A small village in France about 80km southeast of Paris is facing a population decline, which has put the future of the town’s schoolhouse at risk. And the mayor has proposed a simple solution — everyone should just have more sex.
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A few years back, we shared a gorgeous art book from Printed In Blood paying tribute to John Carpenter’s The Thing. The imprint’s latest release is just as stunning, with art that brings the topsy-turvy world of Netflix’s Stranger Things to vivid life on the page. We have an early look at some of the artwork, including exclusive pieces, to share with you.
Disney recently hinted that the company was looking into expanding the Alien franchise, after acquiring 20th Century Fox and all of its major properties. In a new interview, Alien director Ridley Scott has confirmed talks are underway, but says the only way to keep the spaceship afloat is to evolve the franchise.
More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets this week in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest climate strike is live, with hundreds of thousands of students already having walked out of school in places such as New Zealand, India, South Africa, Nigeria and throughout Europe, reports CNN.
In Amazon’s new adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens, the actual impending Armageddon kind of takes a back seat to other elements of the apocalyptic story, in part because of the show’s understanding that we’ve all grown rather weary of the genre at a time when the world often feels as though it’s coming to an end.
Warner Bros. has just slotted Akira, directed by Taika Waititi, for release in the US on 21 May 2021. That sentence sounds like an April Fool’s joke to anyone who’s been following the decade-plus of almost-attempts to bring Katsuhiro Otomo’s iconic 1982 manga-turned-legendary 1988 anime back to the big screen. But, for now, this is the plan.
Todd McFarlane is having Spawn drama. James Cameron is excited for the next chapter of the Terminator franchise. Stranger Things’ David Harbour is hyping us up for season three. Plus new looks at iZombie and Cloak & Dagger’s next episodes. Spoilers now!
Eight years ago, the deadliest tornado in U.S. history wreaked havoc on the 50,000-person city of Joplin, Missouri, killing 161 people. On Wednesday night, city residents had to relive the fear of that day as more than two dozen tornadoes ripped through Oklahoma and Missouri, one touching down near Joplin.
Four million. That’s the number of pieces of content on Facebook that the platform claims it took action against for containing hate speech from January to March this year, according to its most recent transparency report. (And to put a fine point on it, that’s just the content it actually caught.) In a press briefing this afternoon, vice president of global operations Justin Osofsky teased a plan to pilot a subgroup of moderators who are specifically tasked with handling hate speech.