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9 Wildly Unpopular 90s Movies From My Childhood That Were Extremely Underrated

A list of movies I watched relentlessly, but have started to realize no one else did the same.

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VHS movies were a childhood staple. My parents had one of those minivans with a tiny TV screen and ours came with a VHS player. At the time, we lived in Eastern Iowa and my dad's parents lived in Joplin, Missouri. Each road trip we went on my siblings and I would pick out several movies for the eight-hour drive to grandma and grandpas. Some of the movies on this list were absolute favorites of mine.

As I emerge deeper into adulthood, I find myself referencing to these older movies I used to watch all the time, but have come to find out some aren't as popular as I thought. As a tribute to the nearly-extinct VCR and movies I will never forget, here are some of my favorite childhood movies you may not have heard of.

1. Invisible Mom 

This one is from 1996. Scientist dad makes an invisibility chemical, mom accidentally drinks it, family scrambles to figure out how to reverse it without anyone discovering that she's invisible.

2. Home Alone 3

Now this one is different from the little blonde boy you are probably thinking of. Full disclosure, I don't think I've ever watch the first two all the way through, but I owned the third one on VHS so it's the one I always watched. This film is from 1997.

3. My Favorite Martian 

1999 Disney movie about an alien trying to live his best life on Earth. Another classic, yet I've sadly never met another person who watched this as a child.

4. Ferngully 

Robin Williams plays an escaped lab-bat with fairies and underlying messages of respecting animal habitats and deforestation, what more could you ask for? This family favorite was made in 1992.

5. Muppets: Treasure Island

To be truthful, this is honestly the only Muppets movie I have seen, but it is such a great comedy. The songs are all great, and the jokes are the kind that get funnier when you hear them as an adult 10/10 recommend if you have never seen this movie. If you watch anything from this list, make it this one I promise you won't regret it.

6. Bushwacked

A criminal somehow ends up impersonating a cub scout leader on a weekend camping trip. Another movie I feel like no one else has ever seen?

7. Sister Act

I LOVE THIS MOVIE. Whoopie Goldberg, as a Vegas show girl, goes into a witness protection program as a nun to get away from her mobster ex boyfriend. So many catchy songs.

8. Country Bears

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Disney really outdid themselves here folks. A bear is a member of a human family, has a hard time understanding why he's different from them. Follows the famous Country Beaars to undersdtand who he really is ( a country-singing bear). His name is Beary.

9. The Borrowers 

Tiny humans that borrow everyday items from normal size humans to survive. Also John Goodman is the bad guy, so that's a plus.

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17 Ideas To Do On Your 22nd Birthday

When you're feeling 22, but need ideas of what to do.
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"It seems like one of those nights. This place is too crowded, too many cool kids uh uh, uh uh. It seems like one of those nights. We ditch the whole scene and end up dreaming instead of sleeping...Yeah. We're happy free confused and lonely in the best way. It's miserable and magical oh yeah. Tonight's the night when we forget about the heartbreaks, it's time uh oh

o you don't know what to do for your 22nd birthday? You think, hey, I just turned 21 last year and got shwasted because I could finally 'legally' drink alcohol. So 22, isn't that big so what do I do to celebrate my 22nd birthday? Well for one, every birthday should be important to you because it's your day, a day that's all about you and it's the day that you were given life. You should celebrate every year because it's another year that you have lived, right? Why can't your 22nd be a bang, why couldn't your 22nd be bigger and better than maybe your 21st, 18th, or 16th? Here are some ideas that you could do on your 22nd if you're having a brain fart.

1. Get your friends together and go to a nice dinner

Food can never go wrong on your birthday.

2. Go to the movies

Go see the latest movie out, grab some popcorn and soda and have a friend tag along.

3. Dave and Busters

Arcade games for adults?! Enough said.

4. Go on a weekend trip somewhere

You have been dying to go somewhere for awhile, why can't your birthday be the perfect time to go on a getaway?

5. Take the day off from work/school

It's your BIRTHday, no need to work or go to school, it's your day to celebrate you and you don't need to work your butt off on that day.

6. Happy Hour with friends/family

Appetizers and beers, what else could you want?

7. Go to a brewery

Grab some brews with a couple of friends, be social on your day!

8. Bar/club scene

If you are into going down to the strip to go to a club or a bar to get wild, just do it on your birthday!

9. Have a beach party (if your birthday is in the summer)

Waves, sand, beach games, sounds like a blast to me!

10. Go go-karting

Who says you can't be a kid?

11. Trampoline park

Trampolines everywhere, dodgeball and basketball, why not do it on your birthday?

12. Winery


13. Go hiking

Why not see beautiful scenery on your special day?

14. Go to breakfast or brunch

If you love breakfast and lunch,combine them and grab a mimosa or a bloody mary while you're at it.

15. Do a spa day

Need relaxation and a little getaway, a spa day is perfect.

16. Get a hotel

Hotel on the beach? Where everything is in sight, why not?

17. Break out into your song of the day,

"I don't know about you but I'm feeling 22. Everything will be alright if you keep me next to you. You don't know about me, but I bet you want to. Everything will be alright if we just keep dancing like we're 22 uh uh ah ah ah 22 uh uh uh" by the one and only TayTay Swift

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My Predictions For 'Spider-Man: Far From Home'

Here are my expectations for the movie.

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There are some spoilers for 'Avengers: Endgame' in this article, but the spoiler ban has also been lifted today, May 6. So, read at your own discretion.

On May 6, I woke up to a new 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' trailer, and of course I have to talk about it. The trailer opens on Spider-Man looking at an Iron Man mural. The movie was speculated to take place after 'Avengers: Endgame', and this trailer confirmed that.

At the beginning of the trailer, we see Spider-Man talking to Happy Hogan about how much he misses his mentor. I already know that I'll be shedding tears for Peter within the first few minutes of the movie. Now, say what you will, but I think that Spider-Man is arguably one of the strongest heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. First, his parents die, then he loses his uncle Ben, and now he's lost Tony Stark, another father figure. Peter has so much emotional baggage, I'm amazed at how he seems to stay happy all the time.

It's mentioned a few times in the trailer that there is a need for a new Iron Man. That dialogue is even said by Spider-Man himself. This leads me to believe that it might be up to Peter to fill that role. We even see him put on a prototype Iron-Man glove. While I don't know if this is right for him, it's just a hunch that I have. But if I'm right, it'd be cool to see him and Sam Wilson, the new Captain America, team up for a movie in the future.

One thing that I am curious about, is the scene where Spider-Man takes off a pair of glasses and says "Oh my God." These glasses are reminiscent of Tony Stark's, so I wonder if that will play into Spider-Man becoming the next Iron Man?

We're also introduced to Mysterio more in this trailer, after only getting one line from him in the first trailer. He comes from Earth, but from a different universe. It's explained by Nick Fury that "the snap" created a hole in the universe, which is something that I'd like more of an explanation on. Was it Thanos' snap? Or Iron Man's? The idea of a multiverse will probably be explored, as well.

Since the announcement of Mysterio in this movie, I thought that he was going to be the villain in 'Far From Home.' This trailer leads me to speculate that he still might be the bad guy, but fronts that he's a good guy, seeking help from Spider-Man.

As for MJ and Peter, we might see them advance in their relationship. There's a scene in the trailer where Peter confides in Mysterio, saying that he just wants to tell MJ how he feels. We get a preview of this scene, but it doesn't go as planned. Instead, MJ guesses that Peter is really Spider-Man, which is alarming, but exciting. Only Ned Leeds, Peter's best friend, knows who is really behind the mask. Maybe this will help MJ and Peter further their relationship, since telling someone that you're a superhero takes a lot of trust.

Another thing that I'm excited about is the dynamic between Nick Fury and Spider-Man. Before this movie, they had never met. Maybe Nick will become a new father figure for Peter? Or will help Nick in a new Avengers plan?

I cannot wait for July 2nd to roll around. The Spider-Man movies are more lighthearted, and I always have a fun time watching them. Spider-Man is my favorite character in the MCU, and I'm never stressed out when I watch Spider-Man movies, unlike Captain America or Avengers ones. I'm excited to see where this movie leads the MCU next.

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