Erik M.

28th Jan 2020

Pet Sematary (2019)

Trivia: In both the book and the 1989 film, it is little Gage, and not his sister Ellie, who dies and returns as a murderous undead.

Erik M.

27th Jan 2020

The Missing (2003)

17th Jan 2020

Jaws (1975)

Question: Who was the girl said, "Sh-Shark! Shark in the estuary!" in Jaws? Does anyone know the character and/or actress' name?

Erik M.

Answer: The name of the actress is Carla Hogendyk.

Super Grover Premium member

Thanks, Super Grover! Now I know the character was known as Artist Hippie Girl thanks to you! Cheers and awesome job spotting her!

Erik M.

You're quite welcome. Happy to have helped! Rikki.

Super Grover Premium member

17th Jan 2020

Jaws (1975)

Trivia: In the film, the Mayor is acting out of his concern for the town and its people, fearing an economic collapse if summer is ruined for beachgoers. In Peter Benchley's novel, things are a bit more complicated as the Mayor owes and is being manipulated/extorted by the mob due to their grip on Amity in general and money owed for a loan he took out to help save his then-ailing-and unaware-wife.

Erik M.

14th Jan 2020

Brightburn (2019)

Trivia: The name of the main character and the town-Brandon Breyer and Brightburn - BB - play upon a symbol that the character draws and is meant to remind the viewer of such alliterative comic book name conventions as Peter Parker, Clark Kent, and Lois Lane.

Erik M.

14th Jan 2020

Brightburn (2019)

Trivia: If you watch the entire film, at the end you'll see newspaper clippings and a conspiracy theorist mention costumed threats and super-beings-one was already in the film Super and the others are meant to appear in an anticipated sequel.

Erik M.

7th Jan 2020

Hellboy (2019)

Trivia: Doug Jones, who played Abe Sapien in the prior Hellboy films, was offered a chance to do a cameo but was unable to due to scheduling conflicts. A teaser at the end of the film suggests the discovery in a tank of a gill-man, possibly Abe Sapien for a potential sequel.

Erik M.

7th Jan 2020

Hellboy (2019)

Trivia: Not quite clear perhaps to Hellboy fans or even to Arthurian legend scholars who watch this film, but Vivienne Nimue / the Blood Queen (played by Milla Jovovich) is meant to be the Lady of the Lake.

Erik M.

4th Jan 2020

Logan (2017)

4th Jan 2020

Brightburn (2019)

Trivia: In one scene dangling from the car keys in the ignition is a Jason hockey mask - iconic for another superhuman maniac who's virtually unstoppable.

Erik M.

30th Dec 2019

Star Trek Beyond (2016)

29th Dec 2019

X-Men (2000)

Trivia: Mystique's initial appearance required Rebecca Romijn-Stamos to wear yellow contact lenses, dozens of rubber "scales" strategically placed on her body, blue paint and not much else.

Erik M.

Trivia: The character of Mrs. Coulter is described in the book series as a brunette; upon seeing actress Nicole Kidman portray her for the film, author Philip Pullman declared, "I got it wrong; she should have been blonde."

Erik M.

10th Dec 2019

Shazam! (2019)

Trivia: One of Billy's foster siblings, after gaining the Shazam powers, tries to fire a bolt of energy from his hands. He says, "Hadouken" as he attempts the attack-a reference to Capcom's Street Fighter series of video games. Later, one of the others says, "Finish him" upon the defeat of the main villain-a reference to the rival game, Mortal Kombat and the signature phrase of its main boss, Shao Khan.

Erik M.

9th Dec 2019

My Giant (1998)

Trivia: Gheorghe Mureșan, who plays the giant "Max", is the tallest person to ever play for the NBA, at 7 feet, 7.5 inches tall.

Erik M.

4th Dec 2019

Shazam! (2019)

Trivia: Spoiler: At the very end of the movie, Superman makes an appearance at the school cafeteria. He is referenced many times throughout the film.

Erik M.

Upvote valid corrections to help move entries into the corrections section.

Suggested correction: How is this trivia? It's obvious in the film.

Some stuff like this is interesting to read about even if you've not seen the film yet. I didn't know that scene existed, for one.

Jon Sandys Premium member

28th Nov 2019

Us (2019)

Question: Spoiler: The project behind The Tethered (and the rabbits) was said to have been abandoned for generations and the subjects left directionless. How, then, did that still have water, power, etc.?

Erik M.

Answer: The project was abandoned, but they obviously kept the tethered ones alive. This may have been out of some sense of compassion, or because there was a possibility they would be useful in the future.

21st Oct 2019

Crimson Peak (2015)

Trivia: One of the ghosts appears to be bleeding from her head upwards, the fluid defying gravity. Del Toro used this visual clue for death underwater in one of his earlier works entitled The Devil's Backbone (Spanish: El espinazo del diablo) where a bleeding orphan boy was drowned.

Erik M.

21st Oct 2019

Crimson Peak (2015)

Trivia: Both Emma Stone and Benedict Cumberbach were originally cast for the lead roles, but both left the production.

Erik M.

21st Oct 2019

Crimson Peak (2015)

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