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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.

Paper Animation Explains the Numbers Behind Superhero Movies

Stop-motion animation breaks down the data behind the current glut of Marvel- and DC-inspired films.

5 Things We Learned About the Future of 'Star Wars' at Star Wars Celebration

The final panel at Star Wars Celebration Europe was the gathering place for the minds shepherding the future of the "Star Wars" franchise.

7 Things We Learned About 'Rogue One' at Star Wars Celebration Europe

What can moviegoers expect from "Rogue One" in December? Here are seven things we know now.

Do Female Paparazzi Exist?

In a male-dominated field with a reputation for aggression and ruthless behavior, is there space for women to compete? Are there even any female paparazzi?

Euthanasia Roller Coaster — the Movie!

A Lithuanian artist conceptualized a roller coaster fast enough to kill people who wanted a novel way to commit suicide. Now there's a short film about it.

This Explanation Will Change How You View 'Jurassic Park'

This reading of the archetypes, allegories and subtext in Steven Spielberg's classic film gets at why its 2015 follow-up "Jurassic World" emotionally fell flat.

'Rogue One' Spoiler May Have Improved 'Rogue One'

"Rogue One" actor Mads Mikkelsen accidentally revealed info from the upcoming movie in a recent interview. Do spoilers like these really detract from fans' enjoyment?

What's Up With Captain America's Shield?

You'll want to be up to speed on Cap's amazing shield before you go see "Captain America: Civil War." We can help you with that.

Why Exactly Is May 4th a 'Star Wars' Holiday?

How did such a pun on "May the Force Be With You" turn into an international "Star Wars" holiday? We track the day’s evolution and tell you ways people are celebrating.

5 Cool Ideas for Transforming Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch

The King of Pop is dead, and his old stomping grounds are still for sale. If we had the hefty $100M asking price to spend, what would we do with Neverland Ranch?

Where Does 'Rogue One' Fit in the Star Wars Universe?

"Rogue One" might be the biggest gamble from Disney in their initial "Star Wars" slate. But where does it fit on the timeline?

Anyone Can Make Vladimir Putin Smile

Yep, real-time motion capture and re-enactment just got faster (and funnier).

1986 Was a Great Year for Movies. Really.

Zip back in time 30 years with us as we meet up with Jack Burton, Jareth, Ellen Ripley and all the other characters who made 1986 such a surprisingly good year for films.

How Spoilers Work

Is it possible — just maybe — that spoilers don't actually (spoiler!) spoil all the fun?

How BB-8 Got His Voice

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” introduced one of the most iconic new characters in the form of the rolling droid BB-8. But how did he learn to speak?

Are Big Winter Movies the New Summer Blockbusters?

The wintertime success of "The Force Awakens" prompted studios to shift the next Star Wars film to a holiday release. Will this happen more often?

How We Grieve Our Famous Dead

'Parasocial interaction' describes the real emotions people feel for celebrities. Are the grief and mourning process after a famous death just as real?

Who Were Oscar, Tony and Emmy? The Stories Behind Entertainment Award Names

Tony's a guy, right? Was Emmy even a real person? And surprise, the Beard Awards have nothing to do with facial hair. Learn the secrets behind awards' names.

In 'Star Wars' Entire Stars and Planets Get Destroyed — Is That Possible?

Starkiller Base in 'The Force Awakens' swallows stars and blows up entire planets like its Death Star predecessors. Could a man-made device ever actually do that?

10 Times ‘The Force Awakens’ Nods to the ‘Star Wars’ Prequels

Think “The Force Awakens” only references the original “Star Wars” trilogy? Think again. If you pay attention, you’ll see that it’s also full of prequel nods.


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