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In Netflix’s New Transformers Trailer, Even Optimus Prime Is So Very Tired

Another day, another war for the fate of Cybertron, and things are looking dire in Netflix and Rooster Teeth’s take on the latest version of the Transformers origin story. So dire that even Optimus Prime, scion of hope and occasional truck, is getting a bit defeatist. Read More >>

Ennio Morricone, Movie Composing Legend, Has Passed Away

Ennio Morricone, one of the most beloved movie composers of the 20th century, has died. The legendary Italian artist, who was 91, passed after suffering complications from a recent fall. Read More >>

There’s Another Warhammer 40K Animated Show on the Way

It’s taken a long while, but Games Workshop is leveraging its tabletop empire into a whole transmedia push of comics, live-action TV shows and animated series – and now yet another is joining the fray. Read More >>

Godzilla Says Trans Rights

Well, skreeonked it. You know how the Big G is. Read More >>

Why Not Try Taking Your Binge-Watches Slow?

Despite governmental beliefs trending otherwise, it turns out we are still indeed in the middle of a global pandemic that is keeping a lot of people indoors. We’ve spent months setting up virtual tabletop RPG sessions, getting distressingly into yeast, and yes, catching up on shows and movies. But in our streaming, binge-watch haze, have you tried... taking it easy? Read More >>

Marvel Comics Now Owns the Alien and Predator Rights

Gone are the days of Batman/Aliens and Batman Versus Predator. Or hell, even the dais of Superman and Batman Versus Aliens and Predator. Now, Marvel Comics has the rights to make new comic books set in the horrifying worlds of the Alien and Predator movies, so maybe it’s the turn of Earth’s Mightiest to face a facehugger or six. Read More >>

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Send Help, I Can’t Stop Acquiring Babies Yoda

Hello. My name is James. I am ostensibly an adult. And, like The Mandalorian’s Din Djarin before me, I am the proud adoptive father of Baby Yoda. And Baby Yoda. And the other Baby Yoda. In fact, I have seven of them so far and have no intention of stopping. Read More >>

Fallout Is Getting a TV Show from the Team Behind Westworld

War may never change in the bleak, irradiated dystopia of the Fallout universe, but the way you’re going to experience it is: Amazon Studios is teaming up with Bethesda to bring the beloved RPG series to television, and it’s tapped the minds of Westworld to do so. Read More >>

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The Too-Short Story of Ahmed Best’s Other Star Wars Roles

We are, at long last, living in the early days of what is a long-overdue Ahmed Best renaissance. After years of horrifying torment the actor received for having the audacity to bring Jar Jar Binks to lifeStar Wars (both its fandom and its institution) has accepted Best into its heart again as he hosts Jedi Temple Challenge. But this isn’t the first time Best has slipped into the galaxy far, far away without a Gungan guise. Read More >>

The Jurassic Park Trio Have a Lot to Do in Jurassic World: Dominion

Thus sayeth Sam Neill, and frankly, when he says things, we’re inclined to listen. Read More >>

Justice League’s Ray Fisher Alleges Joss Whedon Fostered a ‘Gross, Abusive’ Environment On-Set

With the announcement that HBO Max would be bringing some version of Zack Snyder’s take on Justice League to the streaming service, actors involved with the production have become increasingly frank about the movie’s troubled path to box office and critical disappointment. But in recent days, Ray Fisher has made those discussions even franker. Read More >>

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Mark Hamill Discusses Luke Skywalker’s Political Naivety in Star Wars’ Deleted Scenes

The Tosche station deleted scene from Star Wars: A New Hope paints a fascinating picture of early plans to flesh out the galaxy far, far away, even if, in hindsight, it was probably for the best that it remained on the cutting room floor. But as Mark Hamill recently reflected, one sad reason it remains mostly hidden is the insight it gives to Luke’s character. Read More >>

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The Inciting Incident of Star Wars’ High Republic is a Horrifying Technological Disaster

New war, same as the old war. We’re so used to Star Wars’ cyclical saga at this point, we were just waiting for The High Republic to reveal some ancient evil or lingering secret Imperial force that could put its generation of Jedi at their peak to the test. Turns out, thankfully, that’s not the case: what the Jedi are up against is so much more fascinating. Read More >>

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Dark Horse Finally Cuts Ties With Editor Scott Allie After New Sexual Abuse Claims

As the ongoing examination into gross sexual harassment across multiple corners of the entertainment industry continues, more incidents of abuse in the comics industry are coming to light. Now, a familiar name at Dark Horse Comics has had their relationship with the company severed entirely after facing a new allegation. Read More >>