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8 New Movie Trailers That Were Better Than The Super Bowl

"Captain America: Civil War," "X-Men: Apocalypse," "The Jungle Book" and more.<p>Unless you were a Denver Broncos fan, Peyton Manning or, like, Papa John, the Super Bowl was kind of rough on Sunday.<p>Thank gosh some new movie commercials and trailers, like a first look at "Jason Bourne" and a new spot …

Film Industry

'Battlefront' Shows Just How Cheap Life Is in the Star Wars Universe

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away turns out to be a pretty awful place to live.<p>I'm sprinting toward Rebel lines, blaster fire sizzling past me. I wind up a throw and arc a thermal detonator over the next hill just before I charge over the top.<p>It won't kill anyone—that's not the point. The …

Star Wars

How a 29-year-old basketball player landed a star role as the new Chewbacca in 'Star Wars'

In the midst of finding lesser-known actors to play the new leads of the "Star Wars" saga, like Daisy Ridley and John Boyega, the casting department of "The Force Awakens" also had to try to find a double for one of the franchise's best-known roles: Chewbacca.<p>Actor Peter Mayhew, the 71-year-old, …

Star Wars

Japan unveils design for 2020 Olympic stadium ... again

<b>(CNN) —</b> Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced the new design for the country's controversial National Stadium, which will be the focal point for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.<p>It follows the scrapping of a high-profile plan by architect Zaha Hadid earlier this year.<p>"Today, the Japan Sports …

Japan

The 10 highest-grossing movies of all time — there's one movie that beats 'Star Wars'

So it's a good time to look back at what are the highest-grossing movies ever. For this list, we looked at domestic box-office grosses adjusted for inflation to see what old movies would have made in today's dollars, as calculated by Box Office Mojo. So there's no "Avatar" on this list.<p>The original …

Top 10 Coolest Marvel Movie Easter Eggs You Never Saw Coming

<b>When it comes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there’s as much excitement about finding the Easter eggs as there is about watching the actual …

Sculptures Reveal the Inner Anatomies of Beloved Childhood Toys

When artist Jason Freeny lost his job as an industrial designer, he began carving the inner anatomies of famous toys. After months of unemployment, the talented creator turned to sculpting during a time of financial desperation. He decided to buy the character Dunny from Kidrobot, cut it open, fill …

Sculpture

The Best Comedies On Netflix

So, you've haven't had a good week. At the office, the workload is piling up and your boss is riding you hard. Outside of the office, the old …

Disney Parodies The Biggest Movies Of 2015 In A Series Of Cute Film Posters

But seriously, I'd watch them.

Walt Disney Company

David Spade reveals how Chris Farley came up with classic 'Fat Guy in a Little Coat' scene from 'Tommy Boy'

On Monday night, David Spade appeared on "Conan" and he and Conan O'Brien remembered working with Farley on "Saturday Night Live" in the show's '90s heyday. Spade was Farley's close collaborator, and O'Brien was a writer on "Saturday Night Live."<p>According to O'Brien, Farley was just as "wild and …

25 Wall Street movies to watch over Thanksgiving

That doesn't mean you can't get a little Wall Street in your day, though. Why not kick back on the couch and watch one of these Wall Street movies?<p>You'll definitely enjoy yourself, and you might even learn something.

'Jessica Jones' showrunner Melissa Rosenberg talks rape, adaptation, and female sexuality

Melissa Rosenberg is no stranger to adaptations, having served as head writer on Showtime's "Dexter" as well as crafting all four screenplays for the blockbuster "Twilight" films.<p>But Rosenberg has a new story to transform with Marvel's latest television venture, "Jessica Jones." The adaptation of …

Comics

20 Years of Pixar and the Truth Behind 'Toy Story'

Dotted across the cinematic landscape you'll find a number of landmarks - films that transcend the usual to invigorate, define, and sometimes …

Animation

An Artist Is Drawing A Sketch For All 365 Movies He’s Watching In 365 Days

It’s always interesting to see what happens when artists take on a big, long-term activity like a series of movie marathons. On October 21, Greg O’Regan decided to undergo one of these behemoths, watching 365 movies in 365 days. But that’s not all O’Regan is doing — he’s drawing an accompanying …

Amazon Black Friday deals go live this week

<i>Enjoy new deals every five minutes starting Friday, November 20 through Friday, November 27</i><p><i>Effortlessly keep tabs on top deals from anywhere with new “Watch A Deal” feature</i><p>SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 18, 2015– (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon.com today announced holiday deals start on Friday, November 20, …

Shopping

Super-cool Star Wars art to awaken your senses (pictures)

Star Wars

Presidential Candidates: Alter-Egos as Comic Characters

At the Republican CNBC presidential debates last month, the following exchange took place between moderator John Harwood and candidate Donald Trump:<p>HARWOOD: Mr. Trump, you've done very well in this campaign so far by promising to build a wall and make another country pay for it.TRUMP: …

The Force Awakens: Kylo Ren Lightsaber Finally Explained

When the first teaser trailer for <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b> debuted nearly a year ago this month, one of the most talked about new elements of the …

The Making Of An Icon: How The “Peace For Paris” Sign Spread Around The World

Following the terrorist attacks on Paris Friday, one graphic designer’s raw reaction becomes a global symbol of peace and solidarity.<p>In the wake of the horrific acts of terrorism that ripped through France on Friday, November 13, killing at least 129 people and injuring hundreds, an image with a …

'Imagine' Pianist Revealed, Talks Inspiration for Paris Performance

"I can't bring people back, but I can inspire them with music and when people are inspired they can do anything. That’s why I played 'Imagine,'" …

CBS Will Reschedule Episodes of Supergirl and NCIS: L.A. in the Wake of Paris Attacks

Episodes that reportedly focus on terror plots will be replaced with other new episodes.<p>Following the terrorist events in Paris, CBS is making the decision to pull episodes of their hit shows <i>Supergirl</i> and <i>NCIS: Los Angeles</i> that deal with bombings and ISIS, respectively, [according to The Wrap] …

TV

Bono on Paris attacks: 'This is the first direct hit on music'

<b>(Rolling Stone) —</b> U2 were rehearsing at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris Friday night, less than three miles away from the Bataclan concert hall where the Eagles of Death Metal were playing, when they got word of the terrorist attack on the city.<p>"Our security locked it down pretty quickly and we got …

Paris Attacks

Here's How The World Is Showing Solidarity With France

In the aftermath of Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris, which left at least 120 dead and scores more injured, the world has turned to the …

Islamic State 'goes global' with Paris attacks

Isis is following al-Qaida’s tactics, adopting ‘direct action’ to terrorise the west and inspire sympathisers<p>The downing of the Metrojet Airbus full of Russian holidaymakers over Egypt two weeks ago – probably the work of an Islamic State affiliate there – indicated an evolution in the group’s …

Radicalization

Reaction from around the world to Paris attacks

PARIS (AP) — World leaders are reacting to the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. Some of their views:<p>PRESIDENT BARACK …

Terrorism

Attack at Paris's Bataclan: 'two or three men began shooting blindly at crowd'

Like most Friday nights, especially those with a “special event”, the Bataclan nightclub and concert hall near Paris’s Place de la République was heaving.<p>More than 1,000 fans had gathered at this popular venue for a concert by California group Eagles of Death Metal. The band had been on the stage …

Death Metal

Paris attack witness: 'he was dressed in black, professional, shooting and killing'

Psychotherapist Mark Colclough, a 43-year-old British-Danish dual citizen, was with a colleague on Rue de la Fontaine when he witnessed a gunman attack a cafe<p>We were about 20 metres away from the cafe when we heard a firecracker and I looked around and I could see a man, maybe 185cm tall, and the …

Clothing

10 Movies You Shouldn’t Show Your Kids Unless You Want Them to Grow up to Be Journalists

Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be reporters. The hours are long, the rewards are slim, the industry’s dying, and the coffee is terrible. And yet, American pop culture has a long-standing love affair with the heroic journalist, from Clark Kent to the dogged reporters of <i>Spotlight.</i> So, if you …

Journalism