Current Category: True Stories 

 

Is Flowers in the Attic based on a true story?
Is Flowers in the Attic based on a true story?

This Saturday Flowers in the Attic is getting an updated movie adaptation thanks to Lifetime. The story is so compelling and strange that it seems like it could only be inspired by real life. Is it based on a true story?


Meet Dangeruss, the Florida rapper who inspired James Franco’s Spring Breakers character Alien
Meet Dangeruss, the Florida rapper who inspired James Franco’s Spring Breakers character Alien

Harmony Korine’s nihilistic Spring Breakers starring former Disney girls has a received a great deal of buzz that might actually translate to the box office when it opens this weekend. (It pulled in over $87,000 last weekend on just two screens.)

While the movie features Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson and the director’s 26-year-old wife Rachel Korine doing crazy things in their bikinis, James Franco’s character Alien arguably steals the show when he bails the girls out of jail.

Find out more about the rapper who inspired Franco’s cornrowed rapper character.


Why does Rudolph have a red nose?
Why does Rudolph have a red nose?

Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer is a beloved Christmas story that first appeared in a 1939 booklet by Robert L. May. It truly entered the popular culture canon in 1949 with the song version first performed by Gene Autry, and most of us simply can’t live a Christmas without the 1964 stop-motion CBS television special adaptation.
Rudolph is bullied by his peers for having a bright red nose, but it’s this unique attribute that helps him land a gig with Santa Clause.

Now, scientists finally found the secret behind Rudolph’s glowing schnoz. If only they could find out how the reindeer are able to fly!


True Story behind The Possession: The Haunted Dibbuk Box
True Story behind The Possession: The Haunted Dibbuk Box

A lot of scary movies claim to be based on true events, usually just loosely.

The Possession, out in theaters August 31, 2012, is no exception.

Do you believe this box was possessed?


 

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