Steven Soderbergh made Raiders of the Lost Ark into a rad silent film

It's hard to say what my favorite thing about Steven Soderbergh's new remix of Raiders of Ark is. Is it the total lack of dialogue? Or maybe it's the vivid black-and-white rendering that makes you forget the film's supposed to be in color. Actually, honestly, it's the sick 8-bit soundtrack. That's it. » 9/23/14 10:07pm 9/23/14 10:07pm

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 Giant RC Ant Can Chomp George Lucas' Ballsack

As he gets ready to rape Indiana Jones » 10/21/08 4:00pm 10/21/08 4:00pm again with the fifth part of the series, George Lucas keeps milking the merchandise tits of the most famous archeologist by releasing all kinds of products. Fortunately, this Giant RC Ant is worth it, and probably one of the few good things to come out of that disaster of a…

Indy 4 Blu-Ray Comes With 5 Different Retail Packages, Still Hurts Me…

There's only one week left until the Blu-Ray release of the worst sequel ever » 10/09/08 12:30am 10/09/08 12:30am (at least in terms of how it took my childhood and ripped out its heart Kali Ma-style), Indiana Jones and The Goddamn X-Files, and retailers have decided to go with an equally frustrating promotion gimmick. Indy-enthusiasts will have to…