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NOV
19
1 week

French Photographer Creates Renaissance-Era Portraits of Marvel, DC and 'Star Wars' Characters

Imagine if there were superheroes dating back to the 16th century. And if there were, what kind of portraits would the great painters of the day have created of their gifted sitters?

No? Not something you've thought about? Well, its an idea that has been bothering French photographer Sacha Goldberger, who has created a collection of portraits of heroes from Marvel and DC as well as characters from Star Wars and put a Renaissance cosplay spin on the proceedings.

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NOV
18
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Marvel Announces New 'Ant-Man' Prose Novel

Marvel Announces New 'Ant-Man' Prose Novel

With Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man less than a year from release, it’s time to start building up the stature of the company’s premier miniature hero. In addition to a new comic series launching next year, Marvel announced plans Tuesday for Ant-Man: Natural Enemy, a prose novel centering on the character.

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NOV
18
1 week

R2-D2 Was Almost in 'The Lego Movie,' Directors Say

R2-D2 Was Almost in 'The Lego Movie,' Directors Say

Sure, Batman stole the show in The Lego Movie, but that might not have been the case had earlier plans for another famous cameo come to fruition.

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NOV
18
1 week

Christopher Nolan Pens 'Interstellar' Comic to Fill in Movie's Backstory

Christopher Nolan Pens 'Interstellar' Comic to Fill in Movie's Backstory

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Interstellar.]

Christopher Nolan is filling in a piece of the Interstellar storyline.

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NOV
17
1 week

'Gotham' Central: Five Questions About 'Harvey Dent'

'Gotham' Central: Five Questions About 'Harvey Dent'

Who saw that coming? Not the last-minute reveal about Barbara (We’ll get to that soon enough, though); I’m talking about the Selina/Bruce dynamic, which turned out to be — whisper it quietly, considering the dark nature of Gotham as a whole — fun.

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NOV
17
1 week

'Jurassic World' Websites Debut Online

'Jurassic World' Websites Debut Online

Something big — maybe even the size of a T-Rex — is happening ten days from now.

Universal launched the official website for Jurassic World Monday, complete with a countdown clock suggesting that something — a trailer, perhaps? — is coming ten days, and four hours from now… and counting.

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NOV
17
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Revealed: Your Moviegoing Plans For The Next Six Years

Revealed: Your Moviegoing Plans For The Next Six Years

Attention, Avengers fans looking for a new desktop wallpaper: Marvel Studios has released an “exclusive official Phase 3 timeline” for its upcoming movie releases over the next four years. Finally, you can have the movie logos and dates all in one place!

Apparently, the Inhumans' calendar's a few days off from ours...here's the right version of the Phase 3 MCU timeline! pic.twitter.com/Zw1xfjeOAq

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NOV
17
1 week

What the Next Star Wars Film Can Learn From the Ill-Fated 1978 'Holiday Special'

What the Next Star Wars Film Can Learn From the Ill-Fated 1978 'Holiday Special'

While we eagerly await next year’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it’s worth casting our minds back to a time when audiences were just as excitedly anticipating another visit to a galaxy far, far away. On Nov. 17, 1978, CBS broadcast the Star Wars Holiday Special for the first (and, it turned out, only) time.

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NOV
17
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Netflix's 'Marco Polo' Trailer Reveals the Power of Kublai Khan

Netflix's 'Marco Polo' Trailer Reveals the Power of Kublai Khan

With less than a month before its debut, Netflix has released the first full-length trailer for Marco Polo, its new series retelling the story of the real-life trader and world-traveler from the 13th century.

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NOV
16
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'Walking Dead's' Robert Kirkman: There's a Reason Why 'We Popped Back In' to Early Locations

'Walking Dead's' Robert Kirkman: There's a Reason Why 'We Popped Back In' to Early Locations

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from episode 506, "Consumed," of AMC's The Walking Dead.]

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NOV
16
1 week

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Director Reveals How Baby Groot Came to Be

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Director Reveals How Baby Groot Came to Be

As it turns out, Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn loves Baby Groot just as much as you do.

In a Guardians Blu-ray featurette clip, Gunn explained that the film had already been entirely shot before he and the rest of the crew knew exactly what the little dancing twig would look like. Luckily, there wasn't too much debate over how to design the character.

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NOV
15
2 WKS

Worlds Collide: A History of Marvel and DC's Multiverses

Worlds Collide: A History of Marvel and DC's Multiverses

With both Marvel and DC planning to base their 2015 comic book events around the idea of the Multiverse, it’s worth looking back at quite how we got to a place where fans don’t just have to keep track of one fictional world filled with superheroes, but multiple such worlds in each universe.

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NOV
14
2 WKS

World's First Real-Life Batmobile Up For Auction

World's First Real-Life Batmobile Up For Auction

We’re all familiar with the Batmobile from the 1960s Batman TV series, but it’s far less likely that you’ve seen the first real-life Batmobile, built from scratch years before the TV show debuted and officially sanctioned as a legitimate Batmobile — and soon-to-be up for auction to the highest bidder.

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NOV
14
2 WKS

Andy Serkis Reveals 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Secrets in Blu-ray Extra (Exclusive)

Andy Serkis Reveals 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Secrets in Blu-ray Extra (Exclusive)

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes was the summer's blockbuster for the thinking man, tackling issues as broad as what it means to be human and what our place is on the planet.

Star Andy Serkis (Caesar) and director Matt Reeves spent a long time thinking about these issues and open up about the topic in an extra feature that will be available when the film is released in Blu-ray. (It's already out on Digital HD, where the feature can also be found.)

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