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We’ve been hearing about Iron Man 3 screenwriter Drew Pearce’s directorial debut for a while now, but we finally have a look at the dystopian future of Hotel Artemis in action—and its pretty amazing cast of criminals.Read more...

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Injustice is already one of DC’s most delightfully loopy alternate universes. Now, it’s going to get even better with a new crossover series that mashes that world up with the Masters of the Universe.Read more...

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Up until now, most of the information you wanted about the Marvel Cinematic Universe was in one place: the cinema. But this November, the MCU is expanding into another medium—books, with its first, officially canon tie-in novel. And it’s all about Thanos, the mad titan who’s about to wreck the Avengers’ entire world…Read more...

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Now that we’ve all had a weekend to chow down on Netflix’s new scifi series, Lost in Space, it’s time to sit down and have a spoiler-fueled chat. No space monkeys, no creepy spiders. Just you, me, and a weird alien robot.Read more...

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This weekend, Square Enix revealed that Kingdom Hearts III will feature playable retro-style mini-games.Read more...

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Grave of the Fireflies is one of the saddest movies ever made. Decades after its original release, people have discovered a haunting, hidden image in the Japanese movie poster.Read more...

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Though he might not be appearing in quite the way you might hope. Read more...

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The new Star Wars trilogy takes a long time to get its heroic trio together. Finn, Rey, and Poe don’t all end up in the same room together until the very last moments of The Last Jedi, and while that meeting is poignant, it’s not nearly enough for passionate fans. Do they hit it off? What do they chat about? Where’s…Read more...

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The finale of Star Trek: Discovery gave us a short glimpse at the most legendary ship in the entire Starfleet: the Enterprise, ten years before the original Star Trek television show. Befitting the different visual style of Discovery, the ship looks a little different than we remembered, but that apparently wasn’t…Read more...

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Chewbacca is an underrated Star Wars character. Despite the fundamental crime of never giving him subtitles, it’s clear that he’s a wry, thoughtful companion to our heroes who is wise even beyond his many, many years. Read more...

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Last night’s game between the Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays had some weather delays. So while the tarps were laid out across Progressive Field, some staff decided to make use of one of the otherwise-idling jumbotrons.Read more...

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This weekend, Netflix’s fascinating reboot of Lost in Space is available for streaming for the first time, with all ten episodes of the first season available to watch. Let’s meet the family. Read more...

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Sean Gordon Murphy, author of Batman: White Knight, has crafted within it his own pocket Batman world, with some substantial differences from the mainline world of the DC Universe, the most obvious one being that the Joker has gone dangerously, uh, sane. Read more...

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Specifically, moms with transforming spandex supersuits. Read more...

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Just a day after a strange video featuring the elderly comics mogul threatening to sue any media outlet covering allegations of elder abuse and fraud surrounding Lee’s fortune, news surfaced that Lee was now suing his former business manager, Jerardo Olivarez, for just those things. Read more...

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Godzilla and Pacific Rim is the crossover we deserve. In a just, good world, there would be five movies of this, just Jaegers and Godzilla, first enemies, then friends, then frenemies, and then, just when you think it gets old, in space.Read more...

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“Be... our... guest...” Now that you’ve got one of Disney’s all-time best movie songs stuck in your head, you’ll thoroughly enjoy this rare behind-the-scenes footage of Angela Lansbury and the late Jerry Orbach recording “Be Our Guest” for the original animated version of Beauty and the Beast.Read more...

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George R.R. Martin has two strong consistencies in his professional life. One is writing infuriatingly mouthwatering food descriptions. The other is repeatedly reminding the world that he’s still not over Game of Thrones cutting one of his favorite characters from the novels: Lady Stoneheart.Read more...

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Earlier this week, artist Nick Derington shared his cover artwork for Mister Miracle #10, which is a fantastic close-up of Darkseid that balances detail and an impressively inverted photo-negative color palette. Fans have been remixing the cover all week, turning out some eye-popping riffs on this vision of the Lord…Read more...

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the nifty little tchotchkes tempting our wallets lately. This week: Lego rides its chibi-style figurines all the way to the future, Hot Toys unleashes its take on a very beardy Captain America, and a weirdly cute Deadpool. Take a look!Read more...

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Despite the fact that they all come from worlds where teams of superheroes save the multiverse on a daily basis, most of the heroes in comic books balk when they realize that their only hope of surviving the arcs of their own stories is—wait for it—working with other people.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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Creating a character for a role-playing game is an intense experience. It’s thrilling and intimidating—often at the same time—to invent a fictional version of yourself and send them out on adventures. It’s another thing entirely when the character you’re making is based on the person in front of you.Read more...

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George R.R. Martin is known as a bloodthirsty writer, lopping the heads off your favorite A Song of Ice and Fire characters (sometimes quite literally) with a reckless abandon that barely gives you time to grieve before the next blood-spattered literary massacre. His latest kill may be one of his most tragic though:…Read more...

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Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch is one of the most curious characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Even after three films, we still don’t really know all that much about just who Wanda Maximoff is and what she can do.Read more...

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