"people have always needed a safe place to escape reality, whether it’s oz or middle-earth or hogwarts or the marvel/dc comics universe. it’s very therapeutic to go from the stress of everyday life to a place far, far away. that’s the gift of "star wars." - mark hamill
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“gee, this is the first song i ever wrote for a motion picture, so i guess it’s all downhill from here.” - @springsteen, pictured here with presenter whitney houston, on winning best original song for “streets of philadelphia” from the film “philadelphia”
"my hand was shaking, my head was shaking, the cigarette was shaking, i was mortified. the harder i tried to stop, the more i shook. i realized that one way to hold my trembling head still was to keep it down, chin low, almost to my chest, and eyes up at bogart. it worked and turned out to be the beginning of the look." - lauren bacall, pictured here in a portrait from "to have and have not" (1944), on her memorable first scene with humphrey bogart in the film
Zendaya on the red carpet at the 90th oscars, where she later introduced the performance of best original song nominee “this is me” from “the greatest showman.” tag a friend who needs to hear this song today.
“john would literally hail police cars like taxis. the cops would say, ‘hey, belushi!’ then we’d fall into the backseat and the cops would drive us home.” - writer mitch glazer on what it was like during the production of "the blues brothers" (1980) in chicago.
As a child, anna may wong would watch film crews shooting in chinatown and then rush home to replicate the scenes in front of her mirror. "i would be the pure girl repulsing the evil suitor, the young mother pleading for her baby, the vamp luring her victim." the third-generation chinese-american actor got her break when academy co-founder douglas fairbanks cast her in the blockbuster “the thief of bagdad” (1924).