In a collaboration with other institutions, researchers from Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC) have created the first 3D movie of a virus attacking a healthy cell. The movie is part of an initiative to use algorithms to visualize infections.
“Thor: The Dark World,” the highly anticipated sequel to “Thor” (2011) and the latest installment in Marvel’s “The Avengers” (2012) franchise, brings some of our favorite comic book characters back to the big screen – but does it hold up to standards as a stand-alone superhero film?
Director Gavin Hood’s “Ender’s Game,” inspired by the novel of the same name by Orson Scott Card, is a stunning reaffirmation of the old adage that movie adaptations are worse than the literature on which they are based
It’s already been a full three–now going on four–weeks since spring break, but you can still revisit the vacation through director Harmony Korine’s latest film, “Spring Breakers.” Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson and Rachel Korine star as American college students whose hedonistic spring break turns distinctly criminal.
“Stand Up Guys” is a story of revenge, loyalty and honor, but it’s far from your typical action/gangster flick. For one thing, “Stand Up Guys” is a snapshot of life at a much later stage than you’ll see in any given Wahlberg, Pitt, Cruise or even Clooney movie. The film stars seasoned Oscar winners Christopher Walken and Al Pacino, as well as fellow Academy Award winner Alan Arkin in a major supporting role. The result is an offbeat-yet-powerful depiction of friendship and aging.
Director Steve McQueen reunites with actor Michael Fassbender for his sophomore feature “Shame,” a grim story of a closeted sex addict whose carefully controlled private life is thrown off balance with the arrival of his wayward younger sister.
Michelle Williams channels Hollywood’s most notorious blonde bombshell in director Simon Curtis’ “My Week with Marilyn”, an account of the late star’s collaboration with Sir Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh) through the eyes of his young assistant.
Shot in vibrant 3D, “Hugo” is a curious mix of old and new; a quirky fairytale that highlights the tension between tradition and innovation, but nevertheless reminds us of the enduring magic of the movies.