Hollywood’s Affair with the Frankenstein Complex: AI & Films

The premise of the AI Frankenstein Complex, that the creation will turn on the creator, has been a staple trope of science fiction movies and books for decades. The fascinating idea of robots developing self-awareness, and either helping or turning on humanity, is apparent in films

Okja: A gentle giant and the girl who raised her…

A stunning new film from director Bong Joon Ho is coming on June 28, 2017 to Netflix. The latest high profile film from the network is a South Korean/English creation, described as a mash up of Babe, E.T., and My Neighbor Totoro, Okja is the story of friendship between a unique creature and young girl, of the evil of corporate villainy, and the question of sentience.

“Voldemort: Origins of the Heir”

Independent Fan Film creating a new Harry Potter fan freak-out... "Voldemort: Origins of the Heir" is a non-profit fan film, inspired by the Harry Potter universe. The idea was born while re-reading the sixth book of the saga, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince." "We wondered:What made Tom Riddle become Voldemort? What happened in those …

Studio Ghibli Fest 2017

November Showings will wrap the theater tour of classic anime. Whether you are a kid, have your own kids, or are just a kid at heart and want to share a great family experience, then Ghibli Fest 2017 is a great chance to find out what classic Japanese anime is all about. The film fest is introducing …

A Parthenon of Banned Books

Artist Uses 100,000 Banned Books To Build A Full-Size Parthenon At Historic Book Burning Site in Germany You may be surprised to find some of the titles in this beautiful structure,  including some of our favorite classics in Science Fiction and Fantasy.  Books that have inspired millions, had huge impacts on culture, sparked our imaginations and that …

“Crunch Time” At Regal Cinemas

A Student Competition Awards a Nationwide Ad Campaign Regal Cinema movie goers have been enjoying a treat with a new ad spot featuring a determined robot, tempted just enough by Coke products and popcorn, to break out of his theater ad, hit up the concession stand, and then take a seat for the big feature. With the …

Vanity Fair blasts us with portraits of Star Wars…

Vanity Fair shows off why they are famed for their photography...   Tuesday morning a significant disturbance was felt globally in the force. As if millions of Star Wars fans suddenly shared a collective breath of awe. Vanity Fair covers graced the fans of Star Wars with stunning images by Annie Leibovitz.  The photo shoot took place …