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The Films Of Christopher Nolan: A Semi-Definitive Ranking

The powers that be at Uproxx (Abner J. Uproxx III and his dilettante sons Chad and Jason) had asked me if I’d wanted to do a ranking of the films of Christopher Nolan, and I said yes without thinking about it. I’ve seen them all, so it should be easy enough, right? But weird thing about Christopher …

Fire Phone: Can Amazon make us fall in love with 3D?

<b>With the launch of a new 3D smartphone, Amazon has ventured into a market where few still dare to tread.</b><p>A series of failures have led handset-makers to all but abandon 3D tech, but the US giant is betting on finally making us desire the extra dimension in our daily screen interactions.<p>If history is …

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Amazon Unveils Long-Awaited Fire Phone

Amazon announced its first smartphone today, a bold move into a segment currently dominated by Apple and Samsung. At an event in Seattle, CEO Jeff …

“Edge of Tomorrow” makes a wild spectacle of Tom Cruise’s war fever

<b>Tom Cruise in "Edge of Tomorrow"</b><p>Alien invasion goes “Groundhog Day” in this dizzying, assaultive and undeniably clever big-budget action spectacle<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>June 4, 2014 11:01pm (UTC)<p>Lots of people I like and respect are already jumping out of their seats for “Edge of Tomorrow,” a high-octane …

Edge of Tomorrow

It shouldn’t work. A human-versus-aliens epic that keeps repeating the same scene over and over again as if the comic tilt of <i>Groundhog Day</i> had turned …

'Edge of Tomorrow': Tom Cruise action flick is loopy fun, reviews say

Moviegoers are used to seeing Tom Cruise save the day — usually on the first try. But in the new sci-fi action film "Edge of Tomorrow," directed by Doug Liman and co-starring Emily Blunt, Cruise needs more than a few attempts to foil an alien invasion. Luckily, he's stuck in a "Groundhog Day"-like …

Very Good Girls - Trailer 1

Best friends Lily and Gerry, home for one last New York summer, make a pact to lose their virginity before leaving for college. But when they both …

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'Moms' Night Out' is no fun for anyone

Mothers deserve a much better break than the hectic, shrill and dismally unpleasant <i>Moms' Night Out</i> (* out of four; rated PG; opening Friday in select cities).<p>Ads make it look like a wacky outing featuring fun-loving moms and clueless dads.<p>But there's no fun to be had — and not a drop of originality …

This JAWS Trailer Mashed with GODZILLA Is Terrifying

The Double – everything you need to know

Based on the last book Dostoevsky wrote before being sent to a labour camp in Siberia, The Double stars Jesse Eisenberg as a downtrodden office worker who becomes menaced by a doppelgänger who is confident, upwardly mobile and and sexually alluring – all characteristics he sorely lacks. The second …

Review: 'Devil's Knot' ★★

If nothing else, the scope of the story of the West Memphis Three/Robin Hood Hills murders should have given "Devil's Knot" director Atom Egoyan pause. A 1993 tragedy compounded by a laughably incompetent police investigation — and the efforts of the cops, the ham-fisted prosecutors and an …

Move Over, Google Glass; Here Come Google Contact Lenses

Google is working on smart contact lenses, and two patents secured last week suggest the company is taking the idea seriously. The company is working on contacts with embedded cameras, as well as lenses aimed at diabetics who need to constantly monitor their blood sugar levels.<p>In the latter …

Here's Amazon's phone: six cameras and a 4.7-inch screen

Rumors of an Amazon-made phone are nothing new, but today the rumors enter reality more firmly: what you see above is what <i>BGR</i> claims is the Amazon's first phone. "Whoa, that's super ugly!" you might be saying. <i>Cool it</i>, that's just an enclosure around the device itself preventing prying eyes (like …

Building blocks: how Project Ara is reinventing the smartphone

In a spare, drab office park in Sunnyvale, California, a bunch of two-by-fours and foamboard have been nailed together into a makeshift model of a shipping container. Inside, a bare, unlit Edison bulb hangs from a wire, over some simple IKEA furniture and a table with Lego blocks on it. The blocks …

Next Attenborough documentary being filmed for Oculus Rift

David Attenborough's next production, <i>Conquest of the Skies</i>, is set to come not only to Sky 3D TV sets, but to virtual-reality headset Oculus …

Google Glass at Work: It might be a better target than the consumer market

You might not see many consumers wearing Google(s goog) Glass just yet but I have a hunch you’ll start seeing people in businesses with the wearable …

Forget wearable tech, embeddable implants are already here - CNN.com

We've found electronic throat tattoos, password pills and memory chips. Find out how "grinders" are already embracing <b>our cyborg future...</b><p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Biohack yourself!<p>Biohack yourself!<p>Biohack yourself!<p>Biohack yourself!<p>Biohack yourself!<p>Biohack yourself!<p>Biohack yourself!<p>Biohack yourself!<p>Biohack …

Samsung says it is closer to flexible electronics after graphene breakthrough

Samsung and an affiliated laboratory say they have grown large-scale, impurity free graphene, an important step toward making the material …

Jaunt wants to make virtual reality a platform for beautiful, immersive cinema

A children’s choir is circled around me, singing. Individual voices become clear and then fade away again as I turn from side to side, listening as …

Weekly Innovation: Turn A 3-D Printer Into A Tattoo Machine

Behold, the first human to be tattooed by a 3-D printer. The machine tattooed a ring on his forearm.<p>It all started with an idea that came to Pierre Emm, a young student in France, while riding his bike on the way to design school. (Another reason to cycle for your commute — wacky yet innovative …

‘How I Met Your Mother’ and the Inevitable Disappointment of TV Finales

How much did you hate that series finale of <i>How I Met Your Mother</i>? Or maybe you loved it? It’s OK, you can admit it. This is a safe space. This is a …

How I Met Your Mother Series Finale Review: Well, That Happened

<i>How I Met Your Mother</i> S09E23 and S09E24: "Last Forever" (Part 1 and Part 2)<p>Making television and writing for television is a difficult process. The …

How I Met Your Mother Boss Addresses Polarizing Finale on Twitter

Josh Radnor, Cristin Milioti<p><b>[Warning: This article contains spoilers about the series finale of How I Met Your Mother. Read at your own risk!]</b><p>Twitter …

The Final 'How I Met Your Mother' Scene Was Filmed 8 Years Ago

A lot of people were pretty upset with the "How I Met Your Mother" finale .<p>One reason that may explain fans' frustrations is because the finale has been set in stone since the story began.<p>The final scene with Ted's teenage kids was filmed eight years ago around the start of season 2. This was …

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Here's What The 'How I Met Your Mother' Kids Look Like Today

The actors who played Ted Mosby’s kids on <i>How I Met Your Mother</i>, who are really <i>chill</i> when it comes to hearing stories about how their dad plowed a bunch of random women before meeting their Mother, and oh yeah, she’s dead and now I’m going to bang your Aunt Robin, filmed their scenes nine years ago. …

In Celebration Of 20 Years Of ‘Fargo,’ Here Are Some Things You Might Not Know About The Movie

It’s been 20 years since the Coen brothers spliced the docile frost and welcoming “You betcha” song of the Dakota-Minnesota dialect with kidnapping and murder, creating an American classic worthy of that overused term. In the time since, two television shows have sprung up (yes, two; we’ll get to …

Captain America: The Winter Soldier review – eye-popping Marvel spectacular

Gargantuan budgets and (doubtless) equally vast box-office receipts aside, there's little remarkable about this handsomely mounted latest addition to Marvel's ongoing multi-stranded film franchise. Having been revived from deep freeze and forced to adapt to the modern world, Chris Evans's pumped-up …

LG is Developing a Waterless Washing Machine

LG is rumored to be creating a washing machine that doesn’t use water. Reports indicate that the South Korean firm plans to focus on next-generation …