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Late Oscar-winning composer James Horner honored in 8-bit tribute

CineFix puts together a touching tribute to James Horner, the late composer behind such blockbuster films as "Titanic," "Aliens" and "Avatar," in its customary retro gaming style.

By July 1, 2015


How many bricks does it take to make a Lego Oscar statuette?

Artist Nathan Sawaya chats with Crave about the Lego Oscar statuettes that stole the spotlight at this year's Academy Awards show.

By February 23, 2015


Steve Wozniak stars in Cadillac's Oscars ad

Technically Incorrect: Apple co-founder, alongside "Boyhood" director Richard Linklater and others, is one of the heroes of Cadillac's latest attempt to make you think differently about it.

By February 22, 2015


Apple's Oscars iPad ad is set to the tune of Martin Scorsese

Technically Incorrect: A new ad for the iPad -- and shot with an iPad -- features high schoolers making movies and the sound of a speech by movie director Martin Scorsese.

By February 22, 2015


Backstage at the Oscars: Transforming the Dolby Theatre for the show

On a normal day, the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood is a movie theater, with the surrounding shopping complex overrun by tourists. It's hard to believe this is the home of the Oscars -- which makes the transformation even more impressive.

By February 21, 2015


The tech it takes to put on the Oscars

Each year, the Oscars get a tech upgrade, especially in the area of sound. It's held at the Dolby Theatre, after all. What does it take to produce Hollywood's grandest awards show, watched by viewers around the world? CNET''s Kara Tsuboi takes you backstage.

By February 20, 2015


Peter Jackson: 'I didn't know what the hell I was doing' when shooting 'The Hobbit'

The director reveals how the rushed pre-production on his second Tolkien trilogy left him "making it up as I went along."

By November 20, 2015


'Lego Movie' snubbed for an Oscar, so director builds his own

Phil Lord has the best response to being left out of the running for best animated film, but "The Lego Movie" could still take home a statue for the super-catchy song "Everything is Awesome".

By January 15, 2015


Scientists awarded $22M in Zuckerberg-backed Breakthrough Prize

The awards were given to researchers from around the world who have solved mysteries such as secret brain circuits and shape-shifting spaces.

By November 9, 2015


Impressive dreamlike video features 100 dancing robot balls

Dancing with a room full of robots is more graceful -- and more complicated -- than you might think. CNET's Michael Franco talks to the filmmaker who made it happen.

By September 30, 2015