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A Movie Guide to Your Never-Ending Twenties

An avid student of the depiction of youth in movies, I’ve taken to calling the twenties, as we live them nowadays, the benties, after the British word “bent,” for messed up. And, while I realize not everyone will have found this decade of…

The 10 Best Film Scores of 2015

Far be it from me to disagree with our staff, but I would hard-pressed to name 30 films from 2015 that I would consider among the "best" of the year. The same can't be said for film music, though. As predictable as each superhero template…

2015’s Top 10 Trailers

1. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Teaser 2) – This teaser galvanized fans and casual viewers alike by adding nostalgic moments absent in 2014's Black Friday teaser. Between shots of new characters, we got the massive hulk of a crashed…

20 Best TV Series of 2015

2015 saw the start (or at least official dubbing) of #PeakTV, a recognition of the wealth of excellent television available to fans of the medium. This is reflected in PopOptiq’s staff list for the year: While our site-wide list separated…

The Top 30 Films of 2015

2015 was yet another strong year for movies, so much so that we had over 100 films submitted by our numerous contributors for consideration. In the end, these are the 30 that made the cut for PopOptiq's Best of the Year. Enjoy! 30.)…

The 2015 Action Hero Power Rankings

There have been a lot of very dope action scenes this year – the church scene in Kingsman: The Secret Service, the fight between The Rock and Jason Statham in Furious 7, and basically everything in Mad Max: Fury Road, to name just a few.…

Best Comics of 2015 (Part Two)

5. Paper Girls (Image) Paper Girls #1-3 Written by Brian K. Vaughan Art by Cliff Chiang Colors by Matthew Wilson Letters by Jared K. Fletcher Only three issues in, Brian K. Vaughn and Cliff Chiang's Paper Girls has already piqued intense…