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5 Cult Horror Movies to Stream on Amazon Prime

In the mood for a cult movie but already seen all the go-to classics? Building on our previous list, here are five offbeat picks streaming on Amazon Prime that will bring you tales of werewolves, Satanists, witches, and two different (but also sorta kinda similar) underground monsters.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Films, Stephen King, Actors, Preston, John Goodman, Oscar, Villain, William Shatner, John Travolta, Ernest Borgnine, Anne Of Green Gables, Anne, Ian, Rachel

CBS All Access Is Now Paramount+, Celebrate With Copious Amounts of Free Star Trek

On the downside, we now have our 14-billionth streaming service that is just called Something+. On the upside, only one of them gets to celebrate with oodles of Star Trek goodness.Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Cbs, Whoopi Goldberg, Cbs All Access, Human Interest, Television Series, Abagail, Guinan, Star Trek The Next Generation, Star Trek Picard, Creative Works, American Television Series, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet, Draftremembrance

Don Hertzfeldt Talks the Present and Future of World of Tomorrow, His Incredible Sci-Fi Animated Series

Name the greatest sci-fi film franchises ever made. Star Wars. Star Trek. Aliens. Back to the Future. Planet of the Apes. There are others but it’s not a very long list. And yet, these days, any such list would almost certainly be incomplete without World of Tomorrow.Read more...
Tags: Science, Film, David, Netflix, Oscar, Back To The Future, Kickstarter, Vimeo, Animators, Planet Of The Apes, Canon, Martin, Emily, Jerry, Blu Ray, Pete Docter

It's Time for Some Really Weird Star Wars Show Crossover Speculation

Vampirella sets her sights on the big screen. Kong gets captured in new Godzilla vs. Kong footage. Solar Opposites pays tribute to Alien in a new picture from season 2. Plus, things heat up on Resident Alien. To me, my spoilers!Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Disney, Sigourney Weaver, Godzilla, Ewan McGregor, Bryan, Kong, King Kong, Peter Rabbit, Maddox, Zilla, Obi Wan Kenobi, Harry S, Jim Cook, Vampirella

All of Motorola’s New Phones Are on Sale, With the 2021 Moto G Play for Just $160

Moto G Play (2021) | $160 | AmazonMoto G Power (2021) | $230 | AmazonMoto G Stylus (2021) | $280 | AmazonMotorola One 5G Ace | $380 | AmazonRead more...
Tags: Amazon, Motorola, Science, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Moto G, Stylus, Motorola Mobility, Motorola Moto, Moto G 5G, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet

At Least Three Hollywood Private Schools Had Their Servers Hacked Recently

In a string of attacks, several of Los Angeles’ most elite private schools have had their servers hacked in recent weeks, leaving confidential teacher information and parent contact details exposed.Read more...
Tags: Science, Education, Los Angeles, Anonymous, Hacking, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jonah Hill, Jason Schwartzman, Internet Privacy, Zoe Kazan, Entertainment Culture, Internet Based Activism, Hacker Groups, Computer Law, Least Three Hollywood Private Schools

Microdosing Benefits Might Be Largely Placebo, Experimental Study Suggests

The sometimes hyped benefits of microdosing—regularly using small amounts of psychedelic drugs like lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)—might be overstated, new research this week suggests. The study found that people who microdosed did experience psychological benefits, including greater sense of well-being, but that…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medical Research, Drug, Clinical Research, Microdosing, Placebo, Clinical Trial, Health Sciences, Lysergic acid diethylamide, Entertainment Culture, Health Medical Pharma, Psychedelic Drug, Psychedelic Microdosing, Management Of Depression

Your WandaVision Finale Theories May Disappoint You, Says Director

After a brief moment of hype-driven confusion as to how many episodes WandaVision’s debut season would ultimately clock in at, the series is coming to a close this week with a ninth chapter that’s likely to answer just as many questions as it leaves standing about the life of Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen).Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Disney, Justin Bieber, Vision, Elizabeth Olsen, Wanda Group, Kathryn Hahn, Matt Shakman, Pietro, Scarlet Witch, Wanda Maximoff Elizabeth Olsen, Wanda Maximoff, Fictional Characters, WandaVision, Creative Works

New Thor: Love and Thunder Set Pictures Reveal Some Big Cameos

The Little Mermaid remake continues to grow its cast. Hugh Grant will menace the Dungeons & Dragons movie. Sanrio’s Hello Kitty movie finds a director. Plus, what’s to come on Superman & Lois and The Flash, and new Godzilla vs. Kong pictures. Spoilers get!Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Matt Damon, Superman, Netflix, Little Mermaid, Godzilla, Barry, Jason, Melissa Mccarthy, Hello Kitty, Hugh Grant, Sanrio, Dungeons Dragons, Loki, Clark

Disney's CEO Is 'Not Sure There’s Going Back' to the Way Movies Were Released

Between states across the U.S. now vaccinating people against covid-19, and the fact that many aspects of everyday society—like movies being released—only ever really slowed during the ongoing pandemic, there’s a way in which some people have begun to think things might be returning to “normal.” As a reminder, it’s…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Entertainment, Disney, Companies, Warner Bros, Max, American Culture, Movie Theater, The Walt Disney Company, Raya, Bob Chapek, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture

Raya’s Kelly Marie Tran and Adele Lim Talk Heroes and Much Needed Representation

Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon is a film that’s so different from most other movies of its kind, it didn’t even have to be fully formed for writers and actors to jump at the chance to be part of it.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Disney, Dragon, Raya, Human Interest, Kelly Marie Tran, Adele Lim, Osnat Shurer, Raya And The Last Dragon, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture, Draftraya, Adele Lim Talk Heroes

Roku Makes a Big Investment in Better Ad Targeting

On Monday, Roku announced a new “strategic alliance” with the market research giant Nielsen, that sees the connected TV giant swallow Nielsen’s Advanced Video Advertising business—and take on two major pieces of ad-targeting tech in the process. Read more...
Tags: Science, Advertising, Marketing, Roku, Nielsen, Smart TV, Internet Television, Targeted Advertising, Internet Radio, Online Advertising, Bob Ross, Business Finance, Roku Inc, Mass Media, Oneview, Entertainment Culture

Why Does Music Make Us Feel Things?

Once a day, at least, I’ll tear up listening to music. Just a drop or two, or not even a drop, just a pre-cry convulsion, a sudden seizure of feeling. More often than not, I have no specific memories tied to the song in question—sometimes I’m hearing it for the first or second time. If you asked me why the song was…Read more...
Tags: Psychology, Spotify, Music, Science, Articles, Compassion, Empathy, Charles Darwin, Emotions, Anger, Why, Irving Berlin, Herbert Spencer, Music Psychology, Musicology, Moral Psychology

Tomb Raider Showrunner Tasha Huo Is Joining Joey Soloway to Write Red Sonja

Red Sonja has been a long, long time coming, but with a very welcome addition, it’s time to get the show on the road.Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Netflix, Red Sonja, Bryan Singer, Tomb raider, Sonja, Daybreak, Lgbt People, Showrunners, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture, Tasha Huo, Joey Soloway

Raven the Science Maven Has a Message for Aspiring STEM Workers: Be Your Unapologetic Self

Diversity has always been an issue in STEM. Although a 2018 Pew report found that women make up half of the U.S. workforce in STEM occupations, it also found that their presence varies widely across occupational clusters and education levels. Black and Hispanic workers are underrepresented in STEM, per the report,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Albums, Christian Cooper, Raven Baxter, Luann Ryon, Entertainment Culture, Draft12 Characters In Search Of An Apocalypse, The Central Park, S I

HBO Max, I Beg You, Give Me the Like and Dislike Buttons Already

We’re creeping closer to the one-year mark and HBO Max is still tinkering with its platform. Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Television, Disney, Netflix, App Store, Allen, Farrow, Home Box Office Inc, HBO Max, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet, Cable Television In The United States

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It’s the first day of the big Republican conference CPAC and a star has already been born. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Brain, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Mike Isaac, Tom Cotton, CPAC, Marc Andreesen, Ashley Feinberg, Dave Weigel, Fictional Characters, Doom Patrol, Parler, Entertainment Culture, Health Medical Pharma

The Nerd's Watch: The Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Streaming in March

Viewers are turning to streaming entertainment more than ever thanks to the global pandemic, and the plethora of services—Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Disney+, and HBO Max—can serve as a much-needed escape. At the start of each month, most streamers do a little shuffle, adding new movies and taking some away—and io9 is here…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Christopher Nolan, Science, Mahershala Ali, The Walking Dead, California, Tim Burton, Roald Dahl, Disney, Companies, Netflix, Walton Goggins, Bill Murray, Sandra Bullock, Seth Rogen

Spider-Man Tom Holland Discusses His Post-No Way Home Future With Marvel

The Shazam sequel adds to its cast. One of the Titans’ new antagonists gets a shiny new costume. Plus updates from Doctor Who, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Superman & Lois, and more. Friday spoilers dropping in 3...2...1...Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Superman, Harry, Oxygen, Tom Cruise, Melanie Laurent, Entertainment Weekly, Mark Strong, Mission Impossible, Shazam, Max, Vivarium, Spider Man, Josh Ruben, West Side Story

We Should All Be More Like Los Espookys' Inner Demon

In Los Espookys—an HBO comedy from Fred Armisen, Julio Torres, and Ana Fabrega—a group of horror movie-obsessed friends come to the realization that all the time they spend waiting around for life to happen could be better used turning their passion for jump scares into money-making opportunities.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Christopher Nolan, Science, Oscar, Comedians, Ursula, Fred Armisen, Tom Hooper, Colin Firth, Entertainers, Julio Torres, Andres, Andre, Juan Carlos, Zack Snyder, George VI

Leave the + Alone Already

Why has something that’s become synonymous with streaming seemingly so controversial?Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Television, Disney, Companies, Att, Streaming, Espn, Hulu, Multimedia, Sling TV, Apple Inc, Mass Media, Victoria Song, Home Box Office Inc, Television Technology

Gonzo Puppeteer Dave Goelz on Why We Need the Muppets More Than Ever

Have you been binging the classic Muppet Show now that it’s available on Disney+? Instant mood boost! In celebration of the beloved series’ arrival on Disney’s streaming platform, io9 hopped on a video call to talk to the Great Gonzo himself—in the form of his veteran performer, Dave Goelz.Read more...
Tags: Science, Entertainment, Films, Disney, Charles Dickens, Darth Vader, The Muppets, Carol, Cheryl Eddy, Jim Henson, Peter Sellers, Art Carney, Human Interest, Dr Teeth and the Electric Mayhem, Fraggle Rock, Gonzo

Kathryn Hahn's Amazing WandaVision Faces: A Celebration

There are a lot of things to love about Disney+ and Marvel’s WandaVision, but the top of the list has to be Kathryn Hahn as Agnes. The actor/national treasure has been stealing WandaVision’s shows-within-a-show long before last week’s not-so-secret reveal about who her character has been “all along.” Every time she’s…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Agnes, Kathryn Hahn, Television Shows, Human Interest, Scarlet Witch, Television Series, Mockumentaries, Breaking the fourth wall, Agatha Harkness, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture, Now In Color, Filmed Before A Live Studio Audience, On A Very Special Episode

Now You Can Filter Your Liked Spotify Jams by Mood

Finally, you can sort the music in your Liked Songs playlist on Spotify.Read more...
Tags: Spotify, Science, Software, Microsoft Windows, Operating Systems, Playlist, Phoebe Bridgers, Steely Dan, Filter, Entertainment Culture

The Rise and Fall of Joss Whedon, and the Myth of the Hollywood Feminist Hero

“I hate ‘feminist.’ Is this a good time to bring that up?” Joss Whedon asked. He paused knowingly, waiting for the laughs he knew would come at the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer making such a statement. It was 2013, and Whedon was onstage at a fundraiser for Equality Now, an organization dedicated to parity in…Read more...
Tags: Science, Angel, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Joss Whedon, Chosen, Whedon, Television Shows, Buffy Summers, Ray Fisher, Willow Rosenberg, Fictional Characters, Buffyverse, Charisma Carpenter, Creative Works, Serial Drama Television Series, Entertainment Culture

Stopping Carbon Pollution by 2050 Would Add $1 Trillion to the Economy

According to the best available climate science, the U.S. needs to completely zero out its carbon pollution by 2050 to secure a livable future. A from the nonprofit Energy Innovation lays out a plan to get there, which also would just happen to add a cool $1 trillion dollars to the national economy.Read more...
Tags: Energy, Science, Environment, Articles, Nature, Sustainable Energy, Climate Change Policy, Energy Policy, U S Energy, Energy Economics, Energy Innovation, Renewable Energy Transition, Emissions Reduction, Low Carbon Economy, Energy Policy Of The United States, Environmental Impact Of The Energy Industry

We Finally Know How Much Paramount+ Is Gonna Cost

Paramount+, the new streaming service replacing CBS All Access, will launch as both an ad-supported and ad-free product.Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Companies, Showtime, Cbs, Viacom, Pluto TV, Cbs All Access, Peacock, CBS Television Network, ViacomCBS, ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet, Television Networks

Facebook Told Us to Suck It, for a Change

Attention, haters: you have officially been put on notice by Facebook’s VP of Global Affairs Nick Clegg. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Technology, Social Media, Software, Nick Clegg, Computing, News Corporation, Social Software, Like Button, Social Information Processing, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet, News Media Bargaining Code, Global Affairs Nick Clegg Read

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