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Agents of SHIELD and Inhumans Will Air Friday Nights But Let's Not Panic Yet

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Traditionally, Friday night is where TV shows go to die. It’s even referred to by many as the “death slot,” because so few people watch TV on Friday. So then, it’s rather inauspicious for the show that ABC has scheduled their huge new Marvel show Inhumans and moved Agents of SHIELD to—you guessed it—Friday. Read more...

The 15 Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Noir Films

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Putting the tantalizing mixture of scifi and fantasy with stylish, gritty crime and intrigue on movie screens is nothing new. In fact, it’s been a tradition practically since film noir came into fashion, and the combination has resulted in some truly great films. Here are our favorites. Read more...

Injustice 2: The Kotaku Review

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The fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us gave us a world torn apart by conflict between between two of comics’ greatest heroes. Now brutal murderer Superman and “I don’t want to fight you” Batman are back, joining forces against the most diabolical foe the DC Universe has ever faced—loot boxes. Read more...

ABC Is Staging a Bizarre Little Mermaid Musical Spectacular This Fall

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Live action musicals on network TV are all the rage these days, and now ABC is entering the genre with its own weird mishmash version of The Little Mermaid. But this version will be a two-hour special event that somehow promises to meld scenes from the animated Disney classic with live musical performances by an… Read more...

This Logan Noir Trailer Is a Straight-Up Johnny Cash Music Video

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When the very first trailer for Fox’s Logan dropped last year, it was the ad’s careful use of Johnny Cash’s haunting “Hurt” that suggested the movie would have an emotional weight and depth to it unlike any other X-Men flick. The song was always perfect crystallization of the older Wolverine’s painful struggle, but in… Read more...

Today's Best Deals: Dress Shoes, Lucky Brand Clothing, $9 Multitool, and More

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Discounted dress shoes, Amazon’s one-day Lucky brand clothing sale, and a $9 multitool lead off Tuesday’s best deals. Read more...

We Might Not Be Getting Those Six Power Rangers Sequels After All

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Before the Power Rangers reboot hit theaters a few months, Lionsgate talked a big game about having long-term plans for the movie franchise. Those plans might have to be shelved now, though, thanks to a disastrous box office performance in China this past weekend. Read more...

PBS Is Streaming Every Episode of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood on Twitch

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Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood is something I recall as a feeling rather than a specific set of memories. Wikipedia claims there was a whole cast of characters—Mr. McFeely, Pilot Ito, Officer Clemmons, and a few dozen puppets—but I don’t remember them. With the passage of time, the show’s details have collapsed into a… Read more...

All It Took Was Cat Grant's Return to Make Supergirl the Best Again

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Superman needs Lois Lane. It’s built into the fabric of his narrative. He’s an all-powerful, godlike creature and he needs something human to keep him tethered to this world and give him a little weakness the rest of us can empathize with. Human characters like the Flash and Green Arrow don’t need characters like… Read more...

Evangelion VR Puts You In The Pilot's Seat. Literally. 

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Namco Bandai announced a new virtual reality experience called Evangelion VR: The Soul Seat.  Read more...

The Final Trailer For War for the Planet of the Apes Does Not Skimp on the War

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Everyone’s angry at everyone else in the last War for the Planet of the Apes trailer, which makes sense, as the excellent prequel trilogy has always been building up to one final battle for the fate of human and simian kind. By the looks of it, it’s going to be one hell of a fight. Read more...

The DCEU Could Introduce Black Adam a Lot Sooner Than We Think

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Aquaman recruits a Power Ranger. Michael Fassbender is confirmed for another X-Men appearance. Get a first look at the familiar Predators of the Predator reboot. Plus, when to expect the return of The X-Files, tiny new snippets of Wonder Woman footage, and tons of Doctor Who pictures. To me, my Spoilers! Read more...

Let's Hope Fox's Paranormal Comedy Ghosted Ends Up Being Funnier Than Its First Trailer

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The first trailer for the Adam Scott-Craig Robinson paranormal comedy Ghosted is here, and despite the show’s great premise and cast, this initial glimpse of it is pretty disappointing. Read more...

Report: New Pirates of the Caribbean Being Held for Ransom by Internet Pirates

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It’s been a dizzying few days for news about hackers demanding ransom. It’s hard to tell which events are connected. But according to multiple reports, hackers are threatening to leak a major film owned by Disney, and sources tell Deadline that the movie is Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man Tell No Tales. Read more...

Greg Pak and Takeshi Miyazawa's Next Comic Brings Together a Boy and His Giant Robot

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Greg Pak and Takeshi Miyazawa might be best known for being the creative team that brought Marvel’s Amadeus Cho to life, but their latest collaboration is bringing another Asian-American hero into the comic book fold: a little boy named Stanford, and the giant robot he calls his best friend. Read more...

The First Trailer for Seth MacFarlane's Star Trek Spoof The Orville Looks Perfect

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When Star Trek Discovery is going to make it to the airwaves is anyone’s guess. Until then, though, we’ve got what looks like the next best thing: Seth MacFarlane’s spoof of the franchise, The Orville. Read more...

The Tron: Legacy Daft Punk Soundtrack Goes Perfectly With the Trippy Effects of Star Trek: The Motion Picture

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A soundtrack can often make or break a film. Daft Punk’s work on Tron: Legacy helped make that sequel mostly watchable, but it turns out that score works even better for Star Trek: The Motion Picture, as Patrick Collins discovered when he brilliantly mashed up both films. Read more...

The Team Behind the New Star Trek Comic on Bringing The Next Generation (and a Buff Picard) to the Mirror Universe

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Star Trek’s Mirror Universe is one of the most enduring storylines across the whole franchise, and will always have a sinisterly-goatee’d place in our hearts. A new IDW comic plans to bring the Next Generation crew to the Mirror Universe—but how? We spoke to the team behind Mirror Broken to learn more. Read more...

The Mummy Unleashes the First Peek at Russell Crowe's Mr. Hyde

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Though The Mummy stars Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella, one of the most intriguing characters is played by Russell Crowe. The Oscar winner is Dr. Jekyll, a key figure in the new Universal Monsters film universe, and this new video reveals his dark side. Read more...

Everything the Trailer for the X-Men Show The Gifted Tells Us About Its Mutant Heroes

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This morning we got our first good look at The Gifted, Marvel and Fox’s new TV series about a family on the run from an anti-mutant government taskforce. And while a lot of what the show has in store is being kept under wraps, the trailer has a few hints about the state of mutant-kind in this new show, and none of… Read more...

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