Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Kevin Kelly is a writer and pop culture junkie with a fixation on video games, movies, and board games. His writing has been seen at io9, Film School Rejects, Machinima, TechRadar, Wizard World, and The Austin Chronicle. He lives in Los Angeles and does not know how to surf. Follow him on Twitter @kevinkelly.

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Oscar Effects: Before Alfonso Cuarón could make ‘Gravity,’ he had to overcome it

Alfonso Cuarón's ‘Gravity’ required more than a few special effects, it required an entirely new way to look at special effects. We spoke with the team that made the effects, and learned how they overcame the challenges of recreating…
Gaming

The director of ‘Ender’s Game’ explains where the book ends and the film begins

We sat down and spoke with Gavin Hood, the writer and director of the film adaptation of ‘Ender’s Game' about the challenges of adapting a beloved book, and where the cuts began.
Gaming

‘Ender’s Game’ is satisfying Sci-Fi, as long as you haven’t read the book

Fans of the 'Ender's Game' novel are going to have a tough time accepting some of the changes the film makes to the book. Everyone else though is left with a thin, but passable sci-fi flick.
Gaming

‘Gravity’ was awesome, but was it realistic? We asked two astronauts to find out

In the 50+ years that humanity has been going into space, less that 600 people in total have actually left the Earth. We speak with two of them about Director Alfonso Cuarón’s film Gravity, and just how realistic it is.
Gaming

Kick Ass 2’s composer discusses building a better bad guy theme

Composer Matthew Margeson was given the responsibility for creating the sound for the new villain in Kick-Ass 2, which combines chugging guitars and an imperial march. Check out our interview with Margeson where he talks about creating…
Movies & TV

Interview: How Neill Blomkamp reimagined L.A. as a wheel in the sky in ‘Elysium’

Writer/director Neill Blomkamp talks to Digital Trends about his newest movie 'Elysium,' what went into creating the look and feel of this world, how he created boundaries in the story, designing future weaponry, and much more.