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    The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is Coming Back to New York

    Tired of southern California hogging all the Hello Kitty sweets? Here’s some good news if you’re in New York — the Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is making its return to the area soon! May 6 is the date New Yorkers will want to mark on their Sanrio calendars. From 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM, the Hello […]

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    10 Rock Stars Who Love to Nerd Out

    Just as there are endless subcategories of music, there are many classifications of nerds and geeks (let’s not even get started on the distinction between those two!). Then there is the rare intersection of nerd and musician! After all music is math, and who is more qualified to construct complex chords and harmonies than the […]

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    Star Wars Episode IX is Getting a May 2019 Release

    With next year’s Han Solo movie coming in May instead of the usual December, we weren’t sure if that meant Star Wars would be shifting to blockbuster season full time. It looks that way today, with Episode IX getting a May 2019 release date. The good news is we’ll be getting Star Wars even earlier — […]

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    The Avatar Sequels are Taking Over the Holidays Starting in 2020

    The last couple of years, the holiday season has belonged to Star Wars. If they stick with that schedule (and they might not, since that Han Solo movie is supposed to come out next May), they’ll have some competition starting in 2020. The long-delayed Avatar sequels are officially coming in 2020, 2021, 2024, and 2025, and they’ll […]

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    The X-Men Universe is Getting Three Movies in 2018

    We’re excited about the slew of upcoming live-action Disney movies and the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the DC Extended Universe, but we can’t forget about the X-Men! While that age-old licensing agreement with Fox prevents the X-Men from joining the MCU for now, it’s been hard to call the recent run of […]

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    Astronomers Have Discovered Yet Another Planet That Could Host Life

    We might just have a galaxy teeming with life! We’ve been hearing about plenty of newly discovered planets, systems, and even moons with conditions that could allow for the existence of life — most notably the TRAPPIST-1 system and one of Saturn’s moons, Enceladus. Here’s the next name to watch — planet LHS 1140b. Maybe it’ll get […]

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    The X-Files is Getting Another Miniseries with 10 Episodes

    With last January’s six-episode revival of The X-Files getting so-so reviews — especially for episodes related to the main story arc — a lot of us figured that would be the end of it. It looks like we’ll be finding out what happens after the aliens show up, after all. The X-Files has officially been confirmed for another 10-episode […]

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    Jurassic World 2 is Going to be a Lot Darker and Scarier

    Were you concerned that a dude commanding a pack of raptors maybe diminished the scare value of said raptors? Well, things might be changing when Jurassic World 2 stomps into theaters next year. While on a promo tour for Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2, Chris Pratt talked a little about the next Jurassic movie, teasing that […]

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    Everything New Coming to Netflix in May

    Things are about to get political in one of the last socially acceptable ways left. House of Cards is coming back this month, headlining a month filled with superheroes (which Frank and Claire Underwood clearly are). It’s a good month if Netflix has replaced TV altogether for you. House of Cards – May 30 No secret that […]

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    The Japanese Trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Might Contain a Huge Spoiler

    If you’ve gotten this far (and managed to avoid other outlets flagrantly contravening internet spoiler conventions), we’re not responsible for any spoilery. This week, we’re getting a reminder that Japanese moviegoers don’t care about spoilers nearly as much as people in the western world seem to, and their trailers usually reflect that. That’s never been […]

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    Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Has Landed

    Don’t call her a Padawan — while it looks like young Rey is in for some training, it might not be of the Jedi kind. We’ve now got a good idea of what Luke Skywalker’s been thinking about during his decades of isolation — that the galaxy would be better off without Jedi. “It’s time for […]

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    Dolph Lundgren Will Star as a Villain in the Aquaman Movie

    Nereus doesn’t roll off the tongue quite like Drago(ooooooooooo), but we’ll go with it. Dolph Lundgren, the professional movie villain of enduring Rocky IV fame, is officially in as King Nereus in the upcoming Aquaman. That brings the movie to two major Aquaman villains, so Jason Momoa is going to be busy. The dual-villain approach isn’t one we […]

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    Jude Law Will Play Dumbledore in the Next Fantastic Beasts Movie

    When Johnny Depp showed up as the wizard supremacist Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the seasoned Harry Potter scholars among us figured that future movies would have to bring in Dumbledore. Considering Dumbledore’s long, tortured, and at one point romantic relationship with the dark wizard, there simply wouldn’t be any way […]

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    The Original Tamagotchi is Making a Comeback

    Tamagotchi, the handheld digital pet game that saved thousands of parents from having to buy actual dogs or cats for their kids, are coming back. Bandai has re-released the original six Tamagotchi pets in Japan. If we’re going to learn anything from this story, it’s this — nostalgia is an economic force anywhere on the globe. […]