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Crunchyroll is under fire for allegedly refusing to employ union contracts for voice actors

Some voice actors say they were paid as little as $150 to voice lead characters in the English dubs of anime films.

On Sep 22, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Criston Cole is ‘House of the Dragon’ fans’ new favorite punching bag

Rejection was only the beginning.

On Sep 21, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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#BoycottTheWomanKing: Why 2022’s biggest historical movie is also its most controversial

The Viola Davis action epic 'The Woman King' is facing criticism for its inaccurate depiction of the transatlantic slave trade.

On Sep 19, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Keke Palmer responds to Marvel TikToker fan-casting her as Rogue from ‘X-Men’

'If you want her to deliver a powerhouse lead, she's got to have room to play in that role," explained the TikToker.

On Sep 15, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Quinta Brunson’s historic Emmy win and Jimmy Kimmel’s dumb bit

'I might punch him in the face, I don't know.'

On Sep 13, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

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‘Let young Black girls grow up with that same nostalgia’: Parents respond to ‘The Little Mermaid’ teaser trailer—despite renewed racist backlash

'I thought I’d show a thread of the little Black kids who are excited to see their favorite princess look like them.'

On Sep 12, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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This minor ‘House of the Dragon’ character is the next great meme

A fight in the new 'House of the Dragon' between two suitors introduces viewers to a new favorite.

On Sep 12, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Rings of Power’ fans are theorizing that Sauron is hiding in plain sight

Is Sauron already in the show, disguised as a seemingly-unrelated character? It's possible!

On Sep 12, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘House of the Dragon’ episode 4 untangles the yarn of Rhaenyra rumors

The Daemon-Rhaenyra scandal plays out differently in the show than it did in the book.

On Sep 12, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Captain America: New World Order’ faces criticism for its controversial title and casting choices

Sharing a title with a famous antisemitic conspiracy theory, 'New World Order' also introduces an Israeli military superhero.

On Sep 12, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘The Rings of Power’ cast and crew speak out against racist backlash

The show's creative team are standing up to racist trolls—and they're joined by the original LotR cast.

On Sep 8, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Behind the Seams with Gavia Baker-Whitelaw, with women in Star Trek uniforms

The complicated history of Starfleet’s minidress uniform

From its 1960s roots to the present day, the Starfleet minidress reflects our evolving views on gender presentation.

On Sep 8, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Don’t Worry Darling’ drama kicks off fall film season 

The fall movie season will test out whether that summer box-office bump was just a fluke.

On Sep 8, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

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‘The Whale’ premiere sparks a new debate about fat suits

The film stars Brendan Fraser as a 600-pound man.

On Sep 6, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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Did Harry Styles really spit on Chris Pine at the ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Venice premiere?

'Don't Worry Darling' is already the most scandalous movie of the year—but did this spitting incident actually happen? We investigate.

On Sep 6, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw