Film & TV
Science fiction movies capture a classic human flaw: getting the future mostly wrong.
AI helped create films like "Jurassic Park" and "A.I.", so Steven Spielberg and other artists shouldn't worry about losing their jobs.
Instead of giving the 239 suffering families and the public a true story, Netflix exploited a horrifying tragedy to push conspiracy theories.
What is Captain America doing in ancient Mesopotamia?
“Like real dreams, it does not explain, does not complete its sequences," film critic Roger Ebert once wrote about "Mulholland Drive."
Video games matter. Their continued technological and artistic development is reshaping the way we satisfy our ancient need to tell stories.
If comedies do get made today, they usually bypass the big screen and go straight to streaming platforms.
For decades, cinemas have earned more from concessions than ticket sales. But can their current business model survive in the streaming age?
Late-night shows, developed during the "golden age" of TV, are no longer as relevant in the age of streaming services and Donald Trump.
Thanks to a couple of rovers, we know Mars was once blue.
Using physics, Ross Chastain floored it during the final turn, scraping the wall and passing 5 cars to advance to the NASCAR championship.
Today’s scary clowns are not a divergence from tradition, but a return to it.
Reading between the lines of Dorothy’s adventure to the Emerald City.
Netflix might have something to do with it.
Each of us carries our own version of the Multiverse in our heads.
Fire-breathing dragons may represent chaos and the human impulse to conquer that threat.
Though difficult to watch, films like "Shoah" and "Life of Crime" cover topics that should not be ignored.
How far should we boldy go?
Moral panics about the content of children's cartoons and other forms of entertainment have a long history.
In the philosophy of Star Wars, the Sith are evil because they surrender to passion. But is a life of total rationality a “good” life?
The fictitious 31st-century world portrayed by the series is actually quite a bit like our own in the 21st century.
The Netflix show about a Birmingham crime family and their personal demons concluded earlier this month.
Quite a lot, actually, even though it has no identifiable value as a scientific concept.
Technologically, the answer is definitely no. But that doesn't mean CGI is always used to good effect.
Are psychopaths cold-blooded murderers? Not usually.
A large study links pornography use to decreased sexual performance for men and increased sexual performance for women.
The researchers consumed a lot of wine while watching 15 seasons of the show.
It may depend on whether you're an "easily empathetically embarrassed" person.
Moments of social anxiety around truth tend to be accompanied by similar “fool the eye” pop culture phenomena.
Bruce Willis has announced he is stepping away from acting.