“Life imposes things on you that you can’t control, but you still have the choice of how you’re going to live through this.”
Why are frogs so happy?
They eat whatever bugs them
4% of the sand on Normandy beach is made up of shrapnel from D-Day that has broken down.
Hitler’s nephew William, a US Navy solider, actually fought against Hitler during the war.
Tom Hanks was not paid for this film. Instead, he took percentage points which ultimately netted him in the region of forty million dollars.
"Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the war room!"
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, 1964
When Stanley Kubrick sat down with Peter George to adapt George’s novel Red Alert, the director struggled with treating the material as a straight drama, as he initially intended. "My idea of doing it as a nightmare comedy came in the early weeks of working on the screenplay," Kubrick said after the film’s release. "I found that in trying to put meat on the bones and to imagine the scenes fully, one had to keep leaving out of it things which were either absurd or paradoxical, in order to keep it from being funny; and these things seemed to be close to the heart of the scenes in question."
What was the first job you ever had?