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Watching Archer Outmanoeuvre Kingsman’s Eggsy Is Supremely Satisfying

During yesterday’s Kingsman: The Golden Circle panel, Fox premiered a new digital short, a delightfully fun crossover where Kingsman’s Eggsy (Taron Egerton) runs into world’s-greatest-spy-but-also-kind-of-an-idiot Sterling Archer (H. Jon Benjamin), where the two secret agents do what they’re best at: being dapper and acting kind of dickish. Read More >>

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Up Close and Personal With the Justice League’s Movie Outfits

One of the biggest knocks against the DC Extended Universe has been its general lack of vibrant colour compared to the comic books. In exchange for gritty realism, the DCEU—especially its costumes—come across as unsaturated and dour. That’s a shame because, up close, the League’s costumes look great. Read More >>

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This LSD-Fueled Rick and Morty Trailer May Actually Give You a Contact High

With Rick and Morty being just over a week away from its third season premiere, Justin Roiland and Cartoon Network have been dropping a series of weird, unsettling shorts to get everyone back in the mood, as it were. This new trailer for the show’s upcoming third season, however, takes it about 1800 steps further. Read More >>

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The Twilight Zone Is Coming To the Stage as a New Play

Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone is one of the most genre-defining bodies of work in 20th century science fiction. Now, nearly 60 years after its original debut on CBS, the series is being reimagined as a stage play premiering in London later this year. Read More >>

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This is Your First Look at Avengers: Infinity War’s Thanos

At D23 Expo, going on right now, Marvel unveiled a life-size statue of Thanos as he’ll appear in Avengers: Infinity War. And unlike previous glimpses of the Mad Titan that we’ve seen, this Thanos came dressed to kill. Read More >>

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What Would It Take to Kill Daenerys’ Dragons?

When Daenerys hatched three dragons from what seemed to be petrified eggs during the finale of Game of Thrones’ first season, the balance of power between the contenders for the Iron Throne began to shift. Thanks to her ever-growing, ever-more powerful “children,” Daenerys has transformed from one of the show’s underdogs to arguably its most powerful political player. Which raises a question: How could any army in Westeros take on the returning Targaryen and her forces? How could anyone kill one of Daenerys’ dragons? Read More >>

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Black Panther Is Cleverly Reimagining One of Its Major Villains To Avoid Racial Stereotypes

When Black Panther hits cinemas next year, we’ll see the king of Wakanda facing off against a number of his classic villains like Ulysses Klaue and Erik Killmonger. But in order to include Man-Ape, one of the Black Panther’s more iconic foes, Marvel had to be thoughtful and get creative. Read More >>

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What Do the Markings On Killmonger’s Skin Mean In Black Panther?

Tucked into the veritable treasure trove of new information about Black Panther that Marvel’s just unloaded in the run up to this year’s Comic-Con are a couple of interesting images of Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan,) one of the film’s primary villains, that might reveal something interesting about his character. Read More >>

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The Only Way These Rick and Morty Shorts Could Be Better is If They Were Canonical

Rick and Morty’s willingness to blatantly riff on and make fun of narrative tropes seen in scifi/pop culture is a large part of what makes the show so fun. While the show works perfectly find as 2D animation, it’s even more satisfying to see Rick and Morty getting into all kinds of craziness in as talking clay figures. Read More >>

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Now That Spider-Man’s a Part of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, He Needs His Own Team

Over the weekend, Spider-Man: Homecoming became Sony’s second-largest opening ever, pulling in an impressive $117 million and being on track to ultimately make $300 million at the domestic box office alone. With that financial win in its pocket, Sony finally has to feel confident again about Spidey’s cinematic future. Read More >>

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Man Discovers He’s Accidentally Reading Harry Potter Fan Fic Instead of Order of the Phoenix

Even though it’s been nearly 10 years since the last Harry Potter book was published, there are still people who’re discovering the story about The Boy Who Lived every single day. Take this fellow, for example, who was shocked to discover that he’d been mistakenly reading Potter fan fiction instead of J.K. Rowling. Read More >>

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Black Lightning Will Feature an Entire Family of Black Superheroes

At the centre of every CW television show based on a comic book is a superhero who’d be nothing without his or her family—the support system that keeps the hero grounded. Usually, these groups are chosen families of friends and colleagues, but when Black Lightning drops this fall, it’s doing something different. Read More >>

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Robert Kirkman’s Thief of Thieves is Becoming a Gorgeous Video Game

In Robert Kirkman’s Thief of Thieves, world-renowned thief and conman Conrad Paulson gives up his life of stealing in favor of a new life of stealing... from other criminals. Naturally, Paulson’s former colleagues don’t take kindly to his new lifestyle and he’s forced to go on the run. Read More >>

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You’ll Only Catch Okja’s Best Joke If You Speak Both English and Korean

Of the many jokes sprinkled throughout director Bong Joon-ho’s newest film, Okja, there’s one in particular that’s designed to capture the spirit of the movie while also flying under the radar for anyone watching it who isn’t fluent in Korean and English. Read More >>

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A Darth Vader Figure Was Almost Star Lord’s Most Prized Possession

There are few items that have had a larger effect on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy franchise than the Sony Walkman. While its presence in the studio’s films is played up largely for laughs and character work, the Walkman and the music held on its cassettes have profoundly shaped the look and feel of the movies. Read More >>