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Chris Pratt Makes Good on Super Bowl Bet, Visits Children's Hospital as Star-Lord

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by ScreenCrush Staff February 6, 2015 @ 10:43 AM
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Marvel stars Chris Pratt and Chris Evans—Seahawks and Patriots fans, respectively—made a bet on Twitter on which of their teams would win the Super Bowl. At stake? The loser would have to visit a local charity dressed as their superhero. The Patriots beat the Seahawks in dramatic fashion, so Pratt, in full Star-Lord costume, lived up to his end of the bargain and visited Christopher's Haven, a home for kids and their families battling cancer in Boston.

20 ‘Iron Man’ Facts About Your Favorite Genius, Billionaire, Playboy, Philanthropist

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by ScreenCrush Staff February 5, 2015 @ 11:36 AM
We know that Tony Stark's Iron Man suit is powerful—when fully charged, it can lift over 100 tons—but, we probably didn't realize just how heavy it is. The original suit in the first ‘Iron Man’ movie weighed over 90 lbs. That's big, hot costume to have to act in all day. And, to think, it was almost not even Robert Downey, Jr. underneath all that armor. Find out which other actors made the cut, and a lot more, in the latest invincible installment of You Think You Know Movies!

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the Last 25 Years

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by ScreenCrush Staff February 2, 2015 @ 9:20 AM
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This week sees the release of ‘Jupiter Ascending,’ the latest sci-fi adventure from Andy and Lana Wachowski. And while in all likelihood ‘Jupiter Ascending’ will not go down in history as one of the great works of its genre, the occasion of a new sci-fi epic from two of the modern masters of the form seemed like a good time to assess and celebrate the recent highlights of science fiction cinema, which has taken audiences from the furthest reaches of the cosmos to the deepest recesses of the human mind.

Bing! 10 ‘Groundhog Day’ Facts to Celebrate February 2

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by ScreenCrush Staff February 2, 2015 @ 8:38 AM
“Then put your little hand in mine. There ain't no hill or mountain we can't climb...” OK campers, rise and shine, it's time for some ‘Groundhog Day’ facts to celebrate the best movie about the goofiest holiday! If you ever wondered why Phil Connors was stuck in a seemingly endless time loop, or exactly how much time he spent stuck living the same day over and over and over, we've got that, and a lot more for you, in the latest fuzzy installment of You Think You Know Movies!

‘Insurgent’ Super Bowl Trailer: She Is the One

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by ScreenCrush Staff January 29, 2015 @ 11:09 AM
‘Insurgent’ is getting a Super Bowl trailer, but if you're watching the Super Bowl this year, you might miss it. Wait, what? Looking to save a few bucks on commercial time (NBC was charging $4.5 million for a 30-second spot), Lionsgate/Summit will instead run this new ‘Insurgent’ trailer during the Super Bowl pre-game show. And, ok, that makes sense! Only problem is that the Super Bowl pre-game show is 6 hours long. So, to save you the Herculean effort of sitting through that entire production, we have the ‘Insurgent’ Super Bowl trailer for you right now!

10 Captastic Facts About ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

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by ScreenCrush Staff January 29, 2015 @ 7:33 AM
Everybody knows by know of the Stan Lee cameos in the Marvel movies, and ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ is no exception. You probably also recognized the voice of Gary Sinise as the narrator of the Captain America exhibit at the Smithsonian in the movie. But, did you catch the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it cameo by ‘Avengers 2’ director Joss Whedon? Don't worry, we've got that, and a lot more for you, in the latest patriotic installment of You Think You Know Movies!

2015 Super Bowl Trailers: What Ads to Expect During the Big Game

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by ScreenCrush Staff January 28, 2015 @ 2:25 PM
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Football fans are no doubt excited for the 2015 Super Bowl. Heck, Marvel superheroes Chris Pratt and Chris Evans have a bet riding on it. But, even non-sports fans can find something to enjoy. No, we're not talking about Katy Perry's décolletage, we're talking about the Super Bowl movie trailers that will be airing during the commercial breaks. With the 2015 Super Bowl set to air on NBC this weekend, we thought now would be the perfect time to run through what we know is going to debut during the big game and what surprises could still be in store. We'll continue to update with any last minute surprises, and you can watch all the 2015 Super Bowl trailers in our video hub.

‘Mission: Impossible 5’ Moves Up to Summer to Avoid ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’

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by ScreenCrush Staff January 26, 2015 @ 3:19 PM
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Your mission if you choose to accept it: save ‘Mission: Impossible 5’ from being trampled by ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ at the box office. Mission complete. While ‘Mission: Impossible 5’ was originally set to open this Christmas, just one week after the juggernaut that is ‘Star Wars’, Paramount has wisely thought this over and moved the new Ethan Hunt adventure up to this July.

There's More Than Meets the Eye in These ‘Transformers’ Facts

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by ScreenCrush Staff January 26, 2015 @ 12:49 PM
There’s not a lot the ‘Transformers’ movies and ‘The Big Lebowski’ have in common. Yet, buried within ‘Age of Extinction’ is a very Dude-like easter egg for those who are paying attention. Did you miss it? Don't worry, we've got that, and a lot more for you, in the latest installment of You Think You Know Movies. Roll out!

15 ‘Fast and Furious’ Facts to Rev Your Engine

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by ScreenCrush Staff January 22, 2015 @ 7:52 AM
Few would argue that the turning point in the 'Fast and Furious' films is when Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson joined the cast in 'Fast Five' as federal agent Luke Hobbs. He brought a breath of fresh air to the 14-year-old franchise, but if things had gone originally as planned, he wouldn't even have been in the movie. 'Fast' producers originally wanted Tommy Lee Jones to star in the film until star Vin Diesel came to them with The Rock. And where did he get that idea? One of his Facebook fans suggested it to him. That's just one of the surprising 'Fast and Furious' facts in the latest installment of You Think You Know Movies!