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90s Throwback: The 90 Most Nostalgic Images You’ll Ever See

90s Throwback: The 90 Most Nostalgic Images You’ll Ever See

Living in a world of smart phones, Snapchat and The Kardashians it’s hard to remember a simpler time. So lets dust off the videos, put on our leg warmers and turn up the boom box so we can give you that little piece of nostalgia you crave on your morning commute. First up in our Throwback series is our 90s throwback! 

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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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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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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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The Best Pranks from The Office

The Best Pranks from The Office

As Rainn Wilson, the brains behind everyone’s favourite office misfit Dwight Schrute, celebrates his 50th birthday we take a look at some classic Dwight and Jim moments. So here we are, our favourite Jim/Dwight pranks from The Office. Let us know in the comments if we’ve missed your favourite out…

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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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The Shittiest Xmas Movies

The Shittiest Xmas Movies

The Shittiest Xmas Movies Just as the music charts are filled with tacky festive muzak during November and December, Hollywood tries to get in on the act too with an equally shoddy hit to miss ratio. So for every Elf, Home Alone or Die Hard (a proper Christmas movie) there’re these duds that somehow made it past the initial scriptwriting sessions.

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The Fictional Characters We Love To Hate

The Fictional Characters We Love To Hate

In both real life and on TV, we’ve all encountered a person we really don’t get along with. But for some reason, instead of ignoring them as we should, we give them more attention and we feed the characteristics they have that irritate us. That’s why we’ve put together a list of fictional characters we’ve encountered that we just love to hate. 

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Top 10 Moments From The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Top 10 Moments From The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

It’s been a household hit for many years, and today marks the 25th anniversary of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air hitting our screens. With Will Smith recently announcing that he wants to make a modern remake of this classic TV show, we decided to reminisce on some of our favourite bits of the show as a #TBT treat.

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Where To Buy ‘The Snuggle Is Real’ T shirt?

Where To Buy ‘The Snuggle Is Real’ T shirt?

True bookworms know the sadness and anguish that comes once you’ve reached the finale of your book. But for this little fella it’s all a bit too much! The Saddest Bookworm shows a video of a mum reading ‘I am a bunny’ to her son. Once she reaches the end of the story and closes the book, her baby son starts welling up and sobs his little heart out.

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Banksy’s Latest Exhibition Revealed… Dismaland

Banksy’s Latest Exhibition Revealed… Dismaland

Your friendly neighbourhood graffiti artist Banksy is back again with arguably his biggest project to date… Dismaland. Based in the old Tropicana lido on the Weston-super-Mare seafront the new “family theme park unsuitable for small children” opened for press previews on Thursday 20th August, after being developed in top secret from the public eye.

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