Original Star Wars movies blocked from Disney streaming until 2024

Enlarge A little under a year ago, news broke that Disney was planning its own streaming service for a 2019 launch. The logic from Disney’s perspective is hard to avoid: why let someone else get rich streaming its content? Between Disney’s vast back catalog of animated features plus the Star Wars and Marvel franchises, it’s […]

All your favorite Netflix original shows that have been renewed for another season

Netflix Netflix has begun to cancel shows, but that doesn’t mean it’s getting rid of your favorites. 38 Netflix original series will be returning with new seasons in the near future. Only a few of the series have official release dates, including the upcoming season premieres of “Marvel’s Iron Fist” and “Ozark.” Last week, Netflix […]

Lenovo designed an Amazon Echo Show look-a-like that’s better and cheaper than the original — here’s what the $200 Smart Display is like to use

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. Lenovo Lenovo and Google teamed up to create the Smart Display, a smart home hub with a screen that takes direct aim at the $ 230 Amazon Echo Show.  The Smart […]

Men in Black 4: THIS original trilogy star is returning for Chris Hemsworth’s spin-off

It’s been six years since Smith and Jones returned for Men in Black 3. And while a fourth outing is now shooting in the UK, the original stars are not returning. Instead Men in Black 4 is a spin-off set at the London branch of the secretive organisation and follows Thor Ragnarok stars Hemsworth and […]

The original Lando Calrissian is reportedly coming back to ‘Star Wars’

Donald Glover might have done a bang-up job as Lando Calrissian, but we’re sure fans would still love to see the character’s original actor again. According to The Hollywood Reporter, that’s exactly what’s happening in Episode IX. Billy Dee Williams is reportedly reprising his role as the slick, cape-loving smuggler in the main Star Wars […]

Avengers 4: Marvel boss reveals REAL REASON why original Avengers survived Infinity War

Speaking with io9, the producer said: “I think for a film series that is going on 10 years and is gearing towards a conclusion with Avengers 4, which you don’t usually have in these kind of movies, you can sort of do the math. “And realise it’s the original Avengers that are left.” It really is rather fitting […]

The original Doom, one of 64 Objects that shaped video game history

Enlarge / Cutting edge at the time, we swear. Doom (1993): Doom’s success lay not only with its addicting gameplay and technical innovations, such as its introduction of a portable game engine, but also in its innovative digital distribution. Note the prominent “shareware” advertisement on the top front of the game packaging. This groundbreaking game […]

Avengers 4 DEATHS: Does THIS prove ALL of the original Avengers will DIE?

WARNING SPOILERS FOR AVENGERS INFINITY WAR AHEAD The Marvel epic’s shocking ending saw Thanos snap his fingers and half the universe die. But what was surprising was seeing the original Avengers survive, while superheroes like Spider-Man, Black Panther and Doctor Strange – who are all definitely getting future sequels – perished. Fans have been speculating […]

‘Zombieland 2’ Could Arrive in 2019 and Feature the Original Cast

Remember Zombieland? The 2009 horror-comedy featuring Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson and a pretty funny cameo from Bill Murray? A long-rumored sequel may finally be on the way. According to screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, Zombieland 2 is set for a 2019 release, and the original cast will be returning. The original Zombieland feels like a film from […]

‘Deadpool 2’ has even more crude jokes and graphic violence than the original, and is a worthy follow-up

20th Century Fox “Deadpool 2” is a worthy follow-up to the hit original movie.  There are even more crude jokes in this one, and thanks to the director of “John Wick” taking over, the fight scenes are even more insane.   There certainly is a lot of pressure put on the sequel to the 2016 box-office […]