A Catalina Seaplane Was Destroyed During Nic Cage Movie Production

After four days of being half sunk and rocked by the surf on a sandbar near the Florida-Alabama state line, the Catalina PBY Flying boat was pulled from its resting place and towed out into deeper waters towards a salvage barge. An attempt to lift the aircraft aboard the barge via a crane caused the aircraft to… » 7/04/15 12:10am Saturday 12:10am

Vintage Catalina Flying Boat In Nic Cage Film Partially Sinks On Beach

Yesterday, a gorgeous Catalina PBY named Flora-Bama that was being used as a prop for the upcoming Nicolas Cage movie USS Indianapolis: Men of Honor began taking on water while performing touch and goes for the camera. Today, the plane sits half sunk in the surf along Gold Beach, Florida, a most peculiar sight for… » 6/30/15 5:02pm 6/30/15 5:02pm

Hollywood Gives Drone Crews The American Sniper Treatment With Good Kill

The trailer for Good Kill, a movie featuring Ethan Hawke and January Jones that dives into the peculiar existence of USAF drone pilots, particularity the shooting kind, dropped today and it looks... interesting. This will be first of a whole slew of films coming out post-American Sniper that will deal with soldier's… » 3/30/15 5:30pm 3/30/15 5:30pm

Riding shotgun in Steve McQueen's $10 million Jaguar XKSS

In 1958, Steve McQueen bought this Jaguar XKSS from a local TV personality who kept it parked in a studio lot on Sunset Blvd. McQueen cajoled his wife Nellie into writing a check for $5,000—today around $40,000—and became the third owner of XKSS chassis number 713, a car that had originally been imported a year… » 4/21/14 12:46pm 4/21/14 12:46pm

Hollywood Already Did Top Gun II... And It Was Terrible

It looks like Top Gun II is back on again after the death of Tony Scott shot the sequel project down to earth in a ball of flames. Our sister site i09 has it that Top Gun II’s plot will feature Tom Cruise proving that a human in the cockpit still cannot be beat by a drone. The only problem is that this movie has… » 4/02/14 4:20pm 4/02/14 4:20pm

Gawker Media Greenlights Defamer Reboot; Ankled Exec to Helm

Does anyone remember Beejoli Shah? She was the former GENERATE media employee whose toes were once slurped by director Quentin Tarantino after the two met at a party in The Hills a couple of years ago. The reason some of you may know this is because Beejoli sent a graphic play-by-play of the toe-coital encounter in an… » 6/11/13 3:01pm 6/11/13 3:01pm

The Enormous Secret Weapons Depot Hidden Underneath Manhattan

Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood is mostly filled with bored models and stupid-expensive boutiques. But on one grimy, absolutely ignorable corner is the entrance to a cavern stuffed with guns, rockets, cocaine, and riot shields. This is where Hollywood locks and loads. » 2/09/12 4:15pm 2/09/12 4:15pm