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Five weaknesses Marvel needs to improve upon in Phase 3

This month’s release of Guardians of the Galaxy marks the penultimate film in Phase Two of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe.

Reader opinion: Why I’m shaking off Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift has never been one to shy away from her critics.

Five one-off ‘Doctor Who’ characters who should return

In Peter Capaldi’s upcoming debut episode, “Deep Breath,” everyone’s favourite Victorian monster mash-up crime-fighting team the Paternoster Gang – comprised of Silurian Madame Vastra, her human wife Jenny and their Sontaran butler Strax – will make their fifth appearance on the series.

‘Ahhh!’ The 10 best celebrity ice bucket ALS challenge videos

The latest meme to sweep our computer screens is the ice bucket ALS challenge, where participants dump ice water on themselves, in order to bring awareness to ALS charities.

‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’: What to improve for the sequel

I finally went to go see Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the verdict is: It’s alright. It wasn’t nearly as bad as people had me believing, but it definitely had room for improvement.

Iconic actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89

Legendary actress Lauren Bacall, an icon of Hollywood’s golden age who starred in a series of classic movies, largely opposite her husband Humphrey Bogart, died last night aged 89, her family has announced.

‘Dancing with the Stars’ announces professional dancers for Season 19

Dancing with the Stars has announced which professional dancers will be participating in the show’s upcoming 19th season. There are 12 in total, and there are some surprising omissions in the list.

Why we mourn Robin Williams – a young actor’s perspective

Editor’s note: The following is a submission from a Hypable reader.

When I learned Monday evening that Robin Williams had died at the age of 63, I entered into something like a state of shock.

NY Musical Theater Festival concludes, announces award winners

The eleventh annual New York Musical Theater Festival just concluded, and named geek-friendly musical Academia Nuts as the Most Promising New Musical.

‘Orange is the New Black’ season 3 news roundup

It has been almost two months since Orange Is The New Black’s sophomore season went live, and many of us are suffering from intense withdrawal symptoms.

Fan Service: A ‘Merlin’ case study

The term fan service has pretty much become synonymous with shirtless-scene/half-dressed/low necklines. But really, isn’t fan service all about giving fans what they want?

Will ‘Devious Maids’ be renewed for a third season?

The devious maids of Beverly Hills always come clean in the end, regardless of the deadly circumstances. Devious Maids concluded its second season on Sunday. This year’s season had a lot to offer to the audience.

A Good Slay: The best episodes of ‘Buffy’ for a rainy day (Part 3)

Check out Part 1 and Part 2 if you missed them!

The top 5 original, musical cast recordings of the 2013-2014 season

By now, all the cast recordings from the 2013-2014 season have been released, and there are a lot of good ones this year! But the budget-conscious Broadway fan can’t buy them all, so here’s a handy list of the ones worth checking out.