The James Bond Corkscrew Jump Was The First Computer-Modeled Stunt

I’m a little surprised that we haven’t covered this in detail before, because it’s so crammed full of Jalop-bait: jumping and flipping cars, AMCs, James Bond, frustrated backwoods law enforcement, and lots of secret math and early computers. The jump is the famous corkscrew from The Man with the Golden Gun. »6/16/15 1:39pm6/16/15 1:39pm


Five Things That Autonomous Cars Will Change In TV And Movies

Technology has a way of screwing up entertainment from the past. How many Seinfeld episodes would have been four minutes long is everyone had cell phones? Hell, almost any plot that revolved around missing someone or a wrong bit of information would be obsolete today. So what will autonomous cars do? »4/27/15 6:44pm4/27/15 6:44pm

This Is The Worst Movie Car Ever

I know the movie is 11 years old now, and it's really just chance that I even encountered it again, but once I did see it, old wounds opened. The movie was The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and the car in the movie — the only car — is the worst because it shows how often Hollywood just doesn't care about cars. »4/10/14 4:51pm4/10/14 4:51pm

Everything You Urgently Need To Know About Donald Duck's Car

Having a three-year-old means that you find yourself getting re-aquainted with cultural figures you haven't really considered in a very long time. For example, my son Otto is very taken with noted avian sailor/hothead Donald Duck. As with anyone I want to know more about, my first question was obvious: what's he drive? »12/26/13 1:54pm12/26/13 1:54pm

These Illustrated Movie Cars Are Absolutely Perfect

It's rare that I see a piece of art and a piece of me just wants to absolutely lunge for it, but this is one of those times. Exactingly created by artist Scott Park and replicating cars ranging from everything from the Dukes of Hazzard to The Fifth Element, each car is a perfect bit of art in its own right. »6/02/13 5:31pm6/02/13 5:31pm

One Of The Stars Of Elysium Is A 140-Year-Old Nissan GT-R

The other day we pointed out the flying Bugatti in the trailer for Neil Blomkamp's new movie, Elysium, and noted the tiny presence of what appeared to be a modified Nissan GT-R being flung into some trucks. Well, thanks to 808morgan over at Oppo, we now have a much better picture of the car. It's 140 years old but… »4/11/13 12:47pm4/11/13 12:47pm