Here’s Looking At You, Kid

There are films that you can watch many, many times and every time you’ll see something new. Usually in the background. Not so much hidden but definitely not intended to grab your attention. It might be a small joke. It could be a clue to what is to come but, paradoxically, you only notice the […]


Marvel Cinematic Universe: what is the best phase so far?

Debating what the best movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe could occupy a good chunk of time, and, with a current roster of 31 movies (As of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania), we’d probably have a dozen movies getting a number one vote from a few people. But, a much easier question to pose is: what’s […]

2022 Peeple’s Poll Results

We put another year behind us so now it’s time to review the results of the Peeple’s Poll. In case you’re not familiar, the RunPee app has a unique poll that asks users what their expectation is for a movie before it starts, then when the movie ends users can add their final/post-movie rating. Movie […]

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Wide-Release Movie Count by Month

Some months have more wide-release movies than others. I’ve noticed that for years because I have to check the movie schedule and assign movies to the Peeps—people who get Peetimes for RunPee. You can see that April, May, June, and July are the lightest months here in the US for the number of movies. That […]


What month of the year has the best movies?

What month of the year has the best movies? I queried the RunPee database for the Peeple’s Poll results and grouped them by month to find out. As you can see in the image above, the result is May… Sort of. The reason May has two bars associated with it is that the taller—gray—bar includes Avernger’s: Endgame, whereas […]


Movie Data are Beautiful

The videos below are simple and hypnotic. They simply play light music while showing the popularity of various subjects over time. They are captivating if you lived through the 80s and 90s and grew up with some of the content shown. Most Popular TV Series from 1986-2019 It’s so cool to see your favorite TV […]


What was the best year for movies?

Some years produce a fine wine of great movies, others… Sour grapes. Let’s take a look at the top 1000 movies and see which years had the most movies make the cut. The first thing that sticks out to me is the recency bias. Every year since 1997 has at least 16 movies in […]


LEGO Movie Theater Set includes a restroom

How cool is this? Savannah (Nana) my grand-niece got a LEGO Friends Heartlake City Movie Theater 41448 Building Kit; Great Birthday Gift for Kids Who Love Movies, New 2021 (451 Pieces) from Amazon. And of course, the movie theater has a bathroom, because… Obviously! 🙂       Dan GardnerCreator and developer of the RunPee […]


Frakking for Fun – 7 Science Fiction Curse Words to Learn and Use

Learn to curse like they do on TV! You can get away with a lot on family television and in real life if you use alien cusses to do your dirty work. Here’s our selection of fabulous F-bombs and shitty stand-ins, bolstered with other colorful language from science fiction television to make your day shiny. […]


Godzilla King of the Monsters – all the news clippings from the end credits scene

During the first 2 minutes or so of the end credits during Godzilla: King of the Monsters we see news clippings of what happens in the year or two after the movie ends. To begin, the clippings tell the story of how man and monsters co-exist. Toward the end of the news clippings we see information […]

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