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How 'Fear The Walking Dead' Differs From The Main Series

Although AMC's 'Fear The Walking Dead' is a spin-off of 'The Walking Dead,' the new series promises to keep audiences entertained in a new way. Here's how the new series differs from the old.

Feature | Culture August 19, 2015

From Unknown To Tentpole: 7 Indie Directors Who Landed Big-Budget Films

Before making it to the big leagues, a director must first get their feet wet with indie films. And sometimes those indie films help them land big-budget films. Here’s a list of popular directors who went from unknown to tentpole.

Feature | Culture August 24, 2015

Should You Watch 'Fear The Walking Dead' If You Haven't Seen 'The Walking Dead'?

'The Walking Dead' prequel 'Fear the Walking Dead' premieres August 23 on AMC. Is this a show only 'Walking Dead' fans will like, or can anyone enjoy it?

Feature | Culture August 20, 2015

Podmasters: 5 Great Tech Podcasts You Should Be Listening To Now

Tech podcasts are always informative, but many fall flat by offering commentary without engaging stories. These podcasts tell the stories of tech's ever-growing role in our lives.

Feature | Culture August 18, 2015

Amazon Instant Video September 2015: Stream These New Movies And TV Shows Being Added

Summer is almost over, but that doesn't mean your binge-watching has to end. Here is the list of new movies and TV shows coming to Amazon Instant Video in September.

Feature | Culture August 17, 2015

Disney Previews Animation Lineup Including 'Toy Story 4' And A New Fairy Tale From 'Frozen' Team

'Toy Story 4,' 'Finding Dory,' 'Gigantic,' 'Moana,' 'Zootopia' and more were unveiled at a special panel at D23 Expo in Anaheim. Here are your first details on the stories and stars of each one.

Feature | Culture August 15, 2015

Interview: 'Lady Killer' Artist Joëlle Jones Sheds Light On Her Murderous Character And Upcoming Second Story Arc

Comic book artist and writer Joëlle Jones talks about the lead character in her comic miniseries, who must balance a home and professional life as a skilled assassin in the 1950s and '60s, and what fans can expect in the sequel.

Feature | Culture September 16, 2015

Reboot This: Naughty Dog's 'Crash Bandicoot'

'Crash Bandicoot' is one of the greatest platforming franchises of all time. It's high time Sony's unofficial mascot made a comeback.

Feature | Culture August 14, 2015

How AMC's 'Humans' Breaks The Sci-Fi Mold: A Look Ahead To The Season Finale

AMC's 'Humans' might feature AI, a common science fiction staple, but the series shows AI from a unique perspective, one we haven't really seen before. Here's how the AI on 'Humans' is different.

Feature | Culture August 15, 2015

'Stranger Than Truth' With Timmy Williams: An Interview With Storm Of The X-Men

This week, Timmy interviews Storm on the state of minorities in comics; meanwhile, an unwanted guest decides to crash the occasion.

Feature | Culture August 14, 2015

New 'Destiny' Player Asks Reddit 'What's Up With This Weird Cave?'

Once upon a time, there was a Loot Cave ...

Feature | Culture August 13, 2015

'WWE 2K16 Roster': 8 Legends That Need To Be Playable This Year

The WWE 2K series has seen a lot of legends step into the squared circle over the years, but there are still a few more we want to see.

Feature | Culture August 13, 2015

'Dark Souls III' Hands-On: Or How I Learned To Embrace Death

I had my first 'Dark Souls' experience this week with a demo of 'Dark Souls III' as I learned the art of the video game death.

Feature | Culture August 13, 2015

The Complete 'Metal Gear Solid' Timeline: 'Snake Eater' Through 'The Phantom Pain'

'Metal Gear' has a long and storied history...but it can be tough to keep track of everything. That's what this timeline is for - before 'The Phantom Pain' launches, catch up on the story of 'Metal Gear Solid'!

Feature | Culture August 13, 2015

Martin Scorsese And Leonardo DiCaprio Team Up In America’s First Serial Killer Biopic: 'Who Was H.H. Holmes?'

Martin Scorsese will direct and Leonardo DiCaprio will star in the big screen adaptation of Erik Larson’s book about H.H. Holmes, the man referred to as America’s first serial killer. Here’s a brief history of who Holmes really was.

Feature | Culture August 12, 2015

The Rise And Fall Of Konami: Can The Game Publisher Survive Its Bad Reputation?

Once a major player in the video game industry, Konami has lost several key employees and has gained a reputation as a very bad place to work. Can the company survive its internal strife to rise again?

Feature | Culture August 13, 2015

'The Flash' Season 2: How Multiple Earths, Alternate Timelines And Jay Garrick Will Impact The Show

The first season of ‘The Flash’ ended with more questions than answers, and now, as the show’s sophomore outing is upon us, we’re making sense of it all.

Feature | Culture August 28, 2015

Interview: ESPN's Matthew Berry Talks Fantasy Football's Most Undervalued Players, Other Hot-Button Fantasy Topics

ESPN's Senior Fantasy Sports Analyst names the most-undervalued players to look out for this Fantasy Football season. He explains why Tom Brady is still a solid choice at quarterback and why Adrian Peterson is his No. 1-ranked player.

Feature | Culture August 12, 2015

The Best Spy Movies And TV Shows On Netlifx, Hulu And Amazon

A remake of the 1960s spy show 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' hits theaters Friday. Watch these other espionage-themed movies and TV shows to satisfy your appetite for covert operations.

Feature | Culture August 14, 2015

10 TV Shows To Watch On Netflix, Hulu And Amazon Before They Return This Fall

The fall television season is right around the corner, so now is a good time to catch up on any series you fell behind on. Here's how and where you can find your favorites.

Feature | Culture August 11, 2015

Podmasters: Epishow Lets You Create A Podcast With Just A Web Browser

If you've always wanted to start your own podcast but were afraid of the technical aspects, don't give up just yet. Epishow is a new tool designed to make podcast creation simpler.

Feature | Culture August 11, 2015

A Guide To The Best Anime On Netflix

Want to jump into the streaming world of anime but don't know where to begin? Our guide to the best anime titles on Netflix is the best place to start.

Feature | Culture August 10, 2015

The Best Spy Gadgets From 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E', 'Mission Impossible', James Bond And Other Films That Really Exist

The popular spy movies and TV series we love feature some of the most interesting high-tech gadgets. Here's a look at the best spy gear that is actually based off real technology.

Feature | Culture August 13, 2015

Portrait Of A Comics Artist As A Young Girl: An Interview With Sasha Matthews

Sasha Matthews is only 10 years old -- and already she's building her own comics publishing empire.

Feature | Culture August 13, 2015

'Metal Gear Solid V': A Primer On Mother Base

Mother Base has gotten a massive makeover in 'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.' This time, it's a fully playable environment that you can grow and customize, and it impacts every part of the game.

Feature | Culture August 8, 2015

Who Ruined 'Fantastic Four': Josh Trank Or 20th Century Fox?

'Fantastic Four' is a spectacular failure, but who's to blame? Director Josh Trank, or his bosses at 20th Century Fox? We take a look at both sides of the story in a search for the truth.

Feature | Culture August 8, 2015

'Captain America: Civil War': Avengers Rosters On Both Sides Revealed

When 'Captain America: Civil War' hits next year, Cap and Iron Man will both lead a team of Avengers, each dedicated to separate ideologies. A new inside report claims to know both rosters.

Feature | Culture August 7, 2015

New 'Star Wars: Shattered Empire' Details Explain Post-'Return Of The Jedi' Galaxy

'Star Wars: Shattered Empire' is an upcoming comic that what happened right after 'Return of the Jedi.' Juicy new details have emerged about the book, including the state of the galaxy after the Emperor's death.

Feature | Culture August 7, 2015

'Stranger Than Truth' With Timmy Williams: How Disney Cured My Writer's Block

Timmy gets help with his writer's block from Rapunzel, Simba and Cruella De Vil.

Feature | Culture August 7, 2015

'Metal Gear Solid V' Graphics Comparison: Current-Gen vs. Last-Gen

Everyone knows that 'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain' looks amazing on next-gen consoles, but what about the versions running on older hardware? Well, it turns out those versions look pretty great, too.

Feature | Culture August 7, 2015

Interview: Richard Hatch Discusses 'Star Trek: Axanar' And What It's Like Being A Klingon

'Star Trek: Axanar' starts production early next year after a successful crowdfunding campaign. In an interview, Richard Hatch, who portrays Klingon Supreme Commander Kharn, talks about 'Axanar' and the importance of space-based science fiction.

Feature | Culture August 8, 2015

Dumbledore Is Death, Ronbledore Lives And Other Harry Potter Fan Theories

You think you know Dumbledore? You have no idea.

Feature | Culture August 7, 2015

A Tale As Old As...Twitter?: A Breakdown Of Twitter Fanfiction

Tens of thousands of Twitter accounts exist that parody famous movies, TV shows, people and more. But are they only about the laughs - or are they a form of fanfiction, too?

Feature | Culture August 14, 2015

Interview: Alex Wellerstein And David Saltzberg Discuss Getting History And Science Right On 'Manhattan'

'Manhattan' history consultant Alex Wellerstein and science consultant David Saltzberg discuss how they help the show's writers make the look, feel and details of the Manhattan Project accurate on the series.

Feature | Culture August 6, 2015

Who Was The Real Betty Boop? These Women Inspired The Classic Animated Character

The 85th anniversary of Betty Boop's debut takes place on Aug. 9. Find out the real women behind this iconic animated character all those years ago.

Feature | Culture August 7, 2015

7 Essential Fantastic Four Comics To Start Your Collection

Don’t know where to begin your Fantastic Four comic book collection? Our starter’s guide has you covered.

Feature | Culture August 6, 2015

Podmasters: 'Why Oh Why' Host Andrea Silenzi Gives A Podcaster's View On Live Performances

Podcasts are going live with what appears to be great success. Andrea Silenzi gave Tech Times an insider's perspective after last week's 'Tape Festival.'

Feature | Culture August 4, 2015

Interview: Director Jon Watts Talks Indie Film 'Cop Car' And His Upcoming Spider-Man Reboot

'Cop Car' director Jon Watts talks about writing the film based on a childhood dream and landing the job as director of Marvel and Sony’s latest Spider-Man film.

Feature | Culture August 7, 2015

Fall TV Guide: Season Premiere Dates For All Your Favorite TV Shows

The fall television season is upon us, and with it comes the premieres of new series and return of old ones. Here's a guide for what TV has to offer this fall.

Feature | Culture August 5, 2015

Your Guide To Which Movie Studios Own Marvel Characters

The new 'Fantastic Four' movie hits theaters Friday, but why is this not part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Here's a breakdown of which movie studios own the rights to which Marvel characters and why.

Feature | Culture August 5, 2015

Everything You Need To Know About 'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain'

'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain' is almost here — and there's a lot to keep track of. Instead of trying to piece everything together yourself, just let us do it: here's everything you need to know about 'MGSV.'

Feature | Culture August 4, 2015

13 Years Later, 'Star Wars: Jedi Knight II' Is Still The Best Lightsaber Simulator Out There

To this day, 'Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast' is the only 'Star Wars' game that truly does lightsaber combat justice.

Feature | Culture August 5, 2015

Interview With 'Silicon Valley' Production Designer Richard Toyon

How does 'Silicon Valley' look so much like the place on which it is based? Emmy-nominated production designer Richard Toyon tells Tech Times how he and his team keep the show looking authentic.

Feature | Culture August 4, 2015

How The Fantastic Four Broke All The Rules And Ushered In The Marvel Age

Before they return to the big screen on Aug. 7, find out how the Fantastic Four broke the superhero mold and created the Marvel Universe.

Feature | Culture August 4, 2015

A History Of The Battle Of Hoth In 'Star Wars' Video Games

We take a look back at the long history of the iconic Battle of Hoth in 'Star Wars' video games.

Feature | Culture August 7, 2015

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