18 facts about the film industry, which you did not know exactly

25-06-2017, 18:06

The production of cinema is such a mysterious industry that it never ceases to amaze people from less creative areas. We share amazing knowledge about everyone's favorite films and directors - surely many will want to reconsider.

1. China has banned time travel movies.

The Chinese government is considering the idea of ​​time machines - both on television and in movies - a dangerous invention. The authorities do not like everything that distorts the course of events.
2. Actress Davey Chase, who played Samara in Bell, then voiced Lilo in the Lilo and Stitch series of cartoons

3. At the Oscars of Steven Spielberg, the stars were thanked more often than God.

4. Sylvester Stallone was so poor that he had to sell his beloved dog Butkus for $ 40.

The actor had no money even for food, and in despair he sold his dog of the breed, the Bullmastiff. But in the end, Stallone found a buyer for the “Rocky” script and was able to return the pet - however, I had to pay 15 thousand dollars for it.
five.In 1896, the first female director Alice Guy-Blache began working on the film.

Gi-Blache was an extremely prolific director: for 28 years she took part in the work of more than 1000 paintings (among them 22 full-length), of which 350 survived.
6. Horror movies can help burn calories.

According to a study by the University of Westminster, when viewing classic horror such as "Shine", you can get rid of about 184 calories, and "Exorcist" corresponds to 158 calories. Even fictional nightmares cause a surge of adrenaline and accelerated heartbeat in the viewer.
7. Kurt Cobain, in the album In Utero, mentioned director Quentin Tarantino

Rumor has it that Cobain made this inscription out of love for the movie "Reservoir Dogs." A musician's widow, Courtney Love, claims that Tarantino offered her roles with her husband in Pulp Fiction: they were supposed to play drug dealer Lance and her friend Jody. The director himself did not confirm this, but in the credits of his film there is a line “Rest in Peace, Kurt Cobain”.
8. With backup Daniel Radcliffe on the set of "Harry Potter" an accident occurred, and he was paralyzed

Beginning with the Philosopher’s Stone, David Holmes' backup was performed by Radcliffe’s trickslasted until he broke his neck during the shooting of the final Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows series. Now Holmes is paralyzed with all four limbs and is confined to a wheelchair, but is still friends with the performer of the role of the young wizard who visited him in the hospital after the injury.
9. The phrase "Machete is not a sms" Danny Trejo coined in conversation with director Robert Rodriguez
During the filming of Machete, Trejo often called Rodriguez and offered his ideas. Somehow, the director at that time was at a meeting and invited the actor to write him an SMS. Trejo responded to this: "Machete is not an esemesit," - this is how the famous replica of his hero appeared in the film.
10. Nobody knows how many fingers are held by Master Yoda.

In different films of the Star Wars saga, the hands of Yoda 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 help nothing here: they have three, four, and even five fingers.
11. The prototype of the hero Tom Hanks in the film “Terminal” lived at the airport for 18 years

Iranian Mehran Karimi Nasseri is perhaps the most famous person in the worldlong time lived at the airport. He stayed in the terminal of Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport from August 8, 1988 to July 2006. Nasseri was expelled from Iran for participating in protests, he received political refugee status and went to the UK, but lost his passport along the way and was stuck in Paris.
12. Cup holders in cinema chairs appeared only in the 1980s.

The first holders introduced the AMC cinema chain in 1981: the general director of the company Stanley Darwood tried to make the seats in the halls as comfortable as possible for visitors.
13. James Cameron quit his job as a truck driver after seeing the movie “Star Wars. Episode IV: A New Hope

Before becoming a driver, the titled director studied physics and literature, but then became interested in movies and special effects and dropped out. Cameron decided to follow the dream when he watched the first episode of the saga - but what happened next, everyone knows: “Terminator”, “Titanic” and “Avatar”.
14. When shooting night scenes in “The Blues Brothers”, a separate secret budget line was allocated for the purchase of cocaine.

“Everyone did this, and so did I,” said Dan Aykroyd in an interview with the film.
15.In October 1994, films like Pulp Fiction, Jurassic Park, Forrest Gump, and Shawshank Escape were simultaneously broadcast in cinemas.

In one weekend, you could watch all these films at once. At the box office Tarantino was the leader at the box office: this was her first week at the box office, and the rest of the films had already been running from 4 to 75 weeks.
16. In the adventure film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, there are more bloopers than in any other film that has appeared on screens since 2000.

Most of the mistakes in the history of cinema were collected by the 1979 fighter “Apocalypse Today,” but in the third millennium, the “Pirates” are still leading with 390 bloopers.
17. Christian Bale, preparing for the film “American Psycho,” wrote off his character from Tom Cruise
If Patrick Bateman with his image of yuppie from the 1980s seemed familiar to you, then this is no accident: the director of the film Mary Harron confirmed that Bale inspired Tom Cruise.

“We talked a lot about the role while he [Bale] was in Los Angeles and I was in New York. We practically didn’t meet in person, we mostly talked on the phone. They said that Patrick Bateman looked like a Martian: he was looking at the world, as if from another planet, trying to be like people, trying to figure out exactly how he should behave.And once Bale called me and said that he saw Tom Cruise on the David Letterman show and that he was all beaming with friendliness, but at the same time he had completely empty eyes. And his [Bail] was completely captured by the energy of this spectacle. ”
Directed by "American Psycho" Mary Harron
18. The youngest man to win an Oscar for best direction was Damien Chazell with the musical La La Land

At the time of the award, Shasella was 32 years old. He took the title of the youngest Oscar-winning director from Norman Tauroga: when he won an Oscar in 1931 for the film Skippy, he was 221 days older than Shazelle on February 27, 2017.

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