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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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."
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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?