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Here’s What the Setting of ‘The Suicide Squad’ Has in Common With the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Question: what does James Gunn‘s The Suicide Squad, the upcoming supervillain comic book film from DC and Warner Bros., have in common with DC’s rivals over in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Answer: an unusual location – or more accurately, the name of an unusual location. Word has came out that the plot of writer/director James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad involves the titular group of supervillains infiltrating a facility built by the Nazis. “They have to destroy a Nazi-era prison and laborato...
Tags: Movies, Superman, Dc Comics, Features, Word, Suicide Squad, Warner Bros, Thor, James Gunn, Marvel Studios, Warner Brothers, United States of America, Loki, Trivia, Gunn, Safran

79 clever and thoughtful gifts for him — at every budget

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Hollis Johnson/Crystal Cox/Business Insider Whether he's your brother, partner, dad, or friend, chances are you probably have a man in your life who you're planning on getting a gift for.To make shopping easy for you, we came up with a list of 79 great gifts for him. They cover all budgets, tastes, and work for pretty much every guy in your life. Need more gift ideas? Check out our all Insider Revi...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Nordstrom, Gift Guide, Japan, Disney, US, Trends, Amazon Prime, Features, Gifts, Fox, Netflix, Smartwatches

The best wetsuits

A reliable wetsuit protects you from cold water, ultimately allowing you to surf, swim, dive, or enjoy any other water-based sport far longer than if you didn't have one on. Choosing one wetsuit over another varies widely based on what you'll be doing, so we've rounded up the best for a variety of activities based on personal testing and recommendations from surfers, divers, and water sport enthusiasts.Our top pick, the O'Neill Psycho Tech Wetsuit Line, is best for most people's wetsuit needs wi...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Outdoors, New York, US, Trends, Taiwan, Features, Buying Guide, New Zealand, Patagonia, Surf, Surfing, Swimming, Marlborough, Pacific Northwest

The 10 most-stolen vehicles of 2019 are many of the best-selling cars in America

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Honda The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its annual "Hot Wheels" list of the most-stolen vehicles.  The most-stolen vehicles in 2019 included the Ford F-Series, Honda Civic, Toyota Camry, and Nissan Altima.  Overall, the NICB found that thieves targeted 2018 models more than other vehicle years.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its annual list of the vehicles most likely to be targeted by thi...
Tags: Transportation, Cars, US, America, Trends, Features, Ford, Auto Industry, Car Buying, Autos, Dodge Ram, Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Chevrolet Silverado, Toyota Corolla

The first Boeing 737 Max crash was 2 years ago today. Here's the complete history of the plane that's been grounded since 2 crashes killed 346 people 5 months apart.

Boeing When the 737 Max entered service in 2017, Boeing touted it as the next generation of a tried-and-tested workhorse of consumer aviation.The Max, a 737 with more fuel-efficient engines and updated avionics and cabins, would have longer range, a lower operating cost, and enough in common with previous models so that pilots could switch back and forth between the two with ease.However, two fatal crashes involving the plane within five months of each other, which killed a combined 346 pe...
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52 unique gifts to give your best friend — all under $100

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Outdoor Voices When you have the opportunity to thank a best friend for their friendship, you don't need to spend much to get the point across. Below, you can skim 52 gifts under $100 that they'll be happy to open. Still looking for gift ideas? Check out all Insider Reviews gift guides here.Sign up for Insider Reviews' weekly newsletter for more buying advice and great dealsAt least once a year, yo...
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15 timeless gifts that you can turn to for any occasion

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Parachute Whether it's a coffee mug or a flower delivery, some gifts are universal enough to work for any holiday or occasion. We put together a list of timeless gifts we often turn to so you always have ideas on hand.Looking for more gift ideas? Check out all Insider Reviews gift guides here.Sign up for Insider Reviews' weekly newsletter for more buying advice and great dealsSome gifts are so clas...
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The top 9 streaming shows this week on Netflix, Disney Plus, HBO Max, and more

"The Mandalorian" season two. Disney Plus Every week, Parrot Analytics provides Business Insider with a list of the nine most in-demand original TV shows on streaming services in the US. Disney Plus' "The Mandalorian" topped this week's list ahead of the premiere of season two on Friday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Disney Plus' hit "Star Wars" series, "The Mandalorian," is the most in-demand streaming series in the US again ahead of the premiere of season two on Fri...
Tags: TV, Media, Entertainment, Disney, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, Features, Netflix, United States, Wes Anderson, Streaming, Cbs, Red Bull, Rotten Tomatoes

The Quarantine Stream: ‘Action Button’ Reviews Video Games on YouTube Unlike Anyone Else Reviewing Video Games on YouTube

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: Action Button Where You Can Stream It: YouTube The Pitch: Tim Rogers reviews video games on the internet. But he reviews video games on the internet unlike anyone else you have ever seen. Why It’s Essential Viewing: I’ve been an avid follower of writer/critic/game developer Tim Rogers since I discovered his work at,...
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‘Superstore’ Bosses Break Down Bringing COVID-19 Into the Season 6 Story

Back in March when NBC’s “Superstore” was shutting down production on its fifth season due to the coronavirus pandemic, showrunners Jonathan Green and Gabe Miller automatically came up with a clever way to address the new health crisis and series star America Ferrera’s exit from the show. “I remember thinking, ‘Oh it would be really […]
Tags: News, Nbc, Features, Superstore, America Ferrera, Jonathan Green, reStart, Coronavirus, Gabe Miller

The best espresso machines

Espresso is a strong coffee that serves as the foundation of drinks like lattes and cappuccinos, but you'll need a good machine (or device) to do it right when making it at home.We tested more than a dozen espresso machines to find the best ones you can buy, taking into account price, convenience, user-friendliness, longevity, and more.The espresso machine that will suit most people's needs is the Gaggia Classic Pro, thanks to its compact design, relatively short learning curve, and rich, full-b...
Tags: Reviews, Kitchen, Coffee, Food, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Espresso, Paramount, Kitchen Tools, Aeropress, Scaa, Specialty Coffee Association of America SCAA, Nespresso, Burr, Ngai

The wild life of billionaire Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who eats one meal a day, has faced attempted oustings, and had to defend his company in front of Congress

Jack Dorsey at the digital fair dmexco in Cologne, Germany, September 13, 2017. Rolf Vennenbernd/picture alliance via Getty Images Jack Dorsey cofounded Twitter in 2006, and the company has made him a billionaire. He is famous for his unusual life of luxury, including a daily fasting routine, regular ice baths, and a penchant for dating models. Dorsey holds two CEO jobs at Twitter and Square, and managed to avoid being ousted by activist investor Eliott Management in February 2020. On Octo...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, South Korea, Twitter, New York Post, Japan, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Obama, Congress, Washington, Cbs News, Life, Senate, White House

Grafomaps' custom map posters and T-shirts make great personalized gifts — here's what it's like to design them

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. is a website that lets you design custom map posters and T-shirts of any place in the world.We went through an easy design process and created posters and a T-shirt of our favorite vacation spots — the finished products are really cool.  Custom map posters start at $49 without a frame and can go up to $119 for metal frames, while T-shirt prints cost just $35.Right now, you can save $15 on everything exce...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Home, Art, Trends, Features, Gifts, Van Gogh, Gift Ideas, Sint Maarten, Home Decorating, Wheatpaste, Ellen Hoffman, Grafomap, Malarie Gokey, Insider Picks 2020

How ‘Queen’s Gambit’s’ VFX Team Crafted the Chess Moves

Neither VFX producer John Mangia nor VFX supervisor Arissa Blasingame were chess masters before joining Netflix’s limited series “The Queen’s Gambit,” but they learned about the game once they were recruited to come on board to create the visual effects. Based on the novel of the same name by Walter Tevis, the series follows the […]
Tags: News, Features, Netflix, Walter Tevis, The Queen's Gambit, Chicken Bone VFX, John Mangia, Arissa Blasingame

‘Supernatural’s’ Misha Collins on Castiel’s ‘Poignant’ Final Words and Deal With the Empty

With only four episodes to go for the CW’s “Supernatural,” things are looking dire for Team Free Will. While Dean (Jensen Ackles) is ready and willing to let Jack (Alexander Calvert) sacrifice himself to take down Chuck aka God (Rob Benedict), Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Castiel (Misha Collins) are hoping there’s another way. Part of […]
Tags: Chuck, News, Features, Supernatural, Cw, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, Castiel, Castiel Misha Collins, Jack Alexander Calvert, Rob Benedict Sam Jared Padalecki

‘Supernatural’s’ Misha Collins on Castiel’s Deal With the Empty and ‘Poignant’ Final Words in the Series

With only four episodes to go for the CW’s “Supernatural,” things are looking dire for Team Free Will. While Dean (Jensen Ackles) is ready and willing to let Jack (Alexander Calvert) sacrifice himself to take down Chuck aka God (Rob Benedict), Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Castiel (Misha Collins) are hoping there’s another way. Part of […]
Tags: Chuck, News, Features, Supernatural, Cw, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, Castiel, Castiel Misha Collins, Jack Alexander Calvert, Rob Benedict Sam Jared Padalecki

The best online deals and sales happening now — including Twillory shirts for $39 when you buy 2

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider We rounded up the best sales and deals happening online today, with savings at Twillory, Chewy, and more. Deals in this story are subject to change throughout the day. The prices listed reflect the deal at the time of publication. For even more deals and savings across the web, check out Business Insider Coupons. The best sales happening right now: Get 30% off pet bed...
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Daily Podcast: Assassin’s Creed TV Shows, The Conjuring 3, Jon Stewart, Y: The Last Man, The Suicide Squad

On the October 28, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and TV news, including a new suite of Assassin’s Creed TV shows, Jon Stewart ’s return to the small screen, The Conjuring 3 , Y: The Last Man , The Suicide Squad , and more. Opening Banter : Follow up from Monday’s conversation: we were talking about the status of Tomb Raider 2, whi...
Tags: Movies, Features, Netflix, Jon Stewart, Suicide Squad, James Gunn, MGM, Chris, David Ayer, Ben, Jacob, Assassin, Ben Pearson, Ben Wheatley, Jacob Hall, Hoai Tran Bui

The best deals on PlayStation 4 consoles, controllers, and games right now — including $10 off 'The Outer Worlds'

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The PlayStation 4 is the most popular video game console of the current generation. Charnsitr/Shutterstock Sony's PlayStation 4 has dominated the video game industry since it launched in November 2013, and deals on consoles, games, and accessories are frequently offered.Though the PlayStation 5 is due out in November 2020, Sony says it plans to continue supporting the PS4 for years to come thanks to...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gaming, Trends, Features, Tech Deals, Sony, Playstation 4, Mlb, Ps4, Hdr, Gamestop, Netflix Spotify, Tomohiro Ohsumi Getty, Miles Morales, Borderlands

Bite-Sized Terror: Horror Anthologies Are Thriving at the Telluride Horror Show

American Horror Story . Black Mirror . Room 104 . Channel Zero . The Mortuary Collection . Monsterland . Creepshow . Scare Me . Nightmare Cinema . Scare Package . Books of Blood . Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark . 50 States of Fright . Into the Dark . Welcome to the Blumhouse . The Twilight Zone . Horror anthologies are all the rage across various media right now, and the Shelter-In-Place Edition of Telluride Horror Show is no exception.  A collection of selected short storie...
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An alleged fraudster CEO's car collection just auctioned for $44 million — see the 15 priciest rides, including a $3 million Ferrari and a $1 million Toyota

The Elkhart Collection. Teddy Pieper © 2019, courtesy of RM Sotheby's A former CEO's gigantic collection of nearly 300 vehicles was sold off after he was accused of a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme.  After declaring bankruptcy, the executive, Najeeb Khan, was court-ordered to part ways with his massive collection to pay off more than $100 million in liabilities.  The array of cars, motorcycles, trucks, and memorabilia raked in more than $44 million at auction on October 23 and 24.  E...
Tags: Transportation, Crime, Jay Leno, Trends, Indiana, Features, Classic Cars, Ferrari, Luxury cars, Ford, Fiat, Jaguar, Toyota, Monaco, Khan, Aston Martin

The best bike pumps

Having a bike pump in your cycling kit ensures that your tires are always inflated to their ideal pressure, whether you just need to add a little air between rides or have to fully change a tube.There are generally three types of bike pumps to consider: Floor pumps, hand pumps, and C02 inflators, each with their own advantages.We tested models in all three categories to find the best currently available, no matter if you're a road biker, mountain biker, or just a casual rider who wants something...
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The best deals on Nintendo Switch consoles, games, and accessories right now — including $20 off 'Pokémon Sword and Shield'

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The Nintendo Switch debuted in March 2017, while the smaller Switch Lite was released in September 2019. Nintendo Both the original Nintendo Switch and the Switch Lite have been hard to find online as they continue to explode in popularity, but we've been keeping an eye on the best deals for Switch consoles, games, and accessories.We'll update this list regularly with the top Nintendo Switch deals a...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gaming, Trends, Tech, Best, Features, Tech Deals, Nintendo, XCOM, Zelda, Switch, Gamestop, Lite, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider

How ‘The Undoing’ Opened Director Susanne Bier’s Eyes to the American Justice System

Emmy-winning director Susanne Bier has been on a hot streak for the past few years, with projects ranging from thought-provoking limited series (“The Night Manager”) to intensely emotional films (“Bird Box”). Her latest venture is a six-part adaptation of Jean Hanff Korelitz’s 2014 novel “You Should Have Known,” retitled for HBO as “The Undoing.” Bier […]
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How Women in Hollywood Are Pushing for Inclusivity On and Off Screen

With Hollywood’s growing appetite for diverse stories, women of color are beginning to make a bigger mark on the big and small screens. Alice Wu wrote “The Half of It,” a coming-of-age drama about a lesbian Chinese-American teen, as a love letter to her own mother. Starring Chinese American Leah Lewis, it debuted on Netflix […]
Tags: Hollywood, Features, Alice Wu, Power Of Women, Leah Lewis, L.A. Women's Impact Report

‘The Columnist’ and Why Horror Movie Fans Cope Better with Crises [Telluride Horror Show]

In Danse Macabre , Stephen King’s 1981 critique on horror fiction, the author examined popular culture in film, books and television, reflecting on what makes for a good fright, and why terror is such an important commodity. “We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones,” he wrote. “A good horror story is one that functions on a symbolic level, using fictional (and sometimes supernatural) events to help us understand our own deepest real fears.” Years later, science would prove Kin...
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7 of our favorite products from Glossier, the internet's favorite beauty startup

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Cloud Paint is a pigmented, creamy blush that's super blendable too. Glossier Glossier, the beauty brand that's been cleverly shaping the no-makeup makeup trend, has achieved cult-like status among its fans.If that wasn't a sign of success, the brand was given a $1.2 billion valuation last year, entering the exclusive group of startup "unicorns" — privately owned startups valued at $1 billion or...
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I flew on a newly upgraded JetBlue plane and despite less legroom and slimmer seats, the refresh is exactly what the airline needed

Flying on a JetBlue Airways Airbus A320 with a new interior. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider JetBlue Airways is in the midst of a restyling effort for its Airbus A320 aircraft, the workhorse of the airline's fleet. A state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment system complements a brand-new colorful cabin with new features like in-seat power and adjustable headrests. I flew on one of the restyled aircraft from New York to Florida and was highly impressed with how advanced the system was compa...
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Hollywood Leaders Discuss Gender Parity, Theatrical Windows and COVID in Variety’s Power of Women Conversations

Normally, Variety’s events and marketing teams would be busy preparing for our annual luncheon celebrating the accomplishments of women in Hollywood at this time. But these are not normal times, as we are all painfully aware. With the ongoing pandemic making large gatherings problematic in the greater Los Angeles region, our team pivoted to a […]
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38 smart and humorous gifts for coworkers that they'll actually be happy to receive

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Williams-Sonoma Shopping for coworkers doesn't have to take a lot of time or money.You can find a unique, thoughtful gift under $50 without much research (because we've done it for you).Below, I've compiled 38 gifts under $50 that will serve you well — some are funny, some are thoughtful, all are affordable, and most are impossible to hate. If you're still looking for inspiration, check out all of ...
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