Newswire: Netflix secures the rights to Chris Tucker’s first stand-up special

Well, now we know what Chris Tucker’s been up to all this time: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has scooped up his debut hour-long stand-up special and plans to release it July 10. Chris Tucker Live, thus named to leave zero room for confusion regarding its subject, covers a range of material that spans from Tucker’s childhood all the […]

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Newswire: Jeremy Renner is making a History Channel show about the Knights Templar

The History Channel has announced that it’s working with medieval weapons enthusiast Jeremy Renner to produce a new drama series about the fall of the Knights Templar. The series, which will cover the arrest, torture, and burning at the stake of the historical religious order’s members, will be titled Knightfall, because nothing lightens up some old-timey murder like a little […]

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Game Review: Resident Evil: Revelations 2 finds a soap opera in the series’ recycled parts

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 was released in four parts over the last month. This is a retrospective review of the game in its entirety. You’ll find a closer look at the game’s action and premise in Anthony John Agnello’s review of the first episode. Capcom is an artisan with an impossibly fragile specialty: the palimpsest. Decades ago, its key creators […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Thanks to the Zombeavers theme song, a generation finally has its anthem

Just what are zombeavers? Obviously they are irradiated, mutated beavers that hunger for human flesh. Zombeavers is also a new movie hitting theaters and VOD soon that comes complete with its own swinging theme song. The music and lyrics are by Jon and Al Kaplan (who also wrote the film) who have previously brought such Internet classics as the Silence […]

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Newswire: Winter Break comes out of hibernation with the video for “4:49”

Though Winter Break is technically a new band, having only released one song from its upcoming debut album, it’s seasoned in a way few young acts rarely are. Functioning under the name Summer Vacation for five years, when one of its members left the band (quite appropriately) last summer, the three remaining remembers decided to continue on under a self-referential […]

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TV Club: The Price Is Right: Season 43, episode 118

“Here it comes!” cries George Gray, the announcer of The Price Is Right, as America’s daily ritual of psychedelic consumerism kicks off for the 118th installment of its 43rd year. The show is so embedded in our televisual consciousness—a majority of Americans have never lived in a world without Price—that Gray’s three-word greeting is the only introduction required. (He does, […]

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