The time travel machine in  “Back to the Future” was supposed to be a refrigerator.

15/08/2022 From: How Back To The Future Almost Nuked The Fridge BY PETER SCIRETTA/JULY 15, 2009 6:00 AM EDT, After Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull was released, a new pop culture term was coined. Nuke The Fridge is a reference to the film’s opening scene (possible spoilers if you haven’t seen it)Continue reading “The time travel machine in  “Back to the Future” was supposed to be a refrigerator.”

There’s a Starbucks coffee cup in every scene of Fight Club.

Post First Published: 9/08/2022 7:26 PM Post First Updated: 3/09/2022 12:48 PM Eagled-eyed fans have noticed the Starbucks cup Easter eggs hidden throughout Fight Club. But why are they there, and what do they mean? From: Fight Club’s Starbucks Cup Easter Egg & Meaning Explained ScreenRant. – BY NIALL GRAY UPDATED JUL 22, 2022 Spotting theContinue reading “There’s a Starbucks coffee cup in every scene of Fight Club.”

While shooting “The Blues Brothers” movie, they had a budget for cocaine.

9/08/2022 We had a budget in the movie for cocaine for night shoots,” Dan Aykroyd tells Vanity Fair contributing editor Ned Zeman of the careening, madcap production of John Landis’s 1980 movie, The Blues Brothers, in which he starred alongside John Belushi. “Everyone did it, including me. Never to excess, and not ever to where I wantedContinue reading “While shooting “The Blues Brothers” movie, they had a budget for cocaine.”

Jonah Hill snorted so much fake cocaine while filming “The Wolf of Wall Street” that he got bronchitis.

8/08/2022 From: Jonah Hill: ‘Snorting fake cocaine in a Scorsese movie is pretty iconic’ (The Guardian Interview With Hermione Hoby, 2014) Being cast in The Wolf of Wall Street, Scorsese’s biopic about Jordan Belfort, the New York stockbroker multimillionaire played by Leonardo DiCaprio, has evidently been nothing short of a dream. “[People] can diss me allContinue reading “Jonah Hill snorted so much fake cocaine while filming “The Wolf of Wall Street” that he got bronchitis.”

The Lost pilot was so expensive that the Chairman of ABC was fired for green-lighting the project.

Post First Published: July 1 2022 11:19 PM Post First Updated: September 9 2022 11:58 AM Making a television pilot can be a costly process. Showrunners have a vested interest in making their pitch as interesting as possible, while still trying to save some money when they can. Over the years, a few particular TV pilots have become notoriousContinue reading “The Lost pilot was so expensive that the Chairman of ABC was fired for green-lighting the project.”

While filming Fast And Furious – Tokyo Drift, they couldn’t get a permit to film a scene. They filmed it anyway, and the studio hired a fall guy to claim to be the director and spend a night in jail.

https://www.digitalspy.com/movies/a152322/ff-director-got-man-arrested-in-tokyo/ ‘F&F’ director got man arrested in Tokyo Fast & Furious director Justin Lin reveals he got a man arrested while filming predecessor Tokyo Drift. BY SIMON REYNOLDS 10/04/2009 Fast & Furious helmer Justin Lin has revealed that he got a man arrested while filming the third movie in the car franchise, Tokyo Drift. Lin told DS that Universal hired a “fallContinue reading “While filming Fast And Furious – Tokyo Drift, they couldn’t get a permit to film a scene. They filmed it anyway, and the studio hired a fall guy to claim to be the director and spend a night in jail.”

The word “mafia” is never mentioned in the film version of The Godfather because the actual mafia demanded it.

Post First Published: December 31 2021 11:33 AM Post First Updated: September 9 2022 12:04 PM From: https://tvovermind.com/ – Why The Word Mafia Is Never Mentioned In The Godfather By Tom Foster. There’s a reason you never hear the word ‘mafia’ in The Godfather. If you happen to think that the movie was just aContinue reading “The word “mafia” is never mentioned in the film version of The Godfather because the actual mafia demanded it.”

Over 90% of American movies made before 1929 are lost, no copies are known to exist.

Post First Published: 31 December 2021 11:28 AM Post First Updated: 9 September 2022 11:18 AM Dec 4, 2013 12:01am PT Library of Congress: 75% of Silent Films Lost Org urges plan to ‘repatriate’ lost pics; Scorsese calls silents ‘essential to our culture’ By Paul Harris Plus Icon A study from the Library of Congress reveals for theContinue reading “Over 90% of American movies made before 1929 are lost, no copies are known to exist.”

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