Entertainment

  • TCM Select: Library of Classic Films Added to FilmStruck

    TCM Select: Library of Classic Films Added to FilmStruck

    Most of the civilized world seems content nowadays to restrict themselves to the movies and TV shows available on Netflix and, possibly, Hulu. But for the more discerning cinephile, FilmStruck came out in 2016, and now there’s even more reason for the Gregg Turkingtons of the world to consider getting a subscription: TCM Select.  TCM Select […]

  • ‘Fahrenheit 451′: HBO Film Adaptation Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Fahrenheit 451′: HBO Film Adaptation Gets Trailer (Video)

    If you went to high school in the United States, there is an extremely good chance that you’re familiar with author Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. But despite its near universal recognition in the US it’s proven a somewhat difficult and tricky story to adapt to the screen. Francois Truffaut tried it in the 60s but since then […]

  • ‘Detective Pikachu’ English Language Trailer (Video)

    ‘Detective Pikachu’ English Language Trailer (Video)

    There are few fictional characters who wouldn’t be innumerably improved by jamming the word “Detective” in front of their name. Pokémon numero uno Pikachu is no exception, and now there’s an English language trailer in anticipation of Detective Pikachu‘s stateside release next month. Here’s the skinny, direct from Nintendo: “In Detective Pikachu, a new game coming on […]

  • “Eric Andre Does Paris”: A New ‘Eric Andre Show’ Special

    “Eric Andre Does Paris”: A New ‘Eric Andre Show’ Special

    If you’re not familiar with Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show, I regret to inform you that you are missing out on what may very well be the funniest show on television. The good news is, you can catch the show on Hulu, or you could start with the just released special from Adult Swim, entitled […]

  • ‘The Outsider': Jared Leto is in the Yakuza Now (Trailer)

    ‘The Outsider': Jared Leto is in the Yakuza Now (Trailer)

    Say what you will about Jared Leto, but he’s clearly a guy who doesn’t care about barging into spaces where he isn’t wanted. His latest gate crash is into arguably the most exclusive community in global organized crime: The yakuza. That’s the long and short of what the upcoming Netflix drama The Outsider is all about, but […]

  • ‘Ornette Coleman: The Atlantic Years’ Box Set Coming Soon

    ‘Ornette Coleman: The Atlantic Years’ Box Set Coming Soon

    Between 1959 and 1961, jazz master Ornette Coleman released six studio albums for Atlantic Records that would pioneer and define the free jazz movement. If that sounds like something you might need to bone up on, Rhino has got you covered with a new upcoming vinyl box set entitled Ornette Coleman: The Atlantic Years.  Ornette Coleman: […]

  • ‘Silicon Valley’ Season 5 Trailer from HBO (Video)

    ‘Silicon Valley’ Season 5 Trailer from HBO (Video)

    The summer of 2017 was when we saw the last episode of the HBO original comedy Silicon Valley, and now “the Pied Piper Gang returns” in a couple of weeks for season five. To tide you over until then, there’s the traditional trailer for the upcoming season, which begins as most good 21st century comedy does, with […]

  • ‘All The Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire’

    ‘All The Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire’

    The Wire is generally considered to be at least one of the greatest TV shows of all time, if not the very greatest. It’s also of recent enough vintage that all of its major players and creators are still around to tell the tales of how it came to be, which means it’s ripe for an […]