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Loki is ready for his close-up, as the star of Disney+’s third live-action Marvel series (premiering this Wednesday — yes, Wednesday — June 9). Is the trickster still a treat when given much more to do than steal the occasional MCU scene? Replaying and then picking up immediately after Loki’s appearance in Avengers: Endgame —
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When Regina King confidently strutted her way through Union Station at the top of this year’s Oscars broadcast with candy-colored movie-style credits popping up behind her, I got excited that this year’s show might actually be different. And indeed, it was… but that’s not necessarily a compliment. Yes, Sunday’s Oscar broadcast on ABC comes with
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RELATED STORIES When The Nevers‘ first footage dropped earlier this year, I distinctly remember thinking, “Ooh, it’s steampunk Buffy with corsets!” Now that the drama, created by Buffy the Vampire Slayer‘s Joss Whedon, has released its first four episodes to the press, I can confirm: It is, indeed, steampunk Buffy with corsets — and for
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Like WandaVision before it, Disney+’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier serves up Marvel-ous set pieces while also being afforded the time to delve deep into the characters’ mindsets. Only the first episode, premiering Friday, March 19, was screened for critics, but its 47-minute running time nonetheless promises feature film-caliber action sequences, as well as
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RELATED STORIES In the 13 years since Iron Man first hit theaters, Marvel Studios has established quite well its ability to nail a big-budget popcorn movie. The proof, outside of gargantuan box office numbers, is right there in those Avengers: Endgame audience reaction videos that circulated last spring; Marvel’s got the best action scenes in
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