The film Jurassic Park was released on June 11, 1993, introducing moviegoers to the engaging and dangerous world of a modern day dinosaur park. Fans and critics alike were instantly captivated by the film, which led to the release of two direct sequels, The Lost World: Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III.
Many young adults remember the superhero family of their childhood, The Incredibles. This successful Pixar movie was released in 2004, and achieved worldwide box office sales of over $600 million. The plot of The Incredibles follows Bob and Helen Parr, two former superheroes known as Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl. They have adopted a civilian lifestyle […]
The Merc with a Mouth is not a particularly family-friendly character. The first Deadpool movie was rated R (and the parental guide page on IMDB is a doozy), as was the sequel. The comic books themselves come with a parental advisory warning, and sometimes hit the highest level Marvel has for content warnings, MAX. That […]
If you’ve ever found yourself locked in any sort of in-depth conversation about Han Solo, it’s likely you’ve talked about the Kessel Run. Solo initially brings up the Kessel Run in the original Star Wars film, when he humbly brags about the Millennium Falcon having “made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs.” The […]
What Are the Six Infinity Stones? Warning: Mild spoilers for Marvel Cinematic Universe films are included. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), everything is connected. Each new Marvel film set in this universe is meant to build off the previous, pushing forward a long narrative that has been building for the last ten years.
If you are a Star Wars fan, or a Han Solo admirer, you may be familiar with the phrase, “Han Shot First”. A notable phrase spoken by enthusiasts, it has been used by individuals to offer their opinion on a scene from Episode IV: A New Hope. In this scene, we witness a standoff between […]
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… Star Wars Trivia Team names! Should you ever find yourself in Mos Eisley Cantina, playing Sporcle Live Trivia, then you had better make sure you are well prepared. In such a “wretched hive of scum and villainy,” you wouldn’t want any bounty hunter making bantha […]
If you are thinking about heading to the movies soon, like everyone else in the country, you may be drawn to the Box Office hit Black Panther. And if you are entering it as a complete novice – based on the top notch reviews alone – you’ll want to go in with a little bit […]
With exciting special effects, strong characters, and a classic good vs evil story line, Star Wars has long captured the imaginations of children and adults alike. There is no denying the popularity of the films. Fans turn out in droves each time a new installment in the series is released, making Star Wars one of […]
Decades after Star Wars first inspired an entire generation of movie lovers, the universe built by George Lucas continues to grow, with a brand-new movie just around the corner. A classic story of good versus evil, the tragic fall and redemption of a hero, and the fight for what is right, Star Wars has become […]
With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to start pulling out the decorations, turning up the Christmas songs, and enjoying a few of your favorite, classic Christmas movies. If White Christmas is one such film on your yuletide list, you’re in luck.
For many Sporclers, the festive season is the perfect time for donning chunky sweaters, singing holiday carols, and packing your home full of sparkling decorations. However, there’s one more tradition that seems to be on everyone’s list somewhere between October and the end of December, and that’s sitting down to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas […]
There’s nothing quite like Christmastime. When the cold, snowy season comes, what better time to curl up on the couch and watch some Christmas classics? It doesn’t matter how many times you’ve seen Kevin hit those burglars with paint cans to the head. You laugh every…single…time.
Movie-lovers everywhere, unite. It’s time to talk about one of everyone’s favorite festive films, The Nightmare Before Christmas. With it’s unique animation style, incredible music, and fantastic visuals, this stop-motion fantasy can easily be defined as one of the most iconic holiday movies of all time. Unfortunately, while it’s obvious that everyone loves the magic […]
Thor: Ragnarok is the latest film from Marvel Studios to dominate the box office. Critics have lauded this entertaining cosmic adventure, noting its strong acting performances, fresh script, and stunning visuals. Thor: Ragnarok also introduces some exciting new characters to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). One such character is Hela, the Asgardian Goddess of Death. […]