Kate Winslet Admits She Could Have Saved Di Caprio At End Of Titanic

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In one of the biggest-grossing films of movie history, Kate Winslet’s character Rose bid a farewell to DiCaprio’s character Jack — a farewell that left many movie-goers in tears.

Now, 20 years later, the actress admitted publicly that the death of her character’s lover was probably unnecessary. The statement came while Winslet was being interviewed on the popular American late night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live!

The two were discussing a recent awards show, at which Winslet had been seated nearby DiCaprio’s, when Kimmel put it out there, saying that Winslet’s character had let DiCaprio freeze to death at the end of the film.

“I agree,” said Winslett. “I think he actually could have fitted on that bit of door.”

“There was plenty of room,” Kimmel continued, emphatically. Winslet repeated that she knew.

The popularity of the 1997 film is still high, Winslet continued as she spoke with the talk show host about the excitement people still show whenever she and DiCaprio share the same space.

“People are always so excited to see Leo and myself in the same space,” said Winslet. “Which you know, at the end of the day, that is so lovely, isn’t it?

“It’s been 20 years and people still get such a kick out of it.”

By Andy Stern
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Leonardo DiCaprio Expresses Fear Of Chinooks

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Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who filmed the historical adventure picture ‘The Revenant’ in Alberta and British Columbia this year, recently commented on his northern experience at a Q&A, expressing grave concern over the weather phenomena known as the “Chinook.”

“We were in Calgary,” said DiCaprio, “and the locals were saying, ‘This has never happened in our province ever.’ We would come and there would be eight feet of snow, and then all of a sudden a warm gust of wind would come.”

DiCaprio has become somewhat of an expert on environment matters in recent years, producing the climate change documentary “The 11th Hour” in 2007. Reportedly, the actor is now working on another climate change documentary. However, many Canadians were surprised that the actor would refer to what in Canada is commonly known as a Chinook, a warm breeze felt during colder weather, as a sign of impending disaster.

DiCaprio stated:

“[I]t was scary. I’ve never experienced something so firsthand that was so dramatic. You see the fragility of nature and how easily things can be completely transformed with just a few degrees difference. It’s terrifying, and it’s what people are talking about all over the world. And it’s simply just going to get worse.”

Despite what may be an unusual cause of concern, 2015 was the warmest year on record, and the cast of the film had to relocate to a glacier in Argentina to find a snowy location — the snow at their Canadian location melted in August, forcing the unexpected move.

By Andy Stern
Photo: 20th Century Fox

BC-Filmed DiCaprio Movie ‘The Most Difficult Any Of Us Have Ever Done’

The Revenant
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Actor Leonardo DiCaprio’s latest starring role — the first limited release of the film will air this Christmas to be followed by nationwide releases in January — was a process unlike any the actor had previously experienced, he said.

“It’s all a beautiful blur to me,” DiCaprio commented on the brutal B.C. winter in which the cast rehearsed and prepared elaborately to perform in short windows of time on “The Revenant.”

It was like a performing theater every day, DiCaprio said.

“You have to rehearse meticulously and then it’s a mad, intense scramble to capture this magic light, this precious hour and a half … It became very much like an un-humorous Saturday Night Live situation.”

The actor said that the tense process of getting shots within narrow limits translated into the performances viewers will see on screen.

“This is the most difficult film, I think, that any of us have ever done,” said DiCaprio.

The film is about a team of early 19th century fur trappers who are ambushed by Native Americans while on an expedition, and is directed by Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu, who recently won four Oscars for “Birdman.” Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubeski, who also worked on Birdman, was also part of the “Revenant” team.

By Joseph Reight