The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’s Creators and Writer Dig Deep on Reinventing a Classic

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The Dark Crystal is a beloved fantasy film whose legacy has almost become bigger than the movie itself. Released in 1982, the movie didn’t fare well in theaters, but it’s since gained a strong following and an expanded lore. So, what does Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance bring to this growing universe,…

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In This Star Wars: Black Spire Excerpt, a Hero of the Resistance Meets a Galaxy’s Edge Favorite

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Even if you’ve not had the chance to visit Batuu yet—or are waiting for Galaxy’s Edge to open up at Walt Disney World next week—there’s a good chance you’ve already heard of some of the kooky characters inhabiting the theme park’s fictional world, from creative food vendors to antiquities collectors. But one famous…

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A Gorgeous Gallery of Persona and Catherine Art Has Come to Take Your Heart

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Since 2006, Shigenori Soejima has helped shape the aesthetic of the beloved cult JRPG series Persona, giving gamers some of the most stylish and bold worlds of urban fantasy, slick teens, and demon summoning the genre has to offer. In celebration of his work, Gallery Nucleus is running an exhibition this weekend…

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Watch the Trailer for Auggie, in Which Richard Kind Falls for Artificial Intelligence

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Auggie takes Her one step further. In the popular 2013 Spike Jonze film, the main character was a lonely man who fell in love with an artificially intelligent voice. In Auggie, the main character has a family and the artificially intelligent being has a physical form. But very similar issues arise.

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The Bridge Between Themyscira and the World of Men Is Back in This Exclusive Wonder Woman Preview

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Wonder Woman’s been dealing with a lot lately. Some big changes have rocked not just Themyscira, but Diana herself, as she’s been reunited with her mother, Queen Hippolyta. But just as quickly as Diana has found a semblance of peace, her latest comic is about to thrust her back into the world of man—and we’ve got a…

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This Exclusive Aladdin Deleted Scene Shows How Wishes Can Go Very, Very Wrong

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There isn’t a person out there who wasn’t surprised in some way by Disney’s recent live-action remake of Aladdin. Some of us were surprised it existed at all. Others were shocked at how good it was. And all of us were certainly stunned when it grossed over $1 billion at the international box office.

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Darth Vader and Son Artist Jeffrey Brown on Bringing His Childhood Glee to Star Wars’ Sequel Movies

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Across Vader & Son and its three follow ups—Vader’s Little Princess, Goodnight Darth Vader, and Darth Vader and Friends—cartoonist Jeffrey Brown has given us a treasure trove of heartwarmingly funny insight into the weirdest parent/child relationship of the galaxy far, far away. But Brown’s latest dive into Star Wars

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Please Enjoy the Creepiest High-Five Ever in This Exclusive Peek at The Banana Splits Movie

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I haven’t had a chance to see The Banana Splits Movie yet but I still have to salute its game plan, which is roughly: Nostalgia, but make it horror. Why aren’t more reboots and remakes taking this approach? Ahead of the film’s digital and home video release, io9 has an ominous-as-hell clip to share.

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