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5 Best Sci Fi Movies Starring Soldiers (and the Worst 1 Ever)

These sci fi movies starring soldiers provide thrills and chills, in space and on the ground. Except for one that’s so bad you’ll be tempted to test that theory about screaming in space. When someone says “science fiction” or “sci fi” most people probably picture outer space, or aliens, or some futuristic city. Almost every […]


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3 Very Different Empowering Movies for Girls

Last week I saw three empowering movies for girls that were very different from each other, but had valuable messages. I’m a member of Generation X, raised by Baby Boomer parents. My mother was part of the first generation of women who were encouraged to work full-time and have a family. I’m not naturally inclined […]


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Top 5 Christmas Movies Since the ’80s

Nothing announces the beginning of the holiday season like the spate of Christmas movies that play ’round the clock on TV.  Sure, there are classics, like It’s a Wonderful Life, but recent decades have also given us some Christmas movies that have become iconic. These top 5 Christmas movies are always on my annual viewing […]


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5 Short Horror Films that Really Freak You Out

Even though I watch and enjoy horror year round, in light of the Hallowe’en season, I thought I’d share some of my favorite short horror films. Each of these films runs under 15 minutes, so they’re good when you just have a little time and don’t want to sit through a whole feature. Don’t let […]


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Best Disney Movies of All Time

15 Best Disney Movies Ever

A list of the best Disney movies of all time might look different for everyone. Your list of the best Disney movies of all time will be based on different criteria than someone else’s. You might take into account the animation, the story, the characters, the music, or how the movie made you feel. I decided […]


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12 Monster Movies for Halloween

So, it is that time of the year again, when ghosts, ghouls, and assorted goblins make an appearance. In spooky tales told in front of an open fire, on TV, or darkening your footstep with the time-honoured incantation “Trick or tree-heat!” Yup, you guessed it by now, Halloween season (though I, of all people, should […]


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Most under-rated Chris Evans movies

3 Most Under-rated Chris Evans Movies

These Chris Evans movies flew under the radar when they debuted. However, they represent some of his most endearing work, even before he became Captain America. I was watching a press conference with Chris Evans and the cast of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Someone from the press asked the cast, if they could choose a character […]


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Which Disney Princess Raked in the Most?

There’s no question that Elsa and Anna, those princess sisters from the north, have brought in an iceberg-sized sum at the box office. But how do they stack up to, say, Belle, from Beauty and the Beast? This week, Entertainment Weekly has a report on Frozen’s success, and how Disney didn’t prepare for it very well in terms […]


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Top 5 Disney Sing-Along Movies

Frozen joined the ranks of the best Disney sing-along movies, in the tradition of Rocky Horror Picture Show, Sound of Music, and even “Once More with Feeling,” the Buffy the Vampire Slayer all-singing episode. If you’ve never attended a sing-along movie it is exactly what you’re picturing. The entire audience joins in singing the songs with the movie characters. Sometimes they […]


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