Take a Sneak Peek Behind the Science of Interstellar

Wired just published a meaty feature on Kip Thorne and the science behind Interstellar. Thorne, one of the world's most celebrated theoretical physicists, worked with director Christopher Nolan to ensure that depictions of things like black holes and wormholes would be accurate in the film. And also spectacular. » 10/22/14 12:51pm Wednesday 12:51pm

The Wall-E version of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar

It's no surprise that I love this. This movie trailer uses footage from Wall-E, my favorite Pixar movie ever, and transforms the story to match the trailer for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar, which from what we've seen so far, is going to be fantastic. The result? An absolute thrill ride. » 10/17/14 11:16pm 10/17/14 11:16pm

The First Full-Length Interstellar Trailer Is Spectacular

We've been excited about Christopher Nolan's new epic, Interstellar, for some time. But the arrival of a brand new trailer, revealing an emotional Matthew McConaughey preparing to save us Earthlings from imminent starvation, is still thrilling. It's like the Great Depression meets 2001: A Space Odyssey—in a good way. » 5/16/14 1:37pm 5/16/14 1:37pm

The Most Insanely Complex Stunts from Science Fiction and Fantasy Films

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Nowadays, when you go see a big movie, you assume everything is going to be computer animation and greenscreen, and nothing is real. But a lot of the biggest, craziest movie stunts, past and present, have been entirely practical. Here are some of the most complicated stunt sequences that were created in reality. » 1/31/14 6:10pm 1/31/14 6:10pm

The Dark Knight Becomes First Movie to be Digitally Rented on Facebook

After releasing The Dark Knight and Inception as iPhone apps, Warner Bros. is breaking even more new ground by releasing The Dark Knight on Facebook. It costs 30 Facebook Credits ($3) to rent the movie for 48 hours from the official Facebook page. It can be watched full-screen, but also lets viewers use Facebook at… » 3/08/11 3:40am 3/08/11 3:40am