Tag Archive: story


Did you know that the new movie Vacation is based on a true story? Well, okay, techically it’s a continuation of a series of movies that started off with a 1983 feature adapted from a short story that was based on real events. John Hughes wrote the source tale, titled Vacation ’58, for National Lampoon magazine back in the late ’70s, while he was primarily employed… Continue reading Read the Original 'Vacation' Short Story Written By John Hughes

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:

Movie Take-Down of the Day:

Honest Trailers doesn’t play around with its roast of Toy Story, and they got Will Sasso involved to give us more of his Randy Newman impersonation:

Meme of the Day: 

Zookeepers all over are re-creating the shot from Jurassic World where Chris Pratt is holding… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: 'Toy Story' Gets an Honest Trailer, 'Jurassic World' Inspires Real Zookeepers and More

Note: The above image is fan art and not official art from the upcoming untitled movie

It’s been rumored for quite awhile now, but today — on Star Wars Day, of all days — we bring word that the second standalone Star Wars movie due out in 2018 will be a Boba Fett origin story.

The Wrap broke the news only… Continue reading Boba Fett Origin Story Will Be Second 'Star Wars' Anthology Movie

In between the next big-screen Star Wars trilogy (which kicks off with this December’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens), there will be standalone movies, beginning with 2016’s Star Wars: Rogue One, which just confirmed its story, a new title and additional details during a panel at Star Wars Celebration.

Here’s the story

Above: Concept art shown

Ever since Drafthouse Films decided to re-release an old 1981 film called Roar, folks have been buzzing. Billed as one of the most dangerous movies ever made, this crazy long-lost experiment — directed by Noel Marshall and starring Tippi Hedren and Melanie Griffith — is unlike any movie you’ve ever seen. 

Why? Well, maybe the 100 real-life wild animals (most of them… Continue reading Watch: 'Roar,' The Story Behind the Most Dangerous Movie Ever Made