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Kevin Feige touts Nova's "immediate potential" as a Marvel Film

In 2014, Marvel’s Nova Corps made their debut in <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> as an interstellar police force. It wasn’t the Nova fans may have been hoping …

Comics

How Did We Come to Know You?

<i>Audio:</i> Keith Gessen reads.<p>I was sitting in the kitchen one evening, checking my e-mail, when my grandmother told me she was going for a walk. It was snowing a little, and slippery—I could see that—but it wasn’t <i>too</i> slippery. Despite the cold, my grandmother had been out earlier to get some groceries …

Mind

Every Marvel Movie Villain Ranked from Worst to Best

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been an unprecedented success, the kind that has never been seen in Hollywood. Ten years, 18 films, almost all of …

The Rebellion Awakens: Fan Backlash Mounts Against 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is well on its way to scoring the second biggest opening weekend in cinema history, but that doesn’t mean that all is well in the galaxy. The $215+ million domestic debut may be a short-term win for Disney/Lucasfilm, but the reaction of moviegoers, especially the reaction …

Construction

The 15 best video games of 2017

A decade from now, there’s a good chance we’ll look back at 2017 as one of the best years ever for new game releases. Just think about it: some of the medium’s most iconic names — like <i>Zelda</i>, <i>Mario</i>, and <i>Resident Evil</i> — came roaring back to prominence, while new names like <i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> and <i>Cuphead</i> …

Die Hard

Only Read These 18 Tweets About Pixar Movies If You're Ready To Ruin Your Childhood

Whoa.

The 7 Most Outrageous Supreme Leader Snoke Fan Theories

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Of course, I’m talking about the fact that <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is only a couple of weeks away! We’ve …

Here’s How We’d Build a Real X-Wing

<i>Star Wars</i> is arguably more science fantasy than science fiction, but the franchise has nonetheless gone on to influence everything we want to see in …

17 pop culture moments that made us yell 'NOPE!' at our screens this year

2017 tested us in many ways. In the rare moments that didn't push our endurance for pain and bs, we tested our capacity to experience joy and witness …

Archaeologists Just Got Closer to Proving the Location of Jesus’ Tomb

The mortar from the tomb of Jesus at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher has been dated to the time of Constantine the Great—just as legend had it. So …

10 destinations to avoid visiting in 2018

At a time of year when travel brands usually trip over one another releasing forecasts on the top trending destinations to visit for 2018, Fodor’s is …

‘Avengers 4’ Will Feature Something ‘Never Seen’ Before In A Superhero Movie

<i>Justice League</i> is currently the second highest-grossing movie in the country (although that doesn’t mean it’s not a commercial disappointment), but talk has already shifted away from DC, thanks to <i>Vanity Fair</i>‘s “Secrets of the Marvel Universe” cover story. The article is full of noteworthy details …

Remembering Charles Manson's victims: Rich, famous, fringe and random

In the dearly five decades since the notorious murders stunned Los Angeles, there has been endless fascination and revulsion surrounding<p>Charles Mansonand his cult “family.”<p>And Manson did not fade quietly during his decades behind bars, but continued to make headlines with interviews, bad conduct in …

Gal Gadot shares the most delightful 'Wonder Woman' blooper reel

Chris Pine had a nickname for Gal Gadot on the <i>Wonder Woman</i> set: Giggle Gadot. Friends, it is easy to see why.<p>Gadot shared a video Saturday of some of</i> …

Gal Gadot

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Director Taika Waititi Says His ‘Green Lantern’ Experience Confirmed He Does Things Differently

Filmmaker and supernaturally handsome gentleman Taika Waititi has learned a lot about what not to do from subpar superhero movies. After all, he has a bit of first-hand experience thanks to the 2011 DC wreck <i>Green Lantern</i>.<p>Waititi is helming the upcoming Marvel buddy picture <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> and …

Star Wars VIII: Mark Hamill hints at shocking plot twist for Luke Skywalker

Director Rian Johnson dropped a big spoiler on Luke Skywalker in the upcoming movie.<p>Star Wars: Episode VIII, which is titled The Last Jedi, is just …

The 28 best films of all time you've probably never seen

When it comes to awards and appraisal, there are some films that clean up every year.<p>In 2017, we had "La La Land" and "Moonlight," while 2016 saw …

Orson Welles

Atheists Are Nicer Than Christians, But There's a Complicated Twist

Stereotyping much?<p>Atheists are much fairer to Christians than Christians are to atheists, according to a new study that has analysed interactions …

Psychology

‘Star Wars’ Q&A From 1976 Is a Reminder of a Time Long Ago When Blockbusters Didn’t Yet Rule the Galaxy — Watch

Mark Hamill and two others appear uncertain about the movie's future.<p>Though it’s synonymous with blockbusters now, “Star Wars” was far from a …

Moe's Bar B Que and Chick-fil-A in Mobile Had The Funniest Sign Feud

From churches to fast food chains, the South does funny signs better than anyone.<p>This hilarious sign banter comes to us from West Mobile, Alabama, …

Country Lifestyle

These Are the Most Disturbing Movies You Can Stream for Free

Sometimes, streaming is good for when you just want to curl up with a feel-good movie and let your cares and concerns just melt away. These ten …

Entertainment

Toronto Film Festival 2017: 30 Movies We Can't Wait to See

From Oscar potentials to Lady Gaga and Grace Jones docs and a secret Louis C.K. movie, our must-see picks for the fest<p>Even if the Toronto …

America's Got Talent Alum Jon Dorenbos Performs Epic Money Magic Trick with Marlon Wayans

If only we could all have ourselves a Jon Dorenbos.<p>On Wednesday’s upcoming episode of <i>America’s Got Talent,</i> season 11 finalist Dorenbos, a magician …

While America Ignores A Disease Bigger Than Zika, Its Victims Remain Invisible

<i>This article is part of HuffPost’s</i> <i>Project Zero</i> <i>campaign, a yearlong series on neglected tropical diseases and efforts to fight them.</i><p>LOS ANGELES ― Pancha sits in her cramped living room and scoops her two little dogs into her lap. They cry when she leaves the house, she says, even for a few hours. …

Public Health

Every Stephen King Film Ranked

If you’re reading this, it’s too late for me. I’ve been chained up on a soiled bed in a crawl space beneath the room where they film Alpha Book Club …

Horror

At an Arkansas Mosque, a Vandal Spreads Hate and Finds Mercy

Abraham never fit in. Hisham finally felt at home. Then their worlds collided in western Arkansas.

Arkansas

People are going nuts over this classic game franchise getting revived by Microsoft

It's been over a decade since the world last saw an entry in the revered "Age of Empires" game franchise. The studio that created the series was disbanded, its principal leaders scattered across the game industry.<p>In 2017, Microsoft is bringing the series back — and fans are <i>very</i> excited.<p>A new teaser …

Trailers

FFG’s New Star Wars Minis Game Will Soon Be Invading Your Table

If you felt a great disturbance in the force recently don’t be alarmed. There is a very good reason. Fantasy Flight Games has announced <i>Star Wars:</i> …

The 25 Must-Read Books Hitting Bookshelves This Fall

If there's one thing we can say for sure, it's that Summer always comes to an end way too quickly. The good news, though, is that along with leather jackets and knee-high boots come some of the most highly anticipated books of the year. From Jennifer Egan to Matthew Weiner (yes, <i>that</i> Matthew …