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As of last week, Superman celebrated his 80th year as the world’s most recognizable superhero. Tons of conversations have been happening about favorite stories and moments in the Kal-El canon, and it’s worth thinking about the ones that came out since dawn of the new millennium.Read more...

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We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...

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Captain Marvel won’t just finally give us the Carol Danvers movie we’ve been waiting for four years (and counting), it’ll also be using its ‘90s setting to bring back a few friends and foes from Marvel movies past. According to studio head Kevin Feige, part of the reason why old faces are cropping up is to explore…Read more...

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Netflix announced today that it’s teaming up with Dreamworks Animation to create a spinoff show based on the popular feature film franchise, The Fast and the Furious. Hint: It’s about family.Read more...

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For the past 10 years, Marvel Studios has followed a simple structure. Make a bunch of movies, bring them together with a huge event, rinse, and repeat. And while we’ll see the beginning of the end of the current three-phase drama this weekend in Avengers: Infinity War, the films that follow are likely to do the same.Read more...

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James Cameron has five children, which is what interested him in the developing the plots for the Avatar sequels—but it’s also what makes him worry that they may not connect with audiences like the original did. When speaking about his upcoming AMC show James Cameron’s History of Science Fiction this weekend, the…Read more...

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Last week, we heard a rumor that we honestly thought was too weird to be true—Marvel was planning to bring Jack Kirby’s cosmic superbeings, the Eternals, to its Cinematic Universe. It’s no longer a rumor—Marvel’s officially putting the Eternals into consideration.Read more...

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Westworld has returned with its second season, and with it comes a slew of fan theories and speculation. There’s a new maze for us to solve, and we’re here to explore every nook and cranny.Read more...

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Next month, the Marvel Cinematic Universe celebrates a grand achievement—just a week after the release of Avengers: Infinity War, it will have been 10 years since Iron Man hit theaters on May 2, 2008. Five years after Marvel effectively created its Cinematic Universe, the company’s TV division launched an equally bold…Read more...

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So far, Marvel Comics’ Poe Dameron series has given us a look at the hotshot Resistance pilot’s rise to glory as the leader of Black Squadron before the events of the sequel movie trilogy. But its most recent issue has brought us not just to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but beyond it—helping to recontextualize an…Read more...

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Thomas Jefferson once said, “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.” If you want to plant a sapling of liberty, I suppose the best thing to water it with is with blood, too. It’s a good thing Westworld is currently soaked in it.Read more...

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A huge board game sale, our readers’ favorite printer, the final day for the sitewide Casper mattress sale, and much more kick off today’s best deals.Read more...

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Chris Evans sets up where Steve Rogers’ head is at going into Avengers: Infinity War. Jamie Lee Curtis talks about “retelling” a classic for the new Halloween. Ron Howard teases a fellow Howard’s appearance in Solo: A Star Wars Story. Plus, you’ll be waiting a while for Netflix’s Witcher show, and... a new Doom movie…Read more...

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While the traditional idea of building cosplay invokes the image of one or two people toiling away on an outfit, Henchmen Studios work on an almost industrial scale, drawing on the talents of massive teams to produce work so good that they’re often hired by Blizzard to help debut Overwatch characters.Read more...

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Zoe, a trippy scifi romance starring Ewan McGregor and Christina Aguilera, will be picked up by Amazon for distribution later this year after its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. Read more...

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Last month, Martin Freeman said that making Sherlock for the BBC wasn’t enjoyable anymore, in large part due to the fans. Apparently, Benedict Cumberbatch, the show’s eponymous detective, thinks otherwise. Read more...

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Very little is known about what the hell is going to happen in the fourth phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but now we have a tiny clue.Read more...

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Mr. Friendly is a new mod for Doom that asks you to talk to the monsters instead of killing them, fish for fun, and steal textures from the walls. It’s light-hearted and interesting, and opens up the world of Doom in a complicated, fun-loving way.Read more...

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Universal FanCon, which was initially scheduled for next Friday, April 27th, in Baltimore, Maryland, is “postponed indefinitely,” according to a statement released by its organizers a day after initial rumors of the convention’s postponement hit the internet due to an e-mail sent via one of the convention’s planned…Read more...

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Vincent D’Onofrio? Ghosts? Super psychic powers? Meatloaf? Sounds like a recipe for great TV, but it looks like the story of Ghost Wars is going to be ending prematurely. Read more...

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Westworld returns to HBO tonight, and having previewed the premiere, I gotta tell you: Brace yourselves, because this season is destined to be even more of a doozy than the last. (Calm down; that’s the extent of my spoiling.)Read more...

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A plant Gold Box on Amazon, Sony headphones, discounted Cole Haan shoes, and more of today’s best deals.Read more...

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In 1991, Deadpool premiered in New Mutants #98, drawn by Rob Liefeld. Now, art from that landmark comic book is up for auction, and it can be yours if you’re willing to shell out the cash. Read more...

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The Tommyknockers will soon be joining movies like It in the realm of modern Stephen King remakes thanks to James Wan, who’s attached to produced, and Universal Pictures, which just won the rights for the project. Read more...

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