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Stranger Things: Dustin's 5 Best Traits (& 5 Worst)
Dustin Henderson is one out of four members of the Party, but he sometimes feels a little left out because he only met the others in the fourth grade. Nevertheless, or perhaps because of this, he often holds a neutral stance on things and acts like a peacemaker.
Stranger Things: Nancy's 5 Best Traits (& 5 Worst)
As one of the main characters of Netflix's hit show, Stranger Things, Nancy Wheeler goes through a lot. Take away the supernatural element of the series, and she's still dealing with a lot of the tumultuousness surrounding adolescence. In season 1, not only is she worried about her best friend's livelihood, but she's in a relationship she isn't sure she wants and is exploring friendships with different kinds of people.
Stranger Things: Mike’s 5 Best Traits (& 5 Worst)
Mike Wheeler is one of the main characters of Netflix’s hit show, Stranger Things. He starts the series at the age of twelve, living at home with his parents Karen and Ted, his older sister Nancy, and baby sister Holly. From the very first episode, he proves himself to be a leader and a great friend. He’s kind, considerate, charismatic, brave, and clever.
Stranger Things: Eleven’s 10 Best Quotes
Even though she barely speaks for many of the earlier episodes, Eleven is the face of Netflix’s hit show, Stranger Things. Millie Bobby Brown’s memorable performance gives Eleven a mysterious quality, while simultaneously earning viewers’ sympathy.
Teen Wolf: Scott McCall's 5 Best Quotes (& 5 Of Derek Hale's)
As the hero of the story, Scott McCall needs a mentor to help guide him along his journey. In the early seasons, it appears that Deaton might be this mentor, but as time goes by, it becomes increasingly clear that Scott is following in the footsteps of Derek Hale. However, this doesn't mean that the two werewolves are similar in character.
10 Suspenseful Crime Movies Like The Fugitive
Released in 1993, the suspenseful action-thriller The Fugitive continues to be a hit with modern audiences. The character-centric plot may be what continues to captivate viewers almost 30 years later. Richard Kimble's quest to prove his innocence withstands the test of time, and it's a journey that has been replicated in many films since then.
20 Memorable Quotes from Heathers (1988)
Content warning: suicidal themes. Michael Lehmann’s 1988 dark comedy Heathers is a brutal inspection of the way teens are treated by adults and society at large. Veronica Sawyer (Winona Ryder) finds herself part of the school’s most popular clique, which is lead by three Heathers: Heather McNamara (Lisanne Falk), Heather Chandler (Kim Walker), and Heather Duke (Shannen Doherty). However, Veronica doesn’t actually like her friends. When she offhandedly suggests to her boyfriend Jason “J.D.” (Christian Slater) that they kill Heather Chandler and make it look like a suicide, he takes her joke a little too seriously.
12 Best Quotes from Licorice Pizza
Written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, Licorice Pizza is a nostalgic, adventurous, and funny coming-of-age story set in 1970s California. The film stars Alana Haim and Cooper Hoffman, both in their film debuts, and features a smattering of well-known actors in supporting roles. Bradley Cooper, for instance, plays Jon Peters, who is based on a real person (a hairdresser turned producer who was married to Barbra Streisand for twelve days).
Skins UK: 5 Characters Who Got Fitting Endings (& 5 Who Deserved More)
Skins is the acclaimed teen drama from the British channel E4. Set in Bristol, England, the show’s seven seasons follow three generations of teens in their sixth form of high school. They face many issues, from teen pregnancy to depression, discrimination to homelessness, and neglectful parents to navigating a wide range of relationships.
Shutter Island: 10 Most Memorable Quotes
Based on the novel by Dennis Lehane, Shutter Island is a 2010 film directed by Martin Scorsese. Leonardo DiCaprio stars as Teddy Daniels, a U.S. Marshall sent to a remote island that serves as a mental institution for the criminally insane. Accompanying him is fellow Marshall Chuck Aule, portrayed by Mark Ruffalo.
Outer Banks: 10 Things That Need To Happen In Season 3
Netflix’s Outer Banks became an unexpected hit when it premiered on the streaming platform in 2020. The show’s second season picks up not long after the conclusion of the first, and the action-packed continuation of the Pogues’ escapades has performed even better than the first installment.