90s

Why “America’s Sweetheart” Meg Ryan Vanished From Movies After The ‘90s

If you were like me, you spent the '90s obsessing over movies like When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, and You've Got Mail.A big part of their success - let's be honest here, the reason for their success - was Meg Ryan, the magnetic, funny, and stunning actress who starred in all three movies.After her first movie role in 1981, the actress remembers job offers "just kept coming," until she was forced to drop out of college to focus on film career.Warner Bros. Along with her classic rom-coms, Ryan starred in box office hits like Kate

00s

She Was Hollywood's "It Girl," So Why Did Shannyn Sossamon Disappear?

As we've explained before, some actresses just seem to become mega stars one minute before vanishing from Hollywood without a trace.It's not a case of their careers fizzling out, so there must be something to explain their disappearing act.Shannyn Sossamon was one of the biggest names to hit the scene and then leave just a few years later. Columbia PicturesAs the actress reveals, people will often stop her to ask, "You look really familiar. Are you an actor? What you have been in?" The answers are surprising, and so are Sossamon's reasons for leaving the limelight. A Rising

Retro

Brace Yourselves: They're Remaking Willy Wonka Again

Yes, it's been 13 short years since Hollywood remade Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, so that must mean it's time for another try.The original film based on the Roald Dahl novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is considered a classic children's film, and the late Gene Wilder's performance as the quirky chocolate maker is remembered as the best role of his career.ParamountOf course, if you grew up watching the original movie, you probably have some strong feelings about the 2005 remake starring Johnny Depp as the famous chocolateer.Warner BrothersWhether you liked the re-imagining, or think the original

80s

12 Hit Movies That Are Being Remade This Year - Whether You Like It Or Not

Everything old is new again, and that's especially true in Hollywood, where film studios are always looking for a sure thing.They're banking on yesterday's blockbusters to be a hit with new audiences, but as we all know remakes of great movies don't always live up to the original.Here are 12 classic movies that are getting remade in 2018:1. Tomb RaiderAlicia Vikander is the new Lara Croft.Warner Bros.Angelina Jolie found box office success when she embodied the famous video game explorer in a pair of movies. The Tomb Raider games are still going strong after more

Pop Culture

8 Movies That Deserve A Second Chance

As the years go by, and ideas for movies and television are stretched to their maximum, we are seeing a number of movies that are being rebooted or remade. Some are far better than others (cough, cough, Spider-Man, Batman), but nine times out of ten, the remakes turn out to be a lot better than the originals. It is just a matter of the movies being ahead of their time, and they just didn't have the technology or resources to do them justice the first time around.Some of them were great for their time, but could become something unimaginable

90s

10 Actresses That Make You Say "Oh Yeah, Them"

Sometimes things just don't work out as planned. Hollywood is no different, it can be an almost literal meat grinder when it comes to the careers of aspiring actors and actresses. Occasionally a "star" will break through the barrier for a little bit, but they are unable to make it to the top of the mountain, or rather on to the A-List. Here are 10 actresses who shoulda, woulda, coulda, but didn't end up making it to the top. 1. Mira Sorvino Even though she won an Oscar for her role as a hooker in the movie Mighty Aphrodite, she

80s

Rare Photos Of The 80s Hollywood Nightlife Will Give You A New Perspective On Your Favorite Celebs

The 80s were a colorful time, but sometimes it looks the best when you see it in black and white. Seeing these celebrities at all of their cool parties helps you get to see a side of them they aren't used to showing. They aren't red-carpet ready, poised with interview bullet points conversation topics and interesting anecdotes. Instead these pictures feel real and much more honest. They are just having a fun time with their friends and are a little bit more willing to let go and allow the photographer to capture what it was really like. Stephen Jerrome was

90s

8 Actors Who Are Still Filthy Rich, Even Though We Haven't Seen Them In Forever

What ever happened to those actors who you used to love watching on the regular, either in their hit television shows, or during their big screen performances? Even better than that, what did they do once the "gravy train" ran dry? Do they still have the money they made over their years of hard work? Some of them are back to being regular people, having spent their money faster than they could make it, while others were smart and made sure that they had something to fall back on once their days of acting were long behind them. Here are

80s

13 Celebrity Scandals From The 1980s That Everyone Has Forgotten

Do we look at the past through rose-colored glasses? We remember that everything was "so much nicer" just a few decades ago, but Hollywood has always had its fair share of controversies and scandals. Here are 13 celebrity stories from the '80s that made headlines for all the wrong reasons.1. Milli Vanilli's lip-syncingNYDNThis band had become such a punchline that it's hard to remember how huge they once were. Their debut album Girl You Know It's True went Platinum six times, and featured five top ten hits. The pop duo, made up of Fab Morvan and Rob Pilatus, also

70s

The Bizarre Story Behind This Famous Photo Of Richard Nixon And Elvis Presley

If you're old enough to remember The King, you've probably seen this famous picture of him shaking hands with President Richard Nixon.Maybe you thought it was a joke, or some kind of fake photo, but it's 100% real and the true story behind this famous meeting is impossible to imagine.This picture has inspired 2 movies and remains the most requested photograph in the history of America's National Archives, but what exactly brought this rock and roll icon to the White House?Smithsonian MagazineElvis famously collected cars and guns, but he also had a passion for police badges.The