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Focal Dimension Review

Stellar sound quality meets versatility in Focal’s quirky Dimension sound bar and sub.
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Fargo creator Noah Hawley developing FX series based on Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle

Fargo series writer Noah Hawley will adapt Kurt Vonnegut's 1963 novel Cat's Cradle for the small screen. Based on the iconic sci-fi tale satirizing the Cold War arms race, the show will be aired as a limited series.
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Comedy streaming service Seeso launches free with NBC classics, original series

Seeso will offer a free web-only beta, offering viewers a sampling of original shows, curated films, NBC favorites, and classic stand-up next month. Seeso Beta memberships will be limited, and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. 
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The Lion King’s Circle of Life gets the virtual reality treatment

The Lion King's opening number, Circle of Life, was given the virtual reality treatment with a 360-degree video released for viewers to get an immersive taste of the long-running Broadway show.

Crytek Back to Dinosaur Island VR experience available to everyone … with a DK2 3:10

Think you could handle coming face-to-face with one of the biggest carnivores the Earth has ever seen? That's what you're faced with in Crytek's newly released demo of its Back to Dinosaur Island experience from earlier this year.
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David Beckham named 2015’s Sexiest Man Alive: Take a look back at winners past and present

As we anxiously await the reveal of People Magazine's 2015 Sexiest Man Alive on Jimmy Kimmel Live tonight, here's a look back at those who made the list over the last 30 years, and some guesses as to who might be named for 2015.
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ABC orders up extra episodes of hits Blackish, The Goldbergs

ABC has ordered up extra episodes for its popular Wednesday night primetime comedy series, including Black-ish, The Goldbergs, and The Middle, with Modern Family expected to follow.

Rdio owed $220 million to creditors when it filed for bankruptcy 

Music streamer Rdio, which Pandora bought key assets from yesterday, owes about $220 million to creditors. The service made about $1.5 million monthly from subscription revenue, significantly less than its $4 million in monthly operating…
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Spiritual successor to Linklater’s Dazed and Confused to premiere at SXSW

Richard Linklater's next comedy Everybody Wants Some has been called the spiritual successor to the 1993 cult classic Dazed and Confused. The director/writer explained that it's also related to his last film, Boyhood.
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F Is for Family (among other words) in NSFW trailer for the Netflix original series 2:08

There's more Murphy family dysfunction to be seen in the new trailer for Netflix's F Is for Family. The upcoming animated comedy series is co-created by stand-up comedian Bill Burr and Simpsons writer Michael Price.
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New survey shows that Netflix appears to be winning the SVOD battle in Australia

Netflix is coming out on top in the land Down Under. A new survey estimates that the streamer has been used by 2.5 million Australian adults (14 percent) since its March 2015 launch in the country.