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Portal’s ray-tracing upgrade makes it weirdly scary

D&D’s Dragonlance campaign is excellent, but the physical products disappoint

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 Reunion is a vital reimagining in the revered saga

Need for Speed Unbound is the first great NFS game in years

Dwarf Fortress’ Steam version immediately punched me in the gut

The Harbinger finally gives us a COVID horror movie worth watching

David Harbour’s kick-ass Santa movie Violent Night ain’t replacing Die Hard anytime soon

The Callisto Protocol takes Dead Space’s sci-fi horrors sideways

Netflix’s explosive monster movie Troll is a whole new spin on Godzilla

The roguelite management sim that’s impossible to put down

Warhammer 40K: Darktide is off to a hell of a start

Marvel’s Midnight Suns isn’t just XCOM with superheroes (and that’s a great thing)

Leonor Will Never Die rethinks Being John Malkovich for an era of movie obsession

There’s fascinating drama underneath Nanny’s obligatory Blumhouse scares

Bones and All revives an age-old love story in a thrillingly bloody new way

Glass Onion loses Knives Out’s sharp edge

Andor broke down its hero by building up his home

Steven Spielberg turned his origin story into one of his best movies: The Fabelmans

Top Gun: Maverick gets its real-life match in the dramatic thriller Devotion

The Devil in Me tackles the true-crime craze, and it’s scary as hell

Evil West’s Doom-like combat can’t save its middling Wild West tale

Disney’s wild fantasy Strange World dreams big, with one big exception

The bloody thriller The Menu finishes the grim story that Pig started

Enchanted was a Disney game-changer, but the sequel loses the magic

In Netflix’s Slumberland, Jason Momoa goes full Fun Fantasy Dad

Tim Burton’s Wednesday makes everyone an outcast, leaving little room for outcasts

Bardo finds a two-time Best Picture winner going maximum masturbatory

Scarlet and Violet are a step back for Pokémon’s open-world era

Florence Pugh hunts for miracles in Netflix’s strange thriller The Wonder

Playing Nazi Germany against Soviet Russia is a tough sell in the year of our lord 2022

Surprise! RIPD 2: Rise of the Damned is actually better than the original movie

The Crown courts controversy as it approaches real tragedy

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