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L.A. Rams are already a dynasty in Hollywood
No other NFL team has a longer or richer history in film and television
Forget Egghead, Nicolas Cage should take a crack at one of these Batman villains
Cage wants to poach the brainy Egghead from the old Batman TV show for film duty but Hugo Strange, Man-Bat, and Catman are better options.
Fight night: Jack Sparrow vs Mera, Mr. Spock vs Col. Klink, Gotham City vs MCU
A courtroom showdown, an update on The Flash, and a follow-up on Leonard Nimoy in today's newsletter
Summer 1982: E.T., Blade Runner, Star Trek: Wrath of Khan and a summer like no other
Forty years ago the hits coming during a special summer for fans of sci-fi and fantasy
'Star Trek' icon Leonard Nimoy at age 20: The untold story behind this rare 1952 photo
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Erased history: How DC Comics missed a chance in 1966 to introduce its first Black superhero
Ferro Lad's creator planned to introduce him as a black hero but a DC editor dismissed the idea as too risky
Tarzan's L.A. adventure began 103 years ago
Modern-day Tarzana, California, was born when the jungle hero hit town
Jason Bourne's mystery MTV song
Robert Ludlum's amnesiac assassin debuted 42 years ago
Peacemaker's subversive charms, breakfast in Mayberry and a farewell to Ivan Reitman
James Gunn is having way too much fun with the HBO Max series Peacemaker and it shows. Gunn wrote and directed the show’s Season 1 finale, "It’s Cow or Never", which is now streaming and features everything we’ve come to expect from the subversive mind of Gunn. Gunn is the trickster spirit behind both the Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy f...
L.A. Super Bowl Halftime, then and now: MJ was MVP in 1993, Dr. Dre begins SoCal’s next episode
Michael Jackson was must-see in 1993, Dr. Dre and Snoop can’t miss with ‘California Love’
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