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It’s 1:30am Eastern on a Sunday morning and Square Enix just announced Kingdom Hearts III’s release date, because why not? The long-awaited action-roleplaying game will be out on January 29, 2019, the publisher says.Read more...

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The idea that Kelly Marie Tran, the charming actress who played Rose Tico in The Last Jedi, would get such hate for her role that she would possibly leave social media for it, is tragic by way of infuriating. Read more...

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Okay, we get they’re bad, but what do they actually believe? Beyond thinking that the Empire rules, I mean. Read more...

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Respawn Entertainment, the studio behind the awesome Titanfall 2, shared details on their upcoming Star Wars project today at the EA Play press conference. It will be called Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and take place during the time between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope.Read more...

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The Infinity War was a dangerous time for the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe. And Jeff Goldblum has his own take on how the Grandmaster from Thor: Ragnarok fared during Thanos’s invasion. Read more...

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Look, I don’t know if The Predator, a soft reboot of the franchise directed by Shane Black, is going to be good. We haven’t been super impressed in the past. But I do know that, in this new footage, two Predators fight each other. And I am here for that. Read more...

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Going to the moon was not exactly easy. This isn’t a revelation, but it’s something that’s easy to forget, from our perspective, a solid 49 years later. First Man’s first trailer is dedicated to helping us remember. Read more...

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You might remember Brent Waller as the original creator of the Ecto-1 Ghostbusters set that Lego put into production a few years ago. Sadly, there’s little chance the toymaker will do the same for Waller’s latest creation: a six-foot-tall recreation of the Wayne Manor and the Batcave, that he estimates was assembled…Read more...

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Westworld has given us a terrifying look at what might happen if humanoid robots powered by highly sophisticated AI suddenly became self-aware and very, very pissed off. Clever short film A.I. Therapy imagines instead future technology that becomes self-aware... and very, very self-involved.Read more...

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Disney just announced that its former Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter will be leaving the company at the end of 2018, in the wake of last year’s accusations that he’d made unwanted advances toward female co-workers. Read more...

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You probably best know Galactus as either the Devourer of Worlds or perhaps even Squirrel Girl’s BFF. Though, for the past few years, the greatest threat to the Marvel Cosmos has actually been one of its greatest protectors. But Marvel’s upcoming Infinity event has just forced the interstellar entity down another path.Read more...

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Logan star Dafne Keen may be the star of the BBC’s upcoming His Dark Materials saga, playing the coveted role of Lyra Belacqua, but there are two adults who play a vital role in the shaping and dismantling of her world. And now we know who will play them. The BBC has announced that Ruth Wilson and James McAvoy have…Read more...

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The single-minded determination of a person hellbent on avenging their murdered family members is strangely similar to the passion displayed by very committed tech enthusiasts who line up for launch day events.Read more...

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Every woman, no matter what she says, wants to hear those nine, small words from the man she loves:Read more...

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HBO has just given a pilot order to Jane Goldman’s Game of Thrones spinoff, one of five potential follow up shows to the acclaimed series currently in the works—and with it, we have the first story details, revealing a show set well before the Westeros we’re familiar with.Read more...

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The question of just how Marvel’s televisual output will react to Avengers: Infinity War’s universe-rattling ending has been pinging around pretty much since the movie dropped—especially since Agents of SHIELD danced so very close to incorporating it this season. But now we have an answer, for better or worse.Read more...

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With that new Bumblebee movie coming out, the subject of Transformers Ethics and Culture has been gaining increased attention and scrutiny lately. This national focus has caused many Transfomers scholars to ponder some complicated questions, such as this ethical pickle: if a Transformer dies, is it disrespectful to…Read more...

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The first trailer for the new Halloween dropped this morning and, for many, it was their first realization of what this new movie is. It’s a sequel, yes, but also a reboot in that it ignores every single other Halloween movie except the 1978 John Carpenter original.Read more...

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With the release of Invincible Iron Man #600 late last month, Brian Michael Bendis has officially left the building at Marvel Comics. His long career at the publisher saw him create iconic characters and helm some of the biggest stories Marvel had, to the point that Bendis was writing so many series he’s actually said…Read more...

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Terry Brooks is best-known for writing the epic fantasy series that kicked off with The Sword of Shannara back in 1977. But the author ventures far beyond that realm for a new scifi thriller, Street Freaks, coming this fall—and we’ve got an exclusive reveal of its incredibly fast-paced first chapter.Read more...

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Kick-Ass director Matthew Vaughn is a busy bee. He’s currently setting up a new production studio and is working on two exciting projects: a Kingsman cinematic universe, and a reboot of Mark Millar’s Kick-Ass... possibly starring the newest face behind the green-and-yellow mask in the comic series.Read more...

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Netflix and Penguin Random House are teaming up to expand the Stranger Things universe with a series of books, which will soon include a prequel all about Eleven’s mom and her involvement in the totally real CIA experiment Project MKUltra.Read more...

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This weekend only, ComiXology is taking 50% off basically every Marvel comic they sell with promo code MARVEL50. The only exclusions are titles released since May 22 of this year, as well as Max and Icon comics.Read more...

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Start off your Friday with a dress shoe sale, PS4 E3 discounts, a whole bunch of Father’s Day gift, and more.Read more...

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To call the first trailer for Universal and Blumhouse’s Halloween reboot “scary” is an understatement. It isn’t just horrific or unsettling—it’s something much more that’ll leave you feeling cold, terrified, and hyped as hell to see the movie.Read more...

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