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Interstellar Takes You On An Icy Adventure In A New Banner Poster

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interstellarIf you feel like Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is building towards something, you know, other than the actual movie release, you’re not alone. Starting last week we got a new poster every day, and you know how this week kicked off? With yet another new poster, that’s how. At least this one is a different shape than all the others, taking the form of a banner instead of your traditional vertical one sheet. Way to mix it up you guys. Maybe they’re working up to a new trailer or behind the scenes look, but until then, if something like that ever does materialize, we’ll have to content ourselves with this, and it ain’t too bad.

What little we know about the plot of Interstellar revolves around global climate change progressing to a point in the near future where the Earth won’t be able to sustain life for much longer. As a result, the entire planet is a kind of Great Depression-esque dust bowl, and a crew of astronauts, including Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway, must take to the stars and venture through a newly discovered wormhole, on a search for a new planet for us to colonize and settle on. That’s where the catchy slogans like, “The end of the world will not be the end of us,” come into play.

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Star Trek 3 Could Reunite Two Legendary Original Series Characters

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KirkSpockIf the amount of news that we’ve heard about Star Trek 3 in recent days days is any indication, movement on the third part in the rebooted franchise is beginning in earnest. Among other things, we’ve heard that the cameras could begin rolling within the next few months (one potential start date is February 15, 2015), that the script is finished, and that the action will pick up in the middle of the Enterprise’s five-year mission (finally). The latest bit we’ve heard is that Star Trek 3 could, if all parties are amicable to such an occurrence, reunite two characters from the original series.

Regardless of your feelings on the revamped >Star Trek (we know there are a great many of you who would like to travel back and reset the timeline so they never happened), you have to give J.J. Abrams and company at least a little bit of credit for bringing back Spock, and not just Spock, the character, but Leonard Nimoy himself. When he shows up in the first movie, that is, admittedly, a pretty fantastic reveal. And if this report is correct, the script for Star Trek 3 could see Nimoy’s Spock come together with William Shatner’s Captain Kirk. And wouldn’t that be something to see?

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Fall Kicks Off With Comic Heroes & Headless Horsemen: This Week’s TV Picks

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SleepyShieldSummer series like Outlander and Under the Dome are nearing their end, meaning it’s time to find something else to populate your DVR queue. Thankfully there’s plenty to chose from this week, so you should be able to find plenty of excuses to vegetate in front of your TV screen, regardless of your tastes.

Craving some comic-book action on the small screen? You’ve got Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returning to ABC and hopefully not squandering the goodwill it earned at the end of an uneven first season. More of a DC kind of person? Don’t worry, you won’t have to wait for the premieres of Arrow and Flash to get your fix. You can check out a pre-Batman Gotham in, well, Gotham. The pilot isn’t bad, but it seems like a concept that doesn’t have the legs to sustain itself in the long run. We shall see.

Fox’s Sleepy Hollow was a surprise hit last season, and while it isn’t science fiction, it does involve time travel, and it’s had our goodwill ever since that scene where Ichabod consoles an Onstar operator. If you prefer artificial intelligence to headless horsemen, CBS’ Person of Interest has improved hugely since its first season, and it’s back for another round Tuesday night.

All that, and you’ve still got shows like Doctor Who, Z Nation, and The Strain to choose from. Somebody pop some popcorn already.

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Star Wars: Episode VII: James Bond Says You’ll Need To Bundle Up On An Ice Planet

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Roger-Moore-james-bond-BWNews about J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII seems to come in waves. We won’t hear anything for a bit, then every day for a week there are rumors and set photos and reports and concept art. Some of it has come from unlikely sources, but this latest tidbit comes from perhaps the most unlikely yet, James Bond. Or at least from a James Bond, in this case Roger Moore.

There’s nothing super SPOILER-y in this, but if you’re sensitive to such things, you may want to steer clear.

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The Walking Dead Showcases A Walker Explosion In Murderous New Trailer

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If there’s a bigger threat to this world than zombies, it almost necessarily has to be ZOMBIES ON FIRE! Thus begins the official trailer for The Walking Dead‘s upcoming Season 5, which promises to be the darkest and most action-packed season yet. And this trailer certainly has enough eye-popping moments to make me believe it.

According to the synopsis, Season 5 kicks off not long after Season 4 ends, with the survivors split into different groups and some of them sitting in the crosshairs of the mysterious Terminus group. Safe haven my ass. We know that the evil Gareth (Andrew J. West) is going to be turning his crew against Rick & Co., but it’s not clear how. But a huge explosion is in the cards, and I don’t recall any of our lowly heroes having access to explosives. (Unless we’re talking about Abraham’s personality.)

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The Collector’s Collection Is On Display In This Guardians Of The Galaxy Concept Art

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Collector1Benicio Del Toro’s “Liberace in space” performance as The Collector in Guardians of the Galaxy makes for one of the more peculiar characters yet introduced into Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. He’s more than just a kooky collection of crazy hair and weird ticks, however. Beginning with his cameo at the end of Thor: The Dark World, it’s been clear that The Collector is a major player in Marvel’s big-screen mythology. And when your name is actually “The Collector,” it stands to reason you’re going to spend a lot of time getting your collection to look juuuuuuuust right. Thanks to this Guardians concept art, we can see some of the other ideas that were floated for The Collector’s unique menagerie.