NASA releases sharpest-ever images of distant Kuiper Belt object

The mysterious Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69 now exists as more than a generic-looking blob. NASA has posted its sharpest-ever images of the object, captured a relatively close 4,109 miles away at 12:33AM on January 1st. While scientists already knew some details about MU69 before now, such as its unusual two-part ‘pancake’ shape, these higher-quality […]

Papa Roach, Steve Hackett, Thunder REVIEWS: This week's new rock album releases

Steve HackettAt The Edge Of Light(Inside Out)***** 5 stars Steve Hackett has had many Eureka! moments during his stellar Genesis and solo career and his latest At The Edge Of Light continue his golden roll of inspired releases. The intense recipe of world (and otherworldly) musical sounds on this faultless recording, explode in all directions […]

NHLPA releases statement after Stars' CEO blasts Seguin, Benn

The NHL players' union says comments from Dallas Stars CEO Jim Lites were "reckless and insulting" after Lites went on expletive-laden rants criticizing high-priced forwards Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin. Lites also words such as "terrible" and "embarrassing" while saying Benn, the captain, and Seguin were playing poorly for a team underachieving in the Western […]

Bumblebee sequel: Director confirms ideas for Bumblebee 2 as Transformers prequel releases

The Transformers prequel has an A- grade on CinemaScore and a 94% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It may have struggled to compete with Aquaman and Mary Poppins Returns during its US opening weekend, but studio bosses are confident it can leave a mark in the days and weeks ahead. So will Hailee Steinfeld et […]

New Blu-ray Releases: ‘Venom’, ‘2001’, ‘The Predator’, ‘Starman’, ‘True Stories’

(Welcome to Not Dead Yet, a feature dedicated to new Blu-ray releases and what special features you should be excited about. Because yes, some of us still like to own physical copies of our movies.) Welcome to the last Blu-ray review round-up of 2018. We did it, everyone! Congratulations! As we close out this hell-year, some […]

Sony’s ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ and ‘Searching’ Get December China Releases

Sony is making more inroads into the Chinese movie market, with upcoming December releases for one of its most highly anticipated superhero movies and for its sleeper summer hit. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Searching both earned Sony China releases in December, with the latter indie hit gaining another Asian market after successfully premiering in star John Cho‘s […]

'Porn lawyer' Avenatti claims Tucker Carlson assaulted gay Latino man, releases VIDEO

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti is accusing Fox News conservative host Tucker Carlson of assaulting a Latino man in a bar. Carlson says the man started it by calling his daughter a whore and a c*nt. Avenatti has posted a video clip of the incident on Twitter, saying he is investigating “an alleged assault on a […]

BBC Polls Critics, Releases 100 Greatest Foreign Films List

Over the past few years, the BBC has conducted polls to discover the 100 greatest American films, 100 greatest comedies, and 100 greatest films of the 21st century. Now they’re at it again, but this time they’ve kicked Hollywood to the curb and instead focused on films that are made in a language other than […]

REVIEW: The best new rock albums – including releases by Saxon, Martin Barre, Nazareth

SaxonThe Eagle Has Landed(BMG)★★★★★ Considered the cornerstone of live albums from the NWOBHM era upon its release in 1982, this expanded re-release buttresses the original recording with six extra bonus tracks. From the roar of the chanting Saxon crowd and the revving intro to Motorcycle Man, this essential live document from Saxon’s classic Denim and […]