Computer model aims to turn film scripts into animations

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a computer model that can translate text describing physical movements directly into simple computer-generated animations, a first step toward someday generating movies directly from scripts. Scientists have made tremendous leaps in getting computers to understand natural language, as well as in generating a […]

Surfbort and 'Kermode and Mayo's Film Review'

[ad_1] Surfbort – Friendship Music Christine FisherContributing Writer Surfbort is the music the world needs right now: screaming about anxiety attacks, plastic in the ocean and Trump’s tweets. There’s a chance you’ve heard of the four-person, Brooklyn-based group. They’ve been around since 2015, played SXSW a few times and have been called “one of New […]

John Carpenter Considers Directing Little Horror Film, Big Action Movie or TV Next

[ad_1] Legendary director John Carpenter hasn’t directed a movie in almost a decade, but the filmmaker is making it clear he is not officially retired. In a new interview with Collider, Carpenter says he’s still open to directing once again. Last year, Carpenter expressed similar thoughts, noting that he wouldn’t mind directing another movie again […]

How a Tale of at Risk Youth Became the Edgiest Teen Film of the 80s [Rewind]

[ad_1] Director Mark L. Lester is known for many things. Roller Boogie, Pterodactyl and Showdown in Little Tokyo are one side of this iconoclastic coin. The other side includes movies like Firestarter, Armed and Dangerous and the legendary Commando. Yes, for all that Mr. Lester has given the world of cinema, he helmed this Arnold […]