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The Top 5 Movie Vampires

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — Let’s face it, vampires have been in popular culture for centuries. From ancient mythology to “The Vampire Diaries,” humanity cannot get enough of these blood-sucking fiends. While you may get the occasional person who scoffs at the idea of anything vamp[...]

The Top 5 Most Iconic Performances by Elizabeth Taylor

— by SEAN GERSKI — During her 79 years, Elizabeth Taylor (Feb. 27, 1932, to March 23, 2011) played many roles both on screen and off. In addition to being an actress, Taylor was both an activist and a staple of the tabloids. She was a bigger-than-life star for most of her career, which[...]

The Top 5 Most Powerful Movie Scenes of All Time

— by CHRIS POWELL — Cinema is filled with scenes which capture brilliance. Whether in the way they contrast emotions, surprise the viewer, or bring subtle plot points to their conclusion, these scenes are notable for their “wow” factor and their memorability. They have power. I submi[...]

The Top 5 Most Dateable Male Movie Characters

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — It’s not hard to be perfect in a movie. Characters don’t have to snore, chew to loudly, be a neat freak, be so unorganized it’s dysfunctional, etc. If a movie calls for a romantic male lead then gosh darnit there had better be nothing unattractive about [...]

The Top 5 Actors to Watch in 2011

— by ALEXA MILAN — You’ve seen my picks for The Top 5 Actresses to Watch in 2011, and now it’s the boys’ turn. Some of these leading men have been in the business awhile, and some are relative newcomers who are just breaking out. But all of them have an impressive roste[...]

The Top 5 Actresses to Watch in 2011

— by ALEXA MILAN — A few weeks ago, I shared my picks for the top five actresses of 2010. It may be early in 2011, but this year’s leading ladies are already starting to emerge. Below are my picks for the top five actresses to watch in 2011. You might recognize a few names [&hellip[...]

The Top 5 Choices to Play Lois Lane

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — The new Superman movie has a director (Zack Snyder) and a leading man (Henry Cavill). Now, it needs a leading lady. With news of Kristen Stewart being on the shortlist of actresses for the Lois Lane, I present my list of favorites in the hopes some studio exec w[...]

The Top 5 Oscars Snubs (2011)

— by ALEXA MILAN — Most of the 2011 Oscar nominations that were announced last Tuesday were fairly predictable, but as always, there were several notable names missing from the list. Here are my picks to this year’s top five Oscar snubs:[...]

The Top 5 Choices to Play Wonder Woman

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — NBC has picked up David E. Kelley’s “Wonder Woman” TV Series (you can read more about the show, including plot details, HERE). Now that we have that out of the way, here comes the tougher question — who should play the Amazonian Princess?[...]

The Top 5 Actors of 2010

— by ALEXA MILAN — As 2010 turns to 2011, it’s that time of year for the year-end entertainment countdowns. Earlier this week I offered my picks for The Top 5 Actresses of 2010, and now I’ve compiled a list of the top give actors. These aren’t necessarily the best performances of 2[...]

The Top 5 Films from 2010 You May Have Missed

— by H.G. WATSON — While navigating the mega-blockbusters that fill cineplexes all year, it’s probable that you missed the films that never make it to the big theatres, or that only get shown on one screen for two weeks. It’s sad indeed knowing that there are many excellent movies th[...]

The Top 5 Actresses of 2010

— by ALEXA MILAN — It’s that time of year again. As entertainment news for 2010 winds down, the best of lists are starting to emerge – best movies, best performances, best scenes. Below is my list of the top 5 actresses of 2010. Keep in mind these aren’t necessarily the best perfor[...]

The Top 5 Golden Globes Mistakes This Year

— by ALEXA MILAN — And so it begins — the annual awards season frenzy. From the Critics Choice Awards to the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards, films are tallying each nomination they receive in hopes of ultimately achieving Oscar gold. The Golden Globes are no doubt one of the sig[...]

The Top 5 Greatest Train Thrillers

— by CAM SMITH — As film history junkies may recall, the train famously ushered in the cinematic age in 1896 when Auguste and Louis Lumière legendarily terrified an unwitting audience with one-minute of footage, titled “L’arrivée d’un train à La Ciotat,” depicting a lo[...]