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Carmen San Diego

The Carmen Sandiego Show was Created Partially in Response to the Results of a National Geographic Survey That Indicated Americans Had Very Little Knowledge of Geography.

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? is a half-hour American children’s television game show based on the Broderbund Software Is Carmen Sandiego computer game series. Greg Lee hosted the show, co-hosted by Lynne Thigpen, and featured the Cappella vocal group Rockapella as the house band and comedy troupe. But did you ever wonder why …

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Walt Disney Forbade Alfred Hitchcock

Walt Disney Forbade Alfred Hitchcock from Filming Any of His Projects Anywhere Near and Within Disney Parks because He Made the Movie “Pyscho”.

Alfred Hitchcock was dubbed the Master of Suspense for his use of psychological suspense in his films, which created a distinct viewer experience. But did you know that Walt Disney did not want Alfred Hitchcock to film in Disney parks? Alfred Hitchcock wanted to film a suspenseful chase scene at Disneyland for his upcoming film …

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Rollerball

Promoters were Very Interested in Buying the Rights to the Film Rollerball After Its Successful Showing in 1975. The Director, Norman Jewison was Outraged as the Film was to Show the Sickness and Insanity of Contact Sports.

Rollerball is a 1975 sports film that was written by William Harrison, and directed and produced by Norman Jewison. The film stars Jane Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck, Moses Gunn, and Ralph Richardson. But did you know that the film was such a success that promoters wanted to buy the rights to the …

Promoters were Very Interested in Buying the Rights to the Film Rollerball After Its Successful Showing in 1975. The Director, Norman Jewison was Outraged as the Film was to Show the Sickness and Insanity of Contact Sports. Read More »

Matthew McConaughey

In the First Season of True Detective Matthew McConaughey was Assigned to Play Marty Hart. He Asked to Switch to Rust Cohle Due to the Character’s Obsessive Tendencies.

Matthew McConaughey appeared on The Rich Eisen Show to discuss his role as Detective Rustin Rust Cohle on HBO’s crime anthology series True Detective, which is currently on hiatus. When asked if he would return to the series, McConaughey said he wouldn’t hesitate for a second if the opportunity arose. But did you know that …

In the First Season of True Detective Matthew McConaughey was Assigned to Play Marty Hart. He Asked to Switch to Rust Cohle Due to the Character’s Obsessive Tendencies. Read More »

Alf

The Production Set of ALF was Complicated. It Had Several Trap Doors and Was Constantly Being Reset. Due to Technical Issues, It Takes Them 20 to 25 Hours to Shoot a 30-Minute Episode.

ALF is a TV sitcom aired on NBC from September 22, 1986, to March 24, 1990. ALF is an acronym for Alien Life Form, whose real name is Gordon Shumway. He crash-lands in the garage of the Tanner family, a suburban middle-class family. But did you know how long it takes to shoot a 30-minute …

The Production Set of ALF was Complicated. It Had Several Trap Doors and Was Constantly Being Reset. Due to Technical Issues, It Takes Them 20 to 25 Hours to Shoot a 30-Minute Episode. Read More »

The Fountain 1

Peter Parks’ Creative Solutions and Minimal Use of CGI Helped the Visual Effects in the Film “The Fountain” Greatly. The Production Only Spent $140,000.

Darren Aronofsky wrote and directed the epic magical realism romantic drama film The Fountain starring Hugh Jackman and Rachel Weisz. The film incorporates fantasy, history, spirituality, and science fiction into three storylines involving immortality and the resulting love lost, as well as one man’s pursuit of avoiding this fate in this life or beyond. But …

Peter Parks’ Creative Solutions and Minimal Use of CGI Helped the Visual Effects in the Film “The Fountain” Greatly. The Production Only Spent $140,000. Read More »

Groundhog day

According to the Film’s Director, Harold Ramis, Bill Murray’s Character in the Film “Groundhog Day,” Relived the Same Day for 30 to 40 Years.

Groundhog Day is a 1993 American fantasy comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and written by Ramis and Danny Rubin. Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, and Chris Elliott star. Murray plays Phil Connors, a cynical television weatherman trapped in a time loop while covering the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. He is forced to …

According to the Film’s Director, Harold Ramis, Bill Murray’s Character in the Film “Groundhog Day,” Relived the Same Day for 30 to 40 Years. Read More »

Martin Lawrence

Martin Lawrence Collapsed from Heat Exhaustion While Jogging in Heavy Clothing and a Plastic Suit in Preparation for Big Momma’s House in 1999. He Recovered in the Hospital After Entering a Three-Day Coma.

Big Momma’s House is an American crime comedy film directed by Raja Gosnell and written by Darryl Quarles and Don Rhymer that was released in 2000. Martin Lawrence plays an FBI agent tasked with tracking an escaped convict and his loot by going undercover as his former girlfriend’s estranged grandmother, unaware of the bond he …

Martin Lawrence Collapsed from Heat Exhaustion While Jogging in Heavy Clothing and a Plastic Suit in Preparation for Big Momma’s House in 1999. He Recovered in the Hospital After Entering a Three-Day Coma. Read More »

Vanilla Sky

Vanilla Sky was the Only Movie to Get Permission to Shut Down Times Square for Any Amount of Time.

Many of us saw the Big Apple for the first time on the big screen. When famous locations are used in movies, we know and love, visiting those locations is even more exciting. We’ve compiled a list of popular films that depict iconic New York City locations. Do you know what movie was granted permission …

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1929 Lost movies

Over 90% of American Movies Made Before 1929 are Lost and Have No Copies.

It’s easy to forget how much of film history has been lost forever in the digital age when it seems like every movie, show, web short, or live performance is just a click away. The physical reels of the film had to be protected from age, decay, or being misplaced or thrown away in the …

Over 90% of American Movies Made Before 1929 are Lost and Have No Copies. Read More »