Borrowed Time: Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Chronograph

There are vintage-inspired watches that try really hard to ape the look of the historical model that they’re re-creating for a modern audience, and there are those that strive instead to channel that original model’s essence as a base with which to build new complications upon. Jaeger-LeCoultre’s new Polaris Chronograph — one of the standout models from this year’s all-new Polaris collection, inspired by the classic Memovox Polaris divers’ alarm watch from 1968 — is emphatically among the latter. I had a chance to wear and review the steel-cased, blue-dialed version of the watch shortly after its U.S. debut. Here is a rundown of what it offers. Continue reading

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25 Things We Learned from the ‘Hocus Pocus’ 25th Anniversary Blu-ray

Hocus Pocus, one of the campiest cult classics ever to be cooked up in a cinematic cauldron, delighted audiences 25 years ago. And as the new anniversary Blu-ray proves, the movie has never lost its magical touch. The story centers on the witchy Sanderson Sisters played uniquely and expertly well by Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy, who haunt Salem, Massachusetts upon awakening from their 300-year slumber. The only ones who can stop them are, ironically, the ones who woke them up in the first place: teenagers Max (Omri Katz) and Allison (Vinessa Shaw) and Max’…

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‘Daredevil’ Season 3 Teaser Trailer Reveals “Darkness Only Responds to Darkness”

To say the new Daredevil Season 3 teaser trailer is dark is both literally and figuratively true. The show has always been one that’s nearly impossible to view during the day because its dimmed visuals disappear with the hint of a sunbeam, and the teaser (which appears at the end of Iron Fist Season 2, released today) is no exception. Of course, that also mirrors the state of Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), not only in his lack of sight, but the emotional darkness he almost constantly resides in. The last we saw Matt, he was dead — or at least, …

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