Michael d'Estries

Michael d'Estries

Michael d’Estries has been writing about arts and culture and science and sustainability for more than 10 years. In addition to From the Grapevine, he is also a featured writer for the Mother Nature Network. When not online, Michael owns a large apple farm and honey business in the gorgeous Finger Lakes region of New York.

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7 books to read before you binge the TV show

From 'Game of Thrones' to 'Genius,' these TV series are best enjoyed first as page-turners.

An extremely, ridiculously early look at 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

From the state of the script to the start date for filming, here's what we know about the next chapter in the 'Star Wars' franchise.

5 TV series finales that left us hanging (and 5 that didn’t)

From 'Lost' to 'Buffy,' these series ended their epic runs with conclusions that both touched and frustrated fans.

An extremely early roundup of 'Wonder Woman 2' rumors

What do the Hollywood tea leaves say about a sequel for the Amazon warrior princess?

Everything you need to know about the new 'Justice League' movie

From its visual style to the big alien villain, this superhero ensemble film is shaping up to deliver a giant 'POW!'

DC vs. Marvel: 9 actors who live in both comic book universes

A breakdown of notable names in one of Hollywood's most exclusive clubs.

What we know now about ’Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi’

Actors reveal secrets from the set of "The Last Jedi" (Yoda returns! A double lightsaber! A Tom Hardy cameo!), and we investigate the latest rumors and developments.

Are you a true TV fanatic? Test your knowledge of 2017's Emmy-nominated shows

From new series to old favorites, see if you can win big with our Emmy trivia.

Everything we know about 'Blade Runner 2049'

From the film's setting to its mysterious characters, the dystopian world of 'Blade Runner' has never looked more hauntingly inviting.

How to eat like a Lannister from 'Game of Thrones'

From unusual drinks to sweet lemon cakes, here's everything you need for a bloody good 'Thrones'-themed dinner party.

6 1980s trends the 'Wonder Woman' sequel should embrace

From big hair to big cars, the '80s are ready for the world's favorite Amazon warrior princess to glam out and kick butt.

5 surprises in the new 'Game of Thrones' trailer

From a towering dragon to a flaming sword, the latest and final trailer portends one long season of epic battles and chaos.

Daniel Radcliffe gets lost in the 'Jungle' for next role

The actor stars in a new movie, based on a true story, that's drawing comparisons to 'The Revenant.'

Is this the most beautiful video game ever created?

'Ori and the Will of the Wisp' is being hailed as one of the most visually stunning titles ever to grace a video game console.

The 6 video games we can't wait to see at the Electronic Entertainment Expo

From 'The Last of Us Part II' to 'Spider-Man,' these are the upcoming video games we're eager to throw the spotlight on.