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Arrow’s Return Brings With It a Big Old Problem For Oliver Queen

When we left Oliver Queen at the end of Arrow’s fifth season, he was standing over the smoking ruins of pretty much everything the show had built up over its first five years. Last night’s premiere mostly dealt with the fallout of said explosiveness, but, because this is Arrow, it also threw a familiar giant wrench into Ollie’s life. Read More >>

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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War is the Bleakest Lord of the Rings Fan Fic I’ve Ever Seen

Lord of the Rings—not even in its cinematic, action-heavy form—doesn’t really lend itself to the power fantasy of video games. That’s not stopped people from trying for years, including the latest game, the hack-n’-slash-meets-orc-dating-sim Middle-Earth: Shadow of War. But Shadow of War fails to understand Lord of the Rings in some pretty fundamental ways. Read More >>

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In the Final Trailer for Stranger Things Season Two, Everyone’s Headed to the Upside Down

Stranger Things’ second season might only be mere weeks away, but this new trailer has us wishing it was here right this instant. Read More >>

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Legendary Horror Manga Writer Junji Ito’s Most Chilling Works Will Become an Anime Anthology

If you’re familiar with Japanese horror, you’ve probably heard about the work of Junji Ito—the author behind viral horror stories like The Enigma of Amigara Fault and Uzumaki. Now, some of his most famous spooky tales are being adapted into a new anime anthology show. Read More >>

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Stranger Things Is Getting A Waffle-Based Card Game, And I’m So Confused Right Now

The first season of Stranger Things was such a sleeper hit going in that it's taken the impending arrival of season two for the merchandise hysteria all pop culture sensations are mandated to have. Which brings us to this, my friends: Hasbro is making a Stranger Things card game and nothing makes sense any more. Read More >>

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Delilah S. Dawson’s Phasma Novel Has Its Own Soundtrack, And It’s Rad

This is no surprise, because Dawson’s music of choice for accompanying the Phasma novel is a heady mix of Mad Max: Fury Road and Star Wars. What’s not to love about that? Read More >>

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This Anime-Style Game of Thrones Opening Is Eerily Perfect

Game of Thrones’ vast popularity has led to countless re-imaginings of the series—from ‘60s drama, to cheesy '90s sitcom, and much more. But in all honesty, deep within the heart of Game of Thrones is a really good, bat-shit insane three-season anime series, and this fan-made opening proves it. Read More >>

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How Peter Capaldi Accidentally Figured Out Doctor Who’s Next Doctor Was A Woman

The act of passing on Doctor Who's lead role is a weird one, since the actors are stuck in a limbo where they know they're on the way out, but they don't know who's going to take their place yet. Peter Capaldi however managed to figure out there was a monumental change coming for his replacement... thanks to a pair of trousers. Read More >>

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Ben Affleck Describing Henry Cavill’s Justice League Moustache Just Makes Us Want It in the Movie Even More

The most exciting thing about Justice League will be getting to see some of DC’s mightiest heroes together on the big screen. The second most exciting thing? Watching it and trying not to imagine what every scene with Superman would’ve looked like if the filmmakers hadn’t edited out the moustache Henry Cavill sported in reshoots. Read More >>

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Gerry Anderson’s Dark Scifi Thriller Captain Scarlet is Getting a Glorious HD Restoration

Fifty years ago today, Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s seminal follow-up to Thunderbirds hit British TV: Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons launched, with a show that chronicled the sci-fi adventures of an indestructible secret agent battling a sinister Martian threat. Now, for the first time ever, it’s making its way to high-definition with a loving restoration. Read More >>

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The Final Inhumans Trailer is Basically the Whole Pilot in Two Minutes

Intrigued enough by Inhumans that you want to know what’s going on, yet worried by the less-than-stellar reactions to the first episode? Well, good news: the show now has the industry-mandated “here’s basically the whole story” trailer for you to watch instead! Read More >>

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You Can Now Watch the Blade Runner 2049 Prequel Anime From the Director of Cowboy Bebop

Shinichirō Watanabe is one of the most iconic anime directors in the business, thanks to his work on the beloved Samurai Champloo and Cowboy Bebop. But his latest work is an intriguing sidestep: a 15-minute short film set in the world of Blade Runner. Read More >>

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How the Star Trek: Discovery Comic Will Reveal New Things About the Klingons Without Screwing Up Canon

The Klingons of Star Trek have a long, storied history of having their long, storied history explored and evolved every time we see them. Star Trek: Discovery’s take on them is no different, but these new Klingons have been shrouded in mystery. Until now, that is, thanks to the new Discovery comic. Read More >>

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In the First Trailer for Tomb Raider, Tombs Are Definitely Raided

It’s been nearly 15 years since one of video games’ most iconic heroines, Lara Croft, hit the big screen... rather unsuccessfully. Now she’s back in the form of a new reboot, and this time the tombs Lara is raiding are looking deadlier than ever. Read More >>

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Our First Look at David Tennant and Michael Sheen in Good Omens

Good Omens, Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s delightful novel about an angel and demon working together in the face of the incoming divine apocalypse, is coming to live-action in 2019—but now we have our first official look at Crowley and Aziraphale. Read More >>