The day many thought would never come has arrived. The Wall Street Journal reports that Nintendo has made a deal with Illumination Entertainment, the animation studio that makes the Despicable Me movies (as well as recent hits Sing and The Secret Life of Pets) to do an animated Mario movie.
But Wonder Woman 2 is coming a little sooner than you'd expected. The writer behind the It movie is bringing Are You Afraid of the Dark? back to life. Paul Bettany teases his Solo: A Star Wars Story character. Plus, gorgeous Justice League posters, and Nazi Oliver Queen strikes in new footage from the big CW/DC crossover. Spoilers now!
Video: In hindsight, Return of the Jedi's Ewok Village scenes have a lot in common with Temple of Doom's sequences with Mola Ram. After all, both are about human sacrifice, it's just that one happens to be perpetuated by sentient teddy bears. Which is why a mashup of both, held together by the glue that binds all good mashups, LEGO, is surprisingly effective.
Doom Patrol is one of DC's oldest and weirdest superhero teams, leading an obscure life throughout decades of comics before returning to prominence with the recent ongoing series at DC's Young Animal. But most people may forget that shapeshifting Teen Titan Beast Boy got his start with them, and that history may factor into the new Titans show.
Video: The latest episode of Cristian Ponce's spooky web series Ghost Radio is here, and as always, there's new supernatural drama afoot in the haunted village of Kirlian. Listen in as the show's late-night radio host explores a wave of youth vandalism that angers members of the town's ancient generation.
The midseason finale of Star Trek: Discovery was the best episode of the show so far, with clever writing, gripping performances, and a genuinely exciting cliffhanger that takes us away from that cumbersome Klingon War, at least for a few episodes. Unfortunately, the way we got there looks to include a plot hole so large you could fit Stamets' galaxy brain through it.
When we last left Ezekiel, he and the soldiers of the Kingdom were getting shot to hell by a giant Gatling gun located at the top of the Saviors' compound, shortly after about three solid hours of the king gloating that not a single of his people's lives would be lost this day. Obviously, Ezekiel was rather wrong, but as this week's episode showed his day just got worse from there.
Spider-Man has one of the largest, weirdest rogues galleries in comics history. This means Sony's in a particularly interesting position when it comes to using its film rights in clever ways to build a comic-book movie universe to rival the MCU. Venom, Black Cat and Silver Sable are all on their way to the big screen, and according to a new report, they will soon be joined by Morbius, the living vampire.
The midseason finale of Star Trek: Discovery, "Into the Forest I Go", finally got this show to the place it should have been all season. Of course, in the process, it had to jettison a lot of character development it has been working on - but since it was mostly stuff that was bad, I'm perfectly happy letting them get away with it. This episode was the climax to a season that never existed, a season where the plot and characterisation was better. You can see that potential here.
Actor J.K. Simmons put on an incredible amount of muscle for his upcoming role as Commissioner Jim Gordon in Justice League for reasons that he's said have nothing to do with his character's arc in the film. As it turns out, though, there's a fairly solid, in-universe reason for Gordon's impressive physique and his steely demeanour.
No, we don't have our first look at Alden Ehrenreich's Solo costume. Ben Mendelsohn discusses those villainous Captain Marvel rumours. The worlds of Split and Unbreakable collide in new footage from the set of Glass. Plus, what's to come on Star Trek: Discovery and more Justice League footage. Spoilers now!
Netflix recently conducted a survey of its Australian users, specifically looking at the "other" places we binge watch. We're talking on the train, in the air - and on the toilet. Even public toilets. While Netflix were shocked at the "gross" stats revealed around our bathroom viewing habits, from what I hear when visiting the bathroom - I'm just surprised that number isn't higher.
Caroline Rhea spent the better part of the late '90s playing Hilda Spellman, eccentric aunt and witch looking after Sabrina, her teenaged niece. The role brought Rhea into millions of households every week and the actress defined the role for a generation. Turns out, though, that she took the job under less than ideal circumstances.
Dinobot will always be my favourite Transformer. Maybe it was his cranky personality, or his fantastic turn from villain into anti-hero into hero. Or maybe it was that he, somehow, across time and space, knew lines from Hamlet. Either way, Beast Wars was the Transformers cartoon that defined my childhood, and Dinobot was the best character in it.