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In anticipation of the second season debut of Vikings on Feb. 27, History released some photos that tease the love triangle between Ragnar, Lagertha and Aslaug. (Now there are some monikers you’ll never see on a list of the most popular baby names, eh?)

History offers this tease: “Will Ragnar’s indiscretions with Lagertha threaten his marriage? Will Lagertha stay by her husbands’ side or leave him? In the premiere… Continue reading ‘Vikings’ first look: A History Channel love triangle! — PHOTO

Tekken%20movie%20(585%20x%20348) One of the Worst Videogame Movies in History Is Getting a Sequel in Tekken: A Man Called X

There’s no shortage of bad movies based on videogame licenses, particularly ones adapted from fighting games. When Mortal Kombat is the pinnacle of the form, well, that says pretty much everything you need to know.

Amongst the lousier titles built around popular beat-‘em-ups is 2010’s Tekken, which was inspired by Sony’s game franchise of the same name. While it was only loosely inspired by the games… Continue reading One of the Worst Videogame Movies in History Is Getting a Sequel in 'Tekken: A Man Called X'

 Marvel Studios Countdown: Strange Moments in Marvel Casting HistoryAs a Marvel fan, you owe it to yourself to dive into Sean Howe’s Marvel Comics: The Untold Story (new to paperback), an exhaustive history of the company from its golden-age roots to its purchase by Disney in 2009. There’s high drama in there that rivals the material offered in Marvel’s own books, from the conflict between Stan Lee and creators Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: Strange Moments in Marvel Casting History

Fans of CBS’ resurrected cop show Unforgettable, which returns tonight at 9 p.m. ET for a second season, will notice a few changes: Det. Carrie Wells (Poppy Montgomery), her perfect memory, and her ex-boyfriend/current partner Al Burns (Nip/Tuck‘s Dylan Walsh) are being poached by the Major Crimes Section of the NYPD. (Acerbic medical examiner Joanne Webster, played by Jane Curtin, also makes the move, at Carrie’s insistence.) Their new… Continue reading ‘Walking Dead’ alum Dallas Roberts talks new ‘Unforgettable’ role (and his hilarious ‘Law & Order’ guest history)

Clear History should really consider the parenthetical title The HBO Movie With Larry David in an Insane Wig. That’s been the film’s main talking point — but a new minute-and-a-half trailer changes that, revealing more of the story line, a slew of famous faces and even a hairpiece-free David.

In the TV movie, the Curb Your Enthusiasm mastermind plays a marketing exec for a carmaker, and he’s not too… Continue reading ‘Clear History’ trailer: Larry David wigs out — VIDEO