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How Well Do You Know Stephen King Movies?
You know Stephen King as one of the world’s most prolific and beloved fiction authors. But did you know King spent years writing books under the pseudonym Richard Bachman, and that several of “Bachman”s stories have been adapted to the screen too? That list includes the likes of…
How Well Do You Know 'Planet of the Apes'?
You know the Planet of the Apes series, including the newest film, War for the Planet of the Apes. But did you know that the original movie, based on a French science-fiction novel, was actually co-written by The Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling? It’s true, and while some of Serling’s…
How Well Do You Know ‘Transformers’?
You know the Transformers series, which unveils its fifth film, The Last Knight, later this week. But did you know that the franchise largely exists because of the war in Iraq? It’s true; producer Don Murphy originally pitched Hasbro on making a G.I. Joe film series, but because of the politi…
How Well Do You Know ‘Wonder Woman’?
Unless you’re living in a fallout shelter, you know that Wonder Woman hits theaters this weekend, starring Gal Gadot as DC Comics’ Goddess of Truth. But did you know that a Wonder Woman movie has been in development since at least 1996, when Ghostbusters producer Ivan Reitman was attac…
How Well Do You Know Stanley Kubrick?
You know Stanley Kubrick was a famously meticulous director. But did you know that he once made Shelley Duvall do a single shot 127 times in The Shining? In the scene, Duvall was being menaced by Jack Nicholson, and he felt the best way to get a convincing performance was to make her repeat it over …
You Think You Know ‘The Usual Suspects’?
You might know that The Usual Suspects title comes from a famous line in Casablanca. But did you know that director Bryan Singer and writer Christopher McQuarrie thought of that title before they had a plot for the movie? They also thought of their movie’s famous poster, with all the main cha…

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