Hitch (2005) The predictable plot is evident right from the get-go, but it doesn’t really matter because the journey to get there is what makes the film so hilarious and entertaining. Alex “Hitch” Hitchens (Will Smith) is a professional relationship consultant who, while trying to help his client Albert (Kevin James) build the confidence he needs to pursue a woman he’s attracted to, ends up falling in love himself. The idea of the guy who helps other men find love when he can’t find it himself, along with the shy and awkward guy who — surprise, surprise — gets the girl in the end, is played out time and time again. But there’s a reason this formula has been so successful — we just don’t seem to tire of it. … [Read more...] about The best rom-coms on Amazon Prime right now
The Silence of the Lambs (1991) The Silence of the Lambs is regarded as one of the greatest thrillers of all time, one based on Thomas Harris’ novel of the same name. The harrowing film follows young FBI cadet Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster), who is on a race against time to capture Buffalo Bill, a serial killer who literally takes the skin of his female victims. Her only hope to capture him, however, is to work with iconic villain Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), an imprisoned serial killer known to eat his victims. The Silence of the Lambs swept the 1992 Academy Awards, winning Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor, among other accolades. … [Read more...] about The best thrillers on Amazon Prime
Everything Amazon Prime Best movies overall Best shows Best action movies A Quiet Place (2018) One key mark of a truly frightening horror-suspense film is how many times it actually “gets” you. Like really catches you with your guard down for a genuine scare. As one might expect from a film called A Quiet Place (which won the Oscar for Sound Editing, ironically), its breath-sucking silence and tiptoe pacing is such a delightful trap for viewers looking to have the bejeezus scared out of them. Loved by critics and a hit at the box office, A Quiet Place is set in a post-apocalyptic world that has been overtaken by monstrous aliens who hunt humans using super-sensitive hearing. Director/writer John Krasinski and his real-life wife Emily Blunt (in a SAG-award winning performance) play Lee and Evelyn Abbott, who reside in a country farmhouse with their children, giving new meaning to the term “living the quiet life.” After tragically losing their youngest son to an … [Read more...] about The best sci-fi movies on Amazon Prime right now
“With TikTok, we’re literally seeing new influencers pop up overnight and then get represented by managers to get paid for sponsorships. It can take months or years to get to grow a channel on YouTube. The fast growth and exposure potential makes TikTok a viable threat to YouTube across a huge range of content categories,” said Evan Asano, founder and CEO of the influencer marketing agency MediaKix. … [Read more...] about TikTok isn’t paying its biggest stars, but they don’t really care
It’s not uncommon for smart home gadgets to send and receive data to outside servers, like the tiny bits of data whenever a smart light bulb is activated via voice commands. TC Chang, U.S. go-to-market manager at Ecovacs Robotics said, “the stream is not shared or stored on the robot or any server in any way that is accessible to Ecovacs or thirrd parties.” … [Read more...] about Should you be worried about cameras in robot vacuums?