Charles Stockdale 24/7 Wall Street Published 12:34 p.m. UTC Jun 13, 2018 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 adults alike. In recent years, movies such as “Frozen,” “Toy Story 3” and “Finding Nemo” have grossed more than $400 million at the domestic box office, becoming some of the most successful movies of all time. And audiences show few signs of animation fatigue. In 2004, “The Incredibles” grossed about $328 million in inflation-adjusted dollars at the U.S. box office. A sequel to the film, “Incredibles 2,” is slated for a June 15 release, 14 years later, and is already on track to become the most successful animated movie ever in pre-sale tickets. Of course, ticket sales do not always indicate the overall quality of a film. 24/7 Wall Street has … [Read more...] about The 100 best animated movies of all time
Top 10 movies of all time
From aliens to zombies via cannibals and chainsaws, cinema can frighten the life out of us – and lots of us love it. Now new film Hereditary, which opens on Friday, is being dubbed “the scariest film in years”. It stars Toni Collette and Gabriel Byrne and centres on the death of a family matriarch that exposes an unspeakable secret. Website AV Club calls it “emotional terrorism” and magazine Variety says: “You’ll be gasping for air.” Here are my top 10 horror films of all time... 1. The Exorcist (1973) Spooky, scary and disturbing, this classic is famed for its headspinning special effects and was the first horror nominated for the best picture Oscar. The story of a child possessed by the devil (played by Linda Blair) whose mum seeks out priests to perform an exorcism has stunning cinematography and one of cinema’s most memorable soundtracks. It caused hysteria when released, with some people fainting and churches calling for a ban. … [Read more...] about Top ten scariest movies of all time before new contender Hereditary hits cinemas
SUPERMAN has been voted the greatest superhero movie of all time by Brits. The classic 1978 flick starred Christopher Reeve as the man of steel and featured Gene Hackman as the villainous Lex Luthor, alongside the legendary Marlon Brando as Superman's dad, Jor-El. It was a massive success upon its release bringing in $300 (£224)million at the box office and spawning several sequels. Second spot was secured by The Dark Knight which featured Christian Bale as Batman and an Oscar-winning performance from the late Heath Ledger as the Joker. Relative newcomer, Deadpool came third in the poll, while Tim Burton’s take on Batman came fourth and Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man, fifth. The research of 1,000 UK adults was commissioned by Virgin Media to celebrate the launch of its new TV ad featuring Usain Bolt as Super Bolt. The poll also found four in 10 Brits wish they were a superhero – that’s in excess of 26 million people. Jeff Dodds, managing director of consumer at … [Read more...] about Superman pips The Dark Knight to be voted the greatest superhero movie of all time
YOUTUBE is now the second biggest search engine on the internet, after Google, with some clips racking up BILLIONS of views. Here's a run-down of the ten most-popular YouTube videos of all time. Some may surprise you... What are the most popular videos on YouTube? 10) Bailando - Enrique Iglesias The first of two non-English videos to make the top 10, Enrique Iglesias Bailando may be a shock entry to anglophones but to Spanish speakers there will be no surprises here. The Latin mega track soared in the YouTube charts after being released in 2014 with 2.49 billion views. The video sees stunning dancer Ana Karla Suarez putting Enrique through his paces as well as various modern dancers and even some choreographed keepy-uppies with a football. Watch it here. 9) Shake It Off - Taylor Swift Tay Tay takes ninth place in our chart with her high-energy video Shake It Off. In 2014, when Taylor was dating <insert name of British celeb here> she released the single … [Read more...] about Most viewed YouTube videos – 10 most popular videos of all time, including Wiz Khalifa, Psy, Justin Bieber and Luis Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee
Jack's death in Titanic has been voted the most romantic movie moment of all time. With it being Valentine’s Day, sofa specialist ScS conducted research to determine our favourite romantic movie moments of all time. When it comes to films about love, it turns out the classics are still the best. Jack choosing Rose’s life over his own in Titanic, the “I’ll give you the moon, Mary” scene in It’s a Wonderful Life and Noah and Allie kissing in the rain after spending years apart in The Notebook all made it into the top ten. The full list included: 1. Titanic (1998) – Jack chooses to save Rose’s life over his own in the sea 2. Ghost (1990) – The pottery making scene 3. Dirty Dancing (1987) – “Nobody puts baby in the corner” final dance scene 4. Love Actually (2003) – Mark proclaims his love to Juliet at her door using cue cards 5. Pretty Woman (1990) – Edward climbs up the fire escape to … [Read more...] about Here are your top 10 most romantic movie moments of all time… guess number 1!