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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Was Born Out of Several Moral and Ethical Dilemmas

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom centres on questions of animal rights, genetic power, war mongering, responsibility, and more. So, if you’re in the universe of Jurassic Park and want to talk about things like that, really there’s only one person you call: Dr. Ian Malcolm, played by Jeff Goldblum. And that’s exactly what co-writer and producer Colin Trevorrow did. Read More >>

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Mike Mignola Talks About Hellboy’s Evolution and the State of Superhero Films

Mike Mignola isn’t doing as much with Hellboy as he used to. But, with new collections of classic material and fresh storylines about the Right Hand of Doom and the BPRD coming out, he’s never too far from his signature creation. Read More >>

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Mowgli’s Andy Serkis Explains Why the Time Is Right for a New Take on The Jungle Book

This week we got our very first look at Mowgli, Warner Bros.’ moody interpretation of The Jungle Book that’s been years in the making under the watchful eye of Andy Serkis. We spoke with Serkis to learn more about his approach to Rudyard Kipling’s iconic novel, and how his decades of experience in motion capture helped him bring the jungle and its inhabitants to life. Read More >>

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James Cameron Compares His Avatar Sequels to The Godfather, But Admits That Could Be a Huge Mistake

James Cameron has five children, which is what interested him in the developing the plots for the Avatar sequels—but it’s also what makes him worry that they may not connect with audiences like the original did. When speaking about his upcoming AMC show James Cameron’s History of Science Fiction this weekend, the director actually compared the sequels, scheduled for release in December 2020, 2021, 2025 and 2025, to a famous Hollywood family drama: The Godfather. Read More >>

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Rutger Hauer on Blade Runner, Its Sequel and His Return to Sci-Fi with Alien: Out of Shadows

I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Like Rutger Hauer peeling a satsuma with one hand. Read More >>

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Self/Less is a Fun Dystopia That I Hope Never Comes True

The quest for immortality has a long history in futurist circles. What if you could jump from body to body, complete with the same thoughts, the same memories, the same personality as before? That’s the idea behind the new Ryan Reynolds vehicle Self/Less. And while the film won’t change your life, it’s a fine way to spend two hours in the dark, thinking about the future. Read More >>

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Oculus Founders Explain Why You’ll Likely Stay Seated In Virtual Reality

Oculus has an incredible product: a headset that can make you feel like you’re in another world. With its upcoming motion controllers, Oculus Touch, you can even reach out and grab virtual objects. But a competing headset, the HTC Vive, will let you walk around in VR too—and it’ll ship this year, before Oculus can make its move. Read More >>

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Microsoft’s HoloLens Has a Huge Flaw That Won’t Be Solved By Launch

Microsoft’s Kudo Tsunoda is one of the men in charge of HoloLens, a headset that lets you see virtual objects as if they existed in the real world. At E3 2015, he told me a bit about what we can expect from Microsoft’s holographic computer at launch. He also admitted that one key issue will still need some ironing out. Read More >>

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Ex Machina Director Alex Garland Talks Robots, Paranoia, and Old Futures

Alex Garland’s new movie Ex Machina is a dark and sometimes disturbing look at robots, artificial intelligence, and what it means to be human. I talked with Garland about his childhood expectations for the future, why people don’t seem to care about the Snowden leaks, and whether Ray Kurzweil is full of shit. Read More >>

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Sony VR Chiefs Talks Schoolgirl Simulators, the Dangers of Mobile VR and the End of Headaches

Having knackered ourselves out enjoying the new and improved Project Morpheus virtual-reality prototype demos at the Game Developers Conference, we grabbed 15 minutes with Sony's two VR pied pipers: Worldwide Studios boss-cum-fan-pleasing indie-game mascot Shuhei Yoshida (pictured above) and senior director of R&D Richard Marks, away from the faceless throng to discuss VR's past, present and exciting future. Read More >>

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Qualcomm Says Wearables Aren’t a Fad, and it Might Just be Right

"This trend is not going away," says Pankaj Kedia, the head of Qualcomm's new wearables business unit. "This is not a fad." Of course he'd say that: his job depends on it. But who other than Qualcomm – the company which dominates the mobile industry –would know for sure? I grilled Qualcomm's wearables boss about our sensor-equipped future. Read More >>