‘Treated like animals’: A North Korean defector tells the brutal story of what happened to him after he was caught trying to escape

Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider A 32-year-old North Korean defector named Scott Kim tells the brutal story of what happened to him after he was caught in China after escaping from the isolated country. Kim said that he was brought to a detention camp where he and his fellow inmates were “treated like animals.” After escaping North […]

The ‘American Animals’ Opening Scene Gets Ready for a Heist

American Animals focuses on one of the strangest art heists in history. A group of college kids from wealthy backgrounds banded together to steal a collection of rare art books. Things didn’t go as planned. Now, you can watch the American Animals opening scene below, featuring the characters preparing for their big heist. American Animals Opening […]

‘A Dog Named Dave Stuck On A Rave’ Mixes Stealth, Rhythm, & Animals

You know you stepped into the wrong place when you’re a dog at an all-cat rave. Navigate the cat-populated dancefloor in hopes of stopping Catastrophe Cate and her evil plans. You can show off your dance moves while dodging the over-sized henchmen, or focus on collecting some delicious bones for your stash. Either way, you’ll […]

Ep. 470 – American Animals and Solo Post-Mortem (GUEST: Alan Scherstuhl from The Village Voice)

David, Jeff, Kristy and Alan Scherstuhl discuss writer-director Bart Layton’s latest film American Animals starring Evan Peters, Blake Jenner, Ann Dowd and Barry Keoghan. Make sure to check out Alan’s review of American Animals at Village Voice as well as Kristy’s review at Riot Material. Lastly, David and Jeff conclude this episode with an ‘After […]

Daily Podcast: ‘American Animals’ Writer/Director Bart Layton [Interview]

On the June 1, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson presents an interview with Bart Layton, the writer/director of a new heist movie called American Animals that’s based on a wild true story. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is […]

12 animals that are in danger of disappearing forever

Mistvan/Wikimedia Commons A rhinoceros subspecies is almost extinct. On Monday, the world’s last male northern white rhino, Sudan, died at 45 years of age. Sudan — who is named for his country of birth and lived under the protection of armed guards at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, away from poachers — suffered from a […]

'Shocking’: One-in-three animals at Sea Life center died in one year

Biologists have branded animal welfare at a Sea Life center “unacceptable” after it emerged that a third of its aquatic species died in a year. It has prompted calls for an investigation into the popular attraction. Some 812 of the 2,293 specimens died at the Sea Life center in Great Yarmouth between 2015 and 2016, […]

Polyventure Asks Us To Walk Among The Animals & Wildlands

Polyventure wants players to consider endangered species and the environment as they wander its low-poly places, letting them take in the majesty of the animals as they walk among these dreamy representations of them. Polyventure is a game of quiet thought, giving players some vast environments to explore, leaving them alone with whatever is rolling […]

Anthropomorphic Animals And Moody Noir Collide In Detective Adventure Backbone

Animal adventures have been a staple across fiction, from the recent Tooth & Tail, or Fables, or Redwall. But rather than war or urban fantasy or a medieval setting, Backbone places its trenchcoat-wearing animals on neon-lit pixel-art streets and within atmospheric detective noir. Inspired by the atmosphere of works like Blade Runner and The Big […]

‘Emotional support animals’ help explain how America is losing its mind

Rick Silva / AP Last week, United Airlines denied a woman’s attempt to bring a peacock on a flight as an emotional-support animal. The proliferation of pets on flights in symbolic of a larger problem with American society. There is a growing sense that we are entitled to have the world adapt to our preferences, instead […]