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In general, there is a support member of the crew hidden within reaching distance of the star who will hand them an oxygen supply on demand. In this case that wasn't possible as the stunt was performed in a tank of water. Fisher admits to panicking and not following the proper procedure of pushing a panic button although it should be said that due to the ...


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Yes, that was Sharon Stone in that scene, there was no body double. However, Stone has claimed that she was "tricked" into doing that scene, and was told by Paul Verhoeven (the director) that she would not be seen exposing herself on-camera in the final cut. As she tells it: She says, "When we did it, it was going to be an innuendo and the director said,...


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You're exactly correct. Magic expert Johnny Thompson is the one who knows how the tricks work and makes the call on whether or not Penn & Teller have been fooled: For Fool Us, Johnny interviews each magician, and finds out how each trick is done. During the broadcast, Penn & Teller confer with Johnny, and he confirms whether they’ve correctly ...


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This article on the Wrap -- from 10 September 2013 -- explains: Determined to get proper recognition for producers that actually do the work, the Producers Guild of America has been lobbying for better movie credits for years. It spent years trying to sell the idea to an industry in which movie credits were too often currency to be bought, ...


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According to director Lawrence Guterman A marvelous blend of computer graphics, puppets and real animals were used to reinvent the idea of the Cold War spy thriller. Behind the scenes, cats and dogs never laid claws on each other. They never had a chance to show any real hostility. Every scene that had cats and dogs were shot keeping them segregated ...


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A little history may have contributed to one decision. A Norwich Terrier won the 1994 Westminster Dog Show, and a documentary film maker, Leandra Little, followed it all the way. I believe, however, that the dogs' owners drove the bulk of the casting decisions. The breeds were picked to complement the characters. For instance, Rhapsody in White, was owned ...


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The question itself is rather subjective as the 'pop music' genre in general is quite broad, and I don't think anyone could define what a typical pop song was. Considering that Glee is primarily a TV show, with time and cost restraints. I would have assumed the actors wont have the same amount of time to get the vocals 'just perfect', in the same way a ...


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You are totally right in thinking that there are similarities between the two films. Lockout was very influenced by the Escape From movies and this was proven. The director of the Escape From films, John Carpenter, saw Lockout and thought exactly the the same thing as you. He didn't know about the film Lockout before it was released, and since you don't ...


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As far as I know, there's no official comment. There have been two reasons for name changes from the books so far, and we won't know between them until the next book comes out. To avoid confusion. This is why Asha Greyjoy was changed to Yara (to avoid confusion with Osha, who was made into a more developed character in the TV show); and also why Robert ...


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I don't think Tarantino has ever explained, so all you'll find are attempts at an explanation, like this one: But after reading the script several times, I have come to the conclusion that Tarantino, whether he intended it or not, hit upon nonlinearity as the only way he could tell one particular storyline in the script, the tale which comprises ...


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From Quora (bolded is mine): The chronology of the film is structured to prevent audiences from realizing that the end of the film is really the middle and near the middle is really the end. By Jon Mixon [The nonlinear plot] serviced the experience of the film and further engaged the audience...The audience was engaged by jumping back and forth, ...


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Tarantino is famous for his tributes to other movies and genres: it is most likely, a tribute to himself and his previous movie Resevoir dogs, in which the story is not told in chronologial order, but jumps back and forth in time (in that case it was an hommage to old noir movies, such as Kubrick's The killing). He does the same in Kill Bill.


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Graham Lineham, sitcom writer behind several successful Irish and British sitcoms, wrote an article on this. This seems the most important point (my bold): Audience laughter, when it's deserved, acts as a sort of fairy dust that makes funny moments not just funny, but joyous. It also takes the edge off moments that otherwise might tip over into tragedy;...


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After watching the show, I can say that most of the time we can't see both their faces in one shot. So it can be achieves by the Doppelganger method, as I explained in my other answer on the generic question about how double role scenes are shot: The first thing you need to do is find someone who is about the same height as your main actor. Similar ...


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I think what your on about is the difference between who creates the movie and who distributes the movie. The big names that you know are the ones that create the movie, but they generally hire smaller companies or smaller subsidiaries of themselves to distribute the movie and the distributors of the movie can differ from country to country. For example ...


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Generally blurring of faces is done when people are there who haven't given their permission to be identified, it's the same reason why Google blur out faces and reg plates on Google Maps. Not everyone wants people to know where they are for numerous reasons - what if some of the people were banned by courts from entering the area where they were filming ...


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It's also possible that people just left. For many of the gags, asking for release forms first would have tipped their hand. They only people who are unblurred are people who could be found to sign a release and did so.


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According to this site: The true joke of the entire film, however, is that it is a joke, and we all know it, even if most of Knoxville and Nicoll’s co-stars are unwilling and unaware participants. And it goes on saying that: Most of the victims of the numerous pranks are apparently accepting enough, though there are only a few instances of ...


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Presumably because they didn't or couldn't get a release form. In many jurisdictions a signed Release Form is required, to be able to broadcast the actions of a member of the general public, other than as a simple non-identifiable passer-by or part of a large crowd. Getting this signed allows you to use the footage & prevents you from being sued later, ...


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MLB would only agree to Angels and Mariners for this type of film and these types of uses. And it was a royal pain in the ass getting them to agree to use ANY teams. The trade-off was the Mariners had to be featured also, since that was a recent expansion team and was struggling. With that, then they were free to use real team gear, which was unusual at the ...


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Contact Lenses These are "Sclera" lenses...they are much larger than 'normal' contacts which usually only cover the iris (colored part) of the eye. A quick google search found many examples including this demo of them being inserted. Some interesting information here. Note that the center of the lens is clear and does ...



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