Winona Ryder thinks she may have married Keanu Reeves on the set of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Here’s some heartwarming news for all the goth kids who still have room in their black hearts for the bright light of love: Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder apparently got married in 1992 while filming Bram Stoker’s Dracula. That’s what Ryder says, at least, with her telling Entertainment Weekly that the scene where her…

Netflix thinks adding commercials to TV shows might be a good idea

Marathoning a TV show on Netflix is a lot of fun, especially with the way new episodes will continue to play until you get to the very end of a series—save for Netflix’s periodic wellness checks to make sure you’re still alive/able to hit a button. With increased competition from Hulu, though, Netflix has decided to…

There's a feature-length Anthony Bourdain documentary in the works

Two months later, we’re still coming to terms with the death of Anthony Bourdain, the chef, author, and voraciously fascinated/fascinating cultural explorer. Bourdain held a unique place in the pop-culture landscape, taking on the role of everybody’s smartest, most smart-ass friend, the guy who was equally comfortable…

The DuckTales finale may be a bit too neat emotionally, but it reinforces the show's epic scale nonetheless

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It has been quite an up-and-down season for DuckTales, which in a lot of ways struggled between establishing its new approach to the show and engaging in the legacy of the entire Duckverse that has evolved over countless comics, TV episodes, and even video games (see my stray observations). “The Shadow War!” is a…

Rosamund Pike was asked to strip to become a Bond girl, said "Sod that"

Today, in “Things Idris Elba probably won’t be asked to do”: Rosamund Pike opened up this week about the process of getting cast in a James Bond film, and the lines she refused to cross while doing so. Pike’s turn as a “Bond girl” came in 2002's Die Another Day (Pierce Brosnan’s final outing as the British superspy),…

Bubbles and beds: Two recommendations for better drinking and sleeping

Look, the secret is out: Nobody can really tell the difference between competing club sodas, and even individual flavors are tough for folks to identify when the brightly colored can is taken out of the equation. La Croix has been sitting pretty at the top of the sparkling-water mountain for a while, and that seems…

The Great British Baking Show delivers a tasty, if underwhelming, "Final" bite

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It’s been a long season, but we’ve made it at last to the final. Brendan, James, and John remain, promising a study in contrasts for the final three bakes. What will take the day: Brendan’s consistency and precision, James’ flexibility and flavors, or John’s creativity and innovation? All three have acquitted…