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Facebook’s new Watch Party video-streaming feature is wildly popular with pirates, who use it to run illicit movie marathons

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes a drink of water as he testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data privacy.AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Facebook’s new group-video-watching feature, Watch Party, is proving […]

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The new 'Detective Pikachu' movie trailer features cute and creepy 'real-life' versions of Pokemon – here they all are

Warner Bros. Pictures recently released the first trailer for the upcoming “Detective Pikachu” movie – starring no less than “Deadpool’s” Ryan Reynolds –  giving us our first look at how the creatures will be brought to life alongside live actors. The two minute trailer is chock full of hidden Pokémon and fun nods to the […]

Gaming

Forget movie villains—it’s the “good” superheroes that are the most violent

Enlarge Aurich Lawson / Getty Images It’s superheroes and not their super-villain counterparts that we should really be afraid of. This idea has been explored in a number of superhero movies, including such diverse fare as The Incredibles, Watchmen, and the post-Sokovia adventures of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In each, lawmakers shackle our protagonists in […]

Gaming

The newest trailer for ‘Slender Man’ movie is as spooky as you’d expect

[embedded content] Slender: The Eight Pages and its sequel Slender: The Arrival became indie horror phenomenons after the games were released in 2012 and 2013, respectively. YouTube personalities shared their terrified reactions as they were repeatedly scared by the long-limbed, mysterious “Slender Man.” Now, the infamous monster is starring in his own film, Slender Man, […]

Gears & Gadgets

Sony tries to upload movie trailer to YouTube, posts entire movie instead

Enlarge / Khali the Killer from Sony Pictures Entertainment. Sony Pictures Entertainment Sony Pictures Entertainment endeavored to post a trailer for its limited-release film Khali the Killer on YouTube to encourage viewers to watch the movie on Blu-ray, on streaming platforms, and in select theaters. Instead, the company uploaded the film in its entirety—apparently by accident. […]