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Guillermo del Toro Picks 11 Criterion Collection Movies You Need to See

Del Toro recommends classics from the Coen brothers, Jean Cocteau, and Alfred Hitchcock.<p>Guillermo del Toro may be one of the world’s most beloved …

Adele Slowed Down Sounds Eerily Like Sam Smith, Twitter Claims

As two mega-talented British singer-songwriters who belt out soulful torch ballads with their multi octave-spanning voices, Adele and Sam Smith have …

The 15 best video games of 2017

A decade from now, there’s a good chance we’ll look back at 2017 as one of the best years ever for new game releases. Just think about it: some of the medium’s most iconic names — like <i>Zelda</i>, <i>Mario</i>, and <i>Resident Evil</i> — came roaring back to prominence, while new names like <i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> and <i>Cuphead</i> …

Die Hard

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

Horror

BABY DRIVER’s Edgar Wright Shares His Top 50 Songs of 2017

Edgar Wright more than proved he knows something about great music with <i>Scott Pilgrim vs. the World</i>, and then he went ahead and directed <i>Baby Driver</i>, …

Blade II Is an Important Guillermo del Toro Movie That Does Not Hold Up at All

<i>Blade II</i> is not as good as you remember. That is, assuming you even liked it in the first place. Back in 2002, I saw the film in theaters and liked …

David Fincher Explains Why He Doesn’t Believe in Auteur Directing: ‘Moviemaking is a Rat F*ck’

You probably don't want to call Fincher an "auteur" when you're standing in front of him.<p>Any list of the best working auteur directors will likely …

David Fincher

’42 Grams’ And Where The Art Of Cooking And Filmmaking Intersect

When you think about the difference between food and cinema, they seem like entirely separate creative endeavors. While movies bombard you with sight and sound, food takes on the other three senses, relying on taste, smell, and even touch to connect with its audiences. In the documentary <i>42 Grams</i>, …

The best Nintendo Switch games

The Nintendo Switch is an excellent game console. If you don't want to quit collecting Power Moons in <i>Super Mario Odyssey</i> but need a change of scenery from your living room, that's entirely doable. Simply take the tablet out of its dock, slide your Joy-cons back on and you can pick up right where …

James Franco, Simon Kinberg, ‘Wonder Woman’ Scribe Allan Heinberg Team On Fox’s Marvel Mutant ‘Multiple Man’

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Fox is developing a film vehicle for James Franco to play the Marvel Comics character <i>Multiple Man,</i> with <i>Wonder Woma</i>n scribe Allan Heinberg …

Bose Sleepbuds can silence snores and barking dogs

These smart earplugs might save your relationship<p>Two years ago we discovered a rather remarkable set of smart earplugs from a company called Hush that could silence the noise around you as you slept. Then the company suddenly went quiet, and stopped returning our calls. Now we know why: Hush was …

Web Development

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ may be a dud movie, but it’s a fantastic audiobook

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS<p>By Agatha Christie<p>Harper Audio. Unabridged, 6¼ hours<p>Kenneth Branagh’s narration of “Murder on the Orient Express” arrives in tandem with the movie version, which he directs and stars in as the cerebral Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot. Here he takes on the entire …

Books

An Interview With The Legendary Rose Marie, Hollywood Trailblazer

Today, Rose Marie is best known for playing Sally Rogers on <i>The Dick Van Dyke Show</i> from 1961 until 1966 – a heralded character, which, in retrospect, somehow seems even <i>more</i> of a landmark character. Rose Marie played a woman who wrote for a comedy show. <i>The Dick Van Dyke</i> show has been living in …

In Defense of McG’s Hypersexualized Female Protagonists In ‘The Babysitter,’ ‘Charlie’s Angels’ And More

“You’ve gotta punch ’em in the dick,” Bee quips to the kid she babysits, advising him on repelling bullies. Played by Samara Weaving, Bee is the …

'Get Out' Director Jordan Peele Breaks Down the Messages and Meanings Behind His Hit Film

At the Film Independent Forum on Sunday, <i>Get Out</i> director Jordan Peele spoke in-depth about his wildly successful film in a discussion with moderator …

David Fincher, the first filmmaker to defect to Netflix, perfectly sums up modern cinema

David Fincher saw the writing on the wall for cinema years ago. After a long, successful career in film, where Fincher directed smart, character-driven thrillers like <i>Se7en, Fight Club</i>, and <i>Zodiac</i>, he became one of the first filmmakers to defect to Netflix. This was back when the streaming service …

Entertainment

‘Nude’ app uses CoreML to automatically detect & protect intimate photos on an iPhone

The celebrity nude ‘hack’ back in 2014 focused attention on the risks involved in having intimate photographs stored on your phone – and especially on cloud servers like iCloud. While our suspicions were correct that it wasn’t a hack at all, it did illustrate that poor security can put photos at …

The best movie of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the reviews aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's most well-received movies by assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top film from each year's list, starting with 2000 and including the best film of 2017.<p>…

Northern Italy

There’s finally a good robot vacuum you can get for just $75

Want a good robot vacuum? Don’t want to pay $400 or even more for a Roomba? You’re in luck. The Pure Clean Smart Robotic Vacuum Cleaner ditches many …

Tech Trends

St. Vincent to direct female-led The Picture of Dorian Gray movie

St. Vincent is bringing <i>The Picture of Dorian Gray</i> out of the attic and onto the big screen.<p>EW has confirmed that the musician has signed on to direct …

11 Animated Movies Every Adult Should Watch

No kids allowed.<p>Just because you're a grown woman who likes grown woman things, doesn't mean you can't enjoy the occasional animated movie. There's nothing wrong with indulging in some <i>Sleeping Beauty</i> or <i>Bambi</i> every now and then, but if you're looking for something <i>slightly</i> more sophisticated, there …

Animation

30 PlayStation 4 games every owner should have in their collection

There are many contributing factors to the PS4's dominance, but the biggest and most important reason is the games.<p>The PlayStation 4 can play most games available on other consoles, but it also has an incredible lineup of exclusive games that are literally not playable elsewhere.<p><b>Here are the 30 PS4</b> …

Gaming Industry

With Funimation deal, Sony's PS4 will be a must-have for anime fans

Japanese animation has exploded in popularity over the past few years, thanks to increased availability on streaming services like Crunchyroll, Hulu and Amazon. It was popular enough for Funimation, which specializes in translating anime for American audiences, to launch its own service in 2016. …

Anime

The ‘greatest film-maker who ever lived’

It’s not right that the Swedish master Ingmar Bergman is always described as dark and gloomy. He was a deeply humane artist with great empathy, writes Benjamin Ramm.<p>Woody Allen once lauded Ingmar Bergman as “probably the greatest film artist, all things considered, since the invention of the motion …

Literature

This app lets broke people workout at luxurious gyms whenever they want

If you’re broke, you know that gym memberships are a problem. 46-percent of former gym members cite expenses as the number one reason why they stopped using their membership, and almost everyone is too busy to workout every day. If that sounds like you, POPiN could be the solution to your fitness …

‘Dream Daddy,’ the gayest game of the year, never uses the word “gay.” Let’s talk about that.

The elevator pitch for the new choose-your-own-adventure-style game <i>Dream Daddy</i> <i>—</i> which is enjoying staggering levels of popularity online, by the way …

Time I

'La Bamba' At 30: Director Luis Valdez, Esai Morales Talk About Film that Redefined Latino Roles

The 1950’s in America: Families would gather around the television every night, and young people sang and danced to the rock and roll of Elvis Presley and Chuck Berry. For a short time, there was also a teen sensation from Pacoima, California, who made teen girls go wild.<p>His name was Ritchie …

Golden Globes

'Moonlight' Director to Adapt James Baldwin Novel for the Big Screen

Some 30 years since his death, writer James Baldwin is experiencing a resurgence of sorts.<p>Earlier this year, the documentary film "I Am Not Your Negro" explored America's history of race and racism through Baldwin's unfinished manuscript, "Remember This House." And now, news has surfaced that …

Love Stories

The best and worst arthouse film remakes

Remakes are supposed to be exhilarating. Theoretically, they’re an act of artistic wish-fulfilment. Cinema plunges into its archives and rewrites the past to glorious effect. But then again, how often are you pumping your fist for a remake? When life is short and movies are too long, do you really …

David Cage’s scripts are always over 2,000 pages long

This marketing gimmick is just that<p>It turns out we took the bait.<p>"[<i>Detroit: Being Human’s</i>] script is about 2,000 pages," David Cage said in an interview with Geoff Keighley at E3 2017, which we reported on. "It's big. Its a big process. Everything is locked down, and once it's locked down, there's …