Saying goodbye to 'Adventure Time,' the show that taught us to let good things end

As “Adventure Time” comes to a close, an ode to how it taught us to let things endImage: cartoon network By Jess Joho2018-09-03 22:21:00 UTC This post contains spoilers for the entire series of Adventure Time, including the Season 9 finale Adventure Time redefined what it meant to go on a journey. The finale of this 10-year long adventure, which aired at 6 p.m. ET on Sept. 3, could not

Nike makes Colin Kaepernick one of the faces of its 'Just Do It' campaign

Honoree Colin Kaepernick speaks onstage at the ACLU’s Annual Bill of Rights Dinner.Image: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images By Marcus Gilmer2018-09-03 20:38:09 UTC On Labor Day, Nike released a powerful ad featuring Colin Kaepernick, the NFL star still in exile for standing up for his beliefs. The ad is a simple black and white image of Kaepernick’s face with the message, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” Kaepernick tweeted

Amazing 'Spider-Man' gameplay trailer features its best character: New York City

By Jess Joho2018-08-13 22:53:29 UTC [embedded content] Peter Parker may be all about MJ, but Spider-Man’s a superhero married to the city of New York. By now it’s cliche to call a city – particular New York – the real protagonist of a movie, show, or game. But in the case of Insomniac Games’ Spider-Man, it’s true. We’ve played forty-five minutes of the demo, and it is clear that the

Anyone can be the killer on 'Sharp Objects,' except the guy they'll probably arrest

I see you there on that porch, sitting in your sinister pastels…Image: Anne Marie Fox/HBO By Alexis Nedd2018-08-13 21:00:44 UTC There are only two episodes of Sharp Objects to go and many watchers still don’t have a solid idea on who the Wind Gap killer actually is.  At the end of Episode 6, “Cherry,” the chief of police informs Detective Willis that a worker at the pig farm identified teen

Showtime is not having Sarah Palin's lies about Sacha Baron Cohen's show

Sarah Palin in 2016.Image: Joe Raedle / Getty Images By Angie Han2018-07-17 00:27:16 UTC Sacha Baron Cohen isn’t done with Sarah Palin. Following Palin’s claims that Baron Cohen “duped” her into an interview for Who Is America? by passing himself off as an American veteran with disabilities, “fake wheelchair and all,” Showtime has released a statement calling out the “widespread misinformation” about the show. “Baron Cohen did not present himself

Lando is back in Star Wars Episode IX, report says

The Lando has landed: Billy Dee Williams at the ‘Solo’ premiere in May 2018.Image: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic By Chris Taylor2018-07-10 00:44:08 UTC You might want to buckle up, baby. It seems that famed smuggler, gambler, Cloud City administrator and original Millennium Falcon owner Captain Lando Calrissian is returning to the big screen. That’s according to The Hollywood Reporter, which cited unnamed “sources” — plus the fact that Billy Dee Williams, who played

Game show to pay off student loans is proof we live in a 'Hunger Games' dystopia

A scene from this wack-as-hell game show, “Paid Off”Image: TrUTV By Jess Joho2018-07-09 23:07:46 UTC You know that dystopia in which income inequality is so extreme that society invents a game show that forces the less wealthy people to fight one other for survival? Nope, not The Hunger Games. We’re talking about good, old, real-life America in 2018. You know, where unchecked capitalist greed has rendered higher education simultaneously unaffordable

'Westworld' Season 2 went full 'Westworld'. Never go full 'Westworld'.

Quick question: does anyone have the slightest idea what is going on?Image: John P. Johnson/HBO By Alexis Nedd2018-06-25 22:30:38 UTC Westworld Season 1 felt like a magic trick.  The story flashed by in bits and pieces, misdirecting the audience’s attention while carefully obscuring that which was right in front of their eyes, only to reveal the truth — the gag, really — in a breathtaking finale.  Westworld attempted to do

'Hereditary' marketing misleads its audience right off a cliff

Milly Shapiro stars as “Charlie” who (shocker) is nothing like her headlining Broadway role, Matilda.Image: A24 By Alison Foreman2018-06-11 23:34:52 UTC Spoilers lie ahead for Hereditary. You’ve been warned. On Friday, horror fans flocked to theaters to revel in and be tortured by A24’s new supernatural horror flick, Hereditary.  By Sunday, the rising fright fest had been rocked by a D+ CinemaScore – though it held onto a 93% Certified

Chris Hemsworth warns 'Avengers 4' will be 'even more shocking' than 'Infinity War'

In Chris Hemsworth We Trust, particularly when it comes to opinions on ‘Avengers 4.’Image: marvel STUDIOS By Jess Joho2018-06-04 23:51:22 UTC While many of us are still talking through the traumatic ending of Avengers: Infinity War with our therapists, Chris Hemsworth is now warning that we don’t know the half of it. Literally. “If you were shocked by [Infinity War], I think the second one is even more shocking, for