Kellyanne Conway’s alleged 2018 assault, explained

Kellyanne Conway’s alleged 2018 assault, explained

A Maryland woman has been arrested and charged for the alleged altercation in a restaurant. A Maryland woman has been charged with assault for allegedly attacking White House advisor Kellyanne Conway, adding to the long list of Donald Trump insiders who’ve been physically confronted for their role in the administration — but the first time those public clashes may have legal repercussions. The alleged assault took place back in October at Uncle Julio’s, a Mexican…

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China’s blockbuster The Wandering Earth is rich, gorgeous, and goofy

China’s blockbuster The Wandering Earth is rich, gorgeous, and goofy

We’re living through a fascinating era of rapid change for the blockbuster movie model. America producers, eager to get their $200 million movies into the lucrative Chinese market, are increasingly looking for Chinese production partners, shooting in Chinese locations, and adding China-friendly characters and plotlines to American movies, even including extra scenes just for the Chinese cuts of films. But simultaneously, China and other countries are moving toward the blockbuster model themselves, creating homegrown films…

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Marvel launched a delightful, retro website to promote Captain Marvel

Marvel launched a delightful, retro website to promote Captain Marvel

Marvel’s next big superhero movie is Captain Marvel, and unlike most of the franchise’s films, this one’s set in the 1990s. Accordingly, Marvel has launched a website that fits the timeframe, a throwback to web design of the era, complete with awkward animations, fonts, and colors. The result is absolutely delightful. The website taps into the nostalgia for the 1990s that we’ve seen in the film’s trailers, and features a ton of components that were…

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Saudi crown prince reportedly threatened to use “a bullet” on Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi crown prince reportedly threatened to use “a bullet” on Jamal Khashoggi

Trump still refuses to hold Mohammed bin Salman accountable. The crown prince of Saudi Arabia once reportedly said he hoped to put “a bullet” in Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi — threats that came just one year before Khashoggi was brutally murdered. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known as MBS, is widely believed to have been pulling the strings behind Khashoggi’s death in October after the journalist wrote critically of the Saudi government. And now US…

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