We could all learn a thing or two from our close cousin, the bonobo.
July 17, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
It’s not just about the size of our buildings and cities.
May 27, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
Researchers find a colorfully dotted card puts people in a playful state of mind, which can influence what they buy.
May 23, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
Sixteen years after a failed American iteration, Godzilla is back, and it’s one of the most anticipated movies of the year. There’s no superhero, it’s not a sequel, and it’s not part of a franchise, so what makes a movie about a monster destroying a city so resonant in 2014?
May 16, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
From Evil, Women and the Feminine to Restaging the Song: Adapting Broadway for the Silver Screen, academic gatherings you should be aware of.
May 1, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
A neuroscientist in California is dreaming up a new visual vocabulary for cinema that could revolutionize the filmmaking business.
April 29, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
How a Welsh director made the next great Eastern action film.
April 9, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
The nostalgic dreams this timely film rouses can provide an antidote against the next foreseeable bout of “Ukraine fatigue.”
March 17, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Brutalism on screen—and its moral repercussions.
February 25, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
More than just a set of plastic bricks, Lego has positioned itself as the perfect toy brand by working to inspire nostalgia, creativity, and wonder. And the hottest film of the year to-date is a celebration of that.
February 19, 2014 • 5:00 AM • Share
A recent study reveals that watching relationship-themed movies and discussing them with your partner can be just as effective as visiting a marriage counselor.
February 3, 2014 • 2:56 PM • Share
Everyone’s solution: find somewhere else.
January 8, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
From the trial of Aurora Batman shooter James Holmes to the opening of the Sundance Film Festival, dates you might want to watch.
January 6, 2014 • 5:00 AM • Share
Do most Americans believe that all problems—psychological, interpersonal, political, moral—can be resolved by a final competition, whether it’s a quick-draw shootout or a dance contest?
November 5, 2013 • 1:10 PM • Share
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