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‘Mary Poppins Returns’ producer answers all of your burning questions

It's been 54 years since Mary Poppins came into the world in movie form. And now, five decades on, we're getting a second helping in the form of Mary Poppins Returns — a sequel to the beloved classic.  Of course, we have many burning questions about this hotly anticipated film. But fear not: Mashable spoke…

MBS and a murderous web of lies

"Oh what a tangled web we weave/when first we practice to deceive," are lines often attributed to Shakespeare that were, in fact, written in 1808 by the great Scottish bard Sir Walter Scott. But how well they describe the tangled web Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (known as MBS) has woven and now caught…

Stocks wipe out 2018 gains as FAANG stocks slide into a bear market

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Stocks erased gains for the year Tuesday, dragged lower by the biggest technology companies. FAANG stocks entered a bear market, marking the first in seven years for Google parent Alphabet. Follow the US indexes in real time here. Wall Street erased gains Tuesday as high-flying technology companies plummeted into a bear market, adding to…

Hasan Minhaj has some radical ideas to help improve your Thanksgiving

Hasan Minhaj isn’t just your new favorite political comedy host, he’s also your new go-to Thanksgiving consultant. In his weekly exclusive video for EW, the frontman of Netflix’s Patriot Act shares some tips on how to survive the upcoming holiday. His suggestions include avoiding politics (if they do come up, quickly find a kitten or puppy),…

Chris Ashton ruled out for England while Australia struck with stomach bug

Ashton receives treatment after picking up an injury against Japan England v Australia Venue: Twickenham Date: Saturday, 24 November Kick-off: 15:00 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 live with BBC Two highlights at 19:30 GMT England wing Chris Ashton has been ruled out of Saturday's match with Australia, who have themselves been struck down…

Harrowing video shows helicopter rescue of several people and their dogs from California wildfire

While the Woolsey Fire in southern California, is largely contained (96% as of Monday night) some of the terrifying images from the last several weeks are continuing to trickle out, including the above video of an absolutely incredible rescue.  The footage is harrowing, taken from a helmet cam, as rescuers navigate a helicopter among the…

What type of tech gift-giver are you?

In 2018, it’s a safe bet that several items on your loved ones’ holiday wish lists come in telltale rectangular boxes and include chargers. If you want to be remembered as a thoughtful gift-giver, you simply can’t go wrong with the digital device route. Thankfully, Best Buy is here to lend a hand when it…

India court hands death sentence over deadly 1984 anti-Sikh riots

A court in India has sentenced to death a man convicted of murder during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that left nearly 3,000 people dead, following the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The 1984 carnage erupted just hours after Prime Minister Gandhi was killed by her Sikh bodyguards. The violence, which occurred mostly in the capital…

Goldman Sachs downgrades Apple for second time this month, warns Apple may have ‘miscalculated’...

Goldman Sachs cut its target price for Apple for the second time this month as the stock has taken a beating since it reported earnings on November 1. Apple's share price has declined over 20% and has lost over $220 billion in market value from its October peak. In the bearish note, Rod Hall and…

Taron Egerton on playing Robin Hood and why he’s an unlikely action hero

Taron Egerton melted hearts — and kicked some ass — in his breakout role as the fresh-faced secret service agent Eggsy in the first Kingsman flick. To the movie’s fans, he seemed right at home shooting umbrella guns alongside Colin Firth, but like anything in Hollywood, it wasn’t quite as it seemed. The actor, who has created…

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Adam Driver to host Saturday Night Live season 44 premiere, with...

Guess who NBC put in the Driver’s seat for the Saturday Night Live season premiere? Yes, Adam Driver will host the season 44 premiere of the late-night sketch comedy show on Sept. 29, the network announced Monday. The Star Wars actor and Girls alum, who first hosted SNL in 2016, can be seen on the big screen in…

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