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.
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.
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It's beard season and Old Spice is here to tame those man manes with their new Beard Oil. The argan oil-based conditioner can take care of wild hairs and unruly fly-aways, turning scruff into a soft, luxurious beard worthy of congrats. Its subtle citrus scent will leave it smelling as good as it looks.
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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.