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4:42pm Friday 22nd March 2013
2:00pm Wednesday 29th August 2012
The human brain is capable of processing hundreds of billions of instructions every second, putting to shame many supercomputers. But like those supercomputers, the brain is susceptible to viruses and corruption. False memories can be planted — without malicious intent: an older family member recounts an anecdote from our formative years and without any evidence to the contrary, we ‘create’ an image in the mind’s eye to match their perception.
2:48pm Wednesday 22nd August 2012
12:57pm Wednesday 15th August 2012
Given that Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass decided to bid adieu to the massively successful Bourne franchise after The Bourne Ultimatum, the question on everyone’s lips was could the espionage series continue?
10:26am Thursday 9th August 2012
1:49pm Wednesday 1st August 2012
10:58am Thursday 26th July 2012
11:23am Thursday 19th July 2012
Parting is such sweet sorrow. Director Christopher Nolan completes his dark and brooding trilogy based on the DC Comics crime-fighter Batman in suitably grandiose fashion, delivering not only the longest film in the series but also the most brutal, violent and satisfying.
3:52pm Wednesday 11th July 2012
4:22pm Wednesday 27th June 2012
The good old days when E.T. simply wanted to phone home are long gone. Now, if aliens descend on Earth, they don’t want to sit contentedly in the basket of a child’s bicycle and soar serenely across a perfect moonlit sky. Otherworldly visitors want to annihilate and conquer, preferably via a series of expensive, special effects-laden set pieces that reduce landmarks to steaming piles of twisted metal.