The first glimpse at The Force Awakens follow-up has arrived and it looks like things will pick up right where they left off. Episode VIII will see the return of Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, and the final performance from Carrie Fisher, while Benicio del Toro, Laura Dern, and Kelly Marie Tran will join the cast. Other than Luke Skywalker finally has a few lines and some epic space battles, not much is known but we're sure they'll be plenty more trailers between now and its December 15th release.
There are few things more inseparable than love and cannibalism. A young woman falls in with a group of outcasts in the Texas desert, where romance and humans are on the menu. Suki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, and Keanu Reeves star in The Bad Batch, coming to theaters June 23, 2017.
A rebel, a mother, a princess. At the 2017 Star Wars Celebration, Disney officially paid their dues to the woman who helped launch the biggest franchise in Hollywood history. Archival footage, recent interviews, and words from cast and crew past and present remember the woman who showed that princesses don't have to sit around waiting for a man to come rescue them.
Crack open a PBR and prepare yourself — it's about to get extremely hipster in here. You hear plenty of people talk about the joy of real 35mm and 65mm film, but this video essay is a love letter to that lesser-appreciated sibling, 16mm. The camera shake, the grain, the under- or oversaturated color — 16mm is the rose-tinted goggles of an era you didn't live through.
No one knows how much lost time and productivity Wes Cherry has cost employers. In 1988, as an intern for Microsoft, Wes wrote Solitare — the game that came bundled with the Windows OS. In a stroke of cosmic irony, Wes created the game for the same reason millions of people played it in the office — sheer boredom.
With the United Kingdom voting to leave the European Union last year, the future of a unified Continent has become unclear. The benefits of the Union — trade, health care, and travel between member nations — are clear. But the opaque political process and immigrant crisis have outweighed the advantages in recent years. Kurzgesagt looks at the history of the EU, what it was designed to accomplish, and whether keeping it around is worth the headache.