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Is Bugs Bunny a Rabbit or a Hare?
Streaming Thousands of Free Movies Is Totally Legal With a Library Card
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
What could be better for a scream junkie than being fully immersed in a movie featuring a guy in a hockey mask with a big old knife — who is right behind you?
By John Donovan Oct 10, 2016
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the classic '80s time-travel movie, a free festival takes place this month in the same mall parking lot where a pivotal scene filmed.
By Chris Opfer Oct 4, 2016
Companies that make prop money for movies and videos have to walk a fine line between making cash that looks realistic, but not crossing into counterfeit.
By Dave Roos Aug 25, 2016
Stop-motion animation breaks down the data behind the current glut of Marvel- and DC-inspired films.
By Christopher Hassiotis Aug 5, 2016
The final panel at Star Wars Celebration Europe was the gathering place for the minds shepherding the future of the "Star Wars" franchise.
By Bryan Young Jul 18, 2016
What can moviegoers expect from "Rogue One" in December? Here are seven things we know now.
By Bryan Young Jul 15, 2016
In a male-dominated field with a reputation for aggression and ruthless behavior, is there space for women to compete? Are there even any female paparazzi?
By Chris Opfer Jul 11, 2016
A Lithuanian artist conceptualized a roller coaster fast enough to kill people who wanted a novel way to commit suicide. Now there's a short film about it.
By Dave Roos May 23, 2016
This reading of the archetypes, allegories and subtext in Steven Spielberg's classic film gets at why its 2015 follow-up "Jurassic World" emotionally fell flat.
By Christopher Hassiotis May 12, 2016
"Rogue One" actor Mads Mikkelsen accidentally revealed info from the upcoming movie in a recent interview. Do spoilers like these really detract from fans' enjoyment?
By Julia Layton May 11, 2016
You'll want to be up to speed on Cap's amazing shield before you go see "Captain America: Civil War." We can help you with that.
By Christian Sager May 6, 2016
How did such a pun on "May the Force Be With You" turn into an international "Star Wars" holiday? We track the day’s evolution and tell you ways people are celebrating.
By Bryan Young May 4, 2016
The King of Pop is dead, and his old stomping grounds are still for sale. If we had the hefty $100M asking price to spend, what would we do with Neverland Ranch?
By Chris Opfer Apr 12, 2016
"Rogue One" might be the biggest gamble from Disney in their initial "Star Wars" slate. But where does it fit on the timeline?
By Bryan Young Apr 8, 2016
Yep, real-time motion capture and re-enactment just got faster (and funnier).
By Julia Layton Apr 5, 2016
Zip back in time 30 years with us as we meet up with Jack Burton, Jareth, Ellen Ripley and all the other characters who made 1986 such a surprisingly good year for films.
By Bryan Young Feb 28, 2016
Is it possible — just maybe — that spoilers don't actually (spoiler!) spoil all the fun?
By Oisin Curran
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” introduced one of the most iconic new characters in the form of the rolling droid BB-8. But how did he learn to speak?
By Bryan Young Feb 1, 2016
The wintertime success of "The Force Awakens" prompted studios to shift the next Star Wars film to a holiday release. Will this happen more often?
By Chris Opfer Jan 29, 2016
'Parasocial interaction' describes the real emotions people feel for celebrities. Are the grief and mourning process after a famous death just as real?
By Christian Sager Jan 15, 2016
Tony's a guy, right? Was Emmy even a real person? And surprise, the Beard Awards have nothing to do with facial hair. Learn the secrets behind awards' names.
By Laurie L. Dove Jan 14, 2016
Starkiller Base in 'The Force Awakens' swallows stars and blows up entire planets like its Death Star predecessors. Could a man-made device ever actually do that?
By Patrick J. Kiger Jan 7, 2016
Think “The Force Awakens” only references the original “Star Wars” trilogy? Think again. If you pay attention, you’ll see that it’s also full of prequel nods.
By Bryan Young Dec 29, 2015
The "Star Wars" universe is loaded with background characters, but few work harder than the droids. So many of these mechanical marvels toil thanklessly in the background, while the likes of C-3PO, R2-D2 and BB-8 get all the glory.
By Nathan Chandler
Well, yeah, who doesn't?
By Jonathan Strickland Dec 15, 2015
Lightning Deaths in the US Are Way, Way Down
Party Trick Breakdown: Why Do Balloons Stick to Hair?
Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse