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Sure, you could be watching an awful lot of The Simpsons on Disney+ right now. But why not make your own version?Read more...

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Paul Dini, Alan Burnett, and Ty Templeton’s Batman: The Adventures Continue digital-first series is breathing new life into the Batman: The Animated Series continuity by puling a number of classic characters from DC’s comics into the story that never made it into the television show. Everything about the comic’s tone…Read more...

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Ta-Nehisi Coates’ current run on Black Panther thrust the nation of Wakanda into the far reaches of space and turned T’Challa into a resistance fighter in the midst of an epic war, the likes of which no one on Earth had ever witnessed. With the help of allies new and old, T’Challa has become the focal point of a…Read more...

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If there’s one thing a good MMO needs, it’s fancy loot. That can mean World of Warcraft’s various class artifacts or Final Fantasy XIV’s relics, some of the best weapons in the game. The latter come with each new expansion, and it’s finally Shadowbringers’ turn. There’s a twist: What used to be a painful and grindy…Read more...

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The current arc of Clone Wars’ final season has lead to some fascinating developments for Ahsoka Tano, further examining the emotional and societal ramifications of the Jedi Order’s waning relationship with the citizens they’re meant to protect. But there are some fans who just want her to jump right to …Read more...

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These are strange days we’re living in, which makes it the perfect time to revisit The X-Files, available on Hulu. Lately, we’ve been focusing our binge-watch efforts on the monster-of-the-week episodes that scared us so bad we might as well say they scarred us—because they’re still giving us nightmares. Here are 10…Read more...

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Dolores is on a mission, and she’s not going at it alone. Joined by her personal army of Hosts and a human who wants to help her break the cycle, Dolores is starting a “revolution” on Westworld. However, as star Evan Rachel Wood explained in a recent interview, that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily a good idea.Read more...

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Christophe Waltz says he hasn’t heard anything about an Alita sequel. Patrick Stewart doesn’t want any virus allegories near Picard’s second season. Get another look at Pendleton Ward’s weird new Netflix show. Plus, Dark Harvest is coming next year, and what’s to come on the Pokémon anime. Spoilers go!Read more...

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Sometimes you’ve got to just treat yourself—especially when you’re stuck at home during covid-19 related social distancing. For me, that means doing more at-home spa days, something plenty of TV’s best characters have done from time to time. Of course, it usually doesn’t turn out so well. Read more...

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It may be a weird time for big events, but sci-fi and fantasy’s prestigious Hugo Awards—which honor many avenues of creativity, including novels, comics, fanzines, and screenplays, as well as artists, editors, podcasts, and more—are moving full steam ahead...online. And the 2020 nominees are here!Read more...

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I mean, it’s the grim dark future of the 41st Millennium. There’s bound to be a lot of the red stuff splashing about. Especially when the Blood Angels are involved.Read more...

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Even though technology is allowing for plenty of ways to try and keep your tabletop and boardgame groups going during social distancing, the fact of the matter is it’s really hard right now to actually play tabletop RPGs. That doesn’t mean you can’t spend some of your free time engaging with those worlds though,…Read more...

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Right now, going to the theater isn’t just an absolute impossibility, in many places, the thought of being in a tightly-packed room full of people, no matter how excited, is enough to fill you with a sense of dread. Just a year ago when the world was sitting down to watch Avengers: Endgame, that wasn’t the case, and…Read more...

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When Lego and Nintendo first announced a collaboration to bring the Mushroom Kingdom to the world of plastic bricks, we all immediately dreamed up collectible minifigure sets and lavish models. What we’re getting is...not that, but something much weirder and cooler than your standard licensed sets—and its latest…Read more...

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We love Star Trek. And Star Trek is clearly the number one reason to get a CBS All Access account, especially with the 60-day free promotion the streamer has going on at the moment. But what else does CBS’s online hub have, besides Picard and other Treks, and, like, NCIS spin-offs? We did some digging for you.Read more...

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Doctor Who’s ongoing short story series is one of the most lovely things to come out of this otherwise pretty grim period of social isolation we all find ourselves in right now. It’s giving us beautiful little snippets, and samples of things we’d never thought we’d actually get—like former showrunner Steven Moffat…Read more...

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Social distancing is affecting our bodies just as much as our minds. Without the ability to hit the gym or go to an exercise class, our physical routines have been upended. You might be substituting extra sessions of your favorite shows, or trying something new. Why not try a little workout while you watch?Read more...

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The celebrated science fiction and fantasy writer N.K. Jemisin has become her generation’s greatest storyteller through ambitious and inventive world-building in novels like her Hugo Award-winning Broken Earth trilogy. Which is why her latest novel, the New York Times bestselling The City We Became, can feel like an…Read more...

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Dark Horse Comics recently hosted a live reading of The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part 1—the first part of a graphic novel trilogy, taking place immediately after the events of the series. Voice actors Janet Varney and Seychelle Gabriel reprised their roles of Korra and Asami, respectively, bringing the pages of…Read more...

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The initial technological threat in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty is Metal Gear RAY. It is an “anti-Metal Gear,” a mech designed to destroy what came before. It is singularly focused on destroying the past, and so is Metal Gear Solid 2. This game is the anti-Metal Gear game. It is the great deconstruction that…Read more...

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Universal sets its sights on the Twilight-esque Crave. A new look at The Walking Dead: The World Beyond teases familiar faces and a long legacy. A new rumor suggests Marvel’s Blade movie may happen sooner than you’d think. Plus, what’s to come on Westworld, and a couple of new looks at Black Widow. Spoilers now!Read more...

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Like the great Fifth Harmony once said: “You can work from home, oh oh, oh oh.” Disney Animation is keeping kids entertained remotely with a new digital series all about Frozen’s Olaf, created at home by animator Hyrum Osmond and voiced by Josh Gad.Read more...

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