Forget winning, can Amazon survive in India?

During a visit to India in 2014, Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos made a splashy announcement: His firm was investing $2 billion in the South Asian nation, just a year after beginning operations in the country. Amazon’s announcement underscored how far India had come to open up to foreign firms. The nation, which had largely kept doors shut to international giants between its independence in 1947 to liberalization in 1991, has slowly transformed itself into the world’s largest open market. In a...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Ecommerce, Apps, Asia, Entertainment, Government, Singapore, India, BJP, Narendra Modi, Tech, Walmart, Vodafone, The New York Times

Egerton & Walter Hauser Eyed for Apple TV+’s In With the Devil Series

Egerton & Walter Hauser eyed for Apple TV+’s In With the Devil series While already set to star in the streaming platform’s Tetris biopic feature, Taron Egerton is expanding his relationship with Apple TV+ as he has signed on to star in its series adaptation of James Keene’s In With the Devil with Paul Walter Hauser in talks to join, according to Deadline. RELATED: Taron Egerton to Star in Apple’s Tetris Biopic From Matthew Vaughn if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { ...
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Rhizome DC comics drawing course with Georgia Webber

City Lights: Draw Autobiographical Comics with Rhizome DC In an upcoming virtual workshop series, Canadian comics artist Georgia Webber offers us a way out of our artistic uncertainty. by Dora Segall January 22nd, 2021 https://washingtoncitypaper.com/article/506489/city-lights-draw-autobiographical-comics-with-rhizome-dc/ [Author: Mike Rhode]
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The Beat looks at Tom King's Tweets

Tom King's Big Ones: An Investigation Tom King says he produces a lot of Big Ones. But is that really the case? The Beat investigates. Joe Grunenwald 01/25/2021 https://www.comicsbeat.com/tom-kings-big-ones-an-investigation/ [Author: Mike Rhode]
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Back Issue #52 - Bernie Wrightson cover & article

Back Issue v1 #52, 2011 - Celebrating horror comics from the 1970s, the articles feature mostly DC characters: Cain, Abel, Madam Xanadu, Black Orchid and others. One article briefly covers Charlton horror comics from the same era, highlighting the work of Steve Ditko. Other features in this fanzine include artists Gerry Talaoc and Sergio Aragones. Bernie Wrightson is interviewed (see interior [Author: Ted Ignacio]
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Darling in the Franxx’s Zero Two Strips Nude in Ero-Cosplay by Potato Godzilla

Darling in the Franxx‘s ceaselessly naughty heroine Zero Two has obtained a rather faithful interpretation from the equally raunchy Potato Godzilla as the woman can be seen dressed as the crimson cutie, at least before promptly stripping off all her clothing. Such an erotic display might inspire onlookers to revisit the well-received series:
Tags: Stockings, Anime, Cosplay, Oppai, Oshiri, Image Gallery, Darling in the Franxx, Potato Godzilla

The most underrated games of all time

While there are plenty of video games that get their fair share of attention, some seem to fly under the radar. Here are the most underrated games of all time.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Playstation, Xbox, Ps4, Current-gen, Underrated Games

Some Brave Canadian Tried To Buy Weed Online With A Fake Thor ID

This is the story of the weirdest application my sister has ever received at her weed dispensary Originally published 20 October 2020 Painting with broad strokes here, things are kind of rough right now. The planet’s on fire, literally and figuratively, and there’s a lot to be worried about. But, in a few ways, this is also a pretty cool time to be alive (figuratively cool, because one again, the planet is on fire). For instance, weed is becoming or has become legal in a lot of pla...
Tags: Canada, Humor, Thor, Alberta, Sloane, Sloane Hughes, Odinson Thor

Superhero Bits: New ‘Heroes Reborn’ Arc Coming to Marvel Comics, ‘WandaVision’ Theories & More

Want to see the trailer for the new Heroes Reborn coming from Marvel Comics? Did you know Senator Patrick Leahy is a huge Batman fan? Will Ray Fisher still promote Zack Snyder’s Justice League? Want to hear a theory about Hydra in WandaVision? Will Thanos make an appearance in Eternals? Could Spider-Man 3 be shooting secretly back-to-back with a fourth movie?  All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Here’s the trailer for the update of the Heroes Reborn story arc coming from M...
Tags: Movies, Australia, Spider-Man, Justice-League, Batwoman, Batman, Warner Bros, Thor, Marvel Comics, Avengers, X-men, Doctor Strange, Vermont, Taika Waititi, Jaimie Alexander, Zack Snyder

Michael Winterbottom Series ‘This Sceptred Isle’ Will Feature Kenneth Branagh as Boris Johnson

Kenneth Branagh is on course to slap on a goofy wig for This Sceptred Isle, a new five-part drama that will see the actor playing UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The series, which will air on Sky, comes from The Trip series director Michael Winterbottom, and “will chart the events surrounding the U.K. Prime Minister, the government, and the country in the face of the first wave of the global pandemic.” Winterbottom will direct the entire series from a script he co-wrote with Kieron Quirke. ...
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Azur Lane: Bisoku Zenshin!’s Girls Have Cats Crawling All Over Them

Productivity has become an issue for one lazy shipgirl in Azur Lane: Bisoku Zenshin! as the show also gets overrun by hordes of chubby little cats, who actually turn out to be more “adventurous” than they let on. Omake:
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Dexter Revival Adds High Maintenance Alum Michael Cyril Creighton

Dexter Revival adds High Maintenance alum Michael Cyril Creighton Just two weeks after expanding its roster with the additions of Julia Jones and others, Showtime’s Dexter revival is continuing to build its cast with the addition of High Maintenance and Spotlight alum Michael Cyril Creighton, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: The Curse: Emma Stone to Star in Safdie Brothers’ Showtime Comedy Series if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { PB = PB || {...
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Samara Weaving Set for Elizabeth Bonaparte Biopic

Samara Weaving set for Elizabeth Bonaparte biopic After exploring more niche genre fare for the past few years, acclaimed actress Samara Weaving (Ready or Not) is returning to the world of dramas as she has signed on to star in the Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte biopic Liz, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Nine Perfect Strangers: Samara Weaving Joins Nicole Kidman in Hulu’s New Miniseries if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { PB = PB || {}; ...
Tags: Movies, Australia, US, America, Nicole Kidman, Showtime, Starz, John, Hulu, Baltimore, Liz, Thomas Jefferson, Kerem Sanga, Mark Roberts, Movie News, Vanessa Kirby

Sony Sets Escape Room 2 for January 2022 Release

Sony sets Escape Room 2 for January 2022 release After pulling the film from its schedule and setting it for an unspecified 2021 debut, Sony has announced its horror sequel Escape Room 2 has found a new release on January 7, 2022, just three years after the original’s release. RELATED: Searchlight Pictures Announces Release Dates for Antlers, Nightmare Alley & More if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlo...
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‘Liz’: Samara Weaving to Star in Biopic of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, America’s First Modern Celebrity

If you’ve never heard of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, you’re not alone. But she’s about to get a biopic with Ready or Not breakout Samara Weaving portraying her, so read on to learn about this 19th century American celebrity. Variety reports that Samara Weaving, who played Bill’s daughter Thea in last year’s Bill and Ted Face the Music, is now set to play the title role in Liz, a biopic about Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, whom the outlet refers to as “one of America’s forgotten founding mo...
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Spike Lee is Getting His Very Own Funko Pop

Spike Lee is joining that privileged group of auteurs who have their own Funko Pop. The Da 5 Bloods director is getting his own figurine via Funko’s popular Pop! line, which will hit stores this May. See the first look at the Spike Lee Funko Pop below. Spike Lee Funko Pop The vinyl Spike Lee Funko Pop figure (via The Hollywood Reporter) is approximately 4.25-inches tall and shows Lee wearing the purple suit he wore to the 2019 Oscars, when he won his first Oscar for co-writing BlacKkKlans...
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Official Trailer for 'Tazmanian Devil' Film About a Nigerian Immigrant

"Be very careful of what you allow in your spirit, Dayo, especially in America…" 1091 Pictures has released an official trailer for Tazmanian Devil, marking the feature directorial debut of filmmaker Solomon Onita Jr. This originally premiered at the American Black Film Festival last year, and arrives on VOD early next month for anyone interested. After moving to the United States, Nigerian immigrant Dayo struggles to find a balance between his desire to join a college fraternity and bonding...
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‘Tomb Raider’ Sequel With Alicia Vikander Will Be Directed By ‘Lovecraft Country’ Creator Misha Green

The Tomb Raider sequel has found a new director: Misha Green, who developed the HBO adaptation of Lovecraft Country. This film, which marks Green’s feature directorial debut, will bring back Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft. At one point, filmmaker Ben Wheatley was announced to helm the movie, with a script from frequent collaborator Amy Jump. But now Wheatley has moved on to The Meg 2, and Green will write and direct the film. Deadline broke the news that the Tomb Raider sequel will now be wri...
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Lovecraft Country’s Misha Green Tapped to Write/Direct Tomb Raider Sequel

Lovecraft Country’s Misha Green tapped to write/direct Tomb Raider sequel After initially setting Rebecca‘s Ben Wheatley for the position, MGM’s Alicia Vikander-fronted Tomb Raider sequel is shifting gears as Lovecraft Country developer/showrunner Misha Green has been tapped to both write and direct the follow-up to the 2018 video game adaptation, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: MGM Delays Releases of Respect & Tomb Raider Sequel if ( ! ezoic_t...
Tags: Games, England, Movies, Video Games, Rebecca, Walton Goggins, Warner Bros, MGM, Tomb raider, Jump, East London, Alicia Vikander, Wheatley, WB, Daniel Wu, Lara

BAFTA Extends Eligibility Period for This Year’s Film Awards to Include All of 2021

BAFTA is expanding the competing field for its upcoming Film Awards ceremony in a big way. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is allowing any title released at any point in 2021 to still be eligible for the upcoming BAFTA Film Awards ceremony this April, which would have normally allowed only 2020 films and any 2021 releases up until April. But with the pandemic pushing many major releases back to this year, the BAFTA eligibility has just opened up wide. Deadline reports that BA...
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'We Messed Up'. Microsoft Rescinds Xbox Live Gold Price Hike (slashdot)

"We messed up today," the Xbox Live Gold team wrote late Friday night, "and you were right to let us know." Their blog post's new title? "No Changes to Xbox Live Gold Pricing, Free-to-Play Games to be Unlocked." Forbes reports: It has been a very strange few days for Microsoft and Xbox fans. On Friday, Microsoft announced that for effectively no real reason, it was doubling the price of Xbox Live Gold from $60 a year to $120 a year. Immediately, this generated massive pushback from both playe...
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Review: Atlantis

— by RON WILKINSON — No, not that Atlantis. This is the Atlantis of the recent future. It is 2025, a year after a devastating war that bombed a nation back to the 19th century. War and capitalist greed have left water poisoned with chemicals, statesmanship poisoned with propaganda and humans poisoned with violence. Two […]
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Mushoku Tensei Makes a Surprising New Friend

Mushoku Tensei ~Isekai Ittara Honki Dasu~‘s protagonist has added a new friend to his growing list of accomplices as a talented elf has shown themselves, perhaps more than intended as Rudeus stumbles upon a rather startling discovery. Omake:
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Lend a hand: How 7 agents keep giving back to their communities

Amid everything else they do for their own businesses and families, these agents have found ways to continually help their communities through socially-distant outdoor events, food drives, and more.
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Exclusive: Richard Kelly Talks Donnie Darko Sequel & Rod Serling Biopic

Exclusive: Richard Kelly talks Donnie Darko sequel & Rod Serling biopic While chatting with the writer/director for the release of the new Blu-ray edition of Southland Tales with the Cannes cut included, ComingSoon.net talked with Richard Kelly a bit about his work on his long-in-development Rod Serling biopic and a potential new film set in the world of his debut hit, Donnie Darko. RELATED: Exclusive: Jennifer Connelly Talks The Rocketeer 30th Anniversary & Sequel ...
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Disney’s Jungle Cruise Theme Park Ride is Getting Major Updates, Including New Scenes

Disney’s Jungle Cruise ride is getting an upgrade. The boat-themed is located in Adventureland at four Disney theme parks worldwide, and today it’s been announced that the attractions in Disneyland park at Disneyland Resort and Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort will be receiving upgrades that will “stay true to the experience we know and love – more humor, wildlife and skipper heart – and also reflect and value the diversity of the world around us.” It’s also all but certain that t...
Tags: Movies, Dwayne Johnson, Disney, Theme Parks, Disneyland, Hong Kong Disneyland, Frank, Adventureland, Walt Disney World Resort, Robert Iger, Disney Parks, Jungle Cruise, Tokyo Disneyland, Disney/Pixar, Disney Imagineer, Jaume Collet Serra

‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’: Jodie Turner-Smith Will Star in ‘Witcher’ Prequel Series

Netflix’s hit fantasy show The Witcher is getting a prequel series, and that prequel has found its star. Jodie Turner-Smith (Queen & Slim) will lead the show, titled The Witcher: Blood Origin. Turner-Smith is playing Éile, an elite warrior blessed with the voice of a goddess, in the series which is set 1200 years before the events of The Witcher. The announcement comes straight from Netflix: Jodie Turner-Smith has joined the cast of The Witcher: Blood Origin, a prequel series to The Witcher....
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How to watch WWE Network's wrestling events exclusively on Peacock starting March 18

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Rey Mysterio is seen in action against Randy Orton. Reuters/Faisal al Nasser Peacock will be the exclusive streaming home to WWE Network events and programs starting March 18.As a result, the existing WWE Network streaming service is expected to close in the US.To watch WWE Network, you'll need a Peacock Premium plan for $5/month or a Premium Plus plan for $10/month.See also: Peacock is now the excl...
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