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#LGBTSuperheroes [VIDEO]

Via press release: Why are LGBT Superheroes missing or desexualised in hollywood blockbusters? Iceman, Mystique, Catwoman and many other well known superheroes are written as LGBT in the comic books, only to then appear as straight when they hit the big screen. Launching in partnership with MCM Comic Con today and following #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend trending last week, this trailer gives fans …

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Bill Cosby To Stand Trial On Sex Assault Charges

CNN reports: More than a decade after he was first accused of sexual misconduct, Bill Cosby will go to trial. A Pennsylvania judge found enough evidence during a hearing Tuesday to proceed with a criminal trial. It’s not clear when his trial will start. Cosby faces three counts of felony indecent assault from a 2004 case involving Andrea Constand, an …

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TRAILER: Beauty & The Beast

Via Entertainment Weekly: How much do the folks at Disney want you to be their guest — or, at least, an extremely welcome paying audience member — when Beauty and the Beast is released on March 17, 2017? This morning, a teaser trailer was unveiled on Good Morning America for the live-action remake of the beloved animated film almost 10 …

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SPOILER: Game Of Thrones

Last night’s Game Of Thrones featured gore, frontal male nudity, and a lot of backstory about the White Walkers. But it was the heartbreaking revelation of how Hodor got his name that has social media buzzing. Stay out of the comments if you’ve not yet seen it, otherwise dive in and dish.

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Mr. Ed Star Alan Young Dies At Age 96

From the Los Angeles Times: Alan Young, the amiable comedic actor who became a TV icon in the early 1960s starring opposite a talking horse named Mister Ed, died Thursday. He was 96. Young, whose later career included doing the voices for Scrooge McDuck and other cartoon characters, died of natural causes at the Motion Picture & Television Home, the …

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TRAILER: Star Trek Beyond

/FILM recaps: The first trailer for Star Trek Beyond was a big ‘ol slice of cringe, the kind of marketing that makes longtime fans and newbies alike sink into their theater seats with embarrassment. The new preview, which was initially unveiled as part of a special fan event before warping its way online, feels like a pretty darn good apology. …

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TEASER: Star Trek [VIDEO]

Not much to see here, but the Trekkies are surely fired up. Via Wired: While CBS’ upfronts presentation today was largely confined to its new shows coming next season, the network took the opportunity to unveil the very first teaser for its new Star Trek series. Set to debut in 2017—the pilot will premiere on CBS, with the show at …

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TRAILER: 24: Legacy

Another reboot. The Verge recaps:  Fox just announced its fall and mid-season slates this week, and judging from its explosive first trailer, 24: Legacy might just be the biggest of the bunch. Here, war vet Eric Carter (Straight Outta Compton’s Corey Hawkins) is living life in witness protection after spearheading the operation that killed a known terrorist. However, when the …

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TEASER: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Entertainment Weekly recaps: “It’s not easy having a good time.” These are some of the first words we hear from Laverne Cox as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the trailer for Fox’s remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Indeed, judging by Janet (Victoria Justice)’s timid giggle and the short clip we hear of “The Time Warp,” the cast has been hard …

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TRAILER: Prison Break

Newsweek recaps: Dallas, 24 and The X-Files are just some of the classic shows that have been revived in recent years. And while we all eagerly await Twin Peaks, next up is a reunion—ignoring that pseudo-reunion on The CW’s Legends of Tomorrow—for everyone’s favorite jailbird brothers, Michael Scofield and Lincoln Burrows on Prison Break. Seven years after the original series …

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TRAILER: Orange Is The New Black Season 4

The Verge recaps: With about a month left until Orange is the New Black‘s fourth season premieres, Netflix has released its first trailer out into the wild. The big shift this season is that Litchfield is now a for-profit prison, which means 100 new inmates, stricter rules, and even more personality clashes than usual. Earlier this year, Netflix renewed the …

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Trailer: Inferno

The Hollywood Reporter recaps: Columbia Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have released a teaser trailer for Inferno. Tom Hanks is back as symbologist Robert Langdon in the third onscreen installment of Dan Brown’s best-selling series, alongside Felicity Jones, Ben Foster and Irrfan Khan. In Inferno, Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia and teams up with Sienna Brooks (Jones), …

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Radiohead – Burn The Witch [VIDEO]

The Verge recaps: After slowly disappearing from the internet and releasing a few short teasers through Instagram, Radiohead has released a stop-motion video for their new song “Burn the Witch.” It’s the band’s first piece of new music since their almost-Bond theme “Spectre,” which was released last Christmas, and it’s the first single from the band’s upcoming, as-yet-untitled ninth studio …

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Record-Breaking 16 Tony Nominations For Hamilton

The 2016 Tony Awards nominations were announced moments ago, with the huge smash Hamilton receiving a record-breaking 16 nods. The record was previously held by The Producers and Billy Elliot, both of which earned 15 nominations in their debut years. See the full list of 2016 nominees below. From the New York Times: On Tuesday, the show was singled out …

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Eurovision To Air Live In USA For First Time

From the New York Times: Eurovision has finally made its way onto American television. The popular European song contest, now in its 61st season, will air the season’s Grand Final live on Logo on May 14. More than 200 million viewers tuned into the show last season, making it the most watched live entertainment program in Europe, according to Eurovision. …

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LAWSUIT: The Klingon Language Can Be Copyrighted Because There Are No Real Klingons That Speak It

Paramount is suing the makers of a crowd-funded Star Trek fan film on multiple copyright grounds. But what’s got the Trekkie world buzzing is Paramount’s claim on the Klingon language, which the defendants say cannot be copyrighted because no language can be. From the response filed by Paramount: “This argument is absurd since a language is only useful if it …

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SPOILER: Game Of Thrones

For ten months much of the world has wondered if Jon Snow was really dead. Even President Obama grilled Games Of Thrones director David Nutter about the fate of the Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch. Stay out of the comments of if you don’t yet know if Melisandre’s spell worked. Otherwise dive in and dish the gore.

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TRAILER: Snowden

From the Daily Beast: The trailer for the forthcoming Oliver Stone movie Snowden has been viewed over two million times less than 24 hours after it was posted on Youtube, suggesting huge interest in the story of one of America’s most polarizing heroes/traitors, ahead of the film’s release in September this year. After the clip was posted, the real Edward …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Cast Of Hamilton Does Sweeney Todd Mashup For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Theater Mania recaps: The company of Broadway’s Hamilton took top presentation honors at this week’s 30th annual Easter Bonnet Competition, an event that serves as the culmination of six weeks of spring fundraising efforts for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Watch the cast perform a transformed version of their opening number “Alexander Hamilton,” featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda as the Demon Barber Sweeney …

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TRAILER: Absolutely Fabulous

The Guardian recaps: The first full trailer for Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie has Edina and Patsy on the run in France after possibly killing Kate Moss. Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley reprise their roles as the champagne-drinking fashionistas for the first time in four years, while the film brings back the sitcom’s other co-stars Julia Sawalha and Jane Horrocks. The …

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