Your Pets Can’t Put Your Aging on ‘Paws’

Tweet Continued Watt said that people in the United Kingdom consider pets a much-loved part of the family, much the way people in the United States do. The analysis took into account such things as smoking and level of wealth. The researchers didn’t consider the size of the pet or how long the pet had been owned by the older person — both limitations of the study, Watt said. Robert Matchock...
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Family Meals Serve Up Better Behaved Kids

Tweet By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Children whose families regularly eat meals together tend to have better social skills and fitness levels, researchers report. Family meals yield multiple physical and mental health benefits, according to the long-term Canadian study. “The presence of parents during mealtimes likely provides...
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U.S. Teens: Vaping Up, Smoking Down, Pot Use Level

Tweet Continued The survey had more positive news when it came to teen smoking and prescription painkiller abuse. Just over 4 percent of high school seniors reported smoking cigarettes on a daily basis, down more than 24 percent from 1997, the survey showed. The decrease in teen cigarette smoking is “a remarkable public health story over the last 20 years. In a single generation, we’ve...
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‘Defective’ Trailer Reveals the Face of a Dystopian Police State

Tweet A safer tomorrow isn’t always a better tomorrow, as the first trailer for Defective confirms. The upcoming film takes place in the near future in which a police state rules the land, and a man named Rhett Murphy (Colin Paradine) and his estranged sister Jean (Raven Cousens) must attempt to escape with their lives after uncovering dark secrets of a sinister corporation. Heat Vision has...
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‘The Conjuring’ Has Launched a Cinematic Universe That Actually Works

Tweet With cinematic universes multiplying rapidly in Hollywood the last couple of years, it’s clear that minting a garden-variety franchise simply isn’t enough anymore. Now you need not just sequels but prequels and spin-offs and sequels to said spin-offs, all painstakingly mapped out ahead of time so as to remain a cohesive, interlinked cinematic world. While Marvel Studios is the gold...
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‘Star Wars’: Intriguing Han Solo Set Revealed

Tweet “What a piece of junk.” On Thursday, Star Wars fans got a look at a new set on the upcoming Han Solo film, thanks to director Ron Howard.  As he has done since taking the reins of the Star Wars stand-alone in June, the Oscar-winning helmer shared short videos from what appear to be a junkyard.  “Rehearsing a crane shot as we wait for sundown,” Howard wrote for one...
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Rob Friedman Aims to Build a "Worldwide Content Company" in New Role With Tang Media Partners

Tweet The former Lionsgate and Summit exec is looking to create and distribute films throughout the world. In his newly announced role as chairman and CEO of TMP Entertainment, Rob Friedman sees “a great opportunity” to build a “worldwide content company.” Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter, Friedman, who stepped down as the co-chair of the Lionsgate Motion Picture Group...
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David Hasselhoff Stars in Cheesy ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2′ Music Video

Tweet The inferno has been unleashed. David Hasselhoff’s song “Inferno” from the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 soundtrack now has an official music video, which director James Gunn shared Sunday after a week of teasing it.  Hasselhoff played a small role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, with Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) revealing as a boy, he’d fantasized his dad was Hasselhoff....
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A ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’-David Hasselhoff Music Video Is Coming Soon

Tweet For those who dug the end credits for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, good news: ahead of the home release of the movie, director James Gunn is teasing that the party is only getting started. Gunn took to Twitter Friday morning to tell fans to stay tuned for a full-length video for “Guardians Inferno,” the all-new track that debuted at the end of the movie, featuring...
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VidAngel Loses Bid to Have New Service Cleared by Court

Tweet A California federal judge won’t give VidAngel the all clear signal on its new service that allows users to filter content by piggybacking on their existing streaming accounts — at least without further information about how exactly it works. Disney, LucasFilm, 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros. sued VidAngel last June, claiming the company is blatantly violating their rights by operating...
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