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This week: Ben Affleck directs and stars in the current Oscar frontrunner for Best Picture, "Argo," which tells the incredible true story of how the CIA helped get six Americans out of Tehran during the Iran hostage crisis by having them pose as Canadian filmmakers.
It's been 27 years since Kelly McGillis starred opposite Tom Cruise in "Top Gun" as his instructor and love interest, though the film is arguably as much a part of the zeitgeist now as it ever was — hence its upcoming re-release in IMAX 3D. After "Top Gun," McGillis went on to a prolific film and stage career, including roles in "The Accused," "Winter People" and "The Innkeepers."
We spoke with McGillis in advance of the release of "Top Gun: An IMAX 3D Experience" about sex scenes with Cruise, thinking about "Top Gun" at the supermarket and, of course, the volleyball scene. "Top Gun" in 3D is currently in theaters with the Blu-ray release set for Feb. 19. Get More »
Everyone loves a good wedding: free booze, awkward speeches and creepy DJs — what more could you want? All too often, however, the invites don't live up to the day. (Seriously, if I open one more shimmering envelope and a sliver of cream-colored tissue paper falls out I'm gonna scream.) So when film buffs throw calligraphy and caution to the wind and opt instead for movie-themed wedding invitations, it's time to celebrate. Get More »
Your mother always told you that math would be important someday, and we're here to validate her. Call it better living through arithmetic, but we believe simple math can help you decide which new movies coming out in February are for you.
Oh, and did we mention there are no actual numbers involved? It's like "Moneyball," but for movie-loving dummies.
So if you'd like a glimpse at what the cinema can offer you on this most romantic of months, read on for your latest lesson in Movie Math. Get More »
Quick quiz: Do you currently feel, or have you at any point in your life felt, the need for speed?
If you answered yes to this question — or if you have a friend or loved one that occasionally feels the need for speed, even sporadically — then we have the solution for you, as Yahoo! Movies has just revealed the brand new trailer for the upcoming IMAX 3D re-release of "Top Gun." Get More »
Forget about a second "Top Gun" movie, and start thinking about a third...a third dimension, that is.
Yes, the 1986 classic Tom Cruise action vehicle will be coming to IMAX screens near you in eye-popping 3-D for a limited time in February 2013. The long-rumored big screen re-release of film's most iconic male volleyball-playing sequence (as well as the other 105-ish minutes of the movie) will begin Feb. 8, for just six days. Get More »
Are you feeling the need for speed ... in 3-D?
"Top Gun," the 1986 action blockbuster that inspired a surge of Navy enlistments and made everyone feel okay about Reagan-era militarism, may be flying high again — and this time in three dimensions, according to The New York Times. Get More »
UPDATE: Earlier reports that claimed Tony Scott was suffering from inoperable brain cancer are currently unconfirmed, with Deadline reporting — via Scott's widow, Donna — that this was not the case at all. A full investigation is underway and an autopsy is pending.
Tony Scott, director of such hit films as "Top Gun," "Crimson Tide" and "Man on Fire," has died after jumping off a bridge in San Pedro, Calif., on Sunday afternoon, Los Angeles police tell the Los Angeles Times. He was 68. Get More »
Tony Scott (1944-2012) got started in show biz by calling the shots on commercials before making his feature directorial debut in 1983 with the pop art vampire drama, "The Hunger," starring Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie and Susan Sarandon. Three years later he would make a little movie called "Top Gun" and the rest is Hollywood history.
Check out our collection of pics from the late, great director's filmography, from "The Hunger" to "Unstoppable."
This Friday will kick off the opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, and though our old Revolutionary War adversaries might be our allies now, that doesn't mean the U.S. of frickin' A. isn't ready to bring the thunder.
Using our powers of make-believe and fantasy, we've assembled athletic champions from the entirety of movie history to give us a clear advantage towards the race for Olympic glory in every sport of the XXX Olympiad. Get More »