A character study
Entertainment Weekly has compiled its first listing of Hollywood's Most Powerful Characters. The magazine took into consideration the box office, ratings, marketability, recognition factor and longevity of the characters. The Top 10 are: 1. Harry...
Entertainment Weekly has compiled its first listing of Hollywood's Most Powerful Characters.
The magazine took into consideration the box office, ratings, marketability, recognition factor and longevity of the characters.
The Top 10 are:
1. Harry Potter
4. Darth Vader
5. James Bond
7. Santa Claus
8. Bart Simpson
9. SpongeBob SquarePants
In the Hall of Fame are Mickey Mouse, Kermit the Frog, Charlie Brown, Sherlock Holmes and Bugs Bunny.
In the falling category are Lara Croft, The Hulk and Neo and Trinity from "The Matrix" trilogy.
Top disaster movie moments
EW also lists what it considers to be the 10 best disaster movie moments of all time.
The Top 5 are:
1. Shelley Winters unpinning Gene Hackman from a submerged slab of metal in 1972's "The Poseidon Adventure."
2. James Cameron suggesting that the most celebrated tragedy of the 20th century occurred because a few lookouts were distracted by Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio kissing in 1997's "Titanic."
3. Lorna Patterson indelicately reminding a sick child that "there is only one river, there is only one sea" in 1980's "Airplane."
4. Joe Patroni (George Kennedy) throttling up those engines in 1970's "Airplane," clearing a stuck jet from a snowbound runway.
5. A massive rumbler topples Los Angeles in 1974's "Earthquake," which starred Charlton Heston and was presented in Sensurround.
Favorite adult toys
According to the Cartoon Network, Lego has been voted the favorite toy of adults.
Lego, invented by Dane Ole Kirk Christiansen in 1932, beat out Action Man. Barbie and Ken finished third.
Also in the Top 10 were the teddy bear in fifth, Matchbox cars in sixth, Nintendo in seventh and "Star Wars" figures in ninth.
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"Grease," 7:30 p.m., musical presented by The Silver Follies.
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