Sunday, April 23, 2017

HOLLYWOOD

HOLLYWOOD
Hollywood, behind the scenes of "Pretend and Make-Believe". Technology's role in Hollywood was apparent at the dawn of silent pictures, Disney, and today's visual effects.
Star Trek

Fifty years ago – on Sept. 8, 1966 – TV viewers were transfixed by the appearance on screen of a green-hued, pointy-eared alien called Spock. But beneath the makeup, actor Leonard Nimoy fretted that...
gaming

Various cities in Australia have developed creative economy policies with the aim of diversifying their economy. These policies are about attracting and retaining entrepreneurs and firms from the creative industries sector, such as the...
Harry Potter

Have you ever talked to your computer or smartphone? Maybe you’ve seen a coworker, friend or relative do it. It was likely in the form of a question, asking for some basic information, like...
Will Smith

Defying some particularly harsh reviews, Suicide Squad is killing it. This latest cinematic comic book adaptation has managed to rake in an impressive $267m worldwide in only three days and is currently top of...

In 2002’s “The Bourne Identity,” our protagonist wakes up having been shot and plucked, unconscious, from the Mediterranean on to a fishing boat with no memory of who he is or how he got...

Alex, 17, is carefully thumbing his iPhone. He is naked, reclining on a chair. He looks up to see a willowy schoolmate, George(tte), staring tearfully at him. Without a blink he looks back at...

Public debate on the effects of violent video games can become especially contentious in the wake of a rampage shooting, such as the recent killing of nine people in Munich. If it is later discovered...
Amazon

Amazon recently announced plans to test a drone delivery system in parts of the UK that are hard to access with conventional delivery methods. While much attention has focused on the service it would...
BFG

Now that Roald Dahl’s 1982 novel The BFG has finally been transformed into a big screen feature film courtesy of Disney and director Steven Spielberg, one aspect of the book that has delighted children...
Photography

Pinewood Studios, London, July 22nd, 2016: Leading fashion and celebrity photographer Mark Mann recently relied on the flexibility and performance of the Rotolight Anova— an LED location and studio light developed by the award-winning...
Game Designers

Video games are supposed to be fun. Maybe when you’re grinding your way to max level it doesn’t always feel that way, but on the whole we play games because we enjoy them. But what...
Spoiler Alerts

Last December, I had tickets to see “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” the night after the premiere. While I was at work that day, I was filled with anxiety. What if I overheard someone...