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  1. #VMAsRacist trends after the nominations were announced

    BTS
    BTS

    MTV has unveiled the nominees for its upcoming Video Music Awards 2019, leaving BTS fans fuming over the group’s lack of nominations in main categories and K-pop lovers critical of a newly established category dedicated to the genre. BTS only garnered four nominations, including Best Collaboration, Best Art Direction, Best Choreography and Best K-pop. The last […]

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  2. Michael E. Uslan speaks on the upcoming DC reboot, due out 2021

    Robert Pattinson dog
    Robert Pattinson

    Longtime Batman franchise producer Michael E. Uslan has come forward to defend Robert Pattinson following backlash to the actor’s casting as the beloved comic book character.  At the recent CCXP Cologne convention in Germany, Uslan told RPattz detractors to hold their judgment until the movie comes out. He also urged the naysayers to “trust the filmmaker […]

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  3. Putting paid to fan discontent

    Mahershala Ali at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Wesley Snipes at the premiere of 'Blade II' in 2002.

    Wesley Snipes has a message for Blade fans upset about Mahershala Ali’s casting as the vampire slayer in the new Marvel reboot: “Chillaaxx”. On Tuesday (July 23), the original Blade actor gave a statement to ComicBook.com about Ali’s casting, which was revealed at Marvel’s San Diego Comic-Con panel this past weekend. Though fans at the […]

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  4. A horrific Gileadian scene

    You can always rely on The Handmaid’s Tale to come up with supremely messed up situations, but the show outdid itself this week with a rape that was non-consensual in both directions. Even more twisted, the scene required June to calmly encourage Commander Lawrence to rape her. She is, tragically, somewhat used to the grimness […]

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  5. Including the demo for unreleased song 'Angels With Dirty Faces'

    Madonna at Eurovision

    Patrick Leonard, a collaborator of Madonna, has uploaded demos from the ‘Like a Prayer’ album sessions in an attempt to foil an unauthorised auction of the pop star’s personal effects. Hear the three recordings below. As Stereogum reports, Leonard uploaded the original demos of ‘Like a Prayer’, ‘Cherish’ and unreleased song ‘Angels With Dirty Faces’ […]

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