Your 10 Biggest Fears, According to Yahoo

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Warning: This post contains potentially disturbing or triggering images and video. The Internet is quite literally a fear factory. Yahoo shared the top 10 phobias its users searched for over the past month, just in time for Halloween . (Which reminds us, there is such a thing as fear of Halloween, called "samhainophobia." So that's fun.) See also: 25 Kickass Costumes for Girls Who Aren't Into Princesses Topping the list is agoraphobia, which is an anxiety disorder in which people fear being trapped in situations or places that cause panic. So maybe work up to haunted houses another year... Read more.. Read more »

Watch All 10 ‘Halloween’ Movies in 2 Minutes

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If you realize that as October passes by, you don’t have the time or emotional fortitude to watch every single installment of the Halloween series, YouTube channel CineFix has your back. They summarize all 10 movies in two minutes in the animated clip, above, including Jamie Lee Curtis' inexplicable return from the dead, the often-forgotten fact that Paul Rudd was in Halloween: The Curse of Mike Myers and Rob Zombie’s regrettable involvement in the franchise. What Happens When Apple Runs Out of Product Ideas? Sting-Sung Cellphone Ringtones Are Better Than the Originals This Baby Minion Costume Just Won Halloween Christian Bale's 'Batman' Would Be an Amazing Steve Jobs Read more... More about Viral Videos , Halloween , Horror Movies , Film , and Watercooler Read more »

Edward Snowden’s Life in Moscow Isn’t as Bad as You Think

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He survives on a diet of ramen and chips. He spends much of his time reading books and learning Russian. When he does leave his room, it's with an awareness that he might very well be under surveillance. Those are the details that have previously come out about Edward Snowden 's life in Moscow during the past year or so. It paints the picture of a man living the life of a paranoid and lonely college student, but a new documentary offers a much rosier picture of the whistleblower's time in Russia. See also: The 10 Biggest Revelations From Edward Snowden's Leaks Citizenfour , a new film from journalist Laura Poitras , provides never-before-seen footage of Snowden's life on the run after lifting a treasure trove of information from the National Security Agency last year. Among the revelations in the film is the fact that Snowden is now living with his girlfriend Lindsay Mills in Moscow Read more... More about Films , Documentary , Russian , Film , and Us World Read more »

‘Interstellar’ Promo Site Blasts Off With Unique Google Partnership

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LOS ANGELES — The first movie to ever have an "official website" was Startgate , the October 1994 film starring Kurt Russell about a group of scientists who travel to Egypt, open a wormhole and discover a habitable planet. The first movie to have an official website with Google as its partner? That's Interstellar , the November 2014 film starring Matthew McConaughey about a group of astronauts who travel through deep space via wormholes seeking a habitable planet. Whoa — did we just go through an internet wormhole there? SEE ALSO: 'Interstellar' Experience Explains the Movie's Space-Time Travel and Beyond Read more... More about Movies , Entertainment , Film , Christopher Nolan , and Interstellar Read more »

Stay on Track for the Oscars With Our Handy Awards-Movies Calendar

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LOS ANGELES — Time to start thinking about those Academy Awards again. Yeah, it feels too early, like Christmas decorations at the drug store, but with film festivals Telluride, Venice and Toronto long over, we now have a much clearer idea of what you need to see to prepare for the the Golden Globes on Jan. 11 and the 87th Academy Awards on Feb. 22. SEE ALSO: Every Fall TV Date You Need to Put on Your Calendar Now And let’s face it, the only way you’re going to be the seen-'em-all guest at your Oscars party this year is to get started, like, this weekend — with David Fincher’s Gone Girl coming to theaters, the relentless parade of awards-worthy movies begins now, and doesn’t stop for five months solid. Read more »

Viola Davis Responds to NYT Article Calling Her ‘Less Classically Beautiful’

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How would you react if The New York Times described you as " less classically beautiful " than your peers, let alone in the same story labeling your friend as an " angry black woman "? If you're Oscar-nominated Viola Davis, the star of ABC's new How to Get Away With Murder , you reply eloquently on national TV. That's what she did on The View . See also: Anti-Selfie Short Film Tells Us Your Behavior Makes Celebs Really Sad "I think that beauty is subjective," she said. "I've heard that statement my entire life. Being a dark-skinned black woman — you hear it from the time you get out of the womb Classically not beautiful is a fancy term of saying ugly, and denouncing you, erasing you. Now it worked when I was younger; it no longer works for me now. ... Read more »

The Top 10 Makeup Transformations in the History of Cinema

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No denying, makeup transformations can be powerful experiences for both audience and actor. (Perhaps, you remember Dustin Hoffman's profound moment of clarity on the set of Tootsie. ) CineFix is saluting artists throughout cinematic history with a montage of the top 10 makeup transformations of all time. Some of these won't be surprising — like Charlize Theron's incredible transformation in her Oscar -winning role as serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster. The makeup team had to airbrush her face with layers of tattoo ink and marble sealant just to get her to stop being attractive. Turns Out, Bearded Dragons Are Actually Kind of Cute Jim Gaffigan Came Very Close to Playing for the Colts This Season Everyone Wins When Kids Argue About the Weather POW! Batman Medley Video Blends 50 Years of Music and Batmobiles Read more.. Read more »

Hollywood’s Drones Turned Loose for Shooting Film and TV

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LOS ANGELES — Hollywood, you are now free to move about U.S. airspace — with your drones. Six entertainment production companies have been granted regulatory exemptions to use drones in domestic airspace, the first step to allowing the film and TV industry widespread use of unmanned aircraft systems for filming purposes, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday. SEE ALSO: Drones Don't Just Star In 'The November Man' - They Helped Make It What that means: Those six companies can fly their drones without having to break through time- and energy-consuming red tape to address pesky things like general flight rules, pilot certificate requirements, manuals, maintenance and equipment mandates. Read more... More about Tv , Movies , Entertainment , Film , and Drones Read more »

Netflix Launches Site Dedicated to Spoilers

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Everyone hates spoilers, right? Nothing worse than someone blabbing out the murders in yesterday's episode of Game of Thrones, which you haven't had time to see yet Netflix , however, seems to think that spoilers can be fun, so it launched a special section of its site dedicated to showing you the pivotal moments in many popular films and TV shows See also: 12 Signs You're Addicted to Netflix Besides spoiling yourself in a Russian roulette-styled app , which randomly chooses from a database of spoilers, you can also take a quiz to see what type of spoiler you are, or vote on which spoilers should be in the public domain — that is, which are so common that they can be considered harmless Read more... More about Netflix , Entertainment , Film , Tv , and Spoilers Read more »

Famous Faces Lend Star Power to New York Climate Protest

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Actors, philanthropists, politicians and climate experts joined the People's Climate March in Manhattan on Sunday, bringing even more attention to a protest attended by 310,000 people . From Mark Ruffalo and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and former Vice President Al Gore, the notable attendees had their portraits snapped and shared across social media. See also: Live Updates: More than 300,000 Attended People's Climate March in NYC, Organizers Say Here we present the images captured by Mashable photographers, as well as those curated from around the web. Read more... More about Entertainment , Social Media , Celebrities , Climate Change , and Film Read more »