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‘House of the Dragon’ Guide: Characters, Release Date, Trailers, How to Watch and More

‘House of the Dragon’ Guide: Characters, Release Date, Trailers, How to Watch and More

Originally announced in 2019, HBO‘s official Game of Thrones prequel series, House of the Dragon, will finally hit the small screen in the summer of 2022.  While fans await the arrival of the GoT spin-off with bated, fiery breath, here’s everything you need to know before watching House of the Dragon.      When and How to Watch House of the Dragon When: House of the Dragon will begin airing on HBO and streaming on HBO Max on Sunday, August ...

‘Winning Time: The Rise Of The Lakers Dynasty’: What to Know About the New HBO series

‘Winning Time: The Rise Of The Lakers Dynasty’: What to Know About the New HBO series

At the end of the 1970s, NBA basketball was a niche sport in America. The NBA Finals was often shown tape-delayed late at night, rarely in prime time. Many of the league’s top stars had retired. Attendance was down. Franchises were hemorrhaging money.   For its part, the once-great Los Angeles Lakers arrived at the end of the decade a team on uncertain footing. Perennial stars Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, and Gail Goodrich had retired or moved to other teams. ...

Mindy Kaling’s ‘The Sex Lives of College Girls’ Mines a Rich Setting With Engaging Characters

Mindy Kaling’s ‘The Sex Lives of College Girls’ Mines a Rich Setting With Engaging Characters

Every time I watch a new show that’s ostensibly about high schoolers but stars 30-year-olds going through twenty-something drama, I wonder why there aren’t there more TV shows set in college. It’s a contained setting that allows for a cast as sprawling or tight-knit as need be. High school experiences may be more broadly universal, but college offers many similarly intense ones with the added narrative bonus of the characters living within the same square mile, or even the same ...

Best Sci-Fi Movies Based on Books

Best Sci-Fi Movies Based on Books

A picture might be worth a thousand words, but these pictures owe their existence to some of the finest sci-fi novels out there. These are the best sci-fi movies based on books. It’s easy to see why Hollywood loves turning books into movies — you get an established story, characters, and fan base. That fan base can be a double-edged sword, though, if your adaptation fails to live up to expectations. That wasn’t a concern for the movies below, which ...