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04:58, 2019-09-17

Final Fantasy XIV Director Talks Class Changes, Music, And Role-Playing Final Fantasy XIV’s latest expansion, Shadowbringers, brought a sweeping storyline and tons of job adjustments that streamlined how the game played....
03:51, 2019-09-17

Street Fighter Champion Gives Up Thousands In Protest Of Japanese Bureaucracy This past weekend, a legendary Street Fighter player placed first in what was perhaps the most stacked Street Fighter V tournament ever, but he will only be taking home a fraction of his prize money. That’s due to Japan’s heavily restrictive laws on competitive gaming and his own personal principles...
03:51, 2019-09-17

Player Catalogues List Of Games That Still Have Poorly Implemented Subtitles Just from playing games, I know that the subtitles they offer are often too small, have weird line breaks, or don’t show up properly against the background of the game. This handy Reddit post offers a more detailed look at just how bad the situation can get in certain games....
03:51, 2019-09-17

Chris and Riley are streaming the early access roguelike Noita over on our Twitch channel. Chris and Riley are streaming the early access roguelike Noita over on our Twitch channel. Join us in the chat and subscribe to us for more streams as they happen....
03:51, 2019-09-17

Zero Escape Director's New Game Is Another Twisty, Captivating Mystery When you play a video game directed by Kotaro Uchikoshi, you know you’re always going to get a few things. There will be tangents about fascinating pieces of science and mythology. The characters will frequently make terrible lewd jokes. And the story will be a sprawling tapestry full of twists, emo...
03:51, 2019-09-17

Big, Beefy Switch Controllers For Big, Beefy Hands Joy-Cons are small. They are designed so that Switch can be a sleek, nearly-seamless handheld gaming device. Hori’s Split Pad Pro is what happens when ideas like “small” and “sleek” and “not ridiculous” are tossed out the window. The more I play with them, gripping them in my larger-than-average han...
03:51, 2019-09-17

We Have Reached the Inevitable: Warner Bros. Is Making a Funko Pop Movie Whether you love them or loathe them, Funko’s Pop Vinyl figurines are everywhere, their big heads and vacant stares providing a blank canvas for practically every pop culture series under the sun to be turned into an action figure. Now, they’re moving off store shelves and onto the silver screen....
03:51, 2019-09-17

22 Years Later, A Major Milestone For RPGs Is Finally Coming West Amongst all the many, many games coming to Nintendo Switch soon, you should pay close attention to Moon, a port of a 1997 role-playing game for the PlayStation that’s never left Japan before....
03:51, 2019-09-17

Steam's Big Discovery Update Is Hurting Some Indie Developers' Games Last week, Valve released an update as part of a recent push to make it easier for users to find new, under-the-radar games. The update purported to decrease the presence of popular games in Steam’s recommendation algorithms, increase overall variety, and give people a more personalized selection of...
03:51, 2019-09-17

The Next Castlevania Game Is Coming To Phones Konami quietly announced a new Castlevania game at the Tokyo Game Show last week, called Grimoire of Souls. Before you get too excited, you might want to check out the trailer first....
03:51, 2019-09-17

Fallout 4 Mod Lets You Pet Any Dog Fallout 4 first came out in 2015, and it shows. In the base game, you can only pet a single dog—your dog, Dogmeat—and you can only do it once, during a cut-scene. 2019, emboldened by the Can You Pet The Dog Twitter account, will not stand, sit, lie down, shake, or roll over for that. Thankfully, mod...
03:51, 2019-09-17

UFC Fighter Plays Smash While His Tesla Drives Itself Tesla cars have an “Autopilot” feature where the car can, on a long straight drive like a highway, take care of some stuff like lane changes and cruise control. The driver is supposed to still be paying attention, but some people—like UFC fighter Kevin Lee—haven’t got time for that....
03:51, 2019-09-17

Netflix to stream 'Seinfeld' starting in 2021 ​​​​​​​Netflix announced on Monday it will start streaming all 180 episodes of "Seinfeld" in 2021, gaining a hugely popular addition to its library as the battle for viewers heats up....
03:17, 2019-09-17

Ric Ocasek's cause of death revealed Ric Ocasek -- the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer whose popular new wave band, The Cars, helped define the sound of rock music in the late 1970s and '80s -- died from hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, according to the NYC medical examiner. ...
03:17, 2019-09-17

Andrew Yang set to meet with 'Saturday Night Live' cast member fired for previous racial remarks Tech entrepreneur and 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang revealed on Monday that he will be sitting down with comedian Shane Gillis, who was fired from "Saturday Night Live" Monday just days after he had been hired as a new cast member. ...
03:17, 2019-09-17

‘Will & Grace’ star Eric McCormack addresses ‘crazy’ rumors of alleged Debra Messing, Megan Mullally feud Rumors of an alleged feud between "Will & Grace" co-stars, Debra Messing and Megan Mullally, have been swirling for months -- and Eric McCormack is putting them to rest. ...
03:17, 2019-09-17

‘Game of Thrones’ nabs 10 early Emmys, Beyoncé gets snubbed “Game of Thrones” traditionally wins the bulk of its Emmy awards at the Creative Arts ceremonies — held the weekend before the live telecast — and 2019 is no different. Hollywood’s love affair with even the show’s weakest season will drive fans insane. The Academy of Television Arts & Sc...
02:17, 2019-09-17

Jenny Slate lands first Netflix comedy special: ‘Stage Fright’ Jenny Slate is bracing herself for Netflix. The comedian and actress announced her first special Monday: “Jenny Slate: Stage Fright” is set to premiere on the streaming service Oct. 22. The project is described as part stand-up and part documentary about her childhood in Milton, Mass., with co...
02:17, 2019-09-17

Beyoncé has a surprise TV special airing Monday on ABC Beyoncé is showing fans how it’s done. A surprise behind-the-scenes look at how the superstar’s “The Lion King: The Gift” soundtrack came together will air Monday night on ABC. The network announced the special Sunday in a 30-second teaser, which featured cuts from the recent...
02:17, 2019-09-17

Toronto 2019 review: Ed Norton’s magnetic in ‘Motherless Brooklyn’ It’s been 20 years since Jonathan Lethem published his award-winning noir novel “Motherless Brooklyn.” Edward Norton has been trying to make it into a movie for almost as long. It’s finally arrived — now recast from a modern-day setting into the 1950s and with a largely diffe...
02:17, 2019-09-17

Dan Aykroyd confirms return to ‘Ghostbusters’ in 2020 sequel Dan Aykroyd will be back to battle slime-slinging spirits in “Ghostbusters 3” next summer. The “Saturday Night Live” alum confirmed his return to the role of Dr. Raymond Stantz three months after Sigourney Weaver teased the news that she, Aykroyd and co-star Bill Murray would reprise their parts. “I...
02:17, 2019-09-17

‘Greenleaf’ stars dish on scandals, secrets and spirituality OWN’s popular primetime drama series “Greenleaf” is back for another round of scandals and secrets enveloping the family-owned Harmony & Hope megachurch in Memphis, Tenn. The Tuesday night series, from creator Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Brothers and Sisters”), stars Lynn Whitfield as matriarch Lady Mae ...
02:17, 2019-09-17

5 ways Ric Ocasek changed the pop-rock music world Ric Ocasek was the perfect rock star for outcasts, misfits and geeks. Ocasek died of heart disease this past weekend, at age 75. His longtime partner Paulina Porizkova discovered he had died in his Gramercy Park townhouse while bringing him his morning coffee. As the leader of hit-making group the ...
02:17, 2019-09-17

|MinnieDlaminicelebratessecondweddinganniversaryafter'darkestdays'ofherlife In an Instagram post, the star mentioned how grateful she was to have her husband by her side through what she called 'the darkest' days of her life....
01:17, 2019-09-17

|BlackCoffeehasfansfeelinginspiredwiththisthrowbackpic Black Coffee had many of his fans feeling super inspired when he shared a throwback picture of himself and Deejay Kabila hanging out many years ago, comparing it to a photo of them today....
01:17, 2019-09-17

Beyoncé takes fans behind the scenes with 'Making The Gift' documentary Beyoncé broke iTunes records in 2013 after releasing her eponymous album in a game-changing surprise move. Six years on, the singer's work ethic remains unmatched....
23:51, 2019-09-16

'Game Of Thrones' led Creative Arts Emmy wins "Game of Thrones" led the charge at the Creative Arts Emmys with a total of 10 wins for the fantasy show. Amazon's popular comedy "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" also did well during the night, with a total of six wins....
23:51, 2019-09-16

'Dr Who' star Christopher Eccleston says he was anorexic while in the role Christopher Eccleston, the British actor who starred as the ninth Doctor in the long-running sci-fi series "Doctor Who," has spoken out about his struggle with anorexia and suicidal depression....
23:51, 2019-09-16

Christie Brinkley drops out of 'Dancing with the Stars' due to injury, so her daughter is stepping in Christie Brinkley's daughter Sailor Brinkley-Cook will be replacing her mom on this season of "Dancing with the Stars" after the supermodel fell and broke her arm during rehearsals, Christie's rep confirms to CNN....
23:51, 2019-09-16

Duane Chapman under doctor's care after medical incident Duane "Dog" Chapman, star of WGN America's "Dog's Most Wanted," is being monitored after a medical incident over the weekend, a representative for the TV star tells CNN....
23:51, 2019-09-16

'Unbelievable' strikes a nerve with timing of Netflix debut "Unbelievable" was going to be provocative under any circumstances, focusing on a Pulitzer Prize-winning article about how a serial rapist evaded detection for some time, in large part because police were unwilling to believe his victims....
23:51, 2019-09-16

'SNL' fires new hire Shane Gillis "Saturday Night Live" has fired one of its most recent hires, Shane Gillis, just days after videos of comedian making bigoted comments came to light....
23:51, 2019-09-16

Apple Arcade hands-on preview: Five games that will make the service worth $5 a month When Apple first announced Apple Arcade back in March, I was thoroughly confused. It wasn’t quite as baffling of a concept as Apple TV+, but I couldn’t figure out who the intended audience was meant to be. Was Apple targeting core gamers? Because no matter what the price ended up being, ...
23:17, 2019-09-16

‘Pokemon Go’ will add Gen 5 Pokemon from the Unova region later today Nearly a year after bringing Generation 4 Pokemon from the Sinnoh region to Pokemon Go, Niantic is expanding the game’s PokeDex once again this week with the addition of creatures from Unova. These were the Pokemon featured in Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version for t...
23:17, 2019-09-16

‘Seinfeld’ will start streaming on Netflix in 2021 Netflix over the next two years will lose two of its more widely streamed programs; Friends will be out the door in 2020 and The Office will be gone by 2021. In light of that, the streaming giant recently opted to open up its pocketbook and write a hefty check for the worldwide streaming rights to S...
23:17, 2019-09-16

‘First Contact’ Season 2 continues to shatter Indigenous stereotypes in Canada The TV docuseries takes six Canadians with strong (and mostly negative) opinions about Indigenous people on a journey that challenges their perceptions....
21:51, 2019-09-16

Ex-Doctor Who star Eccleston reveals anorexia battle Former Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston has revealed he was battling anorexia while filming the sci-fi series and has contemplated suicide in the past....
21:17, 2019-09-16

Devs restore Modern Warfare’s mini-map after two days of beta backlash Enlarge / How am I supposed to see around that tank like I have X-ray vision without my mini-map? After years of annualized releases, you might think the basic elements of Call of Duty—like the user interface and heads-up display—would be pretty standardized by now. But this weekend's PS4 beta te...
20:17, 2019-09-16

New Longmire mystery 'Land of Wolves' returns to Wyoming Author Craig Johnson talked to UPI about the enduring appeal of his fictional hero, Sheriff Walt Longmire, his latest mystery "Land of Wolves" and the possibility of a "Longmire" TV revival....
18:51, 2019-09-16

Jane Lynch announces new Netflix comedy series with Cyndi Lauper, compares it to 'Golden Girls' Jane Lynch has announced that herself and singer Cyndi Lauper are set to star in a new Netflix comedy series that she compared to "The Golden Girls."...
18:51, 2019-09-16

Cristiano Ronaldo's emotional Piers Morgan interview leaves superstar in tears over dead father Cristiano Ronaldo broke down in tears as he was shown video footage of his dead father that he had never seen before during an interview with Piers Morgan....
18:17, 2019-09-16

9 new trailers you need to watch: Doctor Sleep, Midway, Last Christmas, and more It Chapter Two made less than $100 million at the box office, below estimates, but well above anything else playing right now in cinemas. Coming to contest it this weekend, however, is Hustlers, a movie based on the real-life story of a gang of strippers who took from the rich, like Robin Hood, to p...
17:51, 2019-09-16

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of Sep. 15) This is undoubtedly one of my most anticipated weeks of new releases on Netflix this entire year. The reason? One of my favorite Netflix originals, Disenchantment, is returning with new episodes. I’ve talked about the show before, but it is so much more than just The Simpsons or Futurama in th...
17:51, 2019-09-16

Huge Marvel leak says Iron Man will appear in at least one more movie Avengers: Endgame isn’t just the highest-grossing movie of all time, it’s also the MCU movie that marks the exit of three beloved characters, including Tony Stark, Steve Rogers, and Natasha Romanoff. The three actors who portrayed these characters for over a decade are done — or at...
17:51, 2019-09-16

Amid fan backlash, mini-map returns to Modern Warfare beta Enlarge / How am I supposed to see around that tank like I have X-ray vision without my mini-map? After years of annualized releases, you might think the basic elements of Call of Duty—like the user interface and heads-up display—would be pretty standardized by now. But this weekend's PS4 beta te...
17:17, 2019-09-16

Robert De Niro, Caitlyn Jenner help roast Alec Baldwin Robert De Niro, Caitlyn Jenner, Ken Jeong, Chris Redd, Caroline Rhea, Nikki Glaser and Jeff Ross were among the celebrities who roasted Alec Baldwin in a Comedy Central special that aired Sunday night....
15:51, 2019-09-16

Dead shepherd, renegade wolf appear in new Longmire mystery, 'Land of Wolves' Author Craig Johnson talked to UPI about the enduring appeal of his fictional hero, Sheriff Walt Longmire, his latest mystery "Land of Wolves" and the possibility of a "Longmire" TV revival....
15:51, 2019-09-16

In photos: Moments from the Creative Arts Emmys The Creative Arts Emmy Awards took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sept. 14 and 15 and honored those in the technical and acting categories....
15:51, 2019-09-16

'Country Music' registers on lower scale of Ken Burns documentaries Ken Burns' PBS documentaries are always classy affairs, linking a single topic to the vast rubric of American history. Still, there are greater and lesser works within that filmography, and "Country Music" -- an eight-part, 16-hour epic about a lot more than done-me-wrong songs -- distinctly falls i...
15:17, 2019-09-16

James Gray on 'Ad Astra,' little green men and firing Brad Pitt into space "I'm sorry to get sententious on you," James Gray says around the midpoint of our interview. The director of "Ad Astra" is apologizing for keeping things highbrow, which is no reason to apologize at all....
15:17, 2019-09-16

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Kingdom: The AniTAY Review • DLC I Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Kingdom: The AniTAY Review • DLC Is Ruining Fighting Games For Me • Three Months w/ Azur Lane • CoolMath Game 2: Run • The Dog Movie Stereotype That Must Die • Famicom - Expert Ide Yosuke’s Combat Mahjong [TV Commercial JP]...
14:51, 2019-09-16

Resident Evil 4 Player Completes Game With 0% Accuracy Straight speedruns and feats of skill are always impressive, but sometimes it’s just as impressive to see a game completed where someone has found an interesting way to make things hard for themselves....
14:17, 2019-09-16

Classic Everquest Server Is Going To Party Like It's 1999-2001 To celebrate the effort’s 10th anniversary—and, somehow, the 20th anniversary of the release of the original game—some very passionate Everquest fans have revealed ambitious plans that are aimed at letting players go through the game’s release journey (including expansions) all over again....
14:17, 2019-09-16

Osaka Getting Massive Esports Themed Hotel Next April, an esports themed hotel will open in Osaka’s geek district Nipponbashi. Called Esports Hotel E-Zone Cyberspace in English, it is the first of its kind in Japan....
14:17, 2019-09-16

Don't Misplace These Deals On Tiles, Now With Replaceable Batteries And lo, Tile decreed you can replace your own batteries now, and there was much rejoicing. If you’ve been waiting on a good deal for the new Tiles with replaceable batteries, we find some good deals buried in the couch cushions....
14:17, 2019-09-16

'We will no longer engage with trolls' say Lineker, Riley and Khan Ex-England striker Gary Lineker, Countdown presenter Rachel Riley and London mayor Sadiq Khan are among a group of celebrities, politicians and campaigners who have pledged not to publicise the abuse they receive on social media from trolls....
11:17, 2019-09-16

John Legend says prison is not always the answer after Felicity Huffman's sentence John Legend is weighing in on prison sentences a day after actress Felicity Huffman got 14 days for her role in the nationwide college admission scandal....
09:51, 2019-09-16

Massive live concert planned in the spirit of Live Aid Thirty-five years after Live Aid rocked the world, a coalition of nonprofits, CEOs and government leaders is reviving a global effort to unite the world through music....
09:51, 2019-09-16

Box Office: 'Hustlers' racks up solid $33 million debut, 'Goldfinch' bombs LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - "Hustlers" rolled in the Benjamins this weekend, collecting $33.2 million when it debuted in 3,250 North American theaters....
09:17, 2019-09-16

Victoria Beckham sees 'women in motion' for next spring at London Fashion Victoria Beckham chose a light and fluid silhouette for the female wardrobe next spring, presenting a line for "women in motion" at her London Fashion Week show on Sunday....
09:17, 2019-09-16

Ric Ocasek, singer for The Cars, dies at 75 Ric Ocasek, the idiosyncratic lead singer and chief songwriter of the 1970s and 80s hook-heavy hitmakers The Cars, died on Sunday at his home in Manhattan. He was 75....
09:17, 2019-09-16

'Jojo Rabbit' wins Toronto film festival's Oscar-bellwether award New Zealander Taika Waititi's "Jojo Rabbit" on Sunday won the audience award given at the end of the Toronto International Film Festival, which has in many past years been a bellwether for Academy Award winners....
09:17, 2019-09-16

Ric Ocasek, lead singer of new-wave band The Cars, found dead in NYC apartment, police say Ric Ocasek, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer whose popular new-wave band, The Cars, helped define the sound of rock music in the late 1970s and '80s, was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday, a police spokesman told Fox News. Ocasek was 75....
09:17, 2019-09-16

‘Jojo Rabbit’ wins Toronto’s sought-after audience award Taika Waititi’s Nazi Germany-set satire “Jojo Rabbit” has won the People’s Choice award at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been a reliable omen for Academy Awards chances...
05:17, 2019-09-16

'It Chapter Two' tops the North American box office with $40.7M Horror film "It Chapter Two" is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $40.7 million in receipts this weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday....
03:51, 2019-09-16

'Jojo Rabbit' wins top prize at Toronto Film Festival Writer-director-actor Taika Waititi's "Jojo Rabbit" won the top honor of the Grolsch People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday....
03:51, 2019-09-16

Nazi Satire Jojo Rabbit Wins Toronto International Film Festival’s Audience Award (NEW YORK) — Taika Waititi’s Nazi Germany-set satire “Jojo Rabbit” won the People’s Choice award Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been one of the most ironclad predicators of Academy Awards chances. Because so many of the ...
03:17, 2019-09-16

'Hustlers' star Jennifer Lopez's stripper moves can't beat 'It' at box office It wasn't quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of "Hustlers" topped even the high expectations they brought to the weekend box office....
03:17, 2019-09-16

Ric Ocasek, lead singer of new-wave band The Cars, found dead in NYC, police say Ric Ocasek, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer whose popular new-wave band, The Cars, left a profound impact on rock music, was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday, a police spokesman said. Ocasek was 75....
03:17, 2019-09-16

Toronto Film Festival 2019: Nicolas Cage turns it up to 11 in ‘Color Out of Space’ Nicolas Cage is having a moment – although, arguably, he’s been having a moment his entire bonkers career. The man works a LOT. But last year saw two particularly terrific performances from him, in the arty horror movie “Mandy” and voicing a brooding noir archetype in “...
01:17, 2019-09-16

Sunday Comics: You Must Be Really Sore Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
00:51, 2019-09-16

All The Wonderful Food I Found In Gears 5 When you think of Gears of War, you probably have images of big dudes with chainsaw guns fighting giant creatures and monsters. And that is a part of Gears 5, for sure, but another thing you can find in the latest Gears of War game is not as violent or loud. Hidden throughout Gears 5 are plates, tab...
00:51, 2019-09-16

'Shop Contest: Oh No, Claptrap Borderlands 3 is out and that means Claptrap is back. Dread it. Run from it. Claptrap still arrives. He’s here to be funny and annoying. Oh and also meta. So let’s get meta and add Claptrap to some other things....
00:51, 2019-09-16

Some Of The Best Games Hidden Inside Other Games Sometimes when I’m playing a game and it ain’t great or I’m bored, I’ll wish I was playing something else. That usually means exiting the game and loading up a new video game. But there are some devs that have kindly tossed in a whole different game inside another game, letting players take a break ...
00:51, 2019-09-16

The Week In Games: Duck... Duck... Untitled Goose Game! Have you ever dreamed of being a goose who annoys people? Well, then you’ve probably already heard about Untitled Goose Game, which is coming out later this week. If you haven’t heard about it, well I’m happy to be the one to introduce you to your dream game....
00:51, 2019-09-16

Toronto film festival 2019: Nicholas Cage turns it up to 11 in ‘Color Out of Space’ Nicolas Cage is having a moment – although, arguably, he’s been having a moment his entire bonkers career. The man works a LOT. But last year saw two particularly terrific performances from him, in the arty horror movie “Mandy” and voicing a brooding noir archetype in “...
22:51, 2019-09-15

Peter Frampton concert review: Classic rocker bids NYC farewell “I won’t say goodbye,” Peter Frampton said following an emotional, career-spanning concert at Madison Square Garden Friday night, part of his “Frampton Finale Tour.” Over the course of the evening, Frampton paid tribute to late bandmates and Chris Cornell, told stories ...
22:51, 2019-09-15

John Legend on Felicity Huffman prison sentence: 'No one in our nation will benefit' Singer and criminal justice reform activist John Legend spoke out about actress Felicity Huffman's 14-day prison sentence for her role in the college admissions scandal....
20:51, 2019-09-15

Demi Lovato rocks bikini amid 'Bachelorette' star Mike Johnson dating rumors Demi Lovato is living her best life in more ways than one: She has a new love of her own body and the makings of a potential new love in her life with a certain hunky reality star....
20:51, 2019-09-15

'Property Brothers' star Jonathan Scott, Zooey Deschanel's estranged husband speak out on romance "Property Brothers" star Jonathan Scott revealed that he is dating someone new, though he didn't confirm it's Zooey Deschanel ... but the proof is in the pudding (and the photos)....
20:51, 2019-09-15

‘Ghostbusters’ sequel to focus on a family from the original film The upcoming “Ghostbuster” sequel will focus on the descendants of the original ghost-catchers who rushed around New York City in proton packs and jumpsuits....
20:51, 2019-09-15

Ash Just Won A Pokémon League In The Anime Perennial loser Ash Ketchum is now a winner. In the most recent episode of the Pokémon Sun Moon anime, Ash broke his losing streak with a championship trophy....
16:17, 2019-09-15

'Leaving Neverland' wins Emmy, Beyonce snubbed for 'Homecoming' A documentary about alleged sexual abuse by Michael Jackson won an Emmy on Saturday while RuPaul was named best reality show host and Beyonce went home empty-handed....
15:17, 2019-09-15

A Telephone Pole Made Me Cry Hello! This week we watch someone get killed by Minecraft creepers, discuss why gingerbread people need a toilet, get puked on, learn more about Apple Arcade, date Colonel Sanders and say goodbye to a telephone pole....
14:17, 2019-09-15

Shedinja Is Just A Dead Corpse That Steals Souls Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Shedinja! Thanks for the suggestion GlydeBane!...
14:17, 2019-09-15

Discord Nitro Games Are Going Away Next Month Because Most Users Weren't Even Playing Them Discord announced it will be removing all games from Nitro, almost one year after adding a collection of games to the paid subscription service. On October 15, 2019, users will no longer have access to 100+ games that were included with the service....
14:17, 2019-09-15

Supernatural Proves It's Not Kidding With a Trailer for the Final Season For years, Supernatural’s been this thing that’s just...around. Like streetlights, rent checks, and that ever-present sense of dread, Supernatural felt like something that was never not going to exist. Until now. The trailer for the 15th and final season is here, proving that even demon hunters need...
14:17, 2019-09-15

Other Things You Could Buy With The $2.875 Million It Costs To Get The Newest GTA Online Car Grand Theft Auto Online’s newest car was added this week and it is the most expensive standard supercar in the game. (Technically the Scramjet and Vigilante are more expensive, but those are weird special vehicles.) According to some players, the Kriger, which costs $2.875 million is fast and fun to...
14:17, 2019-09-15

'Shop Contest: That Weird Switch Teaser, Winners! Last week, Nintendo dropped a strange teaser for a weird Switch fitness...thing. Now we know what it is and it looks kinda cool! But last weekend we had no idea. So I asked you wonderful Kotaku readers to get creative with the teaser and you didn’t disappoint....
14:17, 2019-09-15

Andrew Yang: New 'SNL' cast member Shane Gillis shouldn't lose job over racist remarks Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Saturday that he does not believe that controversial new "Saturday Night Live" cast member Shane Gillis should lose his job over his use of an anti-Chinese slur, adding that he was "happy to sit down and talk" with the comedian....
11:17, 2019-09-15

‘Ghostbuster’ sequel to focus on a family of original film The upcoming “Ghostbuster” sequel will focus on the descendants of the original ghost-catchers who rushed around New York City in proton packs and jumpsuits...
08:17, 2019-09-15

Women’s Hall of Fame inducts Sotomayor, Fonda, Allred U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred are among the National Women’s Hall of Fame’s latest honorees...
08:17, 2019-09-15

How a basement hacker transformed Donkey Kong for the Atari 2600 Enlarge / If you're unfamiliar with the name, "Atari 2600," fellow kids, have a gander at this piece of hardware. (It actually worked, promise.) (credit: Wahyu Ichwandardi / Getty Images) The following excerpt comes from Arcade Perfect: How Pac-Man, Mortal Kombat, and Other Coin-Op Classics Invaded...
07:51, 2019-09-15

The secret history behind the world-famous ‘Goldfinch’ painting Business is booming for “The Goldfinch,” and it goes beyond the bestselling novel and Oscar-bait movie that opened in theaters Friday. Centuries before author Donna Tartt came up with her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Goldfinch” was already a stunning if little known painting by a forgotten 17t...
04:17, 2019-09-15

Toronto Film Festival 2019: ‘Seberg’ a missed opportunity to honor an iconic actress The intriguing story behind “Seberg” and the reliable talent of its lead actress, Kristen Stewart, promise greatness. But this biopic manages to squander both, reducing the film to a bland period piece with an irritating lack of focus. Jean Seberg was an American actress best known for h...
04:17, 2019-09-15

'Friends' creators confirm there won't be a reunion series More bad news for "Friends" fans. After the beloved comedy series announced it's leaving Netflix in July for WarnerMedia's new streaming service, the show's creators confirmed there won't be a reunion or reboot series happening anytime soon....
22:00, 2019-09-14

MoviePass subscription service shuts down MoviePass, the movie ticket subscription service that allowed subscribers to buy up to three movie tickets per month for a small fee, shut down Saturday....
22:00, 2019-09-14

‘My Pronouns Are They/Them.’ Singer Sam Smith Changes Pronouns to Gender-Neutral Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Sam Smith announced on Instagram on Friday that they’ve decided to start using gender neutral pronouns. The artist, who rose to prominence for the hit song “Latch” and won Academy and Golden Globe awards for the James Bond theme song “Wr...
21:34, 2019-09-14

Michael Moore says he doubts Elizabeth Warren really considers herself a 'capitalist' Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore suggested on Friday night, that Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., doesn't actually believe that she is, as she has previously described herself, a capitalist. ...
18:00, 2019-09-14

Bill Maher says Amy Klobuchar would be solid 'compromise' choice for Dems' 2020 nomination "Real Time" host Bill Maher said Friday that Democrats could be heading toward a contested 2020 convention and suggested that Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., could emerge as a strong "compromise candidate."...
18:00, 2019-09-14

|BonangtacklestheseriousissueofperiodpovertyinGlobalCitizendocuseries Global Citizen hosted a number of celebrity guests at a gala dinner in Johannesburg as they launched their six-part docu-series, Activate: The Global Citizen Movement, which stars SA celeb Bonang Matheba....
17:00, 2019-09-14

Lois Lane is a White House reporter in new DC comic book ‘Enemy of the People’ Comic book icon Lois Lane is making a return in a new 12-issue series from DC comics. In the series, “Enemy of the People,” the character reprises her role as a hard charging reporter for the Daily Planet, her newspaper in the DC universe. This time around, Lane is covering the White Hou...
16:34, 2019-09-14

‘Hurricane Man’ goes inside scary life of a storm chaser Josh Morgerman is a modern-day Clark Kent: by day he’s a buttoned-up ad exec, by night he’s a daredevil who travels to dangerous places where hurricanes rage. “I’m basically two people in one,” says Morgerman, 49. “I am a brand and advertising consultant with Symblaze, my own company, that’s been go...
11:00, 2019-09-14

‘25 Words or Less’ host Meredith Vieira: I’m done with morning TV Former “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” host Meredith Vieira is back in the daytime arena with “25 Words or Less,” premiering Sept. 16 (2 p.m. on WNYW/Ch. 5). If the show sounds familiar, that’s because Vieira hosted a three-week “25 Words” run on nine Fox-owned stations in August 2018 with celebrity...
11:00, 2019-09-14

Ken Burns shows there’d be no ‘Country Music’ without these humble icons Country Music | Sunday-Wednesday, 8 p.m., PBS Country music is three chords and the truth, said Harlan Howard, one of the genre’s songwriters interviewed in Ken Burns’ new documentary. Four episodes, spanning the 1920s to the mid-1960s, air this week (the remainder will be broadcast the week of Sept...
11:00, 2019-09-14

Toronto Film Festival 2019: ‘How to Build a Girl’ is a dose of reality Something rang awfully familiar to this film critic in “How to Build a Girl,” the story of an enthusiastic but inexperienced female writer trying to break into a field dominated by cliquey older men. So I’m not going to even pretend I’m reviewing it without bias. I suspect, h...
11:00, 2019-09-14

Museum says not everything glittered in Dutch ‘Golden Age’ A museum in Amsterdam is facing criticism for its decision to stop using the term “Golden Age” to describe the 17th century, when the Netherlands was a mercantile, military and artistic superpower...
10:00, 2019-09-14

Hungarian writer and dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86 Gyorgy Konrad, a writer and sociologist who was an iconic figure of Hungary’s dissident movement while the country was under communist rule, has died...
10:00, 2019-09-14

‘I was stupid’: Huffman gets 14 days in college scam “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores in the college admissions scandal...
10:00, 2019-09-14

Rihanna Knows How to Throw a Party. One Successful Night at Her Diamond Ball Is Proof The ladies’ bathroom at Cipriani Wall Street in downtown Manhattan is a palatial marble space. But the stalls are small. Rihanna, in a black velvet gown with a dramatic trumpet-flared hem that stuck out several feet, didn’t seem bothered by the constraints. The singer, fashion and beauty...
07:17, 2019-09-14

The Creators of Bojack Horseman on Pushing the Limits of Adult Animation Even Further With Undone Over its five seasons, Netflix’s Bojack Horseman has become one of the darkest and saddest shows on television. There are divorces, betrayals, heavy bouts of depression, drug overdoses and dementia; one Emmy-nominated episode features the main character eulogizing his mother for 25 straight ex...
07:17, 2019-09-14

Mordhau Players Are Having A Great Time By Ignoring All The Rules A player’s first experience in the popular PC game Mordhau will be Frontline. The 32-on-32 skirmish is the marquee player-vs-player mode in the game, and it embodies a specific grimdark fantasy of the high middle ages; two proud knighthoods, each defending a vague dynastic crest, cracking skulls wit...
06:34, 2019-09-14

I Never Got Into Real Hockey But I Love NHL Video Games I couldn’t tell you the name of the cover athlete of EA’s NHL 20 off the top of my head. For that matter, I couldn’t identify the players on the cover of NHL 18 or 19 ,despite both games still being installed on my Xbox One dashboard. I have little knowledge of the real-life sport of ice hockey, but...
06:34, 2019-09-14

Kind Words Is A Game Where You Send Confessional Letters To Online Strangers “I always read the stuff people send me the wrong way,” a stranger on Kind Words, a new PC game where you write and receive confessional letters. “I read it as if they are upset with me and don’t want to talk to me. They’ve always told me this isn’t how they feel, but I just can’t stop thinking that...
06:34, 2019-09-14

I Have Several Issues With This Year's Halloween Pokémon Toys Pikachu as Mimikyu. Charmander as Cubone. Lucario and Celebi as live-action role-players. This year’s batch of special Halloween-themed “Pumpkin Parade” plushies from The Pokémon Company are adorable at first glance. But if you look closely, the cute facade begins to crumble. Let’s start with Charma...
06:34, 2019-09-14

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers: The Kotaku Review Shadowbringers, the latest expansion to Final Fantasy XIV, released two months ago, and I cannot begin to fathom the amount of time I have spent in the worlds of Eorzea and Norvrandt. Shadowbringers is one of Final Fantasy’s finest stories, buoyed by powerful music and sweeping gameplay changes that...
06:34, 2019-09-14

My New Favorite Way To Play Pinball On Switch Today’s release of Zen Studios’ Star Wars Pinball for the Nintendo Switch gave me an idea. I’ve been playing my Switch docked and connected to this cool little portable 15.6-inch Viotek monitor, and Zen’s Switch pinball games support vertical play, so what if we turn the portable monitor on its side...
06:34, 2019-09-14

Six Hours In, Borderlands 3 Just Feels Like More Borderlands (And It's Kinda Busted) Borderlands 3 is almost certainly the game that you think it is. Six hours in, a lot of my feelings remain the same as they were when I first played Borderlands 3 at an extended preview last month. In a lot of ways it’s a time capsule, in some ways embarrassingly retrograde in its sensibilities, and...
06:34, 2019-09-14

Nobody Knows What's Up With Tomb Raider's Eighth DLC Back in April, players of the most recent Tomb Raider noticed something surprising. An in-game menu that was being used to list new downloadable tomb levels suddenly listed an eighth slot. The game’s publisher had only ever promised seven....
06:34, 2019-09-14

The Secret To The Success Of Bastion, Pyre, And Hades: No Forced Crunch, Yes Forced Vacations It’s been ten years since Supergiant Games opened its doors. The team put all of their hopes into the studio’s debut game, Bastion, an action-RPG with a narrator. It succeeded with flying colors. Since then, the studio has released Transistor, Pyre, and Hades, every single one receiving critical acc...
06:34, 2019-09-14

Extra 'Realism' Makes For A Slow-Paced Modern Warfare Beta Activision kicked off Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s multiplayer beta yesterday, letting PlayStation 4 players get hands-on with a softly rebooted Modern Warfare focused more on realism....
06:34, 2019-09-14

Nintendo's Ring Fit Adventure Is Now Available For Pre-Order Feel free to cancel your Peloton membership, now that Ring Fit Adventure is up for pre-order. Nintendo’s new $80 fitness game uses role-playing game mechanics to keep you motivated during your workouts....
06:34, 2019-09-14

Final Fantasy VII Remake Seems Popular At The Tokyo Game Show In what should surprise absolutely no one, Final Fantasy VII Remake is drawing long lines at the Tokyo Game Show. I think people in Japan might be excited about this game. Call it a hunch!...
06:34, 2019-09-14

Marvel might make a monumental change when they bring the X-Men to the MCU Ever since the Disney-Fox deal was finalized, and Marvel gained control over several popular superhero franchises, including the X-Men, Fantastic Four, and Deadpool, fans have been wondering how long it would take for these characters to make their way over to the MCU. Marvel’s Kevin Feige has...
06:00, 2019-09-14

Disney+ is ‘more addictive than heroin,’ an early reviewer raves If the initial reaction to Disney’s early release in the Netherlands of its brand new streaming service Disney+ is any indication, the streamer is poised to make a huge splash in the US when it’s finally released here on November 12th for a base price of $6.99 per month. The headline fro...
06:00, 2019-09-14

HBO’s new ‘Watchmen’ trailer is dark, moody, stylish perfection “People who wear masks are driven by trauma …” That’s the opening line we hear in HBO’s fantastic new trailer for Watchmen that’s got us even more excited for the arrival of the series on Oct. 20. It’s uttered by Jean Smart, who portrays the Silk Spectre, a...
06:00, 2019-09-14

'Friends' star Lisa Kudrow reveals how Matt LeBlanc saved her role as Phoebe “Friends” alum Lisa Kudrow credits her former co-star Matt LeBlanc for helping her to connect with her lovable and occasionally ditsy character Phoebe Buffay. ...
05:34, 2019-09-14

'Honey Boo Boo' star Mama June indicted by grand jury over drug charges: report Reality star Mama June Shannon has reportedly been indicted by a grand jury on charges of felony drug possession that stem from an arrest earlier this year at an Alabama gas station....
05:34, 2019-09-14

'The View' co-host derides Bernie Sanders' debate showing: 'Looked like he crawled out of a garbage can' "View" co-host Abby Huntsman ripped into the way that Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., presented himself during the third Democratic primary debate on Thursday....
05:34, 2019-09-14

Felicity Huffman sentence in college admissions scam slammed on social media Felicity Huffman is drawing outrage after the actress was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for her role in a brazen college admissions scandal involving rich and famous families who funneled cash to fixers in order to get their kids into the nation's most prestigious colleges and universities....
05:34, 2019-09-14

James Corden blasts Bill Maher for calling for return to 'fat-shaming' It appears there's a new late-night TV feud as "The Late Late Show" host James Corden slammed "Real Time" host Bill Maher over recent remarks cheering on "fat-shaming."...
05:34, 2019-09-14

Ken Burns on the love and loss of 'Country Music' Ken Burns, the renowned documentarian known for bringing American history to vivid life, debuts his latest effort on Sunday, "Country Music." The ambitious yet intimate eight-part PBS series chronicles one of the country's indigenous and most beloved musical genres....
04:34, 2019-09-14

James Corden calls out Bill Maher for fat-shaming segment Bill Maher has a long history of drawing ire for his remarks made on and off his HBO show, "Real Time." And now he's being called out by fellow late-night host James Corden....
04:34, 2019-09-14

'The Sky is Pink' stars honor real-life family's loss at Toronto red carpet Walking the red carpet ahead of the world premiere of "The Sky is Pink" at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas contrasted her life while filming with the experiences of the characters in the movie....
04:00, 2019-09-14

|Asexycrimedrama,adventure,andaSouthAfricanclassicincinemasthisweekend Women take the lead at local cinemas this weekend - from a group of strippers taking back their power to a brave young explorer and a South African classic heroine....
01:34, 2019-09-14

|GameofThronesstarIsaacHempsteadWrightnolongerattendingComicConAfrica According to a statement made via social media, the reason for Isaac's cancellation is because he is "now contractually obligated to attend the Primetime Emmy Awards Ceremony"....
01:34, 2019-09-14

|FelicityHuffmangets14daysjailinUScollegescandal "Desperate Housewives" actress Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to two weeks in jail for paying bribes to help her daughter gain admission to a prestigious American university....
01:34, 2019-09-14

Alan Parsons talks about abandoned Pink Floyd album ‘Household Objects’ Instruments shminstruments. So said Pink Floyd when they set out to create an album of music made without instruments. The album, which followed their internationally acclaimed “Dark Side of the Moon,” was an avant-garde attempt that never saw the light of day, legendary producer Alan Pa...
23:34, 2019-09-13

Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey reveal new ‘Charlie’s Angels’ video Don’t call them Destiny’s Child. It’s impossible for “Don’t Call Me Angel” — the new single by the diva trifecta of Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey from the soundtrack to the upcoming “Charlie’s Angels” remake — to live up to “Independent Women,” the Destiny’s Child smash that served as ...
23:34, 2019-09-13

‘Undercover Billionaire’ Glenn Stearns isn’t really a billionaire: report A California businessman who is portrayed as a billionaire in a new Discovery Channel reality show is nowhere near that wealthy, according to a report Friday. Glenn Stearns, 56 — a mortgage firm founder who stars in the series “Undercover Billionaire” — actually boasts a net worth of roughly $...
23:34, 2019-09-13

Sam Smith wants to be called 'they' instead of 'he' Singer Sam Smith has announced he wants to be referred to as "they" rather than "he", six months after revealing he doesn't identify as male or female....
23:34, 2019-09-13

What to Know About the Controversy Surrounding New Saturday Night Live Cast Member Shane Gillis On Thursday morning, Saturday Night Live announced that three new cast members would be joining the show for its 45th season, premiering later this month. The long-running variety show was lauded for hiring Bowen Yang, the show’s first ever Chinese-American cast member. Hours later, a backlash...
21:51, 2019-09-13

Eddie Money, ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ Singer, Dies at 70 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — A publicist for Eddie Money said the rock star has died after he recently announced he had stage 4 esophageal cancer. He was 70. Cindy Ronzoni provided a statement from the family saying Money died peacefully Friday morning in Los Angeles. The husky-voiced, blue collar per...
21:51, 2019-09-13

The Goldfinch Is a Handsome Movie, But It Lies Flat as a Painting Books are perhaps the richest source material for movies: The characters are there, the plot is there, the color and texture are there—all you’ve got to do is shift it all over to the screen. If only it were that easy. The Goldfinch, director John Crowley’s prestige adaptation of D...
21:51, 2019-09-13

Millie Bobby Brown Explains Why She Appeared Not to Use the Products for in a Skincare Routine Video Millie Bobby Brown has responded to backlash over a video showing her faking a skincare routine. After Brown shared a video on Instagram over the weekend demonstrating how she uses her vegan skincare line for teenage girls, Florence by Mills, comments immediately began flowing in criticizing the Str...
21:51, 2019-09-13

The Goldfinch Is a Uniquely Challenging Novel to Adapt. Here’s Why the Movie Was Doomed This article contains spoilers for both the novel and the film adaptation of The Goldfinch. Donna Tartt’s novel The Goldfinch was met with widespread enthusiasm upon its 2013 release: it received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and spent over 30 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. &ld...
21:51, 2019-09-13

Every game should copy Death Stranding’s “Very Easy Mode” Enlarge / Settle in, grab some popcorn, and enjoy the game. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Last week, the team behind Death Stranding discussed the game's "Very Easy Mode" publicly for the first time. The mode, according to Director Hideo Kojima's assistant Ayako Terashima, is designed for "[peop...
21:51, 2019-09-13

The Midnight Society is back in trailer for Are You Afraid of the Dark? reboot There's a new Midnight Society of scary storytellers in the Nickelodeon reboot of Are You Afraid of the Dark. Hot on the heels of this summer's adaptation of Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark, Nickelodeon has dropped the first trailer for its reboot of the popular 1990s series, Are You Afraid of t...
21:51, 2019-09-13

'The Goldfinch' paints dull picture from prize-winning book "The Goldfinch" has a painting at its center, but despite a classy palette of ingredients conjures a lifeless, disjointed picture. Adapted from a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the movie represents a transparent bid to bring the book's prestige to the screen, but it's another case of literary underpi...
20:17, 2019-09-13

After volunteering at the border, late-night staffers look to do more A summer volunteer trip down to the southern tip of Texas was no laughing matter for Ana Bretón, a digital producer at late-night show "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee." But she and others are hoping some laughter will bring much-needed resources to those helping on the front lines of the humanitaria...
20:17, 2019-09-13

Alexander Skarsgard to play Randall Flagg in 'The Stand' CBS All Access has shed some light on the role of The Dark Man, confirming to CNN on Friday that "Big Little Lies" alum Alexander Skarsgard will play the villainous Randall Flagg in its limited series adaptation of Stephen King's "The Stand."...
20:17, 2019-09-13

The new network shows to watch (and the ones to skip) The major networks were once the centerpiece of the fall in terms of pop culture. Now, they're just one more group crying for attention, in a fourth-quarter that will see an onslaught of streaming and cable fare and the launch of studio-backed streaming service Disney+ as well as Apple TV+....
20:17, 2019-09-13

Watch: Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey team up for 'Don't Call Me Angel' video from 'Charlie's Angels' Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey have joined forces for the "Don't Call Me Angel" music video, a song that will appear on the soundtrack for "Charlie's Angels."...
19:51, 2019-09-13

Look: Judith Light receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame Judith Light received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during a ceremony attended by her husband, Robert Desiderio, former "Ugly Betty" co-star America Ferrera and "Transparent" creator Jill Soloway....
19:51, 2019-09-13

In photos: Judith Light honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles Award-winning actress Judith Light is honored during an unveiling ceremony honoring her with the 2,673rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Sept. 12....
19:51, 2019-09-13

London Brown says Reggie on ‘Ballers’ has more of a story to tell Global News sat down with London Brown in Toronto to talk about the final season of 'Ballers,' the short film he stars in, titled 'Asia A,' and more....
19:51, 2019-09-13

Sam Smith 'wants to be called they instead of he' Singer Sam Smith reportedly wants his friends and family to refer to him as "they" rather than "he", six months after revealing he does not identify as male or female....
17:17, 2019-09-13

Björk made music’s first “VR pop album”—she opens up about its heartbreak Enlarge / Björk's metamorphosis within VR already looks trippy enough as a sample image. It'll blow your mind in VR. (credit: Björk) "I often feel like some sort of [technology] bridge," singer, songwriter, artist, and producer Björk tells me over the telephone from her home in Iceland. "I'm there...
16:17, 2019-09-13

Amsterdam museum presents results of 5-year Chagall research New research shows that for much of Russian-French modernist painter Marc Chagall’s life, which took him from a tiny village in rural Russia to St. Petersburg, Paris and New York, he remained remarkably faithful to eight pigments in his colorful works...
14:17, 2019-09-13

Sophie Kinsella: 'Can You Keep a Secret?' book feels 'fresh' as film Author Sophie Kinsella speaks with UPI about the film adaptation of her 2003 book "Can You Keep a Secret?" The film, starring Alexandra Daddario and Tyler Hoechlin, is in theaters Friday, Sept. 13....
13:17, 2019-09-13

The Game Awards 2019 to take place on Dec. 12 The fifth annual Game Awards, which will honor the greatest video games of 2019, is set to take place live on Dec. 12 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles....
13:17, 2019-09-13

Springsteen's 'Western Stars' scores standing ovation at Toronto Film Festival Bruce Springsteen's concert movie "Western Stars" received a standing ovation at its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on Thursday, with the rock star describing it as a "continuation of the stories" he has told throughout his career....
12:17, 2019-09-13

New 'SNL' hire Shane Gillis defends his comedy after bigoted comments surface New "Saturday Night Live" cast member Shane Gillis has issued a statement in response to criticism over racially insensitive comments he made as part of his podcast....
12:17, 2019-09-13

Shakey Graves is the role this singer-songwriter was born to play As Shakey Graves, singer-songwriter Alejandro Rose-Garcia hides behind the stage name rather than share his true self. Or does he? “I think the nice part is I have the option to,” says Rose-Garcia, who will co-headline a pair of shows with Dr. Dog Friday (sold out) and Saturday at The Ro...
10:00, 2019-09-13

Resident Evil stuntwoman sues after losing arm in motorbike scene A stuntwoman who lost her arm in a motorbike accident and spent 17 days in a coma while filming Resident Evil: The Final Chapter is suing the film's producers....
07:17, 2019-09-13

R. Kelly a no-show for Minnesota court hearing, so judge issues bench warrant A Minnesota judge issued a bench warrant for the arrest of R&B singer R. Kelly Thursday after he failed to appear for an initial court hearing in a case in which he is accused of offering a 17-year-old girl $200 to take off her clothes and dance in 2001....
05:51, 2019-09-13

Milla Jovovich’s ‘Resident Evil’ stunt double sues producers over ‘catastrophic’ on-set injuries: report A professional stunt performer is bringing a hefty lawsuit against the producers of the latest installment of the “Resident Evil,” series after she says she suffered “horrific” and “catastrophic” injuries from an on-set motorcycle accident....
05:51, 2019-09-13

Arrest warrant issued for R. Kelly after failing to attend a court hearing A bench warrant was issued for singer R. Kelly after he failed to appear at a court hearing Thursday, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office in Minnesota said....
05:51, 2019-09-13

Brilliant Mario Maker 2 Designer Makes Courses Unlike Any Mario Game The suite of building blocks offered by Mario Maker 2 means there’s no shortage of creative users out there fine-tuning a wide array of levels that would likely never be seen in the original series. But one of my favorite creators is uniquely capable of making me forget that what I’m playing is tech...
05:17, 2019-09-13

We Can Finally Explain What You Actually Do In Death Stranding He’s finally done it. After years of talking about Death Stranding, Hideo Kojima finally showed off a full mission’s worth of gameplay during a live stage presentation at Tokyo Game Show this week. It’s as offbeat, meticulously detailed, and intriguing as you’d expect from Kojima, if not more so....
05:17, 2019-09-13

Divinity: Original Sin 2's Cross-Save Between PC And Switch Is Magic Divinity: Original Sin 2 is a big, chewy role-playing game that benefits from a mouse and keyboard, but sometimes, you just want to lie down on the couch and play a game on the Switch. The game’s new Switch port allows players to go from one to the other, like magic. On this week’s Kotaku Splitscree...
05:17, 2019-09-13

BioWare's Anthem Added To EA's Subscription Services Anthem’s ignominious fall from “BioWare’s next big thing” to “oh dear” hasn’t hit rock bottom just yet, as today it was announced that the game is being added to EA’s subscription catalogues....
05:17, 2019-09-13

Adidas Is Making A New Star Wars Sneaker, And Um Perhaps hoping to recapture a little of the magic from their older collaborations, Adidas is once again teaming up with Star Wars for a sneaker release ahead of the Rise of Skywalker in December....
05:17, 2019-09-13

The Art Of Gears 5 The latest Gears of War is out this week, so tonight we’ll take a look at a bunch of the art that went into the game’s conception and production....
05:17, 2019-09-13

Saturn Awards set to celebrate Hollywood's collective inner nerd When filmmaker Dean Devlin was writing and producing the 1994 film "Stargate," one of the earliest entries in his sci-fi-centric filmography, genre projects were considered little more than potentially modest moneymakers aimed at a specific niche audience. And winning major industry awards, outside ...
02:17, 2019-09-13

PlayStation insists the ‘X’ button is really called ‘Cross’ PlayStation is really in the cross hairs of this fierce debate. The gaming company’s UK Twitter account has revealed that the controller’s X button is officially called “Cross,” not “X.” And the announcement has gamers in a tizzy. “If Cross is called ‘...
02:17, 2019-09-13

Random noises drive you nuts? ‘The Sound of Silence’ is for you As any New Yorker knows, silence and the city seem mutually exclusive. But in the new sci-fi indie “The Sound of Silence,” two Brooklynites have conjured a man so tuned into the urban hum that he’s made a career of helping other people deal with it. Peter Sarsgaard plays a “house tuner” named Peter ...
02:17, 2019-09-13

Toronto Film Festival wrap-up: The best and worst movies With 245 feature films showing this year, it’s impossible to see everything at the bustling Toronto International Film Festival. But after a week of filmgoing and industry buzz, some themes and potential Oscar races have taken shape. The big crowd-pleasers at TIFF were wildly diverse in tone a...
02:17, 2019-09-13

Grammy darling Brandi Carlile is no ‘Joke’ as she gets set to headline MSG After her early days as “a hustler … playing four-hour sets in seafood restaurants and s–t,” Brandi Carlile was more than ready for her Grammy moment on music’s biggest night in February. “I had just won three Grammys, and I was getting the opportunity to do exactly what I know how to do...
02:17, 2019-09-13

‘Country Music’ uncovers stars’ surprising backstories, scandals Country music has always been known for its relatable tales of love and loss set against backdrops of hometowns, dive bars and winding roads. But it’s not only the songs that are filled with stories — it’s the singers and songwriters, too. Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and his team spent 8½ ...
02:17, 2019-09-13

Backstreet Boys played in a foam pit with Steve Aoki, then wrote a song As a world-famous DJ, Steve Aoki enjoys a rock-star lifestyle. It comes complete with a private jet, Kanye West hangouts, summers of yachting, a brief marriage to an Australian model and an unlikely musical collaboration (electro-tinged “Let It Be Me,” with the Backstreet Boys, dropped l...
02:17, 2019-09-13

‘Slave Play’ may be provocative, but it sure isn’t selling tickets The New York Times has a new darling: Jeremy O. Harris, whose “Slave Play” began previews Tuesday at the Golden Theatre after last year’s sold-out run at New York Theatre Workshop. The paper gushed over the off-Broadway production (“willfully provocative … altogether staggering”) and its 30-ye...
02:17, 2019-09-13

Jeepers! Scooby-Doo is turning the big 5-0 There was little fanfare around “ Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!” when CBS launched the Saturday-morning animated series about four crime-fighting teens and their talking Great Dane, Scooby-Doo. That was Sept. 13, 1969. Fifty years later, “Scooby-Doo” remains one of TV’s most iconic animated series, spa...
02:17, 2019-09-13

Toronto film festival 2019: ‘Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator’ movie review Looks like Bikram yoga may not be hot for much longer. Bikram Choudhury, the famous founder of the sweat-soaked practice, has come under fire in the U.S. for sex abuse allegations over the past few years, though his branded technique is still being taught in studios around the country. He’s al...
02:17, 2019-09-13

Yet another ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel is coming Brace yourselves: another prequel is coming. Deadline reports that HBO is “close to giving a pilot order” to yet another “Game of Thrones” prequel, this time about the origins of the House Targaryen. But don’t expect any Emilia Clarke on this show. The prequel series is slated to t...
02:17, 2019-09-13

Caroline Calloway’s ex-BFF Natalie Beach denies they’re colluding for fame Many people think the viral rift between disgraced Instagram influencer Caroline Calloway and her ex-BFF/ghostwriter Natalie Beach isn’t what it seems — and that the two are colluding to land a TV deal. However, Beach denied she was plotting behind the scenes with Calloway in a statement to Th...
02:17, 2019-09-13

Jersey Shore Star ‘The Situation’ Released From Federal Prison (NEWARK, N.J.) — “Jersey Shore” cast member Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino is now a free man. The 37-year-old reality television star’s publicist says he was released from prison in Otisville, New York, around 8:30 a.m. Thursday. He took to Twitter shortly after ...
01:17, 2019-09-13

History Channel Drops Out Of John Dillinger Documentary That Had Been Set to Feature His Body’s Exhumation (INDIANAPOLIS) — The History Channel has dropped out of a planned documentary on 1930s gangster John Dillinger that would have featured the proposed exhumation of his grave in Indianapolis sought by two relatives of the notorious criminal who question whether he’s truly buried there. A&E...
01:17, 2019-09-13

Hustlers Proves Jennifer Lopez Has Been This Great All Along We spend a great deal of energy praising the actresses we think of as great—the Meryl Streeps, the Cate Blanchetts, the Julianne Moores. But we don’t always know what to do with the charming ones, the ones who dole out pleasure in the movies we often catch up with months or years after t...
01:17, 2019-09-13

Saturday Night Live Confirms Three New Cast Members, Including First Asian American Comedian (LOS ANGELES) — “Saturday Night Live” is adding three new cast members for its upcoming 45th season, including the show’s only Asian American performer. Bowen Yang, who joined NBC’s “SNL” last season as a staff writer, will be a featured player, NBC said Thu...
01:17, 2019-09-13

The True Story Behind the Netflix Series Unbelievable In Washington state, Marie Adler, 18, reports to police that a man broke into her apartment, tied her up and raped her. She’s told to be more specific about everything—the details of how she was tied up, how exactly she was sexually assaulted—and she recounts everything she can. Mo...
01:17, 2019-09-13

Here’s What You Need to Know About Saturday Night Live‘s Three New Cast Members Summer is ending, the leaves are changing, and a new season of Saturday Night Live is coming. Although longtime SNL favorite Leslie Jones will be missing from our screens when season 45 of the the late-night variety show kicks off on Sept. 28, viewers will have three new hilarious cast members to lo...
01:17, 2019-09-13

The release date for Netflix’s epic ‘Game of Thrones’ rival might have just leaked We’ve told you for a while now that Netflix will launch its own Game of Thrones alternative in late 2019. The Witcher is easily one of the most exciting Thrones rivals that will premiere this year. Only Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV series might have a better chance of becoming the next ...
00:51, 2019-09-13

One of the biggest ‘Avengers: Endgame’ mysteries might’ve just been solved Avengers: Endgame has been out for nearly five months now, but we keep discovering new things about the biggest movie of the year — the fact that Endgame is already available in digital and Blu-ray formats also helped uncover new details about Marvel’s most epic movie to date. But the st...
00:51, 2019-09-13

Jason Momoa apparently thinks his Apple TV+ show ‘See’ is better than ‘Game of Thrones’ When Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced See, one of the original series coming to Apple’s new streaming platform Apple TV+ when it launches on Nov. 1, he described it in glowing terms to attendees of Apple’s annual fall event. He called it “one of the most imaginative, thrilling, and th...
00:51, 2019-09-13

HBO’s next attempt to replace ‘Game of Thrones’ launches on November 4th With Game of Thrones over, fans of the series are probably looking for a similar alternative, and studios, HBO included, have already created several series that could rival Thrones. Amazon is betting on Carnival Row, which is already streaming, and especially on the Lord of the Rings TV show that&r...
00:51, 2019-09-13

‘Game of Thrones’ fans, rejoice: HBO could greenlight a second prequel series soon We’re only a little more than a week away from the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, when HBO and the team behind Game of Thrones will most assuredly scoop up an impressive haul of golden statuettes. Fitting, then, that the news has begun to leak out today confirming rumors that had been circulating...
00:51, 2019-09-13

Weston Cage Coppola and Jesse Kove reveal the industry advice their famous fathers gave them Jesse Kove and Weston Cage Coppola may have famous fathers -- Martin Kove and Nicolas Cage respectively -- but the 28-year-old actors and longtime friends have forged their own paths separate from their A-list dads. ...
00:51, 2019-09-13

'Bachelorette' star on Todd Chrisley's daughter sex video drama: 'It's heartbreaking' "The Bachelorette" star Robby Hayes revealed more details about his relationship with Todd Chrisley's estranged daughter, Lindsie — and the sex video that she claims her father is using to extort her....
00:51, 2019-09-13

‘Happy Days’ alum Anson Williams files for divorce from wife of three decades The actor, famous for playing the role of Potsie Weber on the classic sitcom “Happy Days," has moved to end his marriage, Fox News confirmed on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Jesse Kove and Weston Cage Coppola reveal the industry advice their famous fathers gave them Jesse Kove and Weston Cage Coppola may have famous fathers -- Martin Kove and Nicolas Cage respectively -- but the 28-year-old actors and longtime friends have forged their own paths separate from their A-list dads. ...
23:17, 2019-09-12

Former Donkey Kong champ threatens to sue Guinness over record removal Enlarge / Mitchell rides an oversized Donkey Kong machine in the Citrus Bowl parade. (credit: Billy Mitchell / Twitter) Competitive video gamer Billy Mitchell is threatening "legal recourse" against Guinness World Records and the Twin Galaxies scoreboard if they don't retract "defamatory statement...
23:17, 2019-09-12

UK Parliament: Ban all loot boxes until evidence proves they’re safe for kids Enlarge / UK Parliament sends a clear signal: loot boxes in series like FIFA are on notice. (credit: EA / Machkovech) UK Parliament published a wide-ranging inquiry on Thursday looking into the rise of "immersive and addictive technologies" and what the British government should do to recognize ma...
23:17, 2019-09-12

Watch: Nick Jonas is a top gun in 'Midway' trailer Lionsgate released a trailer for its WWII epic "Midway" on Thursday. The trailer highlights Nick Jonas as a young WWII pilot. "Midway" opens Friday, Nov. 8....
22:17, 2019-09-12

'SNL' adds first Asian cast member, 2 more for Season 45 'Saturday Night Live' announced three new cast members for Season 45 including its first Asian cast member, Bowen Yang, plus Chloe Fineman and Shane Gillis. "SNL" returns Saturday, Sept. 28....
22:17, 2019-09-12

Watch: Tracee Ellis Ross teases 'Girlfriends' reunion on 'black-ish' Tracee Ellis Ross teased a reunion with her "Girlfriends" costars Golden Brooks, Persia White and Jill Marie Jones in a Twitter video Thursday. They are filming an episode of "black-ish" together....
22:17, 2019-09-12

Americana awards honor John Prine, Brandi Carlile, others John Prine’s winning streak has continued at the Americana Music Association’s annual awards ceremony in Nashville, though his two-year reign as Americana artist of the year has ended...
22:17, 2019-09-12

Banderas drew on his heart attack for emotions in new film Antonio Banderas says his emotional state from having a heart attack a few years ago influenced his award-winning performance in Pedro Almodóvar’s film “Pain and Glory”...
22:17, 2019-09-12

Steam's Recommendations Will Now Show Popular Games Less Often Last October, Steam’s algorithm briefly went haywire, filling users’ “More Like This” recommendation sections with popular games while negatively affecting under-the-radar indies who needed the exposure. At the time, Valve chalked this up to “a bug” which it said it corrected, but smaller developers...
21:51, 2019-09-12

Baten Kaitos Speedrunner Loses 97 Hours Of Progress Due To A Single Item Cult-classic card game Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean is a pretty big game, especially if you want to collect everything there is to find. A 100% speedrun takes over 300 hours to complete, and even a single mistake could spell disaster. World record holder Julien “Baffan” Jaffrès lea...
21:51, 2019-09-12

Get on your polar bear: HBO's His Dark Materials has a premiere date It looks like HBO finally awoke from its post-Game Of Thrones slumber and is once again ready to talk about other big-budget sci-fi/fantasy adaptations it has in the works. We just got some very enlightening details on Watchmen a few days ago, and now it has revealed the premiere date for its His Da...
21:51, 2019-09-12

The Link's Awakening Remake Is A Complete Graphical Overhaul I thought the original The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening looked great on my Game Boy when I was a kid, but they Game Boy had nothing on the graphical capabilities of the Nintendo Switch. In this side-by-side comparison video showing the Switch and the Game Boy Color versions, you can observe the...
20:17, 2019-09-12

Zelda: Link’s Awakening's Chamber Dungeons Are A Big Disappointment The appeal of a Zelda dungeon is in its intricacy. A good dungeon starts off feeling overwhelming, full of buttons and doors and strange obstacles. As you make progress, solving puzzles and acquiring items, it all slowly begins to make sense. You get a complete understanding of how the passages flo...
20:17, 2019-09-12

Nintendo's New Fitness Game Puts Joy-Cons In Strange Places Nintendo is heading back into the fitness business with Ring Fit Adventure, a new game where you strap a Joy-Con onto your leg, put another in a big squeezy new peripheral and flail about like nobody’s watching....
20:17, 2019-09-12

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Baba Is You Endgame Is So Meta I D Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Baba Is You Endgame Is So Meta I Don’t Know If I’ve Won • Japanese Cookbook 101 - Pt 4: Parfait With Red Bean Paste And Coffee Jelly • My Top 50 Games Of The 2010s: Parth Three: 10 to 1 • Spacemon: Frontier - Ch. 68: A Pinsir In Parad...
20:17, 2019-09-12

Sega Genesis Mini: The Kotaku Review Sega was always more loved than it was successful. At no point was the maker of the Genesis and Dreamcast the worldwide leader in video games. When it succeeded in America, it fell short in Japan, and vice versa. The Genesis Mini is an encapsulation of that moment when it came closest to victory—a r...
20:17, 2019-09-12

Hasbro's latest weird political swing: A Ms. Monopoly game addressing the gender pay gap Could someone do us a favor and go check on Hasbro, please? Ostensibly one of the most boring companies in the world—give or take a quick acquisition of the Tupac catalog here or there—the board game giant has taken a sharp, highly unsettling veer into the political of late, wandering into instances...
20:17, 2019-09-12

Craig Of The Creek Uses Pokémon As A Perfect Metaphor For Growing Up In “The Evolution of Craig” episode of Cartoon Network’s refreshingly pure animated series Craig of the Creek, our young hero struggles with the idea of growing up and the fear of transforming into a different, older person. With a tadpole taking the place of a pocket monster, Craig learns a Pokémon...
20:17, 2019-09-12

We Are Starting To Suspect That ‘National Video Games Day’ Might Be A Nonsense Holiday Did you know that today is National Video Games Day? We didn’t. In fact, we are getting an inkling that this might not be a real holiday....
20:17, 2019-09-12

I Wasted My Life Trying To Climb A Dragon Quest Builders 2 Mountain When I Could Have Walked Since video games have significantly lower stakes than real-world decisions, I am, as a rule, happy to be a reckless fool in them. Eager, even. Many times, this has led to me being a complete and total bonehead. Given the option between a sensible solution to a problem that requires a little plannin...
20:17, 2019-09-12

Pewdiepie Rescinds $50,000 Pledge To Jewish Charity After Fans Spread Conspiracy Theories After Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg pledged to make a plush donation of $50,000 to the Anti-Defamation League, an advocacy group founded to combat anti-Semitism, hundreds of his fans went into full conspiracy theory mode, questioning whether he had been blackmailed into doing so. Kjellberg, who has be...
20:17, 2019-09-12

Galaxy Note 10 Review: A Smaller Note Makes For Better Handling When Samsung announced the arrival of two versions of its latest Galaxy Note—the 6.3-inch Note 10 and the 6.8-inch Note 10+—it signaled a small departure from previous years. In spirit, the Galaxy Note 10+ is the true successor to Samsung’s iconic big-screen phone line, while the standard Note 10 se...
20:17, 2019-09-12

Lego's Gingerbread House Holds Disturbing Secrets Every year around this time, Lego unveils the latest expansion to its ever-growing Winter Village line of sets and I bemoan not having a massive basement to deck out in blocky holiday cheer. This year’s addition, the $100 Gingerbread House, looks like the perfect standalone piece for brick fans with...
20:17, 2019-09-12

Watch: 'Relentless with Kate Snow' shows families solve murders Oxygen Media announced Wednesday that its new series, "Relentless with Kate Snow," will premiere Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. Journalist Kate Snow will profile families finding the killers of their loved ones....
19:51, 2019-09-12

Watch: Jason Momoa is blind and brutal in Apple original 'See" trailer Apple released the trailer for its original series, "See," on Tuesday. Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard star in the series, which launched Nov. 1 with Apple TV +....
19:51, 2019-09-12

Daniel Johnston, folk singer and artist, dies at age 58 Daniel Johnston, a singer-songwriter and visual artist whose work attracted the praise of Kurt Cobain and Tom Waits, among others, died Wednesday at his home in Texas, his family said. He was 58....
19:51, 2019-09-12

In their own words: Presidential candidates share vision in books As the Democrats looking to unseat GOP President Donald Trump head into another round of debates Thursday, their policy positions and values will be whittled down to sound bites and talking points....
19:51, 2019-09-12

Watch: 'Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot' to arrive in January, new trailer released Publisher Bandai Namco announced during the 2019 Tokyo Game Show that "Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot" will be released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on Jan. 17....
19:51, 2019-09-12

Colin Trevorrow directed 'Jurassic World' short premieres Sunday Universal Studios announced Thursday that Colin Trevorrow has directed the short "Battle at Big Rock." It will premiere Sunday on FX following an airing of "Jurassic World."...
19:51, 2019-09-12

Watch: Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne feud with Salma Hayek in 'Like A Boss' trailer Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne are two best friends who start a business feud with Salma Hayek in the new trailer for upcoming comedy, "Like A Boss."...
19:51, 2019-09-12

Watch: New 'Queen & Slim' trailer inspires hope Universal Pictures released a new trailer for 'Queen & Slim' Thursday. Issa Rae wrote the film starring Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith, in theaters Wednesday, Nov. 27....
19:51, 2019-09-12

Nintendo’s weird exercise ring is used to control a Switch RPG Get up and move! Last week, Nintendo threw up a vague and unexpected video showing people "moving their bodies, doing some kind of activity, and having a pretty good laugh," as the company now describes it. Today, Nintendo revealed more details about Ring Fit...
17:17, 2019-09-12

Sega Genesis Mini review: $80 delivers a ton of blast-processing fun Enlarge / Tiny system next to giant pack-in controller. (It comes with two 3-button pads.) (credit: Sam Machkovech) Shortly after NES Classic fever swept the United States in 2016, a series of underwhelming nostalgia systems followed, all designed to emulate classic games through modern TVs' HDMI ...
17:17, 2019-09-12

Liam Gallagher gets petty after Kaiser Chiefs pick a fight Liam Gallagher has added a new name to the list of people he has petty feuds with on Twitter, calling Kaiser Chiefs keyboardist Nick "Peanut" Baines "p***flaps"....
16:17, 2019-09-12

‘Breaking Bad’ fans: This emotional new teaser will prepare you for the Netflix movie As if Breaking Bad fans weren’t excited enough for El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, the Jesse Pinkman-centric movie sequel to the hit AMC series, debuting on Netflix October 11, the streamer has just released a new teaser trailer that presents an emotional, intense look back at the arc that th...
16:17, 2019-09-12

Disney+ is available free of charge right now, but only in one country Disney’s streaming subscription won’t be available for another two months, with November 12th marking the official launch of the Disney+ platform. However, if you happen to be in the Netherlands right now, you’ll be able to test it free of charge until it launches, as Disney has be...
16:17, 2019-09-12

Two stars of ‘The Office’ are launching a nostalgic podcast about the series It’s been a little more than six years now since NBC’s beloved workplace mockumentary The Office broadcast its Season 9 series finale. Since that time, the series about a regional office for a fictional paper supply company has seen its fandom only continue to swell. Open up Instagram, a...
16:17, 2019-09-12

Daniel Johnston, indie singer-songwriter, dies at 58 Daniel Johnston, an eccentric singer-songwriter and advocate for mental health awareness who developed a strong following among other artists like Kurt Cobain and Tom Waits, died early Wednesday morning at his home outside of Houston, Texas according to Tom Gimbel, Johnston's manager of over 25 year...
15:51, 2019-09-12

'Hustlers' works overtime, as strippers turn to crime "Hustlers" incorporates a lot of powerful themes, with women using their sexuality to fleece men, in the process striking a blow for the working class against Wall Street fat cats. At its core, though, is a solid caper movie rooted in the challenges associated with running any criminal enterprise --...
15:51, 2019-09-12

HTC Vive Cosmos VR: We have the price, release date, and first hands-on Say hello to the Vive Cosmos, HTC's first PC-VR headset with inside-out tracking. [credit: Sam Machkovech ] SEATTLE—After nearly a year of teases, HTC has taken the full wraps off its next P...
12:51, 2019-09-12

Freddie Flintoff 'absolutely fine' after crash on track where Richard Hammond was almost killed Top Gear host Freddie Flintoff has insisted he is "absolutely fine" after an accident on the track where Richard Hammond was involved in a near-fatal crash....
12:51, 2019-09-12

Rihanna Keeps Reinventing the Lingerie Fashion Show with Savage X Fenty The spotlight flared out onto the audience, blinding the crowd as the music swelled. And then there was Rihanna in a black mesh full-body suit and velvet miniskirt, center stage on a raised podium and surrounded by dancers — all wearing the latest Savage X Fenty lingerie. This was technically ...
08:00, 2019-09-12

Judy Garland’s wild final years of drugs and cruelty Onstage and on screen, Judy Garland boasted big, beautiful eyes and one of the most iconic singing voices in Hollywood history. She was Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz” and Esther in “A Star Is Born”; the singer of “The Man That Got Away” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” Behind the scenes, however, Ga...
07:00, 2019-09-12

Who got divorced on the ‘Married at First Sight’ season 9 finale “Do you want to stay married, or do you want to get a divorce?” On Wednesday’s season 9 finale of the Lifetime reality TV show “Married at First Sight,” four couples answered that question. Only eight weeks ago, each of the couples met for the first time as strangers at...
07:00, 2019-09-12

PewDiePie Has To Explain That His $50,000 Pledge To An Anti-Hate Group Is Legit In a video yesterday, Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg announced a generous $50,000 donation to the Anti-Defamation League, a 100-year-old advocacy organization founded to combat anti-Semitism. Kjellberg, who was celebrating his 100,000,000-follower touchstone on YouTube, explained in his video that “I f...
05:34, 2019-09-12

Developer’s Close Call With Raccoons Somehow Inspired Noir Detective Game During a PAX-adjacent Microsoft event in Seattle last week, I’d just finished playing the demo of Backbone, a noir detective game starring a raccoon in a rainy, animal-run Vancouver. I was fascinated by the setting, the themes, and the dialogue. Recorder on, I approached narrative designer and studi...
05:34, 2019-09-12

Fallout 76 Lets You Battle Royale In The ’Burbs Fallout 76's Patch 13 is now live, and the update is great for fans of battle royales and bad for fans of not spending money on microtransactions. If both of those things describe you, well, there’s good news and bad news....
05:34, 2019-09-12

The Internet Reacts To Fire Emblem: Three Houses’ New Outfits Tactical dating simulator Fire Emblem: Three Houses received a sizable update this morning, giving folks some more stuff to play around with as they alternate between leading teenagers into battle and attempting to woo the guy or gal of their digital dreams....
05:34, 2019-09-12

Nintendo Suing Another ROM Site Into Oblivion Nintendo filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the site RomUniverse, looking for millions of dollars after accusing the site of “brazen and mass scale infringement”....
05:34, 2019-09-12

The One Punch Man Fighting Game Has An Overpowered Hero Everybody Knows Saitama is called “One Punch Man,” because that’s all it takes for him to level foes. How the heck does that work in a three-on-three fighting game? Interestingly....
05:34, 2019-09-12

The Division 2 Developers Promise Some Good Changes For October Ending a month-long hiatus, The Division 2’s otherwise weekly State of the Game stream returned today with promises of a wave of encouraging changes to the game’s loot, and a change in how content will be beta-tested, that should make the game’s season pass a less regrettable purchase....
05:34, 2019-09-12

Project Resistance Is The Latest Resident Evil Game First teased earlier this week, here’s the first proper look at Project Resistance, an upcoming 4v1 “asymmetrical co-op experience” set in the Resident Evil universe....
05:34, 2019-09-12

The Sights Of The Tokyo Game Show Today is the first press day for this year’s Tokyo Game Show (the four-day expo won’t be open to the public until Saturday). Let’s have a look inside....
05:34, 2019-09-12

Atwood says 'Handmaid's Tale' got much closer to reality, prompting sequel Canadian author Margaret Atwood said a deterioration in women's rights in some parts of the world including in the United States prompted her to write a sequel to her best-selling 1985 novel "The Handmaid's Tale"....
04:00, 2019-09-12

Renée Zellweger felt a 'sense of responsibility' in 'Judy' Renée Zellweger said she felt a "sense of responsibility" to portray the late singer Judy Garland as authentically as possible in the movie "Judy," which was shown at the Toronto Film Festival on Tuesday to a standing ovation....
04:00, 2019-09-12

How Amazon’s ‘Undone’ brought cutting-edge animation to TV Animated shows are hard to make, but “Undone” takes matters to a whole new level. The Amazon series uses a technique called rotoscope, which projects and enlarges individual frames of filmed live action to permit them to be used to create cartoon animation. The long production process roped in artis...
03:00, 2019-09-12

‘The Goldfinch’ is an epic wreck “The Goldfinch” should be called “CliffsNotes: The Movie,” because after seeing this pedantic film adaptation, I now know all 3 billion plot points of Donna Tartt’s acclaimed 2013 novel. And, like skimming a colorless cheat sheet, I still have no clue what’s so great about it. We witness more than a...
03:00, 2019-09-12

‘Judy’ review: Renée Zellweger delivers gut-wrenching portrayal of Garland You may never be able to comfortably watch “The Wizard of Oz” again after “Judy” gets its hooks in you. Renée Zellweger gets deep inside the skin of late-career Judy Garland in a biopic from director Rupert Goold (“True Story”) that makes the savvy choice of stick...
03:00, 2019-09-12

How to solve marriage woes before resorting to divorce Ever wanted to be a fly on the wall during a couples’ therapy session? Showtime’s new docuseries “Couples Therapy” lets viewers do just that. Filmed in the Soho office of clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst Orna Guralnik, the show follows four married pairs over six months as they tackle t...
03:00, 2019-09-12

Renée Zellweger recalls the moment she overheard strangers discussing her face Despite acclaimed performances in films including "Bridget Jones's Diary" and "Jerry Maguire," Oscar-winning actress Renée Zellweger is not immune to the pitfalls of fame....
02:00, 2019-09-12

'Joker' was wild to film, it sounds like The rave reviews are rolling in for Joaquin Phoenix in "Joker" and we are hoping someone, somewhere got behind-the-scenes footage they are willing to share....
02:00, 2019-09-12

Aaron Carter reveals battle with multiple mental health issues Singer Aaron Carter revealed he's battling multiple mental health issues -- including multiple personality disorder, schizophrenia, acute anxiety and manic depression -- in a new episode of "The Doctors."...
02:00, 2019-09-12

Tom Hanks reveals the exact moment he knew he wanted to play Mister Rogers Tom Hanks hadn't really watched "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" until a few years ago. But a clip of the show from 1981 solidified his admiration for the late Fred Rogers....
02:00, 2019-09-12

|PhatJoe'son-airdiscussionlabelledtone-deafafter'Mencanbevictimsofabuse'conversation Local shock jock Phat Joe has once again found himself at the centre of controversy after engaging in an on-air conversation about men being victims of abuse....
01:34, 2019-09-12

|TVpresenterTraceyLangeannouncesengagementwithstunningphoto The presenter announced on Wednesday that her and partner Avukile Mabombo will be tying the knot, saying that they have been keeping their engagement a secret for a while....
01:34, 2019-09-12

The True Story Behind the Movie Hustlers On June 11, 2014, four women and one man were indicted for allegedly drugging men and charging thousands of dollars on their credit cards at New York City clubs. Five years later, one of those women — Roselyn “Rosie” Keo, considered one of the scheme’s two ringleaders —...
00:00, 2019-09-12

Black Artists Built Country Music—And Then It Left Them Behind Over the past few months, a contentious debate has raged over whether Lil Nas X, whose single “Old Town Road” spent a record 19 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 this summer, is a country artist. But for the filmmaker Ken Burns, the answer is clear. “The fact somebody has walked in...
00:00, 2019-09-12

In ‘Women Make Film,’ a 14-hr epic of an overlooked history Mark Cousin’s 14-hour documentary “Women Make Film” a personal, roving exploration of a cinema history often forgotten, overlooked or underappreciated...
00:00, 2019-09-12

Russian court dismisses case against famed theater director A Moscow court has dismissed the case against an acclaimed theater director, two years after he was accused of embezzlement and put under house arrest...
00:00, 2019-09-12

New film explores legacy of Puerto Rican actor Raúl Juliá The influential Puerto Rican actor Raúl Juliá who opened doors for a generation of Latino artists in film and television is the subject of a new documentary...
00:00, 2019-09-12

‘Harriet,’ the first film about Tubman, premieres in Toronto Hard as it may be to believe, “Harriet,” which has premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, is the first feature film about Harriet Tubman...
00:00, 2019-09-12

Toronto Film Festival 2019: Cynthia Erivo’s ‘Harriet’ is haunting Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln. Denzel Washington as Malcolm X. Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher. So many historical figures instantly evoke famous faces who’ve played them on the big screen. But where’s our Harriet Tubman? For one of our country’s most badass historical icon...
22:51, 2019-09-11

‘3 From Hell’ star Sheri Moon Zombie dishes on making gore look glam Nobody gives a gory film more glamour than Sheri Moon Zombie. The blond dancer/model/actress/muse and wife of rocker-turned-horrormeister Rob Zombie stars in “3 From Hell,” the latest (out Sept. 16) in a series that started with 2003’s “House of 1000 Corpses.” Even while laughing demonically and cov...
22:51, 2019-09-11

How Hitchcock’s ‘Psycho’ used music to terrify audiences As horror flicks go, this one starts slowly: Woman steals money, checks into motel, steps into shower. Cue violins — and let the slashing begin! It’s hard to imagine Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” without Bernard Herrmann’s hair-raising score. The American Film Institute agreed, rating it fourth (behin...
22:51, 2019-09-11

‘Stranger Things’ breakout star Millie Bobbie Brown has a new project in the works for Netflix Stranger Things is one of the best shows you can stream right now — Netflix made three seasons so far, and a fourth is in development — and the young actress who plays one of the heroes of the horror series is easily the show’s biggest breakout star. Fans of the series probably kno...
22:17, 2019-09-11

Meet The Quiet Japanese Tuner Who Makes Your Old Mercedes Sound Like An F1 Car In the city of Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, you’ll be lucky to find this one nondescript garage. There’s no signage, branding, or any indication that magic happens here. This is Technical Garage Sasaki, home to the man behind Brilliant Exhaust, one of the wildest exhaust tuners anywhere in the world....
22:17, 2019-09-11

Dixie Chicks return to U.S. country radio, garnering mixed reactions from fans Sixteen years after a controversial statement about former U.S. president George W. Bush, the Dixie Chicks have made it back onto country radio with Taylor Swift....
20:17, 2019-09-11

The Perfect Terror of the White Nightgown When I was in college in the Hudson Valley, I rented an apartment off-campus in the rectory of a very small Victorian church. I lived above a classics professor, with my bedroom overlooking the graveyard and the woods beyond. Sometimes, late at night, I’d hear the organist practicing. He was also th...
20:17, 2019-09-11

Players Are Not Pleased With World Of Warcraft’s New Recruit-A-Friend Program After going on hiatus in June, World of Warcraft’s long-running Recruit-AFriend program will return later this year with cool new mounts, pets, and garb for players who convince others to join the game. The rewards, which include WoW’s first-ever backpack, look wonderful. It’s nearly everything else...
20:17, 2019-09-11

200 GameStop closures planned ahead of “a much larger tranche” coming (credit: Flickr / stan) Major gaming retailer GameStop says it will be closing "between 180 and 200 underperforming stores" in the next six months. That statement comes following 195 store closures in the last 12 months and what the company says it expects will be "a much larger tranche of closure...
19:51, 2019-09-11

Charlie Daniels on why he's committed to supporting veterans: 'There is a great need for assistance' Whether you have an ear for gospel music, southern rock songs or that country twang – one thing will be certain, Charlie Daniels serves it to you straight....
19:17, 2019-09-11

9/11 documentary 'What Happened on September 11' made to help kids understand terror attack For students from elementary to high school, the Sept. 11 terrorist attack isn’t a memory. It’s history. A new HBO documentary that debuts on the event’s 18th anniversary treats it that way....
19:17, 2019-09-11

Todd Chrisley's estranged daughter says alleged sex video extortion, tax evasion claims 'wrecked her life' Todd Chrisley's estranged daughter, Lindsie, says the allegations that she turned him and wife Julie in on tax evasion and fraud charges — as well as alleged attempts to extort her with a sex video featuring "Bachelorette" star Robby Hayes — "wrecked her life."...
19:17, 2019-09-11

Let’s Break Down the Most Mysterious Parts of The Testaments, With a Little Help From Margaret Atwood When most people think of The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood’s 1985 classic dystopian novel, they think of the color red. The long red robes and white bonnets worn by women forced into reproductive slavery in the Republic of Gilead have become a symbol of oppression, an eye-catching cu...
19:17, 2019-09-11

The Missing Door On This Sims 4 House Is Bugging Me I try to ignore minor problems in games. When I feel myself getting annoyed at a game, I go through a mental checklist to put the issue in perspective. Is it breaking the game? Is the game still fun to play? If I’m still enjoying myself, then usually I don’t feel a need to harp on a minor inconvenie...
19:17, 2019-09-11

Competitive Oyster Shucking Is Real, Decadent, And China's Best Party Many people who visit Beijing take special pleasure in doing a thing they often do, but on the Great Wall. Shotgunning a beer on the Great Wall. Lighting a cigar on the Great Wall. Making a sandwich and then eating it on the Great Wall. I have personally seen a used condom on the Great Wall....
19:17, 2019-09-11

Stranded Pro Gamer Criticized For Using Airport's Electricity Earlier this week, a typhoon hit Japan. According to reports, nearly seventeen thousand people were stranded at Narita Airport, outside Tokyo. Flights were canceled, and it was difficult to get trains and taxis. Pro fighting game player Naoki “Moke” Nakayama was among those who were stuck. ...
17:51, 2019-09-11

Daemon X Machina: The Kotaku Review Daemon X Machina, out September 13 from Marvelous, is a game about gigantic customizable mechs. Here is another way to describe it: the worst filler episode of your favorite anime series. It is a mess of a game, with a story mode chock full of unintelligible cutscenes, repetitious anime tropes, and ...
17:51, 2019-09-11

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Trashiest (But Entertaining) A Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Trashiest (But Entertaining) Anime On Netflix • Spacemon A Pokemon TRPG: Frontier - Ch 67: The Paladin • La Belle Sauvage Is An Extraordinary Example Of How To Revisit A Beloved Story • The Best Games Of 2018 You Probably Didn’t P...
17:51, 2019-09-11

Some Of Monster Hunter World's New Gear Sure Is Ugly Monster Hunter World’s latest expansion, Iceborne, is a massive addition to the base game. It adds tons of new monsters and brings back old favorites. That also means new armor, and while plenty of it looks badass, a few pieces are bafflingly terrible....
17:51, 2019-09-11

Twenty Years Later, Chrono Cross Remains A Musical Masterpiece I’m playing Greedfall right now and enjoying myself in spite of some misgivings. One thing I miss at the moment—and it’s something crucial to role-playing games—is a solid musical score. There’s moments of rousing action music, but it’s very limited. That got me thinking: What RPG has the best musi...
17:51, 2019-09-11

The soundtrack to Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers is now live for digital download on iTunes. The soundtrack to Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers is now live for digital download on iTunes. Masayoshi Soken’s score offers some of this year’s most powerful moments, and it well worth grabbing if you’re a fan of Final Fantasy XIV or good music in general....
17:51, 2019-09-11

Final Fantasy VII Remake Continues To Look Like A Brand New Game Blink and you’ll miss some of the brand new additions to Final Fantasy VII for the remake, as showcased in this new trailer that Square Enix put out in honor of the Tokyo Game Show this week....
17:51, 2019-09-11

World of Warcraft Players Are Migrating From Fan Servers To WoW Classic “I couldn’t help it,” said Ash, one of the dedicated World of Warcraft fans who’d helped manage illicit fan servers for years, of his decision to play Blizzard’s official World of Warcraft Classic. “I just wanted to stop working on privately owned projects and focus on myself for once. And that’s wh...
17:51, 2019-09-11

Wednesday's Best Deals: 288 Condoms and More An Aukey Gold Box, Jachs Summer closeout, MacBook Air laptops, and a Lodge cast iron skillet lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
17:51, 2019-09-11

Nintendo gets UK ISPs to block Switch piracy sites Enlarge / Artist's rendering of the reaction at the sites affected by the UK high court's recent ruling. Nintendo has obtained a court order from the England and Wales High Court requiring five major ISPs in the country to block access to four sites that it says promote Nintendo Switch software p...
17:17, 2019-09-11

Ars celebrates 25 years of The Tick by picking our top ten favorite episodes Enlarge / The Tick brings Mighty Blue Justice with the help of his sidekick, Arthur. (credit: Fox Broadcasting) Ars readers of a certain age may well remember spending Saturday mornings watching a talking giant blue arachnid bring mighty blue justice to evildoers in the animated series, The Tick. ...
17:17, 2019-09-11

Apple Arcade subscription offers 100+ games for $4.99/month on Sept. 19 [Updated] A selection of Apple Arcade exclusives -- Pac-Man Battle Royale: "a brand-new arcade experience featuring a four-player Battle Mode where the last Pac-Man standing wins." Months after Apple Arcade was first unveiled, Apple announced today that the all-you-ca...
17:17, 2019-09-11

Apple TV+ subscription service soft-launches November 1 for $4.99/mo When Apple TV+ lands on November 1, it will not include all of these original series. Which ones will be ready by then? We don't know. [credit: Apple ] CUPERTINO, Calif.—Apple's massive Tues...
17:17, 2019-09-11

Apple releases first trailer for new sci-fi series See, starring Jason Momoa Aquaman star Jason Momoa plays the lead role in See, a new sci-fi series on Apple TV Plus. At today's Apple event, Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced the first trailer for See, an original 10-episode sci-fi series for the company's forthcoming streaming service, Apple TV Plus. "This morning, I want to ...
17:17, 2019-09-11

HBO’s ‘What Happened on September 11’ aims to help kids understand Seared into the memory of anyone who was alive to see it, the haunting visual of New York City’s mighty twin towers falling will never be forgotten. But 18 years later, many young school children still don’t know what it’s all about. That’s the inspiration behind Amy Schatz&#...
17:17, 2019-09-11

‘You Are Here’ doc reveals real-life 9/11 heroes of ‘Come From Away’ A feel-good musical about 9/11 — seriously? That’s what Moze Mossanen thought when a friend was cast in “Come From Away” at California’s La Jolla Playhouse. “My jaw hit the floor,” the Canadian filmmaker tells The Post. “I figured he’d be back in two months.” Hardly. After the show playe...
16:51, 2019-09-11

Toronto Film Festival 2019: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ movie review TORONTO — I think I preferred this movie when it was called “Speed Racer” and directed by the Wachowskis. At least there were psychedelic colors to spice things up. Even if you’re Christian Bale, there’s only so much acting you can do from behind the wheel as your racin...
16:51, 2019-09-11

New York Fashion Week: Patti LaBelle wants a husband Patti LaBelle doesn’t want a boyfriend — she wants a husband. The Godmother of Soul is 75-years-old, but she’s not given up on finding true love. “I still have time to find a husband,” LaBelle exclusively tells The Post. “I don’t want a boyfriend. I want a husband.” LaBelle, who was married for 34 y...
16:51, 2019-09-11

Kate Bosworth anchors Netflix’s castaway thriller ‘The I-Land’ Kate Bosworth is universally regarded as a fashion darling, but in her new sci-fi show, “The I-Land,” she wakes up on a deserted island wearing something horrifically basic: a white shirt and khaki pants — which also happens to be the same thing every other character is wearing. Everyone’s memories ...
16:51, 2019-09-11

New Bond film gives ancient Italian town £10m boost An ancient Italian town is set to receive a £10m boost after James Bond's vintage Aston Martin screeched around its narrow alleys for the next 007 movie....
15:17, 2019-09-11

Johnny Cash remained devoted to his faith despite drug woes, was nearly killed by an ostrich, book reveals Johnny Cash suffered a lingering battle against addiction to drugs throughout his life, but the Man in Black desperately tried to find his way into the light....
12:34, 2019-09-11

Gears 5’s Multiplayer Is Very Good, Too In addition to its gripping, creatively risky campaign, Gears 5 also has a huge suite of multiplayer modes that also deliver. There are updates to old classics like Horde, as well as the new additions Escape and Arcade. Once again, widening the world of Gears pays off....
11:34, 2019-09-11

Daemon X Machina’s Flashy Mech Gameplay In Action Daemon X Machina, out September 13, is a stylish third-person action game from Marvelous with a feedback loop fine-tuned for finding fun in blowing stuff up, getting money, and upgrading your mech. The fact that it’s on the Switch makes its snack-sized levels ideal for grinding on the go. The game d...
11:34, 2019-09-11

io9 Discusses the Musical Delights of Steven Universe: The Movie's Killer Soundtrack Steven Universe: The Movie does a lot to acknowledge the great strides the series has made since it began six years ago, but on top of that, it’s also a grand celebration of something the series has long been passionate about: musical theater. Not only is The Movie a full-on, all-singing-all-dancing...
11:34, 2019-09-11

The New Plants Vs. Zombies Shooter Is Off To A Strong Start Launched last week into a special Founder’s Edition early access period, Plants Vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville might not have a lot of content yet, but it’s already a blast to play....
11:34, 2019-09-11

Red Dead Online's New Update Is Great--If You Have Enough Gold Today’s Red Dead Online update is a big one, adding three new career paths, a battle pass system, improving how combat and movement feel and giving players more ways to earn items, emotes and weapons. This new update gives players more reasons to log in every day, but you might need a lot of gold....
11:34, 2019-09-11

Apple Arcade's Upcoming Game Lineup Is Pretty Impressive Apple’s Arcade service launches on September 19, granting subscribers access to more than 100 games for $4.99 a month. The lineup of new and exclusive games coming to the service includes new Rayman, Pac-Man, Shantae, Steven Universe, and ChuChu Rocket games, as well as a new Square Enix RPG from th...
11:34, 2019-09-11

Gothic Platformer Offers Brutal Combat With A Side Of Religious Trauma Blasphemous, the indie platformer that Spanish studio The Game Kitchen crowd-funded two years ago, is now available on every major gaming platform. While I wasn’t one of the Kickstarter backers, I have been looking forward to this release for some time, both as a fan of difficult Souls-like games an...
11:34, 2019-09-11

Farewell Is A Fitting Goodbye To The World Of Celeste Celeste is a perfect a platformer as has ever been made. Its mixture of charming visuals, fantastic music, and challenging levels added up to one of 2018’s best games. That seemed to be the end of it; the story was over, the mountain was climbed. But a final epilogue chapter, added this week, brings...
11:34, 2019-09-11

Haven Is A Sci-Fi RPG About Being In A Long-Term Relationship Usually, video game romances are about hot and heavy beginnings or fiery ends. Even visual novels often focus on the new and novel, rather than relationships that are doing their best to withstand the test of time. Haven, set to release next year, is different. It’s a game about a long-term relation...
11:34, 2019-09-11

A New Bomb Trick Is Blowing Up Breath Of The Wild Speedrunning The act of finishing a video game as quickly as possible, or speedrunning, is an iterative process that evolves quickly with the contributions of a large community. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has seen numerous updates to its speedrunning strategies in just two years, and the latest tech...
11:34, 2019-09-11

Uh, Civilization VI Has A Battle Royale Mode Now While this might sound like a very late April Fool’s joke, it’s not. Turn-based strategy juggernaut Civilization VI now has its very own battle royale mode, called Red Death....
11:34, 2019-09-11

'Daily Show' host offers vulgar explanation for why Trump canceled Taliban meeting Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah said Monday that President Trump canceled a planned meeting with Taliban representatives at Camp David because he’s a ‘p-ssy a—b---h.’...
10:00, 2019-09-11

Emily Ratajkowski wows in racy dress, cuddles up to husband at Toronto International Film Festival Emily Ratajkowski left little to the imagination when she donned a racy dress on the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival on Monday. ...
10:00, 2019-09-11

Behar has sharp words for Billy Bush, other disgraced media figures "The View" host Joy Behar pushed back the idea that media figures should come back to television after coming under fire during the wave of #MeToo movement accusations....
10:00, 2019-09-11

Debra Messing retweets post calling Ivanka, Jared 'national security threats' Controversial actress Debra Messing retweeted a post on Tuesday describing President Trump's daughter and her husband as "national security threats."...
10:00, 2019-09-11

Blake Griffin roasts ex-girlfriend Kendall Jenner's parent Caitlyn Jenner for giving daughters 'daddy issues' Blake Griffin recently participated in Comedy Central's roast of Alec Baldwin, but the NBA star also didn't hold back when it came to making a few jokes aimed at his ex-girlfriend, Kendall Jenner's, parent Caitlyn Jenner. ...
10:00, 2019-09-11

'All My Children' alum Cameron Mathison says he has kidney cancer Cameron Mathison is asking fans for their thoughts and prayers after revealing in an Instagram post on Tuesday that he's been diagnosed with kidney cancer....
10:00, 2019-09-11

Alyssa Milano praises meeting with Ted Cruz, says she's 'cautiously optimistic' for gun reform Actress/activist Alyssa Milano expressed that she was "cautiously optimistic" after her sitdown with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., on Tuesday to discuss gun violence. ...
10:00, 2019-09-11

'America's Got Talent' semi-finalists prep for Tuesday's live show It's good to let off some steam when the stakes are high. And, for those competing in the Season 14 semi-finals of NBC's "America's Got Talent," the stakes are pretty high....
09:34, 2019-09-11

How 'A Very Brady Renovation' turned a house into a TV home Thanks to the magic of television, a charming but otherwise innocuous house in Studio City, CA, took on iconic status as the fabled residence where Mike and Carol Brady raised their mixed family brood over the course of five seasons (and many on-air reunions) of "The Brady Bunch."...
09:34, 2019-09-11

Marvel’s next ‘Avengers’ project is already in the works, but it’s not what you’d expect Marvel needed two separate events to announce everything coming to the MCU now that Avengers: Endgame is behind us: San Diego Comic-Con and the annual D23 Expo. The company revealed that it has several pictures in the works that will hit theaters over the next two years, as well as several limited M...
05:51, 2019-09-11

Goodbye, cable: Here are all the streamers you can get for $60/month, including Apple TV+ November is going to be a milestone month in the ongoing Streaming Wars, as consumers gradually move away from traditional cable and pay-TV packages in favor of Internet-delivered streaming offerings from Netflix and the like. Apple’s announcement today of two key details that everyone was wai...
05:51, 2019-09-11

15 most-watched shows from Netflix, Amazon, and other top streaming services this week If appearance alone is any guide, Amazon spared no expense on the sumptuous, evocative sets and costumes it prepared to build the fantasy world of its new series Carnival Row — which introduces viewers to magical creatures, a fictional Victorian-era city and a story that, to say the least, has...
05:51, 2019-09-11

Mac Miller’s father reacts to drug dealer arrest 'So they finally caught the motherf**ker that sold him the drugs that killed him,' said Mark McCormick, father of Mac Miller, the late-American rapper....
05:51, 2019-09-11

‘Making a Murderer’ lawyer offers $100K reward to catch ‘real’ killer of Teresa Halbach The reward is being offered for evidence that leads to someone else — besides the convicted Steven Avery — being held responsible for Halbach's 2005 murder....
05:51, 2019-09-11

Downton Abbey stars: 'It's great to escape all the nonsense' of today It's been years since it was first talked about, but the long-awaited and highly anticipated Downton Abbey film - a continuation of the hit ITV drama - is out on Friday....
01:00, 2019-09-11

WWE Raw: Stone Cold Steve Austin stuns AJ Styles Living legend Stone Cold Steve Austin returned to Raw to moderate the Universal Championship Match contract signing between Seth Rollins and Braun Strowman....
23:17, 2019-09-10

Rihanna's 'Savage X Fenty Show' to feature Halsey, Migos, DJ KHaled, more Amazon announced performers for Rihanna's second annual "Savage X Fenty Show." Halsey, Migos, DJ Khaled and more will perform for the runaway show Sept. 10 which will stream on Amazon Sept. 20....
23:17, 2019-09-10

Watch: Starz's 'Dublin Murders' to premiere on November 10, trailer released Starz has announced that it's upcoming psychological thriller series "Dublin Murders" will be arriving on Nov. 10 alongside the release of a new trailer....
23:17, 2019-09-10

Watch: Jesse Pinkman appears in new Chloe X Halle video for 'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie' Netflix released a new music video from Chloe X Halle on Tuesday for "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie." The duo cover The Platters' "Enchanted" in a montage of "Breaking Bad" scenes. The Netflix film premiers Oct. 11....
23:17, 2019-09-10

Aisha Tyler to host 45th annual Saturn Awards The Saturn Awards announced Tuesday that Aisha Tyler would host their 45th annual awards show. The Saturn Awards will broadcast live Friday, Sept. 13 at 9 p.m. ET....
23:17, 2019-09-10

Watch: Jason Momoa is blind and brutal in Apple original "See" trailer Apple released the trailer for its original series, "See," on Tuesday. Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard star in the series, which launched Nov. 1 with Apple TV +....
23:17, 2019-09-10

Cameron Mathison shares cancer diagnosis "Home & Family" and "Entertainment Tonight" co-host Cameron Mathison shared news of his cancer diagnosis in an Instagram post Tuesday. He had announced it on "Home & Family" Monday....
23:17, 2019-09-10

Our Apple iPhone 11 Event Liveblog Is Right Here Get ready to be blown away (or disappointed) as Apple gears up for its latest big iPhone announcement. We’re expecting to see updates to all three of the iPhones in Apple’s current lineup and possibly some updates on Apple Watch, iPad, and MacBook. We also expect to talk about cameras. A lot....
21:00, 2019-09-10

All the New Details About Apple Arcade Apple’s annual September event may traditionally be all about the iPhone, but with Tim Cook bringing services into the fold, it was expected that Apple would reveal more about its hotly anticipated gaming and streaming services ahead of their official launches this fall. And Thursday’s event kicked ...
21:00, 2019-09-10

The YouTuber Playing Through Every Version Of Minecraft Is Finally Back At It Five years ago, one YouTuber began a Minecraft Let’s Play unlike any other, one that spanned all the different versions of the game and examined how it changed over time. After a nearly three-year hiatus, it’s coming back, with a nifty trailer....
21:00, 2019-09-10

Toronto Film Festival 2019: Gritty ‘Joker’ is no superhero movie TORONTO — “I’ll warn you,” said director Todd Phillips as he introduced the first North American screening of “Joker,” “it’s f–king bonkers.” The “Hangover” director is partly right: The final act of his new movie is, indeed, satisfyi...
20:34, 2019-09-10

Meet Tamino, the multicultural singer who won over Radiohead and Lana Del Rey You’ll get a chance to say you’re as cool as Lana Del Rey and Radiohead’s Colin Greenwood if you check out Tamino in Brooklyn this week. The 22-year-old Belgium-based singer of Egyptian and Lebanese heritage, who has already experienced the star-making rite of passage that is playi...
20:34, 2019-09-10

Kurt Cobain clothing line launched by rocker’s estate The Kurt Was Here collection features original artwork by the late Nirvana singer and was "hand-selected" and "curated" by his daughter, Frances Bean Cobain....
20:34, 2019-09-10

‘Joker’ star Joaquin Phoenix supports vegan campaign during Toronto subway visit Phoenix spent about five minutes wandering past transit riders to view black-and-white images of farmed animals. The wall murals are part of a campaign by the Colorado-based organization Be Fair Be Vegan....
20:34, 2019-09-10

Trump called Chrissy Teigen a ‘filthy mouthed wife.’ Her response reflects years of social media savvy. The model turned cookbook author and TV personality has long had a knack for shutting down Internet critics, whether they're mom shamers or President Trump....
19:34, 2019-09-10

|'Lucifer'starLesley-AnnBrandt'sstuntdoublehasusseeingdoublethetrouble Cape Town-born Lesley-Ann Brandt, who is known for her role as Mazikeen in American series Lucifer, is back on set after spending time in South Africa....
18:34, 2019-09-10

The Sims 4 Gets Goddamn Wizards Meet Lucretia Sand, witch. She’s the Sim I made for The Sims 4’s latest magic-centric expansion. Puns aside, she’s the perfect character to explore the latest game pack, Realm of Magic....
17:34, 2019-09-10

Monkey Pukes On Developer During Sea of Thieves Livestream Today some Sea of Thieves developers did a livestream to discuss the game’s new store and purchasable pets. They were joined on stream by a monkey. The monkey threw up on a developer....
17:34, 2019-09-10

Gun Gun Pixies Is A Silly Erotic Game With A Serious Message About Your Health Gun Gun Pixies for the Nintendo Switch and PC is a third-person shooter-platformer about a pair of miniature aliens learning about human behavior by infiltrating a women’s dorm. It’s silly. It’s racy. There are panty shots galore and lots of censored anime nudity. I expected as much from the latest ...
17:34, 2019-09-10

Ten Hours In, Greedfall's Detailed Role-Playing Can't Make Up For Its Unpleasant Setting I have not enjoyed playing Greedfall, the latest role-playing game by Spiders. That’s not because it is a poor experience in terms of how it plays. Greedfall offers a BioWare-esque adventure with branching quests, companion characters, and exploration. Greedfall frustrates me because it’s a game of ...
17:34, 2019-09-10

Here's To Five Years Of Not Knowing How I Feel About Destiny Five years ago, I thought we were all a bunch of suckers. Destiny, the new game from the makers of Halo, was an absolute mess, and I didn’t understand why anyone would play it. But people did, and what’s more, they found something compelling in the inexplicable sci-fi shooter. Across five years, num...
17:34, 2019-09-10

Nike's New League Of Legends Gear Sucks Welcome, everyone, to my strange little wheelhouse, where one of my biggest passions in life (video games) is currently intersecting with a smaller one, collecting sports jerseys....
17:34, 2019-09-10

Why Super Meat Boy Forever Is Taking Forever Super Meat Boy designer Tommy Refenes knew that the name Forever was cursed territory in video games. Originally, he wanted to give the sequel to his pioneering tough-as-nails indie platformer a different title: Super Meat Boy ∞, pronounced “Super Meat Boy Infinity.” He decided, though, that it’d ha...
17:34, 2019-09-10

Our Favorite Cosplay From DragonCon 2019, One Of America's Oldest Nerd Shows DragonCon has been running for over 30 years now, drawing tens of thousands of attendees to one of the oldest and best cons on the planet, the highlight of which is often the giant cosplay parade that weaves its way through downtown Atlanta....
17:34, 2019-09-10

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Fallout 76 Is A Good Game With A B Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Fallout 76 Is A Good Game With A Bad Identity Crisis • Dr. Stone’s Narrative Gamble Saved The Series • Spacemon: A Pokemon TRPG: Frontier - Ch 65: Sunset, Pt 3 • Mechstermination Force Is Just Another Unpolished Indie • Kreia’s Conund...
17:34, 2019-09-10

The Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro Has 20 SNK Games Built In Earlier this month SNK announced the Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro, a fight stick with a design based on the Neo Geo CD’s Controller Pad stick. Turns out it’s not only a joystick but also a standalone retro console that can be hooked directly to a television to play 20 built-in SNK fighting games....
17:34, 2019-09-10

This Fallout Vault Boy Figure Is A Whole Mood Good Smile Company’s newly announced Nendoroid Vault Boy action figure includes four different faces and several arm and leg pieces for Fallout’s famous mascot. Seems like a waste to me. They had me at angry middle finger....
17:34, 2019-09-10

I Can't See Myself Enjoying The New Kirby Game Much Longer Launched following last week’s Nintendo Direct, Super Kirby Clash is a free-to-play multiplayer game pitting multicolored Kirbys in medieval cosplay against massive bosses. I love the battles, but the game’s economy and endless upgrade cycle have me wondering how long that love will last....
17:34, 2019-09-10

Tuesday's Best Deals: Milwaukee Tools, Thermopop, Otterbox, Backcountry, and More A Savage x Fenty Gold Box, catnip toys, RAVPower battery pack exclusive, and a Ring security system lead off Tuesday’s best deals from around the web....
17:34, 2019-09-10

What Sega’s Dreamcast launch keynote would have looked like, 20 years ago For a brief period 20 years ago, this was console gaming's state-of-the-art. (credit: Wikipedia) We originally ran this piece five years ago, on a day when the 15th birthday of Sega's Dreamcast coincided with a major Apple keynote event. In honor of the Dreamcast's 20th birthday today, we thought ...
17:00, 2019-09-10

Danny Torrance goes back to the Overlook Hotel in Doctor Sleep trailer A grown-up Danny Torrance (Ewan McGregor) must face the ghosts of his childhood to defeat a new evil in Doctor Sleep. Fans of the 1980 film The Shining will be going back to the Overlook Hotel with a grown Danny Torrance in Doctor Sleep, the big-screen adaptation of Stephen King's bestselling nove...
17:00, 2019-09-10

Gears 5 review: An obvious gaming recommendation—if you already paid for it Enlarge / A changing of the guard, as Kait Diaz assumes the role of the Gears series' protagonist. And the results are pretty smashing. But does the full package deliver? (credit: The Coalition / Xbox Game Studios) Last month, my feature-length Gears 5 preview hinged on the game's sales propositi...
17:00, 2019-09-10

‘Ford v Ferrari’ revs into high gear at Toronto Film Fest As a big-budget original movie made largely with practical effects, “Ford v Ferrari” isn’t so much pointed against headwinds in Hollywood as speeding 200 miles-per-hour right through them...
12:34, 2019-09-10

Tom Ford entices fashion crowd into an old subway station Tom Ford enticed the fashion crowd into an abandoned subway station downtown by serving up dumplings before a precarious three-story walk to the rails, and, yes, heels were involved...
12:34, 2019-09-10

Toronto Film Fest pays tribute to Streep, Phoenix The Toronto International Film Festival is paying tribute to Meryl Streep, Joaquin Phoenix and filmmaker Taika Waititi in gala Monday held amid the festival’s unspooling premieres...
12:34, 2019-09-10

‘Carnival Row’ review: Missed opportunities keep this Amazon original from rivaling ‘Game of Thrones’ Carnival Row, now streaming on Amazon Prime, is an ambitious TV project that can easily be seen as a Game of Thrones replacement candidate. It seems to have all of the ingredients needed to find an audience in the hole left by Game of Thrones, especially considering that Amazon managed to beat sever...
11:34, 2019-09-10

'Downton Abbey' cast feeling the pressure ahead of movie Get out the tiaras and the best china. Hit British television series "Downton Abbey" is about to arrive on the big screen and the makers are feeling uncharacteristically nervous....
10:34, 2019-09-10

Rare Darth Vader mask, Harry Potter glasses up for auction in LA A rare Darth Vader mask and helmet worn in one of the early "Star Wars" movies goes up for auction in Los Angeles later this month, along with a pair of Harry Potter's signature glasses....
10:34, 2019-09-10

Action! Nigeria's film industry draws global entertainment brands "Oya!" shouts the director in Nigerian Pidgin English. Actors take their marks. Lighting blinks on. The film crew snaps into action after the order to hurry up....
10:34, 2019-09-10

‘This Close’ marks a first: A show created by deaf people A gay man and his best female pal navigate their twenties together in a city — that’s the premise of a slew of sitcoms from NBC’s “Will & Grace” to Comedy Central’s “The Other Two.” Sundance’s “This Close” modifies it in a unique way: the characters are both deaf. Created by and starring Josh Feldma...
04:34, 2019-09-10

‘Downton Abbey’ should’ve stayed a TV show Two thumbs “Downton.” PBS viewers will recall those classy evenings spent with “Downton Abbey,” the charming British series about a noble family in Yorkshire and their giant manse, which aired from 2010 to 2015. The Crawleys’ and their servants’ affairs and silverware disasters were a pleasure...
04:34, 2019-09-10

Toronto review: ‘The Lighthouse’ confounds, in the best way TORONTO – Ever wondered what a mermaid vagina would look like? I certainly hadn’t, until I saw “The Lighthouse.” But that’s only the tip of the surrealist iceberg in this beautiful black-and-white head trip from director Robert Eggers (“The Witch”), where Ro...
04:34, 2019-09-10

Undone, From the Team Behind BoJack Horseman, Is the Perfect Sci-Fi Series for 2019 Rotoscoping is a film technique in which animation is layered over live-action footage. The manual process dates back about a century, making early appearances in Disney classics like Cinderella. But in the past few decades, technological advances have elevated it to an aesthetic, most notably in a ...
04:00, 2019-09-10

Watch: Angela Bassett receives BET Icon Award at 2019 Black Girls Rock!: 'Be persistent and win' Angela Bassett discussed how portraying strong women throughout her career has been a part of her life's purpose while receiving the BET Icon Award at the 2019 Black Girls Rock! ceremony....
03:34, 2019-09-10

Listen: Little Big Town announce 'Nightfall' tour and album, release 'Over Drinking' Little Big Town announced on Monday a new album titled "Nightfall" alongside an accompanying North American tour and the release of a new single, "Over Drinking."...
03:34, 2019-09-10

Christian Slater, Amanda Peet join 'Dirty John' Season 2 USA network announced on Monday that Christian Slater and Amanda Peet would star in Season 2 of "Dirty John," depicting the Betty Broderick murder, moving the show to USA from Bravo....
03:34, 2019-09-10

Women go undercover as men in Viola Davis' new show, 'In a Man's World' Bravo announced Monday that 'In a Man's World' will premiere Tuesday, Oct. 1. Viola Davis and her husband Julius Tennon produce the limited series in which four women go undercover as men....
03:34, 2019-09-10

Hulu is beating Netflix in one area that might surprise you Netflix has tens of millions more subscribers, a global user base, one critically acclaimed TV series after another, and more buzzy TV projects than Hulu does. And yet, Netflix’s much smaller rival is actually beating the streaming giant in one key area, new data shows — specifically, on...
02:00, 2019-09-10

This is why Deadpool has no place in the MCU right now Disney’s purchase of Fox bought Marvel a treasure trove of characters that will likely be introduced in the MCU in the coming years, including Deadpool, X-Men, and the Fantastic Four. While Marvel is likely going to start from scratch when it comes to X-Men and Fantastic Four, ignoring everyth...
01:00, 2019-09-10

After nearly 17 years, 'Bad Boys II' is getting a sequel. That wait is nothing compared to these movie sequels After nearly 17 years, we're finally getting a sequel to "Bad Boys II" called "Bad Boys for Life." Seventeen years may be an excruciatingly long wait for a movie sequel, but it doesn't crack the top 20 for the longest gaps between movies....
23:00, 2019-09-09

Robert Axelrod, the voice of Lord Zedd in 'Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,' dies at 70 Robert Axelrod, who was famous for voicing Lord Zedd and Finster on the '90s children's TV series "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers" has died, his agent announced on Twitter....
23:00, 2019-09-09

Florida Georgia Line donates new K-9 to Indianapolis police Grammy Award nominees Florida Georgia Line honored police before they took the stage in Indianapolis and presented them with a special gift -- a new police dog....
23:00, 2019-09-09

Trump attacked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter. She wasn't having it The Twitterverse lit up Monday morning over model Chrissy Teigen's response to an attack from President Donald Trump, an exchange that was heated even by the standards of his routine social media fights....
23:00, 2019-09-09

Felicity Huffman explains her role in the college cheating scandal Felicity Huffman said she was just trying to be a good parent. Now, days before her sentencing for a federal crime, the actress said she regrets paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores....
23:00, 2019-09-09

'The Brady Bunch' and 'BH90210' test the limits of nostalgia Testing the limits of nostalgia on parallel tracks, "BH90210" -- heading into the home stretch of its summer run on Fox -- has managed to make a breezy artifact of the 1990s feel kind of sad, while "A Very Brady Renovation," which premieres this week, takes a '70s staple and makes it sort of, well, ...
23:00, 2019-09-09

Ellen DeGeneres met baby Archie on her summer vacation Ellen DeGeneres made sure to pack at least one special meal into her busy summer vacation -- except it wasn't a date night for her and her wife, Portia de Rossi....
23:00, 2019-09-09

|Kickoffyourweekandputupyourfeetwiththese3TVshowstonight Today's TV guide includes a serious and topical interview with R. Kelly, a look at life in the wilderness of Alaska, and an easy-to-watch series about a woman who moves to the Big Apple....
22:34, 2019-09-09

‘Riverdale’ to receive award from gay rights education group The cast and creators of “Riverdale” will receive an award from a gay rights education group for the show’s portrayal of LGBTQ relationships in a high school setting...
20:34, 2019-09-09

Billy Crudup among readers for tribute to DeLillo classic One of the classic works of literary baseball writing, Don DeLillo’s “Pafko at the Wall,” will get a celebrity reading next month at the 92nd Street Y in New York City...
20:34, 2019-09-09

A woman could play James Bond, say two James Bonds Pierce Brosnan said the #MeToo Era meant it was time to reevaluate women in the Bond franchise...and then also praised Woody Allen and Roman Polanski....
20:34, 2019-09-09

John Oliver Filibusters the Filibuster on Last Week Tonight To mark the return of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver turned his attention to “Sharpiegate,” the looming Brexit deadline and, for his main story, legislation in Washington, D.C., best known by some as “Bill” from the Schoolhouse Rock cartoons. (“Fun fact: his last name i...
19:34, 2019-09-09

Spanish edition of ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ out next month Delia Owens’ ‘Where the Crawdads Sing,’ the million-selling novel about a young girl in a North Carolina coastal marsh, is coming out in the U.S. in a Spanish-language edition...
16:34, 2019-09-09

Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart headline veterans’ fundraiser Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, John Oliver, Hasan Minhaj and Ronny Chieng will headline this year’s Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser, which benefits injured veterans and their families....
16:34, 2019-09-09

Death of Tricky's daughter: 'Sudden untoward incident' inquiry A "sudden untoward incident" inquiry is being carried out by a mental health trust following the death of the daughter of musician Tricky, a coroner has heard....
16:00, 2019-09-09

‘Succession’ star J. Smith-Cameron is as surprised (and amused) by Gerri’s new plot line as you are "I’ve never really known how to think about it," Smith-Cameron said of her character's evolving relationship with Roman Roy, played by Kieran Culkin....
13:34, 2019-09-09

Spanish edition of ‘When the Crawdads Sing’ out next month Delia Owens’ ‘When the Crawdads Sing,’ the million-selling novel about a young girl in a North Carolina coastal marsh, is coming out in the U.S. in a Spanish-language edition...
13:34, 2019-09-09

Man Arrested After Allegedly Threatening Osaka Game Company With Arson A 25-year-old man has been arrested after sending threatening messages to Osaka-based visual novel company Visual Arts. One of the company’s brands, Key, had its visual novels adapted into anime by Kyoto Animation....
13:34, 2019-09-09

Inside South Korea's Unofficial But Totally Cute Godzilla Cafe Bae Tae Hyun is a big Godzilla fan—so much so that he has opened a cafe to show off his collection. Besides coffee, the cafe also serves up Godzilla cookies!...
13:34, 2019-09-09

The Latest Minecraft Trend Has Fans Building Creepy, Giant Skeletons Over on the Minecraft subreddit, a new trend has popped up in the last week or so where players use in-game blocks to build giant skeletons. Some are designed to look like humans or giants, others are built to look like large, dead versions of Minecraft animals or enemies....
11:34, 2019-09-09

The Week In Games: Loot And Shoot With Your Friends After a long wait, the new Borderlands is finally coming out this week. Borderlands 3 is releasing for PS4, Xbox One, and PC and bringing with it some ridiculous number of guns. Maybe too much loot, really?...
11:34, 2019-09-09

A Basic Version Of Civilization, Running As An Excel Spreadsheet As part of a coding jam, s0lly decided to build a version of Civilization. One based on the original 1991 video game, and which was made and runs inside a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet....
11:34, 2019-09-09

'The Goldfinch' aims to live up to book at Toronto Film Festival 'The Goldfinch' felt the pressure to live up to the award-winning book upon which the film is based, members of the cast and crew said at the Toronto Film Festival premiere on Sunday....
11:00, 2019-09-09

Germany Celebrates 100 Years of Bauhaus Design With a New Museum BERLIN (AP) — The eastern German city of Dessau marked the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school of design Sunday with the opening of a new museum featuring a collection of exhibits and objects that tie in with the movement’s iconic buildings. Chancellor Angela Merkel told a crowd at t...
08:34, 2019-09-09

Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx bring the pain in masterful ‘Just Mercy’ If “Green Book” piqued your interest in racial relations in the South, just wait ’till you see “Just Mercy.” Michael B. Jordan, heartthrob of “Black Panther” and the “Creed” movies, does an acting 180 in this hard-hitting courtroom drama and real...
07:34, 2019-09-09

Toronto Film Festival: Eddie Murphy’s comeback starts big with ‘Dolemite’ TORONTO — “Dolemite Is My Name” kicks off the Eddie Murphy comeback that’s been a very long time coming. And this comic biopic is a blast from start to finish. As ’70s cult comedian Rudy Ray Moore, Murphy is on his game in a way we haven’t seen since… I’ve been tr...
07:34, 2019-09-09

'IT Chapter Two' tops the North American box office with $91M Horror sequel "IT Chapter 2" is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend, earning $91 million in receipts, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced on Sunday....
07:34, 2019-09-09

Jenna Coleman, Ellie Bamber to star in BBC's 'The Serpent' "Victoria" and "Doctor Who" alum Jenna Coleman, Billy Howle from "Dunkirk" and Ellie Bamber from "Les Misérables" have signed on to star in the BBC/Netflix limited series, "The Serpent."...
07:34, 2019-09-09

2019 CCMA Award winners list: Tenille Townes leads the pack with four wins in Calgary Co-host Dallas Smith took home two awards at the 2019 CCMA Awards, while The Washboard Union, for the second year in a row, claimed the Best Group of the Year award....
06:34, 2019-09-09

'Hustlers' stars JLo and Constance Wu talk empowerment at Toronto Film Festival The cast and crew of 'Hustlers,' a movie about strippers in New York City, hit the red carpet for the film's premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on Saturday, and their main message was the empowering experience of working on a female-led project....
04:00, 2019-09-09

'It: Chapter Two' Floats to No. 1 With $91 Million LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Leave it to Pennywise to deliver a much-needed jolt to the domestic box office. Warner Bros. and New Line's "It: Chapter Two" arrived with $91 million, a promising start to fall after a lackluster summer moviegoing season....
04:00, 2019-09-09

Amazon's 'The Aeronauts' premieres in Toronto amid concerns about streaming services Amazon Studios' "The Aeronauts" had its Toronto International Film Festival premiere on Sunday amid concerns about the impact of streaming service providers on the traditional theatrical-release model....
04:00, 2019-09-09

Walter Mosley quit 'Star Trek: Discovery' over N-word backlash Writer Walter Mosley quit “Star Trek: Discovery” in disgust after getting a formal complaint about him using the N-word in the writer’s room, according to new reports....
22:34, 2019-09-08

Kylie Rae Harris crash a shock for NM fire chief; learns his 16-year-old daughter also died A New Mexico volunteer fire chief who responded to Wednesday night's fatal crash that killed country singer Kylie Rae Harris learned to his horror that his own 16-year-old daughter also died in the accident, according to a report....
21:34, 2019-09-08

'Joker' takes top prize at Venice Film Festival, Roman Polanski's 'An Officer and a Spy' wins jury prize Todd Phillips' dark comic book film "Joker" won the Golden Lion Award at the 76th Venice International Film Festival on Saturday and cemented its place as a legitimate contender for the rest of the awards season....
21:34, 2019-09-08

Actor Hosea Chanchez accuses college official of sex abuse Actor Hosea Chanchez says a friend's father sexually assaulted him in Alabama when he was 14 years old, identifying his abuser as a college administrator who later worked at a state university in Pennsylvania and faced accusations that he harassed and molested several male students....
21:34, 2019-09-08

'Hustlers' star Jennifer Lopez heckled for wearing fur at Toronto Film Festival premiere Jennifer Lopez maintained her cool at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday night, where anti-fur protesters called her out at the "Hustlers" premiere....
21:34, 2019-09-08

Miley Cyrus’ new ‘Slide Away’ video is a love hangover “Slide Away” has arrived. Miley Cyrus, hot off of her VMA performance — and reportedly still hot for Brody Jenner’s ex Kaitlynn Carter — has released a moody music video for her new single “Slide Away.” The breakup anthem is rumored to be in memoriam of her and Liam Hemsworth’s decade-long rel...
20:00, 2019-09-08

Overhyped ‘Friends’ pop-up is a 25th anniversary rip-off The new “Friends” pop-up exhibit will not be there for you. Located in Soho for a limited time, this much-hyped “experience” — which celebrates the hit series’ 25th anniversary since its 1994 premiere — offers fans a chance to see the show’s iconic props, costumes and hang out in Central...
20:00, 2019-09-08

‘Judge Jerry’ Springer moves from talk show ‘circus’ to courtroom Jerry Springer trades his talk show “circus” for the relative decorum of a courtroom when “Judge Jerry” premieres Monday. While Springer can still be seen on previously taped episodes of his raucous “Jerry Springer Show” (which continue to air), his new endeavor finds him wearing a black judge’s rob...
20:00, 2019-09-08

Lifetime releases dramatic trailer for ‘The College Admissions Scandal’ Lifetime on Friday released the trailer for its made-for-television movie about the college admissions scandal. “The College Admissions Scandal” has less star wattage than the real-life event that’s ensnared actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, but the preview shows there ...
20:00, 2019-09-08

‘A Very Brady Renovation’ turns sitcom home into groovy pad A Very Brady Renovation | Monday, 9 p.m., HGTV Some houses you never forget. The Sopranos’ New Jersey McMansion. Southfork on “Dallas.” And most recently, Highclere Castle, which we’ve come to know as Downton Abbey. When it comes to comedies, though, the house that stands out is the “Brady Bunch” ho...
20:00, 2019-09-08

‘Fortnite’ fans fired up over removal of favorite gameplay gun This virtual gun has been shot down. In an update to the hugely popular video game “Fortnite”, software company Epic Games has taken three weapons out of gameplay — including a fan favorite, the combat shotgun. And gamers are devastated. “Holy mother of god the end is nigh,” ...
20:00, 2019-09-08

‘Snowfall’ creator on Season 3: ‘We kept our foot on the gas’ In the classic model for a cable TV drama, starting with “The Sopranos,” the penultimate episode of a season also serves as its climax, with the finale acting as a denouement. That hasn’t been the case with Season 3 of FX’s “Snowfall,” where back-to-back episodes explosively changed in the show’s na...
20:00, 2019-09-08

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ queens sashay to Las Vegas residency Watch out, Mariah, Cher and Lady Gaga — some bigger divas are set to slay on the Las Vegas strip. A gag-worthy collection of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” villains and victors will bring some shade to sunny Sin City during a residency at the Flamingo Las Vegas in early 2020. To quote Seasons 2 and 3......
20:00, 2019-09-08

Michael B. Jordan reveals his superhero at Toronto film fest They may be two of the hottest names in Hollywood, but Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx bonded on playing mere mortals in the Q&A after their new movie, “Just Mercy,” at the Toronto Film Festival on Friday. Jordan, who’s a sweat-glistened stunner as Adonis Johnson in the “Cre...
20:00, 2019-09-08

‘Hustlers’ Review: Stripper flick fails to arouse interest The greatest hustle that “Hustlers” ever pulled was making you think gloriously foulmouthed rap sensation Cardi B was going to be a legitimate part of the movie. She’s not, much to the detriment of this middling female-empowerment heist. The only cast member (as far as I know) who ...
20:00, 2019-09-08

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ is more than a biopic If you were raised on Mister Rogers, you may find your tear ducts a little wobbly at the first plinking piano notes that play during the opening credits of “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” Director Marielle Heller (“Can You Ever Forgive Me?”) jumps right into a re-creat...
20:00, 2019-09-08