Posts Tagged By DERRIK J. LANG

Q&A: ‘Interstellar’ filmmaker Nolan on his robots

FILE--In this Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 file photo, actor Matthew McConaughey poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film "Interstellar," in central London. In the sci-fi extravaganza out Nov. 5, 2014, a particularly acerbic robot named TARS (portrayed by Bill Irwin) accompanies a team of astronauts led by McConaughey's pilot Cooper to find humankind a new home after an ecological disaster wrecks earth. "If anything, he's the one Cooper gets along with the most out of anyone up there," said McConaughey. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In his secrecy-shrouded sci-fi extravaganza “Interstellar,” filmmaker Christopher Nolan isn’t just taking audiences to outer space. He’s also sending a couple of robots along for the ride — and they’re just not on board to sweep the floors.

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A distant father-daughter duo in ‘Interstellar’

In this Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 file photo, honoree actor Matthew McConaughey, left, and actress Jessica Chastain arrive at the 28th annual American Cinematheque award ceremony honoring McConaughey at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif. While only a 7-year age difference separates McConaughey and Chastain in the real world, the theory of relativity finds them playing a disconnected father and daughter in the film "Interstellar," writer-director Christopher Nolan's space-time saga, scheduled for release Nov. 5, 2014, about a last-ditch effort to find humans a new home.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jessica Chastain doesn’t even feel comfortable saying her character’s name.

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Review: ‘Sunset Overdrive’ a fun, mindless romp

This photo provided by Microsoft shows a scene from the video game, "Sunset Overdrive."  (AP Photo/Microsoft)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Usually, dumb video games don’t know they’re dumb video games. That’s not the case with the ludicrously self-aware “Sunset Overdrive” (Microsoft, for the Xbox One, $59.99), a vibrant open-world action game set in a doomed metropolis that’s been overrun by mutants, robots and mercenaries after the release of a toxic energy drink.

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