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15 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

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The moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here, it’s the weekend, which means it’s time for movies again. We’ve got no less than 15 fresh trailers to check out, including plenty of clips for many animation films launching in the coming months.

Bright

Get ready for a slew of Netflix-made full motion pictures to invade your regular streaming program this year. Starring Will Smith, Bright is one of them, and it’s about a modern-world cop wielding a sword. Well, that’s not it, but you must be interested in Bright right about now. Let’s just call it a different version of Men in Black, but without aliens. Bright hits Netflix this December.

Baby Driver

Baby Driver is a heist movie with quite the cast. Opening on August 11th, the movie is about a gifted young driver called Baby who has to keep driving getaway cars, whether he likes it or not. Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm, Lily James, and Jon Bernthal star in this one.

Coco

We already talked about Coco earlier this week. It’s a brand new Disney/Pixar animation hitting cinemas in late November.

Despicable Me 3

If there’s one new animation I’m waiting for this year, that’s the new installment of Despicable Me. The third part arrives on June 30, featuring the same Gru, his children, and his minions. Oh, and there’s Dru, Gru’s twin brother, played by the same Steve Carell.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Get ready, Wimpy series fans, the Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul launches on May 19th. If it’s any good, it might be the first comedy based on the popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid books. We’ll just have to wait and see.

Early Man

The creators of Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run are back with a brand new creation called Early Man. Tom Hiddleston, Eddie Redmayne, and Maisie Williams deliver some of the voices in this animation about the complexities of human life back in the very, very early day. The film launches on January 26th.

Free Fire

When everybody has a gun in a firearms transaction, things can and will get messy. That’s what Free Fire, a movie produced by Martin Scorsese, is all about, and it hits cinemas on April 21st.

Megan Leavey

Kate Mara plays Megan Leavy in the biographical drama of the same name. It’s a war story about a soldier and her amazing dog responsible for saving thousands of lives in Iraq. Megan Leavey launches June 9th.

Okja

Okja is also a Netflix original movie that will be released later this year, likely in June. It’s a sci-fi story about the bond between a girl and a huge animal that goes by the name of Okja.

https://youtu.be/J8SbKdhArQM

Smurfs: The Lost Village

Sony just released the “lost” trailer for Smurfs: The Lost Village. The third Smurfs movie hits theaters on April 7th, at which point we’ll learn more details about the biggest secret in Smurf village.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

This might be a TV movie hitting HBO on April 22nd, but it’s still one that should be on your radar. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks tells the story of an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

The Secret Scripture

Rooney Mara plays Rose in The Secret Scripture, a woman who chronicled her extended stay at a mental hospital in a detailed diary. The movie comes out May 19th.

https://youtu.be/GBn5VdSFvgY

Transformers: The Last Knight

Optimus Prime is going all bad guy in the next Transformers episode. But the new trailer hardly focuses on any of that, though we get to see plenty of robots.

Voice from the Stone

None other than Mother of Dragons Emilia Clark stars in Voice from the Stone, a drama about a boy who went silent since his mother died, and a nurse who comes to assist him. The movie launches April 28th.

Wonder Woman

One other highly anticipated movie that we talked earlier this week is Wonder Woman. Watch Diana Prince discover her special power in this new clip from the upcoming superhero movie.

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This is the photo that conspiracy theorists say proves the Moon landing was a fraud

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In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the Moon. It was an incredible technological and scientific achievement for the human race, and the 11 other men who followed in his dusty footsteps are still the only humans to ever set foot somewhere other than Earth. That, of course, is assuming you believe the “official” account of things. If you’re on the fringes of the conspiracy community, on the other hand, you believe that the Moon landing was just a big lie cooked up by… lizard people or something, I guess.

Lots of “evidence” supporting the Moon landing hoax theory has cropped up in the past, but nothing has ever swayed the public as a whole. Now, hoax believers are pointing to an old photograph taken by an astronaut as potential proof that the lunar surface we see in Moon landing images is nothing more than a film set.

The photo in question comes from the Apollo 16 mission which took place in 1972. In the image, astronaut John Young is seen taking samples from the lunar surface. In the background, large boulders and smaller rocks litter the pale landscape, and a quick glance at the photograph doesn’t reveal anything particularly damning, but conspiracy theorists want you to take a much closer look.

Behind Young’s head, near the edge of the horizon, the supposed “boulder” is now the subject of debate. The photo’s description says that the background contains boulders as well as the Lunar Roving Vehicle, but conspiracy believers are seeing something else. Specifically, they believe that a lunar base is actually visible in the distance, along with additional personnel who weren’t supposed to be there.

This claim points to yet another fringe theory regarding the Moon landings. Rather than believing that the landings themselves were staged, a subset of the conspiracy community believes that NASA actually went to the Moon and found evidence of alien life there. Rather than tell the world about the discovery, they believe that NASA covered it up. The photo, they suggest, shows that NASA sent additional crew to the Moon after discovering extraterrestrial life, and even set up a lunar habitat there.

Or, as one YouTube commenter suggests, it’s probably “just a Starbucks.”

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Amazon’s running a lightning deal on the device that lets your phone see where no other phone can

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The Depstech 1200P Semi-rigid Wireless Borescope Camera is a new and improved version of one of the most popular products we’ve ever covered. In a nutshell, it’s a borescope camera that connects to your iPhone or Android phone wirelessly. Your phone becomes the viewfinder as you snake the camera into any space you want, allowing your phone to see where no normal smartphone can. You can also save the videos to view later. This cool camera comes with a hook and a magnet accessory as well, so you can lose it to retrieve jewelry or keys in seconds. It’s an awesome gadget and it’s on sale right now on Amazon. There’s a lightning deal going from 5PM until 11PM tonight, or while supplies last. You’ll save 20% during the deal, so hurry up and check it out.

Here are some bullet points from the product page:

  • Innovative WiFi Endoscope with great compatibility: different from endoscope camera in the market, this wireless wifi inspection camera will work with Android devices( Android 2.3+), as well as iPhone IOS system(iOS 6.0+). This makes the endoscope appeal to many users with various kinds of devices.
  • True 1200P Resolution Camera: reaching 1600×1200, this endoscope is able to capture HD snapshot of the unknown, mysterious places where the human eyes are difficult to catch the image, along with recording a vivid live- video in AVI format, available to be stored on your devices upon enabling the app to accessible to the Photo App.
  • CamTele Technology Seeing further & Wider: many professional technicians spare no efforts to develop the new technology, so this new product will have longer focal distance than common endoscope, getting rid of the limit within 1-3 inch, and the scope for a clear image can be extended to 15.7 inch, which will be more user-friendly in your inspection work.
  • Simple Operation Method – Turning on WiFi box to generate endoscope WiFi, connect your working device with the endoscope WiFi, and then just enjoy the expected view with our unique app “Depstech”.
  • Featuring 16.5FT cable, waterproof and 8.5mm diameter camera, 6 adjustable LED light on the camera, applicable for kinds of scenarios , regardless of dark area, damp or wet area etc. The semi-rigid cable can bend and hold it’s shape to access confined place, such as curved holes or pipes. Furthermore, it has a durable lithium battery, capacity up to 1800mAh which support 3-4h working time without LED light on, outshining other endoscopes with working time less than 1h.

 

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I want to live in AT&T’s fantasy world where prices actually go down

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We’re weeks into the court proceedings between AT&T, which is trying to buy Time Warner Inc, and the Justice Department that is suing to block the deal. We’ve heard from economic experts about how prices will soar, and from AT&T’s own execs about how cable is the company’s “cash cow.”

But on Thursday, we finally got to hear from AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, and he stuck right to the party line. AT&T acquiring Time Warner wouldn’t drive up prices, Stephenson claimed: It will actually be the other way around.

Reuters reports that Stephenson told the court there would be cost savings from the merger:

He said that he wanted to combine what AT&T knew about its customers with Time Warner’s ability to create compelling content.

This would help AT&T, which owns the biggest pay TV company DirecTV, build a cheaper online product that could be partially sustained through advertising, he said.

AT&T’s own lawyer also brought up an initial assessment of the merger, produced by AT&T, which said the deal would have “no significant cost synergies.” Stephenson refuted that analysis and said that later studies showed that it would.

Washington Post reporter Brian Fung said that Stephenson also mentioned AT&T will be coming out with a new streaming service later this month. Called AT&T Watch, it will cost $15 per month instead of the $35 that AT&T currently charges for its streaming service, DirecTV Now. It won’t have any sports channels, however.

A new skinny streaming bundle is a good talking point for AT&T in court, but it doesn’t change the fact that historically, mergers in the telecoms industry have been shown to raise prices. AT&T has argued that this won’t apply to this particular merger, since Time Warner is a content company, not a telecoms company. The government (and all rational people who like to watch TV) argue that AT&T will use Time Warner’s content, which includes must-have channels like HBO and CNN, as leverage over its competitors to keep prices high and restrict the success of streaming services.

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