How ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ triumphed over the uncanny valley

When the first trailer for the live action Alita: Battle Angel dropped in late December 2017, the internet was abuzz about the eponymous character’s large CG eyes. Heck, even we called them “creepy” and “weird.” Now that the film’s finally here and I’ve had a chance to check out this long-awaited comic adaptation, I can […]

At Home and Abroad: the Growing Contradictions of Silicon Valley

It only took Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg a few hours to publicly criticize President Donald Trump’s January 2017 executive order banning the U.S. entry of travelers from certain Muslim-dominated nations. His response — soon echoed by several other Silicon Valley CEOs — was in keeping with the traditionally liberal principles promoted by American tech companies: […]

UK set to impose new “tech tax” on Silicon Valley giants

Enlarge / LONDON – Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond poses with the budget box at 11 Downing Street before the announcement of the Autumn Budget Statement in the House of Commons on October 29, 2018. (credit: Wiktor Szymanowicz / Barcroft Media via Getty Images) Britain’s top financial official has included a new “tech tax” […]

Can Winx make history at The Valley?

Video Can Winx make history at The Valley?1:54 Gilbert Gardiner and Nick Quinn take a look Winx ahead of the Cox Plate October 22nd 2018 26 minutes ago /display/ news and galleries/SuperRacing/ SuperRacing Can Winx make history at The Valley?1:54 October 22nd 2018 25 minutes ago /display/ news and galleries/SuperRacing/ TAB market update – BRIAN […]