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How VFX Artists Created the Nanotech-Powered Iron Man Suit in Avengers: Infinity War

Has any character in film history had more costume changes than Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark? In Avengers: Infinity War, he debuts his Iron Man Mark L armor (which, if he stayed true to the Roman numerals, is the 50th version of the super suit) packed with advanced nanotechnology that visual effects studio Framestore

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Shazam!’s Director Made His Own Batman V. Superman Parody Mashup

Zachary Levi’s Shazam, as we’ve seen from the one major look we’ve gotten of his costume, is something of a change of pace for the DC Extended Universe. He’s brightly colored, cheery, goofy, and he likes himself a soft drink (can you imagine Batfleck drinking a Dr. Pepper? I didn’t think so).

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Mind-Boggling Canyons Discovered Beneath Antarctica’s Ice

Antarctica’s icy mantle hides a truly fantastical world, and we’re still trying to understand its contours. Case in point: a new study has revealed three monstrous canyons on par with the Grand Canyon. The discovery is both wow-worthy and vital to understanding what will happen to Antarctica’s ice as it melts.

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Here’s How Solo’s Shocking, Surprise Cameo Came to Be

Yeah. That happened. And here’s why the writers of Solo: A Star Wars Story decided to do such a shocking thing.

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Westworld Is Finally Pulling It Together, in More Ways Than One

After last week’s fun but not particularly interesting introduction to Shogun World, I was just about ready to announce that Westworld was officially in a sophomore slump. Not that it was bad, mind you; it just hasn’t grabbed me like its first season did. I am happy to report that after “Phase Space” this is no longer…

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You Are Probably Using the Wrong HDMI Cord

It’s not your fault, but it is very likely that you’re using the wrong HDMI cord to plug that 4K Apple TV or PS4 Pro into your new TV. While you might have assumed that all HDMI cords are equal they are, unfortunately, not. And if you have the wrong cable, you could be missing out on the best features of your TV—or…

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Drew Struzan’s Iconic Back to the Future Poster Just Got an Upgrade

When you think of Back to the Future, odds are Drew Struzan’s instantly recognizable poster is part of the memory. It’s a striking, beautiful image that you’ve seen a million times and have always been able to purchase. But never like this.

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Bringing One of Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s Weirdest New Creatures to Life Sounds Like It Was a Nightmare

The Last Jedi gave the galaxy far, far away some wild new aliens, with everything from the loveable Porgs to the stunning Falthiers. But one of the weirdest has become a hot talking point after the release of the movie, despite a relatively brief appearance—and actually getting that appearance filmed seems like it was…

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