Glen Weldon Glen Weldon is a regular panelist on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast. He reviews books, movies, comics, and more for the NPR Arts Desk.
Glen Weldon at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., March 19, 2019. (photo by Allison Shelley)
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Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) battles her rage — and a cosmic case of combination skin — in Dark Phoenix. Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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(Clockwise from top left) Toy Story 4, Aladdin, The Kitchen, Dark Phoenix, Men In Black: International, Late Night. Disney/Pixar, Daniel Smith/Walt Disney Studios, Alison Cohen Rosa/Warner Bros. Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Giles Keyte/Sony Pictures, Emily Aragones/Amazon Studios hide caption

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Are Fans Satisfied With The 'Game Of Thrones' Series Finale?

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'Fleabag' Returns For Season 2

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Big spears/Horse ears/Gol-den Companyyyyy: Harry Strickland (Marc Rissmann) — seriously, that's his name, Harry Strickland — leads an army of mercenaries in the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones. HBO hide caption

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Boy, Mike Brady really let himself go, hunh? Schemin' seaman Euron (Pilou Asbaek) and cunning Queen Cersei (Lena Headey) look awful pleased with themselves on Game of Thrones. Helen Sloan/HBO hide caption

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Varys (Conleth Hill) and Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) commiserate over how very, very safe they are, down in the Winterfell crypts, because they are dumb. Helen Sloan/HBO hide caption

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News Brief: China's Belt And Road Initiative, Pivot District, 'Avengers'

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Over the course of four seasons of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Rebecca Bunch (Rachel Bloom) has kick-ball-changed. Scott Everett White /The CW hide caption

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In the American Gods season 2 opener, Shadow (Ricky Whittle) approaches The Carousel, which will ... you know what, it's tough to explain. Myles Aronowitz/Starz hide caption

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