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This Action Figure Is Our Best Look Yet At Kurt Russell In Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

We've known since San Diego Comic-Con that Kurt Russell is playing Ego the Living Planet, but we haven't actually seen a snippet of him in any of the big trailers we've had for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. So yes, for now, your best look at him will have to be as part of this new action figure two-pack revealed at Toy Fair. Read More >>

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Hollywood’s Secret Republicans of the 1950s 

These days, Hollywood has a reputation for being politically liberal. But you’d be surprised how many conservatives there are in Hollywood. Or, maybe you wouldn’t, if you remember that Hollywood is just like any other major industry in the US. But what about the secret Republicans of the 1950s? Read More >>

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The Week in Geek: The Last Jedi, Logan, Star Trek Discovery, and More

Welcome to another instalment of The Week in Geek. Here are some of the biggest stories you might have missed this week, with plenty of news about Star Trek: Discovery, Star Wars: The Last Jedi plot points, some great marketing for Logan, and more. Read More >>

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Hidden Figures Reveals Why Politics is an Intrinsic Part of Technological Progress

Hidden Figures finally hits UK cinemas later this month - and is a powerful recreation of the story of three black women, Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer), Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) and Katherine G Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), who worked at NASA during the 60s - and who were responsible for making the calculations that ensured American rockets kept up with the Soviet Union. Read More >>

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The German Language Reveals The Last Jedi’s Title is Plural

Back when Lucasfilm revealed the title of Star Wars Episode VIII, it's been debated over the exact meaning. Specifically if it's singular or plural since the word Jedi is like sheep and can mean both. Thankfully the official German title has revealed all. The title is plural. Read More >>

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Watch ILM Completely Digitally Create the Planets of Rogue One

The best visual effects are the ones we don’t even see. In Rogue One, we know Tarkin isn’t physically there and that the Death Star doesn’t really exist. So it’s the landscapes that are the true magic: entire worlds created in a computer to build out and expand a little sliver of actual filming, or nothing at all. Read More >>

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The Incredible Mystery of Rey’s Last Jedi Haircut Solved Thanks to Empty Toy Box

Back in last July, we learned that whatever hairdo Daisy Ridley was sporting as Rey was somehow so important that Lucasfilm felt it needed to be hidden, even when Ridley was just working out. Now, thanks to a picture of empty toy packaging, this great mystery of our time has been solved. Read More >>

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Warner Bros Has Made the Awful Decision to Approach Mel Gibson to Helm Suicide Squad 2

Warner Bros and DC continue to make sarcastically amazing directorial choices. They’ve reportedly sought out Mel Gibson, the guy who’s gone on anti-Semitic rants and said he wanted his ex-girlfriend to get gang-raped, as the person they’d like to direct the next Suicide Squad movie. Read More >>

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Here’s a Friendly Reminder That Nothing in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Was Real

We knew the beasts and the magic were fake, but did you know that pretty much everything you saw on screen wasn’t there? At this point, an effects reel could reveal that Eddie Redmayne was actually five rabbits in a coat with some tremendous special effects work and I’d believe it. Read More >>

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New Concept Art Shows Off Black Panther’s Wakanda and Thor: Ragnarok’s Villain Hela

Included on the Doctor Strange digital release are a couple of looks at the upcoming Black Panther and Thor: Ragnarok movies. These looks are in the form of concept art, which almost entirely focuses on the technologically impressive capital of Wakanda and people who want to hurt Thor. Read More >>

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Sorry, Ben, But You’re a Batman Forever Now

The latest dire DC Extended Universe rumours making the rounds is that not only is Ben Affleck not directing the Batman movie, the man wants out of the role entirely. We have a message for him: Sorry, Ben. You’re stuck as Batman. So you might as well suck it up. Read More >>

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Lego Batman Movie Easter Egg Puts the Batcomputer in Your iPhone

If you saw The Lego Batman Movie this past weekend, then you might’ve realised that the voice of the Batcomputer was none other than Siri, the digital voice command assistant found in Apple consumer electronics products. Well, if you’ve got an iPhone, Siri will turn into the Batcomputer if you say the magic words. Read More >>

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The Lego Cinematic Universe Is More Layered Than You Realised

The idea of a Lego movie seems so simple. There’s a world where Lego characters can talk, have adventures, and that’s it. Well, 2014's The Lego Movie blew that notion away by introducing both a Lego world and a human world. Now it seems, with The Lego Batman Movie, that’s just the start of an intricate Lego Cinematic Universe. Read More >>

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Maybe the X-Men Movies Should Take a Break

A recent interview with Sophie Turner seems to confirm rumours that the next X-Men movie is about to be filmed. Wow, that seems super-fast. I have a modest proposal: Maybe that shouldn’t happen? Read More >>

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Even DC Actor Laurence Fishburne Knows Marvel Is Kicking DC’s Arse

Laurence Fishburne got a phone call to come out and make an appearance in Justice League as Daily Planet editor Perry White, but he was too busy washing his hair. He’s said it was a scheduling issue, but there could be another, more juicy reason. According to Fishburne, DC’s kind of blowing it. Read More >>