Mall Culture, Reviews, Features & Nostalgia!

The greatest thing about a Lifetime straight-to-television movie is getting the chance to play the ‘hey, I remember that actor!’ game. ‘Wrapped up in Christmas’ is stuffed so full of familiar faces of television past that you will think TV of yesteryear threw up over your television set. Thi...

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We recently covered the top ten typical Mall people, and that got us to thinking about the Mall stores. Malls have a whole range of stores which will surprise and delight, but without certain staples a Shopping Centre would be lost. Here is a fun list of stores which you will find in every Mall, n...

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We decided to do a spot of Christmas Shopping in the wonderful Festival Place Shopping Centre in Basingstoke, Hampshire and managed to get some great video of the Mall. You can check out our review here. The Mall is now ungergoing some major refurbishment and it's looking very promising, with luxu...

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You would think that a mix of classic movies ‘Big’ and ‘Mean Girls’ would produce a fantastic movie. I mean, how could you possibly go wrong? Well, ‘The Hot Chick’ manages to go wrong; luckily in a way that makes it just about right. Don’t get me wrong, it’s nowhere near ‘Big’ or ..

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In recent times, Mall Santas have become a bit like clowns - these once lovable staples of popular culture have now become slightly creepy figures of derision. We now spend more time considering what kind of dysfunctional person becomes a Mall Santa in the first place rather than innocently sitting...

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Ahh, no trip to the Mall would be complete without the jarring sound of kids begging their parents for a turn on the coin-operated mechanical kiddie rides tucked away in nooks all over the Shopping Centre. They’re not quite as popular as they once were, most new Megamalls wouldn’t be caught dead...

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Happy Thanksgiving to all our American readers out there! While you’re munching on delicious turkey and arguing with relatives you haven’t seen all year, we thought we would bring you a Thanksgiving special from way back in 1978 - a hilarious episode of classic sitcom ‘WKRP in Cincinnati’. T...

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I cannot begin to describe how much Kevin Smith’s ‘Mallrats’ means to me. It was the very first time I saw people as passionate about Malls as I was up on the big screen, and it served to cement my love for Shopping Centres and their unique culture and characters. The movie was filmed in the Eden P...

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Now, we’ve certainly seen our fair share of artists choosing Malls as a location for their music videos, especially in the 80’s and 90’s where Mall culture was at its zenith, but we have never seen an artist write a song or make a music video specifically for the opening of his or her very own...

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I’m sure you, like me, have a soundtrack to your life - a series of songs which mark particularly memorable times throughout your existence, good or bad. Being a nostalgic beast, I can not only mark my life so far with a series of songs which mean a great deal to me, I can also mark specific songs...

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