In the complex landscape of parenting, the impact of a caring uncle can often be profound. Amidst the challenging situations caused by a father’s actions, Leo’s intervention emerged as a beacon of hope, rescuing Normandie from the trouble her father’s choices had woven.
The film industry witnessed an electrifying weekend as two highly anticipated blockbusters, Barbie and Oppenheimer, made their grand debut. Although Barbie emerged victorious in the “Barbenheimer” battle, fans have fallen in love with this unique combo and are eagerly hoping for “Barbenheimer” to become a reality. And it seems their wish might just come true.
Hollywood is known for having some of the most beautiful faces in the film industry. Many actors continued their journey staying in the industry, while others were bored of the fame and decided to pick different paths in life. While choosing a path for himself, Mickey Rourke, one of the prettiest actors at the time, changed his life directions and went on the wrong route that cost him almost everything.
Michael Douglas, 78, who experienced a remarkable period of success in the late ’80s and ’90s as the leading figure in Hollywood’s erotic thrillers, shared his wisdom on capturing intimate moments on camera. Reflecting on his career, he nostalgically recounted the controversial film that played a pivotal role in shaping his artistic journey.
On December 1, 2020, actress Ellen Page underwent a significant transformation on her social media accounts, reemerging as Elliot, a male identity. This surprising move garnered attention as posts from Elliot started circulating online. As a result, Netflix promptly updated the credits of their films and series to reflect this change. Additionally, Twitter expressed overwhelming support with a post that exclaimed, “So proud of our superhero! We love you.” Below, we have thoroughly documented the story’s inception, closely tracking Ellen’s transition to Elliot.
The film industry has become so ingrained in our lives that sometimes we really want to live the life of a movie character. However, no matter how hard we try, everyday life never seems to resemble the big screen. Nevertheless, there is no need to worry about this, as most situations in movies have nothing to do with reality. Our authors have set out to discuss the things that often happen on-screen but almost never happen in real life.
The renowned Goldie Hawn, with a career spanning nearly 6 decades, is considered a legend in the film industry. She is known for her comedic talent and has amassed impressive work throughout her career. Recently, the Oscar-winning actress shared her views on how Hollywood has evolved with time and why she didn’t attend the Academy Awards the year she won.
Being talented isn’t always enough for someone to get the perfect roles and win awards. Sometimes bad timing, even bigger talents than you, and social relationships play a huge part as well. That’s maybe why so many actors took decades to become the people we know today. It took them many smaller roles and many disappointments until they started winning awards and getting the recognition they always deserved.
Keanu Reeves is well known for his dedication to the film industry, and his tales of generosity have become Hollywood gold. In fact, his charity began at home with his sisters, whom he holds very dear to his heart. And just like in the John Wick films, he shows fans that nobody messes with his family, as the actor is incredibly devoted to his family in real life too.
As a young Latino actress, Jenna has worked hard to overcome prejudices and typecasting within Hollywood and beyond. It is no secret that Hollywood and other huge movie industries fall into the habit of cliché casting. In fact, 6.2% of the roles in movies in 2017 were played by Latino actors and actresses. Take a look at Jenna’s rise to fame and her success as a Latina actress.
The film industry gives us a chance to dip our toes into other universes, complete with epic wizard battles and spy adventures, or travel the galaxy with a young warrior. But not all movies have a straightforward and clear plot. And this leaves some space for the imagination. Dedicated fans analyze every little detail and build theories that fully reinterpret many of the stories of movies and TV shows, and they also have the benefit of a bit of evidence that further proves their points.
Beauty is different all over the world. But in Hollywood, it seems like there is an expectation for celebrities to look flawless all the time. That’s why we’ve brought you a list of celebrities that have talked back to the media and its crazy beauty standards.
Many famous people who have achieved fame have agreed to take on roles in films for incredibly low pay. While it might seem like most actors have received buckets of cash for their work, you’d be surprised to learn how many celebs have received tiny wages only because they desired that particular role or were new to the movie business.
It is a common stereotype that celebrities have to constantly compete with each other in order to achieve success. This is especially true when it comes to female actresses and singers, as if they need to be the most beautiful, young, and brilliant to have a successful career. However, some women in Hollywood disagree with this claim, and they prove that we become stronger by supporting and praising each other.
Shirley Temple was one of Hollywood’s most successful child actors. She was welcomed at 3 years old into the film industry in the 1930’s and quickly became a household name. Since then, countless children have stolen the show with their talent, both on the big and small screens.
Sometimes, actors only need 1 super successful role to become famous worldwide. However, you can probably think of several stars whose big roles were really memorable, but after them, they didn’t have any outstanding appearances.We at Bright Side decided to find out more about such actors and actresses, and we were amazed to learn that some of them are actively working in the industry, while others decided to pause their careers.
When people think of a perfect life, celebrities often come to mind. They are the center of attention, they have dream bodies, faces that could be the envy of Greek deities and, moreover, a bank account that allows them to indulge in all kinds of luxuries they want. What we fail to notice is the hard work and in many cases the difficult past before fame knocked at their door.
Natalie Portman is capable of playing different roles in all kinds of films, whether fantasy, science fiction, or historical. Although she started at a very young age, this actress managed to stay in the film industry over time and had to undergo an important transition to know how to choose her roles. Not only that, but she also had to match her career with her university studies and fight to be recognized by academics as a great professional.
Helen Mirren is part of a group of actresses that has an amazing trajectory in the film industry. She is a source of inspiration for many, not only because of her great talent, but also for her way of understanding life. She’s said multiple times how confident she is of herself and her age, because far from being an impediment, for her, adulthood can be the best stage of life, both personally and professionally. And age is exactly what she ignored when she met the love of her life.
Apart from their talent, some of the most famous actors get paid so much because it is guaranteed that they will bring a lot of money to a production. They also bring a lot to the table and are the main marketing feature of every project. However, sometimes budgets can’t support their monetary needs and producers offer these actors much less.
One survey reflected a major shift in the film industry — 36% of people said they would rather stream movies at home, while only 14% preferred to watch flicks the old school way at the theatre. But no matter where the setting is, a good film will engage its audience with a captivating plot and appealing visuals. And sometimes, the actors’ personal touches on the script or behind-the-scenes accounts can also make our viewing experience more interesting.
In 2012, The Hunger Games hit the big screen to delight us with the first installment of Katniss Everdeen’s adventures. The world that surrounds her captivated our spirits, and her story made all of us passionate about the meaning of freedom. And although it may be hard to believe, it has been 10 years since the film first premiered.
The actress that made so many childhoods happy by playing Mary Poppins is also the protagonist of a real-life love story that’s just as magical as her movie. Together with her husband, film director Blake Edwards, she had a romance similar to the script of a romantic comedy from beginning to end. However, in this case, it was in real life, and it became the best production they worked on.
There are stories of celebrity families where the children are inspired by their parents’ career choices. Henry David Thoreau, an American writer and philosopher, said, “If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”
There are many iconic movies that have forever marked an era in the film industry, like The Terminator, Back to the Future, or Indiana Jones, among others. And while we may remember the actors of these movies in their blossoming youth, we might be surprised when we find out how they’ve changed over the decades.
Every other adult watches a movie several times a week, while every fifth person claims to watch one every single day. While our interest in the film industry is colossal, a Dutch graphic designer has found a way to keep people even more amused. Ard Gelinck creates photos where we can see our favorite actors next to the roles that made them icons, leaving them looking like best buds.
It might be difficult to imagine our favorite movie characters played by other actors. After all, it’s like the actors who eventually played the roles were always meant for them, and the directors probably didn’t even consider other artists for the part. However, looking for actors for movies isn’t that different from hiring employees at any other job. That’s why the difficulties of making a choice, as well as a lot of competition, are also present in the film industry.
To impress audiences or get the plot moving, filmmakers have to come up with various tricks. But it’s a pity that sometimes, only contrived coincidences or age-old clichés come to mind. They no longer evoke emotions but instead just make us roll our eyes.
The film industry is moving into space, and advanced technology has made it possible to create a 3D living skin. The planet, for the first time in decades, got a little break and a breath of fresh air, which was enough to result in countless positive environmental outcomes.
The cinema is like this magic box — every time you open it, there’s something new inside. It’s amazing, you can always find something different there: from films that make us think about our very existence to others that keep us on the edge of our seats because their scenes make our adrenaline soar, everything is there. The film industry has developed to such a degree that each scene can now fully capture our attention, as well as our hearts and minds. That is why, even if we have seen a movie years ago, we can still remember even the smallest details.
The history of cinema can be seen from many different angles. You can focus on the classics, the highest-grossing films, productions with the most awards, or those with the most significant performances... In our case, we’ll see it from the point of view of the actors who’ve captivated the most viewers’ hearts. Maybe you’ve heard the name of some of them, but you’ve never seen their faces, like James Dean, Marlon Brando, and Cary Grant. And when it comes to the newer actors, you may have seen them on Netflix, but not know what their names are, like Noah Centineo or Jacob Elordi.
Not all people are eager to learn history, and this isn’t because what they’ve read isn’t interesting — after all, history is all about events that changed the development of the world. And if you think about it, many of those events we learned in school inspired hundreds of movies and documentaries we love. So this disinterest may be because many historical figures are often portrayed as serious fellas with long beards and serious expressions that only bring on boredom. But perhaps we aren’t looking at the right photographs since, in their youth, many of the most famous intellectuals were great models... of beauty.
They dream big and they don’t let limitations get in their way. They are true Hollywood celebrities thanks to their talent and their enormous virtue of not giving up. They have starred in films and have undertaken solidarity projects, showing us that being a star is not a matter of centimeters, but of charisma.
They’ve aged without losing an ounce of glamour and some of their best roles came to them when they were 60 years old. Nevertheless, they all had to fight to gain a foothold in the film industry and their experience has shown to be a plus. If you think they look gorgeous now, wait until you see how incredibly captivating they were in their twenties.
On February 9, we’ll find out who the lucky ones are that are going to receive the most prestigious award in the film industry. There is still some time to check and see if you’ve watched everything and share your opinion about those who you think definitely deserve it.