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Is Bugs Bunny a Rabbit or a Hare?
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Why Do 'Star Wars' Fans Complain So Much About 'Star Wars'?
5 Times Directors Were Replaced and the Movie Still Crushed It
10 Ways Our Moviegoing Experience Will Change
So Long George Romero and Thanks for the Zombies
VR Horror Movies: A New Way to Be Scared Out of Your Mind
Kanopy is looking to bring libraries and universities into the streaming age with access to its vast collection.
By Chris Opfer Sep 14, 2017
To some, 'Star Wars' is akin to a religion, and, like any religion, the debate over dogma and membership is fierce
By Bryan Young Aug 29, 2017
Why would a cinematic giant like 'Star Wars' go digital first with its newest stories?
By Bryan Young Aug 15, 2017
When Ron Howard took over the new "Star Wars" film, people wondered how often this type of switcheroo happens. Turns out it's a lot — and it doesn't always end badly.
By Bryan Young Aug 4, 2017
Famed director George Romero died over the weekend on July 16, 2017. He popularized the zombie genre with his cult classic "Night of the Living Dead."
By Jonathan Strickland Jul 17, 2017
It may seem like there are no secrets left, but we've uncovered some little-known facts about the Princess of Wales.
By Kathryn Whitbourne Jun 29, 2017
'Wonder Woman' is arguably the biggest female comic book star to hit the big screen. HowStuffWorks talked to women about why it's so important to them.
By Bryan Young Jun 2, 2017
A study confirmed what most of us know — that professional critics and your average moviegoer don't usually like the same films. But why?
By Dave Roos May 26, 2017
Yes, we're talking about Dwayne Johnson, the highest paid actor in the world.
By Kathryn Whitbourne May 2, 2017
Wolverine has been an X-Man since the 1970s, but every iteration of the character in live-action films has been played by Hugh Jackman. Here are some of his best moments.
By Bryan Young Mar 3, 2017
For starters, not everyone loved this movie when it first debuted.
By Kathryn Whitbourne Mar 2, 2017
In the world of Harry Potter, being a wizard in the United States is a lot different than being a wizard in England. Now who’s up for a game of quodpot?
By Bryan Young Dec 27, 2016
The black female mathematicians who worked at NASA during the Space Race were scientific savants who helped make some pretty amazing advances in aeronautics.
By Alia Hoyt Dec 23, 2016
Think "Rogue One" exists in a vacuum? If you pay attention, you'll see that it's full of nods to other parts of the "Star Wars" universe, both live-action and animated.
By Bryan Young Dec 22, 2016
You can walk into "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" with no prior knowledge of "Star Wars," but these movies, TV shows and novels will enhance your experience.
By Bryan Young Dec 19, 2016
Get the scoop on the new "Star Wars" movie, straight from the cast and crew.
By Bryan Young Dec 15, 2016
With the release of "Rogue One" we thought it was time to reacquaint you with a few awesome creatures from "Star Wars."
By Nathan Chandler
You could probably see "Rogue One" with no prior knowledge of "Star Wars" and be fulfilled, but checking out these things beforehand will kick the experience up a notch.
By Bryan Young Dec 9, 2016
It has to do with the celebrity's media popularity, and having a lot of charisma.
By Kate Kershner Dec 8, 2016
The terms 'rabbit' and 'hare' actually comprise more than 50 distinct species with significant physical differences. So what is this wascally cartoon character, weally?
By Laurie L. Dove Nov 30, 2016
He was the first American in space, the first golf-player on the moon — and oh yes, there was a little problem with peeing in his spacesuit.
By Kathryn Whitbourne Nov 18, 2016
As No-Majs, or muggles, we can't see the world's magical creatures. Luckily, they're everywhere in the new film set in the wizarding world of Harry Potter. We meet three.
By Bryan Young Nov 17, 2016
Feeling stressed? Shoot, paint some happy trees and learn more about the late PBS artist who's bigger than ever.
By Kathryn Whitbourne Oct 28, 2016
If you've seen "Alien," you know the monster that is the xenomorph. But what about that thing that attaches itself to human faces and deposits an embryo? What's that?
By Robert Lamb Oct 25, 2016
Trailers often give away more than audiences realize. We're here to show you the five biggest things you might have missed in the final trailer for "Rogue One."
By Bryan Young Oct 13, 2016
Illustrator Unearths a Forgotten 19th-century Albanian Alphabet
Flying, On-demand Taxis Are Taking Off
Lightning Deaths in the US Are Way, Way Down