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Mark Hamill Will Once Again Voice the Joker in Cartoon Network's Justice League Action

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Cartoon Network’s putting the animated band back together. It’s new show, Justice League Action, will have Kevin Conroy voicing Batman and Mark Hamill as the Joker. Close your eyes and imagine Batman: The Animated Series has returned. Read more...

Pull Up a Chair for the Gif Party

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It’s Friday and next to alcohol, the one thing we need are gifs. So fill the comments with one or the other. Both if possible! Read more...

I Miss the Heroes of the 80s Who Got Their Asses Kicked All the Time

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The 80s were a simpler, more macho time. It was the era of Ronald Reagan, Rambo, and Bruce Springsteen’s patriotic denim buttcheek. But when I think about 80s pop culture, I think about heroes who got their asses handed to them. I miss that vulnerability and determination to keep going after a horrendous defeat. Read more...

Is The 100's 'Commander of Death' About to Become the Commander of Everyone?

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In the brutal, post-apocalyptic world of The 100, committing mass murder earns you a lot of street cred. Enough to become leader of the whole goddamn universe? Maybe. Because the current head honcho, Lexa, needs some help from her old ally. Read more...

How to Make Ratatouille Just Like the Pixar Movie

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Ratatouille has never looked better than it did in the Pixar movie. A perfect accordion of vegetables of different colors winding themselves in a pot glazed with visual deliciousness. Which makes sense because one of the best chefs in the world, Thomas Keller, imagined the recipe up for the animators at Pixar to make. Show More Summary

Doctor Who's New Showrunner Wrote a Painfully Earnest Theme Song for the Show in 1985

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Let’s be fair: were all tragic teen fans once. In fact, some of us are tragic fans now. And we don’t all get the chance to be in charge of the show that we loved when we were kids. That said, this song is still painfully bad. Read more...

A First Look at Heavy Metal's Universe-Hopping New Series, The Doorman

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Biting the dust a few days away from retirement is a bit of an action movie cliche. But in the case of Heavy Metal’s new scifi comic, the mere threat of it could have ramifications for the entire galaxy if Henry Waters, guardian of Earth, meets his end. This is The Doorman, and we’ve got an exclusive look at the first issue! Read more...

Our Long National Nightmare Is Over as Fish Mooney Returns to Gotham

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Yes, actress Jada Pinkett-Smith has signed on to return to her role as Gotham’s “most-willing-to-pull-her-own-eye-out-and-then-stomp-on-it” mobster for several episodes of season 2. So if you were wondering if Gotham was planning on getting any less absurd, the answer is clearly “no.” Read more...

Add 'Robin Hood in the Future' to All the Other Robin Hood Movies on the Way

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In the coming years, expect to see Robin Hood at your local theater a lot. Sony Pictures, Warner Bros., Walt Disney and Lionsgate all have competing projects in development and now another is back in the mix. Except this one is set... IN THE FUTURE. Read more...

The 14 Most Ridiculous Things Ever Investigated on The X-Files

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The truth is out there, but sometimes the truth is pretty embarrassing. Not every X-File that agents Mulder, Scully, Doggett and Reyes investigated on the original series was mysterious and deadly; sometimes, the answers were pretty goddamned dumb. Here are more than a dozen X-Files that never should have been opened. Read more...

Why Austen Outweighs the Undead in Pride & Prejudice & Zombies

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When asked to label his new movie, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, writer/director Burr Steers just chuckles. “A zom-rom-com action/period...dram,” he laughs. But he’s not kidding. Pride & Prejudice & Zombies is a film that defies characterization by being so many things simultaneously, and doing them well. Read more...

The Creepy Film Mama Is Getting a Sequel, But Without Its Star

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Mama is coming back, but without her biggest nemesis. Guillermo del Toro produced the 2013 horror film, which starred Jessica Chastain, and now a sequel is in the works. Unfortunately, the Oscar-nominated actress isn’t expected to return. Read more...

Let's Talk About Those Great Legends of Tomorrow Fight Scenes for a Second

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We already think Legends of Tomorrow is the most comic book TV show we’ve ever seen. But for that assessment to hold any weight means the show really needs to have some good fight scenes. That’s non-negotiable. Luckily, last night’s episode only confirmed that LoT is going to be one beautiful slugfest, week after week. Read more...

Good God, Hot Toys Is Doing Life-Size Figures, Starting with BvS' Armored Batman

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No longer content to merely make the most uncannily realistic 12-inch action figures on the planet, Hong Kong-based toymaker Hot Toys has announced they’ll be turning their talents to a new scale of figure: life-sized. Read more...

A Wooden Artist's Mannequin Goes on a Quest for Real Hands

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“WOODY” is a short film with the genius tagline “His dreams are big…but they’re about to get out of hand.” It features Woody, one of those artist dummies with paddles for hands, who dreams of having fingers so he can play the piano. He may go too far in pursuit of his dreams. Read more...

We Might Be Hearing About the New Iron Fist Sooner Than We Expected

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Stephen Amell is heading to Legends of Tomorrow, with a twist. Hulk’s journey in Thor: Ragnarok will have consequences for Avengers: Infinity War. American Horror Story’s next season could turn to the internet for inspiration. Plus, a new trailer for 12 Monkeys, and new pictures from Agent Carter. Behold, Spoilers! Read more...

Gizmodo This Babylonian Astronomy Text Changes History | Gawker No One Wants to Talk to Ted Cruz | J

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Gizmodo This Babylonian Astronomy Text Changes History | Gawker No One Wants to Talk to Ted Cruz | Jalopnik Tesla Motors Confirms It’s Developing Two ‘Affordable’ Electric Vehicles | Lifehacker All the Best Movies Coming to and Leaving Netflix in February 2016 | Read more...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Summarized in a Hilariously Crude 60-Second Animation

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If you haven’t seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens yet, why bother? Just troll the entire world by saying you were too busy or that Star Wars is just okay or that you’re totally fine with missing out on whatever silly pop culture thing takes over the world for a few minutes every year. Show More Summary

Mission: Impossible's Rebecca Ferguson Is Heading to Mars, But She's Not Coming Back Alone

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Without a doubt Rebecca Ferguson was one of 2015's breakout stars. Now, she’s breaking out of the atmosphere. The star of Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation has been cast in a scifi movie called Life, written by the guys who did Deadpool. Read more...

H.G. Wells May Come to TV Via the Mind of Vampire Diaries Writer Kevin Williamson

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Kevin Williamson is one of the most famous, influential film and TV writers of the past several decades. From Scream and Dawson’s Creek, to The Faculty and Vampire Diaries, he’s got a knack for playing with genre conventions, and that’s exactly what he’ll attempt to do with his latest pilot. Read more...

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