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Studio Ghibli fans who don’t have an Amazon Prime account may want to get on that. Later this month, the studio’s animated show Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter comes to the streaming service.Read more...

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Poor John Stewart. He was so happy to get to show up at a Justice League meeting and he turned up on the day that magic decided to screw with people’s minds. Also, Batman is not nice.Read more...

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FINALLY. This is huge news for Twin Peaks fans who have been dying for any solid info on the Showtime revival’s premiere date. Now we know: it’s May 21.Read more...

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A) 100 percent this exists because of the Julie Mao/Julie Meow and “recat” puns; B) There’s like a billion plot points missing because The Expanse is big and a slow-burn mystery for most of season one; C) Please never imply that I’m watching cats have sex in zero gravity again.Read more...

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Hidden Figures tells a kind of story that has become overly familiar—how black individuals managed to achieve in a system built to oppress them—but does it in a different way.Read more...

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This week, two of the biggest superhero teams in the world are meeting for the very first time. DC’s Justice League and the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers are going into battle in a new DC/Boom Studios collaborative series—and we sat down with writer/artist team Tom Taylor and Stephen Byrne to find out more.Read more...

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Very important news, y’all—joining Team Skull is possible. Over the weekend, Magfest turned into Po Town as Team Skull cosplayers took over the con.Read more...

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Will 2017 be the year we finally get our mitts on The Winds of Winter? At this point, even Bran Stark’s third eye couldn’t see if the answer is “hell yes!” or “keep waiting.” But fret not, avid scifi and fantasy readers. The year still holds plenty of promise, as demonstrated by our gargantuan list of most-anticipated…Read more...

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I’m not sure which I feel more conflicted about—that Spidey-clone extraordinaire Ben Reilly is getting his own comic series again as the Scarlet Spider, or the fact that you can see his mouth through the suit and that smile is scary as hell.Read more...

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Swiss Army Man is the best movie ever made about a farting corpse, and in fact, one of the best movies of 2016, including those not centered on farting corpses. Own it on Blu-ray and digital for $10.Read more...

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Are you not watching the Librarians? It’s still the most fun you’ll have Sunday nights, with last night combining zany vampire antics with some truly heartbreaking scenes confronting mortality. We talked to actress Lindy Booth, who plays Cassandra, about everything that happened in one of the show’s finest episodes.Read more...

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Somehow the Power Rangers movie has kept the Rangers’ Zords shrouded in secrecy (and fog). The first teaser posters showed us barely anything, so our best looks actually came from the toys—and now we have an even better look at all the Zords, and it’s still not an official movie reveal.Read more...

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Riverdale’s teen noir take on Archie Comics was already wonderfully weird enough, but it was almost much, much weirder.Read more...

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It was not a good night for science fiction and fantasy, with Zootopia the only winner even sort of fitting either description. That’s not to say that the nominees didn’t have a lot of surprising acknowledgements of genre (hey Deadpool). Or even that the winners didn’t deserve it. Just that Mr. Robot, which dominated…Read more...

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During the Golden Globes, Disney premiered a short TV spot for Beauty and the Beast. It’s almost all new footage and it’s almost entirely centered on Emma Watson’s Belle. Which makes sense, since it’s soundtracked with her singing “Belle.” Great adventure in the great wide somewhere, indeed.Read more...

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Batman, Wonder Woman, Cyborg, The Flash, and Aquaman are finally side-by-side and in action in the latest image from Justice League. And since it’s a Zack Snyder movie, obviously it’s going to have a bunch of looming fog. Still, Snyder’s right to call them a bunch of badasses.Read more...

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The CW is coming out with all sorts of announcements at this year’s TCA event, but nothing compares to the rising storm that is the Archie Comics Universe. This includes talks for a dark reboot of Sabrina the Teenage Witch, some animated movies...and yes, a musical by Will Ferrell.Read more...

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Joe Carnahan, the writer currently attached to a film adaptation of Uncharted, just finished the most current draft of its screenplay according to a recent post he made on Instagram.Read more...

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The CW announced that it’s renewing all four shows in its superhero lineup. That’s right, Arrow, Supergirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and The Flash are all returning again in 2017-2018. It’s not much of a surprise, but it’s still very exciting.Read more...

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The CW has announced that it’s picked up NBC’s canceled superhero series Constantine for an animated revival on its digital network, with Matt Ryan set to return as the title character.Read more...

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It’s time for Awesome Games Done Quick, starting today at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel in Herndon, VA. Speedrunners from the far corners of the Internet will be meeting in person to raise money for charity and see just how quickly they can beat their favorite games.Read more...

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Batman and Superman might have something else that unites them other than their common love of the name Martha: They could dual-dominate the Razzies this year.Read more...

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Mark Hamill has perfectly voiced one of the future president’s tweets as the Joker, and we could see more of them in the future. That might be one of the most beautiful sentences ever uttered—if it wasn’t also tragic.Read more...

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After a mid-season hiatus so we could all go see a movie, Star Wars Rebels came back Saturday with a two-part episode called “Ghosts of Geonosis.” Not only did it bring Forest Whitaker back to voice Saw Gerrera, it helped fill in a crucial link between Attack of the Clones and Rogue One. It also included one of the…Read more...

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