The advent of autonomous technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and robotics has taken over the OTTs with titles such as Black Mirror , Upload , The Social Dilemma . The most recent release within this burgeoning genre is animated film The Mitchells vs The Machines , co-directed by Jeff Rowe and Michael Rianda, which may not be as dark. Also Read | Get ‘First Day First Show’, our weekly newsletter from the world of cinema, in your inbox . You can subscribe for free here The film follows high school graduate Katie Mitchell (Abbi Jacobson, Disenchantment ) who feels like the black sheep in her family due to her unconventional filmmaking ambitions. Eager to get away from her small Michigan hometown, Katie is urged by her father Rick (Danny McBride, The Angry Birds Movie ) to go on a family-bonding road trip along with mother Linda (Maya Rudolph, Luca ), younger brother Aaron (Rianda) and their dopey pug Monchi, all the way to Los Angeles to drop her off at … [Read more...] about ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’ movie review: A sweet, futuristic film with visual verve
Gible, one of Pokémon Go's most popular and sought-after creatures, will flood the game for six hours on 6th June's Community Day. The much-requested event is a big announcement for the game, and by far the best Community Day candidate offered to players for several years. Pokémon Go players have recently criticised the calibre of creatures spotlighted in the game's Community Days. The monthly event, which began in January 2018, started by offering powerful or rare creatures such as Dratini, Larvitar and Beldum, or by giving meta-relevant PVE moves via evolution to Pokémon like Charizard and Venusaur. But recent Community Days have seen the focus shift to less interesting creatures like Magikarp, Fletchling and Roselia, and moves more suited to the game's PVP mode. There are only a limited number of Pokémon, and as an ( incredibly profitable ) live service game, Pokémon Go clearly has a plan to roll out events to keep fans playing long-term. The past year has also seen events … [Read more...] about Pokémon Go is finally holding a Gible Community Day
"You have to start romanticizing your life," TikToker Ashley Ward urges in her most popular video, her lo-fi voice resembling a protagonist in an indie coming-of-age movie. She warns: "You have to start thinking of yourself as the main character, because if you don't, life will continue to pass you by." Depending on who you ask, the video is symptomatic of the best, or worst features, of a state of mind known as main character syndrome. Viewed over three million times on TikTok and carrying the hashtag "main character," it shows her reclining slowly on a towel at the beach and putting on a pair of sunglasses as the world rushes on around her. There is no set definition of main character syndrome, and it's not a medical syndrome in the traditional sense. Broadly speaking, it describes people who act as if life is a movie and they are the central character. In this way it is comparable to narcissism, and can be detrimental to others who are seen as little more than extras. If … [Read more...] about Do You Have Main Character Syndrome?
Silver Ferns captain Ameliaranne Ekenasio has revealed she was pregnant when she led New Zealand to their first Constellation Cup series triumph over Australia in nine years in March. The Central Pulse star confirmed on Friday she is pregnant with her second child and will sit out the rest of the ANZ Premiership netball season, having already missed the opening three games due to medical reasons after opening up on her recent mental health struggles . Ekenasio’s last competitive game was in New Zealand's fourth Constellation Cup test against Australia on March 7, captaining the Silver Ferns to a 45-43 win, which clinched the series 3-1 She had an inkling during the series she was pregnant and her hunch was confirmed shortly after. READ MORE: ANZ Premiership: Ameliaranne Ekenasio to miss start of season for Pulse Central Pulse standout Maddy Gordon the lone new cap in Silver Ferns squad Silver Fern Ameliaranne Ekenasio speaks out about social injustices, race and … [Read more...] about Silver Ferns captain Ameliaranne Ekenasio was pregnant during Constellation Cup triumph