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With Alien: Covenant coming out next week, lots of people have been discussing or revisiting the film that came before it: Prometheus. That even includes the director of both films, Ridley Scott, who admitted fan reaction to Prometheus influenced Covenant.Read more...

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For decades, Star Wars has been treated as a series for boys—but ever since 1977, girls and women all over the world have loved the saga too. A new documentary plans to speak to those female fans to see what inspired their relationship with the galaxy far, far, away, and the heartwarming trailer is worth a watch.Read more...

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So we finally have our first look at the Inhumans, the stars of Marvel and ABC’s new limited TV series that finally brings Stan Lee and Jack Kirby’s outlandish superteam to live-action after years of groundwork being laid by Agents of SHIELD. Don’t know your Terrigenesis from your Tritons? We’re here to help.Read more...

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Game of Thrones isn’t one to shut away from gutsy stunts, whether it’s the epic horse skirmish in “Battle of the Bastards,” or that stupid thing where we all watched ice melt to find out when season seven was coming. But all of them pale in comparison to what may be considered GoT’s craziest stunt, which probably…Read more...

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Don’t get your hopes up about the latest Deadpool 2 rumors. Get a sneaky glimpse at the set of the Han Solo movie. Ghost Rider and Captain Cold return in new pictures for Agents of SHIELD and The Flash, respectively. Plus, more Transformers Thru History for The Last Knight, and great news for iZombie, Gotham, and The…Read more...

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If you’ve seen Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, you probably know what ships we mean. If you haven’t, well, go see it and come back later.Read more...

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It Stains the Sands Red is a zombie movie that seems to borrow a bit from It Follows—it’s about a woman who can’t shake the plodding pursuit of the undead new man in her life. But it’s also set in the Nevada desert, lending a flashy danger to that region not seen since Nomi Malone hitchhiked into Vegas in Showgirls.Read more...

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Last year it felt like every TV show was about time travel, with network series Making History, Time After Time, Timeless, and Frequency, plus a few others peppered around the dial and streaming. But three of those new time-travel shows have since bitten the dust, with a fourth likely soon to follow.Read more...

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Unsurprisingly, witnessing a xenomorph emerge from its host from the xenomorph’s perspective is really, really gross.Read more...

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Humble Bundle has just made friends with anyone looking for a stash of amazing and award-winning scifi and fantasy to add to their collection. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America bundle is an impressive collection of Nebula winners and nominated authors that’s basically an automatic summer reading list.Read more...

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What can you say about a trailer that sums up its premise as “Asteroid. Earth. Boom”? Only that summer just got a whole lot more fun.Read more...

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She’s beauty, she’s grace. She’s an interdimensional being with a fondness for the American flag and in this week’s issue of Marvel’s America, we finally learn how America Chavez came to identify herself as a Latinx woman.Read more...

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Dario Argento’s Italian horror classic Suspiria is beloved for many reasons, but high atop the list is the film’s haunting score by frequent Argento collaborators Goblin. A Suspiria remake is due later this year, and the crucial slot of soundtrack creator has just been announced. It’s a name you might recognize.Read more...

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While it’s possible to play Overwatch and not pay attention to its lore, there’s a part of that game’s fandom that loves it for its lore. These fans theorize about character backgrounds, make fan art, and often obsess over the possible romantic pairing in the game, known as “shipping.” They imagine former friends…Read more...

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In the wake of BioWare’s polarizing Mass Effect: Andromeda, fans have wondered where the lauded sci-fi series will go next. The answer, according to people familiar with the studio, is nowhere—at least for the time being. BioWare has put Mass Effect on hiatus and turned Andromeda’s developer, BioWare Montreal, into a…Read more...

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It’s time for sparkles, sunshine, and dance parties! Unikitty, the adorable creature from The Lego Movie, is finally getting her own show on Cartoon Network. Let’s hope Unikitty! includes some enemy smiting as she desperately holds onto her sequined throne.Read more...

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Superhero team-ups are meant to be fun, but when one of the biggest supervillains around shows up in front of you, demands an alliance, and then tells you that oh, by the way, he’s totally given up being a villain to take the place of Iron Man? Well, those team-ups are fraught with danger... or should be, at least.Read more...

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Oh, Luke, telling the world the Jedi are finished doesn’t feel quite as dramatic when it’s via text bubble. With both Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Battlefront II on the horizon, one fan has started the 8-bit (technically 16-bit) parody trailer wagon rolling... and he’s got the approval of TLJ’s director himself.Read more...

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Hopefully, this opens the door for a Jurassic Park and Ghostbusters crossover.Read more...

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The odds of Judge Dredd returning to the big screen are pretty slim, but the popular character will indeed be back, just in a different medium.Read more...

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The end of April saw the release of the third installment of To Boldly Go: Rare Photos from the TOS Soundstage by Gerald Gurian. The book covers the third season of the show, and it’s got the usual rare and delightful peeks behind the scenes of Star Trek. Read more...

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Fox’s upcoming X-Men drama The Gifted is a Marvel story as old as time. People with powers walk among us, those without powers fear them, and the government is seemingly hell-bent on capturing and imprisoning all of the... well, the gifted.Read more...

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The baffling (and increasingly disturbing) Cars 3 is all about an intergenerational rivalry between the upstart Jackson Storm (Armie Hammer) and the old star Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson). In this trailer, it’s not just the technologically new and superior Jackson that isn’t good—it’s apparently every bit of new…Read more...

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After a turgid attempt to retool itself after an awful third season that saw the loss of one of the show’s most important elements in the form of Nicole Beharie’s Abbie Mills, the desperate, confused mess that was Sleepy Hollow is no more. Fox has officially canceled the show after four seasons.Read more...

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“A cautionary tale,” reads the description for this surreal nursery rhyme of an animated short, Klementhro. It’s repetitive at first, but stick with it... it takes a dark turn and features maybe the snappiest, most over-it ghost ever to float beside a river bank. Read more...

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