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Let's Dive Into the Villain's Big Move on Legion's Season Finale
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

Legion just aired its first season finale, and all I can say is “Hell. Yes.” It started off relatively slow, but that was just to get us warmed up for the plethora of twists and turns the Shadow King would hurl our way—ending in something I, in no way, predicted. I’m pretty sure I owe somebody on this site $5.

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New Footage from Justice League, Wonder Woman, and Aquaman Hits All the Right Notes
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

“Tone” has been the magic word for the DC Universe since the release of Batman v Superman. Would future films get the right tone, giving audiences a sufficiently fun, superhero feeling to go along with the universe’s decidedly dark vision? Well, at CinemaCon 2017, that answer, maybe for the first time, was “Yes.”

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A Man Confronts the Perils of Perfection in This Clever Dystopian Short
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

Gary Roberts’ The Problemless Anonymous imagines a world where anyone deemed too perfect is forced to accept a carefully-chosen flaw. Ivan dutifully heads in for his appointment, where he encounters a fellow patient whose “fault” is not what it seems. As for Ivan’s new problem? You’ll have to see it to believe it.

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These New Photos of the Buffy Cast Look Like a Goth High School Reunion
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

Entertainment Weekly has reunited the cast of Buffy the Vampire Slayer for its next issue, and the choice to put everyone in black basically makes it look like a high school reunion at an exclusively goth school. Jeez, the principal looks so uncomfortable on that grave they’ve dug for him.

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Here's the First Look at the TV Version of Black Lightning
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

Ok, then, no afro-mask. Looking good, Jefferson Pierce.

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Big Trouble in Little China: The Game Looks Fan-Freaking-Tastic
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

We first heard about Big Trouble in Little China: The Game last summer, and today we’re getting a first glimpse of what the box art, game art, and—most excitingly—the miniatures will look like in the final product. Three words: Mini Egg Shen.

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If You're Lost You Can Look—But You Won't Find It, Time After Time (Because It Just Got Canceled)
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

Since there are approximately eleventy billion time travel shows on TV right now, you could have made a bundle betting on which one would get canceled first. If you had Time After Time, ABC’s reimagining of a 1979 movie involving H.G Wells (yes) and Jack the Ripper (yes, again) traveling on Wells’ time machine (third…

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Congress Won't Protect Your Browsing History, So Do It Yourself With NordVPN For Under $4 Per Month
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

One day, we might get representatives in Washington that value their constituents’ privacy over corporate profits, but until then, it’s as good a time as any to sign up for a VPN service. Luckily, it costs less per month than a typical trip to Starbucks.

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Is Tony Stark the World's Worst Re-Gifter?
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

The latest trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming has its share of hints and Easter eggs. Some big, others small. All of them pale in comparison to one shocking reveal, involving Tony Stark, Peter Parker, and a T-shirt.

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The European Space Agency Will Send Its First Mars Rover to One of These Two Mysterious Sites
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

Mars rovers are great for many reasons, most importantly, because they allow us to live vicariously through a hunk of metal exploring the Red Planet. NASA’s currently working on a yet-to-be-named rover mission slated for 2020, and is in the process of narrowing down a landing location. Similarly, the European Space…

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Deadpool 2's Potential Cables, Ranked
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

Over the last year, we’ve been drowning in rumor after rumor about just who will play time-traveling mutant Cable in Deadpool 2. We’ve had so many at this point, with no end in sight, we decided to do the only thing we could: scientifically rank all of the rumored candidates, in order of likeliness, desire, and…

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Black Magic Becomes One of the Stages of Grief in New Trailer for A Dark Song
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

Liam Gavin’s unconventional horror film A Dark Song impressed the hell out of us at Fantastic Fest last year, and now there’s an eerie new trailer ahead of its upcoming stateside release, as well as an appropriately sinister new poster.

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10 Banned, Censored, and Controversial Movies That Are Now Cult Classics
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

Recently, we shared a clip from Ken Russell’s The Devils, a racy 1971 horror film that’s finally available for streaming on Shudder after years of obscurity. That got us thinking about other cult movies once deemed so scandalous they were either censored, banned, or taken out of circulation for years.

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New Short for Pixar's Coco Is as Cute as a Dog With(out) a Bone
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

Disney Pixar has released a new short for its upcoming animated film Coco, introducing main character Miguel’s hairless dog, Dante. All he wants is a little snack, but as he learns the hard way, you shouldn’t rob the dead.

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The Handmaid's Tale Continues with an Audiobook 'Radio Drama' from Margaret Atwood
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

Margaret Atwood’s iconic scifi novel The Handmaid’s Tale left things on a final, yet somewhat ambiguous, note. Now, ahead of the upcoming Hulu adaptation, Atwood has released a new audiobook chapter that tells more about what happened after that closing line: “Are there any questions?”

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The First It Teaser Is Here, and Pennywise Looks Scary as Hell
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

The first teaser trailer for Andy Muscietti’s It opens with the ultimate loss of innocence, when raincoat-clad Georgie (Jackson Robert Scott) chases a paper boat right into the clutches of a certain sewer-dwelling clown. It only gets darker from there.

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This Elusive Giant Octopus Snacks on Giant Jellies
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

The giant deep-sea octopus Haliphron is so rare that marine biologists have seen it just three times in 27 years. Using a robotic sub, scientists have finally caught video footage of this animal at mealtime—revealing its distinct preference for gelatinous sea creatures.

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Jem and the Holograms Comic Finally Does What the Show Never Dared
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

The Jem and the Holograms comic is nearing the end of its 26 issue “Truly Outrageous” run, and Issue #24 shows it’s not afraid to go where the original TV series was afraid to go. Jerrica’s finally laying it all out on the table, for the one person who deserves the truth the most.

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Uranus Smells Like Farts
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

Scientists have lots of questions about Uranus. Why does Uranus look the way it does, why did Uranus form the way it did, why does Uranus differ so much from other gas giants, like Jupiter and Saturn? But I had a more important question.

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Don't Expect Peter Parker and Mary Jane to Get Married in Marvel's Comics Anytime Soon
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

By mentioning one of the most infamous moments in the comic book’s history, you can bring a grimace to any Spider-Man reader’s face in just three words: One More Day. Sore fans are still begging for the highly controversial storyline that removed Peter Parker’s marriage to longtime love Mary Jane Watson to be…

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The First Footage of Alex Garland's Annihilation Looks Absolutely Mesmerizing
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

A movie we’ve been looking forward to for some time is Alex Garland’s Annihilation, based on the crazy, critically acclaimed Jeff VanderMeer book of the same name. Well, there’s good news and bad news. The bad news is it won’t be out until 2018. The good news is the first footage was excellent.

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We Saw Ten Minutes of Alexander Payne's Surprising Scifi Film Downsizing
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

I feel like a bad reporter for admitting this, but when I heard Alexander Payne—the director of movies like Election, About Schmidt, Sideways, Nebraska and The Descendants—was making a new film, I just assumed Gizmodo/io9 wouldn’t cover it. I didn’t even look into it. I knew I’d see it, probably love it, and it would…

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Today's Best Deals: Anker Switch Accessories, Echo Dots, Merrell Shoes, and More
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM
Let the New Valerian Trailer Shove a Crazy Vision of Space Action Into Your Brain
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

Luc Besson’s upcoming Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets looks like it’s going to be one of the trippiest sci-fi movies to come around since, well, The Fifth Element. A new trailer for the film shows off new aliens and more over-the-top spectacle than is probably healthy for early morning viewing.

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The Wreck-It Ralph Sequel Just Got a Very Long, Backwards Title
March 29th, 2017, 10:53 PM

Last year, Disney announced that a sequel to Wreck-It Ralph would be coming in 2018. They also announced that sequel would be about Ralph not breaking video games this time, but breaking the internet. Well, at CinemaCon on Tuesday, Disney announced the film’s full title and it’s a doozy.

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