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Pop Culture Happy Hour remembers writer and comic book icon Stan Lee. Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for IMDB hide caption

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Remembering Stan Lee

Stan Lee helped create some of the most indelible comic book characters in American popular culture, including Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, and Black Panther. He died Monday. He was 95.

Remembering Stan Lee

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Hasan Minhaj brings the energy from his stand-up shows to the new Netflix series Patriot Act. Cara Howe/Netflix hide caption

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Late Night Beyond the Jimmys: 'Patriot Act' and 'Busy Tonight'

There are a bunch of new shows to pay attention to this season, and today we're talking about two of our favorite talk entries — Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj and Busy Tonight.

Late Night Beyond the Jimmys: 'Patriot Act' and 'Busy Tonight'

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Tiffany Haddish is the standout of Tyler Perry's Nobody's Fool. Chip Bergmann/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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'Nobody's Fool': Tiffany Haddish, Tyler Perry, And Learning To Love A Man With Abs

Nobody's Fool is a Tyler Perry movie, but maybe more important at the moment, it's a Tiffany Haddish movie. Haddish plays Tanya, who fears her sister is being catfished in an online relationship.

'Nobody's Fool': Tiffany Haddish, Tyler Perry, And Learning To Love A Man With Abs

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Trauma manifests itself as horror in Netflix's series The Haunting of Hill House. Steve Dietl /Netflix hide caption

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How Haunting is 'Hill House'?

The Netflix series The Haunting of Hill House tells what is, in many ways, an old-fashioned ghost story. Moving between the past and the present, the series traces the effects of trauma on a family that once chose to spend a summer living in a house that is up to no good.

How Haunting is 'Hill House'?

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Jeanette (Carey Mulligan) and Jerry (Jake Gyllenhaal) battle against the demands of 1960's domestic society in Wildlife. Scott Garfield/IFC Films hide caption

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A Couple Fights Fire With Fire In 'Wildlife'

Wildlife, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan, tells the story of a marriage in crisis in 1960's Montana. Based on a novel by Richard Ford and directed by actor Paul Dano, it's told from the point of view of a young teenager watching his family fall to pieces.

A Couple Fights Fire With Fire In 'Wildlife'

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Two of the most talented actors around — Timothée Chalemet and Steve Carell — lend Beautiful Boy its emotional backbone. Francois Duhamel/Amazon Studios hide caption

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Carell And Chalamet Shine In 'Beautiful Boy'

Beautiful Boy is a story of addiction starring two Oscar-nominated actors. Timothée Chalamet plays Nic Sheff, who's addicted to crystal meth. Steve Carell plays David Sheff, his journalist father who's struggling to help him get well.

Carell And Chalamet Shine In 'Beautiful Boy'

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Nick Castle returns to play the role of Michael Myers in the latest Halloween reboot. Ryan Green/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Does The New 'Halloween' Impale In Comparison?

It's been forty years since the release of the classic horror film, Halloween. Since then, the franchise has wandered through its own house of horrors in the form of sequels and reboots. The newest Halloween throws all of those additions out, and assumes that only the 1978 original ever happened.

Does The New 'Halloween' Impale In Comparison?

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Netflix's animated series Big Mouth returns for a second season. Netflix hide caption

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We Go To First Base With 'Big Mouth'

If you've been longing for a cartoon that covers the really important questions — like how to manage lust, and how to avoid your embarrassing parents — you are in luck. Big Mouth, Netflix's animated comedy series about the horrors of puberty, is back for a second season.

We Go To First Base With 'Big Mouth'

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Tom Hardy stars in Venom, one of the weirder and more unruly superhero movies in recent memory. Sony hide caption

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Venom: Oh It's Gooey, But Is It Good?

In Venom, Tom Hardy plays Eddie Brock, an investigative journalist who's trying to rebound from a major setback in his career. But Eddie's plans are halted when he's overtaken by a violent — and gooey — alien symbiote.

Venom: Oh It's Gooey, But Is It Good?

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Ryan Gosling is Neil Armstrong in Damien Chazelle's First Man. Daniel McFadden/Universal Pictures hide caption

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To The Moon and Back With Ryan Gosling In 'First Man'

First Man tells the story of Neil Armstrong's life in the decade leading up to his walk on the moon. Ryan Gosling stars as Armstrong, and it's directed by Damien Chazelle. It's the second time they're teaming up after the huge commercial and critical success of La La Land.

To The Moon and Back With Ryan Gosling In 'First Man'

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