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The Top Five Craziest Twist Endings in Movie History

by ScreenCrush Staff September 29, 2015 @ 12:33 PM
In the tradition of ScreenCrush series like You Think You Know Movies and You Think You Know TV 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).

New Netflix Instant Releases: October 2015

by ScreenCrush Staff September 29, 2015 @ 7:36 AM
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With a new month comes a new batch of Netflix Instant releases for us to look forward to. If you’re looking to discover an old classic or find a new favorite, there are plenty of new titles hitting the service next month, including something for superhero fans (Batman Begins, Arrow and Flash), scary movies for Halloween and several seasons of hit TV shows. Read on for our guide to all the new releases hitting Netflix Instant in October.

10 Things You Might Not Know About James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’

by ScreenCrush Staff September 28, 2015 @ 1:47 PM
The design of the Na’vi was one of the most striking parts of James Cameron’s Avatar, an entire race of people with their own look and language. But the look of the Na’vi didn’t come from Cameron or his talented team of artists. They actually came from his mom. Yes, the design of the Na’vi came from a dream James Cameron’s mother had and relayed to her son. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which takes you on an unexpected journey behind the scenes of Avatar !

You’re Killing Me, Smalls With These 10 ‘The Sandlot’ Facts

by ScreenCrush Staff September 24, 2015 @ 1:51 PM
The young cast of The Sandlot had a lot of great on-screen adventures while filming the classic 90s baseball comedy. As it turns out, they had some fun off-screen as well. One night after filming had wrapped, Smalls, Benny, Squints and the gang headed out to a nearby movie theater in Utah where they were shooting and snuck into a screening of Basic Instinct to see the notorious Sharon Stone leg cross on the big screen. This is just one of the facts in the latest installment of You Think You Know Movies!

25 ‘Star Wars’ Easter Eggs in Other Movies and TV Shows

by ScreenCrush Staff September 23, 2015 @ 10:57 AM
Most Star Wars references in other movies and TV shows are pretty obvious and therefore pretty boring. The staff here at ScreenCrush prefer the ones that fall under the umbrella of Easter eggs; hidden, subliminal, or extremely subtle hat-tips to the franchise, often as background gags or co-opted lines of dialogue. As we gear up for Star Wars: The Force Awakens (now less than three months away!), it seemed like the perfect time to collect 25 of the most clever Star Wars Easter eggs from other movies (and TV shows!) and put them together into one gallery, which you’ll find above.

10 Things You Might Not Know About ‘A Clockwork Orange’

by ScreenCrush Staff September 21, 2015 @ 2:15 PM
Everyone remembers the famous scene in A Clockwork Orange where Malcolm McDowell is straightjacketed and his eyes are pried open while he’s forced to watch violent movies. But did you know that the doctor in the scene was...

Tracy Morgan Makes Emotional Return to Emmys, Receives Standing Ovation

by ScreenCrush Staff September 20, 2015 @ 10:21 PM
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At last year’s Emmys, Jimmy Kimmel sent a message to Tracy Morgan, who had been hospitalized in a coma following a traffic accident that killed one of Morgan’s friends and fellow comedians. “Shout out to Tracy Morgan, we’ll see you next year, Tracy,” Kimmel told the audience at the time. Almost one year later, Morgan made good on Kimmel’s promise and surprised the Emmys crowd as he arrived on stage to present the final award of the night for Best Drama Series to a standing ovation from the crowd.

Watch Andy Samberg’s Emmy’s Monologue

by ScreenCrush Staff September 20, 2015 @ 7:33 PM
Current Brooklyn Nine-Nine star and former SNL star Andy Samberg started off the 2015 Emmys in hilarious fashion. After an opening musical number reminiscent of the Lonely Island / SNL digital shorts, Samberg took the stage to warm up the crowd and remind everyone that no, Justin Timberlake wasn’t going to show up.