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12 Things About Martin Scorsese’s ‘Casino’ You May Not Have Known
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12 Things About Martin Scorsese’s ‘Casino’ You May Not Have Known

While it isn’t necessarily a sequel to Goodfellas, Martin Scorsese’s

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The Rise And Fall Of Mel Gibson
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The Rise And Fall Of Mel Gibson

It took almost a decade for Mel Gibson to become a

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The 5 Voices In Your Head – How Do You Self-Talk?
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The 5 Voices In Your Head – How Do You Self-Talk?

A psychology study has analyzed how you experience ‘that voice in

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All The Easter Eggs In Back To The Future II
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All The Easter Eggs In Back To The Future II

According to Back to The Future, Part II, we should

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9 Things To Know About Audrey Hepburn
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9 Things To Know About Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn was the original “America’s Sweetheart,” long before Julia

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11 Things About Humphrey Bogart You May Not Have Known
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11 Things About Humphrey Bogart You May Not Have Known

No matter when you were born or what movies you

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13 Things To Know About Martin Scorsese’s ‘Taxi Driver’
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13 Things To Know About Martin Scorsese’s ‘Taxi Driver’

In 1976, Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro delivered one

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9 Things About Peter Dinklage You May Not Have Known
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9 Things About Peter Dinklage You May Not Have Known

Peter Dinklage has been in Hollywood for years now, but

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9 Celebrity Voiceovers You Might Not Recognize in Commercials
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9 Celebrity Voiceovers You Might Not Recognize in Commercials

While some famous actors refuse to appear in commercials because

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Last Words From 16 Iconic People
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Last Words From 16 Iconic People

Moving, witty, sad, or eerie, last words are sometimes just

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Historical Inaccuracies: Tom Cruise’s ‘Last Samurai’
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Historical Inaccuracies: Tom Cruise’s ‘Last Samurai’

Welcome to another addition of “Historical Inaccuracies”! Today I’ll be

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9 Pop Culture-Themed Bars From Around the World
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9 Pop Culture-Themed Bars From Around the World

Sometimes pop culture fandom gets so intense and heavy that

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11 Facts About the Newly Unveiled Caitlyn Jenner
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11 Facts About the Newly Unveiled Caitlyn Jenner

After her recent Vanity Fair cover, Caitlyn Jenner has been

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12 Things To Know About Martin Scorsese’s ‘Gangs Of New York’
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12 Things To Know About Martin Scorsese’s ‘Gangs Of New York’

Gangs of New York was Martin Scorsese’s passion project, which

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Ping Pong Crazy – The Fad Of 1902 in 11 Facts
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Ping Pong Crazy – The Fad Of 1902 in 11 Facts

1902 marked the start of a two year Ping Pong

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The World’s Greatest Liar? Louis De Rougemont in 7 Facts
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The World’s Greatest Liar? Louis De Rougemont in 7 Facts

In 1898 this Victorian sensation published his ‘Adventures’ with cannibals, moustachioed

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12 Things To Know – Facts About ‘The Last Picture Show’
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12 Things To Know – Facts About ‘The Last Picture Show’

The Last Picture Show was, along with Easy Rider and

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9 Things To Know About Ethan Hawke
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9 Things To Know About Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke is one of my personal favorite actors. While

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11 Things To Know About The One, The Only, Martin Scorsese
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11 Things To Know About The One, The Only, Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese is singular in the world of filmmaking, America’s

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The Forgotten Swedish Da Vinci? Emanuel Swedenborg in 11 Facts
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The Forgotten Swedish Da Vinci? Emanuel Swedenborg in 11 Facts

Born in 1688, his vision and scientific mind were centuries

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11 Tricks To Trigger Ideas
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11 Tricks To Trigger Ideas

From the logical to the downright odd – some are

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12 Broadway Musicals Based on Movies
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12 Broadway Musicals Based on Movies

Sometimes, a movie is so popular that Broadway producers use

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7 Facts About Manhattanhenge
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7 Facts About Manhattanhenge

This curious phenomenon is seen just twice a year at

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Esperanto – The Made-Up Language Spoken By Millions
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Esperanto – The Made-Up Language Spoken By Millions

Invented in 1887 to promote peace and equality, Esperanto has

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11 Things About Daniel Day-Lewis You May Not Have Known
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11 Things About Daniel Day-Lewis You May Not Have Known

Daniel Day-Lewis is, arguably, the best living actor. He may