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“Theory of Everything:” Trailer for Movie about Stephen Hawking Now Available

by Nancy Atkinson August 6, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter Who says science and love (and science and the arts) don’t go together? A new movie set to premiere in November 2014 will feature the life story of physicist Stephen Hawking and focuses on his relationship with Jane Wilde, the art […]

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Finally, a Sci-Fi Movie Heavy on the Science: “Europa Report”

by Nancy Atkinson May 22, 2013

The producers of a new movie called “Europa Report” have released a new trailer about their film, which features a near-future mission to Jupiter’s moon, Europa, in search of extraterrestrial life. From the trailer, the film looks to be of extremely high quality, and it stars Sharlto Copley (District 9), with music score from composer […]

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Our Spoiler-Free Review of Star Trek: Into Darkness

by Elizabeth Howell May 16, 2013

If you’re a fan of the rebooted 2009 Star Trek film, we think you’ll love the second edition. You’ll find similar whip-cracking dialog, inside jokes and action-filled storyline in the sequel, Star Trek: Into Darkness, which opens in theaters in the United States and several other countries today. While the first movie introduced us to the characters, this […]

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Hang On! Trailer for “Gravity” Previews Spacewalk Disaster Film

by Nancy Atkinson May 10, 2013

Yikes! The trailer for an upcoming film “Gravity” is absolutely terrifying. This movie won’t hit theaters until October 4, 2013, so we can expect to see more trailers after this first ‘teaser.” We do know it is directed by Alfonso Cuarón and stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. But with an emergency spacewalk likely taking […]

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Helmets in Space Supercut

by Nancy Atkinson January 3, 2013

It was only a matter of time: An epic mashup of movies with people wearing helmets in space, edited by Keith Melton. “A tribute to all space helmets in cinema,” he says. Even the music he uses is a mashup (‘Ground Control to Eleanor Rigby’ by ‘Daft Beatles’) Here’s all the movies that are featured […]

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