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Yahoo Reportedly Planning its Own Original Web TV Shows

Yahoo is reportedly planning to take on Netflix and Amazon, with ambitions to produce its own original web-series programming, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Read More >>

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How Steve Jobs's Passion Shaped Pixar Into an Oscar-Winning Studio

While Apple was Steve Jobs's first professional love, the Pixar animation studio that he helped foster was far more than a mere pet project. As Pixar President Ed Catmull explains in his upcoming book, Creativity Inc, Jobs's involvement with the studio proved a revolutionary experience for both parties. Here's a brief look at the Steve Jobs most people never got to see. Read More >>

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A Striking Animated Short Made With Nothing but Sticky Notes

You don't need amazing computer graphics, bowel-jiggling surround sound, or eye-popping 3D effects to make a powerful film. In fact, all you really need is a tall stack of yellow sticky notes and a black pen. And a whole lot of talent. Luckily, the 15 animators who helped make this short film had all of those in abundance. Read More >>

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Which Superhero Had the Coolest Secret Headquarters?

Being a superhero is the best job in the world. Not only do you save the world and receive the world's adulation, you're also somehow rich enough (even though you're above the idea of money) to have a sick secret headquarters that every kid dreams about. And though your hero headquarters are typically less extravagant than your villain's lair, they're still prime real estate. Here is a list showing you which hero had the best headquarters. Read More >>

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Genius Gravity Scene Featuring Superman Ruins/Fixes the Whole Movie

Haha, this is super silly but if you enjoyed the roller coaster ride that was Gravity and wished you were a superhero once before in your life, you should enjoy this fun mash-up video that creates a fake "deleted scene" that changes the entire movie. Read More >>

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There are Marvel Studios Superhero Movies Mapped Out Until 2028

If you've had it up to the eyeballs with spandex and superpowers, look away now. The rest of you true believers, rejoice! Marvel Studios has superhero movies lined up until the year 2028. Read More >>

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Meet the Crazy Camera That Can Make Movies for the Oculus Rift

Gamers love Oculus Rift; the virtual reality system offers a mind-blowingly immersive way to experience digital worlds. Jaunt, a new tech company, brings the platform into live-action, cinematic territory. I saw their stuff. It was incredible. And it's a pretty big deal for movies and media. Read More >>

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Ridley Scott to Produce Second Halo "Digital Feature Project" for Microsoft

A variety of Hollywood names are rumoured to be attached to Microsoft's other Halo live action project, with famed director Ridley Scott said to be onboard as executive producer. This isn't the Spielberg-produced Xbox-exclusive series. It's something else. Something bigger. Read More >>

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George Lucas Explains the Birth of Lightsabers

The lightsaber is perhaps the best ever sci-fi weapon—but how did it come to appear in the Star Wars movies? In this short documentary, George Lucas, actor Mark Hamill, and sound designer Ben Burtt discuss how the lightsaber was born. Read More >>

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Supercut of Heroes Getting Geared Up Will Make You Want to Kick Ass

Before confronting great adversity, your favourite film hero has to prepare him or herself mentally, physically, and with massive weaponry. That's the delightfully simple premise of this supercut, which collects some of the best gearing up moments from film. Read More >>

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Disney's Frozen the Highest-Earning Animated Movie of all Time, Sort Of

Reuters have announced that Frozen, Disney's Oscar-winning movie about a cutesy-but-irritating Snow Queen, is the top-grossing animated movie of all time. Yay! But it's not actually that simple, because it's not really the highest-earning animated movie of all time. Oh no siree. Read More >>

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What's Your Favourite Movie or TV Plot That Would be Obsolete Today?

Technology's so great. All this communication capability can put you in touch with your friends and family, no matter where in the world they are. Which blows a giant hole through most of the movie and TV plots written up until, say, the late 1990s. What's your favourite storyline that would never exist in a world with cell phones and internet? Read More >>

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How Much Money Would it Cost to be Captain America?

Want to be an All-American superhero with a heart of gold? You only need a little under $55 million (around £33 million), a time traveling device to send you back to the 1940s, a good vibranium source and a healthy budget for food. Movieclips Trailers analysed the total cost of being Captain America and after accounting for inflation came up with this number: $54,977,922.05 (£33,096,030.29). Read More >>

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Cyberdyne Ready to Terminate the Tokyo Stock Exchange...

The nuclear-charged "Judgement Day" may have been due on August 29th, 1997 according to Terminator 2, but for a series built around a time paradox, it's safe to say we're not out of the woods yet. Especially as Skynet-mastermind Cyberdyne has just been listed on the Tokyo stock exchange. Read More >>

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Watch Tom Cruise Die Over and Over Again in New Edge of Tomorrow Trailer

This summer's sci-fi movie Edge of Tomorrow has a little something for everyone: for the twelve people that like him, it stars a gung-ho Tom Cruise fighting off an alien invasion. For everyone else, they get to watch him die in it over, and over, and over again. And again. And again. Read More >>

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How Spielberg, Lucas, and Kasdan Came Up With Indiana Jones

How did a "scruffy," "rough and tumble" "bounty hunter of antiquities" become one of the most beloved heroes in film history? Read this transcript from a 1978 meeting featuring Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Lawrence Kasdan, as they workshop the concept of Raiders of the Lost Ark. Read More >>

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