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15 WTF Plot Twists That Ruined Amazing Movies

Just as an awful film can be saved by an awesome twist that you never saw coming, an awesome film can squander all of its carefully constructed …

Star Wars Director's New Sci-fi Show Westworld Gets Premiere Date

After many months of production delays and uncertainty, the JJ Abrams-produced sci-fi show <i>Westworld</i> has a premiere date. The star-studded thriller will debut on HBO on October 2.<p>As the Verge reports, HBO revealed the date at the Television Critics Association press tour this weekend. This follows a …

'Game of Thrones': HBO confirms season 8 will be last

HBO has just answered a huge lingering question about <i>Game of Thrones</i>.<p>EW asked the network’s new programming president Casey Bloys if he plans to go …

George R.R. Martin

12 great TV shows on Netflix you might not have heard of

Netflix started as a service where you rented movies on DVD. Now, it's home to some of the most successful shows on TV. While they won't release their ratings, shows like "Narcos," "House of Cards," and "Orange is the New Black" are certified hits.<p>The only issue is that they have too much TV. …

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Guardians of the Galaxy 2: Star-Lord's dad isn't a spoiler, per James Gunn

According to director James Gunn, the identity of Star-Lord’s dad in <i>Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2</i> is not a spoiler. In fact, there’s a reason he …

Wil Wheaton on Why 'Stranger Things' Could Be This Generation's 'Stand By Me'

Netflix series is “one of the greatest things I’ve ever experienced in my life as an audience member,” actor tells TheWrap<p>Netflix’s “Stranger Things” …

Entertainment

Facebook gives its Oculus employees a dystopian sci-fi book to get them excited about building the future

The book, published in 2011, takes place in 2044, when the world is a dismal place and people spend most of their social time inside a virtual world called Oasis.<p>People who've read it see it as simultaneously scary and exciting that Facebook's vision of VR is molded by the book.<p>Facebook execs have …

Living Rooms

RANKED: The 20 best TV shows of the year so far, according to critics

This used to be a time when fans could catch up on shows they missed via reruns, but we have streaming services for that now.<p>It also used to be the season when networks aired shows that wouldn't have a chance during the proper fall/spring schedules, but now it's the time for critically acclaimed …

Samantha Bee

Ranking San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Trailers, From Worst to Best

This year’s San Diego Comic-Con brought a treasure trove of trailers for some of the upcoming year’s most buzzworthy movies, from superhero movies …

Comic Con 2016: Brie Larson to play Captain Marvel

The Oscar-winning star of Room will take the title role in Marvel Studios’ next franchise hopeful, the film company reveals in San Diego<p>The word of the day at Marvel Studios’ San Diego Comic Con panel on Saturday was showmanship: at the very last second of the nearly two-hour presentation, the film …

SDCC: "Gotham's" Jim Gordon "Might Become Another Iconic DC Character" in Season 3

Perhaps the biggest “Gotham” bombshell of Comic-Con International in San Diego was dropped away from the convention floor, far from the show’s big …

The Walking Dead Season 7 Trailer Is Here!

Alright guys, get ready! At <i>The Walking Dead</i> SDCC panel today, the first official trailer has been released for season 7.<p>You’ve definitely got to hand …

Star Trek Beyond: Who Got Really Rich from the Franchise

<i>Star Trek’</i>s five-year mission got one heck of an extension.<p>While the sci-fi franchise won’t officially mark its 50th anniversary until September, the …

The Best Netflix Original Series Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: August 31st</b><p>There are a lot of good TV shows on Netflix (and you can find more with these secret codes). But what’s the best Netflix original series? The streaming service has put more and more emphasis into their own programming over the last few years, and with over 100 Netflix …

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“Star Trek Beyond”: Humor and adventure abound in this course-correcting sequel

<b>Karl Urban and Zachary Quinto and in "Star Trek Beyond" (Paramount PIctures)</b><p>The third film in the rebooted series may not go boldly, but it’s a welcome homecoming for the beloved franchise<p>Nico Lang<p>July 21, 2016 11:00pm (UTC)<p>There’s a scene from Jason Reitman’s “Thank You For Smoking” that’s …

Comedy Is Gold In TV Earnings

Talk about the value of a laugh: of the 15 stars on the 2015 edition of FORBES’ list of highest-paid television actors, 11 hail from sitcoms. Here's a look at the funnymen who rule the TV earnings world -- along with the four drama actors who cracked the list as well.

JJ Abrams Teases New Star Wars Spinoff About the Dark Side

Kylo Ren would play a big part.<p><i>Star Wars</i> already has two anthology movies in the pipeline–this year's <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> and the upcoming Han Solo movie.<p>With many rumors flying around on potential future anthology films, <i>Force Awakens</i> director JJ Abrams has now suggested one possible …

This book nerd painted her staircase to look like her favorite books

LONDON — Sometimes, displaying our most beloved books on a shelf just doesn't cut it. And when it comes to doing justice to the extent of our …

Do you wanna build a giant Lego Cinderella Castle?

It’s never too early to start adding things to your Holiday wish list, and here’s the first thing you need: <b>A Lego Disney castle</b>.<p>Because if you can’t …

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Here's What Would Have Happened If These 8 Shows Weren't Canceled

How your favorite shows were supposed to unfold.<p>The cruelest part of having a great TV show snatched away before its time is knowing there are so many more great stories to be told. Stories you'll never experience, now.<p>Looking back on 10 brilliant, cruelly axed shows, we've pulled together facts, …

8 best TV episodes of 2016 (so far)

Warning: This post contains spoilers for the most recent seasons of <i>Orange Is the New Black</i>, <i>Game of Thrones</i> and more.<p><i>It's the halfway point of 2016, a</i> …

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11 of the Greatest Movie Twists of All Time

You didn't see these coming.<p>It was Earth all along! He's actually dead! That's not really a little girl!<p>A good twist can make a movie, especially the sort that completely blindsides you and turns the who film upside down while still making you smack your head and cry "Of course!". Here are cinema's …

AMC Renews ‘Preacher’ For An Expanded Second Season

Midway through the premiere season of AMC’s <i>Preacher</i>, some of us had begun to have minor concerns that the series would not see a second season. Ratings had gotten off to a solid start, but up against a monster season of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, overnight ratings had also begun to soften week-to-week. AMC, …

How Person of Interest Became Essential Science Fiction Television

This past Tuesday night saw the season finale of <i>Person of Interest</i>, a show that premiered in 2011 as basically just a high-concept vigilante show. By …

These are the best shows on TV, according to critics

Every year, the group of TV critics from dozens of TV news outlets, newspapers, and websites nominate the shows and stars they feel delivered the highest quality entertainment on the small screen.<p>This year, HBO topped the list with 12 nominations. FX and Netflix took the second and third place …

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Be patient, Game of Thrones fans: George RR Martin's Winds of Winter will be better than the HBO version

If George RR Martin churned out novels as fast as Stephen King – the two bestselling novelists recently met and joked about their comparative writing speeds – the Song of Ice and Fire novels would be done and dusted. In fact, we would have had over a decade to enjoy the complete set. Hundreds of …

Girl with All the Gifts trailer has Glenn Close, zombies

Based on the novel by M.R. Carey, the new horror-thriller <i>The Girl with All the Gifts</i> is set in a near-future when humanity has been almost destroyed …

5 Big Questions Raised by Game of Thrones' 'Battle of the Bastards'

Is Daenerys coming home? And who's the Big Bad now?<p>The 'Battle of the Bastards' might have left us reeling, but the latest <i>Game of Thrones</i> outing also left us with plenty of questions.<p>We're not just talking about 'How did they pull off those battle scenes on a TV budget?' either, because this …

Game of Thrones: Sophie Turner on that dark Ramsay showdown

<b>Warning: This contains a huge plot point from Game of Thrones‘ latest episode, “Battle of the Bastards”…</b><p>For the past year, <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans have …

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'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin to Stephen King: ‘How the f— do you write so fast?'

George R. R. Martin is the author behind the "A Song of Ice and Fire" book series that the smash hit TV show "Game of Thrones" is based on. He's also an infamously slow writer (fans have been waiting for the next book in the series for upwards of five years).<p>Stephen King, meanwhile, is renowned for …