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'Game of Thrones' Cave Painting Holds a Clue About Jaime

One of the biggest questions on <i>Game of Thrones</i> is the identity of Azor Ahai or the prince who was promised, the mythical hero from ancient times who …

Kurt Russell and Sylvester Stallone's Guardians of the Galaxy Characters Could Return to the MCU

There are lots of things to look forward to when <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i> opens May 5, and a <i>Tango and Cash</i> reunion has to be right near the …

14 things I wish I knew before starting Mass Effect: Andromeda

Mass Effect: Andromeda can feel overwhelmingly complicated at times, even for long-time RPG fans. It's a very big, very detailed game, and getting to …

Film Review: ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

Mel Gibson’s “Hacksaw Ridge” is a brutally effective, bristlingly idiosyncratic combat saga — the true story of a man of peace caught up in the …

Thanks, Peak TV! SyFy Renews Two Of Its Best Shows, ‘Killjoys’ And ‘Dark Matter,’ For Third Seasons

It’s hard to keep track of all the good stuff on Peak TV, but SyFy has made a credible bid to return to the good old days of future dystopias and spacecraft, especially on Fridays. And its two big summer shows, <i>Killjoys</i> and <i>Dark Matter</i>, will be back for third seasons, and they’re both worth catching …

Film Review: ‘Tunnel’

We’ve sort of seen it before: A guy is driving home for his daughter’s birthday, enters a tunnel, and gets trapped inside. Yet while Kim Seong-hun’s …

‘True Detective’s’ Nic Pizzolatto May Be Bringing Robert Downey Jr. To HBO

Many wondered what would be Nic Pizzolatto‘s follow up project to the once esteemed <i>True Detective</i>, and he may have found it, with megawatt star power to boot. Variety reports that Pizzolatto may be teaming with Robert Downey Jr. to bring the <i>Perry Mason</i> series to HBO. While there aren’t any concrete …

Has the Star Trek Discovery Timeline Been Revealed?

Comic-Con 2016 offered our first serious look at <b>Star Trek Discovery</b>, the upcoming television show coming to the CBS All Access in 2017. In addition …

Buckaroo Banzai Series Plans Revealed! ComingSoon.net

Kevin Smith talks his Buckaroo Banzai series director wishlist<p>In May, filmmaker Kevin Smith revealed that he’s developing a television version of the …

John Malkovich to Star in Marijuana Drama Series

Set up at Sony Pictures TV, 'Humboldt' hails from the producers of 'True Detective.'<p>John Malkovich is joining the Pot TV trend.<p>The Oscar-nominated …

Andrew Garfield Is a War Hero in the Trailer for Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge

The question posed by an army captain in the first moments of the trailer for <i>Hacksaw Ridge</i>—”Who the hell is Private Doss?”—is a totally valid one. …

Comic-Con: We are a go! It's the first trailer for THE EXPANSE season 2

In case you didn’t get the memo, SyFy are doing sci-fi again. And the flagship title leading the US TV network’s return to their genre roots is <i>The</i> …

Netflix grabs a hit of Chuck Lorre and Kathy Bates’ new weed sitcom

Suggesting that there really is a workplace-based sitcom out there for any given workplace you can name, Netflix has announced that it’s ordering …

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Samuel L Jackson’s guide to Game of Thrones will put all the TV critics out of a job

It’s been an interesting year for Samuel L Jackson. He’s rowed with Donald Trump about golf, flirted with nuns in Amsterdam, and now he’s coming to put every TV critic out of work.<p>In seven expletive-laden minutes, the Bafta-winning actor does a better job of recapping Game of Thrones than all the …

Netflix's 1980s Scifi Throwback Stranger Things Is Must-(Binge-)Watch TV

<i>Stranger Things</i>—an eight-part Netflix series that debuts July 15—is set in the 1980s and is heavily influenced by Stephen King and Steven Spielberg …

'Evolve' now free-to-play as creators try to save the game

<i>Evolve</i> got a lot of things right. But the 2015 4-vs-1 first-person shooter also got a few things wrong. It had a tremendous amount of buzz thanks to the aforementioned asymmetric multiplayer aspect, but a lack of depth -- and the restrictions that asymmetry brings -- led to mixed reviews and …

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How Mr. Robot’s creator took the reins of season two<p><i>"I feel like he’s, like, not a human being."</i> — Carly Chaikin<p><i>"I’m not quite sure if he’s real."</i> — Portia Doubleday<p>It’s a strange coincidence, hearing two different cast members of <i>Mr. Robot</i> describe Sam Esmail in these near-identically enigmatic …

When A Movie You Hated Spawns A Franchise You Love: ‘The Fast And The Furious’ At 15

15 years after the release of the original movie, even its worst haters would have to begrudgingly acknowledge the <i>Fast</i> <i>and the</i> <i>Furious</i> franchise as a cultural phenomenon. I know, because I once was one of those haters. I was eventually won over by the extended f-you to physics that was the most …

John Carpenter And Others Look Back At Jack Burton, The Sidekick Of ‘Big Trouble In Little China’

If writers Gary Goldman and David Z. Weinstein had their way when they first sold their script for <i>Big Trouble in Little China</i>, the Jack Burton that we know and love would have never existed. Their hero was a “blowhard” cowboy named Wiley Prescott, who was more like Indiana Jones than he was a one …

‘It’s All In The Reflexes’: The Story Of The Contentious ‘Big Trouble In Little China’ Screenplay

<i>Big Trouble in Little China</i> was a box office bomb that was mostly panned by critics and is credited with souring John Carpenter on Hollywood. It’s also a cult classic unlike any other, an action comedy that’s endlessly quotable and eternally rewatchable for its most diehard fans. It’s a film made …

The Russo Brothers Adapting Cult Favorite THE WARRIORS to TV

Despite what I try to tell myself, “Klout” on social media does not actually amount to much; real, spelled-correctly clout comes from making or doing …

Today in Apple history: iPhone goes on sale for the first time

There are no prizes for guessing the significance of today’s “Today in Apple history” installment. On 29 June 2007, the first generation iPhone went on sale — causing massive queues of Apple fans lining up outside Apple Stores around the United States.<p>And changing the course of not only Apple’s …

There are only 13 episodes left of 'Game of Thrones' — but that could be a good thing

The "Game of Thrones" showrunners have made it official — fans can only expect two more seasons and 13 total episodes left in the series.<p>Though this idea has been floating around for several months, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss confirmed the idea in an interview with Deadline.<p>"It's two more seasons …

Characters from The Witcher, Zelda, Mario, Metroid and BioShock - beautifully re-imagined

Ah when creativity inspires creativity! Behold the work of professional artist Astor Alexander, who has made characters from The Witcher series, …

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Weird and wonderful Xbox controller designs from 1999, the year of mutant hands

If you thought the original Xbox’s enormous controller was unwieldy, take a look at these.<p>Xbox founding father Seamus Blackley has shared a series of …

Is Game of Thrones Going to Give Us a Second Red Wedding?

Man, everything’s getting a sequel these days. First <i>Now You See Me</i>, then <i>Finding Nemo</i>, and now the terrible massacre in <i>Game of Thrones’</i> third season …

Unrenewed: ‘Vinyl’ and a brief history of pickup reversals

HBO on Wednesday canceled “Vinyl,” which would not be all that unusual for a show that has weak ratings and a fairly high budget, as it did.<p>What made …

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King Kong Will Be 100 Feet Tall in Kong: Skull Island

Advertising [x]<p>by Sean K. Cureton<p>– on<p>in Movie News<p>Another feature film about the classic movie monster King Kong <i></i>is on the way from Warner Bros. …

‘Game of Thrones’ After the ‘Battle of the Bastards’: Jon Snow Should Never Rule

<i>This post discusses “Battle of the Bastards,” episode 9 of season 6 of “Game of Thrones.” Check out</i> Variety’s <i>recap of the episode</i><i>.</i><p>I haven’t read up …