M Night Shyamalan: ‘A new generation is discovering my movies. Don’t talk about the endings!’

Rupert Grint has become a muse of sorts for you. What do you think he brings to his roles that other actors don’t? MayfieldblueI’m always looking for a buoyant actor: someone who naturally entertains, who’s very colourful and beautiful to watch and has as many muscles in humour as in drama and poignancy. That’s rare. … Read more

A possible game changer for next generation microelectronics

Journal Reference: Arthur R. C. McCray, Yue Li, Rabindra Basnet, Krishna Pandey, Jin Hu, Daniel P. Phelan, Xuedan Ma, Amanda K. Petford-Long, Charudatta Phatak. Thermal Hysteresis and Ordering Behavior of Magnetic Skyrmion Lattices. Nano Letters, 2022; 22 (19): 7804 DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.2c02275 Magnets generate invisible fields that attract certain materials. A common example is fridge magnets. … Read more

Seeing clearly into a new realm — researchers prototype a new generation of quantum microscopy

Journal Reference: A. J. Healey, S. C. Scholten, T. Yang, J. A. Scott, G. J. Abrahams, I. O. Robertson, X. F. Hou, Y. F. Guo, S. Rahman, Y. Lu, M. Kianinia, I. Aharonovich, J.-P. Tetienne. Quantum microscopy with van der Waals heterostructures. Nature Physics, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41567-022-01815-5 With the advance of quantum technologies, new microscopy … Read more

Thessaloniki Film Festival Showcases Greek Cinema as New Generation Blossoms

Thessaloniki Film Festival Showcases Greek Cinema as New Generation Blossoms

When audiences return for the 63rd edition of the Thessaloniki Intl. Film Festival, which runs Nov. 3-13, many hoping to discover the new wave of up-and-coming local talent might be searching for the next “Magnetic Fields,” the feature debut of graphic artist-turned-director Yorgos Goussis. After riding the success of its 2021 Thessaloniki premiere to sweep … Read more

High-fat diets trigger inflammatory immune cell generation in bone

Journal Reference: Parastoo Boroumand, David C Prescott, Tapas Mukherjee, Philip J Bilan, Michael Wong, Jeff Shen, Ivan Tattoli, Yuhuan Zhou, Angela Li, Tharini Sivasubramaniyam, Nan Shi, Lucie Y Zhu, Zhi Liu, Clinton Robbins, Dana J Philpott, Stephen E Girardin, Amira Klip. Bone marrow adipocytes drive the development of tissue invasive Ly6Chigh monocytes during obesity. eLife, … Read more

Your Weekly Roundup of New Movies: “The Story of Film: A New Generation” Is the Latest Chapter in a 120-Year Dream

Your Weekly Roundup of New Movies The Story of Film

THE STORY OF FILM: A NEW GENERATION **** In 2011, documentarian Mark Cousins set out to elucidate a little thing called film history. The Story of Film: An Odyssey lasted 15 hours, ran on Turner Classic Movies and cemented former BBC host Cousins as a recognizable film appreciator. Now, the tastefully soft-spoken cineaste is back … Read more

‘The Story of Film: A New Generation’ premieres and ‘Apocalypse Now: Final Cut’ scorches in 4K – Cambridge Day

The Story of Film A New Generation premieres and ‘Apocalypse

Film Ahead is a weekly column highlighting special events and repertory programming for the discerning Camberville filmgoer. It also includes capsule reviews of films that are not feature reviewed.  Local focus The Brattle Theater rolls forth with special presentations this week. In mid-run are a restored version of Věra Chytilová’s “Daisies” (1966) and the area … Read more

Long-hypothesized ‘subsequent generation wonder materials’ created

Journal Reference: Yiming Hu, Chenyu Wu, Qingyan Pan, Yinghua Jin, Rui Lyu, Vikina Martinez, Shaofeng Huang, Jingyi Wu, Lacey J. Wayment, Noel A. Clark, Markus B. Raschke, Yingjie Zhao, Wei Zhang. Synthesis of γ-graphyne using dynamic covalent chemistry. Nature Synthesis, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s44160-022-00068-7 Graphyne has long been of interest to scientists because of its similarities … Read more

Lead by a New Generation of Filmmakers, Spain Gets Back on the International Radar

Lead by a New Generation of Filmmakers Spain Gets Back

In February, Carla Simon’s “Alcarràs” walked off with Spain’s first Berlin Golden Bear in nearly 40 years as Spain notched up its biggest main competition presence at the Berlinale since 1997. This May, Spain has four movies selected for Cannes – Albert Serra’s Competition entry “Pacifiction”; Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s “The Beasts,” in Premiere; Elena López Riera’s Directors’ Fortnight bow “The Water”; … Read more

‘Take Me to the River: New Orleans’ Review: Crescent City’s Music Veterans Meet the Funky Next Generation in a Spirited Doc

Take Me to the River New Orleans Review Crescent Citys

The last time there were as many trombones in a movie as there are in “Take Me to the River: New Orleans,” Harold Hill was probably leading a parade. The ongoing vitalization of the Crescent City’s music culture really is like something out of a horn salesman’s fever dream, with younger generations readily taking up … Read more