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Carrie Fisher Slapped Oscar Isaac So Many Times on the Set of The Last Jedi

Have you ever found out about something and then realise it was everything you’ve ever needed? Because that’s how I feel knowing there’s footage somewhere of Carrie Fisher slapping Oscar Isaac—as General Leia and Poe Dameron—over and over again. Read More >>

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Happy 40th Anniversary Star Wars

As of right now, Star Wars is officially 40 years old. Which is itself amazing in that I bet a lot of people are feeling very old right now. Equally amazing is just how many stories have been told in that universe in that time. Read More >>

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The Latest Valerian Trailer is a Neon-Streaked, Action-Packed Journey to Save the Universe

Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is not lacking in colour or a wide variety of alien life, that’s for sure. This new trailer really focuses on explaining the basics of the plot: agents Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are investigating and then trying to stop a threat to Alpha, the titular “city of a thousand planets.” Which is when, of course, the entire universe gets in trouble. Read More >>

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All the Details That Make Logan’s Frozen Time Fight Scene So Great

Among Logan’s many achievements is how it’s pared down its violence into something completely visceral. This is apparent even when dealing with elements as fantastical as a psychic attack from a telepath with no control over his brain. Read More >>

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Amazon is Adapting Teenage Assassin Film Hanna into a Series

Hanna, the 2011 thriller starring Saoirse Ronan, is the latest film to get turned into a television programme. Amazon’s working on a series about a prodigy assassin on the run who is also encountering the real world for the first time. Read More >>

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According to Mel Brooks, the New Star Wars ‘Explosion’ Could Make Spaceballs 2 a Reality

While History of the World Part I might be the most obvious Mel Brooks movie to get a sequel (of course, there being only one of those is part of the joke), Spaceballs has aged incredibly well. Not only is science fiction huge in movies again, but the same franchises lampooned in that film are back in a big way. And it’s that phenomena that Mel Brooks says is re-kickstarting Spaceballs 2: The Search for More Money. Read More >>

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New Game of Thrones Season Seven Photos Reveal Where Daenerys and Arya Are Headed

Entertainment Weekly has a bunch of new Game of Thrones photos. And while a number of them are just sort of fun behind-the-scenes shots, two of them have pretty big implications. Read More >>

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Syfy’s Plan to Save Itself: Harry Potter, Comic Books, and George R.R. Martin

For years now — since around the time the channel purposefully misspelled its name from Sci Fi to Syfy — the former home of science fiction on television has been something of a joke. And now the channel and its owners at NBC think they can save it. Read More >>

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Behold This Treasure Trove of Images From Behind the Scenes of Star Trek’s Final Series

The end of April saw the release of the third instalment of To Boldly Go: Rare Photos from the TOS Soundstage by Gerald Gurian. The book covers the third series of the programme, and it’s got the usual rare and delightful peeks behind the scenes of Star Trek. Read More >>

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All the Mysteries Hidden in the Blade Runner 2049 Trailer

We got our first full-length trailer for Blade Runner 2049 yesterday and while it tried to hide any possible answers it might have, no movie is safe from our sleuthing. We scanned and enhanced the footage to not only figure out the general shape of the film, but also to find the many allusions to its predecessor. Read More >>

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This Mind-Bending Short Focuses on One Man’s Greatest Fear: Symmetry

Symmetropia is a short film that starts weird, gets weirder, and then leaves you sitting there thinking, “What the hell just happened?” Read More >>

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HBO and George R.R. Martin Are Developing Four Game of Thrones Spinoffs

HBO is preparing for the eventual end of Game of Thrones by developing not one, not two, not three, but four spinoffs set in that world. Read More >>

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Well, We May Have an Answer About Which Side Elektra Will Take in The Defenders

We’ve known for a while that Elektra (Elodie Young) will be making an appearance on The Defenders, but exactly what that will mean for the show has been something of a mystery. A very short teaser released by Marvel and Netflix has a bit more of an answer. Read More >>

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J.K. Rowling Apologises for Killing Snape and Harry Potter Fandom Promptly Self-Immolates

Since 2015, J.K. Rowling has made it an annual tradition to apologise on the anniversary of the fictional Battle of Hogwarts for killing off a Harry Potter character. This year’s selection was not met with the usual mourning. Read More >>

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Ghost Rider Will Return to Agents of SHIELD

I think it was pretty clear that Agents of SHIELD had left the door open for the spirit of vengeance, a.k.a. Robbie Reyes (Gabriel Luna), to return. The bigger question was if he would be back this season and, if he is back, how does he fit in with the current fight in the Framework? Read More >>