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This week in movie news: 'Alien Nation,' 'Lex Luthor', and 'Ready Player One'

This week in movie news: 'Alien Nation,' 'Lex Luthor', and 'Ready Player One'

Travis Poppleton

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For movie fans, it’s been a full week of rumors, releases and brilliant YouTube videos. Beginning with rumors, we’ll go ahead and break this down ... [Read More]

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