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Watch the Skull-Cutting Instructional Video Made for a Django Unchained Actor

Quentin Tarantino often takes liberties with history in his films, and his latest, Django Unchained, is no exception. But some aspects of the flick called for a bit of realism: For a scene where Leonardo DiCaptrio’s character, Calvin Candie, saws off the top of a skull, the production turned to the Mütter Museum for help. [...]

6 Movies You Didn’t Know Were Rip Offs

si Jewel thieves decide to steal a load of diamonds at the behest of an older criminal boss. While robbing the jewelry store, an alarm goes off and one of the thieves kills the employees. Blah blah blah … Mexican standoff ends in a massacre, aaaand scene. It sounds just like Reservoir Dogs right? [...]

Everything is a Remix: “Kill Bill”

In this video, the second part of the Everything is a Remix series, filmmaker Kirby Ferguson explains how Hollywood films are now overwhelmingly based on existing properties — almost everything that comes out these days is a sequel, remake, or adaptation of something else that was already successful. Now, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing [...]

The Late Movies: Jay Leno Impersonations

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, the late-night world is up in arms about NBC’s decision to reshuffle its late-night lineup — affecting Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, and Jimmy Fallon. People across the nation, and indeed the world, are joining Team Conan, Team Jimmy, or Team Jay (actually, mostly [...]

Pulp Fiction Super Mario Bros.

(YouTube Link) Animator Jeremie Duval remixed Super Mario Bros. with the tone and sound of Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction. Content warning: not for mushroom lovers. Via Geekologie

7 Highly Successful High School Dropouts

It’s a common belief in America these days that without a high school diploma, you have no future. This opinion may be true to some extent, but it’s certainly not a hard and fast rule. There are a lot of highly successful people in this world who never even completed high school. One of these successful [...]

Beneath the Neon

Hundreds of couples are living underneath the US gambling mecca Las Vegas and living off the scraps left behind by its patrons. It’s claimed that up to 700 people call the network of tunnels beneath the casinos home. They make their living by scavenging, and working their way down the strip of casinos. Steven moved into [...]