The A.V. Club 5 April 2018

Holy shit, it's a trailer for Terry Gilliam's The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Terry Gilliam’s attempts to adapt Don Quixote are the stuff of legend, beginning in the late ‘90s and cycling through various actors and permutations; the earliest, starring Johnny Depp, even resulted in the tragic unmaking-of Lost In La Mancha. But things have looked decidedly better for Gilliam recently. Last year, …Read more...

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It's an invincible team-up in this exclusive clip from the next Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Our heroes in Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. aren’t exactly at their most united right now. After Fitz revealed a separate part of his personality—the “Doctor” persona from last season’s journey into the Framework—he betrayed his fellow S.H.I.E.L.D. agents in the name of doing “what needed to be done.” It’s a move…Read more...

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Save $20 On Nintendo's New 2DS XL

If you’re going to buy a console from the 3DS family in the age of the Nintendo Switch, the New 2DS XL is probably the one you should get. It normally costs $150 (half the price of a Switch), but Amazon’s marked that down to a $130 today, which leaves you with an extra $20 to spend on SNES Virtual Console titles.Read more...

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NBC says Seinfeld and Friends revivals will never happen, but door's open for The West Wing

The success of the Will & Grace and Roseanne revivals has stirred up talk of revisiting virtually every successful sitcom, including The Office (but in that case, only for a holiday special), as well as many dramas. But NBC is actually showing some restraint in that regard—at a recent Hollywood Reporter event, network…Read more...

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Helen Hunt leads a grieving volleyball team through a perfunctory, predictable Miracle Season

If any particular aficionados of any particular niche hobbies are worried that their favorite pastime may never receive Hollywood’s famed inspirational underdog treatment, they should probably get in touch with Sean McNamara, a director/producer/writer with Disney Channel ties. McNamara directs everything from…Read more...

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Gym, tan, laundry, and reunite with Jersey Shore Family Vacation

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Thursday, April 5. All times are Eastern.Read more...

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Stream HDTV From Your Antenna To Any Device With This $65 Box

An HDTV antenna is an important piece of equipment when you’re cutting the cord, but if you just plug it straight into your TV, you’ll be missing out on a lot of features that you’d come to expect from your cable box. Luckily, for an all-time low $65 today, you can replace a bunch of them with the SiliconDust…Read more...

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On Late Night, Scott Thompson talks Buddy Cole's return and crushing on Seth Meyers

On Wednesday’s Late Night With Seth Meyers, once and forever Kids In The Hall star Scott Thompson had a confession to make right off the bat. Calling host Meyers (who wrote the forward to the upcoming Kids biography) “handsome, but not too handsome,” Thompson told Meyers that he’s been crushing on him for a long time.…Read more...

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The Avengers assemble one week early, plus 32 other movies coming this April

So many movies, so little time. Every week brings a new crop of them, opening in multiplexes and arthouse theaters across the nation, and arriving in increasingly high volumes on streaming platforms like Netflix. How’s a voracious moviegoer to keep up? That’s where The A.V. Club comes in. The first week of every…Read more...

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Mike Myers brought back Dr. Evil as Trump's latest disgruntled ex-employee

There’s just something, apparently, about the Trump administration, that makes well-known actors eager to dust off their most beloved characters and take a few shots at our nation’s bilious king. Late last year, Jodie Foster brought back Clarice Starling to help Stephen Colbert riff on the Mueller investigation, and…Read more...

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What are you listening to this week? 

Listen to these songs and more on The A.V. Club’s Spotify playlist, updated weekly with what we’re listening to.Read more...

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