Articles (Movie)

Princess Andromeda’s Story: The Iconic Victory of Good over Evil
(Science and Art)

Hollywood produced twice the Greek myth of "Princess Andromeda", which every astronomer, amateur astronomer, or sky observer recalls while looking at the Andromeda Constellation.


New Year’s Priceless Gifts (3): A Year of Valuing Time
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

The past years put us face-to-face with the challenge of using our time wisely; this has been an excellent opportunity to make the most of it, but were we good keepers and users?


Warning from WALL-E!
(Science and Art)

A cautionary tale that takes place several hundred years in the future, “WALL‑E” reflects how, if misused, technology can ruin our life instead of improving it.


Cast Away
(Science and Art)

If you were stranded on a remote island, all alone, and could only take five things with you, what would they be?


Contagion (2011): When Fiction Becomes Reality
(Science and Art)

One sobering and undeniable example of a prognostication that became a reality is the plot of the pandemic-based blockbuster movie Contagion, released in 2011, in relation to the COVID19 pandemic, which hit the world in late 2019.


Godzilla between Fact and Fiction
(Science and Art)

Godzilla movies are one of the most famous and successful movies in the history of cinema; yet, fans wonder if the story could actually be true.

A Big Screen Reveal of Big Heroes: The Imitation Game
(Scientists and Inventors)

Many scientists exerted extensive efforts to benefit people by their research and inventions; yet, not many know their stories.

Interstellar: A Journey into Knowledge
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Although Interstellar is a science-fiction movie, it does not depart from reality entirely; it introduces people to Theoretical Physics.


A Cultural Dis-ease
(Science and Art)

Asmaa is a pioneering attempt to change people’s attitudes and help lift the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS.

The Science behind Scenography
(Science and Art)

We live within worlds of stories, and we use stories to shape these worlds. 

Stephen Hawking: A Legacy of Hope
(Scientists and Inventors)

A disease as grave as ALS could have broken any spirit; however, some people’s strength and determination are stronger than any disease; Stephen Hawking is one of those towering figures.

The Science Behind Up!
(Science and Art)

Look up in the sky! It is not a bird! It is not a plane! It is not even a superhero! It is a flying house!


Turning the Mind Inside Out
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

There are emotions we have all shared: joy, fear, anger, disgust, and sadness. Ever wonder where all those emotions really live?



The Fifth Element on the Big Screen
(Science and Art)

The mysterious powers and connotations of the elements inspired screen writers and directors to create a number of remarkable works, one of which is Luc Besson’s 1997 production “The Fifth Element”.


Language and Society
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

Most of us know the hilarious Egyptian play or the American musical, My Fair Lady; based on Shaw’s masterpiece, Pygmalion, which displays the connection between language and society.


Split
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

Mental illness is a rich source for movie plots; when your brain no longer follows your commands, could be a nightmare sprung to life!


The Croods
(Science and Art)

If you are bored and would like to take a journey with your kids into an amazing fantasy world, I would advise you to watch The Croods. 


Movie Review: A Beautiful Mind
(Science and Art)

Inspired by a true story about the extraordinary life of the Noble prize winner John Nash.


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