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Twitch is hosting a massive Pokemon marathon in honor of the franchise’s 20th birthday

Twitch may have finished catching each and every Pokemon last year, but that doesn’t mean it’s done with the franchise. This Sunday, the gaming live-streaming service will host 24 hours of animated Pokemon, including TV episodes and…
Web

Pass the popcorn: Popcorn Time relaunches following shutdown

After being shuttered last year as a result of legal action from the MPAA, PopcornTime.io has returned, but the team behind it is being careful to remain hidden, and says it is “a little diminished.”
Movies & TV

How Mad Max Fury Road twisted real steel for effects computers can’t top

From one end of the desert to the other, George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road filled the screen with explosive, Oscar-nominated effects sequences that began with an eye toward practical effects.
Movies & TV

Creed’s Michael B. Jordan attached to star in yet another Thomas Crown Affair remake

The Thomas Crown Affair is set to be remade yet again, and this time, MGM has Michael B. Jordan attached to star. The heist film was first made in 1968 with Steve McQueen in the title role and later remade in 1999 with Pierce Brosnan.
Gaming

Kevin Smith starts crowdfunding for Jay and Silent Bob game: Chronic Blunt Punch! 5:24

Interrabang Entertainment and Kevin Smith have asked fans to help fund a Jay and Silent Bob video game called Chronic Blunt Punch, a 2.5D side-scroller with epic Canadian mall-brawling action.
Music

Weird Al Yankovic's Mandatory World Tour extends into 2016

Weird Al Yankovic's Mandatory World Tour is continuing. The master of parody has announced that he is extending the tour into 2016, with dozens of new stops added. The first show is on June 3.
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Jean-Claude Van Damme to star in upcoming comedy series on Amazon Prime TV

Jean-Claude Van Damme is back, and he's coming to Amazon. In a slew of firsts, the action hero is making his television debut, and he's foregoing all the major networks for the streaming service.
Movies & TV

Netflix’s first German series is coming in 2017

Netflix has set its first German series for 2017. Called Dark, the show is described as a "family saga with a supernatural twist." It centers on four families after the disappearance of two children.
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Jennifer Lawrence is the highest-paid 2016 Oscar nominee, with $52 million earned in 2015

Whether or not Jennifer Lawrence wins another Oscar at the 2016 Academy Awards, she has been named the highest-paid of this year's nominees. The actress earned $52 million in the qualifying period.
Movies & TV

Spartacus and Daredevil’s showrunner is the new director of Pacific Rim 2

Daredevil and Spartacus showrunner Steven S. DeKnight will make his feature directorial debut on the sequel to Pacific Rim, which is once again moving forward at Universal Pictures.
Movies & TV

Batman V. Superman is going even darker for an R-rated release

Although the theatrical cut of Zack Snyder's Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice will be rated PG-13, Warner Bros. Pictures is reportedly releasing an extra-violent, R-rated edition of the film, too.
Home Theater

Good news for parents: PBS Kids is going 24-hour, available online and via cable

PBS Kids has been available on streaming boxes for some time now, but now it is being overhauled as a full-fledged network, running programming 24 hours a day, available both via streaming and cable.