Thank goodness for Netflix, where we're able to watch a multitude of films and TV shows back to back. And these days, they're more and more prolific in generating stuff that's hard to stop watching. Take for example these few shows that have gotten people talking for all the wrong reasons. Some shows are being flouted as cringy while others are under fire for being fast and loose with facts. Check out if you've seen the most talked-about TV during the lockdown.
In 1976, Farrah Fawcett landed her dream role as private detective Jill Munroe in the hit series Charlie's Angels. The show became a cultural phenomenon and it propelled her to instant stardom. Before she knew it, Farrah reached dizzy heights of popularity and became the pin-up girl of the 70s. Farrah then shocked everyone with the bombshell that she was suddenly quitting the show. So let's delve into the reasons and factors that contributed to her decision to quit.
Can you remember what flying was like before there were full-body security scanners and in-flight entertainment on your personal little screen? This vintage photo series shows what life was really like onboard. All we can say for sure is that flying in the Golden Age was very, very different from what we see today.
When Seinfeld first aired in the late 1980s, the iconic "show about nothing" was crowned as one of the most successful TV sitcoms of all time. The show was co-created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfield, and was filled with awkward social situations, faux pas and cringe-worthy moments. It later emerged that this was one of the reasons that Seinfeld almost didn't happen at all. So let's go back to the beginning.
We all know Queen Elizabeth II, probably because it feels like she has been around forever, and feels like she will outlive us all. What we didn't know is that she owns some of the most bizarre things. Some of them seem logical, some are pretty extraordinary, so how about we just run through them all. We'll start off with the fact that she currently holds four Guinness World Records. If we really think about it, that seems about right considering she became queen when she was 25.
Quentin Tarantino is one of the best movie makers of our time. In fact, some people even dare to say that he's the best movie maker to have ever walked the Earth. Regardless of how you feel about his status, one thing is crystal clear: he's a major superstar, and he changed the film industry forever. But, as it turns out, in a weird twist of fate, he might not have made it anywhere if it wasn't for a brief appearance on Golden Girls in 1988.
Antiques Roadshow is always full of surprises, especially for the owners of these random antiques. But would you have been able to guess there was more to these items than meets the eye? We've taken the best "a-ha" moments from our favorite TV show to see what all the fuss was about. Crying, laughing, or almost falling off their chair, people really can't control their honest reactions to appraisals. Check out which lucky visitors made bank after visiting their local roadshow.
The Friends reunion is officially on people! Friends decided to embrace us with their presence on screen after 15 years and nine months. The full cast of Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry will be reuniting for an unscripted special in May 2020. Who's ready?
Where would be without the beloved green screen? It's brought to life some of our favorite films and created visuals we could never recreate if it wasn't for the technology. It's used for a huge spectrum of filmmaking and, get this, isn't always green. But these images have a totally different edge when green screen photos of memorable scenes in cinema or TV are side by side the final edited version. Take a look at the CGI magic that's responsible for some of the most striking scenes on-screen.
Ever since Marty Mcfly and Doc Brown hopped in their DeLorean time machine in 1985 and blasted Back to the Future, we were all spellbound. Before we knew it, we were all transported on an action-packed time-tripping adventure like no other. As the pair try to alter the past, they became mixed up in a time-altering chain reaction that affected the present and future. So let us transport you back to the future to relive the magic all over again with these rare behind the scenes photos, and see the details you probably missed the first time around.
Fans were mind-blown when they learned that two Keanu Reeves movies will premier on the exact same day. Not only will the much-anticipated The Matrix 4 hit our screens, but Keanu Reeves' indie action flick, John Wick 4 will too. Understandably the internet went into melt-down and May 21st 2021 has been officially declared as "Keanu Reeves Day." So let's unravel everything we know so far.
Blake Crouch, new kid on the horror genre block chills us to the bone with over a dozen terrifying and unique novels. This guy mixes pretty much every kind of pulse-driving element. His books and short stories feature tastes of horror, thriller, drama, action, suspense, science fiction and more. Stephen King, the Lord of Darkness himself, has praised this new-age horror genius. See what all the fuss is about, that is, if you like a good scare.
Planet of the Apes was possibly the biggest film of the 1960s, and continued to awe us throughout the subsequent decades. The story idea is revolutionary, the costumes were then the epitome of innovation. Join Popular Everything for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of one of the most iconic films of all time.
A long, long time ago, we were all introduced to a galaxy far, far away, and the legendary cast of Star Wars first exploded onto our movie screens. As the saga continues, and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has just been released, we're paying homage to the Star Wars legacy. We've ransacked the archives to unearth the rarest footage and iconic behind-the-scenes moments on set. So, let's delve deeper and unravel the filming secrets from our favorite sci-fi galaxy.
It may have taken a few too many decades, but it looks like the age of male-dominated superheroes is coming to an untimely end. That's right, we are seeing the rise of a whole new generation of female superhero rivals, which are the epitome of girl power. From a Wonder Woman sequel to the introduction of a Lady Thor; let's see what we can expect from this expanding genre of female superpowers.
Ever since Friends exploded onto our screens in 1994, it became one of the beloved TV shows of all time. So, ever since fans said farewell to the iconic show in 2004, the burning question on everyone's lips has been over a possible Friends reunion. So, in honor of this beloved show, we imagine what would happen to the gang if they ever reunited.
Most like to insist that original motion pictures are always better than their remakes. That being said, once in a while, a movie comes out that defies the odds and proves this assertion wrong. In fact, it could be the case that your favorite film is not an original at all but rather a remake from a lesser-known movie from way back when. To put this age-old argument to rest, let's take a look at some of the most famous movie remakes to date and compare them to their predecessors.
For these iconic stars, landing their big break in a hit TV sitcom really was the dream. Although some actors lust after movie careers, a TV sitcom can be an instant way to catapult your way to fame. Sitcoms can offer a steady cash injection and can help win the hearts of a nation. Plus, these shows can spin a small fortune. They can be re-run for years on our TV screens, even after the show has wrapped up. So let's see why these small-screen stars are still smiling, and see how much fortune they really still rake in from their iconic sitcoms.
It's been 37 years since the iconic Spielberg eighties classic E.T. graced our screens. Ever since E.T. returned to his home planet, we've have been waiting on the edge of their seats for a sequel, or at least a nostalgic reunion with Elliot. Well, finally Sky's Comcast's Xfinity service gave movie buffs the closest we've ever got to a reunion, just in time for Christmas.
However much you consider yourself a comic book fan, it would be near impossible not to recognize the superheroes and villains of the big screen. But how much do you know about how they were originally meant to look? At Popular Everything, we're comparing the ways in which our favorite comic book characters have changed from their initial design. Which character got gender-swapped? Who did they completely rewrite? And which character was supposed to be blue? You're sure to learn a few unexpected things about the biggest supers of the Marvel and DC universe. We're bringing you side-by-side photos of today's comic book heavyweights with their original character design.
It's news to nobody at this point how successful Todd Phillips' Joker movie has become, but it's success has actually welcomed a whole new tourist attraction to form! Situated in New York City's the Bronx, fans are traveling near and far to impersonate the Joker as they pose for pictures, stood on the iconic staircase that features in the movie. Popular Everything has all the details on this hot new destination.