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Is Bugs Bunny a Rabbit or a Hare?
7 Times Misleading Movie Trailers Didn't Align with the Film
'The Last Jedi' Leaves No Time to Mourn Han Solo
5 Times Directors Were Replaced and the Movie Still Crushed It
10 Ways Our Moviegoing Experience Will Change
Oprah for President? Five Reasons It Could Happen in 2020
VR Horror Movies: A New Way to Be Scared Out of Your Mind
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.
By Kathryn Whitbourne Jan 8, 2018
'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.
By Bryan Young Dec 18, 2017
Though 'The Last Jedi' is firmly rooted in the present of 'Star Wars,' it references a lot of elements from the original three films.
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.
By Bryan Young Dec 14, 2017
Carrie Fisher, who plays General Leia in 'The Last Jedi,' made an indelible mark on every one of her cast mates.
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.
By Bryan Young Dec 5, 2017
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.
By Bryan Young Nov 28, 2017
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?
By Melanie Radzicki McManus Nov 8, 2017
'Tron' was considered ahead of its time when it was released in 1982. And that's partly what comedian Janet Varney loves about it.
By Melanie Radzicki McManus Nov 3, 2017
What happens when movie marketers try to get audiences into the cinema by misrepresenting the film they're trying to sell?
By Chris Opfer Oct 18, 2017
We think we know what gets censored out of movies shown on airplanes – like language and plane crashes. But the rise of streaming has changed the rules and added some cultural dimensions.
By Dave Roos Oct 6, 2017
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
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Biomedical Big Brother in Your Belly?
DNA Database Helps Nab Rhinoceros Poachers