Bueller? Bueller? Liftmaster’s latest commercial would ruin Ferris’ day off

It’s not easy to make a memorable commercial for a garage-door opener, but LiftMaster found a way. The company on Monday released a 30-second ad spoofing the 1980s cult-classic movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” If you’re not familiar, the plot centers around the titular high schooler (played by Matthew Broderick) skipping school. At one point, …

The story behind crashing the Saleen Mustang in “2 Fast 2 Furious”

A Saleen Mustang had a brief but memorable appearance in 2003’s “2 Fast 2 Furious,” getting torn to shreds by a semi truck after just a few minutes of screen time. That scene almost didn’t happen, according to Craig Lieberman, who served as technical advisor for the first two “Fast and Furious” films. It wasn’t …

Did the Mazda RX-7 or Mitsubishi Eclipse win the race in “The Fast and the Furious?”

“The Fast and The Furious” is all about street racing, and the first race we get to see in the 2001 cult classic is a four-way shootout between a Mazda RX-7, Mitsubishi Eclipse, Honda Civic, and Acura Integra. As with all movie car scenes, the outcome of the race was determined by the script. But …