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In this week’s episode, “Fugitive of the Judoon,” the BBC’s Doctor Who made history by casting a Black woman, Jo Martin, as the Doctor for the first time in the series’ 57-year history. Let’s talk about it.Read more...

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You can get comprehensive lists of everything coming to streaming services anywhere. But half of those titles you don’t care about, and the other half are terrible. Where’s the good stuff? io9 is here to help.Read more...

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Television shows come and go, and now a fresh crop of potential fall shows are upon us. We’ve got some promising new series, a backdoor pilot hitching off the end of a popular show, and of course a few along the lines of “what if [insert science fiction thing] had more cops?” Here are the ones that stood out to us the…Read more...

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Though Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin wasn’t exactly the sort of movie that screamed “Hey, adapt me for the small screen,” A24 and Silver Reel are betting on that being the kind of wild turn of events you’re going to be into.Read more...

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A new, different adaptation of The Thing may be crawling its way to theaters. Daniel Craig really, really wants to make extra sure you know No Time to Die is his last Bond film. And Tom Hiddleston looks like he’s having a lot of fun on set of Disney+’s Loki series. Plus updates from Black Lightning, Riverdale, Charmed…Read more...

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Doctor Who’s latest episode was full of surprises—to the point where a major cast member making their long-awaited return wasn’t even the biggest part! The actor behind one of the coolest cameos this side of the TARDIS is sharing details about that fateful Chris Chibnall phone call, what his codename was on set, and…Read more...

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Over nearly 40 years in pop culture, Transformers has certainly lived up to its name. The franchise went from toys to TV to movies to even bigger movies and, most recently, a more character-driven big-screen approach. Those robots in disguise are constantly transforming and they’re about to do that all over again.Read more...

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, whether you ultimately liked it or loathed it, is a wildly messy movie. There is so much going on, so much nostalgia overload, it’s a testament to Star Wars’ best and worst excesses. It is sound and fury, and only occasionally does it signify something, but also makes it remarkably in…Read more...

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Margot Robbie is one of the most fascinating things about the past decade of superhero movies. She made a name for herself by making Harley Quinn her own, and then subsequently teased the public with hints and proclamations about where her incarnation of the DC character was going to show up on the big screen next.Read more...

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With credits that include Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Superman, Jaws, Jurassic Park, and Home Alone, everyone knows that composer John Williams can do it all. But whoever thought he could win a Grammy for a theme park? Read more...

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Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina spent part of its latest season teasing an even bigger plot that’s yet to come. While Sabrina (Kiernan Shipka) and the others may have been busy fighting pagans and figuring out who’s going to rule Hell, Father Blackwood (Richard Coyle) was making other plans. And in a new…Read more...

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Last night’s Doctor Who was meant to be, like much of season 12 so far, a reminder of its more familiar self of the past few years in the wake of last season’s bold experiments with the tone and scope of the show. Familiar aliens stalking familiar Earth streets, a monster-packed romp just like the good old days. And…Read more...

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Ghost in the Shell didn’t exactly need a CGi reimagining to make its story about technologically enhanced humans any more interesting, but this is an age in which all things under the sun end up being rebooted when IP owners decide that the ground’s gone fallow enough. Netflix has dropped a new trailer for Ghost in…Read more...

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After seven years, the haunting episodic adventure game Kentucky Route Zero is finally complete. The game’s first chapter came out on PC in 2013. Tomorrow’s Act V marks the end of the story. A new “TV Edition” for consoles collects all five acts—the main story pieces of the game—and four interludes—side content that…Read more...

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Doctor Who’s “Fugitive of the Judoon” has aired in the UK. For those of you who’ve watched, here’s your chance to discuss it! For those who haven’t, a big ol’ spoiler warning.Read more...

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The third season of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is now available for streaming, and if you devoured it in one big magical gulp you might be a bit perplexed by some of what happened. It’s a twisty mystical world of teen witches and hell legions, and this show’s storytelling has never been straightforward. Read more...

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Disneyland’s Excalibur attraction, featuring the famed kingly sword in an anvil, is normally a chance for the park’s visitors to be reminded of The Sword in the Stone. You know, the way-underrated Disney version of the Arthur story, where the chosen one gets to pull the sword out and proceed on his way to the kingdom?…Read more...

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Basketball player Kobe Bryant has reportedly died. He was 41.Read more...

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The Harley Quinn-led Birds of Prey looks like so much fun. From the colors to the characters, to the sheer bursting energy that each released bit of footage has had, the whole package seems like a much more interesting space to occupy than most other glimpses of the DC Universe we’ve gotten on film. Read more...

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I’ll admit I was excited about Moutain Dew Zero Sugar, which for the rest of this post I will be referring to as just Zero. I was excited because I really don’t drink soda anymore, outside of reviews, mainly because I’ve been trying to cut my sugar intake down in recent years. So a new version of Dew with zero sugar…Read more...

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I can’t believe that The Good Place is ending. After four stunning seasons, Michael Schur’s grand sitcom experiment is coming to an end next week, with an extra-long finale that will see our heroes find one conclusion or another. Read more...

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The saga never ends. With Uncharted recently losing a director and hunting for a new one, it’s being pushed back in the release schedule. Which isn’t surprising. But it’s not the only movie that got bumped. Read more...

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