Posts tagged with ‘indiana jones

237 Lost/Unpublished Historic Movie Prop Photos from the Lucasfim Archives

A huge cache of previously-unknown photos of Lucasfilm props has been released to the public. Not only are these interesting historical documents, but they are an invaluable resource for prop and replica builders. You can see the whole set of pics here.

Thanks to Pickle Munkey for the link (and sorry it took so long to post)

Disney gets closer to owning your entire childhood, acquires Indiana Jones franchise

After the takeover of everything Star Wars, it may not be a surprise that Disney wants to continue to snap up Lucas properties to keep propped up forever, before it buys Lego, Transformers, GI Joe, Barbie, Sonic the Hedgehog, Back to the Future and your grandmother’s best recipes and totally owns your and everyone’s childhood. Star Wars is an easy bet— it’s a huge sci-fi world that can keep going and going with different stories and different characters and stories. Disney could keep Star Wars alone going for the next 10,000 years. Indiana Jones however is a bit different in that, as the name implies, it’s about one awesome character, played by one awesome Harrison Ford and I don’t have faith any Indiana Jones spin-offs or outright replacement of Indiana Jones by another actor would be worth a fuck. But I also wouldn’t have guessed Disney could enslave Johnny Depp for eternity to make movies about a Disneyland ride.

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Indiana Jones gets mail at the University of Chicago, not ancient artifacts stolen by Nazis

Even though it’s been quite some time that Professor Henry “Indiana” Jones would have taught at the University of Chicago, it appears that he’s still getting mail there. What could the package contain? Gold idols? Stolen ancient artifacts? Alien skulls? Not quite, but it’s still a cool find.

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Indiana Jones as an animated movie? I’d watch the hell out of it.

Created by Patrick Schoenmaker, Indiana Jones is getting a very nice looking animated fan film adaptation. Want to see more? Schoenmaker has posted some backgrounds and character art on DeviantArt.

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Producer Frank Marshall is pessimistic about an Indiana Jones 5

While the first three Indiana Jones movies were instant classics, the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull wasn’t received quite as well. And it’s probably because of the lukewarm response of the fourth Indiana Jones movie that there probably won’t be a fifth. Harrison Ford’s getting too old anyway.

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The complete Indiana Jones collection coming to Blu Ray this fall

Now that George Lucas is done fiddling with Star Wars for a few minutes, the announcement was made yesterday that the complete Indiana Jones collection will finally be coming to Blu Ray this fall. Give to daddy.

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As it turns out, no you can’t survive a nuclear blast inside a fridge

When Indiana Jones and The Crystal Skull came out, the whole thing about Indiana Jones surviving a close nuclear blast by hiding in a fridge became a joke, but George Lucas later gave his two cents that it seemed plausible and whatever it’s just an action movie anyhow. But now, a scientist has applied his scientific mind to the problem and found that no, you wouldn’t be safe inside a fridge.

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Custom Indiana Jones engagement ring. You know she said yes.

If you’re going to spend the money to get your fiancee a custom made engagement ring, you might as well go all the way and have something made that will make her yours forever and ever. Assuming she really likes Indiana Jones.

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Raiders of the Lost Ark vs. other action movies of the early 20th century

Shot-by-shot comparison of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” vs. scenes from 30 different adventure films made between 1919-1973. Very clever, Mr. Lucas.

Awesome Indiana Jones action figure stop motion is awesome

Animator Jeff Gurwood remade the opening six minutes of Raiders of the Lost Ark, including the famous boulder escape scene, entirely in stop motion. The whole thing took six months using Hasbro Indiana Jones action figures.


It’s the 30th anniversary of Indiana Jones, so here’s Tom Selleck’s screen test for the role of Indy

I’m pretty sure this video is an old site repost, but considering that today is the 30th anniversary of Raiders of the Lost Ark, I figured it was fitting. In a weird alternate universe, Tom Selleck would have been cast as Indiana Jones and the world would be a far unhappier place as a result.


Shia the Beef says that Indiana Jones 5 is happening

Because the fourth Indiana Jones movie was such a crowd favorite, it appears that there will be an Indiana Jones 5, at least according to Shia LaBeouf. 

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