Could We Be Getting Two Ghostbusters Movies In The Near Future?

We may know who's directing the Aquaman movie. Amy Adams describes Lois Lane's role in Batman v. Superman. Tom Hanks may star in the movie of Dave Eggers' The Circle. The King Kong movie Kong: Skull Island adds one of our favorite actors to its cast. Plus Pirates of the Caribbean 5, Once Upon a Time and Star Wars:… » 12/16/14 6:00am 12/16/14 6:00am

Side-by-Side Comparisons Reveal The Magic of Motion Capture

From Beowulf to Avatar, motion capture technology has come a very long way. Did you know Andy Serkis was originally hired as just a voice actor for the role of Gollum? Only to have his performance re-recorded months later, on a mocap stage. Today the little monster from records his expressions on The Hobbit's set,… » 12/05/12 12:41pm 12/05/12 12:41pm

Napoleonic Dragons and Post-Apocalyptic Survivors Like You've Never…

A Paris gallery, Galerie Daniel Maghen, has an amazing exhibit of art inspired by great books — including a number of fantasy and science fiction classics. Behold some amazing takes on Naomi Novik's Temeraire books, Richard Matheson's I Am Legend and Robert E. Howard's Conan. » 7/11/12 2:30pm 7/11/12 2:30pm

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When the Apocalypse Throws You Back in Time

When we try to imagine the world after an apocalypse, we often end up thinking of a particular era from history. It's not surprising — because the end of the world as we know it often means we'll lose a lot of the fruits of progress. People often talk about bombing someone "back to the Stone Age," for example. » 5/24/12 3:00pm 5/24/12 3:00pm

David Fincher Catches Mutant STD From Charles Burns

Director David Fincher is going to direct Charles Burns' graphic novel Black Hole, based on a screenplay by Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary, which is a creepy quartet in itself. If you haven't picked it up by now, Burns' black-ink heavy story deals with a group of teenagers who catch a bizarre STD called The Bug, which… » 2/21/08 11:00am 2/21/08 11:00am

3D Is Yesterday's Tech All Tarted Up With Nowhere to Go

Anglo Saxon epic Beowulf hits theaters Friday in a haze of speculation. Can cutting-edge motion-capture CGI animation, combined with 3D, turn a 1000-year-old alliterative poem about a monster-slaying warrior into the awesome? The answer is no. Studios rolling out 3D stuff for 2009 like James Cameron's Avatar, and the… » 11/14/07 8:20am 11/14/07 8:20am