Adam Poltrack

Adam Poltrack

Adam is an A/V News Writer for Digital Trends, and is responsible for bringing you the latest advances in A/V equipment/technology. Before coming to Digital Trends, he wrote for The Tactic Company and served as a staff reporter for The Hometown Media Group.
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Ang Lee to use 3D to recreate one of the greatest boxing matches ever

Life of Pi director Ang Lee is reportedly moving forward with a 3D film about the third and deciding fight between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, a bout that was dubbed "the Thrilla in Manila."
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JJ Abrams talks terrifying reveal to Disney execs, other Star Wars details on Stern

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams has been opening up a bit more lately about the film and he recently appeared on The Howard Stern show to discuss the film, among other things.
Movies & TV

Benedict Cumberbatch will soon be trickin’ Nazis as The War Magician

Imitation Game actor Benedict Cumberbatch is stepping into the shoes of another war hero. This time around he'll portary Jasper Maskelyne, the British Magician who helped make Adolph Hitler and Nazi Germany disappear during World War II
Movies & TV

Evans, Downey Jr. discuss bad blood in Captain America: Civil War featurette

We get a sneak peek at some new footage and find out how Chris Evans' Captain America and Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man went from mad love to bad blood in this new spot for the upcoming Captain America: Civil War
Movies & TV

JJ Abrams says no post-credits scene for The Force Awakens

This past weekend, JJ Abrams said unequivocally that there will be no post-credits scene for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force awakens. So, when the film itself is finished, locate the nearest exit -- and don't forget your jacket
Movies & TV

Crowe breaks Gosling’s arm in brutally funny red band trailer for The Nice Guys 3:00

Any good R-rated comedy needs a good red band trailer to do it justice, and Shane Black's The Nice Guys just got one. If you're a fan of off-the-wall action comedies, you won't be disappointed.
Movies & TV

Shrunk in translation: John Boyega’s Finn downsized for Chinese Star Wars poster

It's hard to believe that this Chinese poster shrunk John Boyega this much by accident, so the million-dollar question is: Why did marketers decide to downsize one of the film's central characters?
Movies & TV

Ex-drug dealer who inspired The Wire dies at 73

Melvin Williams was one of the main inspirations for HBO's The Wire and was a notorious drug kingpin before he turned his life around and began working with local pastors to steer young people away from life on the street.
Gaming

Rocket League powerslides onto Xbox One in 2016

If you're an Xbox One owner, you've been forced to watch all the Rocket League action from the sideline, but according to reports, you'll soon be out on the pitch with the rest of the gaming world.
Movies & TV

This classic movie soundtrack sounds an awful lot like the Star Wars score

If your a Star Wars fan, the soundtrack to King's Row will sound awfully familiar. The only problem is, the film was released 35 years before George Lucas' sci-fi masterpiece hit theaters.
Movies & TV

Turkish doctor in hot water over LOTR meme, but his lawyer has a brilliant strategy

You never know when a thorough knowledge of LOTR lore will come in handy, and a court case in Turkey currently hinges on whether a particular post features pictures of Gollum, or his amiable alter ego Smeagol
Movies & TV

Here is the size of every single vehicle in the Star Wars trilogy

Almost 40 years after the release of Star Wars: Episode IV -- A New Hope, fans are still finding awesome new ways to interact with George Lucas story and this video is a perfect example of what makes the franchise unique