Jeremy Berlin

The Story Behind “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

Pop Omnivore spoke with director Benh Zeitlin and co-producer Michael Gottwald about the myths and movie magic in their new award-winning film, Beasts of the Southern Wild. How did you choose aurochs—an extinct but real animal—to be the ...

Would Real Wolves Act Like the Wolves of ‘The Grey’?

The nominal star of The Grey, America’s top-grossing film, is Liam Neeson. The real stars are the hungry wolves that pursue him and his fellow plane-crash survivors through Alaska’s pristine wilderness. The CGI-enhanced wolves are big, smart, and ...

Looking Back: Steve Jobs in National Geographic

Apple co-founder and computer-age visionary Steve Jobs died this week after a long bout with cancer. It’s no overstatement to say that the 56-year-old Californian transformed how we live, from the way we communicate to the way we share ...