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15 Good Movies to Watch on Netflix in September 2016

Cults, Cannibals, and Cormac McCarthy.<p>Sick of watching the same movies on Netflix over and over again? You should be. That’s a ridiculous way to use …

What children wish their teachers knew

And another, anonymous admission, carefully, falteringly written in pencil:<p>"I wish my teacher knew that we are low on money and have to go to a food …

Teaching

9 Liqueurs to Try (and the Best Way to Enjoy Them)

If you've ever dug through the back of a well-stocked bar, you've probably come across a bottle of liqueur—slightly dusty, super-full, and maybe even …

10 Smart Facts About Idiocracy

Over a decade after its original release, Mike Judge's <i>Idiocracy</i> is still garnering headlines. Judge described the film's accuracy as "scary," and …

Young Pope

How a Playboy competitor is turning Snapchat into more than just selfies

The disappearing photo network had been known at its start as a network for anatomy pics, to put it politely. Its first name, after all, was "Peekaboo." Models and photographers hadn't found a safe spot on the social network yet.<p>"If you were an Insta-model, you weren't on Snapchat," says Billy …

Social Media

Gina Rinehart sues Channel Nine over her weight, mother's hair colour in TV mini-series

In a hearing in the NSW Supreme Court on Friday Justice Lucy McCallum was told Mrs Rinehart is pursuing her attempt for the suit to become a test …

Halle Berry Will Be A Spy Yet Again In ‘Kingsman 2’

Aside from the iconic orange bikini, Halle Berry‘s outing as a Bond Girl isn’t exactly fondly remembered. <i>Die Another Day</i> was one of the weaker outings for Pierce Brosnan’s Bond, and, as is so often the case for Bond’s women, Berry’s NSA agent, Jinx, was woefully underwritten. Well, Berry’s getting …

Halle Berry

These newly discovered bacteria can eat plastic bottles

A team of Japanese scientists has found a species of bacteria that eats the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles.<p>The discovery, published Thursday in the journal Science, could lead to new methods to manage the more than 50 million tons of this particular type of plastic produced …

In 'The Brothers Grimsby,' Sacha Baron Cohen pushes crude to new levels

Sacha Baron Cohen's humor is to show you a doughnut, eat it, then tell you where it's been. Then maybe reveal how it wasn't a doughnut. Whether you laugh, reel in disgust, or smile and say "Touché," he's got his bases covered.<p>While exuberant tastelessness has certainly made a place for itself at …

6. Mother's Day

<b>Release Date:</b> April 29, 2016 Right, this sh*t has got to stop. Veteran director Gary Marshall, now 81, has already made terrible, insufferable movies …

Jennifer Aniston

5. A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints

One of the first films to prove that both Shia LaBeouf and Channing Tatum really can act, A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints is a film bursting with …

Robert Downey Jr.

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Secrets to Outsmarting Hollywood Authorities

The comedic actor revealed a few of his tricks to Howard Stern.<p>Earlier this month, <b>Sacha Baron Cohen</b> explained how he managed to have his popular comedy character Ali G crash the Oscars. (His wife smuggled in the costume.) And while speaking to <b>Howard Stern</b> on Sirius on Tuesday, the controversial …

Sacha Baron Cohen

The Division's player collision leads to quality trolling, surprising civility

Players are lining up!<p>Ubisoft released <i>Tom Clancy's The Division</i> today and players inhabiting the game's near-future, virus-plagued New York City are dealing with a crisis of a different sort: Players are trolling each other by blocking doorways and doing jumping jacks. That same problem is also at …

Charlize Theron's new film Dark Places took just £625 at UK box office opening weekend

Hollywood A-lister Charlize Theron looked a million dollars at the Oscars in her plunging red gown.<p>But it has emerged that the figure for her new …

Charlize Theron

Back off, men—they’re scientists: New “Ghostbusters” trailer gets slimed by sexist trolls

Fans of Paul Feig’s all-female cast should brace themselves for another round of male tears over the reboot<p>The good news: The trailer for the new “Ghostbusters” is out, and Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones looks like they'll make this movie as funny and ironically …

Film Industry
Australia

Here's Where Michelle Tanner's Character Is Now On "Fuller House

You got it, dude.

This Website Shows You Which Scenes in Movies Based on a True Story Are Actually True

Films that are “based on a true story” obviously take some liberties with the truth. They have to be interesting! But have you ever wondered which …

J.J. Abrams Says '10 Cloverfield Lane' Is Not 'Cloverfield 2'

The new horror title is an original story that's a "spiritual successor" to the 2008 kaiju movie.<p>Despite the title, producer J.J. Abrams doesn't want …

Movies

The Ring vs The Grudge Trailer: This is a Real Movie

Since the early days of horror movies, audiences have always taken great pleasure in watching our most iconic monsters battle it out. In 1943, …

Stephen Chow's THE MERMAID Has Made $431 Million in China and We Can't See It

Five Years Later, ‘Rango’ Is The Ultimate Kids’ Movie For Adults

The genre of the “children’s movie” has never really been fully and formally codified, but for our purposes here, we may assign it the quick-and-dirty definition of “any film produced for marketing to a predominantly pre-tween audience.” Objections still arise even from that reasonably simple …

Animation

The Modern Adventures Of Han Solo And Kylo Ren Are The GIFs Every Galaxy Needs

<i>Modern Solo Adventures</i> by Mamalaz.<p>One great thing that’s come out of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is making fun of that emo little Sith Kylo Ren, particularly when his tantrums become an SNL sketch that inspires tattoos and action figures. And, at this point, it shouldn’t be a spoiler anymore to …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

27 hilarious film tributes in The Simpsons (VIDEO).

The video above makes it clear that the creative geniuses behind <i>The Simpsons</i> have a deep love for cinema. Throughout the show's 26-year run on the …

Genius
Gaming

A Son Spent a Year Throwing Eggs to His Unsuspecting Mom Who Would Impressively Catch Them

Over the course of a year a prankster son randomly threw eggs to his unsuspecting mother, who would almost always impressively catch them while …

Eggs

An innocent visit to a Thailand ATM sparks a new meme

A simple photo of a man innocently visiting an ATM in Thailand with two women who we can only assume are his good friends, has sparked an odd trend …

Forget Kim Kardashian, these new Kimoji feature North Korea's Kim Jong-un

The Web went crazy when Kim Kardashian released her own set of emojis featuring none other than <i>that</i> butt.<p>Well, given limited internet access in North Korea, a designer has decided to help another celebrity Kim out, making a new set of Kimoji for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.<p>You can now recreate, …

Watch comedian Chelsea Peretti tear Silicon Valley a new one

The annual TechCrunch awards continue to be a masochistic affair<p>For the past few years, <i>TechCrunch’s</i> Crunchies Awards — the closest thing Silicon Valley has to the Oscars — has done away with Silicon Valley insiders as emcees and replaced them with comedians, in search of a little extra star power …

Silicon Valley

Film Review: ‘The Mermaid’

With:Deng Chao, Jelly Lin, Kitty Zhang, Show Lo, Tsui Hark, Kris Wu, Wen Zhang, Lu Zhengyu, Lee Sheung-ching, Chiu Chi-ling, Zhang Mei'e, Yang Neng. …

Hong Kong