The First Purge Review

The First Purge is arguably the weakest entry in the Purge canon, but it’s still a fun action-horror romp that works best when it deepens the mythology of this horrific world. Arguably no other production house in Hollywood has developed a reputation for high-concept entertainment on par with Blumhouse. Universal’s resident horror division has delivered relatively consistent results in recent years, with The Purge standing out as one of its…

July 3, 2018
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Pixar's Brad Bird Has Some Blunt Thoughts About Why Animated Movies Aren't Kids Movies

5 minutes ago The superhero genre produces movies that come in all shapes and sizes. These films can take on a broad range of ratings from the MPAA, with most of them getting the PG-13 label when they debut in theaters. With that said, Brad Bird’s Incredibles 2 is only rated PG, and while the lower rating implies to some that it’s tailored to younger audiences, Bird wants all of…

July 3, 2018
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The founder of one of China's hottest startups explains how getting too much press and customers early on nearly sunk the company

Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunchTransparency with your customers can lead to a lot of trust. VIPKID CEO and founder Cindy Mi is pictured. Chinese education startup VIPKid, which connects native English-speaking teachers with Chinese students, raised $500 million in April for a valuation of over $3 billion. But a year after the company launched in 2014, it had a unusual crisis that nearly derailed the company, CEO and…

July 3, 2018
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It’s been 9 months since Amazon started quick delivery service in Leh, and sales are already up twelvefold

Determined to deliver to every nook and cranny of India, Amazon recently added Leh in Jammu and Kashmir to the list of towns it offers faster deliveries in. Situated at a staggering 3,500 meters above sea level, the idyllic town in the Himalayas is now the highest spot in the world where Amazon offers this service. Earlier, Amazon used to send the items to the post office from where customers…

July 3, 2018
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Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross to Score New Musical Waves

Waves may have just become one of the most interesting movies coming down the pipeline. The project, which is set to begin filming next month, comes from director Trey Edward Shults (It Comes at Night) and is described as a “dramatic musical.” Perhaps the best part, given the musical element, is that Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor and his frequent collaborator Atticus Ross have been tapped to provide the original…

July 3, 2018
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How Video Games Are Helping Out With Walt Disney World's Insane Wait Times

8 minutes ago Everybody loves Walt Disney World, but nobody loves standing in line. Now, Disney Parks have found an all-new way to make the worst part of the trip a little less awful. Disney Parks have unveiled the Play Disney Parks app which is now available for download that will give guests at both Walt Disney World in Florida and Disneyland in California the opportunity to play unique games…

July 3, 2018
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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Arrested In Case Linked To Wolf Of Wall Street

15 minutes ago It’s been five years since The Wolf of Wall Street was released, and in that time, it’s become one of the more popular films on actor Leonardo DiCaprio and director Martin Scorsese’s resumes. But beyond that, The Wolf of Wall Street is still occasionally brought up due to controversy from behind the scenes. Namely, a corruption scandal that involved The Wolf of Wall Street’s production company, Red…

July 3, 2018
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The First Purge Early Reviews Are About as Bad as You'd Expect

The first reviews for The First Purge are finally online, and it is apparently just about as poor critically as the other installments in the franchise. The Purge prequel currently has a 55% on Rotten Tomatoes, which, according to the site, declares it as a “rotten” movie. The three previous installments in the Purge franchise all have low scores on Rotten Tomatoes as well, with the original Purge movie from…

July 3, 2018
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Harmanpreet Kaur evades queries on controversy surrounding her degree

By: PTI | Mohali | Published: July 3, 2018 11:09:24 pm Harmanpreet Kaur was in Mohali to take part in an event, where she cheered on as a group of 572 girls performed minute-long jump squats to create a new record. (Source: PTI File) Related News Harmanpreet Kaur to play for Lancashire Thunder in England’s Kia Super LeagueIndia vs Bangladesh T20 Highlights: Bangladesh beat India by 3 wickets to clinch…

July 3, 2018
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Sweden shows its quiet force in win over Switzerland

12:30 PM ET Gabriele Marcotti ST PETERSBURG, Russia — Three points from Sweden’s 1-0 win over Switzerland to reach their first World Cup quarterfinal since 1994… 1. Forsberg fires Sweden into the final eight You had the sense from the early stages that this game was going to be decided by an incident, whether it be an error, a moment of magic, a refereeing decision or, as it happened, a…

July 3, 2018
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