Wonder Woman 1984 casts Insecure actress Natasha Rothwell

Wonder Woman 1984 casts Insecure actress Natasha Rothwell Getty Images The cast of Wonder Woman 1984 has grown by one. As announced by The Hollywood Reporter, Natasha Rothwell has officially boarded the Patty Jenkins-directed sequel, which stars Gal Gadot as the title hero and sees Chris Pine — miraculously, inexplicably — return to reprise his […]

Characters that almost single-handedly ruined a movie

Characters that almost single-handedly ruined a movie One of the great joys of cinema is getting to see minor characters steal a film with their presence. From Tiffany Haddish’s Dina in Girls Trip to Sam Rockwell in pretty much everything, it only takes one incredible character to turn a good film into a classic. Unfortunately, […]

Judge tosses Shape of Water plagiarism case

Judge tosses Shape of Water plagiarism case A federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on July 23, 2018 that nothing fishy was going on with the production of The Shape of Water — well, nothing fishier than we thought, at least. According to Deadline, Judge Percy Anderson dismissed a February 2018 lawsuit filed against Fox […]

How to save New York’s public housing from itself

The scandals surrounding the New York City Housing Authority have focused, appropriately, on the terrible physical conditions in the nation’s largest public-housing system. The fact that housing built to replace slums has become among the city’s most dangerous and dilapidated has led to federal intervention and calls for funds to address the estimated $32 billion […]

The moon may have once supported life

The moon may have once been able to support life, scientists say. Specifically, there were two periods in its history when conditions on the moon’s surface made it potentially habitable: shortly after its birth 4 billion years ago and again during a peak in volcanic activity half-a-billion years later. During both these times, our lunar […]

Uber has a major ‘vomit fraud’ problem

Well, this is gross. Uber passengers are being conned into paying as much as $150 extra per ride in a sick scam by drivers dubbed “vomit fraud.” Some drivers with the rideshare service are cashing in by using bogus photos of barf on their backseats to charge unwitting customers “cleaning fees.” The added charge depends […]