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‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Director J.A. Bayona Believes The Jurassic Story Is Still Relevant In Today’s World

<i>Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom</i> has everything: a volcanic eruption, a house haunted by dinosaurs, the return of chaos man Dr. Ian Malcolm, a new prehistoric mutant hybrid, Chris Pratt cracking one-liners. Director J.A. Bayona, best known on this side of the Atlantic for <i>The Orphanage</i> and <i>A Monster</i> …

The quick hack guide to watching only the best of Babylon 5

On Friday, the greatest adventure to take place in the 23rd century finds a whole new audience. Since the height of its popularity in the '90s, the …

Praying the pain away: Christianity’s presence at Santa Fe High grows after shooting

By Tim Craig and<p>Tim Craig<p>National reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Brittney Martin<p>SANTA FE, Tex. — Hundreds of students, parents, teachers and ministers gathered on a soggy athletic field at the junior high school here as prayers to Jesus blasted through the sound system. A band sang the spiritual hymn …

Santa Fe

A Quiet Place’s sound designers on building its very loud silence

“Viewers are not used to a stripped-down environment, where they can hear themselves breathing or crunching on popcorn.”<p>Few horror movies have gripped moviegoers this year quite like <i>A Quiet Place</i>, director John Krasinski’s tale of a world where making too loud a noise will lead to your death at the …

Documentaries

An ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Co-Writer Cleared Up A Potential Timeline Issue

In Marvel’s box office record-breaking <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, big bad Thanos wields the power of the Infinity Gauntlet, a fancy glove designed to hold the Infinity Stones (the word “Infinity” has lost all meaning): the Space Stone, Mind Stone, Reality Stone, Power Stone, Time Stone, and Soul Stone. …

Marvel Universe

What You Missed About The Saddest Death In 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Directors Joe and Anthony Russo answer our most pressing questions.<p><i>Warning! “Avengers: Infinity War” spoilers!</i><p>There was one “Infinity War” death so shocking a Marvel executive tried to stop it, but if we’re talking about the demise that was nothing but feels, that goes to our friendly neighborhood …

Avengers: Infinity War

Golf Tip: How to find a lost golf ball, beginner’s edition

This week’s golf tip is one that every single golfer needs from time to time: how to find a lost golf ball. These five basic keys can save you time – …

Golf

Avengers: Infinity War directors reveal the fate of other characters in the MCU

Marvel promised that <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> would feature the majority of its heroes in an intergalactic battle with Thanos for the fate of the …

Netflix's The Rain Has a Pretty Freakin' Incredible Soundtrack — Here Are All 23 Songs

<b>The Rain</b> is one of Netflix's most exciting new shows for a couple of reasons. Despite covering ground well-trodden by sci-fi series before it, the Danish apocalyptic tale about a group of young people struggling to survive in a world where the rain is filled with fatal toxins is an immensely …

11 Underrated Movies To Watch On Netflix When You Feel Like You've Already Seen It All

The weekend may feel too far away, but if you're lacking formal plans, a Netflix marathon session is always a good idea. If you're an avid viewer, …

The Incredible Story of Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe and Man Friday, Carl Offterdinger (1829-89)<p>On May, 6, 1719 (julian calendar, April 25), Daniel Defoe‘s famous novel ‘<b>Robinson Crusoe</b>‘ …

May the Marvel Force be with you! How the MCU celebrated Star Wars Day

The idea of Stan Lee-owned superheroes rubbing shoulders with Jedi warriors has long seemed like an absurd genre fantasy. But that was before Disney …

Star Wars Day

What killed history's most famous people? Medical sleuths gather to investigate

Whether it is a mysterious fever or sudden incapacitation – even today, diagnosing quite what has carried someone off can leave doctors scratching their heads.<p>But every year a group of academics gather to embrace an even tougher challenge: casting a verdict on how and why some of the most famous …

University of London

Chadwick Boseman Explains to Jamie Foxx the Biggest Surprise About ‘Black Panther’s Success

Actor and singer Jamie Foxx has a new online talk show called”Off Script” where he chops it up with Hollywood’s hottest celebrities. The eight-part …

Black Panther

Kevin Feige touts Nova's "immediate potential" as a Marvel Film

In 2014, Marvel’s Nova Corps made their debut in <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> as an interstellar police force. It wasn’t the Nova fans may have been hoping …

How Did We Come to Know You?

<i>Audio:</i> Keith Gessen reads.<p>I was sitting in the kitchen one evening, checking my e-mail, when my grandmother told me she was going for a walk. It was snowing a little, and slippery—I could see that—but it wasn’t <i>too</i> slippery. Despite the cold, my grandmother had been out earlier to get some groceries …

Every Marvel Movie Villain Ranked from Worst to Best

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been an unprecedented success, the kind that has never been seen in Hollywood. Ten years, 18 films, almost all of …

The Rebellion Awakens: Fan Backlash Mounts Against 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is well on its way to scoring the second biggest opening weekend in cinema history, but that doesn’t mean that all is well in the galaxy. The $215+ million domestic debut may be a short-term win for Disney/Lucasfilm, but the reaction of moviegoers, especially the reaction …

Star Wars

The 15 best video games of 2017

A decade from now, there’s a good chance we’ll look back at 2017 as one of the best years ever for new game releases. Just think about it: some of the medium’s most iconic names — like <i>Zelda</i>, <i>Mario</i>, and <i>Resident Evil</i> — came roaring back to prominence, while new names like <i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> and <i>Cuphead</i> …

Only Read These 18 Tweets About Pixar Movies If You're Ready To Ruin Your Childhood

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Toy Story

The 7 Most Outrageous Supreme Leader Snoke Fan Theories

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Of course, I’m talking about the fact that <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is only a couple of weeks away! We’ve …

Star Wars

Here’s How We’d Build a Real X-Wing

<i>Star Wars</i> is arguably more science fantasy than science fiction, but the franchise has nonetheless gone on to influence everything we want to see in …

Star Wars

17 pop culture moments that made us yell 'NOPE!' at our screens this year

2017 tested us in many ways. In the rare moments that didn't push our endurance for pain and bs, we tested our capacity to experience joy and witness …

Justice League

Archaeologists Just Got Closer to Proving the Location of Jesus’ Tomb

This week <i>National Geographic</i> announced that, for the first time, the mortar from the tomb of Jesus at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher had been …

Archaeology

10 destinations to avoid visiting in 2018

At a time of year when travel brands usually trip over one another releasing forecasts on the top trending destinations to visit for 2018, Fodor’s is …

‘Avengers 4’ Will Feature Something ‘Never Seen’ Before In A Superhero Movie

<i>Justice League</i> is currently the second highest-grossing movie in the country (although that doesn’t mean it’s not a commercial disappointment), but talk has already shifted away from DC, thanks to <i>Vanity Fair</i>‘s “Secrets of the Marvel Universe” cover story. The article is full of noteworthy details …

Remembering Charles Manson's victims: Rich, famous, fringe and random

In the dearly five decades since the notorious murders stunned Los Angeles, there has been endless fascination and revulsion surrounding Charles Manson and his cult “family.”<p>And Manson did not fade quietly during his decades behind bars, but continued to make headlines with interviews, bad conduct …

Gal Gadot shares the most delightful 'Wonder Woman' blooper reel

Chris Pine had a nickname for Gal Gadot on the <i>Wonder Woman</i> set: Giggle Gadot. Friends, it is easy to see why.<p>Gadot shared a video Saturday of some of</i> …

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Director Taika Waititi Says His ‘Green Lantern’ Experience Confirmed He Does Things Differently

Filmmaker and supernaturally handsome gentleman Taika Waititi has learned a lot about what not to do from subpar superhero movies. After all, he has a bit of first-hand experience thanks to the 2011 DC wreck <i>Green Lantern</i>.<p>Waititi is helming the upcoming Marvel buddy picture <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> and …

Ryan Reynolds