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Man says he invented the iPhone back in '92, sues Apple to the tune of more than $10 billion

By Dom Reseigh-Lincoln<p><b>Ever woken up and been sure you're the one responsible for creating one of the most revolutionary technological innovations in</b> …

This 'Secret' List of Marvel's Phase 4 and 5 Movies Is Horse Shit, But It's Fun

When it comes to Marvel Studios, the biggest question is always “What’s next?” Now that Phase 3 is underway, speculation has turned to after <i>Avengers:</i> …

This Person Correctly Predicted The Meaning Of 'Hodor' 8 Long Years Ago

OMG.<p>Once you've wiped the tears away from the tragedy that was last night's "Game of Thrones" episode, get ready for this crazy Internet moment that may or may not be real.<p>On "GoT" Sunday night, viewers figured out that Bran was the one responsible for turning Hodor into the Hodor he is today, …

10 Awesome Movies You Need To Watch Before They Leave Netflix In June

features<p>2 years ago<p>The Station Agent<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> fans have the pleasure of seeing Peter Dinklage perform on a week to week basis, but those who …

From bad to good: What pop culture duds led you to great stuff?

<i>Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your</i> …

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Photo Friday: Finding Your Purpose in Photography

The Japanese concept of “ikigai,” or a “reason for being,” is determined using four concentric circles, each with its own criteria for identifying your purpose: what you love, what the world needs, what you can be paid for, and what you’re good at. If you’re a fan of our Photo Friday posts, there’s …

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Game of Thrones: Who is the Real Villain of This Story?

Are we on our way toward The Mad Queen?<p>Throughout season 6 of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, I’ll be using a column later in the week to explore some of the bigger …

The High Sparrow May Have Dropped A Huge ‘Game Of Thrones’ Spoiler

<b>[This post is dark, and full of spoilers for season six]</b><p>There’s a theory circulating amongst <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans about what the High Sparrow told Tommen in confidence in “Book of the Stranger.” “I promised him I wouldn’t tell anyone,” the king revealed to his mother Cersei, afraid of the drunk sex …

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

Kit Harington Used Jon Snow’s Fate On ‘Game Of Thrones’ To Weasel Out Of A Speeding Ticket

<b>WARNING: Spoilers for Game of Thrones ahead, but you already know that and you know what’s being spoiled. Why even worry about it?</b><p>Jon Snow died at the end of season five of <i>Game of Thrones</i>. There was no trickery, no wool over the eyes, and he didn’t somehow survive all those knives. That was “real” …

Paramore post photos from studio while recording new album

Band working on follow-up to their 2013 self-titled LP<p>Paramore have shared photos online of what appears to be the band working on their new album in …

iPhone 7 Leak Reveals Significant Feature Removed

Do you want an iPhone 7? In past years this would’ve been a rhetorical question. <i>Of course millions and millions</i> of Apple customers wanted the latest and greatest iPhone. But doubts are growing about what users might get in 2016…<p>And now according to the usually reliable Macotakara, Apple’s latest …

Someone is leaking the plot of every new ‘Game of Thrones’ episode on YouTube — and HBO is trying its best to stop it

The internet is darker and more full of spoilers than ever these days — and "Game of Thrones" is no exception. But the problem that has arisen in the last several weeks has nothing to do with spoiler-filled discussions of the episodes after they air. A man known as the "Spanish Spoiler" is …

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These Two Idiots Tried To Watch Every Movie In The Marvel Universe In A 25 Hour Marathon

Caution: The end of this post contains light spoilers for Civil War.<p>We decided not to watch the 13 movies included in Marvel's interconnected universe in the order they were released in, but, instead, chronologically. Marvel has released an official chronology of all the movies, which actually puts</i> …

The problem with almost all movies

By now, most people have heard of “the Bechdel test.” To pass this famous three-part test, which measures whether female characters in a film are anything more than superficial, a movie has to (1) have at least two female characters (2) who talk to each other (3) about something other than a man.<p>It …

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Paramore’s Court Case Just Escalated And It Ain't Fun

1 April 2016, 11:10<p>By James Wilson-Taylor<p>The fight over songwriting credits continues.<p><b>UPDATE 12/05/17</b><p>After over a year, the court case has finally …

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Game of Thrones season 6 world premiere and after party: everything we learnt, including is Jon Snow dead?

With a level of frenzied anticipation among fans matched only by the unprecedented, ultra-tight reporting restrictions, the sixth season of Games of Thrones premiered in Los Angeles last night.<p>The only single audience to see the season opener ahead of its television premiere on April 24, we packed …

This Animated Short Will Get You Up To Speed For Marvel's Civil War

Marvel movies are heading in a whole new dramatic direction with the advent of Civil War in the Marvel Universe starting with <i>Captain America: Civil</i> …

This Infographic Tells You Who In The Marvel Universe Has Killed The Most People

<b>You watch super hero films and you see them bang on about not killing bad guys and stuff but then you see Daredevil throw a guy down three flights of</b> …

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Jimmy Kimmel to host Marvel 'Superhero Week,' debut Doctor Strange trailer

Plus, Captain America: Civil War<p>Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel will once again debut a series of Marvel exclusives as he gears up to tackle a week of superhero-related episodes, ABC announced today.<p>The series, which kicks off on Monday April 11, will focus on<i>Captain America: Civil War</i>and Benedict …

Peter Dinklage brings acting chops to a choppy SNL

<i>“I’m not an actor, I’m a [movie/TV/it’s not TV it’s HBO] star!”</i><p>Peter Dinklage, for all his deserved fame as the wryly brooding, mathematically proven …

MythBusters is coming back as a reality TV show to find the next MythBusters

After 13 years of blowing stuff up, long-running science show <i>MythBusters</i> went off the air last month, with hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman bidding goodbye with the help of special guests like Barack Obama. But the franchise is far from dead, with the Science Channel now planning to resurrect</i> …

Suicide Squad May Be Doing Reshoots to Add More Humor

That <i>Suicide Squad</i> trailer is so fun, right? Dark, but exciting and funny? Well, apparently, that’s <i>not</i> the movie director David Ayer made. He made …

Not Your Asian Ninja: How the Marvel Cinematic Universe Keeps Failing Asian-Americans

Daredevil’s second season was great—except for the endless Asian stereotyping. When will the Marvel Cinematic Universe wake up?<p>I liked <i>Daredevil</i> …

Mathematicians Calculate the Most Important Game of Thrones Character

Ever since a certain character lost his head in King’s Landing, it’s been difficult to pin down just who the real protagonist of <i>Game of Thrones</i> is. …

Kit Harington Is Begging People To Believe That Jon Snow Is Actually Dead

At this point, as excited as they are for the actual new season, <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans are just ready to find out if Jon Snow is dead or alive already. As insistent as the creative team behind Westeros is that Ned Stark’s bastard has breathed his last, pretty much everyone watching is convinced that …

Scarlett Johansson, Elizabeth Olsen discuss ‘Avengers’ heroines | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” actresses Elizabeth Olsen and Scarlett Johansson are photographed at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, Calif. on April 11, 2015. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)<p>Elizabeth Olsen is doing more than bringing the Marvel Comics character Scarlet Witch to the big screen in …

15 movies you should see this summer

While you may have your tickets ready for the "Avengers" sequel, "Age of Ultron" is just the start.<p>More than 100 movies will be released between Friday and the end of August.<p>From comedies to big-budget sequels, we've rounded up this summer's biggest movies you should check out.

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Alicia Keys: Women Can Drive the Conversation on HIV/AIDS In Their Communities

The singer gets real about how HIV/AIDS is affecting the Black community and what she wants you to do to stop it.<p>The HIV/AID pandemic continues to …