FXX’s comedy series Dave is telling the story of rapper Lil Dicky, or at least the fictionalized version of himself that Dave Burd playing on the show as he finds his footing in the hip-hop world. The first season became the network’s biggest comedy last year at the start of the pandemic, and now the pressure is on to take the show to the next level in season two.
Not only is creator and star Dave Burd getting more involved behind the camera for the second season of Dave, but Lil Dicky has to deliver an album after landing a record deal in the first season. A new Dave season 2 featurette takes a look behind the scenes and reveals what’s in store for the guy who wants to become the greatest rapper in the world. Read More »
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Marvel Studios has already made waves on Disney+ with new TV shows set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But soon they will put a new spin on their blockbuster characters with an animated series that finds various superheroes and villains in alternate universes, imagining what might have happened if certain events played out differently in the MCU. Here’s everything you need to know about Marvel’s What If…? animated series. Read More »
At last, we losers here in America will have a chance to see Wellington Paranormal, the What We Do In The Shadows spin-off series about a pair of bumbling cops investigating the paranormal. The series has already aired multiple seasons in New Zealand, but it’s finally making its domestic debut on the CW next month. And with that comes a new, and very funny, trailer.
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Rick and Morty season 5 is premiering on Adult Swim this weekend. Ahead of the first episode’s arrival on Sunday, the cold open has been released online, and it finds Morty actually doing something right for once.
When it seems like all hope is lost, and Rick and Morty might meet their maker after an adventure gone wrong, Morty saves their lives. Unfortunately, how he does it results in them meeting Rick’s nemesis. Yes, Rick has a nemesis, and as you can see in the Rick and Morty season 5 opening scene, he’s quite full of himself. Read More »
This post contains major spoilers for the latest episode of Star Wars: The Bad Batch.
With Captain Rex gone, Clone Force 99 remain on Bracca to see if they can make a score large enough to get them out from beneath Cid’s thumb. They discover the Jedi Cruiser still has munitions hidden in its hold and information in its computer banks. They split up to retrieve it all, but things go from bad to worse when a contingent of clones and troopers from the Empire, led by their former colleague, Crosshair, arrive to apprehend or kill them.
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This article contains spoilers for the Star Wars: The Bad Batch episode “Reunion.”
Is Crosshair a good luck charm? Because his appearance elevates any Bad Batch episode to the top tier. Directed by Steward Lee and written by Christian Taylor, “Reunion” is exactly what the title suggests: Crosshair resurfaces into the plot to confront his Bad Batcher (Dee Bradley Baker) brothers. (There’s also a meta reunion for the Star Wars fans, but we’ll get to that.)
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Later this year, Marvel Studios is going to put more Marvel in your Marvel Cinematic Universe with the arrival of the new Disney+ series Ms. Marvel. It’s just the beginning for the marvelous new teenage superhero played by actress Iman Vellani, because she’ll also be seen alongside Captain Marvel in the upcoming Marvel Studios sequel The Marvels.
If you’re interested to see what Marvel’s first Muslim superhero looks like in action, a few Ms. Marvel set photos have surfaced online, and they reveal the sleek, shiny suit that Iman Vellani will be wearing in the MCU when Kamala Khan becomes a full-fledged superhero. If you’ve seen Ms. Marvel in the comics, or the recent Marvel’s Avengers video game, then you pretty already know exactly how Ms. Marvel will look in her own series. Read More »
Rarely have we ever been as excited for the return of a Netflix coming-of-age comedy, because Never Have I Ever was a step above the rest of the streamer’s deluge of teen-centric shows. Moving, surprisingly poignant, and very, very funny, Never Have I Ever is easily producer Mindy Kaling‘s best TV series yet. And it’s back for its second season, this time following high school nerd Devi (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) as she’s caught in a love triangle between two boys. Her genius solution? Date both of them at the same time! See how it all (disastrously) plays out in the Never Have I Ever season 2 trailer.
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The Series: LEGO Masters
Where You Can Stream It: Hulu
The Pitch: Based on the hit British reality-competition series of the same name, LEGO Masters brings in teams of two brick builders in a friendly competition where imagination, design, and creativity are king. Hosted by Will Arnett, the series features a variety of LEGO challenges that ask teams to impress a pair of judges by creating mind-blowing LEGO builds, including massive skyscrapers, incredibly detailed dioramas, and much more. The prize? The ultimate LEGO trophy and $100,000.
Why It’s Essential Viewing: American reality TV competitions are notorious for being fairly cutthroat. So it’s nice when one comes along that features friendly competition and inspiring camaraderie throughout the contest. It also helps that LEGO Masters features some of the most amazing building brick creations you’ve ever seen. Read More »
Minor spoilers for Loki episode two follow.
You might have noticed their flashing neon signs throughout Loki. Specifically, the signs for Roxxcart, the big-box store where thousands of people are taking refuge from a coming hurricane and where Loki and the Time Variance Authority agents descend on a mission in episode two of the Disney+ Marvel series.
But Roxxcart and its neo-futuristic signage is more than just a chance for Loki to flex its Blade Runner influences — it’s a reference to Roxxon, a famous corporation in Marvel Comics. Could there be room for two enigmatic organizations in one show? Here’s what you need to know about Roxxon.
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