12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen and Gone Girl writer Gillian Flynn team up for a big screen adaptation of the 1983 ITV series. The film follows four women whose husbands die after a failed heist attempt, bringing them together to finish the job. Starring Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall, and Daniel Kaluuya, Widows is scheduled for release November 16, 2018.
Avengers: Infinity War took the MCU's visual effects to a new level. The wizards at Framestore built New York City and tore it down again, giving the CG-heavy characters a place to battle from Earth to outer space. Get a backstage look at how Framestore seamlessly integrated live footage and detailed CG in the breakdown.
Academy Award-winning director and writer Alfonso Cuarón's upcoming film Roma is an intensely personal journey through his own past. Cleo is a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City. Cuarón paints a portrait of the social friction and rigid hierarchy of Mexico in the 1970s, using his own experiences to tell the story of the women who raised him. Roma will premiere at the Venice Film Festival with a wider release in theaters and Netflix later in 2018.
Rural Illinois doesn't sound like a hub of the tech industry, but some of the strongest lasers in the world come from a storage unit in a rural area of the state. Styropyro experiments with light and shares the results with half a million people on YouTube, along with his other love — raising moths.
Viggo Mortensen helps Mahershala Ali navigate the Deep South in 1962. The pair link up after a world-class pianist enlists a bouncer from the Bronx to be his driver while on tour, using the Green Book as a guide along the way. Inspired by a true story, the film is slated for release November 21, 2018.
Two chips, 64 kb of memory, and some of the best music in the history of video games. The Super Nintendo was a quantum leap over the original NES in every way, but the limitations when it came to audio were severe. Nerdwriter looks at how composer David Wise and others overcame the limitations of the system to create lush, ambient tracks to match the visuals on the screen.
Wise is taking a thoughtful approach to men's grooming. Based in Montreal, the company aims to clean up your morning routine by skipping all of the artificial stuff and offering a line of products made from natural, locally-sourced, and cruelty-free ingredients. Botanical ingredients such as Birch Bark, organic glacial marine clay, and eucalyptus extract are found throughout the product line. Packaged in reusable and refillable glass containers, the Shampoo, Glacier Clay Pomade, and Red Maple Cream Pomade are also available as refills to cut down on the brand's overall environmental impact.
For Issue 04, we headed to the Utah desert to drive the apocalyptic Rezvani Tank and the special edition Ronin x Uncrate motorcycles. We kept heading west, switching to a Husqvarna bike and camping at the Salton Sea before finding better lodging in Joshua Tree. We wrapped things up back at the studio with a selection of watches, slippers, Cryptocurrency storage, space travel, dry-aged steaks, axes, cold brew, and more.
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Spoilers ahead. Avengers: Infinity War has a lot of heroes. Nearly everyone who's anyone in the MCU makes an appearance — with some tragic consequences. Infinity War directors the Russo brothers sat down to talk about every hero in the film, their role, and their backstory.
After becoming a victim of the housing crisis, Danny McBride turns into the worst criminal ever. The angry homeowner kidnaps real estate agent Rosemarie DeWitt after murdering her boss, leading him down a bloody road of crime and destruction. Also, starring Luke Wilson, Kaitlin Olson, and David Alan Grier, the film is coming to theaters August 24, 2018.
Think you can paint? Comedians Micah Sherman and Mark Stetson launched the web series The Bob Ross Challenge, inviting 13 fellow comedians to paint along with a Bob Ross episode. The results are surprising — and any proceeds go to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner has returned with a new series. The show brings back some Sterling Cooper alums like Christina Hendricks and John Slattery to follow eight different individuals from around the globe, all claiming to be descendants of the infamous Russian royal family. Also starring Aaron Eckhart, Diane Lane, Isabelle Huppert, Amanda Peet, Jack Huston, Kathryn Hahn, Noah Wyle, Paul Reiser, and Andrew Rannells, the series will arrive on Amazon Prime October 12, 2018.
Gaspar Noe's latest film is a descent into hallucinatory madness. Following a group of young dancers rehearsing at a remote school, the afterparty turns into a bizarre night as they realize they've been drinking LSD-laced sangria. Starring Sofia Boutella and professional dancers, Climax releases later in 2018.
With no known inhabitants and a 238,900-mile journey from our planet, it's hard to believe that anyone owns the Moon. Well, Dennis Hope does. Not only does he claim to own the moon, but he's selling it off piece-by-piece which in his eyes, also makes him the richest man on earth.
Towering volcanic rock, flowing mineral pools, and desert vegetation. Sounds like the perfect backdrop for an epic wakeboarding video. Brian Grubb thought the same thing when he headed to Jordan to navigate the narrow canyons of Wadi Al-Hidan. Grubb is no stranger to riding unique waters having shredded the waves of an ancient Cleopatra Pool, a Wisconsin cranberry field, and the rice terraces of Banaue.
NASA's Parker Probe will launch this summer and makes many firsts in space exploration. Over the course of seven years, it will orbit Venus, eventually becoming the fastest man-made object as it passes through the sun's corona, then becoming the closest man-made object to our nearest star. The Parker Probe's heat shields will disintegrate as it moves through the corona, and its instruments will operate at room temperature as it tries to solve the mystery behind why the corona is hotter than the surface of the sun. The data is years away, but the Park Probe is poised to help us better understand the life-giving body so close to home.
Crafted in Florence, Italy, Marvis Toothpaste has been protecting and whitening teeth since 1958. Originally intended as a smoker's toothpaste, Marvis' flavors are bolder than that of your drug-store options. Thanks to their apothecary-inspired matte aluminum tubes and decorative lids, the brand has been synonymous with style for decades and remained true to original formulas like Classic Strong Mint — their first product and best seller. Each toothpaste tackles surface stains and provides a burst of intense mint to help break the monotony of your daily ritual.
The only proven way to keep your hair is to do something about it while you still have some. 66% of men lose their hair by age 35. hims is a one-stop shop for men's wellness offering direct shipment of medical-grade products backed by science to help you keep your hair. The complete hair kit from hims gives you everything you need to fight hair loss. It includes products that help block DHT (the hormone known to cause male hair loss), a 5% minoxidil topical solution to help spark new hair growth, and tasty gummybear multi-vitamins that include a healthy dose of Biotin which helps grow healthier hair, skin, and nails.
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Jack White has turned his latest video into a Netflix-worthy crime drama. Directed by Jodeb, the singer finds himself as the victim of a brutal murder as a detective interviews a bizarre cast of suspects. The single comes off White's third album Boarding House Reach which is available now.
The robots are coming for your childhood. All those hours spent desperately searching for Waldo — at the beach, the train station, the airport — can now be accomplished by some AI software in seconds. Using Google's Auto ML Vision service, the arm takes a photo of the page and identifies Waldo once a 95% or better match is found. So much for getting lost in the crowd.
A tunnel through spacetime that can link two places light years away. We've seen it hundreds of times in movies and video games but the jury is still out on whether these magical passageways really exist. In an attempt to add some clarity to this hypothetical theory, Kurzgesagt explores the possibility of wormholes and the science behind them in their usual animated form.
This is the story of a tuna taco. The best tuna taco in the world. It's also the story of two brothers who both have restaurants, and the son of one of the brothers that's a chef who has one of the best eateries in Texas. Ralph Gilmore made millions, lost it all more than once, and bought a shipping container and started slinging some of the best tacos in Texas out of it. This is Ralph's story, and his brother's story, and his nephew's — an improbable tale that could only come out of Texas.
Jason Arthur Sapan is the last professional holographer in NYC and possibly the world. Known as Dr. Laser, Sapan has worked with musicians, artists, and met presidents — all while doing what he loves. Mashable sat down with Dr. Laser to talk about the art and science behind recording light in three dimensions.
Make it Extreme does just that with their motorized version of a Monowheel. They added some torque to the normally pedal-driven cycle with a 110cc 4 stroke. The vehicle was completely handmade from top to bottom and the entire process was captured in this 7-minute time-lapse.
On June 3, 2017, Alex Honnold made history. The rock climber became the first person to make a free solo ascent of El Capitan. He climbed the 3,200-foot granite monster in just under four hours and he did it all without a rope. The incredible feat and the days of preparation leading up to it were documented by fellow climber Jimmy Chin and will be shown in select theaters this fall.
The neon signs that illuminate the streets of Hong Kong are as iconic as any landmark in the city. At the hands of craftsmen like Master Wu, the vibrant cityscape has been featured in films like Blade Runner and Chungking Express. Sadly, the rise of LEDs has brought the end of an era as Hong Kong's signature glow slowly begins to fade.
Seven instruments, one song, one man — all Dave Grohl. In "Play", Dave gets back to his roots in a way. The Foo Fighters eponymous first record was done just like this, just Dave in the studio. The first part of "Play" is Dave talking about the love of music and the technical challenges of making the 23-minute piece, with the second part being the performance itself. You can't find anyone today with the love and heart for music like Dave Grohl.
By 1899, the West had nearly been won. The age of outlaws was coming to a close, and the law was out to break what few gangs remained. A robbery gone wrong forces Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde gang to make a run for it across the country, pillaging their way to a last stand against the Feds and bounty hunters. Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2 makes its long-awaited debut October 26, 2018 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
At the Slaughterhouse boarding school, the upper crust atmosphere of the British Empire still survives. One must know your place to make it there — until a sinkhole appears on the grounds due to a fracking incident. The sinkhole releases all manner of bloody carnage, and the school is about to live up to its name. Starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Michael Sheen, and Hermione Cornfield, Slaughterhouse Rulez comes to theaters October 31, 2018.
From a pair of Jack Kerouac's boots to the foot of Charles Dickens' cat Bob, the New York Public Library has its own museum-worthy collection of literary artifacts. The assortment of paraphernalia is the work of two brothers and includes anything from locks of hair to prayer bells. In this short profile, Director of Exhibitions Declan Kiely walks you through the unusual objects that make up The Berg Collection.
The Sparrow Mart is stocked with all the best. Everything from ramen and sushi to siracha and champagne, they have it all. The only thing is, every item is made from felt. British artist Lucy Sparrow follows up her New York City bodega with an all-felt supermarket in Los Angeles. Furnished with over 31,000 handmade sculptures, the project took Sparrow and five assistants an entire year to complete. The exhibit is located at The Standard hotel and is open until August 31st.
In 2015, two inmates made a brazen escape from the Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York. Richard Matt and David Sweat were found missing on a morning count, and it was discovered they had tunneled out of the prison in a way reminiscent of The Shawshank Redemption. Over three weeks later, Richard Matt was dead and David Sweat was captured — and the story of how they escaped came to light. The eight-episode series is directed by Ben Stiller and stars Patricia Arquette, Paul Dano and Benicio Del Toro. Escape From Dannemora premieres on Showtime November 18, 2018.