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The Seventh Doctor has always had a bit of a bad rap. As the incumbent Doctor for the end of the “Classic” era of Doctor Who, much is put upon Sylvester McCoy’s Time Lord that is a bit undeserved. The Seventh Doctor has had a long life in audio dramas and novels since then, but now he’s also getting his own comic too.Read more...

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It’s been a while since we last heard from Cindi Mayweather, but the Archandroid has a new message for all of her believers. It also happens to come with a guest appearance from Thor: Ragnarok’s Tessa Thompson.Read more...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger returns to politics... for Kung Fury, at least. Kevin Feige wants Ryan Coogler back for Black Panther’s inevitable sequel. Plus, Doug Jones is open to return for the Hocus Pocus reboot, Teen Titans Go! To the Movies pokes fun at Justice League and new looks at Legends of Tomorrow and Ash vs Evil…Read more...

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This isn’t Lego’s first attempt at miniaturizing Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Castle (it’s at least the sixth) and at 878-pieces it’s not the largest version either. But somehow the new Hogwarts Great Hall set stands several Hagrids above all the previous versions by recreating, in wonderful detail, one of the franchise’s…Read more...

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Rick Baker is a master Hollywood effect artist, one who apparently really likes the Joker. A few years back, he dressed up most of his family as different versions of the Clown Prince of Crime. Now he’s created a 3D iteration of Jack Napier for DC Collectibles who looks most unwell.Read more...

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In The Cured, humanity has solved the zombie apocalypse. It’s over. We won. There’s a cure and everything but, those who were once zombies are not treated like everyone else. Read more...

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By now, about 80 percent of people have already given up on their New Year’s resolutions. Luckily, resolutions don’t mean crap and you can try to reach your goal again whenever the hell you want. For those who’ve been wanting to work on their physical health, Darebee has released its highly-anticipated space opera…Read more...

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As Disney and Lucasfilm’s reset-version of Star Wars continuity has expanded over the years, slowly but surely elements of the old Expanded Universe have made their way back into canon. Lucasfilm acknowledged there’s more on the way in the future... so, where do you want them to get started?Read more...

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Sometimes the best thing to do is just doodle. That’s how longtime Aardman director Nick Park came up with the idea for the company’s latest stop-motion animated film, Early Man. He knew he wanted to do something about cavemen but that was as far as the idea went. Then he started drawing.Read more...

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This year, Marvel Studio’s cinematic universe of superhero films turns 10—a milestone for a movie franchise that’s had such a fundamental impact on Hollywood, and shows no signs of stopping. But it only happened because of what turned out to be a monumental mistake a decade before Iron Man hit screens... a mistake by…Read more...

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When you play Game of Thrones Monopoly, you win, or you get bored after 90 minutes and trade away all of your properties. Today’s deal is within about $1 of the best price Amazon’s ever listed, so you won’t need a loan from the Iron Bank of Braavos. Read more...

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Back in 1994, few could have predicted what Stargate would become. The original film was a hit but what happened after is damn near unprecedented. Not a theatrical sequel, no, but several popular television series and a rabid fandom that far overshadowed the people who saw the original movie in theaters.Read more...

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Black Panther isn’t just one of the Marvel universe’s smartest and most powerful heroes, he’s often the one with the most tricks up his sleeve. If Batman is DC Comics’ king of out-of-nowhere moments of surprise, T’Challa handily takes the crown for Marvel. Here’s a few times he grandly let us know he’s always a few…Read more...

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Famed director George A. Romero, the man behind Night of the Living Dead, may have passed away last year, but his contribution to zombie lore is not over yet. The book he was in the process of writing before his death will be finished by The Shape of Water’s novel co-writer Daniel Kraus.Read more...

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“Threshold” is one of the most infamous Star Trek episodes ever. You know what’ we’re talking about—the one with Warp 10 and the lizards. Well, it was also the recent subject of a fake scientific research paper submitted in a test to expose the ever-growing problem of “predatory” scientific journals.Read more...

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Are you sitting down? I’ve got something to tell you—something that may shock you. Between the events of the various Donkey Kong games, the Kong family was involved in a bitter and vicious war. Among its many casualties, this war may have claimed the life of a classic Kong character, explaining his disappearance from…Read more...

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The Stargate franchise is… intimidating. There are three movies, three TV series (two of them exceedingly long-running), an animated series, and tonight, a new web series begins, titled Stargate: Origins. There’s so much Stargate that even if you wanted to check out its epic saga of soldiers, interstellar travel, and…Read more...

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The previous trailers for Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One have been heavy on the Oasis. Why wouldn’t they be? It’s the virtual world of the film where literally anything is possible. But, in this latest look, those scenes are much more balanced with action in the real world. Which is pretty surprising.Read more...

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If Daniel LaRusso had fought John Lawrence again, would it have been the same outcome? Would Daniel have triumphed over evil a second time? We may just find out later this year when Cobra Kai debuts on YouTube Red.Read more...

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Game of Thrones may not come back until 2019, but A Song of Ice and Fire is returning with a new book this year. Unfortunately, it’s still not the story we’ve all been eagerly anticipating for years. But at least it’s something... right?Read more...

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Like, literally. That’s a big fucking Kaiju.Read more...

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The Transformers have been reborn again and again since the toys first hit America in 1984, including appearances in several animated series. But if you grew up with the original toys, and were left confused and disappointed when Optimus Prime was turned into a gorilla, the toys from the latest series, Transformers…Read more...

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This spring, a Layton’s Mystery Journey anime series debuts in Japan and follows the adventures of Professor Layton’s daughter, Katrielle Layton.Read more...

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The first teaser for Pixar’s Incredibles 2 was just that. A tease. There was little to no indication of what, exactly, the highly anticipated sequel would be about. Well, during the Winter Olympics Wednesday, we finally got a good look at the movie. And it looks wonderful.Read more...

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A family of farmers sits around the dinner table, but something’s wrong with the youngest son: He’s started to feel terribly guilty about eating the animals they raise. But this is no ordinary family, and this act of adolescent rebellion is not at all what you expect... and neither is what happens next.Read more...

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