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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks

Film, especially science fiction, has always loved to explore the future we are most afraid of. That’s why nukes have been lighting up the screen for decades, with recent events have made the theme more timely and scarier than ever. Here are the nine most nightmare-inducing movies about nuclear attacks. Read More >>

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Watch The Sandman Fan Film That Earned Neil Gaiman’s Stamp Of Approval

Even with the success of American Gods, we still may never get a Sandman movie or even a TV series. But Neil Gaiman diehards need not despair completely because there's a new fan film that pays impressively exacting tribute to one of Sandman's most brutal instalments. Read More >>

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Haunted Doll Prequel Annabelle: Creation Offers Fun But Fleeting Frights

Annabelle: Creation is the latest in the ever-growing Conjuring universe, and it aims to tell you everything you ever wanted to know about how that damn doll went from merely creepy to pure evil. This makes for plenty of frights, and if the movie hits a few too many predictable notes, at least it makes you shudder along the way. Read More >>

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A Very Cute and Very Literal Short About the Undeniable Spark of Attraction

In Ashley Anderson and Jacob Mann’s animated short, Extinguished, love is represented literally—as a flame right where a person’s heart beats in his or her chest. A dejected young man’s fire goes out, until a pretty new neighbor moves in. Can he play it cool or will his, ah, burning attraction get the better of him? Read More >>

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Trump Really, Really Wanted to Play the President in Sharknado 3

If only we lived in the reality where the phrase “President Trump” referred to a clever bit of stunt casting in Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!, instead of the actual White House occupant. Alas, we do not. But at least we have an amusing anecdote, courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, that allows us to dare to dream. Read More >>

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Twin Peaks’ Slow Pace Is Actually Genius, and This Video Explains Why

Twin Peaks: The Return is visually stunning and thematically complex, with dozens of characters and plot lines inhabiting a world that’s slowly being invaded by a dark parallel dimension. “Slowly” is a key descriptor, but the show’s unique pace is a very deliberate choice made by David Lynch. Read More >>

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Ian McShane Has Joined the New Hellboy Movie

Though Ian McShane is best-known for his TV work — Mr. Wednesday on American Gods, Brother Ray on Game of Thrones, Al Swearengen on Deadwood, etc. — the colourful actor has also had his share of memorable big-screen outings. He’ll be adding another now that he’s joined the Hellboy reboot. Read More >>

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Star Wars: Episode IX’s New Writer is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s Jack Thorne

British writer Jack Thorne has been hired to retool the script for Star Wars: Episode IX, working from a draft penned by the film’s director, Colin Trevorrow, and his writing partner Derek Connolly. Rian Johnson (The Last Jedi) wrote the initial treatment. Read More >>

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A Determined Hero Saves His City In The Retro Video Game-Inspired Gummy Gas Crisis

A chipper hero named Ed bleeps and blorps through his city — which looks and sounds suspiciously like a retro video game — in Rodrigo Díaz's short animation Gummy Gas Crisis. Ed's mission: to chase down a baddie named Lord Gadiseous, who's spreading gas (the stinky kind) all over town. Read More >>

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The Next Season of Lucifer Promises a ‘Deeper Dive Into Devilishness’

The Lucifer panel began with a teaser reel showing snippets of the shenanigans we’ll see in the show’s four upcoming standalone episodes, which will air ahead of season three this fall. There’ll be partying, fighting, Vegas mischief, and at least one scene involving the juggling of breast implants. Read More >>

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No One on Twin Peaks Knows What’s Happening Either, But They Still Love Making It

Quite obviously, the cast of what may be TV’s most spoiler-protected show ever wasn’t going to march out onto Comic-Con’s Hall H stage and start spilling secrets, especially in the absence of David Lynch. In fact, they couldn’t even if they wanted to—aside from perhaps MacLachlan, the actors are only allowed to read the pages of the script which contains dialogue for their characters. Read More >>

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Go Behind The Scenes Of Star Wars: The Last Jedi In This Awesome New Video

This isn't just a video extolling the film's special effects or praising the story (though there's plenty of that). You also get to see new characters, new creatures, new settings, and what looks to be a couple of between-shot dance parties. This Last Jedi behind-the-scenes reel is jam-packed with so much awesome. Read More >>

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Here’s Your First Look at an Insanely Detailed Model of Disney’s Star Wars Land

Disney’s D23 Expo kicked off last night and io9's Germain Lussier was among the first to lay eyes on a detailed diorama—which attendees could only observe from a distance of three feet away—revealing what the Star Wars Land theme parks will look like when they open in 2019. Read More >>

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14 Recent Scifi Films That Didn’t Need Big Budgets To Be Amazing

Low-budget scifi movies may have had their heyday during Roger Corman’s rise to B-movie greatness in the 1950s, but they’re still going strong today—proving that you don’t necessarily need lavish special effects to tell a really great story. Here are our favourites from the past few decades. Read More >>

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New Plot Details and Cast Additions Have Us Even More Excited for The Exorcist Season Two

After making fans wait nearly half a year to announce The Exorcist’s renewal, Fox has finally begun to reveal details about season two—including some juicy casting news, where the show will be set, and hints about what new demonic menace awaits now that Pazuzu’s been dealt with. Read More >>