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Learning to let go of your entertainment backlog

There is simply too much entertainment happening all the time. There's new movies all the time. New TV shows and series. New podcasts. New video …

TV

18 Jokes About Marvel's Avengers That Are So Hilarious And True

"The Avengers go to Ikea, and Thor is the only one who can pronounce the name of anything."

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Books

The 50 best animated movies of all time, according to critics

But while Disney films rank high (and often) among the most critically acclaimed animated films of all time, the company is sporadically outranked on this list by movies from the likes of Warner Bros. and Studio Ghibli (Hayao Miyazaki's company).<p>To find out which animated films have received the …

Animation

Best Netflix series for April 2018 📺

Warning: not safe for productivity.<p>There are no shortage of original Netflix series to binge this weekend. But which ones are truly worth your time? Here's a personal list of the best of the best for April.<p>'The Standups'<p>Netflix has no shortage of stand up comedy specials, and sometimes it's …

Entertainment

When will Black Panther be on Netflix? Marvel film to land on streaming service in September

<i>Black Panther</i> will be coming to Netflix, but fans will need to wait until September to see the film on the streaming platform.<p>Because of Disney's …

5 TV shows to watch on Netflix in March

Another month, another batch of TV shows and movies that leave and enter the streaming service, Netflix.<p>Netflix’s large menu of television shows …

Netflix Lost In Space Reboot Series Starts April 13th 2018, New Trailer Released

Netflix has today released a new teaser trailer for the upcoming Lost in Space reboot, which will be premiering on the Netflix streaming service in a …

Our 10 Most Anticipated RPGs Of 2017

Now that a new year is in full swing, it's always exciting to get an idea of how you'll spend it as a gamer. 2017 is full of promising titles, so …

Blade Runner

Netflix’s ‘Frontier’ Is Great — When Jason Momoa Is Onscreen Busting Skulls

I was on board with <i>Frontier</i>, Netflix‘s brand new historical drama series about fur-trapping in colonial Canada, about two minutes into the pilot. A …

11 new trailers you should watch this week

Take your mind off that inauguration thing for a few minutes<p>Some weeks, you really need the pick-me-up of a movie, and for a lot of us, this is one of them. So while it's not exactly a long-term solution, I finally caught <i>La La Land</i> this week, and it's one of the few things that's been able to take …

Entertainment

CUT THE CORD: Here's a guide to every live streaming service on the market or coming soon

This last year has seen two live streaming services, Sling TV and PlayStation Vue, refine themselves into well-functioning cable TV alternatives. AT&T also presented its own internet TV solution, DIRECTV NOW, but it apparently hasn't worked out the kinks as well as its predecessors.<p>2017 promises a …

Televisions

12 Must-Watch Movies That Expire From Netflix in January 2017

Put your holiday time off to good use and watch these movies before they're gone.<p>With most big-ticket December films sticking around in theaters for another month (or expanding onto more screens across the country), movie-lovers are set to be spoiled at the start of 2017. Nonetheless, before the …

Entertainment

The 16 best Netflix original shows of 2016, according to critics

To help out, we put together a list of the best Netflix series that released new episodes in 2016. This list includes old favorites that had new seasons this year, like "Orange Is the New Black," and blockbuster newcomers like "The Crown."<p>It left off some popular Netflix shows that are still going …

Netflix Original

Man gets nailed in the face with football in skin-rippling slow motion

Let's be honest: seeing someone get clobbered in the face with a football is wince-inducing, but it's also sort of funny.<p>This isn't the first time <i>The</i> …

The Internet Reacts To The Biggest Loss In ‘The Walking Dead’ Midseason Finale

Tonight’s <i>The Walking Dead</i> midseason finale experienced a lot of loss, and throughout the episode, social media was forced to stop and process their grief. We are left, however, with one question: What was the <i>biggest</i> loss in the winter finale?<p>Was it the devastating loss of Negan’s beard?

The 20 Best TV Shows of 2016: O.J. Simpson, Samantha Bee, and More

Our keyboard is soaked with tears from the dozens of shows we lost while winnowing this list down to the 20 most entertaining, most important, most …

How three black women helped send John Glenn into orbit

A new film, Hidden Figures, tells the story of the maths wizards who Nasa relied on<p>When John Glenn was waiting to be fired into orbit aboard Friendship 7 in 1962, there was one person he trusted with the complex trajectory calculations required to bring him down safely from his orbital spaceflight: …

Women of Color

The new Netflix crime series you’re going to be addicted to

In 2008, Simon Chinn – the two-time Oscar-winning documentary film producer behind some of the genre’s most impressive movies, from <i>Searching for Sugar Man</i> to <i>Man on Wire</i> – came across a story that piqued his interest. “There was a documentary filmmaker called Sean Langan who was kidnapped in the …

Uber quietly replaced the old app icon that nobody liked

Because 2016 needed yet another change, Uber up and switched its app icon for the second time in 10 months. The rideshare giant first overhauled the …

20 Animated Classics to Stream on Netflix and Amazon (Photos)

Start with Disney, move on to some classic kids cartoons, and then jump into animated depictions of our shared mortality

Watch Madonna Make the Most of a Front Seat in Carpool Karaoke

You might think there are only so many dance moves you can pull off in the front seat of a car, but Madonna proved otherwise during an appearance on "The Late Late Show."<p>While joining James Corden for his hit segment Carpool Karaoke, the Queen of Pop refused to let being confined to the passenger …

James Corden

The 10 Best Foreign-Language Scifi Movies of the Last 10 Years

Lots of incredible science fiction movies are made outside America, though many of those movies—like next year’s French production <i>Valerian and the</i> …

Want better iPhone photos? Shoot raw

Raw photos give you more control when editing images. If you have a newer iPhone and iOS 10, here's how to get started.<p>If you love taking photos, one of the best features in iOS 10 is the ability to capture in raw.<p>Raw photos are images captured straight from the sensor without any processing. …

The Netflix Travel Documentaries You Need to Watch Now

Sometimes a spot of television is all that's needed to help stoke even the most dormant of wanderlust.<p>While Netflix, the popular video-streaming …

Climbing

The Most Popular Toys During the Holidays Since 1983 (Infographic)

Did you ever own a Game Boy? If not, what rock did you live under?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s the holidays, and you know what that means: <i>shopping</i>.<p>Every year, there’s always that one must-have item -- especially when it comes to kids' toys. People are known to …

Infographics

Sunday Deals: Anti-Gravity iPhone 6/6S Case, Save 37%

If you are looking for a case for your iPhone 6/6S or iPhone 6/6S Plus then we have a great deal on the Anti-Gravity iPhone 6/6S Case in the Geeky …

15 best picture nominees that you probably forgot but need to see

In Hollywood, the holidays are just around the corner. No, not <i>those</i> holidays—Oscar season! The time of year when actors write impassioned letters to the Academy hoping for a nomination that will raise their profile and their paycheck. Did Bruce Vlanch not once quip "every time an actor wins an …

Dustin Hoffman

We saw part of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and here's what we learned

Here's what we know after getting a look at a few scenes and a sizzle reel:<p>Drama's going down in the galaxy. In director Gareth Edwards' <i>Rogue One</i> – …

Star Wars

IGN UK Deals: Football Manager 2017 Competition, Sid Meier's Civilization VI Competition

IGN Competitions give our readers the chance to win a copy of either Football Manager 2017 or Sid Meier's Civilization VI<p>Facebook<p>Help us get to 2000 …

Game of Thrones