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  • Still Traveling At 50 MPH 20 Years Later: Why ‘Speed’ Was The Pinnacle Of ’90s Action Movies

    Released on June 10, 1994, “Speed” was the pinnacle of the very specific sort of action film that we saw in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Thanks to an amalgam of ingredients — an inventive original score, a relative lack of computerized effects, a narrative that focused on human beings and an enigmatic, wild-eyed villain — “Speed” played like a roller-coaster ride.  As “Speed” turns 20 years old, HuffPost Entertainment spoke with some of the folks behind the film to piece together what made it such a classic of its kind.

  • Awesomely Awesome Portraits of Your Favorite Cinematic Icons [36 Awesome Photos]

    You like movies? ‘Course ya do. Like art? Sure ya do. Mike Mitchell gets both of those things, so the Austin artist decided to create a series of your favorite cinematic characters in a caollection he calls The Portrait Show. From classic anti-heroes like Blondie from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly to hilarious villains like Mugatu from Zoolander, Mitchell illustrates each one in the same profile likeness. The beauty of these are that some portraits aren’t even of supporting characters, which makes it all the more brilliant. Greedo from Star Wars and The Stranger from The Big Lebowski are among the more random choices of the collection. But the best part about them, is that they’re all GIFs, if you look close you’ll see subtle trippy changes in the photo giving it that movie style texture.

  • 5 Absolutely Laughable Romantic Subplots in Blockbuster Movies

    With the millions of dollars that get poured into making blockbuster movies, sometimes the scripts fall short of expectations. Based on numbers, Hollywood cinema always seems to add a sappy romance subplot that humanizes even the mightiest of heroes—bringing the character to a level that the audience can relate. Hence, the audience is able to live vicariously through a fictional—yet still superhuman—entity. But, not all sappy romance plots are of equal quality. And, some evoke emotions that are the antithesis of the desired reaction—making it impossible to not laugh, cringe, or feel otherwise cringingly uncomfortable.

  • Kevin Connolly Plays Football With Russell Wilson On The Entourage Set, Breaks His Leg

    Money disputes couldn’t stop the Entourage movie from going forward and neither can Kevin Connolly breaking his leg reports deadline.com. The actor broke his left leg in two places Wednesday while playing football on set in L.A. with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, I’ve learned. The accident, which Connolly posted a pic of on Twitter on March 21, occurred while the cameras were rolling on the Warner Bros pic. (UPDATE 12:53 PM – According to a tweet from director Doug Ellin, the actor caught the ball.) Connolly immediately iced his leg, I’m told, and went back to work to do the next scene soon afterward. He showed up for work the next day, and production on the movie based on the long-running HBO Hollywood hustle series has not been interrupted at all. Super Bowl XLVIII-winning Wilson is set to make a cameo in the movie.

  • Behind The Scenes of the “Superman With a GoPro” Video That Is Taking The Internet By Storm

    Superman With a GoPro posted to YouTube yesterday and it might be one of the most viral videos of 2014 to date. 24 hours later and it is literally everywhere (we posted on it earlier today in fact), well on it’s way to 10 million views and counting. There was a ton of production work that went into producing the video and luck for us the crew has a cool behind the scenes video showing the entire process.

  • Harrison Ford Angrily Points At Stuff [13 GIFS]

    Harrison Ford is one of the most beloved actors in Hollywood. With a diverse array of action movies under his belt and two of his characters bearing names of cinematic brilliance from the Indiana Jones and Star Wars franchises, Harrison is the action star of a generation, but what is it due to? His grizzly grunt? His iconic stare? Or is it his finger point? Yes, Harrison Ford’s finger point may just be the very reason for his renowned acclimates on the silver screen. Don’t believe us, check out below to prove our… point.

  • The Hilarious Origin of Matthew McConaughey ‘Alright, Alright, Alright’ Explained

    Matthew McConaughey’s cry of “alright, alright, alright” was a big hit at the 86th Academy Awards when he uttered it after winning the best actor award for Dallas Buyers Club. “Alright, alright, alright” isn’t new, though. McConaughey’s been rocking that catchphrase since portraying the David Wooderson character in the coming of age film Dazed And Confused in 1993. In a 2011 interview (above), McConaughey explained its unlikely connection to Doors’ singer Jim Morrison which you can listen to below. Little did you know Matt Damon does a great Matthew McConaughey:

  • You Can Buy A Street Legal Batmobile…For Only $1 Million

    Bruce Wayne’s Batmobile should not be confined to a Planet Hollywood. It should be driven around the streets in all it’s jaw dropping glory and now it can be done with this custom-made $1,000,000 replica that features an automatic transmission, FOUR 44″ super swamper tires with custom rims and all the bells and whistles, except for a rocket launcher.

  • Steven Soderbergh’s “Psycho” Mashup

    Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh, who constantly threatens to quit the biz but never seems to follow through, has released a mashup of Alfred Hitchcock’s original “Psycho” with Gus Van Sant’s 1998 remake, aptly calling it “Psychos.” Since the 1998 version was mostly a shot for shot remake, the two mesh together fairly seamlessly. Of course, Soderbergh made Van Sant’s version black and white so as to not make it look ridiculous, except during the iconic shower scene where he layers the two together for a really great effect. As of now, the mashup is only available on Soderbergh’s Extension 765, with no embed available, so the site has been up and down all day. It’s definitely worth a watch, if only to remind us all how hot Anne Heche was. Also, if Soderbergh ever does quit making his own movies, he should try his hand at a few more projects like this. He has a ton of material to work with, since Hollywood just remakes movies every couple decades these days. Can we get a “Wicker Man” mashup?

  • Everything Wrong With Taken In 9 Minutes Or Less

    In celebration of Liam Neeson’s ass-kicking return to the multiplex with Non-Stop, we bring you all the sins we could find in the original Taken. Surprisingly, even though the movie features plenty of scenes of Liam Neeson killing people… it still had some sins.

  • A Celebration Of Classic Movie Theaters [12 HQ Photos]

    New York-based photographer and cinematographer Franck Bohbot set out to capture the magic of old Hollywood with his series “Cinema.” Bohbot visited the most amazing, ornate theaters in California and photographed them during off hours when they were completely vacant. The theaters are often seen as simply a delivery system for the art of film while they’re own artistic merit is overlooked. This is just a small sample of the full series, available along with other great works, at Franck Bohbot’s Portfolio.

  • Philip Seymour Hoffman Wrestles With The Concepts of Happiness, Love, and Death [Video]

    With the sudden, unexpected death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from a heroin overdose on Sunday, the Internet has become overrun with differing opinions on the matter. Some feel like a drug addict is being glorified. Others feel Hoffman is receiving more sympathy than other addicts who are equally deserving. No matter what your thoughts are on the matter, you’ve got to admit that his death has sparked discussion on addiction. We are fortunate enough that Philip Seymour Hoffman, being an extremely popular actor, was often in the public eye. Through his work and interviews, where he was often candid about his issues, we get a view of addiction that many of us would never see. Such is the case with this discussion between Hoffman and philosopher Simon Critchley filmed at the Rubin Museum of Art on December 17, 2012. The two explain the nature and illusion of happiness, love, and death, an especially prescient dialogue considering recent events.

  • Entourage The Movie Yacht Party In South Beach! 32 Behind The Scenes Photos

    Filming of Entourage the Movie is in full swing and this past weekend Vinny Chase and the boys hit South Beach to shoot the opening scenes of the anticipated film. In typical Entourage fashion Doug Ellin, the creator of the show, rented a 160 foot super yacht named “Blind Date,” which features a large sun deck, five state rooms and a seven person hot tub, to shoot the opening scenes. In addition to all these incredible yacht amenities he added a dozen of the most beautiful women Miami has to offer, including one of our favorites Nina Agdal. We tracked down some behind the scenes photos from the shoot for you to see how it all went down.

  • Every Wes Anderson Slow Mo Shot In One Video

    No matter what your feelings are towards director Wes Anderson, there is no denying that he knows how to film one hell of a touching slow motion shot. Vimeo user Alejandro Prullansky has edited together all of Anderson’s slow motion scenes, from 1996’s “Bottle Rocket” to 2012’s “Moonrise Kingdom.” The video is set to “New Slang” by the Shins, making it an orgasmic viewing experience for hipsters the world over.

  • The 23 Greatest (Worst) Movie Scenes in Film History

    In the 100+ years of film history a lot of films have been made that would have Thomas Edison rolling over in his grave. We’ve combed through the YouTube archives to find the 23 movie scenes that are so bad they are good. Strong Language Warning.