Swiping right on virtual relationships

Swiping right on virtual relationships

There’s an episode in the latest season of the Hulu original series Casual, where the main character, Alex, tries his hand at dating in virtual reality. He quickly meets a woman and develops a big, adrenaline-inducing crush only to realize she’s a scammer out for his credit card information. The season takes place around 2021 or 2022, when technological advances have made dating in VR both possible and socially acceptable. We’re not there yet, and we probably won’t be there as soon as the writers of the show think, but it’s…

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Jason Miller Exits CNN: Pro-Trump Commentator Leaves In Wake Of “False And Defamatory Accusations”

Jason Miller Exits CNN: Pro-Trump Commentator Leaves In Wake Of “False And Defamatory Accusations”

CNN contributor Jason Miller announced Saturday that he is departing the news network amid a child custody dispute with A.J. Delgado. The former Trump campaign staffer’s legal team also claims that the pro-Trump commentator had an affair with a woman from a strip club and gave her an abortion pill without her knowledge. Miller took to Twitter to announce his exit from CNN saying: “I have decided to step away from my role as a Political Commentator at CNN to focus on…Read full story

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Ben Sherwood To Exit Disney-ABC Following Fox Acquisition

Ben Sherwood To Exit Disney-ABC Following Fox Acquisition

We are about a week or so away from Disney unveiling the names of top 21st Century Fox executives who would be joining the company following the acquisition of key Fox assets; we hear an announcement of the company’s post-acquisition structure expected may be coming on Oct.1. With 21st Century Fox president Peter Rice’s deal said to be all but done and Fox TV Group chairman Dana Walden negotiating hers, the first major Disney-ABC departure, which had been in the works for…Read full story

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‘You Might Be the Killer’ Review: Viral Tweets Make for Fun Meta Horror | Fantastic Fest

‘You Might Be the Killer’ Review: Viral Tweets Make for Fun Meta Horror | Fantastic Fest

Here’s the thing about being a camp counselor, you might just end up in the path of spree killer. As Alyson Hannigan quips in the meta horror You Might Be The Killer, “That happens.” Such is the set up for the clever horror comedy, which stars Fran Kranz (Cabin in the Woods) as Sam, the nice-as-pie head counselor at a remote summer camp where fun in the sun turns into a bloody nightmare when a murderer starts killing off all the counselors in gruesome fashion. But here’s the twist; Sam…might be…

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Drop What You’re Doing and Watch ‘Maniac’ on Netflix

Drop What You’re Doing and Watch ‘Maniac’ on Netflix

Cary Joji Fukunaga is having a good week. For several years, he seems to have toiled around with various properties and ultimately left otherwise successful projects. The groundswell of a “creative differences” syndrome had begun to take hold. Honestly, as a huge fan of Sin Nombre, I’d grown concerned that we might never see him get back to that place. There’s a diverging path for a director who comes out strong early in their career and then gets labeled “difficult.” Sometimes it works out and you’re Christopher Nolan. Other times…

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‘Kingsman 3’ Set For Nov. 2019 Return With Matthew Vaughn On Board

‘Kingsman 3’ Set For Nov. 2019 Return With Matthew Vaughn On Board

Manners maketh man. And writer/director Matthew Vaughn and co-writer Jane Goldman are going to make the third Kingsman film. The third ‘Kingsman’ film – now simply called Kingsman 3 – is set for theaters on November 8, 2019 in what’s being called the capper to the previous two-part series. Reports on just who will be involved are mixed. Some stories indicate no actors are on board, but others claim Taron Egerton will reprise his role as Gary ‘Eggsy’ Unwin. Fans are hoping…Read full story

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