A Rom-Com Trope Checklist for Valentine’s Day (Or Anytime)

The Romantic Comedy, or rom-com, genre of cinema has always been beloved. After watching one you could have a newfound view on love or at least have spent some time laughing, living vicariously through the hijinks of the characters. There has been a surge of a craving for rom-coms, and […]

Interview: Monica Raymund Talks Final Season of ‘Hightown’ on STARZ

We were joined on the Popternative show by Monica Raymund (Chicago Fire, The Good Wife) to discuss the third and final season of the STARZ original series Hightown, which premiered January 26th. The crime drama series is set in Cape Cod and is created and executive produced by Rebecca Cutter (The Hunting […]

9 Espionage Themed Movies to Watch After ‘Argylle’

Who doesn’t love a good spy film? In espionage films there’s action, comedy, and sometimes even a little romance. A new one recently in theaters combines all those elements. On Friday, February 2 the Matthew Vaughn directed film Argylle premiered in theaters. Based on a script from Jason Fuchs, the […]

12 Movies & Series to Watch Featuring The Cast of ‘The Gilded Age’

Photo by: Barbra Nitke/HBOHBO‘s historical drama series The Gilded Age returned with its second season on October 29th after premiering in January 2022. The season 2 finale is set for Sunday, December 17th. Set in the 1880s, the series showcases the many changes facing American society at the time including economic change […]

6 Movies to Watch Featuring The Cast of ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’

Fans were excited when it was announced that there would be a film adaptation of one of the most popular horror video games, Five Nights at Freddy’s. From Blumhouse, the producer of M3GAN, The Black Phone, and The Invisible Man, the film finally made its way to theaters and to the […]

12 Shows Like ‘The Buccaneers’ To Watch Next

Apple TV+‘s latest series is the period drama The Buccaneers which premiered on November 8th with the first 3 episodes. Inspired by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edith Wharton’s final novel of the same title, the series follows a group of young American girls in the 1870s who head to London to […]

14 Period Dramas Like ‘The Gilded Age’ To Watch

Photo by: Barbara Nitke/HBOHBO‘s historical drama series The Gilded Age returned with its second season on October 29th after premiering in January 2022. Set in the 1880s, the series showcases the many changes facing American society at the time including economic change and the introduction of more progressive attitudes and […]

10 Movies to Watch Featuring Wes Bentley from ‘Yellowstone’

Actor Wes Bentley, who many know for his role as Jamie Dutton (an often hated character) on Paramount’s drama series Yellowstone, has been acting for a while in a range of television series and films. He had his breakout role in the 1999 critically acclaimed and Oscar winning film American Beauty, and […]

Remake vs. Original: 20 Movies to Stream Comparing Remakes and Reboots (Spooky Season Edition)

If you’re a lover of horror films then you are aware of how many concepts are not necessarily original ideas and many are remakes. This creates a debate on whether the original concept was the best version or if the updated films desperately needed to happen to erase any problematic […]

10 Shows Like ‘Lessons in Chemistry’ to Watch

Apple TV+‘s newest drama series, Lessons in Chemistry, is set in the 1950s and follows Elizabeth Zott (played by Academy Award winner Brie Larson), whose dream of being a scientist is hindered in a patriarchal academic world. Based on the novel of the same name by Bonnie Garmus, Lessons in […]