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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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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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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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