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Neil Gaiman Makes Sense of America with American Gods

“Starz loves c**k.”
Those were co-developer Bryan Fuller’s words as he explained the eye-popping abundance of full-frontal male nudity in the upcoming Starz series American Gods, based on Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel.

The eight-episode first sea…

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20 Movie Posters That Rocked Our Eyeballs in 2016

Posters are windows into the world of the movie. A sliver of expectation rather than revelation. A good movie poster creates an emotional reaction, one that intrigues and elicits curiosity in the viewer. That’s a lot of work for one image. Some posters are more successful than others—and in some cases, more successful than the movies they’re representing. […]

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5 Things We want to See in The X-Files (potential) Season 11

Even the most die-hard fans of the epic 1993-2002 series The X-Files knew the series had played itself out by its ninth season. But even with the season 9 finale “The Truth” throwing dirt on the graves of several conspiracies, we’ve always wanted to believe that more X-Files was out there. We got what we […]

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Love to Binge-Watch TV? Pity, ‘Cus It Could Kill You

If you love watching an entire season of television in one popcorn-fueled frenzy, I have some bad news: it could kill you. According to a Japanese study “Watching Television and Risk of Mortality From Pulmonary Embolism Among Japanese Men and Women” led by Toru Shirakawa, over 86,000 people in Japan between the ages of 40–79 were […]

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5 reasons why The Killing Joke is still important…28 years later

If you haven’t read The Killing Joke, prepare to have your mind blown. This slender, 64-page graphic novel by Alan Moore/Brian Bolland cemented the Joker as a sociopath on a rampage and almost shattered the lodestone from Batman’s moral compass. It was painful to read when it was released back in 1988. It still hurts […]

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6 Gifts on Amazon Prime Day to Give to Your Enemies

Today is Amazon Prime Day, Amazon’s day of lowered rates and deep discounts. If you absolutely, positively need something awesome shipped to your doorstep, here is your window of opportunity. Open wide. But not everything Amazon has on offer is worth buying. We found several ridiculous items, none of which we would purchase for ourselves, not […]

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Batman Has Murder on His Mind in the First Clip of THE KILLING JOKE

DC has been putting out animated features of its more famous comics since 2007, and most of them have been PG-13-rated fare. But their next animated film will be The Killing Joke, Alan Moore’s disturbing origin story of the Joker. As anybody who has ever read the graphic novel knows, it’s appropriate that that the film […]

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The Girl with All the Gifts Trailer is a Child’s-Eye View of the Zombie Apocalypse

There are two reasons people like zombie movies: 1) They’re an excellent metaphor for the inevitable decay of civilization, and 2) Viewers get to see someone chomped to death. Fans will likely get plenty of both in the upcoming movie The Girl With All the Gifts. We have the trailer for you, above. The Girl […]

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16 Most Awesome Moments in Game of Thrones Season 6

Season 6 of Game of Thrones brought more awesome to television than most shows do in their entire run. I’m not just saying that as a fan of the series: I’m saying this as a reader of George R.R. Martin’s novels, the A Song of Ice and Fire series. The TV show caught up to […]

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9 Unbelievable Moments in Game of Thrones Finale, ‘The Winds of Winter’

You know the expression, “Go out with a bang, not a whimper?” Game of Thrones has ended season 6 with a bang, several of them. And the only whimpering here are the sounds of our self-pity. After all, we have to wait ten more months until season 7. That’s a lot of whimpering. Here’s how season 6 of Game of […]

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