Movies & TV
Movies & TV

Box office hits and misses: ‘The Accountant’ files a winning weekend while ‘Max Steel’ rusts

Ben Affleck and his action thriller The Accountant exceeded box-office predictions with a $24.7 million debut that put the film in first place domestically, while Mattel's Max Steel toy movie flopped.
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Coen brothers to write screenplay for ‘Dark Web’ film based on Silk Road

While it’s too early for casting rumors or release date, the film will cover Ulbricht’s rise as founder of the online drug trafficking marketplace The Silk Road and as a murderous kingpin as the site’s popularity grew.
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‘Law and Order: SVU’ to push back episode featuring Trump-inspired character

An upcoming episode of the show is heavily inspired by the civil lawsuit pending against Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump, by a woman who alleges she was raped by Trump when she was 13 in the mid 1990s.

You’ll never guess how much the ‘Wayne’s World’ AMC Pacer sold for

The 1976 AMC Pacer from Wayne's World hit the auction block at the Barrett-Jackson event in Last Vegas. It sold for an unprecedented amount of money for a car of this type. The "Mirth-Mobile" was restored to the same specifications it was…
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Five shows to stream this week: scares, laughs, and an incisive documentary

How are you going to get through this week? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows available now, of course. On the list this week: 'The Witch,' 'Insecure,' and more.

Weekly Rewind: Massive Prius recall, Note 7 woes get worse, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from…

Between the Streams: ‘Rogue One’ analysis, a messy ‘Accountant,’ Roger Corman returns 42:49

This week, we'll go over the latest Star Wars Rogue One trailer note for note, take a look at the Accountant and whether it's worth your time, and go into a mess of other news, including Logan (aka Wolverine 3), Roger Corman's…
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Martian television? Cable channel MTV plans 'War of the Worlds' series

H.G. Wells' famous alien-invasion story The War of the Worlds will be adapted once again, this time as a new television series produced by MTV and the team behind the network's popular Teen Wolf series.
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Child’s play? Ricky Gervais gets into game show biz with a panel of kids on ABC

ABC has ordered a game show called Five to Survive that will star Ricky Gervais, who is also executive producer, along with a panel of kids. Gervais and the youngsters will try to help contestants win cash prizes.
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The Accountant' proves Affleck can act and deliver the action

Despite some serious narrative flaws, The Accountant and its autistic action hero offer an adventure that holds your attention and keeps excitement high.

'Friday the 13th: The Game' misses 2016 release date in favor of bonus content

Gun Media has announced that its video game adaptation of Friday the 13th will miss its anticipated 2016 release window to allow for the development of an additional single-player component.
Virtual Reality

‘Allumette’ immerses you in a floating village, shows off potential of VR cinema

One recent animated title that aims to leverage the storytelling potential of VR is Allumette, a 20-minute animated tale about an orphan girl and her adventures in a floating village.