The best superhero films of 2016: how Marvel proves bigger isn't better

As the Marvel and DC universes expand, audiences were treated to more superhero flicks than you could shake a cape at. But which was the best?It might be slightly redundant to say that superhero movies have entered their baroque phase. After all, unbridled spectacle, melodrama, and ornate design elements are…
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Think airlines can't make flying any worse? Think again | Dave Schilling

Next up: less head room and cutting a carry-on bag. Maybe the airline industry is the one thing that would benefit from a Trumpocalypse For all of the mind-numbing comforts of modern American life, there must be an associated cost. A piping hot pizza delivered to your door costs $20…
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Westworld finale: even with the spot-on fan theories we're still left guessing

Most of the storyline might have all been guessed online, but as the finale approaches the show’s creators – like Dr Ford – still have a few cards to play Spoiler alert: beware! Major Westworld plot points are revealed in this blog. Do not read unless you are completely up…
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The best TV of 2016 … that you probably didn't watch

In the golden age of TV, it’s easy to miss shows that are well worth a look. We picked a handful of the criminally underrated for your viewing pleasure Related: Teyonah Parris on starring in Chi-Raq, Mad Men and working with Spike Lee Related: Billy Eichner’s five best Billy On…
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Taylor Swift Now: what will the popstar's TV channel look like?

We gained exclusive access to the plans for Swift’s dedicated 24-hour channel and found a schedule packed with Bad Blood and her take on TED talksMillennials! Don’t sell your TVs just yet. You might be bored silly with the wasteland that is cable programming, but DirecTV’s new cord-cutting over-the-top service,…
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NBA tanking may be traumatic but it works

The Dallas Mavericks have said they will not stoop to tanking but most fans would happily undergo pain in return for a little successWhen I read that Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will not allow his abysmal 3-13 basketball team to succumb to the darkness and tank for better odds…
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Will any celebrities agree to attend Donald Trump's inauguration? | Dave Schilling

Elton John quickly shut down rumors he was playing on 20 January. He’s not the only former Mar-a-Lago guest who is begging offThe cost of winning the 2016 US presidential election might finally be sinking in for Donald Trump. It must be quite sobering for a man long fixated on…
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Drama-free Thanksgiving: alternative movie marathons for every taste

From Albert Brooks movies to films with actors who might have large heads, there’s something for all family members trying to avoid political argumentsMy favorite Thanksgiving distraction has always been the TV marathon. Cable channels like USA Network and TBS would devote their entire programming day to hours of James…
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Santa, Teacher or Grandpa: which 'bad' movie is the baddest?

The release of belated sequel Bad Santa 2 is the latest in a long line of nihilistic comedies (mis)using the B-wordThe release of Bad Santa 2 could not come at a better time. As a society, we have finally reached peak badness. Since the release of the original Bad Santa,…
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OBJECTified: Donald Trump review – a basket of objectionables

His orangeness walks TMZ founder Harvey Levin through his accumulated stuff, in a show something like MTV Cribs but deeply more twistedDonald Trump, the Kool-Aid Man given human form, is America’s next president despite his historically abysmal approval rating prior to taking the oath of office.That must hurt his feelings,…
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