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El mundo del cine y sus increíbles maravillas. Abrimos hilo sobre hechos, curiosidades y datos de cine que tanto fascinan. ¡Vamos allá!
#Cine #curiosidades #elMundoDelCine #hilo #DeshilachandoCine
En los discursos de aceptación de los Oscars, se le ha dado a Steven Spielberg las gracias más que a dios. Aquí están las estadísticas que a quienes se le han dado más las gracias con una estatuilla en la mano.
#Cine #Spielberg #elMundoDelCine #hilo #DeshilachandoCine #Oscars
La leyenda urbana de que todos los relojes en Pulp Fiction están parados a las 4:20 es falsa. Algunos sí, pero no todos ni mucho menos. Hay relojes importantes en la trama que ni de cerca.
#Cine #PulpFiction #elMundoDelCine #hilo #DeshilachandoCine #Tarantino
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Estamos obcecados. Passamos 80% do nosso tempo falando de Nasce Uma Estrela. E como a obsessão é geral, fizemos uma thread com as melhores curiosidades do filme! #NasceUmaEstrela
Assim como aconteceu com Jack e Ally, Bradley Cooper e Lady Gaga se conheceram enquanto a cantora performava "La Vie en Rose"
Nasce Uma Estrela foi filmado em 42 dias 😱 e as performances foram gravadas ao vivo em festivais como Coachella e Glastonbury
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BREAKING: In a ruling that could have widespread repercussions throughout the TV industry, Fox has been hit with a $178.7 million judgment in its profit participation dispute with the team behind #Bones latimes.com/business/holly…
At the heart of the #Bones dispute was whether Fox engaged in so-called “self-dealing” — hiding profits from the show to avoid compensating key talent and producers lat.ms/2EfB7L0
The #Bones dispute pitted stars like @EmilyDeschanel & producers against Fox. The award ($179M) is among the largest of its kind. The biggest was $319M — a 2011 case with Disney & “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”

@Gettyimages: Deschanel at Sunday's #Oscars
lat.ms/2EfB7L0
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Female speaking time in Best Picture noms

8% - Bohemian Rhapsody
10% - BlacKkKlansman
12% - Green Book (winner)
18% - Vice
30% - Black Panther
36% - A Star Is Born
69% - The Favourite
90% - Roma

(Ceretai) #0urWorld #Oscars
A movie passes the Bechdel Test if:

1. it has at least two (named) women in it
2. who talk to each other
3. about something other than a man

About 40% of movies fail this test.
Bechdel Test for top-rated IMDb movies

❌ The Shawshank Redemption
❌ The Godfather I & II
☑️ The Dark Knight
❌ The Lord of the Rings 1-3
☑️ Pulp Fiction
☑️ Schindler’s List
❌ The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
☑️ Inception
❌ Fight Club
❌ Forrest Gump
❌ Star Wars: Episode IV-VI
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I was much younger when I recall learning, from my mother, that her beloved grandparents were big fans of Al Jolson of "Mammy" fame. She loved them very much and told me many stories of what they taught her and how they loved her. So one day, I asked her why were 1/?
these grandparents fans of someone who performed in blackface? Didn't they see that he was someone who got rich off of parodying black folks? She shook her head and said no. "They were so happy to have some type of representation, to see what they thought of as a blackface in 2/?
the movies that they were fans." So I find myself thinking about my great-grandparents today, about 100 years later, wondering what they might think of that representation now that we've had a Black president, mayors, senators, entertainment figures, etc. I wonder if they 3/?
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We decided to take a look at the accounts retweeting the 2020 Democratic primary contenders, beginning with @TulsiGabbard. We examined retweets of Gabbard's tweets from 2/13 through 2/23, and found 21860 accounts that retweeted her in that timespan.

cc: @ZellaQuixote
We downloaded the profile information as well as the most recent 200 tweets from each account that recently retweeted Gabbard. This chart shows the primary languages the accounts use. 92% are in English; Spanish and Hindi are a small but notable portion.
Here are the hashtags most frequently used by accounts that retweet @TulsiGabbard. There's some interesting variety here: #GreenNewDeal and #MAGA both turn up, along with #GiletsJaunes/#YellowVests and various Venezuela, India, and Syria-related hashtags.
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EXTREMELY SEXUAL CONTENT

#oscars
2. THE INTIMACY
3. BRADLEY COOPER SPEAKS FRENCH IN CASE YOU DIDN'T KNOW

#Oscars
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#oscars
Aloha....SMH

#oscars
me right now...#oscars
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Leaving R. Lee Ermey off the In Memoriam segment is an embarrassing moment in an already-bad #Oscars. He was one of the most iconic and recognizable actors of the last 3 decades. Toy Story, Full Metal Jacket, Seven. This is rock bottom, @TheAcademy. Shameful.
A lot of people here have speculated that it was Ermey's politics that got him snubbed. I disagree. Burt Reynolds was a pretty notable friend of Trump and even voted for him. And he was in there. Sadly, I think it was a reflection of how the Academy viewed Ermey as an actor...
...which is actually much worse. R. Lee Ermey was iconic and instantly recognizable to even the most casual movie-watcher. His debut role in Full Metal Jacket is film legend. He was a significant part of the most beloved animated film series of all time (Toy Story)...
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The set is very red and gold and swirly. #Oscars2019
It wouldn't hurt my feelings to see Sam Elliott's mustache accept the award. #Oscars2019
YES! It's great to see people of color win so many awards tonight. Yay, Mahershala Ali! #Oscars2019
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Trump: Day 765
-Seeks Self-Indulgent Rally July 4th
-Fawns Over Kim Ahead of Summit
-Pompeo Sz NK Still a Nuclear Threat
-Floats "Progress" in China Trade Talk
-50%+ Job Approval in Only 17 States
-Sen Cornyn Quotes Benito Mussolini
-"No Factual Basis" 4 Natl Emergency
Add...
Day 870 since Donald Trump admitted to sexual assault — yet he’s still in the Oval Office
Add...
Day 721 of NO EVIDENCE produced by Trump that his phones were tapped by Obama.

The FISA warrant Trump referenced targeted Carter Page. #TrumpLies
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In #BlackPanther, a unique metal called #vibranium helped the fictional African nation of #Wakanda become the most technologically advanced country on the planet.

#ReelvsRealCIA #Oscars

Do you think vibranium is:
The #vibranium in Black Panther’s suit protects him from kinetic damage, & vibranium sneakers are both super-quiet & amazing shock absorbers for jumping. Those would be great for spies, right?

Too bad vibranium isn’t real.

#ReelvsRealCIA #BlackPanther
The magic metal from #Wakanda might not exist, but there are real-life materials that possess some similar qualities to those of the fictional Wakandan isotope, #vibranium.

To learn more, see: bit.ly/2KjThME

#ReelvsRealCIA #BlackPanther
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#24feb hoy, noche de los #Oscars⁠ ⁠

que se ha convertido en un show de la izquierda global para su propaganda traigo la foto que los #progresistas no quieren que se sepa.

Tomada en #Venezuela Frontera del estado #Bolívar #23feb.
En esta foto vemos como dos efectivos de la Guardia Nacional que dirige .@NicolasMaduro apresan a una chica adolescente de la tribu aborigen #Pemón.

¿Dónde están los luchadores globales por lo derechos de niños y niñas?
¿Dónde están los defensores de la mujer? ¿Les feministes?

¿Dónde están los defensores de los pueblos originarios y autóctonos?

¿Dónde está los defensores de las etnias minoritarias? ¿Los que luchan contra el racismo?
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Who's tuned in for the #Oscars2019 tonight?

Keep it locked to this thread for all the exciting updates. ⬇️
.@ReginaKing takes home the first Oscar of the night for her dynamic performance in #IfBealeStreetCouldTalk. 🙏 #Oscars

S/O to @michaelb4jordan bringing his mom as his date to the #Oscars
Photo: Frazer Harrison/@Getty Images
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Shout out to all the people out there who've been rolling with Regina King since 227!!! #Oscars
Ruth Carter said this Oscar has been a long time coming. And she ain't lyin'. This woman is living Hollywood history. Spike Lee films to Black Panther and beyond! #Oscars
My 7 y/o daughter is lowkey pissed that Black Panther keeps beating Mary Poppins returns. #Oscars
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The Gaga/Billy Porter picture from tonight NEEDS to happen. And it will be perfect.
Billy. Porter. Is. A. Star. And. We. Must. Learn. To. Appreciate. Him. As. He. Deserves. To. Be. Appreciated.
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1. Lots of controversy around the #Oscars this year but I'm surprised no one has brought up that someone many people see as part of Harvey Weinstein's complicity machine is being called out. The co-producer of the Oscars this year, Donna Gigliotti
2. As many of you know, I have written a bunch of stories about Weinstein over the past 16 months. I've gotten to know over two dozen Weinstein survivors through my reporting. When I told 8 of them that Gigliotti was producing the #Oscars they were horrified and upset
3. Background: Donna Gigliotti was an executive at Miramax for many years before she left and produced Shakespeare in Love with Weinstein and that year they won the Oscar for Best Picture but that's not why she's part of the Weinstein complicity machine.
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9. Shower poof 2.0 #showerpoof
10. Grandma called. She wants her nightgown & robe back. #oscars
11. I sense a bathroom theme. Shower curtain & shower cap. #oscars
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Você sabia que já tivemos uma freira no #Oscars 😯✨
Nos anos 50 e 60, Dolores Hart era uma jovem e linda estrelinha em ascenção no cinema, fazia filmes com os galãs...entre eles: Elvis Presley! #Oscars
Em 1962, na última vez em que Dolores caminhou sobre o tapete vermelho (como atriz) rumo ao Academy Awards, ela era uma jovem atriz, cujo contrato valia US$ 1 milhão e que foi a 1º a beijar Elvis na telona. 🙈

#Oscars
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Extemely unpopular #Oscars opinion: I thought BLACK PANTHER was just okay, and more a cultural phenomenon than a great film.
I've seen only two of the other BP nominees. VICE is self-indulgent and unfocused, but made me angry in the way it intended. ROMA is gorgeous and moving, though hard to watch at times. Honestly, my favorite film of 2018 was BUSTER SCRUGGS. #Oscars
Last #Oscars thought: it's amusing that a plot point in ROMA involves the movie MAROONED, which was recut for TV and retitled SPACE TRAVELERS - and which was featured on #MST3K.
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Vamos começando os trabalhos do #Oscars com o grande tapete vermelho. Preparados para verem os melhores e piores looks da noite?
E olha quem já está por lá. Ela mesma, a própria Marie Kondo! Será que ela vai analisar os indicados e eliminar aqueles que não trazem alegria? 🤔😂 #Oscars
📸: @kylebuchanan
@kylebuchanan A noite mal começou e nós já temos um fortíssimo candidato ao melhor/mais ousado look da noite! O que é isso Billy Porter?!?! Pra quem não sabe ele está na série Pose!
#Oscars 😮
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Billy Porter just set the bar impossibly high for #Oscars fashion.
Drag queens are at the #Oscars because a movie they’re in is nominated for Best Picture. That is so fucking epic. So proud of Shangela and Willam 💕
I've just noticed that Elsie Fisher & Jodie Comer look A LOT alike so officially requesting a film where they play the same character at different ages #Oscars
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Between 2017 and 2018, the #Oscars, #Grammys, and #GoldenGlobes lost 14 million viewers around the world, and there is a lot of shocked questioning in America on why this is happening. The reason is simple, though it would be hard for America to accept it. For a long time, the
rest of the world accepted Western culture as the epitome of artistic achievement and took at its cues from Western culture. But slowly and subtly this has changed. The West, especially America, does not charm people by its lifestyle anymore. In fact in the East a lot of people
now feel that the lifestyle that American-style capitalism triggered is harmful not only for individual lifestyles but also for the world (for instance in energy consumption). Also, American values are no longer seen as the ones that people want to emulate, especially in Asia
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Hello. If you follow Small Stories, please know that today’s story will be Quinn Has Thoughts About #Oscar2019 dresses.
Love the cut on Amandla, am sure this color looks better in person.

Stylists, please find some way of checking this. What is "Antique silver" in person is "Taupe" on a computer.

#Oscars2019
Danielle McDonald looks adorable, the cut and color is lovely but it needed one more fitting around the abdomen. I failed Sewing three times, I shouldn't have to tell you this.
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