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Sylvio is a melancholy gorilla allegory for the fate of Vine...

SXSW, a place where Joe Biden speaks and movies about Vine-star gorillas exist.Ars' Joe Mullin, Nathan Mattise, and Sam Machkovech share some highlights (film...

Power Rangers film would’ve been better as a CW series

Enlarge If you think Marvel and DC superheroes receive too many reboots, you clearly haven't kept tabs on the Power Rangers TV...

How to get a Vulcan salute from Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan...

This actually happened. (video link)AUSTIN, Texas—I said I could work an interview with the writers into my piece.Then, the e-mail came: "Nathan, Your TV interviews...

It may sound like Alien and follow Arrival, but Life is...

We talk with Life cast members Ariyon Bakare and Rebecca Ferguson. (video link) Life, a new sci-fi thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds, requires no...

Photovoltaic ink could lead to easy solar panel manufacture

Enlarge / Perovskite crystals in a photovoltaic cell. (credit: Los Alamos National Lab) Currently, silicon is the dominant technology for photovoltaic solar power.There...

Putting light in a spin generates a ring of fire on...

Enlarge / The evolution of the vortex over femtoseconds. (credit: Spektor et. al.) The late 20th and early 21st century have seen a revolution...

Japanese company develops a solar cell with record-breaking 26%+ efficiency

A solar cell with 26.3 percent efficiency. (credit: Photovoltaic & Thin Film Research Laboratories (Kaneka corporation)) Solar panels are cheaper than ever these days, but...

Documentary reveals how a troubled Bill Nye tries to save the...

AUSTIN, Texas—"Did you like the movie?" Twelve seconds after I've introduced myself to Bill Nye, under the auspices of interviewing him, I find myself receiving...

The design philosophies behind some of our favorite movie aliens

Enlarge / Evolution of the creatures for Independence Day: Resurgence, done by VFX company, Image Engine. (credit: Nathan Mattise) AUSTIN, Texas—You've likely...

The Kim Dotcom film: How to avoid a trial for 5...

Enlarge / Kim Dotcom in his youth. (credit: Boris ) AUSTIN, Texas—I've been reading about the copyright saga of Kim Dotcom for years now, both...