2001: A Space Odyssey

A closer look at Taschen's deluxe book, The Making Of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Ryan Lambie Feature Jun 16, 2014

We went to the launch of Taschen's new book, The Making Of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. The price? £450...

The James Clayton Column: picture the post-human future

James Clayton Feature Apr 25, 2014

The arrival of Transcendence leaves James pondering AI computers in the movies and our post-human future...

5 convincing varieties of alien in cinema

Ryan Lambie Odd List Sep 11, 2013

Sci-fi movies are full of aliens, but which ones truly convince us that we're in the presence of the other-worldly?

Gravity trailer analysis: explosions in space, Clooney, conspiracy theories

Ryan Lambie Feature May 13, 2013

We delve into the recent first trailer for Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity, to find out what nuggets of information we can discover...

The James Clayton Column: In search of savage prehistoric cinema

James Clayton Feature Mar 22, 2013

As The Croods arrives in UK cinemas, James recommends leaving civilised society behind and reveling in the freedom of being a Neanderthal...

In memoriam: makeup artist Stuart Freeborn

Ryan Lambie News Feb 6, 2013

We're sad to learn that British makeup artist Stuart Freeborn, whose work included Star Wars and 2001, has passed away at the age of 98.

A celebration of rotating movie sets

Ryan Lambie Feature Jan 9, 2013

From Fred Astaire dance sequences to gravity-defying hotel corridor fights, we salute the technically mind-boggling rotating movie set...