The A.V. Club 6 April 2018

Wye Oak, Eels, and more albums to know about this week

Wye Oak’s sixth album is beautifully dense, while The Deconstruction proves the Eels haven’t lost their touch for melancholic pop, and Dr. Octagon swings for the goddamn fences on Moosebumps. These, plus The Weeknd, No Thank You, Kali Uchis, and many more in this week’s new releases.Read more...

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Turn Your Yard Into A Movie Theater With This $99 Screen

If you’re the new owner of a Nebula Capsule or any other projector, you’re going to need to get an outdoor screen. Just imagine it, you can use it to play video games, show a slideshow at an event, or watch movies from the comfort of your yard.Read more...

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Scandal pulls off a disappointing twist

Because The A.V. Club knows that TV shows keep going even if we’re not writing at length about them, we’re experimenting with discussion posts. For certain shows, one of our TV writers will publish some brief thoughts about the latest episode, and open the comments for readers to share theirs.Read more...

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Take to the Skies With This $100, GoPro-Compatible Drone, Today Only

$100 camera drones aren’t all that uncommon these days, but most of those cameras could be charitably compared to smartphones circa 2009. They produce images, yes, but maybe not anything you’d want to look at.Read more...

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25 years before Black Panther, a box-office bomb broke ground for black superheroes

A superhero movie comes out, but it doesn’t look like other superhero movies. The hero is black. So is the villain. So are almost all of the supporting characters. The movie touches on the main superhero-movie beats that we expect: the origin story, the demonstration of powers, the final battle with the equally…Read more...

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With Darius behind the wheel, Atlanta becomes an American horror story

“Teddy Perkins” is the sixth episode of Atlanta’s second season, a point by which most television shows have become whatever they’re going to be. Even Master Of None, Atlanta’s closest auteur sitcom peer, settled into a groove by the back half of its second season, save for occasional experiments like the Emmy-winning…Read more...

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Seth Rogen and Jimmy Kimmel reveal Blockers' even worse international titles

Seth Rogen, current cinema’s endearingly stoned labrador retriever, stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday to promote a couple of projects and drop another anecdote about getting high in front of famous people. (In this case, a disapproving Steven Spielberg, who—to be fair—walked up to chat with Rogen at an Oscar…Read more...

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