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Trivia: The gloved hand that grabs Han Solo's dice at the end of the movie belongs to director Rian Johnson. (Source: Film School Rejects).

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Factual error: The plane that Diana and Steve steal from the Smithsonian appears to be a mix of the fuselage, wings and tail of a Panavia Tornado F3 and the cockpit of an F-111 Aardvark. This class of aircraft has a maximum range of about 1,000 miles, meaning they would never have been able to fly it to Egypt without refuelling. Given that they stole it, it's unlikely they would have been able to call in an offscreen refuel during the flight.

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3rd Mar 2021

The Thing (1982)

Trivia: The final line of dialogue of the film was not in the script. Kurt Russell came up with it while filming the scene. (Sources: WhatCulture.com, Shortlist.com).

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24th Feb 2021

The Thing (1982)

Trivia: Universal's first choice to direct was Tobe Hooper, who was under contract and considered a better choice. Hooper even wrote two drafts of the screenplay as a horror-comedy, without the shape-shifting elements. After Carpenter was hired and the film made, co-producer Stuart Cohen reportedly said, "We avoided a disaster." (Sources: WhatCulture.com, Variety).

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24th Feb 2021

The Thing (1982)

24th Feb 2021

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29th Jan 2021

Monsters, Inc. (2001)

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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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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25th Sep 2020

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

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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