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Even though Jurassic World came out on DVD last October, the official YouTube page has continued to fill up with featurettes, behind-the-scenes footage, and what in-process footage looks like. Also? A video of Vincent D’Onofrio kissing a velociraptor.Read more...

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A brief history for those who are new to Kotaku and our on-again, off-again obsession with this game. Destiny is a first-person action game in which players fly around the solar system fighting with aliens, evil cyborgs, and occasionally each other. Collectively, our staff has played over 2,000 hours . I account for more than half those hours on my own.Read more...

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It’s no secret that we’re huge fans of Ash vs Evil Dead here at io9. It’s one of the funniest, goriest shows ever to grace the airwaves, and after all, it’s based on one of the greatest horror trilogies of all time. With season two kicking off this weekend, we’ve been thinking about what we’d like to see in the new episodes.Read more...

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Earlier this year, we told you about The Occult Activity Book, S. Elizabeth and Becky Munich’s charmingly dark spin on adult coloring books. That volume sold out, so now the authors are back just in time for Halloween with a brand-new second issue.Read more...

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Marvel’s Doctor Strange is a few short weeks away and, in anticipation, they’ve started to release six very cool new character posters.Read more...

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It’s been a weird time to be part of DC’s comics universe this past year, especially if your name was either Kal-El or Clark Kent. There’s been identity reveals, de-powerings, deaths, and even a brand new Superman... sort of. Confused about what’s been happening to the Man of Steel lately? We’re here to help.Read more...

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The latest twist in the lawsuit against AMC by Frank Darabont, who brought them the show that had the highest premiere in the network’s history, is the amount of damages he’s seeking: $280 million.Read more...

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The Air Hogs Millennium Falcon quadcopter was an amazing toy for Star Wars fans when it debuted a year ago for $110. Now, you can get it for just $50, an all-time low.Read more...

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Visiting a movie set is almost like a crime scene investigation. There’s a truth, but no one wants to reveal it, so you poke around and see what secrets you can discover. Earlier this year, we visited the set of Marvel’s Doctor Strange and tried to discern if the next Infinity Stone, those magic rocks at the core of pretty much everything in the MCU, would appear in the film. Our verdict: Probably.Read more...

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Attack on Titan, Ghost in the Shell, the ever-present threat of the chance for a western Akira movie... we’re living in an age of big anime-to-live-action-film adaptations. And now the zany shenanigans of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure are joining the bandwagon, courtesy of Warner Bros. and Toho.Read more...

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Sure, he can talk, but Scooby-Doo really isn’t a superpowered dog. Nevertheless, Superman’s dog, Batman’s dog and a bunch of other canine crusaders need his specific set of skills to help figure out some spooky doings when a “Doggone Crisis” kicks off in Scooby-Doo Team-Up #35.Read more...

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We’ve talked before about how Black Panther’s outfit in Captain America: Civil War has been the only CG superhero costume to ever look good on-screen. Now a new VFX reel from Cinesite shows exactly what went into making Black Panther look so good while simultaneously looking so real.Read more...

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Disney’s putting a “reimagining” of The Lion King in the hands of Jon Favreau, following his version of The Jungle Book raking in piles and piles of money. This trend of Disney remaking its own hits forever and ever is great. A live-action Frozen movie has to be coming soon, right?Read more...

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Turns out, an Englishman in New York can be just as dangerous as a horde of magical creatures on the loose.Read more...

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Yesterday, billionaire tech entrepreneur and noted late guy Elon Musk unveiled his hotly-anticipated plan to send humans to live —and die —on Mars. And not just a few humans: a lot of them. In a talk that wavered between overreaching science fair presentation and straight-up science fiction, Musk described sending fleets of spacecraft, each packed hundreds of colonists, to live on a dusty, airless wasteland that we’re apparently going to fix up with nuclear reactors and artificial magnetic fields.Read more...

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It’s a Marvel blowout, as Kevin Feige talks magic in Doctor Strange and Sam Jackson hopes for the return of SHIELD in the movies. Syfy’s Channel Zero is already casting for season two. Lin-Manuel Miranda teases Mary Poppins Returns. Plus, a look at Tom Felton’s new Flash character. To me, my Spoilers!Read more...

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This is a trailer for Force of Will, an anime adaptation of a card game (of the same name) that’ll be out in 2018.Read more...

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Not long after hearing that the Dursley home is available for purchase, now there’s another dwelling that achieved big-screen fame in a Harry Potter film on the market: Hermione’s house, as seen in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1.Read more...

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A team of European researchers put six highly-trained sniffer dogs to the test to see if they were any good at detecting lung cancer. The results were surprisingly bad, but the scientists say factors other than the canine sense of smell were responsible for the poor performance.Read more...

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Fans of literary legend Ursula K. Le Guin have probably already heard about her new story collections, but here’s a reminder—and also a heads up for anyone looking to read more of her work. You can’t really tell from the cover art, but these volumes are massive hardcovers that are well worth adding to any home library.Read more...

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There are a lot of things I love about Fantastic Fest, but it’s hard to come up with a better one than a cocktail contest themed around Star Wars. For the second year in a row , the Alamo Drafthouse hosted a Star Wars Drink Competition, and I’m still a little buzzed from it.Read more...

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Stranger Things hit Netflix in mid-July and has since become a pop culture phenomenon, spawning breakout characters , quotable lines, memes galore, and cosplay. Naturally, it was renewed. How can we possibly keep the magic alive for the show’s infinitely anticipated second season? Easy: STOP TALKING ABOUT IT.Read more...

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There’s a new Doctor Strange trailer which shows us a lot more of Kaecilius (Mads Mikkelsen). Be prepared to find him a lot more charming than our hero.Read more...

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There aren’t a ton of truly great movies that feature zombies. The list is short but distinguished: the works of George Romero, Lucio Fulci, 28 Days Later, and a few others. But now we need to add The Girl With All the Gifts to the list. It’s the rare zombie film that innovates the genre with skill and excitement.Read more...

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