Luc Besson is a bit of an enigma -- you'll see his name over dozens and dozens of projects, usually as a producer screenwriter or "from Luc Besson, the man the brought you...". He actually doesn't direct as often as...
Written and directed by Luc Besson (of Léon: The Professional, La Femme Nikita, and Lucy), Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is based on the Valérian and Laureline graphic novel series by writer Pierre Christin and artist Jean-Claude Mézières. Show More Summary
Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) are creating a new microscope technology they hope will empirically determine if life exists beyond our planet. The device is called a Digital Holographic Microscope and it’s designed to find microbes in space. Show More Summary
For over a decade, landscape ecologist Erle Ellis has marshalled an enormous trove of archaeological, paleontological, and historical evidence to demonstrate that humans have been terraforming the Earth for many, many millennia. A planet that once could support perhaps a few million humans today supports seven billion. Show More Summary
Bottoms up, human. Waiting to greet patrons inside a newly opened bar on the Las Vegas Strip -- across from the Bellagio, in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood -- is yet another reminder that robots are coming. For our jobs, our cars and, it seems, our liquor. Show More Summary
Broken Social Scene member and Metric singer Emily Haines has released a video for the "Planets," the second single off her upcoming solo album Choir of the Mind. She also announced a tour with her backing band The Soft Skeleton... Continue reading…
Earlier this week, astronomers detected some odd signals seeming to come from a star 11 light-years away, known as Ross 128. The researchers at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico were attempting to learn more about planets and objects orbiting a group of red dwarf stars, including Ross 128....
The final live episode of Film Club turns out to be a wartime double bill, as The A.V. Club’s film critics chase their discussion of Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk with a look at War For The Planet Of The Apes. The third entry in the rebooted...Show More Summary
So far, humanity has launched more than 4,000 satellites into orbit above Earth. That may seem like a lot, but the party is just getting started. On July 14, a company called Planet Labs launched four dozen tiny satellites into orbit...Show More Summary
Mars stretches out for miles in a gorgeous wide-open view from NASA's Mars Opportunity rover as it surveys the Red Planet.
Scientists predict that the tiny moon will be destroyed within 30 to 50 million years.
"We are going to be the generation that is remembered for finding exoplanets. That's a fact," said Mercedes López-Morales from the Harvard Center for Astrophysics. "Are we going to be also the generation that will be remembered as the first...
The first footage for Syfy's Krypton has hit the web, and it's looking really good.
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Is Valerian good? Yes. It’s messy, it’s awkward, it’s bizarrely constructed and at points verges over into weirdly “problematic;” but also ingenious, ambitious and occasionally brilliant. There are more ideas in a single […] The post MovieBob Reviews: VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS appeared first on Geek.com.
Maria Mitchell, America's first female astronomer, flourished at a time when both sexes “swept the sky”
War for the Planet of the Apes: Man Vs. Ape With War For The Planet Of The Apes breaking out on cinema screens, we look at exactly how us humans measure up with our closest cousins in the Animal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
"Kuso," a trippy collection of surreal comedy sketches, feels like a variety show from another planet. It's a noisy, lumpy collection of gross stuff that is vaguely thematically related, but only by stream-of-conscious logic. This presents...Show More Summary
A risky geoengineering plan could tackle global warming without reducing emissions.
The experts at Lonely Planet revealed their 2017 Best in Asia list – an agenda-setting collection of the area’s 10 best destinations to visit in the year ahead. This is it.