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Unbroken Is a Solemn War Epic That Needs More Soul

In trying to respectful of a true-life story, director Angelina Jolie has made a movie that doesn’t feel alive enough.<p>An actor becoming a director is no new phenomenon, and yet every time it happens, we seem to be considering the idea for the very first time. “<b>Angelina Jolie</b> wants to <i>direct</i>??” …

Claim a free game and give up the right to sue over Assassin's Creed Unity

Those who bought the season pass for Assassin's Creed Unity are off and downloading their free game now, a make-good for Ubisoft shipping broken game that needed four patches in its first month. Game Informer offered a useful reminder that's worth repeating here: You're giving up legal rights by …

Box Office: 'Hobbit 3' Makes Like 'Matrix 3' For $16.6M Friday

<b>The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is looking at a $52 million Fri-Sun frame and a $85 million five-day debut.</b><p>In November of 2003, <i>The Matrix Revolutions</i> ended the trilogy not with a bang but with a whimper. After somewhat revolutionizing action cinema in April of 1999 with <i>The Matrix</i>, while …

Lance Bass Married: Lance Bass Wedding Pictures Michael Turchin; Celebrity Weddings

It's gonna be him*: Lance Bass married Michael Turchin earlier today at the Park Plaza Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The grooms, dating since 2011, were engaged in New Orleans in 2013, shortly after *NSYNC's VMAs reunion.<p>*Sorry. No self-control.<p>Kristin Chenoweth and JC Chasez were scheduled to …

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Why Nintendo's Wii U Might Be The Best Console To Unwrap Christmas Morning

In the next week or so, there will likely be many articles stacking up the three major consoles, the PS4, the Xbox One, and the Wii U, comparing price, features, graphics, games and so on as you try to understand which one to buy for someone (or yourself) this holiday season. I may even write a few …

2014: An Embarrassing Year For Gaming

I went into 2014 with some hope. We had new consoles from both Microsoft and Sony, including an ascendant PS4 that seemed to defy all the doomsaying about the end of consoles. We had a vibrant indie scene that the big players were doing their best to foster. We had, it would seem, mainstream …

Controversial Video Game 'Hatred' Pulled From Steam Greenlight

Valve has pulled the controversial video game <i>Hatred</i> from its Greenlight program on Steam.<p>“Based on what we’ve see on Greenlight we would not publish Hatred on Steam. As such we’ll be taking it down,” Valve’s Doug Lombardi said in a statement.<p>The controversial game, developed by Polish studio …

Review: The many moods of Nicki Minaj on 'The Pinkprint'

Those who have followed Nicki Minaj's often-thrilling ascent to hip-hop superstardom have been hoping for another straight-up rap album for years. After annihilating virtually all takers on mixtapes and guest verses starting in 2007, the 32-year-old began gunning for the pop charts, pouring forth …

What Makes The Blacklisted 'Hatred' Different From 'GTA 5' Or 'Human Centipede'?

When it was announced that unknown Polish studio Destructive Creations would be making a “mass murder simulator” in the form of the new game “Hatred,” the reaction from press and the industry alike was unified in condemning the game. The developer was hoping that creative license would allow their …

Christian Bale Solves the Mystery of the Dark Knight Rises Ending

Was there ever any doubt about Batman's conclusion?<p><b>In a new interview</b> <b>with Entertainment Weekly</b>, Christian Bale explains something that we never thought needed explaining: the (seemingly) clear-cut ending of Christopher Nolan's <i>Dark Knight</i> trilogy. The final chapter, <i>The Dark Knight Rises</i>, closes with …

The 10 American Spots To Visit In 2015 Might Surprise You But Go There Anyway

It's time to book a vacation... to Queens.<p>That is, at least according to the fine folks at Lonely Planet, who have released their "Best in the US 2015" list. While there are plenty of good reasons to always go to New Orleans, the same can't be said for western South Dakota or even the Mount Shasta …

Laughing all the way ... out of depression

The dentist's office might be the last place you'd look to find a quick cure for an implacable bout of depression. But new research suggests that laughing gas -- the mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen that eases the pain and anxiety of having dental work -- may help banish treatment-resistant …

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Make Homemade Candy Cane Fudge Like a Boss

Candy cane fudge will be beautiful on your dessert table this year. Sweet peppermint fudge is all decked out for the holidays!<p>Well, here I am as the candy contributor FINALLY bringing you a holiday treat. I say it all year long, that fudge can be enjoyed any time of year.<p>But, if you’ve been waiting …

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'Final Fantasy 7' Headed For PS4

One of the most commonly requested remakes in the Final Fantasy canon has always been that of Final Fantasy 7. This also being the first game in the series that used 3D graphics on the original PlayStation back in 1997.<p>More recently players could download the archived version via the PlayStation …

15 Minutes With 'Adr1ft' On Oculus Rift -- Weightless, Terrified, And Mesmerized

One of the most captivating moments at this year’s Game Awards show — and an apparent hit with the live audience — was a new trailer for Adam Orth’s <i>Adr1ft.</i> I was enthralled with the premise, environment, and suspense depicted by the <i>Adr1ft</i> trailer, so when I had the opportunity to try the game for …

'Game Of Thrones: Iron From Ice' Episode 1 Review: A Game Of Choices

<i>Spoilers for the first episode of Telltale’s ‘Game of Thrones’ game follow.</i><p>I’m happy to report that finally, after all these years, there’s a <i>Game of Thrones</i> video game that’s actually good.<p>Telltale Games has released the first episode in their <i>Iron from Ice</i> adventure game, set in George. R.R. …

DC Universe Online grows to 18M players, with PlayStation 4 leading the way

That’s a lot of superheroes.<p>DC Universe Online has grown to more than 18 million registered players, and many of them are logging into the free-to-play online game via the PlayStation 4.<p>The results that Sony Online Entertainment is getting on the PS4 suggest that the right free-to-play games will …

Taylor Swift Parties with Harry Styles and Other Fave Moments Before and After the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Could “Haylor” be reuniting?<p>Taylor Swift and ex Harry Styles were spotted at a party after the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in London on …

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Bungie Still Has 'No Plans' To Add Matchmaking To Destiny's Raids

With Destiny’s Dark Below expansion release imminent, it’s easy to see the biggest new piece of content that comes with the $20 pack is the new Crota-based Raid. While the DLC also features more multiplayer maps, Strikes and story missions, the Raid is the largest single piece of content Destiny …

Why 'The Hobbit: Battle Of The Five Armies' Needs To Be Peter Jackson's Last Middle-earth Film

I have such mixed feelings about Peter Jackson’s <i>Lord of the Rings</i> and <i>The Hobbit.</i><p>On the one hand, I think both trilogies have a lot going for them, from great acting and special effects to rousing action sequences, not to mention absolutely lovely original scores.<p>On the other hand, I think …

Blizzcon 2014: Hearthstone World Champion Crowned

Firebat sweeps the finals series 3-0.<p>After months of gruelling competition, American Hearthstone pro Firebat has come out on top at the Hearthstone …

13 amazing locations for the next Assassins Creed

It's a big world out there<p>If you can remember all the way back to Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag, you might recall an email on an Abstergo bigwig's …

‘Warcraft’ movie cast unveiled at BlizzCon 2014 | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Legendary Pictures revealed character details for its upcoming adventure film “Warcraft” during its panel at BlizzCon on Friday afternoon.<p>Director Duncan Jones in 2011. (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)<p>The film, based on Blizzard Entertainment‘s massively multiplayer online role-playing game “World …

Travelzoo Picks Best Travel Deal Destinations for 2015

Travelzoo Deal Experts have combed the world over looking for destinations where U.S. travelers will get the biggest bang for their buck in 2015. We present the <b>Wow Deal Destinations for 2015</b>: Brazil, Puerto Rico, Texas Hill Country, Cruising Asia and Dubai -- based on travel trends, national events …

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'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Single-Player Campaign Review

<i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> is the best game in the series since <i>Black Ops II</i> as far as single-player campaigns go. It’s a far, far better game than <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i>, and more interesting and memorable than <i>Modern Warfare 3</i>.<p>Sledgehammer Games has put together a single-player experience that’s …

Flavorwire’s 2014 Primetime Emmy Picks and Predictions – Flavorwire

The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards airs tonight at 9pm. You’d be forgiven if this catches you off guard; it’s about a month earlier than usual due …