Midnight Mass review: Haunting series’ follow-up is a holy terror
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Midnight Mass review: Haunting series’ follow-up is a holy terror

Mike Flanagan’s projects are quickly becoming a Halloween tradition on Netflix, thanks to a pair of terrifying limited series collectively known as “The Haunting anthology” that premiered to rave reviews in October 2018 and 2020. Following the success of those series, The Haunting of Hill House and The Haunting of Bly Manor, Flanagan brings another Read more

How GPU-fueled visual effects built Black Widow’s Red Room, then blew it up
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How GPU-fueled visual effects built Black Widow’s Red Room, then blew it up

When Marvel’s Black Widow premiered in theaters and on the Disney+ streaming service, it not only ushered in the next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but it also welcomed many fans back to movie theaters after a long hiatus. Black Widow follows Scarlett Johansson’s superhero secret agent, Natasha Romanoff, as she finds herself back Read more

What We Do In The Shadows remains bloody good in season 3
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What We Do In The Shadows remains bloody good in season 3

The FX series What We Do In The Shadows has been one of television’s not-quite-hidden gems for a while now, earning critical acclaim and awards for each of its first two seasons while maintaining a modest but steady audience across both its home network and the Hulu streaming service. For a mockumentary horror-comedy series about Read more

The art of blowing up a planet: Behind the visual effects of Marvel’s Loki series
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The art of blowing up a planet: Behind the visual effects of Marvel’s Loki series

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a lot bigger after the first season of Loki, which opened the door to plenty of new storytelling opportunities with some help from the titular Asgardian trickster god. The first season of the Disney+ series sent Tom Hiddleston’s Loki and other variations of the character — including one named Sylvie Read more

Marvel’s What If? review: How to break the MCU in all the right ways
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Marvel’s What If? review: How to break the MCU in all the right ways

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is an evolving saga defined as much by the stories it tells as the rules that ensure those stories unfold within the saga’s established timeline. Given how successful the MCU has proven to be, it’s both surprising and refreshing to see some of Marvel’s latest projects toying with those well-established rules Read more

How to watch the Marvel movies in order
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How to watch the Marvel movies in order

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has more than 24 movies, with many more in the works. And that doesn’t include the numerous shows like WandaVision and Loki now coming out on Disney+. With so much content coming out at different times, covering different time periods, it’s tough to understand the order of events. If you want the list Read more

Gunpowder Milkshake review: Move over, John Wick — the future is female
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Gunpowder Milkshake review: Move over, John Wick — the future is female

If there were a recipe for Gunpowder Milkshake, it would probably involve John Wick aesthetic poured over an Ocean’s Eleven-level female ensemble, blended briskly and consumed with plenty of laughter, cheers, and patriarchy-smashing celebration. Directed by Navot Papushado, the new Netflix film Gunpowder Milkshake assembles the movie equivalent of a murderers’ row — Karen Gillan, Lena Read more

Netflix’s Sweet Tooth cast reflects on pandemic parallels and season 2 hopes
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Netflix’s Sweet Tooth cast reflects on pandemic parallels and season 2 hopes

In a crowded field of postapocalyptic dramas, critically acclaimed Netflix series Sweet Tooth stands out as much for its hopeful tone as for its endlessly optimistic half-deer, half-boy protagonist, Gus. Sweet Tooth follows 10-year-old Gus (Christian Convery) as he leaves the safety of the isolated forest camp he grew up in and sets off on Read more

Luca review: Pixar’s Italian sea monster story is sweeter than gelato
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Luca review: Pixar’s Italian sea monster story is sweeter than gelato

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Close Great storytelling can do more than trigger an emotional response. It can evoke powerful olfactory memories and tickle your senses in ways that bring the audience deeper inside the world in which the tale unfolds. Therein lies the beauty of Read more

What Amazon’s MGM deal means for James Bond, Rocky, and other franchises
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What Amazon’s MGM deal means for James Bond, Rocky, and other franchises

Hollywood is buzzing about Amazon’s purchase of MGM Holdings and its massive library of movie and TV franchises, which reportedly accounts for approximately 4,000 individual films and 17,000 hours of TV content. To say that it’s a big deal is an understatement, as the $8.45 billion deal provides an injection of well-known entertainment properties into Read more