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Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Why Didn't Data Get a New Body Like Picard?

Last week, the first season of Star Trek: Picard on CBS All Access came to an end. The finale episode gave Picard a new lease on life by providing him with an android 'golem' body. At the same time, it said goodbye to Data, and this time it seems to be fo

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20 sci-fi movies and TV shows to binge watch on Netflix right now

Who'd have thought we'd ever be confined to watching television for days on end? Since that's the case and there's an awful lot of TV to choose from, we bring you a round-up of the very sci-fi that currently available to watch on Netflix

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Why Star Trek: Picard is the dark reboot that boldly goes where nobody wanted it to

Trek used to be a vision of an optimistic future, but there is a world of difference between the Amazon reboot and previous adventures of the Enterprise

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

You can watch 'Star Trek: Picard' for free right now thanks to Patrick Stewart

"Star Trek: Picard" is warping toward an epic season one finale on Thursday (March 26) and if you're in the U.S. and not watching yet, series star Sir Patrick Stewart wants you to "make it so."

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Your Star Trek Pandemic-Themed Watch List

It seems like everyone is looking for things to relate to and, just as importantly, things to watch as we enter our new normal of social-distancing in our homes. Luckily, Star Trek serves to accomplish both of these goals! Here are 10 episodes that took S

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William Shatner’s ‘Captain’s Log’ Post Amid Coronavirus Will Make Your Day

William Shatner hands down won the day Wednesday when he took to Twitter and made a post that started with "Captain's Log: Stardate 1" amid the coronavirus.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard Showrunner Explains Why the Show Doesn't Use Log Entries

Star Trek fans may have noticed the lack of familiar voices at the beginning of new episodes of Star Trek: Picard. It has long been a tradition in Star Trek to introduce episodes with an officer's log entry from one of the show's core characters, usually

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

We Learn Devastating Truths in Our Exclusive Sneak Peek of the Next Star Trek: Picard

Get a sneak peek of 'Broken Pieces,' this week's episode of Star Trek: Picard, in which Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart) realizes just how far many will go to preserve secrets stretching back generations.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

What Happened Between Nemesis And Star Trek: Picard? Here’s A Complete Timeline

Exactly 20 years passed in Star Trek time between the final TNG movie, Nemesis, and Star Trek: Picard. Here's what happened.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Spock Vs. McCoy, Across the Timelines

A warp core isn't worth its weight in dilithium if you don't have a matter-antimatter reaction. And you can't have Star Trek: The Original Series without a Spock and Bones spark.

Entertainment | Leonard Nimoy

Remembering Leonard Nimoy, 5 Years Later

On the anniversary of his passing, we remember the life of one of Trek's greatest icons.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek's warp speed travel would have tragic consequences

In science fiction, traveling to the edges of the cosmos is as simple as pushing a button. But in reality? We're exploring the cost of traveling at warp speeds.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Geniuses Determine How Long It Would Take for Star Trek's Tribbles to Completely Fill the Enterprise

Scientists made a growth equation for Star Trek’s tribbles—those purring balls of fluff that rapidly multiply aboard the Enterprise in a classic episode.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Is Star Trek: Picard’s halftime course change a problem for the series?

As the 10-episode first season of Star Trek: Picard hits its halfway point, two Polygon staffers assess the series so far, and argue about whether the sillier diversionary episode "Stardust City Rag" is a fun sideline, or a big problem for the series’ dir

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How STAR TREK: PICARD'S Seven of Nine Channels KILL BILL - Nerdist

The former Borg drone known as Seven of Nine has finally joined Star Trek: Picard as promised, now with a mission for vengeance.

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The New Westworld Season 3 Trailer Sets Up an Epic Showdown

When season two of Westworld ended back in April 2018, it felt like season three would never come. The year 2020 felt so far away. Well, that time has finally passed and Westworld season three is coming—with a brand-new trailer that hammers the point home

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek's transporters would be a menace to society, science says

Could elements of this imagined future in Star Trek be horrors in disguise? No, we're not talking about Klingon cuisine. We're talking about transporters.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard Showrunner Explains Why There's So Much Modern Tech in the Show

Star Trek: Picard is continuing to expland the vision of the Star Trek universe in the modern age, alongside its sister series, Star Trek: Discovery. However, while Discovery re-examines Star Trek's past (and future) from a new angle, Star Trek: Picard ha

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

‘Star Trek: Picard’ Review: Episode 4 Proves Resistance to This Series Was Always Futile

In by far the best episode of this new series to date, Picard completes his new crew and has a swashbuckling adventure.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The Vast of Night Trailer Is Old-Sci-Fi Greatness: WATCH

The trailer for The Vast of Night takes you back in time to a small American town in the 1950s that may or may not be the site of alien visitations.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

The Toughest Star Trek Trivia Questions in the Known Universe

With the launch of the CBS All Access series Star Trek: Picard, starring Patrick Stewart, the Star Trek universe has expanded--and upped the game for those who aspire to know all things Starfleet.

Series after series, movie after movie, short after short

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Scientists Are Starting to Take Warp Drives Seriously, Especially One Specific Concept

It's hard living in a relativistic Universe, where even the nearest stars are so far away and the speed of light is absolute. It is little wonder then why science fiction franchises routinely employ…

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

How The Borg Are Shaping 'Star Trek: Picard'

The Borg return — with a twist — to the latest episode of 'Star Trek: Picard'

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard Pilot Is Available Free on YouTube and Pluto TV | Digital Trends

For a limited time, CBS has made the pilot episode of its new series, Star Trek: Picard, free to watch on YouTube. The series is part of CBS All Access, the streaming video service of ViacomCBS.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Wars Finally Answers Luke's Missing Lightsaber Mystery

One of the biggest mysteries in all of Star Wars revolves around the sudden reappearance of Luke Skywalker's lightsaber, decades after he watched it fall down a tunnel in Cloud City. The blue lightsaber that was given to Luke by Obi-Wan Kenobi was in youn

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

‘Star Trek: Picard’ breaks streaming records on CBS All Access | TechCrunch

CBS’ streaming service, CBS All Access, credits a trio of high-profile events — including the premiere of its new Star Trek series, “Star Trek: Picard,” as well as the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, not to mention a busy month of football — with helping it to

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Picard’s First Scene On A Rebuilt USS Enterprise Is Meant To Freak You Out

Director Hanelle M. Culpepper reveals how she shot Jean-Luc's big comeback and why she likes to "dirty-up" her camera.

Entertainment | Entertainment

When Star Trek: The Next Generation Was Bad, It Was Truly Horrendous

There aren’t just a lot of candidates for the worst episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, I would contend there are a lot of worst episodes, period. It’s amazing how much terrible content this show produced while simultaneously reviving the beloved f

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

New Star Trek: Picard Trailer Brings Back the Enterprise-D

CBS All Access has released a new trailer for Star Trek: Picard. The new trailer offers a brief glimpse at the USS Enterprise-D, the Galaxy-class version of the Enterprise that Jean-Luc Picard commanded throughout his adventures in Star Trek: The Next Gen

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

How 'Star Trek: Voyager' Missed Out on Greatness

'Star Trek: Voyager,' released 25 years ago, was going to break free of the confines of 'Next Generation,' but it didn't fully deliver on its premise.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Here's How Star Trek: Picard Fits Into The Fractured Franchise Timeline

Patrick Stewart and showrunner Alex Kurtzman delve into the details of Jean-Luc Picard's new life, the destruction of Romulus, and Picard's dog in Star Trek: Picard.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

The Moment When Picard Became More Important Than Kirk In Star Trek History

The debate about the best Star Trek captain ever has mostly been settled. But when did Jean-Luc Picard become the frontrunner?

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Your Ultimate Star Trek: Picard Watch Guide!

It’s almost time to rejoin one of Starfleet’s most beloved captains, Jean-Luc Picard. As the premiere for Star Trek: Picard draws closer, we’ve recapped some key episodes and movies to watch to get caught up on the character’s journey. With seven seasons

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Wars: Major Skywalker parentage canon fact confirmed - SlashGear

We're taking another look at a point of interest in the history of the official canon Star Wars universe today - specifically at Anakin Skywalker. It's the

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Theoretically, Yoda Wasn't Even 30 When He Died

There’s a big, if unintentional, consequence of Baby Yoda’s existence. Because we were told how old the little guy is (50) and we think we have a decent understanding of how old Baby Yoda is developmentally (approximately 18 months) considering what we’ve

Entertainment | TNG

Star Trek: The Next Generation Cast Members Reunite in Holiday Photos

The Star Trek: The Next Generation cast has a reputation for being incredibly close both when they were filming the beloved sci-fi series and long after. That reputation holds true this holiday season. Members of the cast shared photos from a holiday get

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‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ is so bad, it might get Lucasfilm’s president fired – BGR

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is out this weekend, and it’s on track to kill at the box office when it comes to ticket sales. No other film launching this weekend has a chance of outperforming Episode IX — especially Cats, considering what reviewers ar

Entertainment | TNG

Star Trek: What Happened To Worf After The Next Generation?

Star Trek: The Next Generation introduced Worf, Star Trek's most famous Klingon warrior; both TNG and DS9 featured the character.

Entertainment | Movies

Who Are Rey’s Parents in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker?

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker does provide an answer to who Rey’s parents are that is different from the implication in The Last Jedi that her parents were no one who mattered.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The 20 Worst Parts of ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

The conclusion to the "Star Wars" Skywalker Saga is a mess in so many different ways

Science & Technology | Science

Does Space Really Have A Vacuum Effect Like In The Movies?

We often see ship hull breaches in space movies, but do they accurately depict the vacuum's pull? This question was originally answered on Quora by Robert Frost.

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ First Reactions Are In

The folks who attended the premiere of the new "Star Wars" flick have some feelings about it

Entertainment | Entertainment

What George Lucas’ Star Wars: Episode 7, 8 and 9 would have looked like

The Skywalker Saga is about to come to an end with J.J. Abrams’ The Rise of Skywalker. But before it does, we look back at George Lucas’ own vision for the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Midi-chlorians and The Whills were involved.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Robert Walker Jr., one of Star Trek's most memorable guest stars, dies at 79

Robert Walker Jr., best known for his guest starring role in the Star Trek episode "Charlie X," has died. He was 79.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

‘The Mandalorian’ episode 7 will feature a sneak peek of ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

Star Wars is hot right now -- not only because Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is almost here, but also because of The Mandalorian on Disney . The show brought us the adorable Baby Yoda character, but that’s not the only reason it’s worthy of your at

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard Has a Very Different Borg Story From The Next Generation

Star Trek: Picard is bringing back Patrick Stewart as Jean-Luc Picard, his beloved character from Star Trek: The Next Generation. In a new interview with Vanity Fair, series creator Alex Kurtzman and CBS All Access’ executive vice president of original co

Entertainment | The Original Series

How Lucille Ball Helped Star Trek Become a Cultural Icon

The journey to get Star Trek: The Original Series on television was a long and arduous one, but series creator Gene Roddenberry had help from an unlikely heroine. Without the help of this woman and her studio, the franchise may have stalled and never seen

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard Reveals What Happened to Geordi La Forge

Star Trek: Picard will bring Patrick Stewart back to the role of Jean-Luc Picard for the first time since Star Trek: Nemesis. While fans are eager for Picard’s return, they’re also curious about what happened to the rest of the Star Trek: The Next Generat

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Disney’s cringe-worthy Baby Yoda merch goes on sale | TechCrunch

1Password has been around for 14 years, and the founders grew the company the old-fashioned way — without a dime of venture capital. But when it decided to take venture help, it went all in. Today, the company announced a $200 million Series A from Acce

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek 4's Return Explained (& Why It Could Be Amazing)

After being shelved earlier this year, Star Trek 4 is back on at Paramount. Here's why the project has been revived, and why fans can be optimistic.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Next 'Star Trek' movie will be written and directed by Noah Hawley

The creator of 'Legion' and 'Fargo' on FX is working on a new 'Star Trek' movie.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

How 'The Mandalorian' Could Cross Over with 'Rise of Skywalker' | Hollywood Reporter

One character in the new Disney+ series feels like someone audiences should know about, so does that mean it should be referenced in 'The Rise of Skywalker'?

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Wars: A New Hope’s Greedo scene may be edited differently on Disney+

People have started to notice something strange about the first Star Wars film, A New Hope, on Disney+. The iconic scene with Greedo and Han Solo appears to have an entirely different edit than what fans have seen before.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: I, Mudd Turns 52 Today

“I, Mudd,” written by “Mudd’s Women” scribe Stephen Kandel, is a fun and entertaining hour of Star Trek: The Original Series.

Entertainment | Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker | Final Trailer

The saga will end, the story lives forever. Watch the final trailer for #StarWars: #TheRiseOfSkywalker in theaters December 20. Get your tickets now: Fandang...

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Up Close With Star Trek: Picard's Newest Uniform

Before Discovery launches itself into a far, far future, Star Trek: Picard will give us a glimpse of the furthest we’ve been in the main Star Trek timeline in quite a while. That doesn’t just mean old friends and changed heroes, it means some fancy ne

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Fan Video Imagines Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in STAR TREK - Nerdist

We've been wondering about what Quentin Tarantino would do in the final frontier. Turns out it might be like Once Upon a Time in Star Trek.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery Showrunner Confirms the Federation Still Exists in the 32nd Century

Star Trek: Discovery is warping far into the future in its third season. The trailer released at [...]

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

George ''Goober'' Lindsey was the first choice to play Spock and our mind is still blown

From gas station worker to science officer? Can you imagine the Mayberry Mind Meld?

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: The Tribbles Are Back!

That's right, it's a two drop week for Star Trek: Short Treks. Just days after the surprise release of "Q&A" from the NYCC stage, we're pleased to bring you the trailer and sneak peak at images from the newest Short Trek, "The Trouble

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Warp speeds in 'Star Trek' are achingly slow, and a simple animation by a former NASA scientist proves it

The animation shows how long it takes the starship "Enterprise" in "Star Trek" to reach Pluto at warp factors that break the known laws of physics.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Darth Vader's Elaborate Surprise Dinner Table Plan Is Weird

We can't help but wonder how much effort went into Darth Vader's dinner table plan.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Patrick Stewart Thinks Picard Might 'Shock' Star Trek Fans

Reporting on movies, television, video games, and pop culture CINEMABLEND is the go-to source for today's plugged-in generation.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

10 ways Star Trek: The Motion Picture changed Trek canon forever

'Star Trek: The Motion Picture' is sometimes considered the worst of the Trek feature-films, but the 1979 movie was the franchise's first true reboot.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Wars Dark Side Band 'Galactic Empire' Performs a Sinister Heavy Metal Cover of 'The Imperial March'

Star Wars themed band Galactic Empire, who previously performed an out of this world heavy metal cover of the Star Wars main theme song, further embraced

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek: Here's How to Make Romulan Ale

The Star Trek universe has few spirits as notorious as Romulan ale. The blue drink is illegal in the United Federation of Planets. Nonetheless, it’s coveted by Starfleet officers. Now, thanks to a video from the How to Drink YouTube channel, Star Trek fan

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

The Beautifully Dull Paradox of Star Trek: The Motion Picture, 40 Years Later

Forty years ago a landmark moment in Star Trek’s history arrived, in the form of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. It’s an important chapter in the series’ survival, the turning point from canceled cult classic to enduring icon of science fiction. But there

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: What Happened To Bones After TOS & Movies?

Star Trek's Dr. Leonard McCoy's (DeForrest Kelley) Starfleet career continued after the TOS movies. Here's what Bones did in the 24th century.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Jonathan Frakes Was a Nervous Wreck Returning as Riker for Picard

Jonathan Frakes will return as “Number One,” Will Riker, in Star Trek: Picard, the upcoming CBS All Access series. The show stars Patrick Stewart, who reprises his role as Jean-Luc Picard from Star Trek: The Next Generation. The show reunites Frakes with

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The Strangest Lightsabers in the Star Wars Universe: From Dark Rey to Ahsoka Tano - IGN

Rey's switchblade saber is just the latest in a long line of strange lightsaber designs. Here's a look at the most memorable blades in Star Wars history.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Journeys in time and space: why BBC Studios has created a Doctor Who episode in VR | The Drum

To coincide with our Future of TV issue, The Drum spoke to BBC Studios to find out how the Beeb’s commercial arm is innovating in interactive and immersive media, from VR to MR to video games.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

BEST SCI-FI MOVIES OF 2019 (AND THE WORST) << Rotten Tomatoes

From Alita to Godzilla to Men in Black, here's the most out-of-this-world sci-fi movies 2019 has to offer!

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

SPACE: 1999 Bridged the Gap from TREK to WARS - Nerdist

Right before Star Wars, a British sci-fi series mixed Star Trek-level science fiction with trippy '70s grooviness. That show was Space: 1999 and it rocks.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Daisy Ridley Reveals She Almost Quit Star Wars While Filming The Force Awakens | Mental Floss

Being part of a franchise as popular as 'Star Wars' can be incredibly overwhelming, which is why Daisy Ridley considered quitting back in 2014.

Entertainment | Star Wars

Admiral Ackbar Actor Upset About Final Moment As Character. Here's Why.

Actor Tim Rose, who played Admiral Ackbar in three “Star Wars” films, said that when his last scene as the character was filmed, he felt slighted that he was asked to make a joke instead of being thanked for playing the character.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Mark Hamill Confirmed How He'll Be Returning in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

We can always count on Mark Hamill to give us some early intel on the next Star Wars movie (whether the studios like it or not).

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

A Guide to Mark Hamill’s Colorful Non–’Star Wars’ Career

Mark Hamill is more than just Luke Skywarer, and his non–“Star Wars” career has been a wild ride, from voice roles as the Joker in “Batman” and Chucky in “Child’s Play” to some regrettable action films. We list all of Hamill’s other work

Entertainment | Entertainment

Is ‘Black Mirror’ Not Cynical Enough for the Internet?

When you’re extremely online, it’s tough to think metaphorically about technology. Cue the Black Mirror backlash on social media, with a sample criticism reading something like “Cor blimey, the computers’ll mess you up proper, mate!”

Entertainment | Entertainment

Every Hidden Easter Egg in Black Mirror Season 5

It wouldn’t be Black Mirror without tons of hidden Easter eggs. Here’s all the hidden callouts in season five to “The National Anthem,” “Crocodile,” “USS Callister,” “Playtest,” “San Junipero,” and other Black Mirror episodes. Did

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

This fan-made, nerd-approved edit of an iconic Star Wars scene took 2.5 years to make

Fast-paced editing, visual trickery, and extra footage make the iconic battle between Obi-Wan and Vader feel brand-new. One of the creators tells us why he did it.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

8 Sci-Fi Cars That Make You Believe Batmobiles and Light Cycles Are Real

Looking inside these classic vehicles from futuristic movies will (almost) make you forget about the Avengers for a minute. 

Entertainment | Entertainment

Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in 'Star Wars,' dies at 74 - CNN

Peter Mayhew, the original Chewbacca actor in "Star Wars," has died, according to his agent. Mayhew, 74, died on April 30 with his family by his side in his North Texas home. He is survived by his wife, Angie, and three children.

Entertainment | Star Wars

J.J. Abrams Defends Star Wars: Episode IX Title The Rise of Skywalker | IndieWire

The title has left many fans wondering if Abrams will retcon some of the decisions Rian Johnson made in "The Last Jedi."

Entertainment | Entertainment

How The Death Star and Palpatine May Impact THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

The final moments of the teaser for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker gave us Emperor Palpatine's distinctive laugh. We think he's the true enemy all along.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

8 Questions Raised By New Star Wars Episode IX The Rise Of Skywalker Teaser | toofab.com

Who is Luke talking to? Whose medal is that? Is that really the Emperor? Where are Lando's clothes?

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

‘Star Wars Episode 9' Title Rumor Raises Some Big New Skywalker Questions | Inverse

If 'Episode IX' really is the end of the Skywalker saga in 'Star Wars', what does that mean exactly? How can a saga end when most of its family members are dead or don't go by the name "Skywalker"? Here are two big options, plus how th

Entertainment | Entertainment

How 'Twilight Zone' Pays Homage to Classic William Shatner Episode Without Being a Copy

"Nightmare at 30,000 Feet" has the same overall structure to the classic William Shatner "Twilight Zone" episode, but it's not a straight-forward retelling.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The Twilight Zone drops full first episode of reboot, no CBS All Access required

The Twilight Zone has been a hit with critics and dominated the internet in the lead-up to its premiere today on CBS All Access — and now curious fans can check out the Jordan Peele-produced revival for free. This is no April Fool’s joke: The Twiligh

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Every Star Trek Captain, Ranked by Competency

Who’s the best Star Trek captain? Would you rather have Patrick Stewart’s Picard of William Shatner’s Kirk as a boss? We go through Star Trek history to assess the managerial skills of every Star Trek captain.

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Official Trailer | IndieWire

Iron Man, Captain America, Black Widow, and more try to undo the damage of "Infinity War" in the biggest Marvel epic to date.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Captain Marvel provokes one HUGE question about the MCU

Captain Marvel introduces Goose, AKA Chewie in the comics, to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but where has Goose been all this time?

Entertainment | Entertainment

Why Nick Fury Hasn't Mentioned Captain Marvel Before - YouTube

We ask Samuel L. Jackson a pressing question about Captain Marvel's whereabouts during Infinity War.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

WATCH: Trek's Replicator Nearing Reality

Star Trek’s replicator is this-close to becoming a reality. Right now, 3-D printers print objects layer by layer, a time-consuming process, particularly when larger objects are involved. Enter the scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, wh

Entertainment | Entertainment

'Avengers: Endgame' Spoilers: Captain Marvel Will Time Travel | Fatherly

Do you want to know what happens in either Captain Marvel or Avengers: Endgame even though we're just a few weeks away from one movie and about a month away from the other one? Well, if you want to stay pure on any of these Marvel movies, then you shou

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Classic 1950s science-fiction comic 'Weird Fantasy' is being turned into a TV series

From the publisher that brought you MAD Magazine and Tales from the Crypt…

Entertainment | Entertainment

One of Britain's most beloved crotchety old sci-fi heroes—not that one—is getting his own movie

Although Doctor Who has sucked up most of the attention in this particular, slightly musty sphere over the last decade or so, British TV has a long tradition of groundbreaking science fiction shows that also, coincidentally, starred extremely crotchety ol

Entertainment | Entertainment

'Avengers: Endgame' Theory Flips the Script on Thanos Snap | Fatherly

New fan theory flips the script on a lot of assumptions everyone has about Thanos and that snap.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

New study finds LEGO sets may just be a better investment than gold | SYFY WIRE

Buyer beware; but at least if you can’t sell a LEGO set, you can still play with it.   

Entertainment | Entertainment

New 'Captain Marvel' Trailer Filled With Wild Space Action (Video)

Marvel and Disney dropped the second trailer for the Marvel Cinematic Universe's "Captain Marvel" during Monday Night Football

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The 25 Greatest Spaceships of Science Fiction

Which is the neatest science fiction ship of all time? Check out the epic battle between 25 ships in this slideshow.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Adam Scott taking William Shatner's role in classic Twilight Zone episode reboot

Are we having a fear of flying yet? As the new remake of The Twilight Zone slowly comes to life, with Jordan Peele serving as humble narrator to deliver ambiguous exposition and perhaps some archly ironic concluding messages, another recently supernatural

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Mark Hamill Confirms How Luke Skywalker Died in Star Wars: The Last Jedi | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

‘Star Wars Episode 9’ Rumors: Darth Vader Is Almost Definitely a Sith Ghost | Inverse

As 'Star Wars: Episode IX' threatens to wrap up the entire saga, it seems impossible that the most popular Star Wars character of all — Darth Vader — won’t make an appearance. Here's why a Vader Sith ghost makes a lot of sense, and why it's weirdly

Entertainment | ENTERTAINMENT

Jewish Actor William Shatner Talks About Facing a ‘Great Deal’ of Antisemitism as a Child

Jewish Canadian actor William Shatner opened up in a recent interview about being the target of antisemites during his childhood....

Entertainment | Entertainment

Disney CEO Says Star Wars Fans Should 'Expect Some Slowdown' | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

We Rewatched ‘Solo’ On Blu-ray And It’s So Weird That It Exists

After rewatching it, our Mike Ryan has become legitimately fascinated with ’Solo.’

Entertainment | Entertain Me

'The X-Files' at 25: The 25 greatest standalone episodes

To celebrate the classic horror/sci-fi series' milestone anniversary — it premiered 25 years ago — we picked the best standalone episodes to binge on.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Everything You Need to Know About the History of Vader's Castle

The galaxy far, far away is having a castle renaissance lately. Reintroduced into the Star Wars canon by Rogue One, the sinister abode of Darth Vader has suddenly become a hot topic, be it through current and upcoming comics, or persistent rumors of its r

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Wars IX Is a Long Way Away, But Here's What We Know About It So Far

The release date, who's in it, what it could be called, and when you'll see that first trailer.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The 5 kinds of sci-fi space travel, ranked by realism

Space is big, as Douglas Adams famously wrote in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Like, really big. Alpha Centauri – the nearest star system to our own – is more than 4 light years away. Even within our solar system, massive distances make travel timely and difficult to plan.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

It’s Crazy That Darth Vader Had A Bomb In His Body The Whole Time

Seriously, Anakin Skywalker (later Darth Vader) had a bomb in his body throughout six ’Star Wars’ movies. Why isn’t there more made of it?

Entertainment | Star Wars

‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Returns the Jedi With 12 New Episodes, Trailer (Video) - SFGate

There's another "Star Wars" TV show on its way to expand the franchise, but this is one fans thought had already become one with the Force. At San Diego Comic-Con 2018, Executive Producer Dave Filoni announced "Star Wars: The Clone Wars&quo

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Challenge Currently Facing Back To The Future 4, According To Christopher Lloyd

The Back to the Future movies may be one of the most universally loved pop culture franchises, so what are the odds we could see it return?

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Wars Episode 9: JJ Abrams Bringing Keri Russell To The Cast - GameSpot

Production on next year's Star Wars movie begins soon, with JJ Abrams returning as director.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

The Man in the High Castle is off to SDCC and this is what we can expect

Finally! There is going to be some news from The Man in the High Castle. They are heading to SDCC this year and they have a ton in store for us!

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WATCH: Luke Skywalker Laments 'Radical Changes' In 'Last Jedi'

In an interview with IGN published this week, Mark Hamill discussed the "tragic" trajectory of his iconic character Luke Skywalker as portrayed by Rian Johnson in "The Last Jedi," w

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Mark Hamill and Chris Evans Discuss Whether a Lightsaber Could Break Captain America’s Shield

Mark Hamill and Chris Evans have answered a question that kids everywhere want to know: if Luke Skywalker and Captain America got into a fight, could Luke’s lightsaber break through Cap’s vibranium shield? The “Star Wars” star was asked on Twitter

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Legendary Jedi to appear in Star Wars: Episode IX

When Star Wars: Episode IX hits theaters next December, it'll reportedly feature an appearance by one of the franchise's most legendary Jedi.

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Making Sense of the Confusing 'Westworld' Timeline

HBO's sci-fi drama comes with flashbacks and competing storylines. How do they all fit together?

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Exclusive: Future ‘A Star Wars Story’ Spinoffs on Hold at Lucasfilm

In the wake of the disappointing launch of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story', Lucasfilm has put plans for more 'A Star Wars Story' spinoffs on hold and is instead focusing on 'Episode IX' and crafting a new trilogy.

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Did Han Solo Use A Trick Of Einstein's Relativity To Make The Kessel Run?

As the new Star Wars movie, Solo, premieres, let's look at the physics of how his most famous achievement might actually be possible.

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Boba Fett is reportedly getting his own movie

A Boba Fett Star Wars spinoff is in development, with James Mangold (Logan) writing and directing.

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Ways Captain Marvel could defeat Thanos

It looks like Captain Marvel will join the fray in Avengers 4 — and help turn the tide in the battle against Thanos. How can one superhero make a difference after many have failed? We've combed through decades of comics and months of interviews

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'Star Wars: Episode IX': 1 Actor May Have Revealed a Huge Spoiler About Rey

The 'Star Wars' actor let slip some interesting spoilers about J.J. Abrams' plans for Rey.

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'Westworld': Shogun World, Explained | Hollywood Reporter

In "Akane No Mai," the HBO drama not only expands its literal universe, but also pushes some key themes forward.

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The Other Lucasfilms: All The Ambitious Movies That Weren't Star Wars

When they weren't producing Star Wars and Indiana Jones, Lucasfilm also released some of the most inventive movies you've never heard of.

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Of All the Wild Cameos in Deadpool 2, THIS Was the Best (and Most Shocking)

Warning: We've got some light spoilers for Deadpool 2 in here! You've been warned.

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Why Westworld Season 2 Isn't Really Working - GameSpot

It's not just you. Here's why Westworld Season 2 just doesn't feel the same.

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Is Bernard Really Teddy On ‘Westworld’? This Fan Theory Makes A Surprising Amount Of Sense

Westworld is a strain on the brain the second a player piano starts with a classic rock tune you can't quite recognize. Throw fan theories into the mix and the head-scratching really gets going. One new theory, that Bernard is actually Teddy on Westw…

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Avengers 4: Release date, cast, plot and title rumors - CNET

Think Avengers: Infinity War was intense? Marvel fans have a year to predict which beloved characters are taking the long dirt nap for good.

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James Gunn reveals what Groot said to Rocket in Infinity War - CNET

Grab your tissues, because the Guardians of the Galaxy director just made things more heartbreaking by translating one word.