A fearless myth-slayer, one physics professor has driven a scientific state into the heart of ghost, vampire and zombie myths.
Immersing yourself in the world of people doing amazing things can bring unexpected results. Here's what you can learn from Pixar's creative process.
Kids are flocking to theaters to see movies with PG-13 ratings, but it it against the law for a younger child to see a film rated PG-13?
Sad movies are bad news for diets.
A professor reflects upon the abnormal and the TV show 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' in terms of its danger and allure of 'monsters.'
Researchers have learned how suspense affects audiences by measuring brain activity while people watched clips from movies.
Find out how the parents of a boy with autism figured out that their son was using the world of Disney to navigate the world.
How do green screens work? The resulting images can look incredibly realistic -- so how do they make the magic happen? We'll tell you the secret.
A survey found that of American adults who stream television shows weekly, 61% binge watch TV regularly.
The talented TV and movie music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas spoke to us back in 2005, and explained her process.
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Johnny Depp has an unforgettable face - but the face of his stunt double is not nearly as memorable. How can we be so easily fooled?
Researchers studied five different ways to watch movies, and estimated the energy used and carbon dioxide emissions produced for each. Here are the results.
Word-of-mouth marketing is recognized as a powerful route from long-tail sales to blockbuster, whether one is talking about the latest gourmet ice cream flavor or a Hollywood romantic comedy. In the age of so...
Do you love fantasy stories? People experience fantasy elements in books and movies differently, explaining why some people enjoy it more than others.
After analyzing 25 years worth of data on movies, researchers have come up with one way to recognize Oscar bait - the most likely Academy Award winners.
Debuting in 1923, the Hollywood sign started out as 'the great Hollywoodland skysign' in the Hollywood Hills. Find out more about the sign's history here.
In the movie Up - a love story meets adventure meets voyage of self-discovery - Pixar proves there's no reason for them to ever settle for the status quo.