Bryce Dallas Howard and Seth Gabel Will Play the Starring Roles in Maquette

Publisher Annapurna Interactive and developer Graceful Decay have announced the upcoming recursive puzzle game Maquette will have a pretty high profile duo voicing its main characters: Hollywood actors and husband and wife Seth Gabel and Bryce Dallas Howard. The two will be voicing a man and a woman who meet…

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NEWS

Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 52: I’m Pickle Rick, Lois

Some of your favorite hosts couldn’t make it this week, so we brought in the always amazing John Warren to make up for it! This inevitably leads to some… discussion… of California food, fashion, and beverages of choice. It gets worse when we discover “The Norm Burger,” but don’t worry!…

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PODCASTS

Disney is Using its Quarantine Time Wisely By Making and Releasing Frozen Shorts

Disney as a company is in a weird spot right now thanks to the coronavirus pandemic shutting down movie theaters across the world. Not only did it do a lot of damage to Pixar’s Onward in the box office, resulting in the movie’s early push to digital storefronts and the Disney+…

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If You Own a Console and Slept on Telling Lies, it’s Time to Wake Up

Telling Lies, the FMV, found footage, mystery, difficult to quantify with a genre game from Sam Barlow, the director and developer behind 2015’s Her Story, is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch next week on April 28. The game originally launched last year on PC and iOS…

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Pixar Says Luca Isn’t Gay, but the Movie Speaks for Itself

Between failing to capitalize on Frozen’s queer subtext to positioning a cop mentioning her girlfriend in passing as a watershed moment, I’ve long since stopped hoping Disney would put queer characters on the big screen. This is the same company that, in the midst of putting out Avengers: Endgame, the…

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Marvel Studios Developing a Wonder Man Series for Disney+

It seems that the Marvel machine is heading to… Hollywood? According to a report by The Hollywood Reporter, Marvel Studios is developing a Wonder Man series for Disney+. It’s a part of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings director Destin Daniel Cretton’s overall deal with Disney. The director will be…

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TV/FILM

How to Avoid Burnout and Enjoy MMA in the Long Run

I think it’s safe to say that I really love MMA. I train and compete on the grappling side, running off to an MMA gym most evenings after work (and weekend mornings), I follow fighters on social media, and I watch fights and grappling competitions often — but even I…

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PODCASTS

The Wet and Wild History of American Nintendo Cartoons

Video games and animation have had an interesting relationship over the years. In Japan, video games commonly lead to anime series and vice versa, with some of the most popular anime series starting out as visual novels or dating sim games and some of the most popular video games being…

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FEATURES

As ‘The Good Place’ Wraps Up, What Have We Learned?

The Good Place, which wraps up its fourth and final season on Thursday 30th January, graced our screens at the perfect time. First airing on NBC in September 2016, the Michael Schur-created comedy about the afterlife straddled the election of Donald Trump. When protagonist Eleanor (Kristen Bell) realized that the…

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Mission Impossible: Fallout review

No, not that one.

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Super Robot Wars X review

It's like that crossover fanfic sitting on your hard drive, but bigger.

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The Strange History of Lion King Animated Spinoffs

The unprecedented blockbuster success of 1994’s The Lion King was the peak of the Disney Renaissance. The film was a critical and commercial hit and was licensed out into a mountain of toys, comics, video games, and a Broadway musical. And of course, the company that made Pocahontas II and…

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