Movies & TV
Movies & TV

Netflix’s Hermes translator test aims for high quality across all languages

Netflix has launched a brand new translator testing platform known as Hermes, in what it hopes will help raise the bar for quality and efficiency of content localization the world over.
Movies & TV

New trailer for ‘The Mummy’ teases epic adventure, paints it black

The famous movie monster at the heart of The Mummy gets more attention in the latest trailer for Universal Pictures' upcoming creature-feature reboot starring Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella.
Movies & TV

Jesse, Tulip, and Cassidy road trip in the first trailer for 'Preacher' season 2

Jesse, Tulip, and Cassidy hit the road together in the first trailer for the upcoming second season of Preacher, AMC's hit series based on the popular comic book series of the same name.
Home Theater

Now you can download Netflix shows for offline playback on Windows 10 PCs

Late last year, Netflix announced its long-awaited offline viewing feature for iOS and Android. The feature is finally available for the Netflix app on Windows 10 PCs, though Windows 10 Mobile users will have to wait.
Movies & TV

After shuttering streaming plans, Apple may bundle HBO, Showtime, Starz instead

After putting its plans for a live TV streaming service aside, Apple may instead offer a bundle of premium TV services including HBO, Showtime, and Starz, aiming to woo customers away from their cable or satellite subscriptions.
Virtual Reality

Has Intel turned into a virtual reality film studio? We found out

Intel has been ramping up its efforts in the virtual reality section since 2016, helping filmmakers create VR movies. Digital Trends spoke with filmmakers and the head of the Intel Virtual Reality Center about how Intel can help mix…
Movies & TV

'The Boss Baby' demotes 'Beauty and the Beast' as 'Ghost in the Shell' flops

DreamWorks Animation's The Boss Baby enjoyed a big debut that was just enough to bump Beauty and the Beast out of the top spot after a two-week run as the industry's top film, but the news wasn't nearly as good for Ghost in the Shell.
Gaming

Dystopian alternate history ‘We Happy Few’ will receive a film adaptation

We Happy Few, the upcoming survival horror game revolving around government mind control and an alternate post-WW2 timeline, will receive a screen adaptation. Gold Circle Films, best known for Pitch Perfect, will produce.
Computing

German court: Rat out your adult children’s illegal downloads, or pay the fine yourself

Late last week, Germany's top court determined that parents must either spill the beans on their adult children's wrongdoings when it comes to illegal downloads, or pay the price themselves.
Computing

Your Smart TV could be hacked a lot more easily than you might think

As first reported by Ars Technica, there’s a new hack whose proof of concept suggests that terrestrial radio signals could be used to take control of a large swath of Smart TV sets without having actual physical access to any one of them.
Movies & TV

How ’70s road flicks helped ‘Logan’ creators tell a new kind of superhero story

Oscar-nominated cinematographer John Mathieson explains why Logan was such a unique film to work on, and how '70s cinema influenced Wolverine's swan song.
Movies & TV

Five shows and movies to stream this week: The return of Dave Chappelle, ‘Fargo’

How are you going to get through this week? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows available now, of course. On the list this week: 'Fargo,' 'Knight of Cups,' and a new Dave Chappelle standup special.