Michael Kenny

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Guy Takes More Fake Book Covers Onto Subway To See How People React

You may remember a story we did recently about Scott Rogowsky, a comedian who decided to ride the New York subway while reading a bunch of fake books …

Books

10 Amazing Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Christopher Nolan's THE DARK KNIGHT TRILOGY

<i>The Dark Knight Trilogy</i> will go down as one of the greatest series of films in history, but there's a lot about these Batman movies you may not know. …

The Dark Knight

25+ Random Acts Of Genius Vandalism

When we talk about vandalism, as long as it doesn't involve actual Vandals sacking cities, many people would agree that some acts of vandalism are …

Taylor Swift Raps Drake & Future's "Jumpman" in Hilarious New Apple Music Commercial

“Based on true events.”<p>K.Dot already got a co-sign from Taylor Swift and now Drake and Future are getting Swift’s stamp of approval, too. The occasion? A brand new commercial from Apple Music. Starring the pop-star in workout-ready form, the “distractingly good” minute-long piece sees Swift rapping …

100 Greatest Movie Lines Delivered Right Before the Kill Scene

There’s no point killing someone in a movie if you’re not going to say something really cool beforehand.<p>Burger Fiction compiled 100 of the very best …

Roddy Piper

Get Inspired By Stanley Kubrick's Rare 'Notes on Filmmaking'

In 1960 Stanley Kubrick was still early in his career, but he already had clear <i></i>thoughts on the art of filmmaking. We can learn from this rare glimpse …

NBA Logos Redesigned As Superheroes Will Help You Forget About ‘Batman V Superman’

If you were alive over the past week or so, which I assume you were if you can read this, then there is no possible way that you missed the big story: The release of the mega-blockbuster <i>Batman v Superman</i>. The movie is dominating the newswire, and usually not for great reasons as it was universally …

The software behind Futurama is going open source

Toonz creates software you’ve probably never heard of but you’ve likely seen countless TV shows and movies made using its products.<p>The company’s main product is a piece of enterprise animation software that helps with scanning and cleanup of drawings, editing, animation and compositing.<p>Toonz was …

Fascinating Photos from the Secret Trash Collection in a New York Sanitation Garage

Garbage can be beautiful, if sorted correctly.<p>On the second floor of a nondescript warehouse owned by New York City’s Sanitation Department in East …

Watch Kendrick Lamar Steal the Mic at a Rap Cypher in Manchester, and Clash Some Teen Rappers

This way for a slice of hip-hop that is more heartwarming than new-born kittens chasing balls of wool.<p>Forget watching videos of new-born kittens chasing balls of wool or a cured deaf person hearing music for the first time – this clip of Kendrick Lamar surprising a bunch of teenagers in a rap …

Drug Dealers Explain How They Keep Their Hustles Secret from Their Families

<i>Breaking Bad</i> is probably the best known pop-culture example of a drug merchant's life getting turned inside-out, but it happens to ordinary people the world over. We interviewed several about how dealing complicated their lives and relationships.<p>The are many reasons people deal drugs, but …

9 Horror Movies That Are Actually Scary

3K<p>SHARES<p><i>10 Cloverfield Lane</i> opens this weekend, and it's bound to be remembered as one of the scariest movies of the year. We always knew John …

Hollywood's biggest directors want to bring new movies straight to your living room

Seemingly out of nowhere, a new service called Screening Room could soon let consumers watch new movies the same day they hit theaters — for a hefty price. On Wednesday, <i>Variety</i> reported that movie studios and the Sean Parker-backed startup have been in negotiations to help make the service a …

Read All the Sexist Ways Female Characters Are Introduced in Scripts

“Behind a steamy shower door is the indistinguishable but sexy silhouette of Jane showering.” So reads one introduction for a female character in a …

See Disney Classics Reimagined in the Style of Tim Burton

Ever wonder what your favorite Disney animated movies would look like if given the Tim Burton touch? Thanks to Moscow-based artist and animator …

Why Eminem’s agent is the most feared woman in music

Cara Lewis’ infamy was born in 1987, when she was name-checked in Eric B. & Rakim’s song “Paid in Full,” an anthem of hip-hop’s Golden Age. The …

Rap & Hip-Hop

‘I’d rather have prevented the Paris attacks than predicted them’ says film director

On Friday 13 November last year, French film director Nicolas Boukhrief was asleep when the telephone began to ring at around 9.30pm. A suicide bomber had just blown himself up outside the Stade de France. Boukhrief was shocked, then appalled; fiction had become fact.<p>His film, <i>Made in France</i>, which …

Video on Demand

A Digital Artist Used Police Sketch Software To Draw Literary Characters And The Results Are Stunning

For fans of classic books, half of the fun in consuming great stories is imagining what each character looks like in your own mind. When the eventual big-screen adaption rolls around, comparing preconceived notions about what one character or another looks like with the casting decision can be …

Batman: Watch the Craziest Baseball Swing of All Time

It's Friday, and if you're an East Coaster like me, you've probably already stocked up on the supplies necessary to survive Winter Storm Jonas – he …

Baseball

20 Horror Films That Will Scare The **** Out Of You In 2016

Garnering rave reviews for its visuals and unsettling, slow-building horror, it also won debut writer-director Robert Eggers a Best Director prize at Sundance last year.<p>Photo: A24

Quentin Tarantino confirms that all his films are connected

<i>UPDATE: Tarantino revealed that one character in The Hateful Eight is related to someone in another of his films. We worked out who it is.</i><p>Fans have speculated for years over the hyper-violent universe that Quentin Tarantino’s characters inhabit. After all, we know that <i>Reservoir Dog’s</i> Vic Vega and</i> …

Watch how Pixar references classic films in a video essay by Jorge Luengo Ruiz (VIDEO).

As perhaps the most beloved movie studio of our time, Pixar doesn’t exactly suffer from a dearth of acclaim. And yet, there is one aspect of its work …

10 Of The Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Albums Of 2016

With big albums coming from Kanye, Drake, and Diddy (or whatever we’re calling him these days), 2016 is shaping up to be a pretty solid year in hip-hop. With so many big names releasing highly-anticipated new music, it will also be interesting to see if there is space for newcomers to break out as …

Rap & Hip-Hop

'Killer Mike' and other hip-hop stars filed a Supreme Court brief exposing a big double standard for rappers

The brief argues that the violent rhetoric rappers sometimes use to decry social injustice shouldn't be taken literally. When listening to other genres of music, the brief suggests, many people <i>don't</i> take violent lyrics at face value.<p>"In 'Folsom Prison Blues,' country artist Johnny Cash famously …

Check out these awesome helmets that mix 'Star Wars' characters and NFL teams

With "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in theaters Dec. 18, we're bringing back these sweet "Star Wars"-inspired NFL helmets created by artist John Raya …

Solitary Superheroes Find Quiet Moments in Stunning Landscapes

French photographer Benoit Lapray believes that “a photograph has to tell us a story,” and he achieves just that in his series, entitled <i>The Quest for the Absolute</i>. The playful collection of portraits offers insight into the world of well-known superheroes, including Captain America, Spiderman, …

How to Make Your Photos Pop With Punchier Colors in Photoshop CC

With Adobe’s fairly new pricing regime, Photoshop CC is now within the reach of many enthusiast photographers who might have balked at the idea of …

The 24 Best Science Fiction Books Of 2015

What a year for science fiction we've had, with epic new space operas, fascinating new worlds to explore, and the return of some of our favorite stories.<p>Legendary science fiction author Neal Stephenson has outdone himself with <i>Seveneves</i>, an ambitious and far-reaching tale of humanity at its …

Here are 6 movies that blatantly re-used footage from other movies

This is a fun one. Screen Rant came up with a list of movies that shows how films have recycled and reused scenes from other movies. This isn’t an …

Movies

Preschoolers Offer Hilarious Baby Names For Their Pregnant Teacher

Some useful, others... less so.<p>A preschool class' poster of baby name suggestions is giving the name Saint West a run for its money.<p>Julie Siakpere, a 35-year-old teacher from La Crosse, Wisconsin who is currently five months pregnant, received the board plastered with baby name ideas from her class …