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You Wear It Well: The Uniforms of Star Trek 

The Delta Shield. The colors: red, gold and blue. The form-fitting jackets and often black trousers. Even the confining jumpsuits. Star Trek uniforms have a special place in pop culture, equal in renown maybe only by the jerseys and full kits of certain s

Entertainment | Entertainment

5 Reasons Why Pulp Fiction Will Always Be Quentin Tarantino's Best Movie

I asked you what the best Quentin Tarantino movie is. And after all these years, there’s only one answer, Pulp Fiction.

Entertainment | Film

These are the best spy thrillers to stream right now

From Amazon Prime to Disney+ (yes, really), we’ve rounded up the ten best spy thrillers to take you to the edge of your seat…

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Paramount Plus will cost $10 ad-free, $5 with ads on 'base' tier launching in June

CBS All Access, the service that Paramount Plus is replacing, currently costs $6 a month with ads and $10 a month without.

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The CW’s Superman & Lois finds a new way to solve The Superman Problem

Are Superman stories boring? In the Arrowverse’s latest superhero show, Superman’s kids certainly think so. Superman & Lois returns Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch to their roles as Clark Kent and Lois Lane, and finds them dealing with teenage sons j

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Sacha Baron Cohen On 'Borat' Ethics And Why His Disguise Days Are Over

Baron Cohen has been chased, sued and nearly arrested while in character. A scary experience with a gun rights rally while filming Borat 2 solidified his decision: "At some point, your luck runs out."

Entertainment | Humor

Britney Spears Cold Open - SNL

A talk show hosted by Britney Spears (Chloe Fineman) features guests Ted Cruz (Aidy Bryant), Governor Andrew Cuomo (Pete Davidson) and Gina Carano (Cecily St...

Entertainment | Humor

Trump’s Rush Limbaugh Tribute, Biden’s Vaccine Promise & Texas Blackout Blame Game

Due to the pandemic some Catholic churches were offering drive thru and distanced experiences for the first day of Lent, Apple made a surprise announcement a...

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 15, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 15, 2021   The highlights include: Israel’s latest Covid-19 treatment has received worldwide acclaim. Two Israeli innovations could see the end to invasive biopsies. An Israeli hi-tech training NGO gives

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Quentin Tarantino’s Star Trek Movie Is Back On, Chris Pine To Star

After Paramount paused all future Star Trek movies, a new rumor suggests that a Star Trek film written by Quentin Tarantino could still be in the works.

Entertainment | Entertainment

18 Romantic Movies to Watch On Valentine's Day With The Entire Family! | FUN WITH KIDS IN LA

Here is a list of some of our favorite romantic comedies to watch on Valentine's Day that are family-friendly, and your kids can watch too! Kate & Leopold Kate & Leopold is a classic romantic-comedy fantasy film that tells a story of a physicist who accid

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See How Many Balloons It Would Take to Lift the House from Pixar's Up

Using a computer simulation, this video visualizes the many millions of balloons that would be needed to lift the house from Pixar's 'Up' in real life.

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Pulp Fiction's 3-Hour Cut: Deleted and Extended Scenes Explained

Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction is 154 minutes long, but there are 24 minutes of extra footage consisting of five additional or extended scenes.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

10 Celebs Who Quietly Work A Regular Job

Celebrities have millions upon millions of dollars and most of these stars may never have to work another day in their life if they quit Hollywood.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

How One Movie Theater's Mistake Changed 'Blade Runner' Forever

'Blade Runner,' Ridley Scott's 1982 sci-fi classic, was met with a tepid reception by audiences and got throttled by 'E.T.' It wasn't until a mistake made at a revival house in 1990 that audiences saw the director's true intentions.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Robin Williams Was A Huge Star Trek Fan, Had An Entire Episode Written For Him

Robin Williams made no attempt to hide his love of Star Trek, and it got to a point wher ehe even had an episode written just for him.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 1, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 1, 2021 The highlights include: Almost one third of Israelis have received their first vaccination against Covid-19. Breakthrough Israeli alternative to antibiotics gets European funding. Israeli voice tech

Entertainment | Entertainment

The 20 Most Watched TV Shows of 2020

All but one of last year’s most watched shows were on Netflix. The single outlier features Baby Yoda.

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‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Starts Production On Season 4 – Deadline

Amazon Studios' Emmy-winning comedy series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel today started filming its fourth season in New York following industry Covid protocols as well as local health guidelines. The show's entire series regular cast, led by Rachel Brosnahan,

Entertainment | Entertainment

Insider claims to know why Marvel wants to bring Iron Man back

A Marvel insider claims that Marvel plans to bring Robert Downey Jr. back to the MCU for an important meeting. Iron Man would interact with some of the heroes that were not available to Disney in previous Marvel movies because the company did not have the

Entertainment | Netflix

22 Netflix Hacks You Aren't Using (But Should Be)

Here are tips, tricks, and hacks that'll improve your Netflix experience dramatically.

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Everything Leaving Netflix In February 2021

Here are the movies and shows leaving Netflix in February 2021.

Recipes | Recipes

Make a Sitcom-Quality Meal With the Official Friends Cookbook

Make recipes inspired by the hit sitcom Friends, including everything from Monica's Moist Maker to Rachel's Thanksgiving Trifle.

Music | Music News

Harrison Ford remembers his time as roadie for The Doors

There's little most Hollywood aficionados won't know about the legendary actor Harrison Ford. But his confession of being a roadie for The Doors blew our minds

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 24, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 24, 2021 The scourge of Covid-19 is hopefully on the way out as the world publicizes the news that Israel’s mass vaccination program is working. In other news, Israeli medical innovations are showing

Entertainment | Entertainment

Biggest Netflix original movies of all time by viewership - Business Insider

Recent Netflix originals "The Midnight Sky" and "Holidate" have entered the top 10 of Netflix's most popular movies of all time.

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14 TV Shows That Missed Their Chance at a Great Finale

One of the highest-rated TV series of all time, Game of Thrones, ended so discouragingly that its fans petitioned for a reshoot of the last season. At the moment, the initiative has gathered almost 2 million signatures. When your favorite TV series comes

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The Best British TV Shows on Netflix - Thrillist

From British mystery series to comedies, you can't go wrong with these shows from the UK.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

9 best food, wine and spirits podcasts to listen to in 2021

Somm-wannabe? Avid home cook? Budding bartender? We've got the perfect podcast for you, from Samin Nosrat's Home Cooking to Elizabeth Schneider's Wine For Normal People.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

The 50 Best Western Movies Ever Made

The history of movie Westerns more or less begins with the end of the Old West itself. We run down the 50 best examples of the genre, from The Searchers to True Grit and beyond.

Entertainment | Entertainment

10 Awesome Movies You Might Have Missed

Among newly released blockbusters, there are quite a few that can exceed our expectations. That is why we at Bright Side came up with a list of movies which turned out to be not only commercially successful but also managed to create an emotional connecti

Entertainment | Netflix

Bad news, Netflix fans – a new price hike might be coming soon – BGR

Netflix prices for some users are likely to increase soon, depending on which analyst you talk to. Following recent price hikes for Netflix users in the US and Canada, it's been suggested that prices might be going up soon for Netflix accounts in Europe a

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The fight to make Netflix and Hulu pay cable fees - The Verge

A proposed class action suit in Georgia asks courts to declare Netflix, Hulu, and other companies "video service" providers that should pay cable TV-style franchising fees.

Entertainment | Entertainment

12 Movies of the Past Decade That Withstood the Test of Time and Emotion

During the New Year holidays, many of us have this unexplainable wish to summarize the 12 months of the past year and recall all the good and bad things to come to some conclusions and set new goals. 2020 finished the entire decade and it’s another reason

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The 20 Most Underrated Movies of the Past 20 Years | WIRED

You might’ve missed them when they came out. Here’s what you should catch up on—and how to stream them.

Entertainment | Film

Russell Crowe Is Right, If You Think ‘Master And Commander' Is Boring, You Need To Grow Up

The 2003 epic film about masculine virtue isn’t for woke zoomers and permanently adolescent millennials. "Master and Commander" is a film for real adults.

Entertainment | Netflix

Why Cobra Kai’s Creators Wanted To Fix An Aspect Of Ali’s Story

Cobra Kai really came through in regard to this key problem with Ali's story.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Cut your monthly budget: Replace Hulu, Netflix and more with free subscriptions

These are the best free services to cut your budget and replace pricey subscriptions like Netflix, Hulu, Apple Music, Peloton and more.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

3 Star Trek TV Spinoffs Reportedly In The Works For Paramount+

Insider Daniel Richtman claims that Paramount have three new Star Wars shows in the works for their streaming service.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Bruce Willis Reportedly In Talks For New Die Hard Movie

Bruce Willis appears to have long since given up on any ideas of reclaiming his place at the top of the Hollywood A-list, with the veteran actor now more than happy to continue slumming it in the realm of the VOD action movie. I

Politics | Interesting Links

Great American Clint Eastwood Marks a Milestone

On May 31, Clint Eastwood will turn 91, but 2021 also marks another milestone for the actor and director, active since the 1950s. In 1971, after making a name…

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

‘Mrs. Maisel’ Season 4: What You Need To Know – Hollywood Life

From the cast to the latest on filming, this is what you need to know about 'Mrs. Maisel' season 4.

Entertainment | Movies

10 Ways Once Upon A Time In Hollywood Broke The Tarantino Mold

Like Quentin Tarantino's other movies, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood was universally acclaimed but a departure from the director's distinct style.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Live Long and Prosper! Here Are 15 Fun Facts About Star Trek to Celebrate the Show's 55th Anniversary

The original Star Trek TV series celebrates its 55th anniversary in 2021. Here are some fun facts about the series, which starred William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols and DeForest Kelley.

News | News

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 3, 2021

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 3, 2021 The new calendar year opens with Israelis constantly renewing. The vaccination of over a million Israelis in just two weeks brings renewed hope of an eventual return to normal life. Israeli medical

Entertainment | Entertainment

Every new Netflix show coming in 2021 - Insider

See every TV show announced by the streaming service set to premiere in 2021. If you're looking for something new to watch, start here.

Entertainment | Netflix

The 7 Best Movies New to Netflix in January 2021 | IndieWire

Netflix starts 2021 with a couple of Scorsese classics and a grab bag of awards contenders like "Pieces of a Woman" and "The White Tiger."

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

Best Hidden Gems and Underrated Movies on Netflix

Our list of the best hidden gems and underrated movies on Netflix right now includes indies, horror movies, and even big studio films that didn't catch on.

Music | Music

It Wouldn’t Be New Year’s Eve Without Someone Having a Weird Set, and This Year It’s Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper’s New Year’s Eve set was plagued with audio issues, awkward transitions and on-camera declarations of “I’m on camera!” during her performance with Bill Porter.

Entertainment | Streaming

Streaming services face their real test in 2021

“Next year, all of those services are leveling up to a different world, where people are going to need to start paying for it."

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek: Every Starfleet Uniform & History Explained

Star Trek has had dozens of different uniforms over the years, varying greatly by era, yet maintaining certain features through every iteration.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek: MGM Was Not Happy With Deep Space Nine's James Bond Episode

It was 25 years ago that Star Trek: Deep Space Nine took on James Bond, and the character's rightsholders weren't too pleased about it. 'Our Man Bashir' saw Deep Space 9's chief medical officer, Julian Bashir (Alexander Siddig), engaging in a holosuite pr

Entertainment | Netflix

Movies & TV Shows Leaving Netflix in December 2020

This December, Netflix says farewell to popular series like 'The Office' and 'Gossip Girl.'

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

This visual timeline of the STAR WARS saga compared to years in the real world is blowing my mind

Twitter user Rik Villanueva of the Jammed Transmissions Star Wars podcast posted this, and it's absolutely blowing my mind. In other words: the Star Wars saga (or at least, the Skywalker saga) is basically just the lifespan of a Baby Boomer. In some ways,

Entertainment | Celebrities!

What the 'Love Actually' Cast Looks Like Now - Love Actually Actors Before and After

From Hugh Grant to Keira Knightley, here's what the 'Love Actually' cast looks like 16 years after the movie's original release.

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Tom Selleck Leaves a $2,020 Tip and Handwritten Note for Restaurant Servers as Part of the 2020 Tip Challenge

Tom Selleck says he was inspired by his Blue Bloods costar Donnie Wahlberg to leave the staff at Elio's restaurant in New York City the generous tip

Entertainment | Entertainment

Inside the original Rat Pack and its members' Las Vegas legacy

How the original members of the Rat Pack — Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford — helped create the myth of Las Vegas, before they were destroyed by Joe Kennedy.

Entertainment | TNG

Star Trek: William Riker would’ve been a great replacement for Jean-Luc Picard

Star Trek writers were prepared for Jean-Luc Picard's exit from the series following season three, and William Riker would've been perfect to replace him.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Here's Why Some Star Wars Fans Hated the Mandalorian Finale

A new video on The Stupendous Wave YouTube channel explains why the Luke Skywalker reveal in The Mandalorian's finale has annoyed some Star Wars fans.

Entertainment | Netflix

Netflix movie hack: How to access 'secret' codes when browsing for movies

A Netflix movie hack is making its way around the internet, and it makes it a whole lot easier to search for something to watch.

Entertainment | Netflix

Everything Coming To Netflix In December

'Tis the season to watch Netflix. Fa la la la la — you know the rest.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Streaming Wars Could Finally End in 2021 | WIRED

With Disney’s announcement of 22 new series, and Warner Bros. teaming up with HBO Max, the battle for every last subscriber will come to a head next year.

Music | Music

The Rolling Stones are set to get The Crown treatment in new TV series about their origins

The team behind Netflix's royal hit will be bringing the story of how Mick Jagger and Keith Richards formed the seminal 1960s rock band to the small screen

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Kate Moss passed out when she met Frank Sinatra

Kate Moss was so starstruck when she met Frank Sinatra she passed out.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek Movie Had A Lot of Fun With Kirk

Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek movie may not be happening anymore, but it's been revealed that he would have had fun with Captain Kirk's character.

Entertainment | Entertainment

HBO Max Removes Free Trial Ahead of Release of 'Wonder Woman 1984'

It looks like there is a new trend emerging as HBO Max joins the list of streaming services doing away with the free trial option. When trying to directly sign-up for HBO Max on their website, it now only gives you the …

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Movies That are Difficult to Watch All the Way Through

Movies That are Difficult to Watch All the Way Through - While horror has been a popular genre among thrill-seeking film fans for generations, most movies are relatively tame, offering a mixture of jump-scares and unsettling psychological plotlines. Some

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

This Bruce Willis Movie Just Hit #2 on Netflix - PureWow

Bruce Willis’s action-packed film, ‘Marauders,’ is currently the second most popular movie on Netflix.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Warner Bros. Smashes Box Office Windows, Will Send Entire 2021 Slate to HBO Max and Theaters

In an unprecedented announcement, the studio will send 17 films — including 'The Matrix 4,' 'The Suicide Squad' and 'Dune' to its streaming service for 31 days the same day they hit theaters.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Is 'The Crown' fact or fiction? For the British royal family, the answer matters.

Drama on TV usually stays on the screen. That, however, has not been the case for the most recent season of Netflix’s “The Crown.”

Entertainment | Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek: Discovery Gives a Classic TNG Episode an Epilogue

The latest episode of Star Trek: Discovery serves as a sequel to a Next Generation two-parter, in both name and concept.

News | News

Prince Charles and Camilla disabled their Twitter replies after being trolled by fans of 'The Crown'

Princess Diana fans have been commenting the royal's name on Charles and Camilla's social media posts after watching their affair in "The Crown."

Entertainment | Entertainment

10 Thanksgiving TV Episodes That Will Help You Get through This Holiday

Thanksgiving 2020 is going to be a rough one and you need help from your old friends. Here are the best Thanksgiving sitcom episodes to stream if you want to feel warm and happy.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Here's When Quentin Tarantino Says He'll Finally Retire

Quentin Tarantino has had a long and illustrious career, but is his retirement coming sooner than fans think?

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Viewers Petition Netflix to Stop Cutting Off End Credits | Mental Floss

Composer Daniel Pemberton compared Netflix cutting off the end credits to a waiter “[shoving] a new menu under your nose” when you’ve barely finished eating.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Pat Sajak ‘almost lost it’ after contestant questions ‘Wheel of Fortune’ puzzle: ‘Ungrateful players! I’ve had it!’

Host Pat Sajak got a riled up "Wheel of Fortune," Wednesday night, after a contestant questioned one of the puzzle answers.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Best Thanksgiving Movies to Stream Right Now

Comedy, family, horror, heavy drama—Turkey Day has it all (and they all involve turkey).

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

New drive-in opens in Hollywood in December

The Arena Cinelounge Drive-In opens Dec. 1 in a parking lot behind the Egyptian Theater.

Entertainment | Netflix

Here’s Every Movie, TV Show, and Special Leaving Netflix in December 2020

December may be a festive time of year, but if your idea of a good time is settling in for another 'The Office' binge-watch, we've some bad news: Your time is running out to stream it.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Quentin Tarantino is Releasing a 'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood' Novel

Arguably one of the most iconic directors of the last fifty years has just signed a two-book deal with HarperCollins. Quentin Tarantino’s love letter to the golden age of cinema Once Upon A Time In Hollywood will hit bookshelves next summer before another

Entertainment | Entertainment

Ken Jennings named interim 'Jeopardy!' host after death of Alex Trebek

Record-breaking “Jeopardy!” champion Ken Jennings is set to serve as an interim host for the game show following the death of Alex Trebek earlier this month. 

Entertainment | Celebrities!

30 Rare Photos of a Young Princess Diana, From Childhood to Early Royalty

Before Princess Diana met Prince Charles, she was Lady Diana Spencer—a typical girl (albeit from a noble family). Here’s a look at her life before royalty.

Politics | Politics

Kurt Russell Thinks Celebrities 'Should Step Away' from Being Vocally Political: 'We Are Court Jesters'

Kurt Russell thinks celebrities should stick to their role as entertainers to better serve their acting

Entertainment | Netflix

The Queen’s Gambit Has Caused a Huge Surge in Chess Set Sales and Online Classes

Since the release of Netflix's original series 'The Queen’s Gambit,' people have taken to the internet to learn how to play chess.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

The Peanuts holiday specials will air ad-free on PBS

Apple TV+ and PBS announced today that they’re teaming up for special, ad-free broadcasts of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and A Charlie Brown Christmas.

Entertainment | Entertainment

'Caddyshack': Things To Look for Next Time You Watch | Mental Floss

Here are a few things to look out for the next time you watch the Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, and Rodney Dangerfield golf classic, 'Caddyshack.'

Entertainment | Entertainment

Looney Tunes 1941-1955 | Classic Compilation 1 | Bugs Bunny | Daffy Duck | Porky Pig | Chuck Jones

See how the classic series first started from the golden-era of cartoon shorts where Looney Tunes were mot made for kids, a past long gone! This Classic Rema...

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Michael J. Fox plans ‘second retirement’ as health declines. More revelations from his book

In "No Time Like the Future," Michael J. Fox opens up about the progression of his Parkinson's disease, painful moments and his message of hope.

Entertainment | Netflix

The Crown puts Lady Di’s fractured fairy tale front and center

Lady Di is a young woman coming of age at the dawn of a new decade. Unfortunately, she soon gets a harsh lesson in how little the royal family is equipped to adjust to the times.

Entertainment | Netflix

Everything coming and going on Netflix for the week of November 15th – BGR

Netflix is adding 18 new shows, movies, and specials on the week of November 15th. New licensed movies and TV shows being added to the Netflix library this week include V for Vendetta, more seasons of Survivor, and more seasons of American's Next Top Mode

News | News

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 15, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Nov. 15, 2020 A huge amount of thought goes into Israeli innovations, as can be seen in this week’s newsletter. Mental health is the focus of several medical innovations. The other medical achievements are

Entertainment | Entertainment

Looney Tunes 1932-1960 | 5 Hours Compilation | Bugs Bunny | Daffy Duck | Porky Pig | Chuck Jones

Over 5 hours of the classic series which first started from the golden-era of cartoon shorts where Looney Tunes were not made for kids, a past long gone! Thi...

News | News

Ticketmaster to Vet COVID Vaccination Status of Concertgoers

One of the world’s most widely used ticket-sales and distribution companies has big plans for how they will handle concerts

Entertainment | Entertainment

TV shows you can binge-watch entirely in a single day - Insider

As we're spending more time indoors, here are shows you can finish in a single day, from a quick, hour-long binge, to an 8-hour marathon.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

George Lucas' Plans for His Star Wars Sequels Were More Familiar Than You'd Think

In an new interview conducted for The Star Wars Archives: 1999-2005, George Lucas lifted the lid on his original plans for Star Wars' sequel trilogy, including the return of Darth Maul, Comics characters, and Leia taking the main stage.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Ken Spears Dead: Co-Creator of 'Scooby-Doo' Was 82 - Variety

Ken Spears, co-creator of the beloved animated series "Scooby-Doo" and co-founder of Ruby-Spears Productions, died on Nov. 6. He was 82.

Entertainment | Mad Men

John Hamm Looks Like Don Draper In New Film ‘No Sudden Move’

Jon Hamm channeled his inner Don Draper on the set of 'No Sudden Move,' where he looked just like his 'Man Men' character.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Sean Connery in memorial: How James Bond helped create sci-fi cinema

The actor who played the first cinematic James Bond, Sean Connery, has died at 90. But without the success of Bond, sci-fi movies wouldn't have taken off.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Sean Connery: from 007 to Indiana Jones – a career in pictures

From the 1950s to the noughties, we revisit the many screen lives of Sean Connery, cinema’s first James Bond, who has died aged 90

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Strokes Don’t Want You to Forget That This Weekend Is Daylight Savings in SNL Promo

This Saturday, the Strokes will be performing on a special Halloween edition of Saturday Night Live. Ahead of the episode, the band appeared with this week's host John Mulaney and SNL castmember Ego Nwodim to remind folks that something important i

Entertainment | HBO

The Best Horror Movies on HBO and HBO Max

Including classics and new favorites, HBO and HBO Max have your horror movie needs met.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Absolute Best Horror Movies On Netflix

Our list of the scariest movies on Netflix is just what the doctor ordered—provided they ordered a raise in your blood pressure.

News | News

This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 25, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Oct. 25, 2020 Much of recent positive Israel news will come “out of the blue” and astound those who do not receive my newsletter. Even regular readers couldn’t have imagined three Arab countrie

Entertainment | Entertainment

Rudy Giuliani faces questions after compromising scene in new Borat film

Trump’s personal attorney has indiscreet encounter with actor playing Borat’s daughter in hotel room during pandemic

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Gives Transporters a Major Upgrade

Star Trek: Discovery is back with its third season and a change in setting. The conclusion to season two brought Michael Burnham and the Discovery crew 930 years into the future, landing in the 32nd century. While fans are still awaiting the Discovery's a

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Huge leak says Marvel’s only MCU show this year will introduce the X-Men

According to an extensive leak, the only Marvel adventure to premiere this year will supposedly explain the origin of the X-Men in the MCU. Someone who claims they saw WandaVision offered plenty of…

Entertainment | Entertainment

18 Movies That Left Audiences Completely Confused

According to this list, Christopher Nolan, David Lynch, and the Wachowskis all love to baffle their fans.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Showtime Is Reviving 'Dexter' for Limited Miniseries

'Dexter' is set to return for 10 episodes. The limited miniseries features Michael C. Hall taking on the titular role yet again, eight years after the finale.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery jumps past canon into strange new worlds - CNET

By jumping 930 years into the future, Discovery gets out of the constraints of previous Star Trek series and, at the same time, gives itself a shot in the arm.

Entertainment | Netflix

Netflix just MADE your October

Get ready — your October queue is about to get super spooky.

Music | Music

Valerie Bertinelli Posts Moving Tribute to Eddie Van Halen - Variety

Valerie Bertinelli posted a moving tribute to her ex-husband, guitarist Eddie Van Halen, who died Tuesday at the age of 65.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Eddie Van Halen Dies at 65

Eddie Van Halen, whose innovative and explosive guitar playing kept the hard rock band that bore his family name cemented to the top of the album charts for two decades, died on Tuesday morning after a long battle with cancer. He was 65. Van Halen's son W

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Right Stuff on Disney Plus review: Mad Men meets First Man

Meet the Mercury 7, the real-life playboy flyboys bedhopping their way into space in Nat Geo's new drama.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The 100 Sequences That Shaped Animation From Bugs Bunny to Spike Spiegel to Miles Morales, the history of an art form that continues to draw us in.

From Bugs Bunny to Spike Spiegel to Miles Morales, the 128-year history of a boundless art form that continues to draw us all in.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

'Star Trek 4' release date could finally reconnect the movie and TV canons

The next Star Trek movie remains a mystery, but now, it seems an old idea has become a frontrunner again. Could the Kelvin universe canon be connected to the TV canon in a new Trek film?

Entertainment | Entertainment

James Bond’s next film No Time to Die delayed till 2021 — an entire year

No Time to Die, the 25th James Bond film, has been pushed back an entire year. It will now arrive on April 2nd, 2021, the film’s producers confirmed today.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Trek just threw its entire movie canon into question

Episode 9 of 'Star Trek: Lower Decks' made a great joke about how beaming in Trek movies is very different than in Trek shows. But does that mean the Trek movie and Trek TV canons are different? Let's explore!

Music | Music News

Mac Davis, Country Singer and Elvis Presley Songwriter, Dead at 78 - Rolling Stone

Along with solo hits like “Baby Don’t Get Hooked on Me,” Davis wrote Presley’s indelible “In the Ghetto”

Entertainment | Entertainment

Disney Plus is rolling out GroupWatch feature to all US subscribers

Disney Plus is bringing its GroupWatch feature to subscribers in the United States. The move comes after Disney started testing the watch party feature in other countries this month, including Canada, New Zealand, and Australia.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Why Steve Carell Was Anxious About Being in 'The Office' Finale | Mental Floss

The Michael Scott actor revealed his feelings about returning to 'The Office' on Kevin Malone actor Brian Baumgartner's podcast.

Entertainment | Netflix

Everything coming and going on Netflix for the week of September 27th

Netflix is adding 61 new shows, movies, and specials on the week of September 27th. Some of the best movies joining the Netflix library this week include Cape Fear, Fargo, and Her. Netflix is also …

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Despite rumors, Paramount is still making Star Trek movies

Despite rumros to the contrary, Screenrant claims Paramount is still in the buisness of making Star Trek films despite issues around 4th installment.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Is a Star Trek multiverse in the works? Why NYCC could be historic

Here's what to expect from the Star Trek Universe virtual panel at New York Comic-Con 2020. Will Discovery crossover with the Kelvin Universe? Will Lower Decks season 2 come very soon?

News | News

This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 23, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 23, 2020 There is so much optimism for a better future in this week’s positive Israel newsletter. Amazing Israeli medical advances include fighting Covid-19 and printing replacement human organs. Isr

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

The Best Old-School Drive-in Theaters Around the U.S.

American drive-in theaters used to number on the thousands. Today there are around 300. Now, more than ever, is the time to support them and keep them alive.

Entertainment | Entertainment

This might be the super-villain who replaces Thanos in the next Avengers movie – BGR

The upcoming phase of Marvel movies and TV shows will not include any Avengers adventures, as the studio is in a rebuilding phase where it will introduce new superheroes and villains. A series of reports indicate that the next supervillain of the MCU has

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

A New Star Trek Movie Was Just Released Online, Watch First Frontier

A brand new fan film called Star Trek: First Frontier has just hit YouTube, and you can watch it right now on Giant Freakin Robot!

Entertainment | Entertainment

A Music Critic Looks Back At ‘Almost Famous’ 20 Years After Its Release

Two decades after the release of the ultimate rock critic movie, a rock critic who started his career around the same time revisits the film

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery season 3 trailer jumps into the future

CBS has unveiled a new trailer for the third season of Star Trek: Discovery, which is set to premiere on October 15th. In the US the show will stream on CBS All Access, while it’ll be available on Netflix internationally.

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Netflix on track to release way more originals in 2021, but feeling production woes

Netflix’s pipeline is one of the streamer’s biggest advantages, but co-CEO Reed Hastings is admitting that production woes mean the company won’t release as many originals as intended in 2021. Still, it’s more originals than the streamer released this yea

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 6, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 6, 2020 There have been many Israeli successes to celebrate since my last newsletter. More countries are adopting Israeli life-saving medical innovations to treat Covid-19, burns, smoking addiction and to

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You Have 9 New Netflix Treats To Binge Over Labor Day Weekend — Here’s What’s Worth Watching

Should you start Labor Day Weekend with a rom-com or some of this year's most emotional sci-fi? Here's the answer.

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Jeopardy! Announces New Episodes With Ken Jennings Date

Jeopardy! will return with new episodes, hosted by Alex Trebek, on September 14. GOAT Ken Jennings also returns as a consultant with his own special video categories.

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Andy Daly shares what it was like playing Ben Franklin on 'The Office'

"The Office" co-stars Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey chat with comedian, actor, and writer Andy Daly about the Season 3 episode, "Ben Franklin."