Many of the best moments in cinema history were written and rewritten and rewritten again until the writers were convinced they were perfect. But despite the fact that writers spend weeks or even months fine-tuning their scripts, an actor can inject a scene with life through a simple improvised line.
Mashing up two beloved franchises is a risky proposition. If you screw it up, you have two rabid fanbases attacking you from both sides. If you create something amazing, you have to deal with the fact that everyone is going to want more. In the case of Star Kart, Dark Pixel’s incredible mashup of Star Wars and Mario Kart, we desperately want more.
Hoverboards were some of the hottest gifts of the holiday season, but not just because every kid in the world wanted one. I’m talking about the fact that they overheat and explode, of course, which quickly became one of the most fascinating and alarming controversies of 2015. Unfortunately, the issue hasn’t been solved in 2016. More →
Online piracy skyrocketed into the 21st century this week as The Pirate Bay and Kickass Torrents adopted new technology from Popcorn Time spinoff Torrents-Time allowing users to stream TV show and movie torrents in their browsers.
Hours later, anti-piracy groups were already publicly decrying the technology, but whether you care about the obvious legal issues surrounding Torrents-Time or not, you still might want to avoid using it. More →
Better late than never. On Thursday, Ubisoft confirmed the rumors that the Assassin’s Creed series would be taking a year off for the first time since 2008. It didn’t come as much of a surprise, as rumors of the decision had been circulating for months, but it was a sigh of relief for fans of the flagging franchise.
If Assassin’s Creed is going to survive the generation, Ubisoft needs to take a step back and re-examine one of its biggest properties. More →
Considering the ridiculous prices that consumers pay for cable subscriptions, $9.99 a month for access to Netflix might seem like a pretty great deal. But despite its relatively low cost, there are still those who are willing to break the law to pay significantly less for a Netflix account. Introducing: the Netflix black market. More →
After 27 seasons on the air, it only makes sense that The Simpsons would reference every show, movie, book and pop culture artifact that it possibly could. Sorting through all of them would be next to impossible, but one brave Vimeo user has decided to collect all of the best movie references from the show’s long history into a single video.
It’s even better than you might have imagined.
When you sit down to watch a movie, you’re expected to suspend your disbelief for an hour or two and let the fictional world on the screen envelop you.
This isn’t a difficult task for a majority of moviegoers, but there are plenty of persnickety viewers that refuse to let a movie be a movie. Some of them even go so far as to invent wacky theories to explain the things that don’t add up. More →
As winter marches on, it’s hard not to daydream of warmer weather and sunny locales. Those daydreams inevitably take you down a path of theoretical vacation planning, which will probably eventually lead to Airbnb.
There are thousands and thousands of listings to scroll through once you begin exploring Airbnb, but rather than spend the rest of the day scrolling, why not check out this list of 8 incredible places and save yourself some time?
Late last month, Lucasfilm and Disney disappointed anxious fans of the latest Star Wars trilogy by announcing that Episode VIII would miss its summer 2017 release window after all. We’re going to have to wait until December 2017 to see the movie instead, but there is some good news: Episode VIII has already started filming. More →
You can stop your machine from sending contact and calendar details, typing and speech data, location data and even error and diagnostic reports. Unfortunately, no matter how many boxes you uncheck, Microsoft is still going to collect information from your computer, whether you know it or not.