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How the Cannes Film Festival Works

In the city of Cannes, May is the 'month of the movie.' The Cannes Film Festival is the crossroads of international cinema and anybody can submit a film for consideration. But how many are chosen?

Is Godzilla a Dinosaur?

If the King of Monsters isn't a dinosaur, what in the world is he? We talked to some expert paleontologists to get their opinion.

'Avengers: Endgame' and the Science of the Marvel Universe

Scientist Sebastian Alvarado talks about his new book exploring the scientific underpinnings of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The Ultimate 'A Christmas Story' Quiz

Released in 1983, 'A Christmas Story' is the anti-Hallmark Card film about the holidays in America. How much do you remember about this classic comedy movie?

Quiz: Time to Get Dirty (Dancing, That Is)

The timeless cult classic 'Dirty Dancing' has captivated audiences for decades now, with no signs of slowing down. Don't be a baby in the corner. Take the quiz!

10 Mob Movies Inspired by True Events

The mob genre is one of the most popular of all film genres on the big screen. But not all are make-believe. Some of the best mob movies come straight out of real life, including the new 'White Boy Rick.'

'Crazy Rich Asians' Is a Win for Representation, but Not Without Flaws

The film tells a heartwarming love story through dynamic and successful Asian characters. So, it's the perfect film to kick off a renaissance in media portrayals of Asian people, right? Maybe not.

How Much Would You Pay for Han Solo's Jacket?

An Oscar-worthy movie memorabilia auction will be selling it — and other super-cool stuff — this September.

'Grease' Is the Word Quiz

The epic movie musical 'Grease' is now over 40 years old. Think you're hopelessly devoted to the iconic film? Test your knowledge to see if you're the one that we want.

Why Bugs Bunny Is Spectacular

He's one of the most iconic cartoon characters ever. But why?

Donald Glover Loves the Social Message in 'Solo'

Donald Glover is totally having a moment.

Casting Han Solo Was Harder Than Blowing Up the Death Star

Harrison Ford was never a sure thing for the role of Han Solo. It could have been Al Pacino. Or even Freddy Kruger (aka Robert Englund).

Why Soundtracks Love 'The Day of Wrath'

There's a musical name for dread and it is 'Dies Irae.' How did this 13th century Latin hymn become the go-to tune for conjuring up movie scares?

The Sex Scandals Bringing Down Hollywood

Harvey Weinstein was the first to fall from grace, but that set a #metoo hashtag in motion that has been unstoppable ever since.

Why 'Black Panther' Is Already Breaking the Box Office

'Black Panther' may be the first superhero blockbuster of the year, so what's the deal with all the hype? We'll tell you.

How the Oscars Work

Movie buffs around the world soon will be glued to their sets. Yes, it's almost Oscar time. Get the skinny on the rules of Academy voting and on the famous gold guy himself.

Oprah for President? Five Reasons It Could Happen in 2020

Oprah in 2020 might not be as far-fetched as it once seemed. Here are some reasons why she could be the first female president in the U.S.

'The Last Jedi' Leaves No Time to Mourn Han Solo

'The Last Jedi' picks up immediately after the shocking events of 'The Force Awakens,' which doesn't leave much time to mourn the loss of everyone's favorite smuggler.

8 Times 'The Last Jedi' Nods to the Classic 'Star Wars' Trilogy

Though 'The Last Jedi' is firmly rooted in the present of 'Star Wars,' it references a lot of elements from the original three films.

7 Times 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' References the Prequels

Think "The Last Jedi" only references the original "Star Wars" trilogy? Think again. If you pay attention, you'll see that it's also full of prequel nods.

The Cast of 'The Last Jedi' Remember Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher, who plays General Leia in 'The Last Jedi,' made an indelible mark on every one of her cast mates.

5 Things We Learned at the 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Press Conference

The international press conference for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" was a secretive affair, but we were on hand and boiled it down to the five most important points.

Why Would Luke Want to End the Jedi?

New "Star Wars" movies always bring about more questions. And the biggest question facing those who follow the mythology is why a Jedi Master like Luke Skywalker would want to end his order.

20 Years On, Oprah's Favorite Things Gift List Is Still Going Strong

Oprah's holiday gift list is 20 this year, and it's as popular as ever. Who doesn't want some $60 slippers or a $50 box of blueberries?

New Movie Crush Podcast Talks 'Tron,' and Why It's So Awesome

'Tron' was considered ahead of its time when it was released in 1982. And that's partly what comedian Janet Varney loves about it.


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