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 […]

‘Joker’ Sends In The Clown But Doesnt Know What To Say About Him

But then a friend gives him a gun — it’s Gotham City (aka New York City) in 1981, when crime and chaos are relentless; gotta protect yourself out there — and suddenly Arthur springs to life in a way he hasn’t before. His ensuing transgressions make the evening news, and Arthur feels seen. He rebrands […]

WIRED Staff 09.16.2019 09:00 AM Facebook Email HBO's Watchmen could be the superhero show we need right now.Photograph: Mark Hill/HBO Twitter Fall television isn't what it used to be. In the olden days, couch potatoes would eagerly await the autumn because it meant tons of new shows hitting the airwaves, along with the return of […]

Mythic Markets just raised $2 million in seed to build a fractional ownership market for rare collectibles

Mythic Markets, a young, San Francisco-based fractional investing platform for fans, has raised $2 million in seed funding led by Slow Ventures, with participation from Third Kind Venture Capital, Global Founders Capital and others. The company is being led by co-founder and CEO Joseph Mahavuthivanij, who previously spent a couple of years as an associate […]