From reading quotes by studio execs, you'd think Rotten Tomatoes was solely responsible for the film industries struggles — unless the film earns a "fresh" rating. For a simple review aggregate site, Rotten Tomatoes takes a lot of flack. But what seems like just adding averaging positive and negative reviews isn't quite so simple. Vox looks at how the websites rankings are actually calculated.
Before Jeffrey Dahmer was one of America's most notorious serial killers, he was just an awkward teen. He collected road kill, had an obsession with the neighborhood jogger, made scenes at school, and his family life was a mess. But sometime in 1978, his behavior went from awkward to stone-cold killer. Based on the graphic novel by Derf Backderf, the film is slated for release November 2017.
The Weekender might be the only watch you'll ever need. Timex is confident of that statement, and it's difficult to argue after giving it a hard look. With a minimalist design, the Weekender looks refined yet straightforward, is easy to use, and still manages to pack plenty of features onto its resume. Each watch includes a 40mm oversized case, INDIGLO night-light and chronograph functionality. It's available in four colors, with the option to swap out the leather and nylon straps for a fresh look whenever the mood strikes you.
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When you're ready for a night out, your choice of footwear can upgrade your entire look. The Chase Chelsea from Frye is ready to provide that upgrade, crafted in Italy by Tuscan artisans. Each pair arrives in tumbled waxed Italian calf leather that's been hand-antiqued along with hand-stained leather outsoles. Part of Frye's beautiful Made in Italy Collection, the Chase Chelsea is a classic boot style that will provide a long lasting option that certain to never go out of style.
A few new faces and at least one very familiar one will be here for the eleventh season of the X-Files. The search is on for Mulder and Scully's son William, and shadowy FBI assistant director Walter Skinner is returning. The new season is scheduled to air January 2018 on Fox.
Stern Pinball has been making pinball machines for a long time — back to the 1930s and the founding of arcade game giant Williams. Stern makes some of the biggest themed pinball games in the world, with machines featuring properties like Ghost Busters, Star Wars , and bands like AC/DC and Kiss. The A.V. Club went inside the Stern factory to see what it takes to turn over 3,500 parts into the best game in the world.