Person of Interest's producers tell us what the Machine really is

Person of Interest is back from mid-season hiatus, and already the show is delving deeply into science fictional themes, like the nature of AI consciousness. We caught up with producers Jonathan Nolan and Greg Plageman to talk about what comes next, and their real-life inspirations for the guns-and-malware world of… » 1/10/14 3:56pm 1/10/14 3:56pm

Is Christopher Nolan's Interstellar really about climate disaster?

Christopher Nolan is filming his hard science-fiction movie Interstellar, and we couldn't be more excited. Originally written by Jonathan Nolan for director Steven Spielberg, Interstellar is based on the theories of CalTech physicist Kip Thorne. But now we may know why humans need to go to another planet. » 8/31/13 11:00am 8/31/13 11:00am

Will Jonathan Nolan deepen Person of Interest's themes in Westworld?

Jonathan Nolan has explored the nature of artificial intelligence in some intense, thought-provoking ways in his show Person of Interest. Now he's making a Westworld TV show for HBO, and it's described as "a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin." » 8/31/13 8:00am 8/31/13 8:00am

Person of Interest's Nolan: "We have not lost our bloodlust."

Tonight we'll see the season ender for our favorite stealth scifi series, Person of Interest, about a team of vigilantes whose AI ally feeds them data on crimes that are about to happen. We talked to show creator Jonathan Nolan and producer Greg Plageman about what comes next in their world of surveillance technology… » 5/09/13 2:47pm 5/09/13 2:47pm

Jonathan Nolan tells us why Person of Interest embraces the…

We had a chance to talk today with Jonathan Nolan, writer of Dark Knight and the forthcoming Dark Knight Rises, as well as creator of one of the fall's most promising new TV series, Person of Interest. He told us about how his fascination with surveillance technology inspired Person of Interest — and why Batman… » 10/05/11 4:41pm 10/05/11 4:41pm