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Raiders of the Lost Ark

Indiana Jones and the Lost Labor of Love: Raiders! Chronicles Teens Remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark

Allen Callaci | Posted 07.27.2016 | Entertainment
Allen Callaci

Action! Adventure! Escape! If you were an 11-year-old boy in 1981 you longed to be Indiana Jones and the summer of 1981 was spent closing your eyes pretending the frayed jump-rope in your hand was a bullwhip, reimagining your flat, faceless, suburban surroundings as a forbidden, exotic jungle and that an abandoned 7-11 Slurpee cup was an ancient religious artifact as the soaring John Williams "Raiders" score ping-ponged from the back of your mind to the front of it.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens An Old Nostalgia and New Ideas

William Bradley | Posted 12.19.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The new Star Wars film represents not so much a new hope as an old hope renewed. Or, since it's still the case that so few have actually seen the film, it represents the hope of an old hope renewed.

Exhibit Explores Indiana Jones's Quest For Religious Relics

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.16.2015 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) The exhibit “Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology,” at the National Geographic Museum until Jan. 3, features 100 carefu...

15 Movie Mistakes You Didn't Notice In Your Favorite Action Films

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.06.2015 | Entertainment

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a scenery-related continuity error! Even the most mind-blowing, heart-pounding action flicks can contain the occasiona...

4 Lessons That Revising a Garden Can Teach You About Planting a Novel

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.27.2016 | Books
Holly Robinson

What thrills you in your garden -- like random assortments of lilies mixed with giant purple Allium -- might be very different from what pleases your neighbor, whose garden consists of neat rows of yellow and white. That's okay. Your vision is what makes your garden and novel unique.

Turner Classic Film Festival Celebrates All Aspects of Hollywood History

Jim Hill | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So what's McGillicuddy's favorite offering at this year's festival? Genevieve honestly found it hard to choose between two screen legends who'd agreed to make special appearances at TCFF 2015.

Christopher Rosen

What The World's Biggest Indiana Jones Fans Think About The Reboot | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.14.2015 | Entertainment

It's quite possible not even George Lucas and Steven Spielberg love "Raiders of the Lost Ark" as much as Eric Zala and Chris Strompolos. Back in 1982,...

Bearing Witness: Shinseki Does Right for Vets

Craig Newmark | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Sometimes people in Washington do a really good job, but take a lot of crap unfairly. Sometimes it takes a "nerd-in-residence" to start to set the record straight.

Unearthed 'Raiders Of The Lost Ark' Photo Shows R-Rated Finale

Posted 11.15.2013 | Entertainment

Time for some Friday nostalgia for Steven Spielberg fans: As first posted by Will McCrabb and then picked up by Reddit, here's a graphic picture of Be...

Joss Whedon Rips Indiana Jones Scene, And He's Right

Mike Ryan | Posted 10.27.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

As it turns out, Harrison Ford was suffering from dysentery on this particular day of filming and suggested that Indy just shoot the swordsman as opposed to doing another highly choreographed scene. What resulted is one of the most memorable moments in cinematic history.

How Crazy Movie Rumors Happened Before The Internet

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.04.2012 | Entertainment

There was once a rumor, for an upcoming movie titled "The Empire Strikes Back," that Han Solo -- not known for his lightsaber skills -- would find him...

Now's Your Chance To Be Indiana Jones

Posted 09.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Who hasn't dreamed of wearing Indiana Jones' hat, carrying his whip, while fleeing from a rolling boulder? Those dreams are about to...

What You Don't Know About 'Indiana Jones'

Mike Ryan | Posted 11.18.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

As with the Star Wars Blu-ray discs, most of my anticipation for watching the Indiana Jones Blu-ray set gravitated toward the deleted scenes. Unfortun...

Raiders of the Lost Medicare

Robert Brenner | Posted 11.05.2012 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

Deep within the Amazonian rain forest, far from civilization, anthropologist/adventurer Wisconsin Ryan has made a startling discovery: the lost Golden-years Idol of Medicare!

'Raiders Of The Lost Ark' Is Coming Back To Theaters

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.15.2012 | Entertainment

It's time for the return of the great adventure: "Raiders of the Lost Ark" is headed back to theaters for a limited run on IMAX screens. Lucasfilm ...

'Psycho,' 'Wizard Of Oz' And More This Summer In Bryant Park

Posted 05.14.2012 | New York

Sure, there won't be beer or wine, and you likely won't have the chance to heckle Glenn Beck like last year, but this summer's lineup for Bryant Park'...

Steven Spielberg Reveals Surprising 'Indiana Jones' Secret

Posted 01.31.2012 | Entertainment

It fulfilled his childhood dream and has become one of Hollywood's most iconic films, but Steven Spielberg now admits that the first "Indiana Jones" m...

200 Million Books Sold. Spielberg's Movie Out At Christmas. But America Is Just Meeting Tintin.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 12.25.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

At some point in the mid-1970s, I decided that the comic book tales of "Tintin" should become a movie, and I launched inquiries into the rights. I nev...

Spielberg Honored as Game-Changer by Directors Guild

Pamela Ezell | Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment
Pamela Ezell

Steven Spielberg sat down at the Director's Guild Saturday to talk about his career as a part of the DGA's celebration of its 75th anniversary saluting "game-changers" who have advanced the art and craft of directing.

Lucas Kavner

Living Legend: The World's Greatest Stuntman Reflects On His Beginnings | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.10.2011 | Entertainment

Leading up to one of the most well-known stunts in cinema history, Indiana Jones –- galloping atop a stolen horse –- flies alongside a Nazi tank i...

DVDs: I Heart "Firefly"

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Firefly is quirky, with the offbeat and clever dialogue we expect from Whedon. But it's also wholly satisfying and fun from episode one

Goodbye Good Ole Boys, Hello Hollywood? How Will Obama Handle the Oil Industry?

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

The Republicans will always back a pro-oil immediate future, until their own voters, and the lobbyists filling their coffers with dollars, stop supporting them.

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: Was it Worth Bringing Indy back? Well, Kind of.

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Remington

It looks and feels like an Indiana Jones movie, although the plot's more rickety than usual, the by-committee script's only serviceable, and the pleasures are modest relative to the expectations attached.