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Sometimes it still amazes me how much mileage they managed to get out of the Back to the Future franchise. Till this day fans (including yours truly) are still obsessing over its story points, its cool DeLorean car, and all the little futuristic (by mid-80s standards) gadgets scattered throughout the three movies. The stuff folks really seem to love, though, are introduced in the future sequences in… Continue reading Watch: New Experiments Prove We're Inching Closer to a Real-Life 'Back to the Future' Hoverboard

Recently the first trailer for The Avengers showed us a group of our favorite Marvel superheroes all decked out in their super-cool costumes, gearing up to fight a ridiculously intense battle against a villain who’s hell-bent on destroying the world. There’s explosions, and Scarlett Johansson wraps her legs around some dude’s head — it’s all pretty sweet, and we look forward to watching it on the… Continue reading Watch: The Saddest Real-Life Superhero Battle You'll Ever See

It’s Friday, which means it’s time to let our hair down at Movies.com headquarters and break out all the weird, freaky stuff we’ve been hiding from our parents so they don’t think we’ve gone completely mad. Just don’t tell anyone you got this from us …

This Pakistani baby was born with two faces, and while it’s not movie related, we could see Hollywood jumping all over this… Continue reading Freaky Friday Finds:Two-Faced Baby, 'Star Wars' Ballet Disco, Real-Life Vampire-Werewolf and More

For some filmmakers, the idea of working with children and animals — not to mention the entire family film genre, for that matter — is an abhorrent proposition. But ‘Dolphin Tale’ director Charlies Martin Smith says he learned from the best — from the likes of George Lucas and Carroll Ballard. Thanks to those influences and Smith’s familiarity with animal-centered stories (he directed Disney’s franchise-setting ‘Air Bud’), ‘Dolphin Tale’ is… Continue reading 'Dolphin Tale' Director Dishes On Working With Its Real-Life Star, Winter

‘Moneyball’ isn’t about winning, so it’s fitting that the Brad Pitt-led film fell just short of topping the box office over the weekend. (All hail ‘The Lion King,’ the New York Yankees to the ‘Moneyball’ A’s.) Still, a $ 20.6 million first pitch is nothing to sneeze at — ‘Drive’ would have killed, probably literally, for that number — and plenty of ticket buyers put down hard-earned cash to see… Continue reading 6 Real-Life Things You Might Not Have Known About 'Moneyball'