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Andrew Garfield Has Perfected the Irresistible Sleazeball

After shedding the Spider-Man suit, the actor has carved out his own niche playing greasy dirtbags you can’t take your eyes off of

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‘What If …?’ Episode 5 Instant Reactions and The Midnight Mailbag

Plus, checking in on the latest ‘Matrix’ news and discussing some of the newest ‘Aquaman’ suits

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Keke Palmer Stans, ‘Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again,’ and Bella Hadid’s New Beverage

The ‘Tea Time’ crew catches up on all the things they missed from the VMAs and the Met Gala

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Top Five Clint Eastwood Movies and ‘Cry Macho’

Sean is joined by Chris Ryan and Adam Neyman to discuss Eastwood’s latest film, his six-decade career, his politics, and more

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The Best Films at TIFF 2021

‘Spencer’ and ‘Dune’ were the biggest names at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, but more unexpected hits like ‘The Power of the Dog’ and ‘The Humans’ were the ones that truly captivated

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‘What If…?’ Episode 6 Instant Reactions, Nerd News, and Van-ime

Van and Charles break down the story between Killmonger and Tony Stark

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Mets Lose a Game They Needed, Nick Turturro on the Yankees, Plus a Giants ‘TNF’ Preview

JJ chats with actor and Yankees superfan Nick Turturro about this frustrating season before previewing the Giants heading to Washington for ‘Thursday Night Football’

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RIP, Norm Macdonald. Plus, the McCourty Twins and Bill’s Favorite Actor, Jon Bernthal.

Daniel Kellison joins Bill to remember the ‘SNL’ great

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Norm Macdonald Was an Agent of Comedy Chaos

The comedian, who died Tuesday after a long and private battle with cancer, was a singular talent who always committed to the joke

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The 2004 Movie Draft

Join Sean, Amanda, and Chris Ryan as they draft movies from a time of anchormen, eternal sunshine, and sequels galore

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‘Warrior’ With Bill Simmons and Ryen Russillo

Bill and Ryen rewatch the 2011 sports drama ‘Warrior’ starring Nick Nolte, Tom Hardy, and Joel Edgerton

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Stinky Rodgers, Week 1 Overreactions, Guess the Lines, and Parent Corner With Cousin Sal and Jimmy Kimmel

Bill and Sal overreact to the biggest news from the start of the NFL season, including the Packers’ blowout loss to the Saints, the Falcons’ flop against the Eagles, and more

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The Prestige Dirtbag Movie: A Celebration

Sean and Chris define one of their favorite subgenres and delve into the work of Paul Schrader

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‘Malignant’ Answers the Question: What If ‘Venom’ Were a Giallo Film?

It’s tempting to praise James Wan’s latest film under the notion that movies like this rarely get made anymore, but, uh, when did something like this ever get made?

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Remembering Micheal K. Williams, the ‘Matrix Resurrections’ Trailer, and the Problems With ‘Impeachment: American Crime Story’

Chris and Andy reflect on the iconic actor’s life before discussing the latest in movies and TV

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Return of the NFL QB Stock Game! Plus, Playing Hockey for the Mob With Brad Wingfield.

Russillo assigns "share values" to NFL starting QBs before he, Ceruti, and Kyle build their portfolios for the upcoming season

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A 76ers Soap Opera, RIP Michael K. Williams, and Kanye’s Latest With Wosny Lambre, Joe House, and Van Lathan

Plus, previewing Week 1 of the NFL season and discussing the Saints’ chances with Jameis Winston as their starting quarterback

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Analyzing ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’

Mallory and Daniel break down the MCU’s latest installment

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The 20 Most Anticipated Fall Movies and the Winners of the Telluride Film Festival

Sean chats with Amanda about his trip to the Telluride Film Festival, the best films he saw and the scene in Colorado before they discuss what to look forward to for the rest of the movie year

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The Michael K. Williams Syllabus

The five-time Emmy-nominated actor beloved for his roles on ‘The Wire’ and ‘Boardwalk Empire’ was found dead on Monday at the age of 54

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The ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ Exit Survey

Talking actually compelling villains, how we’d spend our time in Ta-Lo, and most importantly, what it means for the MCU to have its first Asian American superhero

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The Five Biggest Takeaways From ‘Shang-Chi’

‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ is more than a standard superhero story. The triumphant Marvel movie re-creates and reintroduces characters, sets the stage for a sequel, and opens a path toward a more inclusive future for the MCU.

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Bill Clinton Portrayals in Pop Culture, Ranked

With Ryan Murphy’s latest ‘American Crime Story’ installment set to feature Clinton and the scandal around him, it’s time to set the record straight about who has best portrayed the 42nd president in TV and film

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Michael K. Williams Was an Iconic Actor Born for an Iconic Role

‘The Wire’ star, who was found dead on Monday at age 54, will be best remembered as Omar Little, but he contained multitudes beyond the character

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‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ Instant Reactions

Charles and Van talk about the hypnotic action sequences as well as breakout star Simu Liu and how he can be destined for MCU greatness

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‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ and the 10 Movies to See Before It

Sean breaks down Shang-Chi’s place in Marvel mythology, the films that influenced the new movie, and whether it all worked with The Ringer’s Daniel Chin before being joined by the film’s screenwriter, Dave Callaham

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‘What If…?’ Episode 4 Instant Reactions and the Ultimate Spider-Man Debate

Van, Charles, and Mallory react to the latest episode of the animated series and debate Tobey Maguire vs. Tom Holland

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The Reclamation of Shang-Chi

On Friday, ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ will mark the arrival of the MCU’s first Asian American lead character. But it’s not just a triumphant moment of representation—it’s one that aims to reverse decades of comic book stereotyping.

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Recapping the New ‘Candyman’ and Revisiting the Original

Justin and Micah compare the horror film’s two versions and explain why they’re not reviewing ‘Donda’

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The Ringer Guide to Streaming in September

As the summer winds down, streaming TV just keeps on going

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Rosie O’Donnell in Vulture, Ben Affleck’s Gambling Commercial, and Savannah James’s Birthday Celebration

Juliet and Amanda discuss this summer’s last batch of celebrity news

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‘Dune,’ ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home,’ and the Best Trailers of 2021

Sean and Amanda talk about the buzzy new ‘Spider-Man’ trailer as well as some hotly anticipated award-season films before digging into the mailbag