McKellen: Playing the Part (DocPlay, June 1): The Ian McKellen who sits in front of the camera is equal parts charming, playful and introspective as he begins to unravel the layers that make up his life – a life lived on stage, in front of people, out in the streets fighting for gay rights, but also behind closed doors. … [Read more...] about Netflix, Amazon, Stan and more: Everything new to streaming in June
The shoot is done, and one can't wait to see Ali as Guddu Pandit in action again. … [Read more...] about Akshay makes his debut ONCE AGAIN!
"Partnering with the biased fake news media 'fact checkers' is only a smoke screen Twitter is using to try to lend their obvious political tactics some false credibility. There are many reasons the Trump campaign pulled all our advertising from Twitter months ago, and their clear political bias is one of them," Parscale said in a statement. … [Read more...] about In a first, Twitter fact-checks Trump’s tweets
Perhaps some repackaging is in order. Might I suggest fully fleshed backstories? This is Amazon, the home of creatively layered and complex television shows like Transparent, a world where characters are defined by more than the same pink-striped cardigan (external link) every alternate episode. … [Read more...] about Tip Gear: Some advice for Jeremy Clarkson and the boys
By Michael R. Strain Wednesday is looking like a watershed moment in history. The scheduled afternoon launch of a SpaceX Dragon capsule atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 4:33 p.m. would mark the first time a privately owned vehicle takes astronauts into orbit. Elon Musk, the billionaire space entrepreneur and chief executive of Tesla Inc., founded SpaceX in 2002. If the launch succeeds — bad weather could push it to Saturday — it would be the company’s crowning achievement to date. Musk’s hope is to enable the colonization of Mars. Delivering two astronauts to the International Space Station suggests that his grand ambition might be more than a pipe dream. Even if not, it will be a breakthrough moment in the commercialization of space. All of a sudden, space tourism seems plausible. If SpaceX can fly astronauts from Florida to the orbiting laboratory, then why couldn’t it fly you and me — soon — to an orbiting restaurant … [Read more...] about The space business is about to get really serious