During World War II, thousands of Belgian, British, and French troops were surrounded by the German army in the Battle of France. For Christopher Nolan's Interstellar follow-up, he takes you back to 1940 to relive what's been called "a colossal military disaster" — the Dunkirk evacuation. The film will star Aneurin Barnard, James D'Arcy, Tom Hardy, and former One Direction member Harry Styles. Dunkirk is slated for release July 21, 2017.
25 years ago, one of the most prolific directorial careers in Hollywood history launched with a film called Reservoir Dogs. In the intervening years, a library's worth of criticism and thousands of hours of video essays have been produced about Quentin Tarantino's work — not to mention the huge influence his films have had on others. Nerdwriter looks back at Tarantino's first film, how it's aged, and how it compares to the director's later efforts.
After trading in Brendan Fraser for Tom Cruise, Universal is leading off their upcoming Monster series with a reboot of The Mummy. Cruise's Nick Morton becomes the mortal plaything for a 2,000-year-old Egyptian princess who's wreaking havoc on the world after she awakens from her tomb. The trailer gives a glimpse into the possible second film in the series with a shot of Russell Crowe as Dr. Henry Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Also starring Sofia Boutella and Annabelle Wallis, the film is slated for release June 9, 2018.
Synthesized in a lab, accidentally ingested, made illegal, and expanding the minds of people everywhere: LSD has had quite trip. Beyond mind control experiments and conspiracy theories, LSD is making a comeback in research for things like depression and anxiety. AsapScience looks at how new uses are being discovered and what the chemical does to your brain when you trip.