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Stay up to date on all the must-see movies, and binge-worthy shows. Popular Everything will give you the lowdown on what to see today and remind you of yesterday’s timeless classics.

The New Stephen King? This Next Generation Horror Writer Will Keep You Looking for the Boogeymonster Under Your Bed

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.
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Behind the Force: Rare and Iconic Behind the Scenes Moments Captured on the Set of Star Wars

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.
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From Wonder Woman to Lady Thor, the New Generation of Female Caped Crusaders Are All About the Girl Power

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.
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Fan Theories: What Would Happen in a Friends Spin-off Reunion?

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.
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Who Did It Better? Comparing Famous Movie Remakes to the Original Films That Inspired Them

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.
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These TV Stars Are Still Rolling in The Big Bucks: Here’s How Much They Still Make for Their Most Iconic Roles

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.
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37 Years Later, E.T. Returns Home for an Emotional Reunion with Elliot in a Nostalgic Holiday Special

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.
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From Comics to the Big Screen: Comparing the Original Book Characters with Their Real-Life Adaptations

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.
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The Joker Stairs in NYC Have Become the Latest Tourist Attraction and Fans Can’t Get Enough

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.
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Familiar Faces: Meet the Real People Behind the Nation’s Beloved TV Commercials

The loveable faces behind our favorite commercials were so much more than just TV extras. They became household names and an important part of our daily TV viewing. We welcomed them into our living rooms and they became part of our TV family. Of course, we didn't really know them, or what they did after the commercials. And they didn't know us. So we've ransacked the TV archives to uncover who these TV personalities really are and more about their intriguing lives.
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‘Tis the Season to Step Behind the Scenes and Learn Some Jolly Facts About These Timeless Christmas Classics

The Christmas season is upon us, and that means curling up in front of the TV with our loved ones to watch all our favorite Christmas films. Some of which we've seen as many times as we can remember. Regardless, you probably have yet to come across these unexpected facts about your festive favorites. Elf, Home Alone or Love Actually, we're covering all the bases!
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In the Makeup Chair: A Behind the Scenes Look at Hollywood’s Most Impressive Prosthetic Transformations

We've all seen films where the stars undergo extensive character transformations that leave them barely resembling what we're used to seeing. But what process does it take to get them there? We've ransacked the film and TV library to find incredible character transformations and behind-the-scenes footage of actors mid-prosthetic dressing. At Popular Everything, we're taking a look behind the smoke and mirrors to reveal the best makeup and prosthetic technicians at work on some of our favorite characters. From silicone face masks to hyperrealistic hairlines, we guarantee you won't have seen these Hollywood heavyweights like this before!
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One Brave Star: Antonio Banderas Faced All His Fears for His Latest Role in Pain and Glory

Antonio Banderas has been nailing the role in hit motion pictures for years, but could this be his most impressive performance yet? Earlier this year, Spanish drama Pain and Glory released in movie theaters, and people have been blown away by Banderas' re-enactment of the protagonist. Popular Everything is paying a visit to this Spanish actor's personal life, and how a few interesting revelations enabled the star to nail his most recent role.
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Conan O’Brien Has It All; Fame, Fortune and Now His Very Own Podcast

For several years now, the world has recognized Conan O’Brien as one of the biggest talk show hosts to grace our television screens. Just recently, it was suggested that the star take his career one step further by releasing his very own podcasts, live for us all to tune in and listen to. Popular Everything is giving you the lowdown on what these new celeb chats are all about, and how the television personality is raking up millions of downloads with every weekly entry. Talk about working your way to the top!
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Renee Zellweger Goes over the Rainbow to Achieve Her Wildest Transformation Yet, in Upcoming Judy Garland Biopic

Renee Zellweger is no stranger to the idea of extreme and dramatic transformations for her craft. She infamously put her body through the motions three times to get into the psyche of an overweight thirty-something for Brigitte Jones' Diary. Now, while she is back to he slender self once again, Renee traveled over the rainbow for her wildest transformation yet; for the upcoming Judy Garland biopic, dubbed Judy.
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It’s Been 25 Years Since “Friends” First Premiered and Ralph Lauren Is There for You With His Latest Collection

Friends is a timeless TV sitcom that never seems to go out of style. And Jennifer Anniston's alter ego, Rachel Green will forever be remembered as the timeless style icon of the show. We couldn't think of a better way to honor the 25th year anniversary of the show's pilot episode, than with a Rachel Green inspired fashion collection. Luckily, Ralph Lauren himself beat us to the punch!
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Quentin Uncovered: Revealing the Clever Easter Eggs That Only True Tarantino Fans Could Spot

With the release of Tarantino's latest (and penultimate?) film Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, we felt inspired to take a look at all the hidden messages, inside jokes, and revealing plot details scattered throughout all his films! Devoted homages, obscure references, and secret jokes are strewn throughout, in a collection of messages that tells a pretty personal story about the man behind the camera. Take a look at the subtle and revealing Easter eggs that prove his cult-following is well-deserved.
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No Laughing Matter: Joaquin Phoenix’s Journey From Hollywood Wild Card to Big Top Star

When Joaquin Phoenix first landed the role of the twisted supervillain in the latest DC Comics The Joker movie, it sent shocks through Hollywood. Many hailed Joaquin as a "wild card" choice. Joaquin does seem to have spent a lifetime shunning mainstream blockbusters. However, he prolific actor has also proved time and time again that he can transform into any role. He's often seen as Hollywood's most underrated actor. So let's glimpse at his journey to stardom, and see why reprising the role of the Joker, was a long time coming for Joaquin Phoenix.
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