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Hey kids, gather around, we’re going to have some fun today! Or, as we’d like to say this week, “Heghlu’meH QaQ jajvam!” A popular German kids show is bringing young ensigns into the Star Trek family, introducing its latest episode entirely in Klingon. Qapla’!Read more...

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The original Beauty and the Beast never really explored Gaston and LeFou’s joint backstory. They were best buddies, and that was all you really needed to know. While the live-action remake dove a little more into their past, there’s still a lot to explore. As io9 has pointed out, we need a Gaston prequel in our lives.…Read more...

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CD Projekt Red’s RPG masterpiece came out nearly two years ago, but damn does it still hold up. And recently, a handful of people’s favorite character animations from the game have been making the rounds.Read more...

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Tangled star Mandy Moore has killed off a popular fan theory that Frozen, Tangled, and The Little Mermaid are connected through one couple’s painful, terrible death. While the theory was already debunked by super fans, it was worth it to see the horrified look on Moore’s face.Read more...

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The Star Wars “Complete Saga” Blu-ray isn’t actually complete anymore, since it doesn’t include The Force Awakens or Rogue One, but $58 is still the best price we’ve seen on the first six films. You also get audio commentary on each movie, 45 deleted scenes, and three bonus discs full of extra featurettes.Read more...

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The season finale of Westworld was ripe with twists and turns, even ones the vigilant Reddit forums didn’t anticipate. As everyone sits on their thumbs waiting for season 2, the show creators have confirmed which host was the first to exercise free will... and it might not be who you think.Read more...

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A 31-year-old Virginia man was arrested on Friday and charged with wearing a mask in public, a felony that’s punishable by up to five years in jail. His crime? Dressing up as the Joker. With makeup.Read more...

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Two guys recently stopped by a city council meeting after a surf session in San Clemente, California, asking for a huge statue of the late Fast and Furious star Paul Walker to be erected as a “beacon of headlights that can guide us down a dusty road.” It is absolutely the best—and gnarliest—thing you will ever see.Read more...

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As is our wont, we’ve taken some time put on our detective’s hats, pool our knowledge of rumor and comic books, and squint at every frame of the new Justice League trailer to tell you everything it’s got hidden in its many shades of grey.Read more...

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The full Justice League trailer is here, and things are about to get epic.Read more...

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We’ve known for awhile that a new entry in the seemingly never-ending Puppet Master horror series was coming—but today’s casting news suggests the upcoming 11th installment may elevate the franchise to a whole new level of cult amazingness. Two words: Udo Kier.Read more...

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An Escape from New York remake will happen. It’s just a matter of when. And now, we have a very intriguing director circling the project.Read more...

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True super fans of the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers (aka Super Sentai) will appreciate this footage we discovered on the show’s fan wiki earlier today. It comes from the former MMPR director and stunt coordinator Jeff Pruitt, who uploaded the footage to his YouTube page.Read more...

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The trailers and clips for Ghost in the Shell present a cold, neon-blazed city in distress, reminiscent of Blade Runner and other iconic dystopian scifi. However, some recently released design work hints at a world we could have had.Read more...

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There are lots of things to look forward to when Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 opens May 5, and a Tango and Cash reunion has to be right near the top.Read more...

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Before Iron Fist was made, there were calls to make the character an Asian-American (including from us). A lot of arguments about the character revolved around his ’70s backstory being kind of, well, racist in the 21st century. But, having seen the show, something else is clear: the character of Danny Rand would have…Read more...

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So often, women get told that having a child growing inside their bodies is a sacred duty that will turn them into glowing demi-goddesses. That might be the case for some lucky people, but even if it is, becoming a mother changes everything about your life. Prevenge cuts right into the belly of those preconceptions to…Read more...

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One thing no one ever wants to see again is Spider-Man’s origin. We’ve got it. And maybe you didn’t get it from the trailer, but Spider-Man Homecoming is a whole new kind of Spider-Man. It’s not about his physical origin, it’s about his mental one. And the teaser poster hammers that point home.Read more...

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's new weekly series gathering the latest and shiniest pop culture toys and merchandise around. This week: a very fancy take on Peter Parker’s low-rent Spider-Man: Homecoming look, a giant Optimus Prime, and a fully armed and operational battle teapot. Let’s take a look!Read more...

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His name’s Fury, Nick Fury. Some preview artwork has come out for the upcoming Nick Fury solo comic, and damn, young Nick is looking mighty fine these days. I’ve got the vapors.Read more...

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Kurt Russell is known for his iconic roles in countless movies, whether he played a badass (The Thing, Tombstone, Escape From N.Y.) or a goofball (Big Trouble in Little China, Overboard, etc.) He’s one of the very rare stars who can be cool and funny simultaneously—and Russell thinks Chris Pratt is like that too,…Read more...

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Valiant Comics is making a big step in the creation of its movie universe, by bringing one of its best books to the table: the sublime Archer & Armstrong, which is joining Bloodshot, Harbinger, and others in the Valiant cinematic universe.Read more...

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Getting into Dungeons & Dragons can be intimidating. You need maybe three or four other nerds to play with, some pricey tomes full of numbers and tables, ample free time and several dice with as many as 20 sides. It’s a lot to fathom, and even more to set up. How will you find D&D-curious friends? How will you…Read more...

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We’re being bombarded with new Batman footage. We already got a teaser featuring the Dark Knight and there will be a Justice League trailer this weekend. So we thought Batman should take us into the weekend doing his signature dance move. Share yours, or any other gif, in the comments. Read more...

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Bob Iger discusses Carrie Fisher’s role in The Last Jedi. Lucifer’s showrunner explains why the current season is moving five episodes. Chris Evans talks about his future as Captain America. Plus, a set video of Vision in action for Infinity War, a look at the returning cast of Twin Peaks, and a teasing image for …Read more...

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