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Shawn Laib

Shawn Laib

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Shawn Laib is a freelance writer with publications such as Den of Geek, Quote.com, Edge Media Network, diaTribe, SUPERJUMP, and more. He graduated from the University of Washington in 2019. He enjoys playing basketball and video games in his free time.

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These incredible cartoons on Netflix are the binge-worthy shows adults will love

Whether you're looking for a relaxing cartoon or some mind-bending adult animation, we've found the best Netflix animated series to stream right now.
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The 11 best Seth Rogen movies, ranked

The Canadian raised, well-known stoner-comedian has more than just his pop culture career to go on. We're here today to praise his achievements in the movies.
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The 10 best Greta Gerwig movies, ranked

Greta Gerwig is a talented writer, director, and actor. These are her best works.
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The best movies on Hulu to watch in August

From an award-winning thriller film to a new-era sci-fi rom-com, here is an updated list of the best Hulu movies you can stream right now.
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These are the 10 best TV shows of 2023 (so far)

There are tons of new shows that have taken over our lives in 2023 (and there are still several months left).
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The 13 best Disney+ shows to watch right now

Looking for a show to watch on Disney Plus? We've gathered an updated list of the best Disney Plus series you can stream on the platform in 2023.
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The best Scarlett Johansson movies, ranked

Scarlett Johansson is one of the most prominent actresses working today. These are our picks for the best entries in her filmography.
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The 10 best action stars ever: Our top picks

Action heroes wouldn't be the same without the actors who depict them
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14 amazing shows you need to watch on Max

The channel that has maintained a premium status since its conception, Max is now a major streaming platform for all to enjoy.
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The 10 best Sigourney Weaver movies, ranked

Sigourney Weaver is the most important female action star of all time. Here are her best hits.
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Is The Bear the greatest FX show ever? We ranked the best FX has to offer

Everyone thinks The Bear is incredible (and it is), but there are some other awesome FX favorites you should also watch.
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Ranked: The top antiheroes in TV history

There have been some incredible antiheroes on TV. These characters make morally ambiguous decisions, but we can't help but root for their success.
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The 10 best World War II movies: Our top picks

World War II continues to fascinate people almost a century later. It stands to reason that it features in some of the best films ever made.
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The 14 best Western movies to watch right now

There is no form of escapism quite like the Western. Their sweeping desert landscapes whisk us away and give us a sense of wanderlust.
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The 10 best animated shows for adults, ranked

Animation doesn't just have to be for kids, as evidenced by these shows.
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The 8 best movies from martial arts master Bruce Lee, ranked

Bruce Lee is better known for his influence than the films he actually created. Now, we’re here to break down Lee’s best of the best.
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10 incredible biopics you need to watch right now

The best biopics will make you think about history in a whole new way!
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We ranked the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies from worst to best

The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit are beloved by many, and we will rank them from worst to best.
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The 10 best mafia movies, ranked

We're counting down the 10 best mafia movies ever made, from modern classics to Old Hollywood icons.
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New on Hulu: 5 must-see shows and movies in July

With summer upon us, Hulu has some great new content in July.
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New on Netflix: 5 must-see shows and movies in July

Netflix has all kinds of great new releases for every taste in July.
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10 great movies like Indiana Jones for you to stream next

Indiana Jones is the OG, but these films are equally exciting in the adventure genre.
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Dune 2 trailer drops, and we finally get to see Christopher Walken as emperor Shaddam IV

The sequel to a modern science fiction classic is almost here!
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The best zombie movies, ranked

Whether it be for the thrills or the chills, sometimes throwing on a good horror/thriller movie can be the feeling you need after a long day.
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The 10 best shark movies, ranked

Shark movies are a staple of the summer. We have the best ones to watch right now.
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The 10 best Robin Williams movies, ranked

Robin Williams' legacy as an actor and comic lives on nearly a decade after his death.
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10 best Harrison Ford movies, ranked

Harrison Ford's career is long and illustrious with a variety of classic movies to watch.
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Ranked: The best Sylvester Stallone movies of all time

Sylvester Stallone movies consistently fulfill a primal desire for action and retribution. Here, The Manual brings you the best of Sly Stallone.
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10 incredible LGBTQ movies you need to stream right now

LGBTQ movies have influenced generations of gay children to come out to their families. Here are some of the best of the genre.
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Every Batman movie, ranked from worst to best

Batman movies have a long and varied history, from Christian Bale flicks to Michael Keaton films. Here's each one ranked.
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10 best HBO shows ever, ranked

HBO is the king of quality TV. We're here to rank the 10 best shows in the network's history.
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Indiana Jones vs. Han Solo: Which iconic Harrison Ford character is the bigger badass?

We pit Harrison Ford's two most famous characters against each other. See who comes out in the end.
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Ranking the 10 best Jack Black movies

Jack Black is a comedic icon, and he has a ton of great movies to back it up! Here are his 10 best movies.
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10 LGBTQ+ shows you need to binge for Pride Month

Pride month is a great time to watch these shows with queer characters and storylines.
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Ranking the 10 best Dustin Hoffman movies of all time

Dustin Hoffman's name is revered as much as any other in Hollywood. These 10 movies will show you why he's a legend.
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Ranking the 10 Best Samuel L. Jackson Movies

Samuel L Jackson is one of the most well-established actors of all time. Here's the best from his filmography.
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The 10 best Marvel movies, ranked

Everyone has their own favorite Marvel movie. Did yours make the cut?
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Our favorite spy movies, ranked

Whether you like Sean Connery or Melissa McCarthy, these spy movies will satisfy
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What to watch: The most popular streaming genres around the world

You might be shocked to find out the different genres most popular around the globe.
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The 11 best Sean Connery movies of all time

A multi-talented icon, Sean Connery will go down in history as that and so much more.

Every Spider-Man movie, ranked

Spiderman has undergone a lot of different versions of himself, and these are his best films
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The 12 best sci-fi shows to stream on Netflix right now

If you want to escape from the boring reality we call life, these best sci-fi shows on Netflix this year will guarantee an out-of-this-world viewing experience.
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The 10 best Woody Harrelson movies and shows, ranked

Woody Harrelson has had a versatile career, and we're here to rank his best movies and shows.
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The 10 coolest sci-fi weapons in TV and movie history, ranked

Sci-fi weapons like these are sure to bring viewers to an entirely different universe and state of mind!
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How the 2007 writers’ strike saved ‘Breaking Bad’

Key decisions made by Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan were influenced by the 2007 writers strike
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Grab the popcorn: These are the 10 most-anticipated movies of summer 2023

From heroes to adventurers, these summer movies are sure to surprise and entertain!

The 10 best action movies on Netflix

Fight scenes, chase scenes, race scenes — all the hallmarks of a cinematic adrenaline rush. Here are the best action movies you can watch on Netflix this year.
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The 17 best anime series on Hulu right now

There's plenty of good anime on Hulu if you know where to look. Here are 17 of the best anime series to stream right now.
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The 11 best Sean Bean performances, ranked

Sean Bean has been a part of the acting world for decades now, making a name for himself as a side character that goes out with a bang.
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12 best beer movies to watch with a cold one in hand

Whether it's a documentary about brewing or a tale of transporting beer across state lines, this best beer movies list has something for everyone.