Andy Knox

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Picture Perfect: TV Settings That Deliver the Ultimate Picture Quality

If you recently bought a new television, you’ll notice that things have changed when it comes to out-of-the-box TV settings.<p>It used to be that when …

Tutorials

Take a longer look at 'Anthem,' EA's answer to 'Destiny,' with an extended gameplay trailer

The world of <i>Anthem</i> is getting a little clearer and a little more enticing, with an extended look at the game's combat, environments, and some …

Game Trailers

This Insightful YouTube Video Explores the Impact of Classic Anime Film ‘Akira’

From Supreme and PornHub collaborations to rap music videos, the influence of the now famed anime film <i>Akira</i> continues to resonate well in …

‘James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction’: AMC To Launch Entire First Season Of Visionaries Series For Premiere Customers

Following a similar strategy as it did for recent series <i>The Terror</i> and <i>McMafia,</i> AMC will make the full season of <i>AMC Visionaries: James Cameron’s Story</i> …

Watch Mark Zuckerberg Get Grilled in This Ridiculous 'Bad Lip Reading' Video

Earlier this month, Mark Zuckerberg testified before congress over Facebook's mishandling of user data pertaining to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. …

How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

Deadpool 2 Trailer: Full Breakdown, Easter Eggs and References

Greetings true believers! We just got a brand new trailer for Deadpool 2 -- yes, that is the official title -- and our sharp-eyed experts have gone …

The Opening Argument in the Trial of Donald J. Trump

For Trump, the motive for the crime was to use any edge he could to win the election, even if it was clearly illegal, and to complete business deals …

Shadow of the Tomb Raider trailer teases a trip to Mayan pyramids

Game launches Sept. 14, 2018, more coming on April 27<p><i>Shadow of the Tomb Raider</i>’s first teaser trailer is out, and it’s what you would expect of a Tomb Raider promo: rock climbing, gun-packing goons, bow and flaming arrow, Lara Croft smacking into some hard surface. It also appears she’s gazing out …

Tomb Raider

7 Of The Most Bizarre Movie Homages You'll Ever See

Charlie's Angels doing... ET<p>Movies are packed full of references to other movies. This is logical because, as it turns out, movie directors are film fans – who knew?<p>And, while it makes sense for someone like Quentin Tarantino to homage the films he grew up on while basically remaking the films he …

Ready Player One Review

Steven Spielberg's fun (and funny) adaptation of the beloved sci-fi novel.<p><i>This is a spoiler-free advance review of Ready Player One from its premiere</i> …

Ready Player One

How we made 2001: A Space Odyssey

A teacher was tutoring Kubrick's daughter and he paid him with the Aries spacecraft. The family sold it to the Academy<p><b>Keir Dullea, played astronaut Dave Bowman</b><p>One day in the early 1960s, I had my palm read at a funfair. The palmist saw a rocket ship in my future. Then my agent called and said I’d …

East London

Hey, Siri: 142 useful voice commands for Siri

Do you use Siri to its full potential? Perhaps it’s time to refresh your memory with this list of useful things you can ask it to do for you.<b>Control</b> …

The new space race: how billionaires launched the next era of exploration

Scientists and aerospace veterans, many of them still in awe at the cascade of smoke and fire, the roar of a 20-story machine hurtling into the sky, and the sight of a billionaire’s electric car floating past Earth, welcomed Elon Musk to the podium in Cape Canaveral this week.<p>“We want a new space …

Space Travel

Watch ‘Starman’ drift: SpaceX’s Tesla reaches the ultimate cruising altitude and rides off into space

This might be the ultimate space oddity.<p>High above his home planet, where millions of people are no doubt sitting in traffic in cars of their own, …

Monster Hunter: World beginner’s guide

How to make your first 10 hours easier<p>Depending on who you talk to, the Monster Hunter series has a very mixed reputation. On the one hand, it has a ravenous fanbase that won’t hesitate to import the newest games. On the other, there’s a slew of confounded gamers who quit immediately after being …

Watch this nuanced analysis of sci-fi film Ex Machina

Film critic Allison de Fren examines some of the complex issues raised in the 2015 <i>Ex Machina</i>. Her voiceover alone makes it worth it, but the insights …

The 10 best sci-fi and fantasy books of 2017

It’s always difficult to pick out the best books of the year, regardless of genre (it’s even harder to do it for a general list). There’s the fear …

The Last Jedi broke Star Wars, for better and for worse

opinion<p><b>It almost goes without saying, but spoilers ahead.</b><p>To call Episode VIII a devisive film may soon become an understatement, with nearly every …

Star Wars

Here’s the trailer for Peter Jackson’s Mad-Max-but-rolling-steampunk-cities movie

The cities eat other cities<p><i>Mortal Engines</i> takes place in a post-apocalyptic England where massive wheeled cities roam the blasted landscape, hunting down smaller wheeled towns and consuming them for parts, fuel and labor — and you can get a look at exactly that process in the movie’s first trailer …

Movies

10 things we wanted and didn’t get from The Last Jedi

From the little things, like a BB-8 vs. BB-9E smackdown, to more significant story issues<p><b>Major spoilers ahead for</b> <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i><b>.</b> <b>The non-spoiler review is here</b><b>.</b><p>With <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, writer-director Rian Johnson made a point of answering questions set up by <i>The Force Awakens</i>, and …

Just How Seriously Should We Take This Star Wars: The Last Jedi Backlash?

Is this really the most divisive installment in the Skywalker saga?<p>This article contains considerable spoilers for <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi.</i> If you want to go into the film pure as the driven salt on the mining planet of Crait, you should wait until later to read this. Otherwise, join us for some …

The 50 best games of 2017

A bad year full of good games<p>Video games have been a bright spot in a bleak year.<p>Early in 2017, we got the Switch, which made it all the more easy to take our hobby wherever we’d like. With the help from some noise-canceling headphones, the bus or the subway or the plane or the entire world can now …

Breath of the Wild

Is Star Wars' 'The Last Jedi' science fiction? It's time to settle this age-old argument.

“The Last Jedi” is set in large part in a green, mountainous landscape inhabited by Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) — an old, grizzled dude with flowing robes and mysterious powers. The plot involves talk of royal bloodlines, astral projection, swords that choose their wielders, and an epic battle …

This is what Stan Lee thinks of Disney-Fox merger

Stan Lee, the creator of some of the most iconic Marvel characters, has commented on the Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox properties. Not …

Marvel Universe

‘We forgive you, George’

A LONG time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, <i>Star Wars</i> movies used to be good.<p>They featured interesting characters doing cool stuff — flying …

Star Wars

American Astronauts Are Going Back to the Moon

President Donald Trump has signed a directive that authorizes NASA to return American astronauts to the Moon—a mission that would lay the foundation …

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' now playing at home: Everything we know

Oh my Skywalker! "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" has made more than $1 billion in theaters worldwide, and now it gets its home release Tuesday. But you didn't expect Disney to stop telling the story of "The Last Jedi" with just the movie, right? Since the first trailer's premiere at the Star Wars …

Star Wars

Xbox One X PUBG Gameplay And Controls

If you are gearing up to enjoy PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on the Xbox One or Microsoft’s latest more powerful Xbox One X you might be interested …

Gaming Industry

Lauren Schmidt Hissrich is showrunner for Netflix’s The Witcher

Lauren Schmidt Hissrich will adapt <i>The Witcher</i> novels by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski for Netflix, reports <i>Variety</i>. Hissrich, known for writing and producing Marvel's <i>The Defenders</i> and <i>Daredevil</i> on the streaming service, will act as showrunner and executive producer for the series. Netflix announced …