Link25 (172) – The Happy New Year Edition

Happy New Year! For those of you that are new around here, on Fridays we bring you 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web in a list we refer to as “Link25″. This week, you’ll find everything from a first look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Marvel’s Doctor Strange to a look back at last year via striking and memorable pictures, so get ready because this is Link25 (172) – The Happy New Year Edition.

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2015: The Year in Visual Stories and Graphics

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Take a look at this year’s key events (Click on the title to read the full article).

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George Lucas Quips He Sold 'Star Wars' to "White Slavers," Criticizes "Retro" Tone of New Film

George Lucas and Star Wars

Star Wars creator George Lucas took a slight shot at The Walt Disney Company during a recent interview with Charlie Rose.

Lucas sold his space adventure franchise to Disney for $4 billion in 2012. The latest title released under the Disney moniker has already grossed more than $1 billion.

While talking to Rose about how much he loved the films he created and four of which he directed — even calling them his “kids” — Lucas said (click the title to read the full article).

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First Look At Benedict Cumberbatch As Marvel's Doctor Strange

Benedict Cumberbatch As Marvel's Doctor Strange

One of 2016’s most interesting blockbusters is Marvel’s Doctor Strange, the film in Marvel’s Phase 3 that hopes to extend the universe, introducing the mystical element from Marvel comics.

Academy Award Nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game) stars as Stephen Strange, a physician who’s career is ruined after a tragic accident. When traveling to Nepal, a (Click the title to read the full article).

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Obama to announce new executive action on guns

Obama to announce new executive action on guns

(CNN)President Barack Obama is expected to announce in the coming days a new executive action with the goal of expanding background checks on gun sales, people familiar with White House planning said.

Described as “imminent,” the set of executive actions would fulfill a promise by the President to (Click the title to read the full article).

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Quentin Tarantino Facing $100 Million Lawsuit For Copyright Infringement Over 'Django Unchained'

Quentin Tarantino Facing $100 Million Lawsuit For Copyright Infringement Over 'Django Unchained'

Independent Star Trek filmmakers aren’t the only ones being sued for copyright infringement these days. After accusations of misogyny for his latest flick The Hateful Eight, Quentin Tarantino is now facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit over 2012’s Django Unchained.

Writers Oscar Colvin Jr. and Torrance J. Colvin are suing the Inglorious Basterds director along with The Weinstein Company and Columbia Pictures for allegedly stealing the concept from (Click the title to read the full article)



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