This week sees the release of ‘Jupiter Ascending,’ the latest sci-fi adventure from Andy and Lana Wachowski. And while in all likelihood ‘Jupiter Ascending’ will not go down in history as one of the great works of its genre, the occasion of a new sci-fi epic from two of the modern masters of the form seemed like a good time to assess and celebrate the recent highlights of science fiction cinema, which has taken audiences from the furthest reaches of the cosmos to the deepest recesses of the human mind.
You may not be aware of this, but Warner Bros. has been involved in a lawsuit over the screenplay to Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Gravity,’ one of the biggest films of 2013. The film, which took home seven Academy Awards including Best Director for Cuaron, was based on a book by Tess Gerritsen, and although the author had a contract with WB subsidiary New Line, she was never given credit for her story. In a recent lawsuit, a judge dismissed her case against WB, but that isn’t the end of Gerritsen’s fight—a fight which serves to highlight a serious issue for screenwriters.
It can be hard these days for pilots to stand out among the crowd without some kind of established brand in place, but in the case of 'Gravity' Oscar-winner Alfonso Cuaron and Bad Robot's new NBC series drama 'Believe,' that won't be an issue. Watch the incredible first two minutes of the new sci-fi drama, 'Believe,' right here!
If you haven't seen any of the 2014 Oscar nominated films, like 'American Hustle' or '12 Years a Slave,' have no fear. The folks at CineFix and Mom.me and their talented kid performers have come together to reenact the most praised films of the past year.
The 2014 Oscar nominations were announced this morning by 'Thor 2' star Chris Hemsworth and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. So who are the 2014 Oscar nominees? Who were the big surprises and the big snubs? Find out!
If you missed 'Gravity' in the theater, you missed out on the best cinematic experience of the year. People can argue about what is the better movie, but few can challenge the notion that 'Gravity' is the one movie you have to see in the theater. 'Gravity' is so immersive, watching it in a theater (especially in 3D) is really the only way to experience the film. So, if you missed out or just want