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Barbara Remington, Whose Lord of the Rings Illustrations Were Beloved By Everyone Except Tolkien, Has Died

Barbara Remington, Whose Lord of the Rings Illustrations Were Beloved By Everyone Except Tolkien, Has Died

Before Peter Jackson’s movies, the visual identity of Lord of the Rings was the territory of artists and animators. And few created a vision so iconic, and so loosely related to the actual books, as Barbara Remington.

Now, at the age of 90, the well-loved illustrator has passed away. As reported by the New York Times, the illustrator, who did paperback cover art for Tolkien’s The Lord of...

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3 hours 36 minutes ago. 1 comments

This Unsettlingly Accurate Deepfake Casts Tom Holland and Robert Downey, Jr. in Back to the Future

This Unsettlingly Accurate Deepfake Casts Tom Holland and Robert Downey, Jr. in Back to the Future

Deepfake technology continues to weird me out . It seems just a matter of time until it changes how we experience visual media. These just look so damn persuasive, and I have to imagine they’re only going to get better. Or worse, depending on how you look at it.

Like this, from YouTube EZRyderX47: a compelling deepfake recasting of Back to the Future, featuring Tom Holland as Marty and...

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today at 01:30. 5 comments

Sonic the Hedgehog Had the Best Domestic Opening of Any Video Game Movie Ever

Sonic the Hedgehog Had the Best Domestic Opening of Any Video Game Movie Ever

It used to be conventional wisdom that video game movies were not a way to walk the path to success. Warcraft, Assassin’s Creed, and a whole pile of bizarre failed ‘90s game adaptations tell the tale of a film niche that was better left alone. But that may be changing, and Sonic the Hedgehog might be the harbinger.

As reported by Deadline, Sonic the Hedgehog opened this week at approximately...

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yesterday at 23:00. 4 comments

The First Trailer for Syfy's Vagrant Queen Promises a Sassy Space Opera Adventure

The First Trailer for Syfy's Vagrant Queen Promises a Sassy Space Opera Adventure
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A queen on the run. A deadbeat. A mechanic. And a whole galaxy looking to shoot ‘em, or hunt ‘em down, or toss ‘em out the airlock. Sounds like fun.

Based on the comic by Magdalene Visaggio and Jason Smith, Syfy’s  Vagrant Queen is the story of Elida (Adriyan Rae), a dethroned queen on the run...

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yesterday at 06:00. 2 comments

The Witcher Casts a Pair of New Witchers For Season 2

The Witcher Casts a Pair of New Witchers For Season 2

There are a lot of monsters on the Continent. So to take ‘em out, you need a lotta witchers. Whole schools of ‘em, in fact. For its second season,
The Witcher is packing in a couple more.

As reported by Redanian Intelligence, a Witcher fan blog with a fantastic name, two new actors are joining the cast as Lambert and Coën, two witchers whose paths cross with Geralt’s at pivotal story...

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yesterday at 03:30.

In Quibi's The Stranger, Dane DeHaan Is a Terrifying Killer

In Quibi's The Stranger, Dane DeHaan Is a Terrifying Killer
Trailer Frenzy A special place to find the newest trailers for movies and TV shows you're craving.

Quibi , Quibi, you odd beast . High production quality, tiny episodes. A new format for television, or a bizarre experiment? I honestly have no idea. But I do know that some of the shows coming out for it are a little intriguing.

Like The Stranger, which has strong American Psycho vibes and...

yesterday at 02:45. 5 comments

Report: Netflix Is in Talks to Renew Lucifer For Season 6

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.

As reported by TV Line, Netflix is allegedly in talks with Warner Bros. Television to renew Lucifer , the demonic drama that Netflix picked up from Fox when it got canceled after three seasons. Now it’s wrapping production on its fifth and supposedly final season, but...

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yesterday at 01:30. 4 comments

Harrison Ford Says He Starts Doing... Something With Indiana Jones 5 in a Couple Months

Harrison Ford Says He Starts Doing... Something With Indiana Jones 5 in a Couple Months

Now that his time making afterlife cameos as Han Solo is definitely wrapped and done, Harrison Ford seems to be about ready to move on to his other big legacy role: Indiana Jones . In a new interview, Ford reveals that he’s going to start working on returning to that role rather soon. Though it’s unclear what, precisely, that means .

Talking to CBS Sunday Morning earlier this week, which,...

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Feb 15, 2020 at 23:00. 2 comments

The People Behind The Toys That Made Us Are Working On a Magic: The Gathering Documentary

The People Behind The Toys That Made Us Are Working On a Magic: The Gathering Documentary

Ignite the Spark, the Story of Magic: The Gathering is an upcoming documentary film that will, according to a press release, explore the history and popularity of the most popular card game of all time that isn’t played with a deck of standard playing cards.

The documentary, which does not yet have a release platform or a date, will be produced by many of the people behind Netflix’s The...

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Feb 15, 2020 at 07:30. 2 comments

Baby Yoda Is Ready for Murder

Baby Yoda Is Ready for Murder

He has a name, scum. Call him “the asset” one more time, he dares you.

Star Wars: Battlefront II lets you do a lot of things, at this point. Wear pajamas ! Be eaten alive by Ewoks! Enjoy frankly absurd quantities of Star Wars! But alas, it does not (yet) let you play as The Mandalorian’s iconic infant , Baby Yoda.

It does let you play as BB-8 and BB-9E now though, thanks to a recent update ....

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Feb 15, 2020 at 06:45. 1 comments

In This Exclusive Zatanna and the House of Secrets Preview, the Young Magician Uncovers a Shocking Truth

In This Exclusive Zatanna and the House of Secrets Preview, the Young Magician Uncovers a Shocking Truth

In DC’s upcoming graphic novel Zatanna and the House of Secrets, the legendary magician turned Justice League powerhouse is a young girl whose life is filled with a magic that comes from the love her father, master magician Zatara, brings to their enchanted house. Though Zatanna’s always had an inkling that there was something different about her dad, it isn’t until he suddenly disappears...

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Feb 15, 2020 at 05:15. 10 comments

The First Trailer for Castlevania Season 3 Is a Bloody Good Time

The First Trailer for Castlevania Season 3 Is a Bloody Good Time
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Like Trevor Belmont, we are people of simple pleasures. We see kick-ass, monster-hunting, vampire-killing whip and ice magic action? We click. And scream, very, very loudly.

Netflix is celebrating Valentine’s Day in style, following up today’s earlier Stranger Things tease with our first look at...

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Feb 15, 2020 at 04:30. 9 comments

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

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.

Today Netflix announced...

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Feb 15, 2020 at 03:00. 6 comments

Sonic the Hedgehog Is a Heartfelt Adventure for Kids and Twitchy Nostalgia Junkies Alike

Sonic the Hedgehog Is a Heartfelt Adventure for Kids and Twitchy Nostalgia Junkies Alike
io9 Reviews Reviews and critical analyses of fan-favorite movies, TV shows, comics, books, and more.

It may come as a shock to adults who read genre news sites to hear that a movie like Sonic The Hedgehog —a movie so heavily influenced by the ‘90s video game IP it’s based on that it almost hurts—is squarely aimed at kids who just wanna see cute, fuzzy cartoon characters get buckwild and bash...

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Feb 15, 2020 at 02:30. 16 comments

Cinematic Batman Lips, Ranked

Cinematic Batman Lips, Ranked

Last night, we got our very important first glimpse at Robert Pattinson suited up as the latest live-action incarnation of Batman. Glimpse is a diplomatic word for it, frankly—softly shot, lit in red, and barely lit at that, we did not get to see much of this new Batman. Not even a full cowl! But we saw enough to rank him by a very important part of the Batman look. His lips.

The Batcowl

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Feb 15, 2020 at 01:15. 12 comments

10 Great Sci-Fi Movies to Watch When You're Sick

10 Great Sci-Fi Movies to Watch When You're Sick

When I was a boy, A Clockwork Orange made me vomit .

I was in the ninth grade. I was just starting to get heavily into movies , and one day I got sick at school. The nurse said I should go home, so my mom picked me up and we decided to stop at the video store so I’d have something to watch while I rested. For some reason, I decided that was the day I was going to finally watch Stanley...

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Feb 14, 2020 at 23:30.

Utopia Falls Is a Formulaic Dystopian YA Love Letter to Hip-Hop

Utopia Falls Is a Formulaic Dystopian YA Love Letter to Hip-Hop
io9 Reviews Reviews and critical analyses of fan-favorite movies, TV shows, comics, books, and more.

Hulu’s Utopia Falls , created by R.T. Thorne, is a dystopian YA drama that simultaneously feels like a story you’ve heard countless times before and like a heartfelt attempt at trying to bring something new to a generally formulaic genre .

Set in a world where the last bastion of humanity ...

Feb 14, 2020 at 22:45. 8 comments

Meet the Stars of Clone Wars' Imminent Return, the Bad Batch

Meet the Stars of Clone Wars' Imminent Return, the Bad Batch
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Disney has released a new teaser for the premiere episode of The Clone Wars’ imminent return next week, and...well, honestly I just don’t know what to tell you. It’s Clone Wars. It’s more Clone Wars . What else do you need?

At long last , Star Wars : The Clone Wars rage on—and it seems like the...

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Feb 14, 2020 at 21:45. 20 comments

Another Tiny The Batman Tease, Dark Army Updates, and More

Another Tiny The Batman Tease, Dark Army Updates, and More
Morning Spoilers If there’s news about upcoming movies and television you’re not supposed to know, you’ll find it in here.

Some familiar Jurassic World faces will return for round three. There’s good news for Avenue 5 fans. Robert Englund makes his one pitch for returning to Freddy Krueger. Doctor Who teases the rise of the Cybermen. Plus, what’s to come in another Gotham City, on Batwoman.

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Feb 14, 2020 at 21:05. 7 comments

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

Stranger Things Season 4's First Teaser Reveals a Surprising Return
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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.

This...

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