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Lita Albuquerque's An Elongated Now

Eva Augustina Sinotte | Posted 03.22.2016 | Arts
Eva Augustina Sinotte

Several moons ago, in November of 2014, I had the unique opportunity to perform in Lita Albuquerque's live art piece, "An Elongated Now," part of the ...

Martian Author, Andy Weir, Answers: Is "Interstellar" A Good Movie?

Quora | Posted 02.17.2016 | Books
Quora

The atmosphere of Mars is only about 1/200th the density of Earth's. It does get 150km/h windstorms, but the inertia from the thin atmosphere is so small it would feel like a gentle breeze. So there's just no way a storm could do that kind of damage.

No, Piracy Is Not the Sincerest Form of Flattery

Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business
Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D.

During the holidays, the piracy-tracking firm Excipio released its annual list of the most-pirated films of 2015, showing that the number of illegal downloads from peer-to-peer networks had dramatically increased in the preceding year.

Can the Sci Fi V2.0 of The Martian Net an Oscar?

Kimann Schultz | Posted 01.04.2016 | Entertainment
Kimann Schultz

While the buzz surrounding The Martian, the 2015 film based on Andy Weir's novel, directed by the brilliant Ridley Scott, appears to circle more 'round scientific accuracy, its flight of fancy shortcomings (it is, after all a sci fi film, not a documentary) are less for me at issue.

Here's How Much It'd Cost To Rescue Matt Damon In All His Movies

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.28.2015 | Entertainment

Turns out, Matt Damon needs a lot of saving. From wars to space mishaps, Damon has had multiple movie characters -- Private Ryan in "Saving Private R...

Space Travel: Dreams and Prospects

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 09.22.2015 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

Why is it that we are not further along with 'space travel' despite over 60 years of steady effort? It's very simple! For interstellar travel we have dreams but no technology, while for interplanetary travel we have technology but no dreams!

The Atomic Bomb at 70: Its Fearsome Impact, Frightful Legacy, and Potential Stellar Redemption

William Bradley | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

As horrifying as the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs were, the quantum leap forward in destructive power afforded by the hydrogen bomb made our situation far more perilous. We've been fortunate that virtually unthinkable destruction has not ensued since the nuclear arms race of the 1950s.

That Little Kid From 'Twilight' Is All Grown Up At Cannes

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment

Human-vampire hybrids don't really exist ... right? Because Mackenzie Foy's unearthly radiance at the red-carpet premiere of "The Little Prince" at Ca...

Desperately Seeking ET: Fermi's Paradox Turns 65 (Part II)

David H. Bailey | Posted 06.17.2015 | Science
David H. Bailey

In our Part I article, we mentioned how numerous scientists over the past 65 years, since Fermi first raised the question "Where is everybody?", have examined Fermi's paradox and have proposed solutions. There is still no easy answer.

Interstellar Travel: So Where Should We Go?

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 06.02.2015 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

Will we just point the ship towards any star and commit these resources to a random journey and outcome, or will we know a LOT about where we are going before the fuel is loaded? Most of us will agree that the latter case for such an expensive "one off" mission is more likely.

And the Moviegoers Best Blockbuster Award Goes to... Interstellar!

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 04.25.2015 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

Film insiders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences may have given Best Picture honors to Birdman, but moviegoers in the new Moviegoers Best Blockbuster Film Awards gave top honors to Interstellar!

Star Trek's Troubling 50th Anniversary

William Bradley | Posted 01.17.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

There was some heartening news over the holidays for those of us who are longtime Star Trek fans. And there was some alarming news, none of which has been mitigated since.

Vote for the Moviegoers Best Blockbuster Film Awards

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

This award is unique by giving general moviegoers (not just industry professionals) the opportunity to vote for the best blockbuster film (among the top 10 box office movies), based upon each blockbuster's artistic quality (not simply your favorite).

Popcorn Preview: A Most Violent Year

Leslie Sisman | Posted 03.09.2015 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

As the film's title implies, there's a fair amount of violence in this movie, but it's not the kind of bloodbath we're used to seeing in modern movies. Instead, there's a feeling of danger that hangs over every scene right from the beginning.

Matthew Jacobs

One Of These Movies Will Win Best Picture

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.02.2015 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing edito...

Erin Whitney

These Were The Best Movie Moments Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.24.2014 | Entertainment

If going to the movies had an instant-replay feature, Matthew McConaughey sobbing in "Interstellar," Rosamund Pike delivering the iconic Cool Girl spe...

'Interstellar' And 'The Imitation Game' Just Got An Oscar Boost

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment

The American Film Institute continued its tradition of selecting the top films and television programs of the year on Monday, but this time the group ...

Amy Sedaris Surprised Colbert With An Even More Surprising 'Interstellar' Clip

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.04.2014 | Comedy

With only 10 episodes of "The Colbert Report" left, it makes sense that one of Stephen's oldest friends would pop by for a visit. Colbert's old Sec...

It's About Time: The Science of 'Interstellar' With Brian Greene

Todd R. Miller | Posted 02.02.2015 | Science
Todd R. Miller

Do giant black holes exist? Can they warp time and space? Is time travel possible? To reality check the science of Interstellar, I spoke with theoretical physicist Brian Greene.

Six Life Lessons We Can Learn From the Movie: Interstellar

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.01.2015 | Entertainment
David Ongchoco

Interstellar was more than just a movie about space and discovery. It was a movie about love. It was a movie that showed everyone that love is still the most powerful thing in this world.

Interstellar - Time Blown

Kimann Schultz | Posted 01.31.2015 | Entertainment
Kimann Schultz

But I spent more than enough time watching this film, so I will keep my review proportionately brief. Save a buck, wait for Interstellar to show up on one of your pre-paid movie channels. And if you haven't yet, watch Contact.

Christopher Rosen

Don't Even Ask About The Most Difficult Shot In 'Interstellar'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.27.2014 | Entertainment

For "Interstellar," director Christopher Nolan created worm holes, planets made of ice and water, robots that look like Kit Kat bars and even a fifth-...

Why Interstellar Should Be Taken Seriously -- Very Seriously

Paul Stefanski | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment
Paul Stefanski

Fund NASA, invest in SpaceX, write your congressperson, and vote. Space travel isn't just cool. It isn't just something to do because we can. If Interstellar has anything to teach us, it's that space travel can save our species. The truth is we might need saving very soon.

Exploring the Philosophy Behind ‘Interstellar': Why Is the Universe Like This?

Robert Lawrence Kuhn | Posted 01.26.2015 | World
Robert Lawrence Kuhn

'Interstellar' is rightly praised for its adherence to the real science of black holes, wormholes, extra dimensions and time travel. But it goes deeper. Perhaps the philosophy of 'Interstellar' as well as its science, is worth exploring.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Dumb and Dumber To and Hunger Games

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.25.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

With Thanksgiving on the horizon, we're thankful to bring you episode 59 of the MovieFilm Podcast!