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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Movies & TV

Selma director to helm fashion film for HBO

Golden Globe-nominated director Ava DuVernay continues to be a hot commodity and HBO has tapped her to helm The Battle of Versailles, its film about an epic fashion face-off in France that had a positive effect on race relations.
Movies & TV

Sick of politics as usual? Check out this trailer for season 5 of Veep

The 2016 presidential primaries have dominated the news cycle of late, but if you're growing tired of counting delegates, this trailer for season five of HBO's Veep may be just the thing.
Movies & TV

Ben Affleck responds to Iñárritu’s infamous ‘cultural genocide’ comments

Fresh off back-to-back Oscar wins, Alejandro González Iñárritu is Hollywood's hottest director -- but that doesn't mean that the industry agrees with his strong stance against superhero movies.
Home Theater

Sony successfully streams first live North American soccer game in 4K

If your the type of sports fan that likes to see every bead of sweat and blade of grass during your favorite team's broadcasts, 4K streaming could be your ticket to a truly immersive experience.
Movies & TV

History’s Vikings gets fifth season with Jonathan Rhys Meyers on board

Audiences just can't seem to get enough of History's Vikings. The historical drama has just be renewed for a 20-episode fifth season and has added Jonathan Rhys Meyers to the mix.
Movies & TV

Advance sales foreshadow huge opening for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Advance ticket sales for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice show that the film is pulling in superhero-sized numbers and outpacing some of the highest-grossing releases of all-time.
Movies & TV

Matthew Perry cast as Ted Kennedy in upcoming miniseries

As a beloved alum of NBC's Friends, Matthew Perry will be hoping that this role is serious enough to springboard him beyond Chandler Bing and into a new phase in his acting career.
Movies & TV

Nicholas Cage and Elijah Wood are hapless heisters in trailer for The Trust 2:34

While Elijah Wood and Nicholas Cage sounds like the casting equivalent to peanut butter and ketchup, the actors actually seem to be a pretty dynamic duo in this trailer for The Trust.
Movies & TV

Film based on Thief video game franchise in the works

While video games haven't always translated well to the film world, the cult-classic video game franchise that began in 1998 with Thief: The Dark Project, seems tailor-made for the big screen.
Movies & TV

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is coming to a living room near you

Whether you're a casual streamer or a home theater nut, you'll soon be able to screen JJ Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens in the comfort of your very own living room, starting April 1.
Movies & TV

David Ayer and Will Smith to return for Suicide Squad sequel

While the news makes the film's title a touch ironic, Suicide Squad is reportedly moving ahead with a sequel and director David Ayer and Will Smith (Deadshot) are both set to return.
Movies & TV

Legends of the Hidden Temple to be revived as a TV movie

If you imagined yourself in the shoes of the silver snakes or the purple parrots as a youngster, you're in for a heaping helping of nostalgia. Legends of the Hidden temple is headed back to the air, this time as a TV movie.