Posts Tagged ‘film trivia’

Film Trivia Friday: The paintings that influenced Avatar

Another one from main man James Cameron’s Avatar: [ba-quote]Though he is not credited in the film, several locations look very similar to paintings by English surrealist Roger Dean, most notably his works “Floating Islands” and “Arches”. [/ba-quote] I had a look online for some of Roger Dean’s paintings and it’s true – the resemblance is…

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Film Trivia Friday: World War Z extra storyline

Today’s film trivia come from Brad Pitt’s apocalyptic thriller World War Z: [ba-quote]A storyline that was deleted featured Gerry’s wife having an affair with the para jumper from the helicopter from the rescue scene earlier in the film. [/ba-quote] This film was pretty complicated as it was, jumping between the US, South Korea, Nova Scotia,…

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Film Trivia Friday: Creating the Na’vi language in Avatar

Loving this one from James Cameron’s Avatar: [ba-quote]The Na’vi language was created entirely from scratch by linguist Paul R. Frommer. James Cameron hired him to construct a language that the actors could pronounce easily, but did not resemble any single human language. Frommer created about 1000 words. [/ba-quote] I think anyone with the skill required…

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Film Trivia Friday: Notting Hill Alternative Ending

Today’s film trivia comes from that classic rom-com we all love, Notting Hill: [ba-quote]As he explains in the published screenplay, in Richard Curtis’s original conception of the story, Honey (Emma Chambers) was a worker in the record store across from his bookshop and Anna’s romantic rival for his affections. The film would have ended with…

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