Resident Evil 4 Remake’s Raingate, Explained

Resident Evil 4 Remake’s Raingate, Explained

This is the rain in question. What do you think?Gif: Game Informer / Capcom / Kotaku First, there was Spider-Man’s infamous Puddlegate. Then there were the not-so-watery streets of Cyberpunk 2077. Now it seems video game fans’ next watery, pre-release controversy involves the heavy rain seen in some early gameplay of the Resident Evil 4 … Read more

James Gunn DC Slate Comic Book Inspirations: Batman, Superman

James Gunn DC Slate Comic Book Inspirations: Batman, Superman

What are you smiling at, Superman?Image: DC Comics It’s been an exciting week for fans of superhero movies, especially if you love DC Comics. This week, James Gunn and Peter Safran, who together run DC Studios at Warner Bros., revealed the start of their 8-10 year plan to bring DC heroes like Batman, Superman, and … Read more

Sarah Michelle Gellar Confirms Dolly Parton Produced Buffy

Sarah Michelle Gellar Confirms Dolly Parton Produced Buffy

Photo: Theo Wargo (Getty Images), Image: 20th Century Studios (Getty Images) Into every generation a powerhouse is born, one who will save us from the plague, bring knowledge to children, and defeat demons like Jolene. Country legend Dolly Parton is that chosen one—who without whom we would not have gotten Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as … Read more

The Origin of Batman’s Butler Canceled

The Origin of Batman’s Butler Canceled

Screenshot: HBO Max We hardly knew ye, Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman’s Butler on HBO Max, formerly known as just Pennyworth on Epix. The origin series for the Wayne family’s confidant and eventual keeper of the Batcave is coming to an end after its third season. Wait, it got three seasons? The news was reported by … Read more

Resident Evil 4 Remake Adds Sidequests, Makes Other Changes

Resident Evil 4 Remake Adds Sidequests, Makes Other Changes

Leon can, in fact, block Chainsaw Man (Capcom edition)‘s overhead. Sadly, it comes at a price.Screenshot: Capcom / Kotaku In a new Game Informer cover story, Capcom detailed some of the changes that the hotly anticipated remake of Resident Evil 4 is making to the original, hugely influential horror game. One of the major changes … Read more

Lichtenstein Art of Appropriation New Documentary Review

Lichtenstein Art of Appropriation New Documentary Review

Image: Courtesy of Hussey-Cotton Films Ltd Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein’s work is instantly recognizable: the giant, colorful canvases; the Ben-Day dots; the distinctively comic book-inspired images. That last element has caused controversy over the years, as critics point out “inspired” can sure look a lot like “ripped off.” A new documentary digs in. Directed by … Read more

The Last Of Us Fans Are Going Hard On Bill And Frank Fan Art

The Last Of Us Fans Are Going Hard On Bill And Frank Fan Art

Image: HBO Reader, I have a question for you: do you like art of gay old men living their best post-apocalyptic lives? Well, The Last of Us fans have you covered this week, as artists are coming out of the woodwork to draw some amazing art of Bill and Frank from this week’s episode of … Read more

Sarah Michelle Gellar on backlash to female-led Marvel films

Sarah Michelle Gellar on backlash to female-led Marvel films

Sarah Michelle GellarPhoto: Jesse Grant (Getty Images) As star of the beloved (but in recent years controversial) series Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Sarah Michelle Gellar knows the highs and lows of working within the supernatural genre better than most. The pros? Incredible story-telling! Emotional character arcs! Mind-blowing special effects! Werewolves! But the cons? Sexism. So … Read more

Jordan Peele Explains Why His Akira Movie Never Happened

Jordan Peele Explains Why His Akira Movie Never Happened

Image: Toho Animation | Universal Pictures Jordan Peele appeared on the Happy Sad Confused podcast recently to talk about his career, Nope theories, and even give some insight on how he feels about his short-lived association to an Akira live-action movie. Rumors about Peele’s association with Akira came after his hit directorial debut, Get Out, … Read more

Showtime gets its HBO on, removes shows from its platforms

Showtime gets its HBO on, removes shows from its platforms

Kyle Chandler, Uma Thurman, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the Showtime original series Super Pumped, which will soon be removed from its exclusive home at ShowtimePhoto: Elizabeth Morris (Showtime) Following in the grand tradition of HBO Max, Showtime will begin removing Showtime-exclusive content from its streaming platform and Paramount+. The network is starting with short-lived originals, … Read more