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Fifteen geek movies to see before you die

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Geeks and movies go together quite nicely. I've been thinking about films that reflect tech and geek culture, and have pulled together a list of 15 movies that should probably be on any geek's must-see list.

Video: George Lucas' masterpiece in ASCII art

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CNET News.com's Nicole Girard shows you the command line to unlock a viewable ASCII version of the classic movie "Star Wars." So sit back, grab a tub of popcorn and enjoy the show.

Full-length open source movie ‘Boy Who Never Slept’ is released online

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Amateur filmmaker Solomon Rothman has released a full-length open source movie called 'Boy Who Never Slept.' The movie is unrated; it explores adult themes and contains graphic language and brief nudity.

Film directors responding to Internet feedback

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Long before the summer thriller Snakes on a Plane slithers into theaters in July, potentially venomous fans started rattling. Based in part on the Internet comments, director David R. Ellis re-shot scenes.

DVD Bonus Features Released for Elephants Dream

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Elephants Dream, an open movie made entirely out of open source technology, has released more content under the Creative Commons Licensing scheme.

Cars: A Love Affair from Route 66 to NASCAR

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I was invited to Pixar today to see a screening of their new movie “Cars”. America’s love affair with the automobile is a great backdrop for a story that will appeal to gearheads and animation fans alike.

78th Annual Academy Awards Winners

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The 78th Academy Awards is in the can and who were the big winners this year? Everybody's favorite "March of the Penguins" wins best documentary for the year, as if we had any doubts. It was all down hill from there. As not one of the most exciting years in film making, the Oscars reflected and even amplified one of the most mundane years in movie history.

Geeks weigh in on the best movies of 2005

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From the long-awaited birth of Darth Vader to the ultimately reviled (box office) Doom, 2005 produced both major achievements and serious let-downs when it came to the types of far-out movies that IT geeks seem to love.

US film institute picks Penguins

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The documentary film March of The Penguins has been branded a "moment of significance" by a US movie body. The American Film Institute (AFI) chose six events and trends from 2005 from the US movie and TV industries.

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