Jefferson Grubbs
Jefferson is a Philly-based writer and self-professed entertainment junkie. A graduate of Northwestern University’s Creative Writing for the Media program, he spends his days watching way too much television and memorizing useless trivia like every Oscar-winning actor ever. Follow him on Twitter @MrScreenAddict.

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This Mysterious ‘Defenders’ Organization Isn’t New To The MCU

Fans have been looking forward to Marvel's The Defenders for years, based on the promise of seeing the stars of Netflix's four standalone superhero series team up onscreen for the first time, Avengers...
By Jefferson Grubbs

This 'Defenders' Villain Has Been Around For A Long, Long Time

Netflix kept the identity of Sigourney Weaver's Defenders villain top secret in the promotional run-up to the premiere of its superhero mash-up miniseries. Although fans knew the name of the show's an...
By Jefferson Grubbs

What Shook Up New York City — Literally — On 'The Defenders'

New York City is officially shewk. Spoilers for The Defenders Episodes 1 and 2! At the end of the highly-anticipated Marvel's The Defenders series premiere, the Big Apple is rocked by an earthquake th...
By Jefferson Grubbs

So Many Solo Series Stand Between You & 'The Defenders' Season 2

After the post-credits scene of 2008's Iron Man teased the formation of the Avengers, moviegoers had to wait four years for the Marvel Cinematic Universe to lay the foundation for that climactic super...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Obi-Wan Kenobi Is Getting The 'Star Wars' Spin-Off Film That He Has Always Deserved

Every Star Wars fan in the world really needs to sit down, because there's a rumor that Obi-Wan Kenobi is getting a Star Wars spin-off. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Lucasfilm might be de...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Kilgrave Will Return To Haunt Fans In 'Jessica Jones' Season 2

SPOILERS are ahead for Jessica Jones Season 1. Ultimately, every superhero has to defeat his or her arch-nemesis — but it still came as a surprise to some viewers when Jessica Jones killed Kilgrave at...
By Jefferson Grubbs

This Is The Surprising Amount Of Money Taylor Swift Received From Her Trial Victory

At first glance, your happiness over the news that the jury in Taylor Swift's case reached a verdict in favor of the popular singer may have been marred a bit by the announcement that she would only r...
By Jefferson Grubbs

There's A Huge Clue About The White Walkers In This New 'GoT' Promo

While the Game of Thrones Season 7's fifth episode may have seemed like a mere bridge between the action-packed fourth installment and the climactic final two entries, it actually contained a staggeri...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Why 'GoT' Fans Don't Need To Worry About Arya Getting Played By Littlefinger

Season 7 of Game Of Thrones continues to call back to the show's beginnings in surprising ways. Not only did the fifth episode, "Eastwatch," feature the return of long-lost fan-favorite character Gend...
By Jefferson Grubbs

All The Clues That Jaime's Story Isn't Over On 'GoT'

For all its compulsive watchable-ness, Game Of Thrones doesn't actually traffic in typical television cliffhangers all that often… which is what made the end of Season 7's fourth episode all the more ...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Pay Final Tribute To The Women Of 'Orphan Black'

Usually, season finale time is when fans start to ask themselves how long they'll have to wait for their favorite show to return to their TV screens. Unfortunately, in the case of BBC America's cult f...
By Jefferson Grubbs

11 Dead 'Game Of Thrones' Characters Who Could Come Back To Life In Season 7

There are a lot of dead characters on Game Of Thrones… which also means there are a lot of dead Game Of Thrones characters that can come back to life to surprise us all in Season 7. Over the course of...
By Jefferson Grubbs

It's Time To Say Goodbye To These 18 'GoT' Characters

Game Of Thrones Season 7 is entering its highly-anticipated endgame, given that Season 8 has officially been announced as the show's last. So we better start preparing for some hard goodbyes by acknow...
By Jefferson Grubbs

How The Night King Could Actually Be A Good Guy On 'GoT'

With Game Of Thrones nearing the end of its final 13 episodes, the show is finally gearing up for the epic conflict it has been teasing since the opening scene of the very first episode: The invasion ...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Dany's Recent Defeats On 'GoT' May Prove This Popular Theory True

If there's one thing that bitterly divides the Thrones fandom — usually so united in feelings like hatred for Joffrey or love for Tyrion — is the question of which character will turn out to be the Pr...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Stop Complaining About 'Game Of Thrones' Season 7 Moving Too Fast

There's a lot to love about the current crop of Game of Thrones episodes, from the long-awaited reunions to the intense battles to the satisfying deaths. But if there's one common complaint about Game...
By Jefferson Grubbs

'Comrade Detective' Challenges How Well You Know Celebrity Voices

If viewers have heard about Channing Tatum's involvement in Amazon's Comrade Detective, which he both executive produces and stars in, they may be a bit confused when they tune into the first episode....
By Jefferson Grubbs

Here Are All The Spoilers You Can Find In These 'AHS: Cult' Portraits

Are you ready for the brainwashing to begin? Then get a load of these American Horror Story: Cult character portraits, which offer fans their best look yet at Season 7 of the Ryan Murphy anthology ser...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Kesha's New Song Is A "Hymn" For Anyone Who's Ever Felt Lost

The streak of stirring anthems continues with the release of Kesha's new single, "Hymn," from Rainbow, her upcoming album due to be released on Aug. 11. The beautiful "Hymn" lyrics make the song anot...
By Jefferson Grubbs

'Comrade Detective' Is Inspired By Pretty Much Everything, Except This One Show

It's hard to tell at first glance what Amazon's new series Comrade Detective is about. Purportedly a lost classic of Romanian television re-aired for American audiences — complete with out-of-sync dub...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The Menendez Brothers Get The True Crime Treatment

True crime is a hot TV trend right now — just look at The Jinx; Making A Murderer; The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story; O.J.: Made In America; Amanda Knox; and Captive. Ever since Sarah K...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The 'Blade Runner 2049' Teaser Is Very Revealing

Although remakes will always be a thing in Hollywood, for better or worse, a new trend has started to emerge over the past few years. Instead of reviving a dormant franchise with an updated re-tread o...
By Jefferson Grubbs

'The OA' Is Filled With Clues For Another Season

(Spoilers ahead for all eight episodes of The OA.) If you're one of the many people who marathoned the Netflix series The OA over the weekend, then you probably have a lot of questions right now. Like...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The Golden Globes Just Changed The Oscar Race

Hollywood can be a notoriously fickle place, and there's no time of year that proves it better than awards season, when a particular film or performer may find their fortunes suddenly rising or fallin...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The 2017 Golden Globes Are Going To Be Competitive

Trying to predict awards shows is a fairly masochistic endeavor. You're never going to get it 100 percent right, and every surprise — whether pleasant or not — will inevitably be a little disappointin...
By Jefferson Grubbs

WGA Noms Mean Good Things For 'Stranger Things'

In the run-up to the 89th annual Academy Awards, it's easy to get caught up in the film awards season and trying to guess which film is going to land the coveted Best Picture trophy — and forget that ...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Nothing Is Real In The Trailer For FX's Legion'

Are you still waiting for Fargo Season 3? The second season of the terrific anthology series finished its run in December 2015, and yet we reportedly won't be seeing the third iteration until sometime...
By Jefferson Grubbs

This 'Westworld' Discovery Has Huge Ramifications

In one action-packed, 90-minute episode, the Westworld Season 1 finale, "The Bicameral Mind," had it all: blood, death, twists, answers, cliffhangers, and rousing robot rebellions. Somehow, in the mid...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The 'Westworld' Finale Had An After-Credits Scene

Unlike fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, regular television audiences aren't used to always sticking around through the end of the credits, so in case you missed it — yes, the Westworld Season 1 ...
By Jefferson Grubbs

All The Man In Black Clues On 'Westworld'

After weeks (and even months) of speculation, one of the most popular theories about television's biggest new drama was confirmed during its Season 1 finale, "The Bicameral Mind." Yes, William is the ...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Get Ready To Meet The New 'Mummy'

You may feel like we only just left summer behind a couple of months ago (and you'd be right), but it's never too early to start looking forward to the big blockbusters that will be coming our way nex...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The Gotham Awards Preview The Oscar Race To Come

Which film will take home the Best Picture trophy at the 89th annual Academy Awards? Will it be a musical about young artists falling in love in Los Angeles? A period epic by one of the world's greate...
By Jefferson Grubbs

'Westworld' All But Confirmed Fans' Biggest Theory

The question that Westworld fans have been asking for weeks may have finally been answered in the Nov. 27 episode. So is William the Man in Black on Westworld? While the HBO series hasn't gone as far ...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Bernard's History Is Complicated On 'Westworld'

For weeks, astute viewers have wondered if Arnold and Bernard on Westworldwere actually the same person. Those with a mind for puzzles pointed out that BERNARD LOWE is a direct anagram for ARNOLD WEBE...
By Jefferson Grubbs

'Skull Island' May Be A New Take On King Kong

"We're gonna need a bigger helicopter." Maybe nobody says these actual words in the new Kong: Skull Island trailer, but the two-and-a-half minute teaser for the upcoming creature feature is undeniably...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Get A Load Of This Weird 'GoT'-Themed Commercial

Have you found yourself in an existential despair lately, staring at your computer screen and wondering what you can do to fix this broken world? Well, you can help save the planet by using a Sodastre...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Khal Drogo Is Coming Back To TV On Netflix

It has been over five years since Game of Thrones' noble horse lord Khal Drogo took his last tortured breath, smothered to death with a pillow by his beloved Khaleesi, but the character played by Jaso...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The Trailer For 'Captive' Will Give You Chills

Were you one of the millions of people across America who devoured every single episode of Serial? How about The Jinx? Or Making A Murderer or The People v. O.J. Simpson or The Case Of: JonBenét Ramse...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Get Ready For Some Brand New 'Hamilton' Tracks

Most of us may not have had the privilege of being in the Room Where It Happened yet, given that tickets are currently going for approximately seven gajillion dollars, but now you can have the next be...
By Jefferson Grubbs

'Wonder Woman' Won't Be Your Typical DCEU Movie

Ever since the DC Extended Universe got off to a rocky start with 2013's Man Of Steel, each movie in the franchise has gotten harsher and harsher critical reviews. However, the new Wonder Woman traile...
By Jefferson Grubbs