Movies & TV
Movies & TV

Showtime greenlights Jim Carrey-produced series about ’70s comics in LA

Subscription-based cable company Showtime has picked up a new dark comedy series from executive producer Jim Carrey called I'm Dying Up Here, about stand-up comedians in 1970s Los Angeles.
Web

Serial switches up season 2 release schedule to add more material

You'll now have to wait longer between new Serial season 2 episodes, but there's a silver lining: The change comes as more material is added to the podcast, announced host Sarah Koenig.
Movies & TV

Spike Lee’s new doc on Showtime explores MJ’s smash LP Off the Wall

Showtime has released the first trailer for its upcoming Michael Jackson documentary, featuring interviews with celebrities like Questlove, David Byrne, and The Weeknd, and vintage concert footage.
Movies & TV

Activision Blizzard taps longtime Tarantino producer to co-head film and TV division

Activision Blizzard plans to use its iconic game franchises to inspire filmed entertainment. The company has announced that longtime Tarantino producer Stacey Sher will join Nick van Dyk as co-president of its film and television studio.
Virtual Reality

Tiltbrush and the HTC Vive make big splash on the Tonight Show

A week on from the Oculus Rift pre-order going live, everyone is still debating the merits of it vs the HTC Vive. The tech on show at the Tonight Show this week was the latter, with host Jimmy Fallon trying out TiltBrush.
Movies & TV

Mr. Robot is watching you, so you might as well watch Mr. Robot 1:10

We interview the creator and cast of Mr. Robot, the popular tech drama that recently won two Golden Globes. What will Season 2 look like, and many other questions answered.
Cool Tech

BBC to bring back classic ‘Robot Wars’ TV show

With the Megabot battle between the U.S. and Japan getting everyone excited for brawling bots once again, the BBC has announced that it has commissioned a new series of the classic BBC series, Robot Wars.
Movies & TV

The first trailer for Money Monster takes George Clooney hostage 2:42

George Clooney is a television stock guru taken hostage by an angry investor in the first trailer for Money Monster, the upcoming drama co-starring Jack O'Connell and Julia Roberts and directed by Jodie Foster.
Home Theater

Amazon ushers the 4K revolution forward with pre-orders for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray discs

Those eagerly awaiting the release of 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays can rest assured that we're getting closer. Amazon now has several titles available for pre-order, including The Martian, which will be released on March 1.
Movies & TV

VLC finally lands on Apple TV, with Plex support, and so much more

VLC has debuted a mobile app with compatibility on the Apple TV, VLC for Mobile. The extremely versatile new app is most helpful for those with large collections of local audio and video files. 
Movies & TV

Colin Trevorrow laughs off petition to let George Lucas helm Star Wars: Episode IX

Colin Trevorrow isn't taking a push to replace him as director of Star Wars: Episode IX too seriously, based on his response in a new interview. Over 20,000 fans have signed a petition calling for George Lucas to helm the upcoming film.
Music

President Obama welcomes Kendrick Lamar to the White House to talk about mentors

Hip-hop icon Kendrick Lamar has released a new PSA video for mentorship.org in which he talks about the importance of having positive influences, along with his meeting with President Barack Obama.