Daniel Bettridge

Daniel Bettridge

Freelance writer for hire.

I write in print and online for some of the world's most prestigious media outlets; scribbling words about everything and anything from pop culture to lifestyle via fashion, food and technology.

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Why Dr. Strangelove is more depressingly relevant than ever - The ...

Why Dr. Strangelove is more depressingly relevant t...

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How The X-Files sparked a revolution in television

Today is the 20th anniversary of The X-Files' premiere. Don't forget to thank Mulder and Scully for Breaking Bad, Homeland, and more....

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Why Seinfeld is still master of its domain - The Week

Why Seinfeld is still master of its domain - The We...

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5 reasons Gravity is such a smash hit

The outer-space blockbuster exceeded expectations to earn October's highest opening weekend gross ever. But really, we shouldn't be surprised....

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Why all the best sports movies are about baseball

This weekend's 42, which tells the story of Jackie Robinson, is the latest in a long string of cinematic odes to America's Pastime...

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Why comic-book villains deserve their own movies - The Week

Why comic-book villains deserve their own movies - ...

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The best movies we saw in 2013

The Week.com's writers and editors adored Mud, Before Midnight, and yes, Fast & Furious 6...

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Why we should all be happy that Ryan Gosling is taking a break from acting

The hunk from The Notebook was risking both burnout and overexposure...

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How Heathers changed teen movies forever

The pitch-black satire, which debuted 25 years ago this week, set the template for the next generation of teen dramas...

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10 fictional companies on TV you wouldn't want to invest in

From Arrested Development's Bluth Company to Lost's Oceanic Airlines, a rundown of small-screen companies too risky for your hard-earned cash...

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How Heathers changed teen movies forever

The pitch-black satire, which debuted 25 years ago, set the template for the next generation of teen dramas...

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Why, Robot? 80 years of Hollywood technophobia

Transformers: Age of Extinction is the latest in a long line of Hollywood movies about the dangers of technology. What are we so afraid of?...

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The best books we read in 2013

TheWeek.com's staff and writers discuss their favorite books of the year...