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Yesterday   One of the fun things about the ending of Big Little Lies Season 1 was that almost everyone got away with their big, little lies. The open-endedness of that finale, with questions remaining about Madeline’s affair, Celeste and Jane’s shared trauma, and the assumed aftermath of Perry’s death wrapped the story in a dreamy, what-if haze that hovered satisfyingly over the grey Monterey shore.

2 Days Ago   "Eating Things," a Youtube channel usually dedicated to making videos about eating incongruous meals in the middle of famous movie scenes, leveled up with a deepfake featuring Jon Snow apologizing for Season 8 of Game of Thrones.

3 Days Ago   The NPR Twitter account decided to pay a Father's Day homage to all the dads around the world by inviting people to share their "best" and "funniest" dad jokes in a thread.

3 Days Ago   Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan have only been parents for a little over a month, but ever since their son Archie was born on May 6, there haven't been any pictures of the little fella available to the public.

6 Days Ago   The Shining is one of Stephen King's most famous books and Stanley Kubrick's best known movies, and the new trailer for Doctor Sleep pays homage to both of those seminal works.

6 Days Ago   In the Season 2 finale of The Handmaid’s Tale, Serena Joy Waterford (Yvonne Strahovski) did a good thing. Two good things, technically — she argued in front of the Commanders that women in Gilead should learn how to read, and she allowed June an opportunity to escape with baby Nichole.

7 Days Ago   Nintendo surprised everyone at E3 with news that a true sequel to The Legend of Zelda: The Breath of the Wild is in development. While there was no news as to when the game will come out, some images in the teaser suggested that the sequel will take place after the events of Breath of the Wild and involve a new threat to a post-Calamity Hyrule.

8 Days Ago   After spending most of 2013's Frozen learning how to be sisters, Queen Elsa and Princess Anna are officially a team in the trailer for Frozen II.

9 Days Ago   Big Little Lies didn’t need a second season. But in the world of television high demand can make second seasons appear regardless, and it’s the lack of necessity that makes coming back to Big Little Lies so much fun.

11 Days Ago   Black Mirror is not known for subtlety. Most of its episodes can be boiled down to the idea that technology is dangerous in the hands of the wrong people and that most people are, in fact, the wrong people.

14 Days Ago   In Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, the story of Offred is told from an anthropological distance. The book frames Gilead as something odd that happened in the past, and Offred’s testimony of her time as a handmaid is considered an historical artifact.

14 Days Ago   It used to be that watching Black Mirror required emotional and physical preparation. Whatever Charlie Brooker threw at his audience, there was a virtual guarantee that it would either mess them up mentally or make them want to throw their phones in a garbage disposal.

15 Days Ago   Apple TV+ is coming in fall 2019, and while there's some information about the Apple Original shows coming to the streaming service, For All Mankind is the first to release a full trailer.

20 Days Ago   In a recent update to its Google Play developer policies, Google addressed loot boxes, sex/nudity, and hate speech in its supported applications. The specific changes outlined in an expanded Monetization and Ads page require developers with randomized reward items to "clearly disclose the odds of receiving those items in advance of purchase," which could incentivize games to lower loot box probabilities to make their purchase seem more worthwhile.

20 Days Ago   The core reason the final season of Game of Thrones was so polarizing was because the megahit fantasy series had what every television showrunner dreams of — an audience that truly cares about the show.

25 Days Ago   Back in 2011, no one could have predicted that Game of Thrones would become Game of Thrones. Fans of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series were probably hype about getting an HBO adaptation of a book series they knew and loved, but a fantasy TV show where heroes die and villains (sometimes) win was considered a gamble for a network better known for The Wire and Sex and the City.

26 Days Ago   In case anyone was worried that any idea was too outlandish or weird for The Lonely Island to tackle in a musical/rap format, The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience is now on Netflix to disabuse them of that notion.

34 Days Ago   One Game of Thrones fan theory says Bran Stark is the Night King. Another says Drogon flew off to Valyria and laid enough eggs to burn all of Westeros.

36 Days Ago   From the very first shot of its opening credits, Game of Thrones has visually and thematically stressed that the machinations of its characters and plot are all part of an actual game.

36 Days Ago   Game of Thrones may be almost over, but HBO is gearing up for one final ride for fans of its massive hit showThe Last Watch is a two-hour documentary about the making of the show's eighth and final season, and going by the trailer it looks like it will go in-depth with the show's creators to explain how they brought Thrones to an epic conclusion, as well as what the experience has meant for those who have spent years making the biggest show on television.

40 Days Ago   In a television environment that includes shows like Bob’s Burgers, Rick and Morty, and Bojack Horseman, it’s impossible to argue that cartoons are just for children.

40 Days Ago   'Somewhere Over The Rainbow' might be one of the most recognizable songs of all time, so it was kind of a given than the first trailer for Judy, the Judy Garland biopic starring Renée Zellweger as the legendary entertainer, would lead with its iconic tune.

42 Days Ago   For 11 years the unofficial tagline of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been “it’s all connected.” As the first, second, and third phases of the MCU introduced the Avengers and their heroic compatriots, that sense of connection increased to create what really felt like a fully realized universe of characters who live and fight together.

44 Days Ago   Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 4 had all the hallmarks of classic Thrones — secrets revealed, a shocking twist, the death of a major character — but unlike the show’s previous success in delivering big moments, all of them fell flat in “The Last of the Starks.” The greater reveal of Jon’s true parentage to big players like Sansa, Arya, and Tyrion happened entirely offscreen, Euron’s dragon-killing scorpion shot came out of left field, and Missandei’s capture and execution did little besides ma

44 Days Ago   Warning: Spoilers for Game of Thrones: Season 8, Episode 4 below. Game of Thrones faked everyone out again. After last episode's supreme twist wherein Arya killed the Night King, the show surprised its audience by dishing up a large helping of fan service followed by a steaming pile of disappointment.

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