Rings Trailer

August 24, 2016 Leave a comment

Watch the new official movie trailer for Rings! Coming to theatres October 28, 2016.

A new chapter in the beloved RING horror franchise. A young woman becomes worried about her boyfriend when he explores a dark subculture surrounding a mysterious videotape said to kill the watcher seven days after he has viewed it. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a “movie within the movie” that no one has ever seen before…

Director: F. Javier Gutierrez

Starring: Matilda Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, Aimee Teegarden, Bonnie Morgan and Vincent D’Onofrio

Screenplay: David Loucka and Jacob Estes and Akiva Goldsman

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Alltime10s: curiozități despre Pixar

August 24, 2016 Leave a comment

From Monster’s Inc. to The Incredibles and Toy Story to WALL-E, Pixar has churned out some of the best-loved and most successful films of our generation. But did you know that researchers had to climb inside a giant whale to prepare for Finding Nemo? Or that the Up house was carried by around 10,500 balloons?

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Scurte #499

August 21, 2016 Leave a comment

câştigătorii 2016 Aurora Awards.

– Short Stories from Hogwarts: Power, Politics and Pesky Poltergeists, Short Stories from Hogwarts: Heroism, Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies şi Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide, trei noi povestiri situate în universul Harry Potter, vor apărea în septembrie 2016.

Scott Lynch a anunţatThorn of Emberlain, a patra parte a seriei The Gentleman Bastard, nu va mai fi lansată în septembrie.

– un alt fragment din Death’s End, ultima parte a trilogiei Remembrance of Earth’s Past de Cixin Liu, Œîncepută cu The Three-Body Problem şi continuată cu The Dark Forest.

– ce citeşte Tilda Swinton.

Ancillary Justice Fan Trailer

August 21, 2016 Leave a comment

Fan trailer for the book Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie. Made for the “No source? No problem” vid show at Vividcon 2016. Full post and vidder’s notes at archiveofourown.org/works/7746370 and bironic.dreamwidth.org/340783.html.

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Hidden Figures Trailer

August 20, 2016 Leave a comment

HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

In Theaters – January 13, 2017

Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge, and Glen Powell

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Arrival Trailer #1

August 20, 2016 Leave a comment

Watch the new official movie trailer for Arrival. Coming to theatres November 11, 2016.

When mysterious spacecrafts touch down across the globe, an elite team – lead by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) – is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.

Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker

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Alltime10s: descoperiri științifice importante

August 17, 2016 Leave a comment

It seems the world of science fiction is increasingly becoming a reality.

From cloning animals to finding the God Particle, AllTime10s brings you the 10 greatest scientific breakthroughs.

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Efectul Meissner-Oschenfeld

August 14, 2016 Leave a comment

Superconductor levitation of a rare earth magnet as illustration of the Meissner effect. Made at Sydney Boys High School.

How can a super-thin, three-inch disk levitate something 70,000 times its own weight? In a riveting, futuristic demonstration, Boaz Almog shows how a phenomenon known as quantum locking allows a superconductor disk to float over a magnetic rail — completely frictionlessly and with zero energy loss.

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer

August 12, 2016 1 comment

Watch the official trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, in which a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story arrives in theaters December 16, 2016.

Nemira – noi/viitoare apariții #65

August 11, 2016 Leave a comment

Iain M. Banks – Jucatorul total (Seria Cultura, partea a II-a, paperback). Încă o serie pe care sper să o văd integral tradusă.

Naomi Novik – Victoria vulturilor (Seria Temeraire, partea a V-a, paperback). Mai sunt (cel puțin) 4 volume de tradus.

Ernest Cline – Ready Player One. Filmul apare în primăvara lui 2018.

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