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Cats Is the Ultimate Cinematic Test

In 2014, director Steven Soderbergh came up with an acid test for visual storytelling. Soderbergh stripped the film Raiders of the Lost Ark of color and replaced dialogue with an ambient soundtrack including Trent Reznor; as a result, Soderbergh’s Raiders reveals Steven Spielberg’s masterful utilization of every…Read more...
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New ‘Indiana Jones’ Trilogy Poster Set Gives the Franchise’s MacGuffins the Spotlight

There are so many Indiana Jones posters out there that it can be hard to find a fresh angle to celebrate the beloved adventure movies. But artist Lyndon Willoughby has created a fantastic Indiana Jones trilogy poster set that puts the focus on three of the iconic “MacGuffins” (you know, the artifacts Indy is looking for) from the original trilogy. Plus, he also figured out a way to include a memorable shot from each of the movies. See all of the Lyndon Willoughby Indiana Jones trilogy posters b...
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Raiders of the Lost Ark’s Horror Elements Are What Make It Legendary

Raiders of the Lost Ark is my favorite film. Like, to the degree that if I were marooned on a desert island and given the option between water and Steven Spielberg’s classic 1981 action blockbuster, I’d go with the latter. The film released before I was born, and I didn’t really discover it until later in my life when my tastes evolved from Beethoven’s 2nd to Die Hard, but since my “discovery” of famed archeologist Indiana Jones, life has always carried a lot more depth and meaning … okay, not ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Raiders, Action, Ford, Beethoven, Harrison Ford, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Indiana Jones, Spielberg, John Williams, Steven Spielberg, Marcus, Marion, Tanis, Indy


‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ at 40: Karen Allen on Having Snakes Dumped on Her and How Tom Selleck Almost Got Harrison Ford’s Role

On June 12, 1981, “Raiders of the Lost Ark” immersed viewers in the intrepid undertakings of Indiana Jones — a lionhearted archaeologist who set out to find the mystifying Ark of the Covenant. Harrison Ford portrayed the titular adventurer, while Karen Allen played the high-spirited and resilient Marion Ravenwood. Before being cast in Steven Spielberg’s […]
Tags: News, Harrison Ford, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Indiana Jones, Steven Spielberg, Karen Allen, Marion Ravenwood, Tom Selleck Almost Got Harrison Ford


Karen Allen recounts filming 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'

Karen Allen's Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark was amazing. Hollywood Reporter interviewed her for the 40th anniversary of the epic film. THR: Weeks after her first meeting with Spielberg, the actress was on her way to Los Angeles for screen tests opposite several actors she knew, including friend John Shea and her Animal House castmate, Tim Matheson. — Read the rest
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Karen Allen recalls filming 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'

Karen Allen's Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark was amazing. Hollywood Reporter interviewed her for the 40th anniversary of the epic film. THR: Weeks after her first meeting with Spielberg, the actress was on her way to Los Angeles for screen tests opposite several actors she knew, including friend John Shea and her Animal House castmate, Tim Matheson. — Read the rest
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Indiana Jones' 21 Most Endearing Moments in Raiders of the Lost Ark

The hat. The whip. The ability to take a punch. It was 40 years ago this week that audiences fell in love with Indiana Jones’ best attributes in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Released June 12, 1981, this brainchild of Steven Spielberg and George Lucas (with plenty of Lawrence Kasdan, Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Harrison Ford, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Indiana Jones, George Lucas, John Williams, Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Lawrence Kasdan, Karen Allen, Indy, Frank Marshall, Belloq, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture


He-Man's New Animated Series Looked to Marvel for Inspiration

When a filmmaker like Kevin Smith gets ahold of a popular franchise, it’s natural to be curious what he’ll do with it. That goes double for something like his new He-Man show at Netflix, because the streamer so successfully reimagined She-Ra and the Princesses of Power not too long ago. Recently, io9 spoke with Smith,…Read more...
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If You Didn't Watch These Indiana Jones 4K Ultra HD Trailers You Chose... Poorly

Okay, admittedly, unlike the Holy Grail, watching these Indiana Jones movie trailers celebrating the franchise’s long-awaited jump into 4K ultra high-definition is not going to grant you eternal life, but boy howdy do they look good.Read more...
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Why You Should Rewatch Your Favorite Movies in Black and White

Cinema snobs the world over scoffed when polarizing director Zack Snyder announced that his indulgent superhero opus Zack Snyder’s Justice League would be re-rereleased in a desaturated black and white version he’d dubbed Zack Snyder’s Justice League: Justice Is Gray. I was among them, but mostly because Snyder’s…Read more...
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The Major Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Anniversaries of Spring 2021

Let’s face it. We’re all old. Even if that’s not technically true, there’s always something a person can say or do to make you feel that way. One of those is when we realize a movie we feel an affinity for is way older than we remember it being. The best course of action? Use the fact that your favorite movie is about…Read more...
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Updates From George R.R. Martin's Wild Cards, Mortal Kombat, and More

New Line has set its sights on Chad Stahelski’s new supernatural action movie. The cast of Godzilla vs. Kong picks sides. Netflix’s new vampire series finds its stars. Plus, what’s to come on Superman & Lois, and look at Fear the Walking Dead’s return. Spoilers, away!Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Amc, Superman, Netflix, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Godzilla, Emma Roberts, George Rr Martin, Chloe Grace Moretz, Jones, Kong, George R R Martin, Juliette, Zilla, Chad Stahelski


The Best Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Films on Paramount+

Another day, another streaming service. Yesterday marked the debut of Paramount+, the new name of the service formerly called CBS All Access. With it came a lot of new content to consume. io9 has some suggestions so you don’t have to endlessly scroll.Read more...
Tags: Science, Salma Hayek, Julianne Moore, Films, Generations, Syfy, It, Tom Hanks, David Cronenberg, Oscar, Nintendo, Katie Holmes, Ricky Gervais, Cbs, Seth Rogen, Sam Mendes


Raiders of the Lost Ark

I figured I’d be taking a longer break after finishing my 1990 movie marathon, but I’ve been itching to get going on 1981, and this Saturday morning, Raiders of the Lost Ark felt like a perfect way to start it. I think I can say that this is probably my favorite film of all time, or at least my favorite action/adventure film. Every single time I watch it I still enjoy it immensely, and I can barely find any faults in it. I also just love this setting so damn much, and that’s why I’m pretty...
Tags: Travel, Film, Nazis, Harrison Ford, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Indiana Jones, 1981, Debaser, Movie Marathon, Ford Indy


Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Cat

Indiana Jones defied seven deadly traps to reach this treasure! But afterward, a giant ball of yarn chased him back out of the temple. Yeah, it's short and it's corny, but this little movie scene will make you smile. This is the latest from OwlKitty, the cat who manages to crash every movie ever made. — Read the rest
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Cool Stuff: Ben Harman’s ‘Indiana Jones’ Trilogy Print Set Explores the Tombs and Temples

Having kept up with the pop culture art scene for a long time, we’ve seen countless artwork paying tribute to the Indiana Jones franchise. So when a new set honoring the entire adventure trilogy comes along, it has to be something really special to convince us to grab our wallets. Artist Ben Harman, who is best known for creating some stunning Disney-inspired artwork, set his sights on the entire Indiana Jones trilogy by creating a set of prints featuring iconic locations, and they’re absolute ...
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The Best TV Shows and Movies Leaving Netflix in December 2020

You better watch out.  You better not cry. You better not pout. I’m telling you why: Netflix is removing some movies in December. So it goes. But November isn’t over just yet, so if you act now, you can still watch the films mentioned below!  Here are the best movies leaving Netflix in December 2020. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, AKA the best Spider-Man movie, proved that our current glut of superhero films need not stick so rigidly to a standard fo...
Tags: Movies, Boston, Berlin, Ben Affleck, Netflix, John Malkovich, Brian Cox, Harrison Ford, Indiana Jones, Jackie, Steven Spielberg, Emile Hirsch, The Autopsy of Jane Doe, Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Hall, Dunkin Donuts


The Morning Watch: The Angry Young Man Trope in Movies, An Archaeologist Reviews Treasure Scenes & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, a video essay explores the angry young man trope seen in movies like the new Star Wars trilogy, Black Panther, American History X, A Clockwork Orange and more. Plus, an archaeologist reviews scenes about tre...
Tags: Movies, Titanic, Tomb raider, New York University, Stargate, Joker, Sahara, National Treasure, Croft, Lara Croft, Clockwork Orange, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, The Mummy, Raiders-of-the-Lost-Ark


You Can Buy the Staff of Ra Headpiece from ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ for a Measly $100,000

Armies have died for, and archeologists have fought over, the Staff of Ra, the mythical ancient Egyptian artifact that is at the center of Indiana Jones’ troubles in the 1981 Steven Spielberg classic Raiders of the Lost Ark. And now, for a mere $100,000, you can own the Staff of Ra headpiece and save yourself the trouble of battling Nazis and what have you. Prop Store is putting the real headpiece from Raiders of the Lost Ark up for auction this August, among 850 other rare items from beloved f...
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‘Indiana Jones’ Trilogy Honest Trailer: The Adventures of a Terrible Professor and Archaeologist

The adventures of Indiana Jones make up a near-perfect trilogy where the biggest problem is that they didn’t just come to an end. Instead, we got the disaster that is Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, which is why we’re getting an Honest Trailer of just the original Indiana Jones trilogy. Though you may not have realized it after repeat viewings, Dr. Henry Jones Jr. is actually both a terrible professor and an awful archaeologist, and it’s kind of an undeniable fact. Indian...
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Our 25 Favorite Summer Blockbusters of the 1980s

For the first time in most of our lifetimes, your local movie theater won’t have a summer blockbuster season. The covid-19 pandemic took care of that, pushing most of the big-budget popcorn films scheduled for this year’s summer months into fall, spring, or even next summer.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Back To The Future, Aliens, Predator, Batman, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Ghostbusters, Gremlins, Robocop, Big, Nostalgia, Poltergeist, 80s, The Shining, Et The Extra Terrestrial


'I barely breathed': Tilda Swinton, Emma Thompson, Steve McQueen and more on their most memorable moments at the movies

From transformative nights in the grubbiest of fleapits to spellbinding screenings under the stars, film-makers and critics recall the communal thrill of going to the cinema• Walter Murch: why movies need cinemasIn my days as an impecunious young cineaste, there was the Tolmer cinema in Euston, the cheapest picturehouse in London, or anywhere – two shillings a time. A converted church, it was filthy, decrepit and gloriously eclectic. It showed whatever they could find, new prints and old. The Le...
Tags: London, Film, Film Industry, Culture, Mike Leigh, Steve McQueen, Emma Thompson, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Tilda Swinton, Ken Loach, Edgar Wright, Steve Coogan, Kill Bill: Volume 1, Coen Brothers, Slumdog Millionaire, László Nemes


New The Mandalorian & Raiders of the Lost Ark Prints Released by Bottleneck!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New The Mandalorian & Raiders of the Lost Ark Prints Released by Bottleneck! Bottleneck Gallery has released two new prints today, the first titled This Is the Way from artist Tom Walker for Disney+’s The Mandalorian, featuring the titular character along with The Child. The second print from artist Hugh Fleming highlights Indiana Jones and The Raiders of the Lost Ark. Both prints are available now! RELATED: Sabine Wren Reportedly Set to Appear in The Mandalorian Season 2 ...
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Cool Stuff: New ‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘Indiana Jones’ Prints Are Full of Adventure and Excitement

Bottleneck Gallery is back with a new batch of collectible prints to cover your walls with some gorgeous pop culture art. This time, they’ve got artist Hugh Fleming delivering a golden adventure in the form of a new Indiana Jones print for Raiders of the Lost Ark. And for those who might prefer their action and adventure in space, Tom Walker has created a trio of The Mandalorian prints featuring the bounty hunter and some of his allies, each with a different color scheme. See them all below. ...
Tags: Art, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Hand, Lucasfilm, Indiana-Jones, Cool Stuff, Tom Walker, Star-Wars, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Bottleneck Gallery, Raiders-of-the-Lost-Ark


Exploring the Shared DNA of ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ and the ‘Star Wars’ Series

(Welcome to The Movies That Made Star Wars , a series where we explore the films and television properties that inspired George Lucas’s iconic universe. In this edition: the Steven Spielberg pulp masterpiece Raiders of the Lost Ark. ) Steven Spielberg’s Raiders of the Lost Ark might be one of the greatest films of all time. It’s a breathless action film wrapped up in some of the best dialogue ever written. It somehow takes the tropes of ‘30s adventure films, crosses them with Edgar R...
Tags: Movies, Nazis, Raiders, Indiana, Features, Roger Ebert, Nepal, Ford, Jordan, Lucasfilm, Casablanca, Indiana Jones, George Lucas, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Leia


Video: Something Huge Has Disappeared From ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’

In the latest edition of Ordinary Adventures, Peter & Kitra return to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland Resort to investigate a new mystery… a mysterious artifact in Dok Ondar’s Den of Antiquities has gone missing. Where has the Lost Ark from the Indiana Jones movie Raiders of the Lost Ark gone? Who took it? Why is it missing? Come along on this adventure as we investigate. The video comes from our new YouTube channel Ordinary Adventures, so please subscribe if you haven’t done so al...
Tags: Movies, Theme Parks, Lucasfilm, Video Blog, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Indiana-Jones, Featured Stories Sidebar, Raiders-of-the-Lost-Ark, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge


Cool Stuff: Get New ‘Indiana Jones’ Trilogy Prints and Some Mondo ‘Jurassic Park’ Goodies

Thankfully, the non-existent war between Steven Spielberg and Netflix is over before it really began. That means we can get back to burning money by buying collectible art, enamel pins and t-shirts inspired by the legendary filmmaker’s movies. This week we have an entire slate of new prints from Karl Fitzgerald honoring the entire Indiana Jones trilogy. Plus, Mondo has a whole batch of new Jurassic Park goodies, including a new print by Matthew Woodsman, enamel pins by Scott C., and an awesome ...
Tags: Art, Movies, Sci-fi, Netflix, Gear, Sequels, Jurassic Park, Lucasfilm, Indiana-Jones, Steven Spielberg, Cool Stuff, Mondo, Scott C, Scott, Action/Adventure, Ark Indiana Jones


VOTD: Massive ‘Indiana Jones’ LEGO Diorama Brings ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ Opening to Life

Who doesn’t like Indiana Jones? All of the movies featuring Harrison Ford as the archaeologist and adventurer just recently hit Netflix, but if you don’t have time to sit and watch them, maybe this incredible Indiana Jones LEGO creation that took over 300 hours to build will hold you over for the time being. Master builder Caleb Watson built an incredible Raiders of the Lost Ark LEGO diorama that recreates the opening scene where Indiana Jones retrieves the Fertility Idol that is kept safe by a...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Indiana, Netflix, Lego, Watson, Harrison Ford, Paramount Pictures, Indiana-Jones, Cool Stuff, Action/Adventure, Video Of The Day, Creations, Brothers Brick, Raiders-of-the-Lost-Ark, Caleb Watson


The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to Netflix in January 2019

It’s hard to believe 2018 is almost over – the year just flew by! Just kidding, it was an endless slog. But the end is here, which means it’s time for a new year, and new titles on Netflix. As is par for the course now, Netflix is more interested in bringing you their own originals than classic films and shows – but there are a few familiar films nestled among the list. Check out the best new TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in January 2019. Movies Coming to Netflix in January 2019 ...
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The Morning Watch: The Character Driven Comedy of ‘Shaun of the Dead’, ‘Coco’ Off the Page & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, a video essay explores how Shaun of the Dead creates comedy with substance by staying true to its characters. Plus, see how the script for Coco compares to the final cut of the movie for a key sequence from ...
Tags: Coco, Movies, Pixar, Edgar Wright, Shaun, Shaun of the Dead, Toht, Video Of The Day, Video Essay, Raiders-of-the-Lost-Ark, The Morning Watch, Steven Richter