Too big to fail? Tech’s decade of scale and impunity

Big tech behaves as though power absolves them of responsibility. Have we learned nothing since the financial crash? Towards the end of the last decade, two American social networks Facebook and MySpace were locked in a battle to conquer the rest of the world. The two companies took radically different approaches to their global expansions, […]

30 New Costumes From The Cheap Cosplay Guy That Are Hilariously On Point

However, not all heroes follow the path of working hard. Some are vigilantes who work smart and offer cheap alternative DIY ideas for costumes. Enter Anucha Saengchart from Thailand, founder of Lowcost Cosplay. We’ve collected some of his best new costumes, so scroll down, upvote your faves (there are bound to be plenty of them), […]

Henry Cavill still has things he wants to portray with Superman

Aside from a few holdovers like , Aquaman, Shazam, , and the movie thats been in production hell for years, much of the DC cinematic universe first sparked by is no more. But while Ben Affleck is , one superhero is . The WitcherMens HealthThe cape is in the closet, Mens HealthThe idea that Cavill […]

Director Kevin Smith on heart attacks, happiness, extreme weight loss and Weinstein

The director and actor talks about his near-death experience, becoming vegan and the star-studded reboot of the film that first made him famous 25 years ago In February last year, Kevin Smith performed 90 minutes of standup for a TV special, padded back to the green room and started to worry that the joint he […]

Moving stories: inside the book buses changing children’s lives

Around the world, mobile library programmes are taking books, educational support and even counselling to communities in serious and urgent need Every week, two converted blue buses stocked with childrens books carefully navigate the streets of Kabul, avoiding areas where deadly explosions are common. These travelling libraries stop off at schools in different parts of […]

When A Celebrity Tabloid Fixture Joins Instagram

Jennifer Aniston joined Instagram. Within mere moments of posting a photo with her “Friends” co-stars, claimed the record for the account that reached 1 million Instagram followers most quickly, beating out Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s After sharing that cast selfie, At the time of this story’s publication, Aniston had over 12 million followers and […]

Sorry Marty, but Captain America is daring, serious art | Helen OHara

Marvels blockbusters have been condemned by Scorsese and Coppola, but they can be just as complex as any arthouse creation Marvel movies are not just cinema; theyre good cinema. At the end of Marvel Studios 2018 hit Black Panther, there is a moment that unfailingly reduces audiences to a stunned silence. The films villain, Erik […]

He is a psychopath: has the 2019 Joker gone too far?

Todd Phillipss take has been mired in controversy, but its not the first time the character has reflected society Is it just me or is it getting crazier out there? 2019s Joker while set to be a triumph, critically and commercially has raised concerns over its narrative. An early, leaked version of the script, plus […]

Unraveling All the Controversy Surrounding Joker

Note: The following article contains spoilers for the plot of Joker. Joker is a fine movieneither terrible nor great, though graced with a showstopping, occasionally transcendent performance at the center of a thematically muddled story. It envisions an origin for the Joker, Batmans arch-nemesis, itself a creatively risky endeavor. The menace of the Joker, at […]

‘Star Wars Resistance’ executive producers confirm the show’s gay couple

Star Warseludeduntil nowStar Wars ResistanceStar WarsThe Force AwakensThe Last JediStar WarsCoffee With Kenobi At the beginning of the interview, s Drew Taylor asked about the relationship status of Orka (Bobby Moynihan) and Flix (Jim Rash), the owners of the Colossus Office of Acquisitions who are also something of comic reliefs on . Theyre absolutely a […]