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2nd Nov 2012

Dishonored

Trivia: If you rewire the Wall of Light at the front of the Dunwall Tower, and then go to the Broadcast Station and expose the Lord Regent's plan, he'll be arrested. The guards will try to march him out of the Tower - and will send him through the rewired Wall, which will electrocute him, so you'll get an "Assassinated Lord Regent!" notification without actually doing anything.

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7th Aug 2006

Mr. Bean (1989)

26th Aug 2005

Futurama (1999)

20th Jun 2005

Battle Royale (2000)

Trivia: www.br.com - emblazoned across the back of the studio during the instructional video - used to be the real website of British Rail, the UK national railway (pre-privatisation).

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Trivia: The hymn we hear in the temple scene was recorded in Douglas Adams' local church and dubbed over the scene.

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Trivia: The various nose sculptures in the temple of the Great Green Arkelseizure are based on Douglas Adams' own nose.

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Trivia: Stay till the end of the credits for an extra song: "You are worthress, Arec Bardwin".

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2nd Sep 2004

Hellboy (2004)

Trivia: The soundtrack for this film includes a very unusual instrument: a precision-played theremin. The theremin was traditionally used to create spooky sound effects, but it this film it's actually used for playing melody, which requires exceptional playing skill. It's most heard in the scene where the portal closes and Rasputin dies.

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1st Sep 2004

Shrek 2 (2004)

Trivia: The Fairy Godmother is usually referred to just as "Fairy Godmother" in the film. However, press releases describing the film give her the name "Dama Fortuna."

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13th Jul 2004

Shrek 2 (2004)

Trivia: When Fiona beats up several people at the very beginning of the film, the moves she does are carbon copies of Chun-Li's Spinning Bird Kick and Ken's Dragon Punch from the video game series "Street Fighter 2."

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2nd Jan 2004

Mr. Bean (1989)

Trivia: The Latin lyrics used at the beginning are "Ecce homo qui est farba, qui est farba, qui est farba", which mean "Behold the man who is a bean". At the end, it's identical, but "Ecce" is changed to "Vale"; "Farewell, man who is a bean." Before and after the advert break (in the UK version), the lyrics are "Fin de partie primae" and "Pars secunda" - "End of Part One" and "Part Two".

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2nd Jan 2004

Mr. Bean (1989)

Trivia: The series authors have stated that the opening sequence is not meant to imply that Mr. Bean is an alien; rather, he's a random ordinary guy "thrown into the spotlight". The first UK screenings of the first episodes did not have this opening sequence, but it was added to them when they were repeated and re-released.

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21st Dec 2003

Battle Royale (2000)

Trivia: The Japanese DVD features outtakes from the film. One of these shows that in one scene where a cooking pot is thrown at a girl, the pot actually did hit the actress and hurt her (although not badly). The shot where this happened does appear in the movie, but any sign of her having been hurt was edited out.

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21st Dec 2003

Battle Royale (2000)

Trivia: There is a persistent fallacy about this film that the cutesy announcer who describes the game says "Super Lucky" in classic anime-engrish when picking up an axe. She doesn't. The SUBTITLE reads "This is super lucky", but the announcer speaks an ordinary Japanese phrase.

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25th Nov 2003

Blackadder (1986)

Trivia: The episode "Blackadder Back And Forth" was originally shown only in an exhibit at the Millennium Dome in Greenwich.

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Trivia: The "fighting is wrong" moral ending exists only in the American version. In the original Japanese, the ending was that Mewtwo accepted it could be a proper Pokemen in spite of having been brought to life by humans, because Ash (Satoshi in the original Japanese) is still a proper human in spite of just having been brought (back) to life by the other pokemon.

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29th Jul 2003

Blade Runner (1982)

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