The concept of auteurism in television is not new. It can be applied to great directors delivering singular episodes of shows, à la Rian Johnson with Breaking Bad and Neil Marshall with Game of Thrones or it can mean those showrunners with a definite voice and vision, whether these creators are writers or directors or come from the movies or not. But there are some TV… Continue reading Which Filmmaker Should Develop a TV Series?
If you live in America, you probably didn’t see ‘Mr. Popper’s Penguins.’ Jim Carrey’s tepidly-reviewed summer comedy earned just $ 67 million in theaters here, well below average for the veteran film funnyman. Yet, as the Los Angeles Times notes, it’s earned more than $ 100 million overseas, doing especially well in Britain and Belgium, and it’s far from being played out.
As much of a relief… Continue reading When Did America Develop Better Taste in Movies Than the Rest of the World?
India is working on the development of a winged rocket which can be reused. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has taken the first step towards releasing the Two Stage To Orbit (TSTO) rocket by building a Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD).
Recently the ISRO said in its yearly report that several technology demonstration missions [...] Continue reading ISRO: India plans to develop reusable rockets