Trailer for new 'Godzilla' movie looks pretty cool

A new trailer for the new Godzilla movie, out May 16, just hit the internets. Looks promising, and will be offered in IMAX 3D for pants-crapping thrills. Read the rest

'Star Wars: Episode VII' cast announced

From the official Star Wars website today, a long-awaited announcement: the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. Read the rest

Game Of Thrones: “Oathkeeper” [TV Recap: season 4, episode 4]

Kevin McFarland offers a spoiler-filled review the latest episode of Game of Thrones, where violence against women--and its consequences--lurk in the background of every power play.

On Silicon Valley, Erlich proves he’s more than just hideous facial hair [Season 1, episode 4 Recap]

Silicon Valley indicts the region for its over-reliance on dubious ventures to manufacture a grand façade of happiness, satisfaction, and wealth. Take Peter Gregory’s toga party, the fourth annual “Orgy Of Giving,” a scene of false Roman bacchanalia. Read the rest

Ulterior motives lurk in Orphan Black (Season 2, Episode 2 Recap)

Nothing is what it seems to be in the world of Orphan Black. Public and private goals are seldom the same, and behind every welcoming smile lurks an ulterior motive. Read the rest

A notable 'couch gag' on The Simpsons, in which we travel inside Homer's brain

Here's a clip from a forthcoming episode of The Simpsons, "What To Expect When Bart's Expecting." The couch gag is directed by Michal Socha, and is inspired by "Chick," a short film by Socha which you can view here (or below), and purchase on DVD here. Read the rest

The Silence of the Lambs, behind-the-scenes

Behind-the-scenes photos from Jonathan Demme's "The Silence of the Lambs" (1991). Several others below and still more over at Dangerous Minds. Read the rest

The Muppet Show: The Bug Band play The Beatles

The Bug Band performs "She Loves You" on The Muppet Show in 1979. According to the Muppet Wiki, they were a nameless group until Kermit told them they needed a moniker. Read the rest

Forrest Gump directed by Wes Anderson

Here are the opening credits to Forrest Gump, directed by Wes Anderson. (video by Louis Paquet) Read the rest

HBO reruns to be offered through Amazon Prime Instant Video

HBO and Amazon have announced a deal through which the cable TV network will offer reruns of many hit shows on Amazon's Prime Instant Video platform. Read the rest

Silicon Valley: “What’s in a [company] name?" [TV recap, episode 3]

 

“Articles Of Incorporation” is the first episode of Silicon Valley that really gets room to breathe, allowing the characters space away from the crunch time of the story to bring Pied Piper to fruition. Read the rest

Game of Thrones recap: 'Breaker Of Chains' explores the many feuds of House Lannister [season 4, episode 3]

As the focus moves to the victorious but woefully unhappy Lannister family, Kevin McFarland explores the intrigues and family strife animating the new season's third episode

Could the Game of Thrones poisoning happen in real life?

Cyanide, deadly nightshade and pesticides have disturbingly similar symptoms to the toxin that took a powerful character's life, writes Rachel Nuwer. Warning: this post is laced with potent spoilers.

Technophobia goes off the Depp end in Transcendence [Movie Review]

In the official poster, a sinister AI remnant of genius Dr. Will Caster evinces inhuman mastery of Filter Pixelate Mosaic

In the near future posited by the film Transcendence, which opens today, residents of Berkeley, California are living in a kind of police state. Read the rest

‘X-Men’ director Bryan Singer accused of raping teen boy in 1999; case mentions sex offender Marc Collins-Rector of DEN

Bryan Singer, the director of the forthcoming film “X-Men: Days of Future Past” is accused in a lawsuit filed today in Hawaii federal court of drugging and raping a teenage boy in 1999. Read the rest

Silicon Valley teaches Richard how to fire a friend [TV Recap: season 1, episode 2]

Silicon Valley’s pilot offered the allure of the billion-dollar tech startup, giving Richard Hendrix the opportunity of a lifetime thanks to his potentially game-changing algorithm. Read the rest

TV recap: Game Of Thrones 'The Lion And The Rose' [season 4, episode 2]

Spoilers. Kevin McFarland reviews the second episode of HBO's Game of Thrones, Season 4. Our coverage archives are here.

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