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If you are someone that loves home makeover shows, then you have definitely heard of Extreme Makeover. Extreme Makeover is considered to be the biggest home decor show available to watch and many production companies try to imitate the algorithm of the show, but nobody has managed to quite live up to the success that extreme makeover has had.
The reason that Extreme Makeovers has been so successful is due to the fact that it delivers on all fronts. The show caters to people with a love of decor, by delivering magnificent changes to properties. Extreme Makeover also caters to those of us who love drama on TV, by delivering explosive episodes and crazy reactions to the makeovers that they make. With decades of time on the air, there have been some very memorable episodes. Here is our pick of the best episodes of Extreme Makeover.
If you are someone that really enjoys the more heartwarming episodes of Extreme Makeover then you will absolutely love the episode based on the Kadzis family. Unfortunately, the Kadzis family was dealing with an unfortunate illness within the family that they did not wish to disclose. The Extreme Makeover team completely remodeled the home, making sure that all parts of the home were wheelchair accessible and all cupboards could be accessed with the help of attachments. The reaction that the family had to the makeover is what really made the episode, as you can see that they were extremely grateful and really deserved the makeover that they had received. After the show, it was unfortunately disclosed that the Kadzis father had passed away, but his final months had been much easier thanks to the improvements made by Extreme Makeover.
This episode is great because of just how wrong it goes. The family starts the episode excited and optimistic for the reinvention of their home, but what they get isn’t quite up to scratch. The family had dreams of modern decor that they could not afford to do alone, but what they got was a mismatch of bright colors that turned out to be quite the eyesore. The family did not keep their feelings about the home private and within minutes of being in their newly renovated home, they had some strong words to say to the host. Mrs. Scott seemed to be the most affected by the changes made to her home and she was unable to keep her emotions to herself, crying in front of cameramen. Though the family didn’t have the result they were looking for, we certainly got the entertainment we needed.
The Michael family was a tricky client from the start. Before retiring due to a spinal injury, Mr. Michael had been in the building trade for thirty years. As soon as the camera crew interviewed him we knew he wasn’t going to be an easy client, and right we were. Before he even entered his newly decorated house he picked out problems with the outside of the home, commenting that changes had been made to his roofing and panels were missing. Mr. Michael later reported that he had to call in help from a roofer in CT to repair the damage that the team had made. His wife on the other hand put little focus on the repairs that were needed for the home and absolutely adored the changes made by the Extreme Makeover team. This is probably because they made her a complete walk-in wardrobe, which is essentially every woman’s dream.
The last year has been crazy. If you would have asked a few months ago, nobody would have believed that we would be able to take part in the events that we know and love. As festivals and concerts were canceled, it was presumed that all large gatherings would be banned for the foreseeable future.
This is why the world was both shocked and delighted to hear that the Academy Awards would be taking place this year. Though we were all ecstatic to hear the news, nobody could have predicted that the event would be allowed to take place, many of us were even left confused. The reason that the event was able to take place was that the event was extremely strict when it came to ensuring that everyone was previously tested and had no symptoms of Coronavirus.
Due to the cancellation of last year’s Academy Awards, we all wanted this year to be a cut above the rest and luckily we were not let down. There were many aspects of the night that made it extremely memorable, but here are just some of our favorite highlights of the night.
Chloe made history at this year’s Academy Awards for being the first woman of color to win an Oscar for directing. She won her award for her work in the film Nomadland and many expected her to win the award as nobody had done as well as her this year.
Chloe is only the second woman to win the award for directing, which makes her achievement even more spectacular. What really made her win memorable was the speech that she gave once you had received her reward. Within her speech, she encouraged people who are too afraid to pursue their dreams to take the courage to do it. She also wants more women to get involved in the industry as she believes that if more women try to get involved in film, the world of film will not be as taken aback by a woman taking charge of a filming project. She wants to normalize females in positions of power and thinks that seeing her accept the award will make people aspire to do better in their careers.
If you were lucky enough to catch Daniel’s speech then you will know just how much of a highlight of the evening it was. Daniel won the award for the best supporting actor because of his role in Judas and the Black Messiah, which was well deserved.
The speech started off with the standard process of Daniel thanking his family and supporting the cast, then it took a turn that nobody really expected when he started talking about his parent’s sex life. He thanked his parents for creating him and then decided to end his speech before he got into too much detail. He also excused himself for his strained voice as he had not been well, but declared he had hit the Air Bar beforehand to try and clear his airways.
One of the best things to happen during the Academy Awards was when Gless Close decided to bust a move. Unlike every other year, this year there were no performances or sketches to break up the award-giving. Glenn closed to add a little entertainment to the night and when the chance to perform ‘ Da Butt’ had arisen, she surprised everyone by busting some moves and taking to the stage.
For everyone that was watching in the UK, it was even more surprising as nobody expected Glenn to start dancing at 4 am. Glenn reminded all of us to have a little fun when we can, no matter how old we are and this is why the moment was so memorable.
Though a lot of people were outraged with his performance, it is hard to deny that there wasn’t something funny about Brad Pitt not doing his homework before taking to the stage. Brad could not pronounce the name of anyone that was receiving the reward, which gave the audience a bit of a laugh. The recipient, Youn Yuh-Jung didn’t make the mistake to heart and went on to make a joke about it in her speech, telling him that she will let him get away with it due to the fact that she won.
Though it got a good reception in the end, there is no denying that Brad should have made the effort in learning the names of the people who have worked so hard to earn their award.
One of the best recurring moments that took place throughout the entire event was the cameraman’s continuous effort to try and make sure that all of the frames were in shot. It was quite a struggle and when they focused on individual celebrities, you could tell that they were having an issue trying to ensure that everyone was within the frame.
This was probably an annoyance to the producers, but for those watching at home, it was an ongoing joke throughout the night that made a lot of the more drab aspects of the evening much more bearable. At one point, even some of the actors started to make comments about the lack of preparation shown by the cameramen, which only added to the night’s fun.
Relationship therapy shows have suddenly become one of the most popular genres of show. A few years ago, there weren’t many relationship therapies shows airing, and not as many people used to watch them as they do currently. Over the last year, people have been watching more tv shows and movies than ever before. Streaming relationship therapy shows has become very accessible and thanks to spending most of the year in lockdown people have had much more free time at home and many have chosen relationship therapy shows to fill their time. In the past, most couples therapy shows would only get a 1 season contract, and more often than not the show would not be renewed, however, now many couples therapy shows are being given a second season. The number of viewers watching couple therapy shows has increased by over 100%, more than doubling how many people are now enjoying these shows. Many people are wondering why these shows have suddenly become so popular, we’ve delved into this so if you’re curious keep reading to find out the most likely reasons.
After being locked at home together for most of the previous year many couples are struggling in their relationship. Therapy is also quite expensive so many couples cannot afford to get couples to therapy themselves and see couple therapy shows as educational. There is a lot to learn from a couples show and lots of viewers have said that they’ve heard about issues similar to their own on a couple’s therapy show and have benefitted from the advice. With each couple being different on these shows many different issues get explored and the therapists in these shows are some of the best therapists so it’s great to get advice from them. They’re experts in their fields so they know much more than the average person, they discuss many things to do with relationships including the importance of the 5 different love languages, as this is such an important part of any relationship, if you want more info about the 5 love languages then there will be plenty online and even fun quizzes to figure out what your love language is. The 5 different love languages are so important as some work well together and some will clash, knowing what your and your partner’s love languages are means that you can learn a lot about your compatibility.
As relationship therapy shows are growing in popularity, this means that more people are seeing the interest and starting to create couples therapy shows themselves. Some of the newer shows are not as high quality as they’ve been rushed to finish filming while the trend is still hot. So, you don’t waste your time with relationship therapy shows that aren’t great we’ve found the best ones for you. The most highly rated relationship therapy shows are ‘Couples Therapy’ and ‘Couples Counselling’.
Canada is a place that is very rich in history and culture, and the art scene is no exception to this with the art scene in Canada growing with new faces every year. Art is very important to Canadians with many events all over the region and throughout the year where people come together to celebrate Canada’s most famous artists old and new. In 2020 we faced a lot of uncertainty with art being forgotten as people’s lives grew more stressful, now that we are coming out of that awful situation it is time to celebrate the most successful artist to come from Canada.
Rick Genest’s sad death was very hard on everyone, he had become such a well-known and well-liked public figure and artist it was very sad to lose his presence. Rick was possibly most famous for his impressive world record for his full-body tattoos but he was in fact a very talented and well-established artist with many fans of his work. Genest was most successful within his work for Lady Gaga and Mugler for whom he was artistic director, his pieces ranged from clothing to pieces of physical art but it is safe to say that one thing was consistent. His style was uniquely his own and instantly recognizable, which is why he must go down as one of Canada’s most successful artists even to this day in 2021.
Emily Carr is another great artist who is unfortunately no longer with us, although the fact that she is still being mentioned in artistic journals and articles to this day shows the effect and the standard of her work. Carr worked on the more traditional medium of acrylic and oil paints focussing primarily on landscapes she discovered on her travels around the world. It is not very well known that Emily Carr was from Canada but her legacy as an artist and historical influencer for our region is why she is worthy of a position on this list and why she is still referred to in the year 2021.
A more recent artist who has taken the world by a storm in 2021 would have to be top cartoonist Bryan Lee O’Malley, his work as a very uniquely styled cartoonist has earned him many accolades as Canada’s most popular cartoonist three years running, his most famous work would have to be his illustrations for the popular children’s book series Scott Pilgrim. Bryan was recently involved in a Canadian art showcase in central Canada which was commended for their professionalism and quality of service, especially when it came to the on-site cleanliness, the company behind them did exceptional work so if you are looking for any form of cleaning service visit maid bunch.
The final artist on this list who was a very good artist to come from the Canada area would have to be Norval Morrisseau, his exotic interpretations of what could be considered the landscape were something that could not be created by anyone else. He had an exceptional use of color and used his unique perspective on what the world was like to create some amazing psychedelic style pieces of art that are worth a lot of money now. It was a very sad day when he died in 2007 but the fact that his work has lived on just shows the quality and individual qualities he carried not only within himself but also his artwork, if you are not familiar with this amazing artist I would urge you to look into his incredible story and journey as an artist.
The 21st Century has graced us with some of the greatest sports legends of all time. From tennis players to swimmers to race car drivers, today’s article intends to celebrate the icons of sport from the century, with some of their careers still on the rise.
If you know everything you need to know about golf, then you have probably heard of Tiger Woods. Even if you know nothing about golf, then you have probably heard his name. Woods became a professional golfer when he was twenty in 1996 and in his very first major tournament in 1997, he won the Masters breaking the world record by twelve strokes, earning him the rank of number one in the world. His success has only increased since the turn of the 21st century. He continued to hold his rank of number one from 1999 to 2004. After a quick break, he then held the rank again from 2005 to 2010. He is set to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame later in the year.
The Jamaican sprinter was known for his pranks and lack of seriousness when it came to sports during his youth. It wasn’t until the Jamaica Amateur Athletics Association banned him from competing in the World Championships due to his immaturity that he started to take his career seriously. In the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, he broke the Olympic world record with a time of 9.683 seconds, beating the previous world record that he had set a few months earlier at the Reebok Grand Prix. This world record was set with unfavorable winds, his shoelaces untied, and he slowed down at the end of the race to celebrate. It has been theorized that he could have finished with a time below 9.5 seconds if he had tied his laces and hadn’t slowed down. During the 2008 Olympics, he also broke the world record for the 200m sprint, becoming the first person since the introduction of electronic timing to hold the world record for both sprints at the same time.
The world-famous tennis player has won twenty-three Grand Slam singles titles which are most of any player during the Open Era. She also has the world record for the longest number of consecutive weeks in the number one spot tied with Steffi Graf. In 2016 she was the highest-paid female athlete in the world earning around $29 million dollars and in 2017 she was the only female athlete to feature on Forbes’s list of highest-paid athletes in the world. Serena and her sister Venus Williams are currently unbeaten in the women’s doubles. The sisters were trained by their father Richard Williams who pulled them out of the Rick Maccis tennis academy to coach them himself after racism was directed at the girls from parents of the other children.
Ever since Lewis Hamilton’s first season in Formula One, he has been the first and only black driver to race in the competition. Hamilton achieved a world record of seven World Drivers’ Championship titles tied with Michael Schumacher. He also holds the world records for the most wins, pole positions, and podium finishes in Formula One. He has used his position to usher in a new generation of fans as well as campaigning for social activism in regard to racism both within and outside of the racing world.
Despite only being thirteen years old at the time, Ellie Simmonds won two gold medals for Great Britain at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing. She was the youngest person competing for Great Britain at the Olympics and in 2009 received a Member of the Order of the British Empire from the Queen, becoming the youngest person to ever receive one at the age of fourteen. During the 2012 Olympics in her home country, she won a gold medal again and broke the world record by five seconds for the 400m freestyle. At the 2016 Paralympics held in Rio, Simmonds set a new world record for the 200m individual medley becoming the person to finish in less than 3 minutes at 2:59.81. She has been involved with numerous charities focusing on ones aimed towards young people and those with dwarfism.
Buzzfeed is a social media page that has been posting high quality content for many years now, they post a range of different things and the site has now grown across multiple platforms and pages. Buzzfeed is very unique through the fact that they have a large team each contributing to the huge variety of content that they post on a daily basis, from news to food videos to arts and crafts, Buzzfeed covers it all in a light hearted and easy to read format. This page has on;ly grown in success as the years have gone by with the amount of subscribers only increasing, with social media playing a huge part in our lives you begin to question what it is that made Buzzfeed so popular ?
Like many other social media pages people use Buzzfeed as a source of world news, they cover a wide range of events including some pretty unique stories that may not be covered by any other news outlet. As they are providing something that cannot be found anywhere else online it is no surprise that Buzzfeed has the huge following that it does. Buzzfeed news is in my opinion a source that can be trusted to give an unbiased account of world events in a detailed manner, they are providing a service to people in a way that is light hearted and without any malice, which I’m sure we can all agree is a positive fresh approach compared to other negative presences on social media.
Another useful service that may contribute to Buzzfeed’s popularity would have to be their review videos, covering a wide range of product categories Biuzzfeed regularly post review videos detailing new and innovative products on the market. With the visual aid of the video format these videos not only cover whether or not a product is worth the money, but Buzzfeed also put a lot of effort into giving a demonstration to show how a product should be used within real life situations. Covering a range of categories such as housewares, health and beauty, technology and more, the videos are easy to watch, often very comedic and actually provide useful information when it comes to buying a new product.
Buzzfeed is very well known for creating high quality and delicious looking food videos, so much so that they have now created a whole page dedicated to Buzzfeed food. The great thing about Buzzfeed is that they are very inclusive with a whole range of different cuisines and spreading word about other cultures. Buzzfeed is a great platform to discover something new and that may as well be a new delicious meal for you and your family to give a go. Their videos are easy to follow and very aesthetically pleasing showing delicious food that can be easily made by you at home. Buzzfeed are probably the most well known food video providers on social media so you can be sure that you can trust their videos and make a lovely meal.
Buzzfeed are also known for their online quizzes, have you ever wondered which Disney Princess you are most like or maybe you’re wondering which Hollywood star you would be based upon your characteristics. These quizzes are fun time killers which have proven to be very popular in recent years, Buzzfeed are constantly posting new and interesting quizzes so there should definitely be one on there for you. Taking TV and movie favorites is a very clever way of getting more people onto your social media pages, it not only provides a fun activity to do in those times that you are very bored but also allows people to think about old classics they used to watch as a child. Some people also turn to Buzzfeed quizzes to help within their real lives, with options like the does he like me quiz and which restaurant should you visit quiz, Buzzfeed has found a way to influence our choices within the real world.
A final reason as to why Buzzfeed has seen a huge amount of success could be down to the simple fact that they provide high quality entertainment through comedy, with constant posts on a daily basis including funny videos and new memes Buzzfeed is providing genuine comedy on a daily basis. In times where things may not be going so well it can be a huge comfort to see a funny post on social media. As this platform is online once you see a funny video it is likely that you are going to send it to all of your friends to enjoy, with that in mind Buzzfeed truly has the power to bring happiness into multiple peoples day simply by posting funny content.
It has been an eternal struggle in the modern movie industry to find a video game that could be well adapted into a successful film. From the golden age of video game adaptions in the 90’s to the high-budget but barely profiting titans of recent years.
There is a huge breadth of titles out there, with giants such as Sonic and Mario portrayed by high profile actors and even smaller franchises like Dead or Alive finding their time on the big screen. So, with all this huge pedigree coming out of one of the largest and by far the fastest-growing media industry out there, you would think that making some serious money out of adaptions would be child’s play. Some of the greatest movies of all time were adapted from books and comics, so why should video games be any different? Unfortunately, a respectable profit is almost unheard of from any video game movie, and critical success is even rarer. But why could this be?
It all started in 1993 with the infamous Mario movie. It’s hard to know how to make a movie out of a property that, at the time, had very little in the way of story or even big-screen visual appeal. A huge part of the appeal of Mario is in the simplicity and raw gameplay, the main thing that distinguishes videogames from movies as an art form. So how can you adapt between these two opposing concepts? Well, someone down the line decided that Dennis Hopper in a lizard costume was the way to go and the market immediately rejected it. Similar perplexing decisions would be made through the years, giving us Jean-Claude Van Damme as Street Fighter’s Guile and the perplexingly extensive Resident Evil film series. Nintendo even joined up with Todd Holland to create a separate video game movie called Wizard, which boiled down to a 100-minute trailer for Super Mario Brothers 3, even featuring gameplay tricks to give gaming kids more codes to success than any movie has ever before or since.
Throughout this niche industry’s life, there have been many different approaches to this adaption. Some try to take the extremely limited story presented in a platforming or fighting game and shoehorn a half-baked plot into it and call it a day. Others take only the characters from the game and try to build a unique story around it. And the Warcraft movie even tried to adapt the expansive story of the original Warcraft game into a relatively short film. All these approaches repeatedly failed, but one has a lot of potentials. As has been proven time and time again in both the movie and the video game industry, the story structures of the two mediums are completely incompatible. One can only work with short and direct plots with defined plot structures, owing to most films being around the 90-minute mark and even the longest films barely exceed 4 hours in length.
Video games, on the other hand, require elongated stories that can take anywhere from 10 to 100 hours to complete, and often the story will differ in at least some small way between different playthroughs. There certainly are game stories that could be adapted to film, such as with the (theoretically) upcoming Metal Gear movie, but examples of these are extremely limited. Building a film from the characters, however, could be a very good bet.
The latest video game movie to come out was the Sonic the Hedgehog movie. Though marred with controversy since its announcement trailer, the end product ended up being an acceptable movie. If it wasn’t tied to a video game property it would have been nothing special whatsoever, but even more than the Warcraft movie, Sonic managed to cobble together a legitimate movie by taking the well-established characters of the property and writing a story that was completely separated from the franchise.
This allowed them to write it as a movie first and an adaption second, allowing the entire team a huge amount of creative freedom to just write a movie instead of having most of their ideas dictated by something from an unrelated medium. Creating a standalone product will always be the way to go with any sort of adaption, and until more production companies realize this, video game movies will likely continue to fail as they always have.
There is no argument when it comes to questioning the popularity of social media, particularly in recent years we have seen a significant increase in the amount of social media users on a daily basis. Social media can be a very positive thing with many users having an account for the simple reason of connecting with friends and updating people on what has been going on in your life however, there is a dark side to almost every social media platform with many people seeking popularity through the form of likes and subscriptions to their pages. A high percentage of Instagram’s users were found to have invested in fraudulent followers and likes on their social media feed to make it seem like they have had a sudden increase in popularity when this simply isn’t the case. Many people would question the reasoning that goes through a person’s head that they feel the need to purchase likes in order to seem more popular online.
Youtube is a video streaming platform which follows a similar format to most social media platforms, content creators upload a feed of videos in order to gain subscribers and likes on their content. The world of youtube has undergone significant change through the fact that it has created very well paid careers for some of the world’s best video creators. With this in mind, it is no surprise that Youtube has become a very competitive place in terms of generating an income.
As Youtube has turned into a business for many people there has also been a huge increase in the number of people buying likes and subscriptions to appear popular and eventually help increase the amount of money they make. Many people would argue that this strategy is unfair to those who show commitment to building their following legitimately and by creating high-quality videos for their fans.
However, there is another side to this dilemma with many arguing that buying likes on YouTube allows smaller influencers to become more recognized and speed up the process of increasing a creator’s followers. YouTube likes can often be bought from providers like themarketingheaven.com, to help smaller channels get the recognition they deserve for their creativity.
Due to the fact that social media has turned into such a huge enterprise for content creators and social media influencers all around the world, social media has become a place that is rich in competition against other influencers for brand partnerships and other opportunities to make a living. Nothing is guaranteed in this line of work so people are much more likely to turn to underhand tactics that can help give their career a boost. Unlike other professions where you may have a contract guaranteeing your weekly hours, being a social media influencer will only be a successful career if you appear to be popular on your platforms. Brands are more likely to do partnerships or offer sponsored posts to people that are going to target a large demographic so buying followers is going to increase those chances.
Whether or not using tactics like these are ethical, it will continue to be done for a long time, there are people out there who like to achieve success by buying their way through life, and there are others who prefer to put effort into their work and build a legitimate career and following for themselves. The social media page has evolved into something far more complex than being a place to share family moments and is now being used as a means to create careers, as the market gets more crowded we are only going to see a further increase in the number of underhand business tactics as a way to get more likes.
Leverage may have ended a couple of years ago, but the show is still garnering a lot of response. The crime series was rolled in for five seasons with the first episode hitting screens on 7 December 2008. But the main topic of discussion or the episode that caught everyone’s attention was “The Long Goodbye Job”. As a finale, it was remarkable and people were quick to compare the same with other hit TV shows. Considering that the buzz around the same is intact, we decided to look back at a couple of moments that defined the finale. Hence, go ahead and take a look at all of them.
It’s quite hard to forget a character like Nate as he was cool and a keen observer. The main man of the Leverage group was always a ahead of the rest, although many didn’t seem to think so. When he was in custody, he went on to display a lot of emotions while answering Casey’s questions. Since he has to make it look like his team is actually dead, he goes ahead to handle the situation with ease by doing what he does best. So when she finally asks him how he was able to tell he wasn’t in the hospital, things become serious, and we are exposed to a scene that will be remembered forever.
Whether you like it or not, Nate and Sophie do form a great couple and that was finally put into question when Nate proposed to her. That particular moment was beautiful as fans tend to rewatch the same. It was an ideal way to end the hit series, and the formation of this union created a better form of clarity for the rest. While it was all carried in a subtle manner, things turned out to be unique, and everyone was glad that it happened. So all our applauses go for this particular formation and the establishment of love.
The scene with Nate and Parker on the roof is another memorable one that highlights an important moment. Nate’s working out how Parker is going to zipline from the theatre roof to the roof of the Highpoint tower. She specifically wants to know why he’s letting her in on this part, including the aspect of planning. But by letting her in, Nate also shows that he trusts Parker’s judgement and that she will be ready when he passes the torch to her. Due to all that, the scene stands out, and the moment talks about a number of concepts that only true fans will understand.