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‘Independence Day 3’: Director Weighs in on Will Smith’s Return for Threequel Following Blockbuster Success

Will Smith's thunderous success with Bad Boys: Ride or Die was loud enough to drown out all the backlash that has been following him for the past two years. The actor delivered one of the biggest summer blockbusters this year, marking a full-on and much-needed Hollywood comeback. This raises question of whether the actor would…

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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Betty La Fea: The Story Continues’ On Prime Video, A Sequel Series To The Colombian Telenovela That Inspired ‘Ugly Betty’

Twenty-three years after the original series Yo Soy Betty, La Fea ended, Betty decides to finally go back to being her true self -- and takes charge of her late father-in-law's company.

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘My Spy: The Eternal City’ on Amazon Prime Video, a Godawful Second-Verse-Same-as-the-First Sequel

Dave Bautista and Chloe Coleman return for another go at the Large Guy/Small Girl action-comedy formula.

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Dead Don’t Hurt’ on VOD, Viggo Mortensen’s Sort-of-Feminist Western, Brought to Life by Vicky Krieps

Mortensen writes, directs and stars, but he knows Krieps is the true star.

Stream It Or Skip It: A24’s ‘Love Lies Bleeding’ on Max, a Deliriously Deranged and Horny Queer Noir Starring Kristen Stewart

Katy O'Brian breaks out as Stewart's lover in this wild, violent romance.

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘It’s Only Life After All’ on Netflix, A Documentary The Influential Folk Rock Duo The Indigo Girls

Indigo Girls get the documentary treatment in It’s Only Life After All, on the heels of Barbie singing “Closer to Fine” in her convertible. 

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Save on some of our favorite games of 2024 during the Humble Heatwave sale

Image: Hadoque Against the Storm, Pacific Drive, Children of the Sun, and dozens of other aesthetic titles are on sale The mercury is rising, but Humble is providing the ideal way to beat the heat. Through July 25, Humble is offering discounts on a variety of AAA and indie games with its Heatwave of Hits…

EA Sports College Football 25’s $100 version paid off for EA, with 2.2M early access players

Image: EA Tiburon/Electronic Arts College football is back, and so are the fans Electronic Arts’ revival of its college football series is already off to an incredibly impressive start. The publisher announced Friday that EA Sports College Football 25, which officially launched Friday, has had more than 2.8 million players, 2.2 million of whom paid…

Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess: The Kotaku Review

Get a maiden to the shrine. Strike down all of the demons standing in her way. Purge defilement from a mountain and restore the land to its natural harmony and splendor. That’s Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess in a nutshell, and one of my favorite things about it is how little it strays from that…

Donald Trump’s Twitch Account Unbanned After 3+ Years

Today, Twitch unbanned Donald Trump’s official channel. The Amazon-owned video game streaming site reversed the ban due to Trump’s status as the official Republican nominee in 2024's presidential election, following the party’s convention earlier this week.Read more...

Star Wars: The Acolyte Gives Reylo Fans The Romance They Always Wanted

The Star Wars fandom is a fraught, fervent place. In the modern age, online communities rallying around franchises are often composed of numerous splinter groups, and Star Wars is no exception—it’s got far-right reactionaries, original trilogy boomers, millennial prequel loyalists, Gen Z animated series lovers, and,…Read more...

Rare Mario PC Game Donated To Museum
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Rare Mario PC Game Donated To Museum

There’s a parallel universe in which Id Software, known for popularizing the first-person shooter genre, created PC versions of Nintendo games. In 1990, the studio created a demo for a PC port of Super Mario…