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DEC
21
14 HRS

10 Last-Minute Comic Book Stocking Stuffer Recommendations

10 Last-Minute Comic Book Stocking Stuffer Recommendations

There’s less than a week until Christmas Day, which means that last-minute holiday shopping is beginning to take on increasing urgency. But what to get for the fan of genre movies who’s seen this year’s movies multiple times and owns the DVDs? The answer is simple: comic books. If you’re still looking for stocking stuffers, here are some recommendations for what to pick up, sorted out by some of this year’s biggest movies. Think of us as Santa’s little helpers.

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DEC
21
17 HRS

10 Underrated Christmas Comics

10 Underrated Christmas Comics

Of all the holidays, it’s inarguable that Christmas is the one best suited for superheroes — it is, after all, a time of year when children everywhere* wait for one special man in a well-known colorful costume to fly around the globe at super-speed doing good deeds. (* Note: Well, everywhere that Christmas is recognized as a holiday, at least.)

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DEC
20
1 day

Which Comic Book TV Show Had the Best Fall?

Which Comic Book TV Show Had the Best Fall?

We're living in an age of heroes. The fall TV season had an unprecedented five live action superhero shows on air, giving comic book fans more hours of television than the know what to do with.

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DEC
20
2 DAYS

'The Hobbit' Star Reveals Surprise Praise He Got From Scorsese and Shaq

'The Hobbit' Star Reveals Surprise Praise He Got From Scorsese and Shaq

Manu Bennett has the terrifying villain thing down to a science.

With The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, he's unleashing his final performance as the Orc king Azog, and is also set to reprise his role as Deathstroke on CW's Arrow. Add to that a role in the hotly anticipated fantasy adaption Shannara, and you'll likely be watching more of Bennett in 2015.

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DEC
19
2 DAYS

'Star Wars VII' Cast and Crew Thank Fans for Fundraising Efforts

'Star Wars VII' Cast and Crew Thank Fans for Fundraising Efforts

Star Wars fans got an early holiday gift Friday afternoon, with the release of a new video from J.J. Abrams thanking those who donated to the Star Wars: Force for Change fundraising campaign.

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DEC
19
3 DAYS

After Middle-earth, Peter Jackson Promises a Return to Smaller Movies

After Middle-earth, Peter Jackson Promises a Return to Smaller Movies

Now that Peter Jackson has finished his trilogy adaptation of The Hobbit, what lies ahead for him in terms of movies? If you’ve been looking at his Middle-earth and thinking that he’d be perfect to head up another fantasy or comic book franchise, prepare to be disappointed.

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DEC
19
3 DAYS

Hear the Dance Remix of Jennifer Lawrence's 'Hunger Games' Song 'The Hanging Tree'

Hear the Dance Remix of Jennifer Lawrence's 'Hunger Games' Song 'The Hanging Tree'

Jennifer Lawrence made her Billboard Hot 100 debut three weeks ago, via her feature spot on James Newton Howard's Hunger Games song "The Hanging Tree."

Because the Internet, that minimal folk sing-a-long has gotten its dance remix, via Mike Gazzo.

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DEC
19
3 DAYS

'The Empire Strikes Back' Live Read Surprises With Mark Hamill, Ellen Page

'The Empire Strikes Back' Live Read Surprises With Mark Hamill, Ellen Page

"Welcome to the first live screening of The Interview."

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DEC
18
4 DAYS

The Problem With Bringing Thanos Into 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

The Problem With Bringing Thanos Into 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

If there’s one thing that seems slightly… off in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, it’s the presence of Josh Brolin’s Thanos. He doesn’t really accomplish anything in the movie, beyond reminding us that he exists, and he risks making Ronan the Accuser look like little more than a minion by his very presence. It turns out, the movie’s co-writer and director, James Gunn, had exactly the same concerns.

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DEC
18
4 DAYS

'Pyongyang': The Book Behind the Shelved Steve Carell North Korea Movie

'Pyongyang': The Book Behind the Shelved Steve Carell North Korea Movie

One of the more unexpected developments to come from the still-unfolding events concerning North Korea’s role in the Sony hack and the potential connection to the (now-shelved) Sony comedy The Interview was the news Wednesday that New Regency has dropped plans to adapt Pyongyang into a vehicle for Steve Carell, with Gore Verbinski as director.

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DEC
18
4 DAYS

James Gunn Reveals How Sony's 'The Interview' Impacts 'Guardians' Sequel Plot

James Gunn Reveals How Sony's 'The Interview' Impacts 'Guardians' Sequel Plot

While the last-minute shelving of Sony’s The Interview may be nothing but an expensive headache for those involved, James Gunn found a little humor in current events. The director shared an image online revealing the unexpected way in which Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy 2 has been affected by what’s going on.

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DEC
18
4 DAYS

Jim Carrey: I'd Love a Role in the New Batman Films

Jim Carrey: I'd Love a Role in the New Batman Films

It's no joke that Jim Carrey has a lot of respect for Christopher Nolan.

Carrey, who played the Riddler in director Joel Schumacher's 1995 film Batman Forever, told MTV News that he would say yes to appearing in the rebooted Batman franchise. 

See more Batman's Onscreen Villains: 10 Greats From the Joker to Bane

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DEC
17
5 DAYS

Cronenberg's 'The Fly' Returns in All-New Comic Book Sequel

Cronenberg's 'The Fly' Returns in All-New Comic Book Sequel

The spirit of Seth Brundle lives on in The Fly: Outbreak, a newly-announced comic book follow-up to the David Cronenberg horror movie from the 1980s to launch in 2015 from IDW Publishing.

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DEC
17
5 DAYS

'Arrow' Alum Manu Bennett to Co-Star in MTV's 'Shannara' (Exclusive)

'Arrow' Alum Manu Bennett to Co-Star in MTV's 'Shannara' (Exclusive)

Manu Bennett is going from The Hobbit to another beloved fantasy property.

The actor has booked a series regular role on MTV's Shannara, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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