Sunday, November 19, 2017

National Geographic

Monday, Apr. 24, 2017

The unparalleled brilliance and puckish wit? Check. The trademark wild mop of hair? Check. The marital infidelity and free-wheeling sex?

Yes, check again for Albert Einstein, who in National Geographic's miniseries "Genius" comes across as a full-blooded, hot-blooded figure who lived by...

Friday, Mar. 24, 2017

Over the years Oscar-winning (A Beautiful Mind) director Ron Howard has been “disappointed by movie scripts” he’s read about Albert Einstein--perhaps in part because in a two-hour or so time frame they couldn’t capture or do proper justice to the full story of the iconic genius. Still,...

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality - in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park.

The 11-minute VR video, narrated by Obama, is one part paean to the wonders of...

Friday, Jul. 8, 2016

The topic of Hollywood awards diversity can be both dismaying and clinically dry: So many fine minority actors ignored, so many statistics proving the stubborn whiteness of the Oscars and other honors.

But Kalani Queypo chooses to be optimistic. The actor was glad to earn critical acclaim...