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Last Friday, United States Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 13 Russian nationals over a widespread campaign to influence the 2016 presidential election in an effort that sounds like a Metal Gear plot. So, naturally, the voice actor for Colonel Campbell has done a dramatic reading of the the…Read more...

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Earlier this month, we got our long-awaited first trailer for the Han Solo Star Wars spinoff film, and it was actually pretty fine. Not the disaster some fans might have expected given the movie’s tumultuous production, just not the greatest trailer in the world. But it turns out there’s one way to make it pretty dang…Read more...

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We’ve known for a while that one of Superman’s most infamous villains would be making his way to Syfy’s prequel series Krypton—but now we’ve got our first look at the sinister cyborg Brainiac in action, as well as the show’s haunting version of his spaceship.Read more...

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The series finale of Quantum Leap was bleak (to put it mildly), with the final title card confirming that Scott Bakula’s character, Sam Beckett, remained lost in time. However, one video claims a long-rumored alternate ending was actually real, one which would’ve made it possible for Sam to make that final leap home.Read more...

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A few years ago, Disney brought an adult-focused sitcom take on The Muppets to ABC. Audiences were divided on it and when a rework of the show failed to catch enough interest, it was quickly canceled. Now, Disney is apparently going to try again, leveraging its upcoming 2019 streaming service to do so.Read more...

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One of the bittersweet things about seeing Black Panther is realizing that the movie being shown in theaters isn’t the long-rumored four hour-long cut Ryan Coogler is said to have submitted to Marvel at one point. But there’s at least one scene we really would have liked to have seen included.Read more...

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David F. Sandberg teases Shazam’s supersuit. Netflix’s Sabrina show has found its Zelda. Alex Garland drops some hints for his upcoming tech-focused scifi show. Plus, Legends of Tomorrow teases another trip to the old west, Rose McIver on the villains of iZombie’s new season, and more. Behold, spoilers!Read more...

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If you own a Nintendo Switch, but don’t have Breath of the Wild, first of all...huh? Second of all, it’s down to $45 right now on Amazon, the best price we’ve ever seen.Read more...

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I currently own five Funko POP! Figures, all Star Wars, most sitting on my desk at work. They’re adorable, and highly accurate, and ThinkGeek has them on sale right now for up to 70% off. POP! Figures are the perfect desk accessories for showing off your allegiance to pop culture, whether it’s action movies or video…Read more...

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Jaime Jones, who has recently been involved on projects like The Last Jedi and Destiny 2, is one of the best—if not the best—artists in the entertainment business today.Read more...

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What’s the age cutoff for using a high chair without looking super awkward? I’m hoping it falls somewhere just north of 40 so that I can retrace Matthew Regonini’s steps and build a larger version of this wonderful AT-ST high chair for use in my office.Read more...

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With its late 2019 release date getting closer and closer, the latest James Bond film is still without a director. However, a new report suggests producers have one name at the top of their list.Read more...

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When Pixar collaborated with Vans a couple of years ago for a line of Toy Story-themed skate shoes, the results weren’t exactly subtle. So we’re thankful that the studio’s latest partnership with Converse has resulted in some more subdued ways to show off your obsession with Buzz, Woody, and the rest of the toys.Read more...

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When a new Marvel movie featuring the Hulk hits theaters, you can usually find a pair of oversized foam Hulk hands at toy stores. They’re fun, but not as fun as a 30-pound Hulk glove made from steel that lets you smash cinderblocks and anything else you feel like breaking.Read more...

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The third volume of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic, published in the mid-‘90s, has a weird history. Now considered non-canonical by the Mirage Comics run of classic Turtles books, the dark series came to an untimely end when it was canceled before a conclusion could be written. Now, decades later, that…Read more...

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The adventures of a nine-year-old girl and her dinosaur will soon be coming to a small screen near you. Marvel just announced that it’s moving forward on an animated show based on the comic Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, which was created by Brandon Montclare, Amy Reeder, and Natacha Bustos. Ushering the fan-favorite…Read more...

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When Sonequa Martin-Green was cast on Star Trek: Discovery, the official line was she would continue to have a role on The Walking Dead. That didn’t last too long—her character, Sasha, was killed only a few months later.Read more...

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A Wrinkle in Time director Ava DuVernay has unveiled the new songs for her upcoming Disney film, which sees groundbreaking female artists like Sia and, yes, the glorious Sade taking center stage right alongside main character Meg Murry.Read more...

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Because the Black Panther has been kicking ass and taking names in Marvel’s comics for over 50 years, it was inevitable that more than a handful of iconic moments from the books would make it into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.Read more...

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New star, new showrunner, new composer, and now a new logo—the next season of Doctor Who isn’t due until October, but it’s definitely shaking things up already.Read more...

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New York Toy Fair has come and gone, leaving us with even more fancy bits of plastic to get excited over in the coming months. Missed out on our coverage? Here’s everything Gizmodo and io9 saw from the show this year!Read more...

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The antimatter of science fiction vastly differs from the real-life antimatter of particle physics. The former powers spaceships or bombs, while the latter is just another particle that physicists study, one that happens to be the mirror image with the opposite charge of the more familiar particles.Read more...

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Once again, Amazon is discounting a bunch of Kindle books down to $5 or less. This sale doesn’t really have a theme at all, but it does have some interesting reads, like an Agatha Christie murder mystery, Don Quixote, Most Dangerous, a book about the secret history of the Vietnam War, and a few books focused around…Read more...

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Fargo showrunner Noah Hawley is getting ready to debut season two of his X-Men series Legion. While we’re anticipating picking David Haller’s story back up, the first teaser trailer goes in a very different direction. Yup, we’re going meta.Read more...

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