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Instead of the Live-Action Oscar Isaac Reboot We Deserve, We’re Getting a New Animated Addams Family Movie

In defiance of the internet's fancasting, MGM has announced a new Addams Family film - but it'll be computer-animated, rather than the live-action Ruth Negga/Oscar Isaac and Eva Green/Oscar Isaac reboots that we've all been dreaming of.

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Just So We’re Clear, Trump Is Deliberately Sabotaging the American Healthcare System Out of Petty Spite

Trump recently announced another yet attempt at undermining the Obamacare exchanges. He will cancel the "cost-sharing payments," worth around $7 billion, which the government had been paying directly to insurance companies.

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With Dorothy & Alice, Netflix Is Making Crossover Fanfics Into Movies

So Get Yours Ready

Netflix has picked up the spec script for Dorothy & Alice, a new film in which Alice in Wonderland and Dorothy of Oz team up to save the world(s).

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Another Day, Another Reminder from Trump: He Still Hates The Freedom of the Press

In yet another disturbing Twitter tantrum, Trump confirmed his hatred of the free and impartial press by suggesting he should "challenge the[] License" of NBC News for their reporting on him.

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It Sounds Like TV John Constantine Will Finally Be Canonically Bisexual on Legends of Tomorrow

Legends of Tomorrow executive producer Phil Klemmer described John Constantine as a "chain-smoking, bisexual, world-weary demonologist [who] would feel right at home among our Legends." So will we see that reflected in the two episodes where Constantine'll appear on the show?

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Carrie Fisher Insisted That Leia’s Last Jedi Arc Honor All The “Girls Who Grew up Watching Star Wars

"This is what the character means"

The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson said that Carrie Fisher "really wanted to do right" by all the "girls who grew up watching Star Wars, when Leia was the only female hero on the screen," and that she worked to edit the script accordingly.

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Aw, Yeah! The Pacific Rim Uprising Trailer Delivers Epic John Boyega Moments + Ridiculous Robot Action

The trailer for Pacific Rim Uprising has landed, and it's full of messy, mech ridiculousness and John Boyega being epic.

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Things We Saw Today: Wonder Woman Tells The Justice League to Follow Her Lead, As They Should

Wonder Woman to the Justice League: "On my lead." Aquaman: "All right."

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In New Thor: Ragnarok Featurette, Hela Says, “Kneel for Your Queen,” Like I Wasn’t Already

With this latest featurette on Hela, Thor: Ragnarok continues to give me the content I most desire. Here, director Taika Waititi and stars Cate Blanchett and Chris Hemsworth show off a few new scenes and discuss Hela's motivations.

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Marvel Cancels NYCC Event With Northrop Grumman, But This Isn’t Comics’ First Queasy Alliance With the Military-Industrial Complex

After backlash from fans, Marvel has cancelled an all-ages comic promoting the defense contractor Northrop Grumman. However, this partnership is just one piece of comics' long history with the military-industrial complex.

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Be Still My Nerd Girl Heart, It’s Janelle Monáe In a Philip K. Dick Story

Amazon Prime has released their trailer for Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams, and this time we get to see Janelle Monáe's performance!

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The First Trailer for Marvel and Hulu’s Runaways Is Here, and I Just Wish It Had More Dinosaur

Marvel and Hulu have released the first trailer for the TV adaptation of Runaways.

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Things We Saw Today: It’s #Inktober, So Your Social Media’s About to Explode With Awesome Drawings

Thanks to #Inktober, we'll all get to enjoy dozens of new drawings every day!

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Amazon Orders A TV Adaptation of Greg Rucka and Michael Lark’s Lazarus Comic

Amazon has ordered an adaptation of Greg Rucka, Michael Lark, and Santiago Arcas's comic, Lazarus.

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Is The Punisher Going to Get Trauma Right?

In a recent Instagram promo for The Punisher, Marvel and Netflix seem to present Frank Castle's life of violence, loss, and military service as a wounding and confusing one, rather than a badass origin story. Could this be a sign of the series' approach to come?

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Thousands Marched for Abortion Rights In Ireland, Urging the Government to Repeal the Eighth Amendment

Thousands of Irish people rallied at the March for Choice to demand abortion rights and a repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

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Yesterday Was International Podcast Day. So Tell Me, What Are Your Favorite Podcasts?

Yesterday was International Podcast Day, so let's have a belated celebration of the form. Spread the word about your favorite podcasts - and not just your favorite geeky or feminist ones. (Though I definitely want to know about those!)

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SNL Weekend Update Rips Trump for Failing “Anyone Darker Than Your Golf Pants”

Saturday Night Live returned with new episodes last night, and the sketches included both a second "Close Encounters" alien abduction sketch with Kate McKinnon, and Weekend Update which ripped Trump for his response to Puerto Rico.

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Things We Saw Today: Emperor Palpatine Is Keeping Secrets In This Scene From Star Wars Battlefront II

In the latest cutscene from Star Wars Battlefront II, we see the game's protagonist, Iden Versio, receive Emperor Palpatine's final orders for how to crush the Rebellion.

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Unrest, A Documentary About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Ensures That Homebound Viewers Can Catch Screenings, Too

The new documentary about chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) or systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID), is working to ensure that those who suffer from this condition will also be able to view the film - because inclusion isn't just about subject matter; it's also about accessibility.

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