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Gene Wilder Had A Lot Of Demands Before Becoming Willy Wonka And We're So Happy He Did

There are few actors who seem to care as much as Gene Wilder did. The iconic actor was an absolute treasure and the effort he put into his roles was clearly evident. Watching Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory was always a pretty big moment for people when they were kids. You honestly don't know fear until you watch the creepy boat tunnel scene and experience a type of terror that makes no sense. But even though Willy Wonka kind of frightened us, we still loved his goofy nature and his outlandish attitude. Wilder had many hit movies, but it's

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Real Life People Who Inspired 9 Famous Songs We All Love

Muses have always played a powerful role in art. From Da Vinci's Mona Lisa to Kate Moss inspiring entire fashion lines in her heyday, artists have always been able to create memorable works when they come into contact with people who make them feel something. And it's no different when it comes to music. We've sang so many of these songs out loud, not knowing the folks who inspired them. Here are the real life people who inspired nine of the most popular songs in modern music history.1. Uptown Girl by Billy Joelexpress.co.ukThe lyrics to Billy Joel's

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12 Pictures Of Men’s Fashion From The '70s That Will Make You Glad Baggy Jeans Exist

I'm glad I didn't grow up in the 70s. While women's fashion back in the day wasn't the most beautiful thing you've ever seen, men's fashion was just hideous. Men wore tight booty shorts, bell-bottoms, cable-knit vests, drawstring pants, and lots of other clothes that just yelled "I'm so stylish." But hey, that's just my opinion. Take a look for yourself: 1. If Coachella existed in the '70s, I'm certain all guys would be dressed like this. As a woman, I haven't even worn shorts like that! Vintag2. This Dustin Hoffman look-alike seems like he's having a grand time. On

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There's A Scientific Reason The Music You Loved As A Teenager Is Better

If you take a look at your most recently played songs, what shows up? Is there anything that has been released in the past 10 years? Unlikely. Most of us tend to listen to a lot of nostalgia-inducing music which comes from our childhood and teen years. If you thought you might be along on this, you'd be wrong. In a recent article from the New York Times, it was uncovered that most people base their tastes, music or otherwise, on their formative years. “The most important period for men in forming their adult tastes were ages 13 to 16,

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'Grease' Is Turning 40 So Let's Find Out If The Cast Is Still "Peachy Keen, Jellybean"

Yes, we hate to break it to you, but the movie that will forever symbolize youth and coolness is officially middle aged this year. While we still find the teen romance electrifyin', we wondered what the cast was up to after all these years. Here's what we found:John Travolta - DannyParamount / Just JaredWhile he's not the only successful cast member from the movie, you're probably most familiar with Travolta's career after Grease. He's starred in a long list of hit films, including Pulp Fiction and Get Shorty, and even played Robert Shapiro on the TV show The People Versus

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Vintage Pictures From Old Bowling Alleys That'll Strike You Right In The Nostalgia

Bowling was the birthday party excursion every kid wanted. If you weren't going bowling, then what was the point of even having a party? Bowling alleys have advanced since we were kids, but I bet your parents would tell you that even the ones we went to were considered advanced to them. These are some vintage photos of old bowling alleys that will make you not only nostalgic, but also a little bit thankful we don't have to deal with it. You had to keep score, there was no machine to do it for you.Joe Herring Jr. I hope

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Brace Yourselves: They're Remaking Willy Wonka Again

Yes, it's been 13 short years since Hollywood remade Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, so that must mean it's time for another try.The original film based on the Roald Dahl novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is considered a classic children's film, and the late Gene Wilder's performance as the quirky chocolate maker is remembered as the best role of his career.ParamountOf course, if you grew up watching the original movie, you probably have some strong feelings about the 2005 remake starring Johnny Depp as the famous chocolateer.Warner BrothersWhether you liked the re-imagining, or think the original

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The Generation Of Kids Born In The Late '70s and Early '80s Finally Have A Name

If were born during the late 70s or early 80s, you are most likely grouped in with the annoying millennials or pessimistic Gen X's. Good news, you're neither!There is now a micro generation between the years of 1977 and 1983 called Generation Xennial. If you're born in one of these seven years, you've probably found that you don't fit into either of the existing generations surrounding you, this is because you shouldn't! Xennial's are different and therefore they get their own mini generation. wethepvblicTypically, Xennials don’t have the cynicism associated with the Gen X generation, but they also

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These 6 Facts About Sesame Street Are Brought To You By The Letters "WTF"

We all remember watching episodes of this growing up as children, and they taught us many important life lessons from sharing to accepting others for being different. Since every scene had a story and a moral, you had to pay attention to what was going on. But even if you watched rerun after rerun of their adventures, you probably didn't know these crazy facts about the colorful gang we all grew up with.Oscar the Grouch used to be orange!Grouches Wiki"Most of [my] family was orange. But I had a lovely vacation in Swamp Mushy Muddy resort. It

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12 Hit Movies That Are Being Remade This Year - Whether You Like It Or Not

Everything old is new again, and that's especially true in Hollywood, where film studios are always looking for a sure thing.They're banking on yesterday's blockbusters to be a hit with new audiences, but as we all know remakes of great movies don't always live up to the original.Here are 12 classic movies that are getting remade in 2018:1. Tomb RaiderAlicia Vikander is the new Lara Croft.Warner Bros.Angelina Jolie found box office success when she embodied the famous video game explorer in a pair of movies. The Tomb Raider games are still going strong after more