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There is No Spoon: A Pre-Christmas Story

Leighann Lord | Posted 12.18.2014 | Comedy
Leighann Lord

Here's the deal: I live in a two-family house with -- oh my god -- my family, and so when sharing a meal it's not uncommon for plates, pots, pans, and yes, silverware to circulate freely between kitchens. So my spoons weren't missing. They had just temporarily relocated.

How Commitment Is Changing My Life

Hannah Massarella | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Hannah Massarella

The discovery of who you are at your core is the easy bit. The bigger and often more difficult piece is embracing that new version of you fully and completely. The real work is swallowing the red pill. But what does that actually mean, how does that play out in our lives?

Cli-Fi Is Real

Scott Thill | Posted 10.31.2014 | Green
Scott Thill

That we have been sleepwalking through such massive destabilization for decades proves that we are much better at consensually hallucinating than we are at separating our sciences and fictions.

Is Life an Illusion?

Seth Shostak | Posted 12.10.2014 | Science
Seth Shostak

Do you ever wonder about the meaning of life, and in particular your life? Well, of course you do, but maybe you should ease up on the angst. There are academics who say you don't have a life. You're just an app.

Inside the Mind of Artist Miri Chais

Tom Teicholz | Posted 12.02.2014 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

"Re:Mind," a multimedia installation at USC's Fisher Museum of Art, is the first solo show in the United States for Miri Chais, an Israeli-born artist who now lives in Los Angeles.

7 Great Films About Lucid Dreaming

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

Christopher Nolan wrote and directed Inception, an action-packed, but rather depressing, science fiction story about corporate espionage via lucid dreaming. Leonardo DiCaprio and Marion Cotillard star as a couple who fall too deeply into the dream world.

What We Love Most About Keanu Reeves On His 50th Birthday

High50 | Posted 11.02.2014 | Fifty
High50

This is how Keanu Reeves went from teen idol to all-around Good Egg.

I'm With Stupid: Remembering How Much You Liked Wedgies

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.29.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Like all movies that involve the artificial manipulation of people's memories, Eternal Sunshine, which hit screens in 2004, has always been considered a work of fiction. But that was before Wednesday.

Must-Watch Netflix Streaming: Knights of Sidonia

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 09.27.2014 | 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.