Jermall Keels

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How The Bad Batch Used Nostalgia to Deliver a Devastating Betrayal

Star Wars: The Bad Batch has twisted the feelings of nostalgia fans have for the Clone Army's heroism to reveal their service to the Empire.

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The Blue Beetle Trailer Alludes to Batman's Controversial Place in the DCU

The Blue Beetle trailer contains a joke from George Lopez's character that might shed light on Batman's controversial standing in the DCU.

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James Gunn's DCU Is Taking Lessons From the Star Wars Universe

The future of Gunn's DC Universe seems to be taking a page out of the Star Wars playbook to perfect its live-action and animation casting.

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A Gritty Supergirl Film Will Finally Let Kara Step Out From Superman’s Shadow

The DCU's gritty adaption of Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow will allow Supergirl to fly far outside the shadow of her Kryptonian cousin, Superman.

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The Owl House's Greatest Threat Has Been Revealed - and It's Not the Collector

While the all-powerful Collector may seem like the biggest threat in Disney's The Owl House, the true danger lies within the heroes and villains.

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Velma May Blindside Viewers with Scooby-Doo's Horrifying Origin Story

Showrunners of HBO's Velma have denied the appearance of Scooby-Doo in the series -- a likely misdirect hiding a horrific origin for the Great Dane.

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Puss in Boots: The Last Wish Used Goldilocks To Subvert an Overused Trope

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish took the story of Goldilocks and delivered a heartwarming journey of a crime family embracing their love for each other.

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Avatar: The Way of Water Is Full of Empty Action That Holds It Back

Avatar: The Way of Water was filled with empty action sequences that suffered from a lack of effective storytelling in the film's beginning.

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Cartoon Network's Craig of the Creek Shows What Meaningful Diversity Looks Like

Cartoon Network's Craig of the Creek is a true example of properly handling diversity and representation for writers' rooms across television.

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This Avatar: The Last Airbender Episode Has All the Makings of a Holiday Special

Nickelodeon's Avatar: The Last Airbender has a Katara-centered episode that wasn't a holiday special, but has all the makings of a Christmas tale.

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Star Wars: The Bad Batch Can Give Count Dooku His Revenge Against Palpatine

Star Wars: The Bad Batch Season 2 might allow Count Dooku to finally get revenge on Palpatine for his betrayal, even from beyond the grave.

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Netflix's Inside Job Is Best When the Weird Gives Way to the Mundane

Netflix's Inside Job shines as a show when the relationships of its characters supersede its conspiratorial plots. The mundane is the true excitement

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Prey's Protagonist Has a More Compelling Hero's Journey Than Luke Skywalker

Prey does a better job building the groundwork of its protagonist's victory than Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope does with Luke Skywalker.

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Michael B. Jordan Left an Impact on the DC Universe Before Playing Killmonger

The Black Panther star provided his talents to an iconic hero in the DC Universe long before he battled T'Challa on the big screen.