25 Pop-Culture Facts that No One Denies
Marshall is the best character in “How I Met Your Mother.”
In a fight between Steven Seagal and Jean Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren would win every time.
Tom Cruise got the Oscar nom, Cuba Gooding, Jr. got the Oscar win, and Renee Zellwegger got the career boost, but it was Regina King who had the best performance in Jerry Maguire.
Stand By Me represented the career peak for every single member of its cast except for Casey Siemaszko, who peaked the year before in Back to the Future.
Alicia Goranson was a great Becky Connor but a lousy television actress. Sarah Chalke was a lousy Becky Connor but a great television actress.
Brad Pitt’s two greatest film performances came in 1993, as Floyd in True Romance and Early Grayce in Kalifornia.
“You Can’t Do That on Television” is the greatest show that ever aired on Nickelodeon.
The Best Death in Film History is Sam Jackson’s in Deep Blue Sea.
If you take Inception out of the equation, dream sequences are pointless more than 88 percent of the time they are used in movies or television.
Of the core members of the Brat Pack, Emilio Estevez is the one with the most sanity in 2011.
A Bug’s Life was better than Antz.
Empire Strikes Back was the best of the six Star Wars films.
This is the most offensive movie title of all time. It’s so offensive, it cannot be printed here.
R. Lee Ermey played the best drill sergeant in the history of film.
Goodfellas is better than The Departed but The Departed is better than Casino.
Monsoon Wedding is the best modern wedding movie.
Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris isn’t as good as most people say it is.
53 percent of men have reported fantasizing at least once about the T-Mobile girl during the last 12 months.
In a dance contest between Paul Rudd and Sam Rockwell, Donald Faison would win every time.
Sideways was boring.
Chandler was the best “Friend.”
In a real life situation, if forced to choose between Ryan Gosling and Joseph Gordon-Levitt for a one-night stand, 2 percent of women would leap to their death.
Slimer was gay.
The greatest screen couple that never existed is Greta Gerwig from 2009 and Chris Eigeman from 1993.
Objectively speaking, High Fidelity is slightly better than Grosse Point Blank.
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