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New Solo: A Star Wars Story details reveal some of the other rogues’ backgrounds

Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) is hardly the only handsome rake in Solo: A Star Wars Story, as evinced by Lando Calrissian’s (Donald Glover) repeat suave-as-fuck appearances in the trailers. Because the spin-off is basically an origin story, it’s also full of shady characters, including rogues played by Woody Harrelson,…

Children: Please do not run away from home and sleep inside of IKEA

Just when you thought telling your kids not to eat laundry detergent was the dumbest thing you’d have to do this year, it’s time for the terribly named “24 Hour Challenge.” According to U.K. police, this particularly inane social media challenge “encourages members of the public, particularly youngsters, to hide and…

Tim Burton played fast and loose with the caped crusader in his visionary blockbuster Batman

For a little while there, people were shaving the Batman insignia into their hair. That’s the level of cultural dominance that Tim Burton’s Batman had going for it in the summer of 1989. Batman made a ton of money—over $400 million globally, in 1989 dollars—but that’s really only the half of it.

On The Late Show, Joel McHale describes living out Jeff Winger's nightmare of becoming Chevy Chase

Back in the golden days of Community—loosely and accurately defined as anything but season four—Joel McHale’s disgraced ex-lawyer Jeff Winger had a recurring fear that he would turn into Chevy Chase. Or, more specifically, that his egotistical but charming womanizer Winger would turn into the aging, egotistical but…

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Not even Olivia Pope can fix an unfocused How To Get Away With Murder

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Oh how I wish I could say that the final seconds of “Ask Him About Stella” were enough to carry the entire episode. After teasing a How To Get Away With Murder/Scandal crossover for a while now—something I thought was only possible in my wildest of dreams and fanfiction—we get our first brief glimpse at what a world…

Michael Emerson's great performance isn't lost in a middling Arrow

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When Michael Emerson says “Mr. Queen,” it sounds nefarious. When he says “your son,” it’s terrifying. When he says “speaking of which,” leaning really hard on that wh- sound, it’s delicious. And then he gets to trot out something like “Just as Alexander rained destruction on Persepolis, so do I now on Averwood…