Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance is an ’embarrassing’ ‘crisis’ for Trump and ‘one of the roughest foreign-policy challenges’ he’s faced yet, experts say

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Foreign-policy experts say the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is “embarrassing” and a “crisis” for President Donald Trump. Experts seem to disagree, however, on how big of a challenge this poses to Trump’s overall agenda. They say the situation creates tension between Trump and the GOP foreign-policy establishment in Congress. Experts […]

Fantastic Fest Day 2: ‘Border’ is a Beautifully Executed Bad Idea, ‘Apostle’ Delivers Vicious Thrills, and ‘One Cut of the Dead’ is the Best Zombie Comedy in Years

(Welcome to The Fantastic Fest Diaries, where we will be chronicling every single movie we see at the United States’ largest genre film festival.) Welcome to Fantastic Fest, day two. In this diary entry: a deranged stop-motion allegory, an unpredictable thriller from the writer of Let the Right One In, a new horror movie from The […]

‘The Meg’ Overperforms at the Box Office, Opens Larger Than ‘Ready Player One’ and ‘Rampage’

As the blockbuster summer of 2018 comes to an end, it appears audiences were hungry for Jason Statham and a giant prehistoric shark to give them some last minute thrills. The Meg surprised box office experts by having a much larger opening weekend than projected. As of Wednesday last week, analysts were predicting The Meg […]

The Morning Watch: How Realistic Are Shark Attacks in Movies, More ‘Ready Player One’ Easter Eggs & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, find out how realistic the shark attacks we’ve […]

‘Radiant One’ Explores Lucid Dreaming And Its Pitfalls

The ability to control your dreams and manipulate them is quite the feat. You could fly with the birds, overturn a bad situation, or live your wildest dreams. In story-driven adventure Radiant One, players will have to navigate both dreams and nightmares as well, solving puzzles and escaping dangerous situations throughout the surreal worlds in […]

A new mattress combines ‘700 tiny mattresses in one’ for better support — I slept on it and noticed less lower back aching

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. SleepOvation Instagram If one mattress isn’t enough for you to live the bougie lifestyle you know you deserve, you may try 700 mattresses in one via the SleepOvation mattress. Trusted […]

‘Ready Player One’ Honest Trailer: A Na’vi Who Joined a Boy Band Saves the Virtual World

After hitting the big screen in March, Steven Spielberg‘s adaptation of Ready Player One has already taken some licks for being a glorified trip down memory lane full of seemingly heartless pop culture references to movies that are far better than the one you’re watching. But the Ready Player One Honest Trailer still has some […]

US warns against attacking its troops after Assad says they’ll leave Syria ‘one way or another'

US troops are not leaving Syria and any attempt to remove them by force will be met with an armed response, a top Pentagon official said, reacting to Syrian President Bashar Assad’s RT interview. “Any interested party in Syria should understand that attacking US forces or our coalition partners will be a bad policy,” Director […]

‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ Director Milos Forman Has Passed Away at 86

Sad news arrived late last night with word that Oscar-winning director Milos Forman, the man behind the Best Picture winners One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Amadeus, had passed away at age 86. We remember the life and legacy of the filmmaker below. News of Milos Forman dead was reported by The New York […]