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Shawn Mendes and Jimmy Fallon can’t get karaoke lyrics wrong or they’ll be sprayed in the face

Are you one to make up your own weird lyrics to pop songs? You can’t make any dumb errors in these karaoke lyrics, or you get sprayed in the face. Pop star Shawn Mendes and Jimmy Fallon karaoked for their lives on The Tonight Show on Thursday, attempting to nail every single word for fear of being blasted right in the face with water. Wearing not-so-protective eyewear for segment “Slay It, Don’t Spray It,” Mendes took a mad gush to the eyes for messing up Cardi B’s “I Like It,”…

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10 recent movies that revolutionized special effects

Image: nickelodeon Netflix revealed today that it will be adapting a live-action version of Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender with original show runners Brian Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino. Avatar ran on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008 and has streamed on Netflix in the past.  SEE ALSO: Here’s our first look at Hilda, Zelda, Harvey, and more in Netflix’s ‘Sabrina’ reboot Early concept art for the ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ live-action series. Image: john staub/netflix In the animated version, Avatar: The Last Airbender is the story of Aang, the Avatar,…

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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 grabs Emmy for most outstanding drama

Image: hbo Game of Thrones won the Emmy for most outstanding drama series Monday at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards. The seventh season of Game of Thrones won the series its third Emmy in the category. It was the show’s second Emmy of the evening, after Peter Dinklage’s win for his role as Tyrion Lannister. SEE ALSO: Emmy Awards 2018: Here’s a list of all the winners Game of Thrones beat out The Americans, The Crown, The Handmaid’s Tale, Stranger Things, This is Us, and Westworld. Each season of Game…

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‘BoJack Horseman’ creator on the real-life story behind the ‘Me Too’ episode

If you thought Vance Waggoner on 'Bojack Horseman' was too real, you were right.Image: netflix BoJack Horseman is a show that’s so prescient in its satirization of our culture that it often feels like it’s predicting the future. Think back to the Oscars screw-up of 2017, which basically happened to BoJack a year before in Season 3, when Mr. Peanutbutter mistakenly awarded him Best Actor. Comparisons between the show’s Season 4 Episode “Thoughts and Prayers” always come up after a mass shooting, too. Most recently after the Parkland school shooting,…

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Life Itself could just be this years Book of Henry

Life Itself: That dog is named Fuckface, for some reason.Image: Amazon Studios As evidenced by the title, Life Itself has grand ambitions.  It wants to be about the joy and love that are with us even at the worst of times, about the way death shapes our lives and gives them meaning, about all the twisting threads make up our fates, whether we know about them or not. I don’t have to guess here, because the movie says as much in so many words.  What it actually delivers, though, is…

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These moving stairs transform into an elevator for people with wheelchairs

Image: Jessica Miglio/Netflix Major spoilers for Ozark: Season 2 lie ahead.  From Narcos to Breaking Bad, crime dramas have gained a reputation for using shallow female characters as little more than emotional fodder for male stories. Frequently minimized as damsels in distress and exasperating nags, women within the genre exist almost exclusively to portray girlfriends, wives, mothers, and victims.   Season 2 of Netflix’s Ozark, however, champions female stories through all 10 of its episodes with an array of women that rivals the ensemble complexity of HBO’s The Sopranos. SEE…

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Small children spectacularly cover ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ in latest John Lewis advert

Adverts are largely terrible and annoying. Anyone who’s seen the work of John Lewis, though — particularly their Christmas ads — will know that they’re often the exception that proves the rule. Well anyway, they’ve done it again. In the two-and-a-half minute advert above, bored parents at a school talent show are suddenly wowed by a ridiculously impressive cover of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”. Give all those children an A+. And spare a thought for the human John Lewis, who’s most likely being inundated with tweets yet again. Read more: https://mashable.com/2018/09/05/john-lewis-ad-children-bohemian-rhapsody-cover/

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The Turd Burglar strikes in ‘American Vandal’ Season 2 trailer

Someone contaminated the lemonade at St. Bernadine high school. Someone ruined chicken finger Monday. And that someone is the Turd Burglar. SEE ALSO: ‘American Vandal’ star talks mockumentary hit: ‘It’s unique beyond belief’ American Vandal — arguably the funniest and most surprising series to come out of 2017 — returns with a second season on Netflix this September.  While the first season saw two high school documentarians get to the bottom of who drew dicks all over every car in the school parking lot, this season features a new school…

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You no longer have to go to Italy to study these 300 museum artifacts up close

Image: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images There’s yet another reason to celebrate the historic release of Crazy Rich Asians.  Not only is it the first studio film in over 25 years to star an all-Asian cast, but in the five days that Crazy Rich Asians has been in theaters, it’s shattered expectations and made $34 million — handily surpassing its $30 million budget. SEE ALSO: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is an appealingly fluffy romcom with a surprisingly solid core The gross includes worldwide ticket sales for the film’s run in over 3,000 theaters, according to…

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Rebecca Sugar wrote one last ‘Adventure Time’ song, and it’s beautiful

In the immortal words of BMO: Sometimes life is scary and dark. That is why we must find the light. After 10 seasons, the Adventure Time finale is upon us. And Rebecca Sugar, one of its Emmy-nominated directors, artists, and composers returned from her work as the creator of Steven Universe to sing her final piece for it. “Time Adventure” focuses on the time-stopping, everlasting power of friendship — a perfect send off for the show and its tight-knit family. Sugar performed the song at San Diego Comic-Con (now viewable…

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The new ‘Thor’ movie has beaten all other superhero movies on Rotten Tomatoes

'Crazy Rich Asians' nabbed the perfect score in a Singapore minute. Thanks to a superb Rotten Tomatoes rating, the near-unlimited wealth of the characters in Crazy Rich Asians isn’t the only thing that’s crazy about the movie’s release. It’s officially one of the top movies on Rotten Tomatoes with a perfect 100% fresh score. SEE ALSO: A producer reportedly wanted ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ to star a white woman As of publication there are 22 reviews posted for the romantic comedy and all of them are positive, with reviewers from The…

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This picture of Tom Hardy as Al Capone is unreal

Tom Hardy is starring in a biography about Al Capone.Image: Chris Jackson/Getty Images Infamous mob boss Al Capone has an iconic look, and somehow Tom Hardy is nailing it perfectly. SEE ALSO: Intense ‘Venom’ trailer introduces your not-so-friendly neighborhood parasite A recent picture of Hardy surfaced Wednesday that shows the actor in full Capone dress and makeup for his role as the gangster in the upcoming biographical movie Fonzo (which stems from Capone’s full first name, Alphonse — not to be confused with Alfonse).  It’s almost hard to believe that’s…

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Mission: Impossible star Ving Rhames talks the time a neighbor mistook him for a criminal

Ving Rhames might be a famous Hollywood actor, but he too is not immune to rampant everyday racismImage: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images In America, even fame can’t protect black people from the life-threatening dangers of white fragility. While promoting Mission: Impossible: Fallout on Sirius XM’s radio show The Clay Cane Show, actor Ving Rhames revealed that he himself was the victim in a terrifying encounter with the police, after a neighbor mistook him for a robber. Rhames has of course been a part of the core Mission:…

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First ‘Shazam!’ trailer shows off a lighter side of DC

Meet your next new big-screen DC superhero. Warner Bros. has shared a first look at Shazam!, starring Asher Angel as a kid who gains the ability to transform into a grown-up superhero (Zachary Levi) by uttering a magic word.  In contrast to the gloom and doom of the Batman and Superman movies, or even the seriousness of Wonder Woman, Shazam! looks light and funny. Because Lord knows the DC universe could use some of that right now. Shazam! hits theaters April 5, 2019. Read more: https://mashable.com/2018/07/21/shazam-movie-trailer/

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‘Titans’ trailer is here to kick off DC Universe

Our first look at the live-action Titans TV series is here, and it looks like dark times are ahead for our heroes. Based on the DC comics, the show stars Brenton Thwaites as Dick Grayson, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. SEE ALSO: Get ready for the DC Universe streaming service Titans will be the first show to premiere exclusively on DC Universe, the new streaming service that’ll bring together all your favorite DC comics(!), films, and shows.   But it won’t…

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