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.
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.
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!
The Friends sitcom first aired on our screens a whopping 25 years ago, but that hasn't stopped any of us getting sucked into an old episode time and again! To pay tribute to the popular NBC show, Popular Everything is taking you through all of the famous faces you might have forgotten made a guest appearance on the series over the years.
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!
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.
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!
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.
The hottest star taking the entertainment industry by now would have to be Miss. Phoebe Walle-Bridge. After making an iconic appearance at this year's Emmy Awards, it seems just about everyone wants to work with the star! Here's a look at the exciting projects this British actress has in store for the next few months.
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!
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.
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.
Calling all lovers of anything James Bond related, we're paying tribute to the spy franchise in the best way possible! Before we all get to see our favorite charmer in a tuxedo get into more gripping adventures in the next installment of the movie series (set for release next year) Popular Everything is taking you on a tour, as we visit the biggest characters who have graced the James Bond series so far! Sit back, grab yourself a martini, and enjoy!
Despite the constant drama endured by their characters, some soap actors managed to hit it off behind the scenes. Forget the brawls, love triangles, and deception - we're bringing you some of your best-loved soap actors and the healthy and happy relationships they're in! Take a look at how many of these daytime stars you know about...
No matter how many years pass, the magical world of Harry Potter will always hold a special place in our hearts. Since the release of the first film in 2001, the world has watched as the young cast grew up on set and completely owned their breakthrough roles. Popular Everything has collected some behind the scenes photos offering a glimpse into life behind the magic and what it was like growing up within the corridors of Hogwarts.
To put it simply, Netflix's hit new series, Queer Eye, is one of the biggest makeover shows out there. Over the years, the team known as the fab five work tirelessly to teach each contestant a little about self grooming, and a lot about self love! Here is Popular Everything's roundup of some of the most inspirational transformations the four-part show has ever seen. Get ready for a couple of tear jerkers.
All of you superhero fans better listen up, we're paying a visit to one of the best guys in the business! Popular Everything is taking a look at some of the most influential characters from the Batman movie series over time, from the early motion pictures to the most recent. What's more, we're showing you all of the big A-list celebrities who decided to give them a shot in acting them out. Get ready to see some serious blasts from the past!
Some actors find their Hollywood niche and just embrace it. And we can't blame them. Why take a risk. Some of our favorite actors may not even realize that they're playing the same role in every movie. So we're here to remind you of the greatest typecasts Hollywood has produced.
As kids in America, we all grew up watching our favorite family TV shows. It was exciting to see the way other families lived out their lives on the screen. And our favorite family shows would not be what they are without a lovable TV mom. At Popular Everything, we've complied a list of our favorite TV moms that always keep us entertained.