Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade summed up in a ridiculous 60 seconds

I always enjoy these stupid simple and zany animation summaries of movies by 1A4STUDIO that take film classics and squeeze all the important scenes in goofy squealing glee. Here's the newest: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. It's like one awesome chase scene. » 10/21/14 12:35am 10/21/14 12:35am

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

An Architect's Guide to Famous Villain's Lairs

Say what you want about villains, they have spectacular architecture. But they're also a nightmare to create — which is why we don't have more undersea bases or faces carved into mountains in real life. Here are the weirdest design specs of some of the most famous villain lairs. » 9/10/14 3:40pm 9/10/14 3:40pm

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

Indy in IMAX: Raiders Returns To Theaters Tonight

Starting this evening, Raiders of the Lost Ark returns to theaters for a brief week long engagement. But not just any theater. Doctor Jones is hitting the biggest screen possible—IMAX—as part of the promotion for the upcoming Indiana Jones trilogy release on Blu-ray. » 9/07/12 7:20pm 9/07/12 7:20pm

Watch This Awesome Version of the Indiana Jones' Theme Sung By Only One…

With all the bad news today, I needed something to make me smile. Nick McKaig, famous for making vocal versions of The Simpsons and Star Wars came to the rescue with this fun and surprisingly perfect version of Indiana Jones' main theme. [Thanks Nick!] » 7/20/12 1:20pm 7/20/12 1:20pm

The Ark of the Covenant Cake is Face-Meltingly Awesome

The Groom's cake may be a bit of a consolation prize for otherwise being ignored on the big day but that doesn't men you shouldn't milk it for all its pastry goodness. Like this guy, who got himself the Ark of the Covenant in cake. » 4/24/12 11:00pm 4/24/12 11:00pm

It Turns Out You Probably Can't Survive An Atomic Bomb Blast Inside a…

Of everything that was wrong with Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull—and there's lots—the atomic bomb scene draws the most ire and criticism from fans. And surprisingly, it turns out it's not even plausible. What?! » 2/25/12 8:00pm 2/25/12 8:00pm

This Indiana Jones Ring Is Worth Way More Than Any Golden Idol

How do you propose to the ultimate Indy fan? Not with snakes or crystal skulls, that's for sure. You pop the question with the snap of a whip. Or at least a whip ring. » 1/24/12 11:20pm 1/24/12 11:20pm

Confessions of a Hollywood Stuntman

Stuntman Vic Armstrong spent a career taking blows in some of Hollywood's most iconic roles. In this exclusive excerpt from his new book, he describes what it was like to actually, physically, be Indiana Jones. » 5/13/11 11:32am 5/13/11 11:32am

Stunt man Gallery

As Hollywood's premiere stunt man, Vic Armstrong spent decades filling the shoes of iconic roles such as Indiana Jones and James Bond. These photos-donated to Maxim from Armstrong's personal stash-give a glimpse into the life of a stunt man, and its unique mix of rough-and-ready grunt work, and glitzy Hollywood… » 5/13/11 10:59am 5/13/11 10:59am

Hollywood's Racism Exposed ... by Lego

While discussing the art for last week's OKCupid post on the preferences of different races, guest artist, Chris "Powerpig" McVeigh dropped an astonishing fact: "Almost all non-white faces in Lego are scowling." Easy now: It's not Lego's fault. » 9/14/10 11:20am 9/14/10 11:20am

Microsoft Demos Game Across Windows Phone 7, Xbox 360, and Windows 7

Whoa. During the keynote presentation at TechEd Middle East in Dubai, Microsoft's Eric Rudder played the same Indiana Jones-ish game on a Windows computer, a Windows Phone 7 phone, and an Xbox 360. Gaming is about to get real ubiquitous. » 3/06/10 2:13pm 3/06/10 2:13pm

Gifts For Pets Owned By Geeks Who Treat Them Like Spoiled Children

In all honesty, this entire list is a "do not buy" for normal people, but I love my dogs beyond reason. So, here are some unreasonable gifts for them, your pets and your pet loving geek friends. » 11/24/09 3:20pm 11/24/09 3:20pm

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 movie…

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…