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Pacific Rim prequel comic book series release planned for fall

Mar 29, 15 Pacific Rim prequel comic book series release planned for fall

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Legendary Comics announced a new graphic novel series called “Pacific Rim: Tales from the Drift” set in the desperate world of Pacific Rim, presented by Guillermo del Toro. It follows the Tales from Year Zero graphic novel chronicling humanity’s first terrifying encounter with the monstrous, but extremely cool kaiju.

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Alien Nation remake coming from new Highlander writers

Mar 28, 15 Alien Nation remake coming from new Highlander writers

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What’s the point of remaking Robocop when it was pretty much perfect already? In fact, let’s go ahead and set a blanket prohibition on Paul Verhoeven remakes. If a substantial portion of our new movie releases must be remakes then Alien Nation, the “good ‘nuff” 1988 alien movie, is the perfect pick.

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‘Ex Machina’ stars talk robots, ‘Star Wars’

Mar 27, 15 ‘Ex Machina’ stars talk robots, ‘Star Wars’

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Months ahead of the arrival of “Star Wars: Episode VII” on Dec. 16, stars Oscar Isaac and Domhnall Gleeson will appear in a radically different science fiction movie, "Ex Machina." This pared down tale of suspense pits the two leading actors against each other in a claustrophobically Kubrickian conundrum.

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The Leviathan CGI short film is coming to the big screen

Mar 25, 15 The Leviathan CGI short film is coming to the big screen

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Remember that impressive computer graphics card demo (okay not really, but c’mon) you saw last week about the space whalers trying to take down a space whale in the upper atmosphere of some alien planet? Well, it’s being turned into a movie.

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‘CSI: Cyber’ cybercrime fighters are here to teach you about tech

Mar 24, 15 ‘CSI: Cyber’ cybercrime fighters are here to teach you about tech

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“Want to see my new ride?” the child star formerly known as Bow Wow (now Shad Moss) asks me with exaggerated nonchalance right before our interview on the set of CSI: Cyber—the digital iteration of the CSI franchise. Skeptical, I follow him out to the parking lot of CBS’s massive complex in Studio City, California.

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Reddit’s discovery of this Archer Easter egg has us shaking in our tactleneck

Mar 23, 15 Reddit’s discovery of this Archer Easter egg has us shaking in our tactleneck

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Archer season 6, like other seasons, is no stranger to leaving fans Easter eggs throughout the episodes. In the past we’ve seen hidden secrets from the Krieger Konami code to the recurring 934TXS number. For season 6 however, Reddit has discovered something that might be the best hidden Archer Easter egg of all.

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Do cooking shows make you fat?

Mar 18, 15 Do cooking shows make you fat?

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Cooking shows on television are a great way to visually learn how to prepare delicious food with the guidance of charismatic chefs and their tips. While watching a cooking show will arguably make you a better cook without expert training, you may be paying the price with your waistline.

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Don’t accidentally fall in love with a robot at SXSW

Mar 17, 15 Don’t accidentally fall in love with a robot at SXSW

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Every year, digital marketers, TED talkers and technology startup types gather for four days in Austin, Texas, for South By Southwest Interactive, increasingly a spectacle that exists somewhere between a film festival and a forum on the future of Media with a capital M.

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Spoiler alert: It’s real life, not a television show

HBO aired the sixth and final installment of a popular mini-series on Sunday night, but before the end of the finale, the New York Times sent out a message via Twitter and through a pop-up notification that revealed the shocking “spoiler” to a number of disgruntled fans.

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Goodbye, Terry Pratchett

The fantasy author Terry Pratchett died this past week, and the considerable public sadness reminded us that, while genuinely famous (he sold more than 85 million books in 37 languages and was the UK's best-selling author of the 1990s), Pratchett enriched the lives of devoted fans in ways that most bestsellers never do.

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