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Jeff Goldblum tips Independence Day 2, gets fancy with GE

Jeff Goldblum tips Independence Day 2, gets fancy with GE

When you think about Jeff Goldblum, you likely think about one of three roles. He was in The Fly, he was in Jurassic Park, and he was in Independence Day. If you’re a really big fan, you’ll also think about how he promoted Apple Computers when the iMac first became colorful. Now he’s whipping out two masterpieces. One is Independence Day 2 - a script is just being written now, so we won’t see that for a while. The other is an advertisement for a General Electric lightbulb.

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Spotify streams John Lennon’s entire collection, Beatles still MIA

Spotify streams John Lennon’s entire collection, Beatles still MIA

Not his entire record collection - if he had one - but every one of the records John Lennon created will be streamed by Spotify starting today. Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr also have albums streaming on Spotify, while The Beatles as a collective have none. Remember when it was a big deal when The Beatles were released to iTunes? Remember also when Led Zeppelin and Metallica were released to Spotify? The wave is coming - and some might believe that it’s already here. Streaming all the albums, all the artists - but The Beatles, of course.

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Netflix’s Daredevil series logo unveiled

Netflix’s Daredevil series logo unveiled

Back in November of last year, we heard word that Marvel Comics' next television series was going to be Daredevil, and that it would be arriving on Netflix, which has seen ample successes with its own TV shows Orange is the New Black and House of Cards in recent time. Fast forward to yesterday, and the series' official Netflix logo has been unveiled by the companies just ahead of the New York Comic Con, showing a rather traditional deep red comic book-esque design that should please fans.

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Dead Rising movie contains cameos, product placement

Dead Rising movie contains cameos, product placement

There’s a Dead Rising movie coming soon. It’ll be a movie translation of the video game series, the one whose third installment just hit PC after being launched on Xbox One. Zombies will be in this movie, and it’ll take place in the same Dead Rising universe somewhere between Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 3. You can bet there'll be plenty of bashing, plenty of blood, and one whole heck of a lot of Zombrex to keep you clean and out of the person-eating-person gutter.

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Better Call Saul trailer one: the song, appropriately

Better Call Saul trailer one: the song, appropriately

There’s a lovely song and show you’re about to see that’s made by the artist Junior Brown and Madison Gate Records. It’s for the upcoming show Better Call Saul, a spin-off series from the same folks that brought you Breaking Bad. That series cut off rightly, right when it should have, with no large loose ends. But the universe is large, and Saul wants his place in the sun. "So they say you’re breaking bad? You better call Saul." No qualms with riding the coattails of its original series - just like Frasier.

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Redbox Instant streaming service to get the ax October 7

Redbox Instant streaming service to get the ax October 7

While only a year and half old, Redbox Instant, the online moving streaming service from DVD-rental kiosk chain Redbox, will be shutting down next week on October 7th. Having launched in March 2013, in partnership with Verizon, Redbox Instant tried to differentiate itself from movie streaming giants Netflix and Hulu by offering dirt-cheap subscriptions plans, one of which combined streaming and DVD rentals.

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Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor Review

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor Review

Skeptical was what I was when I began playing Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor. When you attempt to transfer a beloved, storied universe from one media to the other, you’re under a lot more scrutiny than you’d be if you’d started fresh. But like Alejandro Jodorowsky said about Dune, you have to disrespect your source material if you want to successfully create new life. Behold: Shadow of Mordor.

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