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10 Things You Didn’t Know About St. Patrick’s Day

Everyone enjoys putting on their best green clothes on March 17 and being Irish for a day. We’ve all heard there was a saint and something to do with snakes in Ireland and now we have parades and drink green beer. But what do we really know about St. Patrick’s Day?

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Steven Spielberg

If someone asked you to name the first film director that jumped into your mind, Steven Spielberg would likely be the one. Movies like ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ and ‘Jaws’ have become required viewing for every self-respecting film buff.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Elf’

The Will Ferrell holiday classic 'Elf' wasn’t supposed to be a hit. Despite being a heartwarming comedy released around the holiday season, it had several things going against it before the filmmakers had a chance to start shooting.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’

Most children today have grown up watching the classic Christmas special 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer' that was filmed using stop-motion animation. As the winter holiday season fast approaches and you settle down to watch 'Rudolph' on television, check out these 10 cool facts that you didn't know about one of the most famous Christmas specials of all time.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Alfred Hitchcock

Just try to imagine what the modern movie would be like if the world had never seen the work of legendary director Alfred Hitchcock. Murders would take place off-camera to spare audiences who have yet to be desensitized by the sight of blood puddles. Seemingly tranquil animals would always live together with humans in peace and harmony. Shower scenes would be tacked on and gratuitous.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Vampires

Everyone knows that vampires suck … your blood!!!! Seriously though, do you know the history behind modern vampire lore? These creatures of the night have been lurking around for a very long time, although the princes and princesses of darkness have taken on different guises and mythologies throughout the ages.

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11 Amazing Facts About the Authors of Your Favorite Children’s Books

From champion beaglers to real-life James Bonds, the stories behind these authors are equally as fascinating the books they wrote.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Family Matters’

Sure, you ate Urkel-O's and can do a fairly spot-on "Did I do thaaaat??" But how well do you really know 'Family Matters'? We've culled together some not-so-common knowledge on the show to see if you're a genuine nerd, or just a Stefan in disguise

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Ten Things You Didn't Know About Disney's Aladdin
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s ‘Aladdin’

Ah, 'Aladdin.' The Disney film that broke box office records, kept the comeback of Disney animation going and featured more pop culture references than you could shake a magic lamp at. Here are some little known facts about the making of this classic Disney movie.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’

Since The Jungle Book is getting so much attention from Hollywood and beyond, we're revisiting the Disney film and sharing some fun facts about its production.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Disney’s Splash Mountain

Remember cringing in terror while a pair of vultures chuckled about your impending doom? Remember screaming as the log you were riding dropped down into a flooded briar patch? If you do, then you remember Splash Mountain, one of the top thrill rides at the Disney parks since 1989.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean Ride

Drink up, me hearties, yo ho! Since its 1967 debut in Disneyland, the scurvy scallywags of Pirates of the Caribbean have been a favorite of park guests.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Monsters, Inc.’

The premiere of Disney and Pixar's latest film 'Monsters University' is just around the corner. We've been rewatching the original 'Monsters, Inc.' and digging up all kinds of fun details and behind-the-scenes trivia to share with you.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s Haunted Mansion Ride

Welcome, foolish mortals! If you're anything like us, then no trip to Disneyland (or Disney World) is complete without at least one visit to the Haunted Mansion. The Mansion's 999 happy haunts have been scaring and delighting park guests since 1969.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Bay

Everybody's always picking on Michael Bay. You know, because of 'Transformers, 'Transformers 2' and pretty much every other film he's directed. But give the guy a chance, maybe get to know him a little bit and then go watch 'Pain and Gain' not with the burning humiliation that this is a movie from the 'Armageddon' guy, but that you're watching a film made by the man who directed your favorite milk commercial. Yes, that milk commercial. Here are 10 things you didn't know about Michael Bay.

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