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“Hello? Is this the complaints department? I want to register a complaint about last year’s future; it’s completely broken!”Read more...

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Oh yes, just what we all needed: school supplies getting a movie. I assume it’s a flipbook made of binder covers.Read more...

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Late last year, Boom Studio’s ongoing Power Rangers series shocked fans with the revelation of a major new player pulling the strings behind the comic’s ongoing story: that Rita Repulsa was working with a sinister new ranger ominously called Lord Drakkon. But it turns out that’s not his real identity, which was…Read more...

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Netflix’s The Discovery comes from the writer-director behind The One I Love, Charlie McDowell. And if this trailer is any indication, The Discovery is going to be just as weird and messed up as that film.Read more...

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For the past few years, DC has had an ongoing project to “draw the line” at keeping many of its comics at the $2.99 price point—but for a bulk of its DC Rebirth titles, that line is about to be crossed. The reason for crossing it, however, is at least a somewhat positive one.Read more...

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Across the universe, unsuspecting galaxies are literally getting the life sucked out of them. Though the culprit is still at large, a team of researchers at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) in Western Australia is working tirelessly to crack the case—and to restore law and order.Read more...

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With the second season of the anime finally on its way, the bestselling manga continuing unabated, and not just two live-action movies but even an entire spinoff TV show under its belt, there’s a lot of Attack on Titan out there in 2017. But it turns out Warner Bros. believes you can never have too many giant, naked,…Read more...

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The film adaptation of Daniel Clowes’ graphic novel Wilson was announced a while back. A new trailer gives us the first look at Woody Harrelson as the doofy title character.Read more...

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Excellent news, Phantasm fans. The cult classic horror series is capping its recent resurgence—which saw a remastered version of the original, as well as the series finale Phantasm: Ravager, hitting theaters in late 2016—with a six-disc Blu-ray set. That’s all five films, plus a whole disc of special features.Read more...

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You have witnessed the Dark Knight fight crime. You’ve witnessed him at the height of his prowess, you’ve witnessed him at his darkest moments of weakness. And now, thanks to the Justice League Dark animated movie, you have witnessed him... shaving.Read more...

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After the success of The Martian, both the book and the movie, it was evident author Andy Weir was going have some new opportunities. Now it seems one of those is on television.Read more...

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In 2015, British broadcaster Sky commissioned a new superhero/crime show emblazoned with the divine branding of Stan Lee (side note: stop doing that) called Lucky Man. But while the first season of the series has come and gone in the U.K., the show has yet to make it stateside... until, say, right now.Read more...

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Harleen Quinzel might just be the most famous example of a comic book icon who wasn’t actually made for the comics she stars in—but her co-creator, Paul Dini, has written several comics starring the character since she first debuted in Batman: The Animated Series over two decades ago. But now, Dini is returning to…Read more...

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It’s obvious at this point that there is enough Rogue One footage not seen in the film to basically make a completely different film... or, as the case may be, to include as bonus material in ancillary Rogue One products for years to come. It sounds like Marvel’s upcoming comic adaptation of the film might be taking…Read more...

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American gothic gets a lot of play on TV and film. There’s last year’s mystery drama American Gothic, the upcoming horror film American Gothic, and the 1995 Sam Raimi-produced bug nut crazy TV show American Gothic. Southern gothic, the much more fun and fantastical localized form of the gothic genre, gets much less…Read more...

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Music is Steven Universe’s secret weapon—mainly because the show consistently cranks out some great, toe-tapping songs that are a highlight every time they show up. But the show’s musical excellence extends beyond its ability to offer a good tune: it connects music to characters in some profound, interesting ways.Read more...

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It’s a boom time for scary clowns: the It remake; Clown, the 2014 horror feature by Spider-Man: Homecoming’s Jon Watts; the rash of news stories reporting real-life menacing clown sightings; and this week’s inauguration. That’s already enough to keep you from the circus forever... but now comes Clowntergeist. Read more...

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There is a new anime box office champ. It’s Your Name, one of the best animated films I’ve ever seen.Read more...

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Netflix’s new show, Santa Clarita Diet, looks really messed up.Read more...

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While not perfect, Console Wars is one of the most thoroughly researched pieces of writing you can find on the history of video games, and it’s well worth $2 for anyone interested in the birth of the industry.Read more...

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Part of the fun of each new season of Game of Thrones is that, as we’re beyond much of what has been told in the books, any new information is something we can speculate about. So get your fan theorizing ready as another very surprising character seems to be returning for season seven.Read more...

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Into The Badlands brought extremely well-done martial arts mayhem when it hit TV screens in 2015. The AMC series comes back in March and it looks like everything’s getting ramped up in a big way.Read more...

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Usually, importing one of Figuarts well-sculpted, well-articulated action figures can be a costly endeavour—but the company’s upcoming Doctor Strange is actually making an official journey to western shelves... and he’s bringing a lot of giant plastic bits of fire with him.Read more...

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One of the coolest and most controversial things about the latest Star Wars movie is how it incorporates the series’ past. Now it’s been discovered that, aside from folding in characters and digitals recreations of actors from the original trilogy, Rogue One secretly has a musical homage to those movies, too.Read more...

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In the first Injustice game, Superman took over the world and gathered a team of heroes and villains to smack around Batman and the super-folks who objected to super-rule. You can see who won in the new trailer for Injustice 2.Read more...

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