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'The Underground Railroad,' the new series from Amazon Studios and director Barry Jenkins, attempts to upend viewers' notions of what it meant to be enslaved.

By William Nash

Played by Mandy Patinkin, the swordsman Inigo Montoya is one of the most beloved characters in 1987's "The Princess Bride." Here's a little quiz for his merry band of fans, young and old.

By Mark Mancini

This quiz is all about people who ate people for our morbid amusement in movies, shows, and songs. Hannibal Lecter, Sweeney Todd, Dr. Frank-N-Furter — the gang's all here. Now can someone pass the ribs?

By Mark Mancini

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They've become commonplace in Hollywood moviemaking, but green screens aren't just for big-budget films. They're popular with vloggers and YouTubers now, too.

By Mark Mancini

You may not know it, but you've probably heard it hundreds of times. It's the same scream of agony that's been used over and over in films since 1977.

By Nathan Chandler

Celebrities usually gush that "it's an honor just to be nominated" for an Oscar or a Grammy. But the folks on our list didn't see it that way.

By Dave Roos

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.

By Dave Roos

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

By Kathryn Whitbourne

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.

By Mark Mancini

"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 2021 movie with our quiz.

By Mark Mancini

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?

By Oisin Curran

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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.

By Nathan Chandler

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.

By Oisin Curran

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.

By Mark Mancini

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?

By Julia Layton

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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.

By Mark Mancini

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

By Robert Lamb

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?

By Nathan Chandler

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!

By Alia Hoyt

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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.

By Oisin Curran

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.

By Yves Jeffcoat

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

By Sarah Gleim

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.

By Alia Hoyt

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

By Bryan Young

Donald Glover is totally having a moment.

By Bryan Young