Some of these songs are just so exciting that they make you start grooving in your chair, and their videos are equally worthy of your attention. You might even see a video for a song that you haven’t heard before! Check them out.
The state of foreign cinema in the United States has always been a troubled one. With Hollywood acting as an overwhelming force both stateside and overseas, it seems like a constant struggle for foreign films to get their due audience.
Prince is one unique dude. Therefore, you might be surprised to learn that other artists have done his songs — sometimes better. For instance, the world might not have ever been introduced to Sinead O’Connor without her big ballad on a Prince song. Prince recently played a long string of dates in Los Angeles, so it seems like as good a time as any to reconsider some of the cover versions of his songs that are out there.
The seventies and eighties weren’t such a good time to be a nerd. It was an era when soldiers, jocks, and corporate men ruled the world, and D&D players weren’t likely to get the girl. As the decades went by, the dynamic changed enough that Jocks were hiding inside on sunny days playing video games (even if it was Madden NFL) and the Nerds made it outside long enough to notice that having a tan ain’t that bad.
However you want to put it, things have changed enough that it isn’t such a black spot on your rep to admit that you’re into stuff that once would have gotten your underwear run up the flagpole.
Have you noticed how rap stars have become like big name actors that give pop songs enhanced credibility? It’s as though pop songs are not good enough on their own without a rapper chiming in. It also might be because pop singers desperately need to prove their R&B credentials. Ironically, this trend also works in reverse. For example, would Eminem have gotten nearly as much mileage out of “Love The Way You Lie,” had Rihanna not also cooed along with that Detroit kingpin? These five examples of pop singers hanging out in the studio with rappers aren’t the first, and they certainly won’t be the last.
The 90’s were a glorious time for television. With the lighthearted and almost meaningless fluff that filled living rooms the last forty years finally wearing viewers, and the emergence of cable stations like HBO as a viable means to tell gripping stories without the restraints of basic cable budgets, producers, and writers alike saw a change in audiences brewing and took the opportunity to push their creativity and story telling into a new, much more raw territory.
In a time of recession and economic hardships, the last thing major studios want to do is sink hundreds of millions into a movie that won’t break even, especially with competing studios crumbling and filing for bankruptcy all around them.
The creatives have run for the hills and the accountants have taken over Hollywood.
With every big hit or blockbuster movie that comes out, fans and movie buffs alike quote scenes like they’re Shakespeare. But often the exact lines get a bit miffed, perhaps jumbled in the process or misused in a reference, creating a sort of telephone-game like phenomenon.
Here are ten movie lines that are repeatedly mis-repeated, and the correct lines as they were originally spoken in the films they came from.