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The ultimate ranking of all 10 X-Men films, from the original to “Logan”

<b>By David Betancourt and Michael Cavna,</b> <i>The Washington Post</i><p>This Friday, the opening of “Logan” marks a key milestone in Fox’s X-Men franchise. Not only …

Witcher 3 Is Conan's Favorite Clueless Gamer Game For A Very Specific Reason

Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer series has seen him try out a lot of games, but it's The Witcher 3 that's been his favorite so far. It's a game that's won plenty of awards, but his reasoning doesn't have a lot to do with its quality.<p>Asked about his favorite game in a Reddit AMA, Conan responded, …

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The ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Sequel Is Ready to Run It Back

Do you remember how the first <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> ended? If you don’t, that’s totally fine. It was almost three whole years ago. But to bring you …

How The Rock Almost Leapfrogged Meryl Streep to Save the Oscars

“As much as I love and adore Meryl, I was willing to rumble over her to take down the producer going rogue,” swears Dwayne Johnson.<p><b>Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson</b> has said that he would consider running for president in 2020. But maybe the <i>Moana</i> star should set his sight on another, more immediate …

Zack Snyder Just Dropped the First Glimpse of Aquaman's Underwater World

Today is Zack Snyder’s birthday, and he’s celebrating by being hard at work on <i>Justice League</i>. But he’s also celebrating by sharing the first, tiny …

Casey Affleck Breaks His Silence On Sexual Harassment Allegations

Casey Affleck won Best Actor at the Oscars for his role in <i>Manchester by the Sea</i>, but not everyone was thrilled about it (especially Brie Larson). His entire campaign was stained by separate sexual harassment lawsuits filed against him by two women who worked with Affleck, who they accused of …

Final Fantasy XV was Square Enix’s ‘last chance’ for the series

<i>Final Fantasy XV</i>’s development famously stretched the better part of a decade. Its long cycle paid off; the game’s release last year was the most successful launch in the series’ history, as well as the fastest-selling. But as with the very first <i>Final Fantasy</i>, Square Enix treated this entry as …

Borderlands 3 Screenshots Reportedly Leaked from Tech Demo

Update: The Photos are not Leaked but revealed from an obscured segment of a 2016 tech demo for Borderlands 3 streamed on Twitch. Our Initial source …

Is Henry Cavill teasing a Green Lantern Justice League appearance?

Following on from recent rumours, Superman actor Henry Cavill looks to be teasing the appearance of Green Lantern in the DC Extended Universe.<p>DC …

Marvel's Inhumans casts Serinda Swan as Medusa

<i>Marvel’s Inhumans</i> has found its leading lady.<p><i>Graceland</i> alum Serinda Swan will play Medusa, the Queen of the Inhumans and wife of Black Bolt (Anson …

Arrow Showrunner and Prometheus Actor Explain the Season 5 Villain's Reveal

Spoilers ahead!<p>Arrow finally revealed who the person behind the mask of its Season 5 Big Bad is, and the real identity of Prometheus might have been …

Kick-Ass 'Guardians Of The Galaxy 2' Trailer Premieres On Kimmel

We can't wait for the movie to come out.<p>Saving the universe to classic rock still seems to work.<p>A new “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” trailer premiered on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Tuesday, and it doesn’t disappoint.<p>The preview for the eagerly awaited sequel highlights the new golden villain Ayesha …

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Why Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s Touchscreen Features Were Cut

Nintendo explains how testing Zelda on Switch played a major role in removing the game’s touch features.<p>During an interview at the Game Developers …

GDC 2017: Overwatch Wins Game of the Year at Game Developers Choice Awards

Quadrilateral Cowboy takes top honors at the Independent Game Festival Awards.<p>Overwatch has been named Game of the Year at the 17th annual Game …

Nintendo Switch: It’s a big handheld, an underpowered console, and how I want to play games

Here’s something I’ve only said a couple of times in my life: a new Nintendo console is coming out this week.<p>The Switch debuts Friday for $300, and it is finally the system that will fuse the publisher’s home and handheld gaming divisions into a single product. It is a tablet-like device that you …

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Who Is The Golden Goddess In ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’?

After hinting around at the plot months, <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i> finally stopped playing coy with the latest trailer. The villainous Ayesha (Elizabeth Debicki) wants to rid the galaxy of strife and pain in the most supervillain way possible: by destroying (or possibly converting) everything. …

Critical Thinking: What You Like vs. What Is ‘Good’

I’ve been writing about film for a long time. To quote Nicki Minaj; I’ve been hot since flip phones. In another couple of years I’ll be at the point …

‘Mission Impossible 6’ Will Include Some Unexpected Folks From The Franchise’s Past

As long as there are things for Tom Cruise to precariously dangle from, the <i>Mission: Impossible</i> franchise will never die. A sixth instalment of the cinematic spin on the CBS spy drama is on its way and director Christopher McQuarrie has offered up some tasty detail chunklets to gobble up as we wait. …

Most Americans haven't seen a single movie nominated for best picture, according to survey

But that's not so. According to a survey conducted by Morning Consult, <b>55% of Americans actually haven't seen a single movie nominated for best picture in 2017.</b> Only 14% of the people surveyed take a nomination as a reason to see a movie. So while the Oscars do have some impact on a film's audience, …

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Sony files patent for new handheld that looks a lot like a Nintendo Switch

For gamers who are in love with their PS Vita’s there might be hope for the future.<p>Sony has filed a patent for what looks to be a new portable …

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Sam Jackson Is Unhappy Nick Fury Was Left Out Of ‘Black Panther,’ But He’s Excited For That ‘Unbreakable’ Sequel

<b>WARNING: Spoilers below for the film Split, Unbreakable 2, some Marvel films, and a few other possible films featuring Samuel L. Jackson. Read at your own risk.</b><p>Samuel L. Jackson is a busy man. He’s never short on film work and when he’s not starring or cursing his way on screen, he’s got plenty of …

SPOILERS: We Know Who Is Playing Ares In WONDER WOMAN And It's Not Who You Expected

It appears as if Warner Bros. has been playing games with us because some test screenings have taken place for <i>Wonder Woman</i> and a reliable outlet has …

Matt Reeves Won’t Helm ‘The Batman’ As DC’s Director Issues Continue

Well, just a week after it was announced that negotiations were underway, <i>War For The Planet Of The Apes</i> director Matt Reeves has already exited <i>The Batman</i>. According to Variety, “negotiations have stopped, but adds that talks could resume down the road.” Coming off of the news that Ben Affleck had …

Why 'Superman' Had One of the Best Introductions in Comics

A visual essay gets into just what makes Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely's reintroduction to the Man of Steel one of the best in the character's history.<p>What's the best way to introduce a comic featuring the most iconic hero of all time? That's not an easy question, but writer Grant Morrison and …

Weekend Box Office: One Dud, One Underperformer, And One DOA

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Five years later, PlayStation Vita is still my favorite little console

All hail the Spelunky machine<p>I can’t wish the PlayStation Vita a happy fifth birthday because it’s been dead for a while now. The portable console has become a safe haven for indie games and Japanese visual novels, but third-party developers like Ubisoft and Electronic Arts along with Sony itself …

Square Enix Comments On Final Fantasy 14 Nintendo Switch Version, Announces PS4 Pro Patch

This week at the Final Fantasy Fan Festival in Germany, Square Enix made a number of announcements about Final Fantasy XIV and its Stormblood expansion. In addition, it's now been confirmed that Square Enix discussed the possibility of a Nintendo Switch edition of the game and confirmed a PS4 Pro …

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For 'Batman' Movies, Being On The Defensive Is Par For The Course

I don’t know whether or not Ben Affleck will continue playing Batman past this November’s <i>Justice League</i>. You’ve heard the same rumors and speculation I have. And frankly considering what has transpired, both in the DC Films universe and the entertainment press in general since August of 2013, I …

Barnes and Noble Holding Zelda: Arts and Artifacts Event at Select Stores

Quest for a free Zelda pin next week!<p>Starting next week, Barnes & Noble will run a special event across select stores to celebrate the upcoming …

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