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Community Post: 10 Fun Things Film Buffs Should Know

1. The Longest Film Ever Made

Modern Times Forever was released in 2011 film by Danish artists’ group Superflex, which runs for 240 hours (10 days).

2. The main characters initials in Chris Nolan’s Inception spell DREAMS and spell ABRA in The Prestige

We see what you did there Nolan.

3. All of these films

A fun animated quiz by Film 4 – http://screenplay.film4.com/

4. Charlie Chaplin was the first actor to appear on TIME Magazine.

5. Paranormal Activity made 655,000% Profit

From $15,000, the film took a worldwide gross of almost $197 million.

6. Every murder scene in The Departed has X in the frame.

7. These amazing facts about The Avengers

8. Every Tarantino movie features a cast member from Martin Scorsese’s Mean Streets

Another little Tarantino easter egg: http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/6/15/quentin-tarantinos-pulp-fiction-and-kill-bill-connection.html

9. Tim Burton had 40 squirrels trained to crack nuts for Charlie & The Chocolate Factory.

He had to have a lot of nuts to do that.

10. There’s a 87-minute film shot in one take

The film was shot on digital video, using a specially designed disc instead of tape.

Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/dailydose/10-fun-things-film-buffs-should-know-gu30


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