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  • Kia Super Bowl Ad Takes 2015 K900 for a Ride in 'The Matrix'

     
    An automaker's Super Bowl XLVIII TV ad will mark the return of "The Matrix," but it's not an announcement of the revival of Toyota's defunct hatchback. Instead, Kia has co-opted the imagery of the blockbuster sci-fi film trilogy in its...
  • 'Jupiter Ascending' spaceships may look familiar to Chicagoans

    'Jupiter Ascending' spaceships may look familiar to Chicagoans
    Depending how you see it, and how generous you are, the wonders of "Jupiter Ascending," the new space opera from Chicago filmmakers Lana and Andy Wachowski, the team behind "The Matrix," should be endless. For those who come to regard it as a camp classic...

    Pacifying his love of movie violence

    I was flipping channels a few weeks ago when I came across something that always freezes my fingers on the remote. It was "Scarface," Brian De Palma's tale of cocaine kingpin Tony Montana, and, lucky me, I was just in time for the climactic shootout....

    Winter movie preview: 10 films to watch in early 2015

    Winter movie preview: 10 films to watch in early 2015
    Originally announced for a summer 2014 release, Andy and Lana Wachowski's science fiction epic "Jupiter Ascending" opens Feb. 6, following a few reshoots and several months of postproduction effects work. So it won't be long before moviegoers learn the...

    Patt Morrison Asks: The Possibilian, Kevin Kelly

    Patt Morrison Asks: The Possibilian, Kevin Kelly
    This is a Klein bottle, a kind of Mobius strip rendered in glass. The man holding it has a brain not unlike these confounding items, possessed of unusual twists and multidimensional turns that can be challenging for lesser mortals to get their own heads...