It's Showtime!

The holiday season always brings special joy to movie fans. They eagerly await the slew of new films that are released every December. It seems that this year will be especially good for fans of books made into movies. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1, based on the bestselling novel by Stephenie Meyer was [...]

Ice Skating, anyone?

Besides skiing, I am hard pressed to think of a more old school winter sport than ice-skating. A study from the University of Oxford theorizes that an early form of ice-skating developed in southern Finland around 4000 years ago. Skates as we know them were invented in the Netherlands in the 13th or 14th century. [...]

Zombies

Hollywood zombies have come a long way from the slow, shambling monsters that were under the control of a voodoo priest in Haiti, where the film portrayals of them were usually set. Notable films of this first era of zombie movies were 1932’s White Zombie and 1943’s I Walked With A Zombie. It wasn’t until [...]

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