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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


Amazon to make its own movies, from theatre to your computer in four weeks

Amazon Prime Instant Video is set to premiere around 12 films a year, a month or two after their big screen debut.

By January 19, 2015


You win or you IMAX: 'Game of Thrones' coming to movie theatres

Scheming nobles, dragons and lopped-off heads will appear the size of houses when the HBO show arrives on the biggest of screens.

By January 6, 2015


'Star Trek 3' warps into theatres on the show's 50th anniversary

Celebrations on the starboard bow: "Fast and Furious" director Justin Lin will helm the third movie reboot, uniting old and new "Trek".

By December 24, 2014


What makes a Kickstarter campaign kick?

With crowdfunding becoming a more viable option for people to finance their passion projects, an in-depth look at raw numbers lays out the path to success.

By November 25, 2015


Aaron Sorkin wanted to call his Steve Jobs movie 'One more thing...'

CNET speaks to the Oscar-winning screenwriter about his unique take on the Apple co-founder's life.

By October 31, 2015


A tour of the Nethercutt Museum and Collection: From classic cars to self-playing orchestras

Hidden in plain sight in the northeast corner of the San Fernando valley in Los Angeles is an incredible collection of classic cars, a steam train, and mechanical musical instruments of all kinds. Here's a photo tour of the Nethercutt Museum and Collection.

By October 17, 2015


'Steve Jobs' film is a 'painting, not a photograph,' moviemakers say

At an advance screening of the movie in San Francisco, writer Aaron Sorkin and director Danny Boyle defend why they stretched the truth about the Apple co-founder's life.

By October 10, 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


The con is on: Talking 'Con Man', 'Firefly' and Star Wars with Alan Tudyk

The creator and star of a new Web series making fun of the sci-fi convention experience tells us how his moment of panic led him to create "Con Man".

By September 30, 2015