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Zero Dark Thirty review: A choose your own morality adventure

Director Kathryn Bigelow offers a complicated look at the morality of the war on terror, as depicted through the hunt, and eventual death of Osama bin Laden.


From cake to Capuchin: Portal fan to direct Y: The Last Man movie

Dan Trachtenberg, creator of the excellent Portal: No Escape fan film, has been tapped by New Line Cinema to direct the studio's upcoming adaptation of Y: The Last Man.


Pen trumps sword: Shadow of the Colossus movie finds a writer

When Shadow of the Colossus hits movie theaters at some point in the near future it will feature a script penned by Canadian Seth Lochhead.


Hands on: Sony’s Xperia Z wants to be your 1080p bathtub buddy

We go hands on with Sony's new flagship Xperia Z, a top-notch Android superphone with 1080p, quad-core processing, and a hidden surprise: a waterproof design. Will it shine a light for Sony to finally re-enter the U.S. market in force?

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Portal fan Guillermo del Toro confirms GLaDOS/Pacific Rim connection

Director Guillermo del Toro's latest, Pacific Rim, features an AI that sounds suspiciously similar to GLaDOS, the malevolent star of Valve Software's Portal series. According to del Toro, this is all by design.


Google, Yahoo ad networks fund online piracy websites, USC report claims

A report from the University of California's Annenberg Innovation Lab claims that Google, Yahoo, and others are helping fund online piracy through advertising – a claim Google says is "mistaken."

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Marvel adds two more actors to potential Guardians of the Galaxy cast

Michael Rosenbaum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are the latest actors that Marvel Studios is considering for a role in the Guardians of the Galaxy cast.


Ubisoft wants to add Ghost Recon to its film production slate

As with Assassin's Creed and Splinter Cell, Ubisoft's Ghost Recon franchise will be hitting theaters at some point in the near future.


Rumor: Justice League movie’s heroes have been revealed

As rumors surrounding Warner Bros. big screen adaptation of DC Comics' Justice League ramp up, we've finally got word on which heroes might feature in the movie.


The movies of 2013 we hope don’t suck (part II)

2013 is going to be a big one for films - not just in the movies themselves, but in the lasting impact those films will have. With that in mind, we continue our look forward to the films of 2013 we hope won’t suck.


Hollywood studios, Department of Justice caught pirating movies

Definitely setting a bad example for the American public, the organizations that comprise the MPAA and RIAA hired employees that love illegal downloads.

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J.J. Abrams explains why he won’t be directing Star Wars: Episode VII

Though he was approached to helm the upcoming, wildly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII, geek fan favorite J.J. Abrams turned down the opportunity to instead focus on his nascent Star Trek franchise.


The movies of 2013 we hope don’t suck (part 1)

With 2012 ending, we look ahead to 2013 for the movies we hope don’t suck.


Django Unchained review: Tarantino closes out the year in style

Quentin Tarantino’s foray into the spaghetti western genre is a natural one for the director, and the result is one of the best films of the year.


Nintendo TVii review: A great idea that simply doesn’t work yet

Nintendo's killer app for the Wii U is an amazing concept for bringing together all the different ways we watch television in 2012. There's just one problem: It doesn't really work yet.

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