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Joss Whedon Exits His New Show On HBO Max; Ray Fisher Claims It’s Due To WB Investigation

Joss Whedon leaves The Nevers amidst ongoing scandal from allegations by Ray Fisher during reshoots of Justice League for WB.

November 27, 2020
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The Mandalorian, Chapter 13: The Jedi Delivers Ahsoka Tano In Live-Action

When reports came out that Pittsburgh’s own Dave Filoni was both the writer and director for the fifth episode this season, we all knew. Well, we hoped and guessed and eventually, we just knew. Chapter […]

November 27, 2020
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Who Is Ahsoka Tano, And How Did She End Up In The Mandalorian?

A group of Star Wars fans, specifically those who enjoy the animated series, collectively celebrated “Life Day” early a few weeks ago. In The Mandalorian Chapter 10: The Heiress, Bo-Katan, played by Katee Sackhoff, namedrops […]

November 26, 2020
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Star Wars Author Alan Dean Foster Has Not Been Receiving Royalties From Disney

Some strange and troubling news today in the world of genre fiction. Alan Dean Foster – beloved author of many Star Wars books – has penned an open letter to Disney asking that they pay him […]

November 21, 2020
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In Chapter 12, The Siege, The Mandalorian And Carl Weathers Get A Stew Goin’

You take some season one characters, Mando, and a bunch of Imps and, baby, you’ve got a stew going. Chapter 12 of The Mandalorian, The Siege, marks the Star Wars directorial debut of Carl Weathers, […]

November 20, 2020
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New Spider-Verse Logos Hint At What We Can Expect in the 2022 Sequel

In the first Into the Spider-Verse movie, we met a handful of other Spider-people. Two Peter Parkers, one a specimen of humankind…the other a doughy sad sack. We met Spider-Gwen, Pennie Parker and her robotic […]

November 19, 2020
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The First Look of We Can Be Heroes Is Here, and Sharkboy and Lavagirl Are Back!

If you had never heard of Sharkboy and Lavagirl, little online research would convince you to give it a go. The 2005 film, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D, underperformed at the box office and […]

November 19, 2020
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In Scavengers, Star Trek: Discovery Lets Us Know It’s Not Changing That Much

Some stories are supposed to be frustrating. One of the best ways to achieve this is to tell a story where most of the major conflicts could be resolved by a little trust and a […]

November 19, 2020
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The Game Awards 2020 Nominations Are Here

We’re nearing the end of 2020. In some ways, the year flew by and sort of disappeared. In other ways, we’ve felt stuck in March for the past 9 months or so. It’s crazy to […]

November 18, 2020
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Star Wars Minecraft DLC is Landing on Consoles and PC

There are a ton of DLC packs on Minecraft. Like a ton, ton. I haven’t played around with many of them, but they’re always a fun way to mix up the gameplay experience. Firstly, I’ll say this: Minecraft […]

November 18, 2020