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Things We Saw Today: The New Ready Player One Trailer Shows Us More of the OASIS

Warner Bros. has unveiled the new trailer for Ready Player One, and we get to see a lot more of the OASIS in this one.

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Here’s Why Everyone Is Angry About Patreon’s New Fees Policy

Patreon recently announced some changes to their fees policy, and both patrons and creators are revolting. Many users argue that the new system punishes patrons who make smaller pledges.

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How Has Comic Book Storytelling Changed Cinematic Storytelling? And Where Can It Go From Here?

YouTuber Patrick (H) Willems recently took a look at "shared universe" comic book movies and TV, such as the Marvel cinematic universe (MCU) and the CW's Arrowverse, to analyze how their comic book storytelling roots have influenced their cinematic storytelling.

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Unconscious Bias Kills: Black Women Are 3 Times As Likely as White Women to Die in Pregnancy and Childbirth

ProPublica and NPR recently published a damning look at the American healthcare system, writing that "black mothers in the U.S. die at three to four times the rate of white mothers, one of the widest of all racial disparities in women’s health."

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What the Hell Was SNL Thinking With This “Sexual Harassment Charlie” Skit?

Last night's "Sexual Harassment Charlie" skit eschewed the "mock predators" approach of most other jokes and went straight for super-reactionary.

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Kelly Marie Tran, the Daughter of Refugees, Couldn’t Help Crying with Joy at the Last Jedi Premiere

At last night's Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiere in Los Angeles, Kelly Marie Tran couldn't help crying tears of joy as she took in where she was. Daisy Ridley was on hand to comfort her.

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Things We Saw Today: We Know When Jessica Jones Is Coming Back, and We’ve Got a New Trailer!

We've got a new trailer for Season Two of Jessica Jones, and a release date! The new season will land on Netflix on March 8, 2018, and it looks like it will deal just as heavily with trauma and recovery as the first did.

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The Amazon Echo Has Been Labeled an “SJW” Because It Says “Yes, I Am a Feminist”

The latest right-wing ragefest revolves around the Amazon Echo, because it answers, "Yes, I am a feminist" and "The Black Lives Matter movement absolutely matter[s]" when asked.

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Miles Morales Is Ready for His Big-Screen Debut in the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Trailer

Sony Animation has dropped the teaser trailer for Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, an animated movie starring Miles Morales that will hit theaters in December 2018.

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Since A New Hope, Women Have Gone from Speaking 6% of the Dialogue in Star Wars to 28%

In 1977, only 6.3% of the dialogue in A New Hope was spoken by women, and none of it was spoken by people of color. In 2015, women had 28% of the dialogue in The Force Awakens, and people of color had 37.5%. Hopefully, The Last Jedi does even better.

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2017 Gender in the Media Retrospective: “Silent No Longer”

For their annual retrospective on gender in the media, The Representation Project highlighted the #MeToo movement and the victims' revolt against institutional, serial sexual assault and harassment.

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A GIF-Based Consideration of Jon Hamm as Batman

Mad Men actor Jon Hamm is reportedly "gunning" for the role of Batman in Matt Reeves' The Batman. And while there are many factors to consider in casting, the GIF is the most important.

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Justin Baldoni’s TED Talk Is a Beautifully Honest Exploration of the Different Sides of Masculinity

We've been looking forward to Justin Baldoni's weekly series 'Man Enough' for a few months now. I first saw it announced in October of this year, described as a dinner-party-style show with male celebrities and public figures discussing issues of masculinity. Baldoni recently gave a talk at the TEDWomen Conference and showed us what we can expect from those discussions. After watching the above video, we're more excited than ever.

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Things We Saw Today: Haters Can’t Stop The Love Witch

Apparently, Anna Biller's crew on "The Love Witch" tried to screw her over at every turn. Well, joke's on them, because the movie was amazing. Also, Louis C.K.'s film is to be sold back, another Stephen King movie is being remade, the best athlete ever gets a building named after them, and pretty liars are back in business.

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Yes, We Need to Believe All Women, Mika Brzezinski

“I’m just wondering if all women need to be believed and I’m concerned that we are being the judge, the jury and the cops here and so did Senate Democrats getting ahead of their skis.”

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The Alita: Battle Angel Adaptation Lives in a Very Uncanny-Valley Trailer

Cool Snapchat filter.

A reminder that massive anime eyes on an otherwise realistic human face are pretty much terrifying.

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Dear Fanboys, a Diverse, Female-Led Marvel Animated Series Is Not About ‘SJWs’ and ‘PC’ Culture

Marvel answered many fans' prayers when they announced Marvel Rising, an animated franchise that will feature some of our most beloved female and diverse superheroes. Shockingly (not shocked), the blowback was swift, harsh and mean from the subset of comics fans that reacts to anything like change with attacks and the sound of a distant fit being thrown.

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A Twist! Sir Patrick Stewart Would Love to Play Picard in a Tarantino Star Trek

Make it so!

I'm not necessarily interested in a Quentin Tarantino Star Trek movie—though I'm willing to keep an open mind—but mark me down as a very strong "yes, please" when it comes to the desire to see Patrick Stewart return to the role of Jean-Luc Picard, along with the rest of Next Generation. It's too early to say yet whether that's in the cards, but Stewart, at least, seems equally enthusiastic.

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Trump’s Department of Justice Moves to Investigate Planned Parenthood

News of the DOJ investigating Planned Parenthood is concerning, as it’s no secret how hostile the Trump administration, which earlier this year signed a bill allowing states to block federal funding for Planned Parenthood, is toward the organization. The consequences of this could be widely felt—not just by women, but by everyone if researchers lose access to fetal tissue, which, among other things, historically made a cure for polio possible.

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Amber Heard Addresses J.K. Rowling’s Defense of Johnny Depp’s Fantastic Beasts Casting

So long as we're picking out individual lines and quoting them out of context, there's another sentence I'd like to focus on.

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