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Cancel all your plans immediately: tonight, stargazers will be able to view a penumbral lunar eclipse, a stunning full moon, and a comet flyby. It’ll make for a fantastic Friday night, and it’s totally free!Read more...

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John Wick: Chapter 2 opens today, and while that film quite doesn’t fit within io9's science fiction/fantasy borders, star Keanu Reeves has certainly devoted a large chunk of his career to those genres we love best. So now seems a good a time as any to remember his oeuvre. His performances don’t always vary much, but…Read more...

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It turns out that some of those lengthy analyses of the Stranger Things season two episode names might not have been for shit. As it turns out, the Duffy Brothers have hoarded some of the “real” chapter titles, because they don’t want you spoiling everything.Read more...

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Would you recognize the grimy, gravelly voice of the snap-brick Dark Knight if you got a weird-ass phone call asking about an inventory of playthings? Two employees at a British toy store sure didn’t.Read more...

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Deep Space Nine’s fans have spoken, and they want a behind-the-scenes look at their beloved yet divisive Star Trek series. Less than a day after DS9's cast and crew announced a fundraising campaign to complete What We Left Behind, the documentary reached its goal of $150,000 in funding... and that number’s still going…Read more...

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There’s new hope for a Dredd sequel, and possibly more Firefly. Rampage may have found its Lizzie and Ralph. Plus, Matt Nix’s X-Men TV series casts its first mutant, new viral footage from Logan, and the future of River Song on Doctor Who. Spoilers now!Read more...

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The genre fiends behind Toronto’s Little Terrors are at it again, adding another anthology film to a series that kicked off with the horror-centric Minutes Past Midnight. The new collection is called Galaxy of Horrors, and there’s a strong science fiction element in all of the shorts. Check out the trailer below.Read more...

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Marvel recently announced the teens who will make up the main cast of Runaways, a Hulu series based on a beloved teen comic from Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona. Now, we’ve got a peek at their evil parents, called the Pride, and they’re looking both classy and vicious.Read more...

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Michael Myers is coming back and he’ll do so with a little Eastbound and Down flair. Master of horror John Carpenter just revealed that Danny McBride and David Gordon Green will write the next Halloween remake, with Gordon Green directing.Read more...

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But, it turns out, you really did want it. In Beauty and Lord Voldemort, Pistolshrimps seamlessly edits Harry Potter footage into the live-action Beauty and the Beast trailer. You will never look at Voldemort’s smile the same way.Read more...

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Running around, bashing down doors with a giant sword in hand is generally frowned upon in modern society. So if you’re dealing with a secret He-Man fantasy you’re dying to live out, why not fill your pocket with a bunch of tiny swords that can open doors without destroying them?Read more...

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The first trailer is out for Wish Upon, a supernatural horror film that actually looks pretty promising. This heroine isn’t just some girl fleeing for her life, she’s a selfish dick who gets a lot of people killed. But it’s all good, because yay wishes! Read more...

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The sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker, opens this weekend. As Universal started to screen the film, one minor, beautiful detail became the focal point for discussion online: the fact that Christian Grey’s childhood bedroom has a Chronicles of Riddick poster in it.Read more...

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Eating sushi is as much an art as making the Japanese delicacy. When it comes to enhancing the flavor of sashimi or nigiri you’re not supposed to just drown your sushi in soy sauce. A light dip is all you need, and these wonderful Star Wars soy sauce dishes will make it easy to know when you’ve portioned out the…Read more...

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Greetings, denizens of the pre-apocalypse! My apologies that your mail is a little late today, but rest assured it’s just as non-existent as ever. This week: The new Who, if trailers can be spoiled, and what part of an origin story is completely essential.Read more...

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We’ve done our best to let you know how good The Girl With All The Gifts is, with a positive review, raves about the book, and other articles, but words can only do so much. The same goes for trailers, which can sell anything. Now a clip has come out that proves our point: You’ve gotta see this amazing zombie movie.Read more...

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We’ve talked before about how good The Expanse, Syfy’s adaptation of the book series by James S.A. Corey, is, and this won’t probably won’t be the last time, either, But tucked into last night’s episode was a scene between Amos and Holden so good that we had to ask the actors involved about it.Read more...

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The Magicians TV show has evolved into like one of those things that seem just too good to be true: an adaptation of beloved genre work that actually deepens and expands upon the spark of the original work. Season two of the Syfy fantasy series just started and, today, you can ask the guy who wrote the books how he…Read more...

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When Ben Affleck gave up directing duties on the solo Batman film, it was obvious things were grim. And while the latest rumor seems to suggest they’re just getting worse, this time there’s a silver lining.Read more...

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We now know what the state of Stranger Things will be when it comes back later this year. We know how long the time jump between seasons will be, what new characters are getting added, and the boys’ Halloween costumes. We know a lot, except for what’s going on with Eleven.Read more...

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The entire DC Universe was relieved when Joel Schumacher got sent to Arkham after Batman and Robin, guaranteeing he would never direct a Batman movie again. Well, now we have something to regret: Coolio could’ve been the next Scarecrow. What the hell, world—you’re making me regret not having another Schumacher Batman…Read more...

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Legion isn’t going to make people believe in heroes, because it’s not a show about being super. It’s a complex, twisted look at a man who struggles with feeling powerless, even as he discovers he’s the strongest mutant in the world. But, that might make it one of the most powerfully entertaining shows on television.Read more...

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In an interview with Marie Claire for their March 2017 issue, Scarlett Johansson had a cautious response to ongoing criticism about the U.S. live action remake of the popular anime Ghost in the Shell.Read more...

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Deep Space Nine has been both praised and derided as the “Black Sheep” of the Star Trek universe. Now, almost 25 years after the series debuted, some of the shows stars and writers are coming together to make a documentary all about where DS9 took us, as well as where it would’ve gone if it had gotten another season.Read more...

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