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Become the Chosen One With These Joss Whedon Facts

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by Matt Singer August 26, 2016 @ 5:57 PM
You probably know that Joss Whedon’s production company is named Mutant Enemy. But did you know where the name comes from? Whedon, the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly is a huge fan of the prog rock group Yes, and he supposedly chose the title as a nod to the band and their song “And You and I.” That’s just one of the facts featured in the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies!

Become the Chosen One With These Joss Whedon Facts

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by Matt Singer August 25, 2016 @ 9:56 AM
You probably know that Joss Whedon’s production company is named Mutant Enemy. But did you know where the name comes from? Whedon, the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly is a huge fan of the prog rock group Yes, and he supposedly chose the title as a nod to the band and their song “And You and I.” That’s just one of the facts featured in the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies!

Get Lost in These Cool ‘Labyrinth’ Facts

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 24, 2016 @ 10:24 AM
Did you know that Labyrinth wasn’t originally conceived as a musical? Jim Henson only added songs to his fantasy film after he cast rock star David Bowie as Jareth. If you’re gonna have David Bowie playing the part, you might as well get the full Bowie. That’s just one of the an entire web of facts featured in the last episode of You Think You Know Movies!

Exclusive ‘Stranger Things’ Art Reveals ‘Upside Down’ Secrets and Barb’s Alternate End

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 22, 2016 @ 2:00 PM
Aaron Sims Creative
What’s up with the Demogorgon’s egg? What’s that mysterious ash raining over Upside Down? How much worse could Barb’s death have been? All these questions and more get answers, as we talk to the concept artists behind Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ and debut exclusive photos.

These Are the George Lucas Facts You’re Looking For

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 17, 2016 @ 1:48 PM
He’s famous worldwide as the man who created Star Wars. But did you know when George Lucas was a kid he wasn’t interested in becoming a movie director? Instead, Lucas dreamed of becoming a famous race car driver. A massive car wreck as a teenager nearly killed Lucas and ended those plans. Instead, Lucas went to USC to study filmmaking. That’s just one of the facts featured in the last episode of You Think You Know Movies!

Top 5 Shocking Disney Moments

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 16, 2016 @ 12:25 PM
In the tradition of ScreenCrush series like You Think You Know Movies and You Think You Know TV comes a new YouTube series: Top Five! Every two weeks (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).

It’s Hammer Time With These ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Facts

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 15, 2016 @ 3:01 PM
Thor doesn’t go anywhere without his famous hammer Mjolnir. But did you know the Mjolnir seen in Thor: The Dark World is different than the ones in Thor and The Avengers? It’s 10 percent larger than the first Mjolnir, and it’s design incorporates elements from Thor’s new costume in The Dark World. That’s just one of the Asgardian facts featured in the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies!

Test Your Leonardo DiCaprio Knowledge With These Titanic Leo Facts

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 11, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
Today, Leonardo DiCaprio is a household name; the man is one of the biggest and most beloved movie stars in the world. But did you know that when DiCaprio was first starting out as a child actor, an agent tried to convince him to change his name? It’s true; if this agent had his way Leonardo DiCaprio could have been known the world over as “Lenny Williams,” because that sounded “familiar” and had a “friendly ring to it.” That’s just one of the titanic (sorry) Leonardo DiCaprio facts in the latest installment of You Think You Know Movies!

‘Luke Cage’ Trailer Breakdown: 18 Steely Details You Might Have Missed

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 9, 2016 @ 12:53 PM
Marvel / Netflix
Weeks after its first official teaser at Comic-Con, Marvel’s Netflix Luke Cage got us all Misty with a proper trailer, teasing some snakelike foes and familiar faces for the Harlem hero. We couldn’t help diving way deeper into every frame of footage, so what secrets of Luke Cage hit the streets?