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Monday, February 16, 2015

Entertainment Fact Or Fiction 2/16/2015

The Punisher Short Dirty laundry was the first medium to reveal the new punisher logo designed by Tim Bradstreet.

To enhance the scale of the space jockey Alien, Ridley Scott filmed his kids in miniature space suits

Psycho - the first american film to show a toilet being flushed

Darth Vader has 12 minutes of screen time in A New Hope

Linda Hamilton's twin sister was in T2 - She played the T1000 at the end of the movie

In Home Alone, Buzz's girlfriend is actually a boy in a wig.

Michael Caine forgot his lines in The Dark Knight when his character meets the Joker for the first time

Dan Akroyd was in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom - he helped Indy board the doomed plane

Joe Pesci bit Macauly Culkin when filming Home Alone - Macauly still has the scar

Sean Connery is only 12 years older than Harrison Ford

The mask used by Michael Myers in Halloween was a Captain Kirk mask

The slow motion sound effect that was used in Dredd? - It's a Bieber song slowed down 800 times

Geoffrey Rush requested to be on the left of every shot in Pirates Of the Caribbean, because we read left to right

The Police officer from hook? Phil Collins - sussudio!

Michelle Pfeiffer had to be vacuum sealed into her Catwoman costume

Allen klein gave his song that is used at the end of The Big Lebowski for free

Allen Klein was watching the movie and got to the "I hate the fuckin Eagles, man" scene and made his decision right then.

Machete Don't Text - actual conversation between Danny Trejo and Robert Rodriguez.

The word Dude is used in the Big Lebowski 161 times
The word Fuck is used 292 times (or variations of it)
Man is used 147 times in the big lebowski

Carrie Fisher didn't wear a bra while playing Princess leia in A New Hope

Carrie Fishers breasts were duct taped down so she wouldn't look so feminine.

Carrie Fisher would let random guys from the crew remove the duct tape after they were finished filming for the day

What's up with all the crap on the walls in the Trainspotting worst toilet in Scotland scene?  Chocolate and it smelled delicious

Alec Baldwins character in GlenGarry Glen Ross was added to the movie to lengthen it.

in highlander, to get the swords to spark wires were run from car batters down the actors sleeves.

Roy Scheider adlibbed the "you're gonna need a bigger boatline"

R2-D2 and C3p0 are in every Indiana Jones movie

Malcom McDowell is terrified of reptiles.  Stanley Kubrick took advantage of it in A Clockwork Orange

Christopher Lee was part of the League Of Ungentlemanly Warfare.  Secret agent man.

wookiee suits are made from human hair.  all. of. them.

The original raw footage of Apocalypse now consisted of 1,250,00 ft. of film - 230 hours worth

George Lucas was a cameraman on Apocalypse Now.

George Lucas was originally going to direct Apocalypse Now

George Lucas envisioned Apocalypse Now to originally be a comedy.  It was retitled American Grafitti

Walt Disney refused to let Alfred Hitchcock film at Disneyland because of "that disgusting movie Psycho"

Peter Sellers was paid 55% of Dr. Strangelove's film budget or $1 million

Django Unchained was the first time in 16 years that Leonardo DiCaprio didn't get top billing

Samuel L. Jackson used the words mother fucker to get over his stammer/stutter

James Earl Jones also had an incredibly bad stutter

The director of Cannibal Holocaust had to prove in court that the actors were still alive and weren't killed during the movie

Cannibal Holocaust actors were in seclusion to give the illusion that the film was "real"

Cannibal holocaust is considered the first "found footage" movie

Supposedly Lance, the drug dealer in Pulp Fiction was offered to Kurt Cobain - so says Courtney Love

The carpet in the shining and the carpet in Sids house from Toy Story are very similar...

Ryan Goslin was cast in The Notebook because the director wanted someone that was "not handsome"

Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn failed his driving test eight times

The voice of Barbie in Toy Story?  It's Ariel from The Little Mermaid

Porn Star Asia Carrera and Tara Reid were in the film within a film "Logjammin" from The Big Lebowski

Sigourney Weaver actually made the basketball shot in Aliens:Resurrection

Fox passed on The Watchmen it was 'one of the most unintelligble pieces of shit they had read in years"

Wolf Of Wall St. had over four hours of content that had to be cut even further

Sam Raimi puts his lucky car in all of his films.  Including The Quick and the Dead

Viggo Mortensen was swayed by his son to do The Lord Of The Rings

Pierce Brosnan was contractually forbidden from wearing a full tuxedo in any non James Bond movie 1995-2002

The ornaments that Marv steps on in Home Alone - delicious candy

Charlie Sheen stayed awake for 48 hours to achieve his "wasted" look in Ferris Buellers Day off... really?

Fantasia was originally a short called The Sorcerer's Apprentice.  But Walt over spent and didn't want to waste the money

Sean Connery turned down roles for The Matrix, Lord Of The Rings, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones 4 and Blade Runner.

Within 3 days The Hunger Games became the highest grossing film for Lionsgate

Alternate endings - ALien:Resurrection, Ripley makes it back to Earth

Disney sent Robin Williams a Pablo Picasso painting as a thank you for his work on Aladdin

Saw was filmed in 18 days

James Cameron did all the charcoal drawings in Titanic

Alan Rickman was the only person to know about Snape and Harry Potter's past. Other than Rowling, of course

Edward Norton was asked to actually hit Brad Pitt in The Fight Club

Heath Ledger almost broke Jake Gullenhaal's nose in Brokeback Mountain when they kissed. Muah.

Pixar's UP was the first animated film and 3D film to open the Cannes Film Festival

The Return Of The King won all 11 Academy Awards it was nominated for

the 1927 movie Metropolis was supposedly one of Hitler's favorite films.

The original script names - The Sundance Kid and Butch Cassidy

William Goldman reveresed the names when Paul Newman to the role of Butch

Peter o'Tool was nominated for an Oscar 8 times.  not once did he win.

Daniel Day-Lewis had to lifted around the set and spoon fed during the production of My Left Foot.

"Warriors, come out to play" was improvised

Sharlto Copley had no intention of pursuing acting, until District 9

Each frame of CGI in Cameron's Avatar took about 47 hours to render

Spirited Away - The only non-western Animated film to win an Oscar for best animated feature

Paranormal Activity cost $15,000 to make and has made $210 million so far.

 In Raiders of the Lost Ark, when Indy shoots the Arab swordsman, he was originally meant to fight him, but Harrison Ford was too ill to fight ‘properly.’

The ‘Bong’ sound/musical cue in Inception is actually the song Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien by Edith Piaf slowed down.

The Shawshank Redemption, #1 on imdb was the 51st highest grossing film in 94′, way behind Street Fighter (1994).

Michael Fassbender is to produce and star in an Assassin’s Creed movie.

After a slew of drug related offences, Robert Downey Jr. was a semi-blacklisted celebrity until Kiss Kiss Bang Bang reignited his career

Quentin Tarantino was originally going to use the song Wise Man by Frank Ocean in Django Unchained but chose not to

The childish snickering during The Usual Suspects iconic line-up was genuine, caused by Benicio Del Toro’s persistent flatulence.

Hasbro denied Pixar the use of GI Joe in Toy Story when found that the GI Joe doll was going to be blown up by Sid.

C.S. Lewis reviewed The Hobbit in 1937 saying, ” The Hobbit may well prove a classic.”

The floating pen in Kubricks 2001: A Space Odyssey wasn’t done with CGI, but camera trickery using glass and tape.

Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) played a minor role in Spielbergs 1998, Saving Private Ryan.

Bender from Futurama was named after John Bender from The Breakfast Club.

Ron Jeremy, the pornstar was an extra in Ghostbusters and Orgazmo

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