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Must-Watch Netflix Streaming: Knights of Sidonia

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment
Jeff Sorensen

It feels like a mix of Battlestar Galactica, Gundam Wing and even Game of Thrones. No main character is safe, and the enemy is terrifying to the highest degree of hyperbole.

8 Hollywood Hits That Are Actually Terribly Overrated

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment

Recently, HuffPost Entertainment presented a list of so-called terrible movies that we simply adore. Now we're flipping the coin to tear down champion...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Plus Nick Frost Talks Cuban Fury

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.08.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

This week, we get into a fun- (and spoiler-) filled discussion of Marvel Studios' latest (and greatest?) superhero adventure, Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

The Matrix Turns 15, Happy Anniversary Bullet-Time

Ricky Camilleri | Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment

Fifteen years ago, the Wachowski brothers unveiled their science-fiction classic "The Matrix." From the groundbreaking special effects behind bullet-t...

The Matrix is 15 Years Old, and Why I Celebrate

Alexandra Rosas | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment
Alexandra Rosas

I remember first seeing The Matrix. I have never seen anything like it since. Fast forward 15 years later: I now have three children, and this past weekend, I decided it was time.

'The Matrix' Just Turned 15 And Neo Is Still The Best Hero Ever

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.31.2014 | Entertainment

Fifteen years ago everything changed. On March 31, 1999, we all woke up to discover that reality wasn't real. "The Matrix" had us. The action film,...

Not Ready For Monday? This Video Will Help You Take On The Week

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 03.31.2014 | Entertainment

It's Monday, and we can think of no better way to get pumped for the week ahead than seeing how some of the best action heroes suit up for their vario...

Warner Bros. Sued Over 'Matrix' Script Allegations

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii man has filed a $300 million copyright infringement lawsuit, claiming the "Matrix" trilogy of science fiction films ...

You Don't Need A Huge Budget To Get 'Matrix'-Level Special Effects

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Technology

Almost everyone is familiar with the groundbreaking, "bullet time" effect made famous in "The Matrix" -- you know, the movie trick that slows time to ...

Keanu Reeves Calls the Shots

Alex Simon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

"For me, one of the best experiences I had was the cinema of it, to focus the story and decide where the viewer goes. I was interested in having objective and subjective points of view."

'The Matrix'... At Macy's... Because Why Not

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy

The pranksters over at Improv Everywhere are following up their "Indiana Jones In Real Life" film hijinks played out in Central Park with a sci-fi tri...

What Makes a Movie "Spiritual?"

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 05.29.2014 | Arts
Arjuna Ardagh

Barnet and I were discussing what makes a movie "transformational" in this way, or even "spiritual." We swapped examples of films which really hit the mark.

What Would William Shatner Do?

Dori Hartley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Dori Hartley

Wherever I go, whether it's a trip around the world or to the local supermarket to pick up Frosted Flakes, I live in a fantasy world that revolves around the idea that I am Neo from The Matrix -- regardless of how much of a mom I look like in real life.

The REAL Story Behind 'The Matrix'

Posted 10.01.2013 | Comedy

Apparently, everyone wanted Screen Junkies to cover "The Matrix" in its Honest Trailers series, so they were kind enough to oblige. More importantly,...

This Is What GoPro Cameras Were Made For

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.25.2013 | Comedy

Puppies are cute. Period. Full stop. Don't even try to argue against this fact. However, do you know what could possibly make puppies even cuter th...

Faith Journeys, Faith Collisions, and Hip-hop: A Dialogue at the Rubin Museum

Chris Fici | Posted 11.19.2013 | Religion
Chris Fici

As an only child who by his own admittance grew up "sitting on the couch", Pandit suddenly had to share living space with over 60 other monks, sleeping on the floor, taking cold showers, and dodging malaria in one of the world's most overpowering metropolises.

Laurie Erdman: How Do We Create More Prosperity?

Laurie Erdman | Posted 11.09.2013 | Business
Laurie Erdman

I believe the American Dream of prosperity is not lost, yet it's been shrouded in "rugged individualism" gone awry. Prosperity is not found in every man or woman for themselves, fighting over the sales items at Ross.

Elysium Is a Wake-Up Call

Abra Deering Norton | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment
Abra Deering Norton

Everything in the film teeters on caricature but ultimately succeeds: it paints a realistic possible future. One we should all seek to avoid at all costs by remembering our humanity.

'90s Movies That Will Make You Feel Like It's 1993

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.25.2013 | Entertainment

This weekend will find Aubrey Plaza, Bill Hader and Andy Samberg flashing back to 1993 in "The To Do List." Naturally, we've decided to do the same. B...

Live from the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival: Sunday, June 30

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.30.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

People occasionally ask me how I choose the films I see at a film festival. There's a long, complicated answer to that but let's go with a short one: Sometimes the films pick me.

The Land of the Blind: The Illusion of Freedom in America

John W. Whitehead | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

"How far does a man have to go to be thought so dangerous that he needs to be locked away, physically separated from the rest of the world, behind sto...

40 Fearless Film Heroes of the Last Decade

Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

In Columbia Pictures’ upcoming sci-fi epic After Earth, a crash-landing leaves teenager Kitai (Jaden Smith) and his legendary father Cypher (Will Sm...

Euphonia Director Danny Madden Explores How Technology Impacts Personal Relationships

Max Blau | Posted 06.22.2013 | Arts
Max Blau

Not only does Euphonia challenge our everyday habits -- whether it's the urge to check our Twitter feeds, Instagram a photo, or refresh our inboxes -- it leaves viewers with a heightened sense of awareness.

Big Brother, Little Brother, Social Brother

John Pavley | Posted 06.20.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

This week, starting with the tragic and sensless bombing of the Boston Marathon on Monday, through a riveting manhunt for two fugitive brothers, and ending in the death of one and apprehension of the other, Social Brother showed us just how powerful his genie (Internet+mobile+social+photography) has become.

SUED

Posted 03.04.2013 | Entertainment

Andy and Lana Wachowski are being sued by Thomas Althouse for allegedly using ideas from Althouse's unproduced 1993 script "The Immortals" in "The Mat...