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Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s delightful novel about an angel and demon working together in the face of the incoming divine apocalypse is coming to live-action in 2019—but now we have our first official look at Crowley and Aziraphale.Read more...

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Five months ago, the Russian musical group 5’Nizza released a music video for their track, Samoliot, featuring a series of mishaps that were seemingly frozen in time. But while the action was paused, the artists themselves continued to sing as the camera moved around them. It was a clever take on the bullet-time…Read more...

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The Happytime Murders expands its cast. Get a look at Paul Bettany’s mysterious Han Solo character. Stephen Amell hints at a happier future for Oliver Queen in Arrow’s next season. Plus, the first look at The Magicians’ third season and new clips from Rick and Morty and Kingsman: The Golden Circle. To me, my spoilers!Read more...

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The nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards were full of buzzy genre hits which all deserved attention for various reasons. But the undisputed winner of all them tonight was Handmaid’s Tale which took home five awards, including one for star Elisabeth Moss and for Best Drama.Read more...

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All weekend, everywhere I look online, people are hollering about mother!, Aronofsky’s latest phantasmagoric film about a poet, a house, and his preternaturally long-suffering wife. Read more...

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Talking with some fans, Riker himself, Jonathan Frakes, who also took a turn in the director’s chair for an episode of Star Trek: Discovery, shared an interesting tidbit about the upcoming series.Read more...

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Pennywise, for the uninitiated, is a trans-dimensional force of fear and pain that enjoys haunting children, personifying generational trauma, and hanging out in the form of a clown. Read more...

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Filming for the third Avengers film wrapped in July, but not everyone involved got the same amount of access to the in-progress film. Some actors, like Sebastian Stan, didn’t even get to read the script. Read more...

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“Shirtless Mario!” is a skin mod that lets the Italian fighter trade his iconic overalls for swim trunks.Read more...

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We’re only weeks away from the October 6th premiere of the long-awaited Blade Runner sequel. Get a good look at the main cast with these international posters.Read more...

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Fallow Time is a small story about the moments in an adventurer’s life that don’t often get commented on. The moments right before and right after a quest, when the adrenaline stops flowing and the monsters stop coming. When collects themselves, and just... rests.Read more...

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We’ve already known that Channing Tatum would be planning an American spy with a hefty Southern accent in the new Kingsman movie, and now we can check out his introduction in a new clip. Read more...

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Darren Aranofsky has finally managed to do the impossible: convince American movie audiences to outright reject Jennifer Lawrence’s charms. Entertainment Weekly reports that Aronofsky’s new film Mother!—which is currently busy dividing critical opinion with its deranged, allegorical depiction of a woman under…Read more...

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Most news that comes out about the DC Extended Universe on film makes it sound a bit more messy than the relatively tidy and intricate Marvel Cinematic Universe. According to the Chris McKay, that might be the result of Warner Bros. focusing on something unique in the world of superhero movies. The directors. Read more...

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Carl Rodd, the owner of the Fat Trout Trailer Park in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, has a sign on his door. It reads: Do not wake before 9am under any circumstances. When two FBI agents defy those instructions, he’s understandably dazed and angry. In a movie full of surreal terror, it’s a perfect moment precisely…Read more...

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Poor Rocko. After his star turn in the ‘90s, not much has really changed for the poor, beleagured wallaby. Still hanging out with his old friends. Still navigating the surreal messiness of contemporary existence. At least now, thanks to Boom! Studios, he’ll get to do it all in comic book form. Read more...

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Kids everywhere have imagined what Anna, Elsa, and the rest of the Frozen crew would look like if they were real. And soon, thanks to a new Broadway production, they can find out.Read more...

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Have you ever actually considered how the mechanics of having sex with a fish-person (mermaid or otherwise) might actually work? Guillermo del Toro certainly has, and we’re all going to get a chance to see how he conceptualizes it in his upcoming adult fairy tale The Shape of Water.Read more...

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Five genre directors—Joe Dante (Gremlins, Innerspace), Mick Garris (The Stand), Alejandro Brugués (Juan of the Dead), and Ryuhei Kitamura (Versus, The Midnight Meat Train)—are joining forces for a new horror anthology film set at a haunted theater, appropriately titled Nightmare Cinema.Read more...

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Harry Dean Stanton, an instantly recognizable character actor whose career spanned seven decades, died of natural causes in Los Angeles today. He was 91 years old.Read more...

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The 1994 James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzengger, and Jamie Lee Curtis blockbuster hit True Lies may be coming back... to a TV screen near you.Read more...

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When it comes to fantasy, mythical creatures are a given. Specifically, dragons are a given. Sometimes, a unicorn or two will pop up, but fantasy has a real thing for dragons. And while giant flying lizards are great and all, the focus on dragons has meant we have not given other creatures their proper pop culture due.Read more...

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Judging by its Amazon reviews, the Outlander novels might be more popular than the TV adaptation, and you can download the first one to your Kindle for just $4 right now.Read more...

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I mean, if everyone from DC Comics to Archie can start having cool biker gang versions of their female characters running around, Star Wars probably could too—or at least, swap biker gangs.Read more...

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's collection of the coolest toys and merchandise we’ve seen this week. This time we’ve got some seriously cool Dinobots, some very weird Justice League cars, and an impressive (most impressive) recreation of Darth Vader’s iconic helmet. Check it out!Read more...

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