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New Star Wars Documentary Invites You to Unlearn What You Have Learned About the Prequels

The hate for the <i>Star Wars</i> prequels is vociferous and seemingly unending, but a new documentary wants to go back to the movies and re-examine if they …

Prequels

Why Inbox Is Way Better Than Gmail

Inbox by Gmail has been around for almost two years, and while it continues to exist alongside Gmail, it’s easy to see that Google engineers see …

Pitchfork Music Festival: The Pokémon Go Scouting Report

Pokémon Go, as it already has with so many other aspects of reality, quickly threw the entire enterprise of music festivals into existential peril.<p><i>Another fucking Drowzee at Shamir / Screenshots via Pokémon Go</i><p>In 1996 in Japan, the video game company Nintendo released a new franchise called Pokémon …

Pokémon

Netflix's newest show 'Stranger Things' is the best thing I’ve seen all year

Imagine putting "The X-Files," "Freaks and Geeks," "Twin Peaks," "Super 8," "It Follows," and "E.T." in one big giant blender. What comes out is Netflix's newest original series "Stranger Things."<p>In theory, a show that draws so blatantly from such iconic movies and television should feel cheap and …

TV

The secret of anti-terror architecture: Your city is probably safer than you realize

No one wants to live behind barricades and barbed wire, but everyone wants to feel safe, particularly in the wake of horrifying, unforeseeable massacres like last week’s July 14 truck attack in Nice, France. The problem is that erecting fortress-like protections is, in a way, giving into terror—it …

Urbanism

It Doesn't Matter What You Say About Brian Wilson, Because He's Brian Wilson

The Beach Boy performed 'Pet Sounds' in Chicago. Was it the greatest performance? Eh. But who cares—it's motherfucking Brian Wilson!<p><i>All photos by Petya Shalamanova</i><p>Someone else finishes Brian Wilson’s vocal line, hitting the high notes he can’t. The transition is intended to sound seamless, although …

Concerts

Mark Hamill Hypes ‘The Killing Joke’ By Going Full Joker At The ‘Star Wars’ Celebration

Mark Hamill is not only one of the greatest good guys in movie history, he’s also the voice of one of pop culture’s greatest villains — the Joker. Batman’s greatest rival has been played by a plethora of actors and voice actors over the years, but we know that Mark Hamill is the best. Sorry, Heath …

Lagos' science-fiction makeover: Shanty megastructures - CNN Style

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Science Fiction

Marvel’s New Han Solo Comic Shows Star Wars’ Smuggler at His Cocky Best

Here’s the thing about <i>Star Wars</i>’ favorite malcontent: saving the day is only something Han Solo does when he has to save his own ass.<p>Out today from …

How 'Neighborhood Simulator' Block'Hood Turns a City Into an Organism

Block'hood's ideal is of harmony and cycles and flows—of inputs that feed into outputs, which feed back into the system again.<p>Most city-building games follow the <i>SimCity</i> formula. You paint an empty landmass with roads, rail, police stations, and three types of zoning—residential, commercial, …

Urban Design

Watch Emma Watson Unveil a New Gender-Equality Initiative in Davos

Last fall, U.N. Woman Global Goodwill Ambassador <b>Emma Watson’s</b> speech in New York, in which she announced the launch of the HeForShe campaign, nearly did break the Internet, so to speak, garnering millions of views, over a billion “social-media conversations,” and a slew of celebrity supporters.<p>The …

Feminism

Margot Robbie Becomes a Movie Star in Sundance Hit Z for Zachariah

When she strutted onto the scene a little over a year ago in <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i>, or rather when we first glimpsed her in the trailer, Australian actress <b>Margot Robbie</b> seemed, frankly, like another dumb blonde. Or, if not dumb, at least one of the myriad pouty beauties whose company is …

Chiwetel Ejiofor

London cycle deaths: Chris Boardman wants HGV ban

<b>Former Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman has called on Boris Johnson to consider banning lorries from some of London's roads during peak times.</b><p>Following the death of six cyclists on London's roads in two weeks, Mr Boardman asked the mayor to honour a "promise" he made by looking at similar schemes in …

Cycling

Residential Project in Mexico Advocating Deconstructive Design: Casa Gòmez

The idea of distorting and fragmenting walls, roofs or interior volumes is the basis for the architecture current called “Deconstructivism”. Casa …

Who Are The Actors Playing New Characters In ‘The Newsroom’ Season Two?

Season two of HBO’s <i>Newsroom</i> begins this Sunday night, and for those of you who don’t already adore the show and were maybe on the fence about whether to continue watching <i>Newsroom</i>, here’s a few reasons why you should. First off, we’ll be recapping it each Monday, and if the hate watchers want to …

Why Is the Golden Age of TV So Dark?

A new book explains the link between the rise of antihero protaganists and the unprecedented abundance of great TV (and what Dick Cheney has to do with it).<p>HBO; AMC<p>Brett Martin has always been a magazine writer, not a TV critic. But after writing a behind-the-scenes companion to <i>The Sopranos</i> for HBO …