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Newswire: James Cameron to launch America’s first all-vegan elementary school

Proving that he can dream up more than white savior stories, James Cameron is reportedly preparing to launch America’s first vegan—sorry, plant-based—elementary school this fall. That would be the MUSE School in Calabasas, California, a parody Twitter account come to life that was founded by Cameron’s wife Suzy Amis Cameron and her sister in 2005. At a fundraiser for the […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Here’s how binge-watching is turning you into a sleepless blob-person

Just in time for the latest round of Amazon and Netflix original series, Details would like to remind readers that television binge-watching is nothing more than a form of pleasurable, slow suicide. Here are a few of the ways in which excessive TV viewing is turning people into fleshy silly putty with heart arrhythmia: You sleep like shit. Blue light […]

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TV Club: The Middle: “Steaming Pile of Guilt” / The Goldbergs: “Barry Goldberg’s Day Off”

The Middle: “Steaming Pile of Guilt” There’s an oft-repeated observation that sex is like pizza because – wait for it – even when it’s bad, it’s still pretty good. It’s one of those musings that generally results in manly men elbowing each other knowingly and/or exchanging high-fives, but here’s the thing: somewhere down the line, after the endorphins have faded, […]

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TV Club: Arrow: “Nanda Parbat”

Quick: Name any and all recurring characters on this show who don’t know Oliver Queen is the Arrow. Off the top of my head, I’ve got Captain Lance, Ray Palmer, and … Diggle’s kid? And even those are arguable: Lance’s instant recognition of Roy suggests his ignorance of Arrow’s secret identity is more cognitive dissonance than anything else, Ray’s offhand […]

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Movie Review: David Cronenberg draws his Maps To The Stars in broad strokes

For the first time in his half-a-century of filmmaking, David Cronenberg has traveled to Hollywood to make a movie—and not just any movie, mind you, but one that’s actually about Hollywood. Even coming from the director who once instructed James Spader to fuck a leg wound and Jeff Goldblum to peel off his own fingernails, the results are not pretty. […]

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Newswire: Neill Blomkamp’s Alien movie will ignore Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection

Prompting fist pumps from Alien fans everywhere, Neill Blomkamp—who recently decided that he should put all that geeky concept art to good use—says in a new interview with Sky News that his upcoming Alien sequel will take place after James Cameron’s Aliens, and ignoring Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection. Even the staunchest defenders of all four Alien films (discounting Prometheus […]

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