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Shakira Says Barbie is Emasculating, But with a Caveat

Barbie’s getting some higher-profile critics. In the latest issue of Allure, pop star Shakira talked about watching the blockbuster movie with her sons, and neither she nor they were thrilled with it. When asked if she saw Barbie, Shakira confirmed that she did, then paused, which the interviewer...

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Alien: Romulus Trailer Focuses on Horror

Get ready to scream in space again. Today, 20th Century Studios (which is 20th Century Fox under its new, Disney-mandated banner) released a trailer for Alien: Romulus, the latest installment in the long-running sci-fi franchise. Not much is known about the plot, but it involves “a group of youn...

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Neill Blomkamp Thinks We’ll See a District 9 Sequel

Neill Blomkamp is confident a return to his sci-fi apartheid allegory will happen, but he doesn’t sound overly enthused about it. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter about his new film Gran Turismo, Blomkamp is asked about District 10, the long-rumored follow-up to his Oscar-nominated sci-...

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REVIEW: Secret Invasion – Season 1, Episode 5, “Harvest”

“Harvest” is the point in a story where you kind of just want it to end. I enjoyed most of Secret Invasion in the beginning, but this episode makes it clear that the setup is not going to have a satisfying payoff. There are too many story strands to tie up in a week, too …

REVIEW: Secret Invasion – Season 1, Episode 4, “Beloved”

“Beloved” is, for the most part, a return to form for Secret Invasion, an episode more in line with the first two, which were good spy thrillers, than last week’s “Betrayed,” which mixed some decent elements with another blatant Disney character assassination. There are some inconsistencie...

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REVIEW: Secret Invasion – Season 1, Episode 3, “Betrayed”

“Betrayed” is the episode that comes in seemingly every Disney+ Marvel show: the turn. It’s where something that was either enjoyable or looked like it might be great reveals itself for the undercooked, politically skewed, poorly plotted, character-destroying pablum it really is. And, as alway...

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