Simultaneously the best and most heartbreaking news you'll see all day: MUBI, the indie/arthouse-focused streaming film and social network site previously known as TheAuteurs (and also as The One Site I Wish I Could Use As A Dating Site [Not For Lack Of Trying]) has announced a new partnership with Sony to bring its library of films to the PS3 as a Netflix-like downloadable application. Which is amazing!
The hitch: it's only launching in the UK, Ireland, France, Italy, Iberia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Nordic countries, Australia and New Zealand. Which makes me very, very sad (but I mean, awesome for you guys).
The service will be coming this fall with both pay-per-view and monthly all-you-can-watch subscriber levels. In the meantime, have a peek around the rebranded site, and marvel at the fact that it lets you stick a massive banner image of Tarkovsky's Stalker on your profile, as a default, because that's just how much they "get you".
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Blizzard's cowardly decision to appease Chinese authoritarians by ejecting a champion player who expressed support for the pro-democracy struggle in Hong Kong has kicked off a global rebellion by the company's customers, who are furious that the firm has put its profits over an entire nation's right to self-determination and basic democratic freedoms.
After a day of making people look at a black hole, Epic Games has released the next iteration in the amazingly popular battle royale shooter Fortnite. A new map, boats and bandage bazookas are just some of the ‘new’ things. Players can now carry an injured buddy to safety, or go fishing — maybe both […]
We can’t all go through life with just a pair of sneakers and flip-flops. Sometimes, you have to invest in a pair of high-quality dress shoes. However, you’ve probably discovered that high-end footwear almost always comes with eye-popping price tags. You’ve got to compromise on second-hand or just suck it up and take out a […]
We have a theory about those throw blankets that are barely big enough to cover your legs. The only people who seem to make them or use them are grandmothers, and the blankets are only that small because Nana got bored halfway through the sewing job. Look, we’re sure she means well. But if you […]
Remember when the default state of your online presence was anonymity? That’s not so clear-cut anymore, and the worst part is you may not even know who is using your data or what they’re using it for. Small wonder that so many people are choosing to surf through virtual private networks. VPNs filter web access […]