Beto O’Rourke receives state invites as buzz surrounding his 2020 presidential campaign grows

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The New Hampshire Young Democrats have invited Rep. Beto O’Rourke to the home of the nation’s first presidential primary. The invitation comes amid heightened buzz that Beto could run for the White House. Some Democratic donors are clamoring for the three-term lawmaker from El Paso to run for president in 2020. AUSTIN, […]

RT'S MULTIMEDIA PROJECT ROMANOVS100 GRABS TWO WINS AT THE DRUM SOCIAL BUZZ AWARDS

МOSCOW, 30 NOVEMBER— #Romanovs100, the large-scale, cross-platform, multimedia project launched by RT to mark the centenary of the execution of the last Russian royal family, won in two categories at the Drum Social Buzz Awards, a competition honoring outstanding work in social media. RT’s project took first in the category ‘Best International Strategy’, as well […]

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Early Buzz: As Expected, Pretty Much Everyone Loves This Movie

The social media embargo for Mary Poppins Returns has lifted like an otherworldly nanny floating up into the sky, and the early buzz is rolling in. Do critics find the Emily Blunt-starring Mary Poppins sequel magical? Does Lin-Manuel Miranda shine in his first big screen role? Does director Rob Marshall rekindle the spirit of the original? Or is […]

A new commissioner at America’s main securities regulator causes a buzz

Not your regular regulator FOR ALL the talk about deregulation under President Donald Trump, when it comes to the financial industry the word used by many is “tailoring”—meaning trimming the loose threads of tangled rules, rather than unpicking them. An exception is Hester Peirce, who in January became one of the five commissioners at the […]

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Early Buzz: A Hilarious Visual Feast with a Big Ole Heart

What made Wreck-It Ralph great back in 2012 wasn’t the plethora of video game references, but the big beating heart of a movie thanks to the friendship between the titular bad guy and the misfit racer Vanellope von Schweetz. Thankfully, the early buzz on the Disney sequel confirms that, much like the first film, Ralph […]

‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’ Early Buzz: Fine But Forgettable Family Fun

Eli Roth, splatter-horror filmmaker extraordinaire, directing a kid’s movie headlined by Cate Blanchett and Jack Black? With a team like that, how could The House with a Clock in its Walls possibly turn out? Apparently, exactly how you’d expect it to turn out, according to critics. Early buzz of the fantasy film adapting John Bellairs’ 1973 children’s novel of […]

‘The Nun’ Early Buzz: A Weak Entry in the ‘Conjuring’ Universe Offers Jump Scares and Little Else

This weekend brings The Nun to theaters, adding another origin story to one of the horrors from the Conjuring universe. However, fans looking for any proper explanation as to where this demonic woman of the clergy comes from may walk away disappointed. Instead, you’ll be treated to 90 minutes of jump scares and a lot of […]

‘The Front Runner’ Early Buzz: Hugh Jackman is Oscar Worthy in Robert Altman-esque Political Drama

This weekend the Telluride Film Festival is getting a sneak peek at some of the movies that will be hitting the festival circuit in the coming weeks. A good amount of them had already debuted at the Venice Film Festival this past week, but one that we hadn’t yet heard anything about yet was the […]

Dear God, Please Let the I.D. Buzz Copy the Volkswagen California’s Interior

While the United States seems intent on pushing vans into the work-vehicle category, Europe continues to enjoy them for leisure activities. That’s a shame because there’s a chance some of that interesting van culture would have trickled over the ocean were it not for the chicken tax and unwarranted prejudice. Volkswagen has several such lifestyle […]