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Published: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:40:46 -0600

 



Best Hollywood Movies About Sexual Abuse

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:18:42 -0600

In the light of recent stories regarding alleged sexual abuse cases in Hollywood, in which multiple victims have accused some of the most known figures in the movie industry, it's interesting to remind ourselves how Hollywood itself is dealing with such topics in the movies. These are 5 widely known and acclaimed movies that dealt with different types of sexual violence and, the most important thing, they showed how victims of such crimes acted in order to cope with the consequences of abusing and to bring offenders to justice. THE...



Not What It Seems

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 08:34:34 -0500

It isn't often that a film is both thought provoking as well as entertaining. That's however what makes 'The Foreigner' a remarkable film, even if the central subject is in fact incidental to the film. Various aspects or themes are highlighted in this film such as terrorism, love, betrayal and manipulation.



Famous Guests Who Have Appeared On Judge Faith

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 19:39:48 -0500

As if seeing my Cincinnati Bearcats ranked in the top ten in nearly every major preseason poll were not enough, my thirst for the start of the college basketball season was exacerbated last week by a daytime TV series totally unrelated to the sport. In the court room during an episode of Judge Mathis sat Tom Izzo, the well-known championship winning basketball coach of the Michigan State Spartans. Since Judge Mathis frequently mentions his upbringing in Detroit, it was not all that surprising that he would be acquainted with Izzo.



This Is Why The Movie Grill Has Revolutionized Date Night

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 15:14:08 -0500

Dinner and a movie is the quintessential American date night. Whether it is your anniversary, birthday, or simply a romantic night with your significant other, going to see a movie can make the perfect date. Going out to dinner and then seeing a movie can pose some issues though. Perhaps your reservation isn't ready, or things simply take longer than you expect and you find yourself rushing to the movie, or worse yet- late. Now you can enjoy dinner and a movie all together into one experience. This is why the movie grill has revolutionized date night.



Five Secrets To Find Movies Playing Near Me

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 07:52:27 -0500

As the seasons change and fall approaches, the evening routines and outings change as well. Instead of hanging out on the front porch or balcony with friends and some craft beer, people may decide to head out to the nearest theater to catch a flick or a new release airing in a theater near them. Cuddling up and enjoying a great film can be a great way to pass the time during a cold fall night, but which movie will you see and where will you see it? Here are five secrets to find movies playing near me.



Seven Ways To Find New Movie Releases You'll Love

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:03:26 -0500

One of the latest trends in the entertainment business has been the push by the movie industry to get people going to the movies again. There was a time when the public rushed over to their local movie theater to check out the latest crop of new movie releases, but over the years, people started to stay home figuring it was a better experience.



Movies Out Now You Need To See In The Theater

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:27:03 -0500

When you sit at home and watch a movie, it can be just the right environment because you have all of the things that make you comfortable within arm's reach. While there is something to be said about having the comfort at home so close, there is something to be said about watching one of a number of movies out now in a really nice theater.



How To Find Movies Playing Near Me For Family Movie Night

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:24:05 -0500

If there is one thing that can be said about our busy lifestyle nowadays is that we've strived to create new, and better, ways to spend time with the ones we love. The establishment of family movie night is a tremendous way for families to spend time with each other, though there is one question that has creeped into some minds regarding family night - where can I find movies playing near me that can move family movie night out on the town?



The First Timer's Guide To Superhero Movies

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:21:22 -0500

There are very few things that can get a true movie buff excited than knowing when a new movie is coming out & where it can be seen. Though most film fans will likely try take a more sophisticated approach to telling people what type of movies they appreciate, the one genre that even the staunch film buff gets a kick out of is superhero movies.



Five Action Movies With A Great Heroine

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:11:24 -0500

The movie industry, in many respects, is an industry of trends and a reflection of the society around it. As such, when you look at the current crop of action movies that have been released in recent years, it should come as no surprise that many of them have begun to feature heroines prominently with their male counterparts.



Monster Mash

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:12:54 -0500

"Once upon a time a midnight dreary I ponder weak and weary" just like the macabre writings of Edger Allen Poe. It kinda reminds me of those monster movies we used to watch when we were kids. You know the Boris Karloff or Bela Lugosi flicks that always came on TV mostly on Saturday nights when television was so young.



Using Skype for Auditions and Interviews

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:19:22 -0500

Skype is being used more and more for interviewing and auditioning actors. Knowing how to use this video tool can greatly enhance one's career opportunities. This includes knowledge about the technical aspects, as well as interview and audition considerations. This article breaks down these challenges and shows ways to elicit a naturalistic and truthful performance.



You Can't Find Out the Clone Secret About the Blade Runner Anywhere But Here

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:49:11 -0500

Let's make the storyline of the Blade Runner world clear first! 2019: After Tyrell's nexus 6 clones setting the bloody battles, they were banned on earth. But several nexus 6 clones returned to earth and eventually killed the chairman of Tyrell.



Nothing Can Stop You From Enjoying A Thursday Night Football Game

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:23:49 -0500

Recently, Thursday Night Football Games have been in full swing. For those who are crazy about football, that must be the big thing. However, if you go out for a long time, home security may distract you when you are enjoying the football game. Therefore, securing your home may become one of the most important thing that you need to take into account before you go out for the excitement of the game. This passage will tell you how to enjoy the football game without worry about home security.



Dear Bollywood, Please Stop Practicing Fair & Lovely Racism

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:42:11 -0500

In the past, doing a fairness ad wasn't considered an immoral act in Bollywood. But thankfully, that has changed now. Of late, many celebrities have raised their voice against it.



Would You Recommend Moving There?

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 08:02:49 -0500

In as populous a society as the United States, many people of diverse backgrounds, knowledge, experience and priorities are obliged to live together. However, with a country of such a large size, people are able to choose to live in many locations. At times, it appears that they have not made very wise decisions, yet all are required to support them.



Bollywood's Favourite Child - Nepotism

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:48:37 -0500

Let's talk about the Nepotism controversy in Bollywood! Karan Johar has been at the center of it. Is this controversy going to help those outsiders who wish to join the industry?



Why Bollywood Award Shows Struggle To Stay Relevant

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:47:41 -0500

Oscars are celebrated. Golden Globes are celebrated. But when it comes to our Bollywood awards, everyone believes that it's rigged. What can we do to get rid of that impression?



Masala Films & Bollywood's Existential Crisis

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:45:35 -0500

Bollywood makes tons of money on Masala movies. But at the same time, Bollywood elite and mutliplex viewers look at it with disdain.



The Song of the People

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:10:09 -0500

"Do you hear the people sing?" They weep for help, seek for forgiveness or protest against injustices. They want to be heard for the progress they desire in the society where they're live in. Don't you hear the phrases "look down upon your fellow man?" These words maybe strike the leaders when they hear it because it signifies their inconsideration for their people's stance. But the questions are "do they hear them, open their mind, and take actions to solve the problem?" If you really want to know the answers to these questions, Les Miserables is a spectacular movie to watch. And this review will focus on how great Tom Hooper is in directing the film, which is in turn based on the 1862 French novel written by Victor Hugo.



Film Review: Les Miserables

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 08:59:32 -0500

"Will you give all you can give, so that our banner may advance? Some will fall and some will live, will you stand up and take your chance?" These are the lines from the song "Do You Hear the People Sing?" which is the stirring anthem in the movie. This reflects the courage of people who fought for freedom and independence even there are a lot of struggles and oppositions along the way. If you were given chance to fight for freedom, will you stand up and be one of them? Will you sacrifice your life to reach the hope you were longing? Les Miserables is an epic musical drama film directed by Tom Hooper. It was released in 2012 that was based on a French Novel of Victor Hugo that encompasses the French Revolution from the early 19th century in France. It is a historical setting that exhibits political and societal issues which creates a huge impact in each character. And also, it depicts heavy religious and spiritual bent that was greatly emphasized throughout the story. This review will focus to the whole film associated with its symbolisms and characters that is still relevant in modern times.



The Wretched's Wail: Les Miserables Film Review

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 11:25:59 -0500

This review tackles the award-winning film, Les Miserables. Given the themes present in the movie and the overall mood of the story, this review will utilize Marxist Criticism to delve deeper and analyze the film.



The Miserable Ones

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 11:02:19 -0500

Do you hear the people sing? Revolution. It is a way to let the higher authorities know that the people are done with their slavery and their cruelty. Revolution is when the time the people rises up in revolt against their current authorities and it takes courage, bravery, and sacrifice.



Les Miserables: Javert

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 14:44:37 -0500

"My heart is stone and still it trembles" said by Javert in the film Les Miserables while standing on the edge of a bridge. Les Miserables was originally a novel written by Victor Hugo and was later adapted into a musical then to a musical film in 2012.



New Movie Releases For A First Date

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 20:23:51 -0500

There is nothing wrong with the original classic date, dinner and a movie. Husbands and wives have been forged in the dark theater seats for years. Although the date seems relatively simple, there is some skill in deciding which film will be the optimal one to fit the first date scenario. Here is a list of new movie releases for a first date. Choose wisely.



Introduction to Pakistani Dramas

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 21:14:07 -0500

The production of Pakistani dramas was started in 1960s. Ever since Pakistani dramas has been rising in popularity. Even in the Middle East and India, people watch these dramas with a lot of zest and zeal. Technology, especially the Internet has made it easier for people to watch these dramas from any corner of the world. Most of the dramas revolve around love, domestic issues and the achievement made by famous people. Nowadays, they also talk about social issues. Let's know more about Pakistani dramas.



Seven Action Movies You Might Have Missed

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 20:40:02 -0500

If you're a fan of any genre of movies, you do your best to see every single film that you can. In many ways, it's as though you're treating each film like a connoisseur would any object of affection, and this is certainly the case for fans of action movies.



Cult Films To Watch Before Halloween

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 20:02:09 -0500

If you're a fan of cult films, you know that nothing satisfies you more than watching what could be best described at a bad attempt at making something called 'art'. Well, perhaps that's a bit harsh. Truth be told, a cult film is really just a movie that takes on a life of its own, attracting 'followers' that embody a faithful attention to its lines & in many ways see the film's characters as the embodiment of something bigger than the film. Pretty 'meta', to be sure, but the devotion people have to their cult film of choice is pretty astounding.



Finding Great New Movie Releases Is Easier If You Know This

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 20:01:24 -0500

There are fewer words that make a movie buff happier than 'new movie releases'. After all, movie buffs understand that watching as many movies as possible isn't the actual goal, but they are intrigued & guided by the want to have a front-seat to new movies as they are released. Given the "dog eat dog" world of movie reviews either in print or via video, scoring an early viewing lets your voice be heard before anyone else's. It even makes the guy typing, "First" a little late to the party.



Take Your Movie Night To The Next Level At An Event Cinema

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 10:48:35 -0500

The movie business has seen many trends come and go over the last century, but perhaps the most interesting of these trends is that of event cinemas. The notion that a movie could be an event seems a little far-fetched, but given the rabid nature of fandom that sweeps the land when certain film sequels are released, an 'event' may be a little too underwhelming a word to describe what is really a phenomenon.



Three Superhero Movies For The Whole Family

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 10:46:30 -0500

Superhero movies are perhaps the best expression of the phrase "the suspension of disbelief". When you go watch a movie, you inherently know that what you are watching, even if it is based on a real-life event, is still a representation of something that was crafted to be on a movie screen.



3 Offbeat Movies That Will Keep You on the Edge of Your Seat Through to the End

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:16:55 -0500

After a busy and hectic schedule every day, it is the movies that impart a fresh breath of air in our lives. Fiction or non-fiction, every movie has a story to convey. Every movie gets to play a part in our lives. Isn't it?



Numbers of Characters in the Infinity War: Only 69 Characters, No Big Deal

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:54:58 -0500

As the Russo brothers said, the film would feature a whopping 69 named characters. Sixty. Nine.



Thor and Spider-Man: How to Survive in Their Big Challenge?

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:53:23 -0500

As we know, Thor 3 Ragnarok is gonna to release in November, In the movie, Thor will face an unprecedented challenge where he will be trapped on the other side of the universe without his powerful hammer but he can not return to Asgard to stop his home planet from being destroyed by the relentless Hela until he defeated Hulk. However, without his powerful hammer, how can he defeat the powerful Hulk? so, this article will make some Thor will face an unprecedented challenge where he will be trapped on the other side of the universe without his powerful hammer but he can not return to Asgard to stop his home planet from being destroyed by the relentless Hela until he defeated Hulk. However, without his powerful hammer, how can he defeat the powerful Hulk? So the article will give you some predication on the ending of Thor 3 Ragnarok.



New Movie Releases The Whole Family Will Love

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:56:12 -0500

Depending on the age range of your children, taking your kids to the cinema can be a grand undertaking. If you do decide to see a film, you need to make sure that it is one that will grab their attention and keep them glued to their seats with action, adventure, and laughter. Thanks to Disney and Pixar, we can count on many animated films and classic sequels to entertain the whole family. Here are new movie releases the whole family will love.



How To Find The Best Date Night Movies For Your First Date

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:55:54 -0500

First dates can be awful or wonderful depending on how you play your cards. Time-tested and couple-approved dates range from grabbing a beer or coffee to going dancing or even taking a stroll through the park. Perhaps one of the most popular first dates however, is catching a great flick at the cinema. While going to see a movie is easy enough, deciding on what movie to take your special someone to is a whole other matter. Here is a guide on how to find the best date night movies for your first date.



Sitcom Characters Who Attend Concerts Of Their Favorite Bands

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:49:39 -0500

Season 29 of The Simpsons is set to begin next month, extending an already unbelievable run for the animated sitcom about a modern nuclear family. Homer and his family have created a lot of comedy over three decades, especially poking fun at issues ranging from politics to sports to technology to religion. One of the best characteristics of the show, however, has been its musical connection.



Love Great Beer? Find Breweries Near Me

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:48:04 -0500

Drinking beer with your friends and partners is a great way to unwind and enjoy some quality time with one another. Whether you are seeing live music, catching a game at a bar, or simply enjoying each other's conversation outside on a sunny breezy porch, craft beers make everything better. If you are a huge fan of beer and want to learn more about what flavors and varieties are available, you will need to get familiar with some craft brands in your area. This way you can find the freshest beer the next time you want to go out or unwind. Here is the guide to help you find "breweries near me."



9 Things You Need To Know About Superhero Movies

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:43:42 -0500

Action movies are all the rage these days. From Spider man to Batman and all the various characters in between, Americans love themselves some action movies. The latest trend of taking plots and heroes from long standing comic book series, has given the genre new life and allowed for a whole universe of characters and stories. Many of these stories interlock and cross paths allowing for prequels, sequels, and even storylines that are happening in concurrence with others. Here are 9 things you need to know about superhero movies.



Current Movies Your Date Will Love

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:39:23 -0500

Whether you're on a date with your spouse, a boyfriend or girlfriend, or even with someone co-workers set you up with, making sure you don't make a fool of yourself tends to be a priority. This is certainly the case if you choose to go out to the local movie house & pick from the crop of current movies out right now.



How The Movie Grill Phenomenon Is Changing The Movie Experience

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:31:02 -0500

The idea of a movie grill was revolutionary and about as off the wall as you could imagine about two decades ago. However, in perhaps just the last ten years, movie grills in their various permutations have completely changed the game for how moviegoers experience watching a movie.



Seven Films to Watch If You Love Car Chases

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 07:04:56 -0500

Nothing compares to watching a great action movie, especially one with an absolutely epic car chase. When it comes to film to watch that make the car chase an art form, though, you're talking about some of the most legendary films ever put on celluloid.



Five Great Action Movies With A Female Hero

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 07:04:27 -0500

Even if they are sometimes met with rolled eyes, we all tend to be big fans of action movies. Sure, they tend to sometimes be nothing more than big "shoot-em-ups" with a lot of explosions, scantily-clad women, and very little storyline to speak of. But, herein lies the biggest problem with most action movies - they tend to be very centered around male heroes. Women tend to be relegated to object of desire or derision, and their characters can feel rather tacked on to give some semblance of drama.



Memorable Trips To The Dentist In Ten Classic Sitcoms

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 10:12:21 -0500

Going to the dentist is far from a humorous experience, but somehow the best sitcoms have managed to find hilarity in episodes about the tooth doctor. Here are ten of the best shows in which a regular character visits, or in one case claims to visit, a dentist or orthodontist. The King of Queens In an episode cleverly titled "Two Thirty" Doug (played by Kevin James) is having a root canal, but what hurts him even more is finding out that Carrie (played by once had a huge crush on the dentist.



A Death in the Gunj: Movie Review

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 14:43:16 -0500

Konkana Sen Sharma makes her directorial debut as writer-director for 'A Death In The Gunj.' The film is based on a short story that Sharma's father Mukul Sharma wrote, which in turn was influenced by true events. Cast: Vikrant Massey, Ranvir Shorey, Kalki Koechlin, Gulshan Devaiah, Late Om Puri, Jim Sarbh, Arya Sharma.



TV Episodes Named After Song Titles

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 12:40:13 -0500

As my daughter was scanning through a list of episodes of Grey's Anatomy, I noticed something unusual about their titles. Nearly every one of them was named after a well-known rock song, including "Let It Be" and "A Hard Day's Night" by The Beatles. Several episodes took their title from REM songs, such as "Losing My Religion" and "Begin the Begin.



Seven Date Night Movies You Both Will Love

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:09:34 -0500

When two people get together to enjoy a night out on the town, you can rest assured that the topic of date night movies will surface at some point in the evening. Movie viewing is one of the most popular activities for Americans to partake in while dating, and for good reason. Generally, the evening begins with a good meal and ends with a lively discussion concerning the movie at hand. If you find yourself reaching for this tried and tested choice, then you must take a look at the following films to get you started on planning your next cinematic date:



Five Films To Watch With Your Best Friend

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:08:46 -0500

Sometimes, when you are hanging out with your best friend, you just want to watch a good old film. These are generally movies beloved by you and your bestie, and they are standby flicks that do the trick every single time. But if you are at a loss at which films to watch, then despair not. Take a look instead at the following five movies that you may have forgotten or overlooked:



Five Great Family Movies That Aren't Animated

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:27:44 -0500

The changes to family movies have been drastic. The usual family film offering tends to be the newest animated feature by a major studio. Granted, these are usually fairly stellar films that really nail the entertainment value for the entire family, but at the same time, it can be tough to simply sit through what may only be deemed as 'cartoons'.



Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 07:24:29 -0500

After the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man crashed as hard as a movie that size could crash, Sony needed to do something to make one of their most coveted properties work. In order to accomplish that, they brought in Marvel to assist while also rebooting the franchise as a whole. This looked to be a risky move with it coming so close to their recent failure, but Captain America: Civil War unveiled what appeared to be very promising.



Sitcom Episodes With Characters Who Participate In Marathons

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 08:52:12 -0500

Holidays, as joyous as they may be overall, are too often the worst days for television addicts like me. Outside of parades, meaningless sports events, and movies centered around the theme of the occasion, there is little of interest to watch. Fortunately, one of my favorite cable channels airs a marathon of one of the old time classic shows from my childhood.



Family Movies That You Loved As a Kid That Your Kids Will Love Now

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 08:35:55 -0500

Though a lot of attention is given to the big blockbuster summer action movie, it turns out that one of the hottest markets in film is family movies. Films made for the whole family are a special breed unto themselves because in many ways, they become defining films of a generation.



Review of Movie "Baahubali - The Conclusion"

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 09:32:14 -0500

It is a movie which was a big hit in India. It has earned a good amount of money within 6 days of its release. It is fresh movie. There are lot of things to be carried away after watching the movie.



Sitcom Characters Who Fear They Have Been Cursed With Bad Luck

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:38:16 -0500

Arriving on the doorstep yesterday was a small package that looked eerily like the one which had come just a few weeks before. It, too, was addressed to my daughter, so I brought it in and placed it on her bed. When she arrived home and tore open the package, it revealed a case for her cell phone.



How To Choose Current Movies For A First Date

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:52:34 -0500

Planning a first date can be a stressful and nerve-racking process for many people. A safe bet, however, for many folks is to venture out to the movie theater to see what is playing among the current movies. Contrary to popular belief, however, it does matter which film you see. Choose the wrong movie, and it could ruin the mood for the rest of the evening. Thankfully, there are some easy guidelines to follow when making your selection:



Seven Ways to Choose Perfect Date Night Movies

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:11:40 -0500

Dinner and a movie has been the standard and preferred first date since your parents, and their parents went on dates. Catching a flick at your local theater is a great way to unwind, spend quality time with someone, and take in fun and unique stories told on the screen. With so many movies coming out constantly, and the time from theatrical release to DVD shortening, it can be hard to keep up and see everything you want. As if selecting which movies to pick out and actually see wasn't enough, when it is for a date the decision can be that much more crucial. Here are seven ways to choose perfect date night movies.



Seven Family Movies Even Adults Will Love

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:03:32 -0500

Most people have an evening set aside, dedicated solely to family movies. This can be a great tradition if executed properly. But for many parents, this can be an obnoxious event. Let's face it: not all children's films are created equally. Thankfully, there are some gems out there that can appeal to both children and adults alike, all while remaining appropriate. Take a look at some of these classics to help you make your next movie-night selection:



Begum Jaan Movie Review: Vidya Balan Dominates the Film

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:15:18 -0500

Here lives a brothel owner Begum Jaan (Vidya Balan) and her girls. The local king has taken them under his wings and that's a relationship Begum loves to flaunt. The locals are scared of her, so is the administration.



Shraddha Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor Starer "Half Girlfriend"

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:14:33 -0500

"Half Girlfriend" by Chetan Bhagat is the story of a conclusion between a kid and a young woman from different conditions and establishments. Written in an average Chetan Bhagat outline, it has a presentation where the legend meets CB at essential purpose of his life.



Nine Action Movies You Need to Watch Again

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 12:50:23 -0500

Nothing gets your adrenaline pumping like action movies. You sit through as much story as you can take only because you know the payoff will be endless action sequences right until the end of the movie. These are the films that make you want to run out of the theater and try your luck at a high-speed chase or jumping out of an airplane to save the day. Thankfully, you come to your senses and realize that you'll either end up in jail, in the hospital, or worse.



How To Choose the Best Current Movies for Family Night

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 07:09:49 -0500

Watching current movies has slowly changed in terms of the experience theaters offer over the last few years. There are so many more options available to moviegoers in terms of theater availability & offerings. However, even with the growing cottage industry of the movie experience, there are number of people still asking, "What's the best way to choose a movie for my entire family?" After all, no matter how great the movie experience is, if it can't fit your family's needs, it's of no use.



Five Superhero Movies You Simply Must See

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:33:12 -0500

Superhero movies are all the rage right now, but it's best said that they've been en vogue for probably the last twenty years. There may be a number of reasons for this trend such as better graphics in film and better storytelling & writing. Perhaps the best reason, however, has been a willingness to commit to the source material in a way that hadn't been done in the past. The idea of staying true to the original storyline makes sense as many of these superheroes have been around for decades, so obviously the writers know what they are doing.



Monsters Rise From the Grave in New Ways

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:43:24 -0500

Horror to humor: one genre's transformation from frightening to family-friendly. The horror genre was once intended to be eerie, but has become endearing.



Sitcom Characters Who Claimed To See UFOs

Sat, 10 Jun 2017 06:58:50 -0500

It was not your stereotypical unidentified flying object, insomuch as it was neither circular nor moving in the upper echelons of space. Still, the thing sort of mystified me when I beheld it in the small gravel parking lot for the local mountain bike trail. I was vaguely familiar with drones, having seen them floating above televised football games.



Several Influences of Television

Tue, 30 May 2017 08:02:53 -0500

In the earlier times, the media in the form of television used to be an important form of information. But in today's world television usage has moved far beyond. It has become more of entertainment though not compromising with the information factor.



5 Classic Superhero Movies Everyone Should See At Least Once

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:16:04 -0500

Superhero movies are timeless tales of larger-than-life characters who possess incredible superhuman talents and strengths. Moviegoers love these type of action movies because, above all else, they present a hero or heroine dedicated to the protection of the public-at-large. These movies generally display beautiful cinematography, as well as exciting animations. Take a look at the following classic movies to see if you have made the trek to the theater for the same incredible stories:



No More Teen Shows

Wed, 17 May 2017 14:45:28 -0500

There was a phase when teen sitcoms were my world. I am soaked up to thinking about these characters, stories, next twists and the main bone of contention was- ships; which ship should end up together. Pretty Little Liars, The Vampire Diaries, Gossip Girl, Screams, Awkward, That 70's Show, HannahMontana, Lizzie McGuire you name it and I have seen it all.



5 Classic Action Movies That You Have To See At Least Once

Wed, 17 May 2017 10:48:13 -0500

Hundreds of brilliant films come out worldwide each year. We simply do not have time to watch each and everyone of them. From the best indie films to Hollywood box office blockbusters, the best films maintain their greatness even after generations of new viewers come of age. Classic films maintain their awe-inspiring spirit by touching on universal characteristics of human experience. Even if you aren't that philosophical, you can't argue against the fact that seeing a great action film is one of life's greatest experiences. Here are 5 classic action movies that you have to see at least once.



5 Classic 80s Movies That Are Perfect for Date Night

Wed, 17 May 2017 10:47:22 -0500

Date nights can include any genre of movie depending on what your significant other is into. However, a classic romantic evening requires a suitable date night movie- one that has themes of love, sacrifice, and youth, or simply causes your partner to latch onto you during the scariest parts of a horror film. The 80's was a good year for classic and suitable movies to see on a date. Here are 5 classic 80's movies that are perfect for such an occasion.



Free Classic Movies: Eternal Evil, Night Fright And Manos: The Hands of Fate

Mon, 15 May 2017 08:54:43 -0500

[N.B.: All of the following movies are public domain movies - available online and free to watch. Eternal Evil/The Blue Man (1988) Eternal Evil tells the story of a movie director who discovers astral body experience.



Free Classic Movies: Suddenly, DOA And Thirteenth Guest

Fri, 12 May 2017 08:50:03 -0500

[N.B.: All of the following movies are public domain movies - available online and free to watch. Suddenly (1954) - Tod Shaw (Sterling Hayden), the sheriff in the small town of Suddenly, has fallen in love with the beautiful widow Ellen Benson (Nancy Gates).



Free Classic Movies: Nosferatu And The Golem

Fri, 12 May 2017 08:47:55 -0500

[N.B.: All of the following movies are public domain movies - available online and free to watch. Nosferatu (1922) - Nosferatu, a silent masterpiece, is considered as one of the greatest horror movies ever made. The eerie silence and grand symphonic music lend the film a Gothic atmosphere. Its appearance, style and direction combined together makes it a must see movie for all horror fans.



Nine Classic Books Mentioned In Seinfeld Episodes

Sun, 07 May 2017 17:36:19 -0500

For a show that was promoted as being about nothing, the sitcom Seinfeld sure did touch on many different issues. The most well-known themes involved relationship troubles, problems with co-workers, and learning how to live peacefully among the many eccentric citizens of New York City. One of the often overlooked characteristics of the show was its literary emphasis, a rare component in most modern sitcoms.



7 Cool Facts About Popular Cult Films You Might Not Know

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:54:53 -0500

Cult films are those movies that you hear people rave about, that you probably have never heard of. They are usually not the academy award winners. They can be horror films, comedies, box-office flops, independent films or odd genres that you would never normally seek out. Regardless of where they fall in the categories of films, they are definitely unique. And they generally fit the following seven bullet point list:



5 Reasons Why It's More Fun To See Current Movies In The Theatre Than At Home

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:52:56 -0500

In today's fast-paced world, it can be difficult to slip away for an outing during the evening or afternoon time. Sometimes, you just need an excuse to have a little time to enjoy some mindless entertainment and for today's current movies, there is no better activity. It can be tempting to rent movies after their release dates and stay home. Sometimes, those are good options. But nine times out of ten, the option of viewing a movie in the actual movie theatre is a far superior choice. Take a look at five compelling reasons why you should venture out for your next foray into the world of cinema:



A Guide To What Makes Action Movies Great, For People Who Don't Like Action Movies

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:13:49 -0500

Action movies are sometimes seen as the ultimate escapism for modern-day viewers, as these films allow the audience to vicariously overcome challenges, all while experiencing visual and sensory stimulation. For those who do not enjoy this genre of film, it can be difficult to understand why some keep returning to the theater to see each new action film. The answer is quite simple: excitement. Take a look at what makes these cinematic experiences worth viewing:



How To Figure Out Which New Movie Releases You're Most Likely To Enjoy

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:14:09 -0500

During the Spring and Summer seasons many new summer films begin to hit the big screens all around the country. With such a wide and varying selection of films to see, how can you decide confidently where to spend your time and money? Here is how to figure out which new movie releases you're most likely to enjoy.



Free Classic Movies: Cause for Alarm, Fear in the Night and White Gorilla

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:24:24 -0500

[N.B.: All of the following movies are public domain movies - available online and free to watch.



Free Classic Movies: Beast of Yucca Flats, Dishonored Lady and Special Agent K-7

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:11:43 -0500

[N.B.: All of the following movies are public domain movies - available online and free to watch.



Movie Selections From 2017 Florida Film Festival

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:06:30 -0500

The 26th Annual Florida Film Festival, produced by Enzian Theater and held throughout Central Florida each April, offers nearly 200 feature and short films from countries around the world, in addition to celebrity guests, special events, film forums, and parties. This year's festival includes competing films in narrative features and documentary programs, plus special screenings of food films, international films, midnight movies, family programming, and Florida films.



Free Classic Movies: Blood on the Sun, So's Your Aunt Emma and Lonely Wives

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:18:12 -0500

[N.B.: All of the following movies are public domain movies - available online and free to watch.



Memorable Eating Contests From Ten Popular TV Shows

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:04:42 -0500

As a lover of food, there is very little I find unappetizing. Recently, however, several restaurant ads on television have caused me to lose my appetite. The commercials center on close up shots of the food available at the particular stores, a camera technique designed to increase your urge for that burger or taco or sandwich.



5 Cult Films From The 80s And Why Every Movie Lover Should Know Them

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 07:59:42 -0500

Cult films of the 1980s are more unique than those of nearly every decade before or since. One would assume that the idea of the cult film is pretty finite, and therefore, all cult films are the same. Oddly enough, though, the 1980s provided a very different take on the film industry and the truly diverse movie-going public.



Family Films at the 2017 Florida Film Festival

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 11:33:21 -0500

Held throughout Central Florida each April, Florida Film Festival presents more than 180 feature-length and short films from 40 countries, in addition to celebrity guests, special events, film forums, and parties. This year's Festival includes competing films in narrative features and documentary programs, plus special screenings of food films, international films, midnight movies, and Florida films.



Free Classic Movies: The Strange Woman, Palooka and The Most Dangerous Game

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 09:39:16 -0500

The Strange Woman (1946) Jenny (played by Hedy Lamarr) is a complicated woman who can be extremely wicked and manipulative at times. However, she is not completely evil. Jenny is beautiful.



Free Classic Movies: Sabotage, Doomed Cargo and Murder at Dawn

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 09:39:13 -0500

Sabotage (1936) Sabotage is one of the early Hitchcock films. Karl Verloc (Oskar Homolka) is a cinema owner. He is married to Sylvia (Sylvia Sidney).



The 5 Essential Qualities of Any Great Action Movie

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:51:48 -0500

Action movies are the type of movie we try to keep to ourselves when someone asks about our favorite type of film genre. There is an element of the absurd involved in action movies that no one really wants to admit to because we want others to take us seriously. Still, there is something about the blockbuster action movie that draws so many of us to theaters all over the world, so there has to be something that causes us to almost drool when a new action movie hits the big screen.



The 5 Characteristics of Any Great Superhero Movie

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:34:30 -0500

Superhero movies are all the rage right now & have been box office gold for about the last ten years. The same could not be said about previous attempts, and there are certainly some superhero movies that are favorites for being torched by upset fans expecting so much more than they received.



Sitcom Characters Who Seek A Driver's License

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:45:43 -0500

A week away from school in late March had become a rite of spring for both high school and college students. There have even been students as young as fourth graders who have trekked to Florida but, fortunately for society, it was a fictional quartet. "Bart On The Road" is the title of an episode of The Simpsons in which friends Milhouse, Martin and Nelson join Bart on a getaway to the Sunshine State.



Free Classic Movies: Great St Louis Bank Robbery, Man Who Cheated Himself and Lost World

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:07:24 -0500

The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery (1959) George Fowler (played by Steve McQueen) needs money to finish his college education. So he joins Gino (David Clarke) and agrees to act as a wheel man in the St. Louis Bank operation.



The 5 Essential Qualities of All Great Cult Films

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:04:57 -0500

It can be difficult to nail down what exactly makes cult films cultish. For every person who enjoys one cult film, there is another who would argue against its status. Perhaps the ambiguity of the definition is the beauty of these popular, unpopular films. Regardless of the lack of consensus as to what makes a film fall under the heading of cult film, there are a few qualities these films do possess.



Here's How An Evening At A Cinema Brewery Works

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:44:35 -0500

Today customers expect quality services and enjoyable times from their recreational choices and the movie-going experience is no different. Theaters all across the nation are stepping up their game to provide their customers with new and unique ways to view their favorite movies. Enjoying delicious locally brewed beer and savory food items provides a satisfying movie experience. Here's how an evening at a cinema brewery works.



How To Convert Your Action Movie-Hating Girlfriend or Boyfriend in 5 Easy Steps

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:44:20 -0500

Watching a great film can be one of the most relaxing or exciting ways to spend an evening. Seeing a good film in your favorite theater complete with snacks and comfortable chairs is even better. It is not uncommon for many low key dates to be a delicious dinner finished by a fun theatrical experience. However, what should be a fun an easy night out can turn into a long drawn out discussion regarding what type of film to see. Do you tend to enjoy seeing action flicks but your significant other does not? No worries! This is a common problem. Here is how to convert your girlfriend of boyfriend into loving action movies in 5 easy steps.



Dangal - A Must Watch

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:17:30 -0500

I must acknowledge that after a long time I felt I received value for the money after watching this inspiring movie. The sports drama film based on the real-life journey of India wrestler sisters Geeta and Babita Phogat is compelling to watch for several reasons. Dangal, meaning a wrestling competition offers a riveting story, will fascinatingly captivate your attention until the end, overthrowing your prediction as to what will happen next.



TV Sitcom Characters Who Take Up Skydiving

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:14:09 -0500

Coming home from spring break, we passed by a skydiving venue off I-75 near Tampa. It appeared an attractive place and, as we looked on from the expressway, my passenger felt tempted to give it a try. No matter how enticing the place was, I wanted no part of it.



5 Ways To Find Your Favorite Cult Movies (And Discover New Favorites)

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 21:30:30 -0600

Whether they're hideous, hilarious, or just plan hard to stop watching, cult movies-over-the-top or quirky movies that develop an obsessively loyal fanbase over the course of generations-can provide some of the most memorable and entertaining connections with cinema that any kind of movie watching experience has to offer. If you're looking for ways to find more airings or public screenings of your favorite cult movies, discover "new-to-you" cult movies or add to your permanent cult collection, these 5 tips can help you successfully connect with some of the best cult movie opportunities available.



5 Elements To Look For When Choosing A Family Movie

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 21:29:53 -0600

While no two family movies are alike, the best ones (meaning the ones that prove to be the most enduring in a family's movie library), seem to have a few shared characteristics. So whether you're looking for your family's next "E.T." or its next "Lego Movie", here are some selection tips that can help you pick the best family movie to go see, purchase or rent.



How To Choose The Best Film To Watch When You Rarely Go To The Movies

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 08:44:54 -0600

There is something so magical about watching a movie. Whether you're by yourself or with someone, even with a group, the ability to ride the "suspension of disbelief" wave during the course of a film is an experience that everyone should have at least once in their life. But if you're not a frequent movie watcher, you'll have a few decades of films to watch.



5 Interesting Trends in Current Movies That Are Worth Noting

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 08:43:44 -0600

With the granddaddy of all awards shows in the books, we can seemingly look back at movies of the last year, as well as current movies, and realize that there are some intriguing trends emerging. On the surface, it may seem as though we're doing a bit of a disservice to some of these films as they tend to be very different from each other. Nonetheless...



5 Must Watch Matt Damon Movies

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 08:35:57 -0600

1. Good Will Hunting (1997) The movie script is jointly written by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. The movie deals with quite a complex theme highlighting the unique characteristics of human relationships and social problems.