Outlander star details ‘dread’ receiving scripts for Starz series ‘It is going to happen’

“You don’t want to oversell it or underplay it, you just have to commit to it at that moment on set.” David explained to try and get rid of any tension, he tried “speed dating” his co-star, detailing: “What I attempted to do, we asked a few questions to each other in a speed dating […]

‘Hold the Dark’ Review: Jeremy Saulnier Delivers an Icy Cold Work of Existential Dread [TIFF]

With Hold the Dark, Green Room director Jeremy Saulnier crafts a bleak, unforgiving film with an ever-increasing body count. Shot through with menace and unapologetically nasty, Hold the Dark is bound to horrify some viewers to the point of disengagement. Call it No Country for Cold Men. Jeremy Saulnier’s Hold the Dark is a chilly, unsettling a film loaded with death […]

Employees used to dread my meetings until I adopted these 4 habits

Strelka Institute/Flickr This post by Robb Jeppsen originally appeared on Quora as an answer to the question, “What are the best ways to run a meeting?” Boring meetings can drain the energy of employees for the rest of the day, and it’s important to determine what material is relevant to a meeting beforehand.   Average […]

The dread, the separatism, and the coming collapse of America that inspired Far Cry 5

Dan Hay, creative director of Ubisoft’s Far Cry 5, said that the Far Cry franchise is always about the combination of chaos and beauty. His team chose to set the next game — coming February 27, 2018 — in the beautiful fictional Hope County in Montana. Beneath that beautiful surface, a frightening religious cult runs the region, […]

Let Glorious Jupiter Distract You From Existential Dread

Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gabriel Fiset Lingering sense of ennui creeping in? Concerned about our crumbling infrastructure? Allow me to temporarily assuage your problems by offering up some lovely images of Jupiter. They won’t solve anything, but they just might help you get through day the without shouting into a stranger’s face or kicking over a traffic cone. […]

Don Of The Dread

Donald Trump may have been absent from Washington, DC, on Saturday, April 29, but he was still the major topic of conversation as the city geared up to celebrate the First Amendment and the White House press corps at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. The president’s name was also on the lips of those who […]

‘Veep,’ ‘Jackie,’ and the Existential Dread of Post-Presidency Life

“There should be more horses, more soldiers, more crying, more cameras,” Natalie Portman demands in that upper-crust, performative mid-Atlantic accent in Pablo Larraín’s Jackie, shortly after she’s witnessed her president husband’s head explode in a convertible just next to her. She’s in shock — and it leads her to meticulously, obsessively conceptualize how John F. Kennedy will be remembered. The […]