We need Star Trek because we need to learn from it. Campy science fiction has stuck with so many from childhood into adulthood; it constantly makes us think about how to live well, and how to work collaboratively with others who may live different values and worldviews.
In 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin planted the American flag on the moon. Ever since then, space exploration has inspired generations of Americans; General Charles Bolden, surprisingly, was not one of them.
There have been rumors of remakes. James Cameron was supposed to work on this but he's been tied up with Avatar sequels for some time. What I fear is a CGI blowout that overwhelms the story (a good example of this is War of the Worlds with Tom Cruise).
The highest-grossing movie franchises measure their earnings in the billions of dollars -- and that is often just from the box office ticket sales. Here is a look at some of the most successful 17 film franchises in history based on domestic gross box office earnings reported by Box Office Mojo.
It's election time in Canada and the Liberal Party of Canada has a new look for their campaign posters. They've been getting a lot of attention, particularly this modification of the candidate for Quebec's LaSalle-Émard-Verdun riding's poster, David Lametti.
In developing brand identities for companies and products, marketers do their best to penetrate buyer brains. How? They create marketing instruments such as names, logos, slogans, jingles and mascots to do what is analogous to non-invasive brain surgery.
Hollywood's quintessential TV show engineer - who was somehow both an 80's everyman complete with feathered haircut and also an action hero possessed of a profound understanding of the pure sciences - was Angus MacGyver.