There are about 20 minutes during the new Star Wars documentary Elstree 1976 that made me happier than I’ve been watching a movie in a long time. It’s when the 10 actors who star in the film are telling amazing, fascinating stories from the set of Star Wars. Stories no one has ever heard before.
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If you were wondering why we still hadn’t heard whether or not Supergirl will return for a second season, the answer is that Warner Bros. and CBS are still arguing about money.
Don’t have billions of dollars at your disposal like Tony Stark or S.H.I.E.L.D. do? You can still build some impressive superhero accessories like Iron Man’s laser-blasting gauntlet or Captain America’s boomeranging shield, using easily found electronics, a little ingenuity, and some clever hacking.
Quicksilver’s connection to Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypse will be more than just a joke. Warcraft teases its female hero. Chris Miller drops a hint for the Han Solo spinoff film. Plus, new images from Game of Thrones and The Flash, a new Civil War clip, and Jay Hernandez on what makes Suicide Squad unique. Spoilers Get!
Californians may scoff at the idea of a mid-sized earthquake, but when our nation’s capitol started shaking on August 23, 2011, people freaked out. Having grown up in the DC metro area, I can tell you why: we don’t get noticeable earthquakes. We are seismically boring and perfectly cool with it.
Although you might associate Siri with Apple, that particular pocket assistant wasn’t born in Cupertino. In fact, Siri was an independent app before its acquisition by Apple in 2010, and now its founders are back with a new and improved version, “Viv.”
Vinyl nerds love limited editions, and one of the rarest subsets of gimmick records are the liquid-filled variety. You read that right—liquid-filled vinyl. The concept isn’t all that new, and was first (abortively) attempted by Disney in the ’70s, but it’s only become popular and viable in more recent years.
For a never-before-seen look at how an opera singer is able to produce such an amazing sound, German baritone Michael Volle performed Song to the Evening Star from Wagner’s Tannhäuser during an MRI scan. The technique uses magnetic fields and radio waves to see right through the human body, and is able to capture…
There’s no pot of gold at the end of the rainbow but there are some colorful visuals you can trip out on if you can figure out how to stare the right way. Here’s a video that supposedly shows a camera gliding through the spectrum of a rainbow and making its way through ROYGBIV backwards.
In late April, we got the entire cast list for David Lynch’s reboot of Twin Peaks for Showtime. There were a lot of new additions, as well as familiar names who’d presumably be reprising their roles, like Kyle McLachlan and Peggy Lipton. But fans were also left wondering why certain favorites had been left out.
We make many decisions every day, from choosing whether to buy skim or whole milk, to deciding which way to turn at an intersection. How confident you feel about your choices will influence your behavior.
Everybody knows Picasso, his name precedes his art. But what exactly are we looking at when we look at a Picasso painting? Are we marveling at how wild his work was? Questioning him for cubism? Wondering about his blue period? Thinking if we could paint some wonky pieces and have it considered art? Nerdwriter breaks…
The news that Google’s next self-driving car will be a modified Chrysler Pacifica hybrid has quickly elevated “minivan” from the punchlines of dad jokes to a totally serious solution for our transportation troubles. It’s not surprising at all. Zipping a bunch of people and their stuff around a city safely is exactly…
In 1973, the distribution company behind sleazy horror classic The Last House on the Left—Wes Craven’s feature debut—released the similarly grimy Don’t Look in the Basement (a.k.a. The Forgotten). Though it never achieved the notoriety of Last House, it earned a minor cult following. Now, it’s getting a sequel.
In celebration of Star Wars Day, J.J. Abrams himself made a cameo. He showed up in New York City alongside Hamilton creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda to sing “Jabba Flow,” the song the duo co-wrote for Maz Kanata’s castle in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Yeah. Fox ordered 13 episodes of Seth MacFarlane’s show without even seeing a pilot first. Is MacFarlane also starring in the show? Of course he is.
Let’s be real: This is possibly the most important, game-changing news that we have heard about Game of Thrones season six so far. NO JOKE. And no, we don’t mean the mere trim Melisandre gave him last episode.