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A Definitive Ranking of Superhero Movies

The GQ Staff select the best, and worst, of the genre.<p>With the release of <i>Justice League</i> this weekend, we're entering yet another new era of the age of the Superhero Movie. Just the fifth entry in the DC Extended Universe (and only after introducing three title characters so far), it's a gambit for …

Comics

X-Men in the MCU is looking unlikely as Fox gets new merger bidder besides Disney

The saga continues...<p>There's been another development in that Disney-20th Century Fox story, but sadly it's not making an <i>X-Men</i> crossover into the MCU …

Walt Disney Company

Limerence Press to Release A Quick and Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns

<b>Limerence Press</b>, an imprint of <b>Oni Press</b>, invites everyone to learn more about gender neutral pronouns and why they’re important! <b>A Quick and Easy</b> …

LGBTQ

Wizard World shuts down publishing plans

Well well. Just the other day we mentioned the horrible Q3 financials for convention company Wizard World. Along the way we pointed out that their …

Publishing

JUSTICE LEAGUE Cinematographer Brings Lighter, More Colorful Look To SNYDER's Vision

Credit: Warner Bros.<p>After working on critically acclaimed TV series like <i>Game of Thrones</i> and <i>Sherlock</i>, cinematographer Fabian Wagner was very aware …

Batman

AXEL ALONSO and Marvel Comics - A Look Back

Credit: Judith Stephens (Marvel)<p>Just over a week after the news of Brian Michael Bendis signing an exclusive deal with DC Comics, Marvel announced …

Comics

The Art of God of War and God of War Comics in 2018

Journey through the mythical Norse wilds and explore beyond as <b>Dark Horse, Santa Monica Studio</b>, and <b>Sony Interactive Entertainment</b> present the …

Tony Parker

Hey WARNER BROS., Here's 10 Top DC COMICS Storylines That Would Make Great Standalone Movies

Elseworlds<p>1 of 12<p>Now that DC is reportedly dipping its toes into non-continuity standalone films along side its DCEU/<b>Justice League</b> saga, we couldn't …

Batman

Mark Hamill's Clone Sebastian Stan Wants to Play a Young Luke Skywalker

By<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Maybe Sebastian Stan just wants to be the hero for once. The 35-year-old actor, best known for his role as Bucky …

Star Wars

Why TV studios should stop playing it safe when it comes to fantasy

Enough of Martin and Tolkien — there are other great books to adapt<p>Earlier this week, Amazon Studios announced that it had secured the rights to adapt J.R.R. Tolkien’s <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> as a television show for multiple seasons. It’s a huge get for the studio, which was charged by Amazon CEO …

Science Fiction

DC has the perfect opportunity to recast Ben Affleck's Batman

Is this the end of Batfleck?<p>We're not sure Ben Affleck wants to be Batman anymore.<p>The signs have been there for years now (pretty much ever since</i> …

Batman

Capture 360-degree photos from your iPhone for just $40 with Fusion

Everyone is trying to come up with something new, be it a new phone or new accessory. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus just launched, along with the iPhone X, and with them, they brought amazing camera experiences. One experience that, until now, has required specialized hardware to capture, is 360-degree …

iPhoneography

The iPhone X doesn't actually need Face ID for Animoji, apparently

Ever since the iPhone X was unveiled, Apple’s Animoji have been lauded as the greatest innovation to grace smartphones since multi-touch. So advanced, in fact, that Apple had to create a fancy new sensor just to map your mug to a poop emoji.<p>Sarcasm aside, it turns out animoji apparently don’t <i>need</i> …

iOS

Google backs music startup to help make more Chance the Rappers

Imagine you're in the market for a new pair of shoes, and you hear your favorite artist playing in the background of an online ad.<p>Coincidence? Maybe …

Andreessen Horowitz

Vimeo now supports HDR videos

Up to 8K<p>Vimeo has added HDR support to its video service, the company announced today. Users will be able to upload HDR videos in up to 8K, and the service also supports 10-bit video and a wider color gamut. Vimeo says all of its HDR videos will be available on the newest mobile devices with an HDR …

Mobile

Paramount to launch VR movie theater experience

Studio to host 3D showing of "Top Gun" next month at a virtual reality cinema.<p>Want to get out to the movies more often but don't want to deal with crowded parking, overpriced popcorn or yappy patrons Paramount Pictures might be able to help.<p>The movie studio is creating a virtual reality movie …

Virtual Reality

How to Record iPhone and iPad Screen (FonePaw)

If you want to record a high-quality video of your iPhone/iPad screen for a presentation, demonstration, tutorial or gaming, you better record the …

Power Rangers Concept Art Reveals How Rangers’ Suits Were Designed

The Power Rangers’ super suits have seen several iterations since the franchise’s debut back in 1993— from the meager spandex getup of “Mighty …

Pop Culture

US cinema chains want nothing to do with Netflix, but they love Amazon

Watching movies on your phone is not the same as seeing it in a cinema. That was the message sent by filmmakers, including Christopher Nolan and Sofia Coppola, who showcased their upcoming films to theater operators during the annual US conference called CinemaCon last week.<p>“I hope people see it in …

Movies

What Amazon and Netflix’s Demand for 4K Means for Documentaries

For an intimate, verité style shoot like Netflix's "Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On," shooting 4K can alter the work flow.<p>If you’ve gone shopping for a …

Netflix

Fae is a new open-source content management system based on Rails

FINE, a San Francisco- and Portland-based brand agency, is open sourcing the content management system (CMS) it has developed in-house to build sites for brands like Anchor Brewing, Kimpton Residences at Seafire, Prūf Cultivar (“Elevated Cannabis”) and others.<p>It’s no secret that there is already a …

Valve only wants to sell you good games

As Steam continues to grow its expansive catalog, Valve is still figuring out how to separate the quality titles and undiscovered indie hits from the legions of mediocre games that are only designed to make a quick buck. The platform is already replacing its community-focused Greenlight program …

Game Development

Kim Dotcom announces new Bitcoin venture for content uploaders to earn money

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Controversial New Zealand-based internet mogul Kim Dotcom plans to launch a Bitcoin payments system for users to sell files and video streaming as he fights extradition to the United States for criminal copyright charges.<p>The German-born entrepreneur, who is wanted by U.S. law …

FX reel shows how 'Ghost in the Shell' developed its visual style

By most accounts, the movie adaptation of <i>Ghost in the Shell</i> didn't live up to the visionary manga and anime it's based on, but it did create some stunning visuals. The film's holo-saturated neon cityscape was designed in major part by digital creative Ash Thorp, who recently put together a …

Anime

DirecTV doubles its live 4K broadcasts for this year's Masters

Last year DirecTV made history with the first live 4K broadcast -- the PGA Masters Tournament. It was only one channel, sure, but up to that point anything we'd seen in UHD had been pre-recorded. For the outfit's return trip to the 4K links, DirecTV is doubling the number of channels available. CBS …

The Masters

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1.</b><b>The O'Reilly Show ad boycott is growing</b><b>.</b> BMW, Mitsubishi, Hyundai, and Lexus are pulling their ads from the show after new sexual harassment allegations were made against the host Bill O'Reilly, the Daily Beast …

Advertising

Star

More Updates Show All<p>Justice League<p>Justice League<p>Hot Toys Adds The Flash to Their ‘Justice League’ Figure Lineup<p>11/01/2017 09:50 am - Sean …

Star Wars

A New Comic Book Distributor With Big Ambitions Launches

Credit: Emerald Comics Distribution<p>A new Seattle-based company has been established that one day hopes to offer competition to the predominant …

Publishing

A New Comic Distribution Company Sets Up In Seattle – Emerald Comics Distribution

Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image, IDW, and plenty of other comic book publishers have exclusive distribution deals in the direct market with Diamond …

Puget Sound