Category Archive: Pop Culture History

5 Great War Movies (That are not Saving Private Ryan)

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Having been inspired both by Quentin Tarantino’s career in a video store and another blog I read (chocolatepluscheese), I decided to create the first in (hopefully) a series of recommendations of things that… Continue reading

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Martial Arts Movies of Hong Kong: The Golden Age

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Hong Kong in the 1970s and 1980s was an interesting place and time in the world of cinema, particularly in the realm of martial arts movies. Chances are, you may have seen clips… Continue reading

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Businessmen Husbands at the Movies

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What got me thinking about this was when I was with my sister when she¬†caught a bit of Sex and the City 2 (2010)¬†while channel-surfing (believe me, I’m every bit as embarassed to… Continue reading

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Comedies: From Silents to Talkies

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The year 1927 saw the release of The Jazz Singer, the first movie to be a talkie. Since then, movies started making the transition from silent to talkie. The roaring 20s had silent… Continue reading

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Call of Duty: Then and Now

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Call of Duty is arguably one of the most popular video game franchises in existence. Having finally recently played Call of Duty 2, I can now say I played every game in the… Continue reading

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The Evolution of Batman

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I randomly happened to catch a bit of the 1966 Batman movie on television this morning, and that reminded me of how interesting I thought the evolution of how Batman has been depicted… Continue reading

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