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Trivia: Ranma 1/2 is the creation of famed Japanese comic book artist Rumiko Takahashi.

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19th Sep 2003

King of Kings (1961)

Trivia: This film was the first since the days of the Hayes Office to show Jesus' face. Films depicting Jesus during the Hayes Office years did not show his face because of opposition by religious groups who found it inappropriate.

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19th Sep 2003

Gia (1998)

Trivia: Gia (full name Gia Marie Carangi) is considered in the model world as the first American supermodel.

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17th Sep 2003

The Sting (1973)

Trivia: Producer Julia Phillips (died 2002) became the first female producer to win an Oscar for "Best Picture" for this film. The Oscar for "Best Picture" goes to the producers of the winning film since 1952. She shares the Oscar with fellow producers Tony Bill, and her then-husband Michael Phillips.

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17th Sep 2003

Pearl Harbor (2001)

Trivia: When the film was shown in Japan, certain scenes were omitted (an example is the showing of geishas) and anti-Japanese slurs were not translated into Japanese.

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17th Sep 2003

Fantasia (1940)

Trivia: When the film was released, critics and moviegoers had a difficult time appreciating it. Some say that the film was ahead of its time and too surreal for most people. It was not until the late 1960s that "Fantasia" received the respect and appreciation it deserved.

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Trivia: At 80 years old in 1990, Jessica Tandy became the oldest actress to win an Oscar for "Best Actress" and the oldest person to win an Oscar in an acting role.

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17th Sep 2003

Chicago (2002)

Trivia: In 2003, Chicago became the first film musical to have won an Oscar for "Best Picture" in 34 years, the last winner was Oliver.

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17th Sep 2003

Moonstruck (1987)

Trivia: For her role in this film, Cher became the first person to win an acting Oscar by being known by one name (Cher which is her legal name). She is also the first actress of both Armenian and Native American (Cherokee) descent to win an Oscar for an acting role.

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Trivia: It was the first film to be viewed in the White House.

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Trivia: It has been reported that the positive depiction of the Klu Klux Klan in the film was responsible for its rebirth in 1915. Unlike the Klan that existed during Reconstruction (which is mostly anti-black and anti-Northern), the "Second Klan" (which survives today) is white supremist, anti-immigrant, anti-Catholic, and anti-homosexual.

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Trivia: Because of the racist themes of the film, it was banned in many American cities, including Los Angeles. The film premiered in Hollywood before it was banned.

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17th Sep 2003

Full Metal Panic! (2002)

Trivia: This anime series was based on several novels written by Japanese writer and comic book artist Shouji Gato.

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17th Sep 2003

Full Metal Panic! (2002)

Trivia: The anime TV series, originally scheduled to debut on Japanese television in October 2001, was delayed in respect for the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States. The Japanese release of an anime TV series about teenagers fighting international terrorists was considered tactless so soon after the attacks against the U.S. by international terrorists. It was released January 8, 2002, three months after its originally announced premier date.

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Season 3 generally

Trivia: While this series did use original animation, in most episodes, animation from the "first season" appeared on them so that the production company can save money. As a result of this, many episodes have very inconsistent animation, as most episodes were done by different animation teams.

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Season 3 generally

Trivia: Unlike the first series, the animation of the so-called "second season" was done by South Korean animators. This explains why the character designs are different from the previous Voltron season.

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