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Vintage Sleuth: Whiskey Galore (1949) - Reviewed

<i>WHISKEY GALORE (1949)</i><p><i>Whiskey Galore</i> takes place during WWII in the Hebrides, a cluster of islands off of mainland Scotland. Often called the water of …

Pop Culture

Learn About Director David Fincher's True Directing Trademarks

Praised for his work on films such as <i>Fight Club</i>, <i>The Social Network</i>, and <i>The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo</i>, there is no doubt that David Fincher has …

Movies

Critics hate ‘Baywatch,’ but Zac Efron as Ryan Lochte is (unintentionally) the best part

“Baywatch” star Zac Efron wants you to know: Yes, he plays a disgraced Olympic swimmer who loses sponsors because of an incident that involved too much partying. But it is <i>a complete coincidence</i> that his character resembles Ryan Lochte on so many levels.<p>To wit: “Does Ryan Lochte know you’re making a …

Olympics

Does 'Revolver' Actually Suck?

Guy Ritchie's incoherent, possibly-about-Kabbalah gangster movie was panned by critics, but is it actually a misunderstood classic?<p>Conventionally speaking, if your violent gangster movie ends with a documentary-style interview of Deepak Chopra discussing the finer points of egocentrism, you've …

Guy Ritchie

Zac Efron's Body Transformation From Lanky Teen Heartthrob to Baywatch Stud

From his debut in Disney's <i>High School Musical</i> to his newest action comedy <i>Baywatch</i>, Zac Efron's career and physical physique has undergone a big transformation over the years. The actor's ever evolving sculpted body has not only become one of his major assets, but has also helped beef up interest …

Zac Efron

40 summers ago, the great Roger Moore starred in his best Bond film: The Spy Who Loved Me

It was part of a bumper crop of summer blockbusters (including Star Wars) from which still we haven’t recovered.<p><i>Every weekend, we pick a movie you can stream that dovetails with current events. Old, new, blockbuster, arthouse: They’re all fair game. What you can count on is a weekend watch that</i> …

Movies

Which Bond movie is best? The definitive 007 film ranking – from awful to awesome

53 years. 24 films. 6 actors. Prepare to be shaken and stirred.<p>Ah, Sir Roger, we miss you. And you got us reliving all our favourite Bond moments. In …

Movies

How Box Office Numbers For Biggest Hit in Bollywood Changed Over Last 20 Years

Indian film industry has always operated on collection figures but a movie is considered a hit only if it is able to make certain numbers.While …

Bollywood

7 A-List Stars Who Got Their Start on 'Baywatch' (Videos)

Michelle Williams, Mila Kunis, Jason Momoa and more in their younger beach days

Hollywood

This incredible mash-up of Wonder Woman in the best girl power songs in history is our only playlist now

The <i>Wonder Woman</i> movie is pretty much all we want to talk about nowadays. Truthfully, Wonder Woman is top of our list of when it comes to awesome …

Comics

3 More Reasons Why Disney World's New Land Changes Everything

Pandora -- The World of Avatar officially opened for guests at<b>Disney</b>'s(NYSE: DIS)Animal Kingdom in Florida this morning. Based on James Cameron's 2009 box office blockbuster<i>Avatar</i>, the new 12-acre expansion to Disney's animal-themed park is going to be a major tourist draw long after Memorial Day …

Walt Disney Company

This Oddball Rolls-Royce Could Be The Most Expensive New Car Ever

The Rolls-Royce Sweptail, a one-off coupe designed for a specific customer who likely has unfathomable amounts of cash, could be the most expensive …

Luxury

'The Simpsons' Skewers Trump With Visit from Richard Nixon's Ghost

Courtesy of “The Simpsons,” the ghost of Richard Nixon has offered up a little advice for President Trump: “If you have tapes, burn ‘em.”<p>“The …

Richard Nixon

Pandora review: Disney’s new Avatar expansion is better and more beautiful than you might expect

Walt Disney Imagineering and James Cameron have built a whole new world<p>The human brain isn’t accustomed to seeing mountains floating in the sky, so it’s hard to process exactly what you’re seeing the first time you step into Pandora: The World of <i>Avatar</i>. The latest addition to Disney’s Animal …

Walt Disney Company

Fidget spinners, ranked by design

In this strange new world, there are those who fidget spin and there are those who wish this toy trend would run its course already, oh my god.<p>For those in the former group, a boring fidget spinner will not do. Lucky for them, there are hundreds of options on Amazon boasting impressive spin times …

Amazon

Box Office News: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Rakes In A Massive Haul

The <i>Pirates of the Caribbean</i> franchise has been around for quite some time now. Every time we think it's dead, someone comes up with a new script to …

Movies

Cinematic Releases: Black Butterfly (2017) - Reviewed

When a series of abductions grapples a rural town, a mystery including a reclusive writer and a violent ex-con ensues. Antonio Banderas and a …

Pop Culture

Videos: Top 10 Best Pirates of the Caribbean Franchise Moments

With the release of the new installment of the Pirates franchise, WhatCulture has released a new video that lists the top 10 best moments of the …

Movies

Videos: 15 Video Game World Records That Probably Won’t Be Broken Anytime Soon

This is a new video from GamingBolt that lists the 15 video game records that won't be broken any time soon. Records have been a part of gaming since …

Gaming

Images: An Outstanding Mars Attacks Planet Of The Apes Sculpture

This is a sculpture from Akihiro Mogami.<p>It mixes together the films <i>Mars Attacks</i> and <i>Planet of the Apes</i> to create an outstanding looking sculpture. …

Planet of the Apes

13 Horrible Reality Shows From The 2000's You Won't Believe You Forgot About

Two words: <i>The Swan.</i><p>Posted on May 27, 2017, 20:16 GMT<p>1. <i>The Swan</i> on Fox<p>FOX<p>Watching <i>The Swan</i> today is like watching a particularly chilling episode of <i>Black Mirror</i>. Contestants were "ugly women" who underwent three months of plastic surgery, physical training, and dentistry to become "beautiful …

TV

Cannes Film Festival: 40 Movies That Got Booed

These classic films were booed at Cannes, proving audiences don't always get it right.<p>While premiering a film at the Cannes Film Festival is the …

Cannes Film Festival

Daily Deals: Alienware Core i7 GTX 1080 Desktop for $1350

<i>Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may</i> …

Gaming

US TV subscribers are ditching cable and satellite faster than ever

More choice means more reason than ever to cut the cord.<p>The share of US cable and satellite-TV subscribers who are thinking of dropping their service is growing faster than ever, found research by Frank N. Magid Associates that dates back to 2011. Nine percent of the US pay-TV subscribers surveyed …

Televisions

Music legend Gregg Allman dies at 69

<b>(CNN) —</b> Gregg Allman, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band who overcame family tragedy, drug addiction and health problems to become a grizzled elder statesman for the blues music he loved, has died. He was 69.<p>Allman died due to liver cancer complications at his home in Savannah, Georgia, …

Entertainment

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

M ost events in life feel ephemeral, the ever-ticking hands of time speeding them through your brain until they become distant memories. Burger Quest …

Restaurants

Trailers: Fight TV Spot For Transformers: The Last Knight

This is a new TV spot for <i>Transformers: The Last Knight</i> titled Fight.<p>The film will be released on June 23, 2017. Check out the TV spot …

Pop Culture

Videos: New Extended Wonder Woman Featurette

A new extended featurette was released promoting <i>Wonder Woman</i>. The highly anticipated comic book movie stars Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Chris Pine as …

Superheroes

Move over, Bellagio — Longwood Gardens unveils its $90 million fountain garden

An hour or so after sunset on Saturday evening, visitors to Longwood Gardens near Philadelphia are due to see the debut of a fountain garden rivaling any in history.<p>Dancing fountains have been the subject of garden theater for hundreds of years, but the arrival of Longwood’s Main Fountain Garden …

Landscaping