Movies & TV
Movies & TV

How the studio behind ‘Kubo’ went high tech to make stop-motion look astonishing

Step behind the scenes for a hands-on look at state-of-the-art animation studio, Laika, which used a mix of 3D-printing, stop motion, and CGI to create its breathtaking new film, Kubo and the Two Strings.
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Five shows to stream this week: ‘No Country for Old Men,’ ‘The Get Down,’ and more

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: 'No Country for Old Men,' 'The Get Down,' and more.
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Why ‘Stranger Things’ should make you hopeful for the future of TV

The surprise hit of the summer, Netflix's Stranger Things has been racking up praise from critics. Yet, unlike many of the critically beloved dramas before it, the show offers a surprisingly optimistic take on human nature.
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‘He was the droid I WAS looking for!’ Kenny Baker, R2-D2 actor, dies at 83

Kenny Baker, the man who made R2-D2 the Star Wars universe’s most lovable and recognizable character, has passed away at 83. He stood 3 feet 8 inches tall, and first stepped into the android suit in 1977 to debut as R2-D2.
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Seth Rogen’s ‘Sausage Party’ prank uses FX magic to create real-life talking food

Seth Rogen makes a trip to the grocery store strange in a good way in a new promo for his upcoming comedy Sausage Party. Using animatronic food, he hilariously pranks unsuspecting shoppers.
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Brendan Dassey’s conviction overturned in ‘Making a Murderer’ case

Brendan Dassey's conviction has been overturned in the Teresa Halbach murder case, which was featured in Netflix documentary Making a Murderer. The series spawned a public outcry over the way the 2005 case was handled.
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On-set ‘disagreement’ leads to Thomas Gibson’s dismissal from ‘Criminal Minds’

Thomas Gibson, who starred on the CBS drama Criminal Minds, has been fired from the show due to a reported physical altercation. He won't be returning for the series' upcoming 12th season, the network confirmed in a statement.
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BTS Podcast: 'Sausage Party' remakes stoner comedies, Tales from the Crypt returns 36:23

This week we'll discuss the bizarrely deep stable of well-reviewed movies hitting theaters this weekend, including Seth Rogen's brilliantly crass animated film Sausage Party. We'll also talk Rogue One's latest trailer, and more.
Home Theater

Forget Netflix, these are the best TV shows streaming on Hulu

It's often overwhelming to navigate Hulu's deep library of TV shows. To help, we've put together a list of the best shows currently streaming on the platform, whether you're into poignant cartoons or absurd comedy.
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Stephen Colbert will likely host an election night special for Showtime

Showtime president David Nevins has shared new details on the network's plans for election night: a live special covering the results as they come in, hosted by none other than Stephen Colbert.