/Filmcast Ep. 492 – Suspiria

David, Devindra, Lindsey, and Britt talk about Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and The Haunting of Hill House. David gets more “screenlife” with Unfriended: Dark Web. The cast (sans David) stay on to discuss Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria, a rebirth of Dario Argento’s 1977 Italian horror. Stay tuned for the after dark on AMC Stubs A-List’s recent price hike. Read Britt Hayes’s writing on the theme of inherited trauma in this year’s horror films, as well as her and his connectio...
Tags: Movies, David, Netflix, Britt, Dario Argento, Luca Guadagnino, Sabrina, Suspiria, Slashfilmcast, The Show, Britt Hayes, Facebook Listen, AMC Stubs, Simonmharris, Kyle Hillinger, The Haunting of Hill House

Why The Beach Boys Matter

Review by KC Carlson It’s a pretty tall order to tell the Beach Boys’ oft-confusing, decades-long history in a 176-page, 5″ x 7″ book, but Tom Smucker does an admirable job in Why The Beach Boys Matter, recently published by Music Matters/University of Texas Press. I admire someone who can write well about such a complex subject in such relatively short space. It’s important to note some of the many bands that didn’t have the longevity of The Beach Boys, [...]
Tags: Comics, Other Prose, KC Carlson, Tom Smucker, Music Matters University of Texas Press

Eromanga Sensei Life-sized Tapestries and Reversible Cushion Pre-orders

Tokyo Otaku Mode is currently having the Eromanga Sensei pre-order campaign for the Life-sized Tapestries and Reversible Cushion. If they reach 800 pre-orders, an exclusive mini-photo book will be included. Also, 100 lucky picked buyers will get a meet-and-greet with Akane Fujita/藤田 茜. Life-sized Tapestries are ¥7,106 and Reversible Cushions are ¥5,776 along with shipping fees. Campaign ends on November 30. For more details, check out the campaign pages. Life-sized Tapestries: https://otakumod...
Tags: Tokyo, Anime, Eromanga Sensei, Akane Fujita

Girls' Frontline Himouto Umaru ED Version

A fan created a Girls' Frontline version for the Himouto Umaru anime's ending credits and did a side by side comparison. It's just really cute. Here's the video.
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Now’s the Time to Buy Your Digital Manga!

Kodansha has announced, for the next week, an almost 50% off sale for over 800 volumes of digital manga. This is the time to buy, as $6 (for example) makes a lot more sense for a digital volume than $11. Sale ends Monday, November 12. If you’re looking for some recommendations, here are series I’ve enjoyed: Is Kichijoji the Only Place to Live? — reviewed here Tokyo Alice — reviewed here Those Summer Days Perfect World The Full-Time Wife Escapist [...]
Tags: Comics, Manga News, Kodansha, Tokyo Alice

The 11 Funniest Tweets About ‘People’ Naming Idris Elba Sexiest Man Alive

Bye bye, Blake Shelton - People Magazine finally made the right decision and named Idris Elba 2018’s Sexiest Man Alive. 1. Twitter knew that Idris was the obvious choice. People Magazine: “our 2018 #SexiestManAlive is Idris Elba”Internet: pic.twitter.com/RdsCEY8RBe— Fancy C. Poitras (@Fancysez) November 6, 2018 I mean, come on. Those eyes. 2. Honestly, the official award isn’t even necessary. Tell me something I didn’t already know [email protected] is the sexiest man alive ...
Tags: America, Humor, Funny Or Die, Idris Elba, People Magazine, Oprah, Blake Shelton, Elba, Eric Thomas, Idris, Betty Lou, Samantha Highfill, Idris Elba Sexiest Man Alive, Blake Shelton People Magazine, Charles Miner Idris Elba, Emily Lloyd

The 13 Best Memes About Voting in 2016 vs. Voting in 2018

It’s been a long, long two years. 1. We’ve all had to get a bit more intense. Me voting in 2016 vs. me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/5YVtfRdgwA— Heather E. Reads (@heatheryreads) It’s inconceivable not to be voting today. 2. What is time, even? Me voting in 2016 vs Me voting in 2018 pic.twitter.com/F02naBljxW— Jessica Valenti (@JessicaValenti) November 5, 2018 I’m pretty sure last week took like, four months. 3. The claws are coming out. Me voting in 2016 vs...
Tags: France, Humor, Funny Or Die, Heather, Jessica Valenti, Josh Gondelman, Jim Halpert, Dave Itzkoff, Jess Dweck, Mikel Jollett, Jackson Maine, Jennifer Reitman, Brian Scully, Whitney Friedlander

Da Baby Released From Jail With No Charges After Shooting & Killing Man at Walmart

Da Baby is now a free man and has so far not been charged for shooting and killing a man who tried to rob him at a Walmart store in Huntersville, NC. PREVIOUSLY: Rapper Da Baby Reportedly Shot & Killed Man Trying to Rob Him at Walmart in Charlotte (GRAPHIC PHOTO) The popular Charlotte, North Carolina-based rapper was released from jail Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 6) not even 24 hours after he shot and killed a man in self-defense at Walmart Monday evening.In an Instagram post, Da Baby (whose real na...
Tags: Celebs, Shooting, Walmart, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Jail, North Carolina, Charlotte, Kirk, Charlotte North Carolina, Huntersville NC, Huntersville, Da Baby, Rob Him, Instagram post Da Baby

Superhero Bits: Wolverine Podcast Second Season Details, ‘Hellboy’ Test Screening Reactions & More

Will Batman have any part in the Elseworlds crossover coming to the Arrowverse? What do early reactions from a test screening of Hellboy have to say? Want to see Roger Corman‘s awful adaptation of Fantastic Four? Why didn’t Superman use his powers to find Martha in Batman v Superman? What can we expect from the second season of the Wolverine podcast? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Felicity discovers a new secret about Oliver in “The Demon,” the next episode of the s...
Tags: Movies, Spider-Man, Superman, Gotham, Iron-Man, Thinkgeek, Reddit, James Wolk, Batman, Deadpool, Oklahoma, Jude Law, Hellboy, Arrow, Marvel Studios, Batman V Superman

Water Cooler: Video Game Strategy Guides, Cooking Shows, American Vandal, King Kong, Bohemian Rhapsody & Outlaw King

On the November 6, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall , weekend editor Brad Oman , senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about what we’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Play , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). Opening Banter :  Who...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Netflix, Ariana Grande, Disneyland, Carly Rae Jepsen, Chris, Peter, Ben, Ryan, Brad, Shane, Jacob, Ralph, Ben Pearson, Players Club

Red Dead Redemption 2: game criticised over killing of suffragette

User of the much-anticipated game have posted videos of avatars beating and killing a female characterThe makers of the most anticipated video game of the year, Red Dead Redemption 2, have been criticised after players recorded videos of themselves beating, abusing and killing a suffragette character.After its release in late October, the game – in which players can choose whether to speak to, rob, abuse or kill characters they interact with – was praised for its extraordinary attention to detai...
Tags: Games, Women, Life and style, Culture

China’s obsession with short videos has its internet giants worried

Take a subway ride in China and expect to see a lot of commuters’ eyes glued to TikTok videos on their phones. Video clips like TikTok’s are now consuming nearly nine percent of Chinese people’s time online, a 5.2 percent jump from 2017, according to app analytics firm QuestMobile. Apps such as TikTok — which is operated by ByteDance, the world’s highest valued startup at $75 billion — have become popular among previously camera-shy users. Those who lack editing experience can now easily a...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, Twitter, Media, Entertainment, China, Tech, Bloomberg, Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu, Streaming Video, Weibo, Taobao, Pony Ma, Baidu AliBaba

New Listing 118 Tamal Vista Drive, San Rafael. $1,250,000

Coming this week, Remodeled, Vintage-1940s 4 Bed/3 Bath home in San Rafaels West End,nbsp;Santa Margarita Neighborhoodnbsp;. Chefs Kitchen, Private, fenced yard, attached 1-car garage with interior access. Desirable location just between downtown San Rafael and San Anselmo, and accessible to both. Great commute location near 101 and public transportation. Open Thursday, Nov 8 11:30-2:30, Sunday, Nov 11amp;18, 1:00-4:00 pm. nbsp; [Author: [email protected] (Fred Anlyan)]
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‘Anna and the Apocalypse’ Clip: Nothing Says Christmas Like Killing Zombies

The best part of the holidays is getting together with those you love and enjoying a nice hot chocolate. Or maybe it’s heading to theaters to watch some unsuspecting, musically inclined teenagers deal with a zombie apocalypse that will paint a small British town red, but not in the jolly way that you might expect from Santa Claus. Anna and the Apocalypse is a new comedy that not only features high schoolers dealing with zombies, but also belting out awesome original musical tunes. It’s a nice b...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Horror, BAFTA, Musical, Anna, Video Clips, Tommy Reilly, Ryan McHenry, Anna and the Apocalypse, Alan McDonald, John McPhail, Roddy Hart, Santa Claus Anna


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‘The Purge’ Season 2 Coming to USA Network, Will Dig Deeper Into the Franchise’s Mythology

Like almost every Blumhouse production, The Purge began as a low-budget horror movie that made some serious cash as the box office. A full-on franchise was born, consisting of three sequels (one more movie is on the way) and a TV show, also called The Purge. The show debuted this year, and the season one finale airs tonight. USA Network has good news for fans of the show: The Purge season 2 is officially happening. Read more about the second season pick-up below. Chris McCumber, the presiden...
Tags: Usa, Hollywood, Television, Movies, Horror, Thriller, Jason Blum, James, Usa Network, Blumhouse, Film to TV, Chris McCumber, James DeMonaco, The Purge, The Purge TV show, The Purge TV Series

Beyoncé endorses Beto O’Rourke on Election Day: ‘When we are truly united we are unstoppable’

It turns out Beyoncé is just as much of a procrastinator as the rest of us. The Houston native waited until the evening of Election Day to encourage her 119 million Instagram followers to vote, wearing a “Beto for Senate” hat in photos that went up a little after 5 p.m. – just a few […]
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Texan Beyonce Makes Late Endorsement of Democrat Beto O’Rourke for Senate

Beyonce released a series of Instagram posts with a black and white "Beto" cap
Tags: Texas, Celebrities, Beyonce, News, Senate, Uncategorized, Onetime, 2018 Elections, Beto O'Rourke

‘Veronica Mars’ Recruits Dawnn Lewis as Neptune’s New Chief of Police

Rob Thomas has recruited a member of his iZombie crew to join the Veronica Mars cast in a new role for the eight-episode Hulu revival series. Dawnn Lewis has been tapped as the new police chief of Neptune, which is a new role for the series and a new position for Neptune, which has finally gone from being a small California town to an incorporated town. There’s a new sheriff in town, but she’s one step above a sheriff. Dawnn Lewis has been cast in the pivotal recurring role of Marcia Langdon...
Tags: Television, Movies, Drama, California, Los Angeles, Sequels, Kristen-Bell, Hulu, Neptune, Thomas, Dawnn Lewis, Lewis, Veronica-Mars, Veronica, Rob Thomas, Mystery/Suspense

Justin Timberlake postpones Tacoma Dome concerts

The pop superstar who has been battling bruised vocal cords will make up his Man of the Woods tour dates in February.
Tags: Music, News, Entertainment, Justin Timberlake, Tacoma Dome

‘The Titan Games’ Trailer: The Rock Cooks Up His Own Athletic Competition Show

I’ve always been a sucker for athletic competition shows. There’s nothing quite like sitting on your fat ass and eating chips while you criticize absurdly in-shape folks as they attempt to overcome mind-boggling physical challenges. I’m also a sucker for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, that endless well of charisma wrapped in a coat of bulging muscles and tribal tattoos. So put these together and you have a television program I will most definitely check out. The first trailer for The Titan Games ha...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Nbc, Dwayne-Johnson, Netflix, Sylvester Stallone, Johnson, Crossfit, Titans, Ultimate Beastmaster, The Titan Games

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Score Will Be Composed by Junkie XL

Tom Holkenborg, aka Junkie XL, has fast become a soundtrack composer worth paying attention to. The musician has provided his talents to films such as Mad Max: Fury Road, Black Mass, Deadpool, Batman v Superman and more. Now he’s adding another potential blockbuster to his repertoire. The artist will compose the Alita: Battle Angel score for director Robert Rodriguez and producer James Cameron. More on the Battle Angel score below. Alita: Battle Angel will find its way to theaters eventually...
Tags: Movies, Superman, Sci-fi, Batman, James Cameron, Robert Rodriguez, Uncanny Valley, Tom Holkenborg, Iron City, Soundtracks, Holkenborg, IDO, Alita, Battle Angel, Alita: Battle Angel, Road Black Mass Deadpool Batman

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season 1 Episode 8 Recap

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season 1 Episode 8 Recap Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina season 1 episode 8 opens with a cave in at the mine, caused by Agatha and Dorcas in the previous episode. Harvey is pretty banged up, but manages to get out alive. Tommy and a group of others are still trapped in the mine, and Harvey is determined to go in after them. Volunteers from the town rally to help until Harvey’s father arrives and tells everyone to go home. Harvey is furious that his dad ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, Vatican, Academy, Zelda, Recap, TV Recap, Harvey, Agatha, Tommy, Ambrose, Roz, Susie, Sabrina, Dorothea

The Widows Need to Pull off the Job in New TV Spot

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Widows need to pull off the job in the new TV spot Regency Enterprises and 20th Century Fox have released a brand new TV spot for Steve McQueen’s upcoming heist thriller Widows, highlighting the dangerous job that the titular group has to finish following their husbands’ deaths. Check out the video below! RELATED: Widows: New Clip Has the Team Wondering If They Can Pull This Off From Academy Award-winning director Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) and co-writer and be...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, Chicago, Steve McQueen, Gillian Flynn, 20th Century Fox, Mcqueen, Flynn, Michelle Rodriguez, Cynthia Erivo, Robert Duvall, Lynda La Plante, Movie News, Elizabeth Debicki, Manuel Garcia Rulfo, Widows

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s ‘All Premiere’ ranges from sublime to sardonic

Alejandro Cerrudo’s glorious “Silent Ghost” is the centerpiece and highlight of PNB's “All Premiere” evening of contemporary works, running through Nov. 11.
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‘Swamp Thing’ TV Series Cast Adds Andy Bean as Swamp Thing’s Alter Ego, Derek Mears as Swamp Thing

Andy Bean, who plays the adult Stan in the upcoming It Chapter Two, has joined the Swamp Thing TV series cast. Bean will play Alec Holland, the man destined to become Swamp Thing. Derek Mears will take over for Bean after the character transforms into Swamp Thing. Mears had been rumored for the part before, but now it’s official. The Swamp Thing TV series is headed to the DC streaming service DC Universe, where it joins Titans, the animated Harley Quinn, and more. Swamp Thing has found its l...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Abc, Holland, Harley Quinn, Cw, Stan, Mears, Wes Craven, Jason Voorhees, Will Patton, Comic Book/Superhero, Bernie Wrightson, Len Wein, James Wan

The Popsicle Place Program in Seattle Helps Families in Need

It's tough to afford housing in many cities across the U.S., but in Seattle, it's a particularly competitive market. Living in an urban area with such a high cost of living can break a family when emergencies arise, but luckily for the people of Seattle, Mary's Place has been relieving housing burdens since 1999. Initially established as a women's day center, Mary's Place has evolved and expanded into a housing facility. It now provides a warm bed for 680 family members every night of the year. ...
Tags: America, Radio, Seattle, Affordability, Spokane, Hartman, Market Trends, Mary s Place, Marty Hartman, Popsicle Place Program, Seattle Mary s Place, Popsicle Place, Nycolle, Karlah, Krystoffer

‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’: Lisbeth Salander gets trapped in a conventional spy thriller

The “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” series continues, with Claire Foy as Lisbeth Salander, but it feels as though the franchise is running out of fresh ideas. Rating: 2 stars out of 4.
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Bitten: Victoria's Shadow – review

Director: Grant Austin Waldman Release date: 2001 Contains spoilers The streaming video industry has pluses and minuses due to its insatiable need to promote new content. On a plus side it will plumb the depths of various film industries, offering us rarities. On the other hand, it will purchase any old tosh to satisfy its need for content. In this case it really has plumbed some depths. Staring scream queen Brinke Stevens, the only thing it really does right is look so atrocious that the poor ...
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