1. The terrifying sound that velociraptors make in “Jurassic Park” is actually a recording of two tortoises mating.
2. The real artist in “Titanic” isn’t Leonardo DiCaprio; it’s James Cameron.
3. Speaking of “Titanic,” the movie actually cost more to produce than the original passenger liner cost to build.
4. If you’ve ever encountered that meme about Danny Trejo saying, “Machete don’t text,” you are in the presence of truth.
5. “Gone With the Wind” created a burning Atlanta with real fire—and real buildings.
6. Steven Spielberg truly does get thanked more than God in Oscar speeches.
So you see, Hollywood isn’t an entirely godless place.
7. Count Orlok blinks exactly once during the entire runtime of “Nosferatu.”
So, keeping that in mind, the vampire couldn’t be called “Dracula.” Instead, he was “Count Orlok,” and German actor Max Schreck’s performance as this character is one of the seminal works of horror acting. Part of Orlok’s creepiness is that he never blinks, except for one time near the end of the first chapter. Try to spot it!
8. You might burn some calories watching “Nosferatu,” but to really melt those pounds away, go with “The Shining.”
“Each of the 10 films [in the study] tested set pulses racing, sparking an increase in the heart rate of the case studies,” Richard Mackenzie, professor of cell metabolism and physiology at the University of Westminster, told Clinical News.
9. You can watch Malcolm McDowell almost drown during a scene in “A Clockwork Orange.”
The crew fitted the water tank with an oxygen tank, but McDowell couldn’t always find it in time.