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"Something Terrible Has Happened Here": The Crazy Story Of How "Clue" Went From Forgotten Flop To Cult Triumph
'That a high-concept, fast-talking farce based on a board game was a box office bomb in 1985 is no huge mystery. But figuring out how it became an enduring favorite is a Hollywood whodunit for the ages. (The prime suspect: you, in the living room, with the remote control.)'
history  film  amusing  culture 
october 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Quaequam Blog! » The Disney Star Wars films could at last bring a balance to the force
I'm not sure I quite so agree with the focus on Anakin's involvement in episodes 7-9; I'm fine with him just being the force that sets things in motion. But beyond that, I think this makes some good points about the potential for new Star Wars movies.
posttofacebook  film  Star-Wars  geeky  interesting 
november 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
100 Things You Didn't Know About Lord of the Rings | Empire | www.empireonline.com
My favourite? 'The Black Gate is shown as two gates because of a typo in the script given to the art department.'
culture  film  fiction  fantasy  Lord-of-the-Rings  geeky  awesome  interesting 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
“Deckard is not a bloody replicant!” Blade Runner 1982 – a defence – Best For Film
'Mitch Benn heroically decided to set the record straight and, over the course of the longest article we have ever published, now presents his defence of the much-maligned 1982 cut of Ridley Scott's masterpiece Blade Runner'
misleading-origami-unicorns  revisionism  culture  film  Mitch-Benn  Apologies;I-have-forgotten-who-I-got-this-link-from  posttofacebook  amusing  interesting 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
5 Great Movie Scenes Made Possible by Reckless Endangerment | Cracked.com
Next time you watch Inglourious Basterds; the giant swastika that crashes to the floor in the floor in the fire at the end? That was held up on thick steel cables that were meant to keep it up, but which instead melted in the heat of the barely under control blaze that happened when they filmed that scene.
posttofacebook  post  injury  death  dangerous  interesting  movies  film  cracked 
july 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
This is Why I Oppose the MPAA : SOPA
A powerful story of what the big companies do to the little people to get their way.
posttofacebook  education  film  what-the-everliving-fuck  law  intellectual-property  MPAA  people-suck  fail  interesting 
february 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
5 Old-Timey Prejudices That Still Show Up in Every Movie | Cracked.com
'…certain weird movie stereotypes refuse to die, but there are larger, sadder trends that seem like they'll never go away.'
film  racism  discrimination  sexism  image  interesting  people-suck  via-Andrew-Ducker 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
5 Hollywood Secrets That Explain Why So Many Movies Suck | Cracked.com
You can write it all off as greed and the terrible taste of the movie-going public, but there are other factors that make Hollywood the soulless blockbuster machine that it is. Some of which you'd never suspect ...
hollywood  cracked  movies  film  writing  interesting 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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