Titanic fans, rejoice! For two decades, a common question about the heartbreaking ending of the Titanic movie has circulated among fans everywhere. Why didn’t Rose let Jack float on the floating door?
In fact, many viewers bashed Rose and said she was selfish for not saving Jack when the guy saved her countless times while on the giant ship.
The movie's director, James Cameron finally answered and it was simple.
James Cameron explained:
“And the answer is very simple because it says on page 147 [of the script] that Jack dies.”
The heart of Titanic fans would break upon hearing this but it's the truth.
Cameron further explained that when they chose the door, it was an artistic choice.
“I think it’s all kind of silly, really, that we’re having this discussion 20 years later. But it does show that the film was effective in making Jack so endearing to the audience that it hurts them to see him die. Had he lived, the ending of the film would have been meaningless.”
“The film is about death and separation; he had to die. So whether it was that, or whether a smoke stack fell on him, he was going down. It’s called art, things happen for artistic reasons, not for physics reasons.”
The question has plagued anyone who has ever watched the box-office movie hit.
However, Cameron defended why they chose a bigger door. He actually tried to get the physics right and said that he actually got in the water.
He made actors float on a makeshift door to prove that Rose couldn’t survive. He wants the scene to be realistic. They tested the door for two days and he wants it to support one person with full free-board, which means that Rose was not immersed at all in the freezing water.
This will get her to survive three hours before the rescue ship to go back and rescue her.
“And we very, very finely tuned it to be exactly what you see in the movie because I believed at the time, and still do, that that’s what it would have taken for one person to survive.”
That being said, the question should have been dismissed long ago because if there was another ending, it would not create the same impact it did 20 years ago.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the movie, “Titanic” will return to theaters on Dec. 1.
45 Extreme Makeup Transformations Actors Underwent For Movies
#17 is a total masterpiece!
The job of an actor is to make sure that he/she gets to deliver his role perfectly. More importantly, his acting skills must be great enough to convince the audience that what they are seeing is not a performance. However, some roles require more than good acting skills really. There are those that need makeup and prosthetics to bring a character to life.
As you might have guessed, this is what the compilation is all about. We are going to show you some of the most incredible transformations of actors in the film industry. They are enough proof that the magic of movie makeup is real.
Well, we will not keep it long. Here are them!
#1. Ralph Fiennes - Lord Voldemort (Harry Potter Series)
6 Celebrities Who Really Think That the Earth is Flat
Are they trolling or simply stupid?
We first learned about the Earth and everything about it since we were kids. Particularly, we learned that it is round and orbits the Sun. But as the years go by, some people have challenged these facts. They claim that the planet we live on is flat.
The number of these individuals has increased over time, and they mostly consist of celebrities. At first, you would think that they are bluffing or something. Later on, however, you would see just how serious they are with their claims. They are so serious that you could not help but wonder: “Are they even for real?”
So, without further ado, here are some of the celebrities who have jumped on the flat Earth bandwagon. Check them out!
#1. Kyrie Irving
10 Iconic Cartoon Characters Inspired By Real People
The resemblance is uncanny in some of these characters!
Most of us grew up watching cartoons on TV and so we’re likely familiar with the many iconic characters from our favorite animated shows. What some of us may not be aware of, however, is that cartoonists often created characters based on real people.
With creativity and imagination, creators drew inspiration from several individuals and used their personalities and distinct features to come up with some of the most popular characters ever in the history of animation.
Check out this cool list below and see for yourself: