David Bowie's 'Blackstar' wins British album prize at Brit Awards
LONDON (Reuters) - David Bowie was named the winner of the Mastercard British Album of the Year prize for "Blackstar" at the BRIT Awards in London on Wednesday. ...
Princess Diana's dresses go on display in London, 20 years after her death
LONDON (Reuters) - Gowns worn by Princess Diana for everything from meeting diplomats to dancing with movie stars feature in an exhibition celebrating the fashion of one of Britain's favorite royals, which opens in London this week. ...
Dick Costolo joins Maybe Capital — a new satirical board game about Valley VC
 As the TV show ‘Silicon Valley‘ has shown, the tech community there is ripe for satire. So it’s not surprising that the next ‘product’ to be born into this satirical ‘vertical’ is a board game where you must go through the sometimes tortuous process of raising money. The Maybe Capital Board Game launched this week on Kickstarter, and its launch… Read More ...
It’s confirmed: Hellboy 3 is never going to happen, so stop hoping
Hellboy fans have long hoped for a third installment in the movie franchise, but hopes were dashed last October when Ron Perlman revealed that no one was talking about doing the movie anymore, and that nothing was in the pipeline. Now, a few months later, there’s confirmation, but not the kind fans want to hear: the movie is officially never, … Continue reading...
Terpon is making VR webcams just for live streaming porn
 A Swiss startup, Terpon SA, is making virtual reality webcams specifically for the adult entertainment industry. The cameras aren’t available for purchase, but customers can rent them for about $30 a month, a price that includes around the clock technical support. Terpon Chief Executive Jean Claude Artonne said he wants to empower adult performers around the world to create immersive… Read More ...
MobiTV raises $21M as it pivots into set top box-free IPTV for the living room
 MobiTV, one of the first companies (est. 1999) to bring TV services to mobile devices, has raised some funding as it moves into a late-stage pivot to bring its technology to the living room. The company today announced that it has picked up a growth round of $21 million from Oak Investment Partners and Ally Bank. It plans to use the funds for further development and marketing of its… Read More ...
Lights! Camera! Action! Getting ready for the Oscars' red carpet
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It's not just women who are getting ready for the Oscars' red carpet on Sunday. ...
Passion plus timing makes magic formula for 2017 Oscars
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - This year's Oscars is filled with projects fueled by passion and deeply-held personal visions that prevailed over skepticism, funding troubles and conventional wisdom. ...
Passion plus timing makes magic formula for 2017 Oscars
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - This year's Oscars is filled with projects fueled by passion and deeply-held personal visions that prevailed over skepticism, funding troubles and conventional wisdom. ...
'La La Land' has Hollywood singing a different tune on musicals
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - From "Singin' in the Rain" to "The Wizard of Oz," musicals haven't traditionally seen much love from the Oscars. But "La La Land" has changed all that, tapping into a desire for escapism and sending Hollywood scrambling to dust off its dancing shoes. ...
Attenborough, 90, to present BBC "Blue Planet" sequel
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's most revered TV naturalist David Attenborough, 90, is returning to present a sequel to "The Blue Planet" documentary series, 16 years after the original illuminated the depths of the world's oceans. ...
‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ review
A classic gods and monsters epic, Horizon Zero Dawn, magically blends the thrill of hunting dinosaurs and our infatuation with future-tech. The post ‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ review appeared first on Digital Trends.
‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ review
A classic gods and monsters epic, Horizon Zero Dawn, magically blends the thrill of hunting dinosaurs and our infatuation with future-tech. The post ‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ review appeared first on Digital Trends.
'Moonlight', 'Arrival' writers win top Writers Guild of America awards
(Reuters) - Writers for the films "Moonlight" and "Arrival" won top Writers Guild of America awards on Sunday, boosting the films' chances in the upcoming Academy Awards, Hollywood's biggest honors. ...
Box Office: 'Lego Batman' flies high over 'Great Wall,' 'Fist Fight'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Lego Batman Movie" is dominating the North American box office with an estimated $44 million this President's Day weekend -- nearly matching the combined haul of "Fifty Shades Darker" and "The Great Wall." ...
Hungarian love story wins top prize at Berlin Film Festival
BERLIN (Reuters) - A Hungarian love story called "On Body and Soul" about two lonely hearts working in a slaughterhouse in Budapest won the Golden Bear for best film on Saturday at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival. ...
Stephen King, J.J. Abrams making ‘Castle Rock’ series for Hulu
Author Stephen King and filmmaker J.J. Abrams are teaming up once again to create a new Hulu original series called Castle Rock. The anthology will based on the fictional town, set in Maine, where many of King’s famous novels have been set. The announcement was revealed on the Twitter account for Bad Robot, Abrams’ production company, and pointed towards a … Continue reading...
Barbie becomes a hologram version of herself
 Yes, after pulling herself out of her 1950’s rut as a swimsuit model to become everything from a doctor, lawyer, computer scientist, astronaut and even the president of the United States, Barbie has now become a 3D animated hologram that can serve up the weather, on command. As first reported in Wired, The Hello Barbie Hologram debuted at the New York Toy Fair this week. And like… Read More ...
Barbie becomes a hologram version of herself
 Yes, after pulling herself out of her 1950’s rut as a swimsuit model to become everything from a doctor, lawyer, computer scientist, astronaut and even the president of the United States, Barbie has now become a 3D animated hologram that can serve up the weather, on command. As first reported in Wired, The Hello Barbie Hologram debuted at the New York Toy Fair this week. And like… Read More ...
Samsung chief’s arrest, bribery, corruption, scandal, and a horse (Made Easy)
Samsung is involved in an alleged bribery scandal that includes the president of South Korea, $36m in funds, and an equestrian horse. The scandal involves Samsung’s de-facto leader Lee Jae-yong (aka Jay Y. Lee), the grandson of the founder of the company*. It also involves South Korean President Park Geun-hye and her suspension from power amid impeachment proceedings – also … Continue reading...