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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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If Someone Tries to Steal Your Car, Don’t Jump On the Bonnet

On Tuesday, 27-year-old Melissa Smith was filling up at a gas station in Milwaukee when a man jumped into the driver’s seat of her car, trying to steal it. Smith immediately jumped on the bonnet and held tight long enough that the thief eventually ran off. The media are hailing her as a hero. But, in fact, she’s an idiot. No car is worth your life. Read More >>

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Why Good Science Fiction Is A Study Of Humanity

What makes a science fiction story truly great? Is it the story, the characters, their connection with the audience? Read More >>

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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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Here’s the First Look at Netflix’s Castlevania Show, Coming in July

We’ve known since February that Netflix was working on a Castlevania TV show due later this year. Now we know exactly when it’ll premiere (July 7th), plus we’ve got an official synopsis and a first teaser. 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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How Do We Know The Universe Is Accelerating

We know that the universe is expanding from our research into red shifts of distant galaxies. Acceleration, though? That's a little tougher to measure. Read More >>

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New Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailers Treat Spidey Like A Kid

Two new trailers for Spider-Man: Homecoming just hit the web, and the focus this time is on Spidey's "internship" to Tony Stark and penchant for selfies. 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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Watch a Mortified Demolition Crew Accidentally Tear Down the Wrong Building

Working in demolition is tough. The pay sucks. You’re constantly hauling junk around. Every job is dangerous. And sometimes—sometimes—you accidentally tear down the wrong building. Read More >>

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If You Could Eat Human Meat, Would You Even Want To?

If there were no societal or cultural pressures to not eat human meat, would it even be good? We're not talking about taste and texture, but rather health and nutrition. Perhaps craving a slice of a particularly delicious-looking friend, AsapSCIENCE decided to tackle the issue in less than four minutes. Read More >>

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The Practical Effects In ‘Alien: Covenant’ Are Incredible

Adam Savage explores the techniques used to create the creatures - and the sets - on the latest film in the Alien franchise. This stuff is amazing, take a look. Read More >>

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In the First Look at CW’s Black Lightning, a Retired Hero Returns to Kick Some Arse

Say hello to the latest member of the CW’s roster of comic book heroes: Jefferson Pierce. But as the first trailer for Black Lightning shows, there’s dark times ahead for the titular character, as he chooses to don his mask once again after giving up on being a superhero for his family. Read More >>

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Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars With a Mashup of Bonkers Footage From Throughout the Years

With the 40th anniversary of Star Wars coming next week, everyone is going to celebrate in their own special way. However, one cinema in Los Angeles might have everyone else beaten with the weirdest collection of footage this side of the Outer Rim. Read More >>