From ‘menace’ to assets: Soros now buying social media shares

Months after denouncing social media as a “menace to society,” controversial billionaire George Soros is again investing into Facebook, Twitter and streaming services Spotify and Pandora, while scaling back his Google holdings. With hedge funds filing their second-quarter statements with regulators this week, it has emerged that Soros Fund Management LLC is once again investing […]

Star Wars SHOCK: George Lucas admits ‘I went TOO FAR with The Phantom Menace’

It was supposed to be a big comeback for Star Wars after nearly a 20 year gap. Kicking off the prequel trilogy, The Phantom Menace ended up being one of the most  Star Wars movies, often derided to this day. Now The Hollywood Reporter has revealed Lucas’ comments in a making of featurette in the […]

This Week In Trailers: The Phantom Menace, Another WolfCop, Kaleidoscope, Automatic at Sea, Blame, Monogamish

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week […]

‘We are sending an armada’: Trump ready to eliminate N. Korean ‘menace’ with or without China

The US is looking forward to working with China to solve the North Korean nuclear threat. But while Washington is mustering its forces in the Korean peninsula, Beijing insists on finding a peaceful solution to Pyongyang’s “denuclearization.” Less than a week after US President Donald Trump met with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, the two […]

20-year-high crime rates menace 4 US cities

Published time: 23 Feb, 2017 04:24 Homicide rates are increasing in the majority of major US cities, but Baltimore, Chicago, Memphis and Milwaukee are struggling with some of the worst violence seen in a quarter-century. Chicago, Baltimore, Memphis and Milwaukee are already seeing a rise in homicide in 2017, compared to the same time last […]