‘First Light’ Borrows the ‘Chronicle’ Template for a Satisfying Sci-fi Romance [SXSW]

As this generation’s filmmakers attempt to create their own superhero origin stories without going through Marvel or DC, Jason Stone’s First Light succeeds by blending Chronicle with YA romance. Hard sci-fi elements that limit themselves to rural country suburbs before breaking out like a conspiracy containment gone wrong. As illuminations flicker and cosmic mysteries unravel, […]

Colorful Photos of Objects Arranged in Obsessive, Satisfying Ways

The holiday craziness is overwhelming, the President spent the last week openly supporting a pedophile in the Alabama Senate race, and now you just need some damn photos of objects arranged in obsessive ways to stay sane for another day. Enter the boldly colored artworks of Adam Hillman. He takes snaps of random things like […]

Sense8 Series Finale: Cast Promises a Satisfying Ending in New BTS Footage

Netflix on Saturday gave an update on the highly anticipated Sense8 wrap-up special with the release of a new behind-the-scenes featurette. RELATEDCable/Streaming Scorecard: What’s Renewed? What’s Cancelled? The science-fiction drama was cancelled after two seasons back in June, but the streamer eventually greenlit a standalone series finale. The following footage finds the entire cast back together, […]

12 satisfying photos of the stunning ‘food gradient’ trend that’s taking over Instagram

Brittany Wright courtesy of Little, Brown and Company Brittany Wright is a food photographer whose book “Feast Your Eyes” comes out November 28. It features her signature food gradient photos that continue to go viral on Instagram. She arranges foods according to size, color, texture, and type. She hopes to inspire people to appreciate how beautiful everyday foods […]

Can’t Get No—What? Appliances Are More Satisfying Than Cars?

– When Mick Jagger sang, “I can’t get no satisfaction,” he could have been talking about his car, but he was probably talking about his dishwasher. At least that’s the implication from the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index, in which we learn that consumers are more likely to be charmed by an appliance than by […]