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Glass Review: The Eastrail 177 Trilogy Arrives at a Satisfying Conclusion

It’s been 19 years since M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable arrived in theaters, with many people initially assuming that it was a standalone, superhero thriller and left it at that. However, with the twist ending Shyamalan included at the end of his 2016 film Split that revealed that the film was connected to the world of …

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You Can’t Kill Off Arya Stark on Game of Thrones

You cannot kill off Arya Stark. The new teaser trailer for Game of Thrones’ final season was released this weekend, and I’m sorry, but Arya is untouchable. (Please watch the teaser trailer before you go any further. You can check it out here.)   In the teaser, we see Jon, Sansa and Arya Stark walking through …

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The CW Network to Honor Women at the Critics’ Choice Awards

Given our polarized political environment, this year’s awards season is bound to be full of wishes and speeches for inclusivity and diversity. On the heels of #MeToo and #TimesUp, and despite a study that was done by Creative Artists Agency and the company Shift7 that shows that films starring women do better at the box office, …

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And the Award for Best Gift Bag of Globes Weekend Goes to…

During Golden Globes Awards weekend you can always count on a few things: iconic fashion, unforgettable parties and everyone’s favorite–the GIFT BAG! Lavish party favors have become legendary and greatly appreciated by the select few who are invited to the regal festive celebrations. And while it’s still early in award season, events will have a …

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In Praise of Supergirl and The CW Network

2018 has been a tough year. Not only are we dealing with a divided nation polarized by politics and demagoguery, we have sustained losses that have left us reeling. As always, I’ve turned to my favorite network television shows as an escape from the daily bombardment of bad feelings I get from trying to read …

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The New Year Lesson to Take with Us from Mary Poppins Returns

It’s New Year’s Eve. It’s the day where we all start looking forward to the New Year and all of the positive changes that we hope it’ll bring. And, to be perfectly honest, 2018 was the devil for many of us. For many of us, this was the year that really beat us down until …

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Our Picks for Non-Traditional Christmas Movies

The holidays are here and we all know that means: Time for Christmas lights, Christmas music and best of all, Christmas movies! While White Christmas, It’s A Wonderful Life and Miracle on 34th Street are heart warming and staples for the season, I tend to lean toward a few more non-traditional flicks mixed with some …

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Remembering Penny Marshall’s A League of Their Own

On Monday, December 17th, 2018 we said goodbye to Penny Marshall. Known for her work both in front of and behind the camera, Marshall first made her name portraying Laverne DeFazio on the celebrated sitcom Laverne & Shirley. She would go on to direct films like the Oscar-nominated Awakenings, and even the seminal ’80s classic Big, which made …

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Five Ways to Add Sci-Fi and Superheroes to Your Holiday Traditions

I come from a family that has always appreciated the science fiction/fantasy/superhero genres. We had Saturday morning cartoons and television superheroes, comic books and literature filled with everything from C.S. Lewis, Tolkien, Le Guin, and more. We’ve seen many of the titles we loved as kids transformed on the screen into entire universes that continue …

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What We Learned About Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns opened in theaters today and Legion of Leia/Vital Thrills got the opportunity to attend the press conference for the anticipated film. Director Rob Marshall was joined by the amazing cast, including Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Mortimer, and Ben Whishaw. They were also joined by producer and choreographer John DeLuca and composer Marc …

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Here are Our Most Anticipated Films of 2019

With the year closing out with Mary Poppins Returns, Aquaman, and more, it’s difficult not to start thinking about what 2019 will bring in terms of entertainment. Let’s break down Legion of Leia‘s top 7 most anticipated films of 2019! Avengers: End Game (Release Date: April 26, 2019) We would be crazy not to place this …

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Exclusive: James Wan on Making Aquaman a Truly Unique Superhero Movie

Filmmaker James Wan is no stranger to franchises — his first movie Saw led to a long-running franchise, and later horror movie Insidious also led to three more movies. The based-on-real-events horror film The Conjuring is still going strong with five movies and at least three more to come. It would make sense that after directing …

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Elseworlds Part 3 Recap: What Does It Take to be a Hero?

The final installment of the Arrowverse Crossover Event, Elseworlds, is strong from start to finish. Part 2 ended with Dr. Deegan (Jeremy Davies) creating a new reality with the Book of Destiny that finds Barry and Oliver as the Trigger Twins running from the law and from a black-clad Superman. Unfortunately, this Superman is not …

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Beauty and the Beast’s Austin Basis on His New Comic KINETIX

The CW’s Beauty and the Beast actor and diabetes advocate, Austin Basis, has officially released the inaugural comic book series of The KINETIX –  his own graphic saga following four amazing teens with disabilities & chronic illnesses, who are high school students by day and a team of superheroes by night.  Thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign, Basis and …

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Mary Poppins Returns Review: The Nanny is Brought to a New Generation

It has been 54 years since the delightfully-witty nanny Mary Poppins has graced theaters everywhere, with Julie Andrews giving a legendary performance that delighted fans both young and old alike. Since the release of the first film, Mary Poppins has achieved an iconic, almost untouchable status in Hollywood. Now, after decades of waiting, we are finally getting …

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Elseworlds Part 2 Recap: The Arrowverse goes to Gotham

The second night of the Arrowverse Crossover Event plays like an early Christmas present for DC fans. No lie, I was totally fangirling over Elseworlds Part 2. While technically an episode of Arrow, it was the trip to Gotham that had me squeeing over what is now my favorite crossover episode of all time. If …

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