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Don’t Make Us Force You to Watch the Top Five Weirdest Star Wars Toys

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by ScreenCrush Staff a day ago
In the tradition of ScreenCrush series like You Think You Know Movies, You Think You Know TV, and Post Credits comes a brand new YouTube series: Top Five! Each week (or so; we’ve got a lot of other stuff going on), ScreenCrush editor and critic Matt Singer will count down a particular topic from the world of movies (and probably write these introductory posts in the third person).

Watch ‘Screams,’ A Supercut Tribute to the Films and Scares of Wes Craven

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by ScreenCrush Staff 2 days ago
New Line Cinema
There’s a few things you can expect in almost every Wes Craven movie. Definitely some scares, and also plenty of screams. In tribute to the horror director, who passed away over the weekend at the age of 76 after a battle with brain cancer, the video team here at ScreenCrush put together this tribute; the only one that felt appropriate for a man and a filmmaker like Craven: A supercut sampling of just a few of his characters’ many (many) screams.

Be a Bad Motherf—er With These 15 ‘Pulp Fiction’ Facts

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by ScreenCrush Staff 2 days ago
Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction was groundbreaking in many ways, particularly in the way its characters talked. The film uses the F-word 265 times, which in 1994 was second only to Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas, which had 300. In the years since Pulp Fiction hit theaters, the usage of the word spiked and now Pulp Fiction is not even listed among the Top 25. That’s just one of the surprising facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, so grab a Royale With Cheese and get to know more about Pulp Fiction!

Go Back to the Beginning With the Top Five Movie Reboots of All-Time

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 20, 2015 @ 10:33 AM
In the tradition of ScreenCrush series like You Think You Know Movies, You Think You Know TV, and Post Credits comes a brand new YouTube series: Top Five! Each week (or so; we’ve got a lot of other stuff going on), ScreenCrush editor and critic Matt Singer will count down a particular topic from the world of movies (and probably write these introductory posts in the third person).

Express Yourself With 10 Facts From ‘Straight Outta Compton’

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 13, 2015 @ 11:16 AM
When the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton hits theaters this week, it will star Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre. But did you know Dre was originally supposed to be played by Fruitvale Station star Michael B. Jordan, who dropped out because of scheduling conflicts with Fantastic Four? That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which takes you through South Central for a trip into Straight Outta Compton!

Top Five Movie Fast Food Tie-Ins to Satisfy Your Cinematic Hunger

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 10, 2015 @ 1:22 PM
In the tradition of ScreenCrush series like You Think You Know Movies, You Think You Know TV, and Post Credits comes a brand new YouTube series: Top Five! Each week (or so; we’ve got a lot of other stuff going on), ScreenCrush editor and critic Matt Singer will count down a particular topic from the world of movies (and probably write these introductory posts in the third person).

15 Mind-Bending Facts You Might Not Know About Christopher Nolan’s ‘Inception’

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 10, 2015 @ 10:14 AM
Christopher Nolan’s Inception ultimately became one of the most celebrated sci-fi thrillers of the last decade, but did you know Nolan originally envisioned his unique heist story as a horror film? That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which burrows deep into your subconscious for a journey into Inception!

15 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 6, 2015 @ 11:13 AM
Warner Bros. purchased the rights to the Harry Potter movies in 1999 for $2 million. That may sound like a lot, but here’s the part where we remind you that the Harry Potter movies have made over $10 BILLION at the box-office, which is a pretty good return on investment. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which takes you behind the scenes of the first film in the Harry Potter movies!

Watch Never Before Seen Footage of Chris Farley as Shrek

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 6, 2015 @ 8:30 AM
DreamWorks
Before Mike Myers became synonymous with the green ogre named Shrek, his fellow SNL castmate Chris Farley was actually cast in the role and had recorded about 80-90% of his dialogue. Then, in 1997, Farley tragically died of a drug overdose, DreamWorks was forced to recast the role and, in doing so, radically rethink their version of Shrek. Today, the first footage of Farley as Shrek has popped up online and shows a very different character than the one we have come to know and love.