBS Deal Reunites Star Trek TV and Movie Franchises

In January of 2006, media mogul Sumner Redstone split the CBS television network from its parent company. On Wednesday, after the market closed in the U.S., a merger finalized that brings to the companies back together. The ViacomCBS deal closes after a long period of negotiation, and it reunites the two halves of the Star […]

BY Joshua M. Patton December 4, 2019
MoviesPop CultureTV Shows
Xbox Game Pass Additions in December You Need to Play

Xbox Game Pass is a crazy amount of content for one price. With Game Pass Ultimate, a little more cash can even get you PC games as well. I’ve gone on record as saying its one of the best parts of being an Xbox owner. I know I play a lot of things on Game […]

BY Taylor Bauer December 4, 2019
Pop Culture
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Celebration Edition is Jam Packed with Content

There’s nothing like a good redemption story. We see it all the time in comic books. A villain suddenly sees the error of their ways, turns good, and we love them for it. We don’t see it as much with video games, and no, I don’t mean characters. If a game is cast aside as […]

BY Taylor Bauer December 4, 2019
GAMINGPop Culture
The Snyder Cut Is A ‘Pipe Dream’; But Why Not Release A Justice League Snyder Cut Documentary Instead?

The Snyder Cut is a pipe dream, according to a WB insider. So why can’t we get a Justice League Snyder Cut documentary instead?

BY Shah Shahid December 3, 2019
MoviesPop Culture
Your Guide to Every 20th Century Horror Anthology Series

The horror anthology series is not a new beast or demon or monster under your bed. While many of us fondly remember turning down the volume so we could watch Tales from the Crypt without our parents knowing, that series was far from the first horror anthology show. And of course, horror anthologies existed off-screen, […]

BY Salomé Gonstad December 2, 2019
Pop CultureTV Shows
Titans Season 2 Finale Review: Finally, Nightwing (and Not Much Else)

On the Titans Season 2 finale this week, the character of Dick Grayson finally donned the Nightwing costume. Now, delaying this until the end of the second season of the flagship series for DC Universe might have made sense. However, pretty much everyone watching the show expected him to become Nightwing. Thus, rather than a […]

BY Joshua M. Patton December 1, 2019
Pop Culture
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Celebration Edition is Jam Packed with Content

There’s nothing like a good redemption story. We see it all the time in comic books. A villain suddenly sees the error of their ways, turns good, and we love them for it. We don’t see it as much with video games, and no, I don’t mean characters. If a game is cast aside as […]

BY Taylor Bauer December 4, 2019
Super Mario Maker 2 Update – What’s New?

When it comes to popular Nintendo Switch games, Super Mario Maker 2 has been huge. The game is still seeing a ton of players daily, months after its release. The developers at Nintendo working on the game are ready to send more content to the game as well. In an update coming on December 5th, […]

BY Taylor Bauer December 2, 2019
Ring Fit Adventure Shortage in Japan Sparks Apology from Nintendo

It seemed a little like a joke at first, but Ring Fit Adventure is a hit. The Nintendo published fitness game for the Switch is huge all over the world. Of course, Japan took to the game quite fondly. Even here in the United States, people are really into this game. Essentially, you track movements and […]

BY Taylor Bauer December 1, 2019
RuneScape Glitch Almost Destroyed the In-Game Economy

RuneScape is a historic MMORPG with a fervent player base to this very day. For nearly 18 years, the game has brought 200 million accounts into its fantasy world. For a lot of people, a few hours on RuneScape is a part of the normal daily routine. There is a new version of the game, […]

BY Taylor Bauer November 27, 2019

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Crisis On Infinite Earths Hour 2 Review: Paragons, Supermen, and an Anti-Monitor

Monday night’s installment of the CW crossover, technically an episode of Batwoman, slowed things down a bit. This is typical for a middle installment of the crossover, which moves the pieces around from the many included shows. In Crisis On Infinite Earths hour 2, the assembled team gets a search mission. Meanwhile, Oliver’s closest friends […]

BY Joshua M. Patton December 9, 2019
Rene Auberjonois Has Died at 79: Beloved Character Actor Played Hundreds of Roles

Rene Auberjonois, a character actor who appeared in so many things I couldn’t sum them up in one headline, has died at the age of 79. Whether you knew him from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, his voice work, or works even older than that, there’s a good chance that he has touched your life. […]

BY Salomé Gonstad December 9, 2019
Kevin Feige Shows Eternals Footage at CCXP and Says the Film Will Redefine the MCU

The Brazilian comic-con, known as CCXP, is one that rivals the San Diego Comic-Con in terms of scope and fan passion. So, when Marvel announced its presence there, fans knew they were in for something special. What they got was Kevin Feige and some footage from Eternals exclusive to CCXP. We don’t have a clip […]

BY Joshua M. Patton December 9, 2019
Watchmen on HBO Dedicated Penultimate Episode to Dr. Manhattan to Tell It’s Most LOST-Like Story Yet

One of the key hallmarks of Damon Lindelof’s breakout show LOST was the non-linear narrative featured in many of the episodes. Divided into “present-day” stories and “flashbacks,” these disparate narratives combined to tell a story that couldn’t be told without them both. In the first episode of Watchmen on HBO to feature Dr. Manhattan, the […]

BY Joshua M. Patton December 9, 2019