As fictional inventors make terrible choices on the big screen, real-world tech innovators can learn from their example how not to make the same kinds of ethical mistakes.
Born Farrokh Bulsara, Mercury came from a Parsi family that practiced Zoroastrianism, a religion that influenced Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
There are various techniques that can soften the fear factor of a scary film: from talking about it to providing facts that contextualise the plotline.
For decades, academics have been portrayed as brilliant, heroic men on our cinema screens. It's time to tell the story of more heroic female scholars. Here are some suggestions.
After the first moon landing, the feelings that propelled a unified national mission quickly dissipated. Could Armstrong have played a bigger role in galvanizing the public for future projects?
'Grease 2' – which, according to Kavanaugh's calendar, he saw on June 16, 1982 – is an example of the brand of entitled masculinity that appeared in the era's teen flicks.
Scientists and soldiers deal with alien invaders in the new Predator movie, but how does the science stack up? With brains and brawn you'd think they'd know how to keep an alien tied down to a table.
In 1980, 60 percent of 12th graders said they read a book, newspaper or magazine every day for pleasure. By 2016, only 16 percent did.
West of Sunshine takes place over a single day, following Jim, a courier of increasingly dangerous sorts, as he delivers packages across Melbourne.
And without white privilege, they wouldn't feel compelled to follow a white script.
The latest scary shark film, The Meg, opens this week. But fictionalised tales of monster fish blind us to the important role sharks play in maintaining the health of our oceans.
What is it that makes films about sharks so popular?
A great movie that gets some of its history wrong is way better than an accurate film that puts people to sleep.
The final scene of The Godfather, Francis Ford Coppola deploys a technique known as parallel montage to great and rhythmic effect.
The first time computer-generated characters interacted with humans on a movie screen was 25 years ago, in 'Jurassic Park.' Since then, technology has improved, giving directors more choices.
To some, superhero films are the equivalent of fracking. But they offer audiences transcendence, mystery, a moral compass, and even the hope of salvation.
Netflix's Chief Content Officer has said the streaming service is the future of film. But cinemas have survived many other threats to their dominance.
Interactive cinema and the arts are at the forefront of research into brain-computer interaction.
Not everyone can escape to the ocean's depths to avoid the Trump presidency, but we can escape to the movies. 'The Shape of Water' reminds audiences of the humanity of those who are marginalized.
Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy’s famous novel, may be unfilmable – not because of its gruesome violent tale of U.S. imperialism in the Southwest, but because its religious vision is terrifying.