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A Blockbuster and a Pixar Movie Are Out This Weekend—With a Catch

The fact that ‘The Adam Project’ and ‘Turning Red’ will be available only on streaming says plenty about the state of Hollywood

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The End of the Mack, MLB Is Close to Becoming Like Boxing, and Loving the Nets Blowout

Plus, a brief discussion about ‘Bel-Air,’ the ‘Fresh Prince’ spin-off

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Tony Raines on Coming Into His Own on ‘The Challenge’ and His Complicated Relationship With Johnny Bananas

After forming one of the most complex and fascinating relationships on ‘The Challenge,’ Johnny Bananas and Tony Raines hash out all the details of their friendship and foeship

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Dave Goes to Disneyland, and a Talk With the Director of ‘Turning Red’

Topics include Dole Whip, Toronto Chinatowns, the emotions inspired by boy bands, and early 2000s nostalgia

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‘Survivor,’ Season 42, Episode 1 With Boston Rob

Plus, Tyson, Riley, and Rob compare 39-day seasons to the current 26-day one

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Is the Best Animated Feature Oscar Broken?

It’s been more than 20 years since the Academy added a category to better recognize feats in animation. Whether the award has achieved that goal is a tricky question to answer.

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The Beauty in the Sprawl of Big Thief’s New Double Album

‘Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You’ can be a lot to get a handle on, but it’s as rewarding as anything in the band’s deep oeuvre

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Trailer Instant Reaction and DC’s Greatest Animated Hits

Plus, what worked and didn't work from ‘The Batman’

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The ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Trailer Transports a ‘Star Wars’ Icon into a New Era

The first look at Lucasfilm’s upcoming Disney+ series delivers a rush of ‘Star Wars’ prequel nostalgia via Ewan McGregor, "Duel of the Fates," Uncle Owen, and more

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Spelunking, Fantasy Suites, and Finale Predictions

Juliet and Callie break down fantasy suites and the most dramatic episode yet on Clayton’s season of ‘The Bachelor’

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How the Deaths of Biggie and 2Pac Changed Rap Media Forever

Twenty-five years ago Wednesday, the Notorious B.I.G. was killed, marking the end of the most violent chapter in hip-hop’s history. For the writers and editors who covered his and Tupac’s lives and music, the tragedies stick with them to this day.

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It’s Showtime!

How the team behind ‘Winning Time’ brought prestige TV and basketball together to retell the glitzy, highly dramatic tale of the Los Angeles Lakers of the 1980s

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Is It Time to Make Batman Funny Again?

Reducing Batman to a humorless crime-fighter feels shortsighted and betrays an essential component of the character

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‘The Osbournes’: Pop Culture History Lesson

Clare and Juliet discuss the iconic reality show on its 20th anniversary

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Reviewing ‘The Batman’

Justin and Micah share their thoughts on the latest DC adaptation

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‘The Bachelor’ Recap: Whoops, Clayton Fell in Love With Everyone

Welcome to one of the messiest Fantasy Suites episodes in series history

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Introducing ‘The Town With Matthew Belloni’

The Ringer’s newest podcast goes behind the scenes on all things Hollywood

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Gambling in the NFL and Brittney Griner’s Detainment

Plus, Van and Rachel talk about Jemele Hill’s tweets on the belittling of Black women in podcasts and sticky bangs

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‘The Batman’ Is the Batman Movie We Deserve

In a sea of superhero movies, Matt Reeves’s film is just good enough to wish it were better

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‘Batman’ (1989) With Bill Simmons, Chris Ryan, and Sean Fennessey

The crew breaks down Tim Burton’s take on the Caped Crusader

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DM Sliding, Lying About Crying, and the Professional Bachelorette

Juliet and Callie break down the Women Tell All episode

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‘The Batman’ Deep Dive

Mal and Joanna discuss the latest tale from Gotham City

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‘The Batman’ and Batman Movie Rankings

Plus, Sean is joined by director Kogonada to discuss his new film, After Yang

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‘The Batman’ Exit Survey

Gotham City is underwater, besieged by corruption and a dangerous enigma. The only thing that can save it is a man who wears a lot of eyeliner and has no friends. Let’s discuss.

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‘Super Pumped’ Episode 2 Recap

Chris and Joanna share their initial thoughts on the Showtime series ‘Super Pumped’ and compare its writing, acting, and production style to other shows and movies that focus on tech-based or corporate themes

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Paris Hilton: From Tabloid Obsession to Titan of the Attention Economy

The hotel heiress’s stormy relationship with Lindsay Lohan was paparazzi catnip. She projected an image as the ultimate ditz, but she understood her worth better than anyone gave her credit for.

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No One Is Sleeping on the Bulls Anymore, and Mike Love Is Sick of LeBron and Kanye

Jason is joined by the Chicago radio icon to discuss ‘Jeen-yuhs,’ Kanye West’s rise, and separating art from artist

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‘Winning Time’ Looks Like ‘Friday Night Lights’ and Acts Like ‘The Crown’

HBO’s new sports drama is a lavish period piece unafraid to tell its story with painstakingly gradual detail

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The Five Biggest Takeaways From ‘The Batman’

‘The Batman’ marks a convention-defying fresh start for the Caped Crusader’s film franchise—and potentially sets the scene for a bigger Bat-verse to come

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‘Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty’ Series Premiere Recap

Discussing Adam McKay’s new series

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‘Love Is Blind’ Drama, Pete Davidson in Space, and the 2004 Movie ‘Catwoman’

Plus, a truly unanswerable question: Are there more wheels or doors on Earth?

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Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill and State of the Union Reactions

Plus, Van and Rachel react to the casting news for the reboot of ‘White Men Can’t Jump’