Deus Ex Machina celebrates the need for speed in the California desert. Captured by filmmaker Jeff Zwart, the custom motorcycle shop puts stuntman Riley Harper behind the wheel of a 1949 belly tank Lakester and lets him loose at Soggy Dry Lake.
All of humanity has been entirely wiped out with the exception of one man — Peter Dinklage. Living in his small town, he has grown accustomed to his solitude until he comes across Elle Fanning. The film is helmed by The Handmaid's Tale director Reed Morano and is slated for release September 14, 2018.
Headed by HBO vets Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) and Patrick Somerville (The Leftovers), Maniac takes a look at the horrors of pharmaceutical trials. The story is based on a Norwegian television series and follows two complete strangers as they test a new drug that promises to be able to repair anything about the mind without side effects. Starring Emma Stone, Jonah Hill, Sonoya Mizuno, and Justin Theroux, the limited series will be released on Netflix September 21, 2018.
Born in the small village of Thame, Nepal, Apa Sherpa has lived in the shadows of Mount Everest his whole life. He began working as a porter for mountaineering groups at 12 and until May 2018, he held the record for the most ascents of the iconic mountain, reaching its summit 21 times. After retiring from Everest, the mountaineer and his family moved to Utah but he hasn't forgotten about the people he left behind. Through the Apa Sherpa Foundation, he continues to work to help improve the education and futures of the children of Nepal.
Paul Dano's resume includes films like There Will Be Blood and Little Miss Sunshine. The actor is now stepping behind the camera for his directorial debut. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan, the film is an adaptation of Richard Ford's novel following a Montana family of three during the 1960s. Wildlife comes to theaters October 19, 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.
Combining a few of their hair and body essentials, the Aesop Jet Set Kit keeps grooming simple and effective during travel season. The pack includes their Classic Shampoo, Classic Conditioner, Geranium Leaf Body Cleanser, and Rind Concentrate Body Balm in carry-on friendly sizes. The cool mix of mint and citrus is great for a quick in-flight refresh or to simply maintain daily upkeep while abroad.
Classic Shampoo: 1.7 oz / Classic Conditioner: 1.7 oz / Body Cleanser: 1.7 oz / Body Balm: 1.7 oz
Developed for whisky drinkers that prefer a chilled dram, Norlan's Rauk tumbler takes its name from the old Scottish word for rock. The glass is made of crystal and precision modeled to touch down on four crystal points, making surface contact but providing the appearance that it's hovering. The Rauk also has extruded v-shaped markings inside that offer friction points for gripping slippery peels in cocktails before you muddle them back to life.
Presented by Norlan.
Eli and Charlie Sisters have a job to do. A chemist has stolen from their boss, and the infamous brotherly assassin duo is chasing the thief down with help from a prospector. But everything goes a little sideways when they all find out what the chemist is really cooking. Based on the dark western novel by Patrick deWitt, The Sisters Brothers stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly, Riz Ahmed, and is playing in select theaters now.
Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Cailee Spaeny, and Chris Hemsworth check-in at the El Royale for one sinister night. Each guest has something to hide but none of their pasts are as dark as the hotel they're staying in. Russell Crowe and Nick Offerman also make appearances when the film comes to theaters October 12, 2018.
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.
A classic trope in books and film is the protagonist meeting the antagonist in a final battle between good and evil. In No Country for Old Men, author Cormac McCarthy and the subsequent film adaptation by the Coen brothers completely subverts the narrative we're familiar with. Lessons From the Screenplay goes into the details of the mechanics the Coen brothers used to keep the audience guessing — and how deliberately leaving out plot points keeps the audience engaged.
It's 2030 and the Mission to Mars has finally been completed — Sean Penn and the first group of astronauts have touched down on the Red Planet. In this upcoming series, the story will follow the brave few that made the journey across the galaxy to begin the process of interplanetary colonization, as well as the families and crew members they left behind. Helmed by House of Cards creator Beau Willimon, the show will premiere on Hulu September 14, 2018.
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.
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.
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.
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)
As seen in Uncrate Issue 04.
Fitted with 16 camera modules, the Light L16 Camera can replace that bulky DSLR. The compact camera uses multiple lenses and sensors with varying focal lengths to capture high-resolution images. Although relatively small — the whole thing weighs less than a pound and can fit in your back pocket — it's still equipped with a zoom range of 28-150mm. By capturing multiple perspectives at different exposure values, you can adjust the focus or enlarge your photo once the shot is taken. It's finished off with a five-inch HD touchscreen that features on-camera adjustments allowing users to edit their pictures and transfer them to their desktops while still on location.
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On the internet, sometimes dreams really do come true. A 14-year-old girl by the name of Mary made a Twitter account with the sole purpose of convincing Weezer to cover the resurgent soft-rock song "Africa" by Toto. It took a few months and back in May, Mary got her wish. Weezer released a perfect cover and reinforced just how strange a place our online lives have become. Now, they've blessed us once again with a magical music video featuring Weird Al and his accordion.
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.
From crashing weddings to tending your local bar, Bill Murray has a knack for showing up at random events. The actor's habit of unexpected meet-and-greets has spawned somewhat of an urban legend leaving a slew of fans with a story to tell. In this documentary, director Tommy Avallone has compiled those tall tales along with interviews and never-before-seen footage to try to find the root of these strange-yet-magical encounters. The film will be in select theaters and on-demand October 26, 2018.
A crop of rare gems hides on the surface of an alien moon. A father and his daughter are contracted to harvest them from the moon's toxic, forested surface — but they're not the only ones there to strike it rich. Starring Sophie Thatcher, Pedro Pascal, and Jay Duplass, Prospect is coming to theaters November 2, 2018.
Along with bizarre visuals and lots of heavy breathing, the first Suspiria teaser also features an original Thom Yorke score. The Radiohead frontman's music sets the mood for Luca Guadagnino's creepy remake of the 1977 film. Starring Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth, Jessica Harper and Chloe Grace Moretz, the Amazon Studios release is scheduled for October 26, 2018, in New York and Los Angeles November 2nd.
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.