Glen Weldon

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In 'Hawkeye,' an also-ran Avenger becomes a mentor — eventually

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

The series strains to find reasons for Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner) to join forces with young Kate Bishop (Hailee Steinfeld), but once it does, they make a good pair.

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Amazon reinvents 'The Wheel of Time' for the small screen, with surprising turns

Saturday, November 20, 2021

This long-awaited adaptation of Robert Jordan's sprawling fantasy epic feels scaled-down for home viewing, but compelling characters and nice twists keep things rolling along.

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What's making us happy: A guide for your weekend watching and listening

Friday, November 19, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: the new season of Locke & Key, The Untamed and more.

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What's Making Us Happy: A Guide For Your Weekend Watching, Listening And Reading

Saturday, November 06, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: the new season of We're Here, the anime Parasyte, the 2020 horror film Host and more.

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'Eternals': A Marvel movie for everyone who complains about Marvel movies

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Indie director Chloe Zhao's influence is all over the new Marvel outing, a marked departure from the familiar MCU formula.

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In 'Last Night In Soho,' Edgar Wright Goes Wrong

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Edgar Wright delivers a technically proficient but punishingly contrived genre mashup involving romance, time travel, murder, sex work and nostalgia.

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Movie review: 'The French Dispatch'

Friday, October 22, 2021

Watching The French Dispatch is like seeing an issue of The New Yorker come to life. Wes Anderson's new film is based on articles of a fictional magazine published in a fictional city in France.

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New LGBTQ+ Storylines in Classic Superhero Franchises

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Glen Weldon joins to discuss comic culture, and the recent trend of writing LGBT storylines into classic superhero franchises.

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'The French Dispatch' is a love letter to 'The New Yorker' — and to love itself

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Wes Anderson's meticulously-constructed tenth feature adopts the format of a New Yorker-like Sunday magazine supplement to tell three very different, but equally idiosyncratic, love stories.

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'Dune': A sweeping, spectacular spice-opera — half of one, anyway

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Denis Villeneuve's take on Frank Herbert's novel of galactic intrigue and revolution manages to be both epic and introspective, though it doles out its story with gravid deliberateness.

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Superman's son comes out as bisexual in a new comic. It's a big deal — sort of

Monday, October 11, 2021

DC Comics announced that Superman's teenage son will be romantically involved with a male friend in a comic to be published in November. It's a growing trend.

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What's making us happy: A guide for your weekend watching, listening and reading

Friday, October 08, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. Today it's a new French horror movie, Titane, Netflix's Midnight Mass, and the web series Dimension 20.

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5 things to know about the MCU's first openly gay super-powered character

Monday, October 04, 2021

A new trailer confirmed that Eternals will feature Phastos, a gay character played by Brian Tyree Henry, who's married with a kid. Never heard of him? You're not alone.

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What's making us happy: A guide for your weekend watching, listening and reading

Friday, October 01, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. Today it's a profile of Will Smith in GQ, cooking videos from Sohla El-Waylly and The Turnout by Megan Abbott.

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What's Making Us Happy: A Guide For Your Weekend Watching, Listening And Reading

Friday, September 24, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. Today it's The Great British Baking Show, The L Word and a couple of essays.

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Anime Anthology 'Star Wars: Visions' Expands The Galaxy Far, Far Away

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The uneven Disney+ series views the Star Wars universe through an anime lens. The result points up the visual potential — and narrative limitations — of the franchise.

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What's Making Us Happy: A Guide For Your Weekend Watching, Listening And Reading

Friday, September 17, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. Today it's Run the World, the card game Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza and coverage of the Theranos trial.

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New Movies And TV Shows To Watch At Home This Fall

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Our critics collected the most anticipated TV shows and movies coming to your screens over the next few months, and with our new tool you can search by release date, genre and where you can watch it.

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What's Making Us Happy: A Guide For Your Weekend Watching, Listening And Reading

Friday, September 10, 2021

Each week, the guests and hosts on Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. Today it's The Other Two, LuLaRich and a collection of movies starring Josephine Baker.

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'Q-Force' Trafficks In Queer Stereotypes — Then Drives Through Them

Thursday, September 02, 2021

Netflix's animated series about a queer spy-team is full of in-jokes and knowing references (and stereotypes) but it does surprisingly nuanced work developing the group's interpersonal relationships.

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