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7 Reasons Bruce Lee Continues to Kick Butt

He died mysteriously just before the release of the film that would make him a household name. But there's a whole lot more to Bruce Lee than just an unusual death and kung fu magic.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Princess Diana

It may seem like there are no secrets left about the Princess of Wales, but we've uncovered some little-known facts.

Science vs. '90s Disaster Movies, a Deeply Geeky Pop Culture Quiz

Ah, the '90s. We're still watching this glorious decade's campy disaster flicks for the action scenes and nostalgia value. But accuracy was never their forte. Just for kicks, let's look at the science of "Twister," "Volcano" and more.

Take Our Spicy 'Dune' Quiz

"The spice must flow." Set in the far-flung future on a desert planet called Arrakis, Frank Herbert's "Dune" explores hero worship, environmentalism and other heavy topics. Test your knowledge of the 1965 novel and 2020 movie with our quiz.

Cersei Lannister, Killmonger and 4 Other Antagonists We Love To Hate

Antagonists. We need them to provide balance to the protagonists of our stories and myths. Because, really, what kind of world would it be if we all just got along?

Death Toll: The Movie Body Count Quiz

Hollywood films thrive on life-changing scenes, and there's nothing more life-altering than, well, death. It won't shock you that some of the highest onscreen body counts are credited to war movies. But you might be surprised by some of the kill-frenzied facts in this quiz.

Honey Ryder, Octopussy and 23 Other Iconic Bond Girls

In honor of the 25th 007 film, "No Time to Die," we're celebrating these 25 Bond Girls, whose looks all but gave them a license to kill.

I AM GROOT! The Marvel Cinematic Universe Quiz

Although many studios have done crossovers between favorite franchises, no one has pushed it as much as Marvel, with 23 films and counting. See how much you know about the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with our quiz.

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.

'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?

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.