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8 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books to Read (or Re-Read) Before Their Adaptations Hit the Screen

While we generally stick to recommending new books, there are tonnes of older sci-fi and fantasy books worth your time – including those with the added interest of television or movie adaptations on the way. Here are eight titles you should add to your read (or re-read) list; if you really want an even 10, go ahead and throw Dune and The Stand on there too. Read More >>

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Netflix’s Spooky Locke & Key is What Happens When You Reimagine Modern Fairy Tales

The fact that Netflix’s adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodríguez’s Locke & Key exists years after multiple failed attempts at bringing a series based on the comic books to different TV networks is a testament to the fact that the story of the Locke family has always been a fascinating one. It’s immediately apparent how much of the source material’s been reimagined for live action, because as much as Locke & Key honours the comics, it often feels as if the series’ creators approached the show with the intention of making it accessible to a much broader audience. Read More >>

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Report: Netflix is in Talks to Renew Lucifer for Season 6

Netflix does love its rescues, doesn’t it? Maybe even a bit more than it loves canceling shows after producing two seasons. Read More >>

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The Witcher Casts a Pair of New Witchers for Season 2

There are a lot of monsters on the Continent. So to take them out, you need a lot of witchers. Whole schools of them, in fact. For its second season, The Witcher is packing in a few more. Read More >>

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Netflix’s New Masters of the Universe Anime Has Basically Every Voice Actor You Love

Kevin Smith’s upcoming anime series based on the beloved Mattel franchise is set to continue the story of He-Man and the other Masters of the Universe in their ongoing quest to protect the planet of Eternia and the rest of the cosmos from Skeletor and his evil forces. Now we know just who all is going to be lending their voices to the project to make this all possible. Read More >>

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Stranger Things Season 4’s First Teaser Reveals a Surprising Return

You can’t keep this American hero down. Stranger Things has released its first look at its fourth season, bringing us to Russia (with love) as the international showdown over control of the Upside Down escalates. And there’s someone you might recognize working on the rail line. Read More >>

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Dracula Showrunners Explain How it Could be Resurrected for a Second Season

BBC and Netflix’s three-part Dracula miniseries ended on a pretty final note, but with the show’s surprising success it’s possible that Count Dracula could wind up coming back for more. Read More >>

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With Our Delightfully Nerdy Valentine’s Day Cards, You Can Become a Clan of 2

Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day is just around the corner (and right before a holiday weekend)! To celebrate this most romantic/horniest of days, we present a collection of nerdy Valentines – featuring cameos from the Mandalorian, Jean-Luc Picard, Harley Quinn, and, of course...a Witcher in a tub. Read More >>

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Andy Serkis Boards the Family-Friendly Witcher Wagon in The Letter for the King Teaser

Netflix is leaning hard into this medieval fantasy thing. The first teaser is out for The Letter for the King, a series that stars Andy Serkis and His Dark Materials’ Amir Wilson in a tale about a young hero of “ancient prophecy” rising up against a warlord and uniting all the realms. Stop me if you’ve heard this one. Read More >>

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A Subscription BBC Would Kill CBeebies for a Start, Says BBC Chairman

The talking colourful shapes channel CBeebies would be one of the first casualties of a Netflix-style subscription BBC should the licence fee model ever come to an end, says the corporation's chairman Sir David Clementi. Read More >>

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In Altered Carbon’s Action-Packed Season 2 Trailer, Anthony Mackie Gets Ready for War

Takeshi Kovacs may have a different body, but his life and goals haven’t changed. In the first full trailer for season two of Altered Carbon, Anthony Mackie steps into Joel Kinnaman’s “Stack” for an action-packed journey across the galaxy to find his lost love... but he might not like what he finds. Read More >>

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5 Sort-of Romantic But Definitely Nerdy Movies to Stream for Valentine’s Day

Most folks can content themselves with swooning over The Notebook, but nerdy genre fans might want a little time-jumping or severed limbs or robots to go along with their romantic movies. We’ve scoured the big streaming services to find 10 geeky movies all about love, just in time for Valentine’s Day viewing. Read More >>

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At Long Last, Our Netflix Autoplay Nightmare Is Over

Netflix hasn’t killed autoplaying videos entirely, but in a tweet today it announced the ability to at least turn off the autoplay trailers and next episode “features”. Read More >>

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Netflix’s New Data Saving Feature Explained

This week Netflix has announced that it has begun using AV1 on its Android app. If you're not sure what this is, don't worry – we have your back. Read More >>