Top Hollywood Movies of 2012: Genre Hopping Fun!

With the new year quickly approaching, it might be interesting to focus on a summation of the best Hollywood movies of 2012. This past year saw some outstanding and innovative films spanning across some unusual genres. Les Miserables, starring Anne Hathaway, is a musical adaption of a Victor Hugo novel while science fiction intrigues like Looper, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, delighted and stimulated audiences earlier this year.

Disney, DreamWorks Nab Lion’s Share of 2012 Annie Award Nominations

Each year, Hollywood gears up for such star-studded events such as the Academy Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and the Golden Globe Awards, among others. Animated films occasionally get some of these awards, but they tend to get overlooked, which is why the Annie Awards are such a big deal. The Annie Awards give recognition and trophies to the best animated features, shorts, commercials, and video games for that calendar year.

New Year’s Eve in the Movies

New Year’s Eve is a day dedicated to celebration and reflection. Movies with plots centered around New Year’s Eve tend to be filled with boozy parties, sudden epiphanies, and a sense that viewers should always expect the unexpected. Four of these movies take characters through life-altering experiences that often change the way they look at the world and themselves.

2012’s Best Onscreen Couples

There’s almost nothing that makes a good movie even better like an onscreen couple with fantastic chemistry. With so many great movies in 2012, it’s hard to say exactly which couples top the list, but these 2012 onscreen couples deserve some serious recognition. Bella and Edward in the “Twilight Saga: Break Dawn Part 2” It’s no surprise that Bella and Edward, played by real-life couple Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, made it on the list of awesome on-screen couples.

Five Beloved Classic Christmas Movies

Christmas is a joyful holiday that attracts moviegoers to the theaters throughout the world. While the blockbuster may rule the box office, the best Christmas-themed movies have always captured the attention of audiences. Here are five of the most classic.

The Walking Dead (2010-Present)

Of all the movie genres out there, “horror” has probably been the least adaptable to television.  This could be for many reasons, not the least of which is the mistaken belief that a storyline cannot last beyond one episode and, of course, the gore so frequently associated with a horror presentation.  But there is one series that manages to loosen some of these restrictions.

Classical Movies That Demand Your Attention

Do you remember a movie you watched that at the time of viewing, was also a very special time in your life? So in other words, it’s a “Movie Memory Lane”, so to speak. Spark your memory and go back in time. See if you remember these classical all time favorites?

Life Lessons Learned From The Twilight Zone

You are entering a dimension of not just sight and sound, but of mind. In this other dimension you will see life altering things, and learning from them can be the difference between survival and utmost doom. Consider the following life lessons that you can learn from The Twilight Zone.

The Four Best Christmas Actors Ever

Choosing the best Christmas films is like choosing the best soda: everyone has his or her own opinion. These films are played on television every day during the holiday season, bringing joy to the hearts of viewers. While some of the actors do a fantastic job of portraying Santa or another iconic character, some do a less than stellar job, like Ben Affleck in “Four Christmases.

Who Is Rajinikant?

Malai da, Annamalai da! For all those who are from late 80s and thereafter, the name Rajinikant means “ishtyle” and style means Rajinikanth. Yesterday, today, tomorrow and forever the word style can be associated only with Superstar Rajinikanth.

The Top Ten Worst Video Game Movies

Video game movies are always in demand by fans, but they are difficult to create because of the unique settings and characters. These ten video game movies are considered the worst of all time. The movies have flat characters, don’t stick to the storylines of the games, have ridiculously campy scenes, and have terrible, unrealistic costumes, even by gaming standards.

The 10 Best Christmas Films That Aren’t Even About Christmas

Each holiday season, Christmas movies fill the airwaves with storylines about bad Santas, boys fighting burglars in lonely homes, and reindeer with blinking red noses. Intermingled with these holiday-themed films are movies that simply use Christmas as a background setting or as a momentary plot prompt. There are 10 movies that use this technique to create a film that seems to be about Christmas, but the plot is really about something else.