Disney taps augmented reality for 'Star Wars' toy event
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co will send "Star Wars" characters into the realm of augmented reality next week to draw fans into stores as they release new merchandise tied to upcoming movie the "The Last Jedi," the company said in a statement on Thursday. ...
Snapchat isn’t ready to give up on original scripted shows
It was the end of 2015 when Snapchat decided to shut down its ‘Snap Channel,’ an in-app destination where it offered its users original video content. The channel had only persisted for several months before being shut down, but the company isn’t ready to call it quits. New information suggests that Snapchat will be launching a new round of original … Continue reading...
Taylor Swift’s Reputation album cover is a meme nightmare
Today the new album from Taylor Swift, “Reputation”, was revealed with cover design that encapsulates the era. The era of bad graphics, the era of album covers made to be shared with social networks, the inevitable worst age. When Taylor Swift is in the Seventh House, And Kanye aligns with Kasabian, Then social media will guide the organizational hierarchy, And … Continue reading...
Taylor Swift announces 'Reputation' album after court victory
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift announced a new album titled "Reputation" on Wednesday, just over a week after scoring a court victory at a high-profile groping trial in Colorado. ...
Taylor Swift announces new album 'Reputation' a week after court victory
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift announced a new album titled "Reputation" on Wednesday, just over a week after scoring a court victory at a high-profile groping trial in Colorado. ...
Russian theater director who irked establishment given house arrest
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A theater director whose edgy work angered traditionalists in the Russian establishment was placed under house arrest on Wednesday in a fraud case his supporters say is part of a government crackdown on artistic freedoms. ...
Netflix’s Seinfeld special premiere date revealed: see exclusive notes now
Netflix previously announced plans to offer a pair of original comedy standup specials featuring comedian Jerry Seinfeld, and now it has revealed the premiere date for the first of them. Though we’ll have to wait until next month to watch the show, Netflix is getting people ready via a new Instagram account showcasing some exclusive notes on some of Seinfeld’s … Continue reading...
Morgan Freeman to get Screen Actors lifetime award
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Morgan Freeman, the versatile actor known for playing gods, presidents and pimps, will be honored with the 2017 lifetime achievement award by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) at its annual ceremony in January. ...
Pennsylvania judge delays Cosby sex assault retrial till March
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby's retrial on charges of sexually assaulting a former Temple University administrator in 2004 at his Philadelphia-area home will be postponed from November to March of next year, a judge said on Tuesday. ...
Mark Wahlberg named world's highest-paid actor in 2017
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Mark Wahlberg soared to the top of the world's highest paid actors on an annual Forbes magazine list that highlighted a huge disparity between male and female Hollywood stars. ...
Pennsylvania judge delays Cosby sex assault retrial till March
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby's retrial on charges of sexually assaulting a former administrator at his alma mater in 2004 at his Philadelphia-area home will be postponed from November to March of next year, a judge said on Tuesday. ...
‘Age of Empires IV’ is the first new main game in the series in 12 years
Age of Empires is seeing a big resurgence under Microsoft, with new "definitive" remasters of Age of Empires II and III and a brand new entry in the series titled Age of Empires IV. The post ‘Age of Empires IV’ is the first new main game in the series in 12 years appeared first on Digital Trends.
Cosby back in court with new legal team for sex assault trial
(Reuters) - Bill Cosby was due back in court on Tuesday to seek a judge's approval to have a lawyer who successfully defended the late singer Michael Jackson against child molestation charges represent the comedian at his sex assault retrial. ...
Comcast X1 sports guide aggregates leagues, games and scores
Comcast has introduced a new guide for sports enthusiasts, one that makes it easy to find what you want to watch by offering content based on sports league, game, and score. Users can, as one example, select the NFL category, then from there view all of the NFL games that are on or will be airing soon. Teams, scores, and … Continue reading...
American Horror Story: Cult trailer reveals political underpinnings
Yet another season of American Horror Story is almost upon us, and it comes bearing the moniker Cult. FX Networks has published the full teaser trailer following some smaller teasers, and in it we see a lot of things hitting typical phobia checkmarks: clowns, bugs, trypophobia, caskets, hemophobia and Donald Trump. We’ve got the trailer, but take note: it’s not … Continue reading...
Game of Thrones episode 6 recap and review: Beyond the Wall
With Game of Thrones season 7 already winding down, we knew that showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss were going to raise the stakes significantly in episode 6, and boy did they do exactly that. We didn’t zoom around Westeros this week as much as we have been in recent episodes, but the places we did visit offered more than … Continue reading...
Bill Cosby hires Michael Jackson lawyer for sexual assault retrial
(Reuters) - The lawyer who successfully defended Michael Jackson against child molestation charges will represent Bill Cosby when he is retried on sex assault charges later this year, the comedian's spokesman said on Monday. ...
Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in movies as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died on Sunday of "natural causes" at the age of 91, his family said. ...
Marvel reveals teaser for The Punisher on Netflix
We’ve known for over a year now that Netflix and Marvel would continue to expand their superhero TV universe by giving The Punisher his own series following his introduction in season two of Daredevil. Now that The Defenders, the mash-up series that includes Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, is finally airing on the streaming network, the first teaser … Continue reading...
Galaxy Quest TV show project gets new writer at Amazon
Just under two years ago, we learned that Amazon would be making an original television show based on the popular 1999 sci-fi movie hit Galaxy Quest. The show, which was being shopped around by Paramount, was eventually picked up by Amazon Studios, but it derailed at some point in the past, slowing to a stall. That has changed, according to … Continue reading...