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There’s a cool new website that is kind of like Match.com, except that it matches you with a movie character!  Charactour.com lets you find your movie dream date or remix your favorite character to create your own ideal match.

Ever wanted to pal around with Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Pigpen, Marcy, and the gang? This app will let you turn yourself into a Peanuts character!

If you’re a Masterpiece Theatre/BBC in America fan, prepare for greatness. The BBC is going to start its own channel for streaming video in 2016. According to the Atlantic: The archives the BBC (affectionately called “The Beeb” in the U.K.) […]

My ultimate goal in film-making is to make a film which includes a smiling face snap of every single human being in the world. yoko ono Yoko Ono said that in 1967. Now she is trying to make it come […]

Karina Longworth is the creator/narrator of the brilliant “You Must Remember This” podcast, which covers Hollywood history. Last season was entirely devoted to a mesmerizing narrative about the Charles Manson murders. The show has now moved to Slate’s Panoply podcast […]

Common Sense Media has developed Digital Compass to help tweens learn about safety, privacy, and “digital citizenship,” as they begin to go online by themselves and get their first smartphones. Designed by Common Sense for middle schoolers, this engaging game helps […]

Twenty years ago this week, when there were only a few thousand websites and not one from a corporation or publication, I decided to publish movie reviews online from a parent’s point of view. In honor of that anniversary two […]

Tonight on New York PBS station WNET, “Treasures of New York: Friars Club” will explore the rich history of the exclusive private club through never-before-seen footage of Frairs roasts and interviews with some of the club’s most prominent members. Larry […]

Reading Rainbow’s Kickstarter project has announced that its “Skybrary,” a subscription-based online library for kids, is here. Families can get access to more than 500 carefully selected books that children can read on smartphones or tablets, with new content added […]

The public interest and child advocacy groups that have charged Google and YouTube Kids with failing to meet their promise to screen videos and ensure that there is no material inappropriate for young children has come back to add new […]