Author Archives: Steven Peters

50 Worst Horror Films of All Time

Bad films have their own place in the pantheon of horror movies. For some genre fans, bad acting, confusing plots, and schlocky effects enhance the movie-watching experience. Yet for most ...
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Best and Worst Movie Sequels

“Blade Runner 2049,’’ the reboot of the 1982 cult classic about a dystopian future in Los Angeles, disappointed in its three-day opening, posting $31.5 million in ticket sales that was ...
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Best and Worst Movie Sequels

Since D. W. Griffith’s 1915 “The Birth of a Nation” was followed by “The Fall of a Nation” just one year later, movie sequels have been a Hollywood standard. Movie ...
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50 Most Famous Actors Over 70

For many actors, a couple of roles in Hollywood movies and an interview on late night television are a sign of professional success. Yet for a select few superstars, success ...
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27 Most Popular Emmy Nominated Shows

Each year the Emmy Awards are presented to “recognize excellence within various areas of television and emerging media,” according to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. This is largely ...
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50 Worst Summer Box Office Weekends

It wasn't until the 1975 release of “Jaws” that summer blockbusters existed as we understand them today. Produced for $12 million, “Jaws” spawned a cultural event in which buzz around ...
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The Most Popular Musicians on Tour This Fall

Calling all music fanatics and concert junkies who crave a euphoric live performance from their favorite artists. A few of us music fans at 24/7 Wall St. compiled a list ...
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30 Best Westerns of All Time

The Western is that most quintessentially American movie art form, the genre that speaks to rugged individualism and raises issues of, for better or worse, what it means to be ...
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States With the Most Americans on Disability

More than 10 million Americans received disability benefits in 2015. These benefits, paid mostly to disabled workers, totalled $11.4 billion per month. 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the percentage of each ...
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Where Your Car Is Most Likely to Be Stolen in Every State

Motor vehicle theft in the United States increased significantly in 2016, the first substantial increase in 15 years. Still, last year's uptick is minuscule when compared to the overall downward ...
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Where You’ll Pay the Most in Electric Bills

Whether it is powering a refrigerator to keep food from spoiling or heating water for a shower, many of modern life’s most basic functions require electricity. However, the cost of ...
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States Where Obamacare Is Disappearing

There has been an erosion in the number of insurance companies participating in the Affordable Care Act health insurance marketplaces. As insurers have exited states' exchanges in recent years, the ...
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The Cost of a Wedding in Every State

If you're planning on getting married soon, you're probably aware of how expensive weddings can be. Nationwide, couples spend an average of $26,720 on their weddings, but this changes dramatically ...
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The Largest City in Every State

Whether it is better to live in a big lively city or a quiet rural area is a contentious topic. City dwellers point to the availability of great restaurants, entertainment, ...
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Where Americans Are Traveling This Fourth of July and What They’ll Do

With summer officially here, Americans are finalizing their travel plans for the July Fourth holiday. Major U.S. cities, and some international destinations, will attract the most travelers. From amusement parks, ...
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