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Forget Netflix: Inside the Forums Where People Share Obscure Pirated Movies

It's difficult to draw the line between distributing essential, hard-to-find cultural relics and piracy.
Tania Tapia Jáuregui
1.7.19
Cinema Symmetries

Life Can Be a Wes Anderson Film If You Look Close Enough

Finally, a subreddit dedicated to finding Wes Anderson’s aesthetic in the wild.
Caroline Haskins
7.8.17
Double Future

Double Future 1997: 'Escape From New York' vs. 'The Fifth Element'

Comparing a movie set in 1997 to a movie released then.
Dylan Dawson
7.5.17
NETFLIX

‘Snowpiercer’ Director’s New Movie ‘Okja' Is an Anti-Corporate Mindfuck

The new film from Bong Joon Ho is a critique of ethical capitalism wrapped in a heartwarming animal adventure story. But it's not coming to theaters: it premieres on Netflix June 28.
Carl Franzen
6.27.17
orbs

Powerful Orbs, Ranked

The orb President Trump and company touched in Saudi Arabia has got nothing on these spheres from sci-fi and fantasy.
Agustin Lopez
5.22.17
humans of the year

Startup Founder Thuy Truong’s Latest Venture Is Giving People the Will to Fight Cancer

After several of her promising business ventures ended, the 32-year-old received a shocking diagnosis. Now she’s using her experiences to help others.
Farnia Fekri
4.21.17
Celluloid Dreams

The Bioethics Film Festival Wants Scientists to Heed the Warnings of Science-Fiction

The Penn Bioethics Film fest is trying to start a public dialog about the real scientific issues that appear in films such as 'Ex Machina,' and 'Her.'
Cait Molden
4.19.17
Check Out These Jedi

Here's the Teaser Trailer for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

More Star Wars!!
Jason Koebler
4.14.17
cyberpunk

We Talked to the 'Ghost in the Shell' Director About Weed, Whitewashing, and Cyberpunk

Rupert Sanders tells us about the journey he went on to make the live-action adaptation of the 1995 anime classic, and the controversy over casting Scarlett Johansson.
Matthew Giles
3.31.17
The Sundance Kid

The Man Who Scared the World With 3D Printed Guns Isn't Going Anywhere

'The New Radical,' a documentary about 28-year-old Cody Wilson, premiered at Sundance, but not without contention. We spoke to Wilson and filmmaker Adam Bhala Lough to find out why.
Sam Fragoso
2.7.17
One Hell of a Show

The Trump-Schwarzenegger Feud Shows How 'The Running Man' Predicted 2017

The 30-year-old movie saw Schwarzenegger facing off against a reality show host...sound familiar?
Carl Franzen
2.2.17
Film

From Tape Drives to Memory Orbs, the Data Formats of Star Wars Suck (Spoilers)

Star Wars should just be called Disk Format Wars.
Sarah Jeong
12.29.16
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