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When a director bursts onto the scene like Joe Cornish did with Attack the Block, usually that director immediately gets snatched up for another movie. And another. And yet, it’s 2017, and Joe Cornish has yet to direct another movie.Read more...

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In the past week, Marvel Studios released a new movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and Marvel TV released trailers for three new TV shows: The Defenders, Runaways, and Inhumans. At one point, those last two were actually movie ideas themselves.Read more...

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I mean, sure, that forest conversation between Ultron and his last drone was pretty good. But, like most things, it could’ve been improved if it featured more giant sentient trees flinging things into the air so they could be blown the heck up.Read more...

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Comics are for everybody—but even as more and more initiatives launch to publish books aimed at young audiences, there’s a distinct lack of major efforts to cater to younger readers at some of the biggest comics publishers. DC at least wants to change that for its own comics, starting next year.Read more...

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The original Star Tours has a place in the heart of many Star Wars fans—although following its revamp back in 2011, it’s now impossible to experience Disney’s first foray into the world of Star Wars rides in person. At least this amazing fan-made project lets you rekindle a few of those memories.Read more...

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Ghosts are undeniably scary. But if your greatest fear is being trapped in a skin-crawlingly awkward social situation, you may be permanently scarred by Another Evil, a horror-comedy that elevates the concept of “frenemy” to alarming new heights.Read more...

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Oh good, someone’s decided to make a show out of the comments section. And Twitter. And Reddit. You know what? Basically the internet itself.Read more...

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Tomorrow, May 6, is basically comic book fan Christmas—because it’s Free Comic Book Day, the annual celebration across comic stores the world over to revel in the comics we love (and get free ones, too). As ever, there are tons on offer for FCBD this year, so here’s our picks for the ones you should look out for.Read more...

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round-up of all the coolest new toys. This week we’ve got a truly spectacular Princess Leia figure, a double dose of Wonder with new Wonder Woman toys, some out-of-this-world cards, and a tiny version of the legendary Dragonzord from Power Rangers. Hide your wallets!Read more...

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It’s a truck! It’s a store! It’s the world’s biggest Rick! Adult Swim is hitting the road in “the Rickmobile,” a vehicle that will be hauling exclusive Rick and Morty merchandise under its lab coat. You can’t actually take a ride in the Rickmobile, but you can marvel at its magnificence.Read more...

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Marvel movies are known for their teasing mid- and post-credits scenes, but with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, they up the ante with five of them after the conclusion of the movie. Some are jokes, but some have huge ramifications for future Marvel movies. Here’s how and why.Read more...

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We finally found out who killed Jason Blossom last night. Of course, why he was murdered is still up in the air and a whole new mystery popped up. But none of that matched the episode’s big reveal, which snatched the crown of weirdness from any other contender. And, in this show, that’s some seriously stiff…Read more...

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“I watch Sense8 for the sex” is a comment I’ve heard a lot lately. People have their favorite moments of the beautiful multicultural cast banging their connected brains out. (Perhaps I need to just hang out with fewer horndogs.) But sex, while definitely a major part of Sense8, is not all that the show or the…Read more...

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The Weyland-Yutani A.I. computer of the good ship Covenant is “MUTHUR,” which the people aboard have linguistically and naturally changed to “Mother.” It’s actually pretty creepy even before things start to go horribly, horribly wrong for the Covenant crew as this odd little trailer proves. Read more...

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Yesterday may have been May the Fourth, but the Star Wars deals seem to be like Sandpeople, walking single file to hide their numbers. Amazon has a ton of Star Wars toys and board games marked down, and you don’t need to be Force-sensitive to see that these prices aren’t ones to pass up.Read more...

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I’m all for Chris Pine cracking jokes and being rescued by a kickass Gal Gadot all the time in Wonder Woman, which basically means the movie just needs to be different versions of this new clip over and over again.Read more...

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It feels like we’re constantly searching for a friend out there in the cosmos, only to be repeatedly disappointed. But what if, in our quest to discover life beyond Earth, we’ve overlooking a more important question? What if the question we should really be asking is, how do we ensure life spreads beyond Earth?Read more...

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There are scant few plot details describing just what sort of adventure Marvel’s Inhumans will get into in their upcoming live-action series. But this first trailer for the Inhumans—voiceover only, alas—suggests that Maximus won’t be hiding his disdain for his brother and king Black Bolt’s approach to politics.Read more...

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The BBC is waging a new War of the Worlds. Get a bizarre look at a Guardian of the Galaxy on the set of Avengers: Infinity War. Aquaman teases some flashbacks ahead for Arthur Curry. Plus, teasing new details for the Han Solo movie, and what’s to come on Arrow, Flash, iZombie, and Supergirl. To me, my Spoilers!Read more...

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Not only is this fan-made short series really well edited and put together, it’s got an art style quite unlike anything you’ve seen before from the grim dark future of Warhammer 40,000's setting.Read more...

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Today, a new trailer was released to promote the fact that James Cameron’s masterpiece Terminator 2: Judgment Day is getting a 3D re-release this summer. But the 3D is not the most exciting part.Read more...

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Before you get too excited, this new Twin Peaks teaser is 30 seconds of enigmatic footage and 30 seconds reminding you to subscribe to Showtime ahead of the show’s May 21 debut. Still, considering we’ve seen barely anything from the cult hit’s long-awaited return, it’s still HUGE.Read more...

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HBO is preparing for the eventual end of Game of Thrones by developing not one, not two, not three, but four spinoffs set in that world.Read more...

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It’s been almost two years since Marvel bid farewell to the Ultimate comics universe it began in 2000—smashing it right into its “main” universe to kick off Secret Wars with a multiversal bang. But in the past new years of the “All-New, All-Different” universe, a few elements of Ultimate Marvel have lived on.Read more...

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If you are a popular athlete, have been attractive for most of your life or had a girlfriend in high school, then you probably don’t know that May 4 is Star Wars Day. Star Wars is the seminal piece of work in the nerd universe, and single-handedly created the serial Hollywood science fiction blockbuster.Read more...

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