This week in a blog post, YouTube announced an overhaul to their community guidelines to keep harmful challenges and pranks off the platform. The announcement comes after a flurry of ‘Bird Box’ challenges inspired by Netflix’s recent hit film of the same name. In the movie – which Netflix said has been streamed from more than 45 million accounts already – society is brought to collapse due to a sinister presence that forces people to commit suicide once they see it
Comedian Billy Connolly made headlines after making comments that suggested that he was nearing death, but it turns out that the whole thing is a misunderstanding. Last week, grim statements made by Connolly in his new BBC series, Made in Scotland , inspired an outpouring of condolences online. In the documentary, Connolly – who has suffered a long battle with Parkinson’s disease – gazes over the ocean while ruminating on his body’s decay and the inevitability of his death.
Australian filmmaker Gabrielle Brady had one of the smash hits of this year’s festival circuit with her haunting feature, Island of the Hungry Ghosts . Her debut feature-length film took home six wins and eight nominations from festivals all over the world, making it one of the most lauded documentaries of 2018
High-speed cameras, air compressor cannons and different kinds of fruit actually make a rather spectacular combination. A new video by the guys at The Super Slow Show — a popular Youtube series — shows the deadly results of fruit-based collisions.
Having an “intimacy coordinator” on set is making sex scenes safer for actors – and possibly sexier for viewers, too.
A billboard of A Star Is Born , the new film starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, has been turned into a sign of support for the LGBTQI+ community.
Only five months since we were treated to our first look at Bohemian Rhapsody — a Freddie Mercury film biopic — a new dreamy trailer promises to bring the life of fellow rock god Elton John to the big screen. The film, titled Rocketman , will see Taron Egerton play the English megastar. If the pipes he shows in the film’s trailer are anything to go by, he’s going to do a fair job too.
Rejoice, humans! The greatest movie ever made is now available on Youtube in full HD for the whole world to watch for free. LEGALLY. History books, critics, audiences and film buffs have all been painfully wrong for decades.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it’s postponing the intended new “popular” Oscar category until they further discuss it and “seek additional input”. Last month, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a series of measures in an attempt to cater to a broader audience amidst their declining ratings.
Burt Reynolds, the charismatic American actor and Hollywood heartthrob, has died today of cardiopulmonary arrest at age 82. If we could make a contemporary analogy, Reynolds was probably the Channing Tatum of the late 70s and early 80s