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10 Things you Might not have Known About Dumb and Dumber

Gearing up for Dumb and Dumber, screening at Grant’s Block on August 10th!  Did you know…   Dumb and Dumber shares similar thematic devices to Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor film Stir Crazy (1980) (which will be screening at Movies on the Block August 24th). Both films involve two friends who, after getting fired from service jobs on the…

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10 things you didnt know about Moonlight

Movies on the Block will be screening MOONLIGHT on August 3rd at Grant’s Block. Here are some things you might not have known about the production:   Naomie Harris had to shoot her entire role in three days, in between her promotional tour of Spectre (2015), due to a visa problem (Harris is British). The scenes spanned 15…

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10 things you didn’t know about The Godfather

Stay tuned for Rain Date #2! Come see us at 260 Westminster Street!     Marlon Brando did not memorize most of his lines and read from cue cards during most of the film. Most of the cars have wooden bumpers. Bumpers were removed by car owners during the war and replaced with wooden ones. The chrome…

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10 things you didn’t know about lost highway

In an interview, director David Lynch confessed that Lost Highway and Twin Peaks (1990) take place in the same fictional universe.   The Lost Highway soundtrack eventually reached No. 7 on the Billboard 200 chart and achieving certified gold status in the U.S.     At first, Reznor, who had been a massive Twin Peaks fan, was intimidated by Lynch. Here’s how he described the…

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10 Things you Didn’t Know About MEAN GIRLS

  Amy Poehler, who plays Mrs. George, is only seven years older than her on-screen daughter, Rachel McAdams (Regina George). The film cast includes four SNL cast members: Tina Fey, Ana Gasteyer, Amy Poehler and Tim Meadows. This was the feature film screenwriting debut for Tina Fey. Regina means “queen,” in Latin, which is why the name was chosen for the Queen Bee….

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