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Jon Arvedon

was born and raised on the not-so-mean streets of Central Massachusetts. Jon uses his time consuming, collecting, and sharing all aspects of nerd culture. Follow Jon on Twitter @JonArvedon.

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  • Why We Think Kylo Ren Will Be Redeemed in Star Wars: The Rise of ...
    On Oct. 21, Disney and Lucasfilm released the final trailer for the closing salvo of the nine-chapter Skywalker Saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and with this new footage, it’s looking more and more likely that Kylo Ren will make a face turn. Of course, this isn’t to say that we necessarily want that to happen, or even that we don’t want it to happen. It’s simply to point out the evidence that suggests the former Ben Solo will be redeemed, at least in the eyes of the Force. So, with that in mind, here’s why we think Kylo Ren will be redeemed in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker:
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    25 days ago By Jon Arvedon By Jon Arvedon - 25 days ago
  • 7 Questions We Have After Watching Joker
      WARNING: The following article contains major spoilers for Joker, now in theaters.   Todd Phillips’ Joker danced its way into theaters on Oct. 4 and is currently laughing its way to the bank after earning a record-breaking $93.5 million domestically. However, while the film’s critical and financial success is now set in stone, there are still a number of lingering questions about the world of Arthur Fleck. So, put on your face paint and your clown shoes because here are seven questions we have after watching Joker:
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    42 days ago By Jon Arvedon By Jon Arvedon - 42 days ago
  • 5 Reasons Why HBO’s Watchmen Might Fail
    At Comic-Con International in San Diego, HBO unveiled the first full-length trailer for Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen. Taking place in the same universe as the seminal 1986-87 limited series by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, the show will serve as a sequel of sorts, exploring the present-day ramifications of the events set in motion decades earlier. However, as excited as we here at Epicstream are to see this new take on Watchmen, we’re also skeptical, and while we certainly hope it doesn’t, here are five reasons why HBO’s Watchmen might fail:
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    77 days ago By Jon Arvedon By Jon Arvedon - 77 days ago
  • 12 Questions We Have After Watching Spider-Man: Far From Home
      WARNING: The following article contains major spoilers for Spider-Man: Far From Home, now in theaters.   The Marvel Cinematic Universe is now one film stronger with the release of Spider-Man: Far From Home. However, unlike Homecoming, this film opens countless cans of worms and leaves no stone unturned in terms of raising questions about the future of not just Spidey but the MCU as a whole. Follow along with us as we go into detail about the 12 questions we have after watching Spider-Man: Far From Home:
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    133 days ago By Jon Arvedon By Jon Arvedon - 133 days ago
  • The 11 Best Easter Eggs From Spider-Man: Far From Home
      WARNING: The following article contains major spoilers for Spider-Man: Far From Home, now in theaters.   Spider-Man: Far From Home swung into theaters on July 2, bringing an end to Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe while also setting the stage for what’s sure to be an exciting and unpredictable Phase Four. Of course, like any good Marvel Studios film, Far From Home is jam-packed with references to the comics, past Spider-Man movies and the greater MCU. That being said, here are the 11 best Easter eggs from Spider-Man: Homecoming:
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    133 days ago By Jon Arvedon By Jon Arvedon - 133 days ago
  • Iron Man’s Best MCU Moments
    In 2008, the Marvel Cinematic Universe officially began with the release of Iron Man. Then, 11 years and 21 movies later, the journey of Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark came to a heart-wrenching close when he made the ultimate sacrifice in Avengers: Endgame. In honor of the immense legacy he’s left behind, here are what we feel are Iron Man’s best MCU moments:
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    148 days ago By Jon Arvedon By Jon Arvedon - 148 days ago
  • 10 Things You Might Not Know About Batman '89
    In 1989, the world of superhero movies was forever changed with the release of director Tim Burton’s Batman. For many fans, Michael Keaton’s portrayal of the character remains their definitive take on the Dark Knight. However, for as much love as this film has received in the 30 years since its release, there are a number of fascinating behind-the-scenes facts that remain largely unknown to the general public. That being said, here are 10 things you might not know about Batman ’89:
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    163 days ago By Jon Arvedon By Jon Arvedon - 163 days ago
  • 10 Things You Might Not Know About Attack of the Clones
    Three years after Star Wars: The Phantom Menace brought a whole new generation on its first trip to a galaxy far, far away, the prequel trilogy took its next step forward with Attack of the Clones. Unfortunately, much like its predecessor, Episode II isn’t remembered all that fondly by many in the fan community. Still, regardless of whether you loved or hated the film, there are quite a bit of behind-the-scenes facts that even the most hardcore Star Wars fans probably aren’t aware of. So, with that in mind, here are 10 things you might not know about Attack of the Clones:
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    167 days ago By Jon Arvedon By Jon Arvedon - 167 days ago
  • 10 MCU Rumors That Turned Out to Be False
      After 11 years and 22 movies, the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s “Infinity Saga” has come to a close. However, in that time, countless rumors about everything from casting to plot points to major character deaths have emerged, some of which were true and some of which were far from it.   That being said, we here at Epicstream wanted to commemorate the end of the “Infinity Saga” by revisiting 10 MCU rumors that turned out to be false:
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    175 days ago By Jon Arvedon By Jon Arvedon - 175 days ago
  • Ranking Every Game of Thrones Season, From Worst to First
    Sunday nights will never be the same because after eight long years, HBO’s epic drama series Game of Thrones has ended its watch. However, now that Season 8 has wrapped, we here at Epicstream decided it was time to update our 2017 list in which we ranked all (then) six seasons of the series. So, with that in mind, here’s our ranking of every Game of Thrones season, from worst to first:
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    181 days ago By Jon Arvedon By Jon Arvedon - 181 days ago