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9 of the Best Fictional Games We Wish We Could Play

From Quidditch to Calvinball, these games look like more fun than anything the real world has to offer.

It can be a lot of fun to engage with a sci-fi or fantasy world — to lose yourself in imagining the interesting ways life could be different.

But sometimes it's hard not to get jealous when the characters in those worlds are just having way more fun than we ever will. These are some of the made-up games in sci-fi and fantasy worlds that we desperately wish we could play.

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Can Zack Snyder's "Rebel Moon" Compete With Star Wars?

The Army of the Dead director wants to kick off a major franchise with his grown-up Star Wars pitch.

2021 Has been a big year for Zack Snyder.

The "Snyder Cut" of 2017's Justice League finally hit HBO Max in March — in four hours of gloriously washed out, letterboxed 4:3 aspect ratio — and was widely praised as a substantial improvement over Joss Whedon's butchered and stitched together theatrical release. Then, in May, his zombie-heist movie Army of the Dead arrived on Netflix and quickly became one of the platform's most-watched movies of all time.

But now the Watchmen director has his sights set on an even loftier goal: Zack Snyder wants to be the next George Lucas.

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Satire

8 Options for Donald Trump to Come Back "in Some Form"

Whether as a Pokémon, a Force ghost, or a cable news pundit, we can expect to see a lot more of Donald Trump.

In recent weeks reports have surfaced that former-president Trump has been telling people that he could somehow be reinstated to the presidency, possibly as soon as August of this year.

But for as much fanfare as those stories have gotten — given that they're based on absolutely nothing — it's worth noting that they aren't really a new issue. Back in January, Donald Trump was addressing a gathering of his followers at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland for the final speech of his presidency, and dropped some similar hints.

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Film Features

The 6 Worst "Star Wars" Villains

#RevengeoftheFifth is the day to celebrate all things evil...

Supreme Leader Snoke

Does the Light Side and the Jedi Order not appeal to you?

Luckily May 5th isn't just Cinco de Mayo, but it's also #RevengeoftheFifth, when Sith lovers and Dark Side affiliates alike get to share their love of all things evil.

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FILM

The 5 Cringiest "Star Wars" Moments

May the fourth be with you indeed...

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

It's May 4th, which means Star Wars fans get to go all out today.

While the intergalactic space opera has spawned some of the greatest films, video games, toys, and lore in the sci-fi universe, fans of Star Wars have been forced over the years to balance their love of the series with its countless problematic moments. Whether it be the series' racial stereotypes or tokenizing of LGBTQ+ characters, there remains plenty to complain about.

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As a child in the '90s, Star Wars was a big deal.

The 20th anniversary of A New Hope saw the original trilogy remastered and re-released in theaters in 1997, showing off new special effects technology, and building up excitement for what would turn out to be the wholly satisfying, universally beloved, not-disappointing-at-all prequel, The Phantom Menace.

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