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"Valérian n’est pas du tout un grand film de science-fiction à l’américaine"

INTERVIEW C'est à la Cité du Cinéma que nous avons rencontré Pierre Christin et Jean-Claude Mézières, les créateurs de la bande-dessinée que Luc …

How Person of Interest Became Essential Science Fiction Television

This past Tuesday night saw the season finale of <i>Person of Interest</i>, a show that premiered in 2011 as basically just a high-concept vigilante show. By …

9 best noise-cancelling headphones

Whether you’re commuting, on a lengthy flight or trying to concentrate in the office, noise-cancelling headphones can be a godsend.<p>In a nutshell, the …

Is binge-watching bad for your mental health?

With the release of the fourth season of House of Cards, all 13 episodes are available for Netflix subscribers. Some fans might space each episode out over the course of the ensuing weeks. But many will binge-watch – completing the series in a thrilling, draining marathon of being glued to their …

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The iPad Pro is a great device and one of Apple's greatest failures

The keyboard is very much necessary. How Apple, a company that has billions of dollars and is run by some of the greatest minds in technology, could screw up on this level <i>again</i> (Apple Music, though I like it, is buggier than a steak left inside a humid cupboard) is beyond me.<p>It’s so inherently …

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BLOWS IT, YODA DOES: Here's what I learned when I watched the original 'Star Wars' movies for the first time in 10 years

Even though I grew up watching all the "Star Wars" movies every few months, I didn't watch any of them since the last prequel came out in 2005.<p>I couldn't, because for a long time you weren't able to buy the "Star Wars" movies on iTunes, and you can't stream them through Netflix, and I don't have a …

Stephen Hawking Envisions the Worker Robot Apocalypse

In his Reddit AMA, the scientist forecasts potential doom and admits he missed Wayne's World 2.<p><i>Theory of Everything</i>, the Academy Award-winning biopic about Stephen Hawking, took an elegant look at the life of the world-renowned genius. But it left a few things on the cutting room floor about …

MacGyver is getting a TV reboot and is headed to CBS

The ever-resourceful MacGyver is coming back to TV, but he won’t be quite as experienced at making great escapes. A reboot of the ’80s series …

Ryan Reynolds' raunchy 'Deadpool' crushed Comic-Con for one simple reason — it looks like they nailed it

But who is Deadpool, and why is this a big deal?<p>Created in 1991 by Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefeld, Deadpool was originally an antihero in the Punisher mold, a scumbag antihero with big guns and two swords. But in 1997 writer Joe Kelly and artist Ed McGuiness decided to reinvent the character …

How Back to the Future Almost Didn't Get Made

For the movie's 30th anniversary, co-writer Bob Gale tells the story of production nightmares, and the classic that came to be.<p>There's a great scene in the Tim Burton film <i>Ed Wood</i>, in which the main character meets his idol, Orson Welles, in a bar, and realizes that even the legendary director …

Time Travel

How The New Apple MacBook Retired Steve Jobs’s Vision Of Computing

In 2001, Steve Jobs shared a vision of computing that would inform his company’s road map for years to come. Before a Macworld audience, the late Apple co-founder explained that the personal computer was entering a golden age “driven by an explosion of new digital devices,” all connecting to and …

Daredevil on Netflix: Everything you need to know

With Marvel's <i>Daredevil</i> series arriving on Netflix, it kicks off a whole new era for the superhero publisher's Cinematic Universe. Having practically …

The C.I.A. Is Delighted that Homeland’s Carrie Mathison Will No Longer Work There

Last month, Showtime announced that TV’s most famous C.I.A. operative, Carrie Mathison, would be leaving the agency on the next season of <i>Homeland</i>. A new <i>New York Times</i> column reveals that Dar Adal won’t be the only one happy to see her go. Real-life female agents told <i>Times</i> columnist <b>Maureen Dowd</b> that …

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How to uncover a bunch of fun Easter eggs hidden in Google Hangouts

If there's ever a time for celebrating the Easter Eggs, today's the day. There are a few fun tricks hidden inside Hangouts, Google's chat platform.<p>Everyone using Hangouts has access to a bunch of emoji, but you can shock your friends by making a few unlisted animations appear if you know the …

Facebook is the new AOL

The '90s are back.<p>They’re back in fashion, they’re back in music, and they are most certainly back in technology.<p>In a way this makes sense; the top end of the Millennial generation was just entering high school in the '90s, and now they’re in the workplace and armed with spending power, so it’s …

Marvel's Increasingly Ludicrous (and Exciting, and Diverse) Plans

The bustling superhero-film universe will get its first leading man of color in Black Panther and leading woman in Captain Marvel, among other new heroes and a slew of expected sequels.<p>Today's Marvel Cinematic Universe "Phase 3" unveiling resembled an Apple product launch, with the studio's honcho …

iPhone 6 Plus review

I have really big hands.<p>It’s not something I usually think about; you don’t ever really think about your hands. <i>Those are my hands</i>, you might idly remark to yourself from time to time. <i>I wonder if I can use them for anything good.</i><p>But using a smartphone with a huge screen, like the iPhone 6 Plus, …

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Twitter Demystified: How To RT, MT, #FF And Fave Like A Pro

Twitter has a problem: New users just don’t know how to use it.<p>To help newbies sign up and start tweeting, the company has made a number of recent changes. Redesigned profiles, a giant World Cup marketing push, and rejiggering the Home timeline are just part of Twitter’s many attempts to make it …

More political interference!

Evgeny Morozov’s response to Sascha Lobo More political interference!<p>Von<p>-Aktualisiert am 15.01.2014-12:44<p>The NSA-disclosures have destroyed the …

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