The Worst Films of 2004 (according to the critics)
2004 can be remembered as a year filled with unexpected events and groundbreaking new beginnings. George W. Bush won a second term as the President of the United States, while Saddam Hussein went on trial in Iraq for crimes against humanity. Greece would shock the world by winning the 2004 European Football Championships despite having never won a major international tournament match before this competition. Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg launched TheFacebook, a social networking site which fellow Harvard University students could use to connect with one another. NASA's unmanned Cassini-Huygens spacecraft would arrive at Saturn after a seven-year voyage. Armed robbers would steal several Edvard Munch paintings, including The Scream, from the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway. . Finally, Taipei 101 would become the tallest building in the world when it opened in Taiwan.
Actors You Didn't Know Appeared on Buffy The Vampire Slayer
Comprising 144 episodes over six seasons, Buffy The Vampire Slayer remains a staple of pop culture 20 years after it ended. One of the main strengths of Buffy was its casting, with the show eventually making stars out of Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alyson Hannigan, Anthony Head, David Boreanaz, Seth Green and Eliza Dushku, amongst others.
The 10 Worst Films of 2003 (according to the critics)
2003 is a year now primarily known for one thing: the controversial invasion of Iraq by a US-led coalition of forces under the premise of finding weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), which would ultimately lead to the Iraq War. The decision to invade the Middle Eastern country, the worldwide anti-war protests and the invasion that followed would dominate news and television for the bulk of the year in one miserable slog that would only worsen as the decade progressed.
The 10 Worst Films of 2002 (according to the critics)
The world of 2002 was mostly dominated by the aftermath of the attacks on September 11 2001 and the resulting War on Terror, but the year also contained several future echoes of the world we currently live in. Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Golden Jubilee, commemorating 50 years as the the Queen of the United Kingdom and the head of the Commonwealth. The Euro became the new standard currency for 19 different European countries including France, Germany, Spain, Ireland, Italy and Greece. On the other side of the world, while Japan and South Korea became the first Asian countries to host the FIFA World Cup, China was troubled by SARS, a virus which would eventually infect 8,000 people from 29 different countries, causing 774 deaths.
10 Worst Films of 2001 (according to the critics)
Back in 1968, sci-fi writer Arthur C. Clarke and film director Stanley Kubrick came together to create 2001: A Space Odyssey. Released the year before man landed on the Moon, the film and its concurrent novel presented an ambitious look into the future of space travel, the technology involved with it and the perils of the advancement of AI. Both the book and movie were huge critical successes, with the latter now regarded as one the greatest and most influential movies ever made.
10 Worst Movies of 2000 (according to the critics)
The year 2000 saw the beginning of a new millennium. For years beforehand, people had greeted the upcoming date with one of two emotions. Some were optimistic about a new utopia aided by new, highly-advanced technology. Others were fearful of the Y2K bug set to restart all the world's computers back to zero or just general fear of the unknown. However, by the time 2000 dawned, the world found that while the Y2K bug was a minor issue foreseen by able computer programmers, the world was still a long way from having access to flying cars and hoverboards.
10 Underrated The Simpsons Guest Stars
Over 700+ episodes, 'The Simpsons' have called upon guest stars from all walks of life to lend their voice to an episode. More often than not, especially during the show's 'golden era', these guest appearances contributed to some of the best episodes in the show's history. Along with regular guest stars like Albert Brooks, Phil Hartman and Kelsey Grammer, people like Dustin Hoffman, Adam West, and several Major League Baseball players have enshrined themselves in the minds of many a Simpsons fan due to their incredible performances on the show.
10 Will Ferrell Films You May Not Have Seen
Will Ferrell is one of the most successful comedy actors in the history of cinema. His 55 feature films have together grossed over $4.3 billion at the worldwide box office. Most of the people reading this article will be able to name at least 1-2 Will Ferrell films just off the top of their heads. From leading roles in Old School, Anchorman, Elf, Talladega Nights, Blades of Glory and Step Brothers to supporting roles as Jacobim Mugatu in Zoolander and as Lord Business in The LEGO Movie, Will Ferrell has undoubtedly left his impact on modern cinema.
10 Failed Sitcoms Starring Well-Known Comedians
A hit sitcom can turn a comedian or actor's career around in a second, no matter what stage of their career it arrives. Comedians from Ricky Gervais to Jerry Seinfeld to Ray Romano had their careers elevated by leading sitcoms that were rating successes and awards favourites. Comedians crave a hit sitcom as having the opposite can lead to embarrassment, a career downturn or the show simply being forgotten. The following 10 entries on this list are examples of established comedians trying their hand at the TV sitcom only for their efforts to wind up in failure.
The Simpsons Best One-Time Guest Stars
In nearly 700 episodes, The Simpsons have utilised the voice talents of hundreds of celebrity guests. From the briefest of walk-on cameos to becoming the focus of an entire episode, guest stars have become part of the show's lifeblood for better and worse. People have performed as an entirely original character, just as themselves or even as a fictionalised version of themselves as created by The Simpsons writing team. Certain voice actors have proved successful and have been invited back for further appearance(s).
The 10 Lowest-Rated Golden-Era The Simpsons Episodes (according to IMDb)
Between the years 1991 and 1997 (and a couple of years on either side), The Simpsons was the best television show. For 143 episodes from 'Stark Raving Dad' to 'The Secret War of Lisa Simpson', The Simpsons experienced its 'golden age', hitting a proverbial home run every week. Every episode produced during this era could be on someone's all-time top 10 episodes list. However, not all The Simpsons' golden era' episodes were created equal. To find out the 'weakest' episodes form this run, I have turned to IMDb user reviews to provide an 'objective' view. This list will present the ten 'classic' Simpsons episodes that have received the lowest IMDb score. This top ten list will not include the three clip shows produced during this period, as they would easily take the top three spots. All the episodes featured on this list feature 100% original content. Let's do it to it!
Classic Simpsons Episodes That Could Have Been Turned Into Full-Length Movies
On 27th July 2007, 20th Century Fox and Gracie Films would release The Simpsons Movie into cinemas worldwide. Despite viewership and critical opinion towards The Simpsons having declined since the year 2000, old and new fans flocked to watch the world's favourite animated family's big-screen debut. Grossing $536 million in box office receipts, The Simpsons Movie became the eighth-biggest film of 2007 and the 2nd-highest-grossing traditionally animated film (after The Lion King). This big-screen story would also see The Simpsons receive their most positive critical reviews since the show's 'golden era'. At the time of writing, The Simpsons Movie currently holds approval ratings of 87% and 80% on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic, respectively.