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There Are No Plans in Place, But Kevin Feige Would Love the X-Men to Meet the Avengers

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Five years ago, if you asked anyone if Spider-Man would ever appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the answer would’ve been no. There was no way Sony was going to share Marvel’s most popular superhero with Disney. But, miraculously, it happened. That leaves only a few major Marvel superheroes who aren’t in the… Read more...

A Time-Travel Experiment Works All Too Well in Scifi Short The Constant

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In a makeshift lab, a trio of brainiac students argue over their time-travel device. The skeptic on the team has her doubts—not that the invention will work, but whether they should be mucking around with time in the first place. Ben Tedesco’s The Constant feels a bit talky at first, but the payoff is well worth it.… Read more...

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars With a Mashup of Bonkers Footage From Throughout the Years 

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With the 40th anniversary of Star Wars coming next week, everyone is going to celebrate in their own special way. However, one theater in Los Angeles might have everyone else beat with the weirdest collection of footage this side of the Outer Rim. Read more...

Check Out Nathan Fillion's Meta Tony Stark Cameo That Was Cut From Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

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The Internet’s favorite fan casting choice, Nathan Fillion, is not in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. But that wasn’t always the case. Last year, fans caught a glimpse of some very interesting posters of Fillion on the set of the sequel and now writer-director James Gunn has explained what happened. Read more...

The First Trailer for Star Trek: Discovery Is Here to Boldly Go to Beautiful New Worlds

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After a brief tease this morning, CBS have just revealed our first full look at Star Trek: Discovery, giving us our best glimpse at what’s to come in the future of Star Trek’s past. Read more...

Stranger Things' Shawn Levy Is Making an Alien Invasion Drama

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Shawn Levy is busy as hell. He’s one of the producers behind the highly-anticipated second season of Stranger Things, plus he has the Uncharted adaptation and the Starman remake on his directorial slate. But he’s also got his eye on an original movie that is, as it happens, also scifi: The Fall. Read more...

The Thing Injustice 2 Gets Right About Harley Quinn That Suicide Squad Got Wrong

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Much of Injustice 2's charm stems from how it gives players the ability to make their favorite DC comic book characters beat the crap out of each other. Fighting aside, though, the game also features some pretty solid character development for one of DC’s most iconic antiheroes, Harley Quinn. Read more...

SpaceX to Perform Its Most Heartwarming Mission Yet

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The typical SpaceX payload might include a communications satellite, some ISS supplies, even the occasional spy network. But later this year, the aerospace company will embark on something quite a bit more endearing: a Falcon 9 rocket will carry the cremated remains of beloved family members into space. Read more...

Read the Entire First Chapter of Charles Stross' New Laundry Files Novel, The Delirium Brief, Right Here

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Charles Stross’ Laundry Files is one of the best and best-loved scifi series running (and a personal favorite). His upcoming installment, The Delirium Brief, not only begins with the titular secret occult-protection organization being dragged into the public eye—spoiler: everyone is very upset—but brings back beloved… Read more...

Marvel's Secret Empire Has Revealed Its Big Secret

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Today sees the release of the second chapter of Marvel’s Secret Empire, the event series that has seen Steve Rogers fall from one of Earth’s mightiest heroes to the leader of a fascist, totalitarian Hydra ruling over the United States. Except the issue also hurls a wrench into the works that throws into question over… Read more...

Ridley Scott Will Curate a Night of New Science Fiction Programming for TNT

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Though Ridley Scott is best-known for directing feature films, including this week’s Alien: Covenant, he’s also extremely involved in TV—one recent example being his producing role on The Man in the High Castle. Next up, he’ll be working with TNT to bring even more science fiction to the airwaves. Read more...

King Kong Is Coming to Broadway as a Musical

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With Kong: Skull Island still fresh in the pop culture consciousness, the giant ape has just announced another star turn—though it’s unrelated to his activities on the big screen. King Kong, an animatronics-laden musical written by Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s Jack Thorne, is heading to Broadway. Read more...

Terrifying Looking T.Rex Ants Actually Total Wimps

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There are a lot of silly ways you can name a new species—maybe after a boat, or the President, or the sound you made when you found it. But this little ant probably received one of the most badass names possible: Tyrannomyrmex rex, T. rex for short. Read more...

The Handmaid's Tale Flips the Script to Show the Women Behind the Misogyny

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The Handmaid’s Tale continues to surprise me. In a welcome twist, the show takes a step back from Offred and puts us in the shoes of the women complicit in her oppression... proving enablement is a crime all its own. Read more...

The Latest Transformers: The Last Knight Trailer Is All Explosions and Madness

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A new trailer for the fifth Transformers movie is here, and boy... are many, many things happening in it. I’d say it contains a 60/40 percent ratio of explosions to outright gibberish, which indicates to me that it may be the most insane Transformers movie since Dark of the Moon. Judge for yourself. Read more...

Why You Probably Shouldn't Believe the Latest Justice League Rumors

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The Last Jedi could bring back another familiar ship. James Mangold discusses the future of X-23 in the X-Men movieverse. Plus, new details on Simon Pegg and Nick Frost’s next movie, dark times ahead on Riverdale, and new footage from Supergirl’s season finale. Spoilers assemble! Read more...

The First Picture From Star Trek: Discovery Explores Strange New Worlds

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Our first good look at the stars of the next Star Trek show is here, and there’s not a Starfleet uniform in sight. But there is a mysterious planet, and a peek at the show’s two leading ladies—Michelle Yeoh and Sonequa Martin-Green—in action. Read more...

May 16, 2017: Dark Matter season 3 promotional photos – and teasers!

We’re about three weeks away from the Dark Matter season 3 double episode premiere… In the U.S. – Friday, June 9th at 8:00 p.m. on Syfy In Australia – Saturday, June 10th on SyfyAU In the U.K. – Monday, June 12th at 8 p.m. on SyfyUK For some reason, Canada’s SpaceChannel has been doing a terrific job […]

13 things people don’t realize you do because of your anxiety.

13 things people don’t realize you do because of your anxiety. I don’t do all of these things, but I do a lot of them. It’s reassuring, in a weird way, to […]

With a Few Answers, “Alien: Covenant” Changed the Questions

Noah and Daren have mixed feelings about Alien: Covenant, and the contrast in observations and opinions makes for the start of an interesting discussion.   [Read more...]

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