Science in film can mean futuristic sci-fi, with faster-than-light-speed spacecraft; laser battles on distant planets; or an uprising of humanlike, intelligent androids. It could also accompany stories of global disasters fueled by exaggerated versions of modern threats, such as pandemics, nuclear war, extreme weather or climate change. It could even present thoughtful portraits of real women and men who were scientific pioneers and innovators, whose discoveries shaped the world as we know it today. Grab some popcorn and settle in with Live Science at the movies.
Living animals provided 3D artists with inspiration for the magical creatures in "Fantastic Beasts."
For cosplayers — people who dress up as characters from popular culture — costumes connect them to characters they love and strengthen community bonds among like-minded fans.
Someday, moviegoers may be able to watch 3D films from any seat in a theater without having to wear 3D glasses, thanks to a new kind of movie screen.
Just in time for the new "Star Trek" movie arrival in theaters this weekend, the Hubble Space Telescope released its latest image from its "Frontier Fields" program.
With virtual-reality (VR) technology, filmmakers can immerse their audiences in the story more completely than ever before.
Virtual-reality films were shown at Cannes for the first time in 2016, but not everyone is convinced that VR should be part of cinema's future.
A plaster sphinx, more than 90 years old and weathered by the elements, will make its 21st-century debut at a museum in Guadalupe, California, tomorrow (June 12).
People's brain waves may reveal which movies they like, and even predict which movies will do well at the box office, a new study suggests.
A study found out you're more likely to die if you are a cartoon character, than if you are an adult drama character.
World-famous astrophysicist Stephen Hawking took to Facebook yesterday (Nov. 18) to share his views about a new film based on his life.
The notion of zombies dates back at least 400 years, but today's walking dead are thoroughly modern monsters, created by open-source collaboration. Here's how zombies have evolved.