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Damon Lindelof posts the first picture from HBO's Watchmen show

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A couple of months ago, HBO announced that it was putting a TV adaptation of Alan Moore and Dave GibbonsWatchmen into the works, with former Leftovers showrunner Damon Lindelof heading up the series’ creative duties. Things have been quiet since then, but if you were sitting around, wondering when Lindelof was going…

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- William Hughes

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Taika Waititi now in talks for the live-action Akira movie

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Warner Bros. controls the rights to make a live-action version of iconic anime film/manga series Akira, and the studio is clearly getting so desperate to do something with those rights that it seems to just be throwing the project at any cool filmmaker with some buzz in hopes of getting them to direct it. Earlier this…

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- Sam Barsanti

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Jamie Lee Curtis to put the "fun" back in "funeral home sitcom" at CBS

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Jamie Lee Curtis is having a busy couple of weeks; just a few days after announcing that she’d be returning to the Halloween film franchise, Variety reports that the Scream Queens star has signed on for a starring role and executive producing credit on an upcoming CBS sitcom about living in a funeral home.

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- William Hughes

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Lifetime announces TV movie about Oscar Pistorius

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As reported by Deadline, Lifetime has greenlit a TV movie about Oscar Pistorius, the South African Paralympic champion and convicted murderer who became known as the “Blade Runner” because of his advanced prosthetic legs. In 2014, Pistorius was convicted of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day…

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- Sam Barsanti

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The legal feud between Johnny Depp and his ex-managers has reached the "going after family members" stage

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The ongoing legal feud between Johnny Depp and his former managers at Tmg—having previously reached such contentious milestones as “revealing Depp’s $30,000 a month wine habit,” “claiming he doesn’t bother to learn his lines” and even “outright accusations of domestic abuse”—has now reached the “going after family…

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- William Hughes

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The Challenge’s Chris “Ct” Tamburello ranks his favorite things about Boston

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Boston native Chris “Ct” Tamburello is known for his stints on MTV reality shows, including The Real World: Paris, Made, and for the past 13 years, The Challenge. In the video above, the new father tells us his favorite things about the city he grew up in.

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- Baraka Kaseko

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Johnnie Walker will bring futuristic Blade Runner whiskey to the public

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When a futuristic cop is trying to kill you and your friends but you need a little extra confidence before you take off your clothes and start pushing your head through a few walls to intimidate him, nothing gets the job done quite as well as a special Blade Runner-themed bottle of Johnnie Walker Black Label. Warner…

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- Sam Barsanti

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Battle Of The Sexes turns an outrageous tennis match into a modest crowdpleaser

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The Battle Of The Sexes, which pitted the 29-year-old top-ranked women’s tennis player Billie Jean King against the 55-year-old retired men’s pro Bobby Riggs, was a circus. Riggs, in the part of the avowed male chauvinist and opponent of women’s lib, entered the Houston Astrodome—about as un­-tennis a setting as…

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- Ignatiy Vishnevetsky

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3Lw songwriters sue Taylor Swift over "Shake It Off"

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Given her status at or near the top of the pop music heap, it’s not surprising that Taylor Swift can’t seem to go a month without someone taking a legal shot at her. Now, just a few weeks after decisively winning a countersuit against a DJ who accused her of ruining his career after she said he grabbed her ass at a…

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- William Hughes

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Very Smart Brothas Straight Black Men Are the White People of Black People | The Concourse What Is M

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Very Smart Brothas Straight Black Men Are the White People of Black People | The Concourse What Is Mother! About? | Jezebel Subway Is Trying to Toss Jared Fogle’s Ex-Wife’s Suit Against Them | Splinter Hillary Clinton Will Never Understand What Happened |

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- Kinja! on Kinja Roundup, shared by Laura M. Browning to The A.V. Club

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Wolves In The Throne Room put the vicious black metal back into their eco-friendly sound

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Thrice Woven might be the most straightforward collection of ragers Wolves In The Throne Room have yet pulled from the misty wilderness of the Pacific Northwest. That’s a relative distinction, of course. Like most of black metal’s less traditional American practitioners—think divisive Brooklyn bands like Krallice and…

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- A.A. Dowd

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John Stamos, Weird Al, and Finn Wolfhard walk into a Willy Wonka tribute concert…

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Hot on the heels of bringing The Muppets back into the public consciousness with a recent live concert series, The Hollywood Bowl is set to give California-based nostalgics another hit of their drug of choice. Per Stereogum, the venue has just announced a new concert based on the 1971 kids’ classic Willy Wonka And The…

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- William Hughes

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Matt Damon to play doctor who claimed to cure impotence with goat testicles

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According to Birth.Movies.Death., Matt Damon has signed on to star in Charlatan, a movie about a man named John Romulus Brinkley who claimed to be a doctor in the early 1900s and ended up killing a number of people with his fraudulent—yet oddly crowd-pleasing—medical advice. As spoiled by the headline up there, his…

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- Sam Barsanti

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The Force gains, then loses insider access to an embattled police department

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Documentary filmmakers who tackle current events need to be open-minded and flexible, following the story wherever it leads them. Sometimes, this results in a movie that bears little resemblance to what the director imagined when shooting began. (Most famously, the harrowing sexual-abuse doc Capturing The Friedmans

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- Mike D'Angelo

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With SnapDice, the Dice Are the Game

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We’ve been (constantly) playing with SnapDice for a few weeks now. The “game” combines metal dice with a wooden tray that contains a powerful magnet, with a focus on materials and design. Because there are so many wood and dice options, pricing is all over the place, but whatever you choose, you can save by preordering

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- Shane Roberts on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to The A.V. Club

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BoJack Horseman ends its fourth season on its most genuinely hopeful note

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After season three of BoJack Horseman concluded, Raphael Bob-Waksberg told Uproxx’s Alan Sepinwall that he felt the show had reached the end of one part of its story and it was time to move onto another one. “I am looking to move the story and character somewhat. I want each season to feel new and special. I don’t…

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- Les Chappell

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Andrew W.K. announces first new album in 8 years

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Earlier this year, Andrew W.K. announced his first full-band tour in five years, a return to his roots of partying and making music instead of partying and talking about partying. Now, W.K. has actually announced a new album, his first since 55 Cadillac and the Japan-exclusive Gundam Rock in 2009—eight years ago. This…

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- Sam Barsanti

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Thirst Street puts a smart stalker spin on  ’70s-style European erotica

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One of the more endearing quirks of 1970s European erotica is the persistent sense of danger. Adjust the lighting a bit, tweak the score just a few degrees from “dreamy” to “nightmarish,” and the typical French, Italian, Swedish, or Spanish skin flick from 40 years ago could just as easily pass as horror. After all,…

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- Noel Murray on Film, shared by Caitlin PenzeyMoog to The A.V. Club

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Will Veep’s Emmy streak extend into its final season?

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Veep is coming off an Outstanding Comedy Series Emmy victory for what’s arguably its weakest season. While the win wasn’t necessarily surprising, it was a bit of a disappointment for TV editor Erik Adams and assistant editor Gwen Ihnat. Emmy voters are creatures of habit and Veep was already coming off two consecutive…

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- Baraka Kaseko

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Five Foot Two gets surprisingly intimate with Lady Gaga

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Lady Gaga has constructed her own reality over the last decade, building a larger-than-life persona via elaborate costumes, gigantic stage shows, and an army of “little monsters” that found common ground, strangely, as outcast acolytes of one of the world’s biggest pop stars. She’s been a meat-dress-wearing fashion…

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- Josh Modell

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