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'Dr. Strange' Is The Third Best Movie In The Marvel Cinematic Universe (So Far)

I really enjoyed <i>Dr. Strange</i>. Everything from the excellent American accent Benedict Cumberbatch managed to pull off, to the thrilling, trippy fight scenes was a blast.<p>The movie managed to use a ton of CGI and never felt like it relied on CGI to be a good movie. The crazy chase across a …

The 30 Best Science Fiction Books in the Universe

When it comes to quality science fiction, there’s a lot to choose from. With competing classics from subgenres like cyberpunk and post-apocalyptic …

In ‘The Eagle Huntress,’ a 13-year-old girl shatters centuries of tradition

In the documentary "The Eagle Huntress," Nurgaiv Aisholpan, a 13-year-old Kazakh girl in Mongolia, counters centuries of male-dominated tradition to pursue her dream of participating in the honored ritual of eagle hunting.<p>Directed by Otto Bell, the film opens Wednesday, nine months after charming …

The cut and thrust of Shakespeare: a fight director's view

It’s one of the simplest stage directions there is: “they fight” . That’s all Shakespeare says, usually. There’s no detail on how the characters fight, how long the fight lasts, how violent it is, or anything like that. He gives you a huge amount of latitude. So it’s up to you to find the story. …

William Shakespeare

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (BBC One): Russell T Davies made Shakespeare engaging, fresh and funny: review

When reports first emerged about Russell T Davies’s new “reimagining” of <b>A Midsummer Night’s Dream</b> (BBC One), the headlines screamed about lesbian kisses, scene switching and the shock death of a major character.<p>Despite Davies’s status as the man who reinvigorated Doctor Who and as the creator of …

Simon Pegg and Justin Lin had to destroy Star Trek to save it

When longtime fans think of <i>Star Trek</i>, they conjure up creator Gene Roddenberry’s original utopian vision: a collectivist, multicultural future where money is no longer needed, and characters are happy to go on exploratory five-year missions for no reason other than their own need to bring good into …

Comic Books and Graphic Novels Worth Reading — Tools and Toys

Thanks to the mega-success of superhero movies over the past decade or so (especially those from the Marvel Cinematic Universe), it’s safe to say …

Graphic Novels

This Couple Pulled Off A 'Star Wars'-Themed Wedding On A $5k Budget

May the Force be with these lovebirds!<p>"Star Wars" superfans and high school sweethearts Krystel and Earle Doudera wanted the "Star Wars"-themed wedding of their dreams, but figured it was impossible on their $5,000 budget.<p>It turns out, it just takes a little creativity and DIY.<p>"When Earle told me …

Here's Your First Look At The New 'Star Trek' TV Series

A new logo and a teaser trailer<p>We know that CBS' new, still-untitled <i>Star Trek</i> series will premiere in January 2017, both on television and CBS' streaming service <i>All Access</i>. We know after the first episode, one episode will come out per week exclusively on <i>All Access</i>, which costs $5.99 per month. We …

Astronomers find white dwarf with 99% oxygen atmosphere

Astronomers have discovered a star that has an atmosphere made up of 99.9 percent oxygen.<p>The O²-rich atmosphere was found on a white dwarf 1,200 …

Universe

Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

Meditation

A science fiction writer from the Soviet Union found the secret to time-travel

For more than a century, science fiction and invention have been caught in a kind of quantum entanglement; certain technologies have emerged from a lab and simultaneously from the pages of pulp novels.<p>“Extravagant Fiction Today — Cold Fact Tomorrow”— that was the motto of the early 20th century …

Science Fiction

Actress Daisy Ridley shut down critics of her appearance in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

In two separate Instagram posts on Wednesday, Ridley called out one meme that a user posted criticizing her body. The person — who has since deleted their account — claimed that Ridley was setting "unrealistic expectations" for young girls.<p>The original meme had a still of Ridley from the "Star …

Here's Some of the Most Jaw-Dropping Science Fiction and Fantasy Artwork of the Past Year

Every year, the Spectrum Awards pick the most amazing art in science fiction and fantasy, from a number of categories including book covers, …

Star

Latest<p>Marvel Studios 10th Anniversary Legends Figures Adds Thor, Ant-Man, and Red Skull<p>Marvel 21 hours ago<p>Marvel<p>GameStop’s Massive Game Days Sale is …

Star Trek

J.J. Abrams Calls for Entries for the STAR WARS Fan Film Awards

Are you itching to add your voice to the <i>Star Wars</i> chorus? You can do so in a visual way by participating in <i>Star Wars</i> Fan Film Awards. <i>The Force …

Star Wars

Original 35mm Print of STAR WARS Found

If you’ll pardon the mixing of Lucasfilm metaphors, the original, un-Special Edition-ed cuts of <i>Star Wars</i> are the Holy Grail for sci-fi fans …

Movies

4 behaviours are the most reliable predictors of divorce

Ever been in the middle of a heated argument when suddenly the other person pulls out their phone and starts texting?<p>If the answer is yes, and if you …

How scientists detected gravitational waves for the first time

Scientists have announced the first detection of gravitational waves, a finding that will give astronomers an entirely new window to the universe. But how are these waves observed and why have we never seen them before?<p>Gravitational waves are ripples in the space-time continuum first predicted by …

I can't shake this totally believable theory about the new 'Star Wars' villain

<b>Warning: There are spoilers ahead if you haven't seen "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."</b><p>There's still a lot we don't know about after seeing the new "Star Wars" movie. One of the biggest mysteries surrounds the new villain, Supreme Leader Snoke.<p>Since the moment I saw the character on screen, I've only …

J.J. Abrams loved the Star Wars: Episode VIII script so much, he regrets not directing it

<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> hasn’t even been in theaters a full week yet, but plans are already in motion for its follow-up, <i>Episode VIII</i>. Rian …

Kylo Ren's Gut-Wrenching Action in THE FORCE AWAKENS Explained by Abrams

Universal sent 'Star Wars' an awesome congratulations for beating the 'Jurassic World' box-office record

Both numbers shattered records "Jurassic World" set earlier this year when it premiered in June with an unexpected $208.8 million domestic opening. It beat out Disney and Marvel's "The Avengers" which held the record since 2012.<p>Universal doesn't seem too upset, though.<p>"Jurassic World" producer …

'Star Wars' versus 'Star Trek': why can’t fans just get along?

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “May the Force be with you” vs. “Live Long and Prosper,” lightsabers vs. phasers, warp drive vs. hyperdrive. The fan debate over which story, technology, space ships and characters are superior started a long time ago.<p>Show host Carrie Underwood removes the helmet off a "Star …

Star Trek

Star Wars Bits: J.J. Abrams Explains Why He Initially Turned Down 'Star Wars' and Harrison Ford Has Seen 'The Force Awakens' – /Film

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… there was Star Wars Bits, your round-up of all the <b>Star Wars</b> news you need to know. In this edition:<p><b>J.J.</b> …

Star Wars

Star Wars Canon - A Guide to Every Official Story

Get ready for The Force Awakens our visual guide to every single story in the new Star Wars canon!<p>With less than three weeks to go before <b>The Force</b> …

Star Wars

What Do Your Musical Tastes Say About Your Personality?

<b>We’re exposed to music for nearly 20% of our waking lives. But much of our musical experience seems to be a mystery. Why does some music bring us to</b> …

Psychology

The Secret Themes Behind All Pixar Movies

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …