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The International Giant Mech Duel Is Finally Here in All Its Goofy Glory

Many, many things about living in the future have actually turned out to be pretty terrible, but at least we get to live in a world where giant robots are punching each other for our entertainment. We've gotta take our wins where we can get them, I guess.

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New Bright Featurette Puts a Magic Wands In The Hands of Crooked Cops

In a new featurette for David Ayer’s new Netflix venture, Bright it goes deeper into the plot of the upcoming movie about modern-day L.A., with a slightly Dungeons & Dragons twist. There are orcs and elves and other fae folk in the world intermixed with humans. You know what that means, supernatural race metaphors! It reunites Will Smith and Joel Edgerton (from Suicide Squad) as Officers Ward (Smith), a human and Jakoby (Edgerton), an orc, in a buddy cop-like situation.

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Things We Saw Today: The Internet’s Convinced There’s A “Fake Melania” Trump Standing in for the First Lady

File this one under Wednesday weird. The #1 trending topic on Twitter is currently "Melania" after a video and comparison photo shots convinced wide swaths of the Internet that Trump had employed a Melania doppelganger. The conspiracy fast became a meme, and the rest is history.

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Don’t Let the Title Fool You: Bitch Looks Like a Worthwhile Feminist Satire

Director Marianna Palka has taken a loaded word and a batshit premise and managed to create a feminist satire that seems to be as insightful and incisive as it is funny and weird. Check out the trailer for her new film, Bitch, above!

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“Good Guys” Do Exist: Here Are a Few Examples to Keep An Eye On in the Fight Against Sexism

As Ava DuVernay reminded us when she spoke at the Hammer Museum Gala earlier this week, "good guys" do exist. As rife as Hollywood is with terrible, horrifying examples of manhood, there are also those who genuinely and wholeheartedly embrace their role in doing better and furthering the cause of gender equality. I needed to take a minute to acknowledge them here; to remind myself that the world isn't a complete shit-show.

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Spinning by Tillie Walden Is a Reminder of the Queer Narratives We Need

In Tillie Walden’s graphic memoir, it recounts the ten years of her life in which her mornings and nights were consumed by competitive figure skating. Initially, the structure, the intensity, and the competition are things that give Tillie comfort, a steadiness until her family decided to move from New Jersey to Texas. It is there that Tillie’s world begins to change and the routines she's set up for herself slowly fade away and the emotional needs she requires are more than ice-skating can give

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The Rock Might Be the Voice of Detective Pikachu

That Hashtag Show reports that the top choices to voice Detective Pikachu are Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Mark Wahlberg, and...Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

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What Is a Problematic Fave?

We know a problematic fave when we see it, but actually nailing down a specific definition can be hard.

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Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Bob Weinstein Show How “Nice Guys” and Hollywood Perpetuate Rape Culture

It's very easy to look at someone like Harvey Weinstein and see a monster. The decades-long history of abuses makes that crystal clear. But make no mistake, it isn't only "monsters" we have to worry about when it comes to sexual harassment, sexual assault, and the systematic sexism that plagues the entertainment industry.

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Her Universe Founder Ashley Eckstein Talks Body Diversity, Partnering with Disney, and How Ravioli Helped Her Write a Book

You might know Ashley Eckstein as the voice of Ahsoka on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, but these days, she lends her voice to the company she founded: Her Universe, designers of quality apparel for geeky women. Last year, then-TMS editors Carolyn Cox and Sam Riedel tested Her Universe's first line of activewear; this year, we sent Sam to New York Comic-Con to talk with Ashley about her forthcoming memoir, It's Your Universe, and what's next on her radar.

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Hilary Swank Joins A New Sci-Fi Film With Robot Moms and “Blood-Drenched Stranger[s]”

Hilary Swank has signed on to I Am Mother, a science fiction film in which she takes on a robot mother who's been raising children underground.

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What Do You Think of This New Justice League Poster?

A new Justice League poster is born and I have Many Thoughts.

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How Bernie Sanders Helped Turn the Democratic Party Against Women

On Saturday, the organizers of the Women’s March issued a statement apologizing for the “hurt and confusion” caused by their announcement that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders would headline the upcoming Women’s Convention.

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Trump’s Third Travel Ban Is Still Garbage, Still Blocked By A Federal Judge

Judge Derrick Watson has placed a temporary injunction on Trump's third draft of a travel ban, writing that it's plagued by "internal incoherencies that markedly undermine its stated 'national security' rationale."

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Mississippi School Replaces Jefferson Davis’ Name With Barack Obama, Upgrade

Mississippi Today reported that Davis IB Elementary School PTA president Janelle Jefferson, announced to the Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees, Tuesday night that the community voted to change the school’s name to Barack Obama Magnet IB Elementary School. Instate upgrade. The school's original name comes from Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy.

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“How Spider-Man: Homecoming Should Have Ended” Delightfully Fixes the Movie’s Flaws

“You gave a teenager a weaponized super-suit. Am I the only one who thinks this is weird?” —Superman The folks over at How It Should Have Ended finally set their sites on this summer’s Spider-Man: Homecoming, a fun movie that I think we can agree also had its share of flaws. “After you guys submitted over 30 […]

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“There’s No Story That’s Unimportant”: Tarana Burke Started #MeToo 10 Years Ago

Alyssa Milano tweeted out her support for Burke's work when she learned about Burke's Me Too movement.

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Kevin Smith Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is, Donating All TWC Residuals to ‘Women In Film’ Non-Profit

On his podcast, Hollywood Babble-On, Smith said that he will be donating all his future The Weinstein Company Residuals to the non-profit, Women in Film. WIF works to advocate and advance the careers of women working in film, television and all media/digital industries.

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“YEAH I’M FUCKING SURE”: Ilana Glazer Fired Sexual Harassers from Broad City

Ilana Glazer revealed that she fired two Broad City staffers for sexual harassment, because "getting sexually harassed seems to be a constant, but having the opportunity to do something about it is rare."

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Empire Strikes Back Cut Like the Last Jedi Trailer Highlights How Similar the Two Seem

From a certain point of view.

We'll have to wait the remaining, excruciating two months for Star Wars: The Last Jedi to know whether it feels as much like the Empire Strikes Back of the current trilogy as it seems, but the superficial similarities are enough for some fun for now. Check out this recut footage from ESB made to fit together like the new Last Jedi trailer.

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