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RIP composer Vangelis

Vangelis with some kids in 1979Photo: Fred Mott (Getty Images) One of the film’s most iconic composers has died, with Variety reporting that Vangelis — aka Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou — died on Tuesday in France while undergoing treatment for COVID-19. Vangelis, a multi-instrumentalist who was best known for his synthesizer work, was nominated for three …

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The final Stranger Things season 4 episodes are movie-length

LR: Matt Duffer, Millie Bobby Brown, Ross DufferPhoto: Theo Wargo (Getty Images) We’ve been waiting a long time for the fourth season of Stranger Thingsand the Duffer Brothers are rewarding our patience with many, many hours of content. Specifically, Matt Duffer told The Wrap, “Seven and nine in particular are movies. And nine is a …

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Spirittea Is Basically Stardew Valley Meets Spirited Away

Gif: Cheesemaster Games / Kotaku You can never have too many cozy games between all the big AAA launches, in my opinion, and that’s exactly what makes upcoming slice-of-life sim Spirittea look so inviting. The sophomore effort from indie dev Dan Beckerton, Spirittea was successfully crowdfunded back in 2020. At the time, Beckerton described Spirittea …

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The Fifth Element Returns to Theaters for 25th Anniversary

Image: Sony Pictures It looks like we’re not the only ones celebrating the 25th anniversary of Luc Besson‘s surreal science fiction cult classic. Courtesy of Fathom Events, The Fifth Elementstarring Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, and a truly career-defining performance by Chris Tucker, will rocket back into theaters for special screenings on Sunday, June …

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