Inside Jaws and Raiding the Lost Ark filmmaker Jamie Benning is back, and this time he’s focusing his camera on another beloved movie: Robert Zemeckis’ Back to the Future.
The documentarian recently sat down with special effects supervisor Kevin Pike to talk about the famous film, and what follows is a fascinating bit of audio commentary that takes us behind the scenes of the… Continue reading Watch: Here's How They Created the Brilliant Opening Scene in 'Back to the Future'
[SPOILER ALERT: Read on only if you have already watched Saturday’s episode of Orphan Black.]
The chase is on! Tonight’s episode of Orphan Black featured a reunited Sarah, Kira, and Felix on the run. And that run led to a cabin in the woods occupied by none other than…Kira’s father! Turns out he’s an old flame named Cal that Sarah scammed back in her grifter days. Meanwhile, Cosima… Continue reading ‘Orphan Black’: Creator Graeme Manson reveals how they created the new clone
There’s more to creating a fake language (which in these cases, have become real) than just making up a bunch of words, as this enlightening video from John McWhorter points out. There has to be a grammar rule system, and in the cases of the best ConLangs, the messiness of linguistic evolution.
McWhorter goes in depth to explain why these fictitious languages captivate audiences and add to the experience of the… Continue reading Watch: How Klingon, Elvish, and Other Fake Movie Languages Were Created
Three time capsules are being created as a tribute to late Beatles legend John Lennon to mark what would have been his 70th birthday and to preserve his legacy. The capsules, which will be stored at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, will be reopened in 30 years’ time on October 9 2040, to [...] Continue reading Three time capsules being created to mark John Lennon’s legacy