Today in oops: Sony accidentally uploaded an entire movie to its YouTube channel

Three and a half years after the hack that exposed thousands of employees’ personal information, 50 screenplays for upcoming Sony films, and the existence of a Men In Black/21 Jump Street crossover, Sony Pictures is once again scrambling to mop up a digital leak. But this time, the hack is less sinister and more cringe…

Sony adds Silk to its list of Spidey-free Spider-Man movies

Sony’s attempts to leverage its rights to Marvel’s Spider-Man family of characters—but, critically, not Peter Parker himself—into its own little Spidey-free live-action superhero franchise continues to be one of the weirder going concerns in modern blockbuster films. We’ve already seen Tom Hardy as Venom, and heard…

This first look at Venom isn’t very dark, but it is very Tom Hardy

Ruben Fleischer’s Venom movie may currently be filming in San Francisco, but some of the production details remain hazy. We do know Tom Hardy’s leading the movie alongside co-stars Michelle Williams and Jenny Slate, as well as Riz Ahmed and Woody Harrelson. Carnage is definitely the bad guy, but whether or not any of…

Quentin Tarantino's new film to debut on the 50th anniversary of the Manson Family's murders

Reassuring us that his upcoming Charles Manson-related film will be exactly as tasteful and restrained as we’d expect a Quentin Tarantino movie based on a real-life mass murder to be, Sony has confirmed that the director’s upcoming film about the deaths of Sharon Tate and four others at the hands of the Manson Family…

Sony pulls its Oscars campaign for Kevin Spacey's All The Money In The World

As more young men come forward with accusations of harassment, assault, and other inappropriate sexual contact against Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey—including a new set of allegations brought to light by crew members on House Of Cards today—his sudden scandal is proving to be an increasing source of trouble for the…

Sony won’t release clean versions of its films if directors object

Recently, Sony floated the idea of releasing “clean” versions of some of its naughtier films so people with sensitive eyes and ears could enjoy the storyline of, say, Captain Phillips without suffering through the part where Barkhad Abdi tells Tom Hanks that he’s “the motherfucking captain now, motherfucker.” This…

Sony to release “clean” versions of its movies for digital download

Finally allowing frequent travelers to recreate the sanitized, cocoon-like viewing experience of watching a movie on an airplane in their own home, Sony has announced a new initiative that will place the “clean” versions of some of its films, edited for broadcast or airplanes, onto home video releases. Starting with…

The Nintendo PlayStation is real, and now it’s fully operational

Two years ago, one of gaming’s greatest myths became a reality when a man named Terry Diebold unearthed the world’s only known prototype of the “Nintendo-PlayStation.” A Sony-created and branded machine, it was a hybrid Super NES that came with a CD-ROM built in, making it capable of playing both disc-based and…

Nioh’s brutal swordplay is exhilarating, when it isn’t stabbing itself in the foot

The first thing people are going to try to tell you about Nioh is that it’s hard, and they’ll be right. There’s a cult of difficulty that’s grown up around the brand of stat-heavy, slow-paced action combat that Team Ninja’s new samurai game traffics in, one that’s been liberally encouraged by both its own marketers…