Remixed Nostalgia

Consumers search for ways to enjoy past pop culture in new forms

Implications - The emotional power of pop culture imbues consumers with a sense of deep-rooted nostalgia for their favorite movies and television shows. In an effort to re-create the magic of their first viewing, consumers are searching for experiences that allow them to enjoy their favorite characters and story lines in a different form or context. Consumers are simultaneously satisfying their nostalgic impulse while searching for ways to heighten their enjoyment and engagement of the content.
SCORE: 4.2
Mild Top 6 Examples: 10,126 Total Clicks Jan 15 - Mar 15
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Consumer Insight Topics: Pop Culture
Extreme Secret Agent Tourism - James Bond Operation Involves Civilians in Boat Chases and Shootouts
SCORE: 7.1
Hot 5,386 Clicks Pub: Feb 5, 15
Extreme Secret Agent Tourism
James Bond Operation Involves Civilians in Boat Chases and Shootouts
Imagine being able to take part in your own intense James Bond operation, without having to break any laws or sabotage a potentially pleasant retirement. Offering the ultimate extreme travel... [More]
Movie Motel Recreations - Attendees Will Be Able to Visit A&E's Bates Motel at SXSW 2015
SCORE: 5.6
Warm 1,553 Clicks Pub: Mar 13, 15
Movie Motel Recreations
Attendees Will Be Able to Visit A&E's Bates Motel at SXSW 2015
A&E has recreated the titular accommodations from the network’s hit television show Bates Motel at SXSW 2015 in Austin, Texas. The Bates Motel at SXSW will feature a Norman Bates-themed... [More]
Remastered 80s Films - A Remastered Version of The Breakfast Club Will Premiere at SXSW
SCORE: 5.6
Warm 1,661 Clicks Pub: Mar 13, 15
Remastered 80s Films
A Remastered Version of The Breakfast Club Will Premiere at SXSW
In honor of its 30th anniversary (yes, 30th!), The Breakfast Club is being digitally remastered and re-released at this year’s SXSW. Lucky attendees will have a chance to see the revamped... [More]
Movie-Inspired Game Apps - The Mean Girls Game Lets You Restore Peace as Mean Girl Characters
SCORE: 2.9
Mild 930 Clicks Pub: Jan 16, 15
Movie-Inspired Game Apps
The Mean Girls Game Lets You Restore Peace as Mean Girl Characters
There is no shortage of products out there that are inspired by the cult classic film Mean Girls featuring Mean Girls quotes and other homages to the memorable Mean Girls characters. This now... [More]
Sitcom Character Instagram Accounts - If Elaine Benes Used Social Media, Hilarity Would Ensue
SCORE: 2.3
Untested 408 Clicks Pub: Feb 24, 15
Sitcom Character Instagram Accounts
If Elaine Benes Used Social Media, Hilarity Would Ensue
Buzzfeed explores what it would be like if Elaine Benes, one of the beloved characters from ‘Seinfeld,’ had an Instagram account. Hilarity would definitely ensue, especially since it... [More]
Childhood Show Fan Films - Power Rangers Gets an R Rated 'Deboot' Starring James Van Der Beek
SCORE: 1.5
Untested 188 Clicks Pub: Feb 25, 15
Childhood Show Fan Films
Power Rangers Gets an R Rated 'Deboot' Starring James Van Der Beek
Children of the ‘90s are very familiar with the still popular TV show, Power Rangers. But no one will be able to view the kitschy program the same ever again thanks to director Joseph Kahn,... [More]