Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “The Wrong Man” (1956)

​Alfred Hitchcock famously had cameos in all his movies, but he personally felt that the story was so personal, and so important, that he decided not to have a cameo. Instead, he introduces the movie in a prologue. This marks the only time in any of his movies where he talks to the audience.

Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” (1977)

This is one of the first films of actor, Lance Henriksen.

Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “Quest for Fire”(1981)

​This film is set in Paleolithic Europe, about 80,000 years ago. 

Four different species of Pre-human appear in the movie.

The main characters, played by Everett McGill, Ron Perlman (his first film role), and Nameer El-Kadi are meant to be early, primitive Homo Sapiens.

Rae Dawn Chong’s character is from a tribe of more evolved Homo Sapiens. Close to modern humans.

The tribe seen near the beginning are supposed to be the Ape-like Homo Erectus.

And the cannibalistic tribe seen later are supposed to be Neanderthals.

Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “A Christmas Carol” (2009)

Besides playing Ebenezer Scrooge, Jim Carrey also plays the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come.