Filipino journalist Orlando de Guzman traveled Ferguson, Missouri, to document the killing of Michael Brown, and found a legacy of entrenched discrimination and police abuse that reminded him of his own experiences back home.
The Marvel superhero movies have been, mostly, big hits. But they've always focused on a male hero, despite numerous popular heroines. Even recent highly-successful adventure movies with leading ladies haven't convinced studio executives to bet on female superhero movies.
If "Terminator," "The Matrix" and "2001: A Space Odyssey" taught us anything, it is that super-intelligent machines are bad news for humans. Now comes the new film, Transcendence, where a human brain is uploaded into a computer, with disturbing results. Could it actually happen?
With the death of Peter O'Toole, everyone is talking about one of his great roles, as Lawrence of Arabia — the British intelligence officer who lead an Arab revolt in World War I. So that led producer Christopher Woolf to examine just how much of the film is actually based on history.
Latvian animator Signe Baumane has battled depression for most of her life — a battle that was made even more difficult by the oppressive culture of the Soviet Union. But when she discovered her depression had hereditary roots, she decided to make a film about the illness, one that's surreal, dark and funny all at once.