Science meets art as The Abyss director sets undersea record

They say that, “When Chuck Norris jumps in the ocean he doesn’t get wet, the ocean gets Chuck Norris.” But in reality, is there a more badass filmmaker than James Cameron? This last Sunday evening the creator of Terminator and Avatar set a record-breaking solo submarine dive into the Mariana Trench’s Challenger Deep in the […]

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‘The Last Airbender’ whips up some wind, but the air is thin

M. Night Shyamalan’s The Last Airbender has been getting horrid reviews, especially from the king of cinema reviews, Roger Ebert. Add to that accusations of racist casting and The Last Airbender has several hurdles to overcome, even before audiences sit in a theatre. But while the race debate might hold some water and the movie is […]

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Geek icons up for TIME ‘Most Influential’ honors

Neil Gaiman, writer of the Hugo-nominated Batman collection Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?, is already up for an even higher honor: TIME magazine’s list of the Top 100 Most Influential People of 2010. Also among the 200 nominees: DC Entertainment president Diane Nelson, Avatar visionary James Cameron, Dr. Horrible himself Neil Patrick Harris, the […]

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