Some of the biggest movie parts in history were first offered to other actors, including the part of Indiana Jones. Can you imagine anyone else playing that part? Take a look at the actors who turned these parts down below. Do you think the movies would have been as successful if the directors had secured(…)
Power dressing, Dynasty and Joan Collins in those huge shoulder padded dresses. Not to mention blue mascara and fuchsia pink lipstick.
An actor or actress dying suddenly during the filming of a movie can either make it a huge success of cause enormous problems (like Oliver Reed dying during the filming of Gladiator). Here are 9 classic Hollywood movies which either the star died suddenly on-set or was murdered/committed suicide during production. Marilyn Monroe: “Something’s Got(…)
I think the tragic disappearance of Flight MH370 is probably pre-occupying all of us at the moment and it goes without saying that all of our thoughts and prayers go out to those missing and the families of all involved. The seemingly impossibly long wait for news got me thinking about some past mysteries and(…)
The 80s was a great time for movies. Perhaps because my whole childhood was the 80s: I was 6 at the start of the decade and 16 by the end of it so my choice of movies might reflect this. Although I have to admit discovering some of these movies later on. They’re not in(…)
In 1953 the BBC created a time-lapse video of the train journey between London and Brighton. 30 years later in 1983 they did exactly the same again, and again 30 years later in 2013. This video shows you the 3 journeys side by side showing how much Britain has changed since the 1950s. It’s(…)
Is it just me or is this a bit of a strange photo of Britt Ekland? She’s so naturally beautiful, and yet what she’s wearing seems to do nothing for her at all – the fur hat, the ringlets, that pinky red lipstick…?! The photo was taken on Hampstead Heath in London in 1986. What(…)
Princess Diana was one of the most iconic and photographed women of the late 20th century, and so an auction of some of her most memorable dresses was bound to cause some interest. Probably the most famous dress in this collection was the midnight-blue evening gown by Victor Edelstein which she wore to dance to(…)