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The Top 10 Godzilla Toys of All Time

With over 65 years of history, Godzilla has left his impression in all forms of media and collectibles. The very first licensed Godzilla toy was a gun and target game for 1955’s Godzilla Raids Again. However, the popularity of Godzilla toys surged in the mid-60s, when Murasan began to release vinyl figures of Toho’s iconic […]

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Godzilla vs. Kong: A Retrospective on the Titanic Clash

With Legendary Picture’s Godzilla vs Kong releasing to theaters and HBO Max on March 31st, there is no better time to look back with a retrospective on the titanic clash! Few people will not recognize these two titans since both Godzilla and King Kong have established themselves as cultural icons to the masses. There have […]

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The Top 10 Cartoons That Defined the 1980s

The 1980s was an era most notable for its fashion, colorful clothing, and huge hairs that were in vogue. However, there was one other thing that was in vogue. It was the early Saturday morning cartoon shows. The ’80s saw the production of some of the best cartoon movies and television series ever produced. Growing […]

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The Top 10 Toys Based on Cartoons

The toy industry has always enjoyed a symbiotic relationship with the entertainment industry. The former is the most beneficial party. Although most cartoons do not have an age limit, it is a general conception that most cartoons are meant primarily for kids. With cartoons already proving the market, it was easy for toy companies to […]

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The Top 10 Cartoons of the 1970s

At the height of the cold war, you may not be sure of what next was coming. Governments of various countries took several questionable decisions, policies, and actions. However, one thing that united several countries was the Saturday morning cartoons which cereal sponsorships often went with. Few programs attracted such global attention in the ‘70s. […]

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The 10 Most Influential Directors from the 1970s to the 1990s

Those colorful movies introduced from the 70s to the 90s with advances in technology and the redefined genres that stirred your interest in movies. At least, they had a touch of those three beautiful decades. It was almost impossible for any genre not to have tasted the touch of brilliance that characterized the movies of […]

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