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Rebecca Sugar wrote one last ‘Adventure Time’ song, and it’s beautiful

In the immortal words of BMO: Sometimes life is scary and dark. That is why we must find the light. After 10 seasons, the Adventure Time finale is upon us. And Rebecca Sugar, one of its Emmy-nominated directors, artists, and composers returned from her work as the creator of Steven Universe to sing her final piece for it. “Time Adventure” focuses on the time-stopping, everlasting power of friendship — a perfect send off for the show and its tight-knit family. Sugar performed the song at San Diego Comic-Con (now viewable…

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The new ‘Thor’ movie has beaten all other superhero movies on Rotten Tomatoes

'Crazy Rich Asians' nabbed the perfect score in a Singapore minute. Thanks to a superb Rotten Tomatoes rating, the near-unlimited wealth of the characters in Crazy Rich Asians isn’t the only thing that’s crazy about the movie’s release. It’s officially one of the top movies on Rotten Tomatoes with a perfect 100% fresh score. SEE ALSO: A producer reportedly wanted ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ to star a white woman As of publication there are 22 reviews posted for the romantic comedy and all of them are positive, with reviewers from The…

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This picture of Tom Hardy as Al Capone is unreal

Tom Hardy is starring in a biography about Al Capone.Image: Chris Jackson/Getty Images Infamous mob boss Al Capone has an iconic look, and somehow Tom Hardy is nailing it perfectly. SEE ALSO: Intense ‘Venom’ trailer introduces your not-so-friendly neighborhood parasite A recent picture of Hardy surfaced Wednesday that shows the actor in full Capone dress and makeup for his role as the gangster in the upcoming biographical movie Fonzo (which stems from Capone’s full first name, Alphonse — not to be confused with Alfonse).  It’s almost hard to believe that’s…

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Mission: Impossible star Ving Rhames talks the time a neighbor mistook him for a criminal

Ving Rhames might be a famous Hollywood actor, but he too is not immune to rampant everyday racismImage: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images In America, even fame can’t protect black people from the life-threatening dangers of white fragility. While promoting Mission: Impossible: Fallout on Sirius XM’s radio show The Clay Cane Show, actor Ving Rhames revealed that he himself was the victim in a terrifying encounter with the police, after a neighbor mistook him for a robber. Rhames has of course been a part of the core Mission:…

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First ‘Shazam!’ trailer shows off a lighter side of DC

Meet your next new big-screen DC superhero. Warner Bros. has shared a first look at Shazam!, starring Asher Angel as a kid who gains the ability to transform into a grown-up superhero (Zachary Levi) by uttering a magic word.  In contrast to the gloom and doom of the Batman and Superman movies, or even the seriousness of Wonder Woman, Shazam! looks light and funny. Because Lord knows the DC universe could use some of that right now. Shazam! hits theaters April 5, 2019. Read more: https://mashable.com/2018/07/21/shazam-movie-trailer/

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‘Titans’ trailer is here to kick off DC Universe

Our first look at the live-action Titans TV series is here, and it looks like dark times are ahead for our heroes. Based on the DC comics, the show stars Brenton Thwaites as Dick Grayson, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. SEE ALSO: Get ready for the DC Universe streaming service Titans will be the first show to premiere exclusively on DC Universe, the new streaming service that’ll bring together all your favorite DC comics(!), films, and shows.   But it won’t…

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In ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’, Hope has hair worthy of a hero

Hope van Dyne/The Wasp (Evangeline Lilly)Image: marvel studios In Ant-Man and the Wasp, Hope Van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) does something decidedly unusual for a female superhero: She wears her hair up while fighting. And not in a fancy sci-fi updo or anything, either. Just a plain old messy ponytail, the likes of which you’ve seen on every long-haired woman at the gym.  SEE ALSO: Why superhero movies need to be more like ‘Ant-Man’ It may not sound like a big deal. But that one detail speaks volumes about who Hope…

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It’s hard to NOT get caught in the Crossfire of nostalgia

A scene from this wack-as-hell game show, "Paid Off"Image: TrUTV 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 and a prerequisite to landing a decent job — leaving 44 million citizens in debt that toals over $1.3 trillion, according to The Washington Post.…

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HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’ subverts the Dead Girl trope

Amy Adams gives a performance unlike any other in "Sharp Objects"Image: hbo We are a culture obsessed with dead girls — so much so that the trope is now a wildly popular sub-genre. The misogyny of Dead Girl narratives is evident in recent additions like Twin Peaks, True Detective, 13 Reasons Why, The Night Of, and countless others. Most use the corpses of beautiful young women as a vehicle for the growth of male characters.  And that’s just the surface-level issue. SEE ALSO: Amazon’s ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’ is a…

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Maisie Williams’ goodbye to ‘Game of Thrones’ was appropriately bloody

Image:  HELEN SLOAN/HBO Maisie Williams, a.k.a. Arya Stark, has officially said goodbye to Game of Thrones.  On Saturday morning, the actress announced she’d finished filming the show’s eighth and final season by sharing a photograph of blood-stained white sneakers. A post shared by Maisie Williams (@maisie_williams) on Jul 7, 2018 at 4:53am PDT SEE ALSO: Of all the gross stuff on ‘Game of Thrones,’ this one scene was almost too much for Jaime Lannister “Goodbye belfast. goodbye arya. goodbye game of thrones. what a joy i’ve had. here’s to the…

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Elon Musk has deployed Boring Co., SpaceX team to help save Thai kids

Elon Musk offers his resources and expertise to the Thai government.Image: Joshua Lott/Getty Images What is that saying about life and art again? Elon Musk has sent engineers from his SpaceX and Boring Company teams to assist with the rescue efforts of the boys’ soccer team stuck in a cave system in Thailand.  SEE ALSO: If tech CEOs were Founding Fathers, here’s who they’d be Twelve boys and their soccer coach have been trapped in the cave system since June 23, when a Monsoon turned what was meant to be…

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Idris Elba joins Dwayne Johnson as villain in ‘Fast and Furious’ spinoff

Idris Elba is going to be the handsomest villain to grace the 'Fast and Furious' universe.Image: Alexander Koerner/Getty Images Idris Elba is going to be making another heel turn in his upcoming role in the Fast and Furious universe. Elba is in final negotiations with the folks behind the upcoming Fast and Furious spinoff Hobbs and Shaw to play a new villain, Variety reported Thursday. The movie, coming in 2019, will star Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham as their popular characters Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw. SEE ALSO: The 10…

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Disney is creating robots that can do acrobatic flips in the air

Scarlett Johansson is getting heat from trans actors for her new role.Image: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic The controversy over another bad Scarlett Johansson casting decision continues to reverberate as several prominent transgender actors have spoken out about her upcoming role as a trans man.  SEE ALSO: Scarlett Johansson apparently learned nothing from the ‘Ghost in the Shell’ controversy When it was announced that Johansson had signed on to star as real-life massage parlor owner Dante “Tex” Gill, a transgender man, in Rub & Tug, the casting was met with backlash, much like Johansson’s…

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‘Roseanne’ spinoff ‘The Conners’ will bring back everyone but Roseanne

Meet 'The Conners,' the 'Roseanne' spinoff show coming this fall.Image: ABC The Conners are coming back – minus one. After Roseanne Bar’s racist tweet immediately resulted in ABC canceling the wildly popular revival, rumors about a spinoff show circulated.  Now, ABC has finally confirming that The Conners will premiere next fall, taking over the Tuesday 8 p.m. slot left open by Roseanne.  It will feature the entirety of the revival cast, aside from the very character who used to be the show’s namesake. The current order calls for an initial…

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7 things most people don’t know about the early animation success of ‘Toy Story’

Image: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney Some theaters are adding health warnings to their ticket counters in the wake of a Twitter thread about strobe light effects in Incredibles 2.  Blogger and advocate Veronica Lewis tweeted the thread on Friday, writing that the film’s liberal use of flashing light — in one scene, for 90 seconds straight — could cause issues for viewers with epilepsy, migraines, or chronic illness. SEE ALSO: A complete ranking of every Pixar movie ever – up to and including ‘Incredibles 2’ “I am not…

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