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When I learned of the late Paul Kalanithi's memoir When Breath Becomes Air, which published earlier this year, I felt drawn to its premise. A young doctor with great ambition receives a terminal cancer diagnosis and reports back from the twilight of his life on his quest to seek and find meaning. Feeling unsure of my own purpose...

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All Eyez on Me, an upcoming Tupac Shakur biopic with a tumultuous history, has finally found its star. Demetrius Shipp, Jr. will make his debut feature film appearance in the movie, Variety reports. In fact, this will be the actor's first major appearance anywhere — his IMDB page lists just one previous credit. From the photos posted to his...

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Wait, you're telling us everyone didn't love Mortdecai? Scruffy hair chameleon Johnny Depp is 2015's most overpaid actor, Forbes writes. The money-minded magazine says that the three-time Oscar nominee's most recent wide-release movies — Mortdecai and Transcendence — earned a mere $1.20 for every dollar Depp was paid to star in said movies. It's a fairly staggering figure, especially...

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LOS ANGELES — Matt Damon does not believe that gay actors should stay in the closet, nor did he even ever say as much. But he caught hell on Monday all the same — many headlines stated outright that those were his words — and so The Martian actor felt the need to clarify comments he made that were...

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Sometimes the world just needs a hint of magic. That's the case in Salman Rushdie's new book, the satirical fairytale Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights. "After writing my memoir, I had a great emotional reaction of wanting to swing back to the other end of the spectrum and do something as wildly fictional as my memoir...

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Electronic Arts just gave Windows gamers a chance to level up. EA Origin Access is a new subscription service that gives members access to a library of games available to install and play whenever they want. The $4.99 monthly fee also comes with a 10% discount on all Origin Store purchases and pre-release access to EA's upcoming games. If...

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Reddit's AMA — short for "ask me anything" — is one of the most loved facets of the popular social media site, enabling the community to crowd-interview anyone with an interesting story to tell. On Tuesday, Reddit launched the first batch of video AMAs, a new take on the format which has folks answering redditors' questions on video,...

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali's first directorial foray into the biopic genre is poised to cause quite the stir. The full-length trailer for Bajirao Mastani promises all the opulence and and melodrama for which the director has come to be known. The film tells the story of Maratha general and Peshwa Bajirao Ballal Bhat (Ranvir Singh), but even with its...

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Celebrities spend their Oscar night cooped up in a theater without any snacks (weep for them). But for the rest of us, Oscar night is full of opportunities for delicious puns. Some cook, some eat, but we can all appreciate these creative concoctions.

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Enes Kanter is a very large NBA player — until you stand him next to the world's tallest man, that is. Kanter, a power forward who hails from Turkey and plays for the Oklahoma City, stands 6-foot-11 and weighs 245 pounds. But that's nothing compared to his countryman Sultan Kosen. Here are a couple shots of Kanter and Kosen...

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