Home Alone is the most successful Christmas-themed movie of all time, grossing a massive $476.7 million on an $18 million budget. In honor of the Christmas season being upon us, let's take a look at some zany facts about the beloved Christmas staple.
Horror films aren't just for Halloween. Even during the season of joy and giving, fright film fans can get a few jolts from these Christmas-related horror flicks.
A look at the first film in a very successful series. All these years later, how well does it hold up?
A look at the evolution of Zombies in film starting with the slow, mindless creatures of 'Night of the Living Dead' to the recent chaotic monsters in 'World War Z'.
Wrong Turn is not the most celebrated horror series ever, but it has got everything you want in your guilty pleasure movie. Let's take a look at some more movies like Wrong Turn.
These are some of the strangest movies I have ever seen. A look at some really strange movies that have to be seen to be believed. Some of these movies are really good, and deserve a watch.
Thrill to these historically accurate WW II movies as they teach us real lessons of courage and leadership with gripping stories.
Looking for great Hindi romantic movies? Read this page to know about the top 25 best Indian romantic Bollywood movies of all time.
The year 2015 marked the fiftieth anniversary of the timeless classic, The Sound of Music. This article explores the values embodied in this beloved film that contribute to its epic popularity.
Shutter Island is an amazing movie. If you have watched it, it's only fitting that you are looking for some more movies like it. I have got you covered with this ultimate list.
Grace Manning is a 20-something alcoholic that was left in charge as a toy company's C.E.O. But when she makes the naive decision to discontinue the "Eve" doll, her own "Eve" doll comes to life in order to teach her the error of her ways and save the "Eve" doll toy line!
Evil children are a staple of horror films. What is it about children in horror that does such a good job creeping us out, and why do people have such strong reactions to these characters?
The super powered rock group KISS tangles with an evil inventor and his android army in this 1978 TV movie that's become a cult classic among KISS fans and bad movie aficionados alike.
For a fan of the Harry Potter books, some of the characters in the movies were disappointing. Here's a list of the top five worst characters in the Harry Potter films based on the books.
The Shining is regarded as one of the scariest horror stories ever. But just where do you find the Overlook Hotel, the foreboding location at the heart of the film?
The DC Universe has rich guys. However Marvel has a plethora of them. So much so, I couldn’t narrow it down enough. When we justify wealth, we need to look at heads of state versus the industrialists.
Bond, James Bond. The iconic agent made his debut in 1962 with the arrival of Dr No. 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of James Bond in celluloid. In order to celebrate this anniversary I've compiled here my own Fifty fascinating facts about suave British spy for your delectation.
Countdown several baffling character choices in Netflix's film adaptation of hit anime series Death Note!
Frozen Flower is one of the most controversial movies to have ever come out of Korea. After watching it, I realized that there actually may be a reason for controversy for all the wrong reasons.
Are you looking for movies like Interstellar? You've landed on the perfect spot. Let's take a look at some similar movies.
Leroy Daniels was a real shoeshine man on the streets of Los Angeles when he danced with Fred Astaire in the MGM movie, “The Band Wagon.”
It's a great film, so it's only fitting to look for something similar when you are done watching it. Are you looking for movies like Inception? I have got you covered with a list.
The Young Victoria, a 2008 film directed by Jean-Marc Valle and starring Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, and Paul Bettany, tells the story of Victoria’s ascent to the throne. The movie gives a brief depiction of Victoria’s early life and her hatred of the Kensington system, a strict set of rules placed on her by her mother and her mother’s advisor, Sir John Conroy, but the movie primarily focuses on the events that take place between 1836 and 1840, chronicling Victoria’s rise to the throne, early re
My review of the hit anti-Seaworld documentary Blackfish, and some thoughts about zoos and captivity in general.
One of the challenges of moving Shakespeare's tragedy Othello to a high school setting is that modern audiences cannot ignore the horrors of school shootings like Columbine. By "teening down" Othello, Tim Blake Nelson explores the sensitive topics of youth violence, sex, and drug use.
The 25 best romantic movies are films about love, loss, and forgiveness. Watch one with your sweetheart or best friend.
2006's The Holiday is a sweet romantic comedy with an all-star cast including Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law and Jack Black. When Christmas comes around, the film continues to become a beloved holiday staple. Here are 24 heart-warming facts about The Holiday.
This article examines eight disturbing must-see movies that are guaranteed to linger in viewers' minds long after their closing credits.
These thrillers may not have been appreciated in their time, but they will still get your blood pumping today.
Despite never appearing on-screen, Darth Plagueis was personally responsible for nearly everything that happened during the Star Wars movies, possibly including even the creation of Anakin Skywalker.
Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet was controversial for its depiction of teen violence in a modern world rife with gang warfare and school shootings. The film does not trivialize or sensationalize violence, but rather shows the tragic consequences of such behavior.
For witty dialog and stylish fun, the six "Thin Man" movies from the 1930s and 40s starring William Powell and Myrna Loy are hard to beat.
Orson Welles' 1941 masterpiece Citizen Kane is often credited by film scholars, historians, and reviewers as the best film ever made.
This article analyzes the cinematography of Ozu's Tokyo Story and how it reflects the historical period of post-WWII Japan.
Are you looking for magical movies like Harry Potter? Then you should give these films a go. Here are my picks for similar movies.
Movies are great, except when you watch something so horrible, it disturbs you to the core and sears into your mind forever.
A comparison of Hollywood and Bollywood movies is made, using the movie Kites as a reference. A review of the Hollywood and Bollywood version of the movie Kites is included, and a discussion of sex in Hindi films.
Some people love to go on and on about how much they hate the Star Wars prequel trilogy. And while these movies are highly flawed, I want to give them credit for what they do well too.
HANDS OF STEEL - aka ATOMIC CYBORG - is a low budget "Terminator" knock-off from Italy that even shoe horns in some ultra macho arm wrestling (?) action.
Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves in the jungle, has come of age and must prove himself worthy to be part of the pack. If he fails then he will be forced out and left to be the prey of the blood thirsty tiger, Shere Khan.
Harry Potter movies series is embraced by many of even the most fastidious book fans, despite its many changes to the source material, and here are 10 reasons why.
An in depth look at the morals (or lack thereof) in two dark comedies, Dr. Strangelove and Pulp Fiction.
You better watch out... Benjamin Cox brings you a festive warning about not just the worst Christmas film of all time but a possible contender for the worst film ever. A vegan nut roast is more appealing than this Christmas turkey!
Harry Potter movie series has largely followed its source material, but still, changes were made, some effective and some are...questionable. Today we are focusing the latter category.
I love movies that touch on realistic depictions of Paganism and Witchcraft, and was thrilled to stumble on this somewhat obscure film with a brilliant cast. Here's my review of the Last Keepers.
The film adaptation of Jane Eyre by Cary Fukunaga devotes as much attention to the gothic aspects of the novel as it does the romance. Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender deliver passionate and tender performances as Jane and Edward Rochester.
These are some of the most underrated comedies of all time and they deserve more attention than they have received.
This in-depth review of the film 'Audition' is filled with spoilers. Read on if you're interested in a different prespective of the film.
Legendary screen bad-ass Charles Bronson made lots of movies in his long career, but fans will always remember him best as vigilante Paul Kersey from the "Death Wish" film series.
These are five movies that teach great lessons about life. They serve as reminders to us and can help us develop our own admirable traits and qualities.
Even though the aged Jedi Master appeared as calm and in control as ever, a deeper look into his behavior in the original Star Wars movie reveals signs of a disturbed man suffering from severe PTSD.
Looking for movies like Donnie Darko? Can't get enough of mindfuck movies? Take a look at the list I have compiled for you.
With the newest entry to the X-Men franchise coming up, I take a moment to look at the ways in the past where the big bad has been defeated.
Are you looking for movies like "The Notebook"? You've come to the right place. Let's take a look at some similar romantic films.
Hundreds of actresses were considered for the role of Scarlett O'Hara as producers wanted a believable Gone With The Wind movie cast. Here are eight actresses from Hollywood's golden years who tried.
A meteorite from outer-space lands near a small town, releasing a mysterious jelly-like creature that devours everything in its path.
Most people have already seen and know about the best horror movies ever made; why not give good, solid, albeit lesser known horror movies a try?
Described by one critic as the Citizen Kane of bad movies, can this film really live up to its wretched reputation or is it much, much worse? Benjamin Cox suddenly regrets being a critic himself.
Discover ten fascinating facts about the galaxy's most ruthless Sith: Darth Sidious aka Emperor Palpatine!
Are you looking for movies like Gone Girl? Of course you are. Take a look at this list some of the best movies I have compiled for you.
"Home Alone" is a Christmas classic. However, every time I watch it, I can't help but ask a few questions.
A group of teenagers are forced to fight against a Communist invasion in their hometown. Who will get the upper hand?
Learn all you really need to know about life while watching horror movies. You would be amazed at all the important life lessons you can take away from watching scary movies.
Big cat trainer Mabel Stark spent more than 50 years in the ring—doing what circus bosses said a woman could never do. Available for streaming and DVD purchase, Mabel, Mabel Tiger Trainer documents the life of the world’s first lady tiger trainer.
Movie taglines capture the spirit or theme of the film in a line or two. These 30 memorable taglines come from popular films over the years.
Do you like movies whose characters are completely socially awkward? Do you like cringing in your seat watching them get into one bizarre situation after another? Then these are the movies for you!
This article highlights the best haunted house movies, while also providing some trivia regarding the genre's history in moviemaking.
TNT's dramatization of the birth of Microsoft and Apple follows the lives of Jobs and Gates as they set to change the world forever while trying to "destroy" each other.
How the movie "Titanic" empowers women. Women's empowerment. Titanic meaning and analysis. Psychological analysis of Titanic movie. Feminist analysis of Titanic movie. Rose deWittbukater.
Whether you're looking for famous people with dyslexia or want an educational documentary, these four will do the trick.
James Bond fans had two 007 movies to choose from in 1983 - Roger Moore's "Octopussy" and Sean Connery's "Never Say Never Again," which was made by a rival studio after a long legal battle.
Let's travel back in time to 1995 and discover one of the most underrated films of all-time, the sci-fi masterpiece known as Strange Days!
Are you looking for some movies like "Edge of Tomorrow"? You've landed on the right spot. Let's take a look at some movies that might interest you.
A list of ten great documentaries about hard rock and heavy metal music, by a diehard metal fan and movie geek.
One woman whose faith guided her footsteps to a lifetime of service far from home. This is the story of Gladys Aylward, a missionary to China.
Part of what makes a character a character is the economical means of earning a buck. What does he do for a living? Is he smart of stupid? Or does he even need to work at all? These are rich guys.
A list of some great, lesser-known horror movies. Some of the best horror movies are from smaller, independent studios that are willing to take risks.
This is a non-spoiler review of “Robin Hood” starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx, Ben Mendelsohn, and more!
If you've read the Harry Potter books, chances are you were curious to see how they'd be in the movies. Here's a list of the top ten characters taken from the books and put on the big screen.
Hitchcock's 1958 film Vertigo features a man driven to obsession over his lost love. Scottie attempts to reconstruct a woman to fit his idea of beauty and perfection, but this new woman is merely an illusion that will not hold up in reality.
It's big, it's loud, it's fun! It's Godzilla! Let's look back at the notorious first American attempt at adapting the classic Japanese monster tale!
Countless hours of research has led me to these 20 awesome horror movies from just the past few years. All of them are well worth watching.
Forever behind the rapid release schedule Marvel adhere to, Benjamin Cox continues to play catch-up with the third Thor solo film. And do you know, it's something of a pleasant surprise...
Countdown the eight most powerful and influential wielders of the dark side of the Force (Legends Timeline)!
Teaching movies inspire us because they are about bringing out the best in people. Teachers watch and are inspired to keep going. Others watch and think of their favourite educator.