A perfect time for Fahrenheit 451 remakes; HBO’s version falls short

Enlarge / Do you get it? It’s the temperature at which a book burns. (credit: Michael Gibson / HBO) Warning: This post contains minor spoilers for HBO’s Fahrenheit 451. Media and entertainment have been stripped of thought and reduced to quick dopamine hits. Societal norms—whether that means popular thought or preferred means of communication—have been […]

Once Upon a Time Bosses Break Down Series Finale's 'Epic' Reunion, Pilot Callback and Other Favorite Moments

And so they all lived happily ever after — some, in death. ABC’s Once Upon a Time this Friday night wrapped its seven-season run by having the heroes thwart Wish Rumple’s plan to damn them to isolated, unhappy endings, in large part thanks to our Rumplestilskin’s decision to rip out his own heart — thus […]

Avengers 4: Captain America travels back in time to obtain the Soul Stone from [SPOILER]?

WARNING SPOILER FOR AVENGERS INFINITY WAR AHEAD The Avengers are seriously screwed. At the end of Infinity War, Thanos, the villain won and half the universe died – included a ton of the superheroes. So what do they do now? Well Marvel‘s Avengers 4 set photos have suggested some sort of time travel or multi-verse […]

‘Fast and Furious 9’ Hires a New Writer for the Franchise for the First Time Since 2006

The Fast and Furious franchise has tapped a new writer to steer the action franchise. For the first time since 2006, Universal has hired a new screenwriter to pen a film in the series. Up-and-coming screenwriter Daniel Casey, who penned the upcoming sci-fi thriller Kin, is the new Fast and Furious 9 writer and will script the sequel helmed by Justin Lin. […]

Enjoy Some Upside-Down Exploration In The Tower Of Time

I didn’t quite know exactly what to expect when I started playing ambitious isometric RPG Tower of Time. I certainly wouldn’t have guessed that it would give me the most wonderful Ultima Underworld flashbacks – despite being different in almost every respect. Just like in that venerable old dungeon delver, Tower of Time has you […]

The 50 best sports movies of all time, according to critics

Photo courtesy of Kartemquin Films At the heart of great sports is usually great drama. So, it’s no surprise that Hollywood has frequently mined the arena of sports for storytelling inspiration. Every sports fan has their favorite film depictions of athletic feats, but we decided to see what critics think are the best sports movies […]

PlayStation dominates April TV ad spend, and FoxNext joins the top 5 for first time

GUEST: Sony extends its grip on the TV ad market for the seventh month, and a new name appears in the top 5 spenders. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and conversion analytics from more than eight million smart TVs, to bring you a monthly report on how […]

Timothy Olyphant Eyeing Role in Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time In Hollywood’

Yet another impressive actor is eyeing a part in Quentin Tarantino‘s impeccable Once Upon A Time In Hollywood cast. Timothy Olyphant has tossed his hat in the ring and may co-star alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Burt Reynolds and more. Who will be next to join Tarantino’s rapidly growing Once Upon A Time In Hollywood? […]