Hollywood is chock-full of actors, and while some of them leave us grimacing as they cry crocodile tears and feel as authentic as a fake Gucci purse, there are others who have truly mastered their craft. Sure, they can remember their lines, but many of the A-listers in Hollywood have something more than that. They have the ability to improvise. At Popular Everything, we've delved deep into the Hollywood archives to pick out the most iconic movie scenes you didn't know were improvised.
These are the most paused movie scenes of all time. Maybe it's a super risqué segment featuring your favorite actress or actor. Or perhaps it's a creepy ghost that appears behind the character for a fraction of a second. Maybe it's a glaring inconsistency in the production. When these scenes came up, everyone smashed their pause button. Now, it's time for you to hit pause on your workday, grab some popcorn, and have another look at the scenes everyone paused.
Last week, on November 8th, 2020, we said goodbye to Alex Trebek, the legendary host of Jeopardy! After a battle with cancer, he passed away at the age of 80. For many of us, he has been part of the beating heart of the acclaimed game show all of our lives. He was the face of a public oasis of truth, knowledge, and fun. Now, we'll dive into the past and the legacy of the man with all the answers.
When soul legend, Al Green used his heavenly voice to belt out his soulful hit "Let's Stay Together" in 1972, he managed to create one of the most crowd-pleasing tracks all time. Literally, everybody loves this song. So, let's see how Al Green finally found his groove on this track and cemented his status as one of the greatest musical legends of all time.
Wondering what's happening with the second Avatar movie? You're not the only one. The first film was released back in 2009, receiving huge acclaim for it's ambitious special affects. But now we're over a decade on and ever-antsy to find out what happens next for Jake Sully and Neytiri. Director James Cameron's been busy behind the scenes for this challenging project, and we dont doubt it's been keeping his hands full. We're giving you the low-down on what's going on with the sequel.
When you're a seasoned Hollywood star like Harrison Ford, it's safe to say that every aspect of your life has been obsessively documented and captured by the media. So, just when we thought we knew everything about the Hollywood icon and his meteoric rise to fame, we've stumbled on some rare footage that challenged everything. In this rare clip from the '80s, Harrison talked about the time he was once a roadie for the Doors, and we're still trying to wrap our heads around it all.
We've seen their faces on the big screen and on the red carpet but have you seen your favorite vintage icons behind the scenes? It is a little glimpse into the real-life world of Hollywood, not just the glitter and glam. From camera crews to quick meals and cigarette breaks in between scenes, we see what life on set is really like.
Award-winning Netflix series The Crown has had us on the edge of our seats lately. From scandalous romances to stunning set designs, they've managed to bring Britain's rich royal history back to life. And it's in no small part due to their best efforts to replicate the people, costumes, and sets as faithfully as possible. Take a look and see how much of the show was true to real to life. You might find yourself surprised at just how painstakingly accurate they were.
Broadway has long been one of the most talked-about and sought after experiences that New York City has to offer. And while seeing the performers on stage is a captivating experience in itself, there is something particularly special about seeing them behind the scenes as they prepare to take the stage. See what the famed and historic Broadway theatres look like behind the curtain and get an exclusive sneak peek at what it's like to be in the dressing room of a Broadway star.
Thank goodness for Netflix, where we're able to watch a multitude of films and TV shows back to back. And these days, they're more and more prolific in generating stuff that's hard to stop watching. Take for example these few shows that have gotten people talking for all the wrong reasons. Some shows are being flouted as cringy while others are under fire for being fast and loose with facts. Check out if you've seen the most talked-about TV during the lockdown.
In 1976, Farrah Fawcett landed her dream role as private detective Jill Munroe in the hit series Charlie's Angels. The show became a cultural phenomenon and it propelled her to instant stardom. Before she knew it, Farrah reached dizzy heights of popularity and became the pin-up girl of the 70s. Farrah then shocked everyone with the bombshell that she was suddenly quitting the show. So let's delve into the reasons and factors that contributed to her decision to quit.
Can you remember what flying was like before there were full-body security scanners and in-flight entertainment on your personal little screen? This vintage photo series shows what life was really like onboard. All we can say for sure is that flying in the Golden Age was very, very different from what we see today.
When Seinfeld first aired in the late 1980s, the iconic "show about nothing" was crowned as one of the most successful TV sitcoms of all time. The show was co-created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfield, and was filled with awkward social situations, faux pas and cringe-worthy moments. It later emerged that this was one of the reasons that Seinfeld almost didn't happen at all. So let's go back to the beginning.
We all know Queen Elizabeth II, probably because it feels like she has been around forever, and feels like she will outlive us all. What we didn't know is that she owns some of the most bizarre things. Some of them seem logical, some are pretty extraordinary, so how about we just run through them all. We'll start off with the fact that she currently holds four Guinness World Records. If we really think about it, that seems about right considering she became queen when she was 25.
Quentin Tarantino is one of the best movie makers of our time. In fact, some people even dare to say that he's the best movie maker to have ever walked the Earth. Regardless of how you feel about his status, one thing is crystal clear: he's a major superstar, and he changed the film industry forever. But, as it turns out, in a weird twist of fate, he might not have made it anywhere if it wasn't for a brief appearance on Golden Girls in 1988.
Antiques Roadshow is always full of surprises, especially for the owners of these random antiques. But would you have been able to guess there was more to these items than meets the eye? We've taken the best "a-ha" moments from our favorite TV show to see what all the fuss was about. Crying, laughing, or almost falling off their chair, people really can't control their honest reactions to appraisals. Check out which lucky visitors made bank after visiting their local roadshow.
The Friends reunion is officially on people! Friends decided to embrace us with their presence on screen after 15 years and nine months. The full cast of Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry will be reuniting for an unscripted special in May 2020. Who's ready?
Where would be without the beloved green screen? It's brought to life some of our favorite films and created visuals we could never recreate if it wasn't for the technology. It's used for a huge spectrum of filmmaking and, get this, isn't always green. But these images have a totally different edge when green screen photos of memorable scenes in cinema or TV are side by side the final edited version. Take a look at the CGI magic that's responsible for some of the most striking scenes on-screen.
Ever since Marty Mcfly and Doc Brown hopped in their DeLorean time machine in 1985 and blasted Back to the Future, we were all spellbound. Before we knew it, we were all transported on an action-packed time-tripping adventure like no other. As the pair try to alter the past, they became mixed up in a time-altering chain reaction that affected the present and future. So let us transport you back to the future to relive the magic all over again with these rare behind the scenes photos, and see the details you probably missed the first time around.
Fans were mind-blown when they learned that two Keanu Reeves movies will premier on the exact same day. Not only will the much-anticipated The Matrix 4 hit our screens, but Keanu Reeves' indie action flick, John Wick 4 will too. Understandably the internet went into melt-down and May 21st 2021 has been officially declared as "Keanu Reeves Day." So let's unravel everything we know so far.
Blake Crouch, new kid on the horror genre block chills us to the bone with over a dozen terrifying and unique novels. This guy mixes pretty much every kind of pulse-driving element. His books and short stories feature tastes of horror, thriller, drama, action, suspense, science fiction and more. Stephen King, the Lord of Darkness himself, has praised this new-age horror genius. See what all the fuss is about, that is, if you like a good scare.