Was 1984 The Best Year Ever For Summer Movies?

Have you noticed that a lot of really awesome things are celebrating their 30th anniversaries this year? The Macintosh computer, Tetris, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? 1984 was also a really good year for movies, but I'll go farther than that: This particular week in 1984 was probably the best week ever to see a movie… » 6/25/14 8:00pm 6/25/14 8:00pm

Decorate Your Temple of Doom With a Monkey Head Bowl Full of Fake Brains

Until Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull came along, The Temple of Doom was considered the least enjoyable of the Indiana Jones films—due in no small part to the dinner scene involving baby snakes, and chilled monkey brains served in their own skulls. A meal you can finally serve at home, or at least a… » 5/27/14 11:40am 5/27/14 11:40am

Every Making Of Indiana Jones Documentary: These Belong in a Museum

Everyone loves Indiana Jones. That's just science. But you've also probably seen all of them a hundred dozen times. You could go through and watch all of the Young Indiana Jones Chronicles on Netflix (actually, yeah, do that too). Or you could take a night and watch all of these wonderful documentaries about how the… » 9/14/12 8:00pm 9/14/12 8:00pm

Buy Luke's Original Lightsaber for $185,000, Gizmo Animatronic for…

This is it. The real McCoy: Luke Skywalker's one and only lightsaber, used in the original Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back. It can be yours for only $185,000. If you don't have $185,000 handy, you can get the real fedora hat or the bullwhip used by Indiana Jones in Temple of Doom for $61,000 each (reportedly,… » 11/25/08 8:40pm 11/25/08 8:40pm

Indiana Jones 4 Blu-Ray Details Released With Cool Extras, Movie Still…

The Blu-ray edition of the biggest letdown in movie history, also known as Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Whatever Crystal Something will be released on October 14, just in time not to buy it for this holiday season. The two-disc Blu-ray comes in the obligatory 1080p and comes loaded with extras that don't make… » 8/12/08 2:20pm 8/12/08 2:20pm

Review: New Indy's Most Deadly Trap Is the Movie Itself

Yesterday I saw Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Like a kid, I went to the movie theater ready for all the popcorn cinema fun I could get—the crazy chases, the fights, bugs, snakes, temples, tombs, skeletons and all the deadly machines and ancient gadgets that they could throw at me. In fact, I've… » 5/23/08 4:30pm 5/23/08 4:30pm