Grease the movie, released on June 16, 1978, not only became the highest-grossing film of that year but also the highest grossing live-action movie musical of all time. Generations of music and movie lovers continue to fall in love with the quirky characters and sing along to the upbeat songs. There are many interesting stories behind the making of the movies most memorable scenes that even the most die-hard fans might not have heard. Well, we've got the facts that you want. Take a step back in time to poodle skirts and leather jackets and find out all you need to know about the making of Grease.
Kung fu as a film genre and martial arts movies, in general, have long been a popular staple in Hollywood cinema. The incorporation of acrobatic fight stunts, hand-to-hand combat, and real martial arts practices in today's action movies all originate from the same source. Martial artist and actor, Bruce Lee set the pace for modern action films, and his journey towards acceptance in the Western world remains an influence in America's movie-making industry. Here we will break down Lee's story as well as other key martial arts masters that have fought their way into our hearts over the years.
Summer was once a time for fun in the sun and enjoying the great outdoors with friends and family. Before we had today's societal stresses and the distraction of the internet and technology, all we had to worry about was having a carefree good time. Lucky for us, we have some of these fantastic summer moments captured on film, and can now take you down memory lane for your daily dose of nostalgia. In honor of the approaching Fourth of July holiday and summer arriving at our doorstep, here is our collection of beautiful vintage photos of summer back in the day.
Sometimes the most picture perfect moments happen when we least expect it. In some cases, it takes a skilled professional to capture the most beautiful photo at the right split second. Other times, it's just a question of being at the right place at the right time. Here is our collection of some of the most perfectly timed photos. Whether these hilarious and awe-worthy moments are professionally staged or lucky coincidences, we will let you be the judge.
It looks as though photobombs have turned from awkward accidents to hilarious works of art. Some people have managed to perfect the skill and can now transform the most standard of photos into knee-slapping masterpieces. These days, no one is safe from falling victim to a photobomb, and these pictures are here to prove it. Whether it's an uninvited wedding guest or a surprise addition to the annual family vacation, here is our collection of some of the most epic photobombs to date.
Live Aid, held on July 13, 1985, was a benefit concert put together to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia. Arguably, the most monumental set in the concert's star-studded line up was the twenty-one-minute performance put on by Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon, aka. Queen. Guitarist, Brian May has enthusiastically expressed his desire to put on another concert of such scale, this time to tackle threats of climate change.
Once in a while, we stumble across a fan or enthusiast whose passion towards a certain person, animal, team or, pop culture franchise exceeds all others. They are willing to go the extra mile for their unique lifestyle and see no problem in dedicating their lives to their proud obsession. These fans can find themselves wholly dedicated to a particular sports team, an exhilarating hobby, an iconic celebrity, or even a childhood cartoon that helped them out of a dark place way back when. Here is our collection of some of the most exceptional aficionados who know no bounds when it comes to their obsessions.
On July 13th, 1985 an ongoing music-based fundraiser inspired the first dual-venue benefit concert in music history. The Live Aid initiative, encouraged like-minded performances around the world and was the largest-scale television broadcast of its time. Looking back, it seems as though every major rock act on Earth participated at this transcontinental event. Big names such as Elton John, Madonna, U2, Bob Dylan, and of course Queen were all on the Live Aid lineup. Here is a look back at some of the most memorable moments of the 1985 Live Aid benefit concert.
It's official, singer, fashion designer, and actress, Robyn Rihanna Fenty is the worlds wealthiest female musician in the world. In Forbe's annual list of America's Richest Self-Made Women for 2019, Rihanna topped the list as the highest paid woman in the music industry. With an estimated net worth of $600 million, her fortune is greater than both Madonna and Beyonce. The Barbadian singer has sold more than 60 million albums and 215 million digital tracks and currently stands as the second best-selling digital artist of all time, second only to Drake. Her music was not the only thing that contributed to her wealth.
Charity owner, David Foster had no idea that his vacation in the Amazon would end up to be such a life-changing adventure. After discovering an abandoned dog on a remote island, miles away from civilization, Foster was determined to help her find her way home. David and his new canine companion could not have expected the journey that lie ahead.
On July 26, 2019, Netflix will air the seventh and final season of the groundbreaking series, "Orange is the New Black." The show, created by Jenji Kohan first graced our screens in July 2013 and has since taken the world by storm with its talented cast, controversial topics and intense cliff hangers. Although there is no official trailer to confirm plot points for the upcoming series finale, the cast and crew have provided their loyal fans with a sneak peek into the last days of filming. Here are their emotional, behind the scenes photos as well as all you need to know about the upcoming final season of "Orange is the New Black."
It has been over 20 years since director James Cameron created his feature-length masterpiece, Titanic. The movie, based on the tragic sinking of the R.M.S Titanic in 1912, captured the hearts of critics and audiences alike. But telling this story and conveying the heartbreaking disaster was no easy feat. Many know Cameron to be a perfectionist on set. This is what makes it so interesting to learn what life was like for the cast and crew in order to bring his vision to fruition. Here are some of the most fascinating facts behind the making of Titanic.
It’s become somewhat of an age-old tradition for acclaimed directors to leave, secret clues and references throughout their films. This practice spans across all genres, and some big name's such as Quentin Tarantino, Alfred Hitchcock, and Martin Scorsese are known for being experts of the craft. Whether it's with hidden cameos, symbolic references or encrypted messages, movie makers have found the most ingenious way’s to interact with their audiences. Here is our collection of some of the most creative Easter eggs found throughout Hollywood's history. You might even need to re-watch some of these movies to see for yourself.
Chelsea Roff has overcome many personal challenges to get her where she is today. Now, she chooses to utilize her story to pave the way for others who are currently struggling. Through her passion for yoga and her desire to help those who need it most, Chelsea strives to make the world a better place. She could not have expected that her shift waitressing in LA would be so full of unexpected surprises, changing her life for the better and proving once again, that being kind always pays off.
Sometimes in life, we meet the most selfless people who are always putting their needs aside for others. They are constantly ready to work hard and make an extra effort without expecting anything in return. This is definitely the case for, Cara Simmons, who was ready to do anything for her three children. One day Cara, who works as a housekeeper, was called to work on a special assignment. Little did she know that a huge surprise would be waiting for her there. Take a look at this incredible story of how Cara's hard work had finally paid off.
Service dogs are trained to help humans deal with both emotional and physical challenges. They are irreplaceable in their ability to provide safety and comfort to those individuals who need it most. These furry companions have saved countless lives and continue to do incredible things for their humans. Here is a list of some of our favorite stories that prove just how heroic these dogs really are.
On July 20, 1969, three brave men made history as they landed on the surface of the moon. This event captivated viewers from around the world and set the pace for space exploration for years to follow. Here are some of the most beautiful, awe-inspiring moments from the days surrounding that monumental first step on the moon.
James Holzhauer continues to captivate the world through his unbelievable Jeopardy! winning streak. As of May 20th, James has won 23 games in a row, placing him second after the 2004 champion, Ken Jennings. Holzhauer, determined to beat out Jennings, continues to play and win as he closes the gap with right answer after right answer. Meet the man behind the buzzer and find out how he came to be the game show champion that he is today.
A good song is one that is both moving and relatable to audiences across the world. Some of our histories most iconic songs have real-life backstories and for many, their lyrics were inspired by people that somehow made a difference in the musicians lives. These people might be old girlfriends, personal heroes, or random chance encounters. Here are the inspirations behind some of the most beautiful songs today. You might just recognize some of these names.
Game of Thrones fans might recognize the Croatian city of Dubrovnik as the fictitious capital city of the Seven Kingdoms, Kings Landing. For the majority of the series' 8 seasons, the scenes located in Kings Landing were filmed in the Mediterranean coastal city. For the shows second to last episode however, the creators had to get a little creative. Find out the lengths they had to go to make the jaw dropping episode.
When you think tall, dark and handsome Jason Momoa is definitely someone that always comes to mind. The Hawaiian born superstar stole our hearts with his charisma and stunning looks and most agree that he does not need to change a thing. Despite this, Jason decided it was time to shave off his trademark beard and even documented the whole thing. The reasoning behind this is much deeper than you would expect.