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Faran Tahir comes from a family of actors.  He was born in Los Angeles to Pakistani parents and studied theater at UCLA and Harvard.  He has appeared in “Star Trek” and “Iron Man” and on the television series “Warehouse 13.” […]

The best science fiction acts like a narrative Rorschach test, taking specific elements of our current condition, extrapolating into the future (usually dystopically), and allowing the audience to project our assumptions — and our fears — onto it.  “Elysium” is […]

Ryan Amon talked to me about the YouTube video that led to his first feature film score, in this week’s “Elysium,” directed by Neil Blomkamp (“District 9”) and starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster and how two notes create a […]