Jason Greene

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Here are the 14 Netflix original movies coming out in 2016 and what you need to know about them

Other films set for a 2016 release include the Brad Pitt-starring "War Machine" and Ricky Gervais' "Special Correspondents."<p>Netflix also just acquired the rights to two films from the Sundance Film Festival: "The Fundamentals of Caring" and "Tallulah."<p>Only three films have official release dates, …

Paul Reubens

This might just be the craziest theory about Rey in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' yet

Ok, stick with me people because this one gets a little (a lot) crazy. The theory, which is laid out in pretty terrible English, but with a decent production value, on 9gag.com believes that Rey is actually the reincarnated spirit of Anakin Skywalker. The evidence for this theory is tenuous at …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Dirty Grandpa and the return of Viagra Cinema

Michael Caine gets intimate with Miss Universe in Youth, Robert De Niro chases bikini-clad beauties in Dirty Grandpa. So is Viagra Cinema back? And will anyone dethrone its champion, Sean Connery?<p>Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel are soon to be seen in the new, drolly entitled film Youth, relaxing in …

Why a rumor about the discovery of something Einstein predicted 100 years ago is going viral

Right now, the rumor is just that. The scientists to which the rumor refers work at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and told Business Insider that there is no basis for such a claim, yet.<p>"We are still taking data, and we won't finish analyzing and reviewing results …

LIGO

This is what 5 of your favorite Pixar movies looked like in early sketches before they hit the big screen

This is especially true for Pixar, which continues to put out some of the most beloved animated films of all time.<p>But before they can go from a computer to the big screen, the movies must first be sketched out with pen and paper.<p>An exhibit at the Cooper Hewitt Museum in Manhattan called "Pixar: The …

Animation

Why J.J. Abrams is only directing one of the new 'Star Wars' movies — and regrets it

"The Force Awakens" director will serve as executive producer on the next movie, "Episode VIII," but is passing the director's torch to Rian Johnson ("Looper"), who also penned the script.<p>That script is to blame for Abrams' regret, Greg Grunberg, an actor and Abrams' lifelong friend, told the …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

How that infamous bear-attack scene in 'The Revenant' was made, and other secrets of the movie revealed

That's where legendary production designer Jack Fisk comes in. He's best known for the beautifully designed period settings in movies like "The Thin Red Line," " The New World," and "There Will Be Blood" over his three-decade career.<p>Here, Fisk reveals some of the secrets behind the making of "The …

Leonardo Dicaprio

Quentin Tarantino reveals his two favorite scenes he's ever written

Even when pressed for time, Quentin Tarantino can still give a good response to a meaningful question.<p>Toward the end of the San Diego Comic-Con panel for "The Hateful Eight" this past July, Tarantino was asked by one fan what his favorite thing was that he's ever written in a movie.<p>"That's actually …

Quentin Tarantino

The psychology of waiting in line to see Star Wars

You already know whether or not you're going to see <i>The Force Awakens</i> tonight. Ticket sales opened two months ago, and if you live anywhere even remotely populated, the opening show probably sold out two months ago as well. That time-tested fan tradition of camping outside of a movie theater for …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars reviews: What critics thought of the 1977 film when it was first released

People outside of Disney have finally seen <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens;</i> if you’re not holed up in a bunker keeping out all news and plot details …

Stanley Kubrick

'Star Wars:' Here's what the critics are saying about 'Force Awakens'

<i>Star Wars</i> fans everywhere breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday morning when the first reviews of <i>The Force Awakens</i> were revealed.<p>Spoiler alert: it's good.<p>With a near-perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes and critical takes ranging from generally positive to four-star raves, here's the early buzz on <i>Force</i> …

The unbelievable backstory of the 18-year-old classified ad that refuses to die

In 1997, John Silveira was asked to come up with fillers for unsold ad space in the magazine he was writing for. The clock was ticking, and he decided to just place two ads of his own. He needed to get the page filled up fast and get on with his day.<p>The first ad Silveira placed was a personal ad …

Colin Trevorrow

RANKED: The 12 best holiday movies ever made

Some of these movies, like the holidays themselves, are very warm. Others are darker than you might expect.<p>We've come up with a list of what to watch while you are spending the holidays with your family, from the classics to a few choice curveballs.<p>These are the 12 best holiday movies to catch up …

Hugh Grant

Carrie Fisher Puts An End To The Controversy Over Her ‘Star Wars’ Slave Bikini

Carrie Fisher has always been a lot of fun, especially when it comes to <i>Star Wars</i> (and her time growing up in a famous family). She’s always been honest and opinionated about her time in George Lucas’ science fiction play and doesn’t hold back on the snark. So it’s really no surprise she’s had an …

Science Fiction

The Gift: horror, but not as we know it

The trailer promises a bog standard brand of scare but Joel Edgerton’s The Gift is a far subtler beast<p>The 2009 release of Paranormal Activity had a colossal impact on the horror genre, in part because it reminded audiences that the industry had more to offer than the diminishing returns of the Saw …

The ingenious path George Lucas took to making billions off of 'Star Wars'

While Hollywood expected "Star Wars" to be a huge flop in 1977, it ended up, as we know, one of the most financially successful films of all time, and kicked off a franchise that can't be killed.<p>"The Force Awakens," the seventh film in the "Star Wars" saga, will be released on December 18, 2015. …

George Lucas

Mark Hamill lost about 50 pounds on a brutal diet to be Luke Skywalker in 'Star Wars' again

In a Rolling Stone story on the latest movie in the "Star Wars" saga (out December 18), Mark Hamill revealed that he trained for two years before shooting began on "The Force Awakens" to reprise his role as Luke Skywalker.<p>From the story:<p>Hamill, 64, sings a different tune than Fisher, 59. While …

Mark Hamill

Leonardo DiCaprio's new movie is a brilliantly gory revenge tale that could win him his first Oscar

It has gotten to a point where it's hard for any new movie in that setting to deliver anything that surprises the audience.<p>But then Alejandro González Iñárritu went and made "The Revenant," which proves there's still new ground to cover in the frontier movie, and that he's one of the best directors …

Domhnall Gleeson

The 10 most influential sci-fi movies of all time

Author Brian Clegg uses his new book, "Ten Billion Tomorrows," to show how a host of fictional topics has led to new discoveries in science and technology.<p>Here Clegg tells us about 10 movies in history that have influenced people to think about science beyond the classrooms and laboratories.

Science Fiction

J.K. Rowling just set the record straight on the most controversial character in the 'Harry Potter' series

After years of hating the Dark Arts professor and Slytherin advisor, fans had their minds blown when it was revealed by the conclusion of the books that Snape was actually working with headmaster Dumbledore the entire time and protecting Harry - all because he loved Harry's mother.<p>But does that …

Books

J.J. Abrams Spills More Details on Villains of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

"Star Wars" mania continues unabated, with Entertainment Weekly dropping even more details about "The Force Awakens" from their recent issue.<p>J.J. Abrams got very candid about the villains of the movie — Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), General Hux (Domhnall Gleeson), and Captain Phasma (Gwendoline …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Ron Haviv

'The Walking Dead' Adds Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Villain Negan

<i>WARNING: This post contains SPOILERS about "The Walking Dead" TV show and comics. Read on at your own risk.</i><p>"The Walking Dead" has officially cast one of the biggest villains from the show's source comics, with Jeffrey Dean Morgan joining the series as Negan.<p>According to The Hollywood Reporter, the …

Jeffrey Dean Morgan

These 7 Magical Creatures May Star in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'

After months of not knowing much (or really, anything) about "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," Entertainment Weekly busted open the floodgates this week with tons of scoop about the hotly-anticipated "Harry Potter" prequel. Now, the magazine has shared even more intel about the types of …

Film Industry

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

Here Are the Official 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Character Posters

"Star Wars" fans might not be getting another "Force Awakens" trailer, but here's a nice, chewy bone in the form of five character posters, which were revealed by the movie's official Twitter account.<p>Most of them are fairly identical, with a close-up of the character's face, right eye obscured by …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Is The Walking Dead Just Messing with Glenn Fans Now?

Keeping the fate of a beloved character on an intensely popular show a secret is a nearly impossible proposition in this day and age. Just ask <b>Kit Harington</b> and the <i>Game of Thrones</i> team. So, naturally, when <b>Steven Yeun’s</b> <i>The Walking Dead</i> character Glenn <i>seemed</i> to buy the farm last week, the Internet …

9 Unforgettable Moments From the 'Back to the Future' Trilogy

Unless you've been avoiding the Internet for the past few weeks, you know that "Back to the Future" mania is in full swing.<p>As of October 21, the entire trilogy now takes place entirely in our past. Somehow, we don't think that'll stop us from obsessively rewatching these movies until we grow as old …

Movies

The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

Cannabis

The True Stories Behind 10 Unforgettable Horror Movies

Whether you're a fright fanatic, a middle-of-the-row horror fan, or a "someone-dragged-me-here" who barely watches from between terrified, trembling fingers, you've probably noticed an interesting trend: a lot of recent horror movies are based on true stories. At least that's what the filmmakers …

Wes Craven