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Glen Weldon, Linda Holmes, and Stephen Thompson took to Brooklyn's The Bell House on January 12th, 2019 for the Brooklyn Podcast Festival. Mike Katzif /NPR hide caption

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We Get It Now

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The superheroes Mr. Glass (Samuel L. Jackson), The Horde (James McAvoy) and The Overseer (Bruce Willis) are assembled for a crappy therapy session in M. Night Shyamalan's Glass. Jessica Kourkounis/Blumhouse Pictures hide caption

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'Glass' Isn't Quite 'Unbreakable'

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The Masked Singer: We Have So Many Questions

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'If Beale Street Could Talk' Brings James Baldwin's Love Story To Life

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The 2019 Golden Globes

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'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' Proves That More Choice Doesn't Mean A Better Story

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' Makes You Choose Your Own Adventure

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Our Pop Culture Resolutions and Predictions

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Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

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