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Signature of ‘Star Trek’ creator Gene Roddenberry becomes first living NFT at Art Basel

The art piece’s creators merely put the signature into the bacteria’s DNA code via an NFT, or non-fungible token, the kind of digital art form that’s popularly bought and sold using cryptocurrency.

Poppin’ Off: Jack Harlow Is Keeping It Hip-Hop, Even as He Stares Down Mainstream Stardom

It’s a frigid Friday night in Chicago, and the place to be for Gen Z is Jack Harlow’s concert at the Aragon Ballroom, a meticulously renovated, hilariously ornate…

The Best Gifts For Men On Sale This Cyber Monday

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Fremantle Forges Partnership With Creative Alliance of Nine Production Companies

Fremantle has forged a ground-breaking three-year partnership agreement with a creative alliance of nine leading independent production companies to help them develop and fund high-quality international dramas series…

Philippe Rousselot and Anastas N. Michos Discuss the Relationship Between Cinematographer and Operator

During a seminar at EnergaCamerimage Film Festival on Friday, described as “the best event of the festival” by one of the participants, Oscar-winning French cinematographer Philippe Rousselot shared…

How ‘Cowboy Bebop’ fails to live up to the original

Remaking a masterpiece is always a losing proposition. And 1998’s “Cowboy Bebop” stands as maybe the most revered piece of anime this side of “Akira” and “Ghost in the Shell.” Netflix has boldly gone there anyway, adapting the animated sci-fi-noir-Western to a live action thriller with John Cho in the lead as brooding intergalactic bounty…

‘Swan Song’ Review: A Tender, Terrific Weepie That Hits the Right Notes

Writer-director Benjamin Cleary’s “Swan Song” wastes little time posing deep, morally complex and compelling questions: If we could spare our loved ones from oppressive despair and heartache, would we make…

Globo Smash Hit ‘Hidden Truths II,’ Broken Down by Creator Walcyr Carrasco, Director Amora Mautner

The world over, major broadcasters are faced by the same issue: How to the make series that have a SVOD edge for their fast-growing in-house OTT platforms without…

‘Dexter: New Blood’ Recap: Director Marcos Siega on Making Dexter ‘Rusty’ at Murder

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not watched “Cold Snap,” the premiere of “Dexter: New Blood.” Showtime’s “Dexter” was known for juxtaposing the coral colors and…

Scientists Discover 125 Million Year Old Dinosaur DNA, Are We Getting a Real Jurassic Park?

“Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.” The words of Ian Malcolm in Jurassic Park as…

Thessaloniki Film Festival Topper Orestis Andreadakis on How This Year’s Edition Is Like ‘Being in Love Again’

When the curtain rises Thursday on the 62nd edition of the Thessaloniki Film Festival, it will be a long-awaited return to form for one of the oldest fests…

‘Red Notice’ Review: Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne Johnson and Gal Gadot Compete in an Elaborate Easter Egg Hunt

Lifting its title from Interpol’s most-wanted list, “Dodgeball” director Rawson Marshall Thurber’s twisty treasure-hunt lark “Red Notice” blurs the lines between good guys and bad guys, and instead…