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Unicorn Wars’ horrifying ending, explained by director Alberto Vázquez

Watching trailers or looking at images from Alberto Vázquez’s shockingly gruesome animated fable Unicorn Wars, viewers may find themselves absently humming a long-forgotten tune: the theme to whichever Care Bears TV show they grew up with. Any resemblance between the murderous, fanatical bears of Unicorn Wars and their kid-friendly counterparts, Vázquez tells Polygon, is entirely …

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The Last of Us has the same problem so many video game adaptations do

The Last of Us has been widely celebrated not only as the “best video game adaptation of all time,” but also as the ostensibly simplest to jump from pixel to picture. And in many ways, HBO’s The Last of Us earned that reputation. Showrunners Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann have a keen sense of what …

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The 5 best sci-fi movies to watch on Netflix in March 2023

It’s March, Polygon readers. As the calendar turns toward spring and the temperature starts to heat up a bit, what better way to spend the season than watching some quality science fiction? Each month, the curation team at Polygon selects five great sci-fi movies on Netflix for you to enjoy at home, prioritizing those that …

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Cocaine Bear, Netflix’s Pornhub doc, and every movie new to streaming

Oscar season may be over, but movie season never ends. This week is relatively light on new releases available to watch at home, but there are still plenty of options to check out across the various streaming services. There are three new Netflix releases — a documentary about Pornhub, a French revenge thriller, and an …

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