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The movie ”Moana” was released as ”Oceania” in Italy. They changed the name because a porn star named Moana was well known in the country.

Disney Changes ‘Moana’ Title in Italy, Where It Has Porn Star Connotations ROME – Disney’s “Moana” will soon roll out across Italy – but under a new name, “Oceania,” a change widely believed to be prompted by the fact that the name of the film’s titular Polynesian princess is also that of a famous Italian …

The movie ”Moana” was released as ”Oceania” in Italy. They changed the name because a porn star named Moana was well known in the country. Read More »

To determine which movie characters best embodied psychopathic traits, forensic psychiatrist Samuel Leistedt and ten colleagues watched 400 movies over 3 years. Their winner: Anton Chigurh from “No Country for Old Men.”

Psychiatrists studied 400 movies to find the most realistic psychopath — here are their 6 key takeaways Two angles facing left, which often indicate, “return to the beginning.” Two angles facing right, which often indicate, “advance to the end.” Orion Pictures Psychopathy, loosely defined, is a combination of cold-heartedness and violence. The most extreme psychopaths …

To determine which movie characters best embodied psychopathic traits, forensic psychiatrist Samuel Leistedt and ten colleagues watched 400 movies over 3 years. Their winner: Anton Chigurh from “No Country for Old Men.” Read More »

A section of the budget of the movie “Blues Brothers” was set aside for purchases of cocaine during night shooting.

The Blues Brothers is a 1980 American musical comedy film directed by John Landis.[4] It stars John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as “Joliet” Jake and Elwood Blues, characters developed from “The Blues Brothers” recurring musical sketch on the NBC variety series Saturday Night Live. It features musical numbers by rhythm and blues (R&B), soul, and …

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Jonah Hill was hospitalised with bronchitis after shooting for “The Wolf of Wall Street”. He had been snorting Vitamin D for close to seven months since the movie involved several scenes of coke snorting.

Jonah Hill ‘hospitalised’ after snorting so much fake cocaine on Wolf of Wall Street The life of a movie star becomes increasingly unglamorous when you start looking more closely at what is required by each role. Directors and actors want performances to be as authentic as possible which often means going to extreme measures: putting …

Jonah Hill was hospitalised with bronchitis after shooting for “The Wolf of Wall Street”. He had been snorting Vitamin D for close to seven months since the movie involved several scenes of coke snorting. Read More »

Rob Lowe is uncredited in the film Tommy Boy because he was contractually obligated to another movie at the time, Steven King’s The Stand. The reason he filmed Tommy Boy was due to his friendship with Chris Farley.

Tommy Boy is Almost 20: Here Are 20 Fun Facts About the Film The cinematic classic Tommy Boy hit theaters on March 31, 1995. Do the math and that mean the timeless Chris Farley (RIP)/David Spade road trip comedy is just about — yes you guessed it — 20 years old. Twenty is a nice …

Rob Lowe is uncredited in the film Tommy Boy because he was contractually obligated to another movie at the time, Steven King’s The Stand. The reason he filmed Tommy Boy was due to his friendship with Chris Farley. Read More »

The star wars theme was written purposely on the same key as the 20th Century Fox fanfare (that used to appear before the movie started) so that there will be a continuous feeling and a smooth entry to the film for the viewers.

Why Disney Should Add Fox’s Fanfare Back to ‘Star Wars’ Here’s a magic trick. I can make you hear something just by reading four words: 20th Century Fox fanfare. If you’ve seen a movie in your lifetime, chances are your head is now filled with snare drums, timpani and orchestral horns. There’s also a fair …

The star wars theme was written purposely on the same key as the 20th Century Fox fanfare (that used to appear before the movie started) so that there will be a continuous feeling and a smooth entry to the film for the viewers. Read More »

Stu, the IT guy from “what we do in the shadows”, is in fact an IT guy named Stu in real life. He thought he was on set to help with IT related tasks and had no idea how big his part in the movie was until filming was almost wrapped

IT guy turns accidental film star It’s out of the shadows and into the spotlight for IT guy turned actor Stu Rutherford. At film festival screenings of their new movie, the fans don’t reserve their loudest cheer for celebrated writers and co-stars Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi. Instead, says Clement, they “erupt” when “Stu the …

Stu, the IT guy from “what we do in the shadows”, is in fact an IT guy named Stu in real life. He thought he was on set to help with IT related tasks and had no idea how big his part in the movie was until filming was almost wrapped Read More »

Meet Team Negative One. A group of Star Wars fans that scanned their own 35mm negatives and digitally restored the movie to it’s pre-Special Edition glory.

Team Negative One: the Star Wars George Lucas doesn’t want you to see Earlier this year, one of the most ambitious film restoration projects ever attempted was finally unveiled to the public. After acquiring a well-preserved 35mm print of Star Wars in 2008, a fan known only as Mr Black recruited a number of collaborators …

Meet Team Negative One. A group of Star Wars fans that scanned their own 35mm negatives and digitally restored the movie to it’s pre-Special Edition glory. Read More »

In the movie Noah’s Ark, filmed in 1928, the flood scene at the movie’s climax was created by actually dumping 600,000 gallons of water onto the set. Three extras drowned and many suffered broken bones. This led to the introduction of safety regulations for movie stunts in 1929.

Noah’s Ark (1928 film) Paul McAllister (center), George O’Brien and Dolores Costello Noah’s Ark is a 1928 American epic romantic melodramatic disaster film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Dolores Costello and George O’Brien. The story is by Darryl F. Zanuck. The film was released by the Warner Bros. studio. It is representative of the …

In the movie Noah’s Ark, filmed in 1928, the flood scene at the movie’s climax was created by actually dumping 600,000 gallons of water onto the set. Three extras drowned and many suffered broken bones. This led to the introduction of safety regulations for movie stunts in 1929. Read More »

The Secret Service agent who saved President Reagan’s life joined the Secret Service after seeing a movie starring Ronald Reagan as a Secret Service Agent.

Jerry Parr Jerry S. Parr (September 16, 1930 – October 9, 2015) was a United States Secret Service agent. He was one of the agents protecting President Reagan on the day of his assassination attempt on March 30, 1981, and is widely credited with helping to save the President’s life. Education Parr received his B.A. …

The Secret Service agent who saved President Reagan’s life joined the Secret Service after seeing a movie starring Ronald Reagan as a Secret Service Agent. Read More »