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Colin Cantwell, Concept Artist Who Designed Iconic ‘Star Wars’ Spacecraft, Dies at 90

Colin Cantwell, the concept artist who designed iconic Star Wars spacecraft, including the X-wing Starfighter, TIE fighter and Death Star, died Saturday at his Colorado home, Sierra Dall, his longtime partner, told The Hollywood Reporter. He was 90. Cantwell’s film credits included special photographic effects for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), technical dialogue for Close Encounters of […]

‘Lawrence of Arabia’ Tops Cinematographers’ List of Milestone Films

'Lawrence of Arabia,' 'Blade Runner,' 'Apocalypse Now' have topped the ASC cinematographers' list of milestone films.

Japan’s NHK Launches World’s First 8K TV Channel

The world's first 8K channel was launched in December by Japan's public broadcaster NHK. The ultra-HD format features four times the resolution of 4K, weighing in with a hefty 33 million pixels, as well as 22.2 multi-channel sound.

Douglas Rain, Voice of HAL 9000 in ‘2001: A Space Odyssey,’ Dies at 90

Douglas Rain, the veteran Canadian stage actor who provided the soft and gentle voice of the rogue HAL computer for Stanley Kubrick's classic '2001: A Space Odyssey' and its sequel, has died. He was 90.

Christopher Nolan’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Restoration Books Imax Run

A 70mm unrestored version of the 1968 movie — a process overseen by filmmaker Christopher Nolan — will be shown in Imax theaters for the first time.

‘2001: A Space Odyssey’: Douglas Trumbull on Stanley Kubrick’s Search for “Ultimate Perfection”

As '2001: A Space Odyssey' is rereleased, VFX pioneer Douglas Trumbull reflects on working with Stanley Kubrick.

Cannes: Christopher Nolan Praises Stanley Kubrick for Refusing to Play by the Rules

The director, who is presenting an "unrestored" print of Stanley Kubrick's '2001' at the festival, calls for a truce in the film vs. digital war.

The Cast of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey,’ Then and Now

As the film turns 50, take a look back at the cast and filmmaker behind the sci-fi sensation.

Academy Purchases Space Shuttle From ‘2001’

The item was acquired at a Premiere Props auction Saturday.

Critic’s Notebook: The Case Against ‘Interstellar’

THR film critic Stephen Dalton argues that Christopher Nolan's new space epic isn't full of wonder — it's full of itself

‘Interstellar’s’ Christopher Nolan, Stars Gather to Reveal Secrets of the Year’s Most Mysterious Film

The director, along with stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain, open up about the leaking space suit that almost led to hypothermia, their thoughts on space travel and their doomsday prophecies

‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Gets First New Trailer in 40 Years

A new trailer unveiled ahead of film's special re-release as part of British Film Institute's sci-fi season