20 Movies to Consider For Your Next Movie Marathon

20 Movies to Consider For Your Next Movie Marathon

It's so fetch!
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I love having movie marathon days in bed especially on a rainy day! So I've compiled a list of 20 great films in all different genres for anyone who's stumped on what to watch next!


1. Any Disney Classic!


You will NEVER go wrong with a Disney Classic. Disney is part of our childhood and just instantly gives you such nostalgia.

2. The Harry Potter Film Series

Because most of us are still waiting for our letter to Hogwarts!

3. The Help

There is a reason why this movie has won so many awards in 2011 and 2012. This movie was a beautiful outlook on Civil Rights in 1063. Most people I know have watched this movie, but if you haven't I highly recommend it. It was an amazing movie with a huge message that was portrayed so beautifully it left me in tears.

4. Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

With technology constantly evolving, the high definition of scenery in animated movies continues to amaze me. However, in 2002 Spirit was released and to this day, it's one of the most memorable movies in relevance to beautiful artwork and scenery. The amount of attention dedicated to detail in this movie does not go unnoticed and for that alone, I would recommend this movie. In addition, the story line and main actor, Matt Damon does an excellent narration of a wild horses journey being apart from his herd fighting to earn his freedom back. Definite must see, plus the music is awesome as well!

5. Grease

You can't seriously ask why this is on the list, right? It's a CLASSIC. You don't grow up in life not knowing this musical. Troy and Gabriella have nothing on Sandy and Danny! Relieve life at Rydell High and pop this sucker in!

6. Cheaper By the Dozen 1 & 2

We were all part of the Baker family growing up! Cheaper By the Dozen always reminded me how being the 'Fed Ex Kid' was ok. I always wish they came out with a third movie for this!

7. Saw

If you're looking for a good horror movie, Saw is definitely the way to go! I HATE horror movies, but I actually enjoyed the story line for the Saw franchise. Saw is a movie that puts people in a life or death "test" and Jigsaw (the main character) tests individuals based on their decisions in life and whether they appreciate the gift of life or not. Scenes are definitely scary to watch, but the puzzle aspect of the films are definitely what reels you in. Will they live? How are they connected to Jigsaw? What did they do? All questions I had rolling through my head while watching the movie!

8. Soul Surfer

This movie was so inspirational because it was based on a true story about Bethany Hamilton and her fight against a shark attack that changed her life. When a shark attack leaves Bethany without her left arm, she struggles to adjust and most importantly refuses to let her new lifestyle stop her from her one true love, surfing. It's a great story and definitely worth the watch!

9. How to be Single

This movie was so funny. While the story line was good, it was definitely a typical girl comedy. But what really drew me in was Rebel Wilson's character! Rebel Wilson plays the funny and carefree 'single best friend' any single girl would love to have as a wing woman. She's funny, knows how to party, a great right-hand girl, and most importantly an even better best friend! She is honestly the main reason to watch this movie!

10. Pirates of the Caribbean

CAPTAIN Jack Sparrow. Because if Johnny Depp wasn't Jack Sparrow I probably would have lost interest after the Black Pearl. Kira Knightly is my idol, proving she can be one of the boys and kick butt just as well as the boys can! Plus, Orlando Bloom isn't too bad to look at either. Just saying!

11. Taken

Liam Neeson officially became the world's most badass dad after this movie. As a former CIA operative, Neeson's character Bryan Mills goes on a mission to find his daughter after she was abducted by human traffickers in a foreign country. He uses the skills he's learned over the years to find her and basically rips through a foreign country and kills anyone who stands in the way of finding his daughter. It's a great action packed movie which really shows fathers will go to any lengths for their daughters. While there were two more movies after the original, the original is definitely the best of the three!

12 The Chronicle's of Narnia

If you didn't read this book in elementary school you should read it now, no matter what age you are. This book stands out as one of the books I actually remember enjoying! When the movie came out I was so excited and the movie did not disappoint! It was everything I dreamed and more! I still pop that in every now and then and re-watch them!

13. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

DEFINITELY in one of my top favorite movies. This is a great romantic comedy about the lovely Kate Hudson playing Andie Anderson trying to lose a guy in 10 days by being a guys biggest nightmare. While on the other end of the spectrum, Benjamin Barry is trying to get a girl to fall in love with him in 10 days. What happens when these 2 are paired with one another? Complete and utter chaos. It's absolutely wonderful! Definitely a girls night in kind of movie!

14. John Q


This movie shows a parent will go to any length to protect their child. Even if it means going to prison for the rest of your life... Denzel Washington plays the main character, John Q. When his son desperately needs a life or death heart transplant, John Q. will stop at no ends to ensure his son's life is saved. When things get desperate, John takes the emergency room of the hospital hostage in exchange for his son's name to be placed on the transplant list. John and the hostages form a bond and share their stories with one another. I don't want to spoil the ending, but John suffers a guilty verdict and sent to jail for an unknown amount of time. Did he succeed in saving his son? You're just going to have to watch to find out!

15. 21 Jump Street

Channing Tantum and Jonah Hill make the best and worst tag team ever. If I had to depend on these two to save my life, I'd honestly be a little scared. But if these two were my best friends, we'd have the best time! This movie is hysterical from start to finish and the sequel did not disappoint!

16. Mrs. Doubtfire


Because we all wish we had a nanny like Mrs. Doubtfire. One of Robin Williams iconic roles! To this day this movie never fails to make me laugh. Not much I can say about this movie other than go rewatch it, or fall in love with it for the first time!

17. Never Back Down


Honestly, I only watched this movie because I love Sean Farris. But little did I know this actually became one of my favorite movies! A troubled kid who originally wants to learn MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) to beat people up, quickly realizes MMA is something he loves. His coach has one rule, and it's not to fight outside of the gym. But when Jake Tyler is faced with his biggest enemy, will he listen to his coach? It's a movie with a great storyline and great soundtrack! So go find out!

18. Jurassic World


Because this movie is the fourth highest-grossing film in the world and definitely exceeded my expectations! Not only was it beautifully made with the CGI being so realistic, but in addition, the plot line and the acting were just as phenomenal!

19. National Treasure 1 & 2

Some people didn't like this movie, but honestly, it's always a favorite of mine! It's mind blowing how little things in some of the most iconic moments in history is used to find a treasure. Like the secret map on the back of the Declaration of Independence that can only be seen with lemon juice and heat. Maybe I'm a loser for thinking thats cool, but I'm ok with it! It's a great puzzle solving movie that definitely caught my interest, so maybe it'll catch yours as well!

20. Mean Girls


Because this is a must at EVERY movie marathon. It's so fetch!

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10 Things Someone Who Grew Up In A Private School Knows

The 10 things that every private school-goer knows all too well.

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1. Uniforms

Plaid. The one thing that every private school-goer knows all too well. It was made into jumpers, skirts, shorts, scouts, hair ties, basically anything you could imagine, the school plaid was made into. You had many different options on what to wear on a normal day, but you always dreaded dress uniform day because of skirts and ballet flats. But it made waking up late for school a whole lot easier.

2. New people were a big deal

New people weren't a big thing. Maybe one or two a year to a grade, but after freshman year no one new really showed up, making the new kid a big deal.

3. You've been to school with most of your class since Kindergarten


Most of your graduating class has been together since Kindergarten, maybe even preschool, if your school has it. They've become part of your family, and you can honestly say you've grown up with your best friends.

4. You've had the same teachers over and over

Having the same teacher two or three years in a row isn't a real surprise. They know what you are capable of and push you to do your best.

5. Everyone knows everybody. Especially everyone's business.

Your graduating class doesn't exceed 150. You know everyone in your grade and most likely everyone in the high school. Because of this, gossip spreads like wildfire. So everyone knows what's going on 10 minutes after it happens.

6. Your hair color was a big deal

If it's not a natural hair color, then forget about it. No dyeing your hair hot pink or blue or you could expect a phone call to your parents saying you have to get rid of it ASAP.

7. Your school isn't like "Gossip Girl"

There is no eating off campus for lunch or casually using your cell phone in class. Teachers are more strict and you can't skip class or just walk right off of campus.

8. Sports are a big deal

Your school is the best of the best at most sports. The teams normally go to the state championships. The rest of the school that doesn't play sports attends the games to cheer on the teams.

9. Boys had to be clean-shaven, and hair had to be cut

If you came to school and your hair was not cut or your beard was not shaved, you were written up and made to go in the bathroom and shave or have the head of discipline cut your hair. Basically, if you know you're getting written up for hair, it's best just to check out and go get a hair cut.

10. Free dress days were like a fashion show

Wearing a school uniform every day can really drive you mad. That free dress day once a month is what you lived for. It was basically a fashion show for everyone, except for those upperclassmen who were over everything and just wore sweat pants.

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Warcraft 3: Reforged - A legend returns

One of the top 100 games of the century makes a comeback in an epic way.

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17 years ago, the legion invaded the realm of Azeroth, forcing the different races of Humans, Orcs, Night elves, and Undead to make the most unlikely of alliances. There were those who fought for the light while the others wished to banish it. Night and day, the furnaces of Lordaeron burnt bright as the loyal dwarves of Khaz Modan hammer away the swords and shields that would aid the fight ahead.

17 years ago, the young orc warchief Thrall foresaw the fate of his people as meteors of green flames crash upon his lands. He saw the upcoming demise of his clanand ordered a mass evacuation towards a new continent where they shall be safe for generations to come. 17 years ago, the night elves felt a corruption within the Tree of Life, causing them to split into opposing factions: one fought in the name of the Goddess, while the other fought in the name of personal hatred. 17 years ago, a legion of undead came upon the shores of Lordaeron, plaguing the land and defiling the life force of the realm. That was the story of Warcraft, one that spanned continents and races only to join them together for a crucial battle of their history.

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Warcraft was a monument to an entire gaming generation, ranked 2nd best game of all time by German games magazine "GameStar." Its fate, however, was ultimately sealed as computing technology became better and overshadowed the old giant. Plus, with the rise of gaming consoles and handheld gaming devices, PC gaming lost its appeal slowly, and games like Starcraft or Warcraft eventually faded into oblivion.

But over on the horizon, Blizzard Entertainment came to the rescue. Following the success of their previous release of Starcraft: Remastered, they decided to come forth with their next great project: remastering Warcraft 3.

Using a new and revamped engine built over the foundations of the old one, they have rebuilt the world we once loved. Adding to that are new, high definition voices and sound effects that they recorded just for this old game. For the blurry characters of old, the team decided to upscale and remodel all present units to give them the 2019 high-def treatment they deserved. For the old user interface (UI), the development team settled on one that resembled the "Starcraft: Remastered" interface, offering more room for players to look at the gorgeous 4K character models. Also, to fit the new continuity from World of Warcraft, Blizzard opted to alter the story by a small margin, showing promising changes to the revived game.

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However, not everyone was hyped when the game was announced. Many gamers expressed disappointment at Blizzard's move of remastering old games instead of developing new ones. Many, feeling uncomfortable at the company's decision, took to the internet and into forums. Some fans expressed concerns over Blizzard's decision to retcon a game they hold dear Some are unhappy with the graphics not being consistent with characters: unit models look too detailed while buildings look cartoonish.

Despite all this, the general population loved the announcement at Blizzcon. As the game slowly reaches its release date of December 31, 2019, the hype can only go up from here. For those of us who can't hold their excitement, here's a video of the crowd's insane reaction to the announcement:


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