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How Spielberg, Lucas, and Kasdan Came Up With Indiana Jones

How did a "scruffy," "rough and tumble" "bounty hunter of antiquities" become one of the most beloved heroes in film history? Read this transcript from a 1978 meeting featuring Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Lawrence Kasdan, as they workshop the concept of Raiders of the Lost Ark. Read More >>

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Behind the Scenes Pictures of a NSFW Playboy Photoshoot are so Awkward (NSFW)

NSFW. This is NSFW guys. If you don't want to see body parts typical of a Playboy photo shoot, do not click. Anyway. NSFW. Here's a collection of images from photographer Patrick Van Dam's book Playboy Behind The Scenes. It shows how those iconic centerfold sausages are made and how hilariously awkward and unsexy it can be behind the scenes of a Playboy shoot. Read More >>

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15 Minutes of Elysium Behind the Scenes Footage Is Pure Mech-Madness

So here we have 15 minutes worth of behind the scenes footage from Neill Blomkamp’s upcoming "postapocalyptic" movie Elysium. I mean, this is basically the entire movie, which doesn't open until August 21st! Does the studio know about this? Read More >>

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Iron Man 3 Behind-the-Scenes Footage Is Six Minutes of Pure Awesome

If you're not already excited about Iron Man 3 you don't have a beating heart. For those of us who are human, and therefore teeming with anticipation, this six-minute clip of behind-the-scenes footage that should make that pulse of yours quicken. Read More >>

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How the Extreme Athlete-Powered Rube Goldberg Machine Was Made

Remember how Red Bull made that amazingly ridiculous athlete-powered Rube Goldberg machine? This is how they did it. And it includes 11 athletes, 12 different machines, 4 RED cameras, 45 GoPro cameras, a 75 person crew putting in 3,422 man hours and a helluva lot of sawdust. Read More >>

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Watch How This Time-Expanding Car Commercial Was Painstakingly Stitched Together

It turns out Phantom cameras are useful for more than just destroying household items and blowing stuff up. This Fiat Abarth spot made use of the slow-motion wonder cam in this fantastical "still moving image," and the behind the scenes is pretty amazing. Read More >>

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Photographing Birds of Prey is Really Friggin' Hard

Taking pictures of wildlife in its natural environment is one thing, but trying to capture the perfect frame of a wild raptor in the confines of a photo studio is an exercise in precision. Read More >>

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