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The First Shazam! Trailer Finally Lets the DC Universe Have Some Fun

After Batman v Superman, Suicide Squad, and Justice League, all of which exist in the same universe, Shazam! looks like it’s going to be a breath of fresh air for the DC Extended Universe. Very happy, very silly fresh air. Read More >>

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ First Trailer Is an All-Out Kaiju Epic

If Godzilla is truly the King of the Monsters, then surely he needs a few monsters to fight to earn his title, right? Read More >>

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Ant-Man and the Wasp Trailer Finally Puts Hope in the Middle of the (Tiny) Action

The first trailer for Ant-Man and the Wasp is here, and I couldn’t be happier that Paul Rudd is sharing the spotlight with the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s latest smaller-than-life hero, Evangeline Lilly’s The Wasp. Read More >>

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The Snowden Review: Too Much Humping, Not Enough Hacking

Last month, Edward Snowden’s lawyer told me that Oliver Stone’s new Snowden biopic “tells a true story”. After seeing it, I can confirm that it’s plays like an accurate portrayal of the events leading up to and following the whistleblower leaking a trove of National Security Agency documents to journalists. It’s in there, injected with decorative bullshit. Read More >>

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Independence Day: Resurgence Has the Spectacle of the Original, But It Forgot the Heart

Independence Day Resurgence feels like someone took the original film and fast forwarded to only the action scenes. Maybe that sounds good to you, and certainly the sequel’s epic scope exceeds its predecessor. But without characters that mean anything to us, there’s no drama or tension to the second round of this intergalactic war. Read More >>

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Infographic: What’s the Most Powerful Weapon in Sci-Fi History?

What’s the most powerful weapon in the sci-fi universe? How does a lightsaber in Star Wars compare to the energy sword of Halo? What about a Death Star vs Dr. Who’s reality bomb? And how do they match up with a real-life nuclear bomb? Foundation Digital made this infographic for Fat Wallet detailing the top sci-fi weapons in history measured by their “energy of devastation in Joules”. Read More >>

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A Closer Look at New Batmobile in Batman vs Superman

If you want to get a closer look at the new black dune buggy that Ben Affleck’s stunt guy will be driving in the upcoming Batman vs Superman movie, here’s some up close footage from JoBlo Movie Trailers. You get up close shots of the parts and a glimpse of the weaponry. It’s like a cross between the Tumbler and sleeker Batmobiles of yore. Read More >>

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Ed Snowden Film Citizenfour Awarded Oscar for Best Documentary in 2014

Citizenfour, Laura Poitras's riveting documentary about Edward Snowden's efforts to shed light on gross surveillance abuses by the United States government and its partners, just won the 2014 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Read More >>

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Keanu Reeves Couldn’t Kick in ‘The Matrix’ – and Six Other Factoids

CineFix sums up Keanu Reeves in The Matrix hilariously: he gets his ass kicked, learns to kick ass and then promptly kicks everyone's ass. The problem that you perhaps unaware of? Keanu actually couldn't kick in the movie's epic fight scenes. Read More >>

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Netflix Plans to Have a Three-Tiered Pricing Structure

Netflix is gearing up to overhaul its pricing structure. According to a shareholder letter and interviews with Gigaom, the streaming site will introduce a new three-tiered system for its customers. Read More >>

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Wow, Siri Does Not Like Being Asked About Spike Jonze’s Her

Is Her a beautifully rendered near future vision of what life will be like when we start falling in love with artificial intelligence? Not if you ask Siri. She doesn't like Her one bit, and she'll let you know that in no uncertain terms. Read More >>

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New Elysium Trailer: High-Tech Dystopia Never Looked So Good

It feels like we've been waiting ages for the release of Neill Blomkamp's latest movie, Elysium. But in this new trailer, we're given a more in-depth look at what's to come when the film comes out this summer: sublime space habitats, an earth sliding into chaos, and Matt Damon making robot jokes. Read More >>

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The World’s First Handheld Movie Camera Was Shaped Like a Gun

You may have expected the first ever portable motion picture camera to be housed in some form of stuffy box — but in fact it was shaped like a rifle, which lends a new accuracy to the idea of shooting some film. Read More >>

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7 Iconic Film Props You Can Totally Try to Buy Right Now

Break out your chequebook and get ready to explain to your kids why they're not going to university anymore, Julien's Auction House is currently running its "Hollywood Legends 2013" live auction in Beverly Hills. In addition to a creep-ton of clothing once worn by now-deceased actress Brittany Murphy, many classic props from some of Hollywood's biggest films are up for bidding right now. Props like Captain Kirk's one-of-a-kind Phaser Rifle used in the retooled series pilot, which is estimated to go for £30,000 to £50,000. Ouch. Read More >>