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Beautiful Photographs of Microscopic Plankton that Look Like Photos of Outer Space

When you look at the photographs in her series Into the Umbra, photographer Julia Bennett wants you to think you’re looking at outer space more »

These Ain’t Your Momma’s P2 Cards

The Panasonic P2 memory format has an impressive legacy. It was the first, widely-available, professional solid-state media format for cameras. Panasonic took a bold leap introducing this new ‘tapeless’ format back in 2004, and it caused quite a stir. more »

Hackers Shut Down Sony Pictures’ Computers and Are Blackmailing the Studio

Computers at the company have been completely unresponsive, showing a glowering CGI skeleton, a series of URL addresses, and a threatening message from a hacker group that identifies itself as #GOP. more »

Wonder Woman Movie Signs Michelle MacLaren to Develop, Direct

MacLaren’s extensive television credits include such prestige series as Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones; the Wonder Woman film would mark her big-screen directorial debut. more »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailers to Hit 30 Theaters Thanksgiving Weekend

Starting Friday morning, 30 movie theaters across the country will play the 88-second teaser ahead of every movie at chains including AMC, Regal, Cinemark and more. more »

The Economy of Web Series and Five Questions for This Is Not a Conspiracy Theory Director Kirby Ferguson

In addition to conspiracies, This is Not a Conspiracy Theory has one other subject matter: the economy of web series. Alongside the episodes are video updates on the project’s financial progress. more »

John Cleese on the Two Elements You Need to Empower Your Creativity

You have to create boundaries of space, and you have to create boundaries of time. It’s as simple as that. more »

Mockingjay Box Office Is Best of the Year, Worst of the Franchise

A little Hunger Games fatigue was to be expected, but a 23 percent slide? That was not. more »

TV Bosses Say Ratings Won’t Stop Being Awful Any Time Soon

Now is the winter of our discontent, made that much colder by the absence of the ad dollars that everyone in the TV world swore would come back in scatter. They haven't, and people are worried. more »

Theater Owners Join Effort to Add Captioning to Films

The National Association of Theater Owners on Friday joined major advocacy groups for the deaf and hearing-impaired in joint recommendations to the Department of Justice for an anticipated rule regarding captioning equipment in movie theaters. more »