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Gaming

‘Castlevania’ animated series coming to Netflix

An animated series based on Castlevania will be coming to Netflix sometime in 2017, and is being produced by Adi Shankar and written by Warren Ellis. A second season is also promised for 2018.
Movies & TV

Five shows and movies to stream this week: ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,’ ‘Crimson Peak,’ and more

How are you going to get through this week? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows available to stream, of course. On the list this week: 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' 'unREAL,' and a spooky romance from Guillermo del Toro.
Movies & TV

'John Wick: Chapter 2' ups the ante -- and the action -- for even more fun

By focusing on all the best elements of its 2014 predecessor, John Wick: Chapter 2 lives up to the hype and improves on the original's winning formula.
Movies & TV

The Coen brothers are working on the script for the ‘Scarface’ remake

The Oscar-winning film-making duo of Joel and Ethan Coen are working on the script for the upcoming remake of Scarface, set to star Diego Luna and arrive in theaters in August 2018.
Podcasts

Between the Streams: ‘Stranger Things 2’ plot leaks, Lego Batman’s glorious return, more 32:18

This week, we'll talk about the return of quality popcorn flicks to theaters (finally!) in John Wick: Chapter 2 and The Lego Batman Movie, the latest news from Stranger Things, Netflix's fourth (and final) Defender -- Iron Fist --…
Movies & TV

There's no 'Mallrats' series on tap, but Kevin Smith will resurrect Jay and Silent Bob

While we might not get to see a new Clerks or Mallrats movie, Kevin Smith has confirmed that he's penning the script for a new movie featuring the popular Jay and Silent Bob characters.
Movies & TV

'Lego Batman' is the hero Gotham deserves, and brings the comedy we need right now

'The Lego Batman Movie' has a deep understanding of Batman, and uses that knowledge to lovingly lampoon the character through an emotional journey.
Cool Tech

Freaky experiment shows neuroscientists exactly how human brain processes fear

Neurologists at the University of California, Irvine are using deep brain electrodes to analyze people's reaction to horror movies. The results are telling them all about fear -- and possible treatments, too.
Movies & TV

Emma Watson’s employer takes data-tracking too far in trailer for ‘The Circle’

Emma Watson's work problems go way beyond not getting enough time off in the new trailer for The Circle. The film, which also stars Tom Hanks and John Boyega, centers on a tech company that keeps uncomfortably close tabs on its employees.
Movies & TV

Survivors face new roadblocks in peek at ‘Walking Dead’ midseason premiere

Rich and his gang of survivors are going after the Saviors when The Walking Dead season 7 returns, but there are more than a few bumps in the road. A new sneak peek shows just one of the many obstacles they will face.
Gaming

‘South Park: The Fractured But Whole’ may be delayed a full year

At E3 2016, 'South Park: The Fractured But Whole' was scheduled to be released that December. Three months went by before Ubisoft announced a delay into the first quarter of 2017.Now, the publisher has announced another delay.
Movies & TV

Michael C. Hall to play a storied American president in season 2 of ‘The Crown’

Michael C. Hall has been tapped to play JFK, the 35th President of the United States, in the upcoming second season of the highly lauded, award-winning Netflix series The Crown, which examines the life of Queen Elizabeth II.