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‘Alien: Covenant’: 38 Things We Learned from Ridley Scott’s Audio Commentary

One thing you can’t say about <b>Alien: Covenant</b> is that it didn’t spark conversation. While filmmaker <b>Ridley Scott</b>’s <b>Prometheus</b> follow-up amassed a …

This 14-Minute Video Detailing Last Night's Game of Thrones Battle Rules So Much

After seven seasons, last night’s <i>Game of Thrones</i> delivered on a big promise with one of its most masterful battle scenes ever. HBO just released this …

'Game of Thrones:' Who is alive (and dead) in all the major houses

There's so much death, and so many characters, that it's certainly a possibility — even for someone who has been paying close attention.<p>It can also get hard to keep track of who's related to whom, so it also helps to keep track of where loyalties lie.<p><i>To help you with both of these problems, here's</i> …

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The Game of Game of Thrones: season 7 preview and a dwindling draft pool

Only Lannisters left alive<p>The Game of <i>Game of Thrones</i> is back, and you can play along! Once again, we’re partnering with fantasy sports site Fantasizr, and using the rules written back in season 5 by the original Thronesmaster Emily Yoshida. Please catch up! We’ve already drafted teams here at <i>The</i> …

Avoid these 5 tech things that are a total waste of money

While cleaning out an old drawer recently, I unearthed a floppy disk. I blew off the dust and smiled at the little plastic square. I wondered what this disk could possibly contain. At some point, certain technology isn’t useful anymore.<p>Don’t let manufacturers trick you into buying something you …

Here are the last uncharted corners of the globe

Despite modern navigation systems, the world is still full of mystery<p>Modern explorers are nothing like Ferdinand Magellan, whose maps were riddled with blank spaces. Today’s maps display the work of centuries of cartographers and thousands of satellites. Still, some areas remain unknown. Unnamed …

Here are the TV shows premiering in 2017 we’re most excited for

It’s a big year for superheroes on television<p>This year, there were 455 scripted shows on television. Next year, that number is expected to jump past 500, making it the biggest year in TV history. With so many new options — and old favorites — it’s become more important than ever to find the shows …

The 25 Best Movies of 2016, and Where to Watch Them

It’s been a tough year for some of us, but its been a <i>fantastic</i> year for film. These incredible dramas, musicals, documentaries, and sci-fi thrillers …

The Best Television of 2016

<b>Published on</b> December 26th, 2016 | <i>by Craig Silliphant</i><p>0<p><b>We look at the best shows on television in 2016, a year when pundits say that the movies have</b> …

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Watch Wes Anderson's New Christmas-Themed Short Film 'Coming Together'

Starring Adrien Brody.<p>The Grand Budapest Hotel director Wes Anderson has released a new Christmas-themed short film online starring Adrien Brody.<p>The …

OnePlus 3 is the hottest smartphone right now for Finnish carrier Elisa

Top Finnish carrier Elisa announced that OnePlus 3 has earned the top position as the best-selling smartphone in August. This isn’t surprising given the handset’s popularity around the world.<p>After OnePlus 3 launched, the company had to halt its sales in 24 countries across Europe and Hong Kong …

Netflix picks 'Stranger Things' scene for first 360-degree video

Netflix has shown an interest in creating virtual reality content, from releasing a dedicated VR app that creates a screen inside a virtual environment, to experimenting with a virtual video store. Now, Netflix has released its first 360-degree YouTube video that's compatible with 360 VR viewers, …

You'll swear by Samuel L. Jackson's uncensored 'Game of Thrones' summary

Even those who've watched every "Game of Thrones" episode and read all the books still can get confused by the complex family histories and endless shifting loyalties. Here's your 7-minute solution: watch this new HBO video, narrated by none other than Samuel L. Jackson (warning: features …

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'Game Of Thrones' Season 6, Episode 10 Review: The Winds Of Winter

<i>Spoilers through Season 6 of ‘Game of Thrones’ follow.</i><p>Sunday night’s episode of <i>Game of Thrones</i> exceeded every single one of my expectations. Revenge, revelation, and the most brutal winnowing of the show’s cast since the Red Wedding, all collided into one of the best episodes yet of HBO’s fantasy …

How many catch phrases did you catch in the Game of Thrones finale?

Too many<p>Most of the dialogue for <i>Game of Thrones</i>' season six finale was catch phrases. Did anyone else find that distracting? Not that there weren't beautiful visuals and beautiful plot twists and beautiful libraries, but the dialogue was constantly winking at me and it made me feel weird!<p><b>[SPOILERS</b> …

Top Rated Movies From the '80s

Everyone loves to make fun of the 1980s for the cultural silliness that took place -- jelly sandals and bracelets, words like "tubular," and ridiculous TV shows like "ALF" and "Small Wonder" -- but the decade was a high point in the history of movies. Directors like John Hughes, Steven Spielberg, …

The Game of Game of Thrones: Jaime, believe me

When Jaime Lannister says he'll throw your kid over a wall, believe him<p>In the Game of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, it takes a lot of time to become no one. I've seen some grumbling that tonight's episode negated everything that <b>Arya Stark</b>'s been up to for the past two seasons, and I don't think that's exactly …

Inside Silicon Valley's Spaces And Tabs Debate

With a special appearance from Mark Zuckerberg<p><i>Silicon Valley</i>’s Richard Hendricks is all about efficiency. We see it when he sells Pied Piper’s office supplies and computers to hopefully hire more programmers, when he moves the company back into cramped quarters to focus on his compression platform, …

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'Game Of Thrones' Video Recap: 'Blood Of My Blood' Is Toothless

In the video above I give my recap and review of the “Blood Of My Blood” episode 6 of <i>Game of Thrones</i>. There are the episodes of <i>Game of Thrones</i> that define the series and then there are episodes like “Blood of My Blood”, which seem to serve as little more than filler. The most remarkable part of …

'Game Of Thrones' And 'A Song Of Ice And Fire' May End Very, Very Differently

<i>Game of Thrones</i> is making its way through its sixth season, and doing quite a good job of surprising book readers and show watchers alike with new twists and turns. The show has now sailed past the vast majority of the written material from George RR Martin’s <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> series. Some fans …

'Game Of Thrones' Season 6, Episode 5 Review: Hold The Door [Updated]

<i>Spoilers through Season 6 of ‘Game of Thrones’ follow.</i><p>Sunday night’s episode of <i>Game of Thrones,</i> “The Door,” was easily the most emotionally powerful of the season so far, and probably the most intense I can remember since the burning of princess Shireen in Season 5.<p>I never thought much about Hodor …

The X-Files: "Mulder & Scully Meet the Were-Monster" Review

"Yeah, this is how I like my Mulder."<p><i>Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below.</i><p>Well, that was damn delightful. What a funny, clever, absorbing …

Galavant: "The One True King (To Unite Them All)" Review

"Will my day ever come?"<p><i>This is our review of the second part of Galavant's Season 2 finale. Click here for our review of the first part.</i><p>Warning: …

Galavant: "Battle of the Three Armies" Review

"The recap song's over. It's time for war."<p><i>This is our review of the first part of Galavant's Season 2 finale. Click here for our review of the</i> …

The Most And Least Anticipated Movies Of Summer 2014: Part 1

<i>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</i> opens this weekend, and, like the first robin of spring, the first superhero movie of the summer is both the harbinger of a coming season and a warning to look out for falling turds. The studios typically like to release anything worthwhile in the September through December …