May 11, 2015

I never made a mistake in grammar but one in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it.
Carl Sandburg

Jeff:"Would you fix me a sandwich, please?"
Stella: "Yes, I will. And I'll spread a little common sense on the bread."
— Jeff (James Stewart); Stella (Thelma Ritter), Rear Window (1954)

You know why divorces are so expensive? They're worth it.Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson

Jurassic Park (1993) (part 52 of 53)
  • The film abandons somewhat Michael Crichton's attitude that dinosaurs are wholly dangerous, but also takes the time to see the wonder in them as well.
  • Many have criticized Steven Spielberg's new finale as a deus ex machina.
  • The birds at the end of the film are pelicans, sending the message that dinosaurs were with us all along.
  • The baby Triceratops scene may have been cut because it was too comical a scene for the serious latter half of the film.
  • One of the top 20 highest grossing films of all time.
  • Another one of Michael Crichton's what-if scenarios.
  • Some believe Steven Spielberg cast Richard Attenborough as John Hammond to thank him for his support on Oscar night when Gandhi (1982) trounced E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982).
  • The scenes in the maintenance shed were filmed on Stage 23. The Dilophosaurus scene was filmed on Stage 27.
  • Editor Michael Kahn had a rough cut of the film prepared just a few days after filming wrapped.
  • People thought the endangerment of Lex and Tim was Steven Spielberg's manipulation of the audience.

  • All cruelty springs from weakness.
    Lucius Annaeus Seneca

  • If you took a standard slinky and stretched it out it would measure 87 feet.
  • Rebecca Elizabeth Marier was the first woman to graduate "top of the class" at West Point, the U.S. Military Academy. The rankings are based on academic, military, and physical accomplishments.
  • Jean Marie Butler was the first woman graduate from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 1980. She also was the first woman to graduate from any U.S. service academy.

  • The following facts can make an accurate statement. Can you figure it out?
    11 is a race horse
    12 is 12
    1111 race

    Yogi Berra
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    Yogi Berra

    “Time spent with cats is never wasted.”

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