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Watch Han Solo Grow from Scoundrel to Hero in This Animated Star Wars Short

Thief. Smuggler. Racer. Hero of the Alliance. Father. Martyr. Han Solo is a lot of things across his Star Wars story, and this latest entry in the Galaxy of Adventures animated series captures it all pretty dang well. Read More >>

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The Ultimate Warhammer 40K Funko Pop Is One You Can Paint Yourself

I mean, if you’re gonna start doing Funko Pops from the grim dark future of Games Workshop’s sci-fi tabletop game...you might as well make it as close to the 40K experience as possible, right? Read More >>

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Part of Dark Phoenix’s Box Office Failure Might Be Thanks to…Alita: Battle Angel?

In the sort of nerdy debate over who would win between the cosmic fury of the Phoenix Force and a cyborg warrior from Mars, you never thought the answer “whichever was backed by James Cameron” would be the deciding factor. And yet, here we potentially are? Read More >>

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I Think I Might Be More Excited for the New Lego Star Wars Game Than I Am for Jedi: Fallen Order

Don’t get me wrong, Respawn’s action-packed new Star Wars game looks fine. But there’s something to be said about the charm of the Lego Star Wars games that is just a lot more appealing than another story of another surviving Jedi in the Rise of the Empire (even if said Jedi just so happens to be the Joker from Gotham). Read More >>

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Get Your First Look at The Avengers, Earth’s Mightiest New Video Game

Announced years ago by Square-Enix and Crystal Dynamics as part of a new concerted effort by Marvel to return to AAA-gaming, we’ve finally just gotten a decent look at what exactly The Avengers is going to be—and it seems pretty damn great looking so far. Read More >>

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Watching Gwyneth Paltrow Realise in Real Time She Was in Spider-Man: Homecoming Is the Delight You Need Today

You know how it is, in between days of shilling scientifically dubious lifestyle methods to women and filming cameos for Marvel movie after Marvel movie. They all blur together to the point that you just don’t have a clue where you’ll eventually show up. Read More >>

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This Week’s Game-Changing Walking Dead Comic Marks the End of an Era

The Walking Dead has been around for so long at this point—on screen and on comic book shelves—that you can almost count on one hand the remaining elements of the series that were there from the very beginning and are still enduring what came after the zombie apocalypse. But this week’s issue reveals one of those stories has indeed come to an end. Read More >>

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The Idea Behind Russell T Davies’ New Dystopian Drama Was Almost a Torchwood Ending

Russell T Davies’ new drama series Years and Years is based on an idea the writer has had for decades. He’d always imagined it to be its own project, but when trying to find an ending to Torchwood’s third season, the miniseries Children of Earth, there was a brief moment when his long-gestating idea almost became a grim reality for Captain Jack and friends. Read More >>

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‘The Faceless Ones’ Is the Next Missing Part of Doctor Who History

Slowly but surely, the BBC has started plugging in the missing pieces of Doctor Who’s history—and while it was only recently we got to see another part of that history restored, we already know what gap it’s filling in next. Read More >>

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RIP Paul Darrow, Blake’s 7’s Unlikely, Sardonic ‘Hero’

Paul Darrow, beloved for his turn as Kerr Avon in the cult British sci-fi series Blake’s 7, has passed away after a short illness at the age of 78. Read More >>

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How the Pokémon Games (and Even Avengers: Infinity War) Influenced Detective Pikachu’s Wild Climax

Detective Pikachu is already a pretty weird movie—it’s a noir film for kids starring outlandish creatures, one of which wears an incredibly adorable deerstalker hat. But it takes an even weirder turn for its climactic third act. A turn that required VFX studio MCP to explore not only the games for inspiration, but one of Marvel’s biggest blockbusters. Read More >>

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What We Know About the Disaster That Made Picard Quit Starfleet

Star Trek: Picard is set decades after the unthinkable: a disillusioned Jean-Luc Picard, former captain of the Enterprise, has left Starfleet, the fabled organisation that represents his highest ideals. But in order to figure out why, we need to turn to what might be a surprising source for some Star Trek diehards. Read More >>

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One of Good Omens’ Best Additions Was an Excuse to Give David Tennant and Michael Sheen More to Do

The Good Omens TV show is a delightful adaptation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s beloved novel—retaining all of its charms while effectively parcelling out the book into six neat chunks of TV. But it goes beyond that by adding some wonderful elements to the original, including a grand sequence mainly born out of giving its stars more to do. Read More >>

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The Gorgeous First Trailer for Ron Moore’s For All Mankind Teases a Space Race That Doesn’t End on the Moon

We were already interested at the thought of Ronald D. Moore’s return to space as part of a new partnership with Apple. But now we have a first look at just what that partnership is delivering in a new trailer for For All Mankind, and it looks fantastic. Read More >>

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The Russo Brothers’ Next Project Is a Magic: The Gathering Animated Series for Netflix

The planes of one of the biggest card games in the world are heading to streaming—and the men behind Earth’s Mightiest Heroes at Marvel Studios are bringing it to life. Read More >>