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Holy crap, the Logan soundtrack is going to be incredible.Read more...

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The Lego Batman Movie hits theaters in less than a month’s time, and to help ramp up the film’s marketing blitz, Lego teamed up with Chevrolet to build a life-sized version of the Dark Knight’s latest Batmobile out of mostly plastic bricks—some 344,187 of them to be exact.Read more...

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Anytime the calendar hits a “Friday the 13th,” we all take it as an excuse to discuss the legendary horror franchise. And why not? It’s named after this date, after all. So to celebrate, we’ve rounded up a bunch of cool Friday the 13th posters and invite you to add some more too.Read more...

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On Monday, we learned that Twin Peaks would return May 21 to kick off its 18-episode revival on Showtime. Today, we’ve got our first (very quick) glimpse at Kyle MacLachlan’s Agent Cooper, looking far more weathered than last we saw him. Is it the decades... or is it the Black Lodge? Or a bit of both?Read more...

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I mean, when else are you going to wear what looks like a pair of felt shorts, a matching pair of fabric gauntlets, and a giant shirt with the Blue Ranger’s helmet printed on it?Read more...

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It’s both amazing and depressing at the same time.Read more...

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Earlier this month, the Tower of Terror ride at Disney’s California Adventure permanently closed to make way for a Guardians of the Galaxy ride, coming later this year. And though the Tower of Terror at Walt Disney World in Florida remains, the CA closure reminded us of the movie the ride inspired 20 years ago.Read more...

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Scrooge McDuck was always the cranky but lovable curmudgeon that helped make the Duck Tales animated series so wonderful. But for some reason it’s now Donald Duck who is furiously angry, which makes no sense given he and his three nephews, Huey, Dewey, and Louie, are getting a wonderful action figure treatment.Read more...

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At the end of Deadpool, there wasn’t an end-credits tag where Cable showed up, but Deadpool himself did announce that the time-traveling mutant would be appearing in the sequel. So now that Deadpool 2 is officially on its way, the writers have to deliver on that promise. Speaking to Collider, Deadpool writers Paul…Read more...

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Without the book, there’d be no movie. And without the man—and his lingering memory of an article about a case of real-life demonic possession—there’d be no book. William Peter Blatty, author of the 1971 best-seller The Exorcist that became the influential 1973 horror movie classic, has died at age 89.Read more...

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Honestly, at first, you’d be hard-pressed to really notice what’s different about Supes’ latest wardrobe update—after all, it still looks like the Man of Steel we know and love. But there’s actually a few neat little re-tweaks and additions that bring it back closer to the classic Superman look.Read more...

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The Girl With All The Gifts is a critically acclaimed 2014 novel, turned into a celebrated movie, which hits U.S. theaters next month. It tells a new type of zombie story, about kids, compassion, disease and acceptance. Author M.R. Carey has written a sequel, and io9 is very excited to bring you the first except from…Read more...

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Yes, we do live in the strange world where there is an actual chance Deadpool could nab itself an Oscar nomination for Best Picture. So what better way for the movie to pitch itself to the academy than by wheeling out its laser-guided marketing campaign once more?Read more...

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Can you believe “Weird Al” Yankovic has been parodying popular music for 33 years now? It’s a testament to his talents as a musician and songwriter that he’s still around all these years later, and if you’re as big a fan of “Weird Al” now as you were in the ‘80s, a new box set of all his albums—including some new…Read more...

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There can be only one! Okay, that’s a lie. There can be many. As many gifs as you can find.Read more...

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Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events comes online today. And it’s got some beautiful design work and funny performances. But, mostly, it’s bleak as hell.Read more...

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One of the many reasons why The Lord of the Rings trilogy, in both book and movie form, is so good is the characters. Each hero, villain, and everything in between is simply memorable and captivating. Everyone has their favorites and if your favorite is Gandalf, this is going to knock your socks off.Read more...

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If you had a power that no one else had, when would you choose to unleash it? That seems to be one of the questions at the center of Sleight. The main character can do something amazing, but when to do it is the real problem.Read more...

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Paul “Oatking” Johnson, aka the man responsible for that amazing Tie Fighter anime short, is working on a new project: a 20-minute Street Fighter II movie, drawn in the style of the 1994 animated film.Read more...

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I first read Octavia Butler’s Kindred in high school, but, looking back, I don’t really know that I was ready to process the novel for what it truly was: a dark reflection on how a person’s power and agency are inexorably linked to their race and gender. A new graphic novel version delivers the genius of the scifi…Read more...

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When DC Rebirth kicked off, Batman found the blood-dripped badge of the Comedian embedded in the wall of the Batcave, leaving him very confused but confirming to us that the world of Watchmen was coming to the DC universe. Since then, nothing much has really happened with it—but starting this April, that will change.Read more...

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This month marks 25 years since Doreen Green entered the world of Marvel Comics as Squirrel Girl, although her true road to becoming one of the greatest Marvel heroes around didn’t really begin until her excellent series Unbeatable Squirrel Girl kicked off in 2014. To celebrate her 25th anniversary, here are 25 of the…Read more...

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Octavia Butler’s Dawn, along with the rest of the Xenogenesis series, is regularly taught in college classrooms, but you don’t need to have it on your syllabus to enjoy it for $2 on Kindle.Read more...

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We’ve known for awhile that American Horror Story would return for a seventh season. Today came the news that Ryan Murphy’s anthology horror show has received two more seasons on top of that.Read more...

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Is Monster Trucks good? Hell no. Is it bad? It is a disaster. And because it is a disaster, it’s almost kind of fun to watch. Presuming you don’t go out and pay for it and have to find a theater. Also, if you’re an adult? Booze would help.Read more...

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