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Jane Fonda on the climate fight: ‘The cure for despair is action’

Sometimes the only way to get attention is to break the rules. Fifty years after my first arrest, I’ve embraced being locked up in the name of the planet. As Cop26 nears, here’s why it’s time to rise up• The good fight: the climate activists risking everythingThe first time I was ever arrested, I was picked up for smuggling drugs into the US from Canada. They were vitamin pills, but that didn’t seem to matter to the police officer in Cleveland, who mentioned that his orders had come from the Nix...
Tags: Activism, Protest, Celebrity, Film, White House, Environment, US, Life and style, World news, Culture, Canada, Cleveland, National Security Agency, Environmental Activism, Jane Fonda, Nixon

Astonishing Tales #25 - 1st Deathlok

Astonishing Tales #25 Astonishing Tales v1 #25, 1975 - Luther Manning was a brilliant military strategist, right up until an explosive blew off his arm and half of his face. To salvage his usefulness, the US military makes into a half-man, half-cyborg assassin for hire. Deathlok the Demolisher debuts at a time when bionic men and women pervaded pop culture and Marvel introduced new [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, US, Ted Ignacio, Luther Manning

New Netflix Trailer for Acclaimed Mexican Film 'Prayers for the Stolen'

"What do you think will happen when one of us is suddenly gone?" Netflix has debuted an official US trailer for the acclaimed Mexican drama titled Prayers for the Stolen in English, originally known as Noche de Fuego (which translates directly to Night of Fire) in Spanish. This first premiered at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, and recently played at both the New York & London Film Festivals. Prayers for the Stolen is about life in a solitary town nestled in the mountains th...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Netflix, Cannes film festival, To Watch, Foreign Film, Noche de Fuego, New York London Film Festivals Prayers

25 Terrible Endings That Ruined Good Horror Movies

You know the feeling. You're watching a horror movie and you're loving it. You're grooving on it. You're leaning forward in your seat, anticipating the next scare, the next kill, the next revelation. "This movie is going to stick the landing," you think to yourself. Famous last words. Maybe it's a boneheaded character choice, a sudden change in tone, or the pacing slows to a crawl just when things should be speeding up. Maybe it's a plot twist so stupid you can no longer take the whole thing ser...
Tags: Facebook, Elsa, UK, Movies, Sweden, Mexico, Stephen King, Tim Curry, US, Earth, Ethan Hawke, Rose Byrne, Danny Boyle, Rob, Nazi, Will Smith

Apocalypse Now Ending Explained: The Horror, The Horror

The 1970s was an exceptional decade for American cinema, with directors of New Hollywood taking advantage of unprecedented artistic freedom as the old studio system declined. Attitudes towards sex, violence, and adult themes loosened up, and the likes of Scorsese, Altman, Bogdanovich, Polanski and their contemporaries flourished creatively, making some of the greatest films of the era.Eventually that freedom would become too much of a good thing. By the end of the decade, some notorious film pro...
Tags: Movies, Africa, US, Philippines, Cambodia, Marlon Brando, Congo, Pentagon, Vietnam, Roger Corman, Martin Sheen, Saigon, U S Navy, Willard, Kurtz, Conrad

The 14 Greatest War Movies Of The 21st Century

The war movie has been around as long as movies themselves, and they make for an important historical document. Comparing WWII movies made during or just after that war with ones made 50 to 70 years later, with the benefit of hindsight, is a fascinating exercise. While the Second World War does dominate the war movies that are made to this day, lesser-known conflicts around the world and throughout history also make for compelling subjects. Hardly any of the war movies mentioned here feature big...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Hollywood, Movies, Nazis, Berlin, Africa, US, David, Un, Holland, Russell Crowe, South America, Brian, Idris Elba, Sam Mendes, Michael Fassbender

Cameo lets you hire celebrities like Lindsay Lohan and Caitlyn Jenner to create personalized videos that make memorable gifts

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Brian Baumgartner, known for his role as Kevin in "The Office," was one of the most requested celebrities available for hire on Cameo. Cameo/Reece Rogers/Insider Cameo is an online service that lets people hire celebrities to create personalized videos. Thousands of actors, artists, and influencers have set their own rates for a Cameo video appearance. Cameo prices range from as low as $1 to as high as ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Apps, Celebrities, Entertainment, Office, US, Trends, Tech, Gifts, Netflix, Steelers, Streaming, Cameo, Floyd Mayweather, Lindsay Lohan

Hollywood has high hopes for 'Dune' at the box office, but Warner Bros. execs are also closely watching how it performs on HBO Max

Oscar Isaac and Josh Brolin in "Dune." Warner Bros. Warner Bros.' big-budget "Dune" arrives in theaters and on HBO Max this weekend. The movie enters a crowded month for new releases that's had mixed results. Meanwhile, Warner Bros. movies seem to be attracting new subscribers to Max. "Dune," the big-budget sci-fi epic from Warner Bros., arrives in US theaters and on HBO Max today, rounding out a month crowded with long-delayed new releases that has yielded mixed results at the box...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Media, Entertainment, China, US, Trends, Streaming, Suicide Squad, Box Office, Josh Brolin, Newark, Warner Bros, Oscar Isaac, Marvel Studios

New US Trailer for Japanese Film 'They Say Nothing Stays the Same'

"It makes me happy to help folks out a little." Film Movement has debuted the US trailer for an acclaimed Japanese indie drama titled They Say Nothing Stays the Same, which initially premiered back in 2019. The film is the latest directed by Japanese actor / filmmaker Joe Odagiri, and features cinematography by the award-winning DP Christopher Doyle (of In the Mood for Love, 2046, Ondine, Paranoid Park, Love After Love). "Why does one need a ferryman? One needs a ferryman where there is a bo...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, To Watch, Foreign Film, Christopher Doyle, Joe Odagiri, Jun Marakami

Another Trailer for Stop-Motion 'Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires'

"In a world gone mad…" Animortal Studio has dropped in a second official UK trailer for this extremely wild, badass stop-motion action horror film called Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires, written & directed by animator Mike Mort. It first premiered in 2018 at the Annecy Film Festival (where I saw it) and at the Sitges Film Festival, but has never been released since then. It's a full-on, R-rated, guts & gore, stop-motion 80s throwback. Set in 1986, the film follows a cop named "Chuck Stee...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, Horror, US, Animation, To Watch, Mike Mort, Chuck Steel, Samantha Coughlan, Stop Motion Chuck Steel

French Trailer for Provocative 'Pleasure' Film Made by Ninja Thyberg

"Do you know what you're here for?" The Jokers distribution in France is opening this film in theaters in France starting today - October 20th. The film initially premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival earlier this year to a number of rave reviews (ours included). Pleasure is an extremely explicit journey deep in the pornography industry in Los Angeles, a story about a young Swedish woman who thinks she can make it big in the industry and heads to Los Angeles. But she learns there's ma...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, France, US, Los Angeles, Indies, To Watch, Ninja Thyberg, Sofia Kappel, Jason Toler

Manhunt #11 - Frank Frazetta art

Manhunt #11 Manhunt v1 #11, 1952 - A US marshal tracks down stagecoach robbers on this quaint western tale. Frank Frazetta, signing the opening panel "Fritz", is a tad constrained by the small panels. The level of detail is inconsistent on pages 3,4, and 6, opting for a minimum of linework. His best moments occur on the first two pages, where he inks more elaborate shadows in characters' [Author: Unknown]
Tags: Comics, US, Unknown, Frank Frazetta, Fritz

Sean Penn's 15 Best Film Roles Ranked

Sean Penn is one of the best actors and most engaging celebrities to grace Hollywood over the past several decades. The two-time Academy Award winner frequently earns critical acclaim for his performances, and has worked with many of the best filmmakers of his generation. He's been an icon since the early '80s, and continues to choose exciting upcoming projects. In 2021, Penn will be seen in Paul Thomas Anderson's latest ensemble feature, "Licorice Pizza."Penn is extremely versatile, and turns i...
Tags: Jessica Chastain, Hollywood, Texas, London, Movies, California, Boston, US, San Francisco, Dave, Roger Ebert, Clint Eastwood, United Nations, Shanghai, Paul Thomas Anderson, Cia

Why the James Bond producers should embrace TV after 'No Time to Die'

Daniel Craig as James Bond in "No Time to Die" MGM "No Time to Die," the new James Bond movie, has struggled to attract younger audiences. Amazon is buying the MGM film studio, which releases the Bond films. A streaming TV series at Prime Video could inject new life into the franchise. James Bond has never made the leap to TV, but it might be time for that to change. The character has been the subject of books, video games, and iconic movies. With Amazon set to buy the MGM film studio that...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Media, Entertainment, Disney, US, Trends, Analysis, James Bond, Box Office, Daniel Craig, Batman, Jeff Bezos, Barbara Broccoli

Another UK Trailer for Norwegian Film 'Hope' with Stellan Skarsgård

"I've been such a coward. I should've left you ages ago!" Picturehouse in the UK has debuted anther new official UK trailer for a Norwegian indie drama titled Hope, which originally premiered at the 2019 Toronto Film Festival a few years ago. This already opened in the US this spring and we featured a trailer earlier in the year, but another reminder that it's out is good for this one. Hope is an award-winning film written & directed by Maria Sødahl, starring Stellan Skarsgård and Andrea Bræ...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, US, Norway, Stellan Skarsgard, Indies, Picturehouse, To Watch, Andrea Bræin Hovig, Maria Sødahl, Tomas Anja

Netflix's Korean series 'My Name' is surging in popularity following the success of 'Squid Game'

"My Name." Netflix The South Korean crime series "My Name" was the seventh most popular title on Netflix on Tuesday. "Squid Game," Netflix's biggest show ever, was No. 2 more than a month after its debut. The two shows highlight how far ahead of rivals Netflix is in its international strategy. Netflix recently found monster success with the Korean-language series "Squid Game," its biggest series of all time. Now, another South Korean show is surging in popularity on the platform. "My N...
Tags: TV, Media, Entertainment, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Netflix, Streaming, Fortune, Lucas Shaw, Bela Bajaria, Travis Clark, Alvin Foo, Squid Game, BTS Netflix

What the US climate-risk review means for FHA, VA loans and more

Government agencies are looking to better quantify risks from climate change, a step with implications for government-backed home loans.
Tags: Climate Change, White House, US, Risk, Mortgages, Usda, Radio, Va, Mortgage, Industry News, FHA, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Markets & Economy, FHA VA, Banking & Lending, Biden Administration

The Best Halloween Movies On Hulu You Can Stream Right Now

Fall is in the air and the spooky season is officially upon us. With All Hallow's Eve right around the corner, it's time to begin preparing your Halloween movie marathons. However, with more and more Halloween flicks arriving every year, it can be hard to determine what to watch as you carve pumpkins, make costumes, and greet trick-or-treaters.That's why we've compiled the best Halloween movies on Hulu that you can stream right now. Yes, there are some horror films here, but Halloween is about m...
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Studio Ghibli's Earwig And The Witch Is Now Coming To Netflix – In Select Territories

Netflix is soon to be the international home of the newest film from Studio Ghibli, "Earwig and the Witch." As part of a new deal that excludes the United States and Japan, Netflix will distribute "Earwig and the Witch'' to countries all over the world. This is a massive get for Netflix, considering Ghibli's deal with HBO Max marked the Japanese animated juggernaut's first ever deal allowing the films to reach larger audiences easier than ever before. Since 2020, 21 Studio Ghibli films have been...
Tags: Japan, Hbo, Movies, News, Disney, US, Netflix, Canada, United States, Hayao Miyazaki, Diana Wynne Jones, Totoro, Mononoke, Ghibli, GKids, Goro Miyazaki

Watch: Villeneuve's 'Dune' Trailer Recut as David Lynch's 80s 'Dune'

"The unknown and the unbelievable meet." It's time for the US release of Dune this week! To celebrate the opening, Nerdist has launched a fun "remix" trailer that recreates this new Dune movie in the style of David Lynch's infamous 80s flop. Everyone knows that Lynch also brought Dune to the big screen in 1984, but the movie kind of sucks and it has been mostly forgotten (until now). Set in the distant future, the story in Dune about the son of a noble family entrusted with the protection of...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Trailer, Sci-fi, US, Rebecca Ferguson, David Lynch, Dune, Lynch, Paul Atreides, Villeneuve, Javier Bardem, Nerdist, To Watch, Timothee Chalamet, Lady Jessica

'Halloween Kills' smashed box-office expectations despite also streaming on Peacock and it shows the strength of the horror genre

Michael Myers is back in "Halloween Kills." Universal "Halloween Kills" topped the domestic box office over the weekend with $50 million. It cost just $20 million to produce. Horror movies have been resilient during the pandemic, from "A Quiet Place Part II" to "Candyman." "Halloween Kills," the sequel to the 2018 "Halloween" franchise revival, exceeded expectations at the US box office over the weekend, showing once more that the horror genre is thriving during the pandemic.The movie earn...
Tags: Hollywood, Media, Entertainment, US, Trends, Streaming, Box Office, Warner Bros, Horror Movies, Paramount, Comscore, Universal Pictures, Candyman, Blumhouse, Jordan Peele, Paul Dergarabedian

Impacts of Student Loan Debt on Homebuying Uncovered at Realtor® Policy Forum

Washington, D.C. – October 13, 2021 (nar.realtor) Top experts from the housing and higher-education fields joined policy thought leaders from the National Association of Realtors® on Wednesday to discuss the current student loan debt crisis and how it affects the economy, housing market, and debt holders. The event explored the findings of NAR’s September report, The Impact of Student Loan Debt. For the past eight years, NAR has been collecting and examining research to measure the impact of stu...
Tags: Post, Real Estate, Washington, US, America, Radio, Logo, New America, NAR, Kaufman, Bailey, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Fishman, Ben Kaufman, Bryan Greene

A Chinese propaganda film about the defeat of the US Army is set to become the country's highest grossing film ever

A still from the trailer for the 2021 movie "The Battle at Lake Changjin." CCTV6/YouTube "The Battle at Lake Changjin" has made $769 million since releasing in China on September 30. In the state-funded movie, outgunned Chinese troops beat their US foes during a Korean War battle. China's box office is the biggest in the world, meaning this film is also the biggest in the world. A Chinese state-backed propaganda epic about the defeat of US troops is on track to become the country'...
Tags: Entertainment, North Korea, China, US, Trends, Beijing, News UK, James Bond, Chinese communist party, US Army, Global Times, Wu Jing, Maoyan, Bill Bostock, Military & Defense, InsiderAsia

The 15 Best John Cusack Movies Ranked

John Cusack is a fascinating movie star who has had many ups and downs throughout his multi-decade career. Alongside his sister Joan, Cusack launched his acting pursuits in the '80s and became renowned for his charisma and his emotional authenticity. The nervous, fast-talking energy that many stars try to emulate comes naturally to Cusack. After he delivered a memorable debut performance working alongside John Hughes in "Sixteen Candles," Cusack's talents became highly sought after by leading fi...
Tags: Florida, England, Hollywood, Movies, New York City, Beach Boys, US, Chicago, David Cronenberg, Kate Beckinsale, Brian Wilson, John Malkovich, Miami, Harry, Nevada, Ed

The 10 Best Romance Movies Of The Last 10 Years

When we think of romantic movies, our minds most often go straight to rom-coms, the most enduringly popular romance sub-genre. However, romantic stories can be found in fantasies, war movies, historical epics, literary adaptations, and indie dramas, among many other genres. While I do enjoy a cheesy rom-com, my most beloved and re-watched romantic movies are more likely to be dramas or period films. And that's why you're only going to find one rom-com on this list of the 10 best romances of the ...
Tags: Europe, England, New York, Movies, Colorado, Iraq, US, Toronto, Williams, Yorkshire, New Orleans, Romania, Jane Austen, Johnny Flynn, Holland, Lgbtq

Prophetic 2007 Tom Cruise Movie Clip Circulates After Afghanistan Exit

A clip from the 2007 movie Lions for Lambs is circulating the internet due to its eerily accurate predictions about events surrounding America's withdrawal from Afghanistan. Lions for Lambs features an all-star cast with names like Tom Cruise, Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, and Andrew Garfield. Although the movie's cast is impressive, it still struggled at the box office when it was released and also faced a barrage of bad reviews by critics. Lions for Lambs centers around the war in Afghanista...
Tags: Isis, Entertainment, US, America, Tech, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, Middle East, Andrew Garfield, Illinois, Tom Cruise, Islamic, Lions, Kevin Sorbo, Sorbo

Official US Trailer for German Political Comedy 'Operation Curveball'

"We make the facts." Rock Salt Releasing has already debuted this German film in cinemas in the US, but we're catching up with it now. Operation Curveball, also known as just Curveball, originally premiered at the 2020 Berlin Film Festival, but got in trouble because of the title. One of the other alternate US titles is Curveball - A True Story, Unfortunately. The film tells the grotesque, at times even surreal, true story of how the Iraq war was started based on nothing but fake intelligenc...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Germany, Iraq, US, Adam Mckay, To Watch, Foreign Film, Operation Curveball, Franziska Brandmeier

Vamp or Not? No One Gets Out Alive

I was put onto this 2021, Santiago Menghini directed film by Simon who suggested it was ripe for a ‘Vamp or Not?’ Based on an Adam Nevill novel, the story is transplanted from the West Midlands of England to continental USA and looks at illegal immigration within its running time. The first scenes are archival footage from Mexico in 1963 and the archaeological expedition led by Professor Wells, we see varying scenes and an ornate stone box being lifted out of an underground chamber. Before the ...
Tags: Usa, England, Texas, Movies, Mexico, US, Red, West Midlands, Butterfly, Simon, Becker, Wells, Energy Vampire, Ambar, Cristina Rodlo, Vampiric Entity

New US Trailer for Jim Cummings & PJ McCabe's 'The Beta Test' Film

"Now I'm suspicious of everyone… We're so terrified of stepping out of line." IFC Films has just unveiled a second official trailer for The Beta Test, a seductive, provocative thriller from filmmaker Jim Cummings (of Thunder Road and The Wolf of Snow Hollow). The first UK trailer arrived a few weeks back, time for another look. Cummings teams up with actor PJ McCabe to co-write & co-direct this film, which initially premiered at the Berlin Film Festival this year. It's opening in the US in a...
Tags: UK, Hollywood, Movies, Trailer, US, Ifc, Cummings, Indies, Jim Cummings, To Watch, PJ McCabe, Cummings McCabe, Jessie Barr Malin Barr Christian Hillborg, Jim Cummings PJ McCabe

Trailer for Maya Sarfaty's Holocaust Documentary 'Love It Was Not'

"Could this have been normal love?" Greenwich Ent. has released an official trailer for a documentary film called Love It Was Not, telling the "incredible" true story of a Jewish prisoner during World War II who ends up in a romantic relationship with an SS officer at a concentration camp. "A tragic love story between a prisoner and her captor." But that's not the end of the story. This premiered at the IDFA and Docaviv Film Festivals last year, and opens in a few art house cinemas in the US...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Documentaries, Will, Auschwitz, Helena, Wunsch, To Watch, IDFA, Greenwich Ent, Maya Sarfaty, Helena Citron, Franz Wunsch

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