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Hot SF bodies, urban legends, more TNG, filthy Wonka & more!

As summer rolls out, the Hottest Stories and Best Comments heats up with sizzling sci-fi bodies in swimsuits and bikinis, false urban legends, more Star Trek: The Next Generation, new Batman posters, some good Prometheus science (and some bad), the secret behind Wonka’s filthly “snozzberries,” our love of The Thing, and why Number One (Riker, …

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Meet the goofy Ninja Turtles in 1st trailer from new CGI TV series

Though the big-screen version of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles may be on hold, a new CGI animated series based on the heroes with a half shell is moving full steam ahead—and we finally have our first good look at it. Set to air on Nickelodeon this fall, the new series looks to be a solid …

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Campy ’80s Flash Gordon actor now a bodyguard in Mexico? But why?

Remember that 1980s campy pop-culture classic movie Flash Gordon? You know, the one with the awesome Queen soundtrack that starred former U.S. Marine Sam J. Jones as the hero? Would it surprise you to learn that the actor has now switched his gears from acting to become a real-life bodyguard? Remember how in Flash Gordon …

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10 reasons we still love John Carpenter’s The Thing 30 years later

John Carpenter’s arctic-alien-shapeshifter horror flick—which pits Kurt Russell’s grizzled survivor against a thing from another world—occupies a special place in our collective nerd heart for lots of reasons. But here, 30 years after its June 25, 1982, opening, are our favorite 10. Carpenter’s flick was ignored and dismissed when it was first released into theaters, …

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1st Watch clip shows the funny but gross side of alien stakeouts

The first clip for The Watch has been released online, and this one is definitely shaping up to be one of the funniest—and weirdest—alien-invasion flicks of the year. So how do Vince Vaughn and his band of neighborhood watchers pass the time on an alien stakeout? The clip shows off Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah …

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Jessica Lange’s new American Horror Story character revealed

A writer for American Horror Story has revealed just what kind of character Jessica Lange will be playing on season two of the show—and it’s about as different from season one’s Constance Langdon as you can imagine. Lange, who won a Golden Globe award for her portrayal of the scheming, wicked Constance and arguably stole …

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Alan Moore hates films based on his comics so he’s making his own

It seems comic legend Alan Moore (Watchmen, V for Vendetta) doesn’t hate movies exclusively, just the ones based on his works. The acclaimed comics writer is actually working on his first film now, and we now have the first inklings of what it’s about. Moore is working on a new, indie short film series dubbed …

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You’ll see why this creepy sci-fi short is gonna be a feature film

Seriously, one look at this eight-minute short from British filmmaker Matt Westrup and you’ll understand why it’s getting promoted into a feature film: The Gate features genetic malfeasance, robotic power armor, swell CG beasts and a couple of terrific scares. The Gate opens with a seemingly routine inquest, with a bunch of stuffy suits sitting …

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Bankruptcy forces sale of world’s most valuable sci-fi poster

Comic books aren’t the only sci-fi collectibles selling at record highs these days. Rare movie posters are also getting in on the action, and the bankruptcy case of a well-known collector means the rarest poster of them all is about to head to auction. So what’s it worth? The poster in question is an art …

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Join the robo-hunt in 1st trailer for sci-fi flick The Prototype

The first teaser trailer for the new sci-fi action flick The Prototype has been released—showing off a humanoid cyborg you do not want to mess with. So what happens when it goes rogue? The film, from Act of Valor creators the Bandito Brothers, follows a humanoid combat drone that gets loose, and the manhunt that …

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