China hopes a big new expo will fix its reputation for protectionism

Anti-protectionist species UNDERSTANDING DONALD TRUMP’s intentions has bedevilled China since he took office. So it continued this week when the American president made comments that could signal a big escalation in the two countries’ trade war—or that a resolution is near. “I think we’ll make a great deal with China,” he told Fox News in […]

Russian ‘Smart City’ among finalists to host Expo 2025

The Russian city of Ekaterinburg has entered the final round of bidding to host the World Expo 2025. At the heart of Russia’s bid is the ‘Smart City’ concept proposed to be constructed before the fair. Ekaterinburg, a city of 1.5 million in the Ural Mountains, faces off against the Japanese city of Osaka and […]

Portland Retro Gaming Expo delivers the industry’s rarest, weirdest stuff

PORTLAND, Oregon—If you think you’ve seen everything there is to offer at a massive “retro gaming expo,” then you’re a lot like me. I went to last weekend’s Portland Retro Gaming Expo with low expectations, simply hoping to have fun and play games with a few friends. But the annual show has continued its explosive […]

Trophy ISIS-made weaponry on display at Russia’s Army-2017 expo (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Published time: 27 Aug, 2017 11:10 Among the exhibits shown at the Army-2017 international military expo in Russia are trophies from Syria – weapons captured from terrorist groups by the Syrian government army. The pieces range from home-made mortars to military-grade firearms and explosives. [embedded content] The weapons on display were mostly captured in Aleppo, […]

/Film Daily Podcast: D23 Expo 2017, Infinity War, Star Wars Land, Wreck It Ralph 2, Lion King & Much More

On /Film Daily for July 17, 2017, Peter Sciretta talks about all the big announcements, huge reveals, and footage previewed at Disney’s every-other-year fan convention D23 Expo. We learn about Avengers: Infinity War, Wreck It Ralph 2, The Lion King, Star Wars Land, Coco, Toy Story 4, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and much much […]

‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ Details and Release Date Revealed [D23 Expo 2017]

While there are plenty of heavy-hitters at this edition of D23, Disney also used the expo to introduce a film that, while it has a famous title, may not be on as many radars as the movies coming out of Lucasfilm and Marvel. The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is a fantastical take on an […]

‘Dumbo’ Cast Confirmed as Production Begins [D23 Expo 2017]

Disney has found a formula for success with live-action remakes of their beloved animated movies and the upcoming remake of Dumbo looks to continue to trend. Director Tim Burton, who started this whole trend in the first place with Alice in Wonderland, is retelling the story of the iconic flying elephant in live-action and we […]