Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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When I first went to find images to include in this article, I simply typed in "The Truman Show." The search results began loading in and one thing immediately caught my eye. Beneath the movie's title, the search engine had categorized the 1998 film as a Drama/Fantasy. Twenty years ago, the story of Truman Burbank, a man whose life...
One of the most daunting tasks in the life of a millennial is trying to find what to watch on Netflix. Netflixing has taken over our society and has been able to glue people to their phone, computer, or television for hours on end. Luckily for everyone reading this, I have broken down 100 of the most popular and...
When Justin Timberlake performs the halftime show during the Super Bowl, who does he call to stage this important event? Or when Dirk Nowitzki throws his All-Star celebrity event party who’s going to plan the event? Lara Beth is the go-to event planning “force of nature” for a who’s who of list celebrities and sports stars. She is on...
Hulu? HBO? Amazon Instant? Any online instant streaming service pales in comparison to the mammoth Netflix. As of October, the company boasts an impressive 69,170,000 subscribers worldwide, 43 million in the US alone. Snagging nine Golden Globe nominations for original shows and films alone, Netflix proves time and time again their superiority in the competitive market. Established in 1997 by...
The film Bohemian Rhapsody tells the life story of English rock band, Queen. Led by singer Freddie Mercury, the band was a hit-maker in the 70s and 80s rock scene, and continues to be a favorite band for many, young and old. With 23 million views on the movie's official trailer, this movie was promoted as the definitive Queen...
SPOILER WARNING: Please do not proceed in this article if you have yet to see the blockbuster film Avengers: Endgame and do not wish to have the movie ruined for you… Avengers Endgame is Marvel’s newest entry into their widespread cinematic universe, and is arguably the biggest movie ever, and how does The Roundup handle writing about the biggest...
When you think of sequels, the first thing that probably comes to mind is how they never are better than or even comparable to the original. Film goers often dwell on the disappointment of movies like Godfather Part 3 while failing to remember that some sequels such as The Empire Strikes Back and The Dark Knight have successfully expanded upon the success of...
SPOILERS AHEAD The Meg (6.1/10 IMDB) features diver extraordinaire Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) and company in a fight for the fragile survival of world's ecosystem when a prehistoric predator is released from its aquatic prison deep in the Pacific Ocean. Opening with a scene five years prior, Jonas makes the tough decision to leave two of his crew on board a...

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