Justin Carter, polygon.com

Justin Carter


Contact Justin

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Unknown
  • polygon.com
  • Syfy
  • IGN

Past articles by Justin:

The Thanos-Eternals connection that could still be key to the Marvel movies

Marvel’s Eternals moves the MCU on from the Infinity Saga and the threat of Thanos. But Thanos — as well as his brother Eros, and Pip the Troll — will likely play into Eternals 2 if a post-credits scene is any indication. → Read More

Eternals' Kumail Nanjiani talks the troubles of wearing your first super suit

Getting the chance to be a superhero for the first time can be both extremely fun and also more work than you'd expect. → Read More

Go ahead and bow: Gal Gadot is Disney's new Evil Queen for live action Snow White

Gal Gadot is best known as an Amazon with a heart of gold, but her newest role will have her going full bad. The current Wonder Woman is in talks to be taking the crown as the Evil Queen for Disney's upcoming live action remake of Snow White, per Deadline. → Read More

Guardians of the Galaxy is a good game at the right moment

When Square Enix revealed Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy at E3 this past summer, the reaction couldn't have been any more mixed. Marvel games have currently been on an upswing in recent years, but Guardians has had a lot working against it from the moment it was announced, and no one really knew what to make of it in the months since. → Read More

'Doctor Who: Flux' full trailer tees up Jodie Whittaker's final journey as the Doctor with one epic adventure

Since 2017, Jodie Whittaker's been time traveling and acquiring companions as the Thirteenth Doctor in BBC's long-running sci-fi series. That journey will soon be coming to an end with Doctor Who: Flux, and the newest trailer sets the stage for a new run of time traveling madness that fans have come to know and love. → Read More

The panels to catch (or stream) at this year’s New York Comic Con

New York Comic Con 2021 is happening in-person and streaming online. Find out how to watch panels for Critical Role, Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero, The Boys, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Star Trek, Wheel of Time, and more. → Read More

Aang and Korra join Nickelodeon All-Stars Brawl to settle your Avatar Twitter debates

There it is. Today, Avatars Aang and Korra –– the stars of that anime you've probably heard about, with the bending –– were announced for Nickelodeon All-Stars Brawl. → Read More

Scarlett Johansson and Disney make up, reach settlement over Black Widow lawsuit

The lawsuit between Disney and Scarlett Johansson has come to an end. As revealed by the Hollywood Reporter, the parties have now reached an undisclosed settlement. → Read More

Critical Role crew promises ‘wild ride’ in Campaign 3, reveals theatrical D&D kickoff

Just months after wrapping up the adventures of the Mighty Nein in their second campaign, Critical Role is beginning a new adventure featuring a new cast of soon to be heroic misfits. → Read More

"Burn It All Down": League of Legends hypes Worlds 2021 with tournament arc-approved music video

Another year, another music video for League of Legends. "Burn It All Down" delivers explosive, flashy action that Riot's yearly Worlds competition is known for → Read More

Airbnb wants you to spend Halloween inside the 'Scream' house, just mind where any calls are coming from

If you've ever wanted to know what it's like to live inside the Scream house, this could be your lucky Halloween. Airbnb has put the home from Wes Craven's original horror franchise up for rent, for the surprisingly low price of $5 a night. Then again, considering that house is where the killer's calls originated from...maybe that pricing isn't a surprise. → Read More

What's next for Nintendo: Bayonetta, Kirby, Splatoon, and classic N64 & Genesis Switch games

The fall has barely begun, but that didn't stop Nintendo from streaming a Nintendo Direct to chart a course for what's to come in the remainder of the year and into 2022. → Read More

Marvel to Mario: Chris Pratt to star in Nintendo & Illumination's 'Mario' movie; plus Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Day

During today's Nintendo Direct livestream, game director and Mario Bros. designer Shigeru Miyamoto revealed the voice cast for the upcoming CG animated Super Mario movie. The movie was announced in 2020 as part of a partnership with Universal and Illumination, the studio best known for the Despicable Me and Sing films. → Read More

Sweet Victory! Feel like a kid again with a new SpongeBob game & another Destroy All Humans remake

Earlier today, THQ Nordic, the publisher that started in 2011 as Nordic Games and later acquired the THQ name, held a showcase to celebrate its decade-long existence. → Read More

The Suicide Squad's blooper reel is as goofy and vulgar as the film itself

The Suicide Squad was a pretty funny movie, if you're into that sorta thing. Its blooper reel is also pretty funny, if you're into that same sorta thing! → Read More

PlayStation 5 reveal stream teases Knights of the Old Republic remake, God of War: Ragnarok & Marvel galore

With the year almost over, Sony revealed the future lineup of PlayStation 5 games with its PlayStation Showcase 2021 livestream today. It sort of started off all over the place before concluding with a group of big reveals for the near and somewhat far future. Here's what you may have missed... → Read More

Venom coming to Playstation 5 in 'Spider-Man 2,' as Insomniac also reveals new 'Wolverine' game

Get ready for more Marvel, courtesy of Insomniac Games. Today at the PlayStation 5 event, it was revealed that the studio currently developing Marvel's Spider-Man 2. That shouldn't come as a surprise to you, given the critical and commercial success of the 2018 game and last year's spinoff Miles Morales, but at least it's nice to have hard confirmation. → Read More

Star Trek: Picard drops time-hopping Season 2 trailer, announces February release & Seaon 3 renewal

Star Trek as a franchise is no stranger to time travel, and after Discovery's third season jumped that show's cast to the far future, Picard is doing the opposite for its sophomore run. → Read More

Pokémon Evolutions trailer shows new anime is all about the past, starting with the present

The Pokémon franchise is turning 25 this year, and Nintendo's continuing their celebration with a new anime. Announced earlier today, Pokémon Evolutions is an anthology anime meant to hit at everyone's nostalgia and look back at how far the series has come. And the trailer wants you to know that it's bringing some flashy animated sequences along for the ride. → Read More

April O'Neil and CatDog join Nickelodeon All-Stars Brawl for some nostalgic cartoon mayhem

Nickelodeon All-Stars Brawl, the licensed fighting game revealed last month to equal parts bewilderment and excitement, announced another pair of characters set to join its launch roster: April O'Neil from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and CatDog from the titular 'toon CatDog. → Read More