Movies & TV

  • ‘Inspector Gadget’ Netflix Reboot Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Inspector Gadget’ Netflix Reboot Gets Trailer (Video)

    You might not know it unless you’re a parent of young kids (or a young kid yourself), but Netflix has a pretty healthy lineup of programming aimed at younger viewers. Most of the time, I wouldn’t expect people reading this site to care about that, but when one of those programs is a computer-animated reboot […]

  • ‘TIE Fighter': ‘Star Wars’ Short Fan Film Goes Viral (Video)

    ‘TIE Fighter': ‘Star Wars’ Short Fan Film Goes Viral (Video)

    Fans of the Star Wars franchise are known to be so voracious for Star Wars related content that they will even gobble up stuff that some other fan made, rather than some official emissary of George Lucas and his outer space friends. That’s definitely the case with TIE Fighter, a new short animated film made by Star Wars fan Paul Michael Johnson, as evidenced […]

  • ‘Tron: Legacy’ Lightcycle Can Be Yours for an Estimated $40,000

    ‘Tron: Legacy’ Lightcycle Can Be Yours for an Estimated $40,000

    It was literally only yesterday that I made a joke about Tron: Legacy on this very site, in an article about The Closet of Legends. But now it would seem that the joke is on me, because a working replica Lightcycle is going up for auction this summer, and is expected to fetch anywhere from 25 to 40 […]

  • ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ Gets Trailer (Video)

    Over the weekend, a short teaser trailer for the film formerly known as Mission: Impossible 5 hit the internet, as did the movie’s new title. But as is so often the case, that was only a warmup for the full-length trailer, which was scheduled to drop on March 23rd. Now, as promised, the full trailer for Mission: Impossible […]

  • ‘Election 2016: Too Many Cooks’ CNN Parodies ‘Too Many Cooks’ (Video)

    ‘Election 2016: Too Many Cooks’ CNN Parodies ‘Too Many Cooks’ (Video)

    No, you didn’t misread that headline. 24-hour news network CNN is encroaching on Turner buddy Adult Swim’s territory with a video that parodies the late-night comedy channel’s Too Many Cooks video short using figures from the upcoming 2016 election. Wait, seriously? Yes, it’s called Election 2016: Too Many Cooks but I think a better title might have been Why Not? All of […]

  • Reporter Gets Asked on TV Whether She “Spits or Swallows” (Video)

    Reporter Gets Asked on TV Whether She “Spits or Swallows” (Video)

    Please enable Javascript to watch this video Ah yes, the eternal question – “spits or swallows?” But before you start assuming that this turned into a sex advice site while you weren’t paying attention, you should know that I’m talking about something that happened on live TV. Granted, live TV in Australia, but still, live TV. […]

  • R2-D2 Gets Superhero Treatments From Steve Berrington (Pics)

    R2-D2 Gets Superhero Treatments From Steve Berrington (Pics)

    It seems like everybody wants to be a superhero these days, even the maintenance droids. Illustrator Steve Berrington made it happen for perhaps the most famous droid of them all, R2-D2 from Star Wars, in a new series that imagines what the little guy would look like dressed up as various superheroes. Yes, it’s another pop-culture […]

  • PlayStation Vue: Sony’s TV Streaming Service Launched

    PlayStation Vue: Sony’s TV Streaming Service Launched

    Online streaming is the way of the future, so it follows that Sony would want to get in on the action at some point. And so they have with PlayStation Vue, a new streaming service for the PlayStation 3 and 4 that’s gotten a limited rollout in select US cities, with many more to follow. […]

  • ‘Scarface': Modern-Day Remake Gets Green Light

    ‘Scarface': Modern-Day Remake Gets Green Light

    Movies don’t get much more beloved than Scarface, Brian De Palma’s cocaine-and-blood-soaked gangster masterpiece starring Al Pacino as the not-quite-immortal Tony Montana. But that movie’s colossal reputation hasn’t stopped a modern-day remake from getting the green light, with Straight Outta Compton screenwriter Jonathan Herman scripting the project. Amateur film historians know that the 1983 Scarface was itself a remake, of the […]