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20 Movies From The 90s That Still Make You Sob Uncontrollably

Watching movies was the ultimate treat on a weekend. Our parents would let us help them pick out the best movies possible at Blockbuster and we would watch it all together. But as we got older, we didn't want to just rent whatever cartoon had come out that week. We wanted to watch something new and exciting. We wanted our parents to think of us as young adults now. We weren't children, we were capable of understanding complicated emotions. The problem was, we were not ready for the levels of emotion these movies gave us. I remember the first movie

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10 Shows That Weren't Afraid To Get Real With Their Audiences, Even When It Broke Our Hearts

There were a lot of people telling us not to watch too much TV when we were young. I always remember that my Grammie would tell me that if I watched too much TV my eyes would go cross-eyed. But the thing is, watching TV was how we learned a lot of our really big lessons! Growing up in a small town before the internet existed, I tended to miss out on a lot of the big issues that our world had. I was in the self-contained bubble and while it was a nice and safe place to grow up

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Tinky Winky Actor From 'Teletubbies' Froze To Death Alone After His Birthday

More tragic news form the family of the actor of beloved children's show, The Teletubbies, as the circumstances of his death were revealed. Simon Shelton Barnes, who famously played one of the four colorful characters on the hit children's TV show, was recently found dead in suspicious circumstances early this week. Barnes was notable for playing Tinky Winky, the purple Teletubby that so many kids grew up watching. Daily MailHis family were devastated when they found out about his passing, especially since he had turned 52-years-old only 4 days earlier. The father of three received an outpouring of tributes, from

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11 Movie Moments From The 90s That Still Make Us Cry

When we were young, we weren't ashamed to be totally heartbroken over the fate of our favorite cartoon characters. Now, as adults, we're still heartbroken but just a little ashamed about it.We were so unprepared to deal with the wave of emotions these 11 scenes brought on. And let's be honest, we probably always will be. Grab a tissue!1. The Iron GiantWarner Bros.Knowing that Vin Diesel is the voice behind this 50-foot-tall metal robot from outer space just makes it even more strange when we get all sad and weepy about him at the end of the

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One Of The Saddest Scenes In 'Titanic' Was Improvised, And The Story Is Totally Heartbreaking

With Titanic back in theaters this month, it's worth reflecting on why we still love this movie so much after 20 years.Part of its appeal is that we manage to discover something new in the film each time we watch it. In the past, we shared the incredible true love story behind the couple lying on a bed as the boat sinks, and recently Kate Winslet spilled the beans about the actor who almost played Jack.Paramount PicturesBut it turns out there was a touching real life story hiding in one of the movie's smallest scenes. The surprising story

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The Story Behind The Saddest "Fresh Prince" Scene Is Not What You Think

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was one of our favorite shows while growing up in the 90s. For six seasons, Will Smith and the rest of the hilarious cast made us laugh week after week with their shenanigans, but they also got our lives flipped-turned upside down whenever they addressed serious topics. The show wasn't afraid to tackle issues like drugs, sex, drunk driving, sexism, racism, and violence to teach us an important lesson or two about life. Some of the episodes even made us cry. Let's refresh our memories:There was the time Uncle Phil told Will about the