Without spoiling the ending, “The Last One” is as strange as it is superb, taking a subtle jab at one of gaming’s most mythical creatures while exploring the past of San Andreas in an interesting and fresh way. Unlike prior Grand Theft Auto titles, however, gaining 100% game completion doesn’t give much of a reward, other than “The Last One” secret mission and the spawning of unenterable UFOs throughout Los Santos. Still, it’s only a tiny moment in a game loaded with unreplicable experiences that simply cannot be missed. … [Read more...] about The best GTA V cheat codes and secrets
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The Big Bang Theory This sitcom wrapped up after 12 successful seasons in 2019, and HBO reportedly spent $425 million to snag exclusive rights to the CBS show. You can catch every season and revisit the social growth of four nerdy friends after they befriend the attractive waitress and aspiring actor next door and expand their insulated group. The ensemble cast was among the highest-paid television actors in the show’s later years, each making $1 million per episode at one point. The scientific jargon that dominated much of the complex dialogue didn’t impact the series’s popularity; you didn’t have to be an astrophysicist or engineer to understand the witty humor and appreciate the amazing chemistry among the cast members. … [Read more...] about The 16 best shows on HBO Max right now
Although its basic user interface is a bit lacking — the HBO Max home screen is essentially a “featured content” page accompanied by your own to-watch list, and you need to navigate out of it for genre-specific lists, for example — sifting through the library of shows and films feels more rewarding than it does with competitors’ overstuffed, limited, or all-too-similar libraries. The wide net that WarnerMedia casts with its multimedia properties is put to good use in HBO Max. … [Read more...] about HBO Max hands-on impressions: A rough start, but plenty of potential
“It’s a good sign Instagram is testing these new features and frankly, it seems a little delayed,” said Mae Karwowski, founder and CEO of Obviously, a marketing agency focused on connecting influencers with brand deals. “Other platforms have made it clear that creators are an important part of their ecosystem and built ad sharing features, like tips on TikTok and AdSense revenue on YouTube.” … [Read more...] about Instagram plays catch-up by finally paying its creators. Will they stay?
Da 5 Bloods Spike Lee’s follow-up to his Oscar-winning hit BlacKkKlansman comes directly to Netflix on June 12. The new film focuses on a group of Vietnam War vets who return to the country to recover the remains of their fallen squad leader and buried treasure they left behind during the war. Chadwick Boseman, Delroy Lindo, Jonathan Majors, Isiah Whitlock Jr., and Norm Lewis star in the film that Lee says is not “disrespectful to any Vietnam film that’s been made, except maybe The Green Berets with John Wayne, who is not a hero of mine.” … [Read more...] about What’s new on Netflix, and what’s leaving in June 2020