In 2017, HBO's biggest shows are gearing up to return. There's the seventh season of Game of Thrones, the fourth season of Silicon Valley, and the long-awaited return of Curb Your Enthusiasm. Oh, and that British guy's back to scream at us about the end of the world. The fourth season of Last Week Tonight begins February 12, 2017.
Gather round, me scarby droogies. It's another day, another Kubrick masterpiece, as CineFix breaks down the Master of Adaptations' film A Clockwork Orange and the source — author Anthony Burgess' novel of the same name. Easily one of the best interpretations of the page to the screen, this is a lesson on how to be true to the source material while creating something that works perfectly as a film.
The afterlife is no longer something that may or may not exist — a scientist has proven that death isn't the end. The discovery leads to an epidemic of suicides across the globe as people choose to enter the afterlife sooner rather than later. Meanwhile, a man and woman come together and seek out the true nature of what really comes next. The Discovery comes to Netflix March 31, 2017.
Agent X and Agent Full Stop are on a mission: to rid Quito, Ecuador of grammatically incorrect graffiti. As founding members of Quito's Grammatical Action, these vigilantes are on the lookout for misspellings, illegible work, and grammatical errors. Their plans are much bigger than just their hometown of Quito — Agents X and Full Stop want to make the world better, "one punctuation mark at a time."
Star Wars walkers, RoboTech, Metal Gear, MechWarrior — giant combat robots have been the stuff of film and video game dreams for decades. Now MegaBots is turning that dream into reality. Tested visits the MegaBots headquarters to see how the latest version of their giant fighting robot is coming along, and how the team plans to provide the platform for an entire league of combat robots.
From his tv show to his stand-up specials, Louis C.K. has become the undisputed king of comedy. He has turned joke-telling into an art form. The way he carefully structures and rhythmically relays a story is a thing of beauty. Using one of the bits from his Live at the Beacon Theater show, Nerdwriter breaks down the mastery behind his jokes to reveal what makes Louis C.K. so damn funny.
For maximum comfort, it's hard to beat some sweats. The Mack Weldon Ace Crew Sweatshirt combines coziness of these lazy day staples with surprising style. It's made from a lightweight French Terry material that's micro-sanded for a soft finish and blended with a hint of Lycra for a bit of stretch. A versatile staple, it dresses up well when pulled over a button-down, or can keep you comfortable when paired with a tee in a more casual ensemble. The tailored fit ensures you look your best, and three available colors means there's one to match your look.
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On November 13, 2015, a group of terrorists opened fire in the Bataclan Concert Hall during an Eagles of Death Metal concert, killing 89 people. Just three months later, the band returned to Paris to finish the set. This documentary recounts the tragic events that took place that day, as well as what followed. Directed by Colin Hanks, the film will premiere February 13, 2017 on HBO.
Valentine's Day is a time for chocolates, flowers, and rom-coms. But on Girlfriend's Day, you get black eyes, severed tendons, and paper cuts in the pee hole. Starring Bob Odenkirk, Ray Wentworth was once the Shakespeare behind some of the greatest romance cards, until a contest for a new holiday card gets ugly. So if you're looking for something with a little less love and Katherine Heigl this February 14th, Girlfriend's Day will be waiting for you on Netflix.
Photographer Tom Welsh wanted time away from the technology and work of this modern life. He found it in a New Year's trip to Alaska. Traveling north from Anchorage by rail, 4x4, and aircraft, Tom ditched his heavy photographic rig for something more pared-down to document his trip. Check out more of Alaska on Tom's Instagram.
No matter how rare, desirable, or esteemed a car is, history can be as important a selling point as anything else. And on top of being rare, desirable, and esteemed, Terry Larson's 1954 Jaguar D-Type has a history that is second to none. Besides being an engineering marvel, OKV2 was immediately placed into the hands of legendary driver Sir Stirling Moss for the 1954 24 Hours of Le Mans. The car went on to be wrecked and rebuilt over the course of its 60-plus years, before finally coming into Terry's hands.
Drew Barrymore becomes a vigilante zombie after an unexpected transformation gives her a thirst for blood. The realtor turned walker woke up one morning undead, forcing her husband Timothy Olyphant to aid her in her cannibalistic ways. It's ok if you only eat bad people, right? The series premieres February 3, 2017 on Netflix.
Making music videos sounds like a dream job — until you have to deal with the talent. Young Thug had an idea — lots of ideas, actually — for the video to his single "Wyclef Jean". Pomp&Clout was set to direct the video. Everything was ready to go for the shoot, except for one critical detail: Young Thug didn't show up. And when he did, he wouldn't leave the car. "Co-Director" Ryan Staake recounts the hilarious series of events that led up to the music video that never happened, in a story that's almost too surreal to be believed.
"It's-a Me, Mario." "Mamma Mia." "Let's-a go." They're some of the most iconic catchphrases in gaming history, and also the most recognizable voice. Since 1995, Charles Martinet has voiced the Italian plumber, as well as Luigi, Wario, and Donkey Kong. In this short profile, you get to know the man behind the voice and how he got the gig.
Mark Hamill's Pop Culture Quest has been completed. The show isn't over, but one of the quests is: Mark has been reunited with his light saber from The Return of the Jedi. Originally used by Alec Guinness' Obi Wan Kenobi in the first Star Wars film, the light saber was later reused as Luke Skywalker's.
Many of the things we take for granted in our current road cars — things like strong disc brakes, aerodynamic body work, and compact, powerful motors — were born on the race track. Real Engineering looks at some the greatest innovations that have come from Formula One racing, and a few others that are just now making their way into road cars.
President Barack Obama will leave office for good on January 20, 2017. Although we've been trying not to think about the end of the last eight years and the mayhem that is to follow, this goodbye speech makes it all too real. In his final weekly address, the POTUS gives the American people a heartfelt thank you, as he bids farewell to his position as commander-in-chief.
Guy Richie's 2000 cult-classic Snatch is coming to Sony's Crackle network as a multi-part TV series. A group of up-and-coming hustlers stumble upon a truck full of gold bullion, and get thrust into London's criminal underground. Snatch stars Rupert Grint of Harry Potter fame and releases on March 17, 2017.
Nothing pairs with the elegance of black truffles like the crude mouth of Action Bronson. With a little under $2,000-worth of truffles, the rapper/chef and host Seth Meyers get loose while testing out a recipe from Bronson's upcoming F*ck, That's Delicious cookbook.
In this deleted scene from The Force Awakens, Rey runs into an old friend at Maz Kanata's watering hole. Scrapper Unkar Plutt confronts Rey and tells her she owes him — but Chewbacca isn't have any of it. He kindly relieves Unkar of his right arm, and lets him know Rey isn't going anywhere with him.
In 2009, the man behind the largest Ponzi scheme in history was sentenced to 150 years in prison — the maximum allowed under the law. Over a period of decades, he defrauded investors in his wealth management business of an estimated $18 billion, crushed the finances of thousands of people, and had a hand in the suicide of his own son. Robert De Niro stars as Bernie Madoff in The Wizard of Lies, based on the book of the same name by NY Times reporter Diana B. Henriques. The film comes to HBO in May 2017.
This is definitely not your summertime family get-together badminton. Mads Conrad-Petersen and Mads Pieler Kolding of Denmark went up against Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda of Japan in the semifinals of the World Superseries 2016 Finals in Dubai. What started as a good save turned into an amazing rally, with Kamura and Sonoda scoring.
Every year for the last 56 years, The Recording Academy has handed out a little award for the music industry called the Grammy. The iconic statuette represents the gramophone, which remained basically unchanged as the major format for recorded music. The Recording Academy put together this retrospective, showing how the formats for storing and playing music have changed since the Edison wax cylinder.
The new BBC nature series Spy in the Wild has an interesting premise: Putting camera-equipped fake animals in the wild to capture their daily lives without human interaction. In this clip from the first episode, a langur monkey drops the animatronic fake, and thinking that it's fallen to its death, other langurs gather around to grieve the death of one of their own.
Staring at a young age, artist Alan Williams had an affection for fantasy and the unknown. A long-time fan of H.R. Giger, the Academy Award-winning designer of the Alien films, his same biomechanical surrealism can be seen throughout Williams' pieces. In this biopic, he describes how childhood rejection and his love for strange nautical creatures fueled his passion for creating his dark works of art.
If you've got about six hours to spare, you should fill them with this recipe for perfect fish tacos from Binging with Babish. Everything here is made from scratch: the tortillas, the guac, the pico de gallo. Which means that it's going to take forever, but be totally worth it if you have the time.
When sports just aren't extreme enough anymore, athletes find ways to amp up the excitement. In Damien Leroy's case, he's adding a kite to his skis. The professional kiteboarder combines these two passions and hits the Unknown of Alaska to shred the endless powder.
The bromance to end all bromances reaches a new level. President Obama today surprised the VP with the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal Of Freedom (with Distinction), and things got dusty in there real quick.
In 2016, the Cleveland Cavaliers became NBA champions for the first time. And with a championship, comes a ring. The designers and crafters at Baron Rings reveal the process behind creating the 6.5 carat stunner that slyly captures the team's historic 3-1 comeback against the Golden State Warriors.