Fin: Walter White gone one year, obsessing about “Frozen” and opening for Lena Dunham

Happy one year since Breaking Bad went off the air- it also happened to be the day of my sister’s wedding, so Sept. 29 will always be the day Amy and Jason got married and Walter White died. On that Kyle Smith essay on how his daughters are obsessed with “” and it’s ruining his more »

Netflix removing Battlestar Galactica on October 1

Listen up, nuggets. Battlestar Galactica, one of the best sci-fi series in history, will no longer be available for Netflix streaming Oct. 1. That’s the nature of this business. Every month some things will come and go as Netflix decides what’s worth continuing to pay for the rights to. The Verge has instructions on how more »

Kevin Hart is worst best man ever in ‘The Wedding Ringer’

Kevin Hart’s one of those divisive guys. People that love him can’t get enough of his comedy, those that don’t like him don’t understand why anyone else does. But there’s no denying he is one of the hottest comics in Hollywood right now. One of his big hits is “Ride Along,” a team up with more »

Thom Yorke’s album sells big… on BitTorrent

In some kind of variation on that old cliche about how someone’s such a good salesman that “he could sell ice to an eskimo,” Thom Yorke’s new album is in such high demand that people actually paid for it on BitTorrent. Yorke, the Radiohead frontman, announced the surprise release of a new solo album, “Tomorrow’s more »

“The Equalizer” Settles Score at Box Office

Here’s your box office report for this past weekend, which saw “The Equalizer” win the box office. Really, it wasn’t close. The Denzel Washington glumshoe vehicle, based on an old TV show, trounced “The Boxtrolls.” According to Box Office Mojo, the source of the figures listed below, “The Equalizer” had the fourth-largest September debut ever.  more »

GE’s “Boy Who Beeps” ad is “Boyhood,” with beeps

NBC aired an ad during Saturday Night Live this past week that was so weird and offbeat that I honestly thought it was an SNL digital short. The two-minute ad was for GE, and you could call it a cross between Steven Spielberg’s “A.I. Artificial Intelligence” and Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood.” “The Boy Who Beeps” is more »

Lifetime releases teaser for Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B

Despite losing its original star, Zendaya, and not having the blessing of Aaliyah’s family, Lifetime’s biopic of the late R&B singer is rolling on. Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B will air November 15. It’s based on Christopher Farley’s book “” and produced by Wendy Williams herself. How you doin? Here’s the first teaser trailer: The casting more »

“Interstellar” is near: New TV commercial, and an app too 

It may not feel that way, but we’re well into the fall movie season. Hell, it’s going to be October in a couple of days. But until “Gone Girl” arrives this Friday, we haven’t had much in the way of “fall movies”- those prestigious, pedigreed, critically-acclaimed films certain to come up at Oscar time. Christopher more »

“Avengers 3″ might be split into two movies, because of course it might

In what’s perhaps the least surprising news of Hollywood’s current onslaught of an all-Marvel and DC news cycle, “Avengers 3″ will go the way of the “the Hobbit” and split its single narrative into multiple films. The current plan is to have “Avengers 3″, aka “Avengers 3: This Time Thanos Will Show Up, We Swear” more »

 How do you watch Netflix? More are watching through boxes 

When you watch Netflix, do you do so through a streaming box, or some other way? According to a new survey, a lot more people are watching the service through digital players and TVs themselves, and less through video game systems. According to a new GfK study, Over-the-Top TV 2014, 28 percent of consumers who more »

10 running gadgets to revitalize your workout

From GadgeTell I've been thinking about running a half marathon in November, and I'm thinking my training might benefit from some running gadgets. That way, I can be part of the cool kids running club. But where to start? Don't worry, I've done all the research for you (and me). So with that, here are 10 running gadgets to get you moving. Because it's not about the destination, but the journey. Read the full post on GadgeTell »

A farewell to cartoons: A Saturday morning tradition comes to an end 

An institution familiar to anyone of a certain age came to an end over the weekend, when the last network bloc of Saturday morning cartoons aired for the final time. According to Cinema Blend,  The CW’s weekly block, known as Vortexx, aired for the last time on Saturday. The bloc, which consisted of Cubix, Sonic more »