Lifehacker reports some good news for movie loving owners of Android devices:

Movie streaming service Popcorn Time has had some trouble staying in business (for obvious reasons), but it’s back on Android with a free, open source app that streams movies directly to your device.P

The service works by downloading torrents in the background while you watch. As with any service like this, both legal films as well as illegal, copyrighted movies show up, so it’s up to you to decide how you use it. Unlike the web-based versions of the last couple months, though, it won’t be as easy to pull the plug on an open source app.

Here is the direct link to Popcorn Time on Google Play Store.

Craig Ferguson is leaving CBS’ “Late Late show” in December

IMDb reports:

Craig Ferguson will step down as host of CBS’ “The Late Late Show” in December when his contract with the network expires after nearly a decade asDavid Letterman‘s companion in the 12:35 a.m. slot.

Ferguson broke the news to his studio audience at the 5 p.m. Pt taping of Monday’s edition of “Late Late Show.” In a statement issued by the network he quipped: “CBS and I are not getting divorced, we are ‘consciously uncoupling,’ but we will still spend holidays together and share custody of the fake horse and robot skeleton, both of whom we love very much.”

These are sad news indeed.  Of all the late night shows that are easily reachable (so, Jon Stewart is off limits), I enjoyed the “Late Late Show” the most.   Gladly, at least, the previous episodes are available on their YouTube channel.

On drugs in movies

New York Post runs an interesting article on which props are used in movies for scenes showing drug use.  Parts of it are interesting, parts of it are funny.

“I’ve worked on shows where actors have wanted to smoke the real thing, and I was constantly fighting to take away their real bags,” Albinski says. “Oregano smells so much like the real thing, you have to check carefully to make sure they haven’t switched it out.”