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Dark Horizons Black Friday Sales: Update 11/24 #2

Black Friday is here, the biggest discounts you'll see all year in electronics, computers, films, TV boxsets and console games have begun. The best selections on offer in these categories can be seen below. This list is set to...

The Movies That Most Divided The Critics

One of the dumbest complaints in cinema is that of trashing film critics, especially in the frame of referring them to as a whole. Film critics are as diverse in their taste as everyone else, and there are...

What Next For DC Films Post-“Justice League”?

With Zack Snyder and Joss Whedon's "Justice League" now out in cinemas, talk has turned towards where the DC film universe goes from here. Though faring better with critics than "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" or "Suicide...

One-Third Of Netflix Users Binge At Work

Second screening has become a big thing in recent years as people, having adapted to multi-tasking at all times, have gone beyond music and podcasts and are now fully watching TV shows and films whilst also at work at...

FCC Greenlights 4K Broadcast TV Standard

The FCC has voted 3-2 to endorse the new ATSC 3.0 TV standards. Already endorsed by many networks and the National Association of Broadcasters, the new voluntary standard is now in active tests in parts of the United...

“Star Wars: Battlefront II” Halts Microtransactions

Following the intense backlash, Electronic Arts has responded to player complaints about the loot box system in "Star Wars Battlefront II" in an unexpected way - the game has now disabled in-game purchases including the option to purchase crystals......

The 2017 Game Award Nominees

By anyone's standards, 2017 has been a stellar year for video games with a bunch of major titles scoring such raves that picking a 'Game of the Year' honor is going to be a real tough choice this year. The...

Rian Johnson To Helm New “Star Wars” Trilogy

Disney has just closed a deal with "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" director Rian Johnson to develop a new trilogy of "Star Wars" films. Johnson will write and direct at least the first of the new films alongside his longtime...

Kevin Feige Calls For Marvel vs. DC Fanboy Truce

The chance of peace between Marvel and DC fanboys is about as likely as true and lasting peace in the Middle East. The bonds of this rivalry have been in place for decades and fans have long succumbed...

Jodie Whittaker’s “Doctor Who” Costume Revealed

The first official photo of Jodie Whittaker as she will appear in costume in the new season of "Doctor Who" has been released. Sporting teal culottes, yellow braces, a striped jumper, boots, piercings, bleached blond hair and a matching trenchcoat,...

‘Dark Universe’ Collapsing As Key Pair Exit

Universal Pictures' plans for a shared cinematic universe with its classic monsters looks like it's being strangled in its crib as Heat Vision reports that producers Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan, the pair who created and are in charge...

Survey Finds Peak TV Age Is Overwhelming

The Golden Age of TV currently stands at 455 scripted TV shows airing in the U.S. in 2016, up from 389 in 2014. There's seemingly no end in sight to the glut, but a new survey indicates viewers...

Heaps Of New “Justice League” Photos

Two weeks out from the film's release, Warner Bros. Pictures has unveiled a batch of new photos from Zack Snyder and Joss Whedon's upcoming "Justice League" film. The gallery below includes new VFX shots from the film itself,...

Feige Talks Criticism Of Marvel’s Similarity

Marvel Studios has worked out a formula that's both popular and well regarded, and they're sticking to it. Nearly twenty films in since they began their run with "Iron Man" in 2008, you know...

“Mindhunter” & “Wonder Woman” VFX Reels

Two impressive reels have hit showcasing some of the great visual effects work in both Netflix's new David Fincher-produced "Mindhunter" series and Patty Jenkins' "Wonder Woman". The "Mindhunter" clip puts the focus on many of the invisible digital set extensions...

Clinton Era Caused “Last Action Hero” Failure?

In 1993, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was coming off a decade of major success in films - two "Terminator" movies, two "Conan" films, "Predator," "Total Recall," "The Running Man ," "Commando" and even hit comedies like "Twins" and "Kindergarten Cop"....

“Thor” Gets Raves As Feige Talks MCU Future

Full reviews are now flooding out for Marvel's "Thor: Ragnarok" and the film so far is doing swimmingly. On Rotten Tomatoes it has scored a 98% (7.9/10) and on Metacritic it stands at 77/100. That makes it not just...

Fincher On “WWZ 2” Status, “Utopia” Collapse

Normally fairly reticent to do press, filmmaker David Fincher ("Se7en," "Fight Club") has been a regular Chatty Cathy this month, doing multiple interviews to discuss the launch of "Mindhunter" on Netflix last weekend. While talk mostly focused on...

Estevez Is Hollywood’s Most Profitable Actor

A new analysis report conducted by PartyCasino has looked at the box office numbers from 1980 to 2017 to determine Hollywood's most and least profitable actors. The result? Surprisingly Emilio Estevez has emerged as the most profitable actor...

“Blade Runner 2049” FX Spoiler Explained

A new feature in Entertainment Weekly has gone into a pivotal and top secret VFX heavy sequence within Denis Villeneuve's "Blade Runner 2049," a moment that calls back to the original in a fairly jaw dropping way. SPOILERS AHEAD The two-minute...

“Snowman” Director On The Film’s Icy Reception

You have a strong cast of actors like Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson and J.K. Simmons. You have well-regarded source material from popular writer Jo Nesbo. Most importantly though, you have director Tomas Alfredson coming off two stone...

Netflix Ramps Up Its Movie Output In 2018

Netflix is about to really ramp up its movie release slate with content chief Ted Sarandos revealing ambitious plans set to kick off in early 2018. Speaking at yesterday's release of third-quarter earnings, Sarandos says the plan is to up...

Heaps of “Black Panther” Trailer Screen Caps

Following this morning's debut of the second trailer for Marvel Studios' "Black Panther" film, a gallery of screen captures is now up showing off some of the stunning designs and costumes in display in the new preview. "Black Panther" follows...

Digital Copies Unite As Movies Anywhere Launches

Within a day of the news breaking, it's now official - movie digital copies are now coming together under one banner with 'Movies Anywhere' which officially launches in the United States today. Five of the six major studios - Sony...

Scorsese Is Not A Rotten Tomatoes Fan

Hollywood likes to use a scapegoat for its failures, and this year one of its biggest targets is that of Rotten Tomatoes - the critical aggregator that has been blamed for various films underperforming. Of course any serious analysis shows...

Warners Exec On “Blade Runner 2049” Disinterest

Though it topped the box-office this weekend, the decidedly underwhelming result for Denis Villeneuve's "Blade Runner 2049" has led to much discussion. Playing on over 4,000 screens domestically and scoring rave reviews with critics, the $150 million budget...

Fassbender On Why “Assassin’s Creed” Failed

Going into 2016, it was looking like the year that films based on video games would finally step into the light of good quality thanks to the involvement of celebrated auteurs at the helm. "Moon" helmer Duncan Jones...

“Thor: Ragnarok” Gets Quite Good First Reaction

Disney and Marvel have uber confidence in their upcoming Taika Waititi-directed feature "Thor: Ragnarok," so much so that the social media embargo for the film has lifted a full month out before its release in cinemas in the United...

James Ivory On Lack of “Call Me” Nudity

In the space of a year, at least three highly acclaimed gay romance dramas have been released or hit the festival circuit - Barry Jenkins' Oscar winner "Moonlight," Francis Lee's stunning debut film "God's Own Country," and Luca Guadagnino's...

Gunn, Wright & McQuarrie vs. Motion Smoothing

A conversation between some of Hollywood's most well-regarded filmmakers has turned into something of a call to arms against a common enemy. That enemy? Motion smoothing on modern flat screen TVs. Dubbed the 'soap opera effect' and know by...

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