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Daddy Cool: The 30 Coolest Dads in TV and Movie History

Daddy Cool: The 30 Coolest Dads in TV and Movie History

As we are on the countdown to the one day of the year that we are supposed to celebrate our fathers, we are going to countdown the 30 coolest dads in TV and movie history. From here to paternity we think that we have the ultimate list of Daddy Cools. So sit back, relax and let’s pay homage to the coolest dads that both the big and small screen have to offer…

(This article contains some spoilers)

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Gifts For Fathers Day: 10 Tees For Dear Old Dad

Gifts For Fathers Day: 10 Tees For Dear Old Dad

As tempting as it is to get another pair of novelty socks, box of chocolates and World’s Greatest Dad mug, why don’t you treat your old man with one of his favourite tees from his favourite online store… 8ball of course!

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15 Movie Quotes That Make Awesome Motivational Posters

15 Movie Quotes That Make Awesome Motivational Posters

We know that a few of you out there need more than just your weekly dose of #MondayMotivation to get you through to 5pm Friday. So to make your working week that little bit easier we have uncovered some of Hollywood’s finest words and turned them into “motivational” posters that you can save to your desktops or print off as wise words for your office wall or cubicle.

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We’re All Mad Here: Which Alice In Wonderland Character Are You?

We’re All Mad Here: Which Alice In Wonderland Character Are You?

 Yes it’s true, “We’re all mad here!” “You’re late. You’re late!” For a very important quiz. With the release of Alice Through The Looking Glass on Friday check out our quiz to find out which mad character from Wonderland you are.

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Toy TV Shows: Toys That Transformed Onto The Small Screen

Toy TV Shows: Toys That Transformed Onto The Small Screen

With all of the hype that surrounds each movie we seem to forget that the Transformers were originally a set of hard to sell robot toys from Hasbro that went on to become a loved TV show and a multi-billion dollar franchise. With that in mind we are looking back at some of our favourite TV shows that were based on a line of toys.

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Then and Now: Space Jam

Then and Now: Space Jam

This week there has been speculation that almost 20 years after the original, Space Jam 2 could happen. We are looking forward to possibly seeing Bugs, Daffy and the Tune Squad reunite for another epic game of basketball. So to celebrate we bring you another leg of our popular series of Then and Now featuring the cast of the original Space Jam movie.

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90 Best Entertainment Blogs, Twitter Accounts & Podcasts You Need To Follow

90 Best Entertainment Blogs, Twitter Accounts & Podcasts You Need To Follow

We’ve scoured high and low to bring you the coolest pop culture websites covering movies, music, television, video games and everything in between. There are some big name entertainment sites we haven’t included, but we’ve included some you might not yet be acquainted with. Get those bookmarks at the ready and find your whole year’s worth of geek in one go…

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10 WTF Moments in Quentin Tarantino Movies

10 WTF Moments in Quentin Tarantino Movies

With his latest epic, The Hateful Eight, out here in the UK, we thought we’d take a look back at some of the most iconic scenes in Quentin Tarantino film. We had trouble choosing the scenes, but we’ve picked ten of our favourites. Note: As you can imagine, this post contains videos that are only suitable for those over 18 years old.

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The Dark Side Of Your Favourite Christmas Films

The Dark Side Of Your Favourite Christmas Films

There’s nothing quite like settling down on the sofa with a glass (or three) of mulled wine and watching a feel-good family Christmas film. It makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. But maybe it shouldn’t. Did you know there’s actually a dark side to many of your favourite Christmas films that may make you look at them in a whole other light.

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The Worst Dads In Movie History…

The Worst Dads In Movie History…

It’s the time of year where you get stuck with that age-old question… what do I get my dad for Christmas? To mark our brand new range of brilliant gift ideas for dads we thought we’d take a look at some of the worst father figures from film, and what gift they deserve in their stocking this year…

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