James Bond: Will Bodyguard's Richard Madden replace Daniel Craig? Round-up of contenders

Of course we’re still years away from knowing who Craig’s successor will be – as he still has at least one more movie to film. The 25th film in the series is still pencilled in for a late 2019 release date despite no director currently being attached – so even if it doesn’t get delayed, […]

Halloween review round-up: What are critics saying about the new Halloween movie?

The 2018 edition of Halloween is still a few months from its theatrical release. However, many critics have been treated to screenings ahead of its debut. They have some strong opinions. What are critics saying about the new Halloween movie? Brian Tallerico writing from the Toronto Film Festival for RogerEbert.com gave it two stars. He […]

Gamescom 2018 Roundup

Gamescom is a loud, in-your-face, five day maelstrom of sights and sounds and videogamey things. It’s fun, but rather ill-suited for games which are not all about guns and competition and strife and WINNING something or other. Still, there are more than enough upcoming titles out there that celebrate the good things, that dazzle with […]

Lawsuit brings $289 million verdict against maker of Roundup weed killer

Enlarge / A weedkiller has gotten its manufacturer in very large legal troubles. (credit: Erich Ferdinand / Flickr) On Friday, a California jury hit Monsanto with $ 289 million in damages in a lawsuit brought by a patient suffering from terminal cancer, accepting the plaintiff’s claims that his disease was caused by the company’s popular […]