Fans in Colorado and across the globe grabbed their blankets and settled into theaters on Thursday night as they waited for the premiere of one of the season’s most anticipated sequels, “Catching Fire.”
As science and engineering majors, the release of new comic book based films are widely anticipated, yet at the same time will be dissected as Newton's Laws are broken. The release of "Thor 2: The Dark World" was no different. One would think that in recent years, science consultants would be hired to verify that the science portrayed in film is both accurate and interesting. Film is a great way to communicate science to the public, so why not do it right? Yet Marvel apparently could not afford to consult a geophysicist in the making of Thor 2.
Almost everyone reading this has had to go through the college admissions process. For many, the admissions process is the happiest day of their life, and for others it is one of the worst. Trying to figure out "the secret" to acceptance is the basis for the application and the movie "Admission." Admission is a movie staring Tina Fay and Paul Rudd, directed by Paul Weitz. The movie is about an initially heartless Princeton admissions officer, Portia Nathan. She believes she has the perfect life, no kids, english-professor long-term boyfriend and almost at the top in the admissions office.
Ranking as one of the most prevalent love stories of all time, William Shakespeare's epic tragedy, "Romeo and Juliet" resurfaces in a new movie release set for theaters October 11. The screenplay for this movie was written by Sir Julian Fellowes, creator of the famous PBS series Downton Abbey, and will appeal to viewers in their late teens through early twenties.