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Netflix's Post Mortem Looks Ghoulishly Great

A woman who’s been declared dead suddenly awakens—and the weirdness only amplifies from there in Post Mortem: No One Dies in Skarnes, a new Norwegian horror series that’s arriving soon on Netflix. Things become even more complicated by the fact that the not-so-dead woman’s brother runs the local funeral home—and…Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Software, Netflix, Operating Systems, Odd, Harald Zwart, Post Mortem, Andree, Entertainment Culture, Skarnes, Holmsen, Dead Snow Trollhunter And Lake Of Death, Kim Fairchild, Kathrine Thorborg Johansen, Elias Holmen

A Cheaper YouTube Premium May Be Coming Soon

YouTube Premium is a solid option if you want to pay to skip through its often harrowing advertising. But it’s about $12 a month on top of a whole host of other subscription services you’re probably already paying for. The price includes access to YouTube Music, offline downloads, and background playback. But for…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Youtube, Software, Operating Systems, Google Play Music, Premium, YouTube Premium, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet, Mass Media Companies

Sony Wants Venom to Wrap All the Way Around Your Face With 270-Degree Movie Screens

Sony Pictures and cinema tech firm CJ 4DPlex are joining forces to unleash an unholy terror upon moviegoers this September: a Venom sequel but in the 270-degree ScreenX format.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Sony, Imax, Dell, Sony Pictures, Spider Man, Steven, CJ Group, Green Goblin, Venom, ScreenX, Spider Man 3, Sony International, JongRyul Kim, The Amazing Spider Man

Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Release Date Comes With a Breathtaking First Look

Frodo’s journey to Mordor was a long and dire one and so too will the journey be to the next Lord of the Rings story. Filming on the first season of Amazon’s upcoming, ultra-expensive, new television adaptation finished in New Zealand Monday and, to celebrate, the company announced that the show will debut on…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Films, The Hobbit, New Zealand, Man, Warner Bros, Bilbo, Peter Jackson, Jrr Tolkien, Middle Earth, Elf, The Lord Of The Rings, Frodo, New Line Cinema, Patrick McKay

Nine Days Will Stick in Your Mind and Never Let Go

Nine Days is kind of like Pixar’s Soul with a Sundance vibe, which is fitting since it premiered at Sundance in 2020. It’s just now being released though and this blend of fantasy and fate was well worth the wait. Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, It, Bill, Pixar, Will, Kane, Alexander, Sundance, Emma, Tony Hale, Benedict Wong, Zazie Beetz, Winston Duke, KYO, NINE DAYS

Marvel’s Captain Carter Will Connect Each Multiversal Season of What If

Unlike the rest of Marvel’s newer streaming shows which, at first, all appeared to be self-contained character studies, the upcoming What If uses the universe-altering events of Loki to springboard into a cavalcade of stories set all throughout the MCU’s sprawling multiverse. There are so many tales of what might have…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Marvel, Agent Carter, Chadwick Boseman, Carter, Loki, Peggy Carter, Kevin Feige, Carters, MCU, What If, Marvel Comics Characters, Brad Winderbaum, Saladin Ahmed, Marvel Universe

Suicide Squad Director David Ayer Has Every Right to be Upset

David Ayer, director of the 2016 Suicide Squad, has taken to Twitter to discuss his experience shooting the film.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Films, Social Issues, Suicide Squad, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Bright, Sabotage, David Ayer, Lee Smith, Ayer, Zack Snyder, Steven Price, Tim Grierson, Jame

Borderlands Actor Edgar Ramirez Provides Insight on What to Expect From the Film

Eli Roth (Hostel) directs the Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) Borderlands script with a stacked cast of actors including Jamie Lee Curtis, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Cate Blanchett, Gina Gershon, and Edgar Ramirez.Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Actors, Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tina, Edgar Ramirez, Craig Mazin, Gina Gershon, Borderlands, Lilith, Windows Games, Escape From New York, Claptrap, Tannis

Will Black Adam Shift the Balance of Power in the DCEU?

Production has wrapped on DC’s Black Adam movie, and about damn time we get to see Dwayne Johnson as the titular anti-hero. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (with whom Hiram Garcia and Johnson worked on Jungle Cruise) and written by Rory Haines, Black Adam is the main Antagonist of superhero Shazam and a sometimes…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dwayne Johnson, Films, Dc, Warner Bros, Johnson, Shazam, Adam, Captain Marvel, Zachary Levi, Black Adam, Jaume Collet Serra, Seven Bucks Productions, Hiram Garcia, Fictional Characters, DC Extended Universe

Could Cowboys & Aliens be Making a Cinematic Comeback?

Jon Favreau directs an all-star cast of actors in the 2011 film Cowboys & Aliens including, Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Paul Dano, and many others. It had everything to be a summer blockbuster franchise, but that didn’t happen. At the cost of $160 million, the movie only grossed $175…Read more...
Tags: Science, Yahoo, Films, Actors, Dreamworks, Aliens, Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Jon Favreau, Alien, Paul Dano, Rosenberg, Sam Rockwell, Scott Mitchell, Could Cowboys

Knights of Sidonia Animated Feature Film Headed to Theaters

Demon Slayer: Mugen Train movie was a huge box office hit for the entertainment company and streaming service Funimation. Riding high on the success of that, the company is set to release another animated film, Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven in the Stars, based on the manga from Tsutomu Nihei.Read more...
Tags: Science, Companies, Animation, Funimation, Sidonia, Mitchel Berger, Nagate Tanikaze, Polygon Pictures, Seinen Manga, Tsutomu Nihei, Sadayuki Murai, Entertainment Culture, Artificial Intelligence In Fiction, Mecha Anime And Manga, Knights Of Sidonia, Tetsuya Yamada

Jaws Musical Bruce Set to Hit the Seattle Stage Next Year

Bruce is the new musical from the Seattle Repertory Theater based on Jaws’ screenwriter Carl Gottlieb’s memoir The Jaws Log.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Robert Taylor, Steven Spielberg, Evil Dead, Jaws, Broadway Musicals, Bruce, Broadway Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, ACE, Bandstand, Seattle Repertory Theater, Richard Oberacker, Donna Feore, The Evil Dead

Official Trailer for Brand New Cherry Flavor Series Hits the Internet

Netflix dropped the official trailer for the supernatural horror limited series Brand New Cherry Flavor which premieres on the streamer August 13. The show is inspired by a novel of the same name by Todd Grimson and stars Rosa Salazar (Alita: Battle Angel), Manny Jacinto (The Good Place), Catherine Keener (Get Out),…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Fiction, Netflix, Lisa, Catherine Keener, Nick Antosca, Alita, Rosa Salazar, Battle Angel Alita, Jeff Ward, Alita Battle Angel, Rosa Salazar Alita, Manny Jacinto, Brand New Cherry Flavor, Todd Grimson

Taika Waititi's Flash Gordon Film Might Be Live-Action Now

Filmmaker Taika Waititi is involved with so many things it’s very easy to forget one or two. For example, you probably remember he’s making Thor: Love and Thunder, and he’s supposed to do a Star Wars movie. You may even know he’s a bad guy in the new Ryan Reynolds movie Free Guy and produces What We Do in the Shadows,…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Films, Boy, Thor, Ryan Reynolds, George Lucas, What We Do In The Shadows, Thunder, Flash Gordon, Gordon, Collider, Taika Waititi, John Davis, Waititi, Taika

So, This Is What It Takes to Get Tim Cook to Say ‘F*ck’

Apple CEO Tim Cook is not known for losing his cool. He’s had stern words for Facebook, and people trying to make a TV show based on Gawker for Apple TV+, but generally speaking? Cook comes off as a genial, if surprisingly swole, gent—your wholesome tech grandpa. At least, until you put him on the phone with Tesla CEO…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Cook, Tesla, Tim Cook, Corporate Governance, Donald Trump, Hyperloop, Epic Games, Ashlee Vance, Businesspeople, Tim Higgins, Tesla Inc

Batman: The Movie Remains as Goofy and Entertaining as Ever

Even if you know what to expect, watching 1966's Batman: The Movie today is shocking. After years of being pummeled with serious, gritty, big-budget superhero spectacles, it’s hard to fathom a film as innocent and self-aware as the one based on the popular TV show. Everyone involved is so game for silliness, so…Read more...
Tags: Science, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Robin, Catwoman, Joker, Riddler, Todd, Adam West, Burt Ward, Lee Meriwether, Tim Burton Batman, Cesar Romero, Jason Todd, Dick Grayson, Damian Wayne

Ron Popeil, Iconic TV Gadget Man, Dies at 86

Ron Popeil, that guy you watched on TV as a kid selling Ronco dehydrators and bagel cutters, died on Wednesday at 86 years old. According to the New York Times, Popeil died of a brain hemorrhage at a Los Angeles hospital. He is survived by his wife, four daughters, and four grandchildren. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marketing, Los Angeles, New York Times, Showtime, Food And Drink, Infomercials, Al Yankovic, Ronco, Little Miss Sunshine, Dan Akroyd, Ron Popeil, Kitchenware, Veg O Matic, Rotisserie, Popeil

Archer Threatens His Fellow Nerds and Fights Climate Change in an Explosive Season 12 Trailer

Let us put away all thoughts of the “coma seasons” of Archer, which were only intermittently fun—season eight’s retro private-eye Dreamland had some good moments, but season 10's 1999 got lost in space rather quickly. Really, all they did was make us miss Archer (voiced by H. Jon Benjamin) and his Archer comrades in…Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Environment, Archer, FXX, Jon Benjamin, Jessica Walter, Judy Greer, Dreamland, Sterling Archer, H Jon Benjamin, American Television Series, Entertainment Culture, Cheryl Tunt

Updates From Doctor Strange 2, The Walking Dead, and More

Get caught up for what’s coming in the season finale of the CW’s Superman & Lois, and what happens when the Legends of Tomorrow get caught up in a murder mystery...board game? Plus, what’s next for Apple TV+’s See when it returns for season two. Spoilers now!Read more...
Tags: Science, Superman, Apple TV, ASHE, Krypton, Cw, Legends Of Tomorrow, Reggie, Hughes, Mandy, Courtney, Riverdale, Laila, Constantine, Hiram, Mark Consuelos

A Waterworld TV Show Is in the Works

It may end up taking 30 years—but Waterworld could finally get the sequel it so desperately wanted. Collider reports that a streaming TV show take on the infamous 1995 Kevin Costner film is now in the works, which would pick up the story in that film 20 years after its ending. 10 Cloverfield Lane and The Boys director…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Universal Studios, Kevin Costner, Cloverfield, Dan Trachtenberg, Collider, John Fox, John Davis, Kevin Reynolds, Waterworld, Cloverfield Lane, Water World, The Boys, Tina Majorino, Jeanne Tripplehorn

11 Actors Who Should Play Doctor Who's Next Doctor

Jodie Whittaker is Doctor no more. Well, she’s actually very Doctor for the next year and a half, but with today’s shock announcement that both she and current showrunner Chris Chibnall will be departing Doctor Who by the end of 2022, we’ve come to the time-honored tradition of dreaming buck wild over who could…Read more...
Tags: Space, Science, Television, Fiction, Neil Gaiman, Disney, Judi Dench, John Boyega, Tom Hiddleston, Michelle Yeoh, Loki, Jill, Chris Chibnall, Kala, Time Lords, Sacha Dhawan

Woman With Only Known Tape of J.D. Salinger's Voice Says She'll Have It Cremated With Her

The woman in possession of the only known audio recording of late author J.D. Salinger says she plans to have it cremated alongside her when she dies, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.Read more...
Tags: Science, Bloomberg, George Orwell, Literature, Idi Amin, Thomas Pynchon, Lo, Salinger, JD Salinger, Holden Caulfield, J D Salinger, Joyce Maynard, Shane Salerno, The Catcher In The Rye, Creative Works, American Writers

The Suicide Squad Is How You Pull Off a Spectacular Plan B

As hard as Warner Bros. and James Gunn fought to convince the public that The Suicide Squad wasn’t a proper sequel or reboot of the studio’s previous DC villain-forward film with a nearly identical name, the new movie is both of those things in the most positive sense. Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Viola Davis, Shark, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, Birds Of Prey, Warner Bros, Peter Capaldi, Sylvester Stallone, James Gunn, Deadshot, Margot Robbie, Rick Flagg, Pete Davidson

Batgirl's Bat-Signal to Be Lit By J.K. Simmons' Commissioner Gordon

When J.K. Simmons plays an authoritative figure in a superhero movie, he doesn’t let anything take that role away. He’s not just J. Jonah Jameson in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man films, he reprised the role in the Marvel Studios Spider-Man films. He’s Commissioner Gordon in Zack Snyder’s Justice League and now, he’ll return…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Hbo, Science, Oscar, Justice League, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Birds Of Prey, James Gunn, Margot Robbie, Marvel Studios, Gordon, Sam Raimi, Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, Zack Snyder

Vivo's First Trailer Is About the Power of Music (and Adorable Honey Bears)

We’ve known for years that the idea behind Vivo—and its Lin-Manuel Miranda-created original soundtrack—laid dormant until Sony Pictures quietly picked up the project five years ago. Now, we’ve finally got a glimpse of it, and perhaps a cute Kinkajou was worth the wait.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Netflix, Dreamworks, Dreamworks Animation, Sony Pictures, Hamilton, Vivo, Gabi, Lin Manuel Miranda, Andres, Zoe, Mitchells, Michael Rooker, Quiara Alegria Hudes, Nicole Byer

Marvel's Hawkeye Aims Kate Bishop at Disney+'s November Schedule

The night before Thanksgiving usually means getting together with friends and preparing for the feast to come. This year though, it means Hawkeye. Marvel Studios just revealed that its fourth live-action series will debut on November 24, with new episodes coming each Wednesday after that. If the series is six episodes…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Black Widow, Marvel Studios, Hailee Steinfeld, Jeremy Renner, Hawkeye, Clint, Marvel Comics Characters, Clint Barton, Fictional Characters, Occupations, Kate Bishop, Yelena Belova Florence Pugh, Entertainment Culture, Draftkate Bishop

Disney's Haunted Mansion Movie May Have Found Its Stars

Moonhaven’s cast continues to grow. Issa Rae and J.J. Abrams are working on an adaptation of Octavia Butler’s Fledgling for HBO. Plus, new pictures from Day of the Dead and Legends of Tomorrow’s return, and what’s next for American Horror Stories. Spoilers get!Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Joe Manganiello, Amc, Superman, Disney, Jj Abrams, Flash, Warner Bros, Peter Capaldi, James Gunn, Bruce Campbell, Day Of The Dead, Kenny, J J Abrams, Ethan

Disneyland and Disney World to Require Masks Indoors Again Regardless of Vaccination Status

Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World in Florida will reinstate indoor mask mandates for all theme park visitors and staff over concerns about a surge in covid-19 cases. The skyrocketing number of cases in the U.S. is due in large part to many Americans refusing to get vaccinated, as well as the more…Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, California, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Walt Disney, Disney World, The Walt Disney Company, Anaheim California, Walt Disney World Resort, Ron DeSantis, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, States Of The United States

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