Castlevania showrunner envisions a new era of video game adaptations that dont suck

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Adi Shankar, showrunner for Castlevania, has swept onto the scene with one of the best video game adaptations in years.

Shankar’s new Netflix series, Castlevania, has an impressive90 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, and fans of the video game are praising it as one of the rare game…

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MashReads Podcast: ‘The Idiot’ is one of the best books you’ll read all year

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If there is one word to describe Elif Batuman’s new novel The Idiot, it’s the word “mundane.” And that just might be the novel’s greatest strength.

The book follows the year in the life of Selin, a Turkish-American freshman at Harvard. As Selin goes through her freshman year, she must navigate…

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Spider-Man: Homecoming and the Problem With Marvels Movie Formula

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Spider-Man: Homecoming is the breezy tween-oriented Marvel movie promised by its numerous trailers, commercials, posters and other assorted PR campaign spots. Its star, Tom Hollandwho took over official web-slinging duties last year, when he cameoed in Captain America: Civil Waris as good a Peter Parker as his predecessors, Toby Maguire and Andrew Garfield, bringing an aw-shucks adolescent excitement to the…

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