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In the movie Step Brothers Will Ferrell is really singing and Jon Reilly is really drumming in the event saving scene at the Catalina Wine Mixer.

‘Step Brothers’ 10th Anniversary: Everything You Never Knew About the Ultimate Bro Comedy Since its release on July 25, 2008, the movie Step Brothers has become a certified cultural phenomenon. One of the greatest actors of his generation, Joaquin Phoenix, once announced his fondness for the film, stating: “I watch Step Brothers more than any …

In the movie Step Brothers Will Ferrell is really singing and Jon Reilly is really drumming in the event saving scene at the Catalina Wine Mixer. Read More »

“A Fistful of Dollars” from Sergio Leone, which was a nearly shot-for-shot remake of “Yojimbo” by Akira Kurosawa was never authorized by Toho/Kurosawa. The letter Kurosawa sent to Leone contained the line ‘I’ve seen your movie. It’s a very good movie. Unfortunately, it’s my movie.’.

How Kurosawa’s ‘Yojimbo’ Became Leone’s ‘Fistful of Dollars’ His name might not mean much to Joe Moviegoer, but among a certain kind of cinephile, Stephen Prince is a legend. Others may know their Kurosawa, but Prince wrote a brilliant deep-dive on the great Japanese director’s films (The Warrior’s Camera: The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa), although …

“A Fistful of Dollars” from Sergio Leone, which was a nearly shot-for-shot remake of “Yojimbo” by Akira Kurosawa was never authorized by Toho/Kurosawa. The letter Kurosawa sent to Leone contained the line ‘I’ve seen your movie. It’s a very good movie. Unfortunately, it’s my movie.’. Read More »

“Shaun of the Dead” was considering the title “From Dusk Till Shaun.” And that “Into the Spider-Verse” has a “From Dusk Till Shaun” movie poster in the background- suggesting it exists in a parallel universe.

How Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Landed Its Excellent Shaun Of The Dead Gag 2018’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has a ton of Easter Eggs. The Oscar-winning animated film is packed with all kinds of references within its impressive animation style that takes some serious examination. Did you happen to notice the awesome Shaun of the …

“Shaun of the Dead” was considering the title “From Dusk Till Shaun.” And that “Into the Spider-Verse” has a “From Dusk Till Shaun” movie poster in the background- suggesting it exists in a parallel universe. Read More »

Tim Curry, a lifelong Scooby-Doo fan, was offered the villain role in the 2002 Scooby-Doo movie, but turned it down after learning the film would include Scrappy-Doo, a character he disliked.

Scooby-Doo (film) Actors Prinze Jr. and Gellar, who both previously worked in I Know What You Did Last Summer and portray Fred and Daphne, are romantically involved in both the film and reality. This film marks the first time in the franchise’s history where the characters are portrayed as a couple. The pair married shortly …

Tim Curry, a lifelong Scooby-Doo fan, was offered the villain role in the 2002 Scooby-Doo movie, but turned it down after learning the film would include Scrappy-Doo, a character he disliked. Read More »

In 1986, Optimus Prime was actually killed off in the Transformers movie, in order to make way for new and more expensive toys. He was eventually resurrected due to Hasbro underestimating the backlash over his death.

The Transformers: The Movie According to director Nelson Shin, the decisions on which characters to include or kill off were made by Hasbro: “They created the story using characters that could best be merchandised for the film. Only with that consideration could I have freedom to change the storyline.” According to the screenwriters, Hasbro underestimated …

In 1986, Optimus Prime was actually killed off in the Transformers movie, in order to make way for new and more expensive toys. He was eventually resurrected due to Hasbro underestimating the backlash over his death. Read More »

To promote the Smurfs (2011) movie, Sony temporarily painted the traditional “pueblo blanco” town of Juzcar, Spain to a bright blue. The residents were so happy with the increase in tourism afterwards that they elected to keep the change permanently.

Juzcar, Spain’s Blue Smurfs Village Located 113 km away from the city of Malaga and 25 km from Ronda, in the autonomous province of Andalusia, Juzcar has become a hotspot for worldwide travelers, and one of the most recognizable villages in Spain. Once a traditional white village, the picturesque hamlet changed its look in the …

To promote the Smurfs (2011) movie, Sony temporarily painted the traditional “pueblo blanco” town of Juzcar, Spain to a bright blue. The residents were so happy with the increase in tourism afterwards that they elected to keep the change permanently. Read More »

While filming a 170 foot waterfall in the movie Apocalypto, a cow was trying to cross upstream and went over the falls. It emerged at bottom, banging against the rocks, but after a local man swam in to calm the cow it then climbed up the bank and began eating grass as if nothing had happened.

Talking Apocalypto with Mel Gibson and Co-Writer Farhad Safinia Mel Gibson, love him or hate him, is one talented person. While I am not saying this excuses certain aspects of his behavior, I feel that his most recent film Apocalypto is nothing short of extraordinary. Layered with many themes that are as applicable to the …

While filming a 170 foot waterfall in the movie Apocalypto, a cow was trying to cross upstream and went over the falls. It emerged at bottom, banging against the rocks, but after a local man swam in to calm the cow it then climbed up the bank and began eating grass as if nothing had happened. Read More »