Or, how terrific indie creators are finding ways to get projects made outside of the studio system with the help of fans.
Cox, the man who put the green glow in the trunk with "Repo Man" and (wisely) thought Gary Oldman would make a pretty raw and dangerous Sid Vicious ("Sid and Nancy"), is enlisting backers to help him fund a low-budget intergalactic war story about grunts replacing fuses on a spaceship.
Though they have played mortal enemies Professor X and Magneto in the "X-Men" movies, actors Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are actually friends in real life. And they are such good friends, that McKellen is now going to officiate Stewart's upcoming wedding!
73-year-old McKellen recently broke the news on the UK's Jonathan Ross show: Read More...
The people of Oita City voted masked wrestler Skull Reaper A-ji into office to serve them as their lucha libre representative of justice and zoning ordnances. But his fellow council members have banned A-ji to further meetings until he violates the most basic tenet of lucha libre: they want him to shed his precious mask.
It took a while for "Blade Runner" to earn the status that it has today as a beloved piece of visually-arresting and narratively confounding sci-fi. But back during a 1981 screening of the film for the executives at Tandem Productions, it was described by one unnamed writer as getting "more boring with every screening."
Just goes to show you can't always recognize genius from the start.
The list was first posted by Cinephilia & Beyond, and although I haven't seen any independent corroboration of the document, there's just something hilarious about a gang of angry suits gnashing their teeth and demanding more breasts in the Zhora club scene.