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The First Full Trailer for Batman and Harley Quinn Marks a Return to Classic DC Animated Style

The Dark Knight and the woman formerly known as Dr. Harleen Quinzel are usually trying to punch or—in the latter’s case—kill each other. Now, in DC’s latest direct-to-video animated feature, they’ve got to work together so that humanity doesn’t get turned into fertiliser. Read More >>

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Amazon’s The Tick TV Show Premieres on August 25th

Citizens of the world, I say to you: get hype! The new Tick TV show starring Peter Serafinowicz starts airing on Amazon Prime this summer. Read More >>

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We Got an Emotional Glimpse of General Leia in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

If you’re a Star Wars fan, it can still be hard to believe that Carrie Fisher is gone. We got a little reminder today that we’ll see her as Leia Organa at least one more time. Read More >>

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The Newest Injustice 2 Trailer Sets Up Something Really Bad Happening to a Major DC Superhero

Things aren’t looking so good for one member of the Justice League in this teaser for the DC Comics-based fighting game. The hero in question is someone who’s died in the comics but later came back. Really narrows it down, huh? Read More >>

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Ghost in the Shell Delivers a Beautiful but Ultimately Empty Adaptation of an Anime Classic

Major Mira Killian doesn’t remember who she was before. Now the character played by Scarlett Johansson is living inside a different kind of body about to start a different kind of life. She effortlessly leaps and shoots across a deliriously oversaturated cityscape with power and purpose. There’s something wrong at the heart of it all, with her sense of her (own) self. It’s a problem that Ghost in the Shell never really explores in any satisfying way. Read More >>

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Here’s the First Look at the TV Version of Black Lightning

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

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Here’s the First Look at Hollywood’s New Version of Tomb Raider Heroine Lara Croft

The upcoming Tomb Raider film is due out next March. This film’s iteration of Lara Croft is a dead ringer for her video game counterpart. Read More >>

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Life Is the Next Great Leap Forward for Science Fiction Horror

Most of the people interested in seeing Life, the astronaut thriller out on March 24th, probably have certain expectations based on the movie’s familiar premise: human beings encounter extraterrestrial organism, terrifying things ensue, just as in Alien, Predator and other classics. But while that most basic plotline does describe what happens—Life is the smartest, sharpest version of man vs. ET to come along in a long while. Read More >>

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This Doc About One of The Internet’s Biggest Pirates Actually Made Me Feel Sorry for the Guy

The man who created Megaupload got insanely rich via morally dubious means. So it’s pretty amazing that the new documentary about the German-born hacker-turned-millionaire generates any sympathy. But it does, by sketching out an easy-to-swallow narrative alleging that powerful corporate and government forces systematically set out to destroy his life. Read More >>

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Explore a New Galaxy of Wonders (and Danger) in the New Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer

Nobody ever said finding a home for an arc full of cryo-frozen people was going to be easy, right? Read More >>

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Superman Tries to Convince Batman of the Benefits of Murder in New Injustice 2 Trailer

“How many more innocent people die before you accept that some lives need to be taken?!” That’s Superman yelling at (presumably) Batman in the newest Injustice 2 trailer. Guess the Man of Steel doesn’t think the Dark Knight is quite dark enough. Read More >>

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The Rock Explains Why He Thinks Shazam Villain Black Adam Is a Hero

It makes sense that the guy who wrestled as the People’s Champion—with the backstory of butting heads with powers-that-be—would look at DC Comics continuity and come away with this reading of the character. Read More >>

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

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 >>

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Lego Batman Movie Easter Egg Puts the Batcomputer in Your iPhone

If you saw The Lego Batman Movie this past weekend, then you might’ve realised that the voice of the Batcomputer was none other than Siri, the digital voice command assistant found in Apple consumer electronics products. Well, if you’ve got an iPhone, Siri will turn into the Batcomputer if you say the magic words. Read More >>

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Lego Batman Has No Shame When It Comes to Promoting His Film

Would you recognise the grimy, gravelly voice of the snap-brick Dark Knight if you got a weird-ass phone call asking about an inventory of playthings? Two toy shop employees sure didn’t. Read More >>