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The 15 Best Modern Guardians Of The Galaxy Stories

With “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’s” new trailer burned into our retinas, now is the perfect time to binge-out on some classic Guardians of the …

17 box-office bombs that went on to become cult classics

Many of Hollywood's greatest films were financial flops, and it took years for audiences to embrace them.<p>From "The Wizard of Oz" to "The Big Lebowski," here are 17 classic films that originally bombed in theaters.<p><i>Frank Pallotta contributed to a previous version of this story.</i>

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12 comic book series you can binge-read this week

Who needs Netflix when you have a good graphic novel?<p>There are plenty of long reads in the literary world — but comic book lovers often find …

Graphic Novels

Top Ten Super Bowl 50 Commercials According To TiVo

So the big game might have been a bit of a yawner last night; but at least the commercials had their usual mix of humor, empathy, and head-scratching. While I thought that Amazon’s Echo commercial won last night (mostly because it was the only commercial in my house other than the <i>Captain America:</i> …

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It's that time again, time to gleefullypick holes in well-loved classics, just because I can.<p>We all know that our favourite films probably aren't …

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. honest trailer

The Screen Junkies’ Honest Trailer team knows the chips are stacked against <i>Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</i> The show’s premise was literally blown up …

New 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' game looks like the old cartoon

PlatinumGames sure does seem to have the market cornered on turning childhood cartoon nostalgia into video games. The latest? <i>Teenage Mutant Ninja</i> …

Turtles

How Tarantino, The Coen Brothers, And Other Filmmakers Use Composition To Tell Stories

Composition does more than just make a movie beautiful to look at, it also plays with expectations, sets up symbolism, and evokes themes.<p>Awards season is a perfect time to take a more in-depth look at movies. After hearing about how many nominations <i>The Revenant</i> racked up, it’s only natural to …

This is what happens when someone tries to shoot you underwater

If someone ever decides to pull a gun on you while underwater, you can rest assured you’ll probably survive.<p>Norwegian physicist Andrew Wahl decided to test whether water could stop a bullet from reaching his submerged torso.<p>Known for putting scientific principles to the test in extreme and …

Physics

Code Like a God in Virtual Reality Video Game ‘Loop’

Learn to code while playing Stefan Wagner's ‘Loop,’ and build your own game in the process.<p>Our increasingly digital lives, full of social media, games, films, and other web products, are mostly designed and controlled by others. But what if we could wrest some of that control back, giving users …

Quentin Tarantino Finally Confirms How His Movies Are Connected

Oh, I'm sorry. Did I break your concentration?<p>Put down your $5 milkshake and listen up, because Quentin Tarantino is getting unchained.<p>After years of fan speculation, the director finally revealed how his movies are connected. In an interview with "The Project" on Australia’s Ten network, Tarantino …

Marvel's Secret Wars: the one thing you need to know about the giant comic book event

Marvel's <i>Secret Wars</i>has been one hell of a challenge.<p>I mean this in the best way possible. The eight-month crossover event (it's been riddled with at least 10 weeks' worth of delays) is a beefy, dense story that's swallowed the Marvel comic book universe and spit it back out again. Universes were …

5 Things to Know About Netflix's Making a Murderer

Everybody’s talking about Netflix’s new true crime documentary series, Making a Murderer.<p>Filmed and produced over ten years, the series examines the …

Did The Force Awakens Really Have to [SPOILER ALERT]?

Coping with, and eventually coming around to, the most controversial choice in the year’s biggest movie.<p>Seriously, <i>do not read</i> this unless you’ve see <i>The Force Awakens</i>. We’re going to talk about the <i>one</i> thing—the <i>only</i> thing—everyone who’s seen <i>The Force Awakens</i> absolutely has to talk about. And we’re …

Russo Brothers Talk Impact Of Marvel Creative Committee Change On Captain America: Civil War

In September, it was announced that Marvel Studios disbanded its creative committee consisting of several Marvel comics veterans. Fans had a slight …

How To Keep Track of All the Insane Changes DC Comics Has Been Going Through

It’s been one hell of a year for DC Comics. Sure, they didn’t explode their comic book universe, but the heroes and villains of DC have gone through …

J.J. Abrams explains why this major trailer scene was cut from 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' - Los Angeles Times

If you're the type of "Star Wars" fanatic (aren't we all) who spent the first couple of trailers trolling each still for plot lines and clues, you may have noticed a few key moments that were absent from the final cut of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."<p>Specifically, a pretty big moment for one …

Star Wars

One dad came up with an insane theory about the new 'Star Wars' villain

<b>Warning: Spoilers ahead. Do not read this fan theory if you don't want to know what happens in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."</b><p>Now that it's been nearly a week since "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" premiered in theaters, fans are donning their best tinfoil hats to come up with elaborate theories …

Watch The Trailer For One of 2016's Most Beautiful, Mysterious Sci-Fi Movies

<i>Evolution</i>, directed by Lucile Hadzihalilovic, is as soft, beautiful and mysterious as sci-fi films get. It’s about an island that’s just populated by …

Lucasfilm Head Kathleen Kennedy Says The Gritty, M-Rated ‘Star Wars 1313’ Could Still Happen

One of the unfortunate side-effects of the purchase of Lucasfilm was Disney’s decision to unceremoniously shut down LucasArts, the video game publishing arm of Lucasfilm responsible for countless <i>Star Wars</i> games and point-and-click adventure classics like <i>Monkey Island</i> and <i>Grim Fandango</i>. This put the …

Star Wars

How to speed up your home Wi-Fi by optimizing your router

No one’s Wi-Fi setup is perfect, but some of us really struggle to get it right. If you suffer from frequent drops in connection or slowdowns despite …

Wi-Fi

Is This the Most Passive-Aggressive Relationship Move of All Time?

If you've ever been passive-aggressive to your significant other and felt even slightly guilty, get ready to feel a whole lot better about everything. Earlier today, 26-year-old Reddit user throwwwwwaway29, posted a screenshot of a spreadsheet her husband sent to her work e-mail (work e-mail!) …

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Meet Auntie Angel, Pioneer Of The Grapefruit Blowjob

Yesterday, Vice introduced its readers to “Auntie Angel” by way of an exclusive interview with the sexpert and blowjob aficionado, and we were …