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io9’s Essential Guide to 2020’s Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Superhero TV

It turns out there is such a thing as too much good television because this preview list is simply too much. Coming on the heels of our mega-list of 2020's movies, here’s our overwhelming compilation of sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and superhero shows that you’re going to want to keep on your radar this year. Read […]

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io9’s Guide to All the Movies You Should Give a Damn About in 2020

No Star Wars? No Avengers? No problem! After the massive movie year that was 2019, one might assume 2020 would be underwhelming. To that we say…James Bond. Ghostbusters. Christopher Nolan. Godzilla vs. King Kong. Wonder Woman. Edgar Wright. Bill and Ted. Dune. Need we go on?Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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io9’s Guide to All the Movies You Should Give a Damn About in 2020

No Star Wars? No Avengers? No problem! After the massive movie year that was 2019, one might assume 2020 would be underwhelming. To that we say…James Bond. Ghostbusters. Christopher Nolan. Godzilla vs. King Kong. Wonder Woman. Edgar Wright. Bill and Ted. Dune. Need we go on?Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Decade Fandom Went Corporate

In the last twenty years, fandom and mass culture have basically merged. Fans and fandom spent the 2000s fighting for legitimacy and proving their combined worth. And corporations? Well, they spent the 2010s learning how to co-opt fandom to silence critics, manipulate press, and make even more money.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Fictional People and Things We Lost in 2019

This year saw some of the biggest endings in movie and television history. In Avengers: Endgame, a few brave souls sacrificed themselves to save the universe and Game of Thrones finally put someone on the Iron Throne…and a lot of people in their graves. There are a lot of characters to grieve over, and we’re here […]

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The Fictional People and Things We Lost in 2019

This year saw some of the biggest endings in movie and television history. In Avengers: Endgame, a few brave souls sacrificed themselves to save the universe and Game of Thrones finally put someone on the Iron Throne…and a lot of people in their graves. There are a lot of characters to grieve over, and we’re here […]

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The Fictional People and Things We Lost in 2019

This year saw some of the biggest endings in movie and television history. In Avengers: Endgame, a few brave souls sacrificed themselves to save the universe and Game of Thrones finally put someone on the Iron Throne…and a lot of people in their graves. There are a lot of characters to grieve over, and we’re here […]

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The Pop Culture Highlights and Lowlights of 2019

It’s been a year seemingly full of bad news, bad takes, and bad feelings. But pop culture was still there for us—making us delight at unexpected joys like Baby Yoda, and allowing us to bond over horrors like Sonic the Hedgehog’s freakish teeth. Read on for io9's pop culture highlights (and lowlights) of 2019.Read more… […]

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The Pop Culture Highlights and Lowlights of 2019

It’s been a year seemingly full of bad news, bad takes, and bad feelings. But pop culture was still there for us—making us delight at unexpected joys like Baby Yoda, and allowing us to bond over horrors like Sonic the Hedgehog’s freakish teeth. Read on for io9's pop culture highlights (and lowlights) of 2019.Read more… […]

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This Was the Decade That Spoiler Culture Changed Everything

Spoiler alert: We all love spoilers. That doesn’t necessarily mean that we all want them, of course—there are as many people who fervently avoid details about upcoming stories as there are people who hunt them down to learn beforehand. But as the 2010s come to a close, the way we talk about spoilers with each other…Read […]

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Black Widow’s First Trailer Promises a Deadly Family Reunion

Much like a deadly spy on a mission to eliminate its target, the first trailer for Marvel’s upcoming Black Widow standalone movie snuck up in the dead of night, and now it’s coming for all of our necks.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The New Avengers VR Game Is Fun, If Inconsequential

A common critique of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is that many of its entries can feel like forgettable fluff: fine and fun in the moment, but will immediately vacate your head the minute those post-credit-scenes stop rolling. Avengers: Damage Control might come in an interesting format, but it would do little to…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Josh Trank Reviews His Own Fantastic Four Film, Gives It a Generous Two Stars

Honestly, Josh Trank, director of the most recent (and famously flopped) Fantastic Four film, had his work cut out for him. Between the need for Fox to compete with the growing MCU, a troubled production, and Max Landis, this project was never going to turn out well. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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What You Need to Know About Star Wars’ Imperial Inquisitorius

Jedi: Fallen Order presents Star Wars fans with a foe that may be a bit unfamiliar to them, as young Jedi purge survivor Cal Kestis goes up against the sinister agents of the Emperor known as the Inquistorius. But these saber-spinning acolytes already have a rich and tragic place in Star Wars’ canon. Here’s what […]

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What You Need to Know About Star Wars’ Imperial Inquisitorius

Jedi: Fallen Order presents Star Wars fans with a foe that may be a bit unfamiliar to them, as young Jedi purge survivor Cal Kestis goes up against the sinister agents of the Emperor known as the Inquistorius. But these saber-spinning acolytes already have a rich and tragic place in Star Wars’ canon. Here’s what […]

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How to See When Your Favorite Missing Movies Are Arriving on Disney+

I spent a decent chunk of the weekend putting a dent into my Disney+ queue—thanks, 4K Dolby Atmos Star Wars movies—but my enjoyment of Disney’s cheap streaming service is slightly dampened by the various films that are still bound to Netflix. However, you can start getting your queue ready for titles like Black Panther…Read more… […]

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The 10 Best Superhero Films of the Past Decade

Over the past decade, one genre of popular film has risen to prominence like a bird, plane, and Superman all rolled into one. We’re talking, of course, about the superhero film. Though the train truly left the station in 2008 with the releases of Iron Man and The Dark Knight, 2010-2019 saw the genre explode […]

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The 10 Best Superhero Films of the Past Decade

Over the past decade, one genre of popular film has risen to prominence like a bird, plane, and Superman all rolled into one. We’re talking, of course, about the superhero film. Though the train truly left the station in 2008 with the releases of Iron Man and The Dark Knight, 2010-2019 saw the genre explode […]

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The 10 Best Superhero Films of the Past Decade

Over the past decade, one genre of popular film has risen to prominence like a bird, plane, and Superman all rolled into one. We’re talking, of course, about the superhero film. Though the train truly left the station in 2008 with the releases of Iron Man and The Dark Knight, 2010-2019 saw the genre explode […]

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Everything to Know About Disney+

Over a year after it was first announced, Disney+ is finally here and full of cartoons, superheroes, and space wizards for you to gawk at. Last week, Gizmodo got a chance to check out the new streaming service app in its final form and speak with the team behind Disney+’s launch.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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