This Office Space Meets The Matrix Deepfake Deserves a Theatrical Release

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The deepfake hits just keep on coming. Following an excellent reimagining of Back to the Future where Christopher Lloyd and Michael J. Fox are replaced with Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Holland, another talented deepfaker has put Keanu Reeves and Hugo Weaving into Office Space, creating the fourth Matrix film we really…

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https://gizmodo.com/office-space-meets-the-matrix-in-this-wild-deepfake-mas-1841762115

What If Captain Picard’s Star Trek: Nemesis Clone Was Just Patrick Stewart, Instead of Bald Baby Tom Hardy?

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Star Trek: Nemesis is a nightmare of a movie, but one of its slightly better nightmares is the bonkers performance a young, spectacularly shaved Tom Hardy gives as Shinzon, the villain of the film and also the Romulan-made clone of Jean-Luc Picard. But what if instead of just inviting us to believe that Patrick…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/what-if-captain-picards-star-trek-nemesis-clone-was-ju-1838051493

How Filmmakers Created Fake Newsreels in the 1920s

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A horrifying magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit Japan on September 1, 1923, killing over 140,000 people. And while news of the devastation reached newspapers around the world by the next day, there was no way to get film footage from Japan to the United States that quickly. But that didn’t stop filmmakers from making fake…

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https://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/how-filmmakers-created-fake-newsreels-in-the-1920s-1832866878

The Ultimate Weapon of X-Men: Red’s Greatest Villain Is All Too Real

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Tom Taylor, Rogê Antônio, and Rain Beredo’s X-Men: Red has been telling the story of how Jean Grey’s newest team of handpicked X-Men are fighting to establish better mutant international relations while also battling the literal embodiment of racism that’s born out of viral hate speech generated online.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-ultimate-weapon-of-x-men-reds-greatest-villain-is-1830285787