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Hannah Lodge

Entertainment writer and editor for The Beat. Additional interests include food, travel, food, and travel.

Review: Even serious doctoring couldn’t save DOLITTLE

From Downey's distracting accent to its choppy narrative, Dolittle is overworked.

2019 was the year superhero television grew up

One of the most interesting and exciting trends of 2019 was the way superhero-centric television took a great leap forward, proliferating a variety of platforms and positioning itself as water-cooler-worthy fodder.

Review: Gerwig pulls off the impossible with LITTLE WOMEN  

What can you possibly add to a timeless story that’s also already had a successful on-screen adaptation?

THE WITCHER: 5 things we liked & 5 we didn’t

Fans of both The Witcher books series and video games have an early Christmas gift arriving today, in the form of a Netflix adaptation of Geralt of Rivia’s adventures. 

Review: STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER — choose your spoiler...

Whether you just want a yes/no on if we liked it, a little bit of detail, or a full-blown review, we've got you covered.

REVIEW: FROZEN II is deeply weird (in a good way)

Frozen II is arguably a darker, more mature film than its predecessor.

REVIEW: GEMINI MAN Can’t Teach an Old Script New Tricks

Gemini Man features the most ambitious CGI portrayal of a human character we’ve seen in movies yet. But can it deliver?

REVIEW: JOKER has nothing to say but won’t stop talking

The film's equation for murder doesn't add up.

Review: AD ASTRA channels the best of sci-fi greats

Ad Astra manages to hit on all of the best kind of notes we expect from science fiction, easily embracing the dystopian commercialization of the stars while simultaneously allowing us to wonder at their vast, gorgeous, and harsh nature.


Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in suits. On a poster. Need we say more?

D23 Expo 2019: Tom Holland breaks our hearts with only a...

Tom Holland appeared onstage at D23 today for his appearance in Pixar's Onward, but he also indirectly addressed what was on everyone's minds: Disney and Sony's split over Spider-Man. 

D23 Expo 2019: Disney unveils THE RISE OF SKYWALKER poster

Fans hoping to get a trailer for The Rise of Skywalker at D23 were disappointed, but Disney did release a poster for the upcoming installment of Star Wars.