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.

Watch as Jimmy Fallon learns a lip-sync battle with Tom Cruise is risky business

Jimmy Fallon went head-to-head with Tom Cruise in a knock-down drag-out lip sync battle. While the competition was fierce, the final performance proved that neither man had 'Lost that Lovin' Feelin.'

Movies & TV

What’s in a Gender? Tilda Swinton may play male character in Marvel’s Doctor Strange

As her resume can attest, Tilda Swinton isn't afraid to mix it up and take on challenging roles. And now we have news that her character in Marvel's upcoming Doctor Strange may or may not require her to bend her gender.

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Jake Gyllenhaal’s parents refused to let him join the quack attack in Mighty Ducks movie

Though Gyllenhaal's folks wouldn't let him quack with the rest of The Mighty Ducks, the actor was later grateful that they forced him to focus on school instead of skating around with Joshua Jackson and company.

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Actress Brie Larson to star opposite Tom Hiddleston in Kong: Skull Island

Actress Brie Larson (21 Jump Street, The Spectacular Now) is in talks to play the female lead in Legendary Pictures’ Kong: Skull Island, the origin story of everyone’s favorite over-sized, skyscraper-scaling simian.

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Hulk Hogan out of WWE after racist comments surface via Gawker lawsuit

The WWE has cut ties with its most recognizable personality: Hulk Hogan. The organization has stripped all mentions of Hogan from the WWE website and has removed his merchandise from the WWE’s online store.

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Wyatt Cenac reveals he and Jon Stewart had beef over racially-charged skit

Wyatt Cenac appeared on and episode of WTF With Marc Maron and revealed that Jon Stewart told him to 'F*ck Off' in a writer' s meeting after he expressed concerns that a particular sketch was racially insensitive.

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Visa pairs with Fandango for free summer movie deal

Through August 21, 2015 if you use your Visa Signature card to buy two or more movie tickets on a Friday (for a Friday movie) you'll get one additional ticket free from Visa and Fandango.

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Shock Jock Howard Stern almost got his hands on Ant-Man

Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man was tops at the domestic box office last weekend and -- with a worldwide gross of roughly $120 million in less than a week -- the film is a certified hit. But it almost fell into very different hands.

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Hilarious new Sling TV ads mock ‘Old TV’ in the cleverest way possible

Aimed at fed-up millennials, the campaign uses the hashtag #TakeBackTV and mocks the established broadcast model across, TV, social and digital platforms with three satirical spots

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Disney and Lucasfilm eyeing Benicio Del Toro for the villain in Star Wars Episode 8

Discussions are still in the “very early stages” but Disney and Lucasfilm are reportedly eyeing Actor Benicio Del Toro for the role of an unidentified (but reportedly central) villain in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode 8

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Judge rules that internet TV service FilmOn should be treated as a cable provider

This past Thursday, U.S. District Judge George Wu ruled that FilmOn X LLC, a free internet-based television service, should be treated like a cable provider. Will higher courts uphold the decision?

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‘Meet the staff’ promo video for Wet Hot American Summer prequel is amazing

Thirteen wet, hot, American Summers have passed since we last saw the ragtag staff of Camp Fireside and pretty much nothing has changed.

Home Theater

James Bond box sets, collectibles, and more to be released ahead of SPECTRE

In advance of the November 6th release of SPECTRE, the 24th James Bond film, MGM Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment are releasing special edition Blu-rays, DVDs and collectible box-sets on September 15th.

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MLB’s new Home Run Derby improves TV Ratings

Last year, the Home Run Derby lost some casual fans, so organizers decided to shake things up with a new format that created quicker, more exciting action and much better TV ratings

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