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He didn’t win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Can You Ever Forgive Me?, but he did get to meet Barbra Streisand, so it’s safe to say the Richard E. Grant renaissance continues apace. Grant appeared in Vanity Fair’s series of first-look photos from Star Wars: Episode IX—The Rise Of Skywalker in character as the

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HBO has done the unexpected and managed to turn a five-part, dead-serious miniseries about the nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl into a cultural event, complete with memes. The show is a sober examination of the disaster and its literal fallout on the surrounding population. But turning real historical events into

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It’s difficult for the outside viewer to surmise what could have happened with the Spider-Man: Far From Home IMAX poster. Against the type of European outline background you’d be likely to find on a Trapper Keeper, we have a large traditionally costumed Spider-Man; a smaller, upside-down Spider-Man; Samuel L.

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The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the Sundance hit from director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails, is a poignant tale of a young black man searching for belonging in a rapidly gentrifying San Francisco. We recently sat down with Talbot and Fails (who crafted the story together) to talk about the film, and their

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As someone who avoids watching trailers or reading too much about these Marvel Netflix shows ahead of their debuts, I was feeling smugly confident that Erik would turn out to be this season’s Big Bad. A charismatic man hitting it off with Jessica immediately set off all my mental red flags. But unless there’s another

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Sure, there’s nothing in the rules that says a dog can’t play basketball, but there’s also nothing in the rules that says we can’t talk about how much that dog actually sucks. A new article from Mel Magazine (which, full disclosure, is written by ClickHole and Onion contributor Rajat Suresh) does just that via a

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Last year, we learned that FBI agent Peter Strzok was removed from the Mueller investigation (and subsequently fired) for exchanging anti-Trump texts with Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer with whom he was having an affair. For those with brains still safely encased within their skulls, this was a relatively minor footnote in

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