The slacker guy who once embodied the image of Mac users in Apple's old television commercials is set to play Steve Jobs in a new comedy film about the CEO's life.
Everything is green-screened these days, which means, behind the scenes, it looks completely different.
For a die-hard James Bond fan like myself, every new Bond movie is an event worthy of major anticipation. In the past, much of the excitement centered around what cool new tech toys Bond would be given by Q, but in Skyfall, the tech has taken on a decidedly retro look and feel.
We know this headline sounds like some sort of sick joke, but it's not: Disney has just purchased Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion in cash and stock, and it'll be pushing out Star Wars Episode VII by 2015.
In the past few years, the way we've watched movies has drastically changed. Sure, there's still theaters and DVDs, but now people download them from torrent sites, iTunes and a variety of other places. Fox has decided to take things into its own hands.
Star Wars geeks, get your fancy 3D glasses shined up. Lucasfilm has announced release dates for the 3D versions of both Episode II and Episode III. The kicker: Episode III comes out only three weeks after Episode II hits theaters. Is that enough 3D for ya?
Aside from Hollywood producers, does anyone old enough to walk care about 3D anymore? Right now, 3D is an option (a pricey one) and not the default when you go to the movies. However, 3D could become the only way if theaters apply a glasses-free 3D filter on top of their existing projectors.
It's been 30 years since the movie E.T. had everyone lining up at the box office, so what better time to swoop in with a special edition package tempt your wallet. After all, people who loved the movie as kids in 1982 are just now entering their peak earning years, with cash to spend on a little childhood nostalgia.
The 25th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation is this month, and to celebrate, CBS is presenting a one night only theater screening of some of those newly remastered high definition episodes, along with a bunch of fun extras. Two episodes have been selected, both "fan favorites" from season one.
The Matrix is a groundbreaking, visually arresting Singularity opera about our species' precarious balancing act between the myths of old and the technologies of tomorrow. But for all the film's many achievements (we'll leave Reloaded and Revolutions out of the mix for now), The Matrix is far from perfect. Leading man Keanu Reeves' unique brand of anti-acting comes to mind, as does the issue of the film's dialogue. The silly horrible dialogue. The Matrix brims with unfathomable fauxlosophical babble like "The answer is out there, Neo, and it's looking for you, and it will find you if you want it to." Just ridiculous. But how ridiculous is it exactly? Back when the film was released in 1999, we didn't have an easy way to answer this important question. Thankfully, technology has advanced to the point where great cinematic queries such as these can finally be fulfilled!