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'The Gray Man' Doesn't Need a Cinematic Universe

‘The Gray Man’ Doesn’t Need a Cinematic Universe

The Monitor is has weekly column devoted to everything happening in the WIRED world of culture, from movies to memes, TV to Twitter. Netflix’s latest crowd-pleaser, The Gray Mancost a reported $200 million—a price tag similar to that of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. An action-y spy thriller starring Ryan Gosling, Ana de …

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'Westworld' Has Entered the New, Better Frontier of Sci-Fi

‘Westworld’ Has Entered the New, Better Frontier of Sci-Fi

The Monitor is has weekly column devoted to everything happening in the WIRED world of culture, from movies to memes, TV to Twitter. When it premiered six years ago, Westworld epitomized prestige sci-fi at its peak. An expensive HBO series with an old-school Michael Crichton pedigree, it featured a stellar cast and a mind-trippy premise: …

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