The Indiana Jones films are known for their mystical MacGuffins and meticulous set pieces, yet some of the most intriguing concepts of the series never make it to the screen.
Even a future classic can look like a guaranteed flop in the eyes of a studio executive.
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.
The Indiana Jones franchise boasts some of the most entertaining action sequences in cinematic history and it does it all with a wink and a smile.
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.
A true Indiana Jones-esque mystery hit the Internet last week, when word broke that the real University of Chicago received a meticulously vintage package for the fictional treasure hunter. Now the mystery has apparently been solved. So why did a package for Indy show up a few decades late?
EIther Indiana Jones is a real person, or this is the coolest prank ever. The University of Chicago, the real college that (in the movies) employed the fake archeologist Indiana Jones, just received a piece of mail addressed to Indy that looks straight out of one of his epic adventures. So what's the deal?
A lot of us have a beef with Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, though most of us probably wouldn't bother suing George Lucas and company over it. But a real-life archaeologist is going after the flick, not because it was a letdown, but because the creators allegedly owe money for using the crystal skull as a plot device.
Industry execs and fans alike are still buzzing about Disney's latest acquisition—Lucasfilm. It's already been confirmed that another Star Wars is heading our way (in 2015) but what about George Lucas' other million dollar baby? What about Indiana Jones?
As a fellow geek, who wouldn't want to adorn our other-half with an engagement ring or wear a set of wedding bands that not only celebrates our love for each other but also the fandom that unite us?