Harrison Ford might have made it look easy to play a super cool archaeologist adventurer, but if his original script notes are any indication, he actually put a lot of work into Indiana Jones.
A few days ago, we showed you a trio of gorgeous plot maps diagramming the entire original Star Wars trilogy. Now the same artist has mapped the first three Indiana Jones adventures, and the results are equally dazzling.
Quick, what's the first scene you think of when we say Raiders of the Lost Ark? Unless you said "giant boulder" or "melting faces," you're probably thinking of Indiana Jones gunning down a swordsman in the middle of an Egyptian market. It's an iconic Indy moment, but it was almost something much more elaborate.
We know, you've seen Raiders of the Lost Ark a hundred times. So have we. But have you ever noticed an appearance by two characters from co-writer George Lucas' other iconic franchise? That's right. You might not have known it, but Raiders features droids.
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San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge—a frequent guest star in sci-fi movies and TV—turns 75 years old this weekend. Opened in 1937 after four...
Image of the Day: Ark of the Cakenant groom's cake
Though writers are usually the originators of all those great sci-fi moments we know and love from the movies, actors deserve some credit. Not only do they embody all those iconic characters we have on our t-shirts, but they're also capable of remarkable acts of spontaneous creativity, and it's often those moments that are more memorable than the planned ones.
The man behind much of the look and style of the original Star Wars trilogy has passed away at the age of 82. Ralph McQuarrie, who also did design work on Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T. and several other classic films, died Saturday.
Ever have that strange sense of déjà vu watching Spielberg's Raiders of the Lost Ark? Well, somebody else did, too, and matched up mirror images from vintage Lost City serials and paired them side-by-side to compare. The result will give you jungle fever and have you seeing double for days.