Rhea Srivastava

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This Is the Definitive Ranking of Every Single Spider-Man Movie

Before <i>The Dark Knight,</i> <i>The</i> <i>Avengers</i> and <i>Wonder Woman</i>, there was <i>Spider-Man</i>. Sam Raimi’s 2002 film about an anxious teen who gets bit by a radioactive …

Videos: 10 Marvel Fan Theories That Will Freak You Out!

This is a new video from Screen Rant that lists 10 Marvel fan theories that will freak you out. With the Marvel Cinematic Universe continuously …

Kelly Clarkson and Josh Groban's 'Phantom of the Opera' Duet Just May Be the Most Beautiful Song You'll Ever Hear

Kelly Clarkson is another music star who is totally versatile, able to go from country songs to rock n' roll with ease. Now you can add Broadway …

'Phantom of the Opera' and 'Hunchback' to get movie reboots

More classic movie monsters are joining "The Mummy," as part of Universal Pictures' Dark Universe franchise, according to director Alex Kurtzman.<p>Move over, Mummy.<p>More classic horror characters are being added to Universal Pictures' relaunch of its most popular monsters.<p>Alex Kurtzman, director and …

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A-List TV Titans' Best & Worst: Every Shonda Rhimes Series Ranked

<i>Sick of run-of-the-mill best-and-worst lists? We were, too. So in this new series of features, TVLine is singling out the small screen’s biggest</i> …

Emmy shocker: Allison Janney (‘Mom’) jumps up to lead, takes on five-time champ Julia-Louis Dreyfus (‘Veep’)

After contending at the Emmys in supporting for the first three seasons of the CBS laffer “Mom” (and winning twice), <b>Allison Janney</b> is jumping up to …

Understanding the Instagram Algorithm: 7 Key Factors and Why the Algorithm is Great for Marketers

The Instagram algorithm, just like the Facebook News Feed algorithm, is so mysterious yet ingenious and brilliant in showing the best content to the …

Google Play

The Love Actually cast, then and now: in pictures

The 12 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe for couples

With that in mind, a new report from Post Office Travel Money released today has unearthed the cheapest tourist hotspots in Europe.<p>To produce the ranking, Post Office Travel Money calculated several expenses for food and drink — including a three-course meal for two with a bottle of wine, a bottle …

Awesome Art Picks: Superman, Wolverine, Batman, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …

Comic Books

Emma Stone, Natalie Portman, Amy Adams and More Sing ‘I Will Survive’ Ahead of Donald Trump’s Inauguration

At first they were afraid, they were petrified. This year's Oscar front-runners joined forces to sing a cover of "I Will Survive" ahead of …

Donald Trump

17 DIY Sauces, Spices and Spreads That Snub the Pre-Packaged Stuff

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>With so many easy-to-grab condiments, spreads and spices …

The 5 books guaranteed to advance your career in 2017

Welcome to the working world of 2017, where patience and conformity will not be seen as virtues. You are going to have to think critically and act …

This Map Reveals the Ultimate Cross-U.S. Train Trip for Under $250

Travel across the U.S. in style.<p>Want to see the sights of the continental United States, but don’t want to pay an arm and a leg to do it? You’re in …

Editorial: We Are One With The Force: Learning To Love The Entire Star Wars Saga or How Fans Are Destroying The Fun

I'm a classic. But I'm <br>not perfect either. <br>Will you just love me as I am?<p><i>There's been an awakening</i>. <i></i><i>Star Wars</i> woke up from a dead sleep and fans are …

Star Wars

Tolkien’s grandson on how WW1 inspired The Lord of the Rings

For the 125th anniversary of his birth, Simon Tolkien describes how the Great War lives on in JRR Tolkien's stories.<p>My grandfather, JRR Tolkien, died when I was 14. He remains vivid to me but through child-like impressions – velvet waistcoats and pipe smoke; word games played on rainy afternoons in …

Literature

21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

HONEY GARLIC SHRIMP<p>This sweet and savory dish is low in ingredients and high in bold flavors: a true win-win. Get the recipe HERE.<p>BACON AND MUSHROOM …

Comfort Food

Requiem for an ’80s Kid: We’ve Lost Our Prince and Now Our Princess

For the first generation of pop culture junkies—the first kids raised with home video and cable TV galore—2016 has been an exceptionally sad year.<p>The …

Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

College professors dole out an incredible amount of required reading to their students.<p>But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, …

Legendary 'Star Wars' composer John Williams says he's never seen any of the movies

But what Williams will always be best known for is his music to the "Star Wars" saga. All seven episodes of "Star Wars" have been blessed by the legendary composer — he didn't score this month's release, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," though a hint of his theme music for the franchise does show up …

The Definitive Analysis Of ‘Love Actually,’ The Greatest Christmas Movie Of Our Time

“Love Actually,” the 2003 film that launched a generation of cinematic hot takes, is the story of nine interconnected relationships in the weeks …

How "Friends" Gave Me Unrealistic Expectations Of Friendship

The One Where I Learned Real Friends Don't Have to Live Across the Hall.<p><b>Last week, my friend Laura Jane said she loved me.</b> We were parting after an evening spent celebrating her birthday at the theatre, the first time we had been able to meet up in over a year. One of my favourite things about …

Relationships

London Is Renovating Its Subway Stations To Help Make The Tube “Step Free”

The new transit-friendly mayor is pushing to increase access to public transportation for people who can’t use stairs and escalators.<p>London Mayor Sadiq Khan has been on a public transit spending spree. Now his plans to spend $1 billion on cycling, and to stop buying dirty diesel buses, are joined …

Transportation

Canada declares ‘high-speed’ internet essential for quality of life

The Canadian government wants every citizen to have access to download speeds of at least 50 Mbps<p>Canada has recognized the obvious and declared high-speed broadband internet access a “basic telecommunications service” that every citizen should be able to access. Previously, only landline telephone …

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Cider

From franchises to gentle lyricism, these leading men share insights into filmmaking

The performers on this year's lead actor roundtable all shared a deep commitment to their roles, their directors and a sense of adventure in pursuing their work. Whether in stories based in fact or created whole cloth, these six performers bring a feeling of emotional honesty and truth.<p>The Envelope …

Tom Hanks

The 15 best movies of 2016

A throwback musical, an erotic Korean drama, and many unique and stylish coming-of-age tales top the year’s list<p><i>La La Land</i><p><i>La La Land</i>’s immense popularity with critics and industry insiders isn’t hard to understand: Hollywood loves movies about Hollywood, and cinephiles love movies about loving …

Depression Symptoms Increase With Each Social Platform You Use

A new study makes a case<p>Social media does not play nicely with our emotions. This is a fact we know to be true, either because we've read one of the latest studies or we've felt it firsthand. Likes equal validation, which equal acceptance. In April, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine …

The 7 Best Fantasy Books for the Holiday Season

Whether you're looking for a last minute holiday gift or want a story for yourself, here's fantasy that isn't grimdark.<p>Thanks to the popularity of</i> …