Next week, HBO will air the final episode of Game of Thrones. Season eight has seen feature film-length episodes, larger-than-life battles, and a massive amount of dragon fire. To honor its biggest season yet, director Jeanie Finlay highlights all of the people both behind and in front of the camera with a two-hour documentary special. The Last Watch will be released May 26, 2019.
Just days before the release of The National's latest record, the band and Mike Mills have dropped a short film. The 24-minute collaboration with the 20th Century Women director stars Alicia Vikander and incorporates music from the upcoming album of the same name. I Am Easy To Find is set to release May 17, 2019.
Steve McQueen and Husqvarna are two names that will be forever linked in the history of motorcycles. The Hollywood star and avid racer saw world champion Bengt Aberg race a Husqvarna 360 to victory in California and was sold, buying Aberg's bike. McQueen would own many of the bikes and race them himself — and now Del Pinho owns McQueen's first Husky.
Far in the future, the sun is expanding into a red giant, threating to engulf Earth. In order to save humanity, 10,000 stellar engines are built to move the planet out of the solar system — a generation-spanning mission. The plan goes wrong when the Earth starts on a collision course with Jupiter, putting the entire planet at risk on its 2,500-year journey. The wildly successful Chinese film The Wandering Earth is streaming now on Netflix.
This ultra-rare 1990s Super Soaker is a pressurized version that is no longer for sale. The only way to get your hands on one is to buy it used and repair it yourself. Hand Tool Rescue did just that and shared the tedious 50-hour task of restoring the prized water gun with all of is. Using 4,000 pictures, they condensed it down to this three-minute stop-motion.
Set on the fictional archipelago of Aurora, Ubisoft's latest entry in the Tom Clancy franchise finds players infiltrating the home of the tech company Skrell Technology that has been taken over by a rogue faction of ex-Ghosts. The varied terrain of Aurora — from forests to deserts, mountains, and a volcano — puts a heavy emphasis on survival and team-focused gameplay. Ghost Recon Breakpoint hits PC consoles October 4, 2019.
Immortalized on screen by Jeff Bridges in The Big Lebowski, Vuarnet's The Dude sunglasses will add some laid back vibes to your summer wardrobe. Dubbed model 03, the silhouette was originally launched in 1962 and was inspired by the oversized aviators of US Air Force pilots. The frames are made from a tough shape memory nylon for comfort and have integrated monobloc hinges as well as a removable bridge insert, while the grey polar lenses offer maximum protection against glare whether it's coming from the sun or your lighter. Made in France.
Lens Width: 56 / Bridge Width: 19 / Arm Length: 140
In 2016, the Tactica Talon became the highest funded multitool in crowdfunding history. Using the feedback from thousands of backers, it's since been improved and rechristened the Tactica Original. Packed into its 3.1-inch case that can be attached to a key ring are a multitude of tools, including more than a dozen wrenches (imperial and metric), a bottle opener, a package opener, a ruler, hex sockets, and both Phillips and flathead bits. It's TSA compliant, so you can leave it in your pocket while flying, and its hardened steel core is wrapped in a lightweight composite that won't scratch your phone's screen.
As seen in Uncrate Issue 04.
Diego Maradona is a soccer legend. Regarded by many as the best to ever play, the Argentine-born footballer has the "Goal of the Century" and became the first player ever to break the world transfer fee twice. From the director of Amy and Senna, this documentary is compiled from 500-hours of unseen footage taken from Maradona's personal archive to profile the sports icon like never before. The film will go to theaters on June 14, 2019.
In Netflix's I Am Mother, the robot apocalypse has taken place. All humans are thought to be extinct with the exception of one teenage girl. She is the first of a new generation of humans being raised by a droid Mother. Everything seems to be rainbows and butterflies until a wounded woman from the outside world enters the base. Starring Hilary Swank and Rose Byrne, the film will be released June 7, 2019.
The Range Rover is a British icon, but it owes a lot to its cousin America. The boxy, brutish Land Rover we know and love was inspired by the Jeep and the Range Rover got its V8 heart from the US. Donut breaks down the history of the Range Rover and the across-the-pond collaboration that brought it to life.
27 years ago, the Losers Club banished an ancient evil that had been haunting their hometown of Derry, Maine — or so they thought. Now grown with all the responsibilities that life brings, the Losers Club have to return to home to fulfill their biggest one when IT returns. It: Chapter Two premieres September 6, 2019.
Like a lot of kids, Cameron Smith wanted to be an astronaut. Smith is an archeology professor at the Portland State University, but his dream never died. Determined to make it, he decided on an unconventional route — doing it himself.
The final battle between Darth Vader and Ben Kenobi takes place in A New Hope. The lightsaber duel is known as Short Scene 38, and FXitinPost has a completely new take on it. Using original footage and computer-generated effects, the fight takes on a whole new dimension with added footage, new camera angles, and amazing choreography.
Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' graphic novel is being adapted once again for an HBO series. Created by Damon Lindelof, this modern-day reimagining embraces the original series and its alternate history where superheroes are shunned while putting a fresh spin on the classic comic books. The series will star Regina King, Don Johnson, Jeremy Irons, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and is set to premiere this fall.
In his "Disintegrating" photo series, Fabian Oefner features deconstructed cars appearing to come apart in motion. The painstaking process requires hundreds of photos capturing every last piece of the automobile. After previously highlighting a
Developed as a CBD based alternative to pharmaceutical sleep aids, MINERAL's SLEEP is a cannabinoid + terpene blend to calm the body and relax the mind. MINERAL accomplishes targeted benefits in their CBD formulations by blending cannabinoids with terpenes that contain similar medicinal benefits, increasing the effectiveness of the formulation. SLEEP is lead by sedating cannabinoids like CBN and accentuated by the terpenes Myrcene and Linalool.
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Based in Brooklyn, New York, graphic designer Scott Reinhard combines vintage maps with elevation data to create stunning pieces of art. Reinhard uses a chromogenic process to create each print, which takes traditional color photography development and integrates 3-dimensional data with paper maps for a result that is so visually appealing, you'll be tempted to reach out and feel what looks like 3D texture. The process brings the maps to life, creating a 2D print that is vibrant and detailed giving you a unique work of art that blends history and modern technology. In addition to the topographic maps, Reinhard creates compelling digitally rendered maps and has even adopted his technique to the surface of the moon.
There's no duo better to produce a gritty crime drama based in Boston than the hometown heroes Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. Starring Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge, the series, which was also created by the former-Bruce Wayne, follows an assistant district attorney and FBI veteran who form an unlikely alliance to take down a family of armored car robbers. The show is expected to premiere on Showtime June 16, 2019.
When trying to impress your future step-kids, a nice weekend at the cabin could win you some major bonus points. Freaking them out with your terrifying past will not. Riley Keough seems to learn that the hard way in her upcoming horror film. Directed by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala, The Lodge opens this fall.
Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now has seen several revisions over the years, in both the editing room before release and its post-theater career. The haunting Vietnam epic is now being released in its most complete version yet — fully restored in 4k UHD, just as Coppola intended. The film will also see a limited release in NAGRA myCinema locations August 15.
Peter Mayhew, the man who brought Chewbacca to life onscreen for over 40 years, passed away recently at the age of 74. Chewbacca's unintelligible language made him even more relatable, and his friend and partner Han Solo had one of the best relationships ever to grace the silver screen. This clip from The Empire Strikes Back catches Mayhew speaking English on the set instead of the overdubbed Wookie we've grown to love — giving a rare on-set glimpse of the man in the costume.
A24 has had their share of standout films and they're looking to add another to the list with this year's Sundance star. Directed and written by Lulu Wang, the film follows Crazy Rich Asians' Awkwafina as she travels back to China to say goodbye to her dying grandma. The only catch is, no one is telling their beloved Nai-Nai about her diagnosis. Based on a true lie, The Farewell is slated for release July 12, 2019.
It's summertime, and for four kids, that means summer camp at the Rim of the World — not exactly something they're looking forward to. But camping turns into something far more exciting when they witness the start of an alien invasion — and formulate a plan to save the world. Directed by McG, Rim of the World premieres May 24, 2019 on Netflix.
Over the weekend, Adam Sandler made his return to Saturday Night Live. He played host for the first time and brought back a few vintage characters and some SNL alum, but the real highlight of the night was the final sketch. Sandler closed out the show with a musical tribute to friend and fellow castmate Chris Farley.
Season eight's episode three of Game of Thrones was its darkest yet. Not because of the death toll, but because we couldn't see a damn thing. The show's cinematographer blamed TVs and HBO but regardless of who's at fault, fans were not too pleased. To help right the wrong, Youtube channel Hivemind lightened the final moments of "The Long Night" and became the real hero of the Battle of Winterfell.
Jake Gyllenhaal makes his supervillain debut by crashing Peter Parker's European vacation. Following up Avengers: Endgame, our friendly neighborhood Super Hero jumps across the pond, leaving New York and his duties behind, so he thought. Also starring, Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, and Jon Favreau, the film is slated for release July 2, 2019.
Few cars have brought together wildly different groups of people like the Impala. From rappers to cops to suburban families, you or everyone you know has had an Impala at one time. Donut gets you everything you need to know about one of America's best-loved cars.
During a Category 5 hurricane, Kaya Scodelario and Barry Pepper ignore evacuation warnings and find themselves trapped in the crawl space of their flooding Florida home. The pair realize they're not alone when a pack of savage alligators begins terrorizing them. Directed by The Hills Have Eyes' Alexandre Aja, the film will go to theaters July 12, 2019.
Danny McBride, John Goodman, and Adam Devine are the Gemstones — a televangelist family known around the world. The dysfunctional trio hides their greedy, deceptive ways behind righteous personas and the occasional charitable act. The series premieres August 2019.
On January 25, 2004, Opportunity landed on Mars. The robotic rover roamed the Red Planet for over 14 years until its mission was officially declared complete earlier this year. To honor the work of Oppy and the engineers at NASA and JPL, Melodysheep compiled this tribute from thousands of raw Mars images and actual Martian winds.
Timoteo Minas grows coffee beans — at 6,300 feet above sea level on the side of an active volcano. Eruptions from Volcán de Agua in Guatemala have been becoming more frequent, but Minas isn't worried. The easy-going farmer was eager to share his love of farming in the shadow of danger that would frighten most people.