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With a little over a month to go before the live-action Ghost in the Shell movie hits theaters, a new trailer is here, and it reveals a lot.Read more...

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Tonight’s mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead won’t just have zombies and baseball bats. Match.com is launching a live online viewing party where TWD fans can chat about the show, and maybe find someone to bump undead uglies with.Read more...

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Not since Tuxedo Mask have we seen a hero with such epic control over the sassiness of his cape.Read more...

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Well, I know what I’m getting my nephew for Christmas.Read more...

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The Roll Safe meme, in which logically sound but absurd advice is accompanied by someone pointing to their head with a knowing half grin, has slowly been building up steam since late January. But late last week the Internet joke hit critical mass in the gaming world when Nintendo took it to a new plateau of absurdity…Read more...

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Laurence Fishburne got a phone call to come out and make an appearance in Justice League as Daily Planet editor Perry White, but he was too busy washing his hair. He’s said it was a scheduling issue, but there could be another, more juicy reason. According to Fishburne, DC’s kind of blowing it.Read more...

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Warner Bros. has a hell of a problem on its hands. A pair of musicians are suing the company and Logan composer Marco E. Beltrami for using the theme song they helped create for the show without giving them money or credit.Read more...

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A leaked photo that looks to be from the set of Star Trek: Discovery has given us our first peek at the new Klingons. And, yeah, there are some things we need to discuss.Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on io9
Goosebumps writer and overall literary badass R.L. Stine has finally teamed up with Marvel for a comic book series, and a sneak peek at the first couple of pages promises a delightful mix of fun and terror.Read more...

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Tom Cruise is freeeeeeeeeee, free fallin’!Read more...

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Blade Runner is considered the pinnacle of scifi filmmaking, and one of the most visually influential movies of all time. But in the age of CGI, it’s getting harder to find films that are willing to stick with the practical effects that helped make Blade Runner a cinematic legend. Luckily, the sequel’s director has…Read more...

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Sometimes, Twitch streamer lucent_beam decides to take on what she calls ‘The Tower Challenge,’ a game where she picks a low-level Destiny player to help out. After some research, the plan unfolds with a message.Read more...

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In Avengers: Infinity War, the Avengers are going to meet the Guardians of the Galaxy. We all more or less knew this, but to hear Kevin Feige say it in this new video will make the hairs on your arm stand up straight.Read more...

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You get an inkling at the start of John Bashyam’s animated film The Night the Moon Fell that this isn’t going to be a totally wide-eyed and innocent tale of a budding astronomer. That inkling is the Slayer poster on the little kid’s bedroom wall. To say any more would spoil this very funny, very short tale.Read more...

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The scenario seems impossible. A black hole randomly passing into our solar system. If it happened, it would obviously be bad, which is why it’s the perfect subject for a big Hollywood disaster film. But will Hollywood’s representation match the reality? An astrophysics researcher told us, for the most part, yes.Read more...

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The Han Solo Star Wars Story is currently filming but casting is still underway. A new performance capture character was just revealed—and now everyone’s favorite Westworld host, Thandie Newton, is joining in a mystery role.Read more...

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And we’re going to suffer through it it together.Read more...

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posted 12 days ago on io9
In last night’s episode, “Body Double,” Betty and Veronica tackled the issue of slut-shaming. It worked and it didn’t and, in doing so, highlighted some of the best and worst things going on in Riverdale.Read more...

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Turns out the new Halloween film won’t be a straight-up remake after all. It’s going to take place after the first two, keeping the story of the original “Night He Came Home” intact.Read more...

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Headlines like that are why we do what we do.Read more...

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Two days ago, news broke that a Castlevania TV show would be heading to Netflix in 2017, prompting thousands of jokes quoting dialogue from the video game series. In a Facebook post, producer Adi Shankar said, “I personally guarantee that it will end the streak and be the Western world’s first good video game…Read more...

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Batman might be the Caped Crusader and World’s Greatest Detective, but one comic book aims to teach people about a real-life vigilante: Simon Wiesenthal, Nazi Hunter.Read more...

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Ever since Marvel started teasing it, we’ve long suspected that its upcoming Secret Empire event would be about Steve Rogers’ revelation to the wider Marvel world that he is secretly one of Hydra’s masterminds, and is trying to take over the Earth. Well, thanks to ABC News, we know it’s going to be exactly about that.Read more...

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It’s that time of the week again. Time to let down our hair for a bit and take some joy in surviving another week. Start your weekend with a gif or two, why don’t you?Read more...

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When Disney got control of Star Wars, it announced that pretty much everything that wasn’t a TV show or movie was no longer canon. That swept away a long tradition of considering almost everything produced in this universe as connected and part of the same universe. But as the new canon has developed, not everything…Read more...

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