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Trivia: Chuck Jones met his wife thanks to the Grinch. Marian Dern from TV Guide interviewed him about the special, and they got married in 1981.

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Trivia: The Grinch's face is partly based on Chuck Jones' own face. Jones said he tended to sneak his face in without even realizing it. (Source: NPR).

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23rd Dec 2020

Star Wars (1977)

Trivia: "Star Wars" was the first film to list the entire film crew in the closing credits crawl. Prior to this, the custom was to list only department heads.

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Trivia: "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" was extremely expensive for its time. It cost $315,000 while "A Charlie Brown Christmas," which came out the year before, cost about $76,000. It cost about ten times more than the average half hour of animation at the time. (Source: Saturday Evening Post).

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1st Dec 2020

Parasite (2019)

Trivia: Mister Park's company in the film is called Another Brick because Bong Joon-ho's favorite band while he was in college was Pink Floyd.

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Stupidity: So he can rescue his wife from slavery, Django comes up with a plan to buy Candie's most expensive fighter and then get him to throw her in for free. Why doesn't Django just offer to buy her directly? Surely there was some amount that Candie would agree to. Even racists like money.

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Suggested correction: You missed the point of the plan. They knew if they went in asking to buy Broomhilda directly, Candie would set the price too high. They feigned interested in his best fighter and would get him to throw in Django's wife at a nominal price. They would then just pay the nominal price for Broomhilda and back out of buying the fighter. It's only when Candie is told Django and Broomhilda know each other did he raise the price for her.

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Yes, Candie, not Candle. Stupid typo on my part. I disagree with the correction though in the sense of why would Candie raise the price before knowing that Broomhilda was Django's wife? You yourself said in your correction that he only did so when he found this out. They could still have offered to buy her initially.

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Because if they didn't feign interest in buying a fighter, Candie wouldn't have even invited them to his place. So the plan was to get him to throw her in for free, rather than risk him setting the price too high (or not even negotiating at all). Candie even figured out what their plan was.

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Trivia: When he imagines defeating Black Bart and his gang, Peter Billingsley/Ralphie is chewing real Red Man chewing tobacco. Usually black licorice is used in movies, but director Bob Clark gave him actual chew, which made him sick.

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Trivia: At the end of the film, when Katniss and Peeta are enjoying their life together, their two children are played by Jennifer Lawrence's real-life nephews Bear and Theodore.

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9th Nov 2020

Face/Off (1997)

Trivia: The magnetic boots worn by all the inmates in the sea prison are the same boots worn by the Goombas in "Super Mario Bros."

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Factual error: At one point, Sherlock uses a tube of lipstick to sabotage a gun. The film is set in the late 19th century, and tube lipstick wasn't available until 1915.

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Trivia: The worms in a tank in the Collector's collection are worms from James Gunn's 2006 film "Slither." (Source: Film School Rejects).

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Trivia: There are no inserts of any of the actors in the funeral scene at the end of the film. Everyone pictured is actually there. The Russo Brothers have called it, "The most complicated scheduling shot in the history of cinema." (Source: Film School Rejects).

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25th Sep 2020

A Few Good Men (1992)

Trivia: Aaron Sorkin wrote "A Few Good Men" on cocktail napkins while he was a waiter at the Palace Theater. He would scribble notes on the napkins when he had a chance and get home with his pockets stuffed with them.

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25th Sep 2020

Coraline (2009)

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Trivia: The blossoms on the trees are actually painted popcorn pieces. The crew spent over 800 hours painting 250,000 of them. (Source: Wired magazine).

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Continuity mistake: Near the end of the film, the two surviving characters are banging on the bottom of the glass-bottomed tour boat. In the following exterior shot of the boat, they are several meters away from it.

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Factual error: Like so many other films that take place underwater, this one makes the mistake of having characters who can hear each other underwater despite not wearing earpieces and having their ears exposed to the water.

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Continuity mistake: When the main characters first decide to go diving, they are all wearing ordinary bikinis. By the end of the film, the surviving characters are wearing diving suits.

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10th Aug 2020

Extraction (2020)

Factual error: Both Nik Khan (Golshifteh Farahani) and the Colonel (Shataf Figar) are shown lining up their targets perfectly with the cross hairs in their rifle scopes. This is a common error in films. In real life, adjustments are made for wind and gravity, and the target is almost never lined up exactly in the crosshairs. Not only that, everyone in the film using sniper rifles makes several perfect kill shots, all on the first attempt and all without a spotter. Useful for movies, but extremely unlikely in real life.

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10th Aug 2020

Extraction (2020)

Factual error: The river that Tyler Rake falls into near the end of the film, the Buriganga, is one of the most polluted rivers not only in Bangladesh, but in the world. There is no way the water is as clear as it appears when Tyler falls into it. It was done for effect, but nonetheless it's not accurate.

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25th Jun 2020

Uncut Gems (2019)

Factual error: The 2012 NBA conference semifinals took place between May 12th and May 26th of that year. Passover in 2012 began on April 6th and ended on April 14th. A Seder would not have taken place during the semis of that year.

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