From the T-Rex to the velociraptor, the Jurassic Park franchise is chock full of dinosaur goodness. While cinema likes to put their own spin on the prehistoric species, you just can't argue with science. Associate curator in the Dinosaur Institute at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County — he knows a lot about dinosaurs — Nathan Smith weighs in on every single dino portrayed in the films while debunking some of the movie-made myths along the way.
Cinema loves a good dance number. From strategically choreographed sequences to random outbreaks, this movie montage pays homage to the best boogies in over 300 films.
A computer genius has in the final stages of creating the perfect AI — he just needs human subjects. When he kidnaps a young streetwise woman, she's the perfect way to test the killer smart home. But the scientist doesn't expect his AI to have a soft spot for human interaction. Tau stars Maika Monroe, Gary Oldman, and is available to stream on Netflix now.
While his alter ego has a taste for profanity and obscene amounts of gun power, Wade Wilson prefers the sweet and salty goodness of a pineapple and olive pizza. Don't forget the burnt crust. For his latest dish, Binging with Babish tries his hand at the Deadpool order.
Behind that soft-spoken girl who can crush arms with her mind is Millie Bobby Brown. The teenage actress began turning heads when she took on the role of Eleven for the Duffer Brother's Netflix series Stranger Things. While the whole world adores her as the psychokinetic member of the Hawkins AV Club, the show's cast and crew just plain adore her.
Bumbling, aloof, and borderline incompetent — that's how most people would describe The Office's Michael Scott. But Michael was also Dunder Mifflin's top salesman, and there's a good reason why. Take a closer look at Michael's people skills — the way he gets to know the customer before he brings up the business.
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You've noticed it — you've got a little less hair than you used to. You're not sure there's a real solution. It turns out, there are two clinically proven, FDA-approved medications that let you keep your hair. Now, these treatments are inexpensive and easy to get. Enter Keeps: for five minutes now and just $1 a day, you'll never have to worry about hair loss again. Getting started is fast. Just answer a few questions and a licensed doctor recommends a personalized treatment plan. The first month is free, and there's no easier way to keep the hair you still have.
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"Hotel California" by the Eagles is one of the most famously impenetrable songs in the history of rock and roll. Lyrically and musically, the entire composition seems deliberately crafted to get the listener lost and confused. 12tone breaks down "Hotel California" with a bit of music theory in a valiant attempt to figure out what's going on behind the song.
Kristen Bell and Kelsey Grammer sail away for some dysfunctional family drama in Lauren Miller Rogen's first feature film. The estranged father/daughter duo find themselves on a honeymoon cruise after Bell gets left at the altar. Also starring Seth Rogen, the film is scheduled for streaming August 3, 2018, on Netflix.
Everyone has their favorite teen movie. Depending on your generation, it may be The Breakfast Club, 10 Things I Hate About You, or Mean Girls. A film that's doubtfully at the top of anyone's list is Battle Roayale. In this video essay, Nerdwriter Evan Puschak tries to convert you to his film of choice by making a case for Kinji Fukasaku's gruesome dystopian thriller.
Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein are the creators of the retro synth sounds behind the Netflix hit Stranger Things. The duo was part of the electronic band Survive when the Duffer Brothers approached them to score the series. In this short interview, the composers break down the show's music and how they created the now-iconic theme song.
When you imagine a soccer ball, chances are you picture a sphere covered in black and white patches. It's called the Telstar. Although it's now synonymous with the game of soccer, it wasn't the original design. Vox details how the rise of broadcast television led to the iconic design you know today.
This is the real deal. Not the original, but you couldn't find a more accurate recreation of the most iconic on-screen car in movie history — Doc Brown's time-traveling DeLorean. Back to the Future creator Bob Gale, and builders Terry Matalas and Joe Walser get together with Jay Leno for an in-depth examination of this movie masterpiece.
It's been a while since we've seen Zach Galifianakis between his ferns. Following up his 2016 interview with presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, the actor returns to his hosting duties for an awkward round of questions with Jerry Seinfeld and Cardi B.
The suicide of a young nun at a Romanian abbey sparks an investigation by the Vatican. A priest and a novitiate about to take her final vows are sent to investigate the incident, discovering a supernatural evil that turns the abbey into an apocalyptic battleground. Set as a prequel in the The Conjuring universe, The Nun stars Taissa Farmiga and Damian Bechir. The film is slated for release September 7, 2018.
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A good pillow can be the difference between a night of restful sleep and a literal pain in the neck. The team at Casper knows this and designed a pillow that provides comfort and support regardless of your sleeping position. They've invented a unique pillow-in-pillow with a firm inner core and a soft outer shell. Thanks to the even fill distribution of silky fibers, the pillow won't lose its shape. It's also finished with breathable percale cotton to keep airflow moving and your pillow cool. It's even machine washable. Take advantage of the 100-night trial, and if you don't love it, Casper will give you a free refund.
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The Finals are over and that means it's time to recap the season with a Bad Lip Reading. Not even The King was safe when BLR crew remixed the 2017-2018 season, finally letting us in on what all the players think about snow, tea, and Fergie's national anthem.
The world's first open-seat electric vehicle series, Formula E, is now in its fourth season. The cars have the aerodynamics and looks of their fuel- or hybrid-powered Formula One or IndyCar cousins but have all-electric drivetrains and performance to match. Formula E driver Sam Bird and his team talk about what it's like driving these cars and how the technology that's powering them is the future of transportation.
Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck and Chris Pine have all tried their hand at Tom Clancy's iconic CIA analyst. Now, John Krasinski is called to the task for Amazon's new series. The Office actor will find himself going from desk duty to a chase across Europe and the Middle East in an attempt to stop a terrorist attack. All ten episodes will be available for streaming August 31, 2018.
Pro BMX rider Nigel Sylvester is back with another installment in his globe-trotting GO series. This time, he's going from London to Paris, pulling tricks and getting a bit of the culture — and falling in love — in the process.
Mr. Pickles is the star of children's television, both on and off the screen. He doesn't play a character so much as play himself, teaching kids virtues and what is really important — what you're like on the inside. But Jeff, who plays Mr. Pickles, has a family that's unraveling, and nothing he's spent a lifetime showing others will help him through the crisis. Starring Jim Carrey, Frank Langella, Catherine Keener and Judy Greer, Kidding premieres September 9, 2018, on Showtime.
Following Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast, Dumbo is Disney's next live-action remake. A star-packed cast includes Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, and Colin Farrell, with Tim Burton directing. Having Burton behind the camera means you can expect a glorious reimagining of "Pink Elephants on Parade". Dumbo comes to theaters March 29, 2019.
Dr. Faraday is a quiet English country doctor called to attend to a patient at Hundreds Hall, the estate of the Ayers family. The dilapidated house is crumbling around the three occupants — mother, son and daughter — and Dr. Faraday finds that what haunts them might be contagious. Based on the novel by Sarah Waters, The Little Stranger stars Domhmall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, and comes to theaters August 31, 2018.
The countdown has been used to launch rockets, start events, and just about everything else since 1961. But the countdown has its origins in film, not science. German film director Fritz Lang's 1929 Woman on the Moon was the invention of the countdown — and was an amazingly accurate film.
Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon get their 007 on when the former's ex-boyfriend returns. The reunion isn't quite what she expected considering he's being followed by a gang of deadly assassins. Also starring Justin Theroux and Sam Heughan, the film is set for release August 3, 2018.
After five years, The Last of Us sequel has finally arrived. The first gameplay trailer for the Naughty Dog survival series debuted at Sony's E3 event and revealed the return of a more grown-up Ellie and Joel as well as some new characters as they enjoy a community party. But don't let the opening full you, things get violent fast.
Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding has had one of the strangest, fascinating, most confusing build-ups in the history of video games. The previous teasers focused on a baby and some sort of invisible enemies, and with the release of the E3 trailer, the picture hasn't exactly gotten any clearer. The game looks to feature some of Kojima's trademark gameplay aspects, but the storyline seems as bizarre as ever. Whatever it is, Death Stranding is sure to be huge.
Grab your shotgun and prepare for an epic war against the forces of Hell itself — the sequel to 2016's DOOM reboot is coming. id Software dropped the trailer for latest in the DOOM franchise at the 2018 E3 conference, and it looks like a stunner. Expect to see a host of familiar enemies along with some new gameplay mechanics, according to id.
Interpol is back with their first album in four years. Lead by the single "The Rover", the record will mark the sixth project for the New York natives. Marauder is set to be released August 24, 2018.
With the publication of Kitchen Confidential in 2000, Anthony Bourdain became an overnight sensation. He would go on to write two more bestsellers and become a TV host, traveling the world in search of good eats — and those common threads that make us all human. Intelligent, empathetic, and a rebel at every stage of his life, Anthony Bourdain used food to spark conversations about things much bigger than what was on the plate.