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Jan 23, 2022

Ever timely, Billions returns for a sixth season of chasing down white collar tax cheats
Here's what's happening in the world of television for Sunday, January 23. All times are Eastern.


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Jan 22, 2022

Jesse Eisenberg returns with a "Sundance movie," while two horror films shift the definition of one
As A.A. Dowd pointed out in our inaugural dispatch from Sundance 2022, by the time Robert Redford retreated from the festival in 2018, Sundance had developed a self-sustaining ecosystem—and a legend—of its own. I'm new to this particular festival as an official member of the press corps, so the affectionate bagel-shop…

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Jan 22, 2022

Regina King issues statement on the death of her son, Ian Alexander, Jr.
Ian Alexander, Jr., a musician and DJ who was the son of actor and director Regina King, died this week, Variety reports. King issued a statement about her son's death earlier this weekend, calling him "a bright light" who "cared so deeply about the happiness of others." Alexander had just turned 26. Multiple outlets…

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Jan 22, 2022

Netflix just lost a ton of money after failing to hit subscriber goals
When we talk about Netflix and the streaming business, it's usually with the assumption that the California-based company remains the king of that particular digital hill. After all, Netflix, as the first big streamer, has a massive lead on all of its competitors, plus planetary name recognition, and the kind of…

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Jan 22, 2022

Universal sued for de-Ana-De-Armas-ing Danny Boyle's Yesterday
You know how it is: You're navigating the endless, Library Of Babel-esque wall of content that makes up the catalog of most every streaming service and online video storefront in existence, desperately trying to find something that will recommend one movie over the literal thousands of others you could be watching at…

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Jan 22, 2022

Stephen Colbert and Elvis Costello make us misty with stories of their late moms
Elvis Costello thinks he knows the shared origin story of all the world's villains. Appearing on Friday's Late Show to promote his new album with The Imposters, The Boy Named If and generally be elfish and charming, the legendary rocker told Stephen Colbert that it's all about the F chord. Specifically the…

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Jan 22, 2022

W. Kamau Bell's We Need To Talk About Cosby is a devastating but necessary conversation
The title of W. Kamau Bell's Showtime docuseries, We Need To Talk About Cosby, is both provocative and self-aware. Unlike the bore at a party who's pinned you into a corner and drones on incessantly about an uncomfortable topic, Bell understands that the last thing most of us want to do is discuss Bill Cosby, whom 60…

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Jan 22, 2022

RuPaul's Drag Race gets dragged down by the biggest ball of all
Following the elimination of Daya, the queens re-enter the workroom. Despite being in the bottom, DeJa is confident about showing off her lip-sync talents. Maddy, who was part of the bottom three, immediately strips off her costume and puts on a backward cap—you're straight, we get it. As they read Daya's lipstick…

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Jan 22, 2022

What is your personal pop culture resolution for 2022?
As we look to the new year, it's now time to ask the annual question:

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Jan 21, 2022

Mary Elizabeth Winstead to join the Star Wars universe with Ahsoka
Mary Elizabeth Winstead has just scored her first regular TV gig since starring in the third season of Fargo way back in 2017, with THR reporting that the Kate star has just joined the cast of Disney 's upcoming Star Wars series, Ahsoka.

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Jan 21, 2022

10 Sundance classics and where to watch them
For over 40 years, the Sundance Film Festival has served up bold, innovative work. Here are 10 unforgettable films that made their mark at the fest, and where you can watch them now.

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Jan 21, 2022

Supernatural is getting a cast-led rewatch podcast
At 327 episodes—produced across 15 years of TV—there are very few shows out there than can match former CW series Supernatural in duration or, uh, intensity of fan base. So it's not wholly surprising to learn today that the show's producers have decided to get in on the increasingly popular "cast of the show re-watch…

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Jan 21, 2022

Opening night of Sundance was all about Princess Diana and a twisty Sebastian Stan thriller
When Robert Redford stepped down from the Sundance Film Festival three years ago, it was with the acknowledgment that the annual movie-lovers summit he founded and presided over for four decades would go on just fine without him. "I don't think the festival needs a whole lot of introduction now," he conceded during…

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Jan 21, 2022

Mission: Impossible 7 has been delayed to summer 2023
The task of seeing the newest Mission: Impossible movie has once again gotten a little impossibler, as Deadline reports that both currently-planned sequels to the Tom Cruise spy franchise have been pushed back on the release calendar.

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Jan 21, 2022

Staten Island heroes Pete Davidson and Colin Jost have purchased a defunct Staten Island Ferry
Saturday Night Live cast members Colin Jost and Pete Davidson have made a joint purchase on the previously decommissioned John F. Kennedy NYC Staten Island Ferry, with the hopes of turning it into an entertainment space. The ferry only cost them $280,100, and that extra $100 was crucial.

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Jan 21, 2022

Knives Out 2 is set to hit Netflix and theaters in fall 2022
The next Rian Johnson whodunnit will drop in the fall of this year. The film is reported to have a dual theater and Netflix release sometime in the last few months of 2022, with a festival premiere before that. This information has yet to be shared publicly by Netflix, and is based on reports from Variety.


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Jan 21, 2022

Will Forte isn't too Hollywood to remember the little people in his return to Saturday Night Live
Just as the sketch-turned-movie-turned TV show MacGruber will apparently never truly die, Will Forte will forever be welcome back in Studio 8H. Appearing alongside former cast mate Kenan Thompson and 2021 Eurovision Song Contest winners (and seeming coven of 1970s Italian vampires) Måneskin to promote his first-ever …

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Jan 21, 2022

Netflix confirms Squid Game season two, ominously promises to expand the franchise
Netflix officially confirmed that Squid Game is definitely getting a second season. It's not exactly a surprise, since the Korean survival drama was the most successful show for the streamer ever, becoming a massive worldwide hit. So it's not exactly a surprise that the company is trying to expand it even further,…

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Jan 21, 2022

Skins star Kathryn Prescott gives update on her recovery after truck accident in New York
Last year, former Skins star Kathryn Prescott was hospitalized for critical injuries after she was hit by a cement truck in New York City. Her twin sister and Skins-co star Megan said the actor required several complex surgeries after shattering her pelvis and sustaining injuries in her legs, one of her feet, and her…

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Jan 21, 2022

Foo Fighters, Metallica, The Strokes to headline Boston Calling 2022
Boston Calling, the yearly music festival held in Allston, Massachusetts has unveiled its full lineup featuring over 50 acts. Bringing its 2020 slate of artists after two years of delays, the festival will have Metallica, The Strokes, and the Foo Fighters as headliners. Rage Against The Machine was originally…

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Jan 21, 2022

Whoopi Goldberg is back in the trailer for Star Trek: Picard's second season
The full trailer for the second season of Star Trek: Picard is here, and it gives fans their first glimpse of Whoopi Goldberg reprising her role as Guinan from Star Trek: The Next Generation.

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Jan 21, 2022

Meat Loaf on Fight Club, Miley Cyrus, and why he isn't a musician
Singer and actor Meat Loaf has died. The voice of the multi-platinum album Bat Out Of Hell and co-star of The Rocky Horror Picture Show was 74. In his memory, The A.V. Club presents this interview, which was originally published on September 28, 2016.


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Jan 21, 2022

Friends and colleagues pay tribute to Meat Loaf
The legendary rock star Meat Loaf died on Thursday, January 20, at the age of 74. The singer, who also acted in films like The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Fight Club, and Spice World, was fondly remembered by his friends and colleagues on Twitter as the world learned of his passing.

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Jan 21, 2022

R.I.P. Louie Anderson
Louie Anderson, Emmy-winning actor and comedian, has died. His publicist Glenn Schwartz confirmed his death to Deadline. He was 68. The actor had large B cell lymphoma, a form of cancer, and was hospitalized earlier in the week in Las Vegas.

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Jan 21, 2022

Critical Role gets animated in the entertaining, Kickstarter-record-setting The Legend Of Vox Machina
In 2015, voice actor Matthew Mercer livestreamed a Dungeons & Dragons campaign he and his eight friends—each a professional voice actors in their own right—were running from his home. Little did anyone know that in a few short years, the streamed event would grow into a huge entertainment and business venture—dubbed…

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Jan 21, 2022

Kate McKinnon's Carole Baskin impression is feeling very SNL in this first Joe Vs. Carole trailer
Quick question: Who is Joe Vs. Carole, Peacock's new dramatized take on the tiger-based rivalry between big cat people Carole Baskin and Joe Exotic, actually for?

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Jan 21, 2022

Hilary Duff explains the plot of the scrapped Lizzie McGuire revival
In an ideal world, Lizzie McGuire would've been able to get the kind of revival iCarly got, with "adult themes." However, Disney simply wouldn't budge on at least letting the writers acknowledge Lizzie has had sex, so plans for the reboot remain in limbo. Instead, Hilary Duff ended up playing Ted Mosby's counterpart…

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Jan 21, 2022

A Christmas Story sequel set at HBO Max, original star Peter Billingsley to return
Christmas may have just passed us by, but HBO is already back in the holiday mood. The production studio has recruited the then-child lead from 1983's A Christmas Story, Peter Billingsley, for a sequel to the noel classic. This time he will be old enough to handle a Red Ryder BB rifle without shooting his eye out.

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Jan 21, 2022

Society implodes at the very suggestion of unsexy M&M's
They slut-shamed the green M&M yesterday.

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Jan 21, 2022

A woman stumbles through grief in the wry, affecting Joan Is Okay
The workaholic protagonist of Weike Wang's second novel, Joan Is Okay, can't wait to return to her job as a physician after losing her father to a stroke. On her flight back to New York after briefly mourning with her family in China, Joan, feeling uncomfortable with the excessive amenities of first-class, exchanges…

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Jan 21, 2022

Sarita Choudhury is And Just Like That…'s underused MVP
HBO Max's And Just Like That… is a strained revival of HBO's Sex And The City. The series is less a dramedy in its own right, and is instead a transparent, cringe-inducing endeavor to rectify SATC's overt whiteness. It dares to ask, What would Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker), Charlotte York Goldenblatt…

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Jan 21, 2022

On The Late Show, David Cross eventually reveals he has a new comedy special coming out
Comic disdain for show business is a business in itself, and, for David Cross, that meant doing a lot of comic business on Thursday's Late Show. Emerging from the wings with his grey turtleneck sweater yanked up high enough that only the tip of his bald dome poked out of the top like a Band-Aid-ed fingertip, the comic…

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Jan 21, 2022

R.I.P. Meat Loaf
Michael Lee Aday, better known to the worlds of both music and acting by his stage name Meat Loaf, has died. The Grammy winner, who pulverized sales records with his 1977 debut album Bat Out Of Hell, and who starred in films like The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Fight Club, was 74. Per Deadline, a cause of death has…

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Jan 21, 2022

20 major stars whose careers took off at Sundance
One of the go-to movie-nerd trivia flexes is to make sport of naming all of the much-hyped Sundance Film Festival titles that withered into obscurity once they were released into the real world: Grace Is Gone! The Myth Of Fingerprints! The Spitfire Grill, for god's sake, The Spitfire Grill! But the truth is, Sundance…

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Jan 21, 2022

Idle games keep getting better, as our pandemic brains get worse
Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?

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Jan 21, 2022

Ozark and Fraggle Rock serve up excellent new seasons this weekend
Here's what's happening in the world of television for Friday, January 21, and Saturday, January 22. All times are Eastern.


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Jan 20, 2022

Disney feeds The Aristocats into its live-action remake machine
Disney's ongoing efforts to turn basically every animated entry in its canon of classics into a live-action film has now reached the point that so many of us did while scouring our VHS shelves back in the day: Desperately trying to find something that hasn't already been done to death, shrugging, and finally reaching…

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Jan 20, 2022

Netflix's Daredevil spiked in viewers after recent MCU Easter eggs
The logic for killing off Daredevil and the other Netflix Marvel shows—as Disney did with vigor back in 2018 and 2019—was pretty simple to grasp: As the Marvel owner got seriously into both its own plans for a streaming platform, and for Marvel-based series to fill out said streaming platform's library, the idea of…

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Jan 20, 2022

Apple just bought itself a Godzilla MonsterVerse TV show
As far as international blockbuster franchises go, Legendary's MonsterVerse has been decidedly slow to get itself off the ground. (Not Dark Universe-slow, mind you, but what is?) The franchise's first installment, Gareth Edwards' Godzilla reboot, lumbered into theaters all the way back in 2014; since then, there have…

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Jan 20, 2022

Greg Daniels' Upload is coming back to Amazon in March
It's been a year and a half now since Amazon debuted the first season of Greg Daniels' Upload, its sci-fi dystopia series about the digital afterlife. Now—even as some of Daniels' other, older projects, like King Of The Hill, are moving back into the limelight—the streamer has set a return date for the show's second…

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Jan 20, 2022

Joshua Jackson joins Lizzy Caplan in Paramount Plus' Fatal Attraction series
Late last year, Lizzy Caplan signed on to star in a series adaptation of Fatal Attraction for Paramount , playing "a woman who becomes obsessed with her lover after a brief affair" (you know, like in the movie Fatal Attraction). When the project was announced, Paramount said it would be a "deep-dive reimagining of…

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Jan 20, 2022

Eight years after it was shot, dopey fantasy The King's Daughter flops into theaters
It would have been much simpler to not make The King's Daughter. Sean McNamara's calamitous new historical fantasy-romance bypassed a great many fair chances to excuse itself from existence, starting with the 14 years of stop-start development prior to his joining the project. Stars, directors, and production…

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Jan 20, 2022

Meet one of the very neat athletes heating up the world of extreme ironing
Back in 2019, we were introduced to the world of extreme ironing, a sport whose top athletes basically just look for strange places to break out an ironing board and press a few items of clothes. Thanks to Andrew Fiouzi at Mel Magazine, we now have an inside look at this unlikely mix of hiking and chore-accomplishing…

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Jan 20, 2022

Jeff Goldblum reviewing Jeff Goldblum impressions brings us perilously close to cosmic collapse
Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle is the much-quoted and referenced quantum physics theory stating that one can know a particle's location or its velocity, but not both at the same time. In fact, the more we know about one of those measurements, the less we can know about the other. This same idea extends to Jeff…

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Jan 20, 2022

The Academy shares full list of films eligible for Best Picture at this year's Oscars
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled the 276 feature films that will duke it out for those sacred nomination slots for the 94th Oscars. With only a 10-month eligibility period, it's a considerably shorter list than last year's 366.

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Jan 20, 2022

15 movies to watch (and watch for) at Sundance 2022
Often, the best movies to emerge from Sundance come flying out of left field: Though we'd never forget Boyhood or Manchester By The Sea, both from decidedly well-known directors who decided to debut their latest masterpieces in Park City, the festival is arguably more reliable as a ground zero for new talent. (Last…

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Jan 20, 2022

The White Lotus is heading to Sicily for its second season
Mamma mia, the next season of The White Lotus is heading to Italy!


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Jan 20, 2022

Adam Mckay and The Comey Rule's Billy Ray are making a January 6 insurrection movie, unfortunately
For a guy who has spent the last month or so publicly wondering why a lot of people don't seem to like his latest annoyingly bleak "comedy" about how much our world sucks and how nobody cares and how nobody in power will do anything about it (a movie that's not explicitly about the ongoing COVID nightmare even though…

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Jan 20, 2022

Prime Video's As We See It shows autistic people in an unprecedentedly hopeful light
As We See It, Prime Video's new comedy-drama series, opens on one of its main characters, Harrison, a heavy-set autistic man who can't seem to leave his apartment. Within the first five minutes, we see how terrifying the world can be for the main autistic characters: Harrison (Albert Rutecki), Violet (Sue Ann Pien),…

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Jan 20, 2022

Kitchen Stadium reopens as Netflix reboots Iron Chef
Allez cuisine! Netflix is officially bringing back the iconic cooking competition series Iron Chef with the eight episode series Iron Chef: Quest For An Iron Legend.

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Jan 20, 2022

Taylor Swift, one artist who can still sell physical albums, is Record Store Day's Global Ambassador
Taylor Swift's Evermore is apparently one of the best-selling vinyl records of all time, a fact that seems slightly less impressive when you note that nobody thought to track that kind of information until after CDs were introduced, but that gives her a certain level of prestige in the record store community—so much…

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Jan 20, 2022

This small Japanese town has embraced its reputation as an intergalactic UFO hub
Perhaps we're beating a dead Roswell E.T. over here, but it's beyond doubt that aliens are totally, obviously, unmistakably here (unlike ghosts, which are either A) fake as hell, or B) also aliens). Tom DeLonge knows it; Obama knows it; the U.S. military knows it... and, apparently, this quaint town in rural Japan…

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Jan 20, 2022

The trailer for A24's teen romance film The Sky Is Everywhere magically entangles love and grief
In The Sky Is Everywhere, a new Apple Original Film and an A24 production, love cannot exist without grief. Directed by Josephine Decker (Thou Wast Mild And Lovely, Shirley), the teen romance follows one girl's journey to bring music and joy back into her life. With dance numbers and grandiose expressions of love, it…

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Jan 20, 2022

Charisma Carpenter, Ray Fisher respond to Joss Whedon and send each other words of support
It's been well over a year since actors Ray Fisher and Charisma Carpenter shared their personal experiences of Joss Whedon's alleged actions on the sets of Justice League, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, and Angel. In a Vulture profile published earlier this week, Whedon finally responded to these claims. However, Carpenter…

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Jan 20, 2022

Netflix picks up a new Wallace & Gromit and announces cast of Chicken Run sequel
Good news, fans of Very British stop-motion animation where the characters have big beady eyes and very round mouths: The Hollywood Reporter says Netflix is throwing a bunch of money at beloved animation studio Aardman in exchange for a new Wallace & Gromit movie and a new sequel to 2000's Chicken Run without some of…

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AV Club Films
Jan 20, 2022

Despite many reasons not to, a media company plans to open a film studio in space by 2024
Despite the fact that we can quite easily and comfortably make fake outer space sets right here on boring old Earth, a company called Space Entertainment Enterprise (SEE) has announced that it will now put a lot of effort into building an actual studio in space by the year 2024.

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Jan 20, 2022

Peacemaker hits a new dramatic height as Chris visits his awful, awful dad
When we last thrilled to the grody exploits of Peacemaker, there had been whispers surrounding the history of Clemson Murn, moody tough-guy mercenary and tactical leader of Project: Butterfly. "I've heard plenty of stories about how you treat people with respect, Murn," Christopher Smith said as he patiently awaited…

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Jan 20, 2022

And Just Like That… unravels one of Sex And The City's core couples
It's hard to think of a recent TV character more divisive than Che Diaz, but as we start another And Just Like That…, there they are, unfurling their bumper-sticker/self-help rhetoric yet again ("If you're living your truth, then you're a part of the revolution… You're a part of the evolution." Rhyming is fun!) It was…

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Jan 20, 2022

Disaster strikes in four new futuristic sci-fi novels
From HBO Max's Station Eleven adaptation to recent novels like Matt Bell's Appleseed and Joy Williams' Harrow, depictions of future worlds transformed by pandemics and climate change are very in-vogue right now. This month, four new novels offer different visions of the near future, none of which would be particularly…

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Jan 20, 2022

Eric André details the terrors of being friends with the Jackass crew
You'd think that Eric André is constitutionally immune to pranks at this point. After all, the comedian and actor (who has a recurring role as a Randy "Macho Man" Savage-style megachurch preacher on this season of The Righteous Gemstones) has built a lucrative career out of making people very uncomfortable by…

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Jan 20, 2022

DC's Legends Of Tomorrow chooses chaos in a totally for-real reality show episode
The midseason premiere of DC's Legends Of Tomorrow ripped us away from its regularly-scheduled programming to introduce the heavies of season seven, Mean-Gideon and her small army of Robo-Legends. It was tense, it was surprising, it was terrific—but it sure was tough to go yet another week without the lively exploits…

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Jan 20, 2022

Full Frontal returns, with Samantha Bee promising to go "nut-nut"
Here's what's happening in the world of television for Thursday, January 20. All times are Eastern.


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Jan 20, 2022

25 more movies we hope to see in 2022
The A.V. Club's list of of our 25 most-anticipated movies of 2022 doesn't account for everything we're hoping to see this year. Here are 25 more films, in no particular order, that just might make it to audiences in 2022. None currently have a release date. Some almost surely will open in 2023. All sound unmissable.


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Jan 20, 2022

The 25 most anticipated movies of 2022
Every preview of upcoming movies comes with an invisible disclaimer: "These release dates are subject to change." But that's especially true at our current moment, when the ongoing rise and fall of infection rates has turned the coming-attractions calendar into a perpetual rough draft, as studios move their major…

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Jan 19, 2022

Michael Mann confirms he's finished Heat 2—as a novel
When we think of the big-name directors most likely to start penning novelizations (or even prose sequels) to their cinematic works, Michael Mann's name doesn't immediately jump to the top of the list. That's not a knock on Mann's talents as a writer—he penned the scripts to all but two of his movies, with an…

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Jan 19, 2022

W. Kamau Bell wrestles with a former hero in first We Need To Talk About Cosby trailer
Bill Cosby is not currently in prison at the moment. That's thanks to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, which vacated, back in 2021, the sexual assault conviction that had put him there, arguing that prosecutors had violated the comedian's due process rights during his original trial on sexual assault charges. Despite…

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Jan 19, 2022

Britney Spears issues cease and desist letter to sister Jamie Lynn
The public conflict between Britney Spears and her sister, Jamie Lynn Spears, has now officially reached the "nasty letters from lawyers" stage of escalation. This is per Rolling Stone, which reports that Britney Spears' attorney, Mathew Rosengart, has now issued a missive to Jamie Lynn's people, demanding that she…

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Jan 19, 2022

Mike Judge and Greg Daniels are bringing back that dang ol' King Of The Hill
12 years after Fox TV audiences bid adieu to Arlen, Texas—home to football, beer, barbecue, and a truly staggering array of propane accessories—Mike Judge's King Of The Hill is apparently set for a revival. This is per THR, which reports that Judge and co-creator Greg Daniels have (somewhat unofficially) announced…

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Jan 19, 2022

Anthony Mackie's feature directorial debut will be the civil rights biopic Spark
Anthony Mackie is stepping behind the camera for his next movie. The actor will make his feature directorial debut with Spark, per Deadline. The film centers around real-life civil rights pioneer Claudette Colvin. Saniyya Sidney, fresh from her breakout role as Venus Williams in King Richard, has signed on to play the…

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Jan 19, 2022

Robert Pattinson is in talks to star in Bong Joon Ho's first film since Parasite
Robert Pattinson is about to make his superhero debut in Matt Reeves' The Batman, but in addition to playing the titular vigilante, he potentially has another big role lined up. The actor is is said to be considered for prolific filmmaker Bong Joon Ho's first feature since the critically acclaimed, Oscar-winning …

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Jan 19, 2022

Jason Mantzoukas is voicing Tommy Lee's penis in Hulu's Pam & Tommy
When Hulu's series Pam & Tommy about Pam Anderson and Tommy Lee was announced, people were fixated on whether Lily James and Sebastian Stan could accurately embody one of rock's most iconic former couples. But nobody bothered to ask who'd play Tommy Lee's penis.


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Jan 19, 2022

Jared Leto is WeWork founder Adam Neumann in trailer for Apple TV's WeCrashed
Scammer season continues with the teaser trailer for Apple TV 's WeCrashed, about the rise and fall of coworking space company WeWork. Jared Leto stars as founder Adam Neumann, while Anne Hathaway stars as Rebekah Neumann, WeWork's chief brand and impact officer, and Adam's wife.

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Jan 19, 2022

The first trailer for Outlander's sixth season promises a fiery war and epic romances
It's been almost two years since Outlander graced our screens in all its time-traveling glory. Luckily, the "droughtlander"—the gap period between seasons, as dubbed by the fandom—is almost over. Starz's historical drama, based on Diana Gabaldon's novels, will finally return for season six in March 2022.

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Jan 19, 2022

Otherwise cruel world offers nice opportunity to be married by Scott Stapp, Sugar Ray, or Puddle Of Mudd
For far, far too long, fans of Creed, Puddle Of Mudd, and Sugar Ray could only dream of having their idols present at their weddings. For far, far too long couples have suffered through unrocking ceremonies, minds unnecessarily distracted while exchanging vows by thoughts of how much better life would be if only Scott…

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Jan 19, 2022

The Book Of Boba Fett improves somewhat by choosing a path to follow
While watching this week's episode, my brain kept on returning to the existential question of what is it people want from Star Wars? It certainly can't be tense, well-scripted crime dramas, unless The Book Of Boba Fett looks to deconstruct the genre by exploring one man's attempts to become boss in the sloppiest,…

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Jan 19, 2022

Apple TV Plus' Servant finds the unsettling sweet spot with a slow-burn third season
Few shows deliver as consistent a balance between solid storytelling entertainment and wild moments of what-the-fuckery as the Apple TV comic thriller Servant. After an initial run of episodes that found the show struggling to deliver an "all mystery and macabre, all the time" mindset, the series figured out a…

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Jan 19, 2022

Will Forte and Willem Dafoe are next up to host SNL
The newest batch of Saturday Night Live hosts and musical guests have been announced. On January 22, SNL alum Will Forte will host with musical guest Måneskin. Then, on January 29, Willem Dafoe will host, with musical guest Katy Perry.

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Jan 19, 2022

Here's what's coming to and leaving Netflix in February 2022
Netflix seemed to have prepared in advance for the winter days spent indoors while attempting to avoid the COVID surge again, because there are plenty of exciting titles coming to the streamer in February. The biggest is Inventing Anna, Shonda Rhimes' series based on the true story of Anna Delvey, who pretended to be…

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Jan 19, 2022

R.I.P. André Leon Talley, pioneering Vogue creative director and fashion industry icon
André Leon Talley, former Vogue creative director and pioneering fashion industry icon, died on January 18. His death was confirmed with a statement posted to his official social media accounts.


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Jan 19, 2022

Naomi bursts onto The CW with invigorating energy and a double-knotted mystery
2022 is already proving to be a challenge for the Arrowverse. The CW's superhero franchise kicks off the new year minus two of its DC series (Black Lightning and Supergirl), Legends Of Tomorrow has entered the last stretch of its seventh season without being renewed for an eighth, and two weeks ago saw the news that…

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Jan 19, 2022

Amazon's Lord Of The Rings show gets an official title
Amazon has revealed the title of its long-anticipated, extremely expensive, Lord Of The Rings series. The show, set to debut this September on Prime Video, will be called Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of Power.

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Jan 19, 2022

ABC's Promised Land undercuts Latinx stereotypes just as quickly as it sets them up
ABC's Promised Land, which is marketed as "an epic, generation-spanning drama about a Latinx family vying for wealth and power," starts with an illegal border crossing. We see two young women, sisters, hiking through the desert. They declare they want to be a teacher and nurse, respectively, something they apparently…

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Jan 19, 2022

Extraction plunges the Rainbow Six franchise into a frenetic sci-fi horror flick
 


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Jan 19, 2022

R.I.P. Gaspard Ulliel, French actor and Moon Knight star

Gaspard Ulliel, the French actor perhaps best known to US audiences for his roles in Hannibal Rising and for his upcoming role in Disney 's Moon Knight, has died after a ski accident. The news was confirmed by AFP, per Deadline. He was 37.


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Jan 19, 2022

The 2022 Grammys will now be held in April
It was announced earlier this month that the 2022 Grammys would be postponed from its original date of January 31 due to the surge of the omicron variant of COVID. The Recording Academy has now picked a replacement date that seems like a safe enough bet: April 3. The ceremony will also be held in Las Vegas for the…

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Jan 19, 2022

Netflix shares Disenchantment "Part 4" premiere date and first-look photos

Matt Groening's Disenchantment series will make its grand return to Netflix next month. The animated fantasy series wrapped up Part 3 back in January of last year. So, viewers are pretty eager to catch up with Bean, Elfo, Luci, and the medieval kingdom of Dreamland. Luckily, the wait is (almost) over. Disenchantment…

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Jan 19, 2022

From Lear's crown to Ahab's leg, Brian Cox has some great stories of stage disasters
Introduced by Stephen Colbert as Succession's "patriarch we love to hate," Brian Cox proved actually pretty lovable as he regaled his host with stories of his own father and mother. Speaking of his recent, bracingly honest autobiography Putting The Rabbit In The Hat, in which the 75-year-old acting legend shares the…

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Jan 19, 2022

Disney Plus takes viewers behind the scenes of Hawkeye in a new special
Here's what's happening in the world of television for Wednesday, January 19. All times are Eastern.


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Jan 19, 2022

Meet Radio Silence, the former YouTubers taking over the Scream franchise
"It was really an all hands on deck, figure it out as you go film school," Tyler Gillett says. The early days of YouTube—before the Nazis and the influencers came in and ruined everything—had a certain Wild West atmosphere. The invention of the camcorder had proven to be a boon for DIY filmmakers in the '80s and '90s,…

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Jan 18, 2022

This Is Us tells the story of four stressed-out fathers
What makes This Is Us special is its ability to take something that seems like it should be the worst kind of sitcom-y storytelling—in this case a Siri-related texting mishap that lets a dad hear about his teenage daughter's sex life—and turn it into something genuinely thoughtful and moving. While the protective…

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Jan 18, 2022

A strong Abbott Elementary proves it knows exactly which relationship matters most
One of the things all good sitcoms do is figure out new ways to make the same collection of people bouncing off of each other over and over again funny each time. There's an art to it, so that each time, say, Leslie and Ron interact, it's still funny, and ideally over time, part of what makes it funny is your…

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Jan 18, 2022

Here's what's coming to and leaving Hulu in February 2022

Hulu is always bringing its viewers a fresh batch of content each month, so naturally, there are dozens of titles heading to the streamer in February 2022. February's buzziest Hulu show is Pam & Tommy which stars Lily James and Sebastian Stan (and some truly impressive hair, makeup, and costume design) as the titular…

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Jan 18, 2022

Here's what's coming to Disney Plus in February 2022
February doesn't have too much in store at Disney , but it does include the long-awaited return of a beloved animated series. Seventeen years after its last season aired on Disney Channel, The Proud Family is back with its sequel series, The Proud Family: Louder & Prouder.

When we first met Penny Proud, she was a…

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Jan 18, 2022

Here are over 15 minutes of deleted Young Frankenstein scenes for your enjoyment
It's hard to think of a more perfect comedy than Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein—the casting, the constant jokes, the copious amounts of ritz being put on... to be honest, most of us probably have the entire movie memorized verbatim at this point. Knowing all that, we were pretty damn surprised to come across a bevy of…

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Jan 18, 2022

The When We Were Young festival lineup is a Myspace emo kid's dream come true
If you feel nostalgic for the days when Gerard Way appeared on Tiger Beat, when AIM away messages with melodramatic lyrics described your mood, and when Hot Topic still had the red logo, there's the perfect music festival for you. One that beats any Warped Tour lineup. When the When We Were Young festival poster was…

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Jan 18, 2022

Arthur's series finale will show grown-up versions of the characters
The beloved, long-time children's show Arthur is coming to an end, but the creators behind the series have one more surprise. According to Variety, in the series finale, they'll flash-forward to show Arthur and his friends as grown-ups, which is probably supposed to be heart-warming, but sounds sort of depressing.…

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Jan 18, 2022

Ethan Hawke joins Julia Roberts, Mahershala Ali in thriller Leave The World Behind
Ethan Hawke is joining the cast of Leave The World Behind, a new Netflix movie based on Rumaan Alam's 2020 novel, according to Deadline. Hawke joins previously announced cast members Mahershala Ali and Julia Roberts. The movie will be written and directed by Sam Esmail, of Mr. Robot fame. He previously worked with…

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Jan 18, 2022

Seduction is conversion in the frictionless faith-based romance Redeeming Love
Redeeming Love is a kinky power fantasy in the halfway convincing disguise of wholesome faith-based entertainment. Based on the 1991 international bestseller by born-again romance novelist Francine Rivers, the film applies the magic-hour glow of a Nicholas Sparks adaptation—complete with majestic sunsets, cute canine…

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Jan 18, 2022

Jawbreaker announce Dear You 25th anniversary tour
Jawbreaker gave fans an unexpected reunion in 2017 at Riot Fest, and promised new music in 2018 (that we still haven't gotten). As we await a potential Jawbreaker record, the band has announced a 25th anniversary tour for its last album, 1995's Dear You. Yes, it's been over 25 years since 1995, but as the band joked…

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Jan 18, 2022

How I Met Your Father pays tribute to HIMYM narrator Bob Saget in first episode
Hulu's How I Met Your Mother spin-off How I Met Your Father pays tribute to the original show's narrator, Bob Saget.

The first two episodes premiered on Tuesday, January 18, and viewers may have noticed that the first episode ended with a title card that says, "IN LOVING MEMORY OF Bob Saget." The actor narrated How I…

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