Top 10 Most-Read Posts of May 2016

Another month has come and gone on Eclectic Pop, which means it is time to look back at May’s most popular content. So what were the top trends among readers? Let's find out. The TV Rundown and movie reviews tied with 3 spots each. The new Q&A-inspired feature Entertainment Inquiry landed on the list twice. The column discussing the movies on Netflix came in at #2, while the Inquiry covering the streaming giant’s TV options landed in the #8 spot.

Despite being published at the very end of May, the movie review for 2015’s phenomenal ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ charged its way onto the month’s most-read with a #9 finish. New to Netflix streaming in May was ‘The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun’ starring ‘White Queen’ actress Freya Mavor and a review of it came in at #7. Giving new life to readers' interest in 2014’s ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ came courtesy of the recent release of ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’. Stay tuned to Eclectic Pop because a full review of ‘Apocalypse’ is on its way.

As for the TV Rundown; interest in The CW's 'Reign', HBO's flagship series 'Game of Thrones' and the fourth season of A&E's sensational 'Bates Motel' drew strong enthusiasm among readers. The Rundown specifically addressing the return of the first two mentioned series and the 7th episode of 'Bates', claimed the #3 slot. While the Rundown reacting to the highly anticipated, resuscitation of 'Game of Thrones' character Jon Snow (Kit Harington), came in at #6.

How did music, movies and TV compare in terms of categorical popularity? Movie and TV-centric posts each accounted for 40% of the list, therefore tying in reader interest. Last month’s Most-Read Recap landed in the #5 position. The only musically inclined post of the month, the playlist for #RKC’s presentation of Eclectic Selection #10, claimed the top spot. To discover all of the posts that made the Top 10, scroll down and click the titles to read them.