10 Box Office Hits That Most People Hate

In mid-September this year, the website “Medium” published a study by Yves Bergquist, the director of the Data and Analytics Project at the University of Southern California’s Entertainment Technology Center. The research was about the relationship between a movie’s critical reception and box office gains, and analyzed data from just the 21st century. The results […]

10 Movie Sequels That Just Copied The Original

The late film critic Roger Ebert helped popularize a word that describes one too many movies released these days, and that is the “requel.” A portmanteau of “remake” and “sequel,” a requel is exactly that – a sequel to a movie that rehashes its predecessor’s plot, despite technically taking place after its events. Let’s be […]

8 Famous Movies You Didn’t Realize Were Influenced by Anime

Japanese animation, commonly referred to as anime (the Japanese shorthand for animation), has had a tremendous impact on the international world. While cartoons were conceived around the start of the 20th century, anime took on a whole other form in the post-World War II period of Japan where it was developed as a method of […]

10 Movies That Would’ve Worked Better as TV Shows

Movies and television have been competing since the 1950s brought home sets to every family in America. The increasing growth of streaming services as a substitute to cable has already started to radically change the game, with numerous network corporations opting to open up their own video on demand databases for Internet users to access, […]

10 Reasons Why “La La Land” Will Win Best Picture


Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” was hotly anticipated long before it even came out. After all, the writer/director was riding off the back of his Oscar winning “Whiplash” and brought with him a slew of talented leads including Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. Despite these high expectations, “La La Land” did not fail to live […]

5 Reasons Why “Suicide Squad” Was The Most Disappointing Superhero Movie This Year

In a year where the superhero genre was set to flourish to new heights, it was to be expected that not every film would live up to the hype. These are blockbusters with hundreds of millions of dollars riding on the line, and movie studios need to ensure that there is some return investment guaranteed […]