Archive for December 25, 2017
Fame dominates our current culture. We have become obsessed with the lives of celebrities, well beyond the content of their work. The personal lives and daily activities of movie and television stars has become the fodder for an entire industry of morally icky publications that thrive on salaciousness and innuendo. Social media has only heightened this obsession, creating insular groups devoted to picking over every detail of a specific celebrity’s existence.
Some stars have managed this veritable minefield better than others. Some even thrive on the attention, even when it’s negative. Even if they didn’t necessarily get into their chosen fields to become famous, they’ve become dependent on the trappings ...
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There’s no denying it: 2017 was a banner year for film. In terms of both big-budget blockbusters and intimate indies, every month delivered a slew of critical and commercial hits.
While there were definitely some major duds like Transformers: The Last Knight, Justice League, and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, the successes of 2017 definitely outnumbered the disappointments. For proof of that statement, look no further than this very list.
This year saw a magnificent mixture of crowd-pleasing epics, deep dramas, and genre-bending movies that combined high-octane thrills with risky storytelling decisions and fascinating characterizations. Here are the best of the best, twenty films which defined ...
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When Get Out is mentioned, the idea of the film as a great Christmas movie probably isn’t the first that comes to mind – although director Jordan Peele is certainly able to offer up some persuasive arguments. The satirical horror movie is one of the biggest hits of the year, both from a critical and commercial perspective, helping to propel the horror genre to its biggest year ever.
That said, Get Out‘s position within horror has sometimes been the subject for debate. The film leans heavily into social satire alongside its horror trappings, with a biting tone that allowed the film to earn itself a best ... The post Jordan Peele Jokes About Get Out Being a Christmas Movie appeared first on Screen Rant.
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Peter Capaldi’s time as the Doctor has come to a spectacular close. The Doctor Who Christmas Special has welcomed Jodie Whittaker as the wandering Time Lord’s next incarnation.
Regeneration has always been a lottery, but until this year the Doctor has remained a man. That’s now changed, with Whittaker stepping into the Time Lord’s shoes as the next Doctor. The Christmas Special, Twice Upon A Time, brought a close to the Capaldi era. Naturally, the episode ends with a spectacular regeneration sequence, and we even hear Whittaker’s first words.
Doctor Who is one of the BBC’s most successful series. Regeneration stories are key moments in the franchise’s history, and Whittaker’s ...
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