Hollywood Science

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OK, I’m maybe a bit late with this but just flicked over from the football at halftime (no I don’t want to talk about it) to catch this programme. Interesting, entertaining and informative.

“How many times have you watched a movie and asked yourself “Can that really happen in real life?” Jonathan Hare and Robert Llewellyn go in search of the science behind the scenes, and do a reality check on six of Hollywood’s greatest films.
Can Jackie Chan really bend iron bars? Is Paul Newman’s stomach capable of holding 50 eggs? Does that bus really have enough Speed to jump the gap? “