Today's Best Media Deals: UK's House of Cards, Fringe, and More

The BBC drama that inspired a hit Netflix original series of the same name is just $19 on Blu-ray today. <Looks at camera> And who ever said there was too much money in politics? [House of Cards Trilogy: The Original UK Series Remastered [Blu-ray], $19] »10 minutes ago

Luke Skywalker Has a Perfectly Good Explanation for His "Flub" in A New Hope

It’s a factoid years old that when Luke emerges from his X-Wing after the Battle of Yavin in A New Hope, the over-excited Mark Hamill accidentally cries “Carrie!” rather than “Leia!” when Carrie Fisher’s Princess comes running into his arms. But did he really? Not according to Luke Skywalker himself. »46 minutes ago

Warner Bros. Wants People to Consider Mad Max: Fury Road for Best Picture

Or, at least, Warner Bros. would like to people to be forced to mention Mad Max: Fury Road when discussing next year’s Academy Awards nominations for Best Picture–for a massive, free amount of publicity, even though it doesn’t really expect Fury Road to get nominated, let alone win. »Today 9:30am

No, Taking Your Coffee Black Does Not Mean You’re More Likely to be a Psychopath

Is that friend who always very politely turns down your offers for cream or sugar very possibly hiding a dark secret, as haters around the internet have been insisting recently? Nah, probably not—but here’s why some people are saying taking your coffee black means you’re more likely to be a psychopath. »Yesterday 2:00pm

MTV's Shannara Chronicles Gets Its PG-13 Game of Thrones On in a Massive New Trailer

So the folks at MTV released a giant, two-minute trailer at New York Comic Con for the upcoming fantasy series The Shannara Chronicles, based on the many, many bestselling novels by Terry Brooks. Much like the book series, I doubt anyone is going to accuse the Shannara show of overwhelming originality, but it still… »Yesterday 7:15pm

10 more really fun movie mistakes that made it into the final version of the movie

People screw up. And in movies, you’d expect that when someone screws up that those scenes would just be played for laughs as outtakes or on a blooper reel. But sometimes everything else about the scene is so good and the screw up is so unexpectedly perfect for the movie that the directors include the screw up in the… »Yesterday 2:55pm