It’s the most wonderful time of the year… for holiday movies. Whether you are trying to make your way back over to Santa's nice list or attempting to hide away from the relatives who have taken over your home for the holidays, the nice list of Christmas movies features the classics that are sure to please everyone. The stop motion animation of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer has delighted families for over 50 years along with Frosty the Snowman. Revel in the humor of Ralphie and his family in A Christmas Story, but if you really want to get away, take a trip on a TARDIS and watch Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol. The nice list highlights the happiness that accompanies the holidays, while offering you plenty of opportunities to escape the busy kitchen and enjoy a trip through your childhood.
Don't blink or you might miss that trick shot. While Tom Cruise knows how to hustle pool in the movie, The Color Of Money, it’s not often that you fall in love in a pool hall, except for when it comes to billiards movies. There never seems to be a lack of beautiful women in the celluloid world of pool halls. Perhaps cracking balls has its appeal to the fairer sex, especially when they are good with a cue. The women in these billiards films give the guy shooters a real run for the money.
This year Vice Media has introduced a new program to their Viceland Channel that explores all things abandoned in many parts of the United States and Canada. Hosted by Canadian skater Rick McCrank, the program Abandoned travels to places with abandoned structures and even entire ghost communities.
Gamers come in many personality types. Their preferences and play styles are varied. Though gamers can be separated by platform or genre, they share common traits. The will to win, to player harder, and to be immersed all manifest themselves within the mind of a gamer.
1941 saw the release of Citizen Kane. Orson Welles directed, wrote, produced, and starred in the film, which is greatly criticized for its resemblance to the life of newspaper tycoon, William Randolph Hearst. The story is the quintessential American Dream, perfectly arching a rise and fall for our tragic hero, Charles Foster Kane. More than just for the classic narrative, Kane received many accolades after its release. Due to its technological advances, its interpretation of the American dream, and an emphasis on the gratuitous excess that comes along with power, Kane stands the test of time, even 75 years later.