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Bill (1981)

“Bill ” officially aired on CBS in 1981. (exact same year Raiders Of The Lost Ark came out) It received positive reviews from critics and viewers alike. Bill eventually became a Golden Globe & Emmy nominee ultimately winning “Best Actor In A TV Movie” (Mickey Rooney) & “Best TV Movie” from both awards ceremony. Two […]

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Flashback Review: Billy Madison

During his tenure on SNL, Adam Sandler stars as a spoiled lazy manchild of a wealthy hotel tycoon who wants to take over the family business by going back to school. Way back to 1st Grade to 12th Grade in order to win his father’s approval he’s capable of handling responsibility as a grown up. […]

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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

In 2006, “Borat,” a character from “Da Ali G Show,” was released worldwide. It became a critical and box office success earning Sacha Baron Cohen a Golden Globe Award for “Best Actor In A Musical Or Comedy.” Afterwards, Sacha played “Brüno,” another character from Da Ali G Show. Like Borat, it earned decent reviews. Sacha […]

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Flashback Review: Corpse Bride

Based on a 19th Century Russian-Jewish folklore, Tim Burton simultaneously worked on “Corpse Bride” & “Charlie And The Chocolate Factory” with his best friend Johnny Depp & then wife Helena Bonham Carter. Corpse Bride’s premise is about a groom who accidentally summons the titular character under the impression she’s married. Corpse Bride was released in […]

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Flashback Review: The Nightmare Before Christmas

1993 was a big year in The Entertainment Industry. “Jurassic Park” raised the bar pioneering Computer Generated Imaginary, Steven Spielberg won his first “Best Director” & “Best Picture” awards for “Schindler’s List,” Tom Hanks won his first “Best Actor” award for his performance in “Philadelphia,” cartoons such as “Animaniacs” and “Beavis & Butthead” became big […]

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Superman IV: The Quest For Peace

After “Superman III” came out in 1983 earning negative reviews, Warner Bros. (WB for short) worked on a spin-off focusing on The Man Of Steel’s cousin known as “Supergirl.” Like Superman III, it was an epic fail. Due to both films’ critical failure, father-son duo, The Salkinds sold the Superman film rights to now defunct […]

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The Exorcist (1973)

In 1971, (the exact same year my parents were born) novelist William Peter Bradley published a novel titled, “The Exorcist.” The story is about a girl named, Regan who gets possessed by a demonic spirit. Her mother recruits two priests to save her daughter or else things will get worse. Two Years Later, Warner Bros. […]

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Flashback Review: Code Lyoko: Season 2

After Code Lyoko’s first season aired in 2004, a second season commenced immediately. Code Lyoko’s second season aired in 2005. (same year Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Wererabbit came out) The second season earned positive reactions from critics and viewers alike. The show spawned two more seasons and a lackluster sequel series, “Code […]

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Flashback Review: Coneheads

In 1975, fresh from his stint on “Laugh-In,” Lorne Michaels creates a sketch comedy called, “Saturday Night Live, (SNL) which paved a wave of comedians including Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray (replaced Chevy) Jane Curtain, Garett Morris, Laraine Newman, and both the late Gilda Radner & John Belushi. Primarily filmed in front of a […]

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The Mandalorian: Season 1

The Mandalorian’s first season streamed in 2019 on Disney Plus. It received positive reviews from critics, fans & viewers alike. The Mandolorian ultimately became an Emmy nominee at The 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards as the first live action Star Wars series to hit a milestone nominated for “Best Drama Series.” Unfortunately it lost to HBO’s […]

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Flashback Review: Hocus Pocus

In 1993, Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” came out on October 13, 1993. It became an instant classic considered as one of best Halloween/Christmas themed films as well as one of Disney’s best films. We all know this timeless classic spawned numerous merchandise, crossovers in video games like the “Kingdom Hearts” series and last […]

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Babel

Babel was released in 2006. (same year Borat came out) It earned positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Besides good reception, the film made enough money at the box office. Babel went on to earn Oscar nominations including “Best Supporting Actress,” (Rinko Kikuchi) “Best Original Screenplay,” “Best Director,” (Alejandro González Iñárritu) “Best Film […]

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Borat

After “Ali G Indahouse” earned mixed reactions from critics and movie goers alike, Sacha Baron Cohen went on the play eccentric supporting characters including King Julian in the “Madagascar” series & Jean Girard in “Talladega Nights: The Ballard Of Ricky Bobby.” During his time as a character actor, Sacha worked on a film based on […]

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The Exorcism Of Emily Rose

Now that it’s Halloween Month 2020, I’d like to share you fellow movie goers from around the globe a criminally underrated legal crime-drama horror film loosely based on a true story about an agnostic lawyer who defends a priest after a botched exorcism of a young woman who suffered from schizophrenia and episodes of hallucinations. […]

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Leprechaun

Leprechaun was released in 1993. (same year Jurassic Park came out and also the year I was born) It earned negative reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Despite being panned, Leprechaun spawned sequels ranging from 1997-2003. A 2018 reboot titled, “Leprechaun: Origins” reveals the character’s backstory. Plus Warwick Davis didn’t reprise his role. This […]

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Enchanted

Enchanted was released in 2007. (same year There Will Be Blood came out) It earned positive reviews from critics & movie goers alike. In addition to good reactions, it also made enough revenue at the box office. Enchanted went on to earn an Oscar nomination for “Best Original Song.” (That’s How You Know) Since 2010, […]

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