Tom Hardy as Max in Mad Max: Fury Road. The film was the fourth film in the Mad Max series and the first to not feature Mel Gibson in the titular role. (Warner Bros. / FILE)

There’s this idea that the kind of movies that come out during the summer are big, brash, loud and we really shouldn’t expect much else out of them. Of course I can’t argue with that. There are some movies that simply don’t put their energy into the kind of stuff that wins Oscars or Palme …

The percentage of opened murder cases that are closed with the arrest of a suspect in America today is around 64% with about two out of every three cases going unsolved, totaling about 200,000 unsolved murders since the 1960’s–according to a two-part report from National Public Radio’s Morning Edition this week based on data the FBI’s …

In the Freddy, Jason and Michael Myers-populated suburbs of horror history, teenagers who have sex leave themselves open to danger in the form of a murderous lunatic. It Follows, the sophomore effort by writer/director David Robert Mitchell, pays almost slavish tribute to John Carpenter’s Halloween and slasher films of the 80s while leaving this moralistic baggage …

It’s been a great couple weeks for the anticipated follow-up and the confounding album title. First, Kendrick Lamar’s good kid m.A.A.d city sequel To Pimp a Butterfly, Earl Sweatshirt’s grunge-rap nugget I Don’t Like S—, I Don’t Go Outside and now post-rock titans Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s second post-reformation outing Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress. Due for release on March …

Reported forcible sex offenses on Tennessee college campuses increased by a daunting 74.5% in 2014, according to the annual crime report released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations today. The report counts 89 cases of rape, sodomy, sexual assault and forcible fondling across campuses in 2014, up from 51 in 2013. In particular, reports of …

Nissan North America will invest $160 million into the automobile manufacturer’s Smyrna plant, building a new supplier park that will create 1,000 new jobs, according to an announcement by Governor Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd this afternoon. The project currently involves the construction of an “integrated logistics center” on the …