Daily Podcast: Stranger Things & Ancillary Stories, Brad Bird’s 1906, Sicario 2, DC, Incredibles 2, Optimus Prime, Star Wars & More

On the June 19, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and senior writer Ben Pearson to talk about the latest news, including Chris Hardwick, an update on the Disney/Fox acquisition deal, Stranger Things gets a comic book prequel, Brad Bird’s 1906, Sicario: Day of […]

‘Adrian’ Explores The Stories Found In The Trenches Of World War One

Adrian takes players into the trenches of World War One, tasking them with delivering a message to Colonel Coreau after communication has been cut off due to German shelling. While doing so, players can talk to the soldiers who’ve been trapped in this cruel stalemate for years, learning about the experiences they’ve had as they […]

15 people share their airport horror stories — and you’ll never want to fly again

Universal Pictures Flying is typically the quickest and most convenient way to travel. But if you travel often, you have probably dealt with your share of slow security lines, canceled flights, long layovers, inconsiderate flyers, unhelpful airline staff, and lost or damaged luggage. In fact, according to SITA, an air transport IT company, in 2016 […]

‘Voyageur’ Finds Varied Cultures, Stories, & Peoples On A Galactic Journey

Voyageur is about a one-way journey towards the center of the galaxy – a trip that will have you meeting varied peoples and cultures as you explore the generated planets that lie in your path. Will you collect artifacts, learn stories, and assemble allies along the way? It will be up to you what you […]

Airbnb tests its own version of Snapchat’s Stories for rentals

Even Airbnb can’t resist the urge to copy Snapchat, it seems. The home rental outfit is quietly beta testing a Stories feature in its iPhone app that (surprise!) lets you document your trips with photos and short videos. You can view the resulting productions both on your phone and the web, and they appear to […]

Instagram may soon offer a soundtrack for your Stories

With recent music licensing deals between Facebook and record labels like Sony, Warner Music, Universal and other European publishers, it would seem as if Facebook, and by extension Instagram, is uniquely poised to bring soundtracks to shared videos. According to a report at TechCrunch, it seems as if some code in the Instagram Android app […]

Recommended Reading: The ‘Stories’ invasion won’t relent anytime soon

Why ‘Stories’ Took Over Your Smartphone Ian Bogost, The Atlantic Snapchat may have created the monster, but in nearly every social (and some not-so-social) app you fire up, you’ll be greeted with a feed of Stories. In fact, Facebook says the format is on pace to be more popular than a primary feed as the […]