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Pregnant, alone and completely out of her mind: An unlikely serial killer and a pitch-black British comedy

<b>"Prevenge" (Kaleidoscope)</b><p>Feminist cinema or gruesome exploitation? Alice Lowe’s “Prevenge” challenges you to tell the difference<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>March 25, 2017 8:30pm (UTC)<p>As Ruth, the protagonist of Alice Lowe’s minimalist, grotesque horror-comedy “Prevenge,” tells herself in one scene, it was …

An early look at Martin Scorsese's long-awaited 'Silence' was stunning and brutal

Business Insider was among the group of outlets invited Thursday night to a presentation by Paramount Pictures of its upcoming titles, and the studio showed off footage of the much anticipated "Silence."<p>Though the footage was extremely brief — less than a minute, and it didn't include any dialogue …

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We took a look inside the luxury movie theater chain that's taking over the country

With 25 locations across the country, it's now widely regarded as the best theater in the world, and if you live in the New York City area, you can finally experience it in all its glory.<p>Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn will officially open its doors on Friday, and Business Insider got a glimpse inside …

Why dark side lightsabers are red, according to a 'Star Wars' novel

The latest Star Wars novel follows Ahsoka Tano, Anakin Skywalker's apprentice from <i>Star Wars: The Clone Wars</i>, during the time period between her last appearance on that series and her return in <i>Star Wars Rebels</i>. In the midst of her adventures, it is explained (via ScreenRant) what the deal is with …

In photos: A burlesque guide to making it through chemo

Nisha Sondhe lives in Brooklyn but if you look for her there, you may not find her. Nisha is a rover, a professional photographer with the heart of a gypsy. The love that she feels for the places that she visits is echoed in her work—in the images of chiseled stone and sloping snow in Iceland, …

‘Gravity Sketch’ App Mixes Art and Virtual Reality

Artists struggling to find inspiration might benefit from a session with Gravity Sketch. Instead of making computer animations by punching buttons on …

Anti-Trump Republican Launching Independent Presidential Bid

Evan McMullin, a CIA veteran and chief policy director of the House Republican conference, announced Monday that he's launching an independent presidential bid.<p>"Like millions of Americans, I had hoped this year would bring us better nominees who, despite party differences, could offer compelling …

Government

Disney announced all its movies coming in the next 4 years — here's what you have to look forward to

In addition to an ambitious movie plan announced last fall, the studio has called dibs on a few more weekends with untitled projects, including more fairy-tale adventures.<p>With the recent enormous success of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and the even more surprising staying power of "Zootopia" and …

Star Wars

Japan police send suspect in stabbing spree to prosecutors

SAGAMIHARA, Japan (AP) — The suspect in a mass stabbing attack that left 19 people dead at a facility for the mentally disabled in Japan was being transferred Wednesday from a local police station to the prosecutor's office in Yokohama.<p>His head and shoulders covered with a blue jacket, 26-year-old …

The last VCR company is finally shutting down production

Tech Insider readers who were born before the late 1990s have plenty of memories, both positive and negative, of VHS tapes. The big, cumbersome plastic cases took up tons of shelf space and you always needed to be kind and rewind the tapes you rented from the local video store.<p>Also, it's <i>still</i> the …

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Why Is Suicide On The Rise In Women — & What Can We Do About It?

<i>This story was originally published on Jul. 19, 2016.</i><br>Several months ago, a woman I’m very close to checked herself into a hospital because she’d been …

Mental Health

Here's everything we learned about 'Star Wars: Rogue One' from its action-packed new teaser

Taking place before the events of the 1977 original film, the first "Star Wars" stand-alone film follows Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) and a group of Rebel fighters on a mission to steal plans for the Death Star.<p>The annual "Star Wars" Celebration has revealed a few more details about the upcoming …

Alton Sterling shooting: Homeless man made 911 call, source says

<b>Baton Rouge, Louisiana (CNN) —</b> A homeless man made the 911 call that brought police to the convenience store where Alton Sterling was shot dead, a source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN on Thursday.<p>Sterling was selling CDs early Tuesday outside the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge, …

Police group: Minn. governor ‘exploited what was already a horrible and tragic situation’

By T. Rees Shapiro ,<p>T. Rees Shapiro<p>Bio<p>Lindsey Bever ,<p>Lindsey Bever<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Wesley Lowery and<p>Wesley Lowery<p>National correspondent covering law enforcement, justice and their intersection with politics and policy<p>Email Bio …

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One scene in JK Rowling's Harry Potter spinoff looks just like a pivotal moment in the original series

This week, JK Rowling published a short story about the origins of Ilvermorny, the American school of witchcraft and wizardry.<p>The story centers on Isolt Sayre, one of the school's founders. But there's one scene that looks remarkably like one of the most important scenes from the original Harry …

Books

'Game of Thrones' Tommen Actor Fears the Worst for Ser Pounce

The "Game of Thrones" Season 6 finale offered bombshell after bombshell, but clearly the biggest question after the supersized episode is about the fate of the one true king of the Seven Kingdoms: Ser Pounce.<p>King Tommen's beloved cat is now, at best, an orphan, after his dad gave new meaning to the …

'Rogue One' might be getting rid of an iconic element from the 'Star Wars' movies

"Rogue One" is, well, going rogue.<p>The "Star Wars" spin-off might be the first film in the mega-franchise to not include the iconic opening crawl, according to Kathleen Kennedy, the president of Lucasfilm and producer of "Rogue One."<p>"We talk about that all the time. It's something that we're right …

Hawkeye almost had a mask in 'Captain America: Civil War' — here's how it looked

One of the things that Hawkeye has traditionally had in the comics, that he's never had in the MCU, is a mask. It turns out Captain America: Civil War very nearly changed that. Some concept art of what Hawkeye could have looked like includes a mask very similar to what the character has worn in …

Check Out The Creepy Full-Length Trailer For MORGAN

A few weeks ago we got our first look at Luke Scott's <i>Morgan</i>, a creepy little sci-fi thriller starring Anya Taylor-Joy (<i>The Witch</i>), Kate Mara (<i>The</i> …

Action Movies

Volkswagen Also Wants To Fit Particulate Filters To Gasoline Engines

Particulate filters used to be just for diesel engines, but Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen have plans to change this.<p>7 photos<p>Daimler AG, the company …

Engines

Fearing ex-boyfriend, woman installs security system only to find him under her bed

By Ben Guarino<p>Ben Guarino<p>Reporter covering biology, genetics, nature, paleontology and the culture of science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The Nashville-area woman and her boyfriend had been dating for two years. It was an unhealthy, rocky affair. While the couple was together, neighbors say they saw police …

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6 Big Questions the Game of Thrones Finale Needs to Answer

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There’s a dark horse choice for the next James Bond — and it would completely re-energize the franchise

They would both make good Bonds. Both are suave, can wear the hell out of a suit, are extremely British, and have proven their action movie chops in Marvel movies. Idris Elba would break ground by being the first black actor to have the role. But we can do better.<p>Here's why we think Emily Blunt …

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6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Documentaries

This Harry Potter Design Shop Is More Than My Heart Can Handle

It's like, tingly good.<p>For more information, and to buy prints online, check out their website.<p>If you'll be in town for <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i>, here's even more things to see on an ultimate <i>Harry Potter</i> weekend in London.

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Here's what happened when Ben Affleck asked 'Armageddon' director Michael Bay about a giant plot hole

Michael Bay's 1998 opus "Armageddon," about a team of drillers who fly to an asteroid to destroy it before it crashes into Earth, is a bad movie. It is so bad that Michael Bay apologized for it (before apologizing for apologizing). It is so bad that Ben Affleck, who stars in the movie, told Bay …

Ben Affleck

The 20 best dad movies for Father's Day

Given that Father's Day is coming up, it's time to hand your dad the remote.<p>After surveying various people, it seems like almost all dads has one thing in common: they like to watch the same types of movies. You might refer to these as "dad movies."<p>The best dad movies vary in quality. A lot of them …

Orlando shooter's ex-wife: 'It doesn't surprise me that he was leading 2 totally different lives'

Lemon on Tuesday had asked Sitora Yusufiy, the ex-wife of the gunman, 29-year-old Omar Mateen, whether Mateen had exhibited any gay tendencies while they were married, amid reports that Mateen was a regular at the gay club, Pulse, and used several gay dating apps.<p>"I'm not going to lie," Yusufiy …