What does it take to make avatars real? We face two significant hurdles: body and brain.
My heart sinks every time I show up for a screening of some big summer movie (or any other movie, for that matter) and they hand me the 3D glasses.
Allure's highlighting of Saldana's weight reduces this talented performer to a one-dimensional image, reinforcing the strange and fraught relationship women (and men) have with one of the most reviled twentieth-century innovations: the bathroom scale.
Just as we look forward to the next compelling "Star Trek" movie and new adventures in outer space, a new frontier is emerging: inner space. IBM scientists have turned the problem on itself, tackling one of the world's largest big data challenges in the smallest way -- one atom at a time. In fact, the folks at Guinness World Records have certified the movie as the "World's Smallest Stop-Motion Film."
Shri Chaitanya is known as the golden avatar of love because he came to freely distribute love of God to anyone who was willing to accept it. He didn't consider a person's caste or creed and welcomed all to the spiritual practice.
As more and more of our interactions are conducted via a mobile screen, to what extent is our intense relationship with our devices influencing our personal relationships and even our personalities?
Gaga is an icon that is not meant to be understood or defined. Certainly, she has done more to engage the world in a speculative debate about what she is than any of her predecessors who, though complex, were much easier to pigeonhole. Gaga, it seems, is indefinable.
New Orleans-based incendii blows stuff up in New Orleans. It used to be that working in the movie business meant living in Hollywood and accepting th...
Eternity lightens my heart. My soul rises. As I move forward on my knees to kneel before Mother Meera for the first time, I bathe in grace.
The Avengers may not overtake Avatar as the highest grossing movie, but it seems poised to give it a run for the money. What's the formula of a blockbuster?
The most important difference between the movie and technology industries lies in each community's very raison d'etre -- movies are rooted in art and personality and technology is driven by increasing the efficiency of transactions.
What grander achievement can there be in cinematography than taking something we know and have possibly even seen on film before -- like a historic cave or a simple piece of choreography -- and transforming it into something more real than ever before?
In September, I wrote about the transition of the generations between actors and how we're at a moment where we can see it happening.
It's a tough thing to accurately gauge how well a movie would have done if not for an unforeseen variable, such as in this case a massive hurricane that threatened much of the East Coast of the country and shut down hundreds of movie theaters over the weekend.
It's not possible for us, with our limited and inaccurate sense perception and logic, to comprehend the nature, quality and personhood of Krishna. Krishna is God as never seen before.