Archive for category: Film

20 Great Guy Movies

Film

We’re all familiar with the concept of the “chick flick”.  But what about Guy Movies?  While chick flicks have a fairly standard set of rules, there are a lot of films that can fall under the heading of “guy movies”.  Some are action movies, some not, but they’re all films that every guys watches, quotes […]

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Best 80s Movies

Film

Oh this should be fun.  As a child of the 80s (I was born in 1980 for anybody that cares), there’s something about seeing a movie from the 80s on TV that just makes me smile.  Whether it’s the special effects, the acting, or seeing actors that are so well-known today when they were just […]

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5 Real Bank Heists That Inspired Movies

Film, News

There are a number of real life heists that inspired movies, from bank robberies to airplane hijackings and train robberies.  Some got away with the money, while others didn’t get away with anything. Boys in the Bank (1975) source: Wikipedia This 1975 movie was based on a heist at Chase Manhattan Bank on the 22nd […]

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Harry Potter Pillows

Books, Film

I’m not going to sit here and lie to you and say that I’ve read all the Harry Potter books or seen all the movies (though I have seen most of them and they are entertaining). However, as I do understand the appeal of both, I can also understand how fans have created a demand […]

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Best Movie Adaptations of Books

Books, Film

I’m a fan of both movies and books, and so it’s always interesting to me to see movies of books I’ve read, and to read the books on which movies I’ve seen were based.  That being said, some movies based on books just drop the ball.  They either try to change too much, or only […]

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Best Fictional Weapons

Cartoons, Comics, Film, Technology, Video Games

First of all, a quick disclaimer: I am not glamorizing nor glorifying weapons, violence, or related topics. Ok, now that that’s out of the way…we’ve all watched some action movie, TV show, or played a video game and thought that the hero (or villain) had a badass weapon. But what are the best of these […]

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Best Movie Twists

Film

There’s something about a twist within a movie, be it at the middle or end, that I’ve always enjoyed.  Maybe it’s because I can usually call them before they happen and I like the validation, but I appreciate a movie with a good twist to it.  The hero is the killer, the whole thing was […]

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4 Abusive Hollywood Business Practices That Would Get A CEO Frog Marched on CNN

Celebrities, featured, Film

Everyone loves a good villain. And in the movies these days, more often than not the villain is a Big Business CEO. In the film Syriana, for example, the bad guy was not a group of terrorists or an enemy country. It was Big Oil that was trying to manipulate oil prices with terrorism, wars […]

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Best and Worst Comic Movie Villains

Comics, Film

Every great hero needs a villain, otherwise we’d have no need for superheroes.  With the current trend in turning comics into movies, inevitably, something gets lost in translation.  Either the script is terrible, the special effects are lacking, or the casting just isn’t right. While it’s bad enough when it happens to the hero, it’s […]

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Micheal Myers Is Such a Complicated Guy

featured, Film

Of all the Halloween movies out there, Halloween is maybe the best.  The first one (1978), that is.  The second one is pretty good too.  The third one  had nothing at all to do with Michael Myers, who is the big bad reason that the Halloween movies are so great.  The fourth and fifth movies, […]

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