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'Steve Jobs', Star Wars and the technology-obsessed films of the London Film Festival 2015

From documentaries to horror movies, LFF 2015 features a number of films exploring changing technology. Here's all the films you need to know about.

By September 28, 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


Legendary Pictures teams up with Google to bring 'Warcraft' film into virtual reality

Scenes inspired by the highly-anticipated video game movie were released through Google's Cardboard virtual reality headset at the annual San Diego Comic-Con.

By July 8, 2015


Massive fusion reactor set to start up later this month (Tomorrow Daily 272 show notes)

Germany's newest nuclear fusion reactor took over 19 years and 1 million hours to complete. Obviously, it's a major undertaking, but even though it has a huge footprint, this particular type of reactor has some benefits compared with other types of designs.

By November 9, 2015


GoldenEye 007 originally more violent, Miyamoto suggested different ending

The Mario creator reportedly wanted the player to "shake hands with all your enemies in the hospital."

By October 25, 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


The fascinating stories of the X-Wing extras who were never stars, but were in 'Star Wars'

A long time ago, in a film studio far, far away, a ragtag alliance of unknown extras donned alien masks to shoot a low-budget sci-fi movie. New documentary "Elstree 1976" tells their stories -- CNET met its director, Jon Spira.

By October 9, 2015


George R.R. Martin's 'werewolf noir' novella to become a Cinemax TV pilot

Does the thought of a crime procedural about a werewolf debt collector make you howl with delight? It could soon be on the way thanks to the "Game of Thrones" author's latest print-to-TV project.

By October 12, 2015


Hulu's virtual reality app is set for its close-up next month

Tim Connolly, the streaming-video service's head of distribution, said Hulu's VR experience is "ready to go" in November when Samsung's $99 Gear VR headset starts to reach consumers.

By October 9, 2015


​Visual music: The graphic novel roots of 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

For all its explosive energy, "Mad Max: Fury Road" found its genesis on the page as something quite different. The film's director George Miller tells how the road warrior journeyed from graphic novel to celluloid, and what lies beneath the bluster.

By October 8, 2015