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Back to the Future fans and / or auto enthusiasts who still want a DeLorean DMC-12, this rare 5-speed manual transmission model with just a single prior owner could be yours, for the right price. It was manufactured in January 1982 and purchased new by a couple who lived in Manhattan who kept it stored in the suburbs of the city at their parent’s home. This meant it was only used on weekends and special occasions, which explains the 6791-miles on the odometer. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Paul Walker, also known as Brian O’Conner in the Fast & Furious series, uses his Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R to participate in the street race hosted by Tej Parker. You see his vehicle racing against friend Suki, along with opponents Slap Jack and Orange Julius. For those who’ve seen 2 Fast 2 Furious, you probably know that Slap Jack’s 1993 Toyota Supra puts up a good battle against the Skyline until he makes too wide a turn, allowing Brian to take the lead. Read more to see what a tribute car can do on Germany’s famous Autobahn.
Fast & Furious 9, also known as F9, is finally set to hit theaters on June 25, 2021 stateside after numerous delays, and to celebrate, Universal Pictures has released a behind-the-scenes featurette that shows total car-nage. Footage for this installment was shot all around the world, including Leavesden Studios in Hertfordshire, England, Los Angeles, London, Thailand, and even Tbilisi, Georgia. Read more for the video and additional information.
Warner Bros. and HBO Max have just released the first trailer for “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” the sequel to the 1996 blockbuster that had NBA superstars playing alongside Looney Tunes characters. This time, Lebron James takes the place of Michael Jordan as a fictionalized Tune Squad version of himself in the live-action / animated sports comedy. Unlike its predecessor, this sequel has plenty of new technology, including a server room that turns into a Matrix-like scene. Read more for the video and additional information.
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Yes, this is an actual vehicle made for the 1995 Judge Dredd movie starring Sylvester Stallone. Despite receiving just a 20% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, some of the props are definitely worth a second look. Based on the Land Rover 101FC (101 Forward Control), this vehicle had its original body removed and a fiberglass version installed. Why doesn’t it have any paint? Well, it was used as a show car for JBL Audio at the 2003 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, taking home best of show. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Love Jurassic Park and want to own a replica of the tour vehicle seen in the film? This could be your chance, as one of these is headed to the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. It’s based on a 1993 Ford Explorer XLT and features a full exterior Jurassic Park-inspired vinyl wrap, driving lights, a front push bar as well as a movie-inspired rear plate. Passengers may also notice the T. Rex graphic on the ceiling of the cabin. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Ever wonder how some of those silent films from the early 1900s achieved some of their special effects? If so, then look no further than this segment by movie blogger Pedro Cinemaxunga, who has compiled numerous of these segments and broke them down. First up, we have “Safety Last! (1923)”, in which the image of Harold Lloyd clutching the hands of a large clock as he dangles from the outside of a skyscraper above moving traffic is the most well known. Read more for the video and additional information.
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With some states reopening movie theaters, it’s only fitting that an incredibly skilled drone pilot film an FPV adventure to remind people what they’ve been missing out on this past year. Filmed by SkyCandy, this one-take clip was captured at Mann theaters’ Plymouth Grand in Plymouth, Minnesota and filmed using a DJI Air Unit as well as a Rotor Riot Cinewhoop. It starts from the outside before swooping into the lobby and concession stand. Read more to watch the video.
Originally announced as GBA-TV in 20023, Game Boy Advance Video is basically a format for putting full color, full-motion videos onto Game Boy Advance ROM cartridges. They can be played using the system’s screen and sound hardware, with the video cartridges manufactured by Majesco Entertainment. Unfortunately, they run in the same 240×160 resolution as standard Game Boy Advance games, aside for the Shrek and Shark Tale pack, which both play at 112p. Read more to see what happens when a gamer decides to put Tenet on one of these cartridges.
For those who have seen “Parasite,” one thing you may not know is that production designer Lee Ha Jun created the house based on a basic sketch drawn by director Bong Joon–Ho. In the movie, this architectural masterpiece was designed by fictional architect Namgoong Heonja, but the property is actually just a series of film sets created by Lee. An architect who goes by “MonsterKook” online recreated a miniature version of this home from cement, complete with electricity. Read more for a video and additional information.