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11 Superhero Costumes That Deserve to Be Seen in Live-Action

We’re inundated with comic book movies and TV shows these days. But for a decade now, we’ve been in the age of the “practical” hero look. And that was fine in the beginning, when everyone was worried about getting regular people to take this genre seriously. But we are far past that point now, and […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Star Trek: Discovery Before It Premieres

Hey, did you hear there’s a new Star Trek show starting September 24? Anticipation is mighty high here at io9—but for everyone who hasn’t been cataloguing every bit of info that CBS has revealed about Star Trek: Discovery on the long road to its debut, we’ve assembled this handy guide to get you up to […]

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How Insecure Properly Lights Black Actors

For decades, photo and video equipment was designed and tested with only white subjects in mind. Lighting darker skin tones takes a different approach than lighting pale ones. Ava Berkofsky, director of photography on HBO’s Insecure, tells Mic how her team beautifully lights the show’s black actors, and Mic reporter…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Record Live TV When You Don’t Have Cable

The latest craze among Millennials is the old school TV antenna—at least according to a piece last month in The Wall Street Journal. Combined with standalone services like Netflix, Hulu and HBO Now, adding a $20 over-the-air antenna to your arsenal makes cutting the cord easier than ever. There’s just one problem:…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Tick Brilliantly Deconstructs Our Modern-Day Superhero Obsession

I thought I knew what to expect after seeing the pilot and, months later, the second episode of Amazon’s re-imagined Tick TV show. But, having now seen the initial six chapters of the series’ first season, the show still amazed me with how cleverly it cuts into the hyperdense muscle of superhero genre conventions. …Read […]

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The Secret World Is Getting A TV Series

Funcom’s supernatural conspiracy MMO recently got a reboot, and now it’s getting its own television show. Johnny Depp’s Infinitum Nihil and G4C Innovation have teamed up to produce a live-action TV series based on The Secret World. Or Secret World Legends. Whichever.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The New DuckTales Is a Perfect Example of How Today’s Cartoons Are the Best They’ve Ever Been

Disney XD’s revitalized and rebooted DuckTales is a testament to the staying power of Scrooge McDuck and his nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie. It’s also a grand showing of how far animation in general has come since 1987.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How to Get Tickets for Saturday Night Live’s 2017-2018 Season

The most recent season of Saturday Night Live was a doozy, garnering plenty of newfound attention for its topical, Trump-related material, and the show’s highest ratings in more than 20 years. To get a front-row seat to whatever the 2017-2018 season has in store, the lottery for live tickets is open from August 1 to…Read […]

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June Foray, the voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel, dies at 99

It’s too hard to write about the nefarious ongoings of the Trump Administration every day, so instead, I’m going to write about someone who was an essential part of my childhood, voice actress June Foray, who died yesterday at 99 years old. Most famous for voicing Rocky the Flying Squirrel on The …Continue reading Continue […]

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All the Best Movies and Shows Coming to and Leaving Hulu in August 2017

While we’re waiting for the solar eclipse later on in the month, we’ll be cooling our heels in August hiding out in the air conditioning, and catching up on the fresh batch of movies and TV shows that are hitting streaming services on the 1st. Below, new offerings to expect from Hulu in the dog […]

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Absolutely All of io9’s Massive Coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2017 in One Convenient Location

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 may be over, but io9's coverage lives on in our many, many posts, and we’ve collected them all here for you: movie and TV news and trailers, only-at-Comic-Con footage descriptions and experiences, amazing toys from the show floor, and so much more.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Absolutely All of io9’s Massive Coverage of San Diego Comic-Con 2017 in One Convenient Location

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 may be over, but io9's coverage lives on in our many, many posts, and we’ve collected them all here for you: movie and TV news and trailers, only-at-Comic-Con footage descriptions and experiences, amazing toys from the show floor, and so much more.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Best Stuff to Watch on Netflix Right Now That’s NOT in English

Netflix is on a bit of an international kick. In the last year, the service has produced nearly 10 foreign language series and movies, and it’s in various stages of development for new Spanish, Indian, and Italian programs. As of last week, Netflix officially boasts more international subscribers than U.S.…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Turn on the Subtitles When Kids Watch TV 

A week or so has passed since school’s been out for the summer, which means you’ve likely already plowed through your armory of volcano projects, beading kits, sand art and other activities meant to keep your kids’ brains from turning to noggin-mush over the next two or three months.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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