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It is with a heavy heart that we report some dissatisfaction with the movie title Solo

There are slim chances of titling a Star Wars movie in a manner that will please all or even most of its many, many fans, but just calling the Han Solo movie Solo is still pretty gobsmacking. That Han Solo’s last name directly implied his raffish, go-it-alone nature was always the type of thing you didn’t want to look…

What pop culture did you eventually come around on?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

And now the story of the young Han Solo movie told via Arrested Development jokes

By passing the young Han Solo film off to Ron Howard, the Star Wars universe handlers assured viewers of a certain level of competence and joy. Howard’s varied career has involved everything from beloved acting turns like Opie Taylor and Richie Cunningham and well-respected directorial work like Frost/Nixon, Cocoon,…

Which pop culture party do you want to attend?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

Jason Bateman has “officially signed on” for Arrested Development season 5

The slow elevator toward Arrested Development season 5 took another vaguely promising lurch upwards today, with Jason Bateman announcing that he’s “officially signed on” for another season of the formerly Fox-based show. Bateman was assumed to be on board for the project—like most of the series’ cast, he’s been a…

There’s always money in the banana stand—but is there another season in Arrested Development?

Big news out of the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour: Members of the Bluth family still get off on being withholding. With Arrested Development producer Brian Grazer promising that a fifth season of the show is this close to happening (maybe), Senior Editor Sean O’Neal and TV Editor Erik Adams ponder…

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Go inside the homes of Sherlock, Stranger Things, and more with these floorplans

Watching TV characters enter and exit the same bedrooms, living rooms, and kitchens over and over, eventually you can piece together a sense of their home—even if it is just a fake set. They become spaces known intimately without ever visiting them. A project from the real estate website Homes.com, “8 Home Floor Plans…