Entertainment

  • BitTorrent Announces Original Programming Venture

    BitTorrent Announces Original Programming Venture

    Torrent site BitTorrent made its name by giving users the ability to download stolen movies, music, and other media, but now, much like the Corleone family, they’re trying to go legit. The company recently announced its intention to start releasing original programming, kind of similar to how streaming sites like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu […]

  • Scribd: eBook Subscription Service Acquires Massive Comics Library

    Scribd: eBook Subscription Service Acquires Massive Comics Library

    If you’re interested in comic books, or maybe even if you just want to be interested in comic books, you’ve probably wondered if there’s a “Netflix for comic books” somewhere out there. Now, there finally is, and it falls under the preexisting Scribd umbrella now that the eBook subscription service has acquired a huge library […]

  • ‘The Evolution of Batman in Cinema’ (Video)

    ‘The Evolution of Batman in Cinema’ (Video)

    Batman has to rank as one of the most prolific characters in all of fiction, having appeared in countless film, TV, and animated adaptations, not to mention the myriad comic books and strips that have featured him over the years. And if you’re as obsessed by the Dark Knight as the rest of the world […]

  • ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Red Band Trailer Drops (Video)

    ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Red Band Trailer Drops (Video)

    It’s been a while since we heard any news on the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton, but now an official red band trailer for the movie has hit the internet to coincide with last night’s commercial during the Grammys telecast. The red band trailer for Straight Outta Compton begins with a black-and-white prologue starring […]

  • ‘Daredevil': Netflix x Marvel Original Series Gets Teaser (Video)

    ‘Daredevil': Netflix x Marvel Original Series Gets Teaser (Video)

    Marvel‘s continued quest for world domination will soon include a slate of Netflix original series carrying the Marvel brand. One of those series, featuring a character who already tried and failed for big screen stardom, is Daredevil, a brief 15-second teaser for which has recently hit the internet. For uninitiated readers, Daredevil is attorney Matt […]

  • Will Gadd: First Person to Climb Frozen Niagara Falls (Video)

    Will Gadd: First Person to Climb Frozen Niagara Falls (Video)

    It sounds like something out of a not-particularly-plausible cartoon – waiting for a waterfall to freeze, then climbing up it like a particularly unstable frozen mountain. But with the sponsorship of the benevolent brand overlords at Red Bull, ice climber Will Gadd became the first person to climb not just any waterfall, but THE waterfall, […]

  • ‘Louis CK Live At The Comedy Store': New Special Only $5 (Video)

    ‘Louis CK Live At The Comedy Store': New Special Only $5 (Video)

    Louis CK is famous for using his success to experiment with different forms of distribution, letting fans have his work for prices that would be too low for anything released on a major label. His latest special is no different, priced (in a package that includes both video and audio versions!) at just five dollars. […]