Movies & TV

  • ‘Snapped: Notorious Tupac Shakur’ Documentary Trailer (Video)

    ‘Snapped: Notorious Tupac Shakur’ Documentary Trailer (Video)

    First Biggie gets an A&E documentary, then Tupac follows close behind with a documentary of his own on Oxygen – I’d suggest this as an either less or more likely pairing of documentary subject and cable channel, but I honestly don’t know how Oxygen’s programming slate compares to A&E – and this documentary is specifically […]

  • Hot Toys Anakin Skywalker: Arguably Too Realistic

    Hot Toys Anakin Skywalker: Arguably Too Realistic

    Anakin Skywalker, the original moral relativist, is appropriately enough now the subject of a new figure from Hot Toys that some people will find creepily realistic, while others will proudly display on their mantel – or wherever it is they keep their action figures. And besides, it’s not like Star Wars fans have a ton […]

  • ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Sweded Trailer (Video)

    ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Sweded Trailer (Video)

    If you’ll indulge me for a moment, I’m about to play a little aesthetic connect-the-dots with this video. Thor: Ragnarok was directed by Taika Waititi, who also worked on the TV show Flight of the Conchords, which in turn was also worked on by famed music video and feature film director Michel Gondry, who first […]

  • ‘Starcade': Classic Video Game Game Show Streaming on Twitch

    ‘Starcade': Classic Video Game Game Show Streaming on Twitch

    Starcade (not to be confused with WCW Starrcade) is enshrined in television history as the first game show ever to incorporate video games into its structure, paving the way for such future game shows as – well, Nick Arcade is the most important one, so let’s just leave it at that. Now, for some reason, […]

  • Barnaby Dixon: Get a Load of the New Puppeteer on the Block (Video)

    Barnaby Dixon: Get a Load of the New Puppeteer on the Block (Video)

    One of the cool things about YouTube culture is that all the old forms of entertainment have come back in a new way – shadowplays are back, impressions are back, ventriloquism is back, basically, vaudeville is back. That includes puppetry, and since it’s Friday afternoon and there’s a giant hurricane barreling towards Texas it’s as […]