at 09:43 AM Jan 28 2015

Virtual reality's appeal has risen and faded over the decades, but 2015 seems like the year it might finally deliver--via motion pictures.

at 11:24 AM Dec 3 2014
Science // 

Having a hard time getting motivated after a lazy, turkey-filled Thanksgiving break? We've got the perfect remedy for you. Take just five minutes from your workday to watch Wanderers, a short science-fiction film narrated by the late Carl Sagan that will reinvigorate you to explore the astonishing places within our celestial home.

Loren Grush
at 09:41 AM Nov 13 2014
Space // 

One of the best parts of the new film Interstellar is the crazy science permeating the movie’s plot. Wormholes, gravitational forces, relativity, and warped space-time are just a few of the scientific phenomena that play important roles in the astronauts’ deep space journey. Even though the moviemakers take a few liberties with these complicated theories (as some critics have deigned to point out), there is still a plethora of knowledge and research backing up the film’s science and physics.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 07:20 AM Oct 31 2014
Gadgets // 

One of the selling points of Google Glass is its ability to take pictures and video of anything within your field of vision, but when that field of vision is occupied by the latest major motion picture, your Google Glass now needs to be far, far away. 

Flora Lisica, The Conversation
at 10:32 AM Sep 14 2014
Science // 

The impact of 29 films released in the United States was examined, each featuring a different dog breed. Classics such as The Wizard of Oz (1939), Lady and the Tramp (1955), The Fox and the Hound (1981) and Beethoven (1992) were all judged to have influenced people’s choice of dogs. The study traces the popularity of the featured breeds for up to ten years after the film’s release.

Emily Gertz
at 09:46 AM Jun 23 2014
Science // 

Dan Bloom of The Wrap writes that he is organizing new annual film award: the “Cliffies,” given for excellence in “cli-fi” movies, as in climate fiction.

Katie Linendoll
at 07:22 AM Jun 18 2014
Nature // 

"We put cameras on everything that moves," says John Downer, the producer and director of Wings3D, a unique wildlife movie that's in theaters today, distributed by BBC Worldwide.

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