Tag Archives: science fiction

NHCC Exhibit Presents a Transformative Look at Pop Culture, Religion, Tradition, Identity and More

“Super Hombre (2015)”, Tony Ortega, lithograph. 15 × 20 inches. (Courtesy of Tony Ortega) There are many ways humans imagine alternative possibilities. Many examples will be on display when “Fronteras del Futuro: Art in New Mexico and Beyond” opens at the National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum on Friday, March …

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The death of Ryan Reynolds’ father inspired the emotional scene in The Adam Project

Ryan Reynolds reveals his father’s death inspired a moving scene in his upcoming Netflix sci-fi time travel movie, The Adam Project. Ryan Reynolds recently shared that the personal tragedy of his father’s death inspired a touching moment in his new film, The Adam Project. Reynolds and director Shawn Levy recently …

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Plaid Klaus unveils gripping, gritty sci-fi noir comic

Acclaimed comic book creator Plaid Klaus takes on the role of writer and artist in the upcoming hive spirit. Following on from his previous work on the Image Comics miniseries Trip canceled along with Ryan O’Sullivan, Plaid launched a Kickstarter campaign for the original graphic novel. hive spirit follows a …

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On “Occasional Views, Volume 2” by Samuel Delany

SAMUEL R. DELANY Occasional Views has a decidedly minor title, and the book is filled with similarly minor-sounding pieces like “A Note on Ashbery”, “A Note on William Gaddis”, and “Two Introductions to Junot Díaz”. I want to cling to the smallness, smallness and humility of these titles. But at …

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The Surprising Legendary Filmmaker Who Almost Directed The Batman

As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, one of the directors being considered for the role of directing the new “Batman” movie was none other than Ridley Scott. Scott began his directing career in 1965 when he directed an episode of a crime drama called “Z Cars”. After directing a series …

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‘Clean Air’ is a dystopian serial killer novel, but author Sarah Blake says joy is her goal for readers – Daily News

Sarah Blake’s “Clean Air” offers readers a lot: It’s a dystopian novel set in the near future, a decade after The Turning – where tree pollen becomes deadly and kills vast swathes of the population, forcing everyone to live indoors or wear protective masks outdoors. But it’s also a utopian …

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Alien Show Sci-Fi Teaser May Complete Ridley Scott’s Movie Plan

Focusing on Earth, the future of humanity, and cybernetics, the TV show Alien can finally fulfill Ridley Scott’s plan to explore artificial intelligence. upcoming FX Extraterrestrial The TV series is expected to focus on the future of humanity here on Earth, and the show may incorporate Ridley Scott’s plans involving …

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Turning Science Fiction Into Science Reality – How Rocket Man David Mayman Is Accelerating The Future Of Utility VTOLs

Listen to this article Reading time: 5 minutes Flying over the Statue of Liberty, with only a JetPack strapped to it, is just one of the many accomplishments of rocket man David Mayman. As CEO and founder of JetPack Aviation (JPA), he and his team are designing a utility VTOL, …

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Uncanny Valley: the moving solo play – featuring an animatronic robot | Theater

A The figure sits alone on stage, wearing a comfortable sweater and pants, one leg crossed over the other. He slowly moves his hands and turns his head. But this unique performer in Uncanny Valley, by the Rimini Protokoll theater company, is not human. This is a realistic animatronic model …

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A Naruto Theory Explains Shippuden’s Most Terrifying Jutsu

More than 15 years after its debut in naruto Chapter 312, Kakuzu remains one of the series’ most memorable and terrifying villains. Identified by his signature technique, the Earth Grudge Fear kinjutsu, Kakuzu’s design and personality have inspired both admiration and speculation from fans. Many of these quirks, such as …

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Redwall Graphic Novel is a perfect callback to the Netflix series

The 2007 Redwall graphic novel is a perfect reminder for fans or newcomers ahead of Netflix’s upcoming screen adaptations of the children’s book. The light at by Netflix plans to create an original red wall TV series and movie, the 2007 graphic novel adaptation of the first book is the …

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Joey King has an exciting update on the Uglies adaptation of the YA bestseller for Netflix

With Netflix packaging The kissing booth trilogy last year alongside All the boys movies, there aren’t many high-profile YA movies on the streaming site at the moment. However, that will change once Joey King’s latest project ugly finally comes out after news of its development at the end of 2020. …

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Russell Letson criticizes Adrian Tchaikovsky’s Elder Race – Locus Online

Race of the AncientsAdrian Tchaikovsky (Tordotcom 978-1-250-76872-8, $14.99, 199 pp, tp) November 2021. Cover by Emmanuel Shu. by Adrian Tchaikovsky Race of the Ancients modestly mixes ingredients from science fiction and fantasy cookbooks. The usual recipe for science-fantasy is a setting that comes across as fantasy – medieval/feudal societies with …

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Telecommuting in the precursors of the metaverse already a reality

San Francisco (AFP) – Depending on his mood, Jeff Weiser settles down to work in a Parisian café, a mysterious cave or above Earth, thanks to the nascent metaverse. Weiser lives in the state of Ohio in the American Midwest, but his workplace is in a fake kingdom accessible using …

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Cushing Academy: Combining creativity and innovation

Our culture will always value scientists, mathematicians and engineers. From Albert Einstein to Tiera Guinn, individuals in these fields have made indispensable contributions to the current state of our society. It’s no exaggeration to say that without them, the world as we know it would cease to exist. So it’s …

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They Watch Us From the Moon shares their playlist

Share the post “They Watch Us From the Moon share their playlist (Kyuss, Clutch, Sleep)” Lawrence, Kansas six-piece heavy psych doom metal space cadets They Watch Us From the Moon are gearing up to release their new studio album titled “Return To Earth” this spring via Moon Relic Records. If …

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Jeffrey Morris, Founder and CEO, FutureDude Entertainment, an interview with DotCom magazine

Jeffrey Morris, Founder and CEO, FutureDude Entertainment, an interview with DotCom magazine The Game Changers edition of DotCom magazine DotCom Magazine’s Exclusive Entrepreneur Spotlight Series The PR issue of DotCom magazine The Power of Zoom Interview Issue Jeffrey Morris, sci-fi film production expert and founder and CEO of FutureDude Entertainment, …

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2022: a year of space odysseys

Photo: NASA In total, in 2021, there were 134 launches that put humans or satellites into orbit – the highest number in spaceflight history. in 2022. The Moon will receive more attention than it has had in decades, as will Jupiter. The largest rocket ever built will make its first …

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10 sci-fi movies that will be 10 years old in 2022

Science fiction allows viewers to explore strange new worlds both inside and out, as well as envision the possibilities of the future. 2012 was a banner year for blockbuster cinema and many of the biggest hits of the year came from the science fiction genre. RELATED: 10 TV Shows That …

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A new film studio is under construction – in space

Preparing for your first Avatar movie, James Cameron would insist he had to wait for technology to catch up with his vision. Well, Jim, we think so. According to Variety, people behind Tom Cruise’s new space movie, Space Entertainment Enterprise (SEE), plan to launch a movie studio in space by …

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Marvel’s New X-Men Could Be The Most Important Story Of The Next Decade

With X-Men Red, Marvel continues the tradition of early science fiction by continuing real-life space exploration efforts in story form. With Red X-Men, Marvel is following in the tradition of early science fiction by taking the real-life endeavors of space exploration into story form. As Jules Verne more than a …

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Review of The Insect Crisis by Oliver Milman – strange and fragile beauty | science and nature books

In Ray Bradbury’s 1952 short story A Sound of Thunder, a private safari party travels back in time to 2055 in the Late Cretaceous to hunt a Tyrannosaurus rex. It is a perilous undertaking, not only because of the lethality of the quarry, but because minute changes in the ancient …

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Best 2010s Sci-Fi Movies Ranked

Science fiction films are almost as old as the cinema itself, starting with the George Melies short of 1902 A trip to the moon. There is something fun about imagining yourself in a galaxy far, far away, or on Earth myriads of years into the future. The genre is valued …

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Metaverse gets in touch with reality at CES

A participant demonstrates the Owo vest, which allows users to experience physical sensations during virtual reality experiences, including wind, gunshots or punches, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas , Nevada. A jacket fitted with sensors that allow wearers to feel hugs or even punchings in virtual reality …

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How digital twins improve physical systems

There is a long line of technologies and tools used to model the physical world, including drawings, diagrams, and CAD models. There are also many ways to use technology to model real world systems and make predictions, including financial trading simulators, weather predictors, and traffic model models. When you combine …

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10 sci-fi shows everyone seems to love or despise

There have been endless innovations across all entertainment mediums, but particularly significant advancements have been made in television. Television has always had an advantage over movies when it comes to serial storytelling, but television has entered a golden age where there is a higher level of quality than ever before. …

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Holiday Choices: Russian Cosmism, “All is Calm” and Dessa on New Year’s Eve

Andrea Stanislav Shifter I (Laura), 2014 In these dark winter days, a little glitter can do wonders for the soul. A visit to Russian art museum to see Andréa Stanislav’s personal exhibition, “Cosmist Reconstructions – Memories of the Earth“, lights up the season with brilliant and often macabre shots of …

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The surprising story of UFOs and science fiction in the Muslim world

At first glance, a historic photo of King Faisal of Saudi Arabia is nothing out of the ordinary. Until you notice Jedi Master Yoda, a character from the popular “Star Wars” universe, hovering over the king’s shoulder. Yoda is so imperceptible that the altered image of the 1945 United Nations …

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Old Guard, Hades, and the Right Place win Hugo 2021 awards

Photo: Aimee Spinks / NETFLIX We may be entering a new chapter in our very science factual pandemic, but the science fiction will not be ignored. The Hugo Awards 2021 were presented at the Omni Shoreham in Washington DC as part of DisCon III. The ceremony was also broadcast around …

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Hugo 2021 nominees and how to watch the ceremony

The annual Hugo Awards are one of the Top Honors in Storytelling for Science Fiction and Fantasy (SFF). Held at the World Science Fiction Convention (WorldCon), the Hugo Awards honor the best SFFs from publishers, writers and artists to publications and studios. The 2021 ceremony begins tonight. WorldCon started in …

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Warm Neighbors, Ancient Mathematics and Paleopocalypse: Our Most Read Science Stories of 2021

This has been a trying year for many of us, between lockdowns, border closures and, well, the rest. But science has been there with a slew of new discoveries to inspire and capture our imaginations, whether it’s uncovering the secrets of a 3,700-year-old clay tablet, finding the value of every …

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Climate change and the tipping point for humanity

Climate change: We do not own or have an estate on this planet we inhabit. We just keep it in trust for our children, who will do the same for theirs. Image Credit: Provided It was a massive undertaking to undertake, even measured by New York Times standards, recognized as …

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Meg Elison’s novel “Find Layla” appears in Persian

TEHRAN – American novelist Meg Elison’s book “Find Layla” has been published in Persian. Hadi Amin translated the novel published by Chatrang. The chaotic coming of age of a neglected girl becomes a trending new hashtag in a novel about growing up and escaping from an award-winning author. Deprived and …

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Keanu Reeves talks about “The Matrix Awakens”

Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss recently appeared for an interview with The edge to discuss their thoughts on the new Unreal Engine 5 game The matrix awakens. The conversation touched on a wide range of topics, including the metaverse, making a reimagined Matrix video game based on the movies, cryptocurrency, …

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Jim Fester | Warwick Lighthouse

Jim Fester, 81, died on Monday, December 6, 2021 surrounded by loved ones at his Warwick, Rhode Island home from complications from corticobasal lymph node degeneration. He was best known for his dark sense of humor, his affinity for science fiction, his constant love of ice cream, and his dedication …

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Student author Rhett Downing publishes book | life

From the invention of the printing press to the creation of electronic books, writers and their works have influenced the world since people learned to read. Although previously the process of publishing their work could have been complicated, new authors can now publish themselves inexpensively with companies like Kindle. Rhett …

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Science fiction helps analyze reality and anticipate the future

Sharjah 24: Emirati novelist Noura Al Noman, winner of the 2013 Etisalat Prize for Arabic Children’s Literature in the Young Adult Books category, pointed out that the genre of science fiction is rooted in advanced scientific concepts and technical developments that help both analyze reality and anticipate the future. Speaking …

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Will Smith I, robot trends as creepy humanoid robot freaks out Twitter

Panic over a video of Engineered Arts’ brand new humanoid robot, Ameca, is making the 2004 sci-fi movie I, Robot by Will Smith, all the rage online. I robot, the 2004 sci-fi starring Will Smith, began appearing online after a video featuring an actual humanoid robot went viral. A video …

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Was Omicron brought in by an alien? Here’s what we know about the movies of the same name, Entertainment News

As the world is under a new threat – the new variant of COVID-19 called Omicron, we wonder if we have ever heard this name and in what context! Well, the name has been used as a title for movies before. If you haven’t heard of the movies then don’t …

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For many Asian Americans, graphic novels are a way to explore history, to fight racism.

In “The Legend of Aunt Po,” Shing Yin Khor uses watercolors and folklore to bring to life a late 19th-century Sierra Nevada logging camp, where some of the country’s first Chinese immigrants lived and worked. Centered on the 13-year-old daughter of a Chinese cook, Khor’s mid-level graphic novel, this year’s …

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How a sci-fi novel written in Scotland could help people explore real science and the cosmos

These words are instantly recognizable to most people as the opening setting for the hit Star Wars movie series. And hardly anyone has heard of Captain Kirk, Ripley or Hal the computer Register now to our daily newsletter Newsletter cut through the noise The popularity of science fiction films and …

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Japanese PM vows to step up defense against threats from China, NK

TOKYO (AP) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, during his first troop review on Saturday, renewed his pledge to examine “all options”, including acquiring enemy base strike capability, and pledged to create a stronger self-defense force to protect the country amid growing threats from China and North Korea. Kishida said …

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Discovery season 4 showrunner explains federation president

The Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 showrunner explains why the first episode featured a new president of the Federation of Cardassian ancestry. Star Trek: Discovery kicked off Season 4 with a look at the Federation, not really seen since the show’s jet lag in Season 3, and revealed that the …

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New attraction hopes to bring nostalgia to fans

SAN DIEGO – A dream for Comic-Con fans will soon come true with the opening of a new museum dedicated to comics and popular arts in San Diego. The latest cultural attraction, located in Balboa Park, offers exhibitions, programs and events around the world of Comic-Con. “In addition to the …

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“Dune” and “Foundation” have a problem of patriarchy

The Foundation The television series on Apple TV + deviates from its source, the Isaac Asimov Foundation novels and short stories written between the 1940s and 1980s, in several important ways, but the most striking of all is the invention of the series, implicitly located millions of years in the …

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7 best new movies on Hulu in November 2021

In November, Hulu switches from “Huluween” to, uh, “watch Hulu in November!” If you’re looking for a great movie to stream on the big green service, we’ve got you covered. From crazy comedies and imaginative sci-fi to money and greed dramas and 1960s pop music, here are the seven best …

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TEDxSharjah Libraries to welcome Emirati author Noura Al Noman

Sharjah24: The Sharjah Public Library (SPL), operated under license from TED, will host HE Noura Al Noman, Emirati author of the best-selling Ajwan trilogy and founder of Makhtoota5229, the first Arab publishing house to focus on science- fiction, in an inspiring setting TEDxSharjahLibraries session titled “How Science Fiction Fuels Reality” …

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The 10 Best Film Directors of the 21st Century

Since the Millennium Bug failed to outsmart the global computing force, moviegoers have received some terrific films, some of which will forever be hailed as classics, each hosted by teams of talented creatives, and each directed by a director with a vision of a cinematic masterpiece. RELATED: 8 Iconic Directors …

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UPSC, scientific inspirers, Kashmir killings

Hi NL team, I have been a subscriber for a few months. I like your work, especially Hafta and the ground reports. One request, if you can share Hafta RSS feed with all level of subscribers, it will be very easy and convenient for subscribers because your podcast player is …

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5 sci-fi adaptations that surpass their sources

Adaptations are always a gamble. Some stories just don’t get translated to the screen because they’re books, comics, or even plays. One genre is particularly difficult: science fiction. While it doesn’t give as much knowledge to explain as fantasy does, the genre still poses a big challenge to a director …

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To boldly go where no nonagenarian has gone before

The human mind travels faster and often farther than the human body. On September 8, 1966, the science fiction television series Star Trek began taking delighted viewers on a weekly imaginary odyssey of outer space “to explore strange new worlds, search for new life and new civilizations, boldly go where …

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10 horror movies starring Star Trek actors

There is a lot of crossover between sci-fi and horror, due to a shared fan base and frequent blurring of the lines between them. So it’s no surprise that many horror movie actors have made the switch to an enduring sci-fi franchise and vice versa. Indeed, many Star Trek the …

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Bridges connect places, people | News, Sports, Jobs

“Dear optimist, pessimist and realist, while you were busy arguing about the glass of wine, I drank it! Sincerely, the opportunist! – Lori Greiner, American television personality. Conversation should be the “bridge over troubled waters” that leads to an agreement or at least a level of accommodation that facilitates progress …

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Sony turns to science fiction for new ideas

Newfrom Japan Economic science October 4, 2021 Tokyo, October 4 (Jiji Press) – How about a mask allowing the wearer to enjoy the synthesized smells of excellent cuisine? Or a houseboat for people displaced by rising sea levels due to climate change? These are among the ideas of possible products …

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Venom 2: the movie “Let There Be Carnage” …

“Venom: Let There Be Carnage” – Sony’s sequel to the 2018 supervillain hit film – exceeded expectations at the box office this weekend. The film, which stars Tom Hardy as the voracious alien symbiote, grossed around $ 90.1 million at the North American box office over the weekend. The total …

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Stéphane Piro | Obituaries | Norman transcription

Stephan Michel Piro July 22, 1954 – September 24, 2021 Stephan Michael Piro, 67, of Norman, Oklahoma, died on September 24, 2021 from complications from sudden illness. Stephan was born July 22, 1954 at Warren Hospital in Phillipsburg, NJ to Stefano and Caroline Ann Azzalina-Piro. He graduated from Phillipsburg High …

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BOOKS: Harlem Shuffle: Colson Whitehead | Local News

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Colson Whitehead has carved out an enviable place for himself as a writer. This niche is the freedom to write whatever he wants, no matter the genre. Most writers fall into one genre: thrillers, romance, fantasy, science fiction, mysteries, etc., or fall into the literature camp. …

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China Science Fiction Convention 2021 opens in Beijing

The 2021 China Science Fiction Convention (CSFC) opens at Shougang Industrial Park in Shijingshan District, Beijing, China on September 28, 2021. / CFP The 2021 China Science Fiction Convention (CSFC) opens at Shougang Industrial Park in Shijingshan District, Beijing, China on September 28, 2021. / CFP The Chinese Science Fiction …

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What would it be like if Miles Davis loved Warhammer?

Perth’s sci-fi jazz fusion extravagant, Sky Machine, delivers a unique multimedia experience that mixes superhuman secret agents, spaceships, jazz and metal. Sky Machine is a multimedia project from Perth that mixes science fiction, digital art and jazz fusion. They merge elements of rock, funk, jazz and metal music with the …

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10 completely original movies of 2020

The cinematic experience remains an incredible escape from reality and it’s always awe-inspiring how movies evolved in a relatively short time. The film industry is certainly guilty of following certain trends and at the end of the day it’s a business where massive blockbusters that dominate the box office are …

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Evening dedicated to the 100th birthday of Polish science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem at the Maksud Ibragimbekov Creativity Center in Baku (PHOTO)

BAKOU, Azerbaijan, September 17 Tendency: An evening dedicated to the 100th birthday of Polish philosopher, futurist and science fiction writer, winner of domestic and foreign awards, Stanislav Lem was held at the Maksud Ibragimbekov Creativity Center. The event was organized by the Maksud Ibrahimbekov Creativity Center, the Polish International Science …

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Rogue exmoons | astrobites

Title: On the detection of exomoons passing through isolated objects of planetary mass Author: Mary Anne Limbach, Johanna M. Vos, Joshua N. Winn, Rene Heller, Jeffrey C. Mason, Adam C. Schneider and Fei Dai Institution of the first author: Department of Physics and Astronomy, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, …

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Why Zoe Saldana’s futuristic roles matter

Zoe Saldana told Time magazine in 2017 that she prefers movie roles in the future because they empower women. the guardians of the galaxy star thinks it’s a way to channel hope. We take a look at Saldana’s best futuristic and sci-fi roles. Saldana once said that roles defined in …

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The world’s largest planetarium opens in Shanghai

00:36 The Shanghai Astronomical Museum, the world’s largest planetarium, officially opened on Saturday and will welcome the public from Sunday. Covering approximately 58,600 square meters, the museum is located in the Lingang Special Zone of the China Pilot Free Trade Zone (Shanghai). It is a branch of the Shanghai Science …

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#EcoTrends: Scientists Capture Rare Images of ‘Transparent’ Glass Octopus with Transparent Body (VIDEO) | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

In a dog-eating dog world like ours, every creature must find some way or another to ensure its survival. Some achieve this by being the strongest and fittest in their environment, while others are forced to rely on tact and deception to avoid detection. Today, in a stunning capture, oceanographers …

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Voyager Star Details Cut Neelix & Kes Breakup Scene

Star Trek: Voyager’s Ethan Philips talks about Neelix and Kes’ “beautifully written” breakup scene that was filmed, but never aired. Star Trek: Voyager Star Ethan Phillips said the Neelix and Kes breakup scene was cut. The science fiction television series aired from 1995 to 2001 over seven seasons. As the …

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The 12 Cannes films that we can’t wait to see

After canceling in 2020, the Cannes Film Festival kicks off again today, offering a sample of some of the best international cinemas, with a touch of Hollywood glam. The festival will be weirder, perhaps quieter this year, with lots of health protocols and around fifty percent fewer attendees. But the …

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