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10 ‘Sopranos’ Facts To Rat Out Your Mob Knowledge

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 30, 2015 @ 10:53 AM
The Sopranos redefined television for more than just HBO, but did you know creator David Chase still thought of expanding his vision into a film, after the pilot was already shot? Or that the series shares 27 actors with its Goodfellas inspiration? Wake up this morning, and get yourself the 25th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ as we drive to Jersey for some felonious facts of HBO's The Sopranos!

Comic Strip: ‘Batman v Superman’ Has an MPAA Rating (Which We Will Now Over-Analyze)

by Jacob Hall September 30, 2015 @ 10:07 AM
Warner Bros.
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, we overanalyze the rating of Batman v Superman, dive into the latest Marvel news, and mourn Sinister Six.

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).

What’s Expiring on Netflix Instant: October 2015

by Mike Sampson September 29, 2015 @ 11:35 AM
Universal Pictures
Normally the lists of what is disappearing from Netflix in any given month isn’t that long. Last month it was 15 total titles. But, October is the Great Netflix Cleansing as a whopping 45 movies are expiring. And these aren’t just generic B-movies, these are legit classics like Annie Hall, This is Spinal Tap, The Big Lebowski, The Exorcist and Kangaroo Jack. Not you too, Kangaroo Jack!

New Netflix Instant Releases: October 2015

by ScreenCrush Staff September 29, 2015 @ 7:36 AM
Warner Bros.
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 !

WookieeLeaks: Max von Sydow’s ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Role Revealed

by Jacob Hall September 28, 2015 @ 8:49 AM
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything ‘Star Wars’! From The Force Awakens, to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, John Boyega talks about getting cast in The Force Awakens, Gwendoline Christie describes the importance of Captain Phasma, and the name of Max von Sydow’s character has been revealed.

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!

Pillage and Plunder History’s ‘Vikings’ for These 9 Norsemen Facts

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 23, 2015 @ 3:04 PM
History’s Vikings famously ditches the classic helmet imagery, but did you know the concept of filthy, horned raiders was historically inaccurate anyway? Or that the Travis Fimmel series pays homage to classic Norse myth in its titles? Sharpen your axes and fill your flagons, and let the 24th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’ take you along with Ragnar Lothbrok for a raiding party on History’s Vikings!

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...