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The Ten Most Important MacGuffins in the History of Cinema

A MacGuffin is basically a gimmick utilized by a screenwriter to create motivation for a film’s characters. Here’s a look at ten MacGuffins that have transcended their stigma to become something much more important and influential.

Another Film Podcast #13: The Maltese Falcon / Chinatown / Brick

We're talking film noir this week! The Maltese Falcon, Chinatown and Brick. We also talk major spoilers for TV's Girls and Mad Men which runs in the beginning until the 19-minute mark. We talk all aspects of film noir including its roots, evolution, and its place in modern film. We discuss the effects of war time on art and probably some other stuff, too!

Beast Wars Figures Return to Transformers Toy Line!

During today's continuation of Hasbro PulseCon, the toy makers revealed new Transformers action figures, including the return of Maximals and Predacons!  On top of releasing...