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Netflix’s Choose or Die, Ti West’s X, and every other movie you can stream from home this weekend

Netflix’s Choose or Die, Ti West’s X, and every other movie you can stream from home this weekend

This weekend Choose or Die, the 2022 video-game horror film starring Iola Evans (Carnival Row) and Asa Butterfield (Sex Education), premieres on Netflix. If you’re not looking for 1980s-themed throwback horror and haunted technology à la 2004’s Stay Alive, not to worry — there’s plenty of great new releases on …

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Planet Earth’s Future Now Rests in the Hands of Big Business

Planet Earth’s Future Now Rests in the Hands of Big Business

On a brisk Monday in Houston in early March, dozens of protesters gathered across the street from the giant Hilton hotel hosting CERAWeek, the energy industry’s hallmark annual conference. Their signs accused the corporate executives inside of betraying humanity in pursuit of financial return. STOP EXTRACTING OUR FUTURE, read one. …

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Here’s what actually happens to all your online shopping returns

Here’s what actually happens to all your online shopping returns

Huang Qing, the Shanghai-based creative director of athleisure label Voice of Insiders, meticulously accounts for each design choice. His high-tech garments are cut from material woven with seaweed fiber and colorfast nylon spun with marine collagen. Then, after an item is shipped, that’s likely the last time he’ll see it …

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Pushing Buttons: gaming is culture – even Fortnite has something to say about society

Welcome to Pushing Buttons, the Guardian’s brand new gaming newsletter. If you’d like to receive it in your inbox every weeek, just pop your email in below – and check your inbox (and spam) for the confirmation email. Sign up for Pushing Buttons. I want to use this first issue …

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