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Video Briefly: Best Super Bowl Ads, Good Bad Movies, Spinning Mirrors

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers: The best commercials from Super Bowl 50, be hypnotised by a spinning tower of mirrors, 15 movies that are so bad they’re good.

Home Theatre Software Showdown: Kodi Vs Plex

Who needs Netflix? With home theatre apps like Plex and Kodi, you can roll your own sweet-looking library with all the TV shows and movies you like, with none of the junk. But which software should you use? Here’s how the two biggest solutions stack up against each other.

Briefly: Calorie Fail, Mad Max Love, Happiness Hacked

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Why “calorie counting” doesn’t work, get AVG Internet Security 2016 free, “world’s happiest man” explains secret to happiness.

A Nitpicker's Guide To Sci-Fi Movie Science

Some people love to pick holes in science fiction movies, such as Star Wars, especially when they stray from science fact. But would an injection of accuracy end up spoiling the fun?

Briefly: Celebrity Beauty Hacks, Economy Demystified, Superhero Malaise

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: 10 key themes for the Australian economy in 2016, 15 beauty hacks from Aussie models, have we hit peak superhero?

Briefly: Suicide Squad Trailer, Dashcam Disasters, Bankrupcy Woes

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Watch the latest trailer to D.C’s Suicide Squad, crazy dashcam footage, top banker warns of looming wave of worldwide bankruptcies.

Briefly: Jakarta Bombing, Anime Guide, Where To See The Hateful Eight

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Multiple bomb blasts rock Indonesian capital, your summer guide to anime 2016, the best Australian cinemas to see Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight.

Flixed Searches Every Country's Netflix Library At Once

Netflix is finally available in most countries. Not every country has the same library of shows, though. To find out what other countries are streaming, check out Flixed.

CringeMDb Helps You Find Safe Movies To Watch With The Whole Family

If you’re looking for a movie you can put on for kids, or something you can comfortably watch with your grandma, CringeMDb can help. As the name implies, it helps you to avoid cringe-inducing scenes in movies with misleading ratings.

Lifehacker Australia Podcast Episode 6: Best Games, Gadgets And Movies Of 2015

Episode 6: best and worst! The games, gadgets, movies and science stories that most caught our attention in 2015. We also chat with renowned theoretical physicist and string theorist, professor Brian Greene.

Watch the expanded show in video or subscribe to the audio feed via iTunes and Pocket Casts.

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