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George Lucas still believes Greedo shot first

In a new profile, the famous director discusses the notorious shootout and explains why he'll be watching "The Force Awakens" after taking "a deep breath."

By November 30, 2015


Silk Road is 'Napster all over again,' says 'Deep Web' filmmaker

The director of a new film about Silk Road says he found striking parallels between the issues surrounding the online drug bazaar and Napster, the original music-sharing service.

By March 16, 2015


R2-D2 is PG-13: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' rated in the US

The MPAA has a bad feeling about the "sci-fi violence" of the new Star Wars film, not that it'll make any difference.

By November 26, 2015


This huge new fusion reactor took 19 years to build (Tomorrow Daily 272)

Ashley discusses how a supercomputer helped design Germany's newest fusion reactor, why a Japanese filmmaker chose to cast a robot in his latest movie and the latest updates for the robot butler concept Patin.

By November 9, 2015


Everything we know about Magic Leap, the most intriguing tech we've never tried

Virtual objects mixing into your real-world vision, bringing cinematic magic to life all around you. That's the promise of Magic Leap -- but can it really be as groundbreaking as the hype?

By October 23, 2015


Today, 'Back to the Future' would be a Hollywood laughingstock...until it hit Netflix

In 2015, Hollywood churns out sequels and rejects genre-bending movies. Truly original movies and shows have a new place: Internet services like Netflix.

By October 21, 2015


Lego 'Back to the Future' parody has tons of geeky cameos

A fan-made Lego "Brick to the Future" short takes Marty McFly and Doc Brown to a futuristic version of the year 2015. Scooby-Doo, Doctor Who and many other geeky characters and items make cameos.

By October 19, 2015


Pocket Filmmaker: Instagram filmmaking

Our resident pocket filmmaker, Jason van Genderen, focuses in on Instagram and how to make a good 15 second video.

By February 2, 2014


YouTube star Freddie Wong: Virtual reality needs to be like Disneyland (Q&A)

The YouTube auteur behind "Video Game High School" dove into VR for Hulu with a short film, "The Big One." His eureka moment: Realizing filmmakers should approach the new format like it's an amusement park ride.

By October 18, 2015


'Steve Jobs' writer Aaron Sorkin says 'my conscience is clear' on film's accuracy

Movie's star, Michael Fassbender, describes his admiration for Jobs and calls Sorkin's script the best he's read.

By October 18, 2015