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Frank Ocean is back, baby, and he’s not showing signs of slowing down. Since dropping his highly anticipated album Blonde back in 2016 to end a four-year hiatus, Ocean has been unstoppable. On Saturday night the R&B star released yet another new track called “Lens.” SEE ALSO: Frank Ocean is blessing us with even more […]

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Buried deep within the New York Times sprawling profile of Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick is an unusual detail: he’s a record-holding gamer. “In other personal pursuits,” the profile reads, “[Kalanick] once held the world’s second-highest score for the Nintendo Wii Tennis video game.” SEE ALSO: Tim Cook once scolded Uber’s Travis Kalanick into […]

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There are now four planned sequels to James Cameron’s Avatar in the works, with the first of those slated to arrive on Dec. 18, 2020. A new post on the official Avatar Facebook page confirms the release-date news, noting that production is underway. It also offers up a schedule for each of the subsequent planned […]

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Following the outcry back in March over YouTube’s Restricted Mode, a feature that screens for “mature content,” and how it filtered out some LGBTQ videos on the site, the company first attempted to explain the issue before they ultimately apologized. YouTube’s words were nice, but the YouTube community wanted action. Now YouTube says it has […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale presents the story of a near-future patriarchal dystopia, where women are forbidden from reading or using money and are categorized by their supposed virtue and utility as child-bearers. But according to the cast of Hulu’s new adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel, it’s “not a feminist story.”  A panel at the Tribeca […]

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Could Harry Styles have been our young Han Solo? Well, that’s certainly a pervasive rumor — one which Graham Norton attempted to unpack once and for all on Friday’s show. Of course, Harry remained tight-lipped about the whole thing, but he did kind of smile? And he did a weird thing with his lips? In […]

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“Is Hollywood ready for an Asian leading man?” is a decades-old question. The answer should be a no-brainer, yet the industry continues to push talented minority actors to the sidelines. With 13 Reasons Why, Netflix showed the wide appeal and bankability of immensely talented and racially diverse cast. Among those core characters is Ross Butler, […]

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Driverless cars that work are cool, but using another company’s work without their permission maybe isn’t. Earlier this week, Bloomberg reported that manufacturers of driverless cars were using video game environments as a testing ground to help teach their cars how to drive themselves. One video game in particular became the go-to for the impressive […]

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Doctor Who, like the best horror films, has always been at its strongest when it performs this one weird trick. The long-running BBC sci-fi show thrives on taking a single, simple, harmless, ordinary thing you see in everyday life (stone statues, showroom dummies), then tweaking it into a creature so terrifying (the Weeping Angels, the […]

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How do you sustain a franchise for five installments? By introducing the protagonist’s family!  (This is the fool-proof formula behind such hits as The Lion King II, The Little Mermaid II, and more relevantly, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child). For its upcoming sequel, the Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts may have found Newt Scamander’s […]

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Marvel loves to slip surprise cameos and Easter eggs into its movies. Why should its soundtracks be any different? Awesome Mix Vol. 2 (i.e., the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 soundtrack) features all the classic rock tunes you’d expect from this franchise, including tunes by Fleetwood Mac, George Harrison, and Looking Glass. SEE ALSO: […]

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Ever throw your controller in frustration because that punch or that shot didn’t land and you just KNOW it should have? Well, blame the hitbox. Hitboxes are a developer’s way of defining the space around an object — usually one that’s animated — that can be hit in real-time. Some objects will have a set […]

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Driverless cars that work are cool, but using another company’s work without their permission maybe isn’t. Earlier this week, Bloomberg reported that manufacturers of driverless cars were using video game environments as a testing ground to help teach their cars how to drive themselves. One video game in particular became the go-to for the impressive […]

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