Christopher Nolan Is Trying to Make Sure His Movies Won’t Look Weird on TV

Warner Bros. Producer/director Christopher Nolan is on a mission to improve your television-viewing pleasure. Have you ever been to a super store and noticed that a movie being played on a demo 4K TV looks kinda weird? Like it’s being played at 1.5x speed? That’s because of a TV setting called “motion smoothing.” Put simply, … Read more

Kathy Griffin’s Biggest Feuds, From Donald Trump to Barbara Walters (Photos)

You don’t get to the top of the D-list without picking a few fights first. Kathy Griffin is both adored and reviled for her outspokenness and provocative comedy. Along with her vocal dislike of President Trump — as exemplified by an infamous photo of her posing with the likeness of his decapitated head — she’s … Read more

Chinese Actress Fan Bingbing Has Gone Missing

Fan Bingbing, one of the most popular actresses in China, hasn’t been seen in public or heard from since an early June visit to a children’s hospital in Tibet three months ago, CNN reports. While no charges have been officially announced against the actress, speculation has now arisen that the Chinese government has quietly arrested … Read more

22 Times ‘Solo’ Recycled Moments From the Original ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

The new Disney era of “Star Wars” is well known at this point for its incessant nods to old “Star Wars” movies, and “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is the most referential of these movies yet. Below you’ll find our list of 22 times “Solo” reused, repurposed or just referenced the original “Star Wars” trilogy. … Read more

14 Perfect, Over-the-Top Lines From ‘Predator’ Movies (Photos)

As movie franchises go, the “Predator” films have an abundance of iconic, over-the-top, ridiculously quotable lines — way more than a normal film series. It’s likely due to the franchise’s semi-unusual combination of interesting science fiction, ’80s action movie machismo, and surprising willingness to be extremely campy. It results in movies full of lines that … Read more

As Florence drenches Carolinas, threat persists

Three boys play in floodwaters after Hurricane Florence tore through New Bern, North Carolina, on Sept. 15, 2018.Jim Lo Scalzo / EPABreaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Florence was downgraded to a tropical depression on Sunday as it continued its slog west over the … Read more

Manafort knows Trump’s deepest secrets. And now he works for Mueller.

What Manafort’s plea deal could mean for TrumpSep.15.201806:05WASHINGTON — The decision by President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman to admit his guilt and cooperate with prosecutors could be a game-changer for special counsel Robert Mueller, while dramatically ratcheting up the pressure on the president.It wasn’t only Trump critics who were offering that assessment of Paul … Read more

Relentless rain threatens North Carolina agricultural town

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.BURGAW, N.C. — More than a day after Florence’s eye passed through southeastern North Carolina, a slower, and potentially more destructive threat emerged: pounding rains and a storm surge that pushed rivers over their banks, overflowing into small … Read more

Border agent suspected in serial murder case

Law enforcement officers gather near the scene where the body of a woman was found near Interstate 35 north of Laredo, Texas on Sept. 15, 2018. A U.S. Border Patrol agent suspected of killing four women was arrested early Saturday after a fifth woman who had been abducted managed to escape from him and notify … Read more

Massachusetts gas explosions were not intentional, feds say

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Federal investigators said Saturday there doesn’t appear to be “anything intentional” behind the series of gas explosions that killed a teenager, injured 25 people and burned or damaged about six dozen homes in the Boston suburbs.Robert Sumwalt, chairman … Read more