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Archer is nearly back! To celebrate, FX announced the show’s return with an absolutely incredible shot-for-shot remake of the opening to the Tom Selleck classic Magnum P.I., right down to the theme tune and the, err.. facial hair.Read more...

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Now that almost everyone on the planet has seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it’s officially time for BB-8 to finally take the merchandising torch from R2-D2. We’ll definitely miss Artoo, but how could we ever say no to products like this life-size BB-8 floor lamp? Read more...

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Gotham, a hellish form of torture dreamt up solely to punish Rob Bricken that occasionally moonlights as a Fox TV show, is heading to comics. Well, the story is actually heading back to comics, given its increasingly loose roots in Batman fiction. Read more...

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“There’s an evil in the wood.” Uh, no kidding. We haven’t even seen The Witch yet and the horror film’s ever-scarier trailers are already giving us nightmares. Which is to say, we’re very excited to finally see what’s probably going to be the scariest movie of the year. The Witch comes out February 19.Read more...

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“People always say, ‘When did you decide to be a writer?’ And I never wanted to be a writer. I just wrote.” That’s Ursula K. Le Guin, speaking in a clip from Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin, an in-progress documentary about the award-winning science fiction and fantasy author. Filmmaker Arwen Curry’s been working on the project for seven years, and is now turning to crowdfunding to help complete it.Read more...

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Okay so the innate handsomeness of being Oscar Isaac isn’t included, but just as Poe’s jacket suited Finn, we’re sure anyone wearing this would get a Dameron seal of “Damn, looking good” approval. It’s that nice a jacket.Read more...

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It’s been 17 years since the original release of Pokémon: The First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back. Since then, there’s been 19 other Pokémon movies. For veteran Pokémon players, I’m guessing that none of the newer movies match up to the original one, though.Read more...

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At last summer’s San Diego Comic-Con, Mattel announced that it would be making a special line of Barbie figures featuring characters from the upcoming Batman v Superman film. And since the movie’s premiere is just over a month away, the Batman version has just appeared on Amazon.Read more...

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There’s an unwritten rule in the wake of a DC superhero movie trailer coming out that someone, somewhere, will inevitably make a mash-up using the audio track of the trailer with footage from the beloved DC animated universe, and it will be fantastic. Suicide Squad is certainly no different.Read more...

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Remember how Cloverfield came out of nowhere and then dumped a pile of viral marketing on us to keep interest in the then-mysterious movie high? Well, its sibling movie, 10 Cloverfield Lane, is operating in much the same way.Read more...

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Deadpool fans are already getting a movie that can encapsulate the gory wildness of Wade Wilson in all is splendor, considering the film carries an R-rating. But are you in the market for even more curses, bodily viscera, and nudity in your superhero movies? Well, you might just be getting your wish.Read more...

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It’s a veritably villainous Star Wars blowout, as another fan-favorite villain may head to Rebels. Sophie Turner teases Sansa’s journey in Game of Thrones. Plus, new X-Files clips, and a sports star heads to Batman v Superman. To me, my Spoilers!Read more...

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It looks like Captain Phasma wasn’t crushed in a trash compactor. On the red carpet for the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards, Gwendoline Christie confirmed that she would indeed be returning for Star Wars Episode VIII. Read more...

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There’s just so much to love here. The cosplay for starters, of course, but also the dedication: while the lightsabers have (duh) had some photoshop work done, that hellish weather was the real deal.Read more...

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This week, the 6th Street Bridge in LA is being torn down. The iconic structure has been used in numerous films over the years, and Vashi Nedomansky wanted to commemorate its use as a set location throughout cinematic history. Read more...

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Nominations for science fiction and fantasy’s biggest award, the Hugo, are now open! If you had been a member of last year’s World Science Fiction Convention or are headed off to this year’s MidAmeriCon II or next year’s 75th WorldCon, you can cast a ballot.Read more...

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We’ve seen a bunch of awesome The Force Awakens mashups already, but the next big thing seems to be Suicide Squad-styled trailers with Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody. First up? Lord of the Rings. Read more...

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A couple of years ago, we were blown away by Steve Gildea’s work titled Planetary Suite: a sliver of each planet forming a single, wonderful image. There was one problem though: he didn’t know what Pluto looked like. Now, we do. Read more...

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The CW has announced that they’ve greenlit six new pilots for potential shows, including an untitled Mars project and an Archie Comics adaptation, Riverdale. Read more...

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I’ve been a huge fan of Will McIntosh’s since I picked up his debut, Soft Apocalypse, and since then, he’s turned out fantastic novel after fantastic novel. In his latest, he turns a bizarre situation into a fast-paced YA adventure that doesn’t disappoint. Read more...

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We’ve known about the existence of an international wizarding community in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter universe. Now, in a recent update to Pottermore, she’s revealed the identities of a number of additional magical academies across the world. Read more...

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J.K. Rowling’s latest story in the world of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, won’t open for 11 months. But this weekend, an almost three minute sneak peak at the film was released and it’s going to give you chills.Read more...

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I have to admit, I wasn’t sure what to make of Vine when it launched: what can you possibly do with just 7 seconds of footage? As it turns out, quite a bit, like this really spiffy animation of Finn.Read more...

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While the ultimate showdown between DC Comics’ iconic heroes doesn’t hit theaters until March, the battle begins now, in your mouth.Read more...

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Back in September, the Museum of Science Fiction announced that they were going to be releasing scholarly publication: The Journal of Science Fiction. Now, their first issue is live!Read more...

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