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If Christopher Nolan Directed The Incredibles

We’ve seen what would happen if Michael Bay directed Up. Now we have a glimpse of a much darker pairing: YouTube user Bobby Burns has created a hypothetical trailer for Christopher Nolan’s version of The Incredibles. Turns out The Dark Knight director would be a perfect fit for Pixar’s superhero film. Show More Summary

Why ‘Saints Row’ Needs To Start Over

Yesterday, after much fanfare, Volition debuted a new trailer for Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell, a cross-generation expansion for Saint’s Row 4 starring Johnny Gat who partners with Kinzie to march into hell to rescue “The Boss” from the clutches of Satan himself. It’s a funny concept, and the trailer is filled with Saints [...]

Newswire: Syfy cancels The Wil Wheaton Project

According to Deadline, The Wil Wheaton Project has been placed into a shiny, black sunglasses case and jettisoned out into space, with Captain Kirk looking on and making a comment about how “human” The Wil Wheaton Project was. In other words, the show is dead. Show More Summary

Emily S. Whitten’s Grand SDCC Adventure: Gotham Edition

(Editor’s Note: As noted in this space last Tuesday, for the next li’l bit we’ll be running BRAND-NEW Emily S. Whitten columns on Tuesday mornings and on Saturday afternoons! This being Saturday afternoon – Eastern USA time – here we go!) Batman is one of DC Comics’ greatest characters, and part of what makes Batman […]

Rapper Snoop Dogg Pretends To Be White Guy Named ‘Todd’ On Instagram But No One Knows Why

Rapper Snoop Dogg, whose real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., has gone through several versions of his self-styled nickname, most recently converting — he said — to Rastafarianism and changing his name to “Snoop Lion,” has come up with his most baffling persona so far. In a series of Instagram postings, Snoop Dogg has

And Now: Here's Every Kid In Every Wes Anderson Movie Ever

Wes Anderson movies are known for sharing retro-inspired color palettes, zany characters, dysfunctional families, a flair for the exotic and romantic plots involving a young boy chasing a quirky girl. The stand-up troupe UCB Comedy's Characters Welcome team has broken down the romances from pretty much every Wes Anderson flick. Show More Summary

Watch Vanessa Bayer Have A Complete Meltdown While Giving Sara Bareilles Advice

Janessa Slater, the "Sound Advice"-hosting alter ego of "Saturday Night Live" star Vanessa Bayer, isn't known for being particularly reasonable. But this time she completely loses it during a session with singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles. Bayer's...Show More Summary

Tara Reid Is Not a Loser

Photo by Brandon Mieske. All courtesy of Tara Reid Once upon a time, a young actress wore a lime green bikini as she spoke to Jeff Bridges and Philip Seymour Hoffman. “I’ll suck your cock for a thousand dollars,” she whispered to Bridges...Show More Summary

This Week in Short Fiction

On Tuesday, Tony Earley released a new collection of stories, Mr. Tall. Two decades have passed since Earley’s debut collection, Here We Are in Paradise, and though he has released two novels and a memoir since that time, for short fiction addicts (and lovers of southern writing), the publication of a new book of stories is big news.

“Raja Natwarlal”… Con nuggets

Spoilers ahead… Until I watched Raja Natwarlal, I never realised I had any affection for Deepak Tijori. I didn’t know he was in the film, and I caught myself smiling when he appeared in the very first scene, schlubby and padded around the midriff, looking very much like the kind of meek, middle-class office-goer who, […]

“Salim”… MD threats

Spoilers ahead… Salim (Vijay Antony, who, in the words of the critic Leonard Maltin, runs the gamut of expressions from A to B) is a good man, which, in the movies, means that he has to keep doing good things so we don’t forget how good he is. Within the first half-hour of Salim, he […]

“Irumbu Kuthirai”… Biking myths

Spoilers ahead… Priya Anand seems to have become the go-to heroine for filmmakers with a certain Hollywoodian sensibility. If Vanakkam Chennai adhered to the classical rom-com template, then Arima Nambi was a conspiracy thriller, and now there’s Irumbu Kuthirai, which resembles all those rueful coming-of-age stories where a broken young man has to overcome a […]

Space Werewolves claw their way on board Windows Store, run infinitely

Originally launching on Steam in mid-July, Wales Interactive's sci-fi themed, werewolf-infested Infinity Runner is now available for purchase on the Windows Store. Infinity Runner, an aptly named running game, is played from a first-person perspective. Show More Summary

Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime completes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Many considered Patrick Stewart's classy response to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge the video to end all Ice Bucket Challenge videos, but the games industry still has some unfinished business with the fundraiser to cure Lou Gerhig's Disease. Show More Summary

Giant Men Meet Tiny Kittens In Adorable Mismatch For The Ages

Giant men. Tiny kittens. They both come together in this adorable BuzzFeed video. Before the giant men visited the Kitty Bungalow Charm School For Wayward Cats, a rehabilitation center for feral kittens in the Los Angeles area, theyShow More Summary

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