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1. Time travel movies are banned in China.
Yup, that’s a fact. The Chinese government considers the subject of time travel to be a dangerous element of fiction. Chinese are weird like that.
2. The actress who played Samara in “The Ring” also voiced Lilo in Lilo & Stitch.
Daveigh Chase’s character of Samara may have given you nightmares, but who could say no to one of the sweetest Disney girls?
3. Sylvester Stallone once sold his dog Butkus for $40.
He was running out of food and money, so he did one of the hardest things imaginable – he sold his good boy for $40. At least he got the dog back, though, he did have to pay $15,000 for him.
4. In 1896, Alice Guy-Blaché became the first woman to direct a movie, and made over 1,000 movies.
Can you imagine how tough it was for a woman to be taken seriously in the 1896? And yet, Alice persevered, and did not only become the first ever female director, but she also had one of the most prolific film careers in history! She created over 1,000 cinematic works, 350 of which have survived into the modern era, and 22 of those are feature films.