Alex Patnode

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Lawrence Kasdan On Han Solo Project and Sequel Trilogy

<i>By Ciaran Duggan</i>,<p>Last week revered film writer Lawrence Kasdan received the 'First Icon Award' for 'Contributions to the Cinematic Arts' at the …

12 Scenes That Prove Han Solo Could Use The Force

Ever wonder why George Lucas gave Han the last name "Solo"? It's not because he travels as a lone wolf -- he has Chewie. It's not because he's …

Science Fiction

$165 robot does the dirty things you can never get your wife (or husband) to do

Get your mind out of the gutter… we’re talking about vacuuming, of course. You get home from work and you’re exhausted but no matter how many times …

DOOM has a devilish secret hidden in its soundtrack

I think we can all agree that DOOM is <i>genius</i>. It’s old school, has enough blood to fill an ocean and it also has a rocking soundtrack. A soundtrack …

Marvel’s NIGHTHAWK: A 'Black Superhero In a Country Infected By the Disease of Racism'

Credit: Ramon Villalobos (Marvel Comics)<p>Squadron Supreme’s Nighthawk may have roots as a Batman stand-in, but writer David Walker and the art team of …

‘Star Trek’ redshirt cosplayer travels to Comic Con, is killed by every character in history

Go to any big sci-fi convention, and you’re guaranteed to see a few people dressed as the red-shirted security officers from <i>Star Trek</i>‘s original …

Skywalker Rebel Leader Jacket

You are a Jedi, like your father before you<p>Replica of Luke Skywalker's Bespin jacket from <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i><br>• 2 side-seam waist pockets + 2 chest …

'Archer' reviews every James Bond film

<b>[Read Archer’s 24 Bond movie reviews below]</b> We asked FX’s superspy Sterling Archer to take a break from saving the world and nuking his liver to work …

Halle Berry

Rocket League Devs Have "Figured out" PS4-Xbox One Cross-Network Play

Stuck in the middle.<p>Psyonix has "figured out" the technology required to make Rocket League the first game to allow cross-network play between Xbox …

Rocket League

Mark Hamill Performs Jedi Mind Tricks on Fans and Persuades Them to Bother Harrison Ford Instead

Oliver Taylor has created an amusing comedy sketch where he and a group of <i>Star Wars</i> and Joker fans surround Mark Hamill to ask for autographs. To …

8 R-Rated Comic Books That Should Be Made into Films

The filthy, violent and totally awesome movie about a super-powered assassin who pleasures himself to ponies <i>Deadpool</i> has been smashing box-office …

Graphic Novels

How 'Star Wars' actor John Boyega got ripped in just 21 days

Recently, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" star John Boyega told British Vogue that his character Finn will be "much more physical" in the next "Star Wars" movie, "Episode VIII."<p>"I might be in the gym a bit more," the British actor said.<p>Turns out he wasn't joking.<p>After filming wrapped on "The Force …

John Boyega

Star Wars Battlefront's Next Update Doesn't Include New Tatooine Map, Dev Says

DICE's Star Wars Battlefront is getting an update this month, but it will not include a new map set on Tatooine, as a recently released video from EA suggested. That's according to lead lighting artist Oscar Carlen, who said on Twitter that the video posted this week by EA Brasil contained "some …

5 Badass Characters Hidden in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

1. Sidon Ithano, aka The Crimson Corsair<p>Captain Sidon Ithano, the Blood Buccaneer, or the Crimson Corsair depending on who you ask, is one of the …

6 Out-There Star Wars Fan Theories About Luke Skywalker

Well, Star Wars is officially the highest grossing domestic film ever, and is making solid progress in its quest to be the biggest movie in history. …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Luke Skywalker, Dumbledore and the problem with secretly-queer heroes: “As LGBT as you want them to be” isn’t enough

Mark Hamill says the audience can decide Luke’s sexuality—but that’s a step back for LGBT visibility, not forward<p>Could Luke Skywalker be bisexual? According to actor Mark Hamill, the character’s queerness is in the eye of the beholder. On Twitter, Hamill responded to a fan’s inquiry about …

Real-Life 'Star Wars' Ballistic Armor Protects You From Actual Bullets

Boba Fett would be proud.<p>Ever wish you could dress up like one of Boba Fett's fellow Mandalorian warriors <i>and</i> actually protect yourself from bullets at the same time? Well you might just be in luck. Ballistic armor manufacturer AR500 Armor has teamed up with artist Ryan B. Flowers and multiple …

Boba Fett

Finally, a Desert Bus Sequel Has Been Announced

Penn Jillette, one half of the magician duo Penn & Teller, has announced a virtual reality sequel to Desert Bus is in development. The game is being created with help from Randy Pitchford, head of Borderlands studio Gearbox.<p>Jillette revealed the game on his podcast, Penn's Sunday School, which was …

Virtual Reality

People Who Are Addicted To Video Games Are More Observant, Study Surprisingly Finds

While most people focus on the bad things that come with video game addiction, recent studies show that there are some surprising benefits as well.

Psychology

Snoop Dogg was not happy that Xbox Live was down — so he complained to Bill Gates

Snoop, real-name Calvin Cordozar Broadus, posted two Instagram videos outlining his annoyance with Microsoft.<p>"Message to [Microsoft] n [EA] server fix your s--- or Playstation here we come," he wrote.<p>Broadus then posted another message in which he urged former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates to reach out …

Snoop Dogg

Rockstar parent company explains why we don't get a GTA or Red Dead Redemption every year

Annualisation of franchises as big as GTA and Red Dead Redemption is not something Take-Two wants to do.<p>Take-Two, the parent company of Rockstar, has …

Red Dead Redemption

Former Rockstar employee hints at Red Dead Redemption 2 development

Danny Ross has a history of working at various locations and getting fired from them. He was a former intern and staff member at The Opie and Anthony …

Red Dead Redemption

10 Biggest Video Game Budgets Of All Time Is Shocking

We hear about extreme budgets for creating feature films all the time, but often the budgets for producing video games lurks behind the scenes. You …

SEGA

Play as Batman in this awesome Grand Theft Auto V mod

PC games live on long past their release dates thanks to a dedicated community of modders—people who take a game’s assets and expand upon them, …

GTAV story DLC potentially teased by voice actor for Franklin

It looks like Shawn Fonteno, the voice and body beyond <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>‘s Franklin, may be back in the studio at Rockstar for upcoming game</i> …

Grand Theft Auto

Amazon offering video game discount to US Prime members

Amazon will give Prime members 20 per cent off on pre-ordered games and new titles within two weeks of release<p>Amazon is slashing the price of new video games for Prime customers in an aggressive move to assert its dominance in the lucrative gaming retail sector.<p>Customers who have signed up for …

A Grand Theft Auto V Mod That Lets Gamers Play as Motörhead Frontman Lemmy Kilmister

Christian Brandes, FunGt, and jedijosh920 recently teamed up to create a PC mod for <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> that allows people to play the game as …

Report: Grand Theft Auto dev out at Rockstar North

Longtime series producer no longer at the company<p>Leslie Benzies, one of the Grand Theft Auto series' lead producers, is no longer employed at Rockstar North, Kotaku reports.<p>The company confirmed to Kotaku that Benzies, who started at the studio in 1999 when it was still known as DMA Design, had …

The 9 Most Gloriously Ridiculous Men’s Rights Memes of 2015

Apparently, feminists are zombies who need to be fought off with baseball bats.<b>Y</b>ep, I’m still doing the 2015 retrospectives. I know that it’s now …

Memes