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Today in Depressing

Lawsuit Accuses X-Men Director Bryan Singer of Sexual Misconduct With Underage Boy

The Wrap has obtained copies of federal court documents which reveal a lawsuit accusing Bryan Singer, director of many of the films in the X-Men franchise, Superman Returns, and others, of sexually abusing a seventeen year old boy.

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China’s Moon Robot Tweets Sadly About its Imminent Demise; It is an Interesting Future We Live In

To be fair, China’s Yutu rover, or Jade Rabbit, isn’t dead yet. It’s just unlikely to survive the lunar night due to a malfunction. Since discovering the problem last week, Chinese scientists have remained bleak about the rover’s chances. An update on Thursday reaffirmed that we won’t know for sure whether the little (okay maybe not that little) robot will make it for a few weeks.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead At 46

The sad news has broken that Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who has been in many movies including CapoteThe Master, The Big Lebowski, Catching Fire, Almost Famous, and Moneyball, was found dead today on his bathroom floor in New York.  Hoffman was only 46 years old.  As he was found with a needle in his arm and with heroin nearby, it’s currently assumed to be an overdose.  Hoffman had battled addiction and went to rehab just last year.

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The Employment Ratios of Women in Hollywood Have Not Improved in Sixteen Years

Dr. Martha Lauzen‘s yearly analysis of the state of women’s jobs behind the camera in Hollywood goes by the name Celluloid Ceiling Report, and according to the numbers on 2013, opportunities for women who want to make movies from the other side of the lens haven’t improved since roughly the time There’s Something About Mary was hitting theaters.

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I’m Sorry, But You Can’t Actually Buy These Amazing Superhero Hoodies

But I’m feeling evil, so I’ve decided to show them to you anyway. Yes, these hoodies by deviantARTist seventhirtytwo are only concept designs, not actual products. Feel the pain.

(via: Fashionably Geek)

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World War Z Sequel Isn’t Dead, Has a Director. Kill Me Now.

*zombie grrrroan*

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Authors Doris Lessing, Barbara Park Pass Away

Doris Lessing and Barbara Park. One a Nobel Prize-winning novelist, the other a best-selling author of children’s books. We’re sad to report that both of them have gone to that great book store in the sky.

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NBC To Put Parks and Recreation On Hiatus Starting… Now

On Friday NBC announced some upcoming schedule changes, and Vulture noticed something weird: It looks like, without an official announcement or anything of the sort, they’ve put Parks and Recreation on hiatus.

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Female Cosplayers Share Their Creeper Stories Through Photos

As we all know, convention season means costumes, merchandise, panels…and creepy dudes harassing cosplayers. At NYCC last weekend, BuzzFeed asked women in cosplay: “What’s the creepiest thing that someone has said to you while you were in costume?” and took photos of them standing with the quote. Warning: may make you want to scream.

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Sad News, Everyone: Hayao Miyazaki Is Retiring

You had better enjoy anime legend Hayao Miyazaki‘s next film, The Wind Rises, because it’ll be his last.

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