‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Early Buzz: A Hilarious Visual Feast with a Big Ole Heart

What made Wreck-It Ralph great back in 2012 wasn’t the plethora of video game references, but the big beating heart of a movie thanks to the friendship between the titular bad guy and the misfit racer Vanellope von Schweetz. Thankfully, the early buzz on the Disney sequel confirms that, much like the first film, Ralph […]

Twitter in schadenfreude feast as NBC’s Megyn Kelly reportedly shown door after blackface comment

Reports that Megyn Kelly is parting ways with NBC after a ‘blackface’ Halloween costume remark have sent Twitter into convulsions. She has apparently fired her talent agent and lawyered up for the forthcoming contract battle. The news host did not appear on her morning show, ‘Megyn Kelly Today,’ on Thursday, and multiple outlets have reported […]

Edgar Wright Praises ‘Ready Player One’ and Spielberg’s “Audio Visual Feast”

After working on it for three years, director Steven Spielberg finally debuted his film adaptation of Ready Player One at the SXSW Film Festival last week and earned a largely rapturous reception. Now you can add another name to its list of fans: Edgar Wright, the director of films like Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs. The […]

Connected Cars Serve Up a Feast of Consumer Data, But Who Will Benefit?

– Carmakers are lining up to devour a buffet of data cooked up by consumers using their sensor-laden vehicles. Some connected-car data is already being monetized, or bought and sold, but according to an October 2017 report by market-research firm Frost & Sullivan, only about 15 percent of the connected car’s potential “use cases” are being harvested. […]

Netflix’s ‘Altered Carbon’ is a Visual Feast Lacking Sustenance

Netflix’s new original series Altered Carbon is a big, bold, visually stunning sci-fi extravaganza. Unfortunately, the story the show is telling fails to live up to the jaw-dropping visuals on display, ultimately robbing the series of its power. Minor spoilers follow. A Visual Feast Lacking Sustenance  Netflix’s bombastic new sci-fi action-drama Altered Carbon comes barreling out […]

Not a feast: THIS is what you'd eat tomorrow if you followed NHS nutritional guidelines

Far from offering “all the trimmings”, the dish features no roast potatoes, just a sprout or two, a few pieces of broccoli and a baby carrot – it’s a state-approved version of our traditional yuletide meal.  This year PHE spent £40million of taxpayers’ money telling Britons what they can and cannot eat, drink and do […]

What we’re watching: ‘Raw’ and ‘Feast of Fiction’

Welcome back to Video IRL, where several of our editors talk about what they’ve been watching in their spare time. This month we’re kicking things off with some seasonally-appropriate horror fare, that you can catch right away on Netflix or Amazon Prime. Then it’s time for a Gundam throwback before Kris Naudus points out a […]