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Lena Headey Says 'Game Of Thrones' Is About To Get 'F**king Dark'

The actress teases a new level of "weird."<p>"Game of Thrones" Season 6 is dark and full of terrors named Jaime and Cersei Lannister.<p>Lena Headey, who plays Cersei on the HBO series, spoke to Entertainment Weekly recently about the upcoming season, which she calls Cersei's "most interesting" yet. The …

Decider’s Guide to Skinny Bundles: How to Get Cable Content on a Streaming Budget

Streaming services are producing the best content on TV, but cable will still be king for a long time to come. Netflix is growing fast and is in …

Streaming

Star Wars' Daisy Ridley says: 'I will not apologise for how I look'

British actor responds to Instagram user who accused her of setting ‘unrealistic expectations’ for young people by being too thin<p>Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Daisy Ridley has hit back at internet trolls who accused her of setting “unrealistic expectations” by being too thin in the blockbuster …

Here's why the iPhone is still better than the Galaxy S7

In my own review, I had nothing but nice things to say about the S7. It looks great. It's waterproof. It has the best camera ever put in a smartphone. It makes the incredible world of VR accessible to more people than any other gadget.<p>But as much as I loved the Galaxy S7, there's still one thing …

Blood-stirring Darth Maul fan film pulses with lightsaber action

The Star Wars prequel films have a shaky reputation based on issues like Jar Jar Binks, flying R2-D2 and cheesy digital effects. But they also have a red-and-black-faced fighting machine with a double lightsaber. You can't get much cooler than Darth Maul, one of the most compelling Siths in the …

Fan Films

In Displays, Samsung Galaxy S7's OLED Is Killing It, Apple is Lagging: Researcher

In display technology, Samsung is killing it. Apple is lagging. And Apple gets further behind with every new Samsung phone.<p>Raymond Soneira, the display expert at DisplayMate Technologies, has been making this case for a while now. And makes it again with his review this week of the Galaxy S7 and …

Mobile

AMC's next show is based on a comic much more violent than 'The Walking Dead'

AMC's newest comic adaptation may be even more shocking (and possibly offensive) than even the most violent parts of "The Walking Dead."<p>"Preacher," the 1995 cult classic graphic novel created by Garth Ennis, follows Jesse Custer, a fallen man of faith, on his journey to enter Heaven and literally …

Gears of War 4 Making "Stunning" Progress, Xbox Exec Says

Xbox boss Phil Spencer recently saw some new Gears of War 4 footage and he was blown away. He says on Twitter that the development team at The Coalition is making "stunning progress" on the Xbox One shooter. He added that it reminds him of when he first saw "Warfare," the name for the game that …

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs. LG G5: two of 2016’s biggest phones face off

For the specifics on both companies' newly announced products, check out our comprehensive previews of the LG G5 and Samsung Galaxy S7 and Edge. We've compared the two photographically below, but ultimately it will be up to you to decide which company's approach you like more. Fans of the Nexus …

Phones

Gears of War 4 Will Be "Graphical Showcase" on Xbox One, Producer Says

Gears of War 4 will be a "graphical showcase" for Xbox One, according to producer Rod Fergusson. He says in the latest issue of <i>Official Xbox Magazine</i> that developer The Coalition's work on Gears of War Ultimate Edition is shaping how the studio is approaching Gears of War 4 with regards to …

'Deadpool' holds top box-office spot over new releases 'Risen,' 'The Witch' and 'Race'

The antihero superhero tale "Deadpool" got off to another roaring weekend on Friday, bringing in more than $16 million on its way to a three-day estimate of around $55 million. Last week the Ryan Reynolds-starring action-comedy posted the biggest opening ever for an R-rated film in North …

WWE Fastlane 2016 Matches: Odds, Full Card and Bold Predictions for PPV

Sunday night is the last stop on the Road to WrestleMania—and there's plenty left to be decided as we approach the Showcase of the Immortals.<p>Given the changeable nature of WWE in recent months, thanks in no small part to a raft of injuries, the WrestleMania card is shrouded in uncertainty. On …

Carrie Fisher Reveals Star Wars: Episode VIII Working Title

Rumors have been floating around for a while about the working title for <i>Star Wars: Episode VIII</i>. Carrie Fisher took to Twitter today to post a …

These 3 new actors were just cast in 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

We're over a year away from its release, but Lucasfilm has been teasing fans with a constant stream of new information about "Star Wars: Episode VIII."<p>Monday, a new teaser featuring Luke Skywalker was released, confirming that "Episode VIII" has begun filming. Along with the teaser, the official …

All 23 times 'Deadpool' gleefully smashed the 4th wall

LOS ANGELES — Hello! <i>Mashable</i> entertainment editor Josh Dickey here, doing that thing where I talk to you directly. Or as they call it in …

How ‘Deadpool’ Returned Ryan Reynolds to the A-List and Saved R-Rated Comic Book Movies

“Deadpool’s” record-obliterating success is really a tale of two comebacks.<p>First there’s Ryan Reynolds. Going into this weekend, the …

Film Industry

'Deadpool' exceeds all expectations with a record-breaking $135 million opening weekend — and it's not slowing down

Turns out audiences will flock to an adult-focused superhero movie.<p>Exceeding what its studio, Twentieth Century Fox, or anyone else in Hollywood thought it could earn, "Deadpool" has become the highest-grossing February release of all time with a three-day weekend total of $135 million, according …

Deadpool's long, strange, f*ck-filled journey to the big screen

<i>Deadpool</i> the movie exists because a bunch of different people did things they really shouldn't have.<p>It all started even before the key players in …

Chris Jericho Heel Turn Benefits Company and Star on Road to WWE WrestleMania 32

If the disingenuous nature of Chris Jericho and his compliments directed at AJ Styles have taught us anything, it is that a heel turn for Y2J would greatly benefit both the performer and WWE as it heads into WrestleMania 32.<p>One of the biggest problems facing WWE at this point is a lack of quality …

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New rumor says the iPhone 7 may be the iPhone 6s you always wanted

Your next iPhone may be everything you wished the iPhone 6 and 6s (and Plus!) were.<p>According to a new rumor, the iPhone 7 (and Plus!) will lose the rear camera bump along with the antenna bands that go across the rear of the device.<p>The bands will instead stop at the end of the curvature, and …

Darth Vader May Return More Brutal Than Ever in 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'

9.7K<p>SHARES<p><b>Warning: The following post includes reliable rumors about Rogue One, so don't continue if you want the movie to be a complete surprise.</b><p>Not …

Microsoft starts downloading Windows 10 automatically through Windows Update

Software update upgraded to ‘recommended’ status, meaning those with automatic updates set will see it downloaded in the background and a request to install Windows 10 over Windows 7 and 8<p>Microsoft has followed through with its plans to push adoption of Windows 10 by downloading it in the …

Windows 10

Here's why Microsoft wants everyone to get Windows 10 by July — and what happens if they don't

This is a dramatic shift from how previous versions of Windows have worked. Beyond this, it has also had a big effect on how Microsoft's finances work.<p>Giving away the operating system for free seems like it makes no sense. Traditionally, Microsoft has made money by selling Windows (or, as an …

17 photos that prove no team in the NFL has more fun than the Carolina Panthers

They finished 15-1 and went 14-0 before losing their first game of the season.<p>They crushed opponents, had a relatively drama-free postseason, got production from unexpected sources, and saw their leader, Cam Newton, cement himself as the MVP.<p>Moreover, the Panthers looked like they had a blast along …

Chase ATMs Will Now Let You Withdraw Cash With a Phone

Payment by cell phone and contactless payment have become all the rage with Apple Pay and Android Pay bringing payment to you with the touch of your …

ATMs

Apple is reportedly developing an iPhone that charges wirelessly

Apple wants to radically change how you charge your iPhone.<p>While existing wireless charging systems work by placing a phone on a mat rather than plugging it in, Apple wants to let users charge their iPhones and iPads a distance away from the power source, Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar …

Mobile Technology

A Snowfall Transformed This Historic Statue Into Darth Vader

"May the Force be with us."<p>Wejher founded Wejherowo on May 28, 1643, according to the city's website.<p>He was an aristocrat, a military leader, and a part of the Holy Roman Empire's nobility.<p>City officials pointed out the resemblance last week on the city's official Instagram account.

The Carolina Panthers Have Introduced Creedbombing and It's Brilliantly Evil

It was only a matter of time until someone came up with the next ultimate prank. With the spread of Creedbombing, Carolina Panthers linebacker Ben …

Carolina Panthers

Microsoft is now selling more powerful Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 models

Microsoft is boosting its Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 lineup today. Both devices will now ship with powerful new models that include 1TB of storage, an Intel Core i7 processor, and 16GB of RAM. If you're interested in either of the new devices, be prepared to spend a lot of cash. Microsoft's top …

Why Jelly Doughnuts Are Eaten During Hanukkah

There’s an Israeli folktale that goes this way: after Adam and Eve were expelled from the Garden of Eden, God tried to cheer up by giving them jelly …

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