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Newswire: Zachary Quinto, Melissa Leo, and more join Oliver Stone’s Edward Snowden movie

The case of Edward Snowden is one of the most gripping and far-reaching political stories of the 21st century, with layer upon layer of intrigue, scandal, and international reverberations. It would take a patient, multilayered talent to unpack all the events in a smart, accessible manner. So naturally Oliver Stone jumped all over that, ready to apply the same nuanced […]

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Newswire: People who use emojis have more sex, says doctor or maybe psychopath

Prior to the invention of emojis, signaling to a potential romantic partner that you’d like to have sex with them was a complex matter, requiring numerous notarized parchments bound with sealing wax, which you pressed with the signet ring around your penis. Fortunately, the Japanese invented the emoji, enabling modern lovers to send a little cartoon eggplant instead. Sex has […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Gotham is a sumptuous nightmare in production designs from Batman Returns

Batman Returns might have been the first superhero movie in the modern era to suffer from too many villains syndrome, but it’s hard to deny that it had style in spades. Coming off the success of 1989’s Batman, director Tim Burton took the franchise from Gothic fantasia to full-on Gothic nightmare, grotesque, raw-fish-eating Penguin and all. Key to realizing that […]

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Newswire: Katy Perry is getting her own Kim Kardashian-style game

Following a Super Bowl halftime show that finally brought awareness to dance-afflicted man-sharks, that charitable drive will continue with a Katy Perry game to be released for mobile devices later this year, helping you to fill the endless hours of your days. Glu, the company that also brought the soul-crushingly popular Kim Kardashian: Hollywood game to life, has made a […]

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Newswire: Fewer TV shows are telling you what crap to buy, so figure it out yourself

Is your wallet feeling a little heavy? Are you making fewer calls to Zurich to request wire transfers? Are you going to Whole Foods and thinking, “This was a reasonable amount of money to pay for seven chicken wings?” There could be a reason for your recent financial surplus: there’s considerably less product placement on television shows, leaving audiences with […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Tested tours Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, plays with puppets

Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, the special effects studio behind The Muppets, Babe, and the live-action puppet versions of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, has been working in the movies since the early ’80s. Thanks to the new series of Muppet movies, the studio has been getting a lot of high-profile work recently, and an emissary from Tested.com—the online home of […]

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