Arts & Entertainment

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Sci-fi in “Tomorrowland” makes a good point

It's refreshing to see science fiction used for something that isn't dystopian!

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“Ex Machina”: what will the androids do?

You can tell when a movie was a genuine art experience if you're still thinking about it a week after you saw it.

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"The Imitation Game": Binary consciousness at many levels

The enthralling story of an inspired, harassed and troubled genius, British mathematician Alan Turing and his conquest of the "unbreakable" Nazi "Enigma" code.

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"Interstellar" says the world may not end

If you are still marveling over Stanley Kubrick's great sci-fi film 2001, released 46 years ago and still stunning, you will probably like Interstellar.

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"Lucy" evokes Kubrick, visually visionary

Writer/director Luc Besson's "Lucy" is arguably the most visually visionary science fiction movie since Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey."

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In "Snowpiercer," classes struggle on a train

The master and inventor of the perpetual train lives in the engine, while subsequent cars are filled with succeeding levels of privileged people. Our heroes barely survive in the back.

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H.R. Giger, 74: Surrealist artist known for his "Alien"

Known worldwide by fans of alternative and surreal art and having something of a cult following, Giger was known for his unsettling and unique style of biomechanical science fiction designs.

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"Alphaville" totalitarian fears still relevant decades later

Almost 50 years later, the prescient Godard's sci fi classic takes on a whole new dimension as a parable of the NSA national security surveillance state.

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"Calpurnia Tate": a girl comes of age in Texas

Jacqueline Kelly's engrossing young adult novel set on on a Texas cotton and pecan farm with 338 pages that seemingly turn themselves, is a coming of age tale with vast relevance for today's readers.

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"We3": Pro-animal comic book turns 10

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the publication of We3, a masterful comic book miniseries that considers human exploitation of animals.

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