They’re big, shiny, loud, and can wreak havoc on an unsuspecting metropolitan city centre. It’s easy to understand pop culture’s obsession with these giant, rubble-inducing behemoths. They are the theoretical embodiment of human ingenuity, mankind’s concerted attempt to free themselves from the limitations of flesh, blood, and bone.
Dirty politicians, throwback slap-stick comedies, dark re-imaginings of childhood in the 70s, STRANGER THINGS … we need to chill, because Netflix certainly isn’t. You can’t string two weeks together without the release of at least one new season of binge-worthy Netflix original programming.
In the last 30 years, technology has been developing at a breakneck speed. So, it’s no surprise that many gadgets that were once only gleams in a sci-fi writer’s eye are now on the market. Some technologies that were once only imaginable are already a part of your everyday life. Here are 10 cool electronic gadgets that started out as fiction but are now reality.
Comic books’ graphic nature lends itself perfectly the creation of a movie with bold and visionary design, and most of the time, they already come with a fanbase eager to see more character development and storylines. However, the quality of the movie still depends on the directing and producing team, regardless of how successful the comic.
Lately, there has been a whole raft of terrible movies made from books, but there have also been some amazing movies based on even more wonderful books. Here are a few of the best movies of all time that were based on great books.
One of the benefits of getting hooked on a TV show is the possibility of surprises from week to week. While movies often have twists or shocking endings, the art of the cliffhanger is something that has been perfected by TV studios. There have been several famous cliffhangers, but the device was thought to have been first used in Dallas
Going to college means late nights, long essays, and intense exams, but it can also be a lot of fun, particularly when you get the chance to take an interesting elective course. Known as “bird courses,” these dynamic and mildly educational classes are a great way to jazz up your class schedule while still working towards your degree.
Along the way, popular TV shows spin off into other shows. Would the same fans tune into a show with only some of the characters? Some spin-offs are big hits and others are flops. It is hit or miss with these spin-offs, but we check out the best of the best right here!
At the recent 2017 Cannes film festival, actress and jury member Jessica Chastain confessed that after watching hours and hours of films in just one week, she found the portrayals of female characters to be “disturbing.” She says that too often women on screen are passive and two-dimensional, and honestly, we have to agree.