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The Concourse CNN Unsure If Trump Should Take Political Risk Of Acknowledging Jews Are People | Jezebel Kanye West Has Been Hospitalized for ‘His Own Health And Safety’ | Gizmodo Hedgehog-Based Authentication Is the Only Way to Be Truly Secure | Deadspin NHL Announces Plans To Prevent Fun In The Future |Read more...

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In this concept art by Chris Glenn (“Duel” above, and “Crash” below), a figure faces two different but equally urgent situations. It seems a fight is likely in both—maybe even inevitable. What’s the story here, and are these two scenes connected?Read more...

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We’re finally getting a sequel to the beloved 1982 Jim Henson and Frank Oz film The Dark Crystal, but it won’t be a movie. Instead, The Power of the Dark Crystal will be hitting shelves as a 12-issue comic series, based on the unused feature script and drawn by artists with an eye toward the legendary Brian Froud.Read more...

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Frank Miller and Geof Darrow’s comic Hard Boiled has a story seemingly made for the big screen. And now the tale of a boring insurance adjuster who’s actually (unbeknownst to him) a killer cyborg poised to lead a robot revolution may have found its director and star: Ben Wheatley and Tom Hiddleston.Read more...

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In Captain America: Civil War, we not only met T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), but his father T’Chaka (John Kani) also played a significant role in things. The family’s getting a matriarch, though, in the form of Angela Bassett.Read more...

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I mean, don’t tell me you haven’t had thoughts about what Bruce Wayne’s intestines look like.Read more...

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Short film X-Story, by Vitaliy Shushko, has everything you need for a good action-adventure tale: a robot arm, a Tron cycle, a man peeing off a cliff, death-defying leaps, and enough Xs to challenge any X-Men movie. Read more...

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It’s been a good—and prescient—year for post-apocalyptic fiction, but one of our favorite new takes on the genre has been Z2 comics’ Legend, as it explores the weird world of an Earth where cats and dogs are the predominant survivors of a viral apocalypse. Want to learn more? Read more...

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Legendary Entertainment, the team behind The Dark Knight, Godzilla, Interstellar, Pacific Rim, and many others, just picked up the rights to Frank Herbert’s equally legendary scifi novel, Dune.Read more...

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Rogue One has found its exhaust port. It’s not the one attached to the Death Star, of course—that has to be saved for A New Hope. But now we know a little more about the base the Rebels will have to assault in the new movie, and just how simple it is for them to exploit.Read more...

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Oh no. Oh no no no no no. This is... this is bad.Read more...

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Earlier this month, Ezra Miller said that the thing the next Flash director needs is “heart.” Kevin Smith’s got a much smarter take on what the next director needs and even has a suggestion for Warner Bros. to consider. (No, it is not himself.)Read more...

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Thanks to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, we can all see the future. We may not know how the adventures of Newt Scamander will turn out, but thanks to the Harry Potter films and books, we know what happens to many of the famous characters seen or mentioned in the prequel. Connecting the dots between these two…Read more...

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The team behind Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles is making a show based on Bong Joon-ho’s 2013 film Snowpiercer, and we couldn’t be happier about it.Read more...

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Although the aptly titled Resident Evil: The Final Chapter is the last of Paul W.S. Anderson’s takes on the survival horror video game series, the director is apparently not done with his cinematic relationship with video game developer Capcom. Next up? An... interesting take on the iconic Monster Hunter franchise.Read more...

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And not in the “We finally find out how they reproduce” kind of way.Read more...

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Being Luke Skywalker, the Joker, and the Trickster would probably suck if you didn’t love pop culture. Thankfully for Mark Hamill, pop culture has been a lifelong obsession for him, and one that he’s getting to explore on a brand new YouTube show called Mark Hamill’s Pop Culture Quest. io9 talked to Hamill about the…Read more...

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When they’re not tying into the movies, Lego’s line of Marvel superhero sets has already given us minifigure versions of a whole host of weird and wonderful Marvel heroes over the years. But next year, they’re finally giving us one of the company’s most beloved characters in recent comics history: Ms. Marvel herself,…Read more...

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Discounted Kindles, early Black Friday TV sales, and a $45 Dremel lead off Monday’s best deals.Read more...

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Screengrabber RIP, Sound Guy | Jezebel Texas Tea Party Lawmaker Pushes for Schools to Out Their Students to Parents | Gizmodo Science Channel Cancels Special After Grisly Pumpkin Cannon Accident | Jezebel Louisiana Legislators Celebrate Birthday With Bikini And Vagina Cakes |Read more...

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“Save the Rebellion, Save the Dream!” Dammit, Rogue One, I’ve got a little something in my eye.Read more...

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The producer of the Harry Potter film series and its latest spinoff is moving from Fantastic Beasts to feline ones. David Heyman announced that he’s teaming up with China’s Alibaba Pictures Group to adapt fantasy series Warriors for the big screen. And yes, it’s about fighting cats.Read more...

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Finding and busting some of the world’s biggest myths is almost an art unto itself. Now, there’s an entire exhibition dedicated to the Art of the Myth. It’s even got the stamp of approval from Adam Savage himself.Read more...

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Disney and James Cameron are still trying to convince the world that Avatar remains a thing. And who knows, they might be right...eventually. Seven years after the film debuted, and right in the midst of four planned sequels, the Mouse has revealed that Pandora - The World of Avatar is opening in summer 2017 at…Read more...

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The only comic-book artist who’s ever been found guilty of obscenity can return to Florida without being immediately taken into custody. The Kickstarter for an upcoming documentary about his trial has raised enough to not only fund the film, but also to clear Mike Diana’s outstanding warrant for his arrest.Read more...

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