WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. efforts to sustain and possibly intensify its "maximum pressure" campaign on North Korea are entering a perilous phase as a potential breakdown in diplomacy with Pyongyang raises fears that China may loosen its enforcement of international sanctions.
Detroit: Become Human, the latest narrative adventure game from David Cage's studio Quantic Dream, debuts this week. The developer has a history of story-heavy games with mature themes and dramatic cinematography, and Detroit is no exception. Taking place in a near-future setting where androids are treated as second-class citizens, you follow the journeys of three such automatons as they impact the coming revolution.How does it handle this heady subject matter? Unevenly, judging by the critical response. According to our verdict, the story intertwines gracefully and captures some unforgettable...more
Deadpool 2 delivered the goods when it comes to what fans of the superhero franchise want. The Merc with a Mouth, played by Ryan Reynolds, had plenty of meta jokes and dirty words to sling at audiences, while poking fun at himself, other comic book movies, and anything else that stood in his way.As with the first movie, Reynolds embraced the utter ridiculousness of the character and his personality, taking it to the extreme. Still, there is one moment the actor was against--at least at first. The following contains spoilers for Deadpool 2. If you haven't seen the movie, you should stop reading...more
Repealing the International Entrepreneur visa is a policy that cuts off the nose to spite the face. Doing so will not create new domestic jobs for low-income Americans and it will ultimately cost the U.S. in terms of reduced growth and tax revenue. It makes little policy sense.
Solo: A Star Wars Story star Donald Glover hasn't been shy about his character Lando Calrissian's "fluid" sexuality. After Solo co-writer Jonathan Kasdan told Huffington Post that Lando is "pansexual," Glover himself elaborated to Entertainment Weekly: "How can you not be pansexual in space?" That's great, but after watching Solo, you might have an even more specific question: Does Lando f*** droids?When you Google "pansexual," you get this definition: "not limited in sexual choice with regard to biological sex, gender, or gender identity." That may cover humans, but what about alien and artif...more