The Top 5 Best Rankin and Bass Christmas Specials
Some may say that the true masters of Christmas are Santa Claus and Frosty the Snowman, but the real masters are Arthur Rankin and Jules Bass. Their stop-motion holiday specials are seen by millions of families every year in December. Watching these beloved cartoons is a mandatory tradition, like singing carols and eating candy canes. To celebrate Rankin and Bass's creation, let's look at the top five best specials.
7 Animated Disney Films That Hopefully Won't Get a Live-Action Remake
We have seen a plethora of Disney classics get the live-action treatment, including Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and The Lion King (well that was sort of live-action). These films made bank at the box office due to the childhood nostalgia coming to life. However, one could argue that the remakes don't deserve to get by on nostalgia alone. Most of the remakes appear to be photocopies of their animated counterparts. Some viewers love that, others are upset by the lack of originality. With all that in mind, there are some Disney animated tales that I hope do not get the live-action treatment.
Carrie (1976): The Real Reasons This Film Is So Scary
Hey, mean girls! If you pull a horrific prank the shy girl at prom, don't be surprised is she burns the whole school to the ground. That's what a shy girl did in the horror classic Carrie. Based on Stephen King's novel, Carrie is about a girl who gets bullied in school and terrified by her Bible-thumping mother. Over time, she develops telekinesis and uses that to seek revenge on the people who tortured her.
The History of Miley and Liam Through Her Music
After 10 years together, it seems that the love story of Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth is at an end. If you want to know the defining moments of their relationship, then listen to Miley's music. That's the beauty of being a musician. Her songs are like pages of her diary and she lets us the fans receive the intimate details.
The Top 10 Best One-Hit Wonders of the 1990s
I was born in the nineties, so this decade has a soft spot for me. However, I wasn't introduced to most of the iconic songs of the nineties until much later in life. During that time, my parents mostly played country and Christian radio. Country was at its peak in that decade, but so was hip-hop, grunge rock, and some folksy coffee house music. So, to celebrate the eclectic decade that I was born into, I am counting down the top ten best one hit wonders of the 1990s. Let's go!
The Dead Never Cry
Angels may die But they can still fly Reach for the sky You and I We will survive With our heads held high This is why
The Magical Music of Pogo
One day, I was browsing on YouTube for an entertaining video to watch (as one does when we're bored), when I stumbled upon something beautiful. A mix of sounds and voices from various clips that are turned into music. That is what Pogo does, and he does it beautifully. If you don't know what I'm talking about, here's one of his videos below:
The Top Ten Best One-Hit Wonders from the 1980s
The 80s probably had the most one-hit wonders in music history. It also had the most iconic novelty acts and singles. In honor of the big and crazy 80s, I made a top 10 list of the decade's best one-hit wonders. Time for the giant hair and neon colors.