Love them or hate them, Coldplay has earned their place in music history. The British band rose to fame with their single "Yellow" and have been selling out arenas ever since. In this documentary, director Mat Whitecross goes back to the very start at the University College London where a brace-faced Chris Martin met up with Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, and Will Champion and follows their entire 20-year career. The film will be in theaters for one day on November 14th and then will stream on Amazon Prime starting November 16, 2018.
When the duo behind La La Land announces their followup, you expect a pretty incredible score. Judging from this behind-the-scenes featurette. First Man is going to live up to those expectations. Just in time for its release, director Damien Chazelle and composer Justin Hurwitz share how they created the sounds for their Apollo 11 mission.
The Beatles iconic logo goes hand-in-glove with the band — even though it didn't gain popularity until years after the band broke up. The logo on the front of Ringo Star's bass drum that would go on to represent the band started in a London music store and a dispute with the store's owner. A compromise was made, and the rest is history.
40 years ago, Halloween started a million nightmares, reinvigorated horror films, and launched the career of Jamie Lee Curtis. While you know the plot, there are some interesting things about John Carpenter's masterpiece you might not know, from Michael Myers Captain Kirk mask to Jamie Lee Curtis' mother starring in Psycho.
If you've ever used a computer, you've used that magical three-key combo — Ctrl+Alt+Del. Stuck programs or locked up computers, that simple command gets you out of the loop and back to work. Dr. Dave Bradley invented the command while working at IBM on its revolutionary personal computer. When something crashed, Dr. Bradley needed a way to get the computer reset without having to go through the entire boot process — and Ctrl+Alt+Del was born.
It's faster than you, stronger than you, and now it can do parkour better than you. While we sit behind our devices, every day Atlas is evolving into the ultimate super-species. Boston Dynamic's robot now uses special control software to jump over logs, climb steep terrain, and take over the world.
A versatile tool when you need it, a handsome card holder when you don't, the Dango T01 Tactical Wallet pulls double-duty with a single insert. The heat treated, CNC'd stainless steel MT02 Multi-Tool is designed to fit into the T01's card area, nesting securely and offering hex wrenches, smartphone stands, a nail pryer, both serrated and sharpened edges, and a rope tensioner. When removed, the T01 stands on its own. Its anodized black aluminum chassis has an integrated glass breaker and bottle opener, a black silicone band for cash, and a black leather cover secured with Mil-spec bolts. Handcrafted and Made in the USA.
Width: 4.375" / Height: 2.625" / Depth: 0.375"
Weight: 2.4 oz (Wallet Only) / 3.4 oz (w/Multi-Tool)
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With the ability to identify, chill, pour, and preserve, the Plum wine preserver combines all wine gadgets into one sleek package. Select your bottle and insert it into the appliance. Inside, a camera scans the label to identify the wine and automatically begin cooling to the ideal temperature. Whether it's a cork or metal screw cap, a double-cored needle punctures the top. As wine is released, argon gas fills the bottle to help prevent oxidation. A single canister can preserve up to 150 bottles, keeping each one fresh for up to 90 days so when you're ready, a perfect glass of wine is always waiting to be poured — a valuable feature during the holidays.
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15 months before the launch of Apollo 11 that landed the first humans on the Moon, Apollo 7 was the first Apollo mission that carried humans into orbit. NASA celebrates the first manned launch of the Apollo program with this retrospective featuring archival footage and interviews with Walter M. Schirra, Donn F. Eisele, and R. Walter Cunningham, the three astronauts on the historic mission.
Joy to the end of the world, zombies have come. Deemed Shaun of the Dead meets La La Land, a hoard of the undead have invaded the town of Little Haven on Christmas causing residents to fight and sing for their lives. The film had its official premiere last year at Fantastic Fest but will make its way to theaters on November 30, 2018, just in time for the holidays.
This is it — the last installment in the Unbreakable trilogy. Glass finds all three characters from Unbreakable and Split together in a psych ward being studied as research subjects with delusions of grandeur until Samuel L. Jackson's Elijah Price unleashes The Beast and lets him loose on society, exposing the world of heroes and villains. Bruce Willis and James McAvoy also reprise their roles when the film comes to theaters January 18, 2019.
One of the great things about the internet is the ability to learn nearly anything. From YouTube to online college courses to a multitude of sites dedicated to specific disciplines, there is almost nothing a dedicated person couldn't learn to do. But something that can't be taught via computer is the connection between teacher and student. Kosaku Matsumura has spent a lifetime forging knives by hand in the traditional Japanese style. For the first time and nearly at the end of his career, Matsumura took on an apprentice — passing his rapidly disappearing skills to a new generation.
Ken Block created the best-known driving series on the planet 10 years ago. Racking up millions of views and creating some of the most viral videos ever, Block has made it a mission to keep topping himself. Now you can get a backstage pass to all the action that goes on behind the camera in The Gymkhana Files, coming to Amazon Prime Video on November 16, 2018.
Stephen King fans have yet another reason to celebrate. Following the success of It, Pet Sematary is getting a modern remake. The story follows the same terrifying premise as the original novel giving us all the chilling reminder that sometimes dead is better. Starring Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, and John Lithgow, the film is slated for release April 5, 2019.
Before ninjas were turtles, 80s action movies, or even Kurosawa films, they were spies and assassins that hid in plain sight — not darting from shadow to shadow in black jumpsuits. From the modern Western conception of the ninja starting in the late 50s and early 60s, the stealthy assassin has gained a huge place in American pop culture, and Vox looks at how ninjas became one of Japan's biggest exports.
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg link up with Eric Kripke to bring another Garth Ennis comic book series to life. Their Preacher follow-up centers around a group of fame-hungry superheroes and the vigilantes who try to keep them in check. Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Laz Alonso, Tomer Kapon, and Karen Fukuhara make up the CIA power-squad when the show premieres on Amazon Prime Video in 2019.
Booze is readily available on most flights. But the ingredients needed to make anything more complex than a Jack and Coke are nowhere to be found. Unless, of course, you're packing a Carry On Cocktail Kit. Available in six styles — Old Fashioned, Gin & Tonic, Moscow Mule, Champagne Cocktail, Bloody Mary, and Hot Toddy — these self-contained, TSA-friendly tins includes everything you need to make a couple real drinks at 30,000 feet. Inside each kit are the proper ingredients for the cocktail such as bitters or craft tonic syrup, along with tools like jiggers and spoons, a recipe card, and linen coasters. All of which should help make that mid-morning flight from Omaha to Reno a little less boring.
Made from the same water-resistant polyurethane/polyester material as their signature raincoats, the Rains Backpack is the smart way to transport your stuff when everything is covered in snow or there's a downpour outside. Slender and minimal in design, the flap that covers the main compartment snaps into place with magnets, with a hook closure offering added security. Inside, there's a zippered pocket and a back pouch for laptops, while a separate zippered pocket on the back remains hidden, providing discreet and more secure storage for your phone, wallet, or other important items.
Height: 19" / Width: 11" / Depth: 3.5" / Capacity: 14.3L
Along with The Jinx and Serial, Making a Murderer jumpstarted the true crime genre. The docuseries followed Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey as they underwent the investigation and trial for the murder of Teresa Halbach. Now, nearly three years after its initial release, Netflix is releasing the highly anticipated follow-up. The additional ten episodes will catch up with the pair to document the aftermath that followed their convictions. Season 2 is set to air October 19, 2018.
The second annual Caljam music festival was a landmark. Rumors had been circulating, and the closing act proved them to be true — festival founder Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and guitarist Pat Smear took the stage with John McAulay, Joan Jett and Brody Dalle for an all-too-brief reunion of Nirvana. The set was only six songs but brought back a flood of memories for those on the stage.
Swiss watchmaker Bovet makes some of the finest timepieces on the planet. Their handmade masterpieces do much more than tell time, with models that can chart the position of the stars or the sun and the moon. Business Insider looks at the Récital 22 Grand Récital, one of Bovet's most expensive models, with a price in the $500,000 range.
At an auction in London, Banksy's painting "Girl With Balloon" sold for $1.4 million — a record for the anonymous street artist. But that's not the big headline. Mere seconds after the gavel went down, the piece self-destructed. Little did everyone know, Banksy himself had installed a paper shredder inside the frame turning the sale itself into his version of performance art.
Claire Underwood takes office as Robin Wright takes over the final season of House of Cards. With Kevin Spacey's firing, the series will now focus on the reign of the former FLOTUS as she begins her term in the White House. The show will return on November 2, 2018, on Netflix.
It's the end of the world. Based on the fantasy novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, the miniseries follows demon David Tennant and angel Michael Sheen who try to save their 6,000-year friendship and their cushy lives on Earth by preventing the upcoming Armageddon. The six-part serial will also star Jon Hamm, Mireille Enos, and Michael McKean and will stream on Amazon Prime starting in 2019.
Peter Jackson has returned to gift us with a new epic adventure. Based on the Philip Reeve novels, the film takes place in a post-apocalyptic steampunk nightmare. Civilization has been destroyed and humans are now roaming the earth in giant mobile cities, battling each other along the way. Starring Robert Sheehan, Hera Hilmar, Hugo Weaving, Jihae, Leila George, Ronan Raftery, and Stephen Lang, Mortal Engines is slated for release December 14, 2018.
Thom Yorke has released another track from the upcoming horror film Suspiria, and things continue to get darker and more disturbing. The original film's soundtrack was composed by Italian prog-rock band Goblin, and Yorke is definitely up to the challenge of matching their chilling music. Suspiia comes to theaters October 26, 2018.
You've already seen him in Batman v Superman and Justice League. Now The King of the Seven Seas is getting his own origin film. The story picks up where the latest DC film left off as Arthur Curry becomes the ruler of Atlantis. But shortly after taking the throne, Aquaman finds himself in a surf and turf war. Starring Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Nicole Kidman, the film is slated for release December 21, 2018.
Zombies overtake WWII in this J. J. Abrams genre-bending production. The film follows a group of U.S. paratroopers that have landed in Nazi territory. As they head deeper into enemy lines, they realize the regime has been dabbling in the supernatural to help them win the war. Starring Jovan Adepo, Jacob Anderson, Pilou Asbæk, Iain De Caestecker, John Magaro, and Wyatt Russell, Overlord is slated for release November 9, 2018.
For four years, Sir David Attenborough traveled across the globe to document the world's five greatest dynasties. Rather than showcasing royal families, these are the clans that rule the animal kingdom. Unfortunately, their legacies are all in danger. The five-part series will follow their fight for survival when it premieres on BBC Earth in 2019.
Clint Eastwood pulls double duty directing and starring in his upcoming film The Mule. Based on the true story of Leo Sharp, Eastwood portrays the World War II Veteran turned courier for the Sinaloa Cartel earning him the title of the world's oldest drug mule. Bradley Cooper, Dianne Wiest, Michael Peña, and Laurence Fishburne round out the cast when the movie comes to theaters December 14, 2018.
The first atomic clock was built in 1955, and since then, they've been the standard at keeping the world synchronized. From TV broadcast signals to GPS, atomic clocks do more than minutes and seconds. Dr. Jun Ye and his team at the University of Colorado have built the most accurate atomic clock ever, an instrument capable of measuring everything from the Theory of Relativity to movement at the center of the Earth.
Mary Stuart became the Queen of France at the age of 16. By 18, she was a widow returning to her native Scotland, a country under the rule of England and Queen Elizabeth the First. When Queen Mary makes a claim to the throne, a conflict ensues between the two queens and their countries. Starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie, Mary Queen of Scots comes to theaters January 2019.