The AV Club

Kevin Feige hints at the next MCU saga as Phase 4 nears its end

Kevin FeigePhoto: Greg Doherty (Getty Images) There’s still a lot of ground to cover in Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and no clear overarching connection between all the many films and shows that have already been released. Remember when it used to be as simple as “spot the Infinity Stones”? Those were the …

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The internet has willed a new Simpsons character into existence

In 1997, The Simpsons gave us the character of Poochiea cynical addition to the in-universe Itchy & Scratchy Show meant to appease its fictional producers by introducing a focus-tested new element to the flagging cartoon. Decades later, Poochie—whose episode was created in response to executives suggesting the show bring a new member into the Simpson …

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What’s On TV, June 19-23: Umbrella Academy, Flatbush Misdemeanors

Tom Hopper and Elliot Page in The Umbrella Academy season 3; Kevin Iso in Flatbush Misdemeanors season 2photo† Christos Kalohoridis/Netflix; Showtime Welcome to What’s On, our weekly picks or must-watch shows. Here’s what you need to watch from Sunday, June 19 to Thursday, June 23. All times are Eastern. [Note: The weekend edition of What’s …

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Crash director Paul Haggis arrested in Italy

Paul HaggisPhoto: Andres Iglesias Rodriguez (Getty Images) Paul Haggis, the filmmaker behind 2006’s surprising Best Picture winner Crashhas been arrested in Italy on “charges of sexual assault and aggravated personal injury.” That comes from Varietywhich says a “still unidentified woman” (all we know is that she is not Italian) pressed charges against Haggis, accusing him …

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Joe Dante made a Gremlins prequel show because Gremlins 2 is “sequel-proof”

Did you know they’re auctioning off the Gizmo puppet from Gremlins 2 right now? A steal at $ 80,000 – $ 120,000.Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP via Getty Images We still don’t have a set release date for HBO Max’s upcoming animated series Gremlins: Secrets Of The Mogwaithe first new installment in the beloved …

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A “lost,” “too-scary” episode of Sesame Street has been uploaded

“Lost” media comes in a lot of form—from those pieces (often from the days before TV episodes, for instance, were considered as anything more than disposable garbage) that got taped over or trashed, and are now well and truly gone, to those pieces of media that are simply hard to find or get to. As …

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Wendy Williams did not appear on the final episode of The Wendy Williams Show

Wendy Williamsphoto† David Livingston †Getty Images† The Wendy Williams Show ended its complicated, controversial, sometimes baffling 13-year-run on TV this week—without an appearance from its complicated, controversial, sometimes baffling star. Wendy Williams, who’s been on a leave of absence from the series since 2021, reportedly exacerbated by a COVID-19 infection in September of that year, …

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