Months-old movies ‘Top Gun’ and ‘Spider-Man’ scored Labor Day weekend box office wins as theaters sold $3 tickets

Tom Cruise in "Top Gun: Maverick." Paramount. Older movies like "Top Gun" and "Spider-Man" beat some newer releases this Labor Day weekend. A re-release of "Jaws" also appeared in the top 10 during a typically slow holiday weekend. Theaters saw a bump in attendance after selling heavily discounted tickets to lure in moviegoers. "Top Gun: […]

The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Halloween,’ ‘The Old Man and the Gun’

Fresh starring roles for familiar faces are in the new release spotlight this week, and though the vehicles vary — a new entry in a horror franchise and a modest, indie character drama — the results are just as pleasing. We’ve also got a controversial new documentary, a horror drama that you might’ve slept on, […]

Now Stream This: ‘Barry Lyndon’, ‘Her’, ‘The Way of the Gun’, ‘Cropsey’, ‘The Rock’, ‘The Brothers Bloom’ and More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.)  The weekend is almost here, which means you’re likely going to be scrolling through streaming services, asking yourself: “What the heck should I watch?” That’s where Now Stream This comes in. Below, […]

Country musician who survived Vegas shooting challenges the idea that a ‘good guy with a gun’ can stop a mass shooter

David Becker/Getty Images Country musician Caleb Keeter, who survived the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday night and said he changed his position on gun control as a result, challenged perhaps the most popular pro-gun argument — that armed civilians are an effective defense against active shooters. “I cannot express how wrong I was,” […]

Sounds bad: Researchers demonstrate “sonic gun” threat against smart devices

Enlarge / The frequency generator used to power researchers’ “sonic gun” at Black Hat in Las Vegas. (credit: Sean Gallagher) LAS VEGAS—At the Black Hat security conference on Thursday, a team of researchers from Alibaba Security demonstrated how sound and ultrasound could be used to attack devices that depend on sensor input from gyroscopes, accelerometers, […]

Trump Jr shares tweet showing ‘Top Gun’ president shooting down ‘CNN fighter jet’

Published time: 10 Jul, 2017 11:19 Undeterred by the backlash to his father sharing a video of himself ‘beating up’ CNN, Donald Trump Jr has shared a new clip showing the US president in full Tom Cruise mode. READ MORE: CNN spills the beans: ‘Russiagate is fake, Trump being demonized’ Back in June President Trump […]

‘Top Gun’ Sequel Confirmed for a July 2019 Release Date

The sequel to Top Gun didn’t feel the need to speed into theaters — the follow-up to the Tom Cruise-starring military action film will be released 33 years after the original. So that’s just enough time for us to get over Goose. Paramount Pictures has confirmed that the Top Gun sequel is set for a July […]

A year of digging through code yields “smoking gun” on VW, Fiat diesel cheats

Enlarge / Volkswagen AG Turbocharged Direct Injection (TDI) vehicles sit parked in a storage lot at San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) in San Bernardino, California, U.S., on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Volkswagen agreed last year to buy back about 500,000 diesels that it rigged to pass US emissions tests if it can’t figure out a […]