Tag: Cinema

Past Imperfect – #197

Director: “I’m sorry, what are you trying to accomplish with that pose?” Actress: “I’m showing the inner torment of my character.” Director: “When did your character become a pouty mermaid? We don’t even have any water in this film.” Actress: “Isn’t that a picture of the Titanic behind […]

Past Imperfect – #211

Ginger: “Well, I guess there might be some truth to the rumor that California is sliding into the ocean.” Photographer: “It’s just the pills, dear. The room isn’t actually tilting.” Ginger: “The pills? My happy snacks?” Photographer: “Yes, those. Maybe you shouldn’t take so many of them.” Ginger: […]

Past Imperfect – #433

Jane was quite pleased that the movie producers presented her with a giant cake to celebrate her birthday during the filming of “An Urchin Grows in Brooklyn”. But she was not impressed that said producers had erroneously placed an extra candle on said cake, making her seem older […]

Past Imperfect – #393

Ruby: “Do you seriously want me to wear this?” Director: “Of course I do. You are a woman on the prowl.” Ruby: “With a tail? Why would I have a tail? How many women do you know that have tails? Because I don’t know any.” Director: “It’s symbolism, […]

Past Imperfect – #366

Once upon a time, before the invention of video games and the Internet and Fox News, people actually had to come up with their own entertainment. In this recently discovered documentary photo, we can see that clever folks could turn something as annoying and mundane as a broken […]

Past Imperfect – #383

Louise: “Why are you looking at me like that? Did you skip your medication again?” Fritz: “I’m just surprised. I never noticed that tattoo before.” Louise: “Tattoo? I don’t have a tattoo. You must be confusing me with one of your other mistresses. You have so many of […]

Past Imperfect – #16

When Prudence returned home from her first year at Miss Prim’s Finishing School, her parents were not surprised that she had a letter from the headmistress explaining that Prudence would not be joining them for a second year…