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Act Like a Man! 5 Life Lessons Learned From “The Godfather”

Act Like a Man! 5 Life Lessons Learned From “The Godfather”

In case you forgot, “family is everything.”

8 French Heist Flicks That Are Fantastique!

8 French Heist Flicks That Are Fantastique!

French heist flicks like “Band of Outsiders,” “Rififi” and “The Red Circle” have a certain “je ne sais quoi” we just can’t resist.

Who’s the Next John Hughes? Consider These Contenders

Who’s the Next John Hughes? Consider These Contenders

It’s time for another adolescent auteur, and we’re rooting for such rising-star writer-directors as Maggie Carey (“The To-Do List”), Josh Boone (“The Fault in Our Stars”) and Ari Sandel (“The DUFF”).

6 Movies Set in Ireland You Must See Before You Die

6 Movies Set in Ireland You Must See Before You Die

The love of the Irish is evident in movies like “Barry Lyndon,” “Odd Man Out,” “The Crying Game” and “My Left Foot.”

Ride ‘em, Space Cowboy! 6 Great Western-Monster Movie Mash-Ups

Ride ‘em, Space Cowboy! 6 Great Western-Monster Movie Mash-Ups

Want to see hardscrabble frontier folk fight terrifying freaks of nature? Step right this way! “Tremors,” “Dead Birds,” “The Burrowers” and other Western-monster hybrids await!

Totally Bitchin’: 10 Mean Girls From ’80s Cinema

Totally Bitchin’: 10 Mean Girls From ’80s Cinema

From Miss Hannigan in “Annie” to all the Heathers in “Heathers,” these nasty gals ruled the screen during the Reagan era.

Setting Precedent: 6 Movies Indebted to “New Jack City”

Setting Precedent: 6 Movies Indebted to “New Jack City”

The groundbreaking “New Jack City,” released 25 years ago this week, paved the way for movies like “Panther,” “Sugar Hill” and “Above the Rim.”

A Gay Old Time: Because “The Birdcage” Is Just the Beginning

A Gay Old Time: Because “The Birdcage” Is Just the Beginning

With “The Birdcage” turning 20 this week, it’s time to celebrate gay characters on the big screen.

9 Things You Might Not Know About the Movie “Fargo”

9 Things You Might Not Know About the Movie “Fargo”

Was “Fargo” really twenty years ago? Oh, fer Pete’s sake! But did you know…

Love in Ruins: 9 Movie Couples Who Had Sex Amid Disaster

Love in Ruins: 9 Movie Couples Who Had Sex Amid Disaster

“Twister,” “Titanic” and “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” are just a few of the movies that prove catastrophe and coitus often go hand in hand.

The Walken Dread: Christopher Walken’s 7 Creepiest Roles

The Walken Dread: Christopher Walken’s 7 Creepiest Roles

Want to see Walken at his weirdest? Try “The Dead Zone,” “The Prophecy,” “True Romance” and the rest of our picks for the actor’s creepiest parts.

12 Terrifying Gifs from the “Jurassic Park” Trilogy

12 Terrifying Gifs from the “Jurassic Park” Trilogy

Revisit the most terrifying moments you loved from the “Jurassic Park” trilogy, as told by gifs.

Doin’ It for Themselves: 8 Biopics for Women’s History Month

Doin’ It for Themselves: 8 Biopics for Women’s History Month

Celebrate sisterly bonds and kickass ladies with movies like “Elizabeth,” “Erin Brockovich,” “Frida” and “What’s Love Got to Do With It.”

Which “Jurassic Park” Movie is Your Favorite?

Which “Jurassic Park” Movie is Your Favorite?

In other words, how much did you love “Jurassic World”?

Don’t Mess With Mother Nature: 7 Movies About Science Gone Wrong

Don’t Mess With Mother Nature: 7 Movies About Science Gone Wrong

“Jurassic Park,” “Ex Machina” and “The Fly” are just a few sci-fi flicks that will have you pining for scientifically simpler times.

Forget “Rocky”! Forget “Rambo”! Which Other Stallone Movie Reigns Supreme?

Forget “Rocky”! Forget “Rambo”! Which Other Stallone Movie Reigns Supreme?

The contenders: Cobra, The Expendables, Cliffhanger, Cop Land…

8 Actresses Who Overcame the Curse of Child Stardom

8 Actresses Who Overcame the Curse of Child Stardom

As Dakota Fanning recently turned 22, let’s take a look at some Hollywood actresses who have avoided the pitfalls of fame at a young age.

Uncovered: 8 Movies That Deglamorize Sex

Uncovered: 8 Movies That Deglamorize Sex

Movies like “Trade,” “Nymphomaniac” and “Her” shine a light on the darker side of intimacy.

FYI: Sidney Poitier Was an Accomplished Director, Too

FYI: Sidney Poitier Was an Accomplished Director, Too

The first black man to win an Oscar has also worked behind the camera to give us gems like “Stir Crazy” and “Fast Forward.”

Which of the “Karate Kid” Movies is Your Favorite?

Which of the “Karate Kid” Movies is Your Favorite?

You might consider thinking beyond the original and the reboot here.

Love, Laugh and Run: 5 of the Best Action Romantic Comedy Movies

Love, Laugh and Run: 5 of the Best Action Romantic Comedy Movies

It’s rare that a movie combines three of the top genres into one, and rarer still that it actually works, but these 5, including “Romancing the Stone” and “The Princess Bride,” pulled it off splendidly.

Back and Better Than Ever! 7 Smart Movie Reboots

Back and Better Than Ever! 7 Smart Movie Reboots

“Creed,” “Batman Begins” and “Casino Royale” are just some of the cinematic do-overs that brought new life to old franchises.

American Ninja: 7 Best Fight Scenes in Hollywood Martial Arts Movies

American Ninja: 7 Best Fight Scenes in Hollywood Martial Arts Movies

“Enter the Dragon,” “The Matrix,” “The Karate Kid” and “Unleashed” are just some of our favorite kick-ass flicks.

“The Karate Kid” Showdown: Daniel LaRusso Versus Dre Parker

“The Karate Kid” Showdown: Daniel LaRusso Versus Dre Parker

Would Daniel-son kick butt under Mr. Miyagi’s tutelage? Or would Mr. Han’s guidance of Dre in the reboot lead to victory? Tell us in our “Karate Kid” poll!

Pep Rally! 9 Uplifting Movie Fight Songs That Really Pack a Punch

Pep Rally! 9 Uplifting Movie Fight Songs That Really Pack a Punch

These fight songs from “Rocky III,” “Karate Kid,” “Shaun of the Dead” and more are the best! Around! Nothing’s gonna ever keep them down!