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Week of May 18 New Releases | Blu-ray, Digital and DVD

Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s week of May 18 new releases column! We’ve highlighted this week’s Blu-ray, Digital HD, and DVD releases below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon or other retailers!  Movies on Blu-ray/DVD The Father Anthony Hopkins’ Academy Award winning performance is now on Blu-ray. This drama deals with a father suffering from dementia and losing his grip on reality. Hunted This horror film is directed and co-written by Vincent Paronnaud and sees a woman ...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, Digital, Alyssa Milano, Nasa, Taiwan, Kanye West, Colombia, David, United States, Arkansas, Shanghai, Seth Rogen, Christoph Waltz, Diane Guerrero


Hisonni Johnson & Hedy Wong’s Take Out Girl Boldly Explores Criminality

Take Out Girl focuses on the life choices of Tera Wong, a student turned drug hustler that is attempting to provide for her struggling family. Releasing May 18 on digital storefronts, the thriller stars writer Hedy Wong in the lead role. It follows her profitable rise and subsequent fall from grace as she searches for the American dream in one of the few ways presented to her. Hedy Wong Isn’t Your Model Minority “I think Asians in the United States were always seen as outsiders,” Wong says of...
Tags: Movies, Interview, Milwaukee, America, Hillary Clinton, United States, Johnson, Adam Savage, Bay, Nwa, Wong, TERA, Milwaukee Wisconsin, Nate, Jamie Hyneman, ComingSoon


Twitter's 'Blue' Subscription Service May Cost $2.99, Will Offer Undo Tweet Option (mac rumors)

Twitter has been working on some kind of subscription service since last summer, and Jane Manchun Wong, who often digs into new features coming in apps, has shared details on just what Twitter is exploring. Twitter's subscription service could be called Twitter Blue, and at the current time, it's priced at $2.99 per month. There will be a "Collections" section that allows users to save and organize their favorite tweets to make them easier to find at a later date. Twitter is calling thei...
Tags: Twitter, News, Jack Dorsey, Wong, Juli Clover, Jane Manchun Wong, Twitter Blue


Looks Like Twitter May Be Working on a Subscription Service Called Twitter Blue for $2.99 per Month

Twitter hasn’t released many details about the paid subscription model it’s cooking up, but thanks to app researcher Jane Manchun Wong we may have some clues about what it will cost and be called. On Saturday, Wong tweeted that the subscription service Twitter Blue will cost $2.99 per month and allow users to undo…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Software, Computing, Jack Dorsey, Operating Systems, Real Time Web, Text Messaging, Wong, South of Market San Francisco, Jane Manchun Wong, Scroll, Technology Internet


Twitter's 'Blue' Subscription Service May Cost $2.99, Will Offer Undo Tweet Option

Twitter has been working on some kind of subscription service since last summer, and Jane Manchun Wong, who often digs into new features coming in apps, has shared details on just what Twitter is exploring. Twitter's subscription service could be called Twitter Blue, and at the current time, it's priced at $2.99 per month. There will be a "Collections" section that allows users to save and organize their favorite tweets to make them easier to find at a later date. Twitter is calling their u...
Tags: Twitter, Jack Dorsey, Wong, Jane Manchun Wong, Twitter Blue, Twitter s Blue Subscription Service


China has proved it can build warships. It faces another challenge if it wants to catch up with the US.

The Liaoning, China's first aircraft carrier, sails into Hong Kong for port call, July 7, 2017. AP Photo/Kin Cheung As the People's Liberation Army Navy expands its fleet, maintaining the right numbers of ships is a vital consideration strategically and to control cost. Beijing plans further aircraft carrier strike groups, so it needs numbers of aircraft carriers and submarines to keep pace with those of surface warships. See more stories on Insider's business page. As China pl...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Japan, China, US, Trends, Iran, Taiwan, Aircraft Carrier, Beijing, United States, Middle East, Bangladesh, PLA, Plan, Indian Ocean


Twitter Said to Re-Launch Verification Program Next Week

Twitter will re-launch its long-awaited verification program next week, according to researcher Jane Manchum Wong. Twitter verification has been a mainstay of the social media platform since 2009. A blue checkmark by a user's name indicates that they are verified, helping observers to distinguish genuine notable account holders, such as celebrities, politicians, or organizations, from impostors or parodies, and proves that the account is actually owned by the person or organization it claims ...
Tags: Twitter, Wong, Jane Manchun Wong, Jane Manchum Wong Twitter, Verification Request, Twitter Said


New images reveal Jupiter's Great Red Spot and its smaller counterpart, Red Spot Jr., in stunning detail

Three images of Jupiter show the gas giant in different types of light: infrared (left), visible, and ultraviolet (right). International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/NASA/ESA, M.H. Wong and I. de Pater (UC Berkeley) et al. Two telescopes have captured stunning images of Jupiter in regular, infrared, and ultraviolet light. The images can help astronomers study storms and hot spots in the planet's atmosphere. Infrared imaging revealed that Jupiter's shrinking Great Red Spot is...
Tags: Photos, Space, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Hubble, Hawaii, Planets, University Of California Berkeley, Jupiter, UC Berkeley, Hubble Space Telescope, Wong, Jr


Automation is En Fuego (part 1)

I recently ran across this chart, based on data from HFS Research, and formatted/presented by Statista : And this one chart explains it all. $24B in corporate spend on these three types of automation — in 2021. $34B in corporate spending by 2023. It’s a massive opportunity to have an impact in the operations of businesses world-wide. This one chart is going to drive three articles. RPA Charts a Path to Growth That blue band that grows from almost nothing to over $10B by 2023 is representing Rob...
Tags: Startups, Ipo, Rap, Automation, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Accel, Hfs, Wong, RPA, Rich Wong, Austin Startups, Robotic Process Automation RPA, Jidoka IBM, MyInvenio SAP


How ‘The Good Asian’ comic book series uses detective noir to explore anti-Asian racism

In “The Good Asian,” a nine-part comic book series from writer Pornsak Pichetshote and artist Alexandre Tefenkgi, Edison Hark is a Chinese American detective from Honolulu who has arrived in San Francisco to look for a missing woman. The mystery, set in the 1930s, uses film noir as an inspiration to comment on anti-Asian racism in the United States, particularly the impact of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 and the Immigration Act of 1924. “There are many reasons that people go to fiction,” sa...
Tags: Books, New York, China, America, San Francisco, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, Hawaii, Pasadena, Alex, Comic-Con, Moto, John Ridley, Honolulu


Hear educators' stories this Teacher Appreciation Week

Editor’s note: In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week,  2020 National Teacher of the Year Tabatha Rosproy is sharing her story, as well as some of the ways Google is supporting teachers this year.  Every year, Teacher Appreciation Week falls near the end of the school year, which is an emotional time for many teachers. Saying goodbye to our students is always tough, and after a year of educating during a pandemic, those emotions are more prominent than ever.As National Teacher of the Year, I’ve h...
Tags: Google, Education, Doodles, Google.org, Wong, DonorsChoose, Harry Shum Jr, Diversity and Inclusion, Tabatha Rosproy, Heritage Month APAHM Google, Katrina Moore, Conscious Kid 's YouTube, DonorsChoose Since 2005 Google, Starting Wednesday Google, DonorsChoose ISeeMe, Google org Learn


China's new nuclear submarine carries missiles that can hit more of the US, military source says

A Type 094B Jin-class ballistic missile submarine. Photo by Artyom Ivanov\TASS via Getty Images The JL-3 ballistic missile can deliver multiple warheads - including nuclear - 10,000 km, a navy source says. Naval engineer Rear Adm. Ma Weiming has led work to fix the problem of Chinese submarines being too noisy and easy to detect. See more stories on Insider's business page. China's newly commissioned nuclear-powered submarine is armed with the country's most powerful submarine-...
Tags: Navy, China, US, Trends, United States, Pentagon, Pacific, Macau, PLA, Hiroshima, Forbes, Chinese Navy, South China Sea, Wong, TASS, South China Morning Post


Universal’s VelociCoaster Ride Features the Return of Your Favorite ‘Jurassic Park’ Character: Mr. DNA

The Jurassic World VelociCoaster is coming to Islands of Adventure at the Universal Orlando Resort this summer to unleash the full ferocity of the velociraptors and…Mr. DNA? The host of the upcoming roller coaster is none other than the animated DNA strand who popped up in 1993’s Jurassic Park to explain how dinosaurs were cloned. And now he’s appearing in the queue for the VelociCoaster ride to explain how you’re all going to be ripped apart into shreds by deadly velociraptors. Watch it below....
Tags: Florida, Movies, Jurassic Park, Theme Parks, Universal, Jurassic World, Wong, Charlie, Wu, Orlando Resort, Claire Dearing, Chris Pratt Bryce Dallas Howard, Owen Grady, Jurassic World VelociCoaster


Der Druck, nach dem Lockdown gut aussehen zu müssen, macht mich verrückt

Mit der Einführung der Impfstoffe kam ein Gefühl der Hoffnung auf. Obwohl es noch eine Weile dauern wird, bis wir uns alle impfen lassen können, hält uns dieser Hoffnungsschimmer bei Laune. Mit diesem Hintergrund steigt auch die (zaghafte) Aufregung, andere in naher Ferne wieder ohne Einschränkungen persönlich treffen und – für einige – ins Büro zurückkehren zu können. Der etwas unangenehme Beigeschmack: der soziale Druck, nach dem Lockdown gut aussehen zu müssen. Als ob es nicht schon stress...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Georgia, Mit, Ahmed, Wong, Deutsch, Namen, Lauren, Sommer, Wie, Jamieson, Kopf, Vincent Wong, Weise, Zeit


Take Out Girl Trailer for True-Life-Inspired Dramatic Thriller

Take Out Girl trailer for true-life-inspired dramatic thriller After debuting to strong reviews at the American Black Film Festival and various other events, 1091 Pictures has unveiled the first trailer for the drama-thriller Take Out Girl inspired by true events from the life of co-writer and star Hedy Wong. The trailer can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: Exclusive Trailer: The Get Together Stars Shakey Graves and Jacob Artist Co-written by Wong and Indigenous director Hisonni Joh...
Tags: Crime, Movies, Trailer, America, Ifc, Johnson, Young, Robert Rodriguez, True Story, Wong, Zane, Hedy, ComingSoon, Movie News, Release Dates, 1091 Pictures


Atlassian acquires ThinkTilt

Atlassian today announced that it has acquired Brisbane, Australia-based ThinkTilt, the company behind the popular Jira-centric no-code/low-code form builder ProForma. The two companies did not disclose the price of the acquisition. The acquisition is meant to help strengthen Jira Service Management, Atlassian’s version of Jira that focuses on IT service management (ITSM). Launched in November 2020, Jira Service Management is meant to remove the barriers between development and IT operations and...
Tags: Startups, TC, Australia, Finance, Management, Software, Computing, Brisbane, Atlassian, Jira, Wong, Brisbane Australia, JIRA Service Desk, ITSM, Chartio, Halp


Sam Raimi’s Doctor Strange 2 Wraps Production This Week

Sam Raimi’s Doctor Strange 2 to wrap production this week In a recent interview with The Undefeated, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has revealed a new update on Marvel Studios’ highly-anticipated Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, confirming that the MCU sequel is currently on its final week of production in London. Filming first started back in November but was temporarily shut down earlier this year due to the increasing COVID-19 restrictions in the UK. “I’m here in London ...
Tags: UK, London, Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel Mcadams, Tilda Swinton, Marvel Comics, Doctor Strange, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Marvel Studios, Elizabeth Olsen, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Loki, Wong, Lizzie, Kevin Feige


What China can learn about using its 'mini-carrier strike groups' from watching US Navy operations

US Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in the South China Sea, April 9, 2021. US Navy/MCS Seaman Nadia Lund A combination of vessel types has military observers speculating about how China can better deploy ships and aircraft. Beijing has launched just two of its six planned aircraft carrier strike groups, but other ships could help fill the gap. See more stories on Insider's business page. As the world's two biggest naval fleets engage in the Indo-Pacific region, China...
Tags: Hong Kong, Japan, France, China, US, America, Trends, Aircraft Carrier, Beijing, San Diego, Song, Macau, US Navy, PLA, San Antonio, Forbes


The World Of Wong Kar Wai Criterion Collection Blu-ray

I received my copy of Criterion’s splendid The World Of Wong Kar Wai blu-ray boxset 2 weeks back and have been re-watching all the films and exploring the supplementary/making of material. The set features 7 of Wong’s films – As Tears Go By / Days of Being Wild / Chungking Express / Fallen Angels / Happy Together / In the Mood for Love and lastly 2046, which has never been released on blu-ray hitherto. Here are some pictures of the box set and its contents – The 2 main items of the box-s...
Tags: Movies, Film, Filmmaking, Anime, Criterion Collection, Criterion, Cinematography, Rian Johnson, Cheung, Wong, Doyle, British Film Institute, John Powers, Sofia Coppola, Bradford Young, Hua


US Navy sends message to China with photo of destroyer shadowing Chinese aircraft carrier

The Liaoning, China's first aircraft carrier, sails into Hong Kong for a port call, July 7, 2017. AP Photo/Kin Cheung A photo of US Navy destroyer USS Mustin shadowing Chinese warships has been described as a form of "cognitive warfare." China and the US are both building up their forces in the East and South China seas by sending carriers and escorts to the region. See more stories on Insider's business page. The United States military has engaged in a form of "cognitive warfare" ...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, US, Trends, Taiwan, Aircraft Carrier, Beijing, Canada, United States, Philippines, Macau, US Navy, PLA, Yangtze River, South China Sea, Roosevelt


New on Blu-ray: World of Wong Kar Wai, ‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’, ‘Soul’, ‘Godzilla’ 4K, ‘Gattaca’ 4K, ‘News of the World’, and ‘The Reckoning’

The time has come yet again to highlight some great physical media, and this edition is our most jam-packed in a while. It’s so jam-packed it might as well be jelly. You have the wonderful new Criterion box set World of Wong Kari Wai; the delightfully silly Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, Pixar’s Soul, new 4K releases of both Godzilla and Gattaca, Tom Hanks in News of the World, and the horror film The Reckoning. World of Wong Kar Wai Few filmmakers, if any, capture the feeling of ye...
Tags: Hong Kong, Movies, Jamie Dornan, Disney, Earth, Star, Features, Soul, Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass, News Of The World, Tina Fey, Jamie Foxx, Pixar, Mike Jones, Godzilla


An ophthalmologist and optometrist debunk biggest vision myths

Ophthalmologist Rupa Wong and optometrist Jenifer Bossert debunk myths about vision and eye health. They debunk the myth that carrots improve your eyesight and reading in the dark damages your vision. They also discuss the safety of LASIK eye surgery and the best practices for contact use. See more stories on Insider's business page. The following is a transcript of the video. Rupa Wong: "If you cross your eyes, they'll stay that way." Man, that's an oldie but a goodie."It's OK ...
Tags: Google, Trends, Hawaii, Pink, Wong, Aloha, Bossert, Rupa Wong, Jenifer Bossert, Honolulu Eye Clinic, Michelle Yan Huang Ally Giannini


Jurassic World VelociCoaster Trailer Teases Universal’s New Roller Coaster, Announces June Opening

Universal Orlando Resort will soon unleash the speed of the Velociprators from Jurassic World in the form of a new roller coaster opening this summer. Jurassic World VelociCoaster will open in June as Florida’s fastest and tallest launch coaster, sending riders 155 feet in the air with a catapult speed of 70mph. Get a sneak peek at the new attraction below. Jurassic World VelociCoaster Trailer In a press release, Universal Orlando Resort announced June 10 as the opening date for Jurassic...
Tags: Florida, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Theme Parks, Universal, Jurassic World, Orlando, Wong, Charlie, Wu, Orlando Resort, Ron DeSantis, Action/Adventure, Claire Dearing, Jurassic World VelociCoaster


Wong Kar-Wai’s Jet Tone Films Debuts Short Doc About His Oeuvre

Wong Kar-Wai’s production firm Jet Tone Films has released the documentary short “One-Tenth of a Millimeter Apart,” which gathers together new behind-the-scenes footage and deleted scenes that narrowly missed the auteur’s final cuts. Wong narrates the 30-minute film, which premiered at the Hong Kong International Film Festival Friday after a screening of a 4K-restored version […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Wong Kar Wai, Wong, Hong Kong International Film Festival, Jet Tone Films, Block 2 Distribution


The World of Wong Kar-Wai: How the Films of Hong Kong’s Most Acclaimed Auteur Have Stayed Thrilling

I’ve just seen the future of cinema.” So declared the American film critic Peter Brunette after stumbling, “still dazed,” from a screening at the 1995 Toronto International Film festival. “Oh,” replied TIFF Cinémathèque programmer (and respected authority on Asian cinema) James Quandt. “You’re just coming from the Wong Kar-wai film?” Brunette includes this story in his monograph on Wong’s work, which was published in 2005. At that point, his pictures like Days of Being Wild, Chungking Ex...
Tags: Google, Hong Kong, Film, College, Quentin Tarantino, BFI, Seoul, Tarantino, Facebook Twitter, Wong, Evan Puschak, Jean Luc Godard, Wong Kar, Chow, Colin Marshall, Wong Kar Wai


Bruce Campbell Shares Joke Script Page From Doctor Strange Sequel

Bruce Campbell shares joke script page from Doctor Strange sequel As if the 62-year-old acting legend teasing his involvement in the Marvel Cinematic Universe sequel earlier this month wasn’t enough, Bruce Campbell took to Twitter to share a script page from the highly-anticipated Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness indicating his appearing as the fan-favorite horror icon Ash Williams from The Evil Dead franchise. While it’s entirely likely that Campbell is in the film in some capaci...
Tags: Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Disney, Netflix, Miss America, Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Bruce Campbell, Elizabeth Olsen, Loki, Campbell, Wong, Sam Raimi, Tom Holland, Raimi, Stephen Strange


Health Official in Papua New Guinea Explains How Facebook Spreads Misinformation

Papua New Guinea’s health minister, Jelta Wong, spoke with an Australian think tank over videochat on Thursday about challenges PNG faces in combatting the covid-19 pandemic. PNG is seeing a resurgence of the disease along with a growing wave of misinformation being spread online about vaccines, and the talk is an…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Social Media, Software, Bill Gates, Computing, Papua New Guinea, Conspiracy Theory, Operating Systems, Misinformation, Deception, Wong, PNG, Lowy Institute, Jelta Wong, Social Information Processing


Canada: Don't Leave It At Leave: Ontario Superior Court Weighs In On The Evidentiary Threshold For Leave And The Merits Of Secondary Market Misrepresentation Claims - Cassels

In the much-anticipated decision in Wong v Pretium Resources Inc., the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has weighed in for the first time on the merits of a class proceeding under the...
Tags: News, Canada, Don, Wong, Ontario Superior Court, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Cassels, Pretium Resources Inc


'Is this patriot enough?': Asian-American veteran shows military scars – video

Lee Wong, an Asian-American and former soldier, lifts his shirt to reveal scars he sustained while serving with the US military.  Wong, 69, an elected official in West Chester, Ohio was speaking in a town hall meeting about the racism he has faced in his adopted homeland. Addressing the meeting, Wong stood up and lifted his singlet, showing large scars on his chest. 'Here is my proof. This is sustained in my service in the US military. Is this patriot enough?' he asked.Asian Americans reported 3...
Tags: US, US news, Wong, West Chester Ohio, Lee Wong


'Is this patriot enough?': Asian-American veteran shows battle scars – video

Lee Wong, an Asian-American and former soldier, lifts his shirt to reveal scars he sustained while serving with the US military. Wong, 69, an elected official in West Chester, Ohio was speaking in a town hall meeting about the racism he has faced in his adopted homeland. Addressing the meeting, Wong stood up and lifted his singlet, showing large scars on his chest. ‘Here is my proof. This is sustained in my service in the US military. Is this patriot enough?’ he asked.Asian Americans reported 3,...
Tags: US, US news, Wong, West Chester Ohio, Lee Wong