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Which Is More Frightening: M3GAN Or Talky Tina?

As a self-appointed fan of true pop culture (more specifically when it comes to television and movies), I thought long and hard about all the shows and films I’ve seen with a dangerous doll.  There’s no way I could possibly recall them all, but among the ones I remember are: Magic 1978 film starring Sir […]

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Why Do We Like to Watch the Same Films Over and Over Again?

Why do we enjoy watching certain films over and over again? There is a deeper explanation that goes beyond mere amusement or pleasure. Why do we watch the same movies over and over again? Why do the main TV channels show the same films on Sunday afternoons? Indeed, why do we enjoy watching certain films […]

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How to Choose a Movie to Watch

There are several factors to consider when determining what movie to watch. Here are a few: genre, adaptability, Bechdel test, audience rating, and more. Once you have determined the criteria, you can begin narrowing your choices. Consider asking your friends or family members for recommendations if you have questions. You might find a film you […]

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10 Clever Visual Tricks to Make Your Home Look Better to Renters

Renting a property is a great way to build wealth and make use of a property in your portfolio you hope will appreciate in the future. But if you want your rental property strategy to work, you need good renters to occupy your house. That means marketing and advertising your property to the best possible […]

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Where is it better to watch movies at home or in a theater? Let’s look at the pros and cons.

Many people prefer to take a break from everyday life on their days off. On those days, you can visit a theater or restaurant, go for a walk or meet friends, or you can watch a movie in a cinema. Of course, there are those who prefer to watch movies at home. Someone could argue […]


James Bond, Mr. White, Dr. Madeleine Swann, and No Time To Die

Dr. Madeleine Swann is a major character in the Bond franchise, set to reappear in No Time to Die.  In the trailer, Oberhauser warns Bond, “When her secret finds its way out, it will be the death of you.”  Who is this beautiful girl with a deadly secret?  What is her relationship to Bond?  And […]

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Do You Know Why We Are Obsessed with Superhero Movies?

Movie enthusiasts believe that Americans have a deep-rooted relationship with superhero movies. In 2019, about six hit films were about superheroes. They keep topping the chart this year too. Movies like Avengers, Spider-Man, Captain Marvel, and many others are a sensation. They have caught and retained the public’s fancy. One thing is sure. It’s not […]

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Why are Comic Movies so Popular?

  It is almost a statement of the fact that Americans have a soft spot for superheroes and superhero movies. Yet, as of 2017, more than half of the top 10 grossing films were superhero movies – ranging from Avengers: Infinity War to Black Panther and others. These movies did not only win over the […]

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How to write a useful film review

A movie review is a short article that expresses your opinion about a movie you have recently seen. Sometimes people write such essays not even to publish them somewhere, but just to analyze their thoughts about a movie. At the same time, it’s a typical academic assignment. People can also post their reviews online to […]


My Favorite YouTube Channels About Movies

Pop Culture Detective Description: A series of video essays looking at media through a critical lens with an emphasis on the intersections of politics, masculinity and entertainment. Hosted by Jonathan McIntosh. Pop Culture Detective is hands down my favorite movie related YouTube channel. His videos aren’t short. Most of them run in the 20-30 minute range. […]

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