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Sam Raimi Might Take On One of Hollywood's Three Bermuda Triangle Movies

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Just the fact that it’s one of three projects tackling the same idea already suggests a problem. But there are a lot more warning signs that maybe, maybe, this isn’t the best project for Sam Raimi to be tackling. Read more...

Michael Peña Will Save His Family, and the World, From an Alien Invasion

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We’re long overdue for a film where Michael Peña gets to save the world. His upcoming role in C.H.I.P.s might be close, and he does consider Ant-Man a friend, but in his new movie Extinction, he’s going for the whole thing. Read mor...

Emma Watson Reveals Why the Villagers Are the Real Monsters in Beauty and the Beast

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Belle is one of the coolest and smartest princesses of the Disney Renaissance, but not much is known about her besides her love of books and bestiality. Emma Watson, who’s taken on the role for the live-action Beauty and the Beast remake, has shared some details on how Belle’s backstory has been expanded... and how… Read more...

The Anne Hathaway Monster Movie Colossal Now Has an Official Trailer

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There is a movie coming out in April where Anne Hathaway becomes a giant, Godzilla-like monster. It’s called Colossal. Maybe you’ve read about it or seen a sneak peak, but now a full trailer is here. Read more...

Does Something Have to Be Canonical to Be Good?

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Halloa and well met, people on my post-apocalyptic mail route! Not gonna lie, this week’s group of questions forced me to think extra hard about canon vs. quality, why America doesn’t care about Judge Dredd, if Back to the Future’s Doc Brown is a time-traveling hypocrite, and more. Hopefully it’s worth it! (For you, I… Read more...

What The Hell is Marvel's Generations?

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Marvel has just released a gorgeous piece of Alex Ross artwork with a simple tagline: “Generations—coming summer 2017.” That’s it. But what the hell is it? It’s time to start speculating. Read more...

The Great Wall Is a Historical Fantasy Epic That Is Fantastically and Historically Bad

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The costumes in The Great Wall are, like, really beautiful. Think ancient Chinese Power Rangers. Plus, some of the action is innovative and exciting. Beyond that, though, there really isn’t much positive to say about Matt Damon’s very, very bad bilingual monster movie. Read more...

Congressman Compares Trump Administration to Stranger Things, Becomes Legend

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“Mr. Speaker, like the main characters in Stranger Things, we are now stuck in the Upside Down.” Read more...

Everyone's Smiling When The Dark Knight Joker and Suicide Squad Joker Fight to the Death 

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As played by the late Heath Ledger in Batman: The Dark Knight, and Jared Leto in Suicide Squad, the latest recent live-action versions of the Joker have been among the most debated iterations of the character. A new fan-produced short has them fighting each other. Read more...

Archie Comics Is Going to Start Releasing Marvel Comics, and That's Not as Weird As it Sounds

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Marvel is one of the biggest comics publishers in the world. So why would it need Archie Comics to release new collections of its own books? The reason behind a new deal announced today is not as bizarre as it might seem. Read more....

A Deleted Scene Reveals That Moana Once Had Six Older Brothers

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We know that all movies change a lot, but it’s still shocking to think that Moana, whose role as the eventual leader of her people was central to the movie, was once supposed to have six older brothers. Read more...

On Legion, David May Have Only Traded One Prison for Another

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The premiere episode of Legion was about driving all of us to the brink of insanity, so getting a chance to rest and refresh in the mutant resistance’s superhero camp seems like it would just what David needs. But something very fishy seems to be going on in Summerland... Read more...

The Incredible Mystery of Rey's Last Jedi Haircut Solved Thanks to Empty Toy Box

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Back in last July, we learned that whatever hairdo Daisy Ridley was sporting as Rey was somehow so important that Lucasfilm felt it needed to be hidden, even when Ridley was just working out. Now, thanks to a picture of empty toy packaging, this great mystery of our time has been solved. Read more...

Star-Lord's Helmet and Thor's Hammer Get Their Own Excellent, Reasonably Priced Role-Play Gear

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At last year’s Toy Fair Hasbro made it a lot easier for Marvel fans to live out their superhero fantasies without requiring an Avengers-sized budget. The company’s detailed but affordable role-play line is expanding this year with two new accessories for Thor fans, and those who wish they could join the Guardians of… Read more...

American Horror Story's Next Season Will Be About the Most Terrifying Thing Imaginable: The 2016 Election

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On the plus side, showrunner Ryan Murphy didn’t make us spend months guessing what the new season’s theme was going to be. Unfortunately, now that we know, we’re going to be nauseous every time we think about it. Read more...

Intriguing New Details About Finn's Role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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Plus, a wild rumor about Tom Hardy’s alleged cameo in the film. Gore Verbinksi reflects on his attempt to make a Bioshock movie. Witness X-23's origins in a graphic new Logan video. Plus, casting details for Black Lightning, Thanos’ motivation in Avengers: Infinity War, and new pictures from Supergirl. Spoilers Get! Read more...

Tidy Cat Meets Messy Rat in This Adorable Odd-Couple Animation

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Living with someone can be a challenge—especially, as with the protagonist of Chintis Lundgren’s Life with Herman H. Rott, you’re a giant rat who’s well settled in his loud, messy, boozy ways. But even the biggest slob can improve with the right motivation, which for Herman comes in the form of the world’s tidiest cat. Read more...

Female-Fronted Horror Anthology XX Finds the Dread in Domesticity 

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Four talented female writer-directors and one animator contribute segments to horror anthology XX, all decidedly female-centric stories driven by powerful female performances. That said, absolutely anyone who prefers the unsettling creep of dread to predictable jump scares will enjoy this one. Read more...

Somehow Australia's Favorite Song to Bump Uglies to Is Star Wars' 'Cantina Band'

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Star Wars is sexy, sure. But I’d still question the logic of anyone who decides to have sex while listening to a band that specializes in what was once called “jizz music.” Read more...

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