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Spider Man No Way Home Ending

Are We Sure That’s Peter Parker in ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’?

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We examine how Uncle Ben factors into the MCU Spider-Man and whether or not the ‘No Way Home’ climax presents a brand new Peter Parker.

Interrogation Scenes

Anatomy of an Interrogation Scene

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High contrast lighting and over-the-shoulder shots? Must be an interrogation scene.

Jimmy Stewart Villain Roles

An All-American Degenerate: The Times James Stewart Played the Villain

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Inside you there are two Jimmy Stewarts: an all-American everyman and a sneering blackhat.

The Book Of Boba Fett Chapter

‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Serves Us Three Weird ‘Star Wars’ Deep Cuts

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Chapter 2 dishes three canon delights worth celebrating. Two come out of nowhere, while the third suggests the dawn of an old crimson empire.

Cyrano Movie

The Real Story Behind ‘Cyrano’

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A look at the man known for his big nose and even bigger guts.

Tarantino Vega Brothers

Imagining the ‘Vega Brothers’ Movie Quentin Tarantino Never Made

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This fake trailer’s got F-bombs in spades. By which we mean: Felons, Firearms, and Family.

Detention

Our Pick of the Week Brings Terror From Taiwan With ‘Detention’

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Plus 10 more new releases to watch at home this week on Blu-ray/DVD!

West Side Story Dance

A Brief History of How Street Dance Influenced the Movie Musical

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From “West Side Story’ to ‘In the Heights’ here’s a brief look at the way urban dance informs the modern movie musical.

The Exorcist Iii Jumpscare A

What Makes ‘The Exorcist III’ Jump Scare So Effective

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Sometimes the scariest thing in the world is stillness. And giant metal scissors.