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The Sound and Fury of Russell Crowe

At the height of his fame, the Oscar-winner brought a ferocious masculinity to his best performances. But in recent years, he’s had to contend with a shifting culture that’s less in awe of ultra-intense actors

I Really Miss the Chris Pratt of ‘Moneyball’

Rather than watching his new series, ‘The Terminal List,’ revisit his small but meaningful role in the 2011 baseball drama, which came out long before the backlash against the ‘Jurassic World’ star was at fever pitch

Pepperoni and Pancake Batter: An Oral History of Pizza the Hutt from ‘Spaceballs’

The makeup effects artist who designed the revolting mob boss from the 1987 Mel Brooks classic, and the guy beneath all those pizza toppings reveal every disgusting trick that went into creating an edible, intergalactic supervillain

Billion Dollar Babies: Get to Know the 50 Movies That Have Broken the Billion-Dollar Barrier

Now that ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ has joined this exclusive list of mega-moneymakers, we crunch the numbers to figure out what it takes for your movie to be a true blockbuster. (Hint: It helps to have Iron Man in it.)