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Alex Kurtzman to Launch the Monster Cinematic Universe with 'Mummy'

The band is going solo. Alex Kurtzman is breaking away from his frequent creative partner, Roberto Orci, to direct Universal’s reboot of The Mummy. According to The Hollywood Reporter, this will be Universal’s first film in their new...Show More Summary

Traktor’s Future: Live Remixing and Kontrol S8?

Remember the last time a major feature was introduced in Traktor Pro? No, unlocking Remix Deck support for all controllers doesn't count. Neither does having a mapping window that expands when you drag the corner. Berlin's Native Instruments...Show More Summary

The Problem With Businessweek’s Obese Coca-Cola Bottle

This week in Bloomberg Businessweek, staff writer Claire Suddath takes a close look at the evolving business strategy of Coca-Cola North America, which has seen consumer demand fall as more and more people realize that drinking Coke is really bad for them. Show More Summary

I'm Short, Not Stupid Presents: 'Buzkashi Boys'

What do you think of when you think of Afghanistan? From the coverage in mainstream American media, one may be under the impression that it’s a lawless country breeding Taliban fundamentalists. Our media is understandably interestedShow More Summary

Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar has been released

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

I've embedded the trailer, but the full 21 minute prelude to the feature length film about the first major Federation/Klingon war, staring Tony Todd, Kate Vernon, Michael Hogan, Richard Hatch, J.G. Hertzler, Gary Graham & Alec Peters is now available on Kickstarter. If you like Star Trek you should watch it. Read more...

CBR TV @ SDCC: Palahniuk Took 20 Years & Psychotropic Drugs to Make "Fight Club 2"

Novelist Chuck Palahniuk spoke with CBR about the comic book sequel to "Fight Club," why he selected the format and what's changed since the original.

Katy Perry Reveals How Russell Brand Caused The 'Death' Of Her Dream & What She Now Looks For In A Man!

We guess time doesn't heal all wounds…at least not for Katy Perry! In an interview with Rolling Stone, Katy admits to the mag that her divorce from Russell Brand was the "death of a dream." Katy goes on to explain: "It was emotionally traumatic for me. I was in fairy tale land, and the reality of [...]

Penelope Cruz Explains Her ‘Genocide Perpetrated By Israel Against Palestine’ Statements

Yesterday, Spanish Oscar-winners Penelope Cruz, her husband Javier Bardem, and Pedro Almodovar signed a letter regarding the fighting currently taking place in the Gaza Strip, according to Deadline. In the statement, Cruz, Bardem and...Show More Summary

Rob Kardashian Finally Responds & SLAMS Adrienne Bailon With The Help Of His Sister, Khloe!

Sometimes less really is more! Ever since Rob Kardashian's ex, Adrienne Bailon, gave some hurtful comments about Rob in an interview, there has been a FIRESTORM of backlash from the Kardashians. Kim, Kourtney, and Khloe Kardashian have all spoken out against Adrienne's shade, so we wondered when and how Rob would finally comment on the drama. Turns out [...]

SELENA GOMEZ Embarrassed For Justin Bieber After Orlando Bloom Run-In

The Orlando Bloom – Justin Bieber scuffle may have been over Miranda Kerr, but Selena Gomez still heard about it. She hasn’t said anything publicly. Those close to her say she’s perfectly aware of what’s going on. RELATED: Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber came to blows over Miranda Kerr. A source told Hollywood Life: [Selena] […]

Things Went 0 To 100 Real Quick When Fredo Starr Went On The Breakfast Club This Morning

RememberthattimeFredroStarrsaid“thebtchcameupoutofhim” duringanencounterwithSugeKnight?WellCharlemagnetheGodisnotclearlynotSuge.DuringOnyx’sinterviewwithTheBreakfastClubthismorning,FredroandStickyFingazdetailedsomeofthegroup’shistory,includingagreatstoryabouttheirchancemeetingwithJamMasterJay.

Ray Rice -- Elevator Arrest Is 'Biggest Mistake of My Life'

Ray Rice says the incident inside of that casino elevator in New Jersey in February was "the biggest mistake of my life"... and says he takes "full responsibility" for his actions. The Baltimore Ravens running back addressed the media to…

39 Honest Company Slogans That Are Better Than the Actual Ones

Marketing. It's a powerful, thing. Across America and the world, corporations spend millions of dollars on graphics, consultants, focus groups and advertisements to make their products appealing. Or sound appealing to the consumer. For the most part, it works, as the name brands you know have become so for a reason. Show More Summary

Watch Vin Diesel Proclaim "I Am Groot" In A Variety Of Languages

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When Guardians of the Galaxy is released in other countries, the other Guardians may be dubbed by other actors, but not Groot. This video shows Vin Diesel recording Groot's lines — er, line — in several different languages for several different international releases. Want to know how to say "I am Groot" in Russian? Just watch. Read more...

Elle Fanning Cast in 'All The Bright Places'

Get a box of tissues or a sponge ready. The next big tearjerker is coming. Elle Fanning, who was last seen in Maleficent, will be starring in an adaptation of Jennifer Niven’s young adult novel, All The Bright Places. The novel willShow More Summary

Shorties (Amy Bloom's Reading Habits, An Interview with Zola Jesus, and more)

Author Amy Bloom discussed her reading habits with the New York Times. Pitchfork Interviewed Zola Jesus. The Morning News features a new short story by Jami Attenberg. The Austin Chronicle profiled Jim Eno of Spoon. Time Out New York interviewed...

George W. Bush Writes Book on His Dad

George W. Bush has been keeping himself busy writing about the other George Bush to have occupied the White House. The Crown Publishing Group says the younger George's biography of his father will be released this November and will cover "the entire scope" of the 41st president's life, taking in...

Aux Yeux des Vivants (Fantasia Review)

PLOT: Three French schoolboys cut class to go explore an abandoned, remote movie studio. To their horror, they discover that?s it?s not quite as abandoned as they thought. REVIEW: Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury made quite a splash in the horror community a few years ago with the debut, INSIDE, as well as the follow-up LIVID. Show More Summary

Vin Diesel Cover Of Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me' Is Almost On Point

Vin Diesel is really into music, that we know. But while promoting his new movie "Guardians of the Galaxy," the baritone actor took on quite the challenge: Capital FM asked him to sing Sam Smith's sweet summer jam, "Stay with Me," and boy, did he try: As for Smith? He's pretty happy: Vin diesel just covered Stay With Me. Show More Summary

Interstellar Continues To Look Like Unmissable Sci-Fi

I didn’t even like The Dark Knight Rises, I thought Inception was an overwrought mess, but words cannot describe my sheer visceral excitement for Christopher Nolan’s next movie Interstellar. This brand new trailer isn’t doing me any favours. How can this movie possibly live up to this hype, I need to dial things back a bit! More »      

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