Before the personal computer, the internet, and the smartphone, the original disruptor was the typewriter. From the Underwood to the IBM Selectric, the clack of the typewriter was the sound of work for nearly a century. California Typewriter brings typing enthusiasts like Tom Hanks, John Mayer, and others together for a meditation on the intersection of human creativity and technology. California Typewriter comes to select theaters August 18, 2017.
The Man in Black fled across the desert and the Gunslinger followed. So begins Stephen King's epic Dark Tower series of novels. The long-awaited film adaptation is finally here, except that it isn't an adaptation — it is its own entry in the series. Idris Elba stars as Roland Deschain, the last Gunslinger in a dying world, as he chases down Matthew McConaughey as the Man in Black, a mysterious sorcerer who might hold the answers to the world's undoing. The Dark Tower comes to theaters August 4, 2017.
Thanks to an ingenious design from legendary knife maker Ken Onion, the is the first from the company to let you completely disassemble and reassemble it without any tools. When the knife is closed, you just pull the front release away from the blade and spin the release wheel away from the pivot to release the aluminum handle and gain access to the interior. This lets you clear away any nastiness the 3.5-inch stainless steel drop point blade has picked up throughout the day, ensuring the knife is always ready for duty.
Open Length: 8.313" / Closed Length: 4.728" / Blade Length: 3.502" / Blade Thickness: 0.133" / Weight: 4.8 oz.
Dark and minimal with a superhero name, the German-made Defakto Vektor is a retro-futuristic marvel straight out of an alternative 1950 timeline. Powered by a Miyota 9015 automatic movement, the 39mm watch is the perfect size and its svelte 9.8mm height disappears under shirt sleeves. The black dial and red hands are enveloped by a sphered plexiglas dome for a true mid-century look. The case, which resides on a black cowhide strap, is brushed on the sides and polished on the top and back. And speaking of the back, the Vektor has a see-through case back to show off the movement inside.
The latest short from Neil Blomkamp's Oats Studios finds the Man Upstairs gleefully playing with his creations. With the help of His butler, Geoffrey, we find that if we are created in his image, He's kind of a jerk. Sharlto Copley stars in this irreverent look at Creation.
Go ahead. Keep ignoring the advice of scientists and experts. We'll just control our own climate with a series of satellites. Then it will break and kill us all with a series of natural disasters and only Gerard Butler will be able to save us. Directed by Independence Day writer Dean Devlin, the film is slated for release in October 2017.