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This Awesome Group Photo Teases Us With the Female-Led MCU That We Deserve

Writer and producer Craig Kyle snapped a quick photo of the women of the MCU, reminding us that Marvel already has more than enough starpower on hand to tell female-led superhero stories. (So why won't they?)

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This Thanksgiving, I’m Thankful for Tessa Thompson

Long live the Valkyrie and Tessa Thompson, our newest Afro-Latina warrior. You should be so lucky she kicks your ass.

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Valkyrie Was Almost a Love Interest in Thor: Ragnarok—and She Could’ve Rocked a Very Different Look

Also, give us our Valkyrie movie right now. Thank you.

Thor: Ragnarok concept designs from Marvel artists reveal some of the visions that didn't make their way into Taika Waititi's hit. They're all fascinating, and beautifully rendered, but I only have eyes for Valkyrie. The character was as wonderful—and important—as we hoped.

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Watch the Cast of Thor Act out Their Own Hilarious Live-Action Ragnarok

It's been a while since a video on the Internet made me laugh out loud and a lot, but this is "Thor 4D" is freaking incredible. Gaze in delight as the main cast of Thor: Ragnarok puts on a live performance of the movie that's a little bit Broadway and a lot like your middle school play. Starring movie stars.

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Tessa Thompson Fought for a Scene That Confirmed Valkyrie’s Bisexuality in Thor: Ragnarok – And Then It Got Cut

Because of course

Though Tessa Thompson "convinced [Taika] Waititi to shoot a glimpse of a woman walking out of Valkyrie's bedroom," the scene was eventually cut, because of course it was.

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Should It Matter If Thor: Ragnarok Passes the Bechdel Test?

I had a great time at a press screening of Thor: Ragnarok. As our Marykate Jasper outlined in her review, the movie is fun, funny, unconventional, and sometimes messy—not perfect, but I'm already excited to see it again opening night. However ...

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Review: Thor: Ragnarok Is Very Weird, Very Funny, and Very Much A Thor Film

4 out of 5 stars.

From its baldly preposterous plot to director Taika Waititi's signature humor, Thor: Ragnarok has way more character than any corporate, third-in-a-series superhero movie has the right to. It's as funny as it is messy.

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Things We Saw Today: Thor’s Tessa Thompson Says That Valkyrie is Bisexual

"And yes, she cares very little about what men think of her."

File this under the best news we've heard in a long, long time.

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Things We Saw Today: Ragnarok‘s Tessa Thompson Wants An All-Female Marvel Movie

Tessa Thompson gathered some other Women of Marvel to approach Kevin Feige at a Ragnarok press event to present the idea of an all-female film.

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Things We Saw Today: Gal Gadot, as Wonder Woman, Makes out With Kate McKinnon on SNL

This is a situation many of us have dreamed about, and now it exists in sketch form.

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Women Will Rule Westworld Season 2, and Other “Worlds” Will Be Explored

Westworld is one of my favorite shows that debuted last year, making the long wait for a second season damn near excruciating. However, as showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy continue to make appearances, we're getting more and more information to piece together that paint a picture of what we can expect.

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Annihilation Teaser Trailer Gives Us the Fierce, Female-Fronted Sci-Fi We Deserve

Yesterday's "Things We Saw Today" delivered a first glimpse of the upcoming Alex Garland female-led sci-fi film, Annihilation, which is based on the best-selling novel by Jeff VanderMeer. Today, we have our first teaser trailer, and it's glorious and weird. Exactly what we'd expect from an Alex Garland film.

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Things We Saw Today: The Inhumans In This LEGO Video Game Look Infinitely Better Than the Actual Inhumans Show

Sorry, Inhumans TV show. If you were what it took to get this version of your characters, then I'm grateful for your (almost) existence.

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Tessa Thompson Is a Beautiful Perfect Nerd Who Keeps Losing Her Sword and Talking About Shakespearean Family Drama

Tessa Thompson has us even more excited for Thor: Ragnarok, talking about representation, her character, her stunts, and her "Asgardian" accent.

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“What the Hela Happened to Thor’s Hair?” and Other Important Questions Answered by First Ragnarok Pics

I've gotta say, I haven't been excited about a Thor solo movie since...well, since basically the first Thor movie. Yet these first photos from Thor: Ragnarok are definitely enough to pique my interest. Thanks, Entertainment Weekly!

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Westworld‘s “The Adversary” Brings Us More Maeve, More Daddy Issues, and More of Arnold’s Mystery

Time for another tag-team recap of Westworld with Teresa and Maddy! Maddy's skeptical about this show, throwing back a cocktail (and throwing a tantrum) like Lee Sizemore when a storyline doesn't make any sense. Meanwhile, Teresa's more of a Charlotte Hale, with a long list of favorite storylines in the theme park and high hopes that the whole thing can get back on track. Maybe if they get rid of that Lee Sizemore guy. Heh. On to the spoilerific recap!

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What Secrets Can We Glean From All This Thor: Ragnarok Set Footage?

Thor: Ragnarok Director Taika Waititi dumped over ten minutes of footage from the last day of shooting onto that newfangled "Internet," and it's a fun look behind the scenes with Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, and a whole lot of other actors. Of course, because this is a Marvel movie, everyone's already actively at work tearing the footage apart for more clues about the movie.

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Mark Ruffalo Wraps Filming On Thor: Ragnarok With Farewell Pics

And a slightly new look for Thor.

It doesn't even feel like much time has passed since we first learned that Mark Ruffalo's Hulk would be appearing in Thor: Ragnarok--but Ruffalo has already wrapped filming.

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Tessa Thompson Teases a Glimpse of Valkyrie’s Sword in Thor: Ragnarok

Hail Valkyrie!

While we haven't seen Tessa in action as Valkyrie yet, this is likely just the beginning of her shared adventures from the set. And hey, lots of laughing and sword-fighting? I get the impression that Thor himself wouldn't have it any other way.

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Gina Rodriguez and Tessa Thompson Feature in Lush Set Photos from Annihilation

That lady-led sci-fi, tho.

Annihilation, the upcoming movie from Ex Machina writer/director Alex Garland, stars Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Natalie Portman, and Oscar Isaac. That's quite the cast, and the movie's plot makes this project even more intriguing.

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