Watch director and artist Tim Burton tell the story of how a childhood experience led to the genesis of Frankenweenie. He also provides insight on why he believes 3-D technology juxtaposed with the black-and-white look of the film gives it more feeling.
In the hands of a lesser geek, a movie about an Armageddon-esque battle between 25-story robots and equally humungous kaiju monsters could’ve wound up looking like a disaster — and not in a good way. But when that geek is director Guillermo Del Toro, and the film is his upcoming action flick Pacific Rim, it’s best to just trust the man, sit back and enjoy the ride.
Patton Oswalt’s gentle jab at the whimsical nature of This American Life’s news stories has turned into a full-fledged Twitter fight, with hundreds of tweeting spectators joining the fray.
The mythical beast known as the CSS Variable is about to be released into the wild. WebKit, the engine that powers browsers like Safari and Chrome, will soon support one of the most requested features for CSS — variables.
In the dark, chilly tropics of Saturn’s moon Titan, the Cassini probe has spotted what appears to be a lake of liquid methane, fueling speculation that caverns below might harbor life.
Will Smith has starred in lots of formulaic movies. And he knows better than anyone that there’s something comforting as well as exhilarating about a movie that plays out according to a set of steps. Which is what makes Men in Black 3 so weird: It’s a movie where the blockbuster formula is the opposite of comforting.
Today I want to point out how cool is having no schema when it is time to add properties to your documents.
Suppose that your Player entity changed and you add a new property called Description and you already saved some Players on RavenDb. The question is: what happens when you try to save a new Player now that the class has another property? What happens when you load an old entity, that was saved when that property did not exist?
Stephen Maing’s documentary, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival this week, tackles the subject of internet censorship by relaying the struggles of two Chinese bloggers.
Battery life is arguably the number one concern when it comes to choosing a smartphone — even the most feature-packed phones are useless if they’ve run out of power. So why has HTC eschewed battery performance for device thinness?