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Q&A: David Cronenberg on Maps to the Stars and his 'cathartic' first US shoot

We may have also asked him about Fifty Shades of Grey<p>Director David Cronenberg has always made a point of staying outside of the American film industry. But his newest film, <i>Maps to the Stars</i> (opening February 27th) dives headfirst into Hollywood, in all its glory and grossness. The product of a …

Stephen King's 'The Things They Left Behind' Coming to CBS

Stephen King and the CBS network took a gamble together on a series based on <i>Under the Dome</i>, which ended up netting millions of viewers. Consider "The …

Tom Hardy, Jennifer Aniston: Autumn Stars for Adapted Thrillers

It takes a keen sense of the absurd to successfully adapt an Elmore Leonard novel to screen. Quentin Tarantino has it, and "Jackie Brown," his …

James Gandolfini

Digging Up 'The Skeleton Twins': 10 Great On-screen Sibling Stories

If you were raised with siblings, you're likely familiar with a very particular dynamic: one whose core is made up of teasing and challenging and …

Zack Snyder posts official photo of Batmobile in Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice

Back in May, we got our first, incomplete look at the Batmobile that Ben Affleck’s Batman will drive in <i>Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice</i>. After a …

Superman

FBI: U.S. air marshal assaulted at airport in Nigeria

A U.S. air marshal was assaulted with a syringe containing an "unknown substance" at the Lagos, Nigeria, airport on Sunday, according to the FBI, which said it is investigating the incident.<p>The air marshal flew back to the United States after the attack and "felt fine" the entire 12-hour flight, a …

Virus may be 'tip of iceberg,' CDC official says

A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals throughout the Midwest and beyond, health officials say.<p>The unusually high number of hospitalizations reported could be "just the tip of the iceberg in terms of severe cases," said Mark Pallansch, a virologist and director of the …

Russian strategic bombers near Canada practice cruise missile strikes on US

Two Russian strategic bombers conducted practice cruise missile attacks on the United States during a training mission last week that defense officials say appeared timed to the NATO summit in Wales.<p>The Russian Tu-95 Bear bombers were tracked flying a route across the northern Atlantic near …

The 'Internet Slowdown' Is Coming: Tech Giants to Protest FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal

Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>On September 15, the Federal Communications Commission will stop taking public comments on its net neutrality proposal. The proposal would allow for the creation of Internet "fast lanes" to those with the ability to pay for …

Net Neutrality

U.S. missionary with Ebola showing signs of improvement, wife says

SEATTLE (Reuters) - The third U.S. medical missionary to become infected with the Ebola virus was showing signs of improvement Saturday at a Nebraska hospital but was still very ill, his wife said.<p>Dr. Rick Sacra, a 51-year-old Boston physician, arrived Friday at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha …

Sierra Leone's planned Ebola lockdown could 'spread disease further'

Plan to bar people from leaving their homes on 18-21 September could drive infected people underground, say aid agencies<p>A four-day nationwide lockdown announced by the Sierra Leone government in a bid to contain the biggest ever outbreak of Ebola could instead exacerbate the spread of the disease, …

NASA is building the largest rocket of all time for a 2018 launch

<i>Artist's rendering of NASA's Space Launch System (credit: NASA/MSFC)</i><p>NASA has worked on some inspiring interplanetary projects in the last few years, but few have been as ambitious as the simply-named Space Launch System, a new rocket that will be the largest ever built at 384 feet tall, surpassing …

Exploration