In which I predict who will survive The Suicide Squad

Part of the fun of a movie like The Suicide Squad is the idea that no one is safe. The premise — a team of convicted super-criminals go on impossible missions with bombs in their necks to keep them in line — is great for high-stakes action and surprising twists....

The Green Knight’s sensuality comes with a sharp warning about selfish sex

The oldest epic in human history is the story of sex. The setting and characters change as the story keeps getting told, and the way storytellers position sex as temptation or salvation varies, depending on who’s writing the story. But humanity’s greatest tales never venture far from our most ancient...

Every movie and show coming to Netflix in August

Even with Netflix’s recommendation algorithm serving you new movies, new TV shows, and original programming tailored to your viewing habits, the streaming service’s fire hose of content makes what’s coming and going difficult to parse. This month, watch Paris Hilton try her hand at a cooking reality show. The Witcher...

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over Black Widow’s Disney Plus release

Black Widow may have had an impressive Disney Plus debut when it was released on July 9, but it seems not everyone was happy about its digital performance. On Thursday, Black Widow star Scarlett Johansson filed a lawsuit against Disney claiming that the company purposefully breached her contract by releasing...

Fortnite is getting a Suicide Squad-themed update that will include Bloodsport

Bloodsport is coming to Fortnite. The Suicide Squad sharpshooter’s appearance in the game was announced on Wednesday by Bloodsport himself, actor Idris Elba. The Suicide Squad director James Gunn originally tweeted a video about the crossover. In the video, we get a brief glimpse of Bloodsport wreaking havoc on the...

Bob’s Burgers will keep breaking rules in season 12, the eventual movie

It was a strange year for San Diego Comic-Con. This year marked the second in a row where in-person festivities were canceled for pandemic-related reasons, but while 2020’s event had the novelty and fresh horror of a lockdown people still hadn’t entirely adjusted to, 2021’s quarantine-dictated Zoom panels felt simultaneously...

The horror movies doing Saw stories better than the Saw franchise

Spiral: From the Book of Saw is now available for cheap digital rental and in various home-video formats, so any Saw fans who might have missed this combination reboot (with Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson) and legacy sequel (with Saw II-IV director Darren Lynn Bousman) in its May theatrical...

The future of Wonder Woman lies with Queen Nubia of the Amazons

It’s been a wonder of a year for Wonder Woman. From the introduction of Wonder Girl Yara Flor to Diana’s trip to the Norse afterlife, the lassoed lady of truth plans to continue her dominion over the DC multiverse. As Wonder Woman prepares to celebrate her 80-year anniversary on October...