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 …

“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 …

Oats Studio releases “Rakka: Volume One”

The District 9 director, Neil Blomkamp, is creating new Sci-Fi his way... Oats Studios - Rakka is the first official release from the filmmaking collective. Director Neill Blomkamp, known for his ultra-realistic style in films District 9 and Chappie, felt the need for creativity without the constraining limits of time and budget. He founded Oats Studio based on …