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The 9 Craziest Cinematic College Courses

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Kids these days.

D.J., cue up that cringe-worthy Vitamin C song because it's graduation time again! Right now hundreds of thousands of 22-year-olds are currently being degreed up and sent off into the real world ... job market issues and excessive student loan interest rates notwithstanding, of course.

Thing is, class, this isn't your grandpa's Bachelor of Arts program anymore. Nowadays even the most esteemed colleges are catering their coursework offerings — in title, if nothing else — to pique the interest of their student pools. Get More »

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Idiot's Guide to 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

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"Star Trek Into Darkness" blasts into theaters (and, uh, darkness) this week and for most fans, it's a pretty damn exciting moment — all their favorite sci-fi heroes, finally back on the big screen, ready to save the future. Yee-hah.

But for some people, this whole "Star Trek" thing is still a bit of a mystery. So if you're one of those uninitiated that is curious about "Star Trek Into Darkness" but is intimidated by all the decades worth of baggage that comes along with the franchise, don't worry, because we're here to demystify "Star Trek" so you can go to the theater without a care in the world and see for yourself what the fuss is about. Get More »

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Spock and Spock Prime Show Down at Last

The Force is definitely with these two ... Oh wait, wrong space franchise. Right. So, "greetings."

Kidding, kids. Don't go gettin' those tighty-whiteys in a wad, 'cause there's some fun to be had here.

It was absolutely bound to happen that Spock (Zachary Quinto) and Spock Prime (Leonard Nimoy) would come to a battle of wits, with "Star Trek Into Darkness" offering up an on-screen reunion of the two big-eared human-Vulcan hybrids, and now it has. Get More »

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'Star Trek Into Darkness' Cast Gets Trekkied

Finally, a man boldly went there.

Look, the beauty of the "Star Trek" franchise is how unabashedly geeky Trekkies can be. Those nerds just don't give a flying eff what anyone outside the Starship Enterprise has to say about them, so there's a ton of fun to be had with it.

Here in this "Star Trek Into Darkness" junket interview with J.J. Abrams and his cast — Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, John Cho, and Alice Eve — quirky YouTuber Daniele Rizzo posed as  Spocko, a Vulcan-slinging weirdo with no qualms about asking tough questions like who this John Harrison baddie is and how the "crew" feels about the term "V.I.L.F."

Because...sure. Get More »

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'Star Wars: Episode VII': Watch J.J. Abrams and Simon Pegg Nerd Out

The release date for "Star Trek: Into Darkness" is just around the milky way bend (beam up on May 17, Scotty), but it is not the only interstellar adventure movie director J.J. Abrams has weighing on that epically weird and awesome nerdbrain of his. There's also the small matter of making "Star Wars: Episode VII" happen soon.

In this new video discussion of all-things-far far away with Simon Pegg, who plays Scotty in Abrams' iteration of "Trek," he finally dared to explain why he took on "Star Wars" after initial resistance. Get More »

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Mashup: Here is 'Space Lincoln' Because Sure, Why Not?

In our continuing coverage of the fact that video editors secretly rule the universe, here is an extremely well-done mashup of "Star Trek" — the William Shatner/Leonard Nimoy versions, of course, because ain't nobody got tiiiiime for Chris Pine — and a gentleman dressed as Abraham Lincoln.

Because what if Lincoln was in space helping Captain Kirk? Haven't we all asked ourselves that question from time to time? Don't answer that, because I'll answer for you: Yes. Yes, we have. Get More »

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'Spring Breakers' Tribute: Grillz on Other Movie Characters

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James Franco brought many, uh, distinctive features to his role as Alien, the gun-toting, dreadlocked drug n' arms dealer and part-time rapper of "Spring Breakers." But what's probably most memorable about Alien is the fact that his smile could make you go blind if the light were hitting his mouth just right.

In honor of Alien's trading of boring ol' pearly whites for a tricked-out metal grin, we reimagined a few other movie characters that might benefit from a a set of grillz as well. We actually wouldn't have been surprised to see any of these people in any of the many "Spring Breakers" party scenes. Get More »

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J.J. Abrams (Finally) Talks 'Star Wars'!

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With "Star Trek Into Darkness" set to hit theaters in less than two months (May 17, y'all), J.J. Abrams has hit the interview circuit to help get word out about his new sci-fi blockbuster. And everywhere he goes, everyone has just one big question: What's the deal with "Star Wars"?

Well, thanks to a new interview with Empire, Abrams is now boldly going where he has never gone before — he's actually answering those "Star Wars" questions. Hey, even Abrams has his breaking point.

Lucky for us. Get More »

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'Star Trek Into Darkness' Trailer Easter Egg Unlocks International Poster Fare


The new trailer for "Star Trek: Into Darkness" is teeming with explosions, Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) roughing up the Enterprise, one very unamused Spock (Zachary Quinto) and tons of stern-faced villainy by Benedict Cumberbatch's dubiously named John Harrison. Trekkies the world over are having a field day right about now with all the juice there is to suck out of this bad boy, and already they've unearthed a massive Easter Egg.

Set your phasers to eeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!, everyone. Get More »

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The 25 Best Movie-Inspired Graffiti Pieces

Some people spend most of their time in front of a computer ... and others go out and do stuff like this.

Behold some of the most elaborate and large-scale movie-themed fan art you'll ever see, most of it created under cover of night with a few spray cans and a seething desire to create ... or at least conjure stunning portraits of Neo, Freddy Krueger, Yoda, the Dude and other pop culture icons that shape our everyday lives. If only all walls were this cool.

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