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Popcorn Time says Hollywood is far too greedy

Internet users are turning to illegal means for their movie and television fixes because the authorized alternatives are hampered by restrictions and high prices, say some of the Popcorn Time team.

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10 of the best Netflix originals to binge away your day

Looking for a new show to binge watch on your day off? Check out our roundup of the best Netflix Original Series currently streaming on the platform, whether you're in the mood for a gritty crime drama or a dysfunctional comedy.

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Jesse Owens biopic Race sprints to the box-office with early release

You'll be seeing Focus Features' Jesse Owens biopic sooner rather than later, as the studio has decided to release the film almost two months before it was originally scheduled to hit theaters.

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Getting sweaty, disoriented, and astonished at the world’s first VR film festival

Leave your expectations in Telluride. Participants at Kaleidescope are pushing the limits of VR technology, forging the rules of VR filmmaking, and sweating all over everything.

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Market The Martian: Neil deGrasse Tyson lends his talents to new viral video

Viral marketing has played a huge role hyping Ridley Scott's The Martian and this spot, featuring Astrophysisist/Cosmologist/all-around Rock-Star Neil deGrasse Tyson, is the film's most contagious video yet.

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Witness a revolt in White God, see a Netflix original, and more in our 5 shows to watch

How are you going to get through this week? By pulling up your favorite streaming service and queueing the finest films and TV shows available now. Up this week: White God, Transcend, Narcos Season 1, and more.

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Handsome Jack is ready for his closeup: Lionsgate developing a Borderlands movie

Lionsgate has announced that it is developing a film based on Gearbox Software's popular Borderlands series of first-person shooters with producers Avi and Ari Arad.

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Red Rhino stampedes where Apple, Amazon and Roku refuse to tread: Porn.

The Rhino Box is an Android-based set top box that walks the line on serving up boatloads of content. Max of 155 characters (counting spaces)

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Did Bob Odenkirk & Jimmy Kimmel just poke fun at Fallon?

Were Bob Odenkirk and Jimmy Kimmel poking fun at the silly games that the late night talk show hosts - namely Jimmy Fallon - make celebrities play on their shows? It sure seems like it.

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Kylie Jenner and Tyga headline group of big-name California celebs reprimanded for their water usage

A private security firm is helping a water district full of celebrity homes identify and penalize those not adhering to new laws governing water usage. Tyga, Kylie Jenner, and several other big-name celebs have already been cited.

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Water under the bridge? Nicki Minaj will open MTV VMAs despite nomination snub

Even though she's expressed upset over not being nominated for Video of the Year, Nicki Minaj has confirmed that she will be opening this year's MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), set to air live this Sunday.

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Michael Fassbender looks ready to kill a king in one of two new Macbeth posters

New art for Justin Kurzel's Macbeth show's Michael Fassbender striped with war paint, and Marion Cotillard icily staring through a veil. All hail this star-studded big screen adaptation

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Marvel’s Doctor Strange cast might include Hannibal’s Mads Mikkselsen

The star of the Hannibal television series, Mads Mikkelsen, is reportedly in early talks to play a mystery villain in Marvel Studios' upcoming Doctor Strange movie starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

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New teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens foreshadows a dark lightsaber duel

Lucasfilm and Disney released a new, 15-second teaser for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens featuring many of the franchise newcomers and the lead-up to a potential lightsaber duel.

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We’ve got more info on Gaga’s role in American Horror Story: Hotel

A new report reveals that (spoiler alert) Lady Gaga's character in American Horror Story: Hotel will have vampire-like tendencies for sucking blood; and there will also be a few tie-ins with season one.

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Here’s your first look at Michael Fassbender in the Assassin’s Creed movie

Michael Fassbender suits up as a 15th century killer in the first image from the long-awaited Assassin's Creed movie based on Ubisoft's wildly popular game franchise and due to hit theaters in 2016.

Gaming

Miley Cyrus goes undercover and gets ripped apart by people

In a segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Miley Cyrus takes to the streets of LA, disguised as an Australian reporter, to find out what people really think of her, and her upcoming gig as host of the MTV VMAs.

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Emperor to bring Julius Caesar’s story to the Game of Thrones generation

Emperor is planned as an adaptation of Conn Iggulden's novels, which tell the story of a young Julius Caesar and Marcus Brutus and the political and romantic machinations that lead to the infamous assassination.

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The Hobbit trilogy is going back to theaters with extended editions of each film

The extended editions of each film in Peter Jackson's trilogy of The Hobbit movies will be screened in theaters this October as part of a three-day event leading up to the final film's home-video debut.

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Joaquin Phoenix will reunite with M. Night Shyamalan for mystery movie

Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix is reportedly in talks to reunite with his director on Signs and The Village, M. Night Shyamalan, for an unidentified film produced by The Gift's Jason Blum.

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Amazon will launch Prime Instant Video in Japan next month

Perhaps attempting to keep Netflix in check as both companies expand overseas, Amazon Prime subscribers in Japan will soon be able to access movies and television shows on Prime Instant Video.

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Angry Birds maker lays off 40 percent of its staff

Rovio, the embattled developer of Angry Birds and other mobile titles, announced plans to lay off nearly 40 percent of its workforce as part of "restructuring." The company says it'll refocus on games, media, and consumer products.

Gaming

Star Wars: The Force Awakens will monopolize IMAX screens for a month

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is commandeering the world's IMAX large-format screens for an entire month after its release, meaning fans will have plenty of chances to see the film at its biggest and best.

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Here’s what’s new on HBO in September and what’s going away

Whether you're a cable lover or a staunch cord cutter, there's never been a better time to get down with HBO. Follow us to find out what's new to the network each month, and what's going away.

Home Theater

Thank You Ashley Madison: A TV show based on the site is in the works

A scripted TV series loosely based on Ashley Madison, the infamously hacked infidelity website, is currently in the early stages of development. It's tentatively being called Thank You Ashley Madison.

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The Walking Dead, Scandal can claim the most loyal fans on Twitter, says Nielsen study

When it comes to tweeting about their favorite show, fans of The Walking Dead and Scandal are the most loyal, according to a new Nielsen Social Study. Viewers of the two shows were more likely to tweet about three or more episodes during the 2014-15 TV season.

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When (if ever) will we see Man of Steel 2?

While we know that we'll see Superman in Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice and in two upcoming Justice League projects, it may be a while before we see the Man of Steel in a standalone film

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A Sons of Anarchy spin-off focusing on the Mayans Motorcycle Club may be coming

Kurt Sutter is still serious about a Sons of Anarchy spin-off. Show creator Kurt Sutter is currently developing a spin-off series for FX that will look at another California-based motorcycle club, the Mayans.

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ICYMI: Watch John Stewart get body slammed by John Cena

John Cena took out his anger on Jon Stewart for Stewart's interference at SummerSlam, which cost him the title. He made Stewart taste his "Attitude Adjustment" finishing move on Raw.

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Thank you, comedy gods: Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer are co-writing a screenplay

Jennifer Lawrence let it slip to The New York Times Wednesday that she and comedian Amy Schumer have been writing a screenplay together. Nearly complete, it'll be a comedy about sisters, whom they plan to play.

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