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6 Weird Twists On "True Story" Movies

When a movie is based on a true story—heck, even if it’s just “inspired by” one—nine times out of ten it’s going to be a drama. And if it isn’t a conventional drama it’s probably a war movie which, wh...

The Risky Career Moves Of 6 Famous Directors

Michael Bay sticks to action. Christopher Nolan prefers elaborate thrillers. Quentin Tarantino will stick with any genre that allows him to film an exploding head. Almost every creator in every medium...

6 Actors Whose Roles Shocked Us

Though certain actors like Gary Oldman and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman are known for their versatility, most movie stars have a type: George Clooney is the smooth and witty operator, Matt Damon an...

4 Ways The Transformers Movies Are Really Messed Up

Though they’re really glorified toy commercials when you strip away the glitz and glamour, the original Transformers cartoon and its 1986 movie continuation were undoubtedly idealistic and mostly ligh...

The 5 Most Jaw-Dropping Video Game Speedruns Ever

There’s a wide variety of really, really good video game players. Back in the 1980s and early ’90s, some would compete for the highest score in arcades, aiming to get their initials on the top of the ...

5 Movie Moments That Stunned Audiences Silent

We’ve all been there: it’s opening weekend, the theatre gallery is packed, and the plethora of teenagers (and even a few twentysomethings) in the audience don’t know to quiet down and let other people...

4 Great Performances By Actors You Thought Sucked

Acting makes or breaks a film. Seasoned direction and a beautifully written script can be completely negated by an actor who’s unable to effectively read their lines or inhabit a character. Powerful m...

7 Stars You Didn’t Know Voiced Video Game Characters

The voice actor is just one of the unsung heroes or heroines of video games, helping to give life to characters invented from whole cloth—albeit of the digital variety. It’s impossible to imagine Supe...

Behind The Mask: 7 Great Prosthetic Movie Performances

Acting is no easy job. It requires a performer to experience emotions—or at least emotional reactions—that may be unfamiliar to them, or be a bad person, or even just put their vulnerability in the sp...

7 Games That Will Make You Question Your Sanity

The video game medium is perhaps the most immersive of any art form, allowing people to participate in its execution rather than merely observe as one would with a book or movie. Players can shape sto...

6 Painfully Dumb Moments From E3 2014

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, the biggest video game-centric event in North America, is over with for 2014. This week, the five major publishers—Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, Ubisoft and Electronic ...

6 Disturbing Studies About Video Game Violence

Whenever a video game finds itself in the mainstream media spotlight, nine times out of ten it’s bound to be about whether its content has a negative effect on society at large, or at least on certain...

6 Dangerous Toys Marketed To Kids

Back in the day, men were men, boys were boys, and certain companies played fast and loose with child safety regulations. Toy stores were stocked with a range of questionable items. Some were inapprop...

5 Video Game Related Deaths

Since Id Software released Doom (pictured above) in 1993—heck, even before that—people have been concerned over how much of an influence violent or at the very least immersive video games can have on ...

4 Facts That Shut Down JFK Conspiracy Theories

Though it happened over half a century ago, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy remains a hotbed for conspiracy theories. While overwhelming evidence and eyewitness testimony have named for...

6 Violent Movies That Went Too Far

Fictionalized violence can be as stomach-churning and horrifying as its real-life counterpart. Lord knows prop blood and gore have come a long way. But it doesn’t always exist for the sake of shock an...

The 10 Most Successful Stony Award Winners

Movies have the Oscars. TV shows have the Emmys. Stoners and stoner movies have… the Stonys? At least there’s no confusion as to what a Stony Award is for (though it could be misconstrued as being Fli...

The 10 Tallest Women Who Ever Lived

When we speak of world records, we tend to have a male bias: fastest man, tallest man, largest man, etc. Consequently, either intentionally or unintentionally, female record holders are often ignored ...

5 Real Life Cyborgs

The word “cyborg” tends to evoke one of two concepts in popular culture: Arnold Schwarzenegger’s emotionless Terminator or Star Trek’s collectively-minded Borg. But as intimidating and out-there as th...

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