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“Indiana Jones 5”: Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy – “Only Harrison Ford Can Play Role”
It's no secret that Indiana Jones and star Harrison Ford inspired generations of archaeologists since his initial adventure in 1981's Raiders of the Lost Ark The character's pop culture reverence goes beyond into other sciences, ironically in herpetology with a new snake species named after the actor One of the distinguishing characteristics of the whip-wielding[...]
S.H.Figuarts Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Revealed 
Coming right off the screen of Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indy is back with an impressive new figure that stands roughly 6″ tall This figure is packed with swappable parts with two head sculpts, a removable hat, and an extra pair of arms for showing him without his jacket Plenty[...]
“Indiana Jones 5”: Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy – “Only Harrison Ford Can Play Role”
A deal was reached with Paramount for five films starting with Raiders of the Lost Ark in 1981 The hero, Henry "Indiana" Jones Jr, was modeled after the 1930s and '40 serials that Lucas watched in his youth. Raiders' success spawned the 1984 prequel Temple of Doom, which introduced future Oscar winner Ke Huy Quan as[...]
Hasbro Debuts Indiana Jones Adventure Series Marcus Brody & Belloq
The first wave was all based around Raiders of the Lost Ark, and it looks like a new deluxe figure is on the way Oddly enough, Hasbro is already re-releasing their Raiders Indy with some added accessories for fans to capture and showcase the iconic Temple Escape scene. Featured at the beginning of the Raiders film,[...]
Hasbro Debuts Indiana Jones Adventure Series Marcus Brody & Belloq
A brand new Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Adventure Series figure is on the way Hasbro is trying to be really thorough with their newest 6" figure line by making sure they are plenty of Indy figures to go around The latest release takes collectors to back to Cairo, as they[...]
Hasbro Debuts Indiana Jones Adventure Series Marcus Brody & Belloq
Coming right out of the film that started it all, Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Marcus Brody, and René Belloq are together for a series-first 2-Pack.  It is Indiana Jones figures like this that make the Adventure Series so special Indy's Adventure has an amazing cast of characters, so it is nice[...]
“Indiana Jones 5”: Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy – “Only Harrison Ford Can Play Role”
While Lucasfilm had a few unremarkable CG sequences in the franchise's fourth film, 2008's Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, involving monkeys, atomic bombs, and ants, Mangold will build on Indy's existing history against the Nazis in 1981's Raiders of the Lost Ark and 1989's The Last Crusade for Indy 5's as they will be featured again[...]
Raiders Of The Lost Ark Gets A 4K Standalone Release In June
Raiders of the Lost Ark is getting yet another release on disc, this time a standalone 4K Blu-ray release on June 14th This is the first time it will be available outside of the Indiana Jones 4K box set and comes in a nifty Steelbook featuring artwork we have seen a bazillion times It also[...]
Raiders of the Lost Ark Star Paul Freeman on Belloq Rivalry with Indy
One of the most memorable villains in the Indiana Jones franchise is René Emile Belloq, a French archaeologist and archrival of Indy (Harrison Ford) in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), played by Paul Freeman To commemorate the 40th-anniversary release of the Paramount film and the release of the 4K Ultra HD four-movie collection, the[...]
Raiders of the Lost Ark: Karen Allen Talks Marion’s Independence
There are numerous female companions Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) came across upon his adventures, but the only one who got a second adventure in the George Lucas' film franchise was Marion Ravenwood, played by Karen Allen in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) The[...]
James Gunn at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Ant-Man And The Wasp' held at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, USA on June 25, 2018. Editorial credit: Tinseltown /
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“Indiana Jones 5”: Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy – “Only Harrison Ford Can Play Role”
Crystal Skull featured the return of Raiders of the Lost Ark's (1981) Marion Ravenwood (Karen Allen) It also teased their son Mutt Williams (Shia LaBeouf) would succeed the protagonist Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr's (Ford) place. Created by George Lucas, Steven Spielberg returns as franchise director to helm the fifth film Crystal Skull co-writer David Koepp is[...]
Marion Ravenwood's 'Raiders' Hangover Cure Finally Revealed
This happened recently with an Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark longstanding question that needed to be answered. Mainly: what the hell is it that Marion Ravenwood (Karen Allen) holds up to her temples after winning the drinking contest? Ian McCamey recently asked this question out loud on Twitter, and thankfully instead of the usual bout of[...]
Raiders of the Lost Ark? Star Wars? Any James Bond movie? All of them started with action before getting to the story Would Star Wars been as captivating if the film started with Luke and Owen going to meet the Jawas? A lot of movies give you that action or intensity beat then jump back[...]
'Spielberg': HBO Releases First Trailer for Steven Spielberg Doc
Blockbuster" and how that influenced him to take on more socially conscious work; and look back at the ways working in Hollywood shaped him personally. The documentary also includes clips and behind-the-scenes footage from many of Spielberg's films, including: Raiders of the Lost Ark, ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park, and Saving Private Ryan. Lacy didn't solely rely[...]
Pathfinder: Origins Cover Pays Homage To Raiders Of The Lost Ark
This homage to the classic Raiders of the Lost Ark poster by the late Richard Amsel is available only on the Paizo website This issue focuses on Seoni and is written by F Wesley Schneider and drawn by Tom Garcia. When mysteries in Seoni the sorcerer's past lead her to the renowned Jeggare Museum, she finds its[...]
A History of Vileness: The Problem With Licensed Video Games
the Extra Terrestrial, the game many believe was the tipping point in the video games crash of the 1980's.  E.T. was at the time was the one of the world's biggest franchises, Steven Spielberg was super-hot having just come off Indiana Jones and his next project was highly anticipated. Spielberg and the studio executives were no fools and knew they could make money[...]
The Bleeding Cool Review: Raiders of the Lost Ark, IMAX Size
Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding Cool At this point, it seems a little redundant to try and review Raiders of the Lost Ark Temples, Raiders, Lost Arks – you almost certainly know the story and there have been many more qualified than me to review the actual film so, instead, I will just try and assess[...]