Iran: One of 2018’s most underrated destinations

Share this article Iran. Those who visit tend to love it, but for many, it’s become synonymous with travel bans, cultural restrictions, poor human rights and high security. But what’s it like to travel there? Here’s what featured contributor Leon McCarron says. In late winter of 2014, my friend Tom Allen and I flew from […]

August 2018’s top 10 Minecraft Marketplace creations: Graduation day

The Minecraft Marketplace kept some of its momentum from launching on Switch and its first Summer Sale. The unified version of Minecraft served up 373,361 downloads across Windows 10, mobile, Xbox, and Switch. While that’s nowhere near the 669,795 downloads from July, it’s still a big number for a month without a massive sale. August wa…Read […]

George Clooney is 2018’s Highest-Paid Actor, And He Didn’t Even Make a Movie

It used to be that the biggest movie star with the best-performing movie would be guaranteed the top spot in Forbes‘ list of highest paid actors. But times, they are a-changin’, as the highest paid actor of 2018 didn’t even star in a movie last year, and several of the top spots went to actors who […]

‘The Meg’, ‘Rampage’ and the Problem With 2018’s Giant Monster Movies

A couple of times this year at the movies, I’ve found myself thinking about one of the great lines from one of the great movies about the movies. “Wallace Beery! Wrestling picture! Whaddya need, a road map?” So goes the snappy one-liner from Michael Lerner’s cynical studio executive in the Joel and Ethan Coen masterpiece […]

How Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018’s VR showcase beat E3

Dan Tucker is apologizing again. We’re stepping over cables, ducking under scaffolding and trying to hear each other over the drone of drilling on the first day of Sheffield Doc/Fest. Things are running a little late and the Alternate Realities Arcade, a staple feature of the festival that highlights VR and AR’s work in the […]

Exclusive ‘The Endless’ Clip: A Strange Taste of One of 2018’s Best Horror Movies

Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead are two of the most interesting and inquisitive voices echoing throughout today’s cinematic landscape, and their latest title The Endless showcases precisely why. Two creators likened to disciples of Richard Linklater and H.P. Lovecraft – even if they haven’t read Lovecraft or watched Linklater – blazing a dialogue-driven trail of twisty […]

A Roundup of 2018’s Travel Related April Fools’ Jokes

A Roundup of 2018’s Travel Related April Fools’ Jokes Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

‘Sorry to Bother You’ Trailer: All Hail One of 2018’s Strangest (and Best) Films

You may think you’re ready to see Boots Riley‘s sensational Sorry to Bother You. But I assure you, you are not ready for some of the bizarre ideas and off-the-wall imagery this film has in store for you. Annapurna Pictures wisely scooped up Riley’s much-discussed debut movie after it premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, […]

Nipples 2018’s biggest trend: Models flash bare breasts on the catwalk at Fashion Week

Nipples are one of 2018s hottest trends at international fashion weeks taking place around the globe . At London Fashion Week and Milan Fashion Week breasts could be seen behind sheer fabric, as designers chose to eschew bras for their shows. Some nipples were barely noticeable behind otherwise conservative gowns, while others took centre stage. […]