Movie mayhem combines complex physics, arcane math and massive amounts of computing power.
We are used to seeing sci-fi in a highly polished way, not the way you would on CNN," points out editor Julian Clarke, describing how "District 9" used a doculike style to create the movie's…
Paramount's "Star Trek" reboot was filled with action -- though the root of its success can be traced to the fact that audiences identified with and were rooting for a young Kirk and Spock as they…
How can a mass of bits and bytes stomp its heavy metal feet on a sand dune filmed by Michael Bay? Or, how can an elegant combination of ones and zeroes touch an actor filmed by James Cameron? It…
In "Star Trek," vfx supervisor Roger Guyett needed to help the audience stay oriented in an adventure that jumped between planets, time periods, even parallel universes.
When first introduced, 5.1 surround sound was practically guaranteed to change the moviegoing experience. After all, with three extra speakers along with a subwoofer to carry a soundtrack's low end…
Once it was a given that a soundtrack's volume and density wowed Academy voters. But no longer.
Editors love to tell stories about how they pieced together what looked like disastrous takes to save an actor's performance -- or win that thesp an Oscar.
AOL made an inauspicious debut on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, its first day as a stand-alone public company since the 2001 merger with Time Warner.
By the time you go to sleep tonight, you will have consumed 34GB on information. Now that headache makes a little more sense, huh? A news study from the University of California, San Diego has…
The Mouse House has acquired teen surfer toon "Stoked" for its TV channels in Europe.