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5 Movie Fan Theories That Make More Sense Than the Movie
5 Movie Fan Theories That Make More Sense Than the Movie

There is a thriving culture of fan theories that flood the Internet in anticipation of every show, movie or book. Those theories are wrong approximately 100 percent of the time, but sometimes the fan theory is far more coherent and satisfying than what the writers actually came up with.

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9 Traumatizing Moments from Classic Kids Movies
9 Traumatizing Moments from Classic Kids Movies

Allow us to once more explore the moments from kids' movies that left many a child traumatized.

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7 Action Figures That Managed to Ruin Great Characters
7 Action Figures That Managed to Ruin Great Characters

Sometimes, the writers of a show, movie, comic book or whatever will put a lot of effort into creating an enigmatic character with an air of mystery surrounding it ... only to have the marketing department kill all the mystique by putting out a stupid action figure.

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8 Actors You Won't Believe Voiced Famous Cartoon Characters
8 Actors You Won't Believe Voiced Famous Cartoon Characters

What vocal sorcery is responsible for this!

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The 8 Worst X-Men Ever
The 8 Worst X-Men Ever

For every Cyclops whining about how he can literally kill things as soon as he looks at them, there are numerous genetic disasters sitting around Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters putting quotation marks around the word 'gifted.'

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7 Insane Easter Eggs Hidden in Movies and TV Shows
7 Insane Easter Eggs Hidden in Movies and TV Shows

We've shown you mind-blowing Easter eggs in everything else on this planet. It was only matter of time before we brought you ones from movies.

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5 Lost TV Pilots That Will Make You Question Your Sanity
5 Lost TV Pilots That Will Make You Question Your Sanity

Dozens of pilot episodes get produced each year, and only a tiny handful are ever broadcast. Sometimes it's because network executives are talentless morons, and sometimes it's because the shows are impossibly and hilariously shitty. Here's a few from that second group.

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NBC Cancels 'Outsourced': An Anti-Protest Letter
NBC Cancels 'Outsourced': An Anti-Protest Letter

TV is littered with the corpses of beloved shows with lousy ratings. You can't mention Terriers around one of its 10 viewers without hearing the president of FX is worse than Robo-Hitler. But what if programming did something smart?

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7 Bizarre Early Versions of Famous Cartoon Characters
7 Bizarre Early Versions of Famous Cartoon Characters

Some of the best-loved characters of today are practically unrecognizable from their original forms.

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5 Superhero Movies You Won't Believe Almost Got Made
5 Superhero Movies You Won't Believe Almost Got Made

We almost got Nic Cage as Superman. We don't say it often, but thanks, Hollywod.

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6 Classic Movies You Didn't Know Were Remakes
6 Classic Movies You Didn't Know Were Remakes

A lack of creativity in the entertainment world is nothing new -- people have been doing adaptations, reboots and remakes since the first stories were told. What you may not have realized, however, is that some of the great landmark motion pictures were themselves just remakes of originals that nobody remembers.

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5 Things That Aren't Nearly As Dangerous As Hollywood Thinks
5 Things That Aren't Nearly As Dangerous As Hollywood Thinks

For some reason, it's not a big deal to jump away from an erupting fireball, but we're supposed to believe that encounters with the things on this list are certain death.

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The 7 Worst Lessons 80s Cartoons Taught Us About Drugs
The 7 Worst Lessons 80s Cartoons Taught Us About Drugs

Cartoons prepared us for real-world problems exactly as well as you'd expect from men in fur underwear with magic swords.

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