January 18, 2018

The 5 Most Common Crimes In America

When you turn on the news, you’d be forgiven for thinking that everybody is a criminal. There are so many scare stories out there that it can make you feel unsafe. The media has painted a picture of an America that’s rife with violent crime, with no safe havens in the entire country. But what is the reality? Is our country really as dangerous the … [Read more...]

Redford Talks Casting In “Captain America 2”

The surprising news of Robert Redford's casting in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" has had many wondering what it was that brought him onboard a superhero project. At a Los Angeles Q&A session the other night, he explained what drew him to the film: "I'm doing this film because it's different. It's a new thing for me. I think these … [Read more...]

Google Glass will reportedly be built in America, at least initially

That $ 1,500 price tag for Google Glass Explorer Edition? Perhaps it makes a bit more sense considering that US labor will be used to manufacturer it. According to unnamed sources cited by Financial Times, the first run of production-quality Glass headsets will be built in Santa Clara, California. The reason? A lot is riding on the quality of … [Read more...]

Redford Up For “Captain America” Sequel

Robert Redford is in negotiations to join the cast of "Captain America: Winter Soldier" at Marvel Studios. The story continues the adventures of Steve Rogers/Captain America (Chris Evans) and will focus on his relationship with sidekick Bucky (Sebastian Stan), who in the comics returns as the brainwashed assassin Winter Soldier. Redford will play … [Read more...]

“Captain America” Sequel A Political Thriller

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige says that the upcoming sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is tonally more akin to a political thriller than the historical fantasy adventure of the first movie. Asked about comic book movie adaptations in general, Feige says: "If it is a fad, it's one that lasts 30 to 40 years, as the Western did, … [Read more...]

Netflix’s ISP rankings confirm the expected: Google Fiber is ‘the most consistently fast ISP in America’

Like there was ever any doubt, right? Netflix -- which serves up over one billion hours of video streaming to some 30 million members per month -- owes it to itself to keep track of which ISPs are killing it, and which simply need to be killed. Now, the outfit's finally ready to begin publishing its findings, ranking America's major Internet … [Read more...]

Winstead, Holloway Up For “Capt. America 2”?

Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is still a few months away from production, but casting rumors have continued following reports last week of five actresses vying to play Steve Rogers' love interest. Now, Latino Review reports that "Scott Pilgrim" actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead apparently "has the most traction" with Marvel for the … [Read more...]

Chris Evans Talks “Captain America” Sequel

Showing up at the Toronto Film Festival the other week to promote "The Iceman", actor Chris Evans spoke with Collider about how the upcoming sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is progressing. Evans confirmed that filming begins March next year and that he's read up on the Winter Soldier arc in which Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) has been … [Read more...]

Three Ladies Vie For “Captain America 2”

Anna Kendrick, Imogen Poots and Felicity Jones have emerged as the current front-runners to play the female lead in the upcoming superhero sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" says The New York Post. Joe and Anthony Russo are directing the follow-up to 2011's 'First Avenger' launch film in the series. This chapter sees the return of … [Read more...]

The most expensive internet in America: fighting to bring affordable broadband to American Samoa

"You could argue that there's some value in it." That's New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, speaking candidly during a recent interview at D10 in California. The topic of conversation? Widespread WiFi, and whether or not the government should be the one thinking about its future ubiquity. More specifically, if WiFi hotspots should be treated … [Read more...]