This Presidents’ Day, Let’s Celebrate the Fact That We Don’t Live in the Reality of Escape From LA

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On that fateful day of November 8, 2016, we counted down science fiction’s most blatantly evil presidents, not anticipating that we’d soon be plunged into a real-life political situation that often feels utterly dystopian. But even at its worst, it’s still not as bad as the America seen in Escape From LA.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/this-presidents-day-lets-celebrate-the-fact-that-we-do-1832639637

Into the Spider-Verse Lifted a Key Line of Dialogue from Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man

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Because Spider-Man: into the Spider-Verse is primarily about Miles Morales and not Peter Parker, the film is very careful about how it tosses around Uncle Ben’s famous words about “great power” and “great responsibility” so as not to distract from the movie’s central narrative focus. But a new revelation adds more…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/into-the-spider-verse-lifted-a-key-line-of-dialogue-fro-1831360476