Rian Johnson Is Fine With You Not Liking Star Wars: The Last Jedi, But Not With Complaints About DiversityStar Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson has opened up about some of the bad faith backlash against his film, while also praising the Star Wars fan community at large and encouraging debate among them.Johnson's comments were made during WIRED live Q&A event to promote his upcoming movie, Knives Out. Parts of the Q&A were recorded by one fan and uploaded to Twitter, who caught an interesting moment during the event. One audience member asked Johnson about the negative reaction to Th
- Before he flew to Thailand on a fake Bangladeshi passport and then crossed into Malaysia, Mohammed Imran was one of the most influential Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.In late 2017, at the peak of a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims into Bangladesh fleeing violence in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, Imran paid traffickers $4,720 to be smuggled into Malaysia in search of a better life.Malaysia has become home to more than 100,000 Rohingya refugees, the second-highest number in the world after Banglades
- Syrian anti-aircraft defences on Wednesday intercepted a "heavy attack" by Israeli warplanes over the capital Damascus, state media said."At 1:20 am (2320 GMT) on Wednesday, Israeli warplanes... targeted the vicinity of the city of Damascus with a number of missiles," SANA news agency quoted a military source as saying.An AFP correspondent in Damascus heard several large explosions.
- Welcome back to Part 9 of our Pokemon Sword walkthrough. The penultimate gym battle is on the horizon as Pokemon Trainer Jake continues his journey to become Galar Region's champion! Only issue is there seems to be some odd forces at work preventing most people from reaching the 7th Gym. Along the way Team Yell and Marnie appear, and we discover the identity of the 9th gym leader.
- Continue the adventure in Pokemon Sword Part 8 as we journey on towards the exclusive rock type gym. Our pokemon trainer ventures forward and brings his team one step closer towards becoming a pokemon master while uncovering the mystery and lore behind the Galar Region and its mythical legends.
- In Watchmen episode 5, we learn more about Looking Glass and his past. Meg and Mike break down "Little Fear of Lightning".
- Before the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover event, The Flash will present its two-part mid-season finale. In "The Last Temptation of Barry Allen," per an episode description, "a mysterious, hallucinogenic contagion tests Barry's convictions." Now, after the Season 6, Episode 6--"License to Elongate"--we know who will be doing the testing.Warning: The following contains spoilers for "License to Elongate." If you haven't watched the episode, you should turn away now.At the conclusion of "Licens
- The premise for Sparklite sees a world where constant earthquakes shake up environments and the only true refuge is in the sky. Everytime you drop to the world below it’s both familiar and different; the environments are made up of different tiles, and like a game of Catan, they’re shuffled anew on every trip. It’s your job to learn and navigate this ever-changing land while upgrading your abilities so you can take down Mining Titans bent on further destroying the world. It sta
- After nearly 12 hours of testimony, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff concluded Day 3 of public impeachment inquiry hearings with impassioned remarks.
- A Champion Time!
In Pokemon Sword and Shield, your journey isn't quite over when the credits roll and you've become Champion. You still have some fun surprises in store, a legendary to catch, and a whole post-game quest to embark on--plus, if you're so inclined, some high-level battles to participate in. There's actually quite a lot you can (and should) do when you finish the story, so if you aren't sure where to start, start here! There are minor spoilers in this guide, though, so proceed with
- Halo: The Master Chief Collection will continue its PC rollout after the December release of Halo: Reach, with a beta planned for Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary in the new year. PCGamesN spoke with 343 Industries community manager Brian Jarrard, who confirmed that PC players will be able to get their first taste of this updated version of Halo, which debuted on Xbox 360 back in 2011, after the holidays. "Once Reach comes out next month, after the holiday, we will start to reset, and we’l
- The Empire is a pretty big threat throughout Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order--but it's not the only one you'll face as you work your way across the galaxy. The planets you'll visit are also home to a number of vicious creatures that want nothing more than to snack on an unwary Jedi. While you'll face a whole mess of giant spiders, two-legged rats, and angry mountain goats, if you're diligent in your exploration, you'll also find several special Legendary Beasts hidden in the galaxy who are spoilin
Trump impeachment: Republicans didn't like the message – so they turned their fire on the messengerBy the time Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman left the House Ways and Means Committee hearing room on Tuesday, it was clear that Republicans were not pleased with what the 44-year-old combat veteran had to say when he testified during the first of two sessions on Tuesday, the third day of impeachment hearings before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.They didn't like that Lt Col Vindman, a Ukraine expert detailed to the National Security Council, had worn his Army dress unif
- Police say the girl, whose remains were found at a softball field in Smyrna, Delaware, was 2 to 5 years old.
- Pokemon Sword & Shield have enjoyed enormous sales in the UK since they released on November 15, which has also led to increased sales of the Nintendo Switch. The games are enjoying one of the best-ever Nintendo launches in the country and it’s alsothe second-best launch result the Pokemon series has ever seen, and that's just counting physical copies.Gamesindustry.biz is reporting that Pokemon claimed three separate spots on the physical sales chart for the week ending November 16: Po
- Most Pokemon games include fossils that you can restore into a living Pokemon, and you usually have to choose between one fossil or another. In Pokemon Sword and Shield, however, fossils work differently. You can still restore them to get a proper Pokemon, and they still count towards your Pokedex--but Sword and Shield's fossils are mix-and-match, and it can get kind of weird.There are four fossils in total and four fossil Pokemon to restore. While you can get all four fossils in your game, base
- One of the big new features in Pokemon Sword and Shield is Dynamaxing, which increases a Pokemon's size and powers up its stats for three turns during battles. While any Pokemon can Dynamax, only a few species are capable of Gigantamaxing, which not only supersizes a Pokemon, but changes its appearance as well.Even among the Pokemon species that can Gigantamax, only special individuals are actually capable of taking on these forms. For instance, only certain Butterfree you catch through Max Raid
- Former special envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker told lawmakers he “never conveyed” a linkage between security assistance and investigations to the Ukrainians.
- It's been over three years since the last Star Trek film, Star Trek Beyond, but plans are finally underway for a fourth film in the Chris Pine-led era of the series. Deadline is reporting that Noah Hawley is in "final talks" to write and direct the film, which would be a co-production between his production company 26 Keys and JJ Abrams's Bad Robot. Hawley is best known as the writer and showrunner of FX's Fargo, which is set to air a fourth season next year. He's also a novelist and the showrun
- Allegations of corruption in Ukraine levelled at Joe Biden were “not credible”, a witness called by Republican politicians has told the impeachment inquiry.In comments that appeared to debunk one of the conspiracy theories Republicans have often cited to try and undermine the former vice president, Kurt Volker told member of Congress he did not believe it.
- Blair Witch, which released for Xbox One and PC earlier this year, is making its way to PlayStation 4 soon with a handful of improvements. The game will release on December 3 as a digital title (with a physical release planned later), and come with the "Good Boy" pack, which will introduce some new cosmetic options for your trusty in-game dog, Bullet. The pack will also be made available for PC and Xbox One players, and include new skins for the dog, as well as new games for your in-game cellpho
- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats have begun to refer to what President Trump did as bribery. A better word might be extortion: Our view
- In the midst of Google Stadia's launch window, another cloud-based game streaming service is dropping its price for Black Friday 2019. The service is called Shadow, and it's been around for a while. Shadow requires you to pay a subscription to access its data centers, which grant you your own virtual Windows 10 PC with high-end specs--you're essentially renting a gaming PC and then streaming it to your device. While a year-long subscription comes out to $25 per month, Shadow's price will drop do
- House impeachment sham is a hyperpartisan process intended to nullify a presidential election, writes Adam Brandon, president of FreedomWorks.
- (Bloomberg) -- Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn defied his negative ratings to draw level with Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a crucial television debate ahead of the U.K.’s general election.The opposition leader, who’s been lagging behind Johnson in personal approval scores, effectively tied with the premier in a snap poll on which candidate won the clash Tuesday night. The pound remained lower after the survey.The YouGov/Sky News poll of 1,600 people gave Johnson a narrow victory, with
- Vindman and Williams directly listened in on the phone call at the center of the inquiry. Volker and Morrison witnessed Trump's shadow Ukraine policy.
- There's a lot to like about Disney+'s first streaming Star Wars show The Mandalorian. It's got all the cool, spaghetti western vibes you could ever ask for, a great soundtrack, an interesting cast of characters, and a budget that keeps the entire thing looking slick. But all of that is just a dim second to the single most important addition The Mandalorian has made to Star Wars canon: Baby Yoda. And it's our lucky day because showrunner Jon Favreau has just shared a look at the original concept
- After weeks of retailers releasing Black Friday ads to build anticipation for the event, GameStop has finally revealed its hand. With less than a week until Black Friday sales officially begin, GameStop has released a flyer for its "early deals," which will be available for a full week.Nintendo Switch offers are noticeably missing from GameStop's first round of Black Friday deals. While we do expect to see Switch deals at GameStop during Black Friday, don't anticipate any significant discounts o
Kurt Volker completely reverses his previous impeachment testimony and now says he thought discussions about political investigations were 'inappropriate'Volker has been accused of working with Rudy Giuliani and the US ambassador to the EU to pressure Ukraine to investigate Trump's political opponents.
- See Minecraft Dungeons gameplay from X019 ahead of the April 2020 release date. Minecraft Dungeons will be on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
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