The Millennium Falcon returns in first “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” trailer

The release of the movie may be 13 months away, but yes, the first trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” arrived online- and in a few theaters- on Black Friday. The film, directed by JJ Abrams, will arrive in theaters Dec. 18, 2015. Here’s what we know: The Millennium Falcon is back. There’s a more »

Alfonso Ribeiro, DWTS champion, will join the Dancing With the Stars: Live! Tour

It did not come easy nor without pain, but Alfonso Ribeiro has done what everyone knew he could do and brought home the Mirror Ball Trophy as winner of ABC’s 19th season finale of Dancing With the Stars. Ribeiro was, as judge Len Goodman said simply, the best dancer. Alfonso battled a pulled group and more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of Nov. 26, 2014

From GamerTell It's a holiday week, and we all love our families. But sooner or later, we're going to sneak away for some gaming. Xbox Live has us covered. Read the full post on GamerTell »

Put money aside for the Frozen Elsa Nendroid

From GamerTell Put aside about $40 if you want an Elsa Nendroid! Good Smile Company is making a figure of the popular Frozen character. Read the full post on GamerTell »

HBO will air a documentary about Kurt Cobain produced in part by daughter Francis Bean

Twenty years after his death, there is still unheard music and unanswered questions about Kurt Cobain. A new documentary called Montage of Heck from prolific director Brett Morgen will bring some as yet unheard Cobain songs to light, plus feature dozens of Nirvana songs and performances directly from Kurt’s own archives. Morgen got full cooperation more »

Fin: Happy Thanksgiving Edition

On this Thanksgiving, we acknowledge, and are thankful for: – The best bird-related pro wrestlers ever- NOT including the Fabulous Freebirds (Uproxx) – The Racket, and what could have been (Romenesko) – The return of the MST3k Turkey Day Marathon (Shout Factory) – The potential return of Blofeld, with Christoph Waltz rumored to play that more »

In the spirit of “Big Hero 6″ — A cinematic tribute to “gentle giants” (Part Two)

As Baymax and “Big Hero 6″ slowly inches toward the $200 million mark (hey, it could happen) with a $137 million domestic box office take to date, here is, as promised, the continuation of my cinematic tribute to all those who are large and in charge and have hearts that are equally large as well. The more »

Dancing with the Stars Super Mario Tribute was great

From GamerTell Dancing with the Stars took a trip to the Mushroom Kingdom. Read the full post on GamerTell »

Inside Apocalypse: Oscar Isaac to play latest X-Men villain

Oscar Isaac made his name starring in indie fare such as “Inside Llewyn Davis,” but he has joined two of the biggest film franchises going. The Hollywood Reporter says he’ll play Apocalypse in the 2016 X-Men film that introduces the powerful mutant. Isaac just wrapped a role in “Star Wars Episode VII.” Oscar fare is more »

 Ridley Scott, “Mohammed So and So” and a great Twitter comeback 

Ridley Scott, director of the upcoming “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” set off some controversy this week when he gave an interview seeking to defend the casting of the film- which puts white actors (Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton) in the parts of Middle Eastern characters. Scott, in an interview with Variety, seemed to chalk the whole more »

Michelle MacLaren to helm Wonder Woman movie project

Wonder Woman’s movie was already going to make history as a solo movie starring comics’ most iconic female hero. In addition to breaking that barrier, it will boast a female director as well. Michelle MacLaren, best known for her work on Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead, will bring the Amazon princess more »

Blu-ray Review: Monkey Shines

While most associate the name “George Romero” with zombies–and not without reason, being that his most famous work involved the shambling dead–but what’s less often considered is Romero’s other work. Indeed, Romero has been involved in viruses, vampires…and perhaps strangest of all, monkeys. Our friends out at Scream Factory sent out a copy of that more »