18 facts about the film industry that are hard to believe
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Film production is such a mysterious industry that it never ceases to amaze people from less creative fields. We share amazing knowledge about everyone's favorite films and directors — for sure you will want to reconsider a lot.
The Chinese government considers the idea of time machines — both on television and in movies — a dangerous fiction. The authorities don't like anything that distorts the course of events.
The actor didn't even have money for food, and he was in in desperation, he sold his bullmastiff dog. But in the end, Stallone found a buyer for the Rocky script and was able to return the pet — however, he had to pay $ 15,000 for it.
Guy-Blache was an extremely prolific director: for 28 years she participated in the work of more than 1,000 paintings (including 22 full-length ones), of which 350 have been preserved.
According to a study by the University of Westminster, when watching classic horror films like "The Shining", you can get rid of about 184 calories, and "The Exorcist" corresponds to 158 calories. Even fictional nightmares cause the viewer to have a surge of adrenaline and an accelerated heartbeat.
There are rumors that Cobain made this inscription out of love for the movie "Mad Dogs". And the widow of musician Courtney Love claims that Tarantino offered her and her husband roles in "Pulp Fiction": they were supposed to play drug dealer Lance with girlfriend Jody. The director himself has not confirmed this, but in the credits of his film there is a line "Rest in peace, Kurt Cobain".
Starting with the Philosopher's Stone, Radcliffe's stunt double was performed by David Holmes — this continued until he broke his neck on the set of the final film of the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows series. Now Holmes has paralyzed all four limbs and is confined to a wheelchair, but he is still friends with the performer of the role of the young wizard, who visited him in the hospital after the injury.
During the filming of Machete, Trejo often called Rodriguez and offered his ideas. Once the director was at a meeting at that time and invited the actor to text him. Trejo replied to this: "Machete does not text," — that's how the famous remark of his hero appeared in the film.
In different films of the Star Wars saga, Yoda's hands look different. In the first episode there are three fingers on them, in the third and fourth — four, and in the fifth episode either three or four. Numerous toys in the form of a green Jedi do not help here: they have three, four, and even five fingers.
Iranian Mehran Karimi Nasseri is perhaps the most famous person in the world who has lived at the airport for a long time. He stayed at the terminal of Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris from August 8, 1988 to July 2006. Nasseri was expelled from Iran for participating in protests, he received the status of a political refugee and went to the UK, but lost his passport on the way and got stuck in Paris.
The first holders were introduced by the AMC cinema chain in 1981: the company's CEO Stanley Darwood sought to make the seats in the halls as comfortable as possible for visitors.
Before becoming a driver, the award-winning director studied physics and literature, but then became interested in cinema and special effects and dropped out. Cameron decided to follow his dream when he watched the first episode of the saga — well, everyone knows what happened next: "Terminator", "Titanic" and "Avatar".
In one weekend, you could watch all these films at once. At the box office at that time , Tarantino 's work was in the lead: it was her first week at the box office, and the rest of the films were already running from 4 to 75 weeks.
The most mistakes in the history of cinema were collected by the 1979 action movie "Apocalypse Now", but in the third millennium so far "Pirates" are leading with 390 blunders.
If Patrick Bateman with his yuppie image from the 1980s seemed familiar to you, then this is not for nothing: the film's director Mary Harron confirmed that Bale was inspired by Tom Cruise.
Directed by "American Psycho" Mary Harron
At the time of the award, Chazelle was 32 years old. He took the title of the youngest Oscar-winning director from Norman Taurog: when he won the Oscar for the film "Skippy" in 1931, he was 221 days older than Chazelle on February 27, 2017.