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  • From 'Interstellar' to '2001,' five philosophical sci-fi epics

    Perhaps more than any other genre, sci-fi movies ask, "What if?" In their attempts to address that question, filmmakers have given audiences a bewildering array of sights, sounds and ideas over the years: the dystopian grit of "Blade Runner," the...
  • Film Review: 'Interstellar' stretches time and plausibility

    Film Review: 'Interstellar' stretches time and plausibility
    There are few things I find more gratifying than to have my faith in a favorite filmmaker once again renewed. Unfortunately, in the case of “Interstellar,” that filmmaker is Stanley Kubrick, not Christopher Nolan. Nolan's new movie is a...
  • Norman Lloyd at 100: Hollywood's Living Memory

    The earliest surviving footage of broadcast television in America is a fragment of "The Streets of New York," an adaptation of playwright Dion Boucicault's 19th-century drama, aired by the experimental New York NBC affiliate W2XBS on August 31, 1939....
  • Review: 'Interstellar'

    Review: 'Interstellar'
    A knockout one minute, a punch-drunk crazy film the next, "Interstellar" is a highly stimulating mess. Emotionally it's also a mess, and that's what makes it worth its 165 minutes — minutes made possible by co-writer and director Christopher Nolan's...
  • Robert Downey Jr.'s Team Downey welcomes baby girl Avri Roel

    Robert Downey Jr.'s Team Downey welcomes baby girl Avri Roel
    Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Girl is here! The actor has welcomed his second child with wife Susan Downey. The "Iron Man 3" star and his Team Downey producing partner announced their daughter's Tuesday arrival on social media. "Girl Joy!! Avri Roel...
  • Syfy, Ridley Scott to Adapt Arthur C. Clarke Novel '3001'

    Syfy developing a miniseries adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke's "3001: The Final Odyssey" with Scott Free Prods. and Warner Horizon Television. Screenwriter Stuart Beattie is on tap to pen the adaptation of the book that is the final sequel to Clarke's...
  • Ridley Scott to produce '3001: The Final Odyssey' for Syfy

    Ridley Scott to produce '3001: The Final Odyssey' for Syfy
    Ridley Scott is going to close the book on the "Space Odyssey" series with "3001." Scott - the director behind "Blade Runner," "Alien" and other sci-fi classics - will executive produce "3001: The Final Odyssey" for Syfy. The miniseries will be based on...
  • Christopher Nolan injects his sci-fi with soul

    Christopher Nolan injects his sci-fi with soul
    Near the end of Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar," as this vast science fiction blockbuster-to-be neared its third hour, the floodgates burst: My chin quivered (check), tear ducts filled (check), cheeks grew warmer (check). And yup, I cried. Sneaking a...
  • 'The Sonic Boom' shows how sound affects consumers' perceptions

    'The Sonic Boom' shows how sound affects consumers' perceptions
    In 2005, a film editor's assistant named Robert Ryang made a trailer for "The Shining," reframing Stanley Kubrick's 1980 horror film as a feel-good father-son tale. The clip, intended for an industry contest, became a viral Internet sensation. Ryang...
  • The high art of ‘The Shining’: A guest essay by ‘Horns’ director Alexandre Aja

     
    In the spirit of Halloween, Hero Complex reached out to select filmmakers to solicit their fondest memories of classic horror. […]...
  • At BAFTA event, Emma Watson dedicates award to her long dead hamster

    At BAFTA event, Emma Watson dedicates award to her long dead hamster
    Emma Watson dedicated her Britannia Award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles on Thursday to her late hamster Millie. Honoree Robert Downey Jr. had his pregnant wife, producer Susan Downey, stand up just to show the...