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Exploring a lesser known aspect of Satyajit Ray: The masterful filmmaker was also a science fiction enthusiast
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Exploring a lesser known aspect of Satyajit Ray: The masterful filmmaker was also a science fiction enthusiast

From founding the Sci-Fi Cine Club in Kolkata to plans to direct a Hollywood sci-fi film, and developing the character of Professor Shanku, Satyajit Ray enjoyed an almost umbilical connect with the science fiction genre.

Giant metal monolith spotted in Romania days after unexplained disappearance of similar one in Utah
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Giant metal monolith spotted in Romania days after unexplained disappearance of similar one in Utah

The strange metal object was first spotted on 18 November by a helicopter crew counting big horn sheep from air, in a remote south eastern location of Utah

Andrei Tarkovsky’s Solaris vs the Steven Soderbergh version, plus a diss about Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey
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Andrei Tarkovsky’s Solaris vs the Steven Soderbergh version, plus a diss about Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey

Thoughts on Solaris director Andrei Tarkovsky's dig at Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, where he equated the latter's sci-fi film to a "comic book."

Ad Astra, High Life tell fundamentally human stories of the inner self with cosmic mysteries as a backdrop
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Ad Astra, High Life tell fundamentally human stories of the inner self with cosmic mysteries as a backdrop

The journey at the heart of Ad Astra and High Life is not one about unravelling the mysteries of the cosmos, but an introspective one on what grounds us to our own world.

Stanley Kubrick's explanation of 2001: A Space Odyssey's bizarre ending surfaces 50 years after film's release
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Stanley Kubrick's explanation of 2001: A Space Odyssey's bizarre ending surfaces 50 years after film's release

Director Stanley Kubrick gives a simple explanation for Space Odyssey's bizarre ending in a documentary footage that resurfaced this week

Cannes 2018 Day 8 roundup — Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres, as does blockchain technology
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Cannes 2018 Day 8 roundup — Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres, as does blockchain technology

Solo: A Star Wars Story made its presence felt at Cannes while blockchain set up shop at the film festival.

James Cameron’s new docu-series about sci-fi films to feature interviews with Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan
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James Cameron’s new docu-series about sci-fi films to feature interviews with Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan

James Cameron will talk to fellow directors Spielberg, Guillermo del Toro, George Lucas and Ridley Scott to trace the roots of the sci-fi movie explosion.

2001: A Space Odyssey trailer — Christopher Nolan presents 70mm reissue of Stanley Kubrick's iconic film
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2001: A Space Odyssey trailer — Christopher Nolan presents 70mm reissue of Stanley Kubrick's iconic film

"Fifty years ago, one movie, changed all movies; forever," reads the new trailer for Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Christopher Nolan to present 70mm print of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey at Cannes Film Festival 2018
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Christopher Nolan to present 70mm print of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey at Cannes Film Festival 2018

Christopher Nolan will present the 70mm print of Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey to mark the movie's 50th anniversary.

Oscars: From 2001 A Space Odyssey to Blade Runner 2049 — Understanding the Academy's sci-fi bias
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Oscars: From 2001 A Space Odyssey to Blade Runner 2049 — Understanding the Academy's sci-fi bias

While science fiction films dominate the technical award categories almost every year, they are rarely considered for Best Picture at the Oscars. Here's why.

As Rogue One hits theaters, here are some of the best space movies to watch: Throwback Thursday
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As Rogue One hits theaters, here are some of the best space movies to watch: Throwback Thursday

Here are some of the best movies set in space, unknown planets or galaxies far far away to get you groove for Rogue One

NASA's Mars Odyssey to complete 60,000 orbits around the red planet
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NASA's Mars Odyssey to complete 60,000 orbits around the red planet

NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft will reach a major milestone on 23 June, when it completes its 60,000th orbit since arriving at the Red Planet in 2001.

'The Martian' trailer with Matt Damon's out, and here's what you can watch till it releases
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'The Martian' trailer with Matt Damon's out, and here's what you can watch till it releases

With the trailer of The Martian out, here is a list of space sci-fi movies you can watch right now.

'Interstellar' review: With the director's best and worst, it's the tale of two Christopher Nolans
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'Interstellar' review: With the director's best and worst, it's the tale of two Christopher Nolans

Interstellar is two movies trying to be one. The space one is thrilling but the earth one is mawkish.

Japanese Robotic Suit to help the aged and disabled walk again
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Japanese Robotic Suit to help the aged and disabled walk again

A robotic suit that can assist the elderly and the disabled to stand and move around has received a global safety certificate late last month, fuelling hopes for...

Stanley Kubrick may have designed first iPad, says Samsung
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Stanley Kubrick may have designed first iPad, says Samsung

The Apple - Samsung patent debacle seems to be getting quirkier with each passing day. In what comes as the latest move by Samsung in the case, the defence has been found in the