Arrow’s Birds of Prey-Inspired Episode Reveals First Photos — ‘All the Women Are in the Forefront,’ Raves EP

Birds of a badass feather flock together in the first photos from Arrow‘s next Season 7 episode, which unites Laurel, Felicity, Dinah and even Sara Lance in a story about potentially derailed redemption. RELATED STORIES In the episode “Lost Canary” (airing Monday, April 15, now at 9/8c), Earth-Two’s Laurel (played by Katie Cassidy) — after […]

Three high-flying birds soar together for the first time since the 1970s

Eric Berger Update: This week, Ars staffers from across the country gather together in real life for our annual meeting, Technicon. We’re supposed to be talking more than typing, so we’re resurfacing a few classic Ars stories just in case the front page gets lonely. This one, which originally ran on November 22, 2015, centers […]

This Week In Trailers: Tito and the Birds, All Creatures Here Below, Unlovable, Weightless, Don’t Be a Dick About It

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week […]

Superhero Bits: ‘Birds of Prey’ Rumors, Bradley Cooper Doesn’t Want to Direct ‘Guardians 3’ & More

What’s the latest effort by fans to get James Gunn reinstated at Marvel? What is Tim Allen‘s problem with superheroes? Where is Spider-Man: Far From Home shooting now? Where is Batman during the events of Birds of Prey? Is Bradley Cooper interested in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3? What comic book character does director […]

‘Birds of Prey’ Considering Ewan McGregor and Sharlto Copley for Black Mask

Time for some more (potential) Birds of Prey casting news. Warner Bros. is in the process of casting the female leads of the film, but they also have to lock down someone to play villain Black Mask. Rumor has it that both Ewan McGregor and Sharlto Copley are being considered for the part, but the casting […]

Daily Podcast: Halloween, James Wan, Birds of Prey, Star Wars, Aquaman, and Mail Bag Questions

On the September 26, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk what the latest film and tv news, including Halloween, James Wann, Birds of Prey, Star Wars, Aquaman, and in the Mail Bag we’ll answer some of the reader e-mails. You […]

Autonomous drones can herd birds away from airports

Drones aren’t usually allowed to go near airports unless they serve a purpose, like herding flocks of birds away from the airspace where they could put planes full of people in jeopardy. Manually controlled drones can be unreliable, though: If the operator gets too aggressive and spooks the birds, the flock could scatter and become […]

Soused sea birds? Charity blames breweries for turning seagulls into boozehounds

Stumbling around after one drink too many may not be just a distinctly human habit. In fact, if animal welfare activists are to be believed, it’s one we share with seagulls in England’s sunny southwest. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) has received a number of complaints about seemingly drunk […]

Daily Podcast: Stranger Things & Ancillary Stories, Brad Bird’s 1906, Sicario 2, DC, Incredibles 2, Optimus Prime, Star Wars & More

On the June 19, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and senior writer Ben Pearson to talk about the latest news, including Chris Hardwick, an update on the Disney/Fox acquisition deal, Stranger Things gets a comic book prequel, Brad Bird’s 1906, Sicario: Day of […]