Author Archives: Charles Stockdale

America’s Most Hated Companies

A company can live or die by its reputation. Year after year, the vast majority of familiar companies and brands maintain -- or build -- their bond with the American ...
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Song of the Year at the Grammys the Year You Were Born

The Grammy Award for Song of the Year is one of the most prestigious awards the music industry can bestow, akin to a movie winning Best Picture at the Academy ...
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50 Best Military Movies of All Time

Every war has horror and heroes, terror and triumph, winners and losers. This is why it is such a popular subject matter for cinema, serving as the basis for hundreds ...
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50 Best Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

Science fiction is one of cinema’s most consistently beloved genres. Just as audiences were dazzled by Georges Melies' “A Trip to the Moon” at the dawn of motion pictures in ...
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50 Worst Movies of All Time

What makes a movie bad? While it's hard to pinpoint to one particular aspect, many bad movies have several characteristics in common, including poor acting, lazy scriptwriting, and general incompetence ...
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50 Best Movies of All Time

What's the greatest movie of all time? This is likely one debate that will rage on forever. This is due in part to evolving tastes, technology, and trends in cinema. ...
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25 Best Toys for Dogs

Americans love their pets. How much do we love our pets? Well, if the size of the market for toys for pets is any indication, quite a lot. And we ...
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25 Most Dangerous Jobs in America

It was not until 1970 that Congress, under President Richard Nixon, passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act. There were 14,000 workplace fatalities that year. As part of the act, ...
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Most Decorated Golden Globe Winners of All Time

The much-anticipated Golden Globe Awards ceremony has been held for 75 years, just 14 years shy of the renowned Academy Awards. And over that time, a select few actors have ...
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Best and Worst Musicals of All Time

With the advent of sound technology in cinema, Hollywood began to not only include music in motion pictures, but also to make films in which the music helps tell the ...
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50 Best Action Movies of All Time

The highly anticipated release of “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” on December 20 marks yet another action movie projected to do well with audiences nationwide and abroad. It's the high ...
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Most and Least Popular Golden Globe Nominees

The Golden Globe Awards, whose nominations were just announced, are an excellent indicator of which actors are currently among the most popular. The event, which will take place on Jan. ...
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Most Popular Golden Globe Nominated Films

The Golden Globes, which honor notable achievements in film, is the first major awards ceremony of the year. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Monday nominations to the 75th Golden ...
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50 Best (and Worst) Holiday Albums

Hearing Christmas music everywhere you turn? That's a sure sign the holiday season is upon us. The best holiday music can immediately put you in the Christmas spirit, evoking warm ...
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America’s Biggest Box Office Losers of 2017

A successful film can make a lot of money. For example, this year’s “Beauty and the Beast” grossed over half a billion dollars in the United States on a $160 ...
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