Jaws

A brief history of cinema practical effects, in 10 films

Nick Horton Feature Aug 13, 2015

From George Melies through to Peter Jackson and JJ Abrams' Star Wars film, the rise, fall and rise of practical effects explored...

26 incredibly arduous film productions

Ryan Lambie Odd List Jul 31, 2015

Script rewrites. Exacting directors. Terrible twists of fate. We look back through the ages to bring you 26 nightmarish film shoots…

14 brilliant pieces of fan-made movie and TV merchandise

Phoebe-Jane Boyd Feature Jul 14, 2015

Our favourites? A Dr Ian Malcolm pocket, a Captain America costume for hamsters, Exorcist character magnets and, well, Total Recall...

Jurassic World's most horrific scene, and family horror

Ryan Lambie Feature Jun 12, 2015

We take a closer look at Jurassic World's nastiest moment, and how it follows the tradition of Steven Spielberg's horror in family films...

James Bond 007: revisiting Moonraker

Max Williams Feature Apr 27, 2015

There's a good case to be made for this being the silliest Bond of them all, but Moonraker's still a lot of fun...

7 films inexplicably turned into board games

Alex Carter Odd List Dec 27, 2014

Terminator 2, Escape From New York, and more films turned into very unlikely board games....

51 films, and how they were affected by test screenings

Simon Brew Odd List Oct 10, 2014

From 28 Days Later and Goodfellas to Big and Last Action Hero: here's the impact test audiences had on 51 movies...

Creative things to do when an actor won't return for a sequel

Ryan Lambie Odd List Aug 14, 2013

When an actor can't reprise their role in a sequel, how do you fill the gap without the audience noticing? Here are a few solutions...

The top 100 TV and movie monsters

Robert Mclaughlin Odd List Mar 28, 2013

Covering the gamut of TV and cinema from the past to the present, here's Rob's rundown of the 100 finest screen monsters...

50 genuinely memorable movie death scenes

NP Horton Odd List Feb 22, 2013

Morbid imagery abounds, as Nick provides his selection of cinema's most spectacular, poignant and terrible deaths...

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