Author Archives: Charles Stockdale

Cities Where Crime Is Soaring in Every State

It seems there is no shortage of reports about mass shootings and high murder rates in major U.S. cities like Chicago. Yet the overall violent crime rate in the ...
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30 Worst Superhero Movies

Hollywood has been churning out a steady stream of superhero movies over the last decade. The reason is clear: These films perform extraordinarily well at the box office, grossing millions ...
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30 Best Superhero Movies

The popularity of superhero movies shows no signs of abating, as the current anticipation over the release of Marvel’s “Black Panther” movie illustrates. Furthermore, as shown by critics’ advance praise ...
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75 Best Comedies of the 1980s

Comedy films flourished during the 1980s – a golden age of comedy in American cinema. Following a stretch of dark and gritty films released in the 1970s that reflected the ...
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27 Best TV Spinoffs

When "Star Trek" first premiered in 1966, few imagined that it would grow into a massive media franchise. Over the half century since, six television spinoff series were produced, including ...
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50 Most Popular Video Games of All Time

Video games have been wildly popular since the release of Atari’s Pong. Since then, video games have evolved at a rapid pace. Improving technology and customer demand resulted in faster, ...
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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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Best Picture at the Oscars the Year You Were Born

To keep the audience from turning in or switching the channel, the Oscars save the best for last. And on March 4, no doubt you will also stay up late ...
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Bing Predicts: Who Will Win the Grammys

The Grammy Awards often surprise and shock audiences with unexpected winners and losers. For example, few had predicted that Adele would beat Beyonce for Record of the Year, Album of ...
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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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