New Discovery Series Will Investigate Nikola Tesla's Mysterious Death and His Death Ray Will Be Built

The Discovery Channel is producing a fascinating new series that will investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of legendary inventor Nikola Tesla. The series is called Tesla and ...

Thomas Edison’s Simple Test for Potential Employees

Thomas Edison had a very simple test for potential employees and it’s something you probably wouldn’t see today since it’s a little outdated. He would place a bowl of soup in front of his potential ...

Experience ‘The Horse in Motion’ From Inside the Zoopraxiscope

By Jacob Oller You know the .gif, now explore the zoetrope. adweard Muybridge was far more than a crazy name. He was one of the first motion picture pioneers, one that invented the first commercial ...

Warm, Witty, Wise ‘Filmworker’ Honors Stanley Kubrick’s Extraordinary Right-Hand Man [Idfa Review]

Many words have been written, and doubtless many more will be, about the filmmaking genius of Stanley Kubrick. But if, as Thomas Edison said, genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration, Tony ...

When Whimsy Works

Ildikó Enyedi's On Body and Soul (2017) is having its exclusive online premiere on Mubi in the United Kingdom. It is showing from November 17 - December 17, 2017.Sex and violence are probably ...

Weinstein Co.’s ‘The Current War’ Release Pushed to 2018

Weinstein Co.’s ‘The Current War’ Release Pushed to 2018 The Weinstein Company is pushing Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s “The Current War,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch, from its Thanksgiving weekend opening, according to a company executive. TWC is now eying a ...

Harvey Weinstein’s Firing: What Happens to TWC, the Movies, and Harvey

Harvey Weinstein’s Firing: What Happens to TWC, the Movies, and Harvey Now that Harvey Weinstein — a six-time Best Picture winner who spent two decades as one of the most powerful and feared Hollywood personalities — has been terminated as co-chairman of The Weinstein ...

Based on a True Story: Why So Many Biopics Create Oscar Buzz But Become Box-Office Flops

Based on a True Story: Why So Many Biopics Create Oscar Buzz But Become Box-Office Flops Fall is the season of Real-People movies — the biopics that often fuel Oscar hopes. Recent weeks brought “The Battle of the Sexes,” “Stronger,” and “Victoria & Abdul” and there’s more than a dozen to ...

Fall Movie Preview: A Guide to Totally Early Oscar 2018 Predictions

Fall Movie Preview: A Guide to Totally Early Oscar 2018 Predictions An Oscar movie could hit theaters at any time during the year -- as far as the rules are concerned, it only needs to be released between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31 to be eligible -- but everyone knows that ...

The Champion: A Story of America’s First Film Town

Proving again that there’s always more to learn about film history, Marc J. Perez’s documentary tells the story of a major American film capital before Hollywood. Milestone surrounds it with a couple ...

Famous people who did amazing things after being homeschooled

Homeschooling has become an increasingly popular alternative to a traditional education. Children who have homeschooling often flourish academically and go on to achieve success later in life. Here ...

‘The Current War’ Star Michael Shannon Calls Nikola Tesla a ‘Rock Star’ (Exclusive Video)

‘The Current War’ Star Michael Shannon Calls Nikola Tesla a ‘Rock Star’ (Exclusive Video) In The Weinstein Company’s “The Current War,” contemporary leading men Michael Shannon, Benedict Cumberbatch and Nicholas Hoult play some of yesteryear’s literal megawatt stars, as they compete to ...

Snobbish about TV? It is your loss, Benedict Cumberbatch tells actors

Lines are ‘beautifully blurred now between what big- and small-screen is’ says star ahead of Sunday night BBC1 drama There is now such a blur between film and TV that if any actor remains snobbish ...

Benedict Cumberbatch Doesn’t Understand Why ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Sherlock’ Can’t Have a Female Hero

Benedict Cumberbatch Doesn’t Understand Why ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Sherlock’ Can’t Have a Female Hero Earlier this year, BBC made a groundbreaking announcement when it revealed “Broadchurch” actress Jodie Whitaker would be the new lead on “Doctor Who,” making her the first female doctor since the ...

Benedict Cumberbatch Serenades Jimmy Fallon With Epic Song About Mashed Potatoes

The multi-talented Benedict Cumberbatch proves that there’s nothing he can’t do. The British actor made an appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” to promote his upcoming movie “The ...

Tiff 2017: ‘The Current War’ Review: Dir. Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (2017)

The Current War review: Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon play warring inventors in this story of the invention of mass-produced electricity. The Current War review by Paul Heath. After ...

The Current War Review

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s sophomore feature, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl was a heartfelt, humorous and devastating coming-of-age exhibition that handled its challenging subject matter with the ...

Premieres take center stage at Tiff, with Denzel Washington as Roman J Israel Esq

Premieres take center stage at Tiff, with Denzel Washington as Roman J Israel Esq Premieres abound on the fourth day of Tiff. Alfonso-Gomez Rejon brought “The Current War” on the red carpet, a drama about the no-bull battle between electricity titans Thomas Edison (Benedict ...

Tiff Review: ‘The Current War’ Offers an Electric History Lesson and Overwrought Melodrama

The title is The Current War, but it’s subject is truly more history than battle. It’s flashier to think about our modern day electrical system as a conflict between two geniuses fighting for their ...

‘The Current War’ Trailer: Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon Are Electrifying

By Max Covill Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse battle it out to decide which kind of electrical plug you'd be using. The article ‘The Current War’ Trailer: Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael ...

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