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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Vin Diesel teases Samuel L. Jackson’s return to the xXx franchise on social media

Vin Diesel sat out xXx: State of the Union, but he's back for the xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, and will star alongside the man who played Agent Augustus Eugene Gibbons in the franchise's first two films
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The Star Wars references are strong with this U.K. weather report

Watch as English TV personality Sian Welby delivers a weather report loaded with cheeky nods to the Star Wars universe. We count eight distinct references in the course of this 39-second TV spot. Can you name them all?
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens breaks single-day box-office records all over the world

Disney and Lucasfilm knew they had a cash cow on their hands with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but the early box-office returns from the film have been staggering and records are falling all over the globe
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New Ghostbusters character posters showcase quartet of kick-a** chicks

Who you gonna call? If these new Ghosbusters posters are any indication, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy, and Leslie Jones should have no problem handling all your paranormal elimination needs
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Bad Lip Reading dubs Star Wars clips, replacing iconic lines with hilarious nonsense

Just when you thought you'd seen every possible form of Star Wars-related media, the folks over at Bad Lip Reading came to the rescue with their take on Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.
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Fallon, The Roots, and The Force Awakens cast sing awesome acapella Star Wars medley

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens is just days away and Jimmy Fallon, the Roots and the cast of the upcoming film have an awesome surprise for fans of the franchise's iconic soundtrack
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Jennifer Lawrence says she's through with Hunger Games franchise

For those hoping that Lionsgate will move forward with Hunger Games prequels, sequels, or spinoffs, don't expect Jennifer Lawrence (aka Katniss Everdeen) to be involved in any capacity.
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Cumberbatch and Freeman go back in time in new trailer for BBC’s Sherlock Special

BBC One's upcoming, standalone Sherlock event sends Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman back to where it all began for Sherlock Holmes and his faithful sidekick Doctor John H. Watson.
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Trailer for ABC’s Madoff miniseries teaches you how to make and lose $50 billion

"You want to know how to get people to trust you with their money? You present it as an exclusive thing," says Richard Dreyfuss as Bernie Madoff. "Nothing on Earth makes people want something more than telling them they can't have it."
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Tarantino says The Hateful Eight was once a Django sequel

If you thought that Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight felt a lot like Django Unchained, you're very perceptive. The director says that his latest started out as a sequel to that film, but evolved into a standalone story.
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NBCUniversal’s SeeSo streaming comedy service gets offical release date, lineup

If you're a big fan of classic and contemporary comedy but loathe advertisements of any kind, NBCUniversal's upcoming ad-free, subscription-based, streaming comedy service should be on your radar.
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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."