Dais Johnston

Dais is a TV, movie, and culture writer. They love adaptation theory, international television, and overanalyzing costume design. If prompted, they can and will talk about Shakespeare movies for hours.
Fan Theories
'WandaVision' theory: Evan Peters could be playing this demonic TV producer
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Could the big bad be setting up a Truman Show twist?
Into Harkness
'WandaVision' theories: Forgotten leak proves 1 character’s secret identity
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Agnes could be hiding a dark secret.
Splainin' to do
'WandaVision' Episode 3 magically avoids 1 classic sitcom sin
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WandaVision pays homage to television history without seeming kitsch.
Lost Legends
'Mandalorian' Season 3 could explain the trippiest part of 'Empire Strikes Back'
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A non-canon novel could reveal Grogu's next chapter.
On Line
Movie premiere lines are the lost art of fandom
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Camping out in lines is a time-honored fan tradition, but will it survive the pandemic?
Hear me out
'Bridgerton' is an alternate universe fantasy that sci-fi fans will love
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Sure, Netflix's hit regency drama isn't 'Game of Thrones,' but the two share many characteristics that leave 'Bridgerton' poised to become the new must-see TV.
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You need to watch the best dystopian time-travel movie on Netflix ASAP
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The Edge of Tomorrow meets The Strangers in this home invasion thriller.
All the Sith
Star Wars theory reveals Snoke is a clone of 2 famous Sith lords
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Snoke theories are notorious in the Star Wars fandom, but this one combines two classic big bads to explain the shadowy Supreme Lord.
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You need to watch this nostalgic time-travel anime on Netflix ASAP
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Back to school, with a major twist.
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K-dramas on Netflix 2021: 6 Korean sci-fi shows you need to watch ASAP
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The crop of gripping Korean dramas with sci-fi twist on Netflix grows bigger constantly. Here are 7 standouts worth the binge.
Lost Legends
'Book of Boba Fett' could make the bounty hunter's darkest secret canon
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New Disney+ series 'The Book of Boba Fett' is still a mystery, but non-canon novels reveal a character who would make a perfect addition.
'Splainin to Do
'WandaVision' is finally doing the 1 thing Marvel was always too scared to do
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After years of carving out its own subgenre, the Marvel Universe is finally flipping the script for glorious results.
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You need to watch the best retro sci-fi movie on Disney+ ASAP
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Kurt Russell is at his peak teenybopper in this 1969 comedy.
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You need to watch the best alien invasion movie on Netflix ASAP
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Suburban dread mixes with conspiracy theory paranoia in this 2013 thriller
Inverse Codex
'Lord of the Rings' release date, trailer, cast of Amazon's take on Tolkien
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Time to head back to the Shire.
Science and Chill
'Heaven’s Gate’ director talks psychology of cult membership
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Heaven’s Gate director Clay Tweel talks psychology of cult membership.
supplemental reading
'Darth Vader' comic fixes the biggest failure of 'Rise of Skywalker'
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A brand-new comic is finally giving an essential part of 'Rise of Skywalker' its fair due.
Entertainment
Star Wars prequels theory solves the weirdest Padmé and Anakin plothole
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A sequel reveal could explain a heartbreaking loss.
Streaming 101
Netflix new movies 2021: 27 films coming this year!
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Netflix just announced a lot of new films. Here's what you need to know.
Star Wars Assemble!
'Mandalorian' Season 3 monsters could set up Star Wars’ Avengers moment
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A canon novel has many fans wondering if a mysterious foe from the Unknown Regions could be the catalyst to unite multiple Star Wars shows.