Luck review: John Lasseter’s return to animation feels like Pixar gone wrong

During the 2000s heyday of Pixar Animation Studios, the studio’s releases seemed absolutely guaranteed to get rapturous reviews and muscular box office. Pixar’s long roster of successes, from the Toy Story movies to Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, The Incredibles, and more, prompted plenty of profiles examining the company’s creative process, and its technique of “plussing” during … Read more

First Call: Seahawks name starting QB for game with Steelers; Penguins fans will hate the news from New York

Wednesday’s “First Call” finds out which Seattle Seahawks quarterback will start against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday. The Jordan Addison transfer is getting more attention. The Browns lost a player thanks to a long-term injury. And we have some hockey news that could drive Penguins fans bonkers. Smith versus Steelers When the Steelers open their … Read more

Markets have been extrapolating from one release to the next. Here are bargain stocks that build long-term returns, say these fund managers

Wow, that was a shocker: US consumer price growth slowed to 0% in July, the Labor Department reported on Wednesday. Core price growth slowed to 0.3%, which was below forecast. Over the last 12 months, prices have gained 8.5%, also coming in below forecast. The soft reading seems to justify the 13% rally in the … Read more

Pregnant Chrissy Teigen shares picture of her growing bump during acupuncture

Pregnant Chrissy Teigen shares picture of her growing bump during acupuncture session as she jokes about trying to lure absent husband John Legend home with food By Rebecca Davison for MailOnline Published: 6:13 am EDT, August 10, 2022 | Updated: 7:16 am EDT, 10 August 2022 Chrissy Teigen shared a picture of her growing bump … Read more

Fork me: ‘Fall’ movie removed more than 30 F-bombs with deepfake dub technology

Without enough production budget for reshoots, the director of upcoming action-thriller Bankruptcy says the team turned to AI technology to remove over thirty F-bombs to turn its R-rating into a much more box office friendly PG-13, Variety reports. The problem – which has now turned into a handy little marketing hook – apparently emerged when … Read more

Premarket stocks: Don’t look now but crypto is making a comeback

The prices of ethereum and other leading digital currencies have also rallied in the past two months, leading to hopes that this nascent market may have reached its bottom. Coinbase reported a loss for the second quarter after the closing bell Tuesday. That follows Monday’s revenue warning from Nvidia (NVDA)whose graphics cards are a key … Read more

Mindy Kaling Says Rumors About BJ Novak Being Her Children’s Father Don’t ‘Bother’ Her

mindy-kaling-bj-novak-2.jpg Dia Dipasupil / Getty Mindy Kaling is addressing rumors that her longtime friend BJ Novak could be the father of her children. In an interview with Marie Claire published Tuesday, the Never Have I Ever creator, who has kept the paternity of her children private, revealed that speculation about Novak possibly fathering her children … Read more

‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ Review: Aamir Khan’s Indian ‘Forrest Gump’ Shines

A faithful adaptation that still finds the space to lean into specific cultural influences, deep history, and lovely visuals. A short way into “Laal Singh Chaddha,” the Indian adaptation of “Forrest Gump” from Aamir Khan Productions and Viacom18 Studios, the film shows its true colors. After an opening sequence that follows a CGI feather – … Read more