Stephen King’s The Outsider is an It for the Trump era

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Stephen King’s The Outsider is in many ways a throwback novel, a creature feature that seems ripped from his ’80s heyday, his pulpiest book since perhaps Cell, but a work undeniably founded in today’s fears. Ostensibly centered around a shapeshifting Pennywise-like murderer of children, its darkest threats are less…

HBO's Fahrenheit 451 Translates a Scifi Classic for the Modern Day With Mixed Results

Ray Bradbury’s classic work of dystopian fiction eerily predicted some of the reality we now live in, but it didn’t anticipate everything. A new movie pulls Fahrenheit 451 into a new future extrapolated from where we are in 2018, while trying to hold on to the novel’s thematic pillars—a job it can’t quite handle…

Mowgli's Andy Serkis Explains Why the Time Is Right for a New Take on The Jungle Book

Today we got our very first look at Mowgli, Warner Bros.’ moody interpretation of The Jungle Book that’s been years in the making under the watchful eye of Andy Serkis. We spoke with Serkis to learn more about his approach to Rudyard Kipling’s iconic novel, and how his decades of experience in motion capture helped…

Watch Live: Westworld Expands Maeve's Superpowers and Teases Major 'Cradle' Mystery 

The latest episode of Westworld was more about the action than the theories, taking us deep into Shōgun World for some nighttime ninja battles and doppelgänger chit-chats. But it wouldn’t be Westworld without having at least one shocking surprise—this time involving our favorite host, Maeve. Plus, there’s that whole…

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Agents of SHIELD Didn't Do the Thing, and That's Probably for the Best

There’s been a lot of buzz around Agents of SHIELD’s last few episodes—not just because fans were waiting to hear if the show was going to be picked up for a sixth season, but because the show set itself on a collision course with the earth-shattering climax of Avengers: Infinity War. But SHIELD’s season finale went…

Jake Gyllenhaal May Play Mysterio in the Spider-Man: Homecoming Sequel [Updated]

Though it’s sure to be a while before we learn more specific details about the plot of Sony’s followup to Spider-Man: Homecoming, the latest bit of casting news suggests that the webhead’s about to go up against one of his wildest classic villains. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sony has its sights set on Jake…