Frankie Wallace

Frankie Wallace is a recent graduate from the University of Montana and currently contributes to blogs on a variety of topics. Wallace resides in Boise, Idaho and writes as a freelancer full time.

Top Real Estate Lessons We Can Learn From Movies
Top Real Estate Lessons We Can Learn From Movies

Home-buying is a part of life. Even though people are putting off homeownership more than ever, it’s still a solid step forward in feeling like a “grown-up”. Since art often... Read More

Costume Design: What Goes Into Telling a Character's Story?
Costume Design: What Goes Into Telling a Character's Story?

When you think about your favorite iconic films, chances are you think about the characters that made them memorable. While actors and actresses deserve a lot of the credit for... Read More

How the US Healthcare System is Represented in Entertainment
How the US Healthcare System is Represented in Entertainment

When it comes to drama, you can’t get much more riveting than narratives of sickness and health, life and death. After all, hospitals are where so many of life’s most... Read More

Trends in New Coming of Age Movies
Trends in New Coming of Age Movies

We all have our own ideas of what coming-of-age movies are. Maybe you grew up in the 1980s with John Hughes classics like Pretty in Pink. Or, maybe you were... Read More

Comprehensive Guide to the Perfect Movie Date
Comprehensive Guide to the Perfect Movie Date

When it comes to dating, there are a few activities that you can always count on to be a good time for you and that special someone, such as walks... Read More

Technology Reshaping What is Possible in Modern Cinematography
Technology Reshaping What is Possible in Modern Cinematography

Filmmakers have always been at the forefront of technological advancement. From the early days of cinema when pioneers such as F.W. Murnau treated it as much a science as an... Read More

Beyond The Bucket List: How Movies Help Us Empathize With Our Elders
Beyond The Bucket List: How Movies Help Us Empathize With Our Elders

Whether a movie is pure fiction, based on a true story, or a documentary, there are plenty of lessons to be learned about the treatment of the older individuals in... Read More

Documentaries That Will Inspire Climate Justice
Documentaries That Will Inspire Climate Justice

As much as we all love to indulge in the conveniences life has to offer, we also know that the price of convenience isn’t always compatible with sustainability. Food delivery... Read More

What Music Biopics Bring to the Big Screen
What Music Biopics Bring to the Big Screen

Some of the world’s most renowned art effectively mirrors life, and the global film industry has its fair share of notable examples. Stories of artists themselves, rooted in truth, are... Read More

Chronic Illness & US Health Insurance on Film
Chronic Illness & US Health Insurance on Film

Insurance. Unless you’re Willy Loman, it’s not the most exciting of topics. When you think of the stuff of great Hollywood drama, it’s not exactly the first thing that leaps to... Read More

Films That Can Help Improve Your Next Job Search
Films That Can Help Improve Your Next Job Search

Around the world, 2020 has been a year fueled by unprecedented change. Under the threat of a global pandemic, various aspects of our lives have been turned upside down, including... Read More

Consistency - The Key Way Movie Stars Get So In Shape For Films
Consistency - The Key Way Movie Stars Get So In Shape For Films

It’s no secret that some of your favorite celebrities sometimes go to extremes to get in shape for a role. Sometimes their fitness routines and diets can end up going... Read More

Documentaries to Help You Reach Your Financial Goals
Documentaries to Help You Reach Your Financial Goals

Today’s financial climate can be somewhat turbulent. Particularly for Millennials, who have often received the worse end of the fiscal stick — with Schwab’s 2019 Wealth Survey reporting that only... Read More

Vehicles on Film: Manned & Unmanned
Vehicles on Film: Manned & Unmanned

Films that feature vehicles are almost always popular. According to MotorTrend, some of the best car films of all time are classics like Back to the Future (because who could... Read More

Onscreen Viral Outbreaks: How Accurate Are They?
Onscreen Viral Outbreaks: How Accurate Are They?

Viral outbreaks have long been a source of dramatic material in movies and TV shows. This is perfectly understandable; viruses present a significant threat. They are invisible to the naked... Read More

Play On, Player!: Documentaries That Shed Light on Video Game Culture
Play On, Player!: Documentaries That Shed Light on Video Game Culture

Let’s face it: representations of gamers and game culture in popular media have never been exactly...flattering. From films to television and pretty much everything in between, the stereotype of the... Read More

Movies About Addiction
Movies About Addiction

Addiction is, unfortunately, an increasingly difficult issue in the United States. While addiction comes in many forms, most recently the opioid epidemic has ravaged huge swathes of the country with... Read More

Films About Security Breaches, Cyber Theft, and Espionage
Films About Security Breaches, Cyber Theft, and Espionage

Ever since humans banded together, there have been spies gathering information and battling for territory. The 21st century has brought advancements in technology through espionage with secret codes and daring... Read More

More than Skin Deep: Films and Documentaries About Plastic Surgery
More than Skin Deep: Films and Documentaries About Plastic Surgery

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but in the modern world of social media, you no longer have to be a celebrity to have hundreds, maybe... Read More

What the Arrival of Disney+ Means for You
What the Arrival of Disney+ Means for You

Nothing is likely to bring back waves of nostalgia like seeing clips from your childhood shows. Depending on what era you grew up in, you may see such snippets floating... Read More

Evolution of Environmentalism in Entertainment
Evolution of Environmentalism in Entertainment

In our modern world, smog is typically seen as little more than a nuisance, on the same level as heavy freeway traffic and long lines at the grocery store. But... Read More

6 Films & Documentaries with Rural Settings
6 Films & Documentaries with Rural Settings

We live in complex times, subject to many pressures. Between the constant attachment to our electronic devices, to the perennial flow of stressful news stories, we often long for a... Read More

Golf on Film: 3 Movies Set on the Golf Course
Golf on Film: 3 Movies Set on the Golf Course

There are dozens of golf-themed movies that have rolled through Hollywood over the years. From huge successes like Happy Gilmore to cult classics like Caddyshack, even non-golfers can appreciate the... Read More

How is Google Technology Changing the Movie Industry?
How is Google Technology Changing the Movie Industry?

The movie business has always been an industry of change, from its silent movie beginnings, through the introduction of “talkies” and color film, to today’s digital world, Hollywood has been... Read More