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Star Wars lawsuits: who has Lucasfilm sued and why?

Lucasfilm – now of course, a part of Disney – are famously protective of their intellectual property. Whether it's droids, AT-ATs, or Jedi mind tricks, if it appears anywhere in a Star Wars film, then it's probably trademarked it. Even US presidents and their defence programmes aren't safe.<p>The …

Here Are 41 Reviews of Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' So You Don't Have to Read Any Others

We rounded up 41 of our favorite people to write reviews of Kanye's new album and put them all in one spot so you never have to click on another 'TLOP' link again.<p><i>Artwork via thelifeofpablol.com</i><p>As they say, opinions are like assholes: Everyone's got one, some people bleach theirs, and you can't …

Rap & Hip-Hop

A$AP Mob Berates Troy Ave For Dissing Joey Bada$$ & Capital Steez

A$AP Addie and A$AP Twelvyy blasted Troy Ave yesterday (March 1) after the <i>Major Without a Deal</i> rapper dissed Joey Bada$$ and Capital Steez in his …

Twitch offers a close look at first-person film 'Hardcore Henry'

<i>Hardcore Henry</i> is basically a mix of Jason Bourne, <i>Captain America</i> and <i>Call of Duty</i>. It's an action epic about a man who wakes from near-death in a futuristic laboratory and with no memory of his past. Minutes after regaining consciousness, he embarks on a dangerous mission to save his kidnapped wife …

Will 'Waves' Be Kanye West's First Disappointing Album?

Here's why modern pop's great auteur may be done flipping scripts<p>Kanye West doesn't believe in yesterday. Living through his records may be the …

Best Videos: Flying Lotus, Massive Attack and more

<b>Welcome to FACT’s weekly video round-up.</b><p>As we note at the <b>end of every year</b>, music videos have never been better. But too often, music videos — along …

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Bob Dylan's 25 musical heroes, including Guy Clark

<b>Bob Dylan once said that when Hank Williams died "it was like a great tree had fallen". As a new film about Williams called I Saw the Light, starring Tom Hiddleson, comes out we look at Dylan's 20 favourite musicians and songwriters.</b><p>HANK WILLIAMS<p>"Even at a young age, I identified with Hank …

10 of the Scariest Foreign Horror Movies for Halloween

This time every year film fans and casual viewers immerse themselves in the scary stuff in celebration of Halloween on 31st October. The trouble is …

Horror

Hip-Hop

Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 1 hour ago<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 2 days ago<p>The Enduring Link Between Rock And Hip-Hop<p>A conversation with Daryl McDaniels -- aka DMC …

Mick Jagger Remembers David Bowie: 'He Would Share So Much With Me'

"There was competition between us, but it never felt overwhelming," says Jagger<p><i>In our n</i><i>ew David Bowie tribute issue, on sale January 29th, several of</i> …

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'The Witcher 3' Is Bloody Terrific But It's Still Not 'Game Of The Year'

<i>The Witcher 3</i> is topping the charts when it comes to 2015′s “Game of the Year” awards.<p>As Paul Tassi noted, CDPR’s open-world RPG is getting five times more Game of the Year awards than its closest competitor, <i>Fallout 4.</i><p>Last year, a similar thing happened, only this time the most Game of the Year …

The Witcher

Keith Stuart on AI, acting and the weird future of open-world games

Julian Togelius has an idea about where open-world games are going. Let's call it the infinite world theory. In his version of the future, titles …

The Sims

Fallout gets its own official emoji in free app Fallout C.H.A.T.

Bethesda has released over 60 Fallout-themed emoji in a new free app for iOS and Android called Fallout C.H.A.T. (Short for Communications Hub and …

3 Films to Watch This Halloween

<i>Samuel Brace with 3 films to watch this Halloween…</i><p>Halloween isn’t my favourite time of year. Not for any particular reason, no trauma befell me on a …

Horror

You can buy Fallout 4's Nuka-Cola Quantum at Target next month

Fallout fans will soon be able to irradiate their taste buds with real-life Nuka-Cola Quantum — bottles of the carbonated soft drink will be available to purchase exclusively at Target this fall, according to the series' official Twitter account.<p>Bethesda Softworks, publisher of the Fallout series, …

Vehicle-Launched Bridge Creates A Temporary Bridge for Faster and Safer Rescue Operation

There are still many places in South of China have to suffer from flood disaster during rainy seasons where roads tend to be blocked and bridges are …

Engineering

If only your office bandwidth could do this!

LampSite is a smart base station that can easily be installed in densely populated areas to provide high-speed 4G and Wi-Fi services. It offers …

Mad Max in black and white, with no dialogue, is amazing and you can watch it now

<i>Mad Max</i> director George Miller has always said that the best version of the film was in black and white.<p>"We spent a lot of time in DI (digital intermediate), and we had a very fine colorist, Eric Whipp," he told Slashfilm.<p>"One thing I’ve noticed is that the default position for everyone is to …

The creators of Crossy Road are making a cool new Pac-Man game

Bandai Namco has tapped <i>Crossy Road</i> creators Hipster Whale to put their spin on Pac-Man for his 35th anniversary. The result? <i>Pac-Man 256</i>, a new mobile game that adds a clever twist to the dot-eating formula that's based on the original game's infamous level glitch.<p><i>Pac-Man 256</i> is an endless maze …

Star Wars was an amazing experience in 1977, and you can listen in

William Forsche took a tape recorder with him the second time he saw the original Star Wars with his mother, and this clip provides just a few minutes of how that experience sounded.<p>This was before Star Wars entered into the pop culture as something we took more or less for granted, and this sort …

Avengers' Mark Ruffalo tackles sexist questions often posed to Scarlett Johansson

Black Widow actress Scarlett Johansson has endured more than her fair share of ridiculous questions while on press tours for the Avengers films — from interviewers asking about whether or not she wears underwear under her costume and her diet, to the importance of her character being "smart as well …

The Evolution of... M.I.A.

From small-town beginnings, she became a dominating trans-global force of creativity. This is how it happened.<p>Remember when “Paper Planes” propped up stoner comedy film trailers and sport montages and everyone was treating M.I.A. like she was just this new thing that appeared rather than a totemic …

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Terrifying Photo of an Angry Lion Just Moments Before it Charged

Naturalist and photographer Atif Saeed risked the wrath of a lion to capture this spectacular shot of the big cat snarling angrily just moments before he rushed at the photographer. Titled <i>The Ghost and the Darkness</i>, the photo has an incredible backstory behind it.<p>According to Saeed, he had been …

Photography

Strange Love

Can two strangers really fall in love by asking each other 36 psychologist-approved questions and staring into each other's eyes for four minutes straight? Filmmaker Gia Coppola decided to find out.<p>Can two strangers really fall in love by asking each other 36 psychologist-approved questions and …

Filmmaking

Trailer for the big screen release of Blade Runner: The Final Cut

With <b>Blade Runner 2</b> on the horizon, the BFI is taking the opportunity to re-release Ridley Scott’s seminal 1982 sci-fi in its Final Cut form here in …