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5 Times Directors Were Replaced and the Movie Still Crushed It

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.

So Long George Romero and Thanks for the Zombies

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."

5 Things You Didn't Know About Princess Diana

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

Why Is the Movie 'Wonder Woman' So Important?

'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.

Why Don't Critics Like the Same Films as the Rest of Us?

A study confirmed what most of us know — that professional critics and your average moviegoer don't usually like the same films. But why?

5 Things You Didn't Know About The Rock

Yes, we're talking about Dwayne Johnson, the highest paid actor in the world.

5 Moments When Wolverine Really Kicked Butt On-screen

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.

5 Things You Didn't Know About 'The Sound of Music'

For starters, not everyone loved this movie when it first debuted.

Quodpot or Quidditch? Wizarding Worlds Aren't All the Same

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?

5 Cool Things the Women Who Inspired 'Hidden Figures' Accomplished

The black female mathematicians who worked at NASA during the Space Race were scientific savants who helped make some pretty amazing advances in aeronautics.

10 Surprising 'Rogue One' Connections to the 'Star Wars' Universe

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.

Other Pieces of Pop Culture That Will Expand How You See 'Rogue One'

You can walk into "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" with no prior knowledge of "Star Wars," but these movies, TV shows and novels will enhance your experience.

5 Awesome Behind-the-scenes Facts About 'Rogue One'

Get the scoop on the new "Star Wars" movie, straight from the cast and crew.

11 Wacky 'Star Wars' Creatures We Love

With the release of "Rogue One" we thought it was time to reacquaint you with a few awesome creatures from "Star Wars."

5 Movies and Stories to Get You Even More Psyched to See 'Rogue One'

You could probably see "Rogue One" with no prior knowledge of "Star Wars" and be fulfilled, but checking out these things beforehand will kick the experience up a notch.

Celebrity Copycats: What It Takes to Be a Star Impersonator

It has to do with the celebrity's media popularity, and having a lot of charisma.

Is Bugs Bunny a Rabbit or a Hare?

The terms 'rabbit' and 'hare' actually comprise more than 50 distinct species with significant physical differences. So what is this wascally cartoon character, weally?

5 Things You Didn't Know About Alan Shepard

He was the first American in space, the first golf-player on the moon — and oh yes, there was a little problem with peeing in his spacesuit.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Right Here

As No-Majs, or muggles, we can't see the world's magical creatures. Luckily, they're everywhere in the new film set in the wizarding world of Harry Potter. We meet three.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Bob Ross

Feeling stressed? Shoot, paint some happy trees and learn more about the late PBS artist who's bigger than ever.

Monster Science Figures Out What That Creepy 'Alien' Facehugger Is

If you've seen "Alien," you know the monster that is the xenomorph. But what about that thing that attaches itself to human faces and deposits an embryo? What's that?

5 Bits of Intel From the Final 'Rogue One' Trailer

Trailers often give away more than audiences realize. We're here to show you the five biggest things you might have missed in the final trailer for "Rogue One."

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?

'Back to the Future' Fan Fest Hits Iconic Parking Lot on Oct. 25

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.

Dolla Dolla Bills Y'all: The Real Business of Fake Movie Money

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.


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