This is Halloween: 31 more streaming options to set your October right 

As the horror genre becomes ever more mainstream, we here at The A.V. Club imagine that there are more of you than ever looking for something creepy to watch this Halloween season. And with streaming services on a similar upward cultural trajectory, we’re guessing that many, if not most, of you won’t be watching that…

Tom DeLonge's UFO organization seems to be having money problems, unless it's all a big conspiracy

According to a report from Ars Technica, the weird UFO research group/art collective co-founded by former Blink-182 member Tom DeLonge known as To The Stars Academy has dug itself a $37.4 million deficit, bringing its longterm viability as a weird UFO research group/art collective into question. The organization is…

Ride Along's Tim Story to direct a live-action Tom And Jerry movie

According to The Hollywood Reporter, director Tim Story is in talks to make a live-action Tom And Jerry movie for Warner Bros.—and by “live-action” we assume it means “CG cat and CG mouse.” We don’t know anything else about this movie, but seeing as how it’s based on the old Tom And Jerry cartoons, we can assume it’ll…

Disturbed singer David Draiman just realized that his chin piercings look a little silly

It’s the end of an aesthetically questionable era for metal band Disturbed, as singer David Draiman has revealed to German news outlet Deutsche Welle (via Stereogum) that he has removed his weird chin piercings. For decades, the otherwise unassuming Draiman has used his chin piercings (which typically look like weird…

Luca Guadagnino to turn Bob Dylan's Blood On The Tracks into a movie 

Bob Dylan’s 1975 album Blood On The Tracks is already sort of a story about Dylan’s crumbling marriage to his first wife, but it sounds like Call Me By Your Name and Suspiria director Luca Guadagnino is going to turn it into an actual story by adapting the album into a movie. That news came up during a long profile on…

Though it takes its time, Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina will put a spell on you

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Debuting later this month on Netflix, Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina already has a built-in audience. Fans of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s work in the world of Archie Comics, both on the page and screen, will definitely want to see what kind of magic the Riverdale creator casts away from the land of network standards and…

Our first look at HBO's Watchmen is this weird-ass clip of a cop with a yellow mask

Not counting casting announcements, the only thing we’ve seen from HBO’s “alternative reality” version of Watchmen were some leaked set photos that featured references to the “squid” that destroys New York at the end of the comic and a newspaper headline about the death of Adrian Veidt (the original story’s secret…

Juliette Lewis and Ione Skye want to try more comedic roles after Camping

Based on the British series of the same name, HBO’s Camping is set during a nightmare weekend camping trip, where tempers flare and personalities clash among a ground of adults stuck in the wilderness together. Ahead of last night’s premiere, we sat down with stars Juliette Lewis and Ione Skye to talk about Camping,…

Richard Linklater's back with another great anti-Ted Cruz ad, this time about cheeseburgers

The midterms rapidly approaching, and, though citizens are preparing for their own local elections, the majority of Americans are so grossed out by Texas senator Ted Cruz that they’ve also taken a vested interest in seeing him run off by rising Democrat Beto O’Rourke. Cruz is currently ahead in the polls, Texas being…

Paul Dano steps behind the camera with the bland coming-of-age drama Wildlife

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The obvious motif that recurs throughout Wildlife, Paul Dano’s directorial debut, is that of fire. Adapted by Dano and his partner, Zoe Kazan, from Richard Ford’s 1990 novel of the same name, the film follows a teenager, Joe Brinson (Ed Oxenbould), as he grows up during the 1960s in Great Falls, Montana—prime wildfire…

Neil DeGrasse Tyson says his annoying tweets are meant to "enhance your viewing pleasure"

Spare a moment to reconsider poor Neil deGrasse Tyson. The astrophysicist and author obviously loves his work, loves opportunities to share its intricacies with a general audience, and loves to do so via examples from pop culture. Sure, his tweets are deeply—deeply—annoying, but the man can only do what he knows. He’s…

A historic fire illuminates an enduring institution in Susan Orlean’s The Library Book

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Early in The Library Book, Susan Orlean describes the joy of scanning a library’s shelves and discovering the dramatically different subjects that have somehow become neighbors. “On a library bookshelf, thought progresses in a way that is logical but also dumbfounding, mysterious, irresistible,” she writes.