It’s common for actors to pretend to kiss people they’re not actually in love with on screen. That’s because they’re acting out romantic scenes for the camera. But there’s one actor, Neal McDonough, who is different. He was willing to risk his career rather than kiss any woman other than his wife. Let’s find out why.
In the celebrity world things move faster than a rollercoaster and some moments just stick around. A video showing Tom Cruise’s icy-cool reaction after being pranked is still causing a stir. The resurfaced video sparked a lot of discussion, and we reveal what happened.
We saw them at the cinema. We saw them again when they were on TV, and even then, we missed many details of our favorite movies. Some of the 21 fun facts explained in this article left us thinking for a while. And with that feeling you get when you “connect a couple of loose threads,” everything makes sense.
The ’’honeymoon’’ phase of a relationship usually wears off after a while, but some couples seem to be blessed with an ever-lasting spark. After a 3-decade-long marriage, Steven Spielberg and his wife, Kate Capshaw, are still smitten with each other and their connection is only growing stronger with time. We couldn’t help but wonder how they manage to still be so in love, so we did some research to find out.
The 2023 Oscars witnessed a few historic moments. But one of the most emotional events happened toward the end of the ceremony — when Ke Huy Quan and Harrison Ford shared a meaningful embrace, which left viewers feeling everything everywhere all at once (pun intended). And here’s why that hug deeply tugged at our heartstrings.
Gift shopping can sometimes be a demanding task. We brainstorm about the perfect present, and nothing comes to mind. Most of the time, it’s enough to remember what that person is passionate about. Maybe they passionately talk about a new work by Quentin Tarantino or Steven Spielberg. Or do they enjoy watching animated Disney movies or follow everything that happens in the Star Wars universe? You can find all kinds of gift ideas for movie lovers on Amazon. That’s why we checked out what the most creative and gripping gifts for film lovers are.
The Golden Globe Awards have been around since 1944, and every year, new inspiring stories arise from the ceremony. At the 2023 Golden Globe Awards, one of the stars of the evening was Ke Huy Quan, known for his roles as Short Round in the Indiana Jones movie series and as Data in The Goonies (1985), who came out victorious after a decades-long career hiatus.
While watching our favorite movie, series, or cartoon for the hundredth time, we might not even think that the original version included scenes we had no idea about. Luckily, film directors often release extended versions of their productions or post the cut scenes online. And these scenes may help you find answers to the questions you’ve had about the movie plot or its characters.
The actress, model, and TV host, Drew Barrymore, opened up about not having serious relationships for 5 years now. Despite the controversial response to her decision and the constant urge to doubt it, Barrymore honestly revealed the reasons behind it, and they are full of self-respect, love, and dedication to her children.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Steven Spielberg’s work of art, premiered 40 years ago. It made waves at the time, being the highest-grossing film in 1982, and it has remained a classic. The story of a group of kids secretly bonding with the alien-like creature and their journey to get it back home showed us how innocent and pure love can be. The cast of the movie has recently gotten together after almost half a century, and they reminisced and even shared never-before-told secrets about their experience. Let’s take a look together at what the actors have been up to.
Even though Drew Barrymore’s early exposure to the spotlight helped her grow into the celebrity she is today, it has nonetheless had an impact on some aspects of her life. But, just as she was about to hit rock bottom, she met her guardian angel, Cameron Diaz, who taught her how to shine again and value herself for who she truly is.
Sir Anthony Hopkins is one of the most beloved actors by audiences. At 85 years of age, he holds the Guinness World Record for being the actor who had won an Oscar at the oldest age, when at 83, he received the award for his performance in the film The Father. But that’s not the only thing Hopkins found at a mature age. His Colombian wife, Stella Arroyave, and he met when he was in his sixties. She brought a new energy that keeps him active and very happy.
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.”
Sometimes we get so carried away by plot twists and acting chops that we fail to pay attention to the costumes and looks of the main characters in movies. However, oftentimes, it’s the costumes that can tell us a lot about the characters and their motives, more than they themselves can.
Adapting a true story to become a film or series is a challenge. Keeping the essence of the real story, while maintaining it interesting and entertaining, can lead to some confusion between real life and fiction. Fortunately, there are some productions in which the real people were so involved that they didn’t want to miss out being in the movie about their lives.
Filmmaking is a truly magical process with inside info known only by set members and the actors working on the flick. That’s why so many curious details end up remaining unknown to ordinary viewers. For example, in the movie Speed, Keanu Reeves accidentally broke the glass in the bus, and this scene stayed in the movie. And in the film Alien Resurrection, Sigourney Weaver was learning how to throw a ball into a basketball hoop with her back turned to it for 3 weeks.
Celebrities, even if they have extravagant and luxurious lifestyles, go through many day-to-day situations just like many of us do. Many of them have partners and children. Others, in addition, have had the experience of being stepfathers and stepmothers, and even of having whole stepfamilies to take care of. Some of these celebrities have proudly stepped into this role, and are honored to show themselves with their stepchildren in public, like Ashton Kutcher, for example.
Jurassic Park is considered a classic when it comes to the topic of dinosaurs — Steven Spielberg created a huge movement. And as we speak on this film, another movie is in the works, but we’ll have to wait until next year to enjoy it. The first Jurassic Park movie was released in 1993, followed by 6 other sequels, which further proves how beloved this franchise and its characters truly are.
Sometimes, a movie doesn’t have to win an Oscar for Best Costume Design to become memorable. Very often, the costumes of characters are planned really meticulously, but there are times when something really mysterious about their clothes appears accidentally.
The next year is promising to be rich for premieres. All of the cool movies that were not released this year are waiting in the wings to impress viewers. The good news is that not only will cinematography surprise us with new films, but also with sequels of the franchises that we have already fallen in love with.
Filmmaking is a complicated process that consists of many stages, while movies themselves might go through enormous changes at each of these stages. What’s more, sometimes it’s difficult to say whether the film has eventually become better after these metamorphosis or not.
Even the most in-demand and highly-paid stars of the cinema world were once at the stage of taking their first timid steps on the big screen. Some started their career by appearing on soap operas while others tried themselves at movies for kids — and some even dabbled in sketch comedy. Believe it or not, some famous actors and actresses’ biggest fans might not know what their lives looked like when they were only starting off in their fight for a spot under Hollywood’s bright lights.
Characters become iconic often because of the actors that portrayed them. This is why it’s so hard to imagine someone else playing our favorite characters. At the same time, even famous actors come to castings and fail them, so the roles go to someone else. Or, they might even do a great job but still not get the part. It’s a hard job.
It was over 50 years ago when the Columbo TV series was first seen on screen and it was quite an unusual detective series for that time. This older, clumsy policeman, who no one took seriously and who bad guys considered an easy opponent, would quickly unravel the most complex crimes. Initially, even the creators of the series didn’t believe that the viewers would like this character. Nevertheless, it became extremely popular and started an epoch of offbeat detective series.
We know them for their great movie hits, but it turns out they are also the proud moms and dads of a lot of kids. From Bruce Willis who has 5 daughters, to Eddie Murphy who is the father of 10 children, they have their hands full, and you’ll probably be surprised to find some of these celebrities on our list of moms and dads.
Did you know that acclaimed director, Steven Spielberg, almost directed Harry Potter’s first movie adaptation? When he declined, Chris Columbus got the job and did some wonderful work. When it came to casting, a lot of famous stars almost made it to play some of our beloved wizards and witches from J.K. Rowling’s universe.
The number of people who opt for watching the screen version of a book instead of reading it keeps growing and there is a reason for this: perfect acting, the work of directors and cameramen, and special effects can turn any plot into a spectacular show. At the same time, the opinion that reading the book first is the proper way to approach this scenario, is still there. Which side are you on?
There are movies that we are ready to watch over and over again, just because of their high-quality. We empathize with the characters, follow the storyline, and don’t even think about how all the events are staged. But it can take many days of filming and months of preparation to shoot a single scene, and a beautiful picture often hides years of painstaking work.
Some films have a straightforward and clear plot and others surprise us with open endings. Still, in almost all cases, there’s room for creativity. Some fans really let their imagination fly and have come up with theories that radically reinterpret many of the stories we saw on the big screen, like WALL-E, Joker, Harry Potter, and even Toy Story. All of them are the center of some interesting hypotheses that, as strange and crazy as they may seem, could cause you to watch your favorite movies with different eyes.
If you are looking for quality content for your kids and some alone time for yourself, here’s a compilation that will put an end to your worries. From the animated storytelling of classics to the latest gems, below are some movies that will entertain your kids and teach them something at the same time.
Inspired by Shirley Temple, Mckenna Grace started acting when she was just 5 years old. Now she’s 13 and she already has more than 50 projects in her filmography. Her secret is that she’s passionate and takes every opportunity, never turning down the smallest of roles. She made a 1-second cameo on Ready Player One between filming her other projects because she wanted to be in a Steven Spielberg movie so badly.
While most celebrities love to make every little detail of their lives a headline, there are some who have managed to keep a few things low-key. From having royal blood, to being a descendant of great political leaders, some celebrities have such unexpected famous relatives that you will have a hard time believing that they really belong to the same family!
Old pictures of famous people never cease to amaze us. Be it with the tender stories they tell, or the unusual appearances of our favorite celebs that they reveal. One thing is certain: we all enjoy seeing something peculiar, like Steven Spielberg roller-skating or Elton John not looking quite like himself in 1979! And we’re in luck: there are plenty more pictures like these!
Attentive viewers continue to find hidden details in movies that have somehow remained unnoticed. For example, have you ever paid attention to what color range the movie “Home Alone” has? Or did you know that the Friends TV series and Spider-Man movie are connected?
Many people can’t imagine their lives without films, but only true fans know about the features of the cast, work peculiarities, funny moments, and other little and big secrets. For example, the first ever 3D film was shot in 1922, a dog called Indiana was Chewbacca’s prototype, and there’s a film that we’ll never see since it won’t be released until 2115.
“The book is better!” is the most popular comment people make in response to screen adaptations. It is believed that movies can never achieve the same degree of thoroughness as a book and adequately portray the world created by the author. However, when a talented movie director takes on an adaptation project, the story gets a new twist and sometimes becomes even more interesting than the book.