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2 Hours Ago   "Like its hero, it's the kind of film that surveys the strangeness in front of it, flashes a smile, and dives right in. And if it stays in the water a bit too long—well, I'd still come back for a sequel." Critics like Mashable's Angie Han concede that Aquaman isn't without its barnacles, but contend the flick is at least worth the price of admission.

8 Hours Ago   Beware of spoilers: minor, animal-centric plot points are sprinkled throughout this article. Right up there with quality lighting, charming animal actors are a top-tier cinematic staple.

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4 Days Ago   Netflix's Dumplin' isn't built on rhinestones and stilettos. Yes, the small town comedic drama comes with plenty of that as-advertised pageant glam, but it finds crucial footing in a simple maxim from the Queen of Country: "Figure out who you are and do it on purpose." Originally told in Julie Murphy's YA novel of the same name, the story of Willowdean Dickson and her protest in heels is one worth gushing over.

11 Days Ago   I don't love using the term "underrated." (Generally speaking, I think we rate things just fine.) But when it comes to Don't Trust the B in Apartment 23, I'm happy to make an exception.

11 Days Ago   This December, deck the halls with cinematic classics because Hulu is bringing it with a seasonal surge of phenomenal films. Yes, they've got your Christmas viewing covered with options like Serendipity and (weirdly) Krampus Unleashed.

12 Days Ago   Fallout 76 isn't good for much, but it is giving gamers one more chance to learn a valuable lesson. Don't pay for a product you do not want—particularly when you know you are paying for a product you do not want.

13 Days Ago   "In this telling of the story, it truly could be anyone behind that mask — a little girl, a grizzled detective, a middle-aged sad sack, maybe even another unassuming New York kid — and all the people wearing it are better together than they are apart." Critics, like Mashable's own Angie Han, come bearing excellent spidey-news: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is as amazing as fans had hoped—if not a little bit better.

14 Days Ago   Critics' first reactions to Aquaman are finally swimming onto social media with a surprising upswell of positivity. The highly anticipated DC chapter isn't due in theaters until next month—Dec.

14 Days Ago   And you thought stop-motion animation was creepy on a good day. From Robot Chicken to Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Adult Swim programming has become notorious for its cartoon insta-nightmares.

20 Days Ago   Buckle up, Transformers fans. Looks like the Autobots and Decepticons are touching down much sooner than we anticipated. In a surprise Wednesday announcement, Paramount Pictures scheduled an absolute truckload of Bumblebee preview screenings for Dec. 8—nearly two weeks before the Dec. 21 nationwide release.

20 Days Ago   For many, December means making Christmas lists, planning Hanukkah menus, and untangling endless strands of wintery lights. For us TV and movie lovers, the beginning of December requires the completion of an even more daunting task: We have to get that queue ready.

22 Days Ago   "Pass the cranberry sauce, we're having mash potatoes!" From Friends to New Girl, plenty of our favorite shows have nailed the Thanksgiving special. But no one can do this grateful holiday quite like Bob's Burgers.

22 Days Ago   Welcome to No Shame November! This week we're diving into the pop culture we love that society tells us we shouldn't. Alone in my apartment, chewing on cheap takeout lo mein, rocking the same sweatpants for a fifth day in a row—again.

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25 Days Ago   Don't get me wrong: I love a good funny pet compilation. (That's practically the only thing YouTube's "play next" algorithm suggests for me anymore.) But, in the best ways imaginable, Netflix's Dogs is so much more than just another cute clip.

25 Days Ago   This is a spoiler-free review of Netflix's CAM. Time to crack open the sparkling wine, pull on some comfy sweats, and fear for your safety in a male-dominated world.

26 Days Ago   This has been a particularly hellish year in television and film. From A24's Hereditary to Hulu's Castlerock, the devil has lurked behind dozens of 2018's most talked about plot twists, appearing time and again to rain chaos on the mortals who challenge him.

26 Days Ago   Spoilers for American Horror Story: Apocalypse lie ahead. So, we've got chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose, and something something about "Yuletide carols"?

27 Days Ago   "Ralph Breaks the Internet is a two-hour journey down a series of rabbit holes filled with laughs, tears, a ton of self-referential meta gags, and a Tumblr-worthy reinvention of familiar characters that eventually delivers something you didn't know you always needed." Critics, like Mashable's Angie Han, have reached a consensus: the Wreck-It Ralph sequel does in fact "break the internet." Fortunately, they mostly mean that as a compliment.

28 Days Ago   The death of Stan Lee, age 95, has been felt by many, but the loss has been particularly profound for the many fans-turned-artists who were inspired by Lee's legendary career.

29 Days Ago   On the twelfth night of bingeing, my Netflix gave to me... new movies and more TV! Stoking your holiday spirit embers into a full-blown Christmas blaze, Netflix has just announced a cheery streaming lineup to get you through Thanksgiving and into the start of 2019.

31 Days Ago   "Finally I can see my sims fuck in first person." We were all thinking it, but this Twitter user said it. In a recent Twitch livestream, EA announced that the ever-evolving world of Sims would be getting a first-person video mode in The Sims 4.

32 Days Ago   This is a spoiler-free review of Overlord. Assuming The Grinch doesn't go very differently than I thought, Overlord is the only movie in theaters this weekend that will have you crying over the death of a character and then rooting for that character to die a second time in 60 seconds flat.

33 Days Ago   "The real driving force behind Crimes of Grindelwald seems to be a burning desire to set up a sequel. If only it had gone to the trouble of making me want to see one." Early reviews of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald reveal critics, like Mashable's Angie Han, are less than spellbound by the second part of the planned five film franchise.

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