Chris Hardwick’s Talking Dead Pulled from AMC Following Abuse Allegations

Chris Hardwick’s Talking Dead Pulled from AMC Following Abuse Allegations

AMC has cut ties with Talking Dead host, Chris Hardwick, following allegations of abuse from his ex-girlfriend, Chloe Dykstra. The network’s decision comes in the wake of a Medium post from Dykstra that described her experience with an anonymous abuser, but people managed to connect the dots between the former Nerdist host and Hardwick. “We have had a positive working relationship with Chris Hardwick for many years. We take the troubling allegations that surfaced yesterday very seriously,” read AMC’s statement. Continue reading…
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George Lucas' Star Wars Episodes 7-9 Would Have Explored Midi-Chlorians and the "Microbiotic World"

George Lucas' Star Wars Episodes 7-9 Would Have Explored Midi-Chlorians and the "Microbiotic World"

Back in 2012, if George Lucas hadn’t sold Lucasfilm for over $4 Billion, he would have created a third Star Wars trilogy focusing on midi-chlorians and the “microbiotic world.” Speaking to filmmaker James Cameron for the second episode of his six-part AMC series, “James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction,” Lucas went more in-depth about what the future of Star Wars would have looked like were he still in charge. were going to get into a microbiotic world,” he explained to Cameron. “There’s this world of creatures that operate differently than we do. I call them the Whills. And the Whills are the ones who actually control the universe. They feed off the Force.” Continue reading…
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Westworld Episode 9 Brings Violent Delights and Violent Ends

Westworld Episode 9 Brings Violent Delights and Violent Ends

This review contains spoilers for Westworld Season 2, episode 9, titled “Vanishing Point.” To refresh your memory of where we left off, check out our episode 8 review. These violent delights have violent ends, indeed. Westworld’s main shortcoming (aside from a stubborn insistence on non-linear plotting when a straightforward narrative – like Akecheta’s story in episode 8 – would sometimes be equally effective) is that it has a tendency to tell us what we already know. Most episodes are either so vague as to be almost incomprehensible without the context of future episodes, or they spend multiple scenes spelling out plot twists that the audience discovered weeks ago. Continue reading…
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Incredibles 2: Biggest Opening Weekend Ever for an Animated Movie

Incredibles 2: Biggest Opening Weekend Ever for an Animated Movie

Disney-Pixar’s latest sequel, Incredibles 2, had the biggest opening weekend ever for an animated film – and it isn’t even close. Coming in during the lucrative Father’s Day weekend, Incredibles 2 earned $180 million in the domestic market across 4,410 theaters, according to Variety. The previous record was held by Finding Dory, another one of Pixar’s sequels that took forever to come out, which earned $135 million in its opening weekend in 2016. Incredibles 2 also became eighth largest domestic opening of all time, overtaking another one of Disney’s films for the spot: last year’s Beauty and the Beast, which netted $174.6 million during its debut weekend. Continue reading…
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Gal Gadot Reveals New Photo From Wonder Woman 1984

Gal Gadot Reveals New Photo From Wonder Woman 1984

UPDATE, June 17: Gal Gadot has now released a new image of her in costume from Wonder Woman 1984, the now-filming sequel to the 2017 DC superhero movie blockbuster. Gadot revealed the photo on Twitter; it can be seen in the slideshow below. The original report from June 13th follows. Warner Bros. has officially announced the commencement of principal photography on Wonder Woman 1984, the sequel to the 2017 blockbuster based on the DC Comics superhero. They also released two official still phots from the movie. Gal Gadot once again stars in Wonder Woman 2, which co-stars Kristen Wiig as the film’s main villain, The Cheetah. Pedro Pascal also stars. Continue reading…
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Incredibles 2: Viral Thread Prompts Theaters to Add Strobe Light Warning

Incredibles 2: Viral Thread Prompts Theaters to Add Strobe Light Warning

Following a viral Twitter thread which warned viewers that footage in Incredibles 2 had potential to trigger seizures, theaters have decided to add strobe light warnings to the recently released Pixar film. The footage in question involves rapidly flashing lights and occurs multiple times throughout the film, one sequence lasting over half a minute. The viral thread in question was started by Twitter user Veronica Lewis (@veron4ica) and detailed the various scenes filled with strobing lights that could “cause issues for people with epilepsy, migraines, and chronic illness.” Continue reading…
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Daily Deals: Planet of the Apes Trilogy 4K UHD Under $30, AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $200

Daily Deals: Planet of the Apes Trilogy 4K UHD Under , AMD Ryzen 7 1700 0

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Kill la Kill Game Announced

Kill la Kill Game Announced

Kill la Kill The Game has been officially announced by animation house Studio Trigger and game publisher and developer Arc System Works. Following a countdown clock for a mystery collaboration between two companies, a game based off the popular anime series Kill la Kill is being developed by APLUS Games and is set for a 2019 release. On their official website, Kill la Kill The Game is listed as a “battle action” title that supports up to two players, and looks to play in the same vein as Dragon Ball FighterZ or the recently announced Jump Force. Continue reading…
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