From NME: That total is the second best opening weekend in UK box office history. Only Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 2, released in July 2011, made more in its first three days of release. Meanwhile, Sony Pictures told The Hollywood Reporter that Skyfall broke the all-time Saturday attendance...

From Paste Magazine: Despite cinema’s relative youth, the art form has already reached an apparent stalemate in terms of potential narrative constraints that can keep viewers interested and entertained. However, when done properly, the idea of limiting the plot of a film to a mere 24 hours can be an...

From The Guardian: It was almost 50 years ago and in black and white that a fresh-faced David Frost interviewed a baby-faced Paul McCartney and asked him what the future held. "I'd like to retire soon, and the way things are going I might be able to," said McCartney. Five decades...

From Forbes: I’ve been noticing a trend over the past few months. I have a lot of friends who are having their first child. Many of these friends, especially the ones who work in the technology space, are reserving and managing the handles, email addresses, and websites of their newborns....

http://youtu.be/5ZTf5AUKM8I Someone made a loop of the “raiiiiiin down” part in Radiohead's “Paranoid Android,” and seems fitting today.

From Foreign Policy: In the final scenes of the "nail-biting political thriller" Argo -- the true story of how the CIA safely whisked six U.S. Embassy staffers out of Iran during the 1979 hostage crisis -- a group of Americans disguised as a film crew safely survives three passport checks,...

From MLive: If elections for homecoming queens are popularity contests, then Gull Lake High School students say it makes perfect sense that Alex Milan took this year's crown in a landslide vote. "Everybody knows her and she's so charismatic," said Khelsea Younker, a Gull Lake senior and one of the Alex's...

Eminem has leaked details of a new solo album to come in 2013 – via a commemorative baseball cap sold on his website . The item – named the Eminem Baseball Tribute Champ Hat – is described as being "in honour of the big games and the hometown team's return...

From Yahoo: There's long been arguments about the political correctness of the Washington Redskins' nickname -- some feel that it is a pejorative term, and many Native Americans find it offensive. The "Redskins" nickname was given to the team in 1933 by then-owner George Preston Marshall, supposedly in recognition of...

From Today: Plenty of people have a hard time thinking positively about a bad situation. But 13-year-old Talia Castellano isn’t one of them. Diagnosed with cancer when she was 7, the teen has built a strong Internet following through her video makeup reviews and tutorials over the past year. Despite getting...

From Vice: When my father lost his memory to dementia, everything in the house around him became new. He often can’t remember how sitting in a chair traditionally works, but turning the chair upside down makes total sense. The rugs aren’t floor coverings any more, but mazes that he can...

From Exclaim: We're still a ways off from learning the proper details to Arcade Fire's follow-up to the monstrously successful 2010 LP The Suburbs, but a new interview with drummer Jeremy Gara has revealed that the band have at least started preliminary work on the platter. As Arcade Fire Tube points...