This making-of for Netflix's Dark Crystal is cool, but we're mostly here to hear Mark Hamill cut loose

The first trailer for Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance stunned us with its practical puppet work, giving us even more reason to be excited for The Dark Crystal prequel series beyond its astounding cast, which features everyone who wasn’t slotted in Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, apparently. Lena Headey,…

Jamie Lee Curtis returning for not one, but two more sequels to Blumhouse's Halloween

A sequel to Blumhouse’s wildly successful (if not particularly good) Halloween sequel was a foregone conclusion, but today they announced that their return to Haddonfield will apparently be a trilogy. Via Twitter, it’s been confirmed that two sequels are on the way. Called Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends, they’ll…

Lies (and kickass armored polar bears) abound in the first full trailer for HBO's His Dark Materials

HBO’s got a killer slate of original programming on the horizon, with new seasons of The Deuce and Succession arriving alongside anticipated new shows like Watchmen, The Righteous Gemstones, and His Dark Materials. The latter, an adaptation of Philip Pullman’s beloved fantasy series, made a splash during its panel at…

Netflix unveils trailer for Unbelievable, a limited series based on Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting

“If the truth is inconvenient, they don’t believe it.” Such is the takeaway from the first trailer for Netflix’s Unbelievable, a new limited series inspired by The Marshall Project and ProPublica’s Pulitzer Prize-winning article “An Unbelievable Story Of Rape.” Booksmart’s Kaitlyn Dever stars as a teenager whose story…

Ad Astra isn't your old man's outer space family action-drama in thrilling new trailer

There was a somber self-seriousness to the first trailer for Ad Astra, James Gray’s delayed space drama. Brad Pitt’s Roy McBride discovers his father, Clifford (Tommy Lee Jones), who presumably vanished during a journey to Neptune, isn’t actually dead. In fact, he could be up to some nefarious space shit. It felt like…

Iowa official who liked to host "Tupac Fridays" might've been ousted for liking Tupac too much

It might make you roll your eyes to hear that a 66-year social services director in Iowa liked to slip quotes from the late Tupac Shakur in emails to his staff, an act that gives off a real “how do you do, fellow kids” vibe. The story of Jerry Foxhoven, however, is more complicated—he was no fair-weather fan, a new…

Grimes says her training regimen involves swords, eye surgery, interdimensional travel

Art-pop wunderkind Grimes is being weird again, though, it should be said, we much prefer Grimes being weird to anything revolving around her relationships with either Elon Musk or Azealia Banks. No, this time the Art Angels artist is detailing her training regimen, which appears to contain as much trolling as it does…

Social media becomes oppressive reminder of mortality thanks to new FaceApp filter

FaceApp, the ever-viral app from a Russian tech company that definitely isn’t using your photos for nefarious purposes, is making the rounds again, this time for transforming young, vibrant faces into old, weathered ones. We’re going to look at some and laugh, but not before reminding you everything is bad and the…

Watch Stephen Colbert make it through "This Year" with The Mountain Goats

Any morbid Mountain Goats fan (and there are a lot of us) will tell you there’s no greater pleasure than to belt out the band’s apocalyptic “No Children”—“I hope you die! I hope we both die!”—at one of their live shows. They’ll also tell you, however, that a nice palate cleanser is “This Year,” a decidedly optimistic…