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Stop What You’re Doing and Go to the Cosmos with This New Interstellar Trailer

You might be tempted to blacklist any more footage from Interstellar until the movie actually comes out. That's fair. It's the kind of film where the mystery leading up to its release feels essential to the viewing experience itself....Show More Summary

WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Archer

What happens when you cross Don Draper, James Bond, and Buster Bluth? Meet Sterling Malory Archer—code name: Duchess—the world's most dangerous spy. Here's how to binge your way through all of Archer's booze-swilling, over-sexed antics. The post WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Archer appeared first on WIRED.

Pharrell’s New Video for ‘It Girl’ Is a Huge Anime and Videogames Rush

Pharrell Williams’ new single “It Girl” feels like being dipped in waves of rainbow metallic liquid on a sunny day. So it’s only appropriate the music video looks just like that—plus anime and 16-bit videogame vibes. And this delicious...Show More Summary

Netflix’s Crouching Tiger Sequel Won’t Change the Movie Business Just Yet

Having arguably conquered television—or, at least, made a sizable dent in it, thanks to original shows like House of Cards and Orange Is the New Black—it was only a matter of time before Netflix turned its attentions to original movie content. Show More Summary

6 Things You Should Know About Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe is one of R&B's most energized (and energizing) performers—as evidenced by her many live shows since releasing 2013's The Electric Lady. Here's what you need to know pop music's coolest android. The post 6 Things You Should Know About Janelle Monáe appeared first on WIRED.

We’ve Got Freaknasty Prince and Ethereal Pop on This Week’s Playlist

It's album-release day, after all, even if "album" means something a bit different than it used to. The post We’ve Got Freaknasty Prince and Ethereal Pop on This Week’s Playlist appeared first on WIRED.

Trailer Roundup: Jupiter Ascending Wows and Chris Hemsworth Hacks

The movie gods gaveth in a big way this week. Jupiter Ascending came roaring back onto the track after veering off course for a bit, and lead the charge for a few smaller budget sci-fi companions. Elsewhere, a bunch of stuff blew up in trailers for Kingsmen: The Secret Service and Blackhat, and we got our sad on with some moody film festival fodder. Show More Summary

Futurama’s Resident Physics Nerd on Math Jokes and Richard Nixon

In this week's installment of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy, Futurama head writer David X. Cohen discusses the show's super-nerdy sci-fi and math jokes. The post Futurama’s Resident Physics Nerd on Math Jokes and Richard Nixon appeared first on WIRED.

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Just Released a New Album on BitTorrent

Continuing the trend of "Surprise!" album releases that his band Radiohead pretty much started seven years ago, Thom Yorke just up and released an album on BitTorrent today. It's called Tomorrow's Modern Boxes and it'll cost you $6. This almost feels like déjà vu. The post Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Just Released a New Album on BitTorrent appeared first on WIRED.

Everything You Need to Know to Catch Up on Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Sure, you might think that Brooklyn Nine-Nine's second season might be something that you could easily jump into without any research, but... OK, sure: you’d probably be right, more or less. That doesn't mean it isn't also an easy-to-grok show that also left viewers with a pretty big status quo change at the end of last season. Show More Summary

Go Behind the (Crazy-Complex) Scenes of The Boxtrolls

To really understand how the laborious process of stop-motion animation works, you need to meet the people who make such a production possible. Here’s a behind-the-scenes peek at some of the talented technicians and artists who bring a movie like this to life—by hand, over many years, one frame at a time. Show More Summary

Angry Nerd: Why 1980s TV Intros Are Still the Best Ever

The new Denzel Washington crime thriller, The Equalizer, is based on the 1980s show of the same name. And while Angry Nerd doesn't really remember much about the show, he does remember the killer opening title sequence. The post Angry Nerd: Why 1980s TV Intros Are Still the Best Ever appeared first on WIRED.

Jimmy Fallon and Sophia Vergara Switch Lips in the Best TV of the Week

Fall TV is finally here and we need no longer rely on late-night talk shows to provide us with the bounty of sharable moments we seek to provide. Not that the summer hasn't been fun, but every workhorse deserves a break now and then, and scripted shows are back to provide relief for Conan and Seth and the Jimmys. Show More Summary

Cape Watch: A Deadpool Movie (Finally) and a Batmobile Star Wars Cameo

As Ben Parker once almost said, with great power comes great possibility of a multi-picture franchise—as long as you've got the right costume, powers, and crossover appeal. The summer may be over, but all that really means is that planning for future summer blockbusters is the order of the day. Show More Summary

This Neuromancer-Inspired Music Video Is Actually a Videogame

Groundislava's new album is, essentially, about one man's downfall after he loses the girl he loves in a virtual realm. (It's also, not surprisingly, an homage to William Gibson's Neuromancer.) Seems like a theme that lends itself to...Show More Summary

The Sprawling David Bowie Exhibition Hitting America This Week

David Bowie Is, which opened at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago yesterday, features more than 300 objects spanning the entirety of the musician’s career—from handwritten lyric sheets to set designs, instruments to costumes. The post The Sprawling David Bowie Exhibition Hitting America This Week appeared first on WIRED.

Premiere: The Making of The Boxtrolls’ Awesome Steampunk Contraption

Filming dance sequences is tough. A lot of movement and choreography and timing have to align just perfectly to pull off all the right shots. Doing it stop-motion style, however, is even far more time-consuming. Case in point: The Boxtrolls. Show More Summary

WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Justified

Don't listen to anyone who tells you Justified is just a cop show. First of all, Raylan Givens is a not a cop. As he likes to point out, he's a Deputy US Marshal, which means he doesn't have to care about piddling little crimes like drugs or theft. Show More Summary

There’s No Batman in Gotham, But There’s a Whole Lot of Clichés

Gotham is built around a tantalizing premise: a Batman story without Batman. But instead of embracing the complexity of its police procedural side, the series opts for the bombast and broad strokes of superhero cliches, and ends up falling short of its promise. The post There’s No Batman in Gotham, But There’s a Whole Lot of Clichés appeared first on WIRED.

Oculus’ Mindblowing New Prototype Is a Huge Step Toward Consumer VR

At its first developer summit, Oculus didn't unveil the consumer version of its Rift headset. It didn't even announce when it might come to market. But the company still managed yet another leap forward. The post Oculus’ Mindblowing New Prototype Is a Huge Step Toward Consumer VR appeared first on WIRED.

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