NETFLIX

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Straight Fyre for Two Hours, But With Mechs

What could possibly go wrong?
Rob Zacny
2.1.19
Listen

We Wrestle with Reality in This Week's Waypoints

Taking a look beneath the floorboards of normal everyday life.
Rob Zacny
10.4.18
open thread

‘GLOW’ Season 2 Hits Even Harder Than The First

The show about 1980s ladies pro wrestling is taking a tougher stance on its own stereotypes.
Danielle Riendeau
7.24.18
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‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ Can’t Decide Between Serious Sci-Fi or Fun Trash

The new movie wishes it was both good schlock and a sober take, and botches both jobs.
Danielle Riendeau
2.6.18
Xbox

Xbox Is Making the Netflix of Games, But It's Missing One Thing: More Games

With Xbox One X now launched, hopefully Microsoft can turn its attention to an equally interesting lineup of games.
Patrick Klepek
1.23.18
Postscript

What 'Bloodborne' and Netflix's New Show About Mind Control Have in Common

Not every mystery—in games, or in anything—can be solved.
Cameron Kunzelman
1.19.18
open thread

What Awful TV Show, Movie, Or Game Series Are You Incapable of Giving Up?

Stop asking me why I keep listening to new Weezer albums.
Patrick Klepek
7.20.17
Castlevania

Netflix’s New ‘Castlevania’ Impresses at First Bite

While the show gets a lot of things right, it may leave a lifelong Castlevania fan with an unquenchable thirst and a slightly unsatisfied hunger.
Andi Hamilton
7.7.17
The Witcher

Ciri Deserves Her Own 'Witcher' Game

She’s the franchise’s ultimate badass, and in light of the new Netflix series, I hope CDPR gives the woman her own awesome action game.
Mike Diver
5.23.17
Letter Series

The Solution to Our Political Problems Lies in 'Dungeons and Dragons'

The tabletop roleplaying in <i>Stranger Things</i> is more than just filler; it's a cipher for the show's hopeful politics.
Cameron Kunzelman
7.28.16