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It's 3 p.m., so let's watch Hayao Miyazaki rip some poor A.I. nerds apart for creating "an insult to life itself"

<b>It’s 3 p.m.! Let The A.V. Club briefly make use of the waning hours of your productivity with some pop culture ephemera pulled from the depths of</b> …

Anime

‘God of War’ guide for vanquishing all nine villainous Valkyries

The toughest battles in <i>God of War</i> are against the Valkyries — nine super-strong enemies that have awesomely powerful attacks, a crazy amount of …

Ready Player One

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Sport<p>Gareth Bale will hold talks with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez as early as next week as he is eager to make a decision on his …

Soccer

The JOKER Origin Film Potentially Starring Joaquin Phoenix Has Something In Common With THE KILLING JOKE

In the wake of <i>Justice Leauge's</i> box office failure and the overall uncertainty surrounding the DCEU, Warner Bros. is moving ahead with an …

Robert DeNiro

What Are Critics Saying About ‘Annihilation’?

Back in December, Paramount Pictures sold off the international rights to its upcoming eco-horror thriller <i>Annhiliation</i> to Netflix amid concerns that …

Paramount Pictures

Professional Fifa players now richer than Football League stars as esports boom continues

A new study reveals the rising riches of professional gaming compared to the real game.<p>Professional gamers who play EA Sports' Fifa franchise are now …

We Have One Big Thing to Say About the Aziz Ansari Story

A week ago, I was preparing for an interview with Aziz Ansari. The topic: modern dating. When the idea was thrown around in an editorial meeting, I …

Feminism

6 H.P. Lovecraft Stories That Need to Be Big Movies

Anyone who’s read the work of H.P. Lovecraft knows how evocative and chilling his horrific tales are, painting evocative ideas just beyond our …

Could New Tech Meant For Plastic Surgeons Change CGI in Film Forever?

A new innovative technology is here to revolutionize filmmaking and James Cameron <i>isn’t</i> leading the charge? Times sure have changed.<p>Ovio, a Newport …

Watch The First Full Trailer For Ridley Scott's Chilling TV Series 'The Terror'

In the middle of the arctic surrounded by thousands of miles of nothing... no one can hear you scream<p>Having first teased us with a tense and chilly glimpse of a 19th century Arctic expedition gone very, very wrong a couple of months back, we can now reveal the first full trailer for Ridley Scott's …

‘Tomb Raider’ Official Trailer: Alicia Vikander Goes From Oscar Winner to Global Action Star

Norwegian filmmaker Roar Uthaug is behind the camera for his first American blockbuster.<p>You had to go to film festivals or show up for “Tulip Fever” …

Tomb Raider

The Summer Of '84 Trailer Is Basically Stranger Things With Serial Killers

If you're in desperate need of a <i>Stranger Things</i> fix, and don't feel like waiting until 2019 for a new season, then you're in luck. <i>Summer of '84</i> is a …

Clive Owen in talks to star opposite Will Smith in Ang Lee’s Gemini Man

The history of <i>Gemini Man</i> could be a movie in itself, but last year the film finally got a release date, and now the cast is growing.<p>Clive Owen</i> …

Leonardo DiCaprio Will Star In Quentin Tarantino’s Manson-Era Film

Quentin Tarantino likes to work with the same actors, and once you’re in one of his movies, you’re likely to come back at least once. Just ask Uma Thurman, Michael Madsen, or, of course, Samuel L. Jackson. And now, add Leonardo DiCaprio to the list as Tarantino brings DiCaprio back for his …

‘John Wick’ Is Back (As A Television Show On Starz)

The best cinematic action movie series is coming to the small screen.<p>Starz announced on Friday that it was moving forward with a series set in the <i>John Wick</i> universe. Named after the hotel where assassins come to kick back, relax, get a drink, and not murder each other, <i>The Continental</i> will be set in …

Ridley Scott is planning another ‘Blade Runner’ sequel

'Blade Runner 2049' might not be the last of the dystopian sci-fi franchise<p><b>Ridley Scott</b> is planning another <i>Blade Runner</i> sequel, the director has …

A Cinematographer's Best Friend: How to Use a Light Meter

Light meters are one of the most helpful and powerful tools that DPs have at their disposal, but how exactly do you use them?As a cinematographer, …

Here’s the person who ruined “Lady Bird’s” perfect Rotten Tomatoes score

Some may call it a witch hunt, others may call it justice. <i>Vulture</i> called it a necessary investigation. When <i>Lady Bird’s</i> perfect Rotten Tomatoes score …

Rotten Tomatoes

Netflix Sets ‘Batman’ Director Matt Reeves’ 6th & Idaho In Multi-Year Exclusive First Look Film Deal

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: In the latest bold step for the movie division of Netflix, the company has made one of its most significant overall deals with an A-list …

Researchers just accidentally found an effective Alzheimer’s treatment while trying to cure diabetes

Developing new treatments for ailments can be a tedious and frustrating process for scientists. Oftentimes, newly developed drugs just don’t work the …

Irrfan's Indian cinema's most successful crossover star, and 2017 was a reminder why

Dec,31 2017 09:11:01 IST<p><i>This article is part of our 2017: A Year In Review series</i><p>Counted amongst the most talented actors in India ever since the …

The most exciting sci-fi, fantasy and horror films of 2018

Alex Garland sends Natalie Portman into the unknown, the Cloverfield saga colonises outer space and Jason Statham does battle with a giant shark<p>• Read more of our most anticipated films of 2018<p><b>Alita: Battle Angel</b><p>James Cameron has been working on this drama, based on a manga series about an amnesiac …

Science Fiction

The Best Sci-Fi Movies And Shows of 2017

Created by on<p>Swipe for next page<p>While 2017 saw three classic sci-fi properties--Star Wars, Star Trek, and Planet of the Apes--continue to make their mark on the big and small screens, there were also plenty of other amazing movies and shows too. From blockbuster sequels and much-anticipated …

13 Most Underrated Movies of 2017: ‘Mudbound’ to ‘Battle of the Sexes’ – Variety

If “Juno” had opened in 2017, would it still have been a box office hit? What about “Shakespeare in Love”? “Little Miss Sunshine”? “Slumdog …

Box Office

Denis Villeneuve Explains the Four-Hour, Two-Part Release of 'Blade Runner 2049,' Disappointing Box Office, and 'Bond 25'

The ‘Blade Runner 2049’ director explains the initial four-hour cut, rumored plans to release the movie in two parts, and why you’ll never see it. …

How Big Tech Is Going After Your Health Care

When Daniel Poston, a second-year medical student in Manhattan, opened the App Store on his iPhone a couple of weeks ago, he was astonished to see an app for a new heart study prominently featured.<p>People often learn about new research studies through in-person conversations with their doctors. But …

Digital Health

‘Revenant’ screenwriter tapped for Tarantino’s ‘Star Trek’

“The Revenant” screenwriter Mark L. Smith has been hired by Paramount to pen a script based on Quentin Tarantino’s idea for an R-rated “Star Trek” …

Two Dave Chappelle specials to debut on New Year’s Eve

Here’s something else to celebrate on New Year’s Eve: Netflix just announced it has a second new Dave Chappelle stand-up special, and it’s launching …

If the bitcoin bubble bursts, this is what will happen next

The way media and experts are nearly universally labelling bitcoin’s vertiginous price surge a “bubble” is just another bizarre episode in the …

Cillian Murphy’s 10 Favorite Books

<i>Bookseller</i> <i>One Grand Books</i> <i></i><i>has asked celebrities to name the ten titles they’d take to a desert island, and they’ve shared the results with Vulture.</i> …

Books