Category: movies

Christian Bale’s stepmother, Gloria Steinem, was a…

Christian Bale’s stepmother, Gloria Steinem, was a feminist who protested the 1991 publication of the novel, American Psycho, due to its portrayal of violence toward women. In 2000, Bale went on to star as the title character of the novel’s film adaption.

Both Ferrari and Porsche declined to provide a sports car for…

Both Ferrari and Porsche declined to provide a sports car for the 1990 film Pretty Woman. They took offense that a prostitute would be in their car. Lotus didn’t mind.

Both Ferrari and Porsche declined to provide a sports car for…

Both Ferrari and Porsche declined to provide a sports car for the 1990 film Pretty Woman. They took offense that a prostitute would be in their car. Lotus didn’t mind.

Green screens are green because it doesn’t match any natural…

Green screens are green because it doesn’t match any natural skin tone of the actors so no part of them will be accidentally edited out.

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Jodie Foster was so scared of Anthony Hopkins during the filming…

Jodie Foster was so scared of Anthony Hopkins during the filming of The Silence of the Lambs that she avoided him on set and didn’t speak to him off camera until the final day of the shoot – when Hopkins admitted that he’d been afraid of her, too.

In the originally filmed ending of “I Am Legend,” Will Smith…

In the originally filmed ending of “I Am Legend,” Will Smith realizes he is the “monster” and the zombies have only been protecting themselves from him. The studio insisted on a replacement “happy ending”, which implies the discovery of a “cure” and nothing of the zombies’ humanity.

When stepped on a landmine, it does not make a soft “click”…

When stepped on a landmine, it does not make a soft “click” and explode after the pressure is lifted as shown in the movies. Instead, It explodes the moment you step on it.

Hugh Jackman took a pay cut to ensure “Logan” would…

Hugh Jackman took a pay cut to ensure “Logan” would be rated R. Since ‘R-rated’ films typically limit the overall audience that can attend, Jackman’s reduced salary, brought the budget down to an acceptable place to warrant an R rating.

Sylvester Stallone still has the turtles from the movie Rocky,…

Sylvester Stallone still has the turtles from the movie Rocky, they are over 40 years old.

Anthony Hopkins, when asked what he loves best about making…

Anthony Hopkins, when asked what he loves best about making movies, answered: “I love the hour in makeup. It gives you time to think and have a cup of coffee. It’s my favorite part of the day. Having somebody dab things on your face, I love that. Then you go out and say things and they pay you.”

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