Afternoon Roundup: The Oscar Race Just Got a Lot Nerdier

The second annual RIPTcademy Awards Parody Poster contest has led to some incredible entries mashing up all of this year’s Oscar-nominated films with beloved geeky properties—compare them to the originals. Even better, you can buy prints of Doug Funnie haunted by his past as Quailman, Canadian Mercenary (boom, Deadpool movie poster already made), and Doctor Strange in The Illusion Game.

Afternoon Roundup wants to know why blockbusters are obsessed with corn; whether grimdark is grimdead; and what happens when you search “short” on Netflix.


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