Yes, it’s that time of year again! And what could go more perfectly with a steaming mug of hot cocoa (or peppermint mocha) than your favorite holiday movie? (Besides whipped cream, of course.) It’s time to deck the halls, all while spending precious quality time with the ones we love. That’s why I’ve compiled my top 5 Christmas movies ever, ...Read More »
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Many’s a group of nerds and fanboys have argued long into the night over this. There are tons...
There’s nothing like the escapism provided by the indulgent, extravagant, and gritty genre of the ga...
Maybe it’s just me, but sometimes it feels like there’s just too much Internet to go around. Nowhere...
Oh, I had some fun putting this list together! The choice was literally endless, and I had fun talki...
Get ready for a fact-fest! Movies are BIG business, despite the fears over piracy and file-sharing, ...
There’s nothing like the escapism provided by the indulgent, extravagant, and gritty genre of the gangster film. And for sheer escapism as well as masterful film-making, there’s no better films in the genre than these five. 5. Scarface (1983) Scarface is Brian De Palma’s love letter to the gangster genre. A remake of a 1932 Howard Hawks film, De ...Read More »
As explained in this ‘real terms’ list of the top 5 highest grossing movies -due to inflation, recent movies have an unfair advantage when it comes to this chart. But, as requested, here is the unaltered top 5 (correct as of early 2013)! 1. Avatar (2009) – $2,782 Billion James Cameron gets a bad rap. From his failed marriage ...Read More »
Get ready for a fact-fest! Movies are BIG business, despite the fears over piracy and file-sharing, the big film companies are still raking it in. This list is based on figures that aren’t adjusted for inflation, so we will point out some discrepancies along the way. 1 Harry Potter – $7.7 Billion Number of films: 8 Average earnings per ...Read More »
Maybe it’s just me, but sometimes it feels like there’s just too much Internet to go around. Nowhere is this truer than in the world of film, where it seems like every fanboy runs a blog and digging through Google results can be a chore. Save yourself the trouble and check out these five, truly excellent film blogs instead. ...Read More »
One of the great things about cinema is its ability to capture reality perfectly, to stop time in a bottle, and reveal things as they truly are. Nowhere is this tendency more apparent than in the documentary film. These five documentaries in particular make it clear that sometimes truth isn’t stranger than fiction. It’s just plain better. 5. Roger ...Read More »
There’s nothing quite like a good scare. You know the kind. And if you don’t, then these five films are guaranteed to introduce you to that unique, call-out-for-help-sleep-with-the-lights-on-did-I-just-wet-myself…experience. 5. Halloween (1978) Spoiler video alert! (As if you haven’t seen it already!) The plot of John Carpenter’s teen slasher film might sound a little familiar because, well, it’s a teen ...Read More »
Comedy is a notoriously subjective genre. With tastes running the gamut from dry and droll to loud and crass, there is no argument more unwinnable than a disagreement about whether or not something is worth a laugh. That being said, some comedies manage to be so well executed that the results are undeniably enjoyable. Movies that are just like these- ...Read More »
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. You can’t argue with that statement; what is beautiful to one person, is the epitome of ugliness to another, and what one person decides is sexy, is a complete turn-off to someone else. However, on saying that there are some actresses who define the word ‘beauty’, and the overwhelming majority of people ...Read More »
Oh, I had some fun putting this list together! The choice was literally endless, and I had fun talking to my friends about it too. It was interesting how diverse our tastes are; what I found handsome and downright sexy about one actor, my friend found a complete turn-off. Similarly, the guys she came up with, I shook my head ...Read More »