Author Archives: Charles Stockdale

America’s 40 Hottest New Music Stars

Pop star and rapper Drake beat all kinds of records this week, including one long held by The Beatles, with the 31 year old superstar claiming seven of the top ...
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Musicians Who Told Politicians “Don’t Use My Song”

Campaign songs promoting candidates have been in use since the days of George Washington. Today, rather than dedicated campaign tunes, politicians often use popular hits. But because the use might ...
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100 Worst Movies of All Time

Audiences and critics don't always agree about the quality of a movie -- except, often, in the extremes. Highly successful movies regularly enjoy both decent critical reviews and audience appreciation, ...
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Top Grossing Films of All Time

Hollywood has always put a strong emphasis on the "business" side of show business. Movie-making has been largely driven by profit-making decisions, and 2017 was no different. Worldwide box office ...
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Most Forgettable Superheroes

Superhero movies generally have been box office gold for movie studios. When not adjusting for inflation, 22 of the 100 top-grossing movies of all time are superhero movies. With films ...
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50 Fascinating Facts About the Beatles

It was 48 years ago in April that Paul McCartney announced the breakup of the Beatles, and even though nearly half a century has passed since then, interest in the ...
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Every James Bond Movie Ranked Worst to Best

James Bond is arguably the most famous spy in cinematic history. Created by British author and journalist Ian Fleming in the early 1950s, the always suave character with a license ...
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50 Most Popular Villains of All Time

A great movie hero needs a great villain. These villains give beloved protagonists a reason to exist, to entertain, to go above and beyond in the pursuit of justice. Oftentimes ...
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100 Best Animated Movies of All Time

Animated movies are among the top grossing Hollywood films today. Though many of these movies are primarily aimed at children, studios ensure that they are easily enjoyed by kids and ...
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Best Musical at the Tony Awards the Year You Were Born

The Tony Award provides an annual snapshot of Broadway theater by highlighting the best achievements of the year. The Tony Award was founded in 1947, and two years later debuted ...
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50 Most Popular Video Games of All Time

Video games are a technology-based form of entertainment, with fans eager to advance to the latest, most cutting-edge game. Compared to popular, modern titles such as “Far Cry 5” and ...
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Top 100 Grossing Movies of All Time

Artistic aspirations and cinematic innovations may be the driving force behind many Hollywood films, but at the end of the day, the industry is driven by profit – much more ...
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States Hit Hardest by Tornadoes

The United States has had far fewer intense tornadoes – those with winds reaching 136 mph or stronger – so far this year than any other year in recent history. ...
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100 Most Popular Musicians on Tour This Summer

Summer is a time for the outdoors, for leisurely nights, and for having lots of fun. It's also the perfect season for concerts. Luckily for concertgoers in the United States, ...
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40 Most Successful Star Wars Actors

Star Wars has dominated at the American box office for the past 40 years. One-third of the country’s 15 top-grossing films of all time are Star Wars movies, and it ...
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