Top 10 tech tricks we're sick of seeing in movies
Oct 27, 2010, 13:03 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy Toeman)
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"Think how awesome it was the first time you saw a lightsaber in
action. Or how your mind was officially shredded when Neo mastered
the Matrix. Technology in movies is cool. When artfully filmed,
gadgets, gizmos, robots, and computers can captivate and amaze
"But for every thrilling example of cool-ass tech, Hollywood
seems to produce a tired, dated cliche. There's the obligatory
no-cell-phone-service scene in horror flicks. There are robots with
ATTITUDE in science fiction. There are impossible user interfaces
in action films. The list goes on and on.
"Here, then, are the Top 10 tech tricks that are officially
"10. Zoom in! (aka enhance!)
You know the scene I'm talking about..."