Top 10 Most Interesting Shakespearean Deaths

The Bard is often praised for his beautiful verse, and the depictions of romance and fantasy contained within his plays. But he’s equally famous for the gruesome and creative deaths he inflicts on his characters. Some are taken from history or myth, others are from Shakespeare’s own imagination. From poison to drowning, there’s a myriad […]
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Top 10 Screen Versions of Sherlock Holmes

Some characters lend themselves well to constant reinvention – there have been several Supermen, a dozen Doctor Whos and a bunch of Bonds. But the most portrayed character, according to Guinness World Record is Sherlock Holmes – the English detective with his deerstalker and sharp mind. There have been 200 different films featuring Holmes and […]
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Top 10 Most Violent Video Games

Every so often, an atrocity happens, somewhere in the world, and instead of trying to figure out what might motivate someone to do such a thing, the media roll out the same old culprit – violent video games. They’ve been blamed for everything, probably unfairly, but it does make you wonder – just how violent […]
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Top 10 Most Dangerous Sports

Sports are meant to be fun, right? A bit of friendly competition, a bit of bonding…and sometimes a trip to the ER. Most sports run the risk of an injury or two and some are more dangerous than others. There’s no definitive way to rank which sports are most dangerous, but we’ve used data from […]
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Top 10 Scariest Aliens

The truth is out there…and it looks terrifying. The concept of alien life on film is as old as film itself and over the years there have been many different interpretations of what extra-terrestrials look like, ranging from the almost-humans to the almost-laughable. But there are some film- and TV-makers that have really nailed the […]
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Top 10 Most Intense Method Actors

When it comes to acting, there are several different approaches. Some go to work, become their character for a day, and then go home. Others don’t even bother becoming a character, they just play versions of themselves in every role (yes, I’m looking at you Ricky Gervais). And then there are the Method Actors. For […]
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Top 10 Futuristic Societies

In the Year Twenty-Thirteen, Mankind is…..living pretty much the same way as we lived fifty years ago. Only with Facebook. Isn’t the 21st Century disappointing sometimes? It seems like the generations that came before us had such grand visions of where civilization would be up to by now, and what kind of things we’d be […]
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Top 10 Fictional Sports

Ever get bored of watching the same old sports on TV over and over? Ever think “this football game could do with some fire?” or “this basketball match would be better in zero gravity?” Well, luckily the worlds of film, TV and literature have come up with some exciting alternatives to the sports we’re all […]
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