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Coming with Moana is a short called “Inner Workings,” which makes the battle between instinct and thoughtfulness literal by showing our internal organs having faces and very different agendas.Read more...

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Make some room on your shelf next to Blood Diner, Chopping Mall, C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud, and Waxwork, because two new grimy essentials are coming from the Vestron Video Collector’s Series of Blu-rays: Parents and The Lair of the White Worm.Read more...

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Long before he became the Twelfth Doctor, Peter Capaldi was a diehard Doctor Who fan—so he knows his stuff when it comes to talking about why the show has worked so well for over 50 years. But this new nugget of Capaldian wisdom is maybe one of the best things we’ve ever heard said about the show.Read more...

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For months, fans have been wondering who the new actors to join the Star Trek franchise may be, and we may now have an answer. There’s an as-yet unconfirmed report that Michelle Yeoh has been cast on Star Trek: Discovery.Read more...

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If you had to choose the perfect single outfit to wear the rest of your life, one of these wearable sleeping bags from Selk’bag just might be it. They’re like comfy pajamas that will also keep you warm at night, and now that they’re available in four Star Wars designs, why would you ever need to change into another…Read more...

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The Addams Family premiered 25 years ago. Both it and its sequel, Addams Family Values, are strange films. Not because they’re about the Addamses, but because they’re best enjoyed as vignettes—and that aspect actually makes them one of the most faithful movie adaptations out there.Read more...

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Ever since we first got a look at Justice League Action, the new, snappy animated take on DC’s finest heroes, we’ve wanted to see more—and now we know exactly when to expect it. The series is launching with a four-part special next month.Read more...

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In 2016, Westerners take stuff like anime and cosplay for granted. It’s everywhere. But in the 1970s and early 1980s, fans of these emerging scenes had to work hard for their leisure, braving bewildered hotels for their cons and going to incredible lengths just to get hold of bootleg episodes.Read more...

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The Concourse Some U.S. Soldiers Share Extremely Blunt Thoughts On Commander-In-Chief Donald Trump | The Slot Don’t Take Your Eyes Off Ivanka Trump for One Fucking Second | Gizmodo We Need to Stop Taking Facebook’s Word For It [Vol. 2] | The Slot Trump’s Meeting with the New York Times Is Proof…Read more...

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If you haven’t read Prince Lestat, Anne Rice’s most recent Vampire Chronicles book, a lot has changed for the tribe of the Undead. The vampires actually came together, entered the modern world, and formed a community with Lestat at its head. But with Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis, Rice is going to change …Read more...

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The news that Netflix was making a new version of Lost in Space was always only sort of interesting. It’s a show that’s ripe for a reboot in the landscape of turning old TV shows and movies into new TV shows and movies. But it’s also a property lacking anything more identifiable than a robot yelling, “Danger, Will…Read more...

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Back in 2015, Lucasfilm almost announced an official Boba Fett movie, complete with teaser trailer.Read more...

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Hajime Isayama’s blockbuster manga about a world beset by giant, naked, human-eating monstrosities is a hit not just in its native Japan, but around the world. Now Western creators are giving Attack on Titan its due with a new anthology from Kodansha—and you can read one of its best tales right here.Read more...

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National Geographic’s new TV miniseries Mars has a message for the people of Earth: Colonizing the Red Planet is not a pipe dream. In fact, it’s achievable within a generation. Unfortunately, in the first few episodes at least, that message smothers the show’s ability to tell a good story. Mars is much more enjoyable…Read more...

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Like an immortal Scottish warrior who slips through the sands of time, assuming new identities until he comes to manage a New York City antiques shop, rumors of a Highlander remake will never die. But now, they may not be mere rumors, because a director has just signed onto the project.Read more...

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We have no shame about all the toys and collectibles we buy, and you shouldn’t either. You should have even less shame about giving them to your loved ones this holiday season, because seriously, have you seen most pop culture swag nowadays? Because pop culture swag nowadays is sweet as hell. Here’s the proof.Read more...

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Normally when reviewing a movie, you come up with a healthy mix of positive and negative things to say about it. In the case of Disney’s Moana, though, I’m really struggling to come up with the latter. It’s just that wonderful.Read more...

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The next line of Lego’s blind-bagged minifigures is all about the upcoming Lego Batman Movie—and just like everything we’ve seen of both the film and the Lego sets so far, it’s looking both absolutely delightful and jam-packed with goofy reference to decades of Bat-pop culture.Read more...

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So, Disney released a “first look” at one of the Avatar characters that will populate its Pandora portion of Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Florida. And it’s horrifying.Read more...

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Thanks to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the Death Star is en vogue again, which also means there’s no shortage of Death Star merchandise flooding the market. And despite it being a super weapon capable of extinguishing billions of lives with one blast, this Death Star lamp might make it easier to drift off to sleep at…Read more...

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Everything’s changing for the Inhumans next spring—the events of Inhumans vs. X-Men will give way to “Ressurxion,” a new line of both X-Men and Inhuman comics from Marvel. And while the newly announced Royals will see the Inhumans blast off into space, a new series will explore the man atop their throne: Blackagar…Read more...

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I have seen three trailers for this movie, and I still can’t tell if the message is “the aliens are dangerous and they must be fought” or “the aliens are misunderstood and we should befriend them.” And I don’t really care.Read more...

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When a magnitude 6.9 earthquake rocked the Fukushima prefecture of Japan on Tuesday, fear swept the island nation that it could herald a repeat of the tsunami and nuclear disaster at Fukushima five years ago, both of which were caused by an enormous, magnitude 9.1 earthquake.Read more...

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The extended Suicide Squad cut is only eleven minutes longer than the theatrical cut, not nearly enough to contain all the pure awesome that Jared Leto delivered to the set every day. If you were wondering what’s missing, well one fan has looked at all the available footage and figured out what Joker scenes we still…Read more...

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David Yates teases a mysterious character for the Fantastic Beasts sequel. The first pictures from the set of Pacific Rim: Maelstrom are here. We know when we’ll get to see Marvel’s new Inhumans TV show. Stephen Amell discusses the poignancy of Arrow’s 100th episode. Plus, new footage from Star Wars Rebels and Rogue…Read more...

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