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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The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens shows us the film that almost was

A new book entitled The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens shows us just how much the record-breaking film evolved during production and details several interesting ideas that didn't make it past the cutting-room floor.
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Check out this glorious, 21-minute sneak peek of the X-Files series revival

With its 21-minute, behind-the-scenes preview for the upcoming revival, FOX is giving long-time X-Files fans and series newcomers the chance to remember the past and salivate over the future
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ villains not evil enough for Vatican City reviewer

Some reviewers have criticized the film's handling of Kylo Ren and the First Order, but an anonymous reviewer from the Vatican City's daily newspaper has slammed the film for depicting toothless bad guys.
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The doctor will see you now: See first official photo of Cumberbatch as Dr. Strange

It takes a special kind of actor to pull off an all-powerful, mystical sorcerer, but Benedict Cumberbatch looks awfully natural in the first official photo from Marvel's upcoming Doctor Strange
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Cut SNL sketch with Amy Poehler takes you back to Christmas at Nana’s

For anyone who has ever fought with their siblings and disappointed mom (i.e. -- everyone with siblings), this cut for time Saturday Night Live sketch will take you on a hilarious trip down memory lane.
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Channing Tatum spammed Tarantino with emails to be in The Hateful Eight

Channing Tatum recently appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and told the host how he secured his role in The Hateful Eight, and how he almost injured one of his most celebrated co-stars.
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See how JJ Abrams snuck Obi-Wan and Yoda into The Force Awakens

Did you catch Obi-Wan and Yoda in Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens? Both iconic Jedis spoke from the great beyond in JJ Abrams' new film, but even for Star Wars super fans, their cameos were easy to miss
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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