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An accessible, uplifting sports documentary, Next Goal Wins salutes the tenacious spirit of American Samoa’s national football (aka soccer) team as they struggle to break the worst losing streak in the international history of the game.
If you’re not already familiar with at least some aspects of Chris Marker’s work, this exhibition will feel overwhelming, if not a little confusing. You may have to pay a second visit to get the most out of it, or even make sense of it.
NEW YORK — A handful of nearly hopeless nerds attempt to control women like computers in Love & Engineering, Tonislav Hristov's second doc about the love lives of men who have very little experience dealing with the opposite sex.
The second film of the twelve-book franchise (we have The Bourne Betrayal/Sanction/Deception/Objective/Dominion/Imperative/Retribution and Ascendancy to go) remains the strongest of the to-date four-film franchise, a blisteringly skeleton-shattering tale of mind control, identity-seeking, and dupl...
auki is a jailbreak app for iPhone that provides quick-reply functionality for messages. That means that, with auki, you don't have to spend time switching to and from the Messages app. You can reply to and compose messages from anywhere on the iPhone, be it the Home screen or from inside another app or game. Anywhere. That might sound similar to other jailbreak apps like BiteSMS, but...
Released: 16th April 2014 Directed By: Marc Webb Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx Certificate: 12A Reviewed By: Darryl Griffiths After the collapse of Sam Raimi’s planned fourth instalment in an admirable bid to write the wrongs of 2007′s bloated and misjudged trilogy closer, the decision to reboot the Marvel character a mere
IF YOU have recently replaced a keyboard because of a small accident involving a cheeky glass of chardonnay, or had to reset all your passwords because of the Heartbleed bug, chances are you won’t enjoy Transcendence, where an artificial intelligence not only proves to be even more wily and ruthless than HAL 9000, but also boots up with a sprightliness that makes those of us on Windows 7 weep with envy.
You might have noticed a few fewer followers on your Instagram account. It’s not a glitch. Instagram has just stopped including inactive accounts in the follower/following totals, as stated in an update on Instagram apps (see screen grab below). The details, from an Instagram spokesperson: “After receiving feedback from members in the Instagram community, we […]
TRANSCENDENCE Directed by: Wally Pfister Written by: Jack Paglen Starring: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Morgan Freeman, Kate Mara, Cillian Murphy, Clifton Collins, Jr., Cole Hauser The perils of technology – of, to put it in Biblical terms, playing god – of scientists usurping the role of God and suffering the negative consequences, has long been a staple of science fiction, first in novel form and later in narrative film, the former with Mary Shelley's “Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus,” the latter with Fritz Lang's METROPOLIS roughly a century later. Technophobia and techno-hate often function as all-purpose subtext and context for B-movies and big-budget, science-fiction-themed blockbusters like Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister’s (INCEPTION, the DARK KNIGHT trilogy) directorial debut, TRANSCENDENCE, a surface-deep cautionary tale about technology and its discontents – specifically the advent of a self-aware, sentient A.I. – and its discontents,
Wall Street is betting that Apple will offer investors tens of billions of dollars in new share buybacks this week, as long-awaited product launches remain locked inside its Cupertino labs. Apple will also reveal the impact of iPhone sales through