Monthly Archives: March 2020

  • From Turin to Atari. The Origin of Video Games

    What supposedly began as a curious experiment, video games have come a long way. Over the past half-century, we have seen the rise of all sorts of games. Ranging from detailed storylines, intense on-screen action, to multiplayer chaos, the graphics of our games today are on par with the CGI films from a decade ago. Moreover, the gaming industry brought in twenty-three billion dollars of revenue last year. But what are the origins of what we now call video games? To find the answers, we first need to travel back in time.

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  • 5 of the Most Expensive Hollywood Films Ever Made

    If there's one motto that Hollywood has learned to live by it's bigger is better. Film historians tend to credit Steven Spielberg's Jaws, released in the summer of 1975, and George Lucas's original 1977 smash, Star Wars, with ushering in the era of the big summer blockbuster. Since then these blockbusters have only gotten more epic and more expensive. Here, adjusted for inflation, are five Hollywood movies that really broke the bank.

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